TreeHouse Foods, Inc. (THS)

0.40 0.99
Prev Close 40.33
Open 40.62
Day Low/High 39.77 / 40.74
52 Wk Low/High 33.50 / 56.03
Volume 514.79K
Exchange NYSE
Shares Outstanding 56.50B
Market Cap 2.27B
P/E Ratio N/A
Div & Yield N.A. (N.A)

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My Recent List of Buys

In response to some email questions... very recent buys include , , , , , , , (upgraded), , , (I wrote several columns on the company yesterday), etc. __________  Long SJM (large), THS (large), GS (large), MS (large), GLD (large), WMT, GM (large), K...

Adding to 2 Stocks

I just added to and .  

Stay Cool -- and Prep for Investment Opportunities

* This is not your father's market -- as old rules don't apply   If your trading and investment decisions are based solely on price action (and charts) you should stop reading this column!   Since two Wednesdays ago, I have been looking for a series...

New Buy (and Short) Levels

* My revised levels I don't want there to be any ambiguity about the size of my positions or about my buy and short levels as I strive for as much transparency as possible. "When the time comes to buy, you won't want to." -- Walter Deemer "When the ...

TreeHouse Foods Remains Attractive

TreeHouse Foods  reported an eight beat to consensus expectations but the quality of the profit report was mixed.  Gross margins expanded by 30 basis points and EBITDA +6.5%.  Organic sales growth was only about +4% compared to projected +7% as ther...

The Long and the Short of It

* After "playing" the rally off of the March lows (with plenty of longs) I have recently (again) gotten net short of exposure To summarize some my recent activity: * I took off numerous investment longs (for profits) into the rally -- including , , ...

Tim on KHC

Yesterday, Tim "Not Judy or Phil" Collins looked constructively towards Kraft Heinz on a technical basis. I remain optimistic on the fundamentals of KHC and other packaged foods stocks (e.g., and ).

Wednesday's Takeaways

Something feels "wrong" about this market.  Mr. Market is remarkably bifurcated, there is insane speculation in worthless securities and the breadth seems "shaky" -- among many other issues. I ended the day much shorter than I started the day. Jay P...

A Midday Market Review

With the exception of a short and an elimination of my holdings - I have done little this morning. * Breadth is still a strong 3.5:1. * Ss (S&P) over Ns (Nasdaq), again, and despite strong gains in Tesla and Amazon . * Bonds are quiet. (I covered my...

Kass: 1968 Redux?

Kass: 1968 Redux?

Nineteen Sixty-Eight was often considered to be one of the most turbulent and traumatic years of the 20th century in the U.S.

2020 Is Looking a Lot Like 1968, Without the Good Music

We are now in one of those times, like 52 years ago in 1968, that we and our children will always remember. Many of us have spent the weekend watching America burning in despair. As I write this missive, an extended portion of I-95 (in Palm Beach) h...

My Tactical Approach and Current Positioning

* I have liquidated a lot of my long positions and have been averaging into Index shorts lately * I worship at the altar of fundamentals and not of price momentum * Monday I will present a more lengthy analysis of my concerns over the balance of 202...

Tonight's Forecast... a Freeze(r) is Coming

Danielle DiMartino Booth on Food Storage Capacity (and by inference, the attraction of packaged food stocks -- such as Kraft Heinz , J. M. Smucker and TreeHouse Foods ): The April core CPI's decline of 0.4% was the largest ever, while the headline d...

The Overarching Level of Uncertainty Combines With Shifting and Worrisome Paradigm Shifts

* Big picture changes loom on the investment horizon * Many of these paradigm shifts are disruptive and market unfriendly * There will be some industry winners (healthcare/biotech, internet, packaged foods) but many industry losers (hotels, airlines...


Long, fun lunch! And the drinking might continue for a while tonite! The markets closed near the highs of the day and S&P futures are about 10 handles higher than the closing price. I am putting out more on the short side at $293.40 in the after hou...

THS, TWTR Advancing

(+5%) and (+3%) are having delayed and positive responses to good quarterly releases from earlier this week. TWTR is on my Best Ideas List.

Potholes May Be Ahead

"Price has a way of changing sentiment." - Divine Ms. M  Nothing like price to change sentiment. — Helene Meisler (@hmeisler) November 2, 2016 Like Wednesday, momentum weakened late in the day -- but not materially. The markets close benefited from ...

New Buy (and Short) Levels

* My revised levels I don't want there to be any ambiguity about the size of my positions or about my buy and short levels as I strive for as much transparency as possible. "When the time comes to buy, you won't want to." --Walter Deemer "When the t...

Credit Suisse Endorses Packaged Foods Stocks This Morning

I recently endorsed the packaged foods goods sector and have purchased more Kraft Heinz , TreeHouse Foods and J. M. Smucker . (All three are on my Best Ideas List.) The stocks did quite well yesterday. Credit Suisse chimed in bullishly this morning ...

Random Thoughts Near the Close

* This month I learned that being long can be fun. * Breadth has been stuck at 4-1 (positive) for several hours. * Again, we could be seeing a powerful pivot away from growth and towards value. (I am hopeful that this is the start of such a transiti...

The Pivot From Growth to Value?

Today we see the pivot with some clarity: * A profound reversal in Amazon , which I discussed earlier in the day. The shares were +$35 and are now down by -$43 * Two areas of value - financials (money centers and brokerages) and packaged foods (e.g....

You Say Goodbye, I Say Hello

* From my perch, upside reward vs. downside risk turned more positive yesterday "You say yes, I say no You say stop and I say go go go, oh no You say goodbye and I say hello Hello hello I don't know why you say goodbye, I say hello Hello hello I don...

The Secular Investment Case for Packaged Foods Stocks

* Structural shifts in demand for packaged goods are beginning to emerge from the Covid-19 crisis * A greater propensity for stay at home eating is at the core of my optimism * After 3-5 years of disappointing sales, a better than consensus secular ...

A New (Long) Investment Theme

Tomorrow I will present a summary of why I turned bullish last week on packaged goods stocks. I am long , and , among others.

A New Long Theme - Packaged Foods

My packaged goods theme is based on a secular improvement of the stay-at-home consumption of food products. Though not as exciting as Netflix and Amazon , I feel this theme has been less exploited. Included in the package are Kraft Heinz , TreeHouse...

Post Holdings Plans to Shake Up the Market With a Spinoff

Post Holdings Plans to Shake Up the Market With a Spinoff

Post's IPO of its star Active Nutrition segment is expected to take place in the December quarter.

TreeHouse Upgraded to Buy at Stifel

Grab a Coffee, We've Got a Lot to Talk About Today!

Good morning folks! As Doug heads off on vacation (something I'll be doing on Saturday myself), I'm sitting in today for him, and I'll be doing so again right before his return. We're in the second real week of the June-quarter earnings season, and ...