Does it matter, a can of beans?

Bull, Peter
May 2013
Money Management;5/2/2013, Vol. 27 Issue 16, p22
Trade Publication
The article reports on the reasons why American investor Warren Buffett is eager to acquire H. J. Heinz Co. in 2013. It says that the decision is triggered by H. J. Heinz Co.'s high price-to-book ratio and high return on capital. It also offers information on the sales, common shares outstanding, and operating income of the baked beans manufacturer.


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