Kimberly-Clark’s (KMB) 2016 net sales fell 2.0% due to declines in every segment.
Coca-Cola (KO) recorded a fall of 6.0% in its 2016 net operating revenues due to a decline in its Third Party and Intersegment segments.
Genuine Parts (GPC) recorded a marginal growth in its 2016 net sales, driven by its Automotive and Office Products segments.
Consolidated Edison’s (ED) 2016 operating revenues fell 4.0% due to a decline in every segment; namely, electric, gas, steam, and non-utility.
Emersion Electric’s (EMR) 2016 net sales fell 11.0% due to a fall in every segment.
AbbVie (ABBV) recorded a 12.0% rise in net revenue for 2016, mainly driven by Humira and Imbruvica.
ExxonMobil’s (XOM) story is similar to Chevron’s. The company’s sales and other operating revenue for 2016 fell 16.0%.
Chevron’s (CVX) total sales and other operating revenues for 2016 fell 15.0% due to volatility in commodity prices.
Target’s (TGT) sales for 2016 fell 6.0% due to lower comparable store sales and weak store traffic.
AT&T (T) has managed to record growth in its 2016 revenues, mainly driven by its Entertainment Group and International segments.
The S&P 500 Dividend Aristocrat Index is made up of 51 S&P 500 (SPY) (SPX-INDEX) companies that have increased their dividends for 25 successive years.
Dentsply Sirona (XRAY) closed at $55.30 on August 11, 2017. The company was trading at its 52-week low of $54.50 on the day.
In this part of the series, we’ll try to determine if Energy Transfer Partners (ETP) can gain upward momentum following its strong 2Q17 earnings.
Ferrellgas Partners (FGP), the MLP involved mainly in wholesale and retail propane distribution, was the top MLP gainer last week.
EV Energy Partners (EVEP) was the worst-performing MLP last week. It fell a massive 20.9% during the week.
MLP sluggishness continued last week. The Alerian MLP Index, which tracks the performance of 50 energy infrastructure MLPs, ended the week 4.4% lower.
In 2Q17, Baker Hughes’s (BHGE) total debt fell ~1% YoY (year-over-year).
Baker Hughes’s (BHGE) CFO (cash from operating activities) remained negative in 2Q17, continuing its negative cash flow trend in 1Q17.
Baker Hughes’s dividend has remained unchanged for the past several quarters, and its steady dividend reflects its management’s confidence.
Baker Hughes’s (BHGE) North America segment saw 16.5% higher revenues from 2Q16 to 2Q17.