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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.
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.
Why Are Market Participants Concerned about December 2015?
The addition of “at its next meeting” in the FOMC’s October statement has led market participants to believe that a rate hike may be effected in its December meeting.
Emerging Markets Drive Abbott’s Nutritional Business Growth
In 1Q17, Abbott Laboratories’ (ABT) Nutritional segment reported revenue of nearly $1.6 billion, a year-over-year (or YoY) fall of ~1%.
Mead Johnson Plans to Focus on R&D to Support Innovations
Mead Johnson follows a strategy of investments in innovation, having expanded its liquids portfolio and rolled out its key specialty formulas across Asia.
Mead Johnson & Company Gets Upgraded to ‘Neutral’
Mead Johnson & Company (MJN) has a market cap of $17.0 billion. It rose by 0.46% to close at $90.95 per share on July 13, 2016.
Mead Johnson Nutrition Declares Dividend of $0.41 Per Share
Mead Johnson Nutrition rose 1.2% to close at $72.85 per share on December 14. Its weekly, monthly, and YTD price movements were 0.16%, 0.83%, and -6.3%.
Tyson Foods’ Beef Segment Contributed Most to Fiscal 1Q16 Revenue
Favorable market conditions related to an increase in supply, which drove down fed cattle costs, resulted in the rise in operating profit to $71 million for Tyson Foods’ Beef segment in fiscal 1Q16.
Who Will Be the Biggest Players in the Marijuana Space?
With the marijuana sector heating up in Canada lately, we know that several existing and new companies will be rushing to capitalize on the opportunity.
A Look at Mead Johnson Nutrition’s 4Q16 Performance
Mead Johnson Nutrition Company (MJN) fell 4.8% to close at $71.24 per share during the fourth week of January 2017.
What’s the Latest News on Whirlpool?
Whirlpool (WHR) fell 8.0% to close at $170.85 per share during the fourth week of January 2017.
Citigroup Downgrades Reynolds American to ‘Neutral’
Reynolds American (RAI) has a market cap of $82.4 billion. It rose 0.55% to close at $58.00 per share on January 18, 2017.
Berenberg Rated Mead Johnson Nutrition Company as a ‘Sell’
Mead Johnson Nutrition Company (MJN) has a market cap of $13.9 billion. It rose 5.3% to close at $75.25 per share on January 18, 2017.
Robert W. Baird Downgrades Autoliv to ‘Neutral’
Price movement Autoliv (ALV) has a market cap of $8.5 billion. It fell 1.1% to close at $96.32 per share on October 28, 2016. The stock’s weekly, monthly, and year-to-date (or YTD) price movements were -3.1%, -7.5%, and -21.6%, respectively, on the same day. ALV is trading 5.9% below its 20-day moving average, 7.9% below […]
The YTD 2016 Sector Composition of MIGFX
Information technology and healthcare are the two biggest sectors in the MFS Massachusetts Investors Growth Stock Fund (MIGFX). Combined, they form a little over half of the portfolio.
How Much Did Hormel Foods’ Margins Rise in Fiscal 3Q16?
Hormel Foods reported an operating profit of $275 million in fiscal 3Q16—an increase of 19% compared to fiscal 3Q15. Its operating margin rose to 11.9%.
Which Segments Drove Hormel Foods’ Fiscal 3Q16 Earnings?
Hormel Foods (HRL) operates through five segments. The Refrigerated Foods segment accounted for 45% of its total segmental operating profit in fiscal 3Q16.
What Drove Hain Celestial’s Strong Revenue in Fiscal 3Q16?
Hain Celestial’s earnings for the third quarter grew 9% year-over-year and were in line with analysts’ estimates. Adjusted EPS (earnings per share) came in around $0.49 for fiscal 3Q16.
What Made Kellogg Update Its Fiscal 2016 Guidance?
In its fiscal 2Q16 earnings release, Kellogg stated that it expects its fiscal 2016 cash flow from operating activities to be ~$1.7 billion.
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.
Analysts’ Ratings of Mead Johnson Nutrition after 2Q16 Earnings
On August 1, 2016, Mead Johnson Nutrition Company (MJN) was trading at $87.72. After 2Q16 earnings, the average broker target price for Mead Johnson Nutrition increased by 4% to $94.90 from $91.0.
What Made Mead Johnson Nutrition Revise Expectations for 2016?
Mead Johnson Nutrition revised its net sales outlook. It now expects constant-dollar sales to fall 0%–2% year-over-year in 2016.
Why Did Mead Johnson Nutrition’s Earnings Rise 16% in 2Q16?
In 2Q16, Mead Johnson Nutrition’s (MJN) EPS (earnings per share) increased 16% to $0.88, compared to $0.76 in 2Q15.
Mead Johnson Nutrition Reports Higher Operating Profit for 2Q16
For fiscal 2Q16, Mead Johnson Nutrition Company (MJN) reported that its operating profit rose 10% compared to the prior year’s corresponding quarter to $230 million on a constant-currency basis.
What Hurt Mead Johnson Nutrition’s Revenue in 2Q16?
In 2Q16, Mead Johnson (MJN) reported a drop in revenue of ~9% to $942 million, compared to revenue of ~$1.0 billion in 2Q15.
Société Générale Downgrades Mead Johnson Nutrition to a ‘Hold’
Mead Johnson Nutrition Company (MJN) has a market capitalization of $16.6 billion. It fell by 0.77% to close at $89.20 per share on July 29, 2016.
Where Is Mead Johnson in Comparison to Key Moving Averages?
On July 15, 2016, Mead Johnson (MJN) closed at $91.38. That’s 9.3% above its 100-day moving average, 6.6% above its 50-day moving average, and 3.0% above its 20-day moving average.
What Analysts Recommend for Mead Johnson ahead of 2Q16 Results
As of July 15, 2016, Mead Johnson (MJN) was trading at $91.38.
What Could Help Mead Johnson’s Earnings in 2Q16?
Analysts are expecting Mead Johnson’s adjusted EPS to be $0.78 compared to $0.76 in 2Q15.
What Will Hurt Mead Johnson’s 2Q16 Revenue?
Analysts are expecting Mead Johnson’s revenue to be $964 million for 2Q16. That’s a fall of 7% compared to 2Q15 revenues of $1.0 billion.
How Is Mead Johnson Improving Its Product Portfolio in China?
China accounts for around one-third of Mead Johnson’s global business.
How Has Mead Johnson Grown through Innovation?
Mead Johnson (MJN) participated and discussed some key strategies in the Deutsche Bank Global Consumer Conference held last month.
How the Stronger Dollar and Market Dynamics Affected MJN in 1Q16
On a YoY (year-over-year) basis, revenue fell 20% to $962 million as compared to revenue of around $1.1 billion in 1Q15.
Why Did General Mills’ Earnings Fall in Fiscal 4Q16?
General Mills’ (GIS) fiscal 4Q16 earnings beat estimates by 10%. Adjusted EPS, however, declined 12% compared to fiscal 4Q15.
Will General Mills Miss Sales Estimates Again in Fiscal 4Q16?
Analysts are expecting General Mills’ (GIS) revenue to be $3.9 billion for fiscal 4Q16, a decline of 10% compared to 4Q15 revenue of $4.3 billion.
A Look at MIGFX’s Portfolio Changes
MIGFX invests at least 80% of its assets in common and preferred stocks, convertible securities, and depositary receipts.
Chicken, Beef, or Pork: Which Segment Drove Tyson Foods’ Revenue?
In Tyson Foods’ Chicken segment, sales improved in 2Q16. The segment reported $2,737 million in net sales.
How Did Hain Celestial Perform in Fiscal 2Q16?
Hain Celestial Group’s (HAIN) fiscal 2Q16 had the strongest revenue performance in its history. The net sales for 2Q16 were $752.6 million.
General Mills’ 3Q16: How Segments Fed Sales and Operating Profit
General Mills’ (GIS) US Retail segment accounts for almost 60% of its revenue every quarter, contributing 62% in fiscal 3Q16.
Fact File: The MFS Massachusetts Investors Growth Stock Fund
The MFS Massachusetts Investors Growth Stock Fund invests at least 80% of its assets in common and preferred stocks, convertible securities and depositary receipts.
Pinnacle’s Birds Eye Frozen Segment Contributed the Most in 4Q15
Pinnacle Foods (PF) operates through three segments—the Birds Eye Frozen segment, Duncan Hines Grocery segment, and Specialty Foods segment.
Campbell Soup in Fiscal 2016: What’s the Raised Guidance?
Campbell Soup raised its earnings guidance for fiscal 2016 one week before the earnings release due to better-than-expected results for the second quarter.
Hain Celestial’s Revenue Rose by 8% in Fiscal 2Q16
The Hain Celestial Group’s (HAIN) net revenue of $752.6 million for fiscal 2Q16 beat estimates slightly by 0.43%.
Growth of Abbott’s Nutrition Segment Driven by Sales
Abbott Laboratories (ABT) reported ~$5.2 billion of revenues worldwide in 4Q15. Of that, ~$1.8 billion was generated through the company’s Nutrition segment, which accounts for about 35% of Abbott’s total revenues.
What General Mills’ Segments Contributed in Fiscal 2Q16
In fiscal 2Q16, net sales for General Mills’ U.S. Retail segment totaled $2.8 billion, a fall of 4% compared to fiscal 2Q15 mainly due to pound volume.
Hormel Foods’ Earnings Beat Consensus Estimates in Fiscal 4Q15
Hormel Foods (HRL) reported fiscal 4Q15 non-GAAP (generally accepted accounting principles) net earnings of $187, an increase of 9%.
Hormel Foods’ Fiscal 4Q15: Why Did Margins Improve?
Hormel Foods (HRL) reported a non-GAAP (generally accepted accounting principles) operating profit of $292 million in fiscal 4Q15.
Investment-Grade Bond Funds Witnessed Inflows for the Third Week
The flows into investment-grade bond funds were positive for the week ending October 28. This was the third consecutive week of inflows.
The Kraft Heinz Merger and Its Benefits
Pittsburgh-based H.J. Heinz Holding Corporation acquired Kraft Foods in October. After the merger, the company changed its name to Kraft Heinz.
Kellogg’s Acquisitions and Their Benefits
The price of Kellogg’s acquisition of Diamond Foods is expected to reach over $1.5 billion, and Kellogg could offer the company between $35 and $40 per share.
Kellogg Company’s Outlook for Fiscal 2016
On October 23, the Kellogg Company announced that its Board of Directors declared a dividend of $0.50 per share on the company’s common stock.
Kellogg Company’s Disappointing Performance in 3Q15
The Kellogg Company’s (K) net sales in 3Q15 fell 8.5% quarter-over-quarter to $3.3 billion due to the effect of currency translation. The company also missed analyst estimates of $3.4 billion in revenue.
Microsoft Led the High-Grade Bond Issuance Last Week
US corporates were the biggest issuers of high-grade bonds in the week ending October 30. They accounted for 67.1%, or $25.7 billion, of all the issues.
Why Did Investment-Grade Corporate Bonds’ Issuance Rise?
There were investment-grade corporate bonds worth $38.2 billion issued in the primary market in the week ending October 30—the highest since September 18.
Asia Segment Contributed 49% to Mead Johnson’s Sales in 3Q15
On October 20, 2015, Mead Johnson’s board of directors approved a new share repurchase authorization of $1.5 billion of the company’s common stock.
Mead Johnson Company’s Stable Performance in 3Q15
Mead Johnson reported net sales of $977.5 million in 3Q15. It recorded strong performance in the North America–Europe segment, which was insufficient to offset its sales weakness in emerging markets.