K : Analysis & Opinions

  1. Is Kellogg's Boosted Dividend Sustainable?

    July 29, 2016
    It's time for an extra scoop of cash from cereal and snacks incumbent Kellogg (NYSE: K). The company has bumped its quarterly ...
  2. General Mills to Lay Off Another 1,400 Workers

    July 22, 2016
    It wasn't that long ago that General Mills' (NYSE: GIS) cereal business was in real trouble, suffering from year-over-year ...
  3. Kellogg Tries Moving Cereal to the Produce Section

    July 13, 2016
    Cereal maker Kellogg (NYSE: K) is looking more desperate in its attempts to boost sales. Earlier this month it launched ...
  4. General Mills Expands Flour Recall

    July 5, 2016
    General Mills (NYSE: GIS) recently expanded its recall of flour products after reports of illness caused by the consumption ...
  5. Kellogg's Tries a New Way to Promote Cereal

    July 2, 2016
    Cereal sales have suffered for Kellogg's (NYSE: K) in recent years, in part because millennials find the idea of assembling ...
  6. Kellogg Opens Times Square Cereal Cafe (K)

    June 30, 2016
    In a bid to revive falling cereal sales in the U.S., Kellogg Co is opening a cereal cafe in New York City's Times Square
  7. Kellogg's Launches VC Fund to Back Food Startups (K, GIS)

    June 21, 2016
    Kellogg's has launched a venture capital fund that will invest $100 million in upcoming food startups.
  8. Kellogg Stock Falls After Voluntary Snack Recall (K)

    June 15, 2016
    Kellogg issued a recall for some of its snacks amid concerns that some of its products may have traces of peanuts that could ...
  9. Packaged Food CFOs Are Leaving, Should Investors? (CAG, HRL)

    June 9, 2016
    Some of the CFOs of major food companies are gearing up to leave, and while some of it is pure confidence, investors should ...
  10. Will This General Mills Move Revive Cereal Sales?

    June 7, 2016
    Cereal sales have been slipping for years as Americans turn to healthier fare in the morning -- or at least, foods that ...
  11. Kellogg Stock To Trade Ex-Dividend Friday (K)

    May 27, 2016
    Kellogg will send its dividend payment on June 15 to shareholders of record as of June 1.
  12. Kellogg Will Raise Its Dividend, But Not Quite Yet

    May 2, 2016
    Like hungry people waiting for breakfast to be served, shareholders in Kellogg will have to bide their time before the company's ...
  13. Coca-Cola Agrees to Change Vitaminwater Label

    April 11, 2016
    Even if a company follows the letter of the law and properly labels all of the ingredients its products contain, it can ...
  14. 3 Consumer Staples Stocks Near Their 52-Week Highs Worth Selling ...

    March 1, 2016
    Discover three consumer staples stocks trading near their 52-week highs, and explore why it might be a good option to sell ...
  15. Kellogg's Earnings Beat, Revenue Misses (K)

    February 12, 2016
    While growth has slowed in recent years, Kellogg is making strategic adjustments to meet the needs of its consumers.
  16. Wendy's CEO Retiring -- CFO Taking the Reins

    October 7, 2015
    The company once run by its founder, Dave Thomas, will soon have a new chief executive. Wendy's (NASDAQ: WEN) President ...
  17. Kellogg Makes a $50 Million Acquisition Abroad

    September 29, 2015
    Cereal giant Kellogg (NYSE: K) is continuing its march into overseas markets with a new asset buy. The company announced ...
  18. A Gluten-Free Makeover For A Supermarket Near You

    September 22, 2015
    The gluten-free diet is changing the food choices of a large number of consumers, and the food industry is taking note and ...
  19. Breakfast Still Kellogg's Most Important Meal

    August 7, 2015
    Breakfast is still the most important meal of the day if you are concerned about health, and it remains so for cereal maker ...
  20. General Mills Losing Most Important Meal of the Day (GIS, K)

    July 3, 2015
    General Mills (NYSE: GIS) is becoming a bigger fish in a smaller pond as cereal sales continue to decline but its share ...
  21. Are Consumers Being Deceived About Organic Foods?

    April 20, 2015
    As the world has become more aware of the growing obesity epidemic and the dangers of unhealthy eating habits, many consumers ...
  22. Is It Time To Break Up Berkshire Hathaway?

    May 5, 2014
    Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway is at the pinnacle of success and that’s when business leaders have to be the most wary. ...
  23. How To Smooth-Out Your Ride In The Stock Market

    March 3, 2014
    Volatility is back. For investors, this nasty problem of gyrating markets can be a real hindrance to your portfolio’s total ...
  24. Is It Time For Low Volatility Funds?

    October 14, 2013
    The recent government shutdown, potential debt ceiling breach as well as dour global economic news has once again caused ...
  25. Mondelez Isn't As Good As Nestle, But Priced Like It Is

    May 8, 2013
    Investors seem to bullish on Mondelez, given the relative performance at Kellogg and Nestle.
  26. Pinnacle Foods Gains 11% In IPO Debut--Now What?

    April 2, 2013
    Blackstone Group brought Pinnacle Foods (NYSE:PF) to market March 28. The maker of Vlasic pickles and other well known brands ...
  27. Post Cereal Worth Holding

    March 30, 2012
    Post is just getting going on its own, but could be an interesting investing story as spinoffs generally have a solid performance ...
  28. 3 Reasons To Own Hershey

    November 17, 2011
    Hershey's sits at less than 10% from its 52-week high. Despite the lofty price, we discuss three reasons why it shouldn't ...
  29. 4 Stocks Hitting Highs During The Pullback

    May 6, 2011
    Four stocks that are holding up well during a short-term market pullback.
  30. General Mills Tops Competition

    March 29, 2011
    General Mills has a solid record of leveraging mid-single-digit sales growth into higher profit increases.
  31. 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
  32. Big Money In Private Labels

    November 9, 2010
    The growth of private label and store brands represents an interesting opportunity for investors.
  33. Is Campbells Um Um Good?

    February 23, 2010
    Campbell's role as a staple in American kitchens has helped it weather the recession, but it still faces big challenges.
  34. 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 ...
  35. Kellogg Benefits From Brand Loyalty

    November 2, 2009
    Future economic uncertainty makes Kellogg and other blue chips your best bets.
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