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    1. Smithfield says proxy firm ISS recommends deal with Shuanghui


      Thu, 12 Sep 2013

      Sept 12 (Reuters) - Smithfield Foods Inc said an independent proxy advisory firm recommended that shareholders vote for the pork producer's $4.7 billion sale to China's Shuanghui International...

    2. From Barron’s, June 3, 2013 (Part 2)


      Sat, 1 Jun 2013

      Barring any national security concerns about bacon, the Chinese will bring home bacon via purchase of Smithfield Foods [ SFD ] and the SFD executives will bag $85 million in windfall. In the hindsight, bonds should have been sold in May

    3. From Barron’s, June 3, 2013 (Part 1)


      Sat, 1 Jun 2013

      directions ok but amounts vastly different)]. China may bring home the bacon with its offer to buy largest hog/pork producer Smithfield [ SFD ] at 30% premium. Buffett spent some pocket change [$5.6 billion plus assumption of debt] on NVEnergy [ NVE ]. For

    4. Smithfield board to review advice from big shareholder


      Fri, 8 Mar 2013

      (Reuters) - Smithfield Foods Inc said on Friday it would review a letter from shareholder Continental Grain Co, which is urging the top U.S. hog producer to consider steps such as splitting into...

    5. Dropping Coverage of Smithfield Foods


      Wed, 30 May 2012

      We are dropping coverage of Smithfield Foods SFD . We provide broad coverage of more than 1,700 companies across a wide variety of sectors and industries, and adjust our coverage as necessary based on client demand and investor interest.

    6. New Morningstar Analyst Report for Smithfield Foods , Inc.

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      Fri, 4 May 2012

      Smithfield is in poor financial health ..... annual yields, increasing Smithfield 's costs to raise its ..... into packaged meats, Smithfield 's operating profits ..... firm's profitability. Smithfield Foods has the largest market

    7. Smithfield outlook disappoints; shares slide


      Thu, 8 Sep 2011

      NEW YORK (Reuters) - Smithfield Foods Inc gave a disappointing outlook on Thursday, hurt by higher feed costs and weakening hog prices, sending the pork processor's shares down 8 percent in...

    8. Smithfield Foods Q4 profit powered by exports


      Thu, 16 Jun 2011

      CHICAGO (Reuters) - U.S. hog and pork producer Smithfield Foods Inc reported a better-than-expected fourth-quarter profit as strong pork exports and a cut in the hog supply lifted selling prices.

    9. Hormel's Trajectory Impressive but Not Sustainable, in Our View; Shares Reflect Outperformance


      Wed, 25 May 2011

      anytime soon. Given that Hormel is not fully vertically integrated in pork and buys live hogs from other producers--like Smithfield SFD --it could be challenged by rising hog prices as producers continue to reduce herd size under the weight of increased

    10. Smithfield seeks majority stake in Campofrio


      Wed, 6 Apr 2011

      CHICAGO (Reuters) - Leading U.S. pork producer Smithfield Foods Inc confirmed it is in talks to acquire a majority stake in European meat producer Campofrio Food Group SA for 500 million euros...

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