Pilgrim's Pride Corp

NASDAQ: PPC
$22.49
-$0.65 (-2.8%)
Closing price June 15, 2021
It's been two years since the old Sara Lee business was broken up, but as the bidding war over Hillshire Brands proves, there was a lot of pent up value in the diversified consumer goods company and...
Pilgrim's Pride raised its buyout offer for Hillshire Brands to $55 a share late Monday. The offer is all cash and is valued at $7.7 billion.
The food fight has begun. Just two weeks ago, Hillshire Farms offered to buy Pinnacle Foods for $6.6 billion, sending shares of the owner of Duncan Hines Cake Mix and Birds Eye Frozen Vegetables...
Tyson Foods, one of the nation's largest food-processing companies, has made an offer of $50 a share in cash for Hillshire Brands, trumping Tuesday's $45 a share offer from Pilgrim's Pride.
Pilgrim’s Pride has unveiled an unsolicited bid of about $6.4 billion to acquire food processor Hillshire Brands.
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