Tractor Supply Co
An Overview of the S&P 500 Retailers
US retail sales grew by 3.5% in the first half of 2019. The retail sector of the S&P 500 Index includes 29 stocks representing a broad variety of retailers.
Tractor Supply Stock Fell despite Better-Than-Expected Q4 Results
Tractor Supply (TSCO) reported better-than-expected results for the fourth quarter of 2018 on January 31.
Deere’s Q4 2018 Revenues Maintained the Upward Trajectory
In the fourth quarter, Deere (DE) reported total revenues of $9.42 billion, which included financial services and other revenues.
Top Losers in the Consumer Sector Last Week
Hershey (HSY) announced its fiscal 4Q17 results on February 1. Hershey’s revenue declined 1.5% YoY to $1.94 billion and missed the estimates by 0.97%.
Key Events for Consumer Stocks: February 5–9, 2018
On February 2, SocGen upgraded Mondelez International (MDLZ) to “buy” from “hold” and raised the target price to $55 from $45.
Possible Options for the Wells Fargo Growth Fund
The Wells Fargo Growth Fund – Class A (SGRAX) is invested in stocks of companies like Tractor Supply Company (TSCO), LKQ Corp. (LKQ), Jack in the Box (JACK), CarMax (KMX), and Fortinet (FTNT).
Warm Winter Cooled Down Tractor Supply Sales
Tractor Supply (TSCO) saw a considerable decrease in its organic sales growth. The main reason for the decrease was the warmer-than-normal winter conditions across the country.
Tractor Supply’s Earnings Were in Line with Expectations
Tractor Supply (TSCO) released its 4Q15 earnings on January 27, 2015. Adjusted EPS was $0.82, which was in line with expectations. Sales increased only 3.9%.
Tractor Supply’s Margin Performance and DuPont Analysis
Tractor Supply Company (TSCO) grew its gross margin by 60 basis points from 34.1% a year ago. This had a positive impact on the cost of freight.
Tractor Supply’s 3Q15 Earnings Beat Estimates
Tractor Supply (TSCO) reported its 3Q15 earnings after the market closed on October 21. The stock rose by 5.5% due to the strong performance in 3Q15.
Why AGU believes retail and wholesale integration creates value
Activist investor Jeffrey Ubben’s ValueAct Capital disclosed a 5.7% stake in Canadian fertilizer maker Agrium (AGU). It was acquired for “investment purposes.”