New Leadership Positions, Recognitions, Appointments, Operational Changes, and Dividends - Research Report on Tyson Foods, Hormel, BRF, Pilgrim's and Lancaster Colony Editor Note: For more information about this release, please scroll to bottom. PR Newswire 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 below. 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 at: http://www.analystscorner.com/r/full_research_report/4516_TSN -- 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: http://www.analystscorner.com/r/full_research_report/d79d_HRL -- 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: http://www.analystscorner.com/r/full_research_report/fdc5_BRFS -- 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: http://www.analystscorner.com/r/full_research_report/1e47_PPC -- 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: http://www.analystscorner.com/r/full_research_report/d79b_LANC ---- 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. 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