NEW YORK, December 12, 2016 /PRNewswire/ --
The Major Diversified Food industry is engaged in the manufacturing and marketing of various packaged food products such as snacks, dairy products, packaged dinners, and processed meats, among many other offerings. Often structured as corporations, companies in this space offer dividend yields that are in-line with the wider market. Pre-market, Stock-Callers.com follows the latest performances of Pinnacle Foods Inc. (NYSE: PF), Amplify Snack Brands Inc. (NYSE: BETR), Sanderson Farms Inc. (NASDAQ: SAFM), and Cal-Maine Foods Inc. (NASDAQ: CALM). Today's research reports on the aforementioned stocks are downloadable for free upon registration at:
Last Friday, shares in Parsippany, New Jersey headquartered Pinnacle Foods Inc. ended the session 0.49% higher at $51.49. The stock recorded a trading volume of 1.31 million shares, which was above its three months average volume of 1.22 million shares. The Company's shares have advanced 1.88% in the previous three months and 23.46% since the start of this year. The stock is trading 2.57% above its 50-day moving average and 9.66% above its 200-day moving average. Moreover, shares of Pinnacle Foods, which through its subsidiaries, manufactures, markets, and distributes branded convenience food products in North America, have a Relative Strength Index (RSI) of 60.02.
On November 14th, 2016, research firm UBS upgraded the Company's stock rating from 'Neutral' to 'Buy'. The research firm also revised upwards its previous target price from $50 to $54.
On December 07th, 2016, Pinnacle Foods announced that its Board of Directors has declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.285 per share, payable on January 10th, 2017, to all common stockholders of record at the close of business on December 20th, 2016. Visit us today and access our complete research report on PF at:
Amplify Snack Brands
Austin, Texas headquartered Amplify Snack Brands Inc.'s stock dropped 1.55%, to close the day at $9.55 with a total trading volume of 514,470 shares. The Company's shares are trading 27.38% below their 50-day moving average. Shares of the Company, which together with its subsidiaries, develops, markets, and distributes better-for-you snacking products in the US and Canada, have an RSI of 24.62.
On November 15th, 2016, Amplify reported that its Q3 2016 net sales increased 48.1% to $68.0 million compared to $45.9 million for Q3 2015. The company's gross profit was $32.3 million, or 47.6% of net sales, in Q3 2016 compared to $25.7 million, or 55.9% of net sales, for Q3 2015. Amplify's Q3 2016 GAAP net income was $1.6 million, or $0.02 per fully diluted share, compared to a net loss of $3.0 million, or a loss of $0.04 per fully diluted share, for Q3 2015.
Additionally, on the same day, research firm Oppenheimer downgraded the Company's stock rating from 'Outperform' to 'Perform'. The complimentary report on BETR can be downloaded at:
Shares in Laurel, Mississippi headquartered Sanderson Farms Inc. recorded a trading volume of 819,052 shares at the close of the last trading session, which was above their three months average volume of 590,860 shares. The stock ended the day 4.59% higher at $89.30. The Company's shares have advanced 3.40% in the last one month and 17.59% on an YTD basis. The stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages by 1.90% and 1.24%, respectively. Furthermore, shares of Sanderson Farms, which produces, processes, markets, and distributes fresh, frozen, and prepared chicken products in the US, have an RSI of 60.36.
On November 22nd, 2016, Sanderson Farms announced that it will host its Q4 FY16 and FY16 earnings conference call at 11:00 a.m. ET on December 15th, 2016.
On December 02nd, 2016, research firm KeyBanc Capital Markets initiated a 'Sector Weight' rating on the Company's stock. Register for free on Stock-Callers.com and access the latest research report on SAFM at:
Jackson, Mississippi-based Cal-Maine Foods Inc.'s shares finished Friday's session 1.26% higher at $40.20. A total volume of 472,236 shares was traded. The stock has advanced 5.65% in the last one month. The Company's shares are trading above their 50-day moving average by 3.43%. Furthermore, shares of Cal-Maine Foods, which produces, grades, packages, markets, and distributes shell eggs, have an RSI of 53.77.
On December 08th, 2016, Cal-Maine Foods announced that it will release its Q2 FY17 financial results on December 22nd, 2016, and a press release will be issued at the close of market trading. Get free access to your research report on CALM at:
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