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Posts Tagged ‘NYSE:SFD’

Jim Chanos on china map

Hedge Fund News: Jim Chanos, Warren Buffett & Marc Faber’s Accurate Calls

When hedge fund guru speaks, the world listens (WAToday) The short sellers’ favourite short seller, Jim Chanos packs more punch than the $US6 billion......(read more)
Smithfield Foods, Inc. (NYSE:SFD)

With Deal Approved, Smithfield Foods, Inc. (SFD) Leaves Only Downside

For America’s biggest pork farmer, Smithfield Foods, Inc. (NYSE:SFD), shareholders have a safety net of the pending buyout from China’s Shuanghui......(read more)
Tyson Foods, Inc. (NYSE:TSN)

Tyson Foods, Inc. (TSN), Pilgrim’s Pride Corporation (PPC), Smithfield Foods, Inc. (SFD): Can This Meat Producer Offer Investors Safety?

Tyson Foods, Inc. (NYSE:TSN) is the largest meat producer in the world. Based on that fact alone, the company will always see demand. However, negative......(read more)
Smithfield Foods, Inc. (NYSE:SFD)

With Smithfield Foods, Inc. (SFD) Merger Opposed, Tyson Foods, Inc. (TSN) Looks Tasty

Apparently, it’s no longer the U.S. government that Smithfield Foods, Inc. (NYSE:SFD) has to worry about scuttling its purchase by Chinese meat......(read more)
Smithfield Foods, Inc. (NYSE:SFD)

The Blackstone Group L.P. (BX), Tyson Foods, Inc. (TSN): Will Smithfield Foods, Inc. (SFD) Earnings Lure Another Bidder to the Table?

Smithfield Foods, Inc. (NYSE:SFD) will release its quarterly report on Friday, and the company remains at the center of attention because of controversy......(read more)
Jeff Smith

Hedge Fund News: Jeffrey Smith, Bank of America Corp (BAC), Herbalife Ltd. (HLF)

Editor’s Note: Related tickers: Bank of America Corp (NYSE:BAC), Herbalife Ltd. (NYSE:HLF), Smithfield Foods, Inc. (NYSE:SFD), The Hain Celestial......(read more)
Pilgrim's Pride Corporation (NASDAQ:PPC)

Hedge Funds Are Buying Pilgrim’s Pride Corporation (PPC)

To the average investor, there are many gauges shareholders can use to track Mr. Market. A duo of the most innovative are hedge fund and insider trading......(read more)
Tyson Foods, Inc. (NYSE:TSN)

Tyson Foods, Inc. (TSN), Merck & Co., Inc. (MRK): Food Companies Suspend Growth Meds for Animals

Top beef producer Tyson Foods, Inc. (NYSE:TSN) has decided to stop buying cattle that are fed the growth additive Zilmax, produced by Merck & Co.,......(read more)
Merck & Co., Inc. (NYSE:MRK)

Tyson Foods, Inc. (TSN), Smithfield Foods, Inc. (SFD): Merck & Co., Inc. (MRK) Buried by Industry Beef

Like a pebble rolling downhill and starting an avalanche, the decision by Tyson Foods, Inc. (NYSE:TSN) to stop buying cattle fattened with the steroid......(read more)
Leucadia National Corp. (NYSE:LUK)

Hedge Funds Are Crazy About Leucadia National Corp. (LUK)

In the financial world, there are dozens of gauges shareholders can use to track the equity markets. A pair of the most underrated are hedge fund and......(read more)
Smithfield Foods, Inc. (NYSE:SFD)

Hedge Funds Are Buying Smithfield Foods, Inc. (SFD)

Merger arbitrage-focused Smithfield Foods, Inc. (NYSE:SFD) investors: pay attention. Now, according to many of your peers, hedge funds are perceived......(read more)
Tyson Foods, Inc. (NYSE:TSN)

Should You Buy Tyson Foods, Inc. (TSN)?

Is Tyson Foods, Inc. (NYSE:TSN) a buy? In the financial world, there are many methods shareholders can use to analyze the equity markets. Some of the......(read more)

Billionaire Paul Singer’s Elliott Management Likes NetApp Inc. (NTAP) & Dell Inc. (DELL)

Insider Monkey tracks quarterly 13F filings from hundreds of hedge funds, including billionaire Paul Singer’s Elliott Management. We’ve developed......(read more)
NYSE Euronext (NYSE:NYX)

NYSE Euronext (NYX) & Life Technologies Corp. (LIFE) Favorites Of This $2B Hedge Fund

Over 30 years ago, Robert Emil Zoellner founded Alpine Associated Advisors, one of the hedge funds we track. Our research has shown that the best picks......(read more)
Tyson Foods, Inc. (NYSE:TSN)

Can Tyson Foods, Inc. (TSN) Earnings Keep Flying Higher?

Tyson Foods, Inc. (NYSE:TSN) will release its quarterly report next Monday, and with the industry getting a lot of attention due to the high-profile acquisition......(read more)
Smithfield Foods, Inc. (NYSE:SFD)

Smithfield Foods, Inc. (SFD) Buyout Is a Matter of National Security

Earlier this year, the world’s largest pork producer, Smithfield Foods, Inc. (NYSE:SFD), received an appealing buyout offer from a China-based......(read more)
Jeff Smith

Should Smithfield Foods, Inc. (SFD) Be Sold Whole Or In Parts?

That’s the question from provocative money manager Jeff Smith, head of Starboard Value – who by the way will be presenting at the September......(read more)
Mario Gabelli

Navistar International Corp (NAV), Hillshire Brands Co (HSH): Billionaire Mario Gabelli’s Takeover Targets

Billionaire Mario Gabelli of GAMCO Investors appeared on CNBC on July 9th to discuss a variety of topics, including three stocks which he thought might......(read more)

NIKE, Inc. (NKE), AFLAC Incorporated (AFL) – Paula Deen-Like Disasters: 5 of the Biggest Celebrity Endorsement Flame-Outs

When a celebrity messes up there’s usually a hefty price to pay. Paula Deen’s racial slur cost her dearly in corporate sponsorships. Paula......(read more)
Tyson Foods, Inc. (NYSE:TSN)

Tyson Foods, Inc. (TSN): Are You a Chicken Investor?

Have you been eating more chicken lately? If so, you’re going along with a U.S. trend. More people are ditching red meat due to potentially adverse......(read more)
Smithfield Foods, Inc. (NYSE:SFD)

Smithfield Foods, Inc. (SFD), Campbell Soup Company (CPB): How to Feed a Dragon and Make Money

In the past couple of weeks, two major transactions have highlighted the rising food demand in China. Earlier this month, Smithfield Foods, Inc. (NYSE......(read more)
Scripps Networks Interactive, Inc. (NYSE:SNI)

Scripps Networks Interactive, Inc. (SNI), Smithfield Foods, Inc. (SFD), Novo Nordisk A/S (ADR) (NVO): How Paula Deen’s Mishap May Impact the Market

However you feel about celebrity chef Paula Deen, it’s hard to ignore the impact one person has on the business world. As major brands lined up......(read more)
Smithfield Foods, Inc. (NYSE:SFD)

Smithfield Foods, Inc. (SFD) Could Be Worth Much More

Smithfield Foods, Inc. (NYSE:SFD) has received a lot of attention from the investment community with its recent buyout offer from the Hong Kong-based......(read more)
Smithfield Foods, Inc. (NYSE:SFD)

Smithfield Foods, Inc. (SFD), Tyson Foods, Inc. (TSN): Investing Carnivore Style

In terms of per capita meat consumption the United States ranks second in the world, Americans consume meat at a rate over three times the global average......(read more)
Smithfield Foods, Inc. (NYSE:SFD)

Smithfield Foods, Inc. (SFD), Caesars Entertainment Corp (CZR): Will the Deen Debacle Devastate Your Stocks?

Everyone’s former favorite Meemaw, Paula Deen, is seeing her cooking empire crumble as six of the companies she either endorses or is involved with......(read more)

Hormel Foods Corporation (HRL): Are Hedge Funds Right About This Stock?

Hormel Foods Corporation (NYSE:HRL) investors should pay attention to a decrease in support from the world’s most elite money managers of late.......(read more)
Smithfield Foods, Inc. (NYSE:SFD)

Should Smithfield Foods, Inc. (SFD) Shareholders Reject the Buyout Offer?

Virginia-based pork producer Smithfield Foods, Inc. (NYSE:SFD) recently released a less-than-stellar earnings announcement, largely due to increasing......(read more)

Hedge Fund News: Ray Dalio, Sony Corporation (ADR) (SNE), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM)

Editor’s Note: Related tickers: Sony Corporation (ADR) (NYSE:SNE), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE:JPM), Smithfield Foods, Inc. (NYSE:SFD), salesforce......(read more)
Jeff Smith

Smithfield Foods, Inc. (SFD) Buyout? Not So Fast, Says Starboard

A few weeks ago, Chinese company Shuanghui International announced a $34 per share bid for Smithfield Foods, Inc. (NYSE:SFD), a large producer of pork......(read more)
Carl Icahn

Hedge Fund News: Carl Icahn, Smithfield Foods, Inc. (SFD), Dell Inc. (DELL)

Editor’s Note: Related tickers: Smithfield Foods, Inc. (NYSE:SFD), Dell Inc. (NASDAQ:DELL) Carl Icahn Will Likely Walk Away From The Dell Proxy......(read more)
Tyson Foods, Inc. (NYSE:TSN)

There’s Meat on the Bone With Tyson Foods, Inc. (TSN)

Sure, I know what some of you may be thinking, ‘What’s this guy doing foraging in the refrigerator of the Meat Products industry in the Consumer......(read more)
Smithfield Foods, Inc. (NYSE:SFD)

Smithfield Foods, Inc. (SFD), Hormel Foods Corporation (HRL): Will This Huge Chinese/US Deal Go Through?

As American consumers fret over the implications of the deal, retail investors and seasoned traders alike are lining up to play the planned merger between......(read more)
Smithfield Foods, Inc. (NYSE:SFD)

Does Smithfield Foods, Inc. (SFD) Have a Good Deal?

Recently, Smithfield Foods, Inc. (NYSE:SFD) has received a merger offer of $34 per share from the Hong Kong-based holding company, Shuanghui International......(read more)
Lululemon Athletica inc. (NASDAQ:LULU)

Lululemon Athletica inc. (LULU), Oxford Industries, Inc. (OXM): 5 Reasons to Worry About Next Week

The economy is showing signs of fumbling the recovery. For starters, mortgage rates are starting to creep higher. The 30-year rate is closing in on 4%,......(read more)
Smithfield Foods, Inc. (NYSE:SFD)

Smithfield Foods, Inc. (SFD): A Match Made in Hog Heaven

Shuanghui International has just created an opportunity for Smithfield Foods, Inc. (NYSE:SFD) to rapidly grow its sales in the coming years. Smithfield......(read more)
Valeant Pharmaceuticals Intl Inc (NYSE:VRX)

Valeant Pharmaceuticals Intl Inc (VRX),, inc. (CRM): Two Huge Deals as M&A Accelerates

In one of the more surprising deals in some time, pork producer Smithfield Foods, Inc. (NYSE:SFD) sold itself to Chinese meat producer Shuanghui International......(read more)
Smithfield Foods, Inc. (NYSE:SFD)

After Smithfield Foods, Inc. (SFD), Which of these Companies Is Next?

With the news last week that Smithfield Foods, Inc. (NYSE:SFD) was being purchased by Chinese company Shuanghai International Holdings for $4.7 billion......(read more)
Smithfield Foods, Inc. (NYSE:SFD)

Stewart Enterprises, Inc. (STEI), Smithfield Foods, Inc. (SFD), The Fresh Market Inc (TFM) & More: Are These Stocks Worth Buying?

We will take a quick look at four stocks that have had substantial rises in price so far today. The four stocks we will review are: Stewart Enterprises......(read more)
Smithfield Foods, Inc. (NYSE:SFD)

Is Smithfield Foods, Inc. (SFD) Going to Burn These Hedge Funds?

Smithfield Foods, Inc. (NYSE:SFD) shareholders have witnessed an increase in activity from the world’s largest hedge funds of late. In the eyes......(read more)

Smithfield Foods, Inc. (SFD): Will Patience With This Pork Producer Payoff?

Though its stock is up around 40% from a 2012 low, Smithfield Foods, Inc. (NYSE:SFD) may have to navigate some near-term headwinds before making another......(read more)

Tyson Foods, Inc. (TSN), Hormel Foods Corporation (HRL): Don’t Be Too Chicken to Buy This Stock

Tyson Foods, Inc. (NYSE:TSN) is the largest meat processor in the U.S., working with chicken, pork, and beef. Its recent quarterly results showed weaker......(read more)

Tyson Foods, Inc. (TSN): What Should You Do?

Is Tyson Foods, Inc. (NYSE:TSN) a marvelous investment right now? The smart money is in an optimistic mood. The number of long hedge fund positions inched......(read more)
Smithfield Foods, Inc. (NYSE:SFD)

Put Volume Pops in Smithfield Foods Inc. (SFD)

Smithfield Foods, Inc. (NYSE:SFD) – Put options changing hands on pork processor, Smithfield Foods, Inc., this morning look for shares in the name......(read more)
Smithfield Foods, Inc. (NYSE:SFD)

Smithfield Foods, Inc. (NYSE:SFD): Hedge Funds and Insiders Are Bullish, What Should You Do?

Is Smithfield Foods, Inc. (NYSE:SFD) a healthy stock for your portfolio? The smart money is in a bullish mood. The number of bullish hedge fund positions......(read more)

Smithfield Foods, Inc. (SFD), Tyson Foods, Inc. (TSN): This Pork Business Seems To Be Quite Attractive

There is increasing pressure on Smithfield Foods, Inc. (NYSE:SFD) from Continental Grain, one of its biggest shareholders. Continental Grain has urged......(read more)
Tyson Foods, Inc. (NYSE:TSN)

The Difference A Year Can Make: Tyson Foods, Inc. (TSN), Sanderson Farms, Inc. (SAFM)

Last year felt like Armageddon in the farming industry. One of the worst droughts ever in U.S. history gripped the Midwestern states and threatened the......(read more)
Tyson Foods, Inc. (NYSE:TSN)

Tyson Foods, Inc. (TSN) is Making Dough

The worst drought in more than 50 years in the US Midwest has affected the entire meat industry. Companies across all segments who use corn to feed their......(read more)