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    Consumer

    Analyzing Clorox’s Performance in the Fourth Fiscal Quarter

    Clorox (CLX) reported net sales of $1.7 billion, which fell short of analysts’ expectation. However, the net sales increased 2.7% YoY.

    By Amit Singh
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    Consumer

    Procter & Gamble Beats Third-Quarter Estimates

    Procter & Gamble (PG) posted stronger-than-expected third-quarter results on Tuesday, April 23.

    By Amit Singh
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Could Pfizer and P&G agree on a Consumer Health Business Deal?

    Pfizer (PFE) has been looking to sell its consumer health business since October 2017.

    By Sarah Collins
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    Earnings Report

    Colgate-Palmolive’s Developed Markets Remained a Drag in 1Q17

    Net sales in North America fell 5.0% in 1Q17, reflecting a strong decline in volumes coupled with lower pricing.

    By Amit Singh
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    Earnings Report

    Clorox’s Fiscal 2Q17 Sales Rose on Impressive Volumes

    Clorox (CLX) delivered sales of $1.4 billion in fiscal 2Q17. The sales were in line with the consensus Wall Street analysts’ sales estimates.

    By Sirisha Bhogaraju
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    Consumer

    Will Colgate-Palmolive Sustain Sales Momentum in 1Q18?

    Analysts expect Colgate-Palmolive (CL) to report sales of $4.0 billion in 1Q18, which represents a YoY (year-over-year) rise of 6.6%.

    By Amit Singh
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    Consumer

    Can Procter & Gamble Improve Its Earnings in Fiscal 2018?

    Procter & Gamble (PG) has managed to increase its earnings despite weak sales. It has surpassed analysts’ EPS expectations for ten consecutive quarters.

    By Amit Singh
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    Earnings Report

    What Drove Colgate-Palmolive’s Margins Growth in 1Q17?

    Colgate-Palmolive (CL) witnessed improved margins in 1Q17 despite soft sales thanks to its “Funding the Growth” initiative aimed at reducing costs and driving efficiency.

    By Amit Singh
  • Consumer

    How will this week’s consumption indicators impact debt securities?

    This week, markets will be looking at any clues revealing hints for the outcome of the Fed’s next Federal Open Market Committee Meeting (or FOMC) slated for March 18–19.

    By Phalguni Soni
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    Consumer

    How Procter & Gamble’s Segments Performed in 3Q18

    Lower pricing adversely impacted Procter & Gamble’s (PG) sales across product segments amid increased competitive activity.

    By Amit Singh
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    Consumer

    Why Analysts Expect Clorox’s Earnings to Fall in Fiscal 2Q18

    Analysts expect Clorox to report adjusted earnings of $1.23 per share, a YoY (year-over-year) decline of 1.6%.

    By Amit Singh
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    Consumer

    Why SunTrust Upgraded Colgate-Palmolive Stock

    On October 11, 2017, SunTrust Robinson Humphrey upgraded Colgate-Palmolive (CL) stock to a “buy” from “hold” and increased the target price.

    By Amit Singh
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    Miscellaneous

    Will Procter & Gamble’s Sales Improve in Fiscal 2017?

    After generating lower sales for 11 consecutive quarters, Procter & Gamble (PG) managed to report flat sales growth in fiscal 1Q17.

    By Gabriel Kane
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    How Much Has Colgate-Palmolive Increased Its Dividend?

    Colgate-Palmolive (CL) has a market capitalization of $60.9 billion. CL rose by 0.37% to close at $68.23 per share as of March 10, 2016.

    By Gabriel Kane
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    A Weaker Euro Could Lead to Inflation in Europe

    A weaker euro could lead to inflation in Europe. The depreciation in the euro was initially due to the appreciation in the dollar.

    By Russ Koesterich, CFA
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    Consumer

    Will Cost Pressures Hurt KMB’s Q2 2018 EPS Growth Rate?

    Analysts expect Kimberly-Clark (KMB) to report adjusted EPS of $1.57 in the second quarter.

    By Amit Singh
  • Financials

    Moore Capital lowers its stakes in JPMorgan Chase

    JPMorgan’s latest 2Q14 results beat estimates. Meanwhile, net income was down to $6 billion from $6.5 billion in 2Q13. The earnings per share (or EPS) was $1.46, compared to $1.60 in 2Q13.

    By Patricia Garner
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Why did consumers’ confidence rise in December?

    The Board’s Consumer Confidence Index rose to 92.6 in December—compared to 91 in November. For November, the index was revised from an initially reported value of 88.7.

    By David Ashworth
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Your Outliers in the Consumer Space: 5th Week of August

    By the end of August, the S&P Consumer Staples had outperformed the S&P Consumer Discretionary and SPY with respective returns of 0.89%, -0.18%, and 0.50%.

    By Gabriel Kane
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Procter & Gamble’s Margins Could Remain Muted

    Procter & Gamble’s management remains upbeat and expects productivity savings to drive its margins higher in coming quarters.

    By Amit Singh
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Kocherlakota’s thoughts about monetary policy stimulus in 2015

    Kocherlakota asked “Should the fed funds rate target range be raised soon?” He thinks it will be a few years before PCE inflation returns to the target.

    By David Ashworth
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Consumer prices still deflated by gasoline

    In the 12 months leading up to January, prices fell 0.1%, the first decline since October 2009. In December, consumer prices rose by 0.8% year-over-year.

    By David Ashworth
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    The US Economy Has a Hiccup—Hopefully Just One

    The second estimate from the Bureau of Economic Analysis (or BEA) showed that gross domestic product (or GDP) growth for the US economy slowed to 2.2%.

    By David Ashworth
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    Basic Materials

    Why Pershing Square initiated a position in Platform Specialty Products

    Pershing Square disclosed a new position in Platform Specialty Products (PAH) that accounts for 7.58% of Pershing Square’s 1Q14 portfolio.

    By Samantha Nielson
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    Earnings Report

    How Do Analysts Rate Clorox and Its Peers?

    Of the 17 analysts covering Clorox Company (CLX), two analysts have rated the stock as a “buy” as of November 2.

    By Gabriel Kane
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Estée Lauder Sees Positive Outlook in China

    International brands such as Estée Lauder (EL), L’Oréal (LRLCY), Procter & Gamble (PG), Shiseido (SSDOY), and Nivea (BDRFF) dominate the cosmetics market in China.

    By Penny Morgan
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Deutsche Bank Downgrades Church & Dwight Company to ‘Hold’

    Church & Dwight (CHD) reported 3Q16 net sales of $870.7 million, a rise of 1.0% compared to net sales of $861.8 million in 3Q15.

    By Gabriel Kane
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    Earnings Report

    Dollar Appreciation Impacts IBM’s Growth in 2Q15

    IBM pointed to the strengthening US dollar for the decline in its revenues, which fell by 13.5% in fiscal 2Q15. On a constant currency basis, revenue only declined by 1%.

    By Anne Shields
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    What Drove Coty’s Fiscal 3Q16 Revenue Rise?

    In fiscal 3Q16, Coty missed Wall Street analysts’ consensus expectation for revenue after beating the expectation in the previous quarter.

    By Penny Morgan
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Inside the US Dollar Index’s Mixed Response in 2017

    The US dollar (UUP) (UDN) seemed to show mixed response to the Fed’s rate hike on March 15, as prices have reflected a downtrend so far in 2017.

    By Mary Sadler
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    Personal Finance

    Retirement Investing: Yes, You Can Do It Yourself

    Investing for retirement has its own unique characteristics. Your priorities change, and so should your investing strategies.

    By David Moadel
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Procter & Gamble: Global Giant in Household, Personal Products

    The Procter & Gamble Company, or P&G, is the largest household and personal products company in the world. It was established in 1837 by William Procter and James Gamble.

    By Penny Morgan
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    Basic Materials

    Why did Ackman’s Pershing Square exit General Growth Properties?

    Last week, Pershing Square exited its entire stake in General Growth Properties.

    By Samantha Nielson
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    Earnings Report

    How PG’s Valuation Compares to Peers

    As of April 18, Procter & Gamble (PG) was trading at a 12-month forward PE (price-to-earnings) ratio of 22.8x.

    By Amit Singh
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Why Estée Lauder’s Margins and Profitability Are Rising

    Despite currency headwinds, Estée Lauder’s (EL) worldwide gross profit margin increased to 80.3% in fiscal 2014 from 80.1% in fiscal 2013.

    By Penny Morgan
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Henkel Acquired Procter & Gamble’s Haircare Brands

    Procter & Gamble (PG) has a market cap of $224.1 billion. PG rose by 0.35% to close at $82.84 per share on March 3, 2016.

    By Gabriel Kane
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Bank of America/Merrill Lynch Downgrades Spectrum Brands to ‘Neutral’

    Spectrum Brands Holdings fell 2.8% to close at $119.81 per share on January 10. Its weekly, monthly, and YTD price movements were -0.87%, -1.2%, and -2.1%.

    By Gabriel Kane
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    Miscellaneous

    How PG’s Valuation Looks Now

    As of March 8, PG was trading at a 12-month forward PE ratio of 22.7x. The company is now trading at a higher valuation multiple than the S&P 500 Index.

    By Amit Singh
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    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.

    By Gabriel Kane
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Why Coty’s Capital Expenditure Could Rise

    Coty Inc.’s capital expenditure decreased 15.2% to $0.17 billion in fiscal 2015, compared to $0.20 billion in fiscal 2014.

    By Penny Morgan
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    Basic Materials

    Why Ackman started a position in REIT Home Properties

    Pershing Square disclosed a new position in Home Properties Inc. (HME) that accounts for 0.34% of Pershing Square’s $8.3 billion 1Q14 portfolio.

    By Samantha Nielson
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    Miscellaneous

    Procter & Gamble Divestitures: Is 43-Brand Coty Deal the Last?

    Brand divestitures, numbering ~93 out of a possible 100, according to last year’s announcement, will enable Procter & Gamble to focus on its core portfolio where it’s more market dominant.

    By Phalguni Soni
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Why Did Moody’s Affirm Spectrum Brands’ Rating?

    Spectrum Brands Holdings (SPB) has a market cap of $7.6 billion. It rose 2.8% to close at $124.93 per share on November 21, 2016.

    By Gabriel Kane
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    Basic Materials

    Why Pershing Square increased its stake in Air Products and Chemicals

    Pershing Square increased its position in Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. from 21.31% in 3Q 2013 to 27.91% in 4Q 2013.

    By Samantha Nielson
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Business Overview of Estée Lauder

    Estée Lauder’s sales growth was ranked third-highest globally among leading cosmetic companies between the years 2012 to 2015, with net revenue of $11 billion in fiscal year 2014.

    By Penny Morgan
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Key Events for Consumer Stocks: January 22–26

    On January 16, 2018, Goldman Sachs upgraded Procter & Gamble (PG) to a “neutral” from a “sell” and increased the target price for the stock to $88 from $83.

    By Sushree Mohanty
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    Earnings Report

    Procter & Gamble: Can Focus on 10 Product Categories Help 3Q16?

    Procter & Gamble (PG) is set to release its fiscal 3Q16 earnings before the Markets open on April 26, 2016. In fiscal 2Q16, P&G missed revenue estimates for the fifth consecutive quarter.

    By Penny Morgan
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    What Are the Trends in Facebook’s Largest Advertising Category?

    Business intelligence firm eMarketer estimates that CPG brands spent more than $7.0 billion on digital advertising in 2017, compared with $6.0 billion in 2016.

    By Neha Gupta
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    How Is Clorox Improving Product Distribution?

    For distribution in the United States, Clorox (CLX) sells or markets its products primarily through mass retail outlets, e-commerce channels, wholesale distributors, and medical supply distributors.

    By Penny Morgan
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Mega Brands Set to Dominate in P&G’s New Product Portfolio

    P&G plans to focus on superior brands in the 10 product categories in its portfolio. It expects one-third of them to surpass $1 billion in annual sales.

    By Penny Morgan
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Investment-Grade Bond Funds Continue to Witness Outflows

    According to Lipper Fund Flow data, investment-grade bond funds saw net outflows of $1.2 billion during the week ended January 27, 2016.

    By Lynn Noah
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    Earnings Report

    A Look at Spectrum Brands’ 4Q16 Performance

    Spectrum Brands Holdings (SPB) fell 5.6% to close at $121.52 per share in the third week of November 2016.

    By Gabriel Kane
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Estée Lauder’s Efforts to Expand Its Geographical Presence

    Estée Lauder aims to expand its geographical market share in China, the Middle East, Eastern Europe, Brazil, and South Africa by focusing on consumers who purchase in travel retail channels.

    By Penny Morgan
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    Consumer

    Women CEOs: 5 Names You Should Know

    Of all the Fortune 500 companies, only 5% have women CEOs. We rounded up five of the biggest names investors should know. Here’s why. 

    By Sybil Prowse
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Why Did Clorox China Recall Some of Its Products?

    The Clorox Company (CLX) has a market cap of $15.0 billion. It fell 0.67% and closed at $115.48 per share on November 23, 2016.

    By Gabriel Kane
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    Consumer

    Will Sales and Cost Headwinds Stall the Recovery in KMB Stock?

    Shares of Kimberly-Clark (KMB) have increased 8.5% since the company reported better-than-expected third-quarter results on October 22.

    By Amit Singh
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    Earnings Report

    Here’s What’s behind PG’s Fiscal 3Q17 Bottom Line Beat

    Procter & Gamble reported its fiscal 3Q17 results on April 26, 2017. Its adjusted EPS of $0.96 exceeded Wall Street’s consensus estimate of $0.94 and jumped 11.6% YoY (year-over-year), thanks to lower taxes.

    By Amit Singh
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    Earnings Report

    How Does Colgate-Palmolive’s Valuation Compare?

    12-month forward price-to-earnings multiple As of January 17, Colgate-Palmolive (CL) was trading at a 12-month forward PE (price-to-earnings) multiple of 22.2x. The company is currently trading at a higher valuation multiple than the S&P 500, which has a forward PE of 17.6x, and the S&P 500 Consumer Staples, which has a forward PE of 20.3x. […]

    By Gabriel Kane
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Procter & Gamble Kicked off the Campaign for Its Pantene Brand

    Procter & Gamble (PG) fell 1.8% to close at $83.58 per share during the second week of November 2016.

    By Gabriel Kane
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Weak Currencies, but Consumer Packaged Goods Margins Improved

    The 1Q16 margins of consumer packaged goods (or CPG) companies sent strong signals. These companies have been investing heavily in innovative products and other growth initiatives.

    By Penny Morgan
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    Consumer

    What Could Stall the Recovery in Kimberly-Clark Stock?

    Kimberly-Clark (KMB) stock has recovered nearly 6% in the last two trading days.

    By Amit Singh
  • Consumer

    Why commercial and industrial laundry businesses continue to grow

    The company is not covered by sell-side analysts and is thinly traded. EnviroStar is a business with superb economic characteristics and is trading at reasonable valuations.

    By Samuel Madden, CFA
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    Consumer

    What Dragged Colgate-Palmolive’s Sales Down in Q4?

    Colgate-Palmolive (CL) posted net sales of $3.8 billion, a decline of about 2% on a YoY (year-over-year) basis, as unfavorable currency rates hurt the top line by 5%.

    By Amit Singh
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Costco’s Industry Positioning: A Porter’s 5 Force Analysis

    Costco’s suppliers include companies like PepsiCo (PEP), Procter & Gamble (PG), and the Kraft Heinz Company (KHC). No single supplier accounts for over 5% of revenue.

    By Phalguni Soni
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    How Did Beauty Companies’ Revenues Shape Up in 4Q15?

    Beauty companies’ revenues for 4Q15 conveyed mixed signals to investors. Although Procter & Gamble and Avon started the earnings season on a disappointing note with lower sales, Estée Lauder and Coty beat consensus Wall Street estimates.

    By Penny Morgan
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    Consumer

    Dividend Investors Can Bet on These 2 Consumer Stocks

    Procter & Gamble’s strong underlying sales, margin expansion, and consistent dividend growth make it a top stock for income-seeking investors.

    By Amit Singh
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    What Benefited Coty’s 9-Month Fiscal 2016 Earnings?

    Coty released its fiscal 3Q16 earnings on May 3, 2016. The quarter ended on March 31, 2016. The company’s adjusted diluted EPS fell 50.0% to $0.09.

    By Penny Morgan
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    Earnings Report

    How Did Spectrum Brands Perform in 1Q17?

    Spectrum Brands reported fiscal 1Q17 net sales of $1.21 billion—a fall of 0.6% compared to net sales of $1.22 billion in fiscal 1Q16.

    By Gabriel Kane
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    Consumer

    Renaissance Technologies adds positions in ExxonMobil and Chevron

    Renaissance Technologies disclosed new positions in ExxonMobil Corp. (XOM) and Chevron Corp. (CVX). The companies accounted for 0.31% and 0.29% of the fund’s total portfolio, respectively. XOM’s operations are divided in three segments—Upstream, Downstream, and Petrochemicals. CVX’s operations are divided into two segments—Upstream and Downstream.

    By Samantha Nielson
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    What’s behind Teva’s $706 Million Impairment Charges in 1Q18?

    In 1Q18, Teva Pharmaceutical Industries (TEVA) recorded non-GAAP (generally accepted accounting principles) EPS (earnings per share) of $0.94 and net income of $954 million.

    By Sarah Collins
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    Fund Managers

    Millennium Management adds new position in St. Jude Medical

    St. Jude Medical, Inc. is a global medical device company founded in 1976. It has more than 20 principal operations and manufacturing facilities worldwide.

    By Adam Rogers
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    What’s behind Procter & Gamble’s Improving Dividend Trend?

    Procter & Gamble recently announced a 4% hike in its quarterly dividend to $0.72 per share.

    By Amit Singh
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Why P&G Transferred Its Duracell Business to Berkshire Hathaway

    On February 29, 2016, Procter & Gamble (PG) announced the completion of the transfer of its Duracell business to Berkshire Hathaway (BRK-B).

    By Penny Morgan
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Barclays Upgraded Clorox to ‘Equal-Weight’

    On January 9, 2017, Barclays upgraded Clorox’s rating to “equal-weight” from “underweight.” It set the stock’s price target at $111.0 from $115.0 per share.

    By Gabriel Kane
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    Consumer

    Procter & Gamble Posts Strong Q1 Results, Stock Up

    By Ambrish Shah
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Outlook: The 2016 Dogs of the Dow

    The 2016 Dogs of the Dow are based on dividend yields measured on December 31, 2015. KO, GE, and MCD have been replaced by Walmart (WMT), Cisco Systems (CSCO), and IBM (IBM).

    By Shelly Vinson
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    Earnings Report

    Can Procter & Gamble’s Stock Price Gain Momentum?

    Procter & Gamble’s stock has consistently fallen since the beginning of 2015. However, the stock was able to sustain some gains until September.

    By Penny Morgan
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Who Were the Outliers in the Consumer Space on September 28?

    On September 28, the S&P 500 outperformed the S&P Consumer Discretionary and the S&P Consumer Staples, which saw returns of 0.53%, 0.30%, and 0.11%.

    By Gabriel Kane
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    Earnings Report

    Why Colgate-Palmolive’s Margins May Improve in 2Q17

    Colgate-Palmolive (CL) has resorted to cost-cutting and productivity savings measures to drive margins growth.

    By Amit Singh
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    The US economy is the ‘last man standing’ among advanced nations

    The large drop in crude oil prices gave consumers more money to spend. Demand should be higher due to robust consumer sentiment data.

    By David Ashworth
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    Consumer

    Why Clorox’s Top Line Could Continue to Impress in 2018

    Clorox (CLX) registered healthy volumes growth in the United States (SPY) in 2017, which differentiates it from its peers.

    By Amit Singh
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    Consumer

    Why Kimberly-Clark’s Gross Margins Fell Significantly in 1Q18

    Kimberly-Clark’s adjusted operating margin fell 140 basis points to 17.4%, reflecting a lower gross margin.

    By Amit Singh
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    The Fed calls job gains ‘strong,’ not ‘solid’

    Job gains may have been strong, but two other measures are also important—the labor force participation rate and average hourly wage growth.

    By David Ashworth
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    Consumer

    Janet Yellen on the State of the US Economy and the Outlook

    After stating her expectation of a rate hike, Yellen noted that robust household spending was helping US economic activity expand.

    By David Ashworth
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    Consumer

    Clorox Disappoints on Outlook

    Clorox (CLX) continued its strong top-line and bottom-line performances in fiscal 1Q18.

    By Amit Singh
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    Consumer

    Why Kimberly-Clark’s EPS Could Decline in Q1 2019

    Analysts expect Kimberly-Clark to post adjusted earnings of $1.54 per share in the first quarter of 2019, which implies a YoY decline of 9.9%.

    By Amit Singh
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    How Colgate Is Maintaining Margins in the Face of Headwinds

    Colgate’s worldwide gross profit margin fell to 58.5% in 2014 from 58.6% in 2013.

    By Penny Morgan
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    Consumer

    What’s Behind Clorox’s Industry-Leading Sales Growth?

    The Clorox Company (CLX) has managed to generate industry-leading sales despite challenges.

    By Amit Singh
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    Consumer

    Procter & Gamble Stock: Analysts’ Ratings Trend

    Of the 23 analysts covering Procter & Gamble stock, 74.0% recommend a “hold,” 22.0% recommend a “buy,” and 4.0% recommend a “sell.”

    By Amit Singh
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    Earnings Report

    Here’s What Drove Kimberly-Clark’s Margins in 1Q17

    Kimberly-Clark (KMB) generated about $110.0 million in cost savings in 1Q17 and remains on track to save about $400.0 million in 2017.

    By Amit Singh
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    Consumer

    Will the Rally in Clorox Stock Continue?

    The COVID-19 pandemic boosted Clorox’s (NYSE:CLX) sales. People started paying more attention to cleaning and sanitizing.

    By Sirisha Bhogaraju
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    Earnings Report

    Clorox Beats Earnings, Names New CEO

    By Mark Pygas
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    Earnings Report

    Should You Buy Keurig Dr Pepper Stock? Jefferies Thinks So

    On Thursday, Jefferies upgraded Keurig Dr Pepper (NYSE:KDP) to “buy” from “hold.” The company has benefited amid COVID-19.

    By Sirisha Bhogaraju
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    Consumer

    Procter & Gamble and Walmart: 2 Consumer Stocks for Your Portfolio

    Procter & Gamble’s revenues rose 5% year-over-year in the most recent quarter. The organic sales marked an impressive 6% growth.

    By Amit Singh
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    Consumer

    Is Clorox a ‘Buy’ after Its Stellar Q3 Results?

    Clorox (NYSE:CLX) raised its outlook for 2020 after the company generated strong sales in the third quarter of fiscal 2020.

    By Sirisha Bhogaraju
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    Consumer

    Why Investors Expect Clorox to Deliver Strong Q1 Results

    Increased hygiene requirements amid COVID-19 caused a major rise in demand for Clorox’s tissues, disinfectants, and other cleaning products.

    By Sirisha Bhogaraju
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    Consumer

    Coca-Cola Beats Q1 Estimates, Warns about COVID-19’s Q2 Impact

    Coca-Cola (NYSE:KO) reported better-than-expected results for the first quarter. However, COVID-19 could impact the company’s second-quarter performance.

    By Sirisha Bhogaraju
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    Consumer

    Why Procter & Gamble Stock Is a ‘Must-Have’ Stock

    So far, Procter & Gamble (NYSE:PG) stock has been resilient to the stock market carnage in 2020. The stock is a must-have in investors’ portfolios.

    By Amit Singh
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    Consumer

    Procter & Gamble Delivers Mixed Q3 Results amid COVID-19

    Today, Procter & Gamble (NYSE:PG) announced better-than-expected earnings for the third quarter of fiscal 2020. The fiscal third quarter ended on March 31.

    By Sirisha Bhogaraju
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    Consumer

    Kraft Heinz Predicts Strong Q1 Sales Due to Pandemic-Led Demand

    Kraft Heinz (NASDAQ:KHC) stock rose 2.7% on April 7. The company provided an upbeat business update for its first quarter.

    By Sirisha Bhogaraju
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