$LANC (Lancaster Colony Corporation)

$LANC {{ '2016-08-18T12:04:20+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$LANC, manufacturer and marketer of food products, reported higher 4Q16 results, helped by higher net sales and operating income. $LANC said net income rose 19.71% to $30.61MM, or $1.12 per share from $25.57MM, or $0.93 per share a year ago. Revenue rose 2.43% to $284.49MM, led by sales growth in the retail channel.

$MED {{ '2017-07-24T14:21:05+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$MED has rebranded its Take Shape For Life business to Optavia. As part of the brand transition, over 20 Optavia Essentials Fuelings and Optavia Snacks will be launched, allowing clients to  choose from more than 60 scientifically-designed Fuelings.

$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.

$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.

$RAI {{ '2017-07-19T15:26:32+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$RAI's shareholders approved three proposals related to $BTI's proposed acquisition of $RAI, including adjournment of the special meeting, plan of merger and compensation payments. The transaction is expected to close on or about July 25, 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.

$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.

$THS {{ '2017-07-06T13:42:57+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$THS has named Lee J. Wise, as VP, Treasurer, effective July 5, 2017. Mr. Wise joins the company from Mead Johnson Nutrition Company where he served as VP, Treasurer and Corporate Development.

$POST {{ '2017-07-03T15:04:18+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

Packaged goods holding company $POST has completed the acquisition of UK-based ready-to-eat cereal company Weetabix Ltd., effective July 3, 2017. The transaction was funded with cash on hand and partial proceeds from the company’s $1Bil incremental term loan.

$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.

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