Investments, Reverse Stock Splits, Management Changes, and Financial Results - Research Report on BRF, Sanderson Farms, Dean

Investments, Reverse Stock Splits, Management Changes, and Financial Results -
   Research Report on BRF, Sanderson Farms, Dean Foods, Hain Celestial, and
                                  Pilgrim's

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NEW YORK, September 2, 2013

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Today, Analysts' Corner announced new research reports highlighting BRF SA
(NYSE: BRFS), Sanderson Farms, Inc. (NASDAQ: SAFM), Dean Foods Company (NYSE:
DF), The Hain Celestial Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: HAIN), and Pilgrim's Pride
Corporation (NASDAQ: PPC). Today's readers may access these reports free of
charge - including full price targets, industry analysis and analyst ratings -
via the links below.

BRF SA Research Report

On August 27, 2013, BRF SA (BRF) announced an update in connection with a
report on the outcome of a review of the Company's management structure dated
August 14, 2013. According to the Company, it has received approvals to
incorporate certain additional changes in BRF's management structure. As a
result, Elcio Ito, Head of the Finance and Investor Relations Department, will
now responsible for the Finance Department, focusing on global treasury and
management of capital employed. Edina Biava, Investor Relations Manager, will
now focus on the Company's corporate governance, and will report directly to
the Board of Directors. Christiane Assis, Corporate Risk Manager, will be
responsible for the Investor Relations Department. The Full Research Report on
BRF SA - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets
- is available to download free of charge at:
[http://www.analystscorner.com/r/full_research_report/fdc5_BRFS]

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Sanderson Farms, Inc. Research Report

On August 27, 2013, Sanderson Farms, Inc. (Sanderson) reported its Q3 FY 2013
financial results (period ended July 31, 2013). The Company's net sales were
$739 million, up 18.3% YoY during the quarter. Net income stood at $67.9
million, or $2.95 per diluted share, in Q3 FY 2013, compared with $28.7
million, or $1.25 per diluted share, in Q3 FY 2012. Joe F. Sanderson, Jr.,
Chairman and CEO of Sanderson said, "Market prices for poultry products were
higher than the third quarter of fiscal 2012, as the Georgia Dock whole bird
price remained historically high during the quarter. The Georgia Dock price
reflects steady retail grocery store demand, In addition, market prices for
wings, while below last year's third quarter levels, improved during the
quarter. Boneless breast meat prices remained well above last year's prices
and peaked in May as several quick serve restaurants and other food service
establishments featured chicken on their menus." The Full Research Report on
Sanderson Farms, Inc. - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and
price targets - is available to download free of charge at:
[http://www.analystscorner.com/r/full_research_report/733e_SAFM]

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Dean Foods Company Research Report

On August 26, 2013, Dean Foods Company (Dean Foods) announced that its 1-for-2
reverse stock split of issued Dean Foods commons stock will be in effect from
4:15 p.m. ET on the date of announcement. The Company informed that its common
stock will trade on a split-adjusted basis on the NYSE with effect from August
27, 2013. Chris Bellairs, CFO of Dean Foods, re-affirmed the Company's
financial guidance for Q3 2013 and said, "We previously announced our
expectation of adjusted diluted earnings of $0.05 to $0.08 per share during
the third quarter of 2013 on a pre-split basis. On a post-split basis, this
translates to expected adjusted diluted earnings of $0.10 to $0.16 per share
for the third quarter of 2013. In addition, our prior full year 2013 guidance
of adjusted diluted earnings of $0.47 to $0.53 per share on a pre-split basis
translates to adjusted diluted earnings per share of $0.94 to $1.06 on a
post-split basis." The Full Research Report on Dean Foods Company - including
full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to
download free of charge at:
[http://www.analystscorner.com/r/full_research_report/3bf2_DF]

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The Hain Celestial Group, Inc. Research Report 

On August 21, 2013, The Hain Celestial Group, Inc. (Hain Celestial) announced
that Stephen J. Smith will join the Company as the new Executive Vice
President and CFO, with effect from September 3, 2013. Hain Celestial informed
that this move of the Company comes in connection with the planned retirement
of its current CFO, Ira J. Lamel, effective on August 31, 2013. According to
the Company, prior to joining Hain Celestial, Smith has served as Executive
Vice President and CFO at Elizabeth Arden, Inc. for more than 12 years. Irwin
D. Simon, Founder, President, and CEO of Hain Celestial said, "Steve has an
extensive background in working with consumer products companies on a global
basis and brings a demonstrated ability to implement business analytics for
high-performance strategic growth, Steve is the right person to work with our
management team in achieving our next level of growth." The Full Research
Report on The Hain Celestial Group, Inc. - including full detailed breakdown,
analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge
at: [http://www.analystscorner.com/r/full_research_report/1164_HAIN]

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Pilgrim's Pride Corporation Research Report

On August 28, 2013, Pilgrim's Pride Corporation (Pilgrim's) announced an
investment of $25 million in the state of Alabama. According to the Company,
the investment would encompass construction of a new feed mill facility, and a
$10 million renovation of Pilgrim's poultry processing facility, both in the
state of Alabama. Pilgrim informed that the construction of the new feed mill
will begin within the next 30 days from the day of announcement, and
renovation of the existing processing facility in Enterprise will occur in the
next six months. Jayson Penn, Executive Vice President, Sales and Operations
at Pilgrim's said, "This significant investment is consistent with our
strategy of relentless pursuit of operational excellence and will improve our
efficiencies, cost structure and competitiveness, while creating a safer work
environment for our employees." The Full Research Report on Pilgrim's Pride
Corporation - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price
targets - is available to download free of charge at:
[http://www.analystscorner.com/r/full_research_report/1e47_PPC]

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