Smithfield Foods, Inc.

NYSE: SFD
U.S. equity markets opened higher this morning and trickled lower most of the day as there was little news to follow generally good data from around the globe. In Japan, the central bank held...
Source: ThinkstockSmithfield Foods Inc. (NYSE: SFD) reported third-quarter fiscal 2013 results before markets opened this morning. The food processing firm reported adjusted diluted earnings per...
U.S. equity markets opened higher this morning but struggled to maintain even a flat performance compared to yesterday’s close. Before the markets opened this morning, the Mortgage Bankers...
Source: Jon OggThese are some of this Thursday’s top analyst upgrades, downgrades and initiations seen from Wall St. research calls.Comerica Inc. (NYSE: CMA) cut to Underperform at...
Source: ThinkstockLast week privately held Cargill Inc. announced that it would close its beef processing plant in Plainview, Texas, due to a drop in the number of cattle available as a result of the...
Source: ThinkstockToday the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) inaugurated its new practice of releasing the monthly crop reports at noon ET. January saw a decline in the forecast for the Florida...
U.S. equity markets opened mixed this morning following a decision by the European Central Bank to leave its interest rates unchanged (more coverage here). Third-quarter eurozone GDP was in line with...
Source: ThinkstockSmithfield Foods Inc. (NYSE: SFD) reported second-quarter fiscal 2013 results before markets opened this morning. The food processing firm reported adjusted diluted earnings per...
U.S. equity markets opened essentially flat again this morning as investors waited to see what would happen with the many data releases due out today. In Europe, the non-manufacturing PMI numbers...
The three major U.S. stock indexes opened flat to slightly lower this morning after the three-day holiday weekend. PMI readings from Europe came out weaker than expected yesterday (our coverage...
Smithfield Foods Inc. (NYSE: SFD) reported adjusted first quarter 2013 earnings per share (EPS) of $0.40 on $3.09 billion in sales before markets opened today. In the same period a year ago, the food...
The first official warning of food price increases due to the U.S. drought came last month, when the U.S. Department of Agriculture forecast an increase of 2.5% to 3.5% for food consumed at home in...
The world’s largest producer of pork, Smithfield Foods Inc. (NYSE: SFD) said today that it would begin importing corn from Brazil to use as feed for the company’s livestock. This is an unusual...
The US Department of Agriculture released its weekly drought monitor today, noting that rainfall in some parts of the US last week did almost nothing to alleviate the hardest-hit areas:[O]nly a few...
Source: Jon OggThese are some of the top analyst upgrades, downgrades and initiations seen in Wall Street research calls this Monday.AK Steel Holdings Corporation (NYSE: AKS) named Bear of the Day at...