Starbucks (SBUX) is all set to announce its fiscal 2Q17 earnings after the market closes on April 27, 2017.
CL’s management expects its gross margin to reach the higher end of its projected growth range of 75–125 basis points in 2017.
About 13.0% of analysts have recommended a “buy” for CL stock, while 87.0% have recommended a “hold” for the stock.
As of April 20, Colgate-Palmolive (CL) was trading at a 12-month forward PE ratio of 25.1x, which is higher than SPX’s 18.4x and XLP’s 21.3x.
Analysts expect Colgate-Palmolive (CL) to post revenue of $3.8 billion in 1Q17, which would represent a YoY (year-over-year) growth of 0.8%.
CL’s organic sales in its North American segment remained flat in 4Q16. Volume gains in toothpaste were offset by a fall in toothbrushes and liquid hand soap.
Colgate-Palmolive is slated to report its 1Q17 results on Friday, April 28. Analysts expect CL to report adjusted EPS of $0.66 per share—a YoY growth of 4.8%
VFC stock is currently trading at $56.44, which is ~17.0% below its 52-week high price.
VFC management has predicted a low single-digit rise in its fiscal 2017 top line.
VF Corporation’s (VFC) EPS (earnings per share) is expected to fall 9.8% YoY (year-over-year) to $0.55 in 1Q17.
After falling about 14.0% in 2016, VF Corporation (VFC) stock has risen ~5.0% YTD (year-to-date).
VF Corporation (VFC) is slated to report its fiscal 1Q17 results on April 28, 2017. Wall Street is predicting a 9.8% YoY fall in EPS to $0.55.
Comcast’s (CMCSA) franchise-focused strategy continues to reap rich dividends for its movie business.
Comcast (CMCSA) expects to incur a significant portion of its capex on its Theme Parks segment.
As of April 20, GM stock was trading at $34.10. After breaching the lower range of an ascending price channel in November 2016, the stock price turned negative.
GM’s retail market share is stronger than some peers. But any possible downturn in the US auto market could hugely affect GM’s business going forward.
As of April 20, GM’s forward EV-to-EBITDA multiple was 5.8x—much lower than Ford’s 12.1x as of the same date.
About 36% of the analysts covering General Motors have issued “buy” recommendations, while 59% of analysts have issued “hold” recommendations.
In 4Q17, General Motors (GM) reported strong revenues of about $43.9 billion, which reflected a rise of 9% over the $39.6 billion in revenues we saw in 4Q15.
In 4Q16, GM’s reported adjusted EBIT of $2.4 billion, with a margin of 10.1%. This margin was lower than its adjusted EBIT margin of 12.2% in 4Q15.