$WWAV (The WhiteWave Foods Company)

$WWAV {{ '2016-08-09T14:26:39+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

Health food producer $WWAV, which agreed to be acquired by French food giant Danone, reported a higher quarterly profit as strong demand in its Americas and Europe regions boosted revenue. The company reported 2Q16 earnings of $52MM, or $0.29 per share, up from $37MM, or $0.21 per share a year ago. Revenue increased by 14% to $1.05Bil.

$KO {{ '2017-07-20T18:44:12+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$KO declared a regular quarterly dividend of $0.37 per common share.  The dividend is payable Oct. 2, 2017 to shareowners of record as of Sept. 15, 2017.

$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.

$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.

$GS {{ '2017-07-19T11:22:37+0000' | timeago}} • Webcast

$GS advised a number of important transactions that were announced during 2Q17, including $BCR's $24Bil sale to $BDX. $AMZN's $13.7Bil acquisition of $WFM, and $DFT's $7.6Bil merger with $DLR.

$PEP {{ '2017-07-11T13:14:54+0000' | timeago}} • Webcast

Calling e-commerce platform "very important," $PEP said its online business is growing significantly. The company, however, did not give any specifics. $PEP said there is a great opportunity for innovation in e-Commerce, such as distribution of shippable snacks and beverages.

$PEP {{ '2017-07-11T13:05:12+0000' | timeago}} • Webcast

Regarding softening business in Beverages segment, $PEP said it is more of an opportunity than a concern, adding that investors will see more activity on this in 2H17. $PEP said it would focus on price realizations and marketing to drive topline growth in this segment.

$PEP {{ '2017-07-11T12:36:11+0000' | timeago}} • Webcast

Though $PEP's core performance was impacted by difficult economic conditions in 1H17, the beverage giant expects to see improvement in profit growth in 2H17, as it laps incremental investments from last year and realizes productivity from supply chain initiatives.

$PEP {{ '2017-07-11T11:36:01+0000' | timeago}} • Infographic

$PEP PepsiCo, Inc. Earnings AlphaGraphics: Q2 2017 highlights

$PEP {{ '2017-07-11T10:59:22+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

In 2Q17, $PEP's revenue was boosted by a 3% growth in Frito-Lay North America segment. This was supported by 6% growths each in Europe Sub-Saharan Africa and Latin America markets. Meanwhile, Asia, Middle East and North Africa saw a revenue decline of 8%.

$PEP {{ '2017-07-11T10:51:31+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$PEP continues to expect organic revenue growth of at least 3% in 2017. The company now anticipates core EPS to be $5.13 and net capital spending to be approx $3Bil. $PEP expects to make dividend payments of about $4.5Bil during the year.

$PEP {{ '2017-07-11T10:46:00+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

Weak demand continued to haunt $PEP in 2Q17. Though organic volume grew 2% in the Food/ Snacks segment during this quarter, this was offset by an equal decline in the Beverages segment.

$PEP {{ '2017-07-11T10:34:29+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

Food company $PEP continued its winning streak with yet another strong quarter. The $KO rival's revenue in 2Q17 rose 2% to $15.7Bil, riding on steady growth in Frito-Lay North America segment. Net income rose to $2.1Bil, or $1.46 per share, from $2Bil, or $1.38 per share a year ago. Core (non-GAAP) earnings during this period was $1.50 per share.

$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.

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