ConAgra Foods Inc (CAG) Releases Earnings Results, Beats Expectations By $0.13 EPS

ConAgra Foods Inc (CAG) announced its most recent quarterly financial results on Thursday, Sep-29-2016. CAG said it had a profit of $0.61 Earnings per Share for the quarter. The results exceeded Wall Street expectations beating the analyst consensus estimate by $0.13. Analysts had a consensus of $0.48. The company posted revenue of $2667.50 million in the period, compared to analysts expectations of $2729.74 million. CAG’s revenue was down -4.6% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $0.45 EPS.

ConAgra Foods Inc opened for trading at $43.21 and hit $43.53 on the upside on Tuesday, eventually ending the session at $43.24, with a gain of 0.46% or 0.2 points. The heightened volatility saw the trading volume jump to 28,13,619 shares. Company has a market cap of $18,970 M.

Investors should note that on Sep 23, 2016, ConAgra Foods Inc announced a cash dividend of $0.2500. The company’s management has announced Oct 27, 2016 as the ex-dividend date and fixed the record date on Oct 31, 2016. The payable date has been fixed on Nov 30, 2016.

In a different news, on Jul 19, 2016, Robert G Wise (SVP, Corporate Controller) sold 15,708 shares at $47.90 per share price. According to the SEC, on Jul 8, 2016, Rajive Johri (director) sold 15,000 shares at $47.53 per share price. On Jul 8, 2016, William G Jurgensen (director) sold 4,636 shares at $47.88 per share price, according to the Form-4 filing with the securities and exchange commission.

ConAgra Foods Inc. operates as a packaged food company. The Company offers branded and private branded food to households as well as commercial foods which serves various restaurants and foodservice operations. The Company operates in three segments: Consumer Foods Commercial Foods and Private Brands. Its brands include Banquet Chef Boyardee Egg Beaters Healthy Choice Hebrew National Hunt’s Marie Callender’s Orville Redenbacher’s PAM Peter Pan Reddi-wip Slim Jim and Snack Pack among others. The Company sells its products under private brand labels in grocery convenience mass merchandise club and drug stores. Additionally ConAgra Foods supplies frozen potato and sweet potato products as well as other vegetable spice bakery and grain products to restaurants commercial and foodservice customers. It has international manufacturing facilities in Argentina Mexico and interests in ownership of international manufacturing facilities in India and Mexico.

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