All Posts Tagged With: "KO"

(KO) This Schmuck Nearly Killed Me

This weekend, I nearly died in a fiery wreck. That’s because while listening to a financial radio program in my car, after hearing the host’s ridiculous comments, I nearly drove off the road, yelling like a lunatic at the radio and a host who couldn’t hear me. What got me in such...

9Dec2013 | | Comments Off | Continued

(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 | Continued

(TAP) Molson Coors Brewing Company Reaches 52-Week High

Shares of Molson Coors Brewing Co (TAP) reached a new 52-week high of $53.35 on May 17 following the announcement of its solid first quarter 2013 results on May 7. Shares of this global brewer closed at $53.32 on May 17, recording...

31Jul2013 | | Comments Off | 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 | Continued

(PEP) PepsiCo Hikes Dividend Again

The board of directors of PepsiCo, Inc. (PEP) recently announced a 5.6% increase in the food and beverage giant’s dividend, its 41st hike in the quarterly-dividend rate. The annual dividend was increased to $2.27...

9May2013 | | Comments Off | 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 | 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 | 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 | 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 | 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

(CSCO) Q4 Earnings Season Slowing Down – Earnings Preview

We still have plenty of Q4 earnings reports to come, but the bulk of the earnings season is now behind us, with results from 342 S&P 500 companies already out as of Friday, February 1. Please note that these 342 companies are more than just 68.4% of the index’s total membership – they account...

15Feb2013 | | Comments Off | Continued

(PEP) PepsiCo Posts Mixed Third Quarter – Keeps View

PepsiCo Inc.’s (PEP) third quarter 2012 earnings per share declined 8% year over year to $1.20 hurt by revenue decline and currency headwinds. Foreign exchange negatively affected earnings by 4% as this food and beverage company...

28Nov2012 | | Comments Off | Continued

(FMX) Fomento Economico Mexicano S.A.’s Profit Rises in Third Quarter

Driven by robust segmental performance, Fomento Economico Mexicano S.A. (FMX) – also known as FEMSA – reported better-than-expected third-quarter 2012 result. This largest franchise bottler for Coca-Cola Company...

28Nov2012 | | 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

(IBM) Housing Gives Market Boost

Concerns about the earnings outlook in the Tech sector following the less-than-positive reports from IBM (IBM) and Intel (INTC) after the close on Tuesday will likely...

29Oct2012 | | Comments Off | Continued

(INTC) Earnings and Guidance to Fill In Puzzle

With inflation not much of a concern for investors or the Fed, this morning’s CPI reading is essentially a non-event. Favorable Industrial Production and homebuilder sentiment index readings coming out a little later may give some traction to today’s trading action. But the real backdrop for today’s...

29Oct2012 | | Comments Off | Continued

(INTC) Earnings – Guidance to Fill In Puzzle

With inflation not much of a concern for investors or the Fed, this morning’s CPI reading is essentially a non-event. Favorable Industrial Production and homebuilder sentiment index readings coming out a little later may give some traction to today’s trading action. But the real backdrop for today’s...

16Oct2012 | | Comments Off | Continued

(INTC) Earnings, Guidance to Fill In Puzzle

With inflation not much of a concern for investors or the Fed, this morning’s CPI reading is essentially a non-event. Favorable Industrial Production and homebuilder sentiment index readings coming out a little later may give some traction to today’s trading action. But the real backdrop for today’s...

16Oct2012 | | Comments Off | Continued

(XLP) Stock Market News for October 2, 2012 – Market News

Stocks ended mixed on the first trading day of the fourth quarter as positive manufacturing data was somewhat offset by discouraging comments from the central bank chairman. Benchmarks started the day on a winning note boosted by a surprise jump in manufacturing sector activity. However, a chunk of...

9Oct2012 | | Comments Off | Continued

(XHB) Stock Market News for September 24, 2012

Benchmarks ended almost flat on Friday despite the initial push by Spain’s bailout hopes and the initiation of Apple’s iPhone 5 sales. Investors cheered Apple’s recent event and helped its shares to reach a lifetime high. Unfortunately, the benchmarks ended the week on a losing note following...

9Oct2012 | | Comments Off | 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 | Continued

(ETF) Stock Market News for September 14, 2012 – Market News

The Fed finally announced additional economic measures and benchmarks soared to touch new multi-year highs on Thursday. The announcement that the US Federal Reserve will buyback mortgage securities worth $40 billion every month until the labor market improves pushed the benchmarks instantly higher...

14Sep2012 | | Comments Off | 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 | Continued

(PEP) PepsiCo Beats Earnings Forecasts – Misses Sales

PepsiCo Inc.’s (PEP) second quarter 2012 earnings per share (“EPS”) declined 7% year over year to $1.12 hurt by a sluggish top line and currency and commodity cost headwinds. Foreign exchange pulled down earnings by 3% as the...

22Aug2012 | | Comments Off | Continued

(AAPL) Wide Moat Investing: How Buffett Protects His Portfolio

In ancient and medieval times, castles and even entire towns often built a moat – a deep ditch filled with water – as a preliminary line of defense to deter the enemy. The same technique is essential in the world of equity investing, too. In a capitalistic society likes ours, you can be...

21Aug2012 | | 0 comments | 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 | Continued

(CVX) Investing in High-Yield Dividend Stocks

As I glanced over financial headlines this week, I noticed that BusinessWeek reported BlackRock (NYSE: BLK) and Morgan Stanley (NYSE: MS) now favor corporate...

20Aug2012 | | 0 comments | Continued

(GS) How to Hear What Bernanke Is Saying

The QE question will again be on many investors’ minds today as Ben Bernanke testifies before the Senate Banking committee. Positive earnings reports from Goldman Sachs (GS) and Coca Cola (KO)...

16Aug2012 | | Comments Off | Continued

(CSCO) Stock Market News for July 27, 2012 – Market News

Pledge by the European Central Bank President to “do whatever it takes” to defend the euro sparked off a sharp rally in the US markets. Investors have been weighed down by fresh European debt concerns recently while Spain’s borrowing costs have crossed the ‘unsustainable level’ of...

27Jul2012 | | Comments Off | 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 | Continued