Kellogg Company (K) reported quarterly earnings results on Thursday, Aug-4-2016. The company reported $0.91 EPS for the quarter. Analysts had a consensus estimate of $0.91. The company posted revenue of $3268.00 million in the period, compared to analysts expectations of $3362.13 million. The company’s revenue was down -6.6% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $0.92 EPS.
Many Wall Street Analysts have commented on Kellogg Company. Company shares were Reiterated by Credit Suisse on Jul 21, 2016 to “Outperform”, Firm has raised the Price Target to $ 94 from a previous price target of $84 .
Kellogg Company closed down -0.5 points or -0.61% at $81.87 with 12,31,165 shares getting traded on Tusday. Post opening the session at $82.38, the shares hit an intraday low of $81.61 and an intraday high of $82.57 and the price fluctuated in this range throughout the day.Shares ended Tusday session in Red.
In a different news, on May 16, 2016, Ronald L Dissinger (Chief Financial Officer) sold 50,000 shares at $77.02 per share price. According to the SEC, on May 16, 2016, James M Jenness (director) sold 4,170 shares at $77.45 per share price. On May 16, 2016, Alistair D Hirst (Senior Vice President) sold 9,830 shares at $77.21 per share price, according to the Form-4 filing with the securities and exchange commission.
Kellogg Company is a manufacturer and marketer of ready-to-eat cereal and convenience foods. The Companys principal products are ready-to-eat cereals and convenience foods such as cookies crackers savory snacks toaster pastries cereal bars fruit-flavored snacks frozen waffles and veggie foods. The Companys cereal products are generally marketed under the Kelloggs name and are sold to the grocery trade through direct sales forces for resale to consumers. The Company also markets cookies crackers crisps and other convenience foods under brands such as Kelloggs Keebler Cheez-It Murray Austin and Famous Amos to supermarkets in the United States through a direct store-door (DSD) delivery system although other distribution methods are also used. The Company uses broker and distributor arrangements for certain products. It also uses similar arrangements in less-developed market areas or in those market areas outside of its focus.