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Can American Airlines’ Capacity Continue Its High Growth Rate?
After declining slightly and appearing mostly flat for the past three months, American Airlines’ (AAL) capacity grew by 8% year-over-year in February 2016.
Will United Continental’s Capacity Continue to Grow in November 2016?
In November 2016, United Continental Holdings’ (UAL) capacity grew by 1.6% YoY (year-over-year). YTD as of November, capacity grew 1.3%.
Herbalife Continues to Rise on Carl Icahn’s Increased Stake
Herbalife (HLF) rose 1.6% to close at $62.03 per share during the second week of September 2016.
Why Did Herbalife Rise by ~10% on July 15?
Herbalife rose by 9.9% to close at $65.25 per share on July 15. Its weekly, monthly, and YTD price movements were 6.9%, 10.2%, and 21.7%, respectively.
Are Analysts Bullish on United Continental ahead of the 3Q16 Earnings?
According to Bloomberg, 12 out of 16 analysts tracking UAL have issued “buy” recommendations. Four analysts have issued “holds.” None has issued a “sell.”
Why United Continental Got Downward Revision of 2016 Revenue
For 2016, analysts are estimating United Continental’s (UAL) revenue to decline by 4% to $36.0 billion. The decline is higher than the earlier estimate of 2%.
Behind KeyBanc Capital’s Upgrade of Cooper Tire & Rubber
Cooper Tire & Rubber rose by 0.59% to close at $36.05 per share on April 7. Its weekly, monthly, and YTD price movements are -2.6%, -6.2%, and -4.5%.
What’s the Latest News on Herbalife?
Herbalife expects its 4Q16 net sales to be lower than expectation due to the strong US dollar and lower volumes.
Hardcopy Peripherals Market Share Fell for HPQ in 3Q15
Hewlett-Packard (HPQ) remained the top player in the worldwide hardcopy peripherals market, with 10.0 million units shipped in 3Q15.
How Did Cooper Tire & Rubber Perform in 4Q15 and 2015?
Cooper Tire & Rubber Company (CTB) has a market cap of $2.2 billion. CTB rose by 2.6% to close at $38.71 per share on February 23, 2016.
How Did Campbell Soup Company Perform in Fiscal 1Q17?
Campbell Soup (CPB) has declared a regular quarterly dividend of $0.35 per share on its common stock.
United Continues to See Increases in Its Capacity Growth
For August 2016, United Continental Holdings’ (UAL) capacity rose 1.9% YoY (year-over-year). This is the second-highest rise in 2016.
United Continental on the Street: Analyst Recommendations
As of June 9, four of the analysts (25%) tracking United Continental (UAL) had a “strong buy” recommendation on the stock, while five (31.3%) had a “buy.”
Stronger Dollar Impacted the WTI-Brent Spread
WTI crude oil’s discount to Brent crude oil converged slightly in the week ending December 4, 2015—compared to the WTI-Brent spread on November 27.
Herbalife’s Stock Rises after Being Cleared of Allegations
Herbalife (HLF), which has a market cap of $4.4 billion, rose by 3.6% to close at $47.86 per share on February 1.
Low-entry barriers intensify competition in airline industry
Short-term outlook above expectations The IATA (International Air Transport Association) has revised its forecast upwards on global airline profitability after the free fall of crude oil prices in the second half of 2014. Global net profit for 2014 is now estimated at $19.9 billion, higher than $18 billion projected in June. Profitability is expected to […]
Eastman Chemical’s Interest Expenses Are in a Downward Trend
In 2017, Eastman Chemical had interest expenses of $241 million, a decline 5.5% on a YoY (year-over-year) basis.
Why United Continental’s Increasing Debt Should Concern Investors
United Continental (UAL) has raised ~$1.4 billion in debt in 1Q17, which includes $650 million in revolving credit facility, a term loan of $440 million, and another $300 million in unsecured debt.
United Continental’s Revenue Could Rise after Falling for 2 Years
Analysts are estimating that United Continental’s revenues (UAL) will rise ~5.2% year-over-year (or YoY) to ~$10 billion.
What Wall Street Analysts Recommend for United Continental
United Continental (UAL) is expected to announce its 2Q17 earnings on July 18, 2017.
Where United Continental’s Yield Growth Stands Next to American Airlines
As its capacity growth for May exceeded the traffic growth, United Continental’s (UAL) utilization fell 0.9 percentage points YoY to 81.6%.
Can United Continental End a 2-Year Falling Revenue Streak?
For 1Q17, analysts expect United Continental’s revenues (UAL) to improve ~1.9% year-over-year or YoY to $8.3 billion.
United Continental: What Analysts Recommend ahead of Earnings
United Continental (UAL) is expected to announce its first quarter earnings for 2017 on April 18, 2017.
Why Analysts Think UAL’s Revenue Will Improve in 4Q16
In 4Q16, analysts are estimating United Continental’s revenue (UAL) to fall ~1.1% year-over-year (or YoY) to $8.9 billion versus an earlier estimate of a 3.2% fall.
What Do Analysts Recommend for United Continental?
United Continental (UAL) is expected to announce its fourth quarter earnings for 2016 on January 19, 2017.
Campbell Soup Announces New Product Line
Campbell Soup rose 0.52% to close at $60.13 per share on December 20. The stock’s weekly, monthly, and YTD price movements were 0.23%, 10.9%, and 17.0%.
Campbell Soup Declares Dividend of $0.35 Per Share
Campbell Soup fell 0.42% to close at $54.22 per share on November 17 The stock’s weekly, monthly, and YTD price movements were 1.7%, 1.3%, and 5.5%.
Herbalife Sees a Rise in Carl Icahn’s Stake
Herbalife (HLF) has a market cap of $5.1 billion. It fell 2.0% to close at $54.96 per share on November 4, 2016.
How Did Herbalife Perform in 3Q16?
Price movement Herbalife (HLF) has a market cap of $5.5 billion. It fell 2.6% to close at $59.12 per share on November 1, 2016. The stock’s weekly, monthly, and year-to-date (or YTD) price movements were -1.4%, -7.4%, and 10.3%, respectively, on the same day. HLF is trading 4.4% below its 20-day moving average, 4.3% below […]
How Does Delta’s New Pilot Deal Impact Costs?
Pay raise After 20 months of talks and a nine-month stand-off, Delta Air Lines has finally managed to reach an agreement in principle with its pilots for a new contract. Delta’s management called the deal an “industry-leading package of pay, benefits and work rules.” According to the new contract, reached with the intervention of US federal […]
Effects of Fuel Costs, Load Factors on Delta’s Outlook
Cost per available seat mile excluding fuel For 3Q16, Delta Air Lines (DAL) has managed to keep its cost per available seat mile excluding fuel flat YoY (year-over-year). This is an achievement, considering that peers continue to see their costs rising. Fuel savings continue In 3Q16, the price of fuel fell 17.5% YoY to $1.48 […]
Why Are Analysts Estimating a Fall in United Continental’s 3Q16 Revenue?
Analysts are estimating United Continental’s 3Q16 revenue to fall ~4.4% YoY to $9.8 billion, as compared to the earlier estimate of a 3% fall.
Delta Air Lines’s Valuation: What Is Priced In?
Delta Air Lines (DAL) is currently valued at ~4.3x its forward EV-to-EBITDA multiple. DAL’s valuation multiple is lower than its average valuation of ~4.7x.
Can Delta Air Lines Increase Its Dividend Payouts in 2016?
Delta Air Lines (DAL) is one of the few airlines that pay dividends, as most airlines find it difficult to even stay profitable during cyclical downturns.
Delta Air Lines’s Falling Leverage: What Does It Mean for Investors?
Delta Air Lines (DAL) has an accelerated debt reduction program, which helped the company reduce its debt from $21.7 billion in 2009 to $7.8 billion at the end of 2Q16.
Argus Has Downgraded Campbell Soup Company to a ‘Hold’
Campbell Soup Company (CPB) has a market cap of $17.2 billion. It fell 0.13% to close at $55.31 per share on September 19, 2016.
American Airlines’s Traffic Growth Lags Its Capacity Growth
In August 2016, American Airlines’s (AAL) traffic fell 2.8% year-over-year, significantly lagging its capacity growth in the same period. So far in 2016, AAL’s traffic has increased 1.0%.
Did American Airlines’s Capacity Growth Continue in August 2016?
American Airlines’s (AAL) capacity grew 1.4% year-over-year in August 2016. AAL’s capacity has grown by 2.5% so far in 2016, which is higher than the airline’s total capacity growth of 1.1% for fiscal 2015.
Icahn Throws a Monkey Wrench in Ackman’s Herbalife Theory
Herbalife (HLF) has a market cap of $5.7 billion. It rose by 0.29% to close at $61.35 per share on September 2, 2016.
Campbell Soup Announces Its 4Q16 Results and Quarterly Dividend
CPB fell by 4.6% to close at $57.73 per share during the fifth week of August, with weekly, monthly, and YTD price movements of -4.6%, -5.6%, and 11.6%.
Why Did Herbalife Rise ~4.6% on August 29?
Herbalife (HLF) has a market cap of $6.0 billion. It rose by 4.6% to close at $63.30 per share on August 29, 2016.
Herbalife Shows Mixed Price Movement on August 26
Herbalife fell by 2.3% to close at $60.50 per share on August 26, 2016. The stock’s weekly, monthly, and YTD price movements were -4.4%, -9.7%, and 12.8%.
Herbalife Plans to Expand Its Business in China
Herbalife (HLF) fell by 3.4% and closed at $64.81 per share during the second week of August 2016. Herbalife reported 2Q16 net sales of $1.20 billion.
How Did Herbalife Perform in 2Q16?
Herbalife (HLF) fell by 1.4% to close at $67.09 per share during the first week of August 2016.
What Analysts Recommend ahead of BDX’s Fiscal 3Q16 Earnings
In a Bloomberg survey of 19 brokerage companies taken on July 26, 2016, about 58% of analysts rated Becton, Dickinson and Company as a “buy.”
Campbell Soup Announces Its Target and Strategies
Campbell Soup fell by 4.9% to close at $63.38 per share in the third week of July. Its weekly, monthly, and YTD price movements were -4.9%, 1.7%, and 22.5%.
What Does United Continental’s Current Valuation Indicate?
Looking at current valuation, we see that as of June 24, 2016, United Continental (UAL) has a forward EV-to-EBITDA multiple of 3.23x. This is lower than all its major peers.
Why Investors Should Be Cautious about United Continental’s Debt
United Continental’s high debt has been a concern for investors for a long time. It has also been rated below investment grade for the same reason.
Will United Continental Margins Improve in 2016?
United Continental’s EBITDA margins are expected to improve in 2Q16. However, its margins are expected to decline for the remaining two quarters.
Herbalife Launches New CR7 Drink to Improve Athletes’ Performance
Herbalife (HLF) fell by 2.5% and closed at $57.50 per share at the end of the fourth week of June 2016. It reported fiscal 1Q16 net sales of $1.12 billion.
Campbell Soup Declared Quarterly Dividend on June 22
Campbell Soup (CPB) has a market cap of $19.4 billion. It fell by 0.41% to close at $62.59 per share on June 22, 2016.
Why Did Herbalife Fall ~2% on May 25?
Herbalife (HLF) has a market cap of $5.6 billion. It fell by 2.0% to close at $60.71 per share on May 25, 2016.
RAI’s Awareness Campaign for Its Natural American Spirit Brand
Reynolds American’s (RAI) Santa Fe Natural Tobacco Company’s Natural American Spirit brand aligns with consumers seeking authentic products. The company notes that Natural American Spirit brand is made of natural, additive-free tobacco.
What’s Priced into American Airlines’ Valuation?
As of April 8, American Airlines was valued at 4.48x its forward EV-to-EBITDA ratio—slightly lower than AAL’s post-merger average valuation of 4.56x.
A Look at Edwards Lifesciences’ Future Opportunities
Currently, Edwards Lifesciences’ Sapien 3 and Sapien XT are approved by the FDA to be used in high-risk patients only.
What Are Moody’s New Ratings for Cooper Tire & Rubber Company?
Moody’s Investors Service has upgraded Cooper Tire & Rubber Company’s Corporate Family and Probability of Default ratings from B1 and B1-PD to Ba3 and Ba3-PD, respectively.
Why Calumet Specialty Products Partners Has Fallen 38% in 2016
Calumet Specialty Products Partners (CLMT) has fallen 38% so far in 2016. It has generated total returns of -46% over the last year.
SUPERVALU’s Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities, and Threats
It’s important for investors to understand SUPERVALU’s current strengths and weaknesses as well as its potential opportunities and threats.
Is Keurig Green Mountain Revolutionizing the Beverage Experience?
Keurig Green Mountain has around 575 different beverage products and over 80 brands in its product portfolio. It launched several new ones in fiscal 2015.
Archer-Daniels: Segment Contribution and Acquisition
Archer Daniels planned its acquisition of Eatem Foods with the intention of accelerating its evolution from an ingredient supplier to a solutions provider.
Bunge Limited’s Disappointing Performance in 2Q15
Bunge’s performance in the last quarter was disappointing. It reported an operating margin of $152 million in 2Q15, down by ~63% compared to 2Q14.