Why Philip Morris’s Q3 Earnings Didn't Meet Analyst Estimates

Philip Morris International (PM) announced its 3Q17 earnings on October 19. The company posted adjusted EPS (earnings per share) of $1.27 on revenues of $7.47 billion.

Pre-Market Report: Global Markets Start the Week on a Stable Note

On October 23, the Shanghai Composite Index closed at 3,380.70 after rising 0.06%. The SPDR S&P China ETF (GXC) rose 0.68% on October 20, 2017.

Procter & Gamble Didn't Impress Investors in 1Q18

Procter & Gamble reported mixed fiscal 1Q18 results. It topped analysts’ EPS estimate. However, sales remained shy of analysts’ consensus estimate.

PPG Industries Stock Rose, Posted Strong Earnings in 3Q17

PPG Industries announced its 3Q17 earnings on October 19 before the markets opened. It reported revenue of $3.77 billion—an increase of 3.0% on a YoY basis.

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What to Expect from Conagra’s Fiscal 1Q18 Results

Conagra stock is down about 15.5% on a YTD (year-to-date) basis as of September 21, 2017.

Walmart Expands Online Grocery Pickup to EBT Customers

Adding to its array of services that save customers time and money, Walmart announced yesterday that it’s expanding its online grocery pickup service to EBT (or electronic benefit transfer) customers.

What J.M. Smucker’s Low Valuation Could Mean to Investors

As of September 18, 2017, J.M. Smucker (SJM) stock was trading at a forward PE multiple of 14.1x—significantly below the peer group average of 19.4x.

Three Food Stocks That Are Defying Industry Woes

Packaged food manufacturers had a rough year in 2016, and 2017 is looking no different.

Can Coca-Cola Expect Some Fizz in 2H17?

Beverage giant Coca-Cola’s (KO) stock price has risen 13.0% on a year-to-date basis through September 13. Coca-Cola is struggling to deliver top-line growth in a market where consumer tastes are shifting toward healthier beverage choices.

Why General Mills Is Likely to Disappoint with 1Q18 Results

General Mills (GIS) is set to report its fiscal 1Q18 results on Wednesday next week. General Mills is focusing on innovation-driven new product launches to turn around its sales.

Grocers Get Jitters as Amazon Closes on Whole Foods

Grocery stocks continued their challenging run in August as online juggernaut Amazon (AMZN) closed on its acquisition of organic and natural food retailer Whole Foods Market.

No Bang for Buck: Dollar General Beats, Stock Slumps

Dollar General (DG) released its fiscal 2Q17 results on Thursday, August 31, 2017. The results relate to the three-month period ending August 4, 2017.

1Q18 Earnings Preview: Can Casey's Beat Expectations This Time?

Iowa-based Casey’s General Stores (CASY) is slated to report its 1Q18 results on Wednesday, September 6, 2017.

Kroger: Can We Expect a Solid Quarter this Time?

The Cincinnati-based Kroger (KR) is slated to report its second-quarter 2018 results at 10:00 AM EDT on September 8, 2017.

Looking Ahead: What to Expect from Conagra Brands in Fiscal 2018

Conagra’s sales are taking a hit from lower volumes, portfolio restructuring, and negative currency movements. It has taken measures to improve its sales.

Dollar Tree’s 2Q17 Results Beat Expectations

Dollar Tree Stores (DLTR) reported its results for fiscal 2Q17 on August 24, 2017. It came in ahead of Wall Street’s top-line and bottom-line expectations.

J.M. Smucker Disappoints with Fiscal 1Q18 Results: Stock Plunges

J.M. Smucker (SJM) stock fell 9.5% after the company’s weaker-than-expected fiscal 1Q18 results on August 24, 20017. It missed analysts’ expectations for sales and EPS.

What Analysts’ Project for Campbell Soup’s Fiscal 4Q17

Analysts expect Campbell Soup to report adjusted earnings of $0.55, which would be a YoY (year-over-year) growth of 19.6%.

Inside Target's Strong 2Q17 and Rising Stock

Target (TGT) reported strong fiscal 2Q17 results that surpassed analysts’ sales and earnings per share estimates.

What to Expect from J.M. Smucker 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).

Will Target’s Latest Move Please Investors?

Target’s (TGT) acquisition of transportation tech startup Grand Junction could help it augment its delivery capabilities and boost its digital business.

What to Expect from Walmart’s Fiscal 2Q18

Wall Street analysts expect Walmart’s (WMT) fiscal 2Q18 adjusted earnings per share to remain flat at $1.07 on a year-over-year basis.

Will Target’s Fiscal 2Q17 Results Mark Improvement?

Target (TGT) plans to announce its fiscal 2Q17 sales and earnings results on August 16. TGT’s management noted that its comps could show modest improvement year-over-year.

Tyson Foods Beats Q3 Earnings Estimates, Stock Jumps

Tyson Foods (TSN) posted strong fiscal 3Q17 results, and the company’s stock rose 5.7 %. Tyson Foods’ fiscal 3Q17 top- and bottom-line results beat analysts’ estimates.


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