Unilever (LSE: ULVR) is one of the London market's most coveted stocks but does Premier Foods (LSE: PFD) have what it takes to replicate the company's success and once again become appealing to investors?
The fallout of McCormick's failed takeover of Premier Foods (LSE: PFD) sent shares of the latter shuttling lower towards the end of last week, forcing the catering play to swallow a 29% decline between last Monday and Friday.
Premier Foods, the company behind Mr Kipling cakes, Bisto gravy and Ambrosia custard, has described a new takeover bid from US spice and sauce maker McCormick as too low but said for the first time that it is prepared to discuss the proposal.
It's been a dire month for investors in Mothercare (LSE: MTC) whose shares have lost 38% of their value in the last 30 days. This collapse was caused by a trading statement on April 14, which revealed a 10.8% drop in international sales.