Beverages – Soft Drinks

(KO) Coca-Cola FEMSA Issues Yield Bond

The Coca-Cola Company (KO) franchise bottler, Coca-Cola FEMSA S.A.B. de C.V. (KOF), offers 10-year bond at a yield of 5.46%, which is the lowest ever achieved by any...

16Aug2013 | | Comments Off on (KO) Coca-Cola FEMSA Issues Yield Bond | Continued

(DPS) Dr Pepper Snapple Group Hits 52-Week High

Shares of Dr Pepper Snapple Group Inc. (DPS) reached a 52-week high of $50.37 on Thursday, May 15, 2013 following the announcement of solid first quarter 2013 earnings results and positive 2013 outlook on Apr 24. The closing price...

1Jun2013 | | Comments Off on (DPS) Dr Pepper Snapple Group Hits 52-Week High | Continued

(KO) Coca-Cola Reaches 52 Week High

Shares of The Coca-Cola Company (KO) reached a 52-week high of $42.48 on Tuesday, Apr 16, 2013 on announcement of expanded distribution deals with five of its bottling companies. The closing price of the cola giant on Apr 16 was $42.37.

Share...

27Apr2013 | | Comments Off on (KO) Coca-Cola Reaches 52 Week High | Continued

(KO) Coca-Cola Earnings Preview

The Coca-Cola Company (KO) is set to report its first-quarter 2013 results on Apr 16 before the market opens. Last quarter, it posted a 2.3% positive surprise. Let’s see how things are shaping up for this announcement.

Growth...

21Apr2013 | | Comments Off on (KO) Coca-Cola Earnings Preview | Continued

(KO) Coca-Cola Reaches 52-Week High

Shares of  The Coca-Cola Company (KO) reached a 52-week high of $41.13 on Tuesday, Apr 9, 2013 ahead of its first quarter 2013 results on Apr 16. The closing price of the cola giant on Apr 9 was $40.71, representing...

18Apr2013 | | Comments Off on (KO) Coca-Cola Reaches 52-Week High | Continued

(KO) The Coca-Cola Company Analyst Keeps Shares Rated Neutral

On Mar 26, we maintained a Neutral recommendation on cola giant, The Coca-Cola Company (KO), following mixed fourth-quarter results announced on Feb 12, 2013.

Why the Neutral Recommendation?

Coca-Cola’s...

28Mar2013 | | Comments Off on (KO) The Coca-Cola Company Analyst Keeps Shares Rated Neutral | Continued

(KO) Consumer Staples Stock Outlook – February 2013 – Zacks Analyst Interviews

The companies under the Consumer Staples sector sell relatively low-priced products that consumers use frequently in their daily lives, including food, beverages and products for personal hygiene or household cleaning. The purchase of these necessities is generally stable over time, irrespective of...

28Feb2013 | | Comments Off on (KO) Consumer Staples Stock Outlook – February 2013 – Zacks Analyst Interviews | Continued

(KO) Consumer Staples Stock Outlook – October 2012 – Industry Outlook

Stocks in the Consumer Staples sector have carried out their defensive role despite concerns about the prolonged weak U.S. economy, the debt crisis in Europe and the slowdown in Chinese economy. The companies under the sector sell relatively low-priced products that consumers use frequently in their...

30Oct2012 | | Comments Off on (KO) Consumer Staples Stock Outlook – October 2012 – Industry Outlook | Continued

(DPS) Dr Pepper Snapple Group on a Tight Rope

We have maintained a Neutral recommendation on Dr Pepper Snapple Group Inc. (DPS) following appraisal of the second quarter 2012 results.

Dr Pepper Snapple’s second quarter 2012 adjusted earnings of 85 cents per share increased...

9Oct2012 | | Comments Off on (DPS) Dr Pepper Snapple Group on a Tight Rope | Continued

(KO) Coca-Cola Walks the Tightrope

We have maintained our Neutral rating on The Coca-Cola Company (KO) following the appraisal of second quarter 2012 results.

The Coca-Cola Company delivered adjusted operating earnings of $1.22 per share in the second quarter...

28Aug2012 | | Comments Off on (KO) Coca-Cola Walks the Tightrope | Continued

(KO) Coca-Cola to Slim Down Divisions

The Coca-Cola Company (KO) recently announced plans to streamline its operating structure and make certain management changes.

Coca-Cola currently reports its operating results under six segments, broadly geographical, save one:...

21Aug2012 | | Comments Off on (KO) Coca-Cola to Slim Down Divisions | Continued

(KO) Company News for July 18, 2012 – Corporate Summary

•    The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE:KO) reported second quarter earnings per share of $1.22, beating the Zacks Consensus Estimate of $1.19

•    Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ) posted second quarter earnings per share of $1.30, higher...

18Jul2012 | | Comments Off on (KO) Company News for July 18, 2012 – Corporate Summary | Continued

(DPS) Dr Pepper Snapple Group Analyst Maintains Neutral

We have maintained a Neutral rating on Dr Pepper Snapple Group Inc. (DPS) following appraisal of first quarter 2012 results.

Dr Pepper Snapple reported first quarter 2012 adjusted earnings (excluding mark to market gains) of...

11Jun2012 | | Comments Off on (DPS) Dr Pepper Snapple Group Analyst Maintains Neutral | Continued

(CCE) Coca-Cola Enterprises Profits Soar

Coca-Cola Enterprises Inc. (CCE) posted first quarter 2012 adjusted earnings (excluding the impact of restructuring charges and mark-to-market commodity hedges) of 36 cents per share. The result exceeded both the Zacks Consensus Estimate...

12May2012 | | Comments Off on (CCE) Coca-Cola Enterprises Profits Soar | Continued

(KO) Consumer Staples Sector Outlook – Industry Outlook

Stocks in the Consumer Staples sector carried out their traditional defensive role as the broader equity markets came under pressure over concerns about the prolonged weak US economy and the debt crisis in Europe. But the group has been a laggard as momentum returned to the market over the last three...

28Mar2012 | | Comments Off on (KO) Consumer Staples Sector Outlook – Industry Outlook | Continued

(DPS) Dr Pepper Snapple Analyst Maintains Neutral on Shares

We have maintained a Neutral rating on Dr Pepper Snapple Group Inc. (DPS) following appraisal of fourth quarter and fiscal year 2011 results.

Dr Pepper reported fourth-quarter 2011 earnings of 82 cents per share, up 22.4% from...

28Mar2012 | | Comments Off on (DPS) Dr Pepper Snapple Analyst Maintains Neutral on Shares | Continued

(KO) Consumer Staples Stock Outlook – December 2011 – Industry Outlook

Stocks in the Consumer Staples sector performed their traditional defensive role as the broader equity markets came under pressure over concerns about the prolonged weak U.S. economy and the debt crisis in Europe. Shares of consumer staples companies, accounting for a total of about 11.4% of the S&P...

8Dec2011 | | 0 comments | Continued

(KO) Coca Cola Standard & Poor’s Ratings Services Ratings Outlook

The rating agency, Standard & Poor’s Ratings Services (“S&P”) has upgraded its ratings outlook on The Coca Cola Company (KO) on the back of the company’s strong operations and credit quality.

Despite the prevailing...

6Nov2011 | | 0 comments | Continued

(DPS) Dr Pepper Snapple Group Earnings Preview

Dr Pepper Snapple Group Inc. (DPS) is scheduled to report its third-quarter 2011 financial results before the opening bell on October 26, 2011. The current Zacks Consensus Estimate for the quarter is 71 cents a share. This represents...

26Oct2011 | | 0 comments | Continued

(KO) Coca-Cola Analyst Maintains Neutral on Shares

We reaffirm our Neutral recommendation for The Coca-Cola Co. (KO) following the second quarter 2011 earnings of $1.17 per share, which exceeded the Zacks Consensus Estimate by a penny. It also exceeded the prior-year...

6Oct2011 | | 0 comments | Continued

(CCE) Coca-Cola Enterprises Business Update

Coca-Cola Enterprises Inc. (CCE) in a business update reaffirmed its fiscal 2011 guidance and targets for the long term while also announcing  its share repurchase plan.

Coca Cola Enterprises reaffirms that it will continue...

19Sep2011 | | 0 comments | Continued

(DPS) Dr Pepper Snapple Group Beats on Revenues and Earnings

Dr Pepper Snapple Group Inc. (DPS) reported first-quarter 2011 earnings of 50 cents per share, compared with 40 cents in the year-ago period. Quarterly earnings also topped the Zacks Consensus Estimate of 46 cents.

During the...

3May2011 | | 0 comments | Continued

(DPS) Dr Pepper Snapple Group Earnings Preview

Dr Pepper Snapple Group Inc. (DPS) is scheduled to report its first-quarter 2011 financial results before the opening bell on April 27, 2011. The current Zacks Consensus Estimates for the quarter is earnings of 46 cents a share. For...

3May2011 | | 0 comments | Continued

(KO) Reviewing Earnings – Looking Toward The Federal Reserve

Earnings reports will be in focus today as we wait for the Fed Chief’s history-making news conference on Wednesday following the FOMC meeting that gets underway today. Keeping us busy will be a slew of positive reports from a fairly representative slice of corporate leaders, ranging from Coke...

28Apr2011 | | 0 comments | Continued

(KO) Federal Property Up for Sale?

Yes, in an effort to alleviate the huge debt burden, President Barack Obama is mulling to sell more than 14,000 unnecessary federal constructions. According to an administrative official, Obama wants to create an independent panel that will review and recommend how the federal government can sell...

26Mar2011 | | 0 comments | Continued

(DPS) Company News for February 18, 2011 – Corporate Summary

• Hyatt Hotels (NYSE:H) reported Q4 EPS of $0.07, in line with the Zacks Consensus Estimate. Revenues for the quarter rose 3.3% year-over-year to $918.0 million, above the Zacks Consensus Estimate of $878.0 million

• Liz Claiborne (NYSE:

20Feb2011 | | 0 comments | Continued

(DPS) Dr Pepper Snapple Group Reports a Decent Third Quarter

Dr Pepper Snapple Group Inc. (DPS) reported third-quarter 2010 adjusted earnings of 64 cents per share, compared with 59 cents in the year-ago period. Quarterly earnings also topped the Zacks Consensus Estimate of 60 cents.

During...

3Nov2010 | | 0 comments | Continued

(CCE) Coca-Cola Enterprises Reports Earnings Beat

Coca-Cola Enterprises Inc. (CCE) recorded earnings per share of 58 cents a share (including results from Norway and Sweden), which topped the Zacks Consensus Estimate of 54 cents. Prior-year quarter earnings were 50 cents.

Results...

28Oct2010 | | 0 comments | Continued

(DPS) Dr. Pepper Snapple Group Gets a Like From Financial Tides

Financial Tides likes DR PEPPER SNAPPLE Group (DPS) one of the largest beverage companies in the Americas. They manufacture, market and distribute more than 50 brands...

13May2010 | | 0 comments | Continued

(KO) Coca Cola Company Earnings Beat Consensus

Coca Cola Company (KO) reported first quarter 2010 results with earnings of 80 cents per share, which was above the Zacks Consensus Estimate 74 cents. Earnings were up 23% year over year.

Net revenues increased 5% year over year...

20Apr2010 | | 0 comments | Continued