BARN.SW - Barry Callebaut AG

Swiss - Swiss Delayed Price. Currency in CHF
-38.00 (-1.93%)
At close: 5:30PM CET
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Previous Close1,967.00
Bid1,901.00 x 0
Ask1,950.00 x 0
Day's Range1,920.00 - 1,959.00
52 Week Range1,206.00 - 2,086.00
Avg. Volume9,756
Market Cap10.566B
PE Ratio (TTM)42.21
Earnings DateN/A
Forward Dividend & YieldN/A (N/A)
Ex-Dividend DateN/A
1y Target EstN/A
  • Reuters44 minutes ago

    N. American Q4 cocoa grind falls, 5-year low for 2017

    North American cocoa grindings took a surprise fall in the fourth quarter of 2017 and nudged down to a five-year low for the full calendar year, data from the National Confectioners Association showed ...

  • Reuters10 days ago

    Ivory Coast resold 100,000 T of defaulting cocoa contracts

    Ivory Coast's Coffee and Cocoa Council (CCC) marketing board resold in late December 100,000 tonnes of cocoa export contracts that were headed for default, a senior CCC official and exporters said on Monday. Exporters and traders have previously raised fears of a repeat of last year's crisis in the leading cocoa producer, when crashing world prices forced the CCC to resell around 350,000 tonnes of contracts. Cocoa prices have remained low this season and banks are wary of lending to exporters to purchase the beans to fill their contracts.

  • Reuters4 months ago

    Barry Callebaut strengthens U.S. gourmet business

    Chocolate maker Barry Callebaut AG has bought the ingredients division of family-owned U.S. firm Gertrude Hawk Chocolates in a move designed to strengthen the Swiss company's high-margin gourmet and specialties business. The acquisition, made for an undisclosed sum, comes as chocolate makers grapple with weak global demand as health-conscious consumers increasingly shun chocolate. "The acquisition allows us to expand our product portfolio into new markets and offer an even wider range of products and services than before," Barry Callebaut Chief Executive Antoine de Saint-Affrique said in a statement.

  • Reuters6 months ago

    PRESS DIGEST- Financial Times - July 17

    Philip Hammond has called for a Brexit transition deal that would give business a cushion of a "couple of years" after the UK leaves the EU as he accused hardliner cabinet members of trying to undermine him. Barry Callebaut AG Chief Executive Antoine de Saint-Affrique said sales had accelerated in recent months and would return to a "normal rhythm" of growth as global chocolate sales are poised for a revival amid industry innovation and tumbling cocoa bean prices spur growth.

  • Reuters8 months ago

    Ivory Coast soldiers agree to end mutiny, return to barracks

    Renegade troops in Ivory Coast accepted a government proposal on bonuses and returned to barracks on Tuesday, ending a mutiny that had closed businesses, shut major roads and threatened years of economic progress in the world's top cocoa producer. The dissident soldiers, mostly former rebels who helped bring President Alassane Ouattara to power, rejected an earlier offer late on Monday.

  • Reuters9 months ago

    Ghana considering premium cocoa discount to local grinders

    Ghana's Cocobod is considering proposals to discount its premium main crop beans to local grinders as part of the new government's plans to increase local processing to 50 percent of annual output, the regulator's board chairman said on Wednesday. Locally processed beans in the world's second largest cocoa producer have dropped to below 30 percent in the last two years from around 38 percent previously due to lack of cheaper beans, Hackman Owusu-Agyemang told reporters after a tour of the plants.

  • Reuters10 months ago

    Chocolate maker Lindt expects to maintain 6 pct sales growth in 2017

    Swiss chocolate maker Lindt & Spruengli expects like-for-like sales to increase by another 6 percent this year, at the lower end of its long-term target, in a sign that a shrinking overall market in the United States is making growth more difficult. Global chocolate demand is down as consumers tend to prefer healthier snacks, but Lindt has so far bucked that trend by marketing its Easter bunnies and Lindor chocolate balls as high-quality treats customers can indulge in at special moments. Lindt faced difficulties in 2016 due to high cocoa bean and butter prices, subdued consumer sentiment in its biggest markets and price-sensitive trade partners.

  • Reuterslast year

    Ivory Coast unrest makes cocoa grinders rethink investments

    Cocoa grinders in Ivory Coast are holding off on new investments after military and social unrest this month, potentially denting government plans to boost processing of the commodity in the world's top grower. Ivory Coast has emerged from a 2002-2011 political crisis as one the world's fastest growing economies, attracting foreign investment into everything from the cocoa industry to breweries and shopping malls.