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RPM Stock Fell despite Better-than-Expected 1Q18 Earnings
RPM International (RPM) announced its fiscal 1Q18 earnings on October 4, 2017, before markets opened.
RPM International on the Street: Analyst Ratings ahead of the Fiscal 1Q18 Results
On September 25, of the 13 analysts covering RPM International (RPM) stock, 54% were recommending a “buy,” while 46% were recommending a “hold.”
Casey’s Didn’t Meet Analysts’ Top-Line Expectations
Casey’s missed Wall Street analysts’ expectations by $60 million due to a softer-than-expected performance from the Prepared Food and Fountain segment.
Casey’s Earnings to Fall Once Again in 1Q18
Casey’s earnings to fall by 28% in 4Q17 Casey’s General Stores (CASY), which will be reporting its first-quarter results on September 6, is projected to post a 15% YoY (year-over-year) fall in earnings to $1.45 per share. The company’s earnings have fallen for the last three consecutive quarters, and have missed Wall Street’s expectations for […]
How Casey’s Top Line Looks Ahead of Its 1Q18 Results
Casey’s sales to expand 9% during 1Q18 As discussed, Casey’s General Stores (CASY) will be reporting its 1Q18 results on September 6, 2017. The company’s top line is projected to grow 9.5% year-over-year (or YoY) to $2.2 billion in the first quarter. During fiscal 2017, the company’s total sales rose 5.4% YoY to $7.5 billion. […]
Company & Industry Overviews
RPM International: Analysts’ Recommendations and Target Prices
Analysts appear to be optimistically cautious on RPM International. Analysts’ consensus for RPM International indicates a 12-month target at $56.80.
Casey’s Grocery Sales Comps Pressured throughout Fiscal 2017
Casey’s General Stores’ (CASY) fiscal 4Q17 average margin for the Grocery and Merchandise segment stood at 31.1%, down 100 basis points from fiscal 4Q16.
Casey’s Prepared Food Category Falls Short of Annual Goals in Fiscal 2017
For fiscal 2017, CASY’s same-store sales grew 4.8% while total sales expanded 8.3% to $953.4 million.
CASY Underperforms Wall Street’s Top Line Expectations in Fiscal 4Q17
For fiscal 2017, CASY’s total sales increased 5.4% YoY to $7.5 billion.
Casey’s Earnings Expected to Fall Further in 4Q17
Year-to-date, Casey’s (CASY) has had an 18.0% fall in adjusted EPS (earnings per share) to $3.72. It missed Wall Street’s expectations in all three quarters of 2017.
A Look at Casey’s Dividend Yields and Stock Market Performance
As a result of weaker-than-expected results, Casey’s General Stores (CASY) stock has fallen about 2.6% this year.
A Look at Casey’s Top-Line Performance ahead of 4Q17 Results
Casey’s General Stores (CASY) could likely see a YoY (year-over-year) rise of 18.8% in 4Q17 sales, which are predicted to come in at ~$1.9 billion.
Company & Industry Overviews
What Analysts Recommend for RPM International
As of April 13, 2017, 13 brokerage firms are actively tracking RPM International (RPM) stock. About 38% of these analysts have recommended a “buy” for the stock.
Company & Industry Overviews
Should RPM Increase Dividends to Maintain Better Dividend Yields?
On April 13, 2017, RPM International (RPM) stock closed at $49.94.
RPM International’s Adjusted Earnings Beat Estimates
RPM International (RPM) reported adjusted EPS (earnings per share) of $0.14 in fiscal 3Q17. It beat analysts’ estimate of $0.11 per share.
Casey’s Had a Bad One, So Why Is Wall Street Still Optimistic?
Casey’s General Stores (CASY) is currently trading at $108.02, which is 26% below its 52-week high price.
CASY Stock Fell 4% after Fiscal 3Q17 Earnings Miss
Along with its fiscal 3Q17 earnings release, CASY announced a dividend of $0.24 per share, which is in line with the previous quarter.
CASY’s Grocery Business Falls Short of Annual Goals—Here’s Why
CASY’s sales comps increased 3%, less than half the rate of the company’s annual goal of 6.2% growth.
Gauging Casey’s 2017 Stock Performance
After delivering solid performances in 2014 and 2015, Casey’s (CASY) stock lost around 1% of its value in 2016.
Why Valspar’s Paints Segment Sales Fell in 4Q16
In 4Q16, Valspar’s Paints segment reported revenue of $421.1 million, or 38.0% of the company’s total revenue. That revenue was ~7.0% lower than 4Q15.
Why Valspar Missed Analysts’ 4Q16 Revenue Estimates
Valspar (VAL) not only missed analysts’ 4Q16 earnings estimates, but it also missed analysts’ revenue estimates. Its total reported revenue was $1.1 billion.
Here’s Valspar’s 4Q16 Earnings: Beat or Miss?
On Tuesday, December 20, 2016, Valspar (VAL) reported its 4Q16 earnings before the market opened. It reported adjusted EPS (earnings per share) of $1.37.
A Look at Casey’s Shareholder Returns and Valuations
Shares of Casey’s General Stores (CASY) fell 2.0% on December 8, 2016, a day after it failed to meet expectations in its fiscal 2Q17 results.
Why Did RPM’s Fiscal 1Q17 Revenues Miss Analyst Estimates?
RPM International (RPM) reported fiscal 1Q17 revenues of $1.25 billion, which missed analysts’ expectation of $1.30 billion.
A Look at Casey’s Dividends, Valuations, and Ratings
Casey’s (CASY) is currently trading at a one-year forward price-to-earnings ratio of 21.8x.
What Does Wall Street Recommend for Casey’s?
Ten of the 13 analysts rating Casey’s have given the company a “buy.” Three have given it a “hold,” and none have given it a “sell.”
A Look at Casey’s Stock and Dividend Yields
Casey’s (CASY) stock had an above-average performance in fiscal 2016. The company’s YTD (year-to-date) gains as of August 31, 2016, stood at 13.6%.
Has Casey’s Been a Good Investment for Its Shareholders?
Casey’s peers CST Brands (CST) and Murphy USA (MUSA) have given higher returns to shareholders compared to Casey’s.
Analyzing the Valuations of Casey’s and Its Peers
Casey’s General Stores (CASY) is expected to register strong earnings growth in the final quarter of its fiscal 2016.
What Keeps Helping Lincoln Electric’s Impressive Return on Capital?
In 1Q16, despite a 16% decline in revenue and a 22% YoY decline in adjusted profits, Lincoln Electric has successfully given $125 million to shareholders.
What Transformation Means to Lincoln Electric
To simplify its organizational complexity and drive efficiencies, Lincoln Electric has undergone a transformation toward a new organizational structure.
What Boosted Casey’s Shareholder Returns in Fiscal 3Q16?
Casey’s General Stores (CASY) stock has yielded strong returns for its shareholders. The stock price rose by around 35% in 2015 after rising 30% in 2014.