All Posts Tagged With: "Kellogg Company"

(GM) The Bernanke Rally Continues – Ahead of Wall Street

Thursday, May 2, 2013 The stock market today will likely see a partial reversal of Wednesday’s sell-off, with the interest rate cut by the European Central Bank (ECB) as a key contributor to the swing. But even more significant than the long-expected ECB decision...

14May2013 | | Comments Off | Continued

(KMB) Kimberly Clark Posts Solid First Quarter Earnings

Kimberly-Clark Corporation (KMB) started the year on a high note with strong first quarter 2013 adjusted earnings of $1.48 per share. Earnings breezed past the Zacks Consensus Estimate of $1.34 by 10.4% and the year-ago result of $1.24...

8May2013 | | Comments Off | Continued

(PFE) Grading the First Quarter Earnings Season – Earnings Preview

Grading the Q1 Earnings Season We have crossed the halfway mark in the Q1 earnings season, with results from 271 S&P 500 companies already out (as of Friday, April 26th). Please note that these 271 companies are more than just 54.2% of the index’s total membership –...

2May2013 | | Comments Off | Continued

(LO) Lorillard Shares Rated at Neutral

We reaffirm our Neutral recommendation on Lorillard Inc (LO) following an appraisal of its fourth quarter 2012 results. Why the Reiteration? Lorillard’s fourth quarter earnings of 79 cents per share...

23Apr2013 | | Comments Off | 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 | Continued

(K) Kellogg Offers New Breakfast Options

The leading producer of cereals in the world, Kellogg Company (K) recently introduced a number of new products, which include all new versions of popular breakfast options and a new cereal. The company introduced Mini-Wheats...

17Dec2012 | | Comments Off | 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 | Continued

(KFT) Consumer Staples Stock Outlook – July 2012 – Industry Outlook

Stocks in the Consumer Staples sector have carried out their traditional defensive role despite concerns about the prolonged weak US economy and the debt crisis in Europe. Year to date (through June 22, 2012), shares of consumer staples companies, accounting for about 9% of the S&P 500 Index by...

5Jul2012 | | Comments Off | 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 | Continued

(PG) 5700 P&G Jobs on the Chopping Block

The world’s leading consumer product maker, Procter & Gamble Company (PG) has announced that it will slash over 4,000 non-manufacturing jobs during the current fiscal year. This declaration follows the already planned 1,600 job...

26Feb2012 | | 0 comments | Continued

(K) Kellogg Earnings Report Exceeds – Affirms Outlook

Kellogg Company (K) has posted fourth-quarter 2011 earnings of 64 cents per share, beating the Zacks Consensus Estimate by a penny. The earnings also exceeded the prior-year earnings of 51 cents per share by 25%. In fiscal 2011, earnings...

3Feb2012 | | 0 comments | 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

(HRL) Snack-On: Hormel in the Menu

According to New York Times- Americans eat 31% more packaged food than fresh food and they consume more packaged food per person than their counterparts in nearly all other countries. A sizable part of the American diet is ready-to-eat meals, like frozen pizzas and microwave dinners and sweet or salty...

30Nov2011 | | 0 comments | Continued

(K) Kellogg Company – Bear of the Day

We have downgraded our recommendation on Kellogg Company (K) to Sell from a Hold on weak third-quarter 2011 earnings of $0.80 per share, which lagged the Zacks Consensus Estimate by 10.1% and the prior-year earnings by 11%. The results...

15Nov2011 | | 0 comments | Continued

(GIS) General Mills’ Earnings Meet Expectations

General Mills Inc. (GIS) has reported results for the fourth quarter of fiscal 2011. For the quarter, adjusted earnings shot up by 26.8% to 52 cents a share compared with 41 cents in the year-ago period. The quarterly EPS was in line...

1Jul2011 | | 0 comments | Continued

(PCE) First Quarter GDP Revised Up to 1.9%

This is effectively the same post as I put out when the earlier looks at GDP in the first quarter were released. The numbers from the current release are in italics, while those from the second release are in bold while those from the first release and for previous quarters...

24Jun2011 | | 0 comments | Continued

(K) Kellogg’s Food Contaminated Again

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) released a report on June 14, 2011 stating that traces of listeria have been found in the food products of a Kellogg Company (K) bakery in Augusta, Ga. The regulators after an inspection in February...

20Jun2011 | | 0 comments | Continued

(ANGO) Company News for June 16, 2011 – Corporate Summary

•    Share prices of Scotts Miracle-Gro Company (NYSE:SMG) dipped 6.02% after the company reduced its earnings estimate for the fiscal year 2011 •    Shares of Owens-Illinois (NYSE:OI)...

16Jun2011 | | 0 comments | Continued

(F) Growth Quality Revised Lower

This is effectively the same post as I put out when the first look at GDP in the first quarter was released last month. The numbers from the current release are in bold while those from the first release and for previous quarters are in normal font. This allows you to see exactly...

27May2011 | | 0 comments | Continued

(PCLN) U.S. Jobs Report Better than Expected

The negative build-up over the last few days to today’s jobs report turned out to be completely off the mark. We got an impressive jobs report this morning, with the private sector coming up with one of its best showings in a long time. The Bureau of Labor Statistics reported the creation...

6May2011 | | 0 comments | Continued

(ADP) Stock Market News for May 5, 2011 – Market News

Markets declined on Wednesday, as disappointing economic data combined with the lack of strong quarterly results weighed the benchmarks down. The job market has not looked rosy and investors’ fears were heightened with signs of a slowing economy. Even after three trading days, the markets have remained...

5May2011 | | 0 comments | Continued

(ADP) Weak Automatic Data Processing Report – Mixed Earnings

With the April non-farm payroll report coming out Friday morning, the market’s focus remains on the labor market. And we got a less-than-reassuring glimpse of the jobs situation through the weaker-than-expected report this morning from the payroll processor, Automatic Data Processing...

4May2011 | | 0 comments | Continued

(PCE) U.S. Fourth Quarter GDP Growth Revised Down to 2.8%

This is essentially the same report that I put out when the initial look at GDP was released last month. The new revised numbers are in bold, the original estimates are in normal type and in parenthesis right after them. Thus it will be easy to see where the changes in GDP came from,...

28Feb2011 | | 0 comments | Continued

(AEO) Company News for February 04, 2011 – Corporate Summary

• MasterCard (NYSE:MA) reported Q4 EPS of $3.16, lower than the Zacks Consensus Estimate of $3.98 per share. Revenues for the quarter rose 10.7% year-over-year to $1.44 billion, beating the Zacks Consensus Estimate of $1.436 billion • Kellogg...

6Feb2011 | | 0 comments | Continued

(BJ) Stock Market News for February 04, 2011 – Market News

Markets closed in the green on Thursday after reports of strong sales posted by retailers for January and other positive economic data sparked a rally. However, the gains were limited by mixed earnings reports and worries about the situation in the Egypt. The Dow Jones Industrial...

6Feb2011 | | 0 comments | Continued

(PCE) U.S. Gross Domestic Product Revised Up to 2.6%

This is essentially a repost of the report when the second look at third-quarter GDP growth came out on November 23rd. I have put the new revised contributions to (or drags on) growth in bold, with the original numbers immediately following in parenthesis (the 11/23 numbers first...

22Dec2010 | | 0 comments | Continued

(BP) Stock Market News for November 2, 2010 – Market News

Stocks had a mixed finish on Monday as investors avoided taking chances ahead of this week’s Federal Reserve meeting and the mid-term elections. A surprise jump in October manufacturing activities in China and the U.S. gave stocks some initial boost but the rally faded as investors, already concerned...

2Nov2010 | | 0 comments | Continued

(PCE) How Did the U.S. Economy Reach 2.0% Growth in Third Quarter?

In the third quarter, the economy grew at an annual rate of 2.0%, up from 1.7% in the second quarter, but down from the 3.7% pace in the first three months of the year. The growth rate was in line with consensus expectations, and frankly a bit better than I was expecting. So how did we get...

30Oct2010 | | 0 comments | Continued

(F) U.S. Productivity Still Popping

Productivity increased at a 3.6 percent annual rate during the first quarter of 2010. Output rose 4.4 percent while hours worked rose 0.8 percent on a seasonally adjusted annual-rate basis. Year over year, productivity increased an incredible 6.3% as output increased 3.1 percent, while hours fell...

6May2010 | | 0 comments | Continued

(K) Kellogg Company Quarterly Report Outpaces Estimate

Kellogg Company (K) recently posted better-than-expected first-quarter 2010 results on the heels of international sales and effective cost management. The quarterly earnings of $1.09 per share surpassed the Zacks Consensus Estimate...

29Apr2010 | | 0 comments | Continued