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Flowers Foods, Inc. (FLO) rated Buy

Posted on: Saturday,  Jan 26, 2008  11:34 PM ET by THE ZACKS TOP 10 of 2008 revealed

THE ZACKS TOP 10 of 2008 revealed rated Buy Flowers Foods, Inc. (NYSE: FLO) on 01/16/2008, when the stock price was
$9.96. Since then, Flowers Foods, Inc. has gained 130.36% as of 01/20/2016's recent price of $22.94.
If you would have followed this THE ZACKS TOP 10 of 2008 revealed's recommendation on FLO, you would have gained 130.35% of your investment in 2926 days.

Flowers Foods, Inc. (Flowers Foods) is a producer and marketer of bakery products in the United States. Flowers Foods consists of two business segments: direct-store-delivery (DSD) and warehouse delivery. DSD segment focuses on producing and marketing bakery products to the United States customers in the southeast, mid-Atlantic, and southwest, as well as select markets in California and Nevada primarily through its direct-store-delivery system. The warehouse delivery segment produces snack cakes for sale to co-pack, retail and vending customers, as well as frozen bread, rolls and buns for sale to retail and foodservice customers primarily through warehouse distribution. On August 4, 2008, the Company completed the acquisition of ButterKrust Bakery. On August 11, 2008, the Company merged with Holsum Holdings, LLC. (Holsum). In October 2009, Flowers Foods, Inc. acquired Leo's Foods, Inc.

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Stock Market Advice
Date/Time (ET)SymbolRatingTermPrice (*)Target
1/16/2008 4:00 PM Buy
1 year
9.96
as of 12/24/2008
1 Week down  -0.20 %
1 Month up  3.23 %
3 Months up  4.36 %
1 YTD down  -0.87 %

(*) Stock Price at the time of the recommendation.
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