NEW YORK, January 13, 2017 /PRNewswire/ --
Stock-Callers.com revisits the Wholesale Foods industry which is engaged in the distribution of food and related products on a wholesale basis. Demand is driven largely by demographic shifts, particularly trends in population and age, working women, race and ethnicity, household size, and levels of disposable income. Equities to be evaluated this morning are: Sysco Corp. (NYSE: SYY), The Hain Celestial Group Inc. (NASDAQ: HAIN), US Foods Holding Corp. (NYSE: USFD), and United Natural Foods Inc. (NASDAQ: UNFI). Learn more about these stocks by downloading their comprehensive and free reports at:
Shares in Houston, Texas headquartered Sysco Corp. saw a slight drop of 0.71%, ending Thursday's trading session at $54.90. The stock recorded a trading volume of 2.36 million shares. The Company's shares have gained 0.38% in the last one month and 13.62% in the previous three months. The stock is trading 2.26% and 9.63% above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages, respectively. Moreover, shares of Sysco, which through its subsidiaries, markets and distributes a range of food and related products primarily to the foodservice or food-away-from-home industry in the US, Bahamas, Canada, Ireland, Costa Rica, and Mexico, have a Relative Strength Index (RSI) of 49.23.
On November 16th, 2016, Sysco announced that its Board of Directors has approved a 6% increase in the quarterly cash dividend to $0.33 per share from the current $0.31 per share. The new dividend is payable on January 27th, 2017, to common stockholders of record at the close of business on January 06th, 2017. SYY complete research report is just a click away and free at:
Lake Success, New York headquartered The Hain Celestial Group Inc.'s stock declined 0.85%, closing the day at $39.83 with a total trading volume of 993,421 shares. The Company's shares have advanced 1.81% in the last month, 11.13% in the previous three months, and 2.05% on an YTD basis. The stock is trading 3.51% above its 50-day moving average. Additionally, shares of Hain Celestial Group, which manufactures, markets, distributes, and sells organic and natural products in the US, the UK, Canada, and Europe, have an RSI of 59.41.
On January 09th, 2017, Hain Celestial's Garden of Eatin'® brand introduced two new seasoned corn tortilla chips - Nacho, featuring creamy farmhouse cheddar with paprika and Ranch with hints of buttermilk, garlic and onion. The new flavors are certified USDA organic and are crafted with mouthwatering seasonings that should satisfy snack cravings at any time of the day. The complimentary report on HAIN can be downloaded at:
On Thursday, Rosemont, Illinois headquartered US Foods Holding Corp.'s stock recorded a trading volume of 567,010 shares, and ended the day 1.33% lower at $26.65. The Company's shares have gained 5.05% in the past month and 15.82% over the previous three months. The stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages by 7.28% and 9.59%, respectively. Furthermore, shares of US Foods Holding, which through its subsidiary, US Foods, Inc., markets and distributes fresh, frozen, and dry food and non-food products to foodservice customers in the US, have an RSI of 56.00.
On January 12th, 2017, US Foods Holding announced that Dirk J. Locascio will assume the role of CFO, reporting to President and CEO Pietro Satriano, effective February 06th, 2017. He is a graduate of the University of Illinois, and serves on the Executive Committee of the Board of Directors of the Northern Illinois Food Bank. Locascio replaces Fareed Khan who is leaving to pursue a new opportunity outside the Company. Khan is resigning as CFO effective February 06th, 2017 and will stay on in an advisory capacity until mid-February to ensure a smooth transition. Sign up for your complimentary research report on USFD at:
United Natural Foods
Providence, Rhode Island headquartered United Natural Foods Inc.'s stock dropped 2.11%, finishing yesterday's session at $47.33 with a total trading volume of 423,385 shares. The Company's shares have advanced 4.69% in the last one month and 10.97% in the previous three months. The stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages by 1.19% and 9.55%, respectively. Additionally, shares of United Natural Foods, which together with its subsidiaries, distributes and retails natural, organic, and specialty foods and non-food products in the US and Canada, have an RSI of 48.63. Get free access to your research report on UNFI at:
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