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    1. China Just Crossed a Landmark Threshold

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      Mon, 9 Feb 2015

      computer division and meat giant Smithfield Foods . WH Group, which owns the Shuanghui brand, acquired Smithfield in 2013 and is now introducing imported U.S. pork to ..... Business Machines Corp. 0.00%; Smithfield Foods 0.00%; WH Group 0.00

    2. Hormel's Outlook Disappoints

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      Fri, 28 Nov 2014

      more weighted toward value-added brands than those of more commodified meat processing peers, like Tyson TSN and Smithfield Foods , and has generated more consistent profitability as a result. We believe Hormel's large portfolio of brands provides

    3. Smithfield says proxy firm ISS recommends deal with Shuanghui

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      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...

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

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      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

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

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      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

    6. Smithfield board to review advice from big shareholder

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      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...

    7. Dropping Coverage of Smithfield Foods

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      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.

    8. Smithfield outlook disappoints; shares slide

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      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...

    9. Smithfield Foods Q4 profit powered by exports

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      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.

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

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      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

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