Consumer Sector Earnings Coverage for October 2–6
Upcoming earnings this week
PepsiCo (PEP) is scheduled to report its fiscal 3Q17 results on October 4, 2017, before the market opens. The company is expected to post EPS (earnings per share) of $1.43 in fiscal 3Q17—an increase of 2.1% compared to EPS of $1.40 in fiscal 3Q16. The company is projected to report revenue of $16.3 billion in fiscal 3Q17—an increase of 1.8% compared to fiscal 3Q16.
Interested in CAG? Don't miss the next report.
Receive e-mail alerts for new research on CAG
After the market closes on October 5, 2017, Costco Wholesale (COST) will announce its fiscal 4Q17 results and September sales results. Analysts estimate that the company could post revenue of $41.6 billion in fiscal 4Q17—an increase of 13.7% YoY (year-over-year). The company’s EPS is expected to rise 13.6% to $2.01 in fiscal 4Q17 from its fiscal 4Q16 EPS of $1.77.
Constellation Brands (STZ) plans to announce its results for fiscal 2Q18 on October 5, 2017, before the market opens. Analysts expect a significant increase in EPS of 22.6% to $2.17—compared to the EPS of $1.77 in 2Q17. The revenue for the second quarter is projected to be ~$2.05 billion, which reflects a 1.5% increase on a YoY basis.
Earnings released last week
In the consumer sector, McCormick, Darden Restaurants, and Nike released their earnings last week.
Before the market opened on September 28, 2017, Conagra Brands (CAG) announced its fiscal 1Q18 results. The company posted revenue of $1.8 billion in fiscal 1Q18—a decline of 4.8% YoY. The company’s EPS (earnings per share) rose 17.9% to $0.46 in fiscal 1Q18 from its fiscal 1Q17 EPS of $0.39. The revenue surpassed analysts’ estimate of $1.7 billion and the EPS also beat estimates by 15%.
Carnival (CCL) announced its results for fiscal 3Q17 on September 26, 2017. The EPS grew 19.3% to $2.2—compared to the EPS of $1.9 in 3Q16. The revenue for the third quarter was ~$5.5 billion, which reflects 8.1% growth on a YoY basis. The revenue surpassed estimates by 2.2% and the EPS by 4.1%, respectively.