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Philip Morris International (PM) has a market cap of $136.3 billion. It rose 0.47% to close at $88.18 per share on December 6, 2016.
Vector Group (VGR) has a market cap of $2.7 billion. Its stock rose 0.82% to close at $20.97 per share on December 6, 2016.
In fiscal 2016, JCI reported net sales of $37.7 billion, a rise of 1.3% YoY (year-over-year).
McCormick & Company (MKC) has a market cap of $11.4 billion. It rose 0.88% to close at $90.38 per share on December 6, 2016.
Skechers USA (SKX) has a market cap of $4.2 billion. It rose 1.4% to close at $26.50 per share on December 6, 2016.
J.M. Smucker (SJM) has a market cap of $14.7 billion. The stock rose 0.59% to close at $126.75 per share on December 6, 2016.
Greif (GEF) has a market cap of $2.8 billion. It fell 1.2% to close at $52.98 per share on December 6, 2016.
Nike (NKE) reported fiscal 1Q17 revenues of $9.1 billion, a rise of 8.3% from $8.4 billion reported in fiscal 1Q16.
On December 6, 2016, the S&P 500 slightly outperformed the S&P Consumer Staples and the S&P Consumer Discretionary.
Of the 37 analysts that follow Chipotle, 29.7% recommend a “buy,” 48.6% recommend a “hold,” and 21.6% recommend a “sell.”
After the statement from Chipotle’s co-CEO, analysts lowered their EPS guidance 0.9% for the next four quarters to $7.86 from an earlier estimate of $7.93.
As of December 6, Chipotle was trading at $366.4—a fall of 7.6% from its closing price the previous day. Its share price took a hit due to food safety issues.
Share prices generally move in tandem with analyst recommendations. As analysts raise their next-12-month target prices, stock prices may also increase.
Home Depot (HD) and Lowe’s (LOW) are the leaders in the home improvement sector in the US.
Both Home Depot (HD) and Lowe’s (LOW) have a strong history of returning cash to shareholders.
In 3Q16, Home Depot’s EPS rose 17.6% to $1.60 from $1.36 in 3Q15. Analysts were expecting the company to post EPS of $1.58.
In 3Q16, Home Depot’s (HD) gross margins remained flat at 34.7% in comparison to 3Q15.
Home Depot (HD) posted SSSG of 5.5% in 3Q16 compared to 5.1% in 3Q15.
In 3Q16, Home Depot (HD) posted revenues of $23.2 billion, a 6.1% increase. During the same period, Lowe’s (LOW) revenue rose 9.6% to $15.7 billion.
Home Depot posted adjusted EPS (earnings per share) of $1.60 on revenue of $23.2 billion in 3Q16, while Lowe’s (LOW) posted adjusted EPS of $0.88 on revenue of $15.7 billion.