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Shares of Farmer Brothers Co. have been assigned a consensus broker rating score of 1.00 from the one analysts that cover the stock, Zacks Investment Research reports.

Posted: November 24, 2017, 8:50 am

Shares of Tate & Lyle plc have earned an average rating of "Hold" from the thirteen brokerages that are presently covering the firm, Marketbeat Ratings reports. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell recommendation, ten have issued a hold recommendation and two have issued a buy recommendation on the company.

Posted: November 24, 2017, 4:33 am

FILE PHOTO: The company logo for Unilever is displayed on a screen on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange in New York, U.S., February 17, 2017. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid/File Photo No date has been set for Polman's retirement, but he is expected to step down in about 18 months, Sky News said, citing people close to the matter.

Posted: November 24, 2017, 12:08 am

Mondelez hasn't just increased its dividend over the past 5 years, it offered a double-digit dividend growth during same period. When I think of Mondelez, I thinka yummy! I must admit I'm a bit biased; Oreo Cookie & Cream are my favorite cookies.

Posted: November 23, 2017, 7:38 pm

Aperio Group LLC decreased its stake in shares of Performance Food Group Company by 15.8% during the third quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The firm owned 24,852 shares of the restaurant operator's stock after selling 4,667 shares during the period.

Posted: November 23, 2017, 3:02 pm

Sysco Corporation has been assigned an average rating of "Hold" from the fifteen brokerages that are covering the firm, Marketbeat reports. Nine equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold recommendation and six have assigned a buy recommendation to the company.

Posted: November 23, 2017, 10:38 am

Blue Apron Holdings and Bunge Limited are both non-cyclical consumer goods & services companies, but which is the superior business? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, valuation, dividends, institutional ownership, profitability, earnings and risk. This is a breakdown of current ratings and recommmendations for Blue Apron Holdings and Bunge Limited, as reported by

Posted: November 23, 2017, 6:23 am

According to Zacks, "J&J Snack Foods Corporation is an American manufacturer, marketer, and distributor of branded niche snack foods and frozen beverages for the food service and retail supermarket industries. Manufactured and distributed nationwide, their principal products include SUPERPRETZEL, BAVARIAN BAKERY and other soft pretzels, ICEE and SLUSH PUPPIE frozen beverages, LUIGI'S, MINUTE MAID frozen juice bars and ices, WHOLE FRUIT sorbet and frozen fruit bars, MARY B'S biscuits and dumplings, DADDY RAY'S fig and fruit bars, TIO PEPE'S, CALIFORNIA CHURROS and OREO Churros, PATIO Burritos and other handheld sandwiches, THE FUNNEL CAKE FACTORY funnel cakes, and several bakery brands within COUNTRY HOME BAKERS and HILL & VALLEY.

Posted: November 23, 2017, 2:05 am

Challenges persist in a couple of HRL's divisions but its diversified portfolio of products and geographic presence mitigates some of the volatility. Shares are not inexpensive but you can typically expect to pay up when you invest in a high quality company with steady long-term growth potential.

Posted: November 22, 2017, 9:29 pm

The brokerage currently has a $40.00 target price on the stock. Zacks Investment Research 's price objective suggests a potential upside of 12.55% from the company's current price.

Posted: November 22, 2017, 4:45 pm

Sanderson Farms and Smithfield Foods are both non-cyclical consumer goods & services companies, but which is the better investment? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their profitability, earnings, analyst recommendations, valuation, institutional ownership, dividends and risk. 100.0% of Sanderson Farms shares are held by institutional investors.

Posted: November 22, 2017, 12:00 pm

News coverage about Cal-Maine Foods has been trending somewhat positive this week, according to Accern Sentiment. Accern ranks the sentiment of news coverage by analyzing more than 20 million news and blog sources.

Posted: November 22, 2017, 7:37 am

Hormel Foods Corporation and Smithfield Foods are both non-cyclical consumer goods & services companies, but which is the better stock? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their earnings, profitability, dividends, valuation, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership and risk. Hormel Foods Corporation has higher revenue and earnings than Smithfield Foods.

Posted: November 22, 2017, 3:05 am

A federal jury in Dallas has ordered Johnson & Johnson and its subsidiary, DePuy Orthopedics, to pay $247 million to six patients who said they suffered injuries as a result of receiving defective Pinnacle hip implants. According to a Reuters news report, this was a third straight win for patients against the pharmaceutical giant, whose metal-on-metal hip implants have resulted in premature failures.

Posted: November 21, 2017, 10:01 pm

When the thing your company is named for is no longer selling all that well, that's a big problem. Just ask Campbell Soup, which reported lousy earnings Tuesday because of weak soup sales.

Posted: November 21, 2017, 5:12 pm

Michael Spaans has been a valuable member of the DairyNZ board since 2008 and was elected chair in November 2015. Photo / Supplied DairyNZ has paid tribute to its chairman and former Fonterra director Michael Spaans, who has died after a long illness.

Posted: November 21, 2017, 12:24 pm

Fonterra Cooperative Group's domestic milk collection lifted slightly in October as weather conditions improved toward the latter half of the month. Auckland-based Fonterra collected 208.8 million kilograms of milk solids in October, up 2.3 percent on the same month a year earlier, while the year-to-date collection increased 0.3 percent to 502.4 million kgMS.

Posted: November 21, 2017, 7:56 am

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