Gaining Green

Food Stocks: Kraft Foods Group (NASDAQ:KRFT), WhiteWave Foods (NYSE:WWAV), Pinnacle Foods (NYSE:PF), Post Holdings (NYSE:POST)

Kraft Foods Group Inc (NASDAQ:KRFT) continues to work on its efforts to reshape operations and drive earnings growth. The company has been targeting margin expansion to support its earnings growth. Kraft Foods Group Inc (NASDAQ:KRFT) stock opened at $55.28 in last session, and closed at $55.27, while the day range of KRFT stock is $54.96 – $55.59. The stock showed a positive weekly performance of 0.33%.

Organic and soy milk seller WhiteWave Foods Co(NYSE:WWAV), privately owned yogurt maker Chobani Greek and Keurig coffee brewer seller Green Mountain Coffee Roasters Inc have shaken up their categories and chalked up enviable growth while big companies such as ConAgra Foods Inc, Danone S.A. and General Mills Inc struggle. WhiteWave Foods Co (NYSE:WWAV) stock opened at $28.35, in last session and closed at $28.30, by gaining 0.78%. The 52 week range of WWAV is $15.61 – $29.56. Company’s market capitalization is $4.91billion.

Pinnacle Foods (NYSE:PF) has earned a consensus rating of “Buy” from the twelve brokerages that are currently covering the company. Five analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and seven have given a buy rating to the company. Pinnacle Foods Inc (NYSE:PF) stock advanced 0.60% and finished the last session at $28.32. The EPS of the stock remained 0.86. Company’s market capitalization is $3.32billion.

Japan Post Holdings Inc (NYSE:POST) has unveiled a medium-term business plan for fiscal 2014-2016, including ¥1.3 trillion in investment aimed at boosting operations. Post Holdings Inc (NYSE:POST) stock opened the session at $57.27, and closed the session at $57.12. The 52 week range of the POST stock remained $38.31 – $57.88 and the day range was $56.69 – $57.88.