$LANC (Lancaster Colony Corporation)

$LANC {{ '2016-08-18T15:28:11+0000' | timeago}} • Webcast

Elliott Schlang of Great Lakes asks about the plans for further geographic expansion or emphasis in any particular area. $LANC said on the one hand it continues to pursue some opportunities in geographic areas where it does not have big presence, particularly moving west, including California. $LANC is also pushing to grow in its core markets.

$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.

$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.

$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.

$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.

$MKC {{ '2017-06-29T13:51:38+0000' | timeago}} • Webcast

Similar to 1Q17, $MKC's Consumer segment sales in UK decreased during 2Q17, hurt by challenging retail market and a reduction in the number of Schwartz brand products by a large UK retailer. In Asia-Pacific, Consumer segment sales in China and India grew in double-digits.

$CAG {{ '2017-06-29T13:45:34+0000' | timeago}} • Webcast

During 4Q17, $CAG’s adjusted diluted EPS of $0.37 was up about 16% from the prior year. For FY17, adjusted diluted EPS increased 34% to $1.74. The company drove 100BP of adjusted operating margin improvement in 4Q17 compared to 4Q16.

$MKC {{ '2017-06-29T13:10:04+0000' | timeago}} • Webcast

$MKC expects to achieve annual cost savings of about $30-40MM once it fully implements the three-year McCormick Global Enablement (MGE) initiative, which was announced during the Investor Day. McCormick expects the cost to implement MGE initiative will be about $55-65MM. This special charge will be recognized over the three-year period.

$MKC {{ '2017-06-29T12:35:23+0000' | timeago}} • Webcast

As $MKC reported 2Q17 results, the spices manufacturer stated that it is seeing good growth in the spice and seasoning brands in the US market. As the industry outlook reflects a greater share of growth coming from eCommerce, club and discount formats, McCormick expects double-digit sales growth to continue in unmeasured channels.

$MKC {{ '2017-06-29T12:16:17+0000' | timeago}} • Infographic

$MKC McCormick & Company Earnings AlphaGraphic: Q2 2017 Highlights

$CAG {{ '2017-06-29T12:10:07+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

For FY18, $CAG now sees reported and organic net sales to be flat to down 2%. With effective tax rate of 32.5-33.5%, adjusted diluted EPS from continuing operations is expected in the range of $1.84 to $1.89 for the year.

$CAG {{ '2017-06-29T12:06:36+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

With net sales dipping 9.3% to $1.86Bil in 4Q17, $CAG returned to profit with $0.36 per share income from continuing operations from last year's loss of $0.27. Net attributable income jumped 29% to $151.3 per share or $0.36 per diluted share in the quarter.

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