Premier Foods PLC (PFD.L)
21 Oct 2016
LONDON, Oct 12 Britain's Premier Foods reported weaker than expected quarterly sales and lowered its full-year sales outlook on Wednesday, saying a warm start to autumn reduced appetite for its gravies and some desserts.
* In Q2 of year, total group sales were £172.5m, a 5.4 pct decline on prior year
* David beever has given notice that he wishes to step down as chairman of company during 2017
(The following statement was released by the rating agency) MILAN/LONDON, July 29 (Fitch) Fitch Ratings has revised Premier Foods plc's (Premier) Outlook to Stable from Negative, while affirming the company's Long-term Issuer Default Rating (IDR) at 'B'. Premier Foods Finance plc's senior secured floating-rate GBP175m and fixed-rate GBP325m notes have been affirmed at 'B' with Recovery Rating 'RR4'. The Outlook revision to Stable reflects the company's successful turnaround plan, as revenue
* Expectations for full year remain unchanged Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage: (London newsroom)
* Has today acquired, for a nominal sum, 51 pct stake in Knighton Foods Limited that it did not previously own Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage: (Bengaluru Newsroom: +91 806 749 1136)
May 17 Premier Foods Plc said it would take a closer look at streamlining operations in the coming year and forecast sales growth for the next year, pushing its shares up 3 percent.
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May 17 Premier Foods Plc reported higher fourth-quarter sales of its branded foods, which include Oxo seasonings and Bisto gravy, on Tuesday, and said it would take a closer look at streamlining operations in the coming year.