Hillshire Brands Co (HSH)

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NYSE : Consumer Goods
Prev Close 62.96
Open 62.98
Day Low/High 62.96 / 63.01
52 Wk Low/High 30.35 / 62.98
Volume 11.41M
Avg Volume 3.87M
Exchange NYSE
Shares Outstanding 124.51M
Market Cap 7.84B
EPS 1.73
P/E Ratio 36.82
Div & Yield 0.70 (1.10%)
Stocks Slip Despite Rise in Car Sales, Climb in Factory Orders

Stocks Slip Despite Rise in Car Sales, Climb in Factory Orders

U.S. stock markets fell Tuesday after an iffy session a day earlier. While the Dow made the biggest gains Monday, the Nasdaq slipped and the S&P 500 all but flat-lined following an accounting error in ISM manufacturing data for May, a litmus test for broad economic health.

Why Hillshire Brands (HSH) Stock Hit a One-Year High Today (Update)

Why Hillshire Brands (HSH) Stock Hit a One-Year High Today (Update)

Hillshire Brands (HSH) rose to a one-year high of $58.50 on Tuesday as Pilgrim's Pride (PPC) fired another shot in the bidding war with Tyson Foods (TSN) to acquire the Jimmy Dean sausage maker with a $7.7 billion all-cash offer.

Markets Ignore Positive Vehicles, Factory Data to Slide From Record Highs

Markets Ignore Positive Vehicles, Factory Data to Slide From Record Highs

It's one of those days when not much can buoy the markets -- not surprisingly strong car sales figures nor a climb in factory orders nor further support for monetary easing out of the European Central Bank. The markets ignored the normal rally incentives on Tuesday and dipped below record levels set over a May rally.

Why Jim Cramer Would Not Sell Hillshire Brands (HSH) Stock Yet

Why Jim Cramer Would Not Sell Hillshire Brands (HSH) Stock Yet

TheStreet's Jim Cramer explains why he would not sell Hillshire Brands (HSH) stock just yet.

Pilgrim's Pride Tops Tyson Foods in Bidding War for Hillshire

Pilgrim's Pride Tops Tyson Foods in Bidding War for Hillshire

The bidding war for Hillshire Brands and products like its Jimmy Dean breakfast sandwiches is escalating. Pilgrim's Pride topped its previous offer for Hillshire, valuing it at about $55 a share, or $7.7 billion. That's according to a news release by Pilgrim's Pride, which says it submitted the revised bid to Hillshire on June 1. The new bid tops its prior offer, which valued the company at $6.4 billion, as well as one from Tyson Foods, which offered $50 a share, or $6.8 billion. Pilgrim's calls the new offer 'financially compelling' for shareholders of both companies, noting it would generate annual cost savings of $300 million from increased efficiencies.

Pilgrim's Pride Increases Hillshire Bid to $7.7B

Pilgrim's Pride Increases Hillshire Bid to $7.7B

Trumps Tyson's rival offer with sweetened $55 per share cash proposal.

Stock Futures Unmoved as Investors Wait on Vehicles, Factory Data

Stock Futures Unmoved as Investors Wait on Vehicles, Factory Data

U.S. futures are starting Tuesday mixed after an iffy session a day earlier. While the Dow made the biggest gains Monday, the Nasdaq slipped and the S&P 500 all but flat-lined following an accounting error in ISM manufacturing data for May, a litmus test for broad economic health.

Why Hillshire Brands (HSH) Stock Is Surging This Morning

Why Hillshire Brands (HSH) Stock Is Surging This Morning

Shares of Hillshire Brands (HSH) are higher in pre-market trade after Pilgrim's Pride (PPC) reportedly raised its offer for the food products company by over $1 billion.

June 3 Premarket Briefing: 10 Things You Should Know

June 3 Premarket Briefing: 10 Things You Should Know

U.S. stock futures are lower; Hillshire to hold talks with Pilgrim's Pride and Tyson Foods; GM and Ford to report auto sales for May; Krispy Kreme slashes its earnings forecast.

Hillshire Brands (HSH) Leads The Pack In Pre-Market Activity

Hillshire Brands (HSH) Leads The Pack In Pre-Market Activity

Trade-Ideas LLC identified Hillshire Brands (HSH) as a pre-market leader candidate

Hillshire Brands Board Authorizes Discussions With Pilgrim’s Pride And Tyson Foods

Hillshire Brands Board Authorizes Discussions With Pilgrim’s Pride And Tyson Foods

The Hillshire Brands Company (NYSE: HSH) today announced that its Board of Directors, after consultation with its independent legal and financial advisors, has made the requisite determination under Hillshire ...

Jim Cramer's 'Mad Money' Recap: Individual Stocks Rule

Jim Cramer's 'Mad Money' Recap: Individual Stocks Rule

Cramer sounds off against the professional money managers who trade the market like it's merely a basket of commodities.

The Myth of Stocks as Commodities

Let's look at how wrong this whole concept is.

Jim Cramer's Mad Dash: Food Frenzy M&A Continues for Tyson, Hillshire

Jim Cramer's Mad Dash: Food Frenzy M&A Continues for Tyson, Hillshire

TheStreet's Jim Cramer, co-manager of the Action Alerts PLUS portfolio, is taking a closer look at some of the recent M&A headlines in the food industry.

Will all the prospective meat mergers come out well done?

Will all the prospective meat mergers come out well done?

By James Dennin for Kapitall. Tyson Foods (TSN), the second largest pork producer in America and supplier of the chicken [...]

Will This Downgrade Hurt Hillshire Brands (HSH) Stock Today?

Will This Downgrade Hurt Hillshire Brands (HSH) Stock Today?

Hillshire Brands (HSH) shares were downgraded to 'market perform' by analysts at Bernstein one day after rising 17% in market trading.

May 30 Premarket Briefing: 10 Things You Should Know

May 30 Premarket Briefing: 10 Things You Should Know

U.S. stock futures are lower; Shelly Sterling reaches an agreement to sell the Los Angeles Clippers to former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer; the U.S. is seeking a $10 billion penalty from BNP Paribas, a report says.

'Fast Money' Recap: What's On? How About Netflix Stock?

'Fast Money' Recap: What's On? How About Netflix Stock?

The trading panel discussed Netflix's valuation and whether shares are worth buying.

Jim Cramer's 'Mad Money' Recap: Which Food Stock Will Be Bought Next?

Jim Cramer's 'Mad Money' Recap: Which Food Stock Will Be Bought Next?

In the quest for growth, the acquisition buying frenzy is only just beginning, Cramer says.

Stocks Gain Despite Disappointing Home Sales and Poor GDP

Stocks Gain Despite Disappointing Home Sales and Poor GDP

U.S. stocks rise on Thursday despite disappointing home sales. Jobless claims fall more than expected, while investors overlook a poor result for first-quarter GDP.

Why Hillshire Brands (HSH) Stock Hit a One-Year High Today (Update)

Why Hillshire Brands (HSH) Stock Hit a One-Year High Today (Update)

Hillshire Brands (HSH) surged to a one-year high of $52.93 on Thursday as Tyson Foods (TSN) made an offer of $6.1 billion to buy the company.

Final Hour: Investors Look Past a GDP Shock to Future Growth

Final Hour: Investors Look Past a GDP Shock to Future Growth

Stocks showed their forward focus on Thursday, rising despite a Q1 GDP shocker and lackluster housing activity.

Why Tyson Foods (TSN) Stock Is Soaring

Why Tyson Foods (TSN) Stock Is Soaring

Shares of Tyson Foods (TSN) are surging after it was reported that Tyson offered $6.1 billion to buy Hillshire Brands (HSH).

Cash In on the Consolidation Trend

It's not too late to place your bets.

Hillshire Brands Responds To Unsolicited Proposal From Tyson Foods

Hillshire Brands Responds To Unsolicited Proposal From Tyson Foods

The Hillshire Brands Company (NYSE: HSH) today issued the following statement in response to the unsolicited proposal by Tyson Foods, Inc.

Jim Cramer's Stop Trading: M&A Madness in the Food Industry

Jim Cramer's Stop Trading: M&A Madness in the Food Industry

TheStreet's Jim Cramer, co-manager of the Action Alerts PLUS portfolio, highlights the M&A action in the food industry.

Why Jim Cramer Says Tyson Foods (TSN) Needs Hillshire (HSH)

Why Jim Cramer Says Tyson Foods (TSN) Needs Hillshire (HSH)

TheStreet's Jim Cramer explains why Tyson Foods (TSN) needs Hillshire Brands (HSH) and why he would not buy the latter right now.

Tyson Ready to Play Chicken Over Hillshire Brands

Tyson Ready to Play Chicken Over Hillshire Brands

Tops unsolicited proposal from Pilgrim's Pride with $50 per share, or $6.8 billion, bid.

Hillshire Brands (HSH) Is Today's Unusual Social Activity Stock

Hillshire Brands (HSH) Is Today's Unusual Social Activity Stock

Trade-Ideas LLC identified Hillshire Brands (HSH) as an unusual social activity candidate

Corner of Wall & Main: Put on Some Armor

It's a good time to pick up some insurance for your portfolio.