Food Stocks: Kraft Foods Group Inc (NASDAQ:KRFT), Annies Inc (NYSE:BNNY), Post Holdings Inc (NYSE:POST), Sanderson Farms, Inc. (NASDAQ:SAFM)


Kraft Foods GroupKraft Foods Group Inc (NASDAQ:KRFT) has launched a chocolate spread in Canada – with Ferrero’s Nutella firmly in the US company’s sights. On last trading day Kraft Foods Group Inc (NASDAQ:KRFT) ended up -0.20% lower to close at $55.09 while trading in the range of $54.75 – $55.57. Its return on assets (ROA) is 11.70% while return on investment (ROI) is 21.20%. Kraft Foods Group Inc (NASDAQ:KRFT) monthly performance is1.27%.

Annie’s Inc. (NYSE:BNNY) reported third quarter adjusted EPS of $0.17 after the close Monday, compared to $0.15 in the previous year. The consensus estimate was for EPS of $0.18. Annies Inc (NYSE:BNNY) in last trading activity ended up at $36.82 with day range of $36.48 – $37.41. Company weekly performance is-0.27% while its quarterly performance stands at -16.77%. Annies Inc (NYSE:BNNY) is -29.71% away from its 52 week high.

Post Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:POST) sustained a loss of $5 million in the first quarter ended Dec. 31, 2013, which compared with net income of $7.6 million, or 23c per share, in the same period a year ago. Adjusted EBITDA, though, was $55.9 million, up from $52.5 million in the same period a year ago. Post Holdings Inc (NYSE:POST) belongs to Consumer Goods sector with market capitalization of 1.86 B and has 0.40% insider ownership. In last trading activity company’s stock closed at $56.89 while opening price was $57.54.

Sanderson Farms, Inc. (NASDAQ:SAFM) is a poultry processing company engaged in the production, processing, marketing and distribution of fresh and frozen chicken products. In addition, the Company is engaged in the processing, marketing and distribution of prepared chicken through its wholly owned subsidiary, Sanderson Farms, Inc. (Foods Division). On Friday shares of Sanderson Farms, Inc. (NASDAQ:SAFM) opened at $75.08 and closed at $72.72. This year Company’s Earnings per Share (EPS) growth is 141.70% and next year’s estimated EPS growth is-16.28%. Analysts mean target price for Sanderson Farms, Inc. (NASDAQ:SAFM) is $68.75.