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.


Can Deere Keep Rolling in Fiscal 3Q17?

In this series, we’ll analyze Deere’s (DE) analyst expectations for fiscal 3Q17 earnings and revenue, as well as its recommendations and latest valuations.

Expeditors International of Washington’s 2Q17 Earnings

Expeditors International of Washington (EXPD) announced its 2Q17 earnings on August 8. The logistics company’s adjusted earnings per share fell 5% to $0.63 in 2Q17 compared with $0.63 in 2Q16.

How Did Burlington Northern Santa Fe Perform in 2Q17?

On August 4, 2017, Burlington Northern Santa Fe (or BNSF) filed a Form 10-Q with the SEC for the quarter ended June 30, 2017.

XPO Logistics’ 2Q17 Earnings Disappoint: Stock Moves Sideways

XPO Logistics (XPO), an emerging trucking giant, announced its 2Q17 earnings on August 2, 2017. It marginally missed analysts’ estimate by 0.60%.

YRC Wordwide’s 2Q17 Earnings Missed the Estimate

Trucking major YRC Worldwide (YRCW) announced its 2Q17 results on August 3, 2017. Its adjusted EPS was $0.57, which missed the estimate marginally by 1.2%.

Weekly Update: How Now, Dividends of the Dow?

The Dow Jones Industrial Average Index has a YTD return of 10.5%. It offers a dividend yield of 2.4% at a PE (price-to-earnings) ratio of 20.4x.

Will China’s Disappointing July Trade Deflate Metal Bulls?

On August 8, China released its trade data for July. The country’s exports in dollar terms rose 7.2% compared to July 2016 while imports rose 11%.

How North American Freight Rail Traffic Trended in Week 30

The Association of American Railroads (or AAR) publishes North American rail freight (UNP) data every week.

A Comparative Analysis of Steel Companies’ 2Q17 Earnings

It’s been a mixed earnings season for steel investors. Nucor and Steel Dynamics missed consensus earnings estimates. AK Steel and U.S. Steel posted better-than-expected earnings.

How Genesee & Wyoming Beat Its 2Q17 Earnings Guidance

On August 1, 2017, Genesee & Wyoming (GWR) reported its 2Q17 results. It surpassed analysts adjusted EPS estimate of $0.72 by 10.2%.

Crude Tanker Industry: Analysts Revised Target Prices in Week 30

In week 30, the BDTI fell from 655 to 640—the index fell after a rise in the previous week. Since the beginning of the year, the index has fallen ~41%.

Analysts Rate Steel Stocks after Their 2Q17 Earnings

The earnings season for 2Q17 is nearly over. Most US steel companies have reported their quarterly earnings. Earnings season started on a somber note.

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e-Commerce Drove United Parcel Service’s 2Q17, Stock Rose 1.7%

United Parcel Service (UPS) announced its 2Q17 earnings on July 27. UPS reported earnings per share of $1.58 in 2Q17, a 7.9% earnings beat over its estimated EPS of $1.45.

Resilient Coal Lifts Norfolk Southern’s 2Q17 Results

Norfolk Southern (NSC) announced its 2Q17 earnings on July 25. On a year-over-year basis, NSC reported earnings of $1.71 per share in 2Q17, up 26% from $1.26 per share in 2Q16.

U.S. Steel’s Segments and How They Performed in 2Q17

U.S. Steel (X) released its 2Q17 earnings on July 25, 2017. Its revenues and profits topped analysts’ estimates by a wide margin.

Canadian National Railway Beat 2Q17, Remains Cautiously Positive

On July 25, 2017, Canadian National Railway (CNI) announced its 2Q17 results. Its adjusted EPS was $1.34 Canadian compared to the estimate of $1.32 Canadian.

Drilling into Navios Maritime Midstream Partners' 2Q17 Earnings

On July 26, 2017, Navios Maritime Midstream Partners (NAP) announced its 2Q17 revenue and earnings before the markets opened.

Why Spirit Airlines' 2Q17 Earnings Triggered a Sell-Off

In this series, we’ll analyze SAVE’s performance for 2Q17. We’ll also discuss what factors are expected to drive SAVE’s growth for the rest of 2017.

REITs Pay High Dividends, but How Do They Perform?

In this series, we’ll analyze how the top ten dividend-yielding REITs have performed in comparison to the S&P 500.

Week 29: Reviewing the Crude Tanker Industry

In week 29, the BDTI rose to 655 from 644—a rise after falling the previous four weeks. At the beginning of the year, the index was trading high at 1,088.


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