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ConAgra Foods Inc. rose$. 01 or percent, to $34.53. General Mills Inc. fell$. 05 or. 1 percent, to $53.42. Hormel Foods Corp. rose$. 07 or. 1 percent, to $57.99.
LOS ANGELES, Feb 21- U.S. West Coast ports will resume full operations from Saturday evening after a tentative labor deal was reached between a dockworkers union and a group of shippers, easing months of disruptions to trans-Pacific trade that have hit businesses from automakers to meat exports. Labor Secretary Thomas Perez arrived in San Francisco to broker a...
LOS ANGELES, Feb 21- A group of shipping companies and a powerful dockworkers union reached a tentative labor deal late on Friday after nine months of negotiations, settling a dispute that disrupted the flow of cargo through 29 U.S. West Coast ports and snarled trans-Pacific maritime trade with Asia. The White House called the deal "a huge relief" for the economy,...
ConAgra Foods Inc. rose$. 05 or. 1 percent, to $34.52. General Mills Inc. rose$. 02 or percent, to $53.47. Hormel Foods Corp. rose$. 27 or. 5 percent, to $57.92.
ConAgra Foods Inc. fell$. 19 or. 6 percent, to $34.28. General Mills Inc. fell$. 16 or. 3 percent, to $53.29. Hormel Foods Corp. rose$. 12 or. 2 percent, to $57.77.
ConAgra Foods Inc. fell$. 30 or. 9 percent, to $34.17. General Mills Inc. fell$. 23 or. 4 percent, to $53.22. Hormel Foods Corp. fell$. 31 or. 5 percent, to $57.34.
ConAgra Foods Inc. rose$. 90 or 2.7 percent, to $34.47. General Mills Inc. rose$. 57 or 1.1 percent, to $53.45. Hormel Foods Corp. rose $1.51 or 2.7 percent, to $57.65.
CHICAGO, Feb 19- U.S. meat exporters caught in the middle of the West Coast port labor standoff diverted millions of pounds of chilled pork and beef into cold storage facilities over the last few weeks, creating an oversupply of meat, analysts said. The U.S. Department of Agriculture's cold storage report for January at 2 p.m. CST on Friday will confirm the impact of...
ConAgra Foods Inc. rose$. 78 or 2.3 percent, to $34.35. General Mills Inc. rose$. 50 or. 9 percent, to $53.38. Hormel Foods Corp. rose $1.24 or 2.2 percent, to $57.38.
ConAgra Foods Inc. rose$. 35 or 1.0 percent, to $33.92. General Mills Inc. rose$. 06 or. 1 percent, to $52.94. Hormel Foods Corp. rose $1.68 or 3.0 percent, to $57.82.
Feb 12- ConAgra Foods Inc, the maker of Slim Jim beef jerky and Chef Boyardee pasta, appointed former Hillshire Brands Co Chief Executive Sean Connolly its CEO, replacing Gary Rodkin. ConAgra Foods, whose shares were down 5.2 percent in extended trading on Thursday, also cut its profit forecast for the year ending May citing a stronger dollar and weak sales in its...
Feb 12- ConAgra Foods Inc, the maker of Slim Jim beef jerky and Chef Boyardee pasta, appointed former Hillshire Brands Co Chief Executive Sean Connolly its CEO, replacing Gary Rodkin. Connolly, who will take over on April 6, was the president and chief executive of Hillshire Brands before it was sold to Tyson Foods Inc in August. The company said it now expected 2015...
CHICAGO, Feb 8- For decades, Chuck Souder relied on corn and soybeans to keep his 400- acre Iowa farm running, but with corn selling for half its price two years ago and soybeans slumping, Souder has shifted to what he hopes will be a more profitable crop: Pigs. Minnesota, Missouri, Illinois and other states are seeing a similar surge, said state agriculture officials.
Some of Friday's midday movers:
Tyson Foods on Friday reported fiscal first-quarter net income of $309 million.
Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.
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A small maker of exercise equipment ended up moving its product by air because of shipping problems on the West Coast, nearly wiping out its profit.
Some U.S. companies took immediate steps to enter the Cuban marketplace after Obama's move to end the trade embargo. The NYT reports.
Donnie Smith, Tyson Foods CEO, expresses an optimistic view on how the current economy will impact Tyson's future domestically and globally.