In 1Q17, priority platform sales in JNJ’s Medical Device segment grew ~6.5%, while the electrophysiology and advanced surgery businesses registered double-digit sales growth.
In 1Q17, Johnson & Johnson’s (JNJ) Medical Device segment revenues came in at ~$6.3 billion, as compared to $6.1 billion in 1Q16.
On April 18, JNJ released its 1Q17 earnings. After the announcement, the stock fell about 3% from its closing price of $125.72 on April 17.
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%
SWN’s median target price from these Wall Street analyst recommendations is $10.00, which is ~37% higher than its April 19, 2017, closing price of $7.31.
On December 31, 2016, Southwestern Energy (SWN) had ~503 million common shares outstanding.
In the last four quarters, Southwestern Energy (SWN) has beaten the consensus EPS estimate 50% of the time and missed its consensus EPS estimate 50% of the time.
The short interest ratio in Southwestern Energy (SWN) stock is ~3.4x. The 52-week range for the short interest ratio in SWN stock is 2.6x–6.2x.
Southwestern Energy (SWN) is planning for capital spending in the range of $1.2 billion–$1.4 billion in 2017.
Wall Street analysts expect SWN’s 1Q17 capital expenditures to be ~$306 million, resulting in negative free cash flows in 1Q17.
SWN forecasts a compound annual growth rate (or CAGR) of 3%–5% and $1 billion in capital spending.
On April 19, 2017, Southwestern Energy (SWN) had implied volatility of ~58.2%, which was 4.4% below its 260-trading day historical price volatility of ~60.9%.
For 1Q17, Wall Street analysts expect Southwestern Energy (SWN) to report ~33% higher revenues on a year-over-year basis compared with 1Q16.
Southwestern Energy (SWN) is set to report its 1Q17 earnings on April 27, 2017. For 1Q17, the current consensus earnings per share estimate for SWN is $0.18.
VFC stock is currently trading at $56.44, which is ~17.0% below its 52-week high price.