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Archer Daniels & Vland Tie Up for Better Animal Feed Products

2018-01-19 zacks
Archer Daniels Midland Company (ADM - Free Report) has signed a joint development agreement with Qingdao Vland Biotech Group Co., Ltd. — the leading biotech company in China. The move is expected to help develop new enzymes for animal feed applications. This will aid in improving animal nutrition and health. Also, both the companies should be able to commercialize the products that will be developed under this agreement. (40-0)

'Chicken King' sells Goodfella's Pizza to Birds Eye owner Nomad Foods

Food tycoon Ranjit Boparan has offloaded his frozen pizza business Goodfella's Pizza to Nomad Foods, the US investment vehicle that already owns Birds Eye fish fingers and Findus crispy pancakes. (1-0)

Nomad Foods to buy UK's Goodfella's frozen pizza

2018-01-17 reuters
LONDON, Jan 17 (Reuters) - Nomad Foods said on Wednesday it had agreed to buy Britain’s Goodfella’s Pizza from a subsidiary of Boparan Holdings for 225 million euros ($275 million), adding frozen pizza to its Birds Eye fish fingers and Iglo spinach brands.

Why Should Tyson Foods (TSN) be Part of Your Portfolio Now

2018-01-16 zacks
Tyson Foods, Inc. (TSN - Free Report) has done exceedingly well and emerged as a strong contender to be an investment choice. This is quite evident from the stock’s surge of 30.5%, compared with the industry’s growth of 19.8%. We believe there is still momentum left in this Zacks Rank #2 (Buy) stock, which is reflected in its VGM Score of A. Let’s delve deeper.  (41-0)

Mondelez Raised to Buy on Innovation, Cost-Saving Initiatives

2018-01-16 zacks
On Jan 11, we upgraded Mondelez International, Inc. (MDLZ - Free Report) by a notch to a Zacks Rank #2 (Buy). Going by the Zacks model, companies with a Zacks Rank #2 have chances of outperforming the broader market in the next two to three months. It goes without saying that major food companies are having a tough time due to the shift in consumer preference toward natural and organic food. The industry woes have also been hurting Mondelez’s stock price performance for quite some time now, gaining only 3. (40-0)

NOMD / Nomad Foods Ltd. - Stock Institutional Ownership and Shareholders -

Nomad Foods Ltd. (NYSE:NOMD) has 157 institutional investors and shareholders that have filed 13D/G or 13F forms with the Securities Exchange Commission (SEC). These institutions hold a total of 139,125,052 shares. Largest shareholders include Corvex Management LP, Price T Rowe Associates Inc /md/, Elliott Management Corporation, Boston Partners, Franklin Martin E, Elliott Associates, L.P., Samlyn Capital, Llc, Brown Advisory Inc, Investec Asset Management LTD, and Henderson Group Plc.

Buy Pershing Square At A 25% Discount To Net Asset Value

2018-01-12 seekingalpha
It is headed by an accomplished star manager who recently got his concentrated portfolio in trouble. (305-4)

SUPERVALU (SVU) Q3 Earnings Beat, Weak Retail Unit Hits Stock

2018-01-11 zacks
Shares of SUPERVALU INC (SVU - Free Report) tumbled 13.7% yesterday, after the company reported third-quarter fiscal 2018 results. While the bottom-line topped estimates and improved year over year, the top line crushed its three-quarter long positive surprise trend. Sales were marred by persistent softness in the retail segment, which has long been grappling with mounting competition and a tough pricing environment in the grocery space. (116-0)

4 Factors That Make Church & Dwight (CHD) a Lucrative Bet Now

2018-01-10 zacks
Church & Dwight Co., Inc.’s (CHD - Free Report) stock has been moving up the charts, thanks to its focus on innovations which have also helped the company to put up an impressive past record. Well, this consumer products behemoth has gained 6.8% in the past three months, as against the industry’s dip of 0.3%. So, let’s take a closer view of the factors that have spurred investors’ confidence in this Zacks Rank #2 (Buy) stock, which is most likely to keep its spectacular show on. (30-0)

Spectrum Brands Looks to Sell Assets: Will the Stock Gain?

2018-01-04 zacks
Spectrum Brands Holdings, Inc. (SPB - Free Report) is looking to vend its Global Batteries & Appliances (“GBA”) businesses and plans to divest these assets in 2018. This divestiture plan is in sync with the company’s strategy of allocating capital efficiently through organic investments and acquisitions. Consequently, the company plans to redirect the capital invested in the GBA business to develop its remaining four businesses, including Hardware & Home Improvement, Global Auto Care, Global Pet Supplies and Home & Garden. (367-0)

Hain Celestial Up 9.2% in 6 Months: Can the Rally Continue?

2017-12-29 zacks
The Hain Celestial Group, Inc. (HAIN - Free Report) looks appeasing on the back of its robust brand strength, strategic buyouts and other growth initiatives. Also, shares of this Zacks Rank #3 (Hold) have rallied 9.2% in the past six months, comfortably outperforming the industry’s growth of 1.6%. The stock has outperformed the broader Consumer Staples sector’s gain of 3.7% as well. In fact, a Growth Score of B and long-term earnings growth rate of 14% further boost optimism on the stock. (112-0)

Forget SUPERVALU, Buy These 4 Food Stocks Instead for 2018

2017-12-28 zacks
Applying the concept of New Year’s resolution to your portfolio would mean moving away from stocks that did not treat you well in 2017 to those that appear promising for 2018. Incidentally, SUPERVALU Inc. (SVU - Free Report) appears to be one such bet that has seen its shares slump 33.3% so far this year, significantly wider than the industry’s 2.4% dip. Well, this leading grocery company has been grappling with mounting competition and a tough pricing environment in the grocery space, which has long been denting its retail business. (12-0)

4 Food Stocks Poised to Outshine the Market in 2018

2017-12-27 zacks
The consumer staples sector (including food and beverage stocks) has successfully grabbed investors’ attention, of late. Nevertheless, amid a sound U.S. economic picture and an upbeat consumer confidence data, aspects such as heightened geopolitical tensions due to North Korea’s slew of nuclear tests or uncertainty regarding President Trump’s policies has made investors skeptical. Over the last few months, companies in the consumer staples sector have been countering several challenges like intense competition, input cost inflation and tight margins. (6-0)

Hershey Combats Sluggish Sales With Cost-Saving Initiatives

2017-12-27 zacks
The Hershey Company’s (HSY - Free Report) cost-cutting initiatives and productivity investments serve as effective hedges to a weak top-line performance. The company has been witnessing sluggish sales growth owing to changing consumer shopping habits, intense competition from the broader snacking environment in the United States and soft international sales. In 2016, sales increased a meager 0.7%, while the first nine months of 2017 saw a rise of only 1. (7-0)

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