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ConAgra Foods Inc. fell$. 43 or 1.2 percent, to $35.39. General Mills Inc. fell$. 12 or. 2 percent, to $52.59. Hormel Foods Corp. fell$. 26 or. 5 percent, to $50.44.
ConAgra Foods Inc. fell$. 33 or. 9 percent, to $35.49. General Mills Inc. fell$. 14 or. 3 percent, to $52.57. Hormel Foods Corp. fell$. 37 or. 7 percent, to $50.33.
ConAgra Foods Inc. rose$. 14 or. 4 percent, to $35.82. General Mills Inc. rose$. 06 or. 1 percent, to $52.71. Mondelez International Inc. fell$. 25 or. 7 percent, to $36.63.
ConAgra Foods Inc. rose$. 33 or. 9 percent, to $36.01. General Mills Inc. rose$. 39 or. 7 percent, to $53.04. Hormel Foods Corp. rose$. 50 or 1.0 percent, to $51.02.
ConAgra Foods Inc. rose$. 46 or 1.3 percent, to $36.14. General Mills Inc. rose$. 55 or 1.0 percent, to $53.20. Hormel Foods Corp. rose$. 48 or 1.0 percent, to $51.00.
Jan 8- General Mills Inc said it plans to close down its plants in Midland, Ontario, Canada and New Albany, Indiana, cutting about 500 jobs, as part of announced efforts to reduce costs. General Mills said it had notified the New Albany union representatives of its decision to shutdown the plant. General Mills, which is struggling with weak sales and competition from...
Jan 8- General Mills Inc said it plans to reduce its refrigerated dough capacity and close its plants in Midland, Ontario, Canada and New Albany, Indiana, as part of efforts to cut costs.
*Sees private-label profit recovery in year ending May 2016. *2nd- qtr sales $4.15 bln vs est $4.20 bln. Dec 18- ConAgra Foods Inc reported sales below market estimates due to weak demand for its branded products and said recovery in its private-label business would take longer than expected.
*FedEx shares fall after earnings, drags transports. NEW YORK, Dec 17- U.S. stocks rose on Wednesday on the heels of a three-session losing streak and ahead of the U.S. "I don't know that it really makes a huge difference because ultimately they will hedge anything they do in that regard by simply saying it is all data-dependent," said Randy Frederick, managing director...
Dec 17- General Mills Inc, the maker of Cheerios cereal and Betty Crocker cake mixes, reaffirmed its full-year forecast and reported a better-than-expected profit as it cut costs to battle weak sales in the United States. General Mills has embarked on a cost-saving program that aims to save more than $400 million in fiscal 2015. The company is cutting 700-800...
Companies making headlines before the bell Wednesday:
General Mills reported a 37 percent fall in profit, hurt by weak demand in the United States and slowing growth in Europe and Canada.
Dec 17- General Mills Inc, the maker of Cheerios cereal and Betty Crocker cake mixes, reported a 37 percent fall in quarterly profit hurt by weak demand in the United States and slowing growth in Europe and Canada. The company said net income attributable to General Mills fell to $346.1 million, or 56 cents per share, in the second quarter ended Nov. 23 from $549.9...
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PARIS, Nov 28- Louis Dreyfus Commodities named Mayo Schmidt, former head of Canadian grain handler Viterra, as its new chief executive in the latest stage of a corporate shake-up at the global trading firm. Louis Dreyfus, one of a quartet of "ABCD" companies that dominate agricultural commodity trading alongside Archer Daniels Midland, Bunge and Cargill, is trying...
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Some of Friday's midday movers: