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(SCHS) School Specialty – Bull of the Day

School Specialty’s (SCHS) second quarter fiscal 2013 adjusted earnings of $0.82 a share beat the Zacks Consensus Estimate by 28% and the prior-year quarter earnings by 60.8%, driven by overall margin improvement and the
company...

23Jan2013 | | Comments Off on (SCHS) School Specialty – Bull of the Day | Continued

(SCHS) School Specialty – Bull of the Day

School Specialty’s (SCHS) second quarter fiscal 2013 adjusted earnings of $0.82 a share beat the Zacks Consensus Estimate by 28% and the prior-year quarter earnings by 60.8%, driven by overall margin improvement and the
company...

22Jan2013 | | Comments Off on (SCHS) School Specialty – Bull of the Day | Continued

(CENT) Central Garden and Pet – Bear of the Day

Central Garden & Pet’s (CENT) dismal fourth-quarter 2012 results compelled us to adopt a bearish stance on the stock. The company posted a quarterly loss of $0.21 per share that remained flat with the prior-year quarter loss but was...

19Dec2012 | | Comments Off on (CENT) Central Garden and Pet – Bear of the Day | Continued

(CENT) Central Garden & Pet Upgraded to Outperform

Buoyed by impressive third-quarter 2012 results and strategies undertaken to reposition itself in an economy that is witnessing an uneven recovery, we have adopted a bullish stance on Central Garden & Pet Company (CENT). We upgrade...

24Aug2012 | | Comments Off on (CENT) Central Garden & Pet Upgraded to Outperform | Continued

(CENT) Central Garden and Pet- Bull of the Day

Central Garden & Pet Company’s (CENT) third-quarter 2012 earnings of $0.47 per share came in line with the Zacks Consensus Estimate, and rose 51.6% from the prior-year quarter on the back of increased marketing efforts,...

15Aug2012 | | Comments Off on (CENT) Central Garden and Pet- Bull of the Day | Continued

(CENT) Central Garden & Pet Company Stays Neutral

Central Garden & Pet Company (CENT) is a leading producer and marketer of premium and value-oriented products focused on the lawn and garden as well as pet supplies markets in the U.S. On the one hand, the company is witnessing...

6Mar2012 | | Comments Off on (CENT) Central Garden & Pet Company Stays Neutral | Continued

(CENT) Central Garden & Pet Company Analyst Holds at Neutral

Central Garden & Pet Company (CENT) is a leading producer and marketer of premium and value-oriented products focused on the lawn and garden as well as pet supplies markets in the U.S. On the one hand, the company is witnessing...

1Dec2011 | | 0 comments | Continued

(CENT) Central Garden & Pet Company Reports Weak Third Quarter

Central Garden & Pet Company (CENT) reported depressive third-quarter 2011 results driven by Incremental input costs, adverse weather conditions, altered product mix along with the company’s sustained investments in brand building...

4Aug2011 | | 0 comments | Continued

(SCHS) School Specialty Posts a Loss

School Specialty Inc. (SCHS) recently posted fourth-quarter 2011 results. The company delivered a loss of 91 cents a share in the seasonally weak quarter that broadened from a loss of 73 cents reported in the prior-year quarter.

On...

22Jun2011 | | 0 comments | Continued

(CENT) Central Garden & Pet Company Ups Value

Central Garden & Pet Company (CENT), the leading producer of garden and pet supplies products in the U.S., recently announced a new $100.0 million share buyback program.

Share buybacks reflects the company’s sound financial...

19Jun2011 | | 0 comments | Continued

(CENT) Central Garden & Pet – Bull of the Day

Central Garden & Pet Co. (CENT) recently posted better-than-expected second-quarter 2011 results. The quarterly earnings of $0.54 per share beat the Zacks Consensus Estimate of $0.49 and rose 10.2% from the prior-year quarter....

3Jun2011 | | 0 comments | Continued

(SCHS) School Specialty Incorporated – Bull of the Day

Recently, School Specialty (SCHS) has witnessed a rise in supplies orders. We believe that the company’s improved pricing initiatives, product line-up, ecommerce systems and sales endeavors will help in regaining the lost market...

23Mar2011 | | 0 comments | Continued

(CENT) Central Garden & Pet- Bear of the Day

Central Garden & Pet Company (CENT) continued its loss momentum during the first quarter of 2011. Despite a 4.6% increase in the top-line, the company delivered a quarterly loss of $0.16 per share, which was broader than the Zacks...

15Mar2011 | | 0 comments | Continued

(SCHS) School Specialty Incorporated – Bear of the Day

The recent economic downturn has resulted in an uncertainty in the school districts related to state budget funding levels, which has led to a cautious spending approach. Consequently, School Specialty (SCHS) has been registering...

5Mar2010 | | 0 comments | Continued

(SCHS) School Specialty Analysts Upgrade to Neutral

We recently upgraded our recommendation on School Specialty Inc. (SCHS) to Neutral from Underperform, buoyed by its initiative to reduce overheads and boost profitability.

Operational consolidations, headcount reductions, improved...

1Jan2010 | | 0 comments | Continued

(USTR) United Stationers Inc. – Surprised by 45.26% in the Third Quarter

United Stationers Inc. (USTR) has surprised on the Zacks Consensus Estimate 4 consecutive quarters by an average of 28.24% as inventory reduction has boosted the bottom line. The company is trading with a forward P/E of 13.32.

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11Nov2009 | | 0 comments | Continued

(CENT) Central Garden & Pet Company Beat Earnings and Estimates Are Rising

Central Garden & Pet Company (CENT) is surging on higher estimates and another solid quarter that produced earnings that were better than expectations.

Company Description

Central Garden & Pet Company produces and markets...

10Sep2009 | | 0 comments | Continued

(USTR) United Stationers Inc. Consensus Estimates Continue Rise

United Stationers Inc. (USTR) continued its string of earnings surprises in the second quarter as it beat for the fourth consecutive time. The Zacks Consensus Estimates are rising. The stock is trading with a forward P/E of 14.3.

Company Description

United...

5Sep2009 | | 0 comments | Continued

(CENT) Central Garden & Pet Co. – Momentum – Zacks Rank Buy

Central Garden & Pet Co. (CENT) gave its share price an extra boost with second-quarter results that beat estimates.

Company Description

Central Garden & Pet Company produces and sells branded products for the lawn and...

12May2009 | | 0 comments | Continued

(USTR) – United Stationers – analyst has been raising estimates for the third quarter and the full year in the last month

United Stationers is controlling costs in a tough economic environment as it grew sales by 9.7% in the second quarter. The company has surprised on estimates 4 consecutive quarters by an average of 6.33%. United Stationers forward P/E if 11.63.

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United Stationers...

17Sep2008 | | 0 comments | Continued

(USTR) – United Stationers – analyst has been raising estimates for the third quarter and the full year in the last month

United Stationers is controlling costs in a tough economic environment as it grew sales by 9.7% in the second quarter. The company has surprised on estimates 4 consecutive quarters by an average of 6.33%. United Stationers forward P/E if 11.63.

Company Description

United Stationers...

10Sep2008 | | 0 comments | Continued

(USTR) – United Stationers – analyst has been raising estimates for the third quarter and the full year in the last month

United Stationers is controlling costs in a tough economic environment as it grew sales by 9.7% in the second quarter. The company has surprised on estimates 4 consecutive quarters by an average of 6.33%. United Stationers forward P/E if 11.63.

Company Description

United Stationers...

5Sep2008 | | 0 comments | Continued