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Why IFF’s Short Interest Is on a Declining Trend
The latest short interest report indicates that International Flavors & Fragrances’ short interest has been on a declining trend since rising to 4.8%.
IFF’s Valuation Compared to Its Peers
As of October 30, International Flavors and Fragrances (IFF) was trading at a one-year forward PE multiple of 23.7x.
Assessing W.R. Grace’s Short Interest since the Start of 2018
The latest data as of February 28, 2018, show that W.R. Grace’s (GRA) short interest has been on the decline.
Is Stanley Black & Decker Trading at a Premium or a Discount?
As of October 3, 2017, SWK’s one-year-forward price-to-earnings multiple was 19.70x, while peer DOV is trading at a one-year-forward price-to-earnings multiple of 20.90x.
How Attractive Is Stanley Black & Decker’s Dividend Yield?
A dividend yield is the return that investors get for every dollar invested in a company’s equity.
HanesBrands Leads among the Top-Rated Apparel Stocks
Of the analysts covering HBI stock, 73% suggest buying HBI stock. The remaining 27% recommend holding it, while none suggest selling it.
How Has Hanesbrands Stock Performed So Far This Year?
After losing 27% of its value in 2016, Hanesbrands (HBI) stock has risen more than 9% this year. The company is trading at $23.24, 21.5% below its 52-week high.
Organic Sales to Fall, Acquisitions to Drive HBI’s Top Line
With trailing-12-month sales of more than $6.2 billion, Hanesbrands (HBI) is one the largest marketers of basic apparel in the United States.
Tommy Hilfiger Continued to Show Momentum in 1Q17
Tommy Hilfiger is PVH Corporation’s (PVH) largest business. It accounted for 42% of the company’s 1Q17 sales.
What to Expect from PVH Corp’s Earnings in 1Q17
PVH Corp (PVH) is slated to report its 1Q17 results on May 25. Wall Street expects the company to post a 6.7% YoY jump in earnings to $1.60 per share.
Tommy Hilfiger’s 4Q16 Sales: A Question of Momentum in International Markets
Acquired by PVH Corp (PVH) in 2010, Tommy Hilfiger accounted for 44% of the company’s total 4Q16 sales. The brand’s business rose 2.9% YoY.
Why PVH Corp’s Top Line Will Likely Contract in 4Q16
PVH Corp has recorded a YTD sales increase of 3.2% on a YoY basis.
Post Holdings Has Declared Dividends
Post Holdings declared a quarterly dividend of $0.9375 per share on its 3.75% Series B Cumulative Perpetual Convertible Preferred Stock.
Tyson Foods Elects New Board of Directors
Tyson Foods (TSN) has a market cap of $22.4 billion. It rose 0.06% to close at $62.44 per share on December 16, 2016.
What’s the Latest News from Post Holdings?
Price movement Post Holdings (POST) has a market cap of $5.1 billion. It rose 1.2% to close at $78.65 per share on December 8, 2016. The stock’s weekly, monthly, and year-to-date (or YTD) price movements were 4.8%, 5.2%, and 27.5%, respectively, on the same day. POST is trading 5.4% above its 20-day moving average, 2.5% […]
Tyson Foods Forms a New Venture Capital Fund to Focus on Growth
In fiscal 2016, Tyson Foods (TSN) reported sales of $36.9 billion, a fall of 10.9% year-over-year.
KeyBanc Capital Markets Rated Tyson Foods as ‘Overweight’
Tyson Foods (TSN) reported fiscal 4Q16 sales of $9.2 billion, a 12.8% fall compared to its sales of $10.5 billion in fiscal 4Q15.
This Is Why PVH Is the Dream Fashion Stock
Comparing PVH’s stock returns PVH (PVH) has delivered an excellent performance this year. The company is sitting at a year-to-date (or YTD) gain of 48%. PVH has outperformed the S&P 500 Apparel and Accessories Index, which has fallen more than 3% to date. The S&P 500 Apparel and Accessories Index tracks Ralph Lauren (RL), Hanesbrands (HBI), […]
What Will Drive PVH’s Top Line in 3Q16?
Evaluating PVH’s 2Q16 sales performance PVH’s (PVH) total sales rose 3.7% YoY (year-over-year) to $1.9 billion in the third quarter, driven by strength in the Calvin Klein business and Tommy Hilfiger International markets. Later in this series, we’ll provide a view of the past performance and future drivers of these two famous brands of PVH. […]
How Did Tyson Foods Perform in Fiscal 4Q16?
Tyson Foods (TSN) has a market cap of $21.0 billion. It fell 14.5% to close at $57.60 per share on November 21, 2016.
How Did Post Holdings Perform in 4Q16?
Post Holdings (POST) rose 0.28% to close at $72.34 per share in the third week of November 2016.
Movement in Post Holdings Stock as It Declares Dividends
Post Holdings (POST) has a market cap of $5.1 billion. On October 13, 2016, it fell 0.74% to close at $79.08.
Why Did Tyson Foods Rise on October 11?
Tyson Foods (TSN) has a market cap of $28.8 billion. It rose by 1.3% to close at $71.38 per share on October 11, 2016.
Why CLSA Upgraded Tyson Foods to a ‘Buy’
On October 10, 2016, CLSA upgraded Tyson Foods’s rating to a “buy” from “neutral” and also set the stock’s price target at $86.00 per share.
Why Did Tyson Foods Settle for $1.6 Million?
Tyson Foods (TSN) declared a quarterly dividend of $0.15 per share on its Class A common stock and $0.14 per share on its Class B common stock.
Tyson Fresh Meats Announces Its Plans for Expansion
Price movement Tyson Foods (TSN) has a market cap of $27.5 billion. It fell 1.6% to close at $74.83 per share on September 29, 2016. The stock’s weekly, monthly, and year-to-date (or YTD) price movements were -2.5%, -0.80%, and 41.2%, respectively, on the same day. TSN is trading 0.10% below its 20-day moving average, 0.70% […]
Why Did Tyson Foods Recall Its Chicken Nuggets?
Tyson Foods (TSN) has a market cap of $27.8 billion. It fell 0.21% to close at $75.72 per share on September 27, 2016.
Tyson Foods Reaffirms Its 2016 Projections
Tyson Foods (TSN) has a market cap of $27.1 billion. It fell by 0.77% to close at $74.70 per share on September 8, 2016.
Why Did Post Holdings Acquire National Pasteurized Eggs?
Post Holdings rose by 0.31% to close at $85.04 per share on September 1, 2016. Its weekly, monthly, and YTD price movements were -0.12%, -0.55%, and 37.8%.
Post Holdings Announces Its Plans to Meet Consumer Demand
Post Holdings (POST) has a market cap of $5.6 billion. It rose by 1.8% to close at $86.48 per share on August 29, 2016.
How Has PVH Corporation’s Stock Performed in 2016?
PVH has easily been one of the best-performing apparel stocks this year. The company’s year-to-date returns stand at a whopping 46% as of August 25, 2016.
E-Commerce Provides the Necessary Cushion for PVH’s Business
PVH Corporation distributes its clothing and accessories through its wholesale partners, its own retail locations, licensing channels, and e-commerce sites.
Calvin Klein Continues Its Fashionable Run in 2Q16
Calvin Klein’s total revenue stood at $726 million, accounting for 37.6% of the company’s total revenue in 2Q16.
Tommy Hilfiger Continues to Show Strength in 2Q16
Acquired by PVH Corporation (PVH) in 2010, Tommy Hilfiger currently accounts for more than 40% of the company’s total sales.
PVH’s North American Sales Continue to Face Headwinds in 2Q16
PVH Corporation’s performance has been great in international markets, but its North American retail sales have been under pressure.
PVH Corporation: An Investor’s Dream
PVH Corporation (PVH) has been one of the best performing apparel and fashion companies in 2016 so far, rising by ~45% as of August 18, 2016.
Will Sanderson Farms’ Fiscal 3Q16 Earnings Exceed Estimates?
Analysts expect Sanderson Farms’ adjusted EPS to be $2.25 in fiscal 3Q16—compared to 3Q15 EPS of $2.27. It represents a slight fall of 1%.
What Could Benefit J.M. Smucker’s 1Q17 Earnings?
Analysts are expecting J.M. Smucker’s adjusted EPS to be $1.74 in fiscal 1Q17 compared to 1Q16 EPS of $1.32.
Why Was Tyson Foods Fined?
Tyson Foods (TSN) has a market cap of $27.0 billion. It fell by 1.1% to close at $74.25 per share on August 16, 2016.
Why Did Tyson Foods Fire Some of Its Workers?
Tyson Foods (TSN) has a market cap of $27.6 billion. It fell by 0.09% to close at $74.57 per share on August 11, 2016.
How Is Tyson Foods Improving Its Chicken Operating Margin?
In fiscal 3Q16, Tyson Foods’ Chicken segment reported an operating margin of 13.9% with an improved product mix.
Which Segment Drove Tyson Foods’ Fiscal 3Q16 Revenue?
Together, Tyson Foods’ Beef and Chicken segments contributed 68% to total net sales in fiscal 3Q16, and the Chicken segment contributed the most to total operating profit.
BMO Capital Increases Tyson Foods’ Price Target to $77 per Share
Tyson Foods (TSN) has a market cap of $27.6 billion. It rose by 0.54% to close at $74.47 per share on August 9, 2016.
A Look at Tyson Foods’ Performance in Fiscal 3Q16
Tyson Foods (TSN) has a market cap of $27.4 billion. Its stock rose by 0.58% to close at $74.07 per share on August 8, 2016.
A Look at Post Holdings’ Performance in Fiscal 3Q16
Post Holdings (POST) fell by 2.8% to close at $84.27 per share during the first week of August 2016.
Hershey’s Returns, Including a 6% Dividend Hike, Hit a Sweet Spot
On July 28, 2016, Hershey (HSY) declared its 347th consecutive regular dividend on its common stock and 128th consecutive regular dividend on its Class B common stock.
Why Pilgrim’s Pride Continued Its Downward Revenue Trend in 2Q16
On July 27, 2016, Pilgrim’s Pride (PPC) reported its financial results for 2Q16, which ended June 26, 2016. It generated revenue of $2.03 billion, a small decline of 1% compared to $2.05 billion in 2Q15.
Hershey Shareholders Thrive on 346 Straight Dividend Payouts
On May 4, Hershey (HSY) announced that its board of directors approved quarterly dividends of $0.58 on the common stock and $0.53 on the Class B common stock.
How Is Mead Johnson Rewarding Shareholders?
Mead Johnson Nutrition Company (MJN) returned $326 billion to shareholders through dividends and $1,437 billion through share repurchases in 2015.
How Does PVH Corp Compare to Its Apparel Peers on Valuation?
PVH (PVH) is trading at a one-year forward PE (price-to-earnings) ratio of 13.9x. The company’s EPS (earnings per share) are predicted to fall by 7% year-over-year.
How Calvin Klein and Tommy Hilfiger Gave PVH a Strong 1Q16
Phillips-Van Heusen (PVH) posted $1.9 billion in revenue for fiscal 1Q16. That’s a 2.1% YoY increase on a GAAP basis.
PVH Delivered a Solid 4Q15 on Strong Calvin Klein Performance
PVH Corp. (PVH) registered a 2.1% year-over-year increase in its top line in fiscal 4Q15, which ended January 31, 2016, to $2.1 billion.
How Did Bunge’s Segments Contribute to Its 1Q16 Performance?
The Agribusiness segment accounted for 70% of Bunge’s revenue in the first quarter with $6.2 billion in sales. However, it fell 20% year-over-year.
Behind Ralph Lauren’s Historical Financial Performance
Ralph Lauren’s top line has grown by a CAGR of around 9% over the past five fiscal years to reach $7.6 billion in fiscal 2015.
Inside Ralph Lauren’s Licensing Business
Ralph Lauren earns royalties from licensing the use of its trademarks or the right to operate stores to third parties for apparel, eyewear, and fragrances.
Introducing Ralph Lauren: Everything You Need to Know at a Glance
Ralph Lauren is the third-largest branded apparel company (by revenue) in the US and has grown at a CAGR of around 9% over the past ten years.
Did McCormick End Its Fiscal 2015 on a Positive Note?
McCormick & Company (MKC) ended its fiscal 2015 with an increase in sales of 6% compared to fiscal 2014 in constant-currency terms.
Spectrum Brands Launched New Heater with Increased Efficiency
Spectrum Brands Holdings (SPB) has a market cap of $5.6 billion. SPB rose by 1.4% to close at $93.38 per share on February 17, 2016.
Assessing the Robust Gains in Clorox’s Lifestyle Segment due to Burt’s Bees
Clorox’s Lifestyle segment’s volume and sales grew by 2.0% in fiscal 2Q16, primarily due to double-digit gains in Natural Personal Care.
Raymond James Downgraded Harley-Davidson to ‘Underperform’
Harley-Davidson has a market cap of $8.2 billion. Raymond James downgraded the stock to “underperform.” It closed at $42.90 per share as of January 11, 2016.
Understanding Clorox’s Lifestyle Product Segment
Clorox’s Lifestyle segment’s revenue increased 1.5% to $1 billion in fiscal 2015 compared to $0.9 billion in fiscal 2014. The increase was primarily due to higher shipments in natural personal care.
How Does Aramark Compare with Its Peers?
Aramark’s peers are ahead of the company based on price-to-sales ratios. However, Aramark has outperformed its peers based on other measures.
Archer Daniels Midland Reports Another Disappointing Quarter
In 3Q15, Archer Daniels Midland earned $684 million in operating profit, down $257 million from 3Q14. Its net revenue for the quarter was $16.6 billion.
How Has Lear Performed Compared to Its Peers?
Competitors have outperformed Lear based on PE and PS. However, Lear is way ahead of its peers based on PBV. Lear is way ahead of its ETFs based on price movement.
KAR Auction Services Gets Bumped Up Slightly by TPG-Axon
TPX-Axon added to its holdings in KAR Auction Services (KAR) by increasing shares from 4,889,498 to 4,978,837. KAR forms 12.95% of the fund’s 4Q14 portfolio.
JAT Capital Sells Stake in Hertz Global Holdings
In 4Q14, JAT Capital sold its stake in Hertz Global Holdings (HTZ). The $196-million position had represented 3.2% of the fund’s third-quarter portfolio.
Lear acquired automotive leather supplier Eagle Ottawa
With annual sales of approximately $1 billion, Eagle Ottawa is the world’s largest supplier of premium automotive leather.
Lear’s margins beat expectations in both of its segments
Lear’s core unadjusted operating earnings increased by 26% to $929.2 million. The uptick was due to higher sales volumes coupled with reduction in average total costs.