Pilgrims Pride Corp


  • Bank of America and Target are big market movers Thursday, 15 Jan 2015 | 4:41 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Thursday on the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq Stock Market:. Bank of America Corp., down 84 cents to $15.20. Best Buy Co., down $5.61 to $34.30.

  • Nasdaq stocks posting largest percentage increases Thursday, 15 Jan 2015 | 1:59 PM ET

    Marlin Midstream Partners LP rose 14.4 percent to $19.00. Corium Intl Inc. rose 10.9 percent to $6.78. Altisource Portfolio Solutions SA rose 10.5 percent to $19.96.

  • Pilgrim's Pride declares special dividend Thursday, 15 Jan 2015 | 11:12 AM ET

    GREELEY, Colo.— Pilgrim's Pride Corp. shares jumped Thursday after the chicken processing company declared a special cash dividend of $5.77 per share. The dividend will cost the company approximately $1.5 billion based on the current number of shares outstanding, according to Pilgrim's Pride. Pilgrim's Pride said the dividend is a testament to its improved...

  • The move by districts in New York City, Los Angeles, Chicago, Dallas, Miami-Dade County and Orlando County is intended to protect children's health amid concerns about the rise of so-called "superbugs," bacteria that gain resistance to conventional medicines, school officials said. School officials are demanding the change after meeting with industry experts...

  • Short sellers aim at the chicken AND the egg Wednesday, 3 Dec 2014 | 7:00 AM ET
    Chickens gather around a feeder at a farm in Osage, Iowa.

    Poultry producer stocks have surged in part due to pricing power and strong demand, but investors are betting that this trend will reverse.

  • Your first trade for Friday Wednesday, 26 Nov 2014 | 6:37 PM ET

    The "Fast Money" traders give their final trades of the day.

  • Sept 3- Perdue Foods said on Wednesday it has stopped using antibiotics at its chicken hatcheries, completing a five-year effort aimed at curbing the unnecessary use of antibiotics.

  • "By no longer using any antibiotics in our hatcheries or any human antibiotics in feed, we've reached the point where 95 percent of our chickens never receive any human antibiotics," said Bruce Stewart-Brown, Perdue Foods' senior vice president of food safety, quality and live operations.

  • Aug 12- The U.S. Department of Justice's Antitrust Division has asked Tyson Foods Inc and Hillshire Brands Co for additional information related to Tyson's $7.7 billion offer for the maker of Jimmy Dean sausages. Tyson in June outbid JBS SA's Pilgrim's Pride with a $63 per share offer for Hillshire in what would be the biggest deal yet in the global meat business.

  • Russia banning US poultry imports on Putin's order Wednesday, 6 Aug 2014 | 2:13 PM ET
    Russian President Vladimir Putin

    Putin earlier signed an order banning or limiting imports of agricultural products from countries which have imposed sanctions on Russia.

  • WASHINGTON, July 31- The U.S. Department of Agriculture announced on Thursday reforms to decades-old processes for inspecting poultry facilities in a bid to cut down on the number of foodborne illnesses, but dropped an industry-backed plan to speed up production.

  • Farm favorite whets Cramer's appetite for value Thursday, 12 Jun 2014 | 6:16 PM ET

    Jim Cramer has quite an appetite for value. And he’s just discovered a mouth-watering new idea.

  • It's a deal! Tyson wins battle for Hillshire Brands Monday, 9 Jun 2014 | 2:47 PM ET
    Tyson Food and Hillshire Brands food products

    Tyson Foods announced on Monday it has acquired Hillshire Brands in a deal it valued at about $8.55 billion.

  • Midday movers: Apple, McDonald's, NeuStar & More Monday, 9 Jun 2014 | 12:01 PM ET
    NYSE EuroNext flag hangs outside the NYSE.

    Some of Monday's midday movers:

  • Early movers: TSN, AAPL, TIME, MRK & more Monday, 9 Jun 2014 | 7:54 AM ET
    Traders on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.

  • We have a winner! Tyson takes Hillshire Brands Monday, 9 Jun 2014 | 6:16 AM ET
    Tyson Food and Hillshire Brands food products

    Hillshire Brands is expected to declare Tyson the victor of a bidding war over itself, people briefed on the matter said on Sunday.

  • Cramer: This company a mountain of hidden value Friday, 6 Jun 2014 | 6:33 PM ET

    Although you may search the market far and wide for value, sometimes the best plays are right under your nose.

  • What the market's light volume is signaling Wednesday, 4 Jun 2014 | 7:24 AM ET
    Traders on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    A day after records were set, traders found few reasons to buy.

  • Cramer: 4 trends that work & 1 that doesn’t Tuesday, 3 Jun 2014 | 6:09 PM ET

    When you get a powerful trend, Jim Cramer says embrace it. Following are 4 powerful trends.

  • Traders work the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    Stocks eased off their lows but still closed in the red in lackluster trading Tuesday a day after the Dow and S&P 500 hit fresh highs.