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Tyson wins bidding war for Hillshire Brands

NEW YORK - Tyson Foods Inc. has won a bidding war to gobble up Hill shire Brands, the maker of Jimmy Dean sausages and Ball Park hot dogs.Tyson had been...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-06-09/tyson-wins-bidding-war-hil
High costs, demand prompt farmers to plant more corn

...presumption showed up in the stock prices for chicken producers on Friday. The shares of Pilgrim's Pride Corp., Tyson Foods Inc. and Sanderson Farms Inc. all rose after the news. A bushel of corn for May delivery was trading at $3.74 a...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/03/31/bus_122612.shtml
Business
Another buyout offer is on table

...ended last September. The company has boosted its size through acquisition but still trails No. 1 chicken producer Tyson Foods Inc., which has annual sales of $26 billion. Poultry producers have been struggling with an oversupply of chicken...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/08/22/bus_93362.shtml
Business
Tyson still optimistic after loss

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. - Tyson Foods Inc. said its $52 million loss in the April-June quarter and 5 percent dip in revenues were market pangs that should be over in...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/08/01/bus_90944.shtml
Business
Meatpackers target clueless shoppers

...The extent of our beef was Hamburger Helper." Cargill Inc. - the second-biggest U.S. meat processor behind Tyson Foods Inc. - is betting that there are a lot of people like Hogan out there. The agribusiness giant and one of its units are...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/04/26/foo_77453.shtml
Food
Prices could rise as profits get squeezed

...according to Goldman Sachs. Among those companies that reported a slide in earnings: May Department Stores Inc. and Tyson Foods Inc. And many companies, including Coca-Cola Inc. and Motorola Inc., forecast slower growth ahead. There are many...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/12/08/bus_436587.shtml
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Profit taking, income report send stocks lower

...lot of movement in this quarter." The first of what could be many corporate earnings warnings were issued Monday. Tyson Foods Inc. dropped $1.47 to $16.26 after the meat producer reduced its 2004 earnings outlook, citing slow demand and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/08/31/fin_427001.shtml
Finance
Business briefs

...consensus estimate of 38 cents per share by analysts. Meat company profits despite sales problems SPRINGDALE, ARK. - Tyson Foods Inc., the world's largest meat producer, said third-quarter profits more than doubled, though fear of mad cow...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/07/27/bus_423360.shtml
Business
Suppliers' rush to be near Wal-Mart

...households had six-figure incomes. Two other corporate titans - J.B. Hunt Transport Services Inc., in Lowell, and Tyson Foods Inc., the world's largest meat company, in Springdale - have also helped to feed the area's economy, but as Arkansas...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/09/22/bus_390000.shtml
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Canadian mad cow case hits McDonald's, Wendy's, Tyson stocks

Shares of big U.S. hamburger chains and meat processor Tyson Foods Inc. fell sharply Tuesday following the disclosure of the first case of mad cow disease in Canada in a decade, as investors feared...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/05/21/fin_373179.shtml
Finance