2013 Processor of the Year: For ConAgra Foods, Manufacturing Is a Core Competency
The size of ConAgra Foods' manufacturing network ranks among the largest globally in the food industry, but it is its breadth of production that really distinguishes the organization.
2013 Processor of the Year: ConAgra Foods
Headquarters: Omaha, Neb. Founded: 1919 as Nebraska Consolidated Mills Facilities: About 80 facilities in seven countries Employees: 36,000 ConAgra Foods Inc. has undergone several transformations in its 94-year history.
ConAgra Foods Introduces 23 New Bertolli and P.F. Chang's Meals and Desserts
Company Heats up In-Home Dining with Expanded Selection of Restaurant-Quality Italian and Asian Meals in the Frozen Aisle )--With more Americans looking to supermarkets over the next decade for meals and meal solutions, versus eating away-from-home at restaurants1, ConAgra Foods is introducing 23 new restaurant-quality meals and desserts from ... (more)
Tue Dec 03, 2013
Daily Dividend Report: CAG, LNCO, WERN, BMO, POL
This morning, ConAgra Foods declared its quarterly dividend of 25 cents per share, maintaining the amount paid to shareholders the prior quarter.
Grocers' Group Spends Record Lobbying
A proposal to require labeling of genetically engineered foods and seeds in Washington state enjoyed broad public support in polls this summer.
Mon Dec 02, 2013
Top 4 Large-Cap Stocks In The Processed & Packaged Goods Industry With The Highest Dividend Yield
Below are the top large-cap processed & packaged goods stocks on the NYSE and the NASDAQ in terms of dividend yield.
Fri Nov 29, 2013
Wash. man pleads not guilty in Omaha to wire fraud
The Lincoln Journal Star says 43-year-old Donald Wilson was indicted last month on eight counts of wire fraud or aiding and abetting wire fraud.
Wed Nov 27, 2013
Deal to create flour milling giant Ardent Mills delayed until Q1, 2014, says ConAgra
Ardent Mills will control an estimated 34% of the US flour milling market if regulators give the deal to create it the green light A major new player in the flour milling industry will not now emerge until early next year, as regulators continue to scrutinize the proposed merger of ConAgra Mills and Horizon Milling to create Ardent Mills.
Tue Nov 26, 2013
Merger of Cargill, CHS, ConAgra flour units delayed by antitrust review
A big merger in the flour business, which includes two Minnesota companies, is not expected to be completed until 2014's first quarter partly because of an ongoing antitrust review.
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J.M. Smucker: A Long-Term Winner
This compares to the analyst consensus estimate for adjusted EPS of $1.60 on revenue of $1.61 billion.
Mon Nov 25, 2013
ConAgra Foods Coverage Initiated by Analysts at RBC Capital
The firm set a "sector perform" rating on the stock. A number of other analysts have also recently weighed in on CAG.
The Motley Fool
Will Flowers Foods Continue to Blossom?
The recent poor performance relates to the company not beating third quarter expectations and reducing its fiscal year 2013 guidance to earnings per share of $0.90-$0.93 from $0.92-$0.98.
Food Production Daily
Mobiles, Millennials and 'IndieWomen': Supermarket Guru explores what's big in 2014
Mobile devices continue to fuel consumer demand for increased transparency; more convenience; and quick, easy opportunities to be social.
Sat Nov 23, 2013
Active Movers - Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN), ConAgra Foods, Inc....
StockMarketIntel.com issues a special report on the following stocks: Amazon.com, Inc. , ConAgra Foods, Inc. , First Niagara Financial Group Inc. , Coca-Cola Enterprises Inc Amazon.com, Inc. gained 0.92%, trading on 2.97 million shares, to end the trade at $372.31.
Fri Nov 22, 2013
2014 Food Trend Predictions by Phil Lempert
Millennials, health-conscious shoppers and a shift in consumer palates set the stage for what's to come in the food world this year according to Supermarket Guru, Phil Lempert.
Thu Nov 21, 2013
Fitch Affirms ConAgra's IDRs at 'BBB-/F3'; Outlook Stable
To finance the acquisition, ConAgra utilized approximately $550 million cash, a $1.5 billion term loan, net proceeds from $3.975 billion new notes, and $269 million from the company's equity offering.
Wed Nov 20, 2013
ConAgra Foods Given New $33.00 Price Target at JPMorgan Chase & Co.
The firm currently has a "neutral" rating on the stock. JPMorgan Chase & Co.' s price objective points to a potential upside of 2.26% from the stock's previous close.
Human Resources Tentatively Tries Predictive Analytics
Accurately forecasting what any individual employee will do in the future is at the bleeding edge of the market, say human resources experts.
Council green-lights Cannery on split vote
ConAgra and The New Home Company have received approval to build 547 units of housing - plus a small office/business park, an urban farm, several parks and greenbelts - on 100 acres north of Covell Boulevard and east of F Street.
Mon Nov 18, 2013
U.S. Stock-Index Futures Are Little Changed After S&P 500 Rally
U.S. stock-index futures were little changed, after equities posted six weeks of gains, as investors awaited this week's data on manufacturing, retail sales and consumer prices to assess the strength of the economy.