Food prices keep rising. Food-company execs are betting Americans will keep paying.

Even as rampant inflation in food prices leaches away consumer spending power and disproportionately affects lower-income consumers, food-company executives and Wall Street analysts believe that Americans will continue to buy their favorite foods. Across the industry — from snack maker Mondelez International Inc. MDLZ, +1.97% to coffee chain Starbucks Corp. SBUX, +8.48% to candy company … Read more

Ad-Supported Streaming Is Coming. One Stock to Buy Now.

Text size Redbox’s 36,000 DVD-rental kiosks are now owned by Chicken Soup for the Soul Entertainment. Dreamstime One of this year’s most surprising tech deals was the acquisition of the movie-rental kiosk chain Redbox by Chicken Soup for the Soul Entertainment . Don’t let the name fool you: Chicken Soup for the Soul is a … Read more

Swiss National Bank Has $5.11 Million Holdings in Bed Bath & Beyond Inc. (NASDAQ:BBBY)

Swiss National Bank raised its stake in Bed Bath & Beyond Inc. (NASDAQ:BBBY – Get Rating) by 3.9% in the 1st quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 227,000 shares of the retailer’s stock after acquiring an additional 8,600 shares during the quarter. Swiss … Read more

Profund Advisors LLC Reduces Stock Position in Williams-Sonoma, Inc. (NYSE:WSM)

Profund Advisors LLC lowered its position in shares of Williams-Sonoma, Inc. (NYSE:WSM – Get Rating) by 12.5% ​​in the 1st quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The firm owned 3,730 shares of the specialty retailer’s stock after selling 533 shares during the period. Profund Advisors LLC’s holdings … Read more

Mirae Asset Global Investments Co. Ltd. Sells 11,248 Shares of Williams-Sonoma, Inc. (NYSE:WSM)

Mirae Asset Global Investments Co. Ltd. trimmed its position in shares of Williams-Sonoma, Inc. (NYSE:WSM – Get Rating) by 21.1% during the 1st quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the SEC. The institutional investor owned 42,178 shares of the specialty retailer’s stock after selling 11,248 shares during the quarter. … Read more

Principal Financial Group Inc. Lowers Stock Holdings in Bed Bath & Beyond Inc. (NASDAQ:BBBY)

Principal Financial Group Inc. decreased its holdings in shares of Bed Bath & Beyond Inc. (NASDAQ:BBBY – Get Rating) by 8.9% during the 1st quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 646,808 shares of the retailer’s stock after selling 62,826 shares during the quarter. … Read more

Williams-Sonoma (WSM) Scheduled to Post Quarterly Earnings on Wednesday

Williams-Sonoma (NYSE:WSM – Get Rating) will post its quarterly earnings results after the market closes on Wednesday, August 24th. Analysts expect Williams-Sonoma to post earnings of $3.47 per share for the quarter. Investors who wish to register for the company’s conference call can do so using this link. Williams-Sonoma (NYSE:WSM – Get Rating) last issued … Read more

Meeder Asset Management Inc. Sells 2,324 Shares of Williams-Sonoma, Inc. (NYSE:WSM)

Meeder Asset Management Inc. lowered its stake in Williams-Sonoma, Inc. (NYSE:WSM – Get Rating) by 65.4% during the first quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the SEC. The institutional investor owned 1,231 shares of the specialty retailer’s stock after selling 2,324 shares during the quarter. Meeder Asset Management … Read more

People’s United Financial Inc. Cuts Stock Position in Williams-Sonoma, Inc. (NYSE:WSM)

People’s United Financial Inc. lowered its position in Williams-Sonoma, Inc. (NYSE:WSM – Get Rating) by 6.4% during the first quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The fund owned 1,959 shares of the specialty retailer’s stock after selling 133 shares during the period. People’s United Financial … Read more

509 Shares in Williams-Sonoma, Inc. (NYSE:WSM) Purchased by Tcwp LLC

Tcwp LLC acquired a new position in Williams-Sonoma, Inc. (NYSE:WSM – Get Rating) in the first quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The institutional investor acquired 509 shares of the specialty retailer’s stock, valued at approximately $73,000. Other hedge funds also recently added to or reduced their stakes … Read more