Always feeding the Street's appetite for long-term growth, this deal just made an already-attractive company even more special.
Although Annie's seems sexy today, it will take only one bad quarter for investors to get burned.
It will nearly impossible for Flowers to duplicate the growth rate of a decade ago.
On the basis on international share gains and margin expansion, a share price of $110 to $115 for Hershey is not out of the question in 2014.
Until revenue and operating earnings take a turn for the better, I'm on the sidelines, even if I have to chase Campbell higher.
Opportunistic investors should nibble on McCormick, which has all of the ingredients for a successful 2014.
I don't see any scenario where buying this stock around $45 a share makes sense for new investors.
In an industry that has given investors nothing but indigestion over the past couple of years, Mondelez's sweet results are ready to sour.
Despite 12% gains since June, that the stock has only recovered from where it was nine months ago makes Nestle a no-brainer.
The Street's 'corrective action' made an attractive company that is growing profitability even more appetizing.