How Hewlett-Packard Is Planning to Improve PC Sales
Hewlett-Packard (HPQ) is planning to open 1,000 retail stores in India by the end of 2018, which is far more than its current 490 stores.
Hewlett-Packard’s Printing segment revenue rose 2.0% YoY to $4.7 billion in fiscal 2Q17.
Analysts expect revenue growth for HPQ despite a declining PC (personal computer) market.
According to market research firm IDC, Hewlett-Packard (HPQ) ended 2Q17 with a market share of 22.8% in the PC (personal computer) segment.
Hewlett-Packard (HPQ) will be announcing its fiscal 3Q17 results on August 23, 2017. Analysts expect the company to post revenue of $12.3 billion.
The J.M. Smucker Company’s (SJM) fiscal 1Q18 margins are expected to fall despite the company’s cost saving measures.
Wall Street analysts expect J.M. Smucker to report adjusted EPS (earnings per share) of $1.63, down 12.4% YoY (year-over-year).
Analysts covering J.M. Smucker (SJM) expect it to report sales of $1.8 billion in fiscal 1Q18.
SJM stock has fallen 4.0% on a YTD (year-to-date) basis and has underperformed the S&P 500 Index (SPX-INDEX).
PVH’s YTD gains have outperformed Hanesbrands’ (HBI) 11%, VF Corporation’s (VFC) 15.5%, Michael Kors’s (KORS) 4%, and Ralph Lauren’s (RL) -7.2% gains.
In 1Q17, PVH reported a 10% YoY (year-over-year) increase in its EPS (earnings per share), driven mainly by a business beat.
PVH Corporation’s (PVH) top line is predicted to grow 4.9% YoY (year-over-year) in 2Q17.
PVH Corporation (PVH) top line is expected to see a 5% YoY (year-over-year) rise in 2Q17.
Analysts expect PVH’s earnings per share to rise 11.6% YoY (year-over-year) to $1.64 on total sales of $2 billion, which would be 4.9% higher YoY.
As on August 14, Deere’s (DE) one-year forward PE (price-to-earnings) multiple stood at 18.3x, compared with Caterpillar’s (CAT) multiple of 18.8x.
Among the 21 analysts covering DE stock, 43% have recommended a “buy,” while 52% have recommended a “hold. The remaining 5% recommend a “sell.”
Analysts are expecting Deere’s (DE) Equipment operations to post revenue of ~$6.9 billion in 3Q17, which would be an increase of 18.1% on a YoY basis.
In this series, we’ll analyze Deere’s (DE) analyst expectations for fiscal 3Q17 earnings and revenue, as well as its recommendations and latest valuations.
As of August 10, 2107, Wal-Mart Stores (WMT) stock was trading at a 12-month forward PE (price-to-earnings) of 18.2x.
Wal-Mart Stores’ (WMT) US segment, which accounts for the majority of its sales and profits, is seeing improved sales trends.