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    Earnings Report

    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.

    By Sushree Mohanty
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    Earnings Report

    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.

    By Gabriel Kane
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    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.

    By Gabriel Kane
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    Earnings Report

    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.

    By Gabriel Kane
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    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.

    By Gabriel Kane
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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%.

    By Peter Neil
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    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.

    By Peter Neil
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    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.

    By Peter Neil
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    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.

    By Sonya Bells
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    Consumer

    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.

    By Sonya Bells
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    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.

    By Sonya Bells
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    Earnings Report

    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.

    By Sonya Bells
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    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.

    By Gabriel Kane
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    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% […]

    By Gabriel Kane
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    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.

    By Gabriel Kane
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    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.

    By Gabriel Kane
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    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.

    By Gabriel Kane
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    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% […]

    By Gabriel Kane
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    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.

    By Gabriel Kane
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    Materials

    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.

    By Gabriel Kane
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    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%.

    By Gabriel Kane
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    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.

    By Gabriel Kane
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    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.

    By Gabriel Kane
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    Consumer

    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.

    By Sushree Mohanty
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    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.

    By Gabriel Kane
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    Consumer

    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.

    By Sushree Mohanty
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    Consumer

    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.

    By Gabriel Kane
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    Consumer

    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.

    By Sushree Mohanty
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    Consumer

    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.

    By Sushree Mohanty
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    Consumer

    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.

    By Sushree Mohanty
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    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.

    By Sonya Bells
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    Earnings Report

    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.

    By Sonya Bells
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    Earnings Report

    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.

    By Sonya Bells
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    Earnings Report

    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.

    By Sushree Mohanty
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    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.

    By Sonya Bells
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    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.

    By Sonya Bells
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    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.

    By Sonya Bells
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    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.

    By Gabriel Kane
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    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.

    By Penny Morgan
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    Fund Managers

    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.

    By Stuart McKenzie
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    Fund Managers

    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.

    By Santiago Solari
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    Fund Managers

    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.

    By Santiago Solari
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    Fund Managers

    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.

    By Santiago Solari
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