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    Company & Industry Overviews

    VeriSign’s Return on Assets Stood at 14.4% in 3Q15

    In 3Q15, VeriSign’s (VRSN) return on assets (or ROA) was 14.4% compared to 16.8% for the same period last year and 13.3% in 3Q13.

    By Adam Rogers
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    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%.

    By Margaret Patrick
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    An Overview of the US Nonalcoholic Beverage Industry

    The US nonalcoholic beverage market comprises categories like carbonated soft drinks, ready-to-drink tea and coffee, bottled water, sports drinks, and energy drinks.

    By Sirisha Bhogaraju
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    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
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    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.

    By Diana Key
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Non-Sparkling Water Is the Largest Bottled Water Segment in the US

    The domestic non-sparkling bottled water category is the largest segment of bottled water in the US.

    By Sirisha Bhogaraju
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    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
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    Miscellaneous

    JAB to Challenge Nestle, Global Leader of Portioned Coffee Market

    JAB’s share in the global coffee market is estimated to reach approximately 20% with the addition of Keurig’s brands and products to its portfolio.

    By Diana Key
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    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
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    Will Coffee Peers Step Up Their Game with Jacobs Douwe Egberts?

    With the emergence of Jacobs Douwe Egberts, Keurig and other coffee producers will focus more on expanding their product portfolios. They’ll also focus on an international presence to capture the growing global demand for coffee.

    By Sirisha Bhogaraju
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    Consumer

    Kirkland Signature: Costco’s Key Differentiator in Fiscal 2Q16?

    Costco has seen traffic growth averaging 4.3% per year in the period between fiscal 2009 and fiscal 2015. In fiscal 1Q16, club traffic rose by 3.5% YoY.

    By Phalguni Soni
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    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
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    VeriSign sees concerns on loss of monopoly over top-level domains

    Shares fell more than 7.5% in March on concerns VeriSign’s monopoly would end following a U.S. government announcement that it would give up a direct means of control over the administration of the internet.

    By Samantha Nielson
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Asian Elections Present Challenges and Opportunities for Twitter

    Several countries in Asia, including India and Australia, are holding elections this year. For Twitter, these elections present both challenges and opportunities.

    By Neha Gupta
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    How European Equities Compare to US Equities in 2016–2017

    European stocks are expected to rise in 2017, but you need to be cautious of unexpected political outcomes in 2017.

    By Mary Sadler
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    Looking at the Portfolio of the T. Rowe Price European Stock Fund

    Consumer discretionary is the most-invested sector by the PRESX, followed by financials. These two sectors combine to form 31% of the portfolio.

    By David Ashworth
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    This JPMorgan European Fund Reflects Consumer Spending Growth

    The JPMorgan Intrepid European Fund’s assets were spread across 84 holdings in June 2016, and it was managing assets worth $866.2 million as of June’s end.

    By David Ashworth
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    Did Oreo Cookies, Trident Gum Sales Boost Mondelez’s 2Q Earnings?

    Mondelez International (MDLZ), maker of Cadbury chocolates and Oreo cookies, is all set to report its fiscal 2Q16 earnings results on July 27 before the market opens.

    By Sushree Mohanty
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    Portfolio Moves of the USAA International Fund in YTD 2016

    The USAA International Fund (USIFX) invests at least 80% of its assets in foreign equities.

    By David Ashworth
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    Sector Composition Changes in PRESX until 1Q16

    The T. Rowe Price European Stock Fund’s (PRESX) assets were spread across 62 holdings as of March 2016, three less than a quarter ago. It was managing assets worth $1.5 billion.

    By David Ashworth
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    How Are the USAA International Fund’s Metrics?

    From a purely NAV (net asset value) return standpoint, the USIFX did not have a notable showing in either the one-year period until February 29, 2016, or in 2015.

    By David Ashworth
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    The T. Rowe Price European Stock Fund: No Standout Performer

    The T. Rowe Price European Stock Fund (PRESX) is one of the larger funds in this review. It was managing assets worth $1.6 billion as of January 2016.

    By David Ashworth
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    The Energy and Materials Sectors Pulled VEURX into the Red in 2015

    The Vanguard European Stock Index Fund was the worst performer for 2015 among the ten funds in this review.

    By David Ashworth
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    What’s on the Table with Kraft Heinz? Getting to Know the Company’s Product Offerings

    Kraft Heinz operates more than 200 brands in nearly 200 countries. Its eight iconic brands contribute more than $1 billion in sales apiece to total revenue.

    By Diana Key
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    Breaking down Kraft Heinz: A Segmental and Geographical Overview

    The US accounted for 67% of Kraft Heinz’s fiscal 2014 pro forma sales, with Canada and Europe each contributing 10% of total sales.

    By Diana Key
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    VeriSign’s Market Share Declines Year-over-Year

    VeriSign’s market share has decreased from 52.5% in 2007 to 46.6% at the end of fiscal 2014. It was driven by saturation in the .com domain segment and low acceptance of a .net domain name.

    By Adam Rogers
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    VeriSign Growth: Domain Name Registration Is a Key Factor

    In 3Q15, VeriSign (VRSN) recorded net additions for registrations of 1.7 million with a gross figure of 9.2 million. The total .com and .net domain name registrations stand at 135.2 million.

    By Adam Rogers
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    A Snapshot of the T. Rowe Price International Stock Fund (PRITX)

    The T. Rowe Price International Stock Fund (PRITX) requires a minimum initial investment of $2,500. PRITX is a no-load fund.

    By David Ashworth
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Evaluating Hershey’s Financials Against Its Competitors

    Hershey had a total debt of $2.4 billion on its balance sheet in 2014. It had a total debt-to-equity ratio of 195% during the same period.

    By Diana Key
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    Evaluating Hershey’s Rising Margins in 2015

    Since fiscal 2007, Hershey’s gross margin, EBITDA margin, operating margin, and net income margin have all increased—with only a few exceptions.

    By Diana Key
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    Hershey’s Acquisition of Shanghai Golden Monkey: Disappointment?

    Hershey believes it made a smart decision in acquiring SGM. In 4Q15, it expects to complete the acquisition by acquiring the remaining 20% of the business.

    By Diana Key
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Hershey’s New Focus on International Growth Opportunities in 2015

    Hershey’s international segment contributes only ~30% of total revenues. Its goal is to increase international revenues to ~50% of total revenues by 2018.

    By Diana Key
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Hershey’s Competitive Strategies for North America in 2015

    Along with advertising, Hershey is focusing on cross-merchandising complimentary products like beverages and snacks, which should help expand consumption.

    By Diana Key
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Evaluating Hershey’s Marketing Strategies and Initiatives

    Hershey applies a micro-marketing concept to its businesses, which means that it markets certain products to small target audiences.

    By Diana Key
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    Analyzing Hershey’s Segments and Product Offerings

    In its international business, Hershey is mainly focusing in emerging markets of Mexico, Brazil, India, and China.

    By Diana Key
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    A Glance at Hershey’s Leadership in the US Confectionery Industry

    Hershey is a leading player in the confectionery industry, which grew globally at a CAGR of 4.9% from 2009–2014, reaching $198.4 billion in 2014.

    By Diana Key
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Commodity Deflation and Its Effects on the World Economy

    World GDP growth for 2015 as forecast by the International Monetary Fund is 3.1%. The global slowdown is due in part to commodity deflation.

    By Sarah Sands
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Nestle Continues to Dominate the US Bottled Water Industry

    Nestle Waters North America is the market leader of the US bottled water industry.

    By Sirisha Bhogaraju
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    Jacobs Douwe Egberts: Its Impact on Coffee Industry Rivals

    Jacobs Douwe Egberts will be a leading player in the coffee industry with powerful brands like Jacobs, Maxwell House, and Pilão. It will have a strong presence in emerging countries like China.

    By Sirisha Bhogaraju
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    Jacobs Douwe Egberts: What It Took to Seal the Deal

    According to Jacobs Douwe Egberts’s website, the company holds either the number-one or number-two position in coffee markets for more than 18 countries in Europe, Latin America, and Australia.

    By Sirisha Bhogaraju
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