Lululemon Outperforms Expectations Once Again in 3Q17

Lululemon Athletica (LULU) reported 3Q17 results on December 6, 2017. The company reported better-than-expected top-line and bottom-line numbers.

General Mills’ Fiscal 2Q18: Why Analysts Don’t Foresee Growth

Analysts expect General Mills to continue to report lower sales and profitability due to increased costs and lower volumes for fiscal 2Q18.

Pre-Market Report: Global Markets Are Stronger on December 11

On December 11, the Shanghai Composite Index rose 0.98% and closed the day at 3,322.24. The SPDR S&P China (GXC) rose 1.9% on December 8.

Could Moderation in US Markets Affect Halliburton in 4Q17?

In this series, we’ll analyze Halliburton’s drivers, balance sheet, free cash flow, and dividend yield.


What Are Freeport-McMoRan's Fundamental Drivers?

Freeport-McMoRan (FCX) is having a dismal run in November. Based on the closing prices on November 15, the stock has lost 2.5%.

What Are the Major Market Movers for Precious Metals?

In order to analyze the performance of the precious metals market, it’s important to look at the core mining stocks and their technical details.

Agribusiness Stocks: November Post-Earnings Update

With earnings season behind us, it’s time to look at analysts’ updated ratings for some of the key agribusiness stocks.

Can Kinross Gold Sustain Its Price Momentum after 3Q17 Results?

Kinross Gold (KGC) reported its 3Q17 results on November 8, 2017, after the markets closed. Its EPS (earnings per share) was $0.07, which was $0.05 higher than market expectations.

Chemical Companies as of November 10: Your Weekly Wrap-Up

On November 6, 2017, Axalta Coating Systems (AXTA) announced that it will be expanding its portfolio in the industrial market.

Weekly Update: Miners Trade Mixed, Copper Prices Fall

Copper is having a strong year like most of the other industrial metals. Copper has risen 23.8% in 2017 and built on its 2016 gains.

Precious Metal Markets: A Brief Look at the Gold–Silver Spread

The gold–silver spread stood at 75 on November 7, 2017, indicating that it took 75 ounces of silver to buy a single ounce of gold on that day.

Where Investors Stand on IAMGOLD’s Transformation

IAG reported EPS (earnings per share) of $0.07 for 3Q17, beating the consensus estimate by $0.06. Its revenues missed the estimate by $4.1 million.

Insights into Albemarle's Strong 3Q17 Returns

Albemarle (ALB) announced its 3Q17 earnings on November 8, 2017. It reported adjusted EPS (earnings per share) from continuing operations of $1.08, an increase of 18.7% YoY.

How Markets See Aluminum Producers after Their 3Q17 Earnings

We’re towards the end of the 3Q17 earnings season. Most aluminum producers have already released their 3Q17 results.

How Analysts See Copper Miners after 3Q17

Overall, 2017 has been a strong year for metals and mining companies. Metals have built on 2016 gains, while copper and aluminum have moved higher.

What Could Drive Vale Stock in 2018?

Vale (VALE) released its 3Q17 results on October 26, reporting earnings per share of $0.40, compared with the analysts’ estimate of $0.32.

Precious Metals Fell on November 3 Due to the Stronger Dollar

Goldcorp and AngloGold Ashanti have seen YTD losses of 3.7% and 12.1%, respectively. Randgold Resources and IamGold have YTD gains of 19.5% and 45.7%.

How Did Fertilizer Prices Move Last Week?

In the week ending November 3, agricultural fertilizer stocks were broadly positive.

Could the New Fed Chair Be Beneficial for Gold and Its Miners?

Kinross Gold’s correlation has risen from a three-year correlation of 0.69 to a one-year correlation of 0.77, which suggests that Kinross has moved in the same direction as gold 77% of the time.

CF Industries' 3Q17 Earnings and the Market's Reaction

CF Industries (CF) released its earnings on November 1 after the markets closed. The company reported a loss per share of $0.37.

Key Updates from the Chemical Sector Last Week

On October 30, 2017, Axalta (AXTA) and AkzoNobel confirmed that they are engaged in talks about a possible merger involving Axalta and Akzo’s paints and coatings business.

Mosaic Shares Pop on 3Q17 Earnings

Mosaic reported its earnings on October 31, 2017. It reported an EPS of $0.65 per share, which included an impact of $0.22 per share from notable items.

Key Insights from Goldcorp’s 3Q17 Earnings

Goldcorp (GG) reported its 3Q17 results after the market closed on October 25, 2017. It reported EPS (earnings per share) of $0.13, which beat analysts’ expectations by $0.02.

Precious Metal Mining Stocks: October Technicals

Before investors park their money in mining stocks, there are a few key indicators they should consider.


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