$LANC (Lancaster Colony Corporation)

$LANC {{ '2016-08-18T12:11:50+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$LANC said that for FY17, the company expects commodity costs to remain favorable through 1H17. Also, investment in marketing and promotion for the company's retail brands, including support for new product introductions, is projected at higher levels in the coming quarters, said the company.

$SAFM {{ '2017-07-20T16:47:48+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$SAFM declared a regular quarterly cash dividend of $0.24 per share, payable Aug 15, 2017, to stockholders of record as on Aug 1, 2017.

$SAFM {{ '2017-07-20T16:45:57+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$SAFM announced that Suzanne Mestayer was elected to its BoD, effective July 20, 2017. She will fill a Class B director vacancy with a term expiring at the next annual meeting of shareholders in 2018. Mestayer is owner and managing principal of ThirtyNorth Investments, LLC.

$PM {{ '2017-07-20T14:28:19+0000' | timeago}} • Webcast

$PM said it remains on track to expand further into key international markets. The company continues to forecast operating cash flow of about $8.5Bil and capital expenditures of $1.6Bil for 2017. Going forward, the main focus will be on unblocking supply chains for Japan, a key market for Philip Morris.

$CAG {{ '2017-07-20T13:53:21+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$CAG's BoD approved a quarterly dividend payment of $0.2125 per share of $CAG common stock. The dividend is payable on Aug. 31, 2017 to stockholders of record as of the close of business on July 31, 2017.

$PM {{ '2017-07-20T13:48:04+0000' | timeago}} • Webcast

$PM expects total shipment volumes to decline 3-4% in the full fiscal year, broadly in line with last year. Overall performance in the international markets will remain muted in the coming quarters, due to unfavorable exchange rates. Currency-neutral net revenues are seen rising 7% this year.

$WEN {{ '2017-07-20T13:29:38+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$WEN's BoD on July 19 lifted the size of the Board from 11 to 12 members and elected Kristin Dolan to serve as a director of the company, effective immediately. Most recently, she served as COO, a role in which Dolan led all aspects of the company's cable operations.

$PM {{ '2017-07-20T13:07:46+0000' | timeago}} • Infographic

$PM Philip Morris International Earnings AlphaGraphics: Q2 2017 highlights

$SJM {{ '2017-07-20T12:01:29+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$SJM's BoD approved a lift in quarterly dividend from $0.75 to $0.78 per common share, an increase of 4%. The dividend is payable on Sept. 1, 2017 to shareholders of record on Aug. 11, 2017.

$PM {{ '2017-07-20T11:40:30+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$PM currently expects full-year 2017 EPS to be between $4.78 and $4.93, at the existing exchange rates. Adjusted for currency impact and other items, the projected EPS represents a 9-12% YoY increase. The company forecasts a net revenue growth of above 7% for  2017, excluding excise taxes and other items.

$PM {{ '2017-07-20T11:29:32+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$PM’s 2Q17 earnings dipped modestly to $1.14 per share as the strong dollar continued to drag the bottom line. Adjusted for unfavorable currency, earnings rose 8.7%. Revenues of the tobacco behemoth, excluding excise taxes, rose 4% YoY to $6.9Bil. The volume of cigarette and heated tobacco unit shipments dropped 5% to 199.9Bil during the quarter.

$PG {{ '2017-07-17T22:15:27+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$PG said it continues to execute on bold productivity initiatives and plans to deliver up to $10Bil over the next five fiscal years. The company recently announced a 3% increase to its quarterly dividend, and expects total dividend payments to shareholders of more than $7Bil in FY17.

$SYY {{ '2017-07-17T21:04:37+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$SYY said Bill DeLaney will be succeeded as CEO by Tom Bene, currently president and COO. Bene will become president and CEO effective Jan. 1, 2018, and will join $SYY's BoD. DeLaney will serve as an advisor to Bene through Dec. 31, 2018.

$AMD {{ '2017-07-03T13:06:48+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$AMD has announced the appointment of Abhi Y. Talwalkar to its BoD. He currently serves on the boards of $LRCX, iRhythm Technologies, Inc., and $TEL. Additionally, the company has increased the annual base salary of CFO Devinder Kumar, SVP James R. Anderson and CTO Mark D. Papermaster, effective July 1, 2017.

$SJM {{ '2017-06-30T12:55:23+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

Branded food company $SJM has nominated Dawn C Willoughby and Kirk L Perry to its BoD. Willoughby currently serves as EVP and COO of $CLX. Earlier, Willoughby held various positions in sales management at Procter & Gamble Company. Perry is the President of $GOOGL's Brand Solutions. Prior to joining Google, he had worked in Procter & Gamble Company.

$CAG {{ '2017-06-29T18:03:15+0000' | timeago}} • Infographic

$CAG Conagra Brands Earnings AlphaGraphic: Q4 2017 Highlights

$CAG {{ '2017-06-29T14:45:59+0000' | timeago}} • Webcast

$CAG has a trade productivity target of $100MM of savings through the end of 2017 and the company is about two-thirds of its way through this. $CAG expects benefits going forward. The company finished FY17 in the grocery business with about 80BP of improvement in pricing and about 100BP improvement for frozen.

$CAG {{ '2017-06-29T14:33:50+0000' | timeago}} • Webcast

$CAG stated that its renewal rates, which is the percent of annual net sales from prior three-year innovations, were historically in the high single digit range. The company’s goal is to bring this to about 15% and it is making progress in this area.

$CAG {{ '2017-06-29T14:14:36+0000' | timeago}} • Webcast

$CAG had CapEx of $242MM for FY17 versus $278MM in FY16. The company is in line with its targets for capital spending of 3-4% of net sales. The company paid dividends of $450MM in FY17.

$MKC {{ '2017-06-29T14:14:15+0000' | timeago}} • Webcast

When asked whether $MKC has got a chance to grow its presence in $WFM as a result of the $AMZN-$WFM merger, McCormick stated that it is well positioned based on the relationship with Amazon. The company added that it is under-represented at Whole Foods with some of $MKC's secondary brands in distribution.

$CAG {{ '2017-06-29T14:06:32+0000' | timeago}} • Webcast

In 4Q17, net sales for $CAG’s Grocery & Snacks segment decreased 3% to $749MM versus 4Q16. Net sales for the Refrigerated & Frozen segment decreased 5% to $640MM. Net sales for the International segment dropped 1% to $205MM and net sales for the Foodservice segment fell 5% to $267MM.

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