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$36.58
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$36.58
Day High
$36.58
Day Low
$35.56
52 Week High
09/12/14 - $38.12
52 Week Low
10/8/13 - $18.28
Market Cap
6.2B
Average Volume 10 Days
1.8M
EPS TTM
$0.83
Shares Outstanding
174.1M
EX-Date
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P/E TM
43.3x
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The WhiteWave Foods Company, a consumer packaged food and beverage company, manufactures, markets, distributes, and sells branded plant-based foods and beverages, coffee creamers and beverages, dairy, and organic greens and produce products in North America and Europe. It operates through two segments, North America and Europe. It provides plant-based foods and beverages products, including soy-, almond-, coconut-, hazelnut-, rice-, and oat-based products, such as Silk soymilk, Silk Almondmilk, Silk PureCoconut coconutmilk, and Silk soy yogurt; and soy, hazelnut, almond, rice and oat drinks, soy yogurt, desserts, soy cream, and margarine under the Alpro and Provamel brand names. It also offers coffee creamers and beverages comprising coffee creamers and iced coffee products under the International Delight and LAND O LAKES brands, as well as creamers under various brands, including Almond Joy, Cold Stone Creamery, Cinnabon, Dunkin Donuts, Hershey’s, and YORK. In addition, the company provides dairy products consisting of organic milks, yogurts, cheeses, creams, butters, and other dairy products under the Horizon Organic brand name; and aseptic single-serve flavored milks under the TruMoo brand name. Further, it offers organic greens and produce portfolio, including packaged salad greens, fresh and frozen fruits and vegetables, dried fruit, and produce-based snacks under the Earthbound Farm brand name; and selected products under private labels. The WhiteWave Foods Company markets its products to grocery stores, mass merchandisers, club stores, convenience stores, and health food stores, as well as to restaurants and foodservice outlets through its direct sales force, and independent brokers and distributors. The company is based in Denver, Colorado.

3,900 Employees
Last Reported Date: 09/16/14

whitewave foods co (WWAV) Top Compensated Officers

Chief Executive Officer and Chairman
Total Annual Compensation: $1.1M
President and Executive Vice President
Total Annual Compensation: $650.0K
Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice Pr...
Total Annual Compensation: $500.0K
Executive Vice President and Chief Executive ...
Total Annual Compensation: $602.6K
Executive Vice President of Human Resources
Total Annual Compensation: $450.0K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2013.

whitewave foods co (WWAV) Key Developments

WhiteWave Foods Announces Pricing of $500 Million of 5.375% Senior Notes Due 2022

The WhiteWave Foods Company announced the pricing of $500 million in aggregate principal amount of 5.375% senior notes due 2022, through underwriters led by J.P. Morgan Securities LLC. The offering is being conducted pursuant to a registration statement and related preliminary prospectus supplement filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The notes mature on October 1, 2022. The notes bear interest at a rate of 5.375% per annum payable on April 1 and October 1 of each year, beginning on April 1, 2015. The offering is expected to close on or about September 17, 2014, subject to customary closing conditions. WhiteWave estimates the net proceeds from the issuance and sale of the notes, after deducting underwriting discounts and commission and estimated offering expenses, will be approximately $490.7 million.

The WhiteWave Foods Company Announces Third Amendment to its Credit Agreement

On August 29, 2014, The WhiteWave Foods Company entered into the Third Amendment to Credit Agreement with Bank of America, N.A., as administrative agent, and the subsidiary guarantors, lenders and voting participants party thereto. WhiteWave entered into the Amendment to take advantage of current market conditions in order to extend maturities, increase liquidity and gain additional operating flexibility. The pricing under the Existing Credit Agreement was not modified in the Amendment. The Amendment provides for, among other things: an extension of the maturity date of the current term A-1 credit facility and the revolving credit facility to August 29, 2019 and an extension of the maturity date of the current term A-2 credit facility and term A-3 credit facility to August 29, 2021, loans under the term A-1 credit facility and the term A-2 credit facility of $250,000,000 and $750,000,000, respectively, and commitments under the revolving credit facility of $1,000,000,000 (constituting an increase of $25,000,000 in term loans and $150,000,000 in revolving commitments), and modifying the maximum consolidated net leverage ratio so that it is initially set at 4.00 to 1.00, with a step down to 3.75 to 1.00 beginning with the fiscal quarter ended March 31, 2016; provided that upon the incurrence of certain indebtedness, such ratio will increase to 5.00 to 1.00 and such ratio is subject to certain additional adjustments in connection with acquisitions, both as set in the Credit Agreement, and adding a maximum consolidated senior secured net leverage ratio covenant, to become effective upon the incurrence of certain indebtedness, which shall be set at 4.00 to 1.00 following such incurrence and will step down to 3.75 to 1.00 after five full fiscal quarters have elapsed from the date of such incurrence.

The WhiteWave Foods Company Presents at Barclays Capital Back-to-School Consumer Conference 2014, Sep-04-2014 09:45 AM

The WhiteWave Foods Company Presents at Barclays Capital Back-to-School Consumer Conference 2014, Sep-04-2014 09:45 AM. Venue: InterContinental Hotel, Boston, Massachusetts, United States. Speakers: Gregg L. Engles, Chief Executive Officer and Chairman, Kelly J. Haecker, Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President.

 

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