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General Mills

$62.66

0.58 (0.93%)

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General Mills, the USDA and Xerces Society to invest $4M in pollinator habitat

General Mills, the Xerces Society, and the U.S. Department of Agriculture announced a five-year, $4M financial commitment between General Mills and USDA's Natural Resources Conservation Service providing technical assistance to plant and protect pollinator habitat, such as native wildflower field edges and flowering hedgerows. Through 2021, this partnership will help to plant over 100,000 acres of pollinator habitat.

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GIS General Mills
$62.66

0.58 (0.93%)

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Target $56
JEFF
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Jefferies thinks other WhiteWave bidders could emerge
The 24% premium Danone (DANOY) paid for WhiteWave Foods (WWAV) is below the 30% premium typically seen in takeout bids, Jefferies analyst Akshay Jagdale tells investors in a research note. Further, WhiteWave has widely been considered a buyout candidate with several potential suitors, including General Mills (GIS), PepsiCo (PEP) and Coca-Cola (KO), the analyst adds. As such, he thinks other potential bidders could enter the fray. Jagdale raised his price target for WhiteWave to $56 from $53 and keeps a Buy rating on the name. The company is trading up 19%, or $8.87, to $56.30 in pre-market trading after agreeing to be acquired by Danone for $56.25 per share.
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Goldman sees modest risk from looming rate hike for Consumer Staples
Goldman analysts led by Judy Hong said the potential for rising yields pose downside risk to valuations across the Consumer Staples group and growth is becoming more difficult due to choppy emerging market macros and slowing US strength. The firm recommends names that can outperform in a rising rate environment driven by healthy topline and earnings growth through market share gains, innovation, margin expansion, and capital deployment. Names likely to outperform are Kraft Heinz (KHC), Monster Beverage (MNST) and Philip Morris (PM). The firm's analyst sees downside to multiples for US-centric names General Mills (GIS) and Church & Dwight (CHD)
09/20/16
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General Mills downgraded to Underperform from Neutral at Consumer Edge
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CMCSA

Comcast

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