Dr Pepper Snapple ends 2014 with strong top-line growth
In contrast to Coca-Cola and PepsiCo, which have extensive international presences in over 200 countries, Dr Pepper Snapple is mostly a domestic player.
Lockheed Martin (LMT) had a successful fourth quarter. Its net sales grew from $11.5 billion to $12.5 billion. The net earnings were $904 million for the quarter.
Sector ETF Analysis
In an otherwise lackluster week for the utility sector, AES Corp. (AES) jumped 9.1% on stronger-than-expected 4Q14 earnings.
TNK’s chartering strategy includes vessel employment via a mix of short- or medium-term fixed-rate time charter contracts and spot tanker market trading.
The Tegra processor is a system-on-chip (or SoC) that integrates an entire computer on a single chip.
Cedar Fair’s revenue increased by 15.6% year-over-year to $160.8 million in the fourth quarter of 2014.
Century Aluminum (CENX) posted its 4Q14 financial results on February 24 after the market closed. The earnings came in lower than analysts’ expectations.
A home is usually the single largest purchase that an individual or couple makes. So the homebuilding industry plays a key role in shaping the economy.
BlackRock reported EPS (earnings per share) of $4.82, beating analysts’ average estimate of $4.68.
With a market capitalization of $107.1 billion, UnitedHealth Group is the largest insurance provider in the US. It registered revenue worth $130.5 billion in 2014.
Macro ETF Analysis
In this series, we’ll explore Greece’s recent bailout extension granted by Eurozone ministers to see how it could impact your investments in the Eurozone.
Yields on Treasuries fell across the yield curve last week, primarily driven by Janet Yellen’s congressional testimony on monetary policy.
Investors usually view gold as an inflation hedge. In this series, we’ll explore factors responsible for the recent volatility seen in gold prices.
Income ETF Analysis
Walmart and TJX announced wage hikes, partly due to state-mandated minimum wage increases, as well as to reduce turnover and retain talent.
Energy Transfer Equity (ETE) reported its 4Q 2014 financial results on February 18. Limited partner interest in the net income was reported as $111 million.