Meat company stocks are in focus with Smithfield Foods reportedly set to sell itself for a tasty...

|By:, SA News Editor

Meat company stocks are in focus with Smithfield Foods reportedly set to sell itself for a tasty 25%-30% premium. Though Smithfield Foods has drawn the most attention from activist investors, calls for extracting more value from sector peers are also getting louder. On watch: Tyson Foods (TSN), Hormel Foods (HRL), Sanderson Farms (SAFM), Seaboard Corporation (SEB), Hillshire Brands (HSH).