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 Industry and Company RESEARCH

Reviewing Magellan Midstream Partners for Higher Returns

Magellan Midstream Partners (MMP) is engaged in the transportation, storage, and distribution of refined petroleum products and crude oil in the United States.

Inside RPM International: An Investor's Complete Company Guide

RPM International is the sixth-largest coatings company in the world, with a reported revenue of ~$4.8 billion in fiscal 2016.

Where Does JA Solar Stand in the Global Solar Industry?

In this series, we’ll look at the key aspects that have set JA Solar apart from its competitors. We’ll take a detailed look at its business model and key products and services.

Examining the Segments and Parts That Make Up Emerson Electric

This is the second series in our company overview of Emerson Electric (EMR). The company recently realigned its business after finding buyers for its Network Power segment.

Analyzing Dominion Midstream Partners’s Growth Drivers

Dominion Midstream Partners (DM) provides natural gas terminaling, processing, storage, and transportation. In this series, we’ll take an in-depth look at DM’s stock performance, key financials, and operational metrics.

Once Again, It’s Too Quiet Out There

The CBOE Volatility Index (or VIX), a measure of market turbulence, tumbled 12% during the week ended September 3, 2016. It was the biggest fall in two months.

The Case for Sticking with High Yield

The global hunt for returns has turned US junk bonds into an attractive investment option.

Danaher's Pall Corp. Buy Still Breathing Life into Its Business

Each segment of Danaher is made up of roughly about 50 independent operating companies that Danaher has acquired over the years.

PPG Painted Quite a Path to Become a Formidable Industry Player

PPG Industries (PPG) is a Fortune 500 company and the world’s largest paint and coatings company by revenue. In 2015, its coatings segment posted $14.2 billion.

United Technologies Keeps Its Sector Advantage despite ROIC Slip

United Technologies’ revenue rose from of $27.9 billion in 2001 to $55.7 billion in 2015 for a compound annual growth rate of 4.7%.

Is Emerson Electric a Company You'd Want in Your Portfolio?

Emerson Electric earned revenues of $22.3 billion in fiscal 2015. About 48% of the company’s fiscal 2015 revenues came from the United States and Canada.

The Dramatic Rise of Rice Energy: Stock Up 140% Year-to-Date

Rice Energy (RICE) stock has risen dramatically this year. In this series, we’ll look at some of its key operational and financial highlights.

Should Danaher Corporation Be a Part of Your Portfolio?

Danaher is a diversified conglomerate with a market cap of ~$56 billion. Its customers are mostly professionals and organizations rather than retail consumers.

Where Does Yingli Solar Stand in the Global Solar Industry?

Founded in 1998, Yingli Solar (YGE) is a Chinese integrated solar power products manufacturer and solar solutions and service provider.

Understanding Roper Technologies' Diversification Strategy

Roper Technologies’ Industrial Technology segment’s revenue stood at 21% of its sales in 2015. This segment’s revenue was 41% of its sales in 2014.

Analyzing the Crude Oil Market: Supply versus Demand

Nigeria’s crude oil output rose by 150,000 barrels per day to 1.55 MMbpd in June compared to May. The rise in production will pressure crude oil prices.

What Makes 3M Company Such a Highly Profitable Entity?

Few companies have the kind of ubiquitous presence that 3M Company (MMM) likely does in your everyday life.

Look Who's Dominating the LTL Space: A New Guide to Old Dominion

Old Dominion offers access, through agents or strategic alliances, to services in international locations including Canada, Mexico, Europe, and China.

Is Foot Locker Fleet of Foot? Investor's Guide to Its Fast Growth

In this series, we’ll analyze Foot Locker’s business, market positioning, and revenue and expense outlook. We’ll also look at investments being made to spur growth.

Why Did the Fed and Brexit Drive the Financial Sector Last Week?

This week, investors in banking stocks are watching for the results of the Fed’s 2016 stress test. Favorable results might bring some optimism to the sector.


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