NEW YORK, February 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --
Today, National Traders Association announced new research reports highlighting Archer Daniels Midland Company (NYSE: ADM), Campbell Soup Company (NYSE: CPB), Mead Johnson Nutrition Company (NYSE: MJN), Kraft Foods Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: KRFT), and H.J. Heinz Company (NYSE: HNZ). Today's readers may access these reports free of charge - including full price targets, industry analysis, and analyst ratings - via the links below.
Archer Daniels Midland Company Research Report
In the last trading session, shares of Archer Daniels, one of the world's largest processors of agricultural commodities, was up $1.36, or 4.36 percent, to $32.57. The Street upgraded the stock from a hold to a buy rating after the company outperformed industry average of 10.8 percent. This was primarily due to improved performance at its Oilseeds and Agricultural Services segments. Archer Daniels increased its quarterly dividend by 8.6 percent to 19 cents per share, to be paid on March 13, 2013. The Full Research Report on Archer Daniels Midland Company - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings, and price targets - is available to download free of charge at: [http://www.nationaltradersassociation.org/r/full_research_report/2ff9_ADM]
Campbell Soup Company Research Report
Despite stagnant profits, Campbell recently reported its Q2 2013 profit and revenue growth that were beyond analysts' expectations. The world's largest soup maker's revenue rose to 10 percent to $2.33 billion, helped by the acquisition of Bolthouse Farms, which added $195 million in sales. The company is revitalizing its business with new flavors and packaging. Microwavable soups now come in plastic pouches instead of the iconic cans. Looking ahead, Campbell projected its 2013 outlook with EPS of $2.51 to $2.57, with a 10 percent to 12 percent growth in sales. The Full Research Report on Campbell Soup Company - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings, and price targets - is available to download free of charge at: [http://www.nationaltradersassociation.org/r/full_research_report/57d1_CPB]
Mead Johnson Nutrition Company Research Report
Mead Johnson announced its 2013 forecast with EPS of $3.22 to $3.30, with six percent to seven percent sales growth. The global pediatric nutrition company will draw strength from operational improvements and cost controls. Analysts gave the stock a buy rating with a $76 to $95 price target. Analysts believe that fundamental momentum is building once again and they also foresee positive estimate revisions and valuation expansions in 2013. They also noted that global milk formula sales will expand by $46 billion by 2020. The Full Research Report on Mead Johnson Nutrition Company - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings, and price targets - is available to download free of charge at: [http://www.nationaltradersassociation.org/r/full_research_report/1b0e_MJN]
Kraft Foods Group, Inc. Research Report
At the announcement of its Q4 2012 earnings result last February 15, Kraft also announced a new, comprehensive strategy for post-employment benefits. The benefits are designed to improve transparency, simplify accounting, and reduce funding volatility. For 2013, EPS is expected to come in at approximately $2.75, with an anticipated non-cash benefit of around 22 cents per share from the change in post-employment benefit accounting. Seven cents per share increase is also expected from the restructuring costs due to a shift in expenses from 2012 to 2013. The Full Research Report on Kraft Foods Group, Inc. - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings, and price targets - is available to download free of charge at: [http://www.nationaltradersassociation.org/r/full_research_report/45ba_KRFT]
H.J. Heinz Company Research Report
Billionaire Warren Buffet and 3G Capital announced on February 14, 2013 their acquisition of Heinz for approximately $23 billion, the largest deal in the food industry to date. The acquisition is intended to boost the company's transformation into a global business. According to Heinz CEO William Johnson, the merger would give the company flexibility to make decisions more quickly, without worrying about having to report quarterly earnings. The Full Research Report on H.J. Heinz Company - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings, and price targets - is available to download free of charge at: [http://www.nationaltradersassociation.org/r/full_research_report/825a_HNZ]
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