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The Zacks Analyst Blog Highlights: Mondelez International, Kraft Heinz, Berkshire Hathaway and PepsiCo - Press Releases

For Immediate Release

Chicago, IL – August 07, 2015 – announces the list of stocks featured in the Analyst Blog. Every day the Zacks Equity Research analysts discuss the latest news and events impacting stocks and the financial markets. Stocks recently featured in the blog includethe Mondelez International Inc. (MDLZ), Kraft Heinz Company (KHC), Berkshire Hathaway, Inc. (BRK.B) and PepsiCo, Inc. ( PEPa>rong>).

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Here are highlights from Thursday’s Analyst Blog:

Bill Ackman Buys 7.5% of Mondelez -- What's Next?

Activist investor William Ackman’s hedge fund company, Pershing Square Capital Management LP has recently acquired 7.5% equity stake inMondelez International Inc. ( MDLZ), maker of the popular Oreo cookies, which is equivalent to $5.5 billion worth of stock.

With his latest investment in Mondelez, Ackman is reportedly insisting the snack company to accelerate its revenue growth and cut costs significantly or sell itself to a rival, like Kraft Foods.

In July, Kraft Foods was...