The majority of analysts rating Colgate-Palmolive (CL) stock are maintaining a neutral stance. The company could benefit from accelerating demand in emerging markets.
Colgate-Palmolive (CL) has managed to improve its profit margins despite a challenging operating environment, thanks to its Funding the Growth initiative.
Colgate-Palmolive’s (CL) sales are primarily affected by its sluggish performance in the North American region, particularly in the United States.
Colgate-Palmolive (CL) has disappointed investors with its tepid top-line performance over the past several quarters. It has missed analysts’ sales estimates for the past five quarters.
Colgate-Palmolive (CL) is set to announce its 3Q17 earnings on Friday, October 27, 2017. Wall Street expects its adjusted EPS (earnings per share) to remain flat at $0.73.
Colgate-Palmolive (CL) stock has risen 15.8% on a YTD (year-to-date) basis as of October 16, 2017, and has outperformed most of its peers in terms of stock gains.
As of October 13, 2017, Domino’s Pizza (DPZ) stock was trading at $192.98. On the same day, analysts were expecting the company’s stock price to reach $217.06 over the next 12…
As of October 13, 2017, Domino’s was trading at a forward PE multiple of 29.9x, compared with 32.3x before the announcement of its 3Q17 earnings.
For 3Q17, Domino’s Pizza (DPZ) posted adjusted EPS (earnings per share) of $1.27, which represents a 32.3% YoY (year-over-year) rise from $0.96 in 3Q16.
In fiscal 3Q17, Domino’s (DPZ) posted EBIT of $117.7 million, which represents an EBIT margin of 18.3%, compared with 17.8% in 3Q16.
During the past four quarters, Domino’s has increased its overall unit count by 1,182 restaurants, which represents unit growth of 8.2%.
In 3Q17, Domino’s Pizza (DPZ) posted SSSG (same-store sales growth) of 8.4% in domestic restaurants and 5.1% in international restaurants.
For 3Q17, Domino’s Pizza (DPZ) posted revenues of $643.6 million, outperforming the analysts’ estimate of $627.4 million by 2.6%.
On October 12, Domino’s posted 3Q17 adjusted EPS of $1.27 on revenues of $643.6 million—a 32.3% year-over-year rise in EPS and a 13.6% rise in revenues.
Department stores JCPenney (JCP), Macy’s (M), Nordstrom (JWN), and Kohl’s (KSS) have “hold” ratings from a majority of analysts right now.
Analysts have lukewarm expectations for the sales of department stores this year as online retailers such as Amazon (AMZN) are eating away at market shares.
US retail e-commerce sales grew 16.2% on a YoY basis in 2Q17. The US e-commerce sales as a percentage of total retail sales reached 8.9% in 2Q17.
Department stores and retailers are taking serious initiatives to gear up for the crucial 2017 holiday season.
The US holiday season is the most important sales season for US retailers and department stores.
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