CAG : Analysis & Opinions

  1. ConAgra Earnings In-Line, Revenues Miss; Maintains View - Analyst ...

    December 18, 2014
    Premier North American food company, ConAgra Foods, Inc. (CAG), reported results for second quarter of fiscal 2015 (ended ...
  2. Markets Cheering the Fed - Ahead of Wall Street

    December 18, 2014
    Market participants like the fact that there will be no early rate hikes and that the central bank will remain cautious and ...
  3. Earnings Expectations For The Week Of September 15

    September 14, 2014
    Ostensible economic bellwether FedEx (NYSE: earnings spotlight midweek, and the consensus forecast calls for earnings growth. ...
  4. 4 Kraft Divisions Ripe For Spinoff (And Some Possible Suitors)

    August 29, 2014
    BMO Capital analyst Kenneth Zaslow published a note last week suggesting Kraft (NYSE: KRFT) should consider spinning off ...
  5. This Food Stock Is Primed For A 30% Spike

    August 25, 2014
    As a player for the famed Brooklyn Dodgers, Eddie Stanky earned his stripes as a baseball great. His manager, Leo Durocher, ...
  6. My 3-Part Strategy For Collecting $65,000 In Dividend Checks

    August 25, 2014
    If you're a regular reader of Dividend Opportunities, you know I love getting -- and reinvesting -- dividend paychecks. ...
  7. Handicapping the Fed - Ahead of Wall Street

    June 18, 2014
    Markets are expected to remain in a tentative mood today.
  8. Can Consumer Staples Rebound? - Industry Outlook

    June 10, 2014
    Can Consumer Staples Rebound? - Industry Outlook
  9. Is the Fed Getting Hawkish? - Ahead of Wall Street

    March 20, 2014
    The Fed didn't really move the goal post much, but the overall perception in the market is that the incremental change is ...
  10. Consumer Staples Stock Outlook - Feb 2014 - Industry Outlook

    February 18, 2014
    Consumer Staples Stock Outlook - Feb 2014 - Industry Outlook
  11. McCormick Looks Premium-Priced Even With Premium Performance

    June 27, 2013
    McCormick is a great food company, but it still delivers food company growth and valuation is too high
  12. ConAgra Does Appear To Be On A Better Path

    June 27, 2013
    ConAgra hasn't answered every question, but signs of progress are evident.
  13. Earnings Expectations for the Week of June 24

    June 23, 2013
    Quarterly reports from Nike (NYSE: BBRY) will be among the highlights on the earnings front this week. Here is a quick look ...
  14. Diamond Foods Making Better Moves, But Large Uncertainties Remain

    June 11, 2013
    Diamond Foods' turnaround continues, but the company cannot afford to slip against large rivals.
  15. Hormel Transforming, But Valuation Already Ahead Of It

    May 23, 2013
    Hormel is very well-run and has above-average growth prospects, but investors have already bid the shares up accordingly
  16. Dean Foods Checks Another Major Item Off The To-Do List

    December 4, 2012
    Selling Morningstar gives Dean Foods more cash for debt reduction.
  17. ConAgra Formed a Bearish Engulfing Candle

    November 30, 2012
    New York, November 30th (TradersHuddle.com) - Shares of ConAgra Foods, Inc. (NYSE:CAG) ended the trading session lower by ...
  18. ConAgra Wins Ralcorp After A Long Chase

    November 27, 2012
    ConAgra finally gets its deal with Ralcorp.
  19. 3 Stocks for the Harvest Moon - Investment Ideas

    October 2, 2012
    The recent full moon was the harvest moon, which is defined as full moon closest to the autumnal equinox. The harvest moon ...
  20. Heinz Doing OK, But Can It Squeeze Out Better Profits?

    August 30, 2012
    Heinz is doing alright, but that's not enough to push the stock much higher.
  21. CAG Closes Brand Acquisition - Analyst Blog

    August 21, 2012
    ConAgra Foods, Inc., (CAG) recently announced the completion of its acquisition of Home Menu frozen meals brands--Bertolli® ...
  22. General Mills May Be Making A Mistake With Its Spending

    June 29, 2012
    Underspending on advertising could put sales growth at risk in fiscal 2013. That aside, General Mills is an OK option in ...
  23. Stable Volumes Support Premium Valuation For McCormick

    June 29, 2012
    McCormick is one of the best-performing food companies, and the stock reflects that
  24. ConAgra Doing Better, But Can It Last?

    June 26, 2012
    ConAgra's lower returns on invested capital and weaker brand values suggest that its discount is appropriate. The good news ...
  25. Heinz's Growth Doesn't Seem To Merit This Kind Of Premium

    May 29, 2012
    While Heinz has solid non-U.S. exposure and growth potential, the potential isn't large enough to justify a premium valuation, ...
  26. Campbell Soup Still Well Below Simmer

    May 24, 2012
    While it's hard to ignore a company with high teens return on invested capital, famous brands and a solid dividend, Campbell's ...
  27. Consumer Staples That Yield High Dividends

    May 16, 2012
    If it's security, stability and a dividend you're after, these stocks are worth a look.
  28. Global Growth Still Driving The Coca-Cola Story

    April 17, 2012
    Coca-Cola continues to gain share in the beverage market, but still represents no bargain.
  29. PepsiCo Needs To Go Further

    February 13, 2012
    PepsiCo's mediocre performance and uninspiring strategic plan don't inspire much demand in its stock.
  30. The Tyson Foods Story Still All About Optimism

    February 8, 2012
    A lot of optimism seems baked into the Tyson story today.
  31. Hope For Hormel To Get Cheaper

    November 28, 2011
    Hormel did better than it seems, but the stock is no bargain.
  32. Dean Foods' Stocks Are Condensing

    November 22, 2011
    Got milk stocks? You could be in trouble.
  33. TreeHouse Foods – Store Brands At A Premium Price

    November 8, 2011
    TreeHouse is building value in off-brand products, but the stock is no bargain.
  34. Kellogg's Diet Crashes

    November 7, 2011
    Always dependable Kellogg has faltered, but the stock is not a buy yet.
  35. Smart Balance's Healthy Returns

    October 27, 2011
    Smart Balance just bought Glutino. We look at the reasons why it's a buy.
  36. ConAgra Chooses To Move On

    September 26, 2011
    ConAgra seems to be making smarter choices, but is management's strategy enough to significantly improve business?
  37. ConAgra Still Not Very Appetizing

    June 24, 2011
    ConAgra is still a notable laggard in the food space.
  38. Heinz Increases Global Strength

    June 1, 2011
    Find out what moves Heinz has made to increase its market share and push its stock to new highs.
  39. Hershey Looks For More Markets

    April 29, 2011
    Hershey reported a successful first quarter, with sales and earnings increases, despite the continuing rise in commodity ...
  40. 5 Consumer Staples Yielding High Dividends

    February 9, 2011
    If it's security, stability and a dividend you're after, these stocks are worth a look.
  41. Year Of The Chinese Food Stocks?

    February 4, 2011
    With the dawn of the Chinese New Year, investors may wish to consider these opportunities.
  42. There's Value In Bunge

    January 4, 2011
    Agricultural commodity company Bunge, like many of the ag stocks, is rebounding from its cyclical lows.
  43. 5 Mid-Caps With Major Dividends

    December 24, 2010
    Mid-Cap stocks may be more risky then their counterparts in the large-cap equity sector, but they can also offer worthwhile ...
  44. What's Your Stock's Repurchase Premium?

    December 23, 2010
    Take a closer look at your favorite stock's statement of equity; you never know what you're going to find
  45. KKR Feasts On Del Monte Foods

    November 29, 2010
    The KKR-led buyout of Del Monte Foods is likely a function of cheap credit and a decent valuation.
  46. A Closer Look At China Biotics

    November 22, 2010
    Like any Chinese company, China Biotics needs to be analyzed mercilessly before investors take action in the market.
  47. Dean Foods Goes Sour

    November 15, 2010
    Dean Foods had a rough season, with earnings halved compared to last year's same quarter.
  48. Diamond Foods Still Has Luster

    October 13, 2010
    Snack nut producer Diamond Foods continues to produce strong revenue and earnings growth.
  49. Sara Lee North American Business Review

    September 27, 2010
    We look at what Sara Lee is doing to grow earnings in North America over the next few years.
  50. America's Best Food Stocks

    September 22, 2010
    Over the long haul, there are few stocks as delectable as food producers with dividends.
  51. Diamond Foods Chips In

    March 4, 2010
    Diamond Foods sells walnuts and popcorn, and now potato chips with the acquisition of Kettle Foods. We look at what this ...
  52. A Different Magic Formula

    February 23, 2010
    Joel Greenblatt's Magic Formula is very useful when comparing some of the biggest processed and packaged goods companies ...
  53. El Paso Corporation Has It All

    February 2, 2010
    El Paso is a diversified energy company with assets in pipelines and exploration and production.
  54. Frozen Pizza: A Sizzling Investment

    January 13, 2010
    As long as Americans are pressed for time and money, frozen pizza is likely to remain a staple. Find out how to cash in on ...
  55. A Case Can Be Made For Cheap Stocks

    December 23, 2009
    Net net working capital produced some stellar micro cap gains in 2009. Can it work for larger stocks?
  56. 5 A-Rated Stocks With Healthy Dividends

    October 16, 2009
    These issues have distinguished themselves with stable growth, earnings and dividends over a 10-year period.
  57. Campbell Soup: Steady And Focused

    September 18, 2009
    Campbell Soup had a mixed earnings report but announced an intriguing commitment to remain a core-focused company.
  58. Kellogg Earnings Almost Double-Good

    August 7, 2009
    Kellogg posted higher profits despite a slight revenue decrease, showing promise for the rest of the year and the end of ...
  59. Dean Foods Organic Experiment

    July 14, 2009
    Dean Foods recently announced a lower-priced "natural dairy" product to complement its organic brands. The organics industry ...
  60. John Bean Plants The Seed For Growth

    January 22, 2009
    The ever-increasing demand for convenience food is a golden egg for profit-hungry investors.
  61. Heinz Cooks Up Global Expansion, Ketchup On The Side

    November 14, 2008
    Instead of waiting for the markets to settle, investors can find great picks by scanning their cupboards for investment ideas. ...
  62. Three Stocks With Downward Momentum

    October 13, 2008
    Find out if you could surf the momentum of these risky financial waters with three downward-momentum stocks.
  63. Diamond Foods' Pop Secret Acquisition

    October 1, 2008
    Diamond Foods saw a 23% Q4 earnings surprise. Could its move beyond almonds and walnuts continue to pay dividends?
  64. Dean Foods Past Its Expiration Date?

    June 10, 2008
    Dairy producer Dean Foods is under pressure, and one of its directors just sold stock while it's on the way down, should ...
  65. Kraft Sales Grow, Input Costs Drag

    April 30, 2008
    Despite a drop in profits, Kraft beat estimates and saw its sales climb.
  66. Investigating A Corny Subject (ADM, CPO, CAG)

    July 25, 2007
    A look at three corn producers who use innovation to differentiate themselves in a competitive market.
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