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May 27, 2014



Hillshire Brands

Price:$45.19

Chg:+$8.17

% chg: +22.1%

Day's high/low:

$45.48/$44.66

Pilgrim's Pride offered to buy the maker of brands such as Jimmy Dean, Ball Park and Sara Lee for $6.4 billion, or $45 a share. Hillshire recently announced its own plans to buy Pinnacle Foods.

Netflix

The online video streaming company's stock stumbled despite news that Netflix has landed a deal to offer Sony Pictures' animated films, including Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2.

AutoZone

The auto parts retailer initially rallied, then did an about-face despite news of better-than-expected third-quarter earnings that marked its 31st-straight double-digit quarterly earnings gain.





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Source: USA Today


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