TSN : Analysis & Opinions

  1. This Food Stock Could Bring Traders 58% Profits Over the Holidays

    November 13, 2014
    We are just two weeks away from the day when Americans gather with their families to consume over 45 million turkeys. Butterball, ...
  2. Bull of the Day: Tyson Foods (TSN) - Bull of the Day

    October 28, 2014
    Bull of the Day: Tyson Foods (TSN) - Bull of the Day
  3. Are Cost-Control Measures Driving Consumer Staples? - Industry ...

    October 13, 2014
    Are Cost-Control Measures Driving Consumer Staples? - Industry Outlook
  4. Dollar Tree Deal, Q2 Earnings on Deck - Ahead of Wall Street

    July 28, 2014
    Family Dollar (FDO) is being bought by rival Dollar Tree (DLTR), and FDO shares in the pre-market are up over 24%.
  5. Did Tyson Really Win The Hillshire Takeover Battle?

    June 16, 2014
    With the merger and acquisition market really heating up as of late, the Street has been sending mixed signals to the shareholders ...
  6. Can Consumer Staples Rebound? - Industry Outlook

    June 10, 2014
    Can Consumer Staples Rebound? - Industry Outlook
  7. How Can the Market Build from Here? - Ahead of Wall Street

    June 9, 2014
    The broad stock market indexes finished at new all-time highs on Friday after the strong jobs report.
  8. 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.
  9. Consumer Staples Stock Outlook - Feb 2014 - Industry Outlook

    February 18, 2014
    Consumer Staples Stock Outlook - Feb 2014 - Industry Outlook
  10. 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
  11. Tyson Foods Continues To Leverage Strong Margins In Proteins

    August 7, 2013
    Tyson goes from strength to strength with good margins, pricing, and volumes in the fiscal third quarter.
  12. Earnings Expectations For The Week Of August 5

    August 4, 2013
    The earnings season is beginning to wind down, and much of the focus this week will turn to central bank meetings and economic ...
  13. BRF S.A. Serves Up A Feast For Investors

    July 30, 2013
    Strong margin improvements boost results even as domestic demand comes under pressure.
  14. Consumer Staples Stock Outlook - June 2013 - Industry Outlook

    June 21, 2013
    Consumer Staples Stock Outlook - June 2013 - Industry Outlook
  15. Sanderson Farms Riding Investor Enthusiasm For Protein

    May 30, 2013
    Even with weaker margins, investors have bid the #3 poultry producer to all-time highs.
  16. Smithfield Get It's Deal, But From A Surprising Bidder

    May 29, 2013
    Smithfield gets a lucrative bid from a Chinese buyer, but will the deal go through?
  17. 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 ...
  18. Volatile Smithfield Delivers A Good Quarter

    December 10, 2012
    Smithfield surprises the Street with better margins.
  19. 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 ...
  20. Wheat And Corn's Four-Year Summer High

    October 17, 2012
    Both corn and wheat prices continue to soar as the effects of the worst drought in over 25 years takes hold.
  21. 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?
  22. 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.
  23. Sysco Muddling Through

    August 16, 2012
    Sysco is doing better than the restaurant industry, but not better enough.
  24. 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, ...
  25. Tyson to Raise Funds Through Notes - Analyst Blog

    June 8, 2012
    Meat processor Tyson Foods Inc. (TSN) recently commenced a public offering of senior notes worth $1.0 billion. These notes ...
  26. 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 ...
  27. Sysco Looks Stuck

    May 9, 2012
    Sysco is finding that the old tricks aren't working anymore.
  28. Nothing New Under The Tyson

    May 8, 2012
    Tyson posted better margins, but the stock is no bargain.
  29. Zhongpin Takes Investors To The Abattoir

    March 15, 2012
    Zhongpin disappointed investors with lower volumes and weak margins.
  30. Sysco Not Exactly Feasting

    February 9, 2012
    Sysco's stock seems a little below fair value, but margins have hit a rough patch and you should probably look elsewhere ...
  31. The Tyson Foods Story Still All About Optimism

    February 8, 2012
    A lot of optimism seems baked into the Tyson story today.
  32. Zhongpin Could Be Hog Heaven For Investors

    January 17, 2012
    Zhongpin is risky for many reasons, but potentially a big winner.
  33. The Investment Case For Cresud

    December 21, 2011
    Cresud is hard to value, but a great play on land values in Argentina.
  34. Hope For Hormel To Get Cheaper

    November 28, 2011
    Hormel did better than it seems, but the stock is no bargain.
  35. How Green Are The Acres At Adecoagro?

    November 21, 2011
    Adecoagro's results are volatile, but the company owns valuable land.
  36. The Troubling Mathematics Of The Chicken Business

    September 12, 2011
    You can slice and dice the chicken business however you want - all these companies will still get broiled in the end.
  37. Tyson Almost Ready To Serve

    August 11, 2011
    Tyson is oh-so close to being an interesting buy candidate.
  38. History Is On Tyson's Side

    July 27, 2011
    Tyson is doing better than it has ever done, and its stock is reasonably priced.
  39. ConAgra Still Not Very Appetizing

    June 24, 2011
    ConAgra is still a notable laggard in the food space.
  40. Chipotle Still Smokin'

    April 25, 2011
    Chipotle has gone beyond any reasonable valuation, but that won't matter if growth stays strong.
  41. This HERO's Tale Unfortunately Common

    April 11, 2011
    Accusations of bribery against HERO highlight just how common these practices still are.
  42. Darling: Dirty Business, Sweet Cash Flow

    March 4, 2011
    Darling's business may be dirty and disgusting, but the cash flow smells sweet.
  43. Bachoco Corners The Mexican Poultry Market

    February 10, 2011
    Mexican poultry producer Bachoco has huge free cash flow. Here's why the small cap is a good long-term play.
  44. 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 ...
  45. 5 Stocks Generating Cash

    August 24, 2010
    Cash flow can at times be a more accurate performance measurement than reported earnings.
  46. Adding Some Steak To A Portfolio

    May 25, 2010
    Now that global demand for beef is increasing, the market sector looks like a good long-term winner.
  47. Meaty Results From Zhongpin And Tyson

    May 12, 2010
    The U.S. food market is cyclical and slow-growing, but overseas markets may still hold promise for investors.
  48. Finding Deep Value In The Meat Department

    September 18, 2009
    A deep value look at five meat products companies.
  49. 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 ...
  50. 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.
  51. Dean Foods Pitches Lowball 2009 Guidance

    November 6, 2008
    Dean Foods admitted didn't put the full impact of declining commodity costs for it main raw materials.
  52. Food Companies Prepared To Pass The Buck

    August 4, 2008
    Rising input costs are hurting Tyson Foods, Pilgrim's Pride and others that can't absorb these increases.
  53. 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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