Tyson Foods Inc (TSN): Howell P Carper , EVP Strategy and New Ventures of Tyson Foods Inc sold 64,763 shares on Apr 20, 2016. The Insider selling transaction was reported by the company on Apr 22, 2016 to the Securities and Exchange Commission. The shares were sold at $63.76 per share for a total value of $4,129,612.75 , the company said in a SEC Form 4 Filing.
Other Insider transactions have been reported by the company according to SEC Form 4, on Apr 22, 2016, Howell P Carper (EVP Strategy and New Ventures) sold 64,763 shares at $63.76 per share price.On Mar 28, 2016, Bebber David L Van (EVP & General Counsel) sold 75,467 shares at $67.01 per share price.Also, On Mar 1, 2016, Noel W White (President Poultry) sold 78,453 shares at $66.02 per share price.On Feb 19, 2016, Curt Calaway (SVP Controller & CAO) sold 13,200 shares at $62.47 per share price.
Shares of Tyson Foods (TSN) ended Wednesday, Apr 20, 2016 session in red amid volatile trading. The shares closed down -0.73 points or -1.15% at $62.94 with 52,11,279 shares getting traded. Post opening the session at $63.53, the shares hit an intraday low of $62.3 and an intraday high of $63.845 and the price vacillated in this range throughout the day. The company has a market cap of $22,854 M and the number of outstanding shares has been calculated to be 36,31,04,350 shares. The 52-week high of Tyson Foods is $68.84 and the 52-week low is $37.235.
On Feb 10, 2016, Tyson Foods announced a cash dividend of $0.1500. The company’s management has announced May 27, 2016 as the ex-dividend date and fixed the record date on Jun 1, 2016. The payable date has been fixed on Jun 15, 2016.
Company has been under the radar of several Street Analysts.Tyson Foods is Reiterated by RBC Capital Mkts to Sector Perform and the brokerage firm has raised the Price Target to $ 65 from a previous price target of $60 .The Rating was issued on Apr 15, 2016.Tyson Foods is Downgraded by Credit Agricole to Outperform. Earlier the firm had a rating of Buy on the company shares. The Rating was issued on Apr 13, 2016.Tyson Foods is Downgraded by BB&T Capital Mkts to Hold. Earlier the firm had a rating of Buy on the company shares. The Rating was issued on Mar 4, 2016.Tyson Foods is Reiterated by RBC Capital Mkts to Sector Perform and the brokerage firm has raised the Price Target to $ 60 from a previous price target of $53 .The Rating was issued on Feb 8, 2016.
Tyson Foods Inc. is a food production company. The Companys operations are conducted in five segments: Chicken Beef Pork Prepared Foods and International. Chicken includes domestic operations related of raising and processing live chickens into fresh frozen and value-added chicken products and sales of allied products. Beef includes operations related to processing live fed cattle and fabricating dressed beef carcasses into primal and sub-primal meat cuts and case-ready products. Pork includes operations related to processing live market hogs and fabricating pork carcasses into primal and sub-primal cuts and case-ready products. Prepared Foods includes operations related to manufacturing and marketing frozen and refrigerated food products and logistics operations of products through the supply chain. International includes foreign operations related to raising and processing live chickens into fresh frozen and value-added chicken products in across countries.