Special Situation: Beyond Meat IPO

BEYOND MEAT (Nasdaq symbol BYND) designs its plant-based “beef,” “pork” and “chicken” to taste like real meat. This includes simulating the texture and appearance of meat.
Beyond Meat plans to launch an initial public offering (IPO) on the Nasdaq exchange. It aims to raise $100 million. The company… Read More

Benefit from the biggest household expense

Food is the single-largest expense item for many households worldwide. This spending is also expected to grow as the global population expands and becomes wealthier. However, food producers can be subject to volatile food prices and need to be nimble to capture opportunities as consumer… Read More

Suitors line up for convenience stores

KROGER CO. $28 (New York symbol KR; Consumer Sector; Shares outstanding: 881.4 million; Market cap: $24.7 billion; Takeover Target Rating: Medium; Dividend yield: 1.8%; TSINetwork Rating: Average; www.kroger.com) started up in 1883 and is now the largest grocery store operator in the U.S. by sales.

The… Read More