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.


Why 'Either/Or' Is the Wrong Approach to Active vs. Passive

Active versus passive. Active or passive. The active-passive debate. Whatever the exact words, the theme dominates portfolio construction conversations.

What We Could See in T-Mobile’s 3Q17 Earnings

Analysts forecast that T-Mobile’s EPS (earnings per share) will reach $0.45 in 3Q17, compared with its EPS of $0.42 in 3Q16.

Delta Air Lines: Key Takeaways from 3Q17 Results

Delta Air Lines (DAL) reported its 3Q17 results on October 11, 2017. It managed to beat Wall Street analysts’ estimates for both revenue and profits. Its revenue rose 5.5% YoY.

Southern Company: Analyzing Changes in Recent Indicators

On October 12, 2017, Southern Company stock was trading ~3% above its 50-day and 200-day moving average levels.

Dividend Yield of the Top High Tax Bracket S&P 500 Companies

In this series, we’ll be taking a look at the dividend yields of seven of the high tax bracket S&P 500 companies.

Alcoa’s 3Q17 Earnings: What’s the Word on Wall Street?

We’re into the 3Q17 earnings season. Alcoa (AA) is expected to release its 3Q17 earnings on October 18 after the markets close.

Could Peabody Energy Turn Profitable in 3Q17?

Peabody Energy (BTU) is expected to post its 3Q17 earnings results on October 25, 2017. In this series, we’ll look at analysts’ estimates and the factors that led them to arrive at those expectations.

Chemical Companies: What Happened in the Week Ending October 13

On October 13, Praxair announced that it signed a long-term contract with Shanghai Huali Microelectronics. Praxair will build two new air separation plants.

Honeywell to Announce 3Q17 Earnings: Can the Good Run Continue?

Honeywell (HON) is set to announce its 3Q17 earnings on October 20, 2017, during market hours. Since 2Q17, HON stock has risen 4.7%, and on a year-to-date basis, it has risen 23.8%.

Trading Weighs Heavily on JPMorgan Chase’s 3Q17 Performance

JPMorgan Chase (JPM) beat its earnings per share (or EPS) estimates of $1.65 in 3Q17, posting EPS of $1.76. In this series, we’ll examine JPM’s performance, shareholder payouts, and valuations.

What to Expect from Cleveland-Cliffs’ 3Q17 Earnings

Cleveland-Cliffs (CLF) is scheduled to release its 3Q17 results before the US market opens on October 20. In this series, we’ll look ahead to CLF’s earnings and management call.

Investor Update: Recent Developments at Baxter International

On October 5, 2017, Baxter International (BAX) announced the voluntary recall of a shipment from a lot of Intralipid 20% IV Fat Emulsion, 100 mL. This lot was distributed from August 11 to August 31, 2017.

Analyzing E*TRADE Financial’s Performance in 1H17

E*TRADE Financial (ETFC) reported total net revenues of ~$1.1 billion in 1H17 compared to $946.0 million in 1H16, reflecting a 19% increase.

What to Expect from Johnson & Johnson’s 3Q17 Earnings

Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) is set to release its 3Q17 earnings on October 17. Analysts expect JNJ’s 3Q17 revenues to rise ~8.3% to ~$19.3 billion compared to ~$17.8 billion for 3Q16.

A Look at Twitter, Pre-3Q17 Results

Twitter (TWTR) is scheduled to release its 3Q17 results on October 26. In 2Q17, its adjusted EPS (earnings per share) of $0.08 beat the consensus estimate by a margin of $0.03.

Sanofi: Should We Pay Attention to It in 2017?

Of the three analysts covering Sanofi in October 2017, two have rated the stock a “strong buy,” and one has rated it a “hold.”

Can Supervalu Report Strong Fiscal 2Q18 Earnings?

The Minneapolis-based Supervalu (SVU) is slated to report its second-quarter 2018 earnings results on Wednesday, October 18.

How Fall in Oil Could Limit Your Energy Portfolio’s Gains

On October 12, 2017, US crude oil (USO) (DBO) (USL) active futures fell 1.4% and settled at $50.6 per barrel.

Will Bears Run the Crude Oil Market in 2018?

November WTI (or West Texas Intermediate) crude oil (USO)(UCO) futures contracts fell 1.4% and closed at $50.60 per barrel on October 12.

Will ConocoPhillips Report Profits Again in 3Q17?

ConocoPhillips (COP) is set to report its 3Q17 earnings on October 26, 2017, before the market opens.


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