$DMND (Diamond Foods, Inc.)

$DMND {{ '2016-01-11T22:07:04+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

Snack food and culinary nut company $DMND agreed to buy a 26% stake in Metcalfe's skinny Limited, owner of Metcalfe's skinny Popcorn, a premium ready-to-eat popcorn brand in the UK. $DMND is financing the investment through cash on-hand.

$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.

$STZ {{ '2017-07-20T13:44:19+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$STZ's BoD lifted size of the board from 10 to 11 members and elected Susan Somersille Johnson to serve as a member of the board, effective July 18, 2017. Johnson is currently serving as corporate EVP and chief marketing officer of $STI.

$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 {{ '2017-07-11T13:14:54+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.

$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

$STZ {{ '2017-06-29T16:29:19+0000' | timeago}} • Webcast

$STZ said that in general the beer market is flat to down slightly. The company believes that the growth in the whole beer market lags because of the legal drinking age (21 years). $STZ added that domestic brands are dropping and the company is getting benefited by picking up that drop in the domestic business.

$STZ {{ '2017-06-29T16:15:21+0000' | timeago}} • Webcast

With regards to the M&A strategy, $STZ said that it continues to focus on returning cash to shareholders in the form of share repurchases and dividends and doing selective M&A, almost entirely in tuck-in type brands. $STZ will look for synergistic brands across beer, wine and spirit segments, which will fill niches that the company doesn't have.

$STZ {{ '2017-06-29T16:03:00+0000' | timeago}} • Webcast

Ballast Point business did not perform as per $STZ's expectations from a growth standpoint in 1Q18. The Corona beer maker, which acquired Ballast Point business in 2015, incurred an impairment charge related to the trademark value of the acquired brands in 1Q18. $STZ believes to achieve the targeted return on investment for this acquisition.

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