NEW YORK, March 23, 2015 /PRNewswire/ --
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Moments ago, Analysts Review released new research updates concerning several important developing situations including The Fresh Market (NASDAQ: TFM), Village Super Market (NASDAQ: VLGEA), Whole Foods (NASDAQ: WFM), GPA (NYSE: CBD), and Delhaize Group (NYSE: DEG). Analysts Review provides a single unified platform for investors' to hear about what matters - proudly employing registered CFA® research staff and rigorous compliance procedures. The full research reports are being made available to the public for informational purposes only.
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CBD Research Report: ( http://get.analystsreview.com/pdf/?c=GPA&d=23-Mar-2015&s=CBD ),
DEG Research Report: ( http://get.analystsreview.com/pdf/?c=Delhaize%20Group&d=23-Mar-2015&s=DEG ).
Analyst Update: New Stores, Dividends, Promotional Events, and Quarterly Results
Reviewed by: Rohit Tuli, CFA®
U.S. stocks closed higher on Friday partly due to weakness in the value of the U.S. dollar, with the greenback sliding to $1.081 versus the euro, compared to Thursday's $1.066. The Dow Jones jumped 168.62 points or 0.9% to 18,127.65 and the S&P 500 advanced 18.79 points or 0.9% to 2,108.06. The Nasdaq climbed 34.04 points or 0.7% to 5,026.42, its best closing level since early 2000. The European markets ended Friday's session firmly in positive territory. Investor optimism for an agreement on Greece was the driving force behind the gains. The U.K.'s FTSE 100 was up 0.86% to 7,022.51, Germany's DAX 30 gained 1.18% to 12,039.37, and France's CAC 40 was up 1.00% to 5,087.49. Stock markets across the Asia-Pacific region however turned in a mixed performance. Japan's Nikkei 225 Index rose by 0.4%, while Hong Kong's Hang Seng Index fell by 0.4%.
The Fresh Market, Inc. (The Fresh Market), a specialty grocery retailer focused on providing high-quality products, has signed a lease for a new location in Boca Raton, Florida. The store is expected to open in early 2016, and will be located on North Military Trail, north of the intersection with Yamato Road, in the planned Park Place development.
Village Super Market, Inc.'s (Village Super Market) Board of Directors has declared quarterly cash dividends of $0.25 per Class A common share and $0.1625 per Class B common share. The dividends will be payable on April 23, 2015, to shareholders of record at the close of business on April 2, 2015.
The Company also posted increase of 134.3% YoY to $6.6 million in its net income for Q2 FY 2015.
Whole Foods Market, Inc. (Whole Foods) has started its inaugural "Beauty Week," to celebrate all beauty related things. During the week through March 24, 2015, Store Whole Body departments will host events, classes, demonstrations and promotions to inform shoppers about its large selection of quality personal care products and cosmetics that support healthy people and a healthy planet.
Companhia Brasileira de Distribuicao, formerly known as Grupo Pão de Açúcar (GPA), announced its Q4 2014 and full-year 2014 financial results. For the quarter, net revenue increased 16.2% YoY to (Brazilian Real) R$19.7 billion, and adjusted EBITDA was up 21.7% YoY to R$1.95 billion. Adjusted net income for the quarter was up 21.3% YoY to R$919 million.
Etablissements Delhaize Freres et Cie Le Lion S.A. (Delhaize Group) reported its Q4 and full year 2014 financial results. For 2014, its revenues increased 3.7% YoY to €21.4 billion. Net profit from continuing operations was €189 million or €1.85 per basic share, compared to €272 million or €2.65 per basic share in 2013.
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