Hershey Company

Most Recent

  • uploads///gis pm
    Consumer

    How Did General Mills Perform in Fiscal 2016?

    General Mills (GIS) has a market cap of $40.3 billion. Its stock rose by 3.2% to close at $67.86 per share on June 29, 2016.

    By Gabriel Kane
  • uploads///CPB Sales
    Consumer

    Why Campbell Soup’s Sales Could Be Disappointing

    Campbell Soup (CPB) has been disappointing investors with its sales and has missed the analysts’ consensus estimates in the past three quarters.

    By Amit Singh
  • uploads///JanSugarTChart
    Miscellaneous

    Why Did Sugar Prices Fall for the Third Consecutive Day?

    Sugar prices for March futures contracts were trading near the key support of $14 per pound on January 26. Prices fell for the third consecutive trading day.

    By Sean Brown
  • uploads///MKC Sales
    Consumer

    What’s Behind McCormick’s Stellar Sales?

    McCormick’s (MKC) top-line growth has improved significantly over the past two quarters, thanks to incremental sales of its acquired brands, which contributed more than half of this growth.

    By Amit Singh
  • uploads///Farmer Brothers Gross Margin per Quarter
    Earnings Report

    Farmer Brothers’ Relocation Plans and Improved Gross Margin

    Farmer Brothers’ (FARM) gross profit in 4Q15 increased by $3.7 million, or 8.2%, to $49.2 million. It recorded a 4Q14 gross margin of $45.5 million.

    By Sushree Mohanty
  • uploads///Part
    Miscellaneous

    Mondelēz’s Sales Aspirations: Is Cheese and Grocery a Good Fit?

    Mondelēz may be looking to sell its Europe cheese and grocery business. It plans to invest in profitable power brands as part of its transformation agenda.

    By Phalguni Soni
  • uploads///mdlz pm
    Company & Industry Overviews

    Mondelēz International Declared Quarterly Dividend

    Mondelez International (MDLZ) has a market cap of $71.2 billion. It rose by 0.35% to close at $45.58 per share on July 19, 2016.

    By Gabriel Kane
  • uploads///sp
    Company & Industry Overviews

    Who Were the Outliers in the Consumer Space on July 28?

    On July 28, 2016, the S&P Consumer Staples slightly outperformed the S&P Consumer Discretionary and the S&P 500 with returns of 0.48%, 0.23%, and 0.16%, respectively.

    By Gabriel Kane
  • uploads///MKC Sales
    Consumer

    What Could Drive McCormick’s Q4 Revenues?

    McCormick (MKC) reported stellar top-line growth in the past several quarters.

    By Amit Singh
  • uploads///Kraft Heinz Companys Quarterly Performance
    Earnings Report

    Kraft Heinz Reported 2Q15 Results after the Merger

    On August 10, the Kraft Heinz Company reported its 2Q15 results for Kraft Foods and H.J. Heinz for the periods ending June 27 and June 28, respectively.

    By Sushree Mohanty
  • uploads///CAG EPS
    Consumer

    Will Pressure on Conagra Brands’ Earnings Hurt Its Stock?

    Shares of Conagra Brands (CAG) were up 9.5% on a year-to-date basis as of February 22. Incremental sales from a recent acquisition drove the stock higher.

    By Amit Singh
  • uploads///MDLZ Rating
    Consumer

    Why Analysts Are Positive about Mondelēz Stock

    Most analysts providing recommendations for Mondelēz International (MDLZ) have maintained a positive outlook on its stock.

    By Amit Singh
  • uploads///CAG EPS
    Consumer

    Could Conagra Brands Exceed Earnings Estimates?

    Conagra Brands (CAG) is expected to announce its fiscal 2Q18 earnings on Thursday, December 21, 2017. Analysts expect the company to continue to report higher EPS (earnings per share) despite the headwinds to its margins.

    By Amit Singh
  • uploads///SJM Sales
    Consumer

    Why J.M. Smucker’s Q1 2019 Sales Weren’t Impressive

    J.M. Smucker (SJM) reported net sales of $1.9 billion in the first fiscal quarter, which increased ~9% YoY but fell short of analysts’ estimate.

    By Amit Singh
  • uploads///GIS EPS Chart Part
    Consumer

    Could General Mills’ Earnings per Share Improve in Fiscal 2018?

    General Mills (GIS) expects its adjusted EPS to increase 1.0%–2.0% on a constant currency basis in fiscal 2018.

    By Amit Singh
  • uploads///losers
    Company & Industry Overviews

    Top Losers in the Consumer Sector Last Week

    Hershey (HSY) announced its fiscal 4Q17 results on February 1. Hershey’s revenue declined 1.5% YoY to $1.94 billion and missed the estimates by 0.97%.

    By Sushree Mohanty
  • uploads///MKC Margins
    Consumer

    What’s Driving McCormick’s Strong Margins?

    McCormick has outperformed its peers with its margin performances in the past several quarters and has managed to expand its margins at an exceptional rate.

    By Amit Singh
  • uploads///MDLZ Margins Q
    Earnings Report

    Mondelēz International Aims for Margin Improvement in 2017

    Mondelēz International (MDLZ) has been streamlining its business and reducing costs to improve its profitability.

    By Sirisha Bhogaraju
  • uploads///JanSugarTChart
    Miscellaneous

    Sugar Prices Fall for the 4th Day in a Row

    Sugar prices continued their sharp downward movement on January 27, 2016, and breached the key support level of $14 per pound.

    By Sean Brown
  • uploads///HSY Stock
    Consumer

    Why Hershey Stock Fell despite Strong 2Q17 Results

    Hershey (HSY) posted better-than-expected 2Q17 results, which it released on June 26. Hershey’s sales and earnings per share beat Wall Street’s expectations.

    By Amit Singh
  • uploads///Hain Celestials Stock Performance against Benchmark ETF
    Earnings Report

    Hain Celestial Group Prepares to Report 1Q16 Results

    The Hain Celestial Group’s net sales in the United States rose 3% YoY (year-over-year) to $332.8 million in the last quarter. Net sales in the United Kingdom fell 7.8% to $184.90 million.

    By Sushree Mohanty
  • uploads///HSY Valuation
    Earnings Report

    Is Hershey’s Current Valuation Warranted?

    As of April 27, 2017, Hershey (HSY) was trading at a 12-month forward PE (price-to-earnings) ratio of 21.8x.

    By Amit Singh
  • uploads///CAG Margins
    Consumer

    Why Conagra’s 2Q18 Margins Disappointed

    What affected margins Like most of its peers’ margins, Conagra Brands’ (CAG) margins remained pressured during fiscal 2Q18, despite higher sales. Increased input costs and higher brand investments weighed on the profitability of the company. The company’s margins benefited from higher volumes and supply-chain productivity savings in fiscal 2Q18. However, elevated costs remained a drag. […]

    By Amit Singh
  • uploads///US Investment Grade Bond Fund Flows
    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Investment-Grade Bond Funds Witness Largest Outflow of 2015

    Flows into investment-grade bond funds were negative for the week ended August 26, making it the fifth successive week of outflows. It was the largest outflow of 2015 so far.

    By Lynn Noah
  • uploads///Hershey and Peers Stock Performance
    Consumer

    Does Hershey Still Have Room to Run after 24% Stock Price Gain?

    Hershey (HSY) is all set to report its fiscal 2Q16 earnings results on July 28 before the market opens.

    By Sushree Mohanty
  • uploads///HSY MDLZ ANR
    Consumer

    What Analysts Recommend for Mondelēz and Hershey Prior to Q2 2018

    Recently, multiple analysts lowered their target prices on both Mondelēz (MDLZ) and the Hershey Company (HSY) stock.

    By Amit Singh
  • uploads///GIS EPS
    Consumer

    Will General Mills’ Earnings per Share Return to Growth in 3Q18?

    General Mills (GIS) is slated to announce its fiscal 3Q18 earnings on Wednesday, March 21.

    By Amit Singh
  • uploads///Innovation
    Company & Industry Overviews

    Analyzing Hershey’s Emphasis on Product Innovation

    Hershey plans to position dark chocolate as a lifestyle choice in the US. It has thus begun promoting its dark chocolate brands for specific consumption.

    By Diana Key
  • uploads///JanCocoaChart
    Miscellaneous

    Unfavorable Weather in West Africa Drives Cocoa Prices

    Cocoa futures contracts on the Intercontinental Exchange (or ICE) for March delivery rose by 0.98% and settled at $2,791 per metric ton on January 28, 2016.

    By Sean Brown
  • uploads///Part
    Company & Industry Overviews

    An Overview of Hershey, America’s Largest Chocolatier

    Hershey is the largest producer of chocolate in North America. It is a global leader in chocolate, sugar confectionery, and chocolate-related products.

    By Diana Key
  • uploads///breakfast _
    Consumer

    Here’s How Wall Street Reacted to General Mills’ Q2 2019 Results

    Most analysts lowered their target prices on General Mills stock following the release of its results for the second quarter of fiscal 2019.

    By Amit Singh
  • uploads///SJM Sales
    Consumer

    Behind J.M. Smucker’s Waning Sales

    J.M. Smucker (SJM) has continued to disappoint on the sales front this year, having posted declines in sales for the past several quarters.

    By Amit Singh
  • uploads///KHC EPS
    Consumer

    What Affected Kraft Heinz’s 4Q17 Earnings?

    The Kraft Heinz Company (KHC) reported weaker-than-expected 4Q17 earnings on February 16, 2018.

    By Amit Singh
  • uploads///Hersheys  month Target Price and Recommendation
    Consumer

    Hershey Rejects Mondelez’s Takeover Offer, Wall Street Responds

    The average broker target price for Hershey has risen to $95.5 from $91.23. This represents an increase of 14% from the stock’s closing price of $109.12 on July 20, 2016.

    By Sushree Mohanty
  • uploads///Part
    Miscellaneous

    Is Mondelēz Looking to Divest Its Cheese and Grocery Business?

    On October 1, 2015, Reuters reported that Mondelēz was looking to divest its cheese and grocery business in its Europe segment.

    By Phalguni Soni
  • uploads///US Investment Grade Bond Fund Flows
    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Investment-Grade Bond Funds See Outflows for 4 Consecutive Weeks

    Flows into investment-grade bond funds were negative for the week ended August 21, making it the fourth successive week of outflows. The funds saw net outflows of $1.09 billion.

    By Lynn Noah
  • uploads///Suppy
    Company & Industry Overviews

    Hershey’s Steps to Improve Suppliers Productivity and Conscious Sourcing

    Hershey has set a goal of sourcing 100% cocoa from certified cocoa farms. In fiscal 2014, it sourced 30% certified cocoa.

    By Diana Key
  • uploads///hsy pm
    Company & Industry Overviews

    Why Did Hershey’s Stock Rise on June 30?

    The Hershey Company (HSY) has a market cap of $24.2 billion. Its stock rose by 16.8% to close at $113.49 per share on June 30, 2016.

    By Gabriel Kane
  • uploads///Food Stocks
    Consumer

    A Look at Recent Deals in the Packaged Food Segment

    Given the challenging operating environment, food manufacturers are looking to expand in the fast-growing categories within the food segment.

    By Amit Singh
  • uploads///MDLZ Valuation
    Earnings Report

    How 4Q16 Results Affected Mondelēz International’s Valuation

    The 12-month forward PE (price-earnings) multiple of Mondelēz International (MDLZ) rose 0.8% to 20.9x on February 8 in reaction to the company’s 4Q16 results and 2017 outlook.

    By Sirisha Bhogaraju
  • uploads///valuation
    Company & Industry Overviews

    Assessing Hershey’s High Market Valuation Relative to the S&P 500

    As of October 16, 2015, Hershey was trading at a PE multiple of 21.5x forward earnings, and its competitor Mondelez was trading at 23.6x forward earnings.

    By Diana Key
  • uploads///CPB Rating
    Miscellaneous

    Analysts’ Recommendations for Campbell Soup Stock

    Most of the analysts covering Campbell Soup maintain a “hold” rating on the company’s stock given its lackluster performance and persisting challenges.

    By Amit Singh
  • uploads///K Sales
    Consumer

    Kellogg Acquires RXBAR with Eye on Growth

    Kellogg (K) announced the acquisition of Chicago Bar Company, the manufacturer of RXBAR, for $600 million.

    By Amit Singh
  • uploads///hsy pm
    Company & Industry Overviews

    The Hershey Company Shows Mixed Price Movement on August 29

    The Hershey Company (HSY) has a market cap of $23.8 billion. It rose by 0.71% to close at $111.67 per share on August 29, 2016.

    By Gabriel Kane
  • uploads///Part
    Company & Industry Overviews

    Assessing Hershey’s Customer Relationships and Initiatives

    Hershey is planning to stop using GMO sugar, milk from cows treated with growth hormones, artificial colors and flavors, and high fructose corn syrup.

    By Diana Key
  • uploads///JanCocoaChart
    Miscellaneous

    Cocoa Prices Fall on Rumored Supply Rejuvenation in Ghana

    The cocoa futures contract on the Intercontinental Exchange, or ICE, for March delivery fell 4.2%. It settled at $2,810 per metric ton on January 20.

    By Sean Brown
  • uploads///Coffee Holdings Q Performance
    Earnings Report

    Coffee Holding: How Did It Perform in 3Q15?

    Coffee Holding (JVA) reported its 3Q15 financial results on September 14, 2015. Net sales increased to $27.0 million compared to $26.6 million in 3Q14.

    By Sushree Mohanty
  • uploads///Valuation
    Company & Industry Overviews

    How HSY, MDLZ, K, and KHC Compare in Terms of Valuations

    On June 7, 2017, Kraft Heinz (KHC) was trading at a 12-month forward PE (price-to-earnings) ratio of 24.8x, which is higher than its peers.

    By Amit Singh
  • uploads///SJM Sales
    Consumer

    Here’s What Drove J.M. Smucker’s Fiscal 3Q18 Top Line

    J.M. Smucker (SJM) reported fiscal 3Q18 sales of $1.9 billion in fiscal 3Q18, which surpassed analysts’ estimate and increased 1.3% YoY.

    By Amit Singh
  • uploads///CPB margins
    Consumer

    Here’s What Affected Campbell’s Fiscal 2Q18 Margins

    Like other packaged food manufacturers, the Campbell Soup Company’s (CPB) gross margins took a hit as a result of increased commodity prices and higher freight costs.

    By Amit Singh
  • uploads///JanSugarChart
    Miscellaneous

    Unfavorable Weather Forecasts in Chinese Sugarcane Belt Boosts Sugar Prices

    On January 21, 2016, sugar no. 11 futures contracts for March delivery rose by 1.9% on the Intercontinental Exchange, ending the day at $14.45 per pound.

    By Sean Brown
  • uploads///part
    Company & Industry Overviews

    Why China Is Such an Important Market for Hershey in 2015

    Hershey is the fastest-growing confectionery company in China, and Hershey expects China to become its second-largest market behind the US by 2017.

    By Diana Key
  • uploads///cereal _
    Consumer

    Kellogg: Will Q4 Be Disappointing?

    Kellogg (K) is scheduled to announce its fourth-quarter results on February 7. Analysts expect Kellogg’s top line to maintain its momentum.

    By Amit Singh
  • uploads///cumulative percentage return
    Consumer

    Winners and Losers in the Post-Brexit World

    Are these dislocations warnings or opportunities? Unfortunately, we won’t know until all the Brexit dust settles…

    By Tobias Weymar
  • uploads///SJM Margins
    Consumer

    A Look at J.M. Smucker’s Fiscal 3Q18 Margins

    J.M. Smucker’s (SJM) adjusted gross margin fell 10 basis points to 38.4% in fiscal 3Q18 due to increased freight costs and an inventory obsolescence charge.

    By Amit Singh
  • uploads///hsy pm
    Company & Industry Overviews

    Why Did Hershey Fall by 10.8% on August 30?

    The Hershey Company (HSY) has a market cap of $21.3 billion. It fell by 10.8% to close at $99.65 per share on August 30, 2016.

    By Gabriel Kane
  • uploads///MDLZ ANR
    Earnings Report

    Mondelēz’s Stock: Why Do Most Analysts Rate It a ‘Buy’?

    Current recommendations As of January 30, 15 of 20 analysts covering Mondelēz International’s stock had a “buy” rating. Five analysts had a “hold” recommendation, and there were no “sell” recommendations. On January 5, 2017, Berenberg Bank initiated coverage on Mondelēz International’s stock with a “buy” rating and a price target of $51. Consensus “buy” rating […]

    By Sirisha Bhogaraju
  • uploads///JanCocoaChart
    Miscellaneous

    Higher Supply Projection for 2016–2017 Pulls Cocoa Prices Down

    Cocoa futures contracts on the Intercontinental Exchange (or ICE) for March delivery fell by 2.3% and settled at $2,764 per metric ton on January 27, 2016.

    By Sean Brown
  • uploads///PART  ND
    Company & Industry Overviews

    A Glance at Key Updates in the Consumer Sector

    So far in 2018, the S&P 500 Consumer Discretionary Index has risen 13.7%, outperforming the S&P 500 Index’s rise of 3.9%.

    By Sushree Mohanty
  • uploads///CAG Margins
    Consumer

    What Affected Conagra Brands’ 3Q Margins?

    The packaged food manufacturers in the US have been disappointing on the margins front as weak sales and a prolonged price war among retailers have been taking a toll on their profitability.

    By Amit Singh
  • uploads///Copy of Part
    Company & Industry Overviews

    Mead Johnson’s Capacity Expansion Initiatives Aim to Support Global Growth

    At the end of fiscal 2014, Mead Johnson had nine in-house manufacturing plants around the world, with supply in more than 50 countries.

    By Diana Key
  • uploads///GIS EPS
    Consumer

    Why Recovery in General Mills Stock Could Be a Slow Go

    General Mills (GIS) management remains upbeat on the net sales growth rate for fiscal 2019 and expects 9%–10% growth, led by the Blue Buffalo acquisition.

    By Amit Singh
  • uploads///chocolate _
    Consumer

    Why Credit Suisse Downgraded Hershey Stock

    Credit Suisse downgraded Hershey (HSY) stock to “underperform” from “neutral” and lowered the target price to $80 from $90.

    By Amit Singh
  • uploads///K Stock
    Consumer

    Earnings Pressure Is Likely to Hurt Kellogg Stock

    The Kellogg Company posted weaker-than-expected sales in the first quarter following which its stock fell more than 5% in the premarket session on May 2.

    By Amit Singh
  • uploads///MDLZ EPS
    Earnings Report

    Could Mondelēz’s 1Q17 Bottom Line Exceed Expectations?

    Mondelēz International (MDLZ) is slated to report its 1Q17 results on May 2. Analysts expect MDLZ to report average adjusted earnings per share of $0.50 in 1Q17, representing year-over-year growth of 4.2% when compared with 1Q16.

    By Amit Singh
  • uploads///JanSugarTChart
    Miscellaneous

    Sugar Prices Fall to 4-Month Lows

    Sugar continued to trade below key moving averages on January 28. Prices fell to a 4-month low, with this being their longest slump since September 2015.

    By Sean Brown
  • uploads///KHC ANR
    Consumer

    Why Wall Street Is Still Optimistic about Kraft Heinz

    The primary reason behind Wall Street’s favorable outlook on Kraft has been the company’s rich history of acquiring big brands.

    By Amit Singh
  • uploads///HSY ANR
    Consumer

    How Analysts Reacted to Hershey’s Q2 Results

    Of the 20 analysts providing recommendations on Hershey stock, 12 analysts maintained a “hold” rating and six analysts gave it a “sell” rating.

    By Amit Singh
  • uploads///Consumer
    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Decline in Consumer Confidence Raises Concerns of Economic Growth

    The consumer confidence index fell by 8.7 points to 90.4 in November 2015 compared to the upwardly revised level of 99.1 in October 2015. It was well below the consensus estimate of 99.6.

    By Lara Sheldon
  • uploads///CPB margins
    Consumer

    Campbell Soup’s Margins Could Continue to Contract

    The Campbell Soup Company (CPB) continued to report sluggish margins as higher-than-expected inflation in commodities and transportation costs remained a drag.

    By Amit Singh
  • uploads///GIS ANR
    Consumer

    General Mills: Analysts Expect the Stock to Decline

    Among the 18 analysts tracking General Mills, 13 recommended a “hold,” four recommended a “buy,” and one recommended a “sell.”

    By Amit Singh
  • uploads///gis pm
    Company & Industry Overviews

    Deutsche Bank Raises General Mills’ Target Price to $63 per Share

    General Mills (GIS) has a market cap of $39.7 billion. Its stock rose by 0.56% to close at $66.77 per share on June 23, 2016.

    By Gabriel Kane
  • uploads///MKC Sales
    Consumer

    Acquisitions Could Drive McCormick’s Top Line

    In the past four quarters, McCormick (MKC) has been impressive with its stellar top-line growth due to incremental sales from acquired brands.

    By Amit Singh
  • uploads///CPB EPS
    Consumer

    Why Campbell Soup’s Fiscal 1Q18 Earnings Could Fall

    Campbell Soup (CPB) is expected to announce its fiscal 1Q18 results on Tuesday, November 21, 2017.

    By Amit Singh
  • uploads///Part
    Company & Industry Overviews

    Hershey’s Capital Allocations for Capacity Expansion and Innovations

    Hershey reported revenues of $7.4 billion in fiscal 2014, compared to Nestle’s revenue of 91.9 billion. But Hershey is mainly into confectionery.

    By Diana Key
  • uploads///MDLZ ANR
    Consumer

    What Analysts Recommend for Mondelēz Stock

    Of the 22 analysts providing ratings for Mondelēz stock, 82% suggest a “buy,” and 18% recommend a “hold.”

    By Amit Singh
  • uploads///Part
    Company & Industry Overviews

    Mondelēz’s Looks for Cost Savings through Plant Modernization

    A big part of Mondelēz’s cost transformation plan hinges on improving manufacturing facilities and practices. It has closed, sold, or upgraded 78 plants since 2012.

    By Phalguni Soni
  • uploads///SJM Margins
    Consumer

    Why J.M. Smucker’s Margins Could Remain Muted

    J.M. Smucker’s (SJM) fiscal 2Q18 margins could take a hit from lower volumes and higher spending.

    By Amit Singh
  • uploads///JanCocoaTChart
    Company & Industry Overviews

    Cocoa Prices Could Rise Sharply and Hurt Food Companies

    The rise in the cocoa prices could hurt food and beverage companies as it raises the cost of inputs. Dean Foods (DF) fell by 1.1% on January 15, 2016.

    By Sean Brown
  • uploads///JanSugarChart
    Miscellaneous

    Sugar Prices Fell Due to Stronger Supply Cues from Brazil

    Sugar No. 11 futures contracts on the Intercontinental Exchange, for March delivery, fell by 0.57% on January 26. Sugar prices fell due to stronger supply cues from Brazil.

    By Sean Brown
  • uploads///hsy pm
    Earnings Report

    How Did Hershey Perform in 3Q16?

    Price movement Hershey (HSY) has a market cap of $21.8 billion. It rose 7.2% to close at $102.40 per share on October 28, 2016. The stock’s weekly, monthly, and year-to-date (or YTD) price movements were 7.4%, 8.2%, and 16.8%, respectively, on the same day. HSY is trading 7.2% above its 20-day moving average, 3.7% above […]

    By Gabriel Kane
  • uploads///MDLZ Sales
    Consumer

    Mondelēz’s 2Q17 Sales to Fall, Cyberattack to Blame

    Analysts expect Mondelēz International (MDLZ) to post sales of $6.0 billion in 2Q17, a fall of ~4.4% YoY (year-over-year).

    By Amit Singh
  • uploads///GIS SALES
    Consumer

    This Could Stall the Uptrend in General Mills Stock

    Shares of General Mills (GIS) are up 19.6% on a YTD basis as of February 22, outperforming most of the company’s peers.

    By Amit Singh
  • uploads///cold cuts _
    Consumer

    Why Analysts Have Low Expectations for Kraft Heinz’s 1Q18

    Kraft Heinz (KHC) is set to announce its 1Q18 results on May 2. Analysts expect the company’s sales and earnings to fall year-over-year.

    By Amit Singh
  • uploads///CPB EPS Chart Part
    Consumer

    Could Campbell Soup’s Earnings Decline in Fiscal 2018?

    Campbell Soup (CPB) has missed analysts’ EPS (earnings per share) expectations in the past three quarters.

    By Amit Singh
  • uploads///OUTLOOK
    Earnings Report

    Is 2016 a Year of Transition for Mead Johnson?

    Mead Johnson (MJN) believes 2016 will be a year of transition for the company. It plans to invest heavily in reshaping its portfolio and boosting investments in new channels in China.

    By Sushree Mohanty
  • uploads///allie guiOdhRLTM unsplash
    Consumer

    Why You Should Avoid Hershey Stock after Its Q1 Earnings

    Recently, Hershey stock showed a strong recovery. However, the company didn’t have an impressive first-quarter performance.

    By Amit Singh
  • uploads///hershey earnings
    Consumer

    Hershey Posts Lower Q1 Earnings, Remains Optimistic

    Hershey (NYSE:HSY) stock has fallen during today’s trading session. The company announced its first-quarter results before the opening bell.

    By Sophia Nicholson
  • uploads///AdobeStock__Editorial_Use_Only
    Consumer

    Is Kellogg’s Stock Set to Outperform Peers in 2020?

    On January 7, Credit Suisse upgraded Kellogg’s (NYSE:K) stock to “outperform” from “neutral,” and increased its target price to $78 from $60.

    By Amit Singh
  • uploads///AdobeStock__Editorial_Use_Only
    Consumer

    Campbell Soup Earnings: Here’s What to Expect

    Campbell Soup (CPB) will announce its fiscal 2020 first-quarter result on December 4. We expect CPB to continue this trend in sales and earnings.

    By Amit Singh
  • uploads///MDLZ growth
    Consumer

    Mondelēz’ restructuring aimed at lowering operating costs

    Mondelēz’ restructuring program will cost $3.5 billion, with $2.5 billion in cash. The program is expected to deliver cost savings of $1.5 billion by 2018.

    By Samantha Nielson
  • uploads///AdobeStock_
    Company & Industry Overviews

    Why SJM Stock Is Underperforming Peers

    This year, J.M. Smucker (SJM) stock has risen 13.1%, underperforming most peers and broader markets. Let’s look at what’s limiting the stock.

    By Amit Singh
  • uploads///AdobeStock__Editorial_Use_Only
    Consumer

    Kraft Heinz: Is Big EPS Beat an Opportunity to Exit Stock?

    Today, Kraft Heinz posted its third-quarter earnings, which beat analysts’ consensus estimates. The revenues fell short of analysts’ estimates.

    By Amit Singh
  • uploads///AdobeStock_
    Consumer

    Kraft Heinz Stock: Q3 Might Not Help Bulls or Bears

    So far, Kraft Heinz stock has taken a beating this year. The stock has fallen about 35% on a YTD basis as of Tuesday, which indicates limited downside risk.

    By Amit Singh
  • uploads///AdobeStock__Editorial_Use_Only
    Consumer

    Kraft Heinz Stock: Will Q3 Earnings Spur a Recovery?

    Kraft Heinz is scheduled to report its third-quarter earnings before the markets open on October 31. We expect the company to post weak third-quarter results.

    By Amit Singh
  • uploads///General Mills
    Consumer

    General Mills: Q1 Sales Disappoint, Earnings Beat

    General Mills announced mixed fiscal 2020 first-quarter results today. The company’s revenue disappointed and fell short of Wall Street estimates.

    By Amit Singh
  • uploads///Kraft Heinz stock
    Consumer

    Kraft Heinz Stock Fell 20% in August: What’s Next?

    Kraft Heinz stock fell about 20% in August and significantly underperformed the broader markets. The stock isn’t attractive despite its low valuation.

    By Amit Singh
  • uploads///Campbell Soup stock
    Consumer

    Why Campbell Soup Stock Rose after Its Q4 Results

    Campbell Soup (CPB) stock rose about 3.9% in the pre-market session on Friday. The company posted better-than-expected fiscal fourth-quarter results.

    By Amit Singh
  • uploads///Food Stocks
    Consumer

    Food Manufacturers: Acquisitions, Portfolio Rejigs to Drive Sales

    Food companies haven’t had much to cheer about in 2017. Moderating demand for their products amid the consumer shift toward on-the-go healthy foods has weighed upon top line growth.

    By Amit Singh
  • uploads///SJM Earnings
    Consumer

    SJM Missed Q1 Estimates by Wide Margin, Lowered Guidance

    J.M. Smucker (SJM) posted weaker-than-expected fiscal first-quarter results. The company’s first-quarter sales and margin missed analysts’ estimate.

    By Amit Singh
    • CONNECT with Market Realist
    • Link to Facebook
    • Link to Twitter
    • Link to Instagram
    • Link to Email Subscribe
    Market Realist Logo
    Do Not Sell My Personal Information

    © Copyright 2021 Market Realist. Market Realist is a registered trademark. All Rights Reserved. People may receive compensation for some links to products and services on this website. Offers may be subject to change without notice.