WhiteWave Foods (WWAV) - NYSE
  • Thu, Jul. 7, 12:45 PM
    | Thu, Jul. 7, 12:45 PM | 6 Comments
  • Thu, Jul. 7, 12:15 PM
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  • Thu, Jul. 7, 9:16 AM
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  • Thu, Jul. 7, 7:55 AM
    • Investors have bid up WhiteWave Foods (NYSE:WWAV) to as high as $56.80 in the premarket session on some speculation that a higher offer than Danone's $56.25 could arrive down the road.
    • Analysts say that WhiteWave has traded with a takeover premium ever since the company spun off from Dean Foods and see a spillover effect across the sector.
    • "It is likely this potential transaction further fuels the acquisition speculation gripping the food stocks, pushing multiples even higher," observes Stifel Nicolaus analysts Christopher Guest.
    • Hain Celestial (NASDAQ:HAIN), one of the usual food M&A suspects, is up 4.31% in premarket action.
    • Previously: Danone agrees to $12.5B deal for WhiteWave Foods (July 7)
    • WWAV +19.02% to $56.45.
    | Thu, Jul. 7, 7:55 AM | 11 Comments
  • Tue, May 10, 9:34 AM
    • WhiteWave Foods (WWAV +5%) reports organic sales rose 8% in Q1.
    • Net sales growth of 14% was driven by strong organic growth across the Americas and Europe segments, as well as contributions from acquisitions.
    • Segment sales: Americas Foods & Beverages: $894.76M (+15%); Europe Foods & Beverages: $144.93M (+11%).
    • Adjusted gross margin rate improved 60 bps to 34.4%.
    • Adjusted operating margin rate expanded 50 bps to 8.7%.
    • Q2 Guidance: Net sales growth: +11.5% to +12.5% (+12% to +13% on a constant currency basis); Adjusted operating income growth: + High teens %; Adjusted diluted EPS: $0.27 to $0.29; Adjusted Diluted EPS Excluding China J.V.: $0.29 to $0.31.
    • FY2016 Guidance: Net sales growth: +10.5% to 11.5% (+11% to 12% on a constant currency basis); Adjusted operating income growth: + High teens to twenty %; Tax rate: 33% to 34; Adjusted diluted EPS: $1.32 to $1.35; Adjusted Diluted EPS Excluding China J.V.: $1.38 to $1.41; Capital expenditure: ~$325M to $350M.
    | Tue, May 10, 9:34 AM | 4 Comments
  • Mon, May 9, 1:59 PM
    • Select food stocks are rallying after commentary from Tyson Foods management points to favorable trends in the industry on the demand and cost side.
    • Tyson expects "good" cattle supply for this summer and into 2017. The company delivered improved beef and chicken margins in Q1.
    • Meat stocks Sanderson Farms (SAFM +2%), Hormel Foods (HRL +3.3%), and Pilgrim's Pride (PPC +4%) are all solidly higher, while on a broader sector view WhiteWave Foods (WWAV +1.8%) and ConAgra Foods (CAG +1.5%) are also rallying.
    • Previously: Tyson Foods at all-time high after earnings dazzle (May 9)
    • Previously: Tyson Foods to expand presence on Amazon Fresh (May 9)
    | Mon, May 9, 1:59 PM
  • Thu, Feb. 11, 8:57 AM
    • WhiteWave Foods (WWAV +4.1%) reports organic sales rose 8% in Q4.
    • Segment sales: Americas Foods & Beverages: $764.82M (+18%); Americas Fresh Foods: $128.44M (-5%); Europe Foods & Beverages: $134.37M (+6%).
    • Adjusted gross margin rate increased 80 bps to 34.2%.
    • Adjusted operating margin rate improved 150 bps to 11.1%.
    • Q1 Guidance: Net sales growth: +11% to +12% (+12% to +13% on a constant currency basis); Adjusted operating income growth: + Low double
      digits %; Tax rate: high end of 33% to 34%; Adjusted diluted EPS: $0.23 to $0.24; Adjusted Diluted EPS Excluding China J.V.: $0.25 to $0.26.
    • FY2016 Guidance: Net sales growth: +10% to 11% (+11% to 12% on a constant currency basis); Adjusted operating income growth: + mid to
      high teens %; Tax rate: 33% to 34; Adjusted diluted EPS: $1.27 to $1.31; Adjusted Diluted EPS Excluding China J.V.: $1.33 to $1.37; Capital expenditure: ~$325M to $350M.
    | Thu, Feb. 11, 8:57 AM | 1 Comment
  • Nov. 9, 2015, 10:00 AM
    • WhiteWave Foods (WWAV +4.1%) reports organic sales rose 11% in Q3.
    • Segment sales: Americas Foods & Beverages: $722.52M (+23%); Americas Fresh Foods: $147.30M (+4%); Europe Foods & Beverages: $134.81M (+4%).
    • Adjusted gross margin rate grew 110 bps to 35.3%.
    • Adjusted operating margin rate improved 70 bps to 10.2%.
    • Q4 Guidance: Net sales growth: +13% to +14% (+15% to +16% on a constant currency basis); Adjusted operating income growth: + high twenties
      to low thirties %; Interest expense: $19M to $20M; Tax rate: ~34%; Adjusted diluted EPS: $0.32 to $0.33; Adjusted Diluted EPS Excluding China J.V.: $0.34 to $0.35; Interest Neutral Adj. Diluted EPS Excluding China J.V.: $0.34 to $0.35.
    • FY2015 Guidance: Net sales growth: ~+13% (~+16% on a constant currency basis); Adjusted operating income growth: + low to mid twenties %; Interest expense: ~$58M to $59M; Tax rate: ~354; Adjusted diluted EPS: $1.10 to $1.11; Adjusted Diluted EPS Excluding China J.V.: $1.17 to $1.18; Interest Neutral Adj. Diluted EPS Excluding China J.V.: $1.23 to $1.24; Capital expenditure: ~$300M.
    | Nov. 9, 2015, 10:00 AM
  • Aug. 7, 2015, 8:18 AM
    • WhiteWave Foods (NYSE:WWAV) rode strong sales growth in its Americas Foods & Beverages and Europe Foods & Beverages segments in Q2.
    • The plant-based foods and beverages category saw sales growth of 26% Y/Y.
    • The company expects a $0.06 benefit in 2016 from the acquisition of Vega.
    • Guidance: WhiteWave expects Q3 sales of 14% to 15% and operating income growth in the high teens to low twenties rate. Full-year sales growth of 12% to 13% seen and EPS of $1.07-$1.10 vs. $1.14 consensus.
    • Previously: WhiteWave Foods beats by $0.01, misses on revenue
    • WWAV -4.41% premarket to $48.38.
    | Aug. 7, 2015, 8:18 AM | 4 Comments
  • May 27, 2015, 11:03 AM
    • Shares of WhiteWave Foods (WWAV +3.0%) jump higher on solid volume with speculation over a bid by Coca-Cola making the rounds.
    • The company has been frequently mentioned as a buyout target for a larger food/beverage industry player.
    • WhiteWave printed a new all-time high of $49.12.
    | May 27, 2015, 11:03 AM | 2 Comments
  • May 8, 2015, 9:46 AM
    • WhiteWave Foods (NYSE:WWAV) reports organic sales rose 10% in Q1, excluding results of So Delicious.
    • Segment sales: Americas Foods & Beverages: $640.73M (+15%); Americas Fresh Foods: $139.65M (-4%); Europe Foods & Beverages: $130.77M (+4%).
    • Adjusted gross margin rate increased 93 bps to 33.84%.
    • Adjusted operating margin rate improved 48 bps to 8.20%.
    • Q2 Guidance: Net sales growth: high-single to low-double digits % (low-teens on a constant currency basis); Adjusted operating income growth: low-teens %; Interest expense: $14M to $16M; Adjusted diluted EPS: $0.21 to $0.23; Adjusted Diluted EPS Excluding China J.V.: $0.23 to $0.25; Interest Neutral Adj. Diluted EPS Excluding China J.V.: $0.25 to $0.27.
    • FY2015 Guidance: Net sales growth: low-double digits % (low-teens on a constant currency basis); Adjusted operating income growth: high-teens %; Interest expense: ~$54M to $57M; Tax rate: ~35%; Adjusted diluted EPS: $1.03 to $1.07; Adjusted Diluted EPS Excluding China J.V.: $1.10 to $1.14; Interest Neutral Adj. Diluted EPS Excluding China J.V.: $1.16 to $1.20; Capital expenditure: ~$325M to $350M.
    | May 8, 2015, 9:46 AM
  • May 8, 2015, 9:16 AM
    | May 8, 2015, 9:16 AM | 4 Comments
  • Mar. 25, 2015, 9:27 AM
    | Mar. 25, 2015, 9:27 AM
  • Feb. 12, 2015, 10:14 AM
    • WhiteWave Foods (NYSE:WWAV) reports organic sales rose 11% in Q4, excluding results of Earthbound and So Delicious.
    • Segment sales: Americas Foods & Beverages: $648.04M (+14%); Americas Fresh Foods: $135.67M; Europe Foods & Beverages: $127.28M (+15%).
    • Adjusted gross margin rate fell 173 bps to 33.34%.
    • Adjusted operating margin rate improved 56 bps to 9.56%.
    • FQ1 Guidance: Net sales growth: high single digits %; Adjusted operating income growth: mid single digits %; Interest expense: $9M to $10M; Adjusted diluted EPS: $0.17 to $0.19; Adjusted Diluted EPS Excluding China J.V.: $0.20 to $0.22; Interest Neutral Adj. Diluted EPS Excluding China J.V.: $0.22 to $0.24.
    • FY2015 Guidance: Net sales growth: high single to low double digits %; Adjusted operating income growth: mid teens to high teens %; Interest expense: ~$55M to $58M; Adjusted diluted EPS: $1.01 to $1.05; Adjusted Diluted EPS Excluding China J.V.: $1.08 to $1.12; Interest Neutral Adj. Diluted EPS Excluding China J.V.: $1.14 to $1.18; Capital expenditure: ~$325M to $350M.
    | Feb. 12, 2015, 10:14 AM
  • Feb. 12, 2015, 7:37 AM
    • WhiteWave Foods (NYSE:WWAV): Q4 EPS of $0.27 in-line.
    • Revenue of $910.99M (+34.1% Y/Y) beats by $12.84M.
    • Shares +1.29% PM.
    | Feb. 12, 2015, 7:37 AM | 8 Comments
  • Nov. 10, 2014, 7:08 AM
    • WhiteWave Foods (NYSE:WWAV) reports organic sales rose 12% in Q3, excluding acquisitions.
    • Adjusted operating income +50% Y/Y to $82M.
    • The company saw broad gains in its North America business power the segment to a 36% revenue rise to $728M.
    • WWAV +4.3% premarket to $38.50.
    | Nov. 10, 2014, 7:08 AM | 4 Comments
Company Description
The WhiteWave Foods Co. is a consumer packaged food and beverage company that manufactures, markets, distributes and sells branded plant-based foods and beverages, coffee creamers and beverages, premium dairy products and organic produce throughout North America and Europe. It operates through... More
Industry: Food - Major Diversified
Country: United States