$WWAV (The WhiteWave Foods Company)

$WWAV {{ '2016-10-05T10:43:45+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$WWAV's stockholders approved merger agreement whereby Danone will buy all outstanding shares of $WWAV. Stockholders also approved other proposals related to the merger. $WWAV and Danone have been working with the European Commission and DOJ and continue to target closing the transaction by the end of 2016.

$VFC {{ '2018-01-18T20:39:04+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$VFC will open a new distribution center in Jonestown, Pennsylvania in early 2019. $VFC is investing up to $52MM in the project and bringing more than 175 full-time jobs to the area over the next three years. $VFC will lease a 500,000-sq.ft. facility in Jonestown. The lease will begin in July 2018. $VFC expects to begin hiring in mid-2018.

$SYY {{ '2018-01-16T12:46:33+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$SYY agreed to acquire Kent Frozen Foods, a UK-based foodservice distributor. The acquisition, which is conditional upon approval from the Competition and Markets Authority, will see Kent Frozen Foods join Sysco's other UK businesses, including Brakes, Fresh Direct and M&J Seafood.

$STZ {{ '2018-01-10T16:44:15+0000' | timeago}} • Webcast

$STZ believes tax reform will be favorable to the company's previous low to mid-20s long-term effective tax rate guidance. Constellation Brands expect the new tax legislation, including the impact of the tax reduction and the transition will result in a reduction in the existing net deferred tax liabilities by $300-400MM.

$STZ {{ '2018-01-10T16:42:25+0000' | timeago}} • Webcast

$STZ said that it will not sell cannabis products in the U.S. or any other market as of now. Constellation Brands will consider selling them when it is legalized by the government. The company predicts that recreational marijuana will become legal in Canada during summer of 2018 and recreational edibles to become legal in the summer of 2019.

$POST {{ '2018-01-10T15:23:08+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$POST give notice for the redemption of all outstanding shares of its 3.75% Series B cumulative perpetual convertible preferred stock (CPCPS). The BoD also declared a quarterly dividend of $0.9375 per share on Series B stock for the period Nov. 15, 2017 to Feb. 14, 2018. The BoD also declared a dividend of $0.625 per share on 2.5% Series C CPCPS.

$DPZ {{ '2018-01-09T22:35:40+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$DPZ said President and CEO J. Patrick Doyle intends to leave the company on June 30. The BoD announced the promotion of Richard Allison to the role of CEO, succeeding Doyle, and the promotion of Russell Weiner to the newly-created role of COO of $DPZ and President of the Americas. Both appointments will be effective as of July 1, 2018.

$INGR {{ '2018-01-08T19:34:08+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

Ingredient solutions provider $INGR said Elizabeth Adefioye will be named SVP and Chief Human Resources Officer, effective March 1, 2018. Succeeding Diane Frisch, she will also become a member of the executive leadership team. Currently, Adefioye serves Ingredion as VP of Human Resources for North America.

$STZ {{ '2018-01-05T21:17:16+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

Wine and beer maker $STZ's sales fell marginally to $1.799Bil in 3Q18, while profit jumped 21% to $491MM or $2.44 per share compared to a year ago. Beer segment sales cheered Constellation Brands by growing 7.8% in the third quarter. However, wines and spirits division disappointed with a 10.3% drop in the sales.

$STZ {{ '2018-01-05T15:11:35+0000' | timeago}} • Infographic

Corona owner $STZ, which acquired 9.9% of stake in Canadian medical marijuana producer Canopy Growth in Oct. 2017, reported mixed results for 3Q18. Sales dropped, hurt by the wines and spirits division, while earnings increased, helped by the beer segment's performance. Constellation Brands increased its FY18 GAAP and non-GAAP EPS outlook.

$NKE {{ '2017-12-22T14:59:30+0000' | timeago}} • Webcast

For FY18, $NKE continues to expect reported revenue growth in the mid single-digit range. However in 3Q18, with new product launches coming later in the quarter, the company expects reported revenue growth at or slightly below the rate of reported revenue growth delivered in 2Q18.

$NKE {{ '2017-12-22T14:53:43+0000' | timeago}} • Webcast

$NKE said it is continuing to see good growth potential in China over the long-term. The company added that it will continue to invest in China and extend its leadership there.

$NKE {{ '2017-12-22T12:02:01+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

During 2Q18, $NKE repurchased a total of 16.7MM shares for approx. $902MM as part of the four-year, $12Bil program approved by the BoD in Nov. 2015. Additionally, GM for the quarter declined 120 BP to 43%, as higher ASPs were more than offset by unfavorable changes in FX rates and higher product costs per unit.

$NKE {{ '2017-12-22T11:51:29+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

Footwear major $NKE reported dismal performance for 2Q18 with profit sinking 8.9% on waning margins in its largest market, North America. Profit fell to $767MM or $0.46 per share from $842MM or $0.50 a year ago. Revenue, however, surged 4.5% on higher demand from Greater China and EMEA regions, which was up 16% and 19% in revenue respectively.

$NKE {{ '2017-12-21T21:58:47+0000' | timeago}} • Infographic

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$GIS {{ '2017-12-21T19:44:49+0000' | timeago}} • Webcast

On tax front, as $GIS sees with any increase in earnings, the company will evaluate several uses for the utilization. The company will look at brand investment, capital investment, merger & acquisition and clearly cash return to shareholders. $GIS' long-term expectations on how the company is going to drive the business haven't changed.

$GIS {{ '2017-12-21T19:42:21+0000' | timeago}} • Webcast

Looking ahead to 2H18, $GIS expects to continue driving good performance on frozen meals, led by strong demand in K-12 schools for its healthy delicious and easy-to-prepare meal solutions. And the company likes the prospects for its Stuffed Waffle, which meets many C-store's consumers desires for convenience and great taste.

$GIS {{ '2017-12-21T19:29:43+0000' | timeago}} • Webcast

In 2018, $GIS said the yogurt innovation has been tremendously successful thus far, led by Oui by Yoplait, which already makes up almost 10% of its U.S. yogurt portfolio. Oui's glass jar and unique positioning really standout on shelf, which has helped drive strong consumer trial and $GIS is seeing an acceleration in repeat purchases.

$GIS {{ '2017-12-21T19:27:42+0000' | timeago}} • Webcast

$GIS is planning to extend its cereal momentum in 2H18 behind some exciting innovation and platform marketing executions. Chocolate Peanut Butter Cheerios, which launched in October is off to a great start and is turning at the top of the category. $GIS will continue to fuel this new product in 2H18 with strong in 3Q18.

$GIS {{ '2017-12-21T19:25:01+0000' | timeago}} • Webcast

$GIS continues to expect its full-year 2018 adjusted effective tax rate to be in line with last year. At this point, $GIS has not incorporated any estimate of the impact of U.S. tax reform legislation into its guidance. And average diluted shares outstanding declined 3% in 2Q18. The company now expects shares to be down about 2% for the full-year.

$GIS {{ '2017-12-21T15:44:38+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

The BoD of $GIS declared a quarterly dividend at the prevailing rate of $0.49 per share. The dividend is payable on Feb. 1, 2018, to shareholders of record as of Jan. 10, 2018.

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