How Does Macy’s Valuation Compare?
Forward price-to-earnings multiple As of March 23, Macy’s (M) was trading at a 12-month forward PE (price-to-earnings) multiple of 8.1x. The company is currently trading at a lower valuation multiple…
Drop in earnings Macy’s (M) weak sales have caused its adjusted earnings to fall for two consecutive fiscal years. Excluding the impact of one-time items such as asset impairment and…
Analyst recommendations As of March 23, Macy’s (M) stock was rated as “hold” by 18, or 82%, of the 22 analysts covering it. Four analysts rated the stock a “buy,”…
Weak sales Macy’s (M) same-store sales have fallen for eight consecutive quarters. Same-store sales growth is a key performance metric for retailers. It measures the change in sales of a…
Focus on digital channel Department stores are facing huge competition from online retailers such as Amazon (AMZN), which are eating away at their market share. Macy’s (M) and its department…
Macy’s has seen some tough times over the last two fiscal years, with sales declining. In this series, we’ll discuss the company’s efforts to improve its sales, online channel, and earnings.
PVH Corp is covered by 16 analysts, who together have a neutral-to-positive view, rating the stock a 2.3 on a scale of 1 (strong buy) to 5 (strong sell).
As a result of PVH Corp’s solid results and encouraging outlook, the analyst community remains positive about the company.
After PVH Corp (PVH) reported solid 4Q16 results on March 22, beating the consensus estimates, the stock jumped 8.5% and closed at $98.55 on March 23.
In 4Q16, Calvin Klein accounted for 38% of PVH Corp’s (PVH) 4Q16 top line. The brand reported a 1.4% YoY decline in sales to $795 million.
Acquired by PVH Corp (PVH) in 2010, Tommy Hilfiger accounted for 44% of the company’s total 4Q16 sales. The brand’s business rose 2.9% YoY.
PVH Corp owns the famous Tommy Hilfiger and Calvin Klein brands and recorded a 0.2% decline in its top line, which stood at $2.1 billion during 4Q16.
PVH Corp beat estimates in both earnings and revenues for 4Q16, marking the 11th-straight earnings beat, though its EPS fell 19% YoY to $1.23.
Time Warner said that with SVOD (subscription video on demand) services, serialized edgy programming worked better than on linear television networks.
As of March 22, Clorox (CLX) was trading at a 12-month forward PE ratio of 24.7x—at a premium to the S&P 500 Consumer Staples Index and the S&P 500 (SPX).
Of the 17 analysts covering Clorox stock, 12.0% have rated the stock as a “buy” as of March 22. The stock has been rated “hold” by 76.0% of the analysts.
Over the past four years, Clorox returned about $2 billion to investors through share repurchases and dividends.
Clorox (CLX) commands a strong portfolio of brands that are either category leaders or have substantial market shares in their respective categories.
Despite the soft start to its current fiscal quarter, Clorox (CLX) has begun to make a strong comeback with its fiscal 2Q17 earnings.
Clorox’s sales of $1.4 billion in fiscal 2Q17 represents a 4.5% YoY rise—its highest growth in the past four years.