Last $13.87 USD
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Volume 240.7K
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chiquita brands intl (CQB) Snapshot

Open
$13.76
Previous Close
$13.82
Day High
$13.95
Day Low
$13.76
52 Week High
08/25/14 - $14.30
52 Week Low
11/12/13 - $9.24
Market Cap
651.4M
Average Volume 10 Days
697.2K
EPS TTM
$-0.98
Shares Outstanding
47.0M
EX-Date
09/25/06
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chiquita brands intl (CQB) Details

Chiquita Brands International, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, markets and distributes bananas and pineapples, packaged salads, and other fresh produce primarily in the United States, Central America, Europe, and the Middle East. Its Bananas segment purchases, produces, transports, markets, and distributes bananas under the Chiquita brand to grocery retailers, ripeners, and wholesalers. The company’s Salads and Healthy Snacks segment offers packaged and ready-to-eat salads under the Fresh Express and private labels; fresh vegetable and fruit ingredients used in foodservice; healthy snacks, including single-serve fruit snacks under the Chiquita brand name; and banana puree and other processed fruit ingredients to food manufacturers and quick service restaurants. This segment also sells fresh-cut produce, such as lettuce, tomatoes, spinach, cabbage, and onions to foodservice distributors; and purchases, processes, packages, and distributes various fresh-cut apples. Its Other Produce segment markets and distributes pineapples and other produce items. The company also licenses its Chiquita brand to third parties. Chiquita Brands International, Inc. was founded in 1899 and is headquartered in Charlotte, North Carolina.

20,000 Employees
Last Reported Date: 03/4/14
Founded in 1899

chiquita brands intl (CQB) Top Compensated Officers

Chief Executive Officer, President and Direct...
Total Annual Compensation: $900.0K
Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice Pr...
Total Annual Compensation: $311.0K
Chief Operating Officer and Executive Vice Pr...
Total Annual Compensation: $500.0K
Chief Legal Officer, Executive Vice President...
Total Annual Compensation: $595.0K
Chief People Officer and Executive Vice Presi...
Total Annual Compensation: $460.0K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2013.

chiquita brands intl (CQB) Key Developments

Chiquita Brands International Inc. Signs Confidentiality Agreement with Cutrale Group and the Safra Group

Chiquita Brands International announced that it has signed a confidentiality agreement with potential buyers Cutrale Group and the Safra Group allowing the companies access to a data room, its management team and to conduct due diligence.

Water and Sanitation Health Files Lawsuit Against Chiquita

A Consumer Protection Act lawsuit has been filed against Chiquita Brands International alleging unfair and deceptive marketing practices. The lawsuit, filed by Seattle based Water and Sanitation Health (WASH) (Federal District Court Case number: 2:14-CV-00010-RAJ) claims that Chiquita 'advertises that its bananas are farmed in an ecologically friendly and sustainable manner'. The lawsuit states that drinking and river water near the plantation have become polluted from the use of pesticides, fungicides and fertilizers, and has contaminated the drinking water in six local communities, affecting some 7,200 Guatemalan residents.

Chiquita Brands International Inc. Announces Unaudited Consolidated Financial Results for the Second Quarter and Six Months Ended June 30, 2014; Provides CapEx Guidance for the Year 2014

Chiquita Brands International Inc. announced unaudited consolidated financial results for the second quarter and six months ended June 30, 2014. For the quarter, the company reported net sales of $826 million against $812 million a year ago. Operating income was $37 million against $41 million a year ago. Income before taxes was $22 million against $28 million a year ago. Net income was $18 million or $0.37 per diluted share against $31 million or $0.66 per diluted share a year ago. Operating cash flow was $46 million against $47 million a year ago. Capital expenditures were $15 million compared to $11 million a year ago. Adjusted EBITDA was $62 million compared to $58 million a year ago. For the six months, the company reported net sales of $1,588 million against $1,586 million a year ago. Operating income was $37 million against operating loss of $66 million a year ago. Income before taxes was $3 million against loss before taxes of $34 million a year ago. Net loss was $7 million or $0.14 per diluted share against net loss of $33 million or $0.71 per diluted share a year ago. Operating cash flow was $38 million against $62 million a year ago. Capital expenditures were $25 million compared to $21 million a year ago. For the year 2014, the company expects capital expenditures of $55-$60 million, depreciation & amortization of 60%-65%, and interest expense of 60%-65%.

 

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