Consolidations, New Initiatives, Partnerships, Promotional Activities and Earnings Schedules - Research Report on GMCR, Mondelez International, Hershey's, ConAgra Foods, and Diamond Foods
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Sep 11, 2013, 08:00 ET
NEW YORK, September 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --
Today, Analysts' Corner announced new research reports highlighting Green Mountain Coffee Roasters Inc. (NASDAQ: GMCR), Mondelez International, Inc. (NASDAQ: MDLZ), Hershey Co. (NYSE: HSY), ConAgra Foods, Inc. (NYSE: CAG), and Diamond Foods, Inc. (NASDAQ: DMND). Today's readers may access these reports free of charge - including full price targets, industry analysis and analyst ratings - via the links below.
Green Mountain Coffee Roasters Inc. Research Report
On September 5, 2013, Green Mountain Coffee Roasters Inc. (GMCR) announced that the Company would consolidate all of its Canadian coffee and portion pack production to its Montreal, Quebec facility. The Company expects to cease production at its Toronto, Ontario facility by March 5, 2014 which affects a total of 120 production and production support employees, or approximately 2% of its total workforce, whose positions will be eliminated. GMCR reported that it will support affected employees through the transition process by offering outplacement services. The Full Research Report on Green Mountain Coffee Roasters Inc. - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at: [http://www.analystscorner.com/r/full_research_report/c00d_GMCR]
Mondelez International, Inc. Research Report
On September 3, 2013, Mondelez International, Inc. (Mondelez International) announced that at the recently concluded Barclays Capital Back to School Consumer Conference, the Company executives highlighted initiatives to redesign its supply chain that are expected to deliver $3 billion in gross productivity savings, $1.5 billion in net productivity and $1 billion in incremental cash over the next three years. According to the Company, these savings will be the primary driver of an approximately 60 to 90 bps annual improvement in base operating income margin. As announced previously, Mondelez International stated that it is stepping up investments in emerging markets to deliver profitable growth over the long-term and it plans to pay for these investments primarily by expanding margins in North America and Europe to levels at or above the average of peer companies. Further, Executive Vice President for Integrated Supply Chain, Daniel Myers highlighted the focus on improving cash management through addressing all the levers of the cash conversion cycle, and in doing so, the Company delivered a $400 million step-up in cash flow in 2012 and expects to deliver incremental cash of $1 billion over the next three years. The Full Research Report on Mondelez International, Inc. - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at: [http://www.analystscorner.com/r/full_research_report/4023_MDLZ]
Hershey Co. Research Report
On September 3, 2013, Hershey Co. (Hershey's) reported that Google has named the latest version of its Android mobile operating system after the Company's Iconic Kit Kat Chocolate Bar brand, Android KitKat. The Company informed that the creators of the world's most popular mobile platform have teamed up with Hershey's in the United States, for the next release of the platform Android KitKat. According to Hershey's, Android KitKat is version 4.4 of Google's mobile operating system, which is developed by the Company's engineers under sweet-themed codenames that began with Android Cupcake 1.5 in 2009. "We are proud and excited to have one of the world's leading mobile innovators pair up with one of America's favorite chocolate brands," said Jennifer Podhajsky, Vice President, U.S. Chocolate, Hershey's. "Google's choice to name their next Android platform release Kit Kat brings together two well-known icons from pop culture and technology and gives the classic jingle of 'Gimme a Break a whole new meaning in the tech world." The Full Research Report on Hershey Co. - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at: [http://www.analystscorner.com/r/full_research_report/948b_HSY]
ConAgra Foods, Inc. Research Report
On August 28, 2013, ConAgra Foods, Inc. (ConAgra Foods) announced that that its Slim Jim brand is spicing things up before the release of the video game, Battlefield 4, from DICE and Electronic Arts. The Company said that fans can vote until September 15, 2013 for content to be included in Battlefield 4, and gamers can access the content when the game launches on October 29, 2013, with codes included inside specially marked Slim Jim meat sticks and Steakhouse Tender Steak Strips. Jeni Golomb, Brand Director for Slim Jim said, "Voting for Battlefield 4's in-game content is a unique experience that we're excited to bring to fans. Once the battle is underway, there's no better way to power up than by grabbing a Slim Jim and unlocking that content." The Full Research Report on ConAgra Foods, Inc. - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at: [http://www.analystscorner.com/r/full_research_report/1115_CAG]
Diamond Foods, Inc. Research Report
On September 5, 2013, Diamond Foods, Inc. (Diamond Foods) announced the schedule for its Q4 FY 2013 and full-year FY 2013 financial results (period ended July 31, 2013). The Company said that the results will be released after market hours on September 30, 2013. Diamond Foods will also host a conference call with members of the executive management team to discuss these results with additional comments and details, on the same day at 4:30 p.m. ET. The Full Research Report on Diamond Foods, Inc. - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at: [http://www.analystscorner.com/r/full_research_report/09d1_DMND]
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