Tootsie Roll (TR) management has largely cut itself off from the world, shunning journalists and...

|About: Tootsie Roll Industries Inc. (TR)|By:, SA News Editor

Tootsie Roll (TR) management has largely cut itself off from the world, shunning journalists and refusing to hold quarterly earnings calls, but at some point a sale makes sense, a Gabelli analyst says. But with anemic growth and shrinking profit margins in recent years, and the lack of a publicly disclosed succession plan for the 92-year-old CEO, no one really knows what's next.