Cisco's Fiscal 1Q18 Earnings Beat Analyst Estimates

The US-based (SPY) tech (QQQ) heavyweight Cisco (CSCO) announced its fiscal 1Q18 results on November 15 and reported revenue of $12.1 billion.

Walmart Stock Soared 10.9% on Stellar 3Q Results

Walmart (WMT) stock rose 10.9% to $99.62 after the company reported better-than-expected fiscal 3Q18 results on Thursday, November 16, 2017. Several analysts raised their price targets on the stock.

Home Depot Raised 2017 Guidance after Strong 3Q17 Earnings

Home Depot (HD) posted adjusted EPS of $1.87 on revenues of $25.0 billion. Compared to 3Q16, the company’s EPS rose 16.9%, while revenues rose 8.1%.

Pre-Market Report: Global Markets Are Mixed on November 17

On November 17, the Shanghai Composite Index fell 0.48% and closed the day at 3,382.91. The SPDR S&P China (GXC) rose 1.8% on November 16.

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Gatorade: 50 Years of Leadership in the Sports Drinks Market

Gatorade is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year. It’s one of PepsiCo’s $22-billion brands, generating more than $1.0 billion in annual retail sales.

1Q16 Preview: Walmart Looks at Higher Growth and Headwinds

Walmart announced it was testing unlimited shipping for $50 per year, presenting significant competition to Amazon’s Prime service.

Monster Beverage’s 1Q15 Results Take a Big Bite from Stock Price

Monster Beverage’s bottom line was hit by costs of $206 million related to the termination of its distribution agreements with third-party distributors.

Earnings Preview: Will Monster Beverage Get Stronger in 1Q15?

Monster Beverage is more of a niche player than other top soda makers. The company derives ~93.4% of its net sales from energy drinks.

Dr Pepper Snapple’s 1Q15 Results Outperform Beverage Giants

Dr Pepper Snapple (DPS) reported results for 1Q15 ending March 31, 2015 on April 23. The company’s 1Q15 adjusted EPS was $0.81—ahead of analysts’ estimates.

Highlights of PepsiCo's 1Q15 Results: Top Line Disappoints

PepsiCo’s (PEP) first quarter revenue declined by 3.2% from the same quarter last year, due to the strengthening of the dollar against major foreign currencies.

Coca-Cola Shows Some Sparkle in 1Q15

Revenue for Coca-Cola in 1Q15 increased to $10.7 billion, compared with $10.6 billion in the first quarter of last year.

Dr Pepper Snapple, a 1Q15 Earnings Preview: Can the Doctor Outdo the Soda Behemoths?

The impact of currency headwinds was less on Dr Pepper Snapple’s sales than the two beverage giants. It gets 12.4% of net sales from international operations.

Coca-Cola's 1Q15 Earnings: Can KO Pop a Surprise on Markets?

Coca-Cola (KO), the world’s largest beverage company, is scheduled to announce its results for the first quarter of 2015 on April 22, 2015.

Monster Beverage unleashes robust results in 2014

Pursuant to its 2014 deal, Monster Beverage will transfer its non-energy drinks brand to Coca-Cola in exchange for Coca-Cola’s energy drink brands.

PepsiCo's 2014 and 4Q results show strength despite headwinds

PepsiCo (PEP) is the second largest non-alcoholic beverage maker and the market leader in the snack food space in the US.

Coca-Cola looks at future growth after 4Q14 earnings

The day Coca-Cola announced its 4Q14 results, Coca-Cola stock surged 2.8% to $42.2 since the adjusted EPS of $0.44 exceeded analysts’ expectation of $0.42.

An investor's guide to Monster Beverage Corporation

Monster Beverage Corporation (MNST) is based in California. It manufactures alternative beverages. It sold over 10 billion energy drinks in the past 12 years.

A must-know overview of Dr Pepper Snapple

In an industry highly dominated by The Coca-Cola Company and PepsiCo Inc., Dr Pepper Snapple has rapidly emerged as the third-largest US soft drink maker.

Must-know: An investor’s guide to PepsiCo

According to Information Resources, Inc. (or IRI), PepsiCo owns nine of the 40 largest packaged goods trademarks in the United States.

A key company overview of Pilgrim's Pride Corporation

Pilgrim’s Pride has a market cap of $7.2 billion and is a subsidiary of JBS USA Holdings, which owns 75.5% of the company.

Key Highlights: Dunkin' Brands Q4 2013 Earnings Report

Dunkin’ Brands Group, Inc. is a quick-service restaurant chain and operates in an industry of coffee retailers such as Starbucks (SBUX) and Krispy Kreme Donuts (KKD).

Business overview: An investor's guide to Dunkin' Brands Group

Dunkin’ Brands Group is a franchisor of quick-service restaurants, serving hot and cold coffee and baked goods in addition to ice cream. It’s a strong, growing player in these segments.

Rethink your drink: An investor's guide to Starbucks Coffee Company

Starbucks began in 1971 as a single coffee shop in Seattle. Today, it’s the world largest coffee retailer, with over 19,000 locations in more than 60 countries (as of FY2013 end).

Trends in the booze market and where to invest

What have been the main drivers of spirits growth in the past, where will future growth come from, and how can you invest in the industry?


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