HRL : Analysis & Opinions

  1. Dividend Aristocrat Offers Double-Digit Return Potential

    October 3, 2014
    I love stocks that are trading at or near all-time highs. Since they have no overhead resistance, they often continue their ...
  2. Can Consumer Staples Rebound? - Industry Outlook

    June 10, 2014
    Can Consumer Staples Rebound? - Industry Outlook
  3. Economic Growth: Foggy - Ahead of Wall Street

    May 21, 2014
    Following Target (TGT), Tiffany (TIF) and Hormel (HRL) earnings, the overall tone of today's session is unlikely to be any ...
  4. Add Some Bacon To Make Your Portfolio Sizzle

    Add Some Bacon To Make Your Portfolio Sizzle

    April 25, 2014
    A combination of factors is pushing up beef and pork prices and could continue doing so for the foreseeable future.
  5. Strategic Beta ETFs

    February 27, 2014
    Strategic Beta ETFs By Greg McFarlane As the financial markets get more sophisticated and arcane with time, the number of ...
  6. Consumer Staples Stock Outlook - Feb 2014 - Industry Outlook

    February 18, 2014
    Consumer Staples Stock Outlook - Feb 2014 - Industry Outlook
  7. #PreMarket Primer for November 27: Some US Retailers Fight To ...

    November 27, 2013
    With several large retail chains planning to begin their Black Friday deals on Thanksgiving, some retailers are holding ...
  8. Waiting For Hormel To Get Cheaper Isn't Getting Any Easier

    August 22, 2013
    Even with margin underperformance, the Street is staying in Hormel's corner
  9. BRF S.A. Serves Up A Feast For Investors

    July 30, 2013
    Strong margin improvements boost results even as domestic demand comes under pressure.
  10. ConAgra Does Appear To Be On A Better Path

    June 27, 2013
    ConAgra hasn't answered every question, but signs of progress are evident.
  11. Smucker Does Alright, But The Street Goes Away Disappointed

    June 7, 2013
    Smucker's solid quarter is overshadowed by softer sales, particularly in K-cup coffee.
  12. 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
  13. Unilever Sales Soar in 4Q, FY12 - Analyst Blog

    January 24, 2013
    Unilever N.V. (UN) posted solid fourth quarter and full year 2012 results. The company recorded underlying (excluding the ...
  14. Hillshire Brands Upped to Strong Buy - Analyst Blog

    January 10, 2013
    On January 9, 2013, Zacks Investment Research upgraded Hillshire Brands Company (HSH) to a Zacks Rank #1 (Strong Buy), on ...
  15. Inside the S&P 500 High Quality ETF (SPHQ) - ETF News And Commentary

    January 2, 2013
    With the strength of the market in question looking ahead, many investors are looking beyond broad S&P 500 investments and ...
  16. Volatile Smithfield Delivers A Good Quarter

    December 10, 2012
    Smithfield surprises the Street with better margins.
  17. Hormel Can't Escape The Retail Tarpits

    November 22, 2012
    It may be best to continue to wait on the sidelines until a market pullback or a Hormel-specific freakout gives investors ...
  18. Stocks to Buy During End-of-Year Tax Selling - Screen of the ...

    November 13, 2012
    The post-election sell-off in the market has acutely reminded everyone of the impending Fiscal that Cliff the US faces in ...
  19. Is Fresh Pork Eclipsing The Value Of Smithfield's Packaged Foods?

    September 7, 2012
    Smithfield's fresh pork business looks vulnerable, but is the packaged business undervalued?
  20. Smithfield's Miss May Be An Opportunity

    June 15, 2012
    Smithfield's meaningful miss reflects worsening pork margins. This isn't a stock to be bought and held for the long term, ...
  21. Caution On Sanderson Farms Isn't Being Chicken

    May 31, 2012
    While Sanderson's expected recovery in chicken margins seems to be materializing, the valuation is higher and the stock is ...
  22. The Tyson Foods Story Still All About Optimism

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

    November 28, 2011
    Hormel did better than it seems, but the stock is no bargain.
  24. Tyson Almost Ready To Serve

    August 11, 2011
    Tyson is oh-so close to being an interesting buy candidate.
  25. 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 ...
  26. Cadbury Makes Kraft’s Quarter

    November 8, 2010
    Kraft posted lower earnings year-over-year for its third quarter, though organic net revenue increased slightly. Can the ...
  27. Looking For Safer Stocks? Check Your Pantry

    August 25, 2010
    If the economy takes another dip, consumer staples can provide strong-and-steady growth to any portfolio.
  28. Free Cash Flow Dynamos

    October 19, 2009
    Free cash flow yield is an excellent way to gauge a company's position.
  29. Finding Deep Value In The Meat Department

    September 18, 2009
    A deep value look at five meat products companies.
  30. Smithfield Foods Not Hogging All The Losses

    June 25, 2009
    Smithfield Foods had a tough year, with rising feed prices along with swine flu concerns, and sees another difficult year ...
  31. Truth Or Scare? Recall Hurts Beef Producers

    February 20, 2008
    Hidden video of abuse at a slaughterhouse triggered the largest beef recall in U.S. history. Learn which meat producers could ...
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