Hershey CEO John P. Bilbrey discusses its buyback and the weather's impact on consumers. The buyback is part of our capital structure and positive for the company, he says. CNBC's Sara Eisen reports.» Read More
Check out which companies are making headlines after the bell Wednesday:
The surprise deal that saw Berkshire Hathaway and 3G Capital Management swoop in this with a $28 billion bid for ketchup maker H.J. Heinz came with an interesting wrinkle that links two burger giants.
H.J. Heinz confirmed Thursday that it agreed to be acquired by Berkshire Hathaway and 3G for $28 billion.
Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.
Take a look at some of Tuesday's midday movers:
Take a look at some of Friday's midday movers:
*Whole Foods dropped Hershey artisan brand. The lawsuit by the Louisiana Municipal Police Employees' Retirement System, a Hershey shareholder, seeks documents which could determine if the candymaker knew its suppliers in Ghana and Ivory Coast used child labor.
Oct 25- Hershey Co reported a slightly higher-than-expected quarterly profit on Thursday and raised its full-year outlook, citing the benefit of an acquisition and commodity costs that should not be as high as anticipated.
NEW YORK-- Hershey reported a 10 percent drop in third-quarter net income as one-time charges led to the first such decline in four quarters, but it raised its profit outlook for whole year. The maker of Reese's Pieces, Hershey's Kisses and Jolly Ranchers earned $176.7 million, or 77 cents per share in the three-month period ended Sept. 30.
Oct 11- General Mills, Mondelez, Hershey, ConAgra Foods. ,Pinnacle Foods, TreeHouse and Ralcorp. *Moody's: US Food Packagers' Operating Profits Likely to Rise in 2013.
--Northfield, Ill.- based Kraft Foods Inc. completed the pending spin-off transaction of its North American grocery business, Kraft Foods Group Inc.. Rating Action On Oct. 2, 2012, Standard& Poor's Ratings Services affirmed its ratings on Mondelez International Inc..
Take a look at some of Thursday's midday movers:
"Europe will drive the bus, but if we get a nasty surprise in initial claims that could have a big effect," veteran trader Art Cashin said.
Kim Schaller, Hershey Entertainment & Resorts chief marketing officer, discusses how the candy maker expanded the company into one of the world's sweetest brands.
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Take a look at some of Wednesday’s morning movers:
“While panic is not a strategy, buying other people's panic is a great one,” Cramer said.
CNBC's Mandy Drury reports shares of Hershey are hitting new highs.
Shares of Hershey are soaring on better-than-expected earnings data and a positive 2012 outlook, reports CNBC's Maria Bartiromo.