Food Companies Report New Store Opening, Financial Results, Philanthropic Activities and Dividends - Research Report on Whole

  Food Companies Report New Store Opening, Financial Results, Philanthropic Activities and Dividends - Research Report on Whole Foods, BRF, Harris Teeter,                           Hormel Foods and Leucadia  PR Newswire  NEW YORK, November 1, 2013  NEW YORK, November 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --  Editor Note: For more information about this release, please scroll to bottom.  Today, Analysts' Corner announced new research reports highlighting Whole Foods Market, Inc. (NASDAQ: WFM), BRF SA (NYSE: BRFS), Harris Teeter Supermarkets Inc (NYSE: HTSI), Hormel Foods Corporation (NYSE: HRL) and Leucadia National Corp. (NYSE: LUK). Today's readers may access these reports free of charge - including full price targets, industry analysis and analyst ratings - via the links below.  Whole Foods Market, Inc. Research Report  On October 29, 2013, Whole Foods Market, Inc. (Whole Foods) announced that the Company will open its 7^th store in San Francisco at 2001 Market St. on November 6, 2013, making it the Company's 31st store in the Bay Area. The Company informed that the 28,000-square-foot store will feature an eclectic, playful, yet refined and glamorous décor that complements the diverse urban neighborhood. Paula Richmond, store team leader said, "Mission Dolores and The Castro are such unique and exciting neighborhoods; we can't wait to meet this new community. We'll have all our regular healthy and über-local food options, plus some cool new services like a shoeshine station, fresh cut-to-order honeycomb, a Paleo bar, an oyster shuck pop-up and a coffee bar close to the entrance, so it's easy to grab a cup while you're waiting for the bus." The Full Research Report on Whole Foods Market, 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/3f61_WFM]  --  BRF SA Research Report  On October 29, 2013, BRF SA (BRF) released its Q3 2013 results. For Q3 2013, BRF's net sales grew 5.4% YoY to BRL7.6 billion, while net income reached BRL287 million, compared with BRL91 million in Q3 2012. Adjusted EBITDA increased by 61.2% YoY to BRL911 million, in Q3 2013, while adjusted EBITDA margin during the quarter stood at 12.0%, compared to 7.9% in Q3 2012. The Company further highlighted other operational updates during the quarter, including the renewal of Sadia brand's sponsorship agreement with the Brazilian Judo Confederation (CBJ); the announcement of the sponsorship of the Brazilian Football Confederation (CBF); and announcement of its Acceleration Plan, which, if achieved, should result in an increase of up to BRL1.9 billion in the operating results as from 2016. 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]  --  Harris Teeter Supermarkets Inc Research Report   On October 28, 2013, Harris Teeter Supermarkets Inc (Harris Teeter) announced that the Company will launch Harvest Feast -a donation card campaign to support its food bank partners in the eight southeastern and mid-Atlantic United States in which it operates stores, including Washington, D.C., on November 1, 2013. The Company stated that during the campaign, which runs through November 1 - November 30, 2013, Harris Teeter customers at every Harris Teeter location will be able to make a $1, $5, or $20 donation to Harvest Feast at the checkout. The Company informed that this campaign marks Harris Teeter's 11th year of hosting Harvest Feast and in this campaign Harris Teeter will be teaming up with 21 agencies in its market area that are involved in the fight against hunger. 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.analystscorner.com/r/full_research_report/48d5_HTSI]  --  Hormel Foods Corporation Research Report  On October 28, 2013, Hormel Foods Corporation (Hormel Foods) reported that its Stockton plant located in California along with Swiss American Sausage has donated $20,000 to the Second Harvest Food Bank to help fight hunger. The Company stated that this is the third consecutive year in which Hormel Foods has given funds to U.S. manufacturing facilities to share with nonprofits organizations in their respective communities to fight hunger. Hormel Foods added that in 2012 the Company donated $220,000 to local hunger relief organizations in more than 20 U.S. communities, where it has manufacturing facilities. Julie H. Craven, Vice President of Corporate Communication at Hormel Foods stated, "For the last two years, we've been able to assist our plant communities in local hunger relief efforts. We are committed to helping fight hunger in the areas where we live and work. It's with great excitement that we continue the program throughout 2013." The Full Research Report on Hormel Foods 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/d79d_HRL]  --  Leucadia National Corp. Research Report  On October 29, 2013, Leucadia National Corp. (Leucadia) announced that its Board of Directors has declared a quarterly dividend of c.$0.06 per common share. According to the Company, the dividend is payable on December 27, 2013 to holders of the Company's common shares on records as of December 16, 2013. Additionally, the Company announced that it will hold its Annual Meeting of Shareholders on Tuesday, May 13, 2014. The Full Research Report on Leucadia National Corp. - 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/1fd1_LUK]  ----  EDITOR NOTES:  1.This is not company news. We are an independent source and our views do     not reflect the companies mentioned. 2.Information in this release is fact checked and produced on a best efforts     basis and reviewed by Namrata Maheshwari, a CFA charterholder. However, we     are only human and are prone to make mistakes. 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