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ConAgra Q1 Revenue Miss Analysts’ Expectation, Shares Fall

ConAgra Foods Inc. (NYSE: CAG) said on Thursday that net income dipped 42% in the fiscal first quarter. The Company said weaker results in the consumer food division hurt the bottom line. Overall revenue climbed 27% to $4.2 billion, aided by the acquisition of Ralcorp Holdings. Still, it fell short of street’s expectation of $4.29 billion. While sales at consumer foods unit fell 1.8% to $2 billion, sales at commercial foods unit slipped 0.4%. Shares fell sharply as the company reiterated its weaker-than-expected earnings outlook for the current quarter.

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