New Leadership Positions, Recognitions, Appointments, Operational Changes, and Dividends - Research Report on Tyson Foods,

New Leadership Positions, Recognitions, Appointments, Operational Changes, and
    Dividends - Research Report on Tyson Foods, Hormel, BRF, Pilgrim's and
                               Lancaster Colony

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NEW YORK, November 22, 2013

NEW YORK, November 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --

Today, Analysts' Corner announced new research reports highlighting Tyson
Foods Inc. (NYSE: TSN), Hormel Foods Corp. (NYSE: HRL), BRF S.A. (NYSE: BRFS),
Pilgrim's Pride Corp. (NASDAQ: PPC) and Lancaster Colony Corporation (NASDAQ:
LANC). Today's readers may access these reports free of charge - including
full price targets, industry analysis and analyst ratings - via the links

Tyson Foods Inc. Research Report

On November 18, 2013, Tyson Foods Inc. (Tyson Foods) announced the creation of
several new leadership positions to support future growth in its domestic and
international protein and prepared foods businesses. The Company stated that
this move is in line with its stated long-term strategy of accelerating growth
in the international, poultry and prepared foods arenas through innovation and
services while nurturing the best talent in the food industry. According to
the Company, new senior leadership positions include: President of Prepared
Foods, Customer and Consumer Solutions; President of Poultry; President of
Fresh Meats; Group Vice President of International; Executive Vice President
of Strategy and New Ventures; Executive Vice President of Program Management;
President of Prepared Foods; President of Sales and Marketing and Chief
Commercial Officer. Donnie Smith, president and CEO, commented, "These new
positions will bring focus to our growth platforms, reinforce our operational
excellence and give our team members broader experience in our company." The
Full Research Report on Tyson Foods Inc. - including full detailed breakdown,
analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge


Hormel Foods Corp. Research Report

On November 11, 2013, Hormel Foods Corp. (Hormel) announced that it has been
named a Top 100 Military Friendly Employer by Victory Media, publisher of G.I.
Jobs and Military Spouse, for the second consecutive year. Hormel stated that
it has earned the No. 63 spot on the list. Jeffrey M. Ettinger, Chairman of
the Board, President and CEO stated, "Military veterans have excellent
transferable skills that are an asset to our company. We are proud to be
recognized on this list for the second straight year." The Company stated that
it will be showcased, along with other 2014 Military Friendly Employers, in
the December edition of G.I. Jobs magazine. The Full Research Report on Hormel
Foods Corp. - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price
targets - is available to download free of charge at:


BRF S.A. Research Report

On November 14, 2013, BRF S.A. (BRF) announced that Pedro de Andrade Faria has
been appointed as the Company CEO - International. BRF stated that Mr. Faria,
who will report directly to Claudio Galeazzi, Global CEO will assume
responsibility for 19 commercial offices, 11 industrial units, two joint
ventures and routine export procedures involving over 120 countries. The
Company informed that Faria worked as a member of the Board of Directors and
Director of Investor Relations of Tarpon. Prior to this, he served as
executive partner of Pátria Investments, responsible for monitoring the
private equity portfolio. The Full Research Report on BRF S.A. - including
full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to
download free of charge at:


Pilgrim's Pride Corp. Research Report

On November 19, 2013, Pilgrim's Pride Corp. (Pilgrim's) announced several
operational changes to improve efficiencies to achieve its goal of generating
approximately $200 million in savings in 2014. The Company stated that
starting January 24, 2014, it will expand its operations in Russellville,
Alabama and Douglas, Georgia to absorb the current fresh poultry processing
operations in Boaz, Alabama. Also, this consolidation will allow the Company
to maintain its current production levels, utilize idle capacity efficiently
and generate over $20 million in incremental margin. Pilgrim's added that it
will invest approximately $10 million to upgrade its feed mill in Falkville,
Alabama, and add about 100 jobs at the Douglas and Russellville operations.
According to the Company, these strategic decisions will allow Pilgrim's to
optimize its operational network and efficiently deploy resources and capital
to facilities with improved infrastructure, greater scale and more favorable
opportunities for long-term, sustainable profitability. The Full Research
Report on Pilgrim's Pride Corp. - including full detailed breakdown, analyst
ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at:


Lancaster Colony Corporation Research Report

On November 18, 2013, Lancaster Colony Corporation's (Lancaster Colony)
announced that its Board of Directors has declared a quarterly cash dividend
of $0.44 per share on the Company's common stock, payable on December 31, 2013
to shareholders of record on December 9, 2013. According to John B. Gerlach,
Jr., Chairman and CEO of Lancaster Colony, the increased regular cash dividend
reflects the Company's continued strong financial position and will be the
202^nd consecutive quarterly cash dividend paid by the Company. Gerlach added
that the projected annual payout for FY 2014 (period ending June 30, 2014) is
$1.72 per share, versus $1.52 per share regular cash dividend paid in FY 2013.
Lancaster Colony also announced that its shareholders have reelected three
incumbent directors during the annual meeting: Kenneth L. Cooke, Director,
Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of Intermedix
Corporation; Alan F. Harris, retired Executive Vice President and Chief
Marketing and Customer Officer of Kellogg Company; and Zuheir Sofia, Chairman,
President and CEO of Business Bank of Florida and Chairman of Sofia & Company,
Inc. The Full Research Report on Lancaster Colony Corporation - including full
detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to
download free of charge at:



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