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Hormel Foods (NYSE: HRL) reported a 1% rise in its fiscal first-quarter earnings.

It lifted its full-year earnings forecast by $0.03 per share to $1.93 to $2.03 per share

Hormel's quarterly profit climbed to $129.7 million, or $0.48 per share, from $128.4 million, or $0.48 per share, in the year-ago period.

Its sales rose 3.8% to $2.12 billion. However, analysts were expecting earnings of $0.48 per share on revenue of $2.14 billion.

Its gross margin declined to 16.3% from 16.5%.

Hormel shares closed at $36.12 yesterday.

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