SuperValu Cruises past Analyst Expectations, Still Sinks

SuperValu (SVU) reported adjusted EPS of $0.46, beating the consensus by $0.10. Total sales from continuing operations stood at $3.8 billion—35% higher YoY.

Kinder Morgan’s 3Q17 Results Met Analysts' Expectations

Kinder Morgan reported its 3Q17 results on October 18, 2017. It reported an adjusted EPS of $0.15, which was in-line with analysts’ consensus estimates.

Pre-Market Report: Global Markets Are Stable on October 20

On October 20, the Shanghai Composite Index closed at 3,378.65 after rising 0.25%. The SPDR S&P China ETF (GXC) fell 1.7% on October 19, 2017.

Highs and Lows: Wall Street's Performance on October 19

After rising for five consecutive trading weeks, the S&P 500 started this week on a stronger note. It rose in the first three trading days of the week.

RECENT Consumer Staples RESEARCH

What to Expect from Tyson Foods in Fiscal 3Q17

Tyson Foods (TSN) stock took a beating following its sluggish fiscal 2Q17 results. TSN plans to report its fiscal 3Q17 sales and earnings results on August 7.

How Did Whole Foods Fare in Fiscal 3Q17?

Whole Foods Market (WFM) reported its results for fiscal 3Q17 on Wednesday, July 26, 2017.

SUPERVALU's Fiscal 1Q18 Results Are In

Minnesota-based SUPERVALU (SVU) reported its fiscal 1Q18 results on July 25, 2017. The results pertain to the three-month period that ended on June 17, 2017.

What Analysts Expect from Mondelēz's 2Q17 Results

Mondelēz stock has taken a beating in the past month and a half amid industry-wide weakness, increased competition, changing retail dynamics, and cyber attacks.

Is Monster Beverage Poised to Grow in 2Q17?

Monster Beverage stock has risen 20.4% on a YTD (year-to-date) basis as of July 25, 2017.

Can Dr Pepper Snapple Crack Open a Win in 2Q17?

In 1Q17, Dr Pepper Snapple delivered sales of $1.5 billion, missing the consensus analysts’ sales estimate of $1.6 billion.

Coke's Big 2Q17: A Pre-Results Analysis

Soda giant Coca-Cola (KO) is scheduled to report its 2Q17 results on July 26. KO’s stock price has risen 8.1% on a YTD basis as of July 19.

How Wall Street Views Sprouts Farmers Market for 2Q17

Arizona-based Sprouts Farmers Market (SFM) is slated to release its 2Q17 results on August 3. Its total sales are expected to rise 12.9% year-over-year to ~$1.2 billion.

Hershey to Post 2Q17 Results: What Can Investors Expect?

Hershey (HSY) plans to report its 2Q17 results on July 26, 2017. On July 19, HSY stock outperformed its peers in terms of price appreciation on a year-to-date basis.

Why Stephens Downgraded J.M. Smucker Stock

As of July 19, 2017, J.M. Smucker (SJM) stock is down 8.8% on a YTD (year-to-date) basis.

Discussing Whole Foods Ahead of Fiscal 3Q17 Results

Whole Foods Market is scheduled to report its fiscal 3Q17 results after the market closes on July 26, 2017. These results will relate to the three months that ended on July 2, 2017.

What’s Expected from SUPERVALU’s Fiscal 1Q18 Results?

Minneapolis-based SUPERVALU (SVU) is scheduled to report its fiscal 1Q18 earnings results on July 25, 2017.

Why Target Remains Unattractive to Shoppers and Investors

Target has taken several strategic initiatives to accelerate its sales growth. However, most of these initiatives are likely to take time before they will have a meaningful impact.

June's Food Fight: To Whom Go the Spoils?

Whole Foods was best-performing stock in the bunch, gaining 20% in June—thanks to the Amazon acquisition.

Why Food Stocks Aren't Cooking

So far this year, food stocks have largely disappointed investors, and the outlook for the rest of the year appears no better. Stock prices for food manufacturers have been on a downtrend, underperforming the S&P 500 Index (SPX-INDEX) on a YTD (year-to-date) basis, as the graph below shows. As of July 3, Campbell Soup (CPB), General Mills (GIS), Conagra Brands (CAG), J. M. Smucker (SJM), Kellogg (K), and Kraft Heinz (KHC) have fallen 13.7%, 10.7%, 10.2%, 7.7%, 6.7%, and 3.3%, respectively, YTD. The S&P 500 Index has returned 8.5% during the same period.

Why Food Stocks Aren't Cooking like the S&P 500

So far this year, food stocks have largely disappointed investors, and the outlook for the rest of the year appears no better.

Will PepsiCo's 2Q17 Results Show Continued Improvement?

This pre-earnings series on PepsiCo’s upcoming 2Q17 results will discuss trends in the company’s sales and earnings as well as analyst expectations.

Conagra’s Mixed 4Q17 Disappoints Investors, Stock Falls

Conagra Brands (CAG) reported mixed fiscal 4Q17 results on June 29, 2017. After the earnings release, CAG stock fell 4.3% in two trading days.

Constellation Brands Stock Rose on Fiscal 1Q18 Earnings

Constellation Brands (STZ) stock rose 5.0% on June 29 in reaction to the company’s strong earnings for fiscal 1Q18.

Key Takeaways from Walgreens’s 3Q17 Results

Illinois-based Walgreens Boots Alliance (WBA) reported results for 3Q17 on Thursday, June 29, 2017.


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