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Hormel Foods

$34.94

-0.64 (-1.80%)

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Hormel Foods CEO says had 'strong finish' to FY16

"We had a strong finish to fiscal 2016, achieving record earnings for the fourteenth consecutive quarter," said Jim Snee, president and CEO. "Three of our five business segments delivered sales, volume, and earnings growth, again demonstrating our balanced business model. Refrigerated Foods and Jennie-O Turkey Store both had excellent quarters with growth coming from value-added, branded products and improved market conditions. Grocery Products enjoyed a strong quarter aided by the inclusion of the JUSTIN'S specialty nut butter business in addition to strong results from SPAM luncheon meat and SKIPPY peanut butter," Snee said. "Specialty Foods sales declined, primarily due to the divestiture of Diamond Crystal Brands in May, while sales of MUSCLE MILK protein products were strong," mentioned Snee. "Specialty Foods earnings decreased primarily due to increased advertising. Our International segment had a tough quarter as the team continues to work through challenging market conditions in China."

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HRL Hormel Foods
$34.94

-0.64 (-1.80%)

09/15/16
OPCO
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INITIATION
Target $38
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Hormel Foods initiated with a Perform at Oppenheimer
Oppenheimer analyst Rupesh Parikh initiated Hormel Foods with a Perform rating and $38 price target.
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Hormel Foods upgraded to Buy from Hold at Edward Jones
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On The Fly: Top five analyst upgrades
Catch up on today's top five analyst upgrades with this list compiled by The Fly: 1. Wal-Mart (WMT) coverage assumed with an Outperform from Neutral at Credit Suisse with analyst Edward Kelly saying he is encouraged by Wal-Mart's return to traffic growth against a deteriorating staples retail environment and its aggressive U.S. investments to solidify its position in an evolving industry. 2. Clorox (CLX) upgraded to Overweight from Neutral at Atlantic Equities. 3. Comerica (CMA) upgraded to Conviction Buy from Neutral at Goldman with analyst Ryan Nash saying he sees upside to Comerica's current recently announced strategic plan to improve pre-tax returns by $230M. 4. Hormel Foods (HRL) upgraded to Buy from Hold at Edward Jones. 5. Micron (MU) upgraded to Buy from Neutral at Cleveland Research with analyst Kevin Rottinghaus saying Micron's execution has improved and progress in DRAM and NAND fundamentals over the past 2-3 months is sustainable into 2017. This list is just a portion of The Fly's full analyst coverage. To see The Fly's full Street Research coverage, click here.
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Hormel Foods added to US Focus List at Credit Suisse
Credit Suisse added Hormel Foods (HRL) to the US Focus List, replacing Kellogg (K). The firm Investment Policy Committee said analyst Rob Moskow's FY17 above consensus estimate reflects his view that the Street underestimates earnings momentum, is best positioned to capitalize on increased demand for convenient protein products and deflationary meat cost trends, higher margins from its mix to value-added products, and high short interest that will dissipate. Moskow rates Hormel an Outperform with a $43 price target.

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AbbVie

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