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WhiteWave Foods (WWAV)

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  • Fri, Aug. 7, 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.
    | Fri, Aug. 7, 8:18 AM | 4 Comments
  • Wed, May 27, 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.
    | Wed, May 27, 11:03 AM | 2 Comments
  • Fri, May 8, 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.
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  • Thu, Feb. 12, 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.
    | Thu, Feb. 12, 10:14 AM | Comment!
  • Thu, Feb. 12, 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.
    • Press Release
    | Thu, Feb. 12, 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
  • Sep. 9, 2014, 10:25 AM
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  • Sep. 8, 2014, 5:35 PM
    • Top gainers, as of 5:15 p.m.: BNNY +37.2%. WWAV +5.2%. NVTL +4.4%. TRLA +4.2%. ECYT +4.1%.
    • Top losers, as of 5:15 p.m.: RPM -7.7%. PBY -7.3%. FCEL -4.9%. PF -3.9%. GV -3.6%.
    | Sep. 8, 2014, 5:35 PM | Comment!
  • Sep. 8, 2014, 5:23 PM
    • On the move following Annie's sale to General Mills for a 37% premium to today's closing price are: Hain Celestial (NASDAQ:HAIN+2.3% after-hours, B&G Foods (NYSE:BGS+2.2%, WhiteWave Foods (NYSE:WWAV+4.8%, Medifast (NYSE:MED) +2.5%.
    | Sep. 8, 2014, 5:23 PM | Comment!
  • Aug. 21, 2014, 9:09 AM
    • Shares of WhiteWave Foods (NYSE:WWAV) slip after Longbow Research tags the company with a downgrade to Neutral from Buy.
    • A survey by the investment firm indicating some weakening sales trends at WhiteWave.
    • WWAV -1.9% premarket
    | Aug. 21, 2014, 9:09 AM | Comment!
  • May 29, 2014, 10:03 AM
    • Shares of WhiteWave Foods (WWAV +4.6%), Dean Foods (DF +1.3%), and Sanderson Farms (SAFM +2.7%) are higher after Tyson Foods tops the bid of Pilgrim's Pride for Hillshire Brands.
    • Though consolidation in the food sector is expected to pick up, some analysts warn the takeover premium in select stocks is getting played out.
    | May 29, 2014, 10:03 AM | 1 Comment
  • May 8, 2014, 11:33 AM
    • WhiteWave Foods (WWAV +11.2%) raises its full-year EPS guidance to $0.95-$0.98 vs. $0.90-$0.94 prior and $0.93 consensus.
    • The company sees sales growth of +30% with Earthbound Farms adding plenty of punch.
    | May 8, 2014, 11:33 AM | 1 Comment
  • Feb. 13, 2014, 8:24 AM
    • WhiteWave (WWAV) beats on both lines with its Q4 report as it saw strong organic growth across its businesses.
    • The North America segment saw a 11% increase in sales to $569M while Europe was up 16% to $110M.
    • The company expects a total sales growth rate in the twenties for Q1 and FY14. Organic sales are forecast to rise 7% to 8% for 2014.
    • WWAV +1.0% premarket
    | Feb. 13, 2014, 8:24 AM | Comment!
  • Jan. 9, 2014, 9:19 AM
    • Longbow Research upgrades WhiteWave Foods (WWAV) to a Buy rating from Neutral.
    • WWAV +2.4% premarket
    | Jan. 9, 2014, 9:19 AM | Comment!
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Company Description
The Whitewave Foods Company operates as a consumer packaged food and beverage company. The Company manufactures, markets, distributes, and sells branded plant-based foods and beverages, coffee creamers and beverages, and premium dairy products.