CPB : Analysis & Opinions

  1. What's Driving the Sentiment Shift? - Ahead of Wall Street

    February 14, 2014
    Investors seem to have decided to blame weather for the recent run of soft economic data.
  2. Benzinga Market Primer: Friday, August 30: US Military Strike ...

    August 30, 2013
    A parliamentary vote in Britain on Thursday ended with the government declining to join the US’ efforts to punish ...
  3. With Scale, Flowers Foods Has Built A New Future For Itself

    August 14, 2013
    Flowers is building a strong business, though the shares have run a great distance already
  4. ConAgra Hits New 52-Week High - Analyst Blog

    July 12, 2013
    Shares of ConAgra Foods hit a new 52-week high of $36.71 on Jul 11.
  5. GIS Discusses Growth Plans for 2014 - Analyst Blog

    July 11, 2013
    General Mills recently discussed its outlook and growth strategies for fiscal 2014 at the New York Stock Exchange.
  6. ConAgra Maintained at Neutral - Analyst Blog

    July 9, 2013
    We maintain our Neutral recommendation on the food products giant, ConAgra Foods.
  7. Hain Celestial - A Healthy Option - Analyst Blog

    July 9, 2013
    Hain Celestial remains a healthy option for the investors. Barring a few hiccups, the shares have been portraying an upward ...
  8. Kellogg Offers New Frozen Meals - Analyst Blog

    June 28, 2013
    Kellogg Company recently introduced a number of frozen packaged food products under its popular brand Kashi and Eggo
  9. General Mills' Earnings Miss, Revs Beat - Analyst Blog

    June 26, 2013
    General Mills' fourth-quarter fiscal 2013 adjusted earnings declined 11.7% year on year to 53 cents per share
  10. Is Health Wealth for Food/Beverage Industry? - Analyst Blog

    June 21, 2013
    The North American Food and Beverage sector is witnessing changes in consumer preferences toward health and wellness products ...
  11. Campbell to Acquire Danish Snack Maker - Analyst Blog

    June 18, 2013
    Campbell Soup recently announced its plans to acquire Denmark-based Kelsen Group A/S from Maj Invest.
  12. Campbell Completes Plum Acquisition - Analyst Blog

    June 14, 2013
    Campbell Soup recently announced the completion of the acquisition of Plum Organics.
  13. Annie's Still A High Growth-High Multiple Proposition

    June 11, 2013
    Annie's continues its rapid growth, but the valuation already baked this in
  14. Heinz Acquisition Closed on Jun 7 - Analyst Blog

    June 11, 2013
    Heinz's acquisition by 3G Capital and Berkshire Hathaway closed last week on Jun 7.
  15. General Mills Ups 2013 EPS Guidance - Analyst Blog

    June 11, 2013
    General Mills recently raised its earnings per share guidance for fiscal 2013
  16. DMND Shares Soar on Robust Earnings - Analyst Blog

    June 11, 2013
    Diamond Foods posted adjusted earnings of 5 cents per share for third-quarter fiscal 2013 that fared better than a loss of ...
  17. Flowers Foods Beats On Revenue and Earnings--Should You Buy?

    May 16, 2013
    Delivering earnings that were three cents better than analyst expectations along with revenue that was $40 million higher ...
  18. J&J Outperforms in 1Q13 - Analyst Blog

    January 29, 2013
    J&J Snack Foods Corp. (JJSF), a food processing company,reported strong fiscal first-quarter 2013 (ending Dec 29, 2012) financial ...
  19. Flowers Foods Looks To Add Some Wonder

    January 16, 2013
    Flowers Foods announced January 11 that it was the stalking horse bid for six of Hostess' bread brands, offering $390 million. ...
  20. Campbell Soup Stays Neutral - Analyst Blog

    January 3, 2013
    Campbell Soup Company (CPB) has remained successful in increasing its profitability through continued focus on brand expansion ...
  21. Anheuser-Busch InBev NV and Other Consumer/Non-Cyclical Stocks ...

    December 17, 2012
    The market is on the rise this morning. The Nasdaq has increased 0.5%; the S&P 500 has risen 0.6%; and the Dow has moved ...
  22. If You're Going To Overpay For A Food Stock, Why Not Heinz?

    November 22, 2012
    Heinz continues to deliver better growth than its peers.
  23. ADM and Other Consumer/Non-Cyclical Stocks Making Big Moves on ...

    November 20, 2012
    The market is quiet so far today. The Nasdaq has been relatively flat; the S&P 500 has moved little; and the Dow is unchanged. ...
  24. Unlike Twinkies, Hostess Proves Very Perishable

    November 16, 2012
    Unable to get its union on board, Hostess chooses to liquidate.
  25. Pringles Already Paying Off For Kellogg

    November 2, 2012
    Kellogg is doing better, but long-term growth still looks like a challenge.
  26. Campbell to Streamline Assets - Analyst Blog

    September 28, 2012
    Of late, Campbell Soup Company's (CPB) business has been countering difficulties due to excess capacity that has mainly resulted ...
  27. CPB Beats, Provides FY13 Outlook - Analyst Blog

    September 5, 2012
    High-quality foods and simple meals manufacturer, Campbell Soup Company (CPB) recently reported fourth-quarter and fiscal ...
  28. Campbell Soup and Other Big Movers In Consumer/Non-Cyclical

    August 13, 2012
    The market is having a bad day so far: the Nasdaq is down 0.3%; the S&P 500 has decreased 0.4%; and the Dow has fallen 0.5%. ...
  29. Campbell to Acquire Bolthouse Farms - Analyst Blog

    July 10, 2012
    Campbell Soup Company (CPB) recently entered into an agreement to acquire Bolthouse Farms from private-equity firm Madison ...
  30. 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 ...
  31. Four Food Plays That Look Savory

    June 27, 2012
    Among the various food plays, Heinz sticks out as particularly tasty.
  32. Campbell Buys Property Around HQ - Analyst Blog

    June 13, 2012
    Recently, Campbell Soup Company (CPB), a high-quality foods and simple meals manufacturer, acquired a four acre property ...
  33. Savory Food Plays

    May 29, 2012
    Among the various food plays, Heinz sticks out as particularly tasty.
  34. 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.
  35. Food Plays That Look Savory

    April 24, 2012
    Among the various food plays, Heinz sticks out as particularly tasty.
  36. For General Mills, Better Means Less-Bad

    March 23, 2012
    General Mills is deteriorating more slowly, but still is no bargain.
  37. 4 Low Risk Stocks On The S&P

    March 23, 2012
    Check out 4 low-beta stocks that can help you to diversify your portfolio.
  38. Wait For Silgan To Get A Little Cheaper

    February 29, 2012
    Silgan needs to get a little cheaper to be a solid buy.
  39. Cozying Up To Kraft

    February 27, 2012
    Kraft is showing good growth in a difficult pricing environment.
  40. Food Plays That Look Savory

    January 30, 2012
    Among the various food plays, Heinz sticks out as particularly tasty.
  41. 4 Low Risk Stocks On The S&P

    January 9, 2012
    Check out five low-beta stocks that can help you to diversify your portfolio.
  42. Food Plays That Look Savory

    December 19, 2011
    Among the various food plays, Heinz sticks out as particularly tasty.
  43. Dean Foods' Stocks Are Condensing

    November 22, 2011
    Got milk stocks? You could be in trouble.
  44. 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.
  45. No Need To Chase General Mills

    September 23, 2011
    General Mills isn't as strong as its numbers suggest.
  46. 5 Market Centurions

    August 17, 2011
    Age doesn’t always equate with strength, but in the business world, companies that have survived more than a century ...
  47. General Mills Between A Rock And A Hard Place

    July 1, 2011
    Higher prices are saving General Mills' margins but costing it market share and growth.
  48. ConAgra Still Not Very Appetizing

    June 24, 2011
    ConAgra is still a notable laggard in the food space.
  49. Hormel's Appetizing Results

    May 27, 2011
    Hormel Foods posted a strong fiscal second quarter, as it successfully battled rising input costs.
  50. Silgan Packs Away Another Deal

    April 14, 2011
    Silgan is a quality packaging company making a very smart deal.
  51. 4 Companies Investors Can Feast On

    February 28, 2011
    Among the various food plays, Heinz sticks out as particularly tasty.
  52. Hormel Packages Food Profits

    February 25, 2011
    Food producer Hormel capitalized on rising commodity costs and increased sales to pack in the profits for its fiscal first ...
  53. 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.
  54. 6 Consumer Staples Yielding High Dividends

    January 12, 2011
    If it's security, stability and a dividend you're after, these stocks are worth a look.
  55. 6 Stocks At 52-Week Lows

    January 7, 2011
    Are these companies on a downward spiral or gearing up for a rebound?
  56. 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
  57. Food Plays That Look Savory

    December 20, 2010
    Among the various food plays, Heinz sticks out as particularly tasty.
  58. 3 Companies With Growing Dividends

    December 15, 2010
    These companies have big dividends that are growing each year and stocks that are on the move. Does it get any better than ...
  59. Should Investors Put Hormel On The Plate?

    November 25, 2010
    Hormel is doing well, but the stock leaves little room for dessert.
  60. Heinz Quarter An Asian Tale

    November 24, 2010
    A strong performance in emerging markets for Ketchup maker Heinz led to an 8% profit increase for its second quarter.
  61. Dean Foods Goes Sour

    November 15, 2010
    Dean Foods had a rough season, with earnings halved compared to last year's same quarter.
  62. Feeling Better With Danaher

    October 22, 2010
    Optimism from Danaher management is a good sign for the broader economy.
  63. Flowers Foods Analyst Day Review

    September 30, 2010
    Flowers Foods has been one of the fastest growing food companies over the last five years.
  64. 4 Stocks For An Uncertain Market

    September 2, 2010
    In times of trouble, these names offer additional safety without sacrificing too much upside.
  65. Heinz Beats Street With Overseas Exposure

    September 2, 2010
    The world's love affair with American food is growing rapidly. That's good news for Heinz.
  66. Kraft's Quarter Only OK

    August 13, 2010
    Kraft reported higher revenues and net income, in part from acquiring Cadbury. EPS was less impressive as the company faces ...
  67. Con Agra's Mild Indigestion

    June 29, 2010
    Con Agra struggled with earnings during its fourth quarter and its full fiscal year.
  68. Del Monte Posts So-So Quarter, Very Good Year

    June 15, 2010
    Del Monte Foods had a disappointing fourth quarter, but a solid fiscal year for earnings.
  69. Time To Gobble Up Food Stocks

    May 13, 2010
    With the summer season looming, these food brands look promising.
  70. The Spice Is Right

    April 1, 2010
    McCormick's announced fiscal 2009 year-end earnings recently and they were above expectations.
  71. 3 Companies That Are Raising Their Outlooks

    April 1, 2010
    These three companies are raising their earnings forecasts despite lingering economic problems.
  72. Everything Mixed For ConAgra

    March 30, 2010
    Con Agra delivered a mixed earnings report, but long-term investors shouldn't give up on this stock.
  73. Food Stocks Still Worth Munching On

    March 9, 2010
    General Mills stands out as a terrific play based on its recent earnings beats and its growth potential.
  74. Unpacking Heinz Earnings

    March 3, 2010
    Critics didn't like what they found while digging into Heinz's numbers, but the stock is still a worthwhile investment.
  75. Food Plays That Look Savory

    February 8, 2010
    Among the various food plays, Heinz sticks out as particularly tasty.
  76. A Last Look At Food Stocks

    December 28, 2009
    With the S&P 500 Index set to be up some 25% in 2009, the performance of food-related stocks was as diverse as their products.
  77. General Mills Continues Strong

    December 23, 2009
    General Mills increased its second quarter earnings, as it continued its strong performance through this recession.
  78. Traffic Slowing At Darden

    December 21, 2009
    Going forward, restaurant operators including Darden will have to navigate an increasingly competitive landscape.
  79. Heinz Is Worth A Look Ahead Of Earnings

    November 13, 2009
    Heinz is looking like a promising play, and should look even better after its earnings announcement on November 24.
  80. Heinz Positioned For Better Times

    September 1, 2009
    Heinz's earnings were down a bit in the recent quarter, but the company looks ready to steadily grow as the recession ends.
  81. Consumer Goods Flirt With Retail

    July 21, 2009
    PG announced it would buy a high-end retail barber shop. Other consumer goods companies are likely to follow suit.
  82. Mid Cap Stocks That Have Been Left Behind

    May 15, 2009
    Despite the huge market rally over the last two months, there are several mid cap stocks that have not participated. Investors ...
  83. You Can Beat KD

    November 5, 2008
    Kraft posted strong growth numbers, but it can't stack up against its packaged food rivals.
  84. The Eternal Struggle: Growth Vs. Value

    October 24, 2008
    Learn the difference between growth and value, and which one wins in the current economic scenario.
  85. Leave ConAgra On The Shelf

    September 19, 2008
    Not all food stocks are safe. Learn why ConAgra is a risky pick in a safe business.
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