The retail giant has made aggressive moves to compete with Amazon and now offers online grocery in more than 900 U.S. locations.
The activist investor says ADP could more than double its stock price if it cut staff and made better investments in technology.
The acquisition of Fontanini Italian Meats and Sausages is a move to expand Hormel's high-growth foodservice business.
The SEC says the scheme revolved around an IT consultant who had access to a computer system that BofA used to track investment banking deals.
The record fine punishes PwC for "extensive" misconduct in its audit of professional services firm RSM Tenon.
“For a little while, [Target] seemed to have lost its way but now appears to be getting back into that 'Tar-jay' mode."
The July sales report supports expectations that the U.S. economy will contine on its modest growth path.
"Our order requires a culture of privacy sensitivity for Uber," Acting FTC Chair Maureen Ohlhausen says of the settlement.
The company was expected to benefit from rivals' bankruptcies but same-store sales rose only 0.1%, well below analysts' estimates.
"The Whole Foods acquisition is an immediate credit positive for the company on a variety of fronts," the rating agency says.