Confectioners: Mondelez International, Inc. (NASDAQ:MDLZ), The Hershey Company (NYSE:HSY), Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory Inc. (NASDAQ:RMCF), Tootsie Roll Industries Inc. (NYSE:TR)

Mondelez International, Inc. (NASDAQ:MDLZ) Board of Directors declared a regular quarterly dividend of $0.17 per share, an increase of 13 percent. The dividend is payable on Oct. 14, 2015, to shareholders of record as of Sept. 30, 2015. In the first half, the company paid $495 million in dividends. Mondelez International, Inc. (NASDAQ:MDLZ) belongs to Consumer Goods sector. Its net profit margin is 7.00% and weekly performance is 6.54%. On last trading day company shares ended up $45.60. Mondelez International, Inc. (NASDAQ:MDLZ) distance from 50-day simple moving average (SMA50) is 10.30%.

The Hershey Company (NYSE:HSY) announced that it will release its second-quarter sales and earnings results on August 7, 2015, and hold a conference call with analysts at 8:30 a.m. on that date. The Company will webcast live its second-quarter conference call via the Hershey corporate website. The Hershey Company (NYSE:HSY) shares increased 0.30% in last trading session and ended the day at $92.80. HSY Gross Margin is 44.90% and its return on assets is 14.90%. The Hershey Company (NYSE:HSY) quarterly performance is -0.60%.

Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory Inc. (NASDAQ:RMCF) located at Miromar Outlets in Estero, Florida run a “Fudge for Troops” promotion through July 31 to benefit Project Soldier Bound. For each pound of fudge a customer purchases in-store, the store will donate one pound of fudge to be added to care packages sent to our service men and women overseas. This is the Second Annual “Fudge for Troops” promotion for this location. On 04 August, Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory Inc. (NASDAQ:RMCF) shares decreased -0.70% and was closed at $12.83. RMCF EPS growth in last 5 year was 1.00%. Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory Inc. (NASDAQ:RMCF) year to date (YTD) performance is -2.21%.

On 23 July, Tootsie Roll Industries Inc. (NYSE:TR) reported Second quarter 2015 net sales were $107,528,000 compared to $104,061,000 in second quarter 2014, an increase of $3,467,000 or 3%. Second quarter 2015 net earnings were $11,059,000 compared to $9,026,000 in second quarter 2014, and net earnings per share were $.18 and $.14 in second quarter 2015 and 2014, respectively, an increase of $.04 per share or 29%. First half 2015 net sales were $213,005,000 compared to $210,873,000 in first half 2014, an increase of $2,132,000 or 1%. Tootsie Roll Industries Inc. (NYSE:TR) ended the last trading day at $32.25. Company weekly volatility is calculated as 1.46% and price to cash ratio as 14.65. Tootsie Roll Industries Inc. (NYSE:TR) showed a weekly performance of -0.03%.

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