A Forward Look, The Year Ahead - Research Report on Hershey Co., Mondelez International, Inc., Harris Teeter Supermarkets Inc,

  A Forward Look, The Year Ahead - Research Report on Hershey Co., Mondelez
  International, Inc., Harris Teeter Supermarkets Inc, Arden Group, Inc. and
                         JetBlue Airways Corporation

PR Newswire

NEW YORK, March 14, 2013

NEW YORK, March 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --

Today, Investors Alliance announced new research reports highlighting Hershey
Co. (NYSE:HSY), Mondelez International, Inc. (NASDAQ:MDLZ), Harris Teeter
Supermarkets Inc (NASDAQ: HTSI), Arden Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: ARDNA) and JetBlue
Airways Corporation (NASDAQ:JBLU). Today's readers may access these reports
free of charge - including full price targets, industry analysis and analyst
ratings - via the links below.

Hershey Co. Research Report

Hershey's posted a 5.4 percent increase in profits in Q4 at $149.9 million,
while sales rose 12 percent at $1.75 billion. Gross margin meanwhile widened
to 43.1 percent from 40.3 percent. The company has a history of being
consistent with revenue and dividend growth, which helped keep its investors.
It also benefited from the fiscal cliff deal, with a compromise to prevent a
sharp rise in dairy prices, which could give added leverage on gross margin as
input costs are expected to tame this year. However, its international and
emerging-market exposure is one of the lowest among North American food
companies, which could threaten long-term growth. Fortunately, that segment
has grown 12 percent for the previous quarter, and could comprise 15 percent
of sales soon. Recent investments have been Mexico, South America, and Asia.
The Full Research Report on Hershey Co. - including full detailed breakdown,
analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge
at: [http://www.Investors-Alliance.com/r/full_research_report/9771_HSE]

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Mondelez International, Inc. Research Report

Mondelez, formerly known as Kraft Foods, Inc., had robust growth in China,
India, and in the Middle East, but was offset by poor results in Brazil and
Russia. Sales were also relatively good in Europe, mostly due to volume/mix
gains and continued benefits from a focus on productivity and overhead
reduction. Meanwhile, strong sales of biscuits in the US fueled growth in
North America. The company helped push the food and beverage industry higher
last week, which grew 0.7 percent at market close. However, The Street rates
the company as "hold," citing poor performance in the stock, net income, and
cash flow, but decent valuation levels, expanding profit margins and largely
solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures would
counter these negatives. The Full Research Report on Mondelez International,
Inc. - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets -
is available to download free of charge at:
[http://www.Investors-Alliance.com/r/full_research_report/9224_MDLZ]

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Harris Teeter Supermarkets Inc Research Report

Harris Teeter saw its shares jump 10 percent after news broke out that the
company has started working with investment bank JPMorgan for a potential
sale. This came after stock dropped recently after a dismal earnings report,
where profits missed expectations by 20 percent and revenue grew slower than
expected. The company's net income for Q4 totaled $22.8 million, up from $13.7
million year over year, while net income from continuing operations totalled
$25.8 million. Operating profit for the first quarter of fiscal 2013 was $40.5
million, or 3.48 percent of sales, compared to $46.3 million, or 4.13 percent
of sales, for the first quarter of fiscal year 2012. Harris Teeter attributed
the decrease to the operations and start-up costs of 10 stores acquired from
Lowe's Foods and six stores sold to Lowe's Foods last year. Sales for the
first quarter, which ended Jan. 1, rose 3.7%, to $1.16 billion, including
comparable-store sales gains of 2.53 percent. The company operates 211 grocery
stores, with a bulk in North Carolina. It started declining as larger
competitors such as Wal-Mart and Publix have started to put pressure onto
Harris Teeter who have announced expansion plans in the state. Kroger Co,
Publix, and Koninklijke Ahold NV are seen to be likely suitors for the
struggling company. The Full Research Report on Harris Teeter Supermarkets Inc
- including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is
available to download free of charge at:
[http://www.Investors-Alliance.com/r/full_research_report/8db4_HTSI]

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Arden Group, Inc. Research Report

Arden Group posted a high of $102.50 today. Its subsidiary Gelson generated
sales of $437.58 million over the last 12 months with 3 percent growth. The
store is known for fresh high quality meats, seafood, produce, deli, wine and
liquor. It also offers online services for catering, gourmet meals and
lunches. The Full Research Arden Group, Inc. - including full detailed
breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free
of charge at:
[http://www.Investors-Alliance.com/r/full_research_report/a92c_ARDNA]

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JetBlue Airways Corporation Research Report

Jet Blue lost $45 million in revenue due to costs brought on by Hurricane
Sandy with canceled flights and lower passenger traffic, increasing total
costs by 8 percent in Q4, in comparison to the 4 percent increase in revenue
that same quarter. Raymond James even downgraded its stock to "underperform."
But Motley Fool says the company's maturation from being a startup would fuel
its turnaround, by "acting more like" its larger competitors like Delta and
United by focusing more on its stronger markets like Boston and San Juan,
Puerto Rico. The company looks to cut costs as well with a larger variant of
its current Airbus A320s, the Airbus A321, which will seat 40 more passengers.
This will allow it to increase capacity in high volume routes in
slot-constrained terminals like New York's JFK Airport. The Full Research
Report on JetBlue Airways Corporation - including full detailed breakdown,
analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge
at: [http://www.Investors-Alliance.com/r/full_research_report/d183_JBLU]

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