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Keurig Green Mountain Inc (GMCR)

  • Apr. 23, 2014, 12:34 PM
    • Shares of Keurig Green Mountain (GMCR -4.4%) fall after a report from Israel indicates Starbucks is closing in on taking a 10% stake in SodaStream.
    • Earlier this year, Keurig fired the first shot in the at-home beverage war by deciding to partner with Coca-Cola.
    • There's some debate amongst industry insiders on what the new lineup card will do to Starbucks' existing deal with Keurig Green Mountain which clearly benefits both firms.
  • Apr. 8, 2014, 1:37 PM
    • Insider buying is up several consumer staples companies, notes InsiderScore.
    • Keurig Green Mountain (GMCR -0.1%), Fairway Group (FWM +0.7%), and Fresh Market (TFM +2.3%) have all seen high-level execs snap up some shares recently.
    • Most of the purchases were made on news-related dips.
    • SEC filings: GMCR, FWM, TFM
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  • Mar. 25, 2014, 1:05 PM
    • Coffee futures show increasing volatility as strong rains in Brazil bring relief to the drought-stricken region.
    • A measure of volatility on the 60-day Arabica futures contract hit its highest level since 2000 as prices eased back to $1.743 a pound earlier today.
    • Citi forecasts prices will fall in range of $1.51 to $2.25 over the next few quarters as the impact of the drought lingers.
    • Related stocks: SBUX, GMCR, JVA, DNKN
    • Related ETFs: JO
  • Mar. 24, 2014, 2:38 PM
    • Shares of Green Mountain Coffee Roasters (GMCR -5.4%), Tesla Motors(TSLA -4.2%) and Chipotle (CMG -3.4%) are getting wrapped up in a momentum selloff.
    • SA contributor Bill Maurer has the breakdown on which beat-up momo names are offering the biggest discount off their 52-week highs today.
  • Mar. 17, 2014, 8:11 AM
    • Shares of Keurig Green Mountain (GMCR) start the week with a full head of steam after being tapped late last week to be added to the S&P 500.
    • The stock could break out of its range due to some momentum it's building up off the Starbucks deal and S&P 500 inclusion, forecasts retail analysts. A breach of the 52-week high of $124.42 is the mark to watch.
    • GMCR +2.9% premarket tp $116.48.
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  • Mar. 14, 2014, 6:05 PM
    • Keurig Green Mountain (GMCR) +2% AH on news it will replace WPX Energy (WPX) in the S&P 500 index, effective March 21.
    • WPX Energy will move down to the S&P MidCap 400, replacing GMCR.
    • Press release
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  • Mar. 14, 2014, 12:01 PM
    • Keurig Green Mountain (GMCR +7.7%) announces a multi-year agreement with Peet's Coffee & Tea to launch a variety of Peet's coffee and tea K-Cup products.
    • Financial terms between the companies weren't disclosed.
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  • Mar. 14, 2014, 11:07 AM
    • The new deal signed by Starbucks (SBUX -0.1%) with Keurig Green Mountain (GMCR +3.7%) is a bet on the power of its brand, say analysts.
    • The company is opening up competition on the premium end while giving itself a wide variety of K-Cup products it can offer to consumers.
    • The road for new K-Cup players gets a little trickier with the super-premium category a tough place to grab market share and Starbucks now a force at differing price points.
    • For Keurig, an increase in K-Cup volume and more competition on the high-end could be a boost.
  • Mar. 14, 2014, 10:50 AM
    • Keurig Green Mountain (GMCR +2.9%) and Starbucks (SBUX +0.1%) announce they have revised the terms of their five-year agreement.
    • Starbucks will receive a number of improved business terms for giving up the exclusivity agreement covering "super-premium" coffee.
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  • Mar. 11, 2014, 8:15 AM
    • Green Mountain Coffee Roasters (GMCR) has changed its name to Keurig Green Mountain effective immediately.
    • The company says the identity switch is due in part to the strength of the Keurig brand name.
    • The coffee seller has a new logo to go along with its new name, but will still trade under the symbol GMCR.
    • GMCR +0.8% premarket
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  • Mar. 7, 2014, 11:48 AM
    • K-Cup data from IRI gives a look at which coffee companies are showing the most momentum.
    • Green Mountain Coffee Roasters (GMCR) is the market leader at 20% share, a tally which doesn't include partner brands such as Donut House (6%) or Revv (1%). Starbucks (SBUX) claims 13% and Folgers (SJM) is at 12% share.
    • On a unit growth sales basis, Starbucks was up 47% Y/Y (period ending 1/26/14) to power past Green Mountain's 29% pace and Folgers at 22%.
    • Private labels saw K-Cup unit growth of 471% as new brands emerged over the last year following patent freedom.
  • Mar. 4, 2014, 9:52 AM
    • Green Mountain Coffee Roasters (GMCR +0.9%) signs a 5-year deal with chocolate-maker Laura Secord.
    • The partnership will see Laura Secord products available in K-Cup packs at grocery stores and retail outlets.
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  • Feb. 27, 2014, 11:17 AM
    • Green Mountain (GMCR -1.8%) issued 16.68M shares of common stock sold to Coca-Cola (KO +0.3%) at a price of $74.98 each for  total gross proceeds of $1.25B. As previously announced Green Mountain intends to ease the dilution from the deal by  boosting its share buybacks. In addition, a portion of the proceeds will fund capex for the Keurig Cold beverage system.
    • Press release
    • Previous coverage of the deal
    • In other news, Green Mountain's Canada group announces a partnership with Laura Second - Canada's largest chocolatier - to bring Laura Second signature hot chocolate to K-Cup packs in fall of this year.
    • Press release
  • Feb. 12, 2014, 8:40 AM
    • A lawsuit filed by TreeHouse Foods (THS) alleges that Green Mountain Coffee Roasters (GMCR) used anti-competitive practices in the K-Cup market.
    • A spokesperson for the Vermont company says the suit is without merit, but GMCR shares are getting a little jolt in early action.
    • GMCR -1.6% premarket
  • Feb. 12, 2014, 7:15 AM
    • Krispy Kreme Doughnuts (KKD) and Green Mountain Coffee Roasters (GMCR) plan to partner together to bring Krispy Kreme's coffee brands to the Keurig system.
    • The products will be available at grocery and retail outlets by the end of this year.
  • Feb. 6, 2014, 12:46 PM
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Company Description
Keurig Green Mountain Inc is engaged in the coffee and coffeemaker businesses in the United States and Canada. It sells Keurig Single Cup brewers and roast high-quality Arabica bean coffees.