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The French yogurt maker is in a battle with competitors to expand sales in the 'medical foods' area.
Recent manufacturing data is bullish for Europe and stocks like Nestle and Repsol; Royal Dutch Shell and the European energy sector will gain from fracking.
I don't see how this stock, which has already posted incredible gains, still makes sense right here, given the unfavorable risk/reward tradeoff.
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.
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.
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.
With management having just increased the dividends and share buyback plan, General Mills should now be a central part of a nutritious portfolio.
While Kellogg does offer a strong yield at 2.90%, I still consider this a stale stock.
With improved volumes and growth prospects, this stock should trade at $75 per share in the next six to 12 months.
Red Beans, wasabi KitKat at Hershey and Nestle face off against Micron and Microsoft.
The company has become bullet-proof, and that is reflected in its bubbly stock price.
Once the restructuring is over, those companies that planned for the bumps in the road will see strong revenue growth.
Management seems willing to sacrifice near-term margin for long-term growth. I agree.
In trading on Tuesday, shares of Nestle S A crossed above their 200 day moving average of $67.53, changing hands as high as $68.01 per share. Nestle S A shares are currently trading off about 0.6% on the day.
Mortgage REITs and health care will be the first sectors to fall after an initial bounce higher.
Nestle, with its fortress-like balance sheet, also offers a backdoor way in to the Swiss franc.
John Burke, CEO of Burke Financial Strategies, says global food and restaurant stocks like McDonald's and Nestle are smart and safe plays in a volatile market.
Now may be the optimum time to consider buying some of Europe's best companies.
The weight-loss industry's profits expand as Americans fatten up.
Boomers, don't despair. You'll be working another 10 years or more, and this is how to get back on track.
Amid all those cheap retail goods there are still plenty of things you can buy that are born in the U.S.A.
Click through for a slideshow of the major consumer product recalls of 2011.
Unilever is set to acquire Russian cosmetic maker Concern Kalina, underscoring a growing trend of corporate deal-making in the consumer stock sector.
We had great trades on the euro and the SPX, but we had some bad ones in FXF, SI and JAZZ.
Even after today's free fall, it's likely to lose more ground against the euro.
Since the Swiss franc is pegged to the unsteady euro, this giant food exporter could get a big boost.
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