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Diamond Foods’ Earnings Missed Estimates in Fiscal 1Q16
Diamond Foods missed estimates by 12.5% for the first time in the last five quarters. It had surpassed estimates for EPS in all the four quarters of fiscal 2015.
Why Did Reynolds American Rise on June 20?
Reynolds American (RAI) has a market cap of $73.4 billion. It rose by 1.6% to close at $51.03 per share on June 20, 2016.
Analysts Expect Positive Revenue Growth in Fiscal 2Q16
The revenue estimate for Farmer Brothers in fiscal 2Q16 isn’t as high. However, it’s still positive. Analysts predict revenue of $145.3 million for fiscal 2Q16
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.
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.
How Did J.M. Smucker Perform in Fiscal 2Q17?
J.M. Smucker fell 3.9% to close at $124.85 per share on November 17. Its weekly, monthly, and YTD price movements were -2.1%, -5.5%, and 3.4%, respectively.
Why Did Reynolds American Rise 14% on October 21?
Price movement Reynolds American (RAI) has a market cap of $67.3 billion. It rose 14.0% to close at $53.78 per share on October 21, 2016. The stock’s weekly, monthly, and year-to-date (or YTD) price movements were 13.8%, 10.3%, and 19.6%, respectively, on the same day. RAI is trading 14.1% above its 20-day moving average, 11.2% […]
Mead Johnson Nutrition Declares Dividend of $0.41 Per Share
Mead Johnson Nutrition rose 1.2% to close at $72.85 per share on December 14. Its weekly, monthly, and YTD price movements were 0.16%, 0.83%, and -6.3%.
A Look at Reynolds American’s 3Q16 Performance
Price movement Reynolds American (RAI) has a market cap of $66.3 billion. It fell 2.1% to close at $46.29 per share on October 19, 2016. The stock’s weekly, monthly, and year-to-date (or YTD) price movements were -1.7%, -2.9%, and 2.9%, respectively, on the same day. RAI is trading 2.2% below its 20-day moving average, 4.5% […]
What Could Hamper Tyson Foods’ Revenue in 3Q16?
Tyson Foods is expected to report lower revenue in 3Q16. The export markets will likely be challenged moderately in 2016. This could hamper its revenue.
Tyson Foods’ Beef Segment Contributed Most to Fiscal 1Q16 Revenue
Favorable market conditions related to an increase in supply, which drove down fed cattle costs, resulted in the rise in operating profit to $71 million for Tyson Foods’ Beef segment in fiscal 1Q16.
J.M. Smucker to Report Its Fiscal 2Q16 Results
On November 19, J.M. Smucker will report its earnings for 2Q16. The company’s shares reacted positively to its 1Q16 results. It had a strong performance.
B&G Foods Had a Strong Performance in 3Q15
B&G Foods reported strong GAAP net income of $19.8 million, or $0.34 per diluted share, for 3Q15—compared to a reported net loss of $4.4 million in 3Q14.
General Mills Stock Fell Due to Weak Fiscal 3Q17 Sales
General Mills (GIS) reported its fiscal 3Q17 earnings on March 21, 2017. The results are for a three-month period ending on February 26, 2017.
How General Mills’s Fiscal 3Q17 Earnings Could Affect Its Stock
General Mills (GIS) plans to announce its fiscal 3Q17 results on March 21, 2017. The company’s management lowered its EPS growth guidance to 5%–7% from its earlier guidance of 6%–8%.
Analyst Actions after Kroger’s Fiscal 4Q17 Results
Of the 25 analysts that rated Kroger (KR), 56% recommended a “buy,” 36% recommended a “hold,” and only 8% gave a “sell” rating.
Deflation, Competition Break Kroger’s 52-Quarter Comps Growth Streak
In fiscal 4Q17, Kroger’s (KR) same-store sales (excluding fuel) fell 0.7%. The company missed the consensus by a wide margin.
Revisiting Kroger ahead of Its Fiscal 4Q17 Results
The Kroger Company (KR), America’s largest supermarket company, is scheduled to report its fiscal 4Q17 and fiscal 2017 results on March 2, 2017.
Whole Foods Market: Lowest Analyst Ratings in Its Peer Group
Of the 26 analysts that cover WFM, 23% gave it a “buy” recommendation, 50% recommended a “hold,” and 27% recommended a “sell.”
Fiscal 1Q17 Earnings: Whole Foods Reports EPS, Misses on Revenues
Whole Foods Market (WFM) reported its results for fiscal 1Q17 on February 8, 2017. The natural food retailer reported earnings per share of $0.39, 15% lower than in fiscal 1Q16.
A Look at Mead Johnson Nutrition’s 4Q16 Performance
Mead Johnson Nutrition Company (MJN) fell 4.8% to close at $71.24 per share during the fourth week of January 2017.
J.M. Smucker Company Declares Dividend of $0.75 per Share
J.M. Smucker (SJM) reported fiscal 2Q17 net sales of $1.9 billion, a year-over-year fall of 7.9% compared to net sales of $2.1 billion in fiscal 2Q16.
Citigroup Downgrades Reynolds American to ‘Neutral’
Reynolds American (RAI) has a market cap of $82.4 billion. It rose 0.55% to close at $58.00 per share on January 18, 2017.
Berenberg Rated Mead Johnson Nutrition Company as a ‘Sell’
Mead Johnson Nutrition Company (MJN) has a market cap of $13.9 billion. It rose 5.3% to close at $75.25 per share on January 18, 2017.
What’s the Latest News on Reynolds American?
Reynolds American (RAI) reported 3Q16 net sales of $3.20 billion—a rise of 1.4% compared to net sales of $3.16 billion in 3Q15.
General Mills Stock Falls on Weak Fiscal 2Q17 Earnings
General Mills (GIS), a Minneapolis-based consumer food products manufacturing company, reported its fiscal 2Q17 earnings on December 20, 2016.
Jefferies Upgrades Monster Beverage to ‘Buy’
Price movement Monster Beverage (MNST) has a market cap of $25.8 billion. It rose 4.2% to close at $45.37 per share on December 21, 2016. The stock’s weekly, monthly, and year-to-date (or YTD) price movements were 3.1%, 4.1%, and -8.6%, respectively, on the same day. MNST is trading 2.1% above its 20-day moving average, 0.38% […]
How Do Analysts Rate Hershey’s and Its Peers?
Of the 18 analysts covering Hershey’s (HSY), one analyst has a “buy” recommendation as of December 14.
Can Investors Expect Momentum from General Mills’ Fiscal 2Q17 Earnings?
Since the announcement of its fiscal 1Q17 earnings on September 21, 2016, General Mills’ (GIS) share price has fallen 3.6%.
Bank of America Merrill Lynch Rated SJM Stock as ‘Neutral’
J.M. Smucker (SJM) has a market cap of $14.7 billion. The stock rose 0.59% to close at $126.75 per share on December 6, 2016.
Reynolds American Declares Dividend of $0.46 per Share
Reynolds American (RAI) has a market cap of $76.9 billion. It fell 0.26% and closed at $53.96 per share on December 1, 2016.
How Do Analysts Rate Mondelēz International and Peers?
Of the 20 analysts covering Mondelēz International (MDLZ), 14 analysts (70.0%) have issued “buy” recommendations on the stock as of November 22.
Why Did Reynolds American Reject BAT’s Offer?
Reynolds American (RAI) has a market cap of $78.3 billion. It fell 0.99% to close at $53.05 per share on November 14, 2016.
Fiscal 4Q16 Earnings: Whole Foods Market Reports Earnings Beat
Based in Austin, Texas, Whole Foods Market (WFM) reported its results for fiscal 4Q16 on November 2, 2016. The company reported sales of $3.5 billion in fiscal 4Q16, which is in line with the consensus estimates.
Church & Dwight Declares Quarterly Dividend
Church & Dwight Company (CHD) has a market cap of $12.2 billion. It fell 0.71% to close at $47.25 per share on November 2, 2016.
CLSA Downgrades Reynolds American to ‘Underperform’
Reynolds American (RAI) has a market cap of $68.9 billion. It rose 2.5% to close at $55.10 per share on October 24, 2016.
Can Whole Foods Close Fiscal 2016 on a Healthy Note?
Whole Foods Market (WFM) is slated to report its financial results for the fourth quarter of fiscal 2016 (4Q16) after the market closes on November 2.
Reynolds American Announces New Directors
Reynolds American (RAI) rose 0.34% to close at $47.31 per share during the second week of September 2016.
Citigroup Has Rated Reynolds American a ‘Buy’
Reynolds American (RAI) has a market cap of $71.6 billion. It fell 0.90% to close at $47.45 per share on September 13, 2016.
UBS Rates Reynolds American as ‘Neutral’
Reynolds American (RAI) has a market cap of $72.0 billion. It fell by 0.91% to close at $50.26 per share on August 25, 2016.
How Did J.M. Smucker Perform in 1Q17?
J.M. Smucker reported fiscal 1Q17 net sales of $1.81 billion—a fall of 7.2% compared to net sales of $1.95 billion in fiscal 1Q16.
Which Segments Drove Hormel Foods’ Fiscal 3Q16 Earnings?
Hormel Foods (HRL) operates through five segments. The Refrigerated Foods segment accounted for 45% of its total segmental operating profit in fiscal 3Q16.
Did Hormel Foods’ Stock Benefit from Its Fiscal 3Q16 Results?
Hormel rose another 7% on August 22 and closed at $39.51. Hormel has risen 11% since the company’s last earnings report on May 18.
Why Has Sanderson Farms’ Stock Gained in 2016?
Sanderson Farms will release its fiscal 3Q16 earnings on August 25 after the Market opens. So far, it showed tremendous growth in its stock price in 2016.
What Made J.M. Smucker’s Stock Rally 15% since 4Q16 Results?
On August 17, 2016, J.M. Smucker closed at $153.2, a rise of 15% since it reported its fiscal 4Q16 results on June 9, 2016.
What Do Analysts Recommend for Kellogg after Fiscal 2Q16 Results?
The average broker target price for Kellogg for the next 12 months has risen to $83.93 from $79. This is 1.4% higher than the closing price of $82.71 on August 5.
Which Segment Drove Tyson Foods’ Fiscal 3Q16 Revenue?
Together, Tyson Foods’ Beef and Chicken segments contributed 68% to total net sales in fiscal 3Q16, and the Chicken segment contributed the most to total operating profit.
CLSA Upgrades Reynolds American to ‘Outperform’
Reynolds American (RAI) has a market cap of $71.8 billion. Its stock rose by 0.53% to close at $49.18 per share on August 8, 2016.
How Fresh Milk, Pure Sugar Cane May Boost Hershey’s Revenue
In the second half of 2016, Hershey’s simple ingredients advertising campaign will begin on Hershey’s Kisses Milk Chocolates and Hershey’s Milk Chocolate Bars.
Why Did Mead Johnson Nutrition’s Earnings Rise 16% in 2Q16?
In 2Q16, Mead Johnson Nutrition’s (MJN) EPS (earnings per share) increased 16% to $0.88, compared to $0.76 in 2Q15.
Earnings Overview: Analyzing Whole Foods’ 3Q16 Results
Whole Foods’ (WFM) 3Q16 earnings met Wall Street expectations of 37 cents per share. However, the company missed on the revenue forecasts by $30 million.
Which Categories Contributed to Mondelez’s Fiscal 2Q16 Performance?
North America’s revenue rose 1% to $1.72 billion for 2Q16. Organic revenue grew 1%—aided by an increase in volume and mix.
Société Générale Downgrades Mead Johnson Nutrition to a ‘Hold’
Mead Johnson Nutrition Company (MJN) has a market capitalization of $16.6 billion. It fell by 0.77% to close at $89.20 per share on July 29, 2016.
Key Moving Averages: Analyzing Kellogg versus Its Peers
Kellogg closed at $82.84 on July 26. It’s trading 7.0%, 5.4%, and 0.4% above its 100-day, 50-day, and 20-day moving averages. It has appreciated ~15% in 2016.
Why Pilgrim’s Pride Continued Its Downward Revenue Trend in 2Q16
On July 27, 2016, Pilgrim’s Pride (PPC) reported its financial results for 2Q16, which ended June 26, 2016. It generated revenue of $2.03 billion, a small decline of 1% compared to $2.05 billion in 2Q15.
What Challenged Archer Daniels Midland’s Results in 1Q16?
Archer Daniels Midland didn’t have a great start to 2016. Earnings fell 45% YoY in the first quarter. The adjusted EPS came in around $0.42 for the first quarter.
Where Is Mead Johnson in Comparison to Key Moving Averages?
On July 15, 2016, Mead Johnson (MJN) closed at $91.38. That’s 9.3% above its 100-day moving average, 6.6% above its 50-day moving average, and 3.0% above its 20-day moving average.
How Hershey Benefits from the barkTHINS Acquisition
The company expects that the barkTHINS acquisition will be dilutive in 2016 and 2017, before turning accretive in 2018.
What Analysts Recommend for Mead Johnson ahead of 2Q16 Results
As of July 15, 2016, Mead Johnson (MJN) was trading at $91.38.
How the Stronger Dollar and Market Dynamics Affected MJN in 1Q16
On a YoY (year-over-year) basis, revenue fell 20% to $962 million as compared to revenue of around $1.1 billion in 1Q15.
Wells Fargo Downgrades Monster Beverage to ‘Market Perform’
Monster Beverage (MNST) has a market cap of $31.7 billion. It fell by 3.8% to close at $155.54 per share on July 18, 2016.
J.M. Smucker Declares Quarterly Dividend of $0.75 Per Share
The J.M. Smucker Company (SJM) has a market cap of $17.7 billion. It rose by 0.54% to close at $152.68 per share on July 13, 2016.
Why Was Mondelez Interested in Hershey?
Mondelez wanted a greater share in the North American market to recover from its declining revenue growth. Hershey would have benefited Mondelez’s revenue.
How Did Acquisitions and Innovations Lead J.M. Smucker’s Revenue?
The J.M. Smucker Company has made some key acquisitions since 2002. These acquisitions have brought in new brands, categories, and capabilities.
Will General Mills Miss Sales Estimates Again in Fiscal 4Q16?
Analysts are expecting General Mills’ (GIS) revenue to be $3.9 billion for fiscal 4Q16, a decline of 10% compared to 4Q15 revenue of $4.3 billion.
What’s behind Kroger’s Steady Dividends and Share Buybacks?
Kroger follows a long-term financial strategy of using its cash flow from operations to repurchase shares and fund its dividends.
What Are Kroger’s Key Focus Areas for Fiscal 2017?
Kroger has been taking a disciplined approach to digital growth. It acquired Harris Teeter and Vitacost.com in 2014.
Why Church & Dwight Sold Its Brands to Armaly Brands
Church & Dwight (CHD) has a market cap of $12.7 billion. It fell by 0.74% to close at $99.14 per share on June 13, 2016.
What Makes Kroger Such a Strong Company?
Kroger (KR) is currently trading at around 16.5x its NTM EPS of $2.24. It’s also operating near the low end of its 52-week PE range of 15.4x–19x.
What Does Tyson Foods’ Current Valuation Tell Us?
After downgrading Tyson Foods (TSN) stock to “market perform” from “outperform,” BMO Capital Markets acknowledged some hesitancy regarding its downgrade.
General Mills’ 3Q16: How Segments Fed Sales and Operating Profit
General Mills’ (GIS) US Retail segment accounts for almost 60% of its revenue every quarter, contributing 62% in fiscal 3Q16.
General Mills’ Fiscal 3Q16: Green Giant Divestiture Caused Sales Dip
The Green Giant divestiture, along with continued foreign exchange headwinds, impacted the net sales of General Mills (GIS), as anticipated by the company.
Campbell Soup in Fiscal 2016: What’s the Raised Guidance?
Campbell Soup raised its earnings guidance for fiscal 2016 one week before the earnings release due to better-than-expected results for the second quarter.
Campbell Soup Announced Positive Preliminary Fiscal 2Q16
Campbell Soup (CPB) will be reporting its fiscal 2Q16 financial results on February 25, 2016, before the Market opens. On February 16, 2016, the company announced positive preliminary results.
Kellogg Is Expected to Report a 10% Revenue Drop for Fiscal 4Q15
In its fiscal 4Q15 results, Kellogg is expected to report sales of $3,160 million, a fall of 10% YoY (year-over-year). For the full year, analysts expect revenue of $13.5 billion, a decline of ~7% YoY.
Susquehanna Upgrades Kraft Heinz’s Rating to Positive
Kraft Heinz is trading 0.92% above its 20-day moving average, 1.6% above its 50-day moving average, and 0.47% below its 200-day moving average.
What General Mills’ Segments Contributed in Fiscal 2Q16
In fiscal 2Q16, net sales for General Mills’ U.S. Retail segment totaled $2.8 billion, a fall of 4% compared to fiscal 2Q15 mainly due to pound volume.
ConAgra Foods’ Dividend, Outlook, and Expectations
ConAgra Foods (CAG) has a dividend yield of 2.45% as of December 17, 2015. The company’s management raised the dividend at an average annual rate of 4.6%.
Acquisitions and Update on the Joint Venture with Rose Acre Farms
Cal-Maine Foods has a track record of completing many acquisitions in past years. In fiscal 4Q15, It entered into a joint venture with Rose Acre Farms.
What Impacted General Mills’ Sales in Fiscal 1Q16?
General Mills’ net sales for fiscal 1Q16 fell by 1% to $4.2 billion. The foreign currency exchange effect caused the growth to fall by five percentage points.
General Mills to Report Its Fiscal 2Q16 Results
General Mills (GIS) will report its fiscal 2Q16 performance results on December 17. Its stock only rose by ~1% and closed at $57.13 on September 22, 2015.
Hormel Foods: Positive Stock Reaction to Fiscal 4Q15 Earnings
Hormel Foods’ (HRL) stock reacted positively to its mixed fiscal fourth quarter results. It rose 3%, closing to $71.32 following the earnings release.
Bunge’s Earnings Missed Consensus Estimates in 2Q15
Bunge Limited (BG) reported earnings of $86 million and $0.51 per share in 2Q15. The results fell badly as per analyst’s estimates of $1.43.
B&G Foods’s Upcoming Acquisition of Green Giant and Le Sueur
At the beginning of 3Q15, B&G Foods acquired Spartan Foods of America, including the Mama Mary’s brand, from Linsalata Capital Partners and other sellers for ~$50 million in cash.
Bunge Limited Management’s Expectations for the Second Half of 2015
Bunge’s management mentioned that the company continues to make strides in driving greater efficiency through performance improvement initiatives.
How B&G Foods Performed in the Second Quarter of 2015
B&G Foods’s (BGS) 2Q15 net sales fell by 4.6% to $193.6 million from $202.9 million in 2Q14.
McCormick & Company: Rise in Revenue and Net Income
McCormick & Company has a market cap of $10.52 billion. Its YTD price movement has been rising due to the rise in the revenue and net income every quarter.
Performance of ConAgra Foods in a Competitive Market
Competitors have outperformed ConAgra Foods based on gross profit margin and current ratio. Based on price movement, ConAgra Foods has outperformed its ETFs.
Net Income Falls for ConAgra Foods
Price movement for ConAgra Foods ConAgra Foods (CAG) has a market cap of $18.23 billion. ConAgra’s YTD (year-to-date) price movement is steady and going up. After its 1Q16 earnings report, CAG fell 7.08% to close at $39.40 per share. The price movement on weekly, monthly, and year-to-date bases is -5.88%, -8.35%, and 10.72%, respectively. It’s […]