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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.
Altria Group Declares Dividend of $0.61 per Share
Altria Group (MO) has a market cap of $128.8 billion. It fell by 0.36% to close at $65.92 per share on August 25, 2016.
How’s ADM Advancing with Its Portfolio Management Strategy?
As part of its portfolio management strategy, Archer Daniels Midland (ADM) sold its Brazilian sugar cane ethanol operations.
Kimberly-Clark Appoints Scott Usitalo as Chief Marketing Officer
Kimberly-Clark (KMB) has a market cap of $47.6 billion. It rose by 1.7% to close at $132.41 per share on June 14, 2016.
How Did Kellogg Fund Its Financing Condition?
Kellogg has had a financing condition related to the tender offer to purchase for cash up to $440.0 million aggregate principal amount of its 7.5% debentures due in 2031.
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.
Gap’s Profitability Improves Further in 4Q17
Gap beats Wall Street expectations in all quarters of 2017 Gap (GPS), which reported its 4Q17 results on March 1, posted a 19.6% YoY (year-over-year) jump in its adjusted diluted EPS (earnings per share) to $0.61. The company surpassed Wall Street’s expectation of a 13.7% YoY rise to $0.58. The apparel retailer beat expectations in all quarters of […]
Key Factors that Could Drive OKE’s Dividend Growth
ONEOK’s (OKE) dividend yield of 5.4% has been driven by dividend growth. Its dividend grew 11.0% in 2017 and 1.0% in 2016.
OKE’s Dividends: Key Drivers
ONEOK (OKE) is involved in the gathering, processing, storage, and transportation of natural gas in the United States. Its revenue grew 15% and 34% in 2016 and 9M17, respectively.
How Delta Air Lines Has Maintained an Upward Dividend Yield Curve
Delta Air Lines’ dividend yield Delta Air Lines’ (DAL) 51% dividend-per-share growth in 2016 has been followed by 50% growth in 2017, which explains the upward slope of its dividend yield curve. Its stock price has risen 2.5% in 2017, after falling 3% in 2016. Delta Air Lines versus broad indexes Delta Air Lines has a […]
How Does TGT’s Dividend Curve Look?
Target has a dividend yield of 4% and a YTD price loss of 14.5%.
Solid D2C Sales Drive VF Corporation’s Outdoor Business in 3Q17
VFC’s Outdoor segment recorded an 8.0% year-over-year increase in sales to ~$1.5 billion during 3Q17.
Strong International Markets, D2C Channel Drive VFC’s 3Q17 Top Line
VF Corporation (VFC) posted total sales of $3.5 billion during 3Q17.
How Iron Mountain Has Maintained Its Dividend Yield
How Iron Mountain has maintained a 5% yield Iron Mountain (IRM) is an enterprise information management services company. The company’s revenue grew in 2016, supported by its North American Records and Information Management Business, North American Data Management Business, Western European Business, and Other International Business segments. Its revenue fell 4% in 2015 before rising 17% in 2016. Its operating income fell 5% in 2015 and 4% in 2016 due to […]
Dividend Yield of Archer-Daniels Midland
Archer-Daniels Midland’s (ADM) PE ratio of 19.1x compares to a sector average of 23.8x. The dividend yield of 3.1% compares to a sector average of 2.4%.
Analyzing Gap’s 2Q17 Top-Line Performance
Gap (GPS) reported total revenues of $3.8 billion in 2Q17 and beat the consensus by $30 million. On a YoY basis, the company’s top line fell 1.4%.
A Look at Coca-Cola’s Dividend Yield
Coca-Cola (KO) recorded a fall of 6.0% in its 2016 net operating revenues due to a decline in its Third Party and Intersegment segments.
2Q17 Performances for VF’s North Face, Vans, and Timberland
VF’s Outdoor & Action Sports segment, which focuses on Vans, North Face, and Timberland, recorded a 4.0% YoY rise in sales to $1.5 billion.
What Wall Street Recommends for VFC ahead of 2Q17 Results
VFC is covered by 21 Wall Street analysts. It has received a 2.7 rating on a scale where one is a “strong buy” and five is a “strong sell.”
Gap’s 1Q17 Top-Line Growth Driven Entirely by Old Navy
Gap (GPS) reported total revenues of $3.4 billion in fiscal 1Q17, beating the consensus by $50.0 million. YoY, its top line remained almost flat.
The North Face and Vans Drive VF Corporation’s 1Q17 Top Line
VFC’s Outdoor & Action Sports segment, which mainly focuses on Vans, The North Face, and Timberland, recorded a 2.1% YoY rise in sales to $1.7 billion.
Why VF Corporation Stock Has a Downside of 4%
VFC stock is currently trading at $56.44, which is ~17.0% below its 52-week high price.
Why Gap’s CEO Is Projecting Optimism after 4Q16
Gap (GPS) reported total revenues of ~$4.4 billion in 4Q16, beating the consensus by $40 million.
Why Did Breitbart Ask Its Readers to Boycott Kellogg?
Kellogg reported fiscal 3Q16 net sales of $3.25 billion—a fall of 2.4% from net sales of $3.33 billion in fiscal 3Q15 due to unfavorable currency headwinds.
Why Did Kellogg Rise on November 8?
Price movement Kellogg (K) has a market cap of $27.4 billion. It rose 2.7% to close at $76.96 per share on November 8, 2016. The stock’s weekly, monthly, and year-to-date (or YTD) price movements were 2.3%, 0.64%, and 8.6%, respectively, on the same day. Kellogg is trading 2.8% above its 20-day moving average, 0.17% below […]
A Look at Kellogg’s 3Q16 Performance
Price movement Kellogg (K) has a market cap of $26.4 billion. It rose 0.11% to close at $75.21 per share on November 1, 2016. The stock’s weekly, monthly, and year-to-date (or YTD) price movements were 1.4%, -2.6%, and 6.1%, respectively, on the same day. Kellogg is trading 0.07% below its 20-day moving average, 3.4% below […]
Kellogg Declares Dividend of $0.52 per Share
Price movement Kellogg (K) has a market cap of $26.0 billion. It rose 0.15% to close at $74.34 per share on October 21, 2016. The stock’s weekly, monthly, and year-to-date (or YTD) price movements were -1.5%, -5.0%, and 4.9%, respectively, on the same day. K is trading 2.6% below its 20-day moving average, 5.9% below […]
How Are Those Cheerios Sales Going? Kellogg’s Earnings in Focus
Kellogg (K) has a market cap of $26.4 billion. It fell 0.89% to close at $75.78 per share on October 13, 2016.
Citigroup Has Rated Altria Group a ‘Buy’
Altria Group (MO) has a market cap of $129.7 billion. It fell 1.7% to close at $63.55 per share on September 13, 2016.
Altria Group Reaffirms Its 2016 Projections
Altria Group (MO) has a market cap of $130.4 billion. It fell by 0.71% to close at $66.72 per share on September 7, 2016.
Analyzing CenterPoint Energy’s Forward Dividend Yield
Currently, CenterPoint Energy (CNP) is trading at a forward dividend yield of 4.6%. CenterPoint Energy is trading marginally below its historical forward yield.
General Mills Made Key Changes in Its Management
General Mills (GIS) has a market cap of $42.6 billion. It fell by 1.3% to close at $70.51 per share on August 30, 2016.
General Mills Rose by Just 0.01% on August 11: Why?
General Mills (GIS) has a market cap of $42.7 billion. It rose by 0.01% to close at $71.07 per share on August 11, 2016.
ADM’s Stock Fell 2% Due to Weaker Performance in 2Q16
Archer Daniels Midland (ADM) reported its 2Q16 results on August 2. The stock didn’t react well to the results. It fell 2% on the same day.
BMO Capital Reduces Kellogg’s Earnings Projection
Kellogg (K) has a market cap of $29.0 billion. It rose by 0.35% to close at $82.71 per share on August 5, 2016.
What Benefited ADM’s WILD Flavors and Specialty Ingredients in 2Q16?
Archer Daniels Midland’s management mentioned that the WILD Flavors and Specialty Ingredients’ results were in line with the same quarter last year.
Kellogg Company Has Declared a Quarterly Dividend
Kellogg Company (K) has a market capitalization of $28.8 billion. It rose by 1.1% to close at $82.71 per share on July 29, 2016.
Kimberly-Clark Saw Sales for Personal Care Items Fall in 2Q
Kimberly-Clark (KMB) has a market cap of $47.7 billion. It fell by 0.23% to close at $132.28 per share on July 26, 2016.
What Can Investors Expect from Kellogg’s 2Q16 Results?
Kellogg Company (K) is headquartered in Battle Creek, Michigan. It’s set to report its fiscal 2Q16 results on August 4, 2016, before the market opens.
Why Did General Mills Expand the Recall of Its Products?
General Mills rose by 0.66% to close at $71.69 per share on July 25. The stock’s weekly, monthly, and YTD price movements were -0.82%, 8.1%, and 27.1%.
How Did Kimberly-Clark Perform in 2Q16?
Kimberly-Clark fell by 1.5% to close at $132.59 per share on July 25. The stock’s weekly, monthly, and YTD price movements were -1.9%, -1.0%, and 5.6%.
General Mills Announces Restructuring Plans
General Mills fell by 1.1% to close at $71.22 per share in the third week of July. Its weekly, monthly, and YTD price movements were -1.1%, 8.0%, and 26.2%.
Why Kellogg Company Fell 5% on July 20
Kellogg (K) has a market cap of $28.9 billion. It fell by 5.4% to close at $82.26 per share on July 20, 2016.
Helmerich & Payne: Wall Street Forecasts Pre-Fiscal 3Q16 Results
In this final part of our series, we’ll look at the recent Wall Street analyst forecasts for Helmerich & Payne (HP). The median target price surveyed among sell-side analysts is $61.50.
Kimberly-Clark Halts Its Operations in Venezuela
Kimberly-Clark reported 1Q16 net sales of $4.5 billion, a fall of 4.3% compared to net sales of $4.7 billion in 1Q15.
Why Are Analysts So Positive about General Mills?
About 64% of analysts rate General Mills a “hold,” 18% rate it a “sell,” and 18% rate it a “buy.”
General Mills Recalled Its Betty Crocker Cake Mix: Here’s Why
General Mills (GIS) has a market cap of $43.0 billion. It fell by 0.90% to close at $71.81 per share on July 11, 2016.
What Drove Down General Mills’ Revenue Growth for Fiscal 4Q16?
General Mills’ (GIS) net sales for fiscal 4Q16 fell 9% year-over-year. However, they beat analysts’ estimates by 2%.
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.
Altria’s 1Q16 Gross Margin Rose—What about Its Operating Margin?
Altria Group’s (MO) 1Q16 gross margin rose to 58.6% compared to 57.9% in 1Q15. The rise resulted from higher pricing.
Strong Performance for WILD Flavors and Specialty Ingredients
Archer Daniels Midland’s management mentioned that the WILD Flavors and Specialty Ingredients’ results were in line with the expectations in 1Q16.
Analyzing Kellogg’s Cash Flow Guidance for 2016
Kellogg continues to expect that it will achieve its long-term goal of 4%–6% for operating profit growth in fiscal 2016.
What Can Investors Expect from Kellogg’s 1Q16 Results?
Kellogg will report its 1Q16 results on May 5. Its earnings and revenue are expected to decline in fiscal 1Q16. It gained 4% since its last earnings release.
Why Is ONEOK Outperforming Peers in 2016?
ONEOK (OKE) has generated total returns of 32% so far in 2016.
How Will ONEOK’s Segments Perform in 1Q16?
ONEOK’s Natural Gas Liquids segment contributed 77% to the company’s 4Q15 EBITDA (earnings before interest, tax, depreciation, and amortization).
What Will Drive ONEOK’s 1Q16 Earnings?
ONEOK (OKE) and ONEOK Partners (OKS) are scheduled to report their 1Q16 results on May 3, 2016.
BMO Capital Markets Raised General Mills’ Price Target
General Mills reported fiscal 3Q16 net sales of $4,002.4 million, a fall of 8.0% compared to net sales of $4,350.9 million in fiscal 3Q15.
Understanding the Volatile Stock Movements of CPG Companies in 4Q15
From January 2, 2015, to March 18, 2016, CPG companies’ stock prices have seen volatile movements. P&G’s stock price rose by 2.6% to $78.81 on January 26.
Why Procter & Gamble Is Selling Some of Its Brands
Procter & Gamble is on a mission to trim brands that are holding back its overall financial performance.
Why ONEOK’s Gas Gathering, Processing Segment Reported 4Q15 Loss
ONEOK’s Natural Gas Gathering and Processing segment contributed only 6% to the company’s 4Q15 EBITDA. The segment’s EBITDA decreased due to non-cash impairment charges.
Higher Natural Gas Liquids Volumes Drive ONEOK’s 4Q15 Growth
ONEOK Partners’ (OKS) EBITDA growth in 4Q15 was driven by increased NGL (natural gas liquids) gathering and fractionating volumes from recently connected natural gas processing plants.
Kimberly-Clark’s Quarterly Dividend Rose to $0.92
Kimberly-Clark has increased its quarterly dividend to $0.92 per share, a rise of 4.5%. The dividend will be paid on April 4, 2016, to shareholders of record on March 4, 2016.
How Does Piedmont Natural Gas Compare to Its Peers?
Piedmont Natural Gas and its peers We’ve looked at Piedmont Natural Gas (PNY) fiscal 4Q15 results. Now let’s compare Piedmont with its peers as of December 23, 2015: First, let’s compare PE (price-to-earnings) ratios: Piedmont Natural Gas (PNY)— 31.6x Duke Energy (DUK) — 20.8x Dominion Resources (D) — 22.5x SCANA (SCG) — 11.6x NiSource (NI) […]
Piedmont Natural Gas’s Income Fell in Fiscal 4Q15 and Fiscal 2015
After Piedmont Natural Gas’s (PNY) fiscal 4Q15 earnings report, PNY fell by 0.52% to close at $56.92 per share in yesterday’s trade.
Why Continued Low Commodity Prices May Prevent an ONEOK Revival
ONEOK’s (OKE) stock price and the near-month WTI crude oil futures price have had a correlation coefficient of 0.64 over the last 15 years. This indicates a positive correlation between the two.
Natural Gas Liquids Segment Drives ONEOK’s EBITDA Growth
After the separation of ONE Gas (OGS) and the closure of ONEOK’s (OKE) energy services segment in 2014, OKE now operates as a pure-play general partner of ONEOK Partners (OKS).
ONEOK Is on Track to Meet 2015 Guidance
ONEOK’s cash flow available for dividends for the nine months ended September 30, 2015, is $474.7 million. So it’s on track to meet its guidance for cash flow available for dividends.
Bunge’s Agribusiness Segment Contributed 71% to Net Sales in 3Q15
Soybean processing in the US, Brazil, Argentina, and Europe were the largest contributors to Bunge’s oilseeds segment during the quarter.
Will Farmer Brothers Report Stable Results Like Last Quarter?
Farmer Brothers (FARM) recorded net sales for 4Q15 that increased by $2.4 million, or 1.8%, to $132.6 million. The company recorded $130.2 million in 4Q14.