GO
Loading...

Smithfield Foods Inc

More

  • Traders Chowing Down on Mondelez Monday, 1 Jul 2013 | 3:02 PM ET

    With emerging markets looking weak, Mondelez shares have slid nearly 6 percent from a June high because of the company's heavy exposure to those markets.

  • Commodities Going Hog Wild as Pig Contracts Fly Friday, 28 Jun 2013 | 12:29 PM ET

    The hottest trade—at least in the commodity markets—is shaping up to be live hog futures. Prices have surged 18 percent year-to-date.

  • After Fall From Grace, Can Paula Deen Recover? Friday, 28 Jun 2013 | 6:45 AM ET
    Paula Deen

    Paula Deen has lost multiple big deals following a racial-slur controversy. Despite the uproar, crisis management professionals say it's not too late to right this sinking ship.

  • Target, Drug Maker End Ties With Paula Deen Thursday, 27 Jun 2013 | 11:39 AM ET
    Cooking show host Paula Deen.

    Diabetes drug maker Novo Nordisk and Target are the latest companies to distance themselves from Paula Deen amid the racial controversy surrounding the celebrity chef.

  • Wal-Mart Ends Relationship with Paula Deen     Wednesday, 26 Jun 2013 | 3:51 PM ET

    Wal-Mart has terminated its relationship with Paula Deen Enterprises, reports CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis.

  • Paula Deen Faces Fallout     Wednesday, 26 Jun 2013 | 2:00 PM ET

    Paula Deen has had a week that no amount of comfort food could fix, says CNBC's Courtney Reagan. Caesar's Entertainment is now saying it won't renew its relationship with Deen for restaurants at 4 properties.

  • Paula Deen: I Would Not Have Fired Me Wednesday, 26 Jun 2013 | 9:33 AM ET
    Matt Lauer interviews Paula Deen on the TODAY Show in the wake of her firing from the Food Network.

    Paula Deen tearfully says she is not a racist, that she should not have been fired from the Food Network, and that she was unsure whether the N-word was offensive.

  • Heat's On: Inside Paula Deen's Vast Food Empire Monday, 24 Jun 2013 | 4:18 PM ET
    Cooking show host Paula Deen.

    Fallout for Paula Deen continued, as Smithfield Foods announced it has ended its partnership with Deen after it was revealed she used racist language. Can her food empire survive?

  • Lawmakers Eye Pork Safety Issues     Thursday, 20 Jun 2013 | 7:36 AM ET

    Sen. Debbie Stabenow, (D-MI), discusses increasing Congressional scrutiny of food safety on the heels of Smithfield Foods takeover bid from Chinese meat producer Shuanghui.

  • China's Luxe Tastes Spur Deal to Buy Yacht Maker Wednesday, 19 Jun 2013 | 3:08 PM ET
    Wang Jianlin, Chairman of the Dalian Wanda Group

    To meet China's demand for luxury goods, Chinese billionaire Wang Jianlin plans to invest $1.6 billion on a yacht maker and a London hotel.

  • Smithfield CEO Could Make $46 Million on China Deal Wednesday, 19 Jun 2013 | 8:37 AM ET
    C. Larry Pope president and chief executive officer of Smithfield Foods Inc.

    Smithfield Foods Chief Executive Larry Pope could receive nearly $46.6 million in payments as part of a planned takeover by China's Shuanghui, a securities filing showed.

  • Early Movers: FDX, ADBE DELL, BA, BBRY & More Wednesday, 19 Jun 2013 | 7:45 AM ET

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

  • Early Movers: SFD, SNE, BA, SKUL, HOST & More Tuesday, 18 Jun 2013 | 7:46 AM ET

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

  • Stocks End Higher, but Fed Taper Talk Weighs Monday, 17 Jun 2013 | 5:14 PM ET
    Traders on the floor of the NYSE

    Stocks recovered from their lows to end higher across the board in another choppy session Monday, but investors continued to question when the Fed could begin to wind down its asset-purchase program.

  • Chop Up Smithfield, Get More Money: Activist Monday, 17 Jun 2013 | 9:59 AM ET

    Selling Smithfield in parts could bring more value to shareholders than the $4.7 billion Chinese deal, Starboard Value CEO Jeffrey Smith tells CNBC.

  • U.S. stock index futures held their sharp gains across the board Monday, looking to recover after dropping in the previous week, after a report showed growth in the New York state manufacturing sector picked back up in June and ahead of the Fed's meeting.

  • Starboard's Jeff Smith explains why he believes selling Smithfield Foods piece-by-piece will breakout greater value for the company than a planned sale to a Chinese meat company.

  • Early Movers: SFD, NFLX, FB, CVX & More Monday, 17 Jun 2013 | 7:39 AM ET

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

  • Activist Investor Urges Smithfield Break-Up Monday, 17 Jun 2013 | 6:09 AM ET
    Smithfield Foods Inc. bacon sits on display for sale at a supermarket in Princeton, Illinois, U.S.

    Starboard Value is pressuring Smithfield to explore a break-up rather than go ahead with a $4.7 billion takeover by a Chinese meat producer.

  • Futures Dip, Stocks Lower for the Week Friday, 14 Jun 2013 | 8:36 AM ET

    U.S. stock index futures turned lower Friday, following a sharp rally in the previous session that propelled all three major averages by more than 1 percent each, but concerns remained over whether central banks will pare back their stimulus programs.