By Takeover Analyst:In an earlier article, I explained why Kraft Foods (KFT) would benefit from its planned breakup. Since then, the stock has risen 13.6%, but is now rated a "hold" on the StreetComplete Story »
By Efficient Alpha:Two of the most important economic reports of the week will be released before market open on Wednesday. Investors will be closely watching inflationary pressures in the Consumer Price Index for how much flexibility the Fed has at its meeting in September.
By Pey Shadzi:Here's the moment of truth: How many times have you purchased shares of a company that was touted to be a "takeover candidate" and was just waiting to be "scooped by a large corporation"? I hate to break it to you, but more than 90% of the time these mergers and acquisitions just never materialize.
By Takeover Analyst:What follows is a list of consumer good companies that I am bullish about. All three of these companies -- Kraft (KFT), Coca Cola (KO), and Staples (SPLS) -- have strong brand names and are led by top management.
Jim Pyke submits:Warren Buffett made headlines yesterday regarding stocks held by Berkshire Hathaway (BRK.A). In particular, he has refused to write down the value of his approximately 97 million shares in Kraft Foods, Inc.
Diamond Foods (DMND)
Q2 2013 Earnings Call
March 11, 2013 4:30 pm ET
Linda B. Segre - Senior Vice President of Corporate Strategy and Human Resources
Brian J. Driscoll - Chief Executive Officer, President and Non-Independent Director
Michael Murphy - Interim Chief Financial Officer and Principal Accounting Officer
Heather L. Jones - BB&T Capital Markets, Research Division
By Qineqt:Recently, Kraft Foods (KFT) cut its 2013 guidance as the company is spinning off its North American grocery business in October, which will lead to the formation of two separate public companies -- Mondelez International and Kraft Food Group.
By David Alton Clark:In this article we will discuss the following S&P 500 large cap or better Blue Chip stocks with over 3.0% dividend yields and above-industry-average profit margins. According to the New York Stock Exchange, a blue chip is a stock in a corporation with a national reputation for quality, reliability and the ability to operate profitably in good times and bad.
Don Dion submits:
Kraft Foods’ (KFT) acquisition of Cadbury that was finally pieced together this weekend had been a developing story for some months now and has been of interest to me as I try and gauge how ETFs will be affected. Kraft gains a fair share of allocation in a few different consumer staples ETFs, but I think the best way to gain from the acquisition is with Consumer Staples SPDR (