Food: It's not quite the comfort I had expected

Shaw, Stuart J.
April 2008
Inside Tucson Business;4/14/2008, Vol. 17 Issue 45, p16
The article offers information on the financial status of the food industry in the U.S. The long-term debt of the industry yielded a percentage of total capital which averaged 38.2 percent, and the free cash flow of about six food companies is not stable and in a declining state. Meanwhile, analysts lowered the earnings estimates of two companies despite the disappointing earnings reported by eight companies.


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