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May 27, 2014

Hillshire Brands



% chg: +22.1%

Day's high/low:


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.


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.


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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