All Posts Tagged With: "Procter & Gamble Company"

(SI) Siemens AG Inaugurates New Facility

Siemens Energy, a division of Siemens AG (SI), recently opened a new facility in Charlottesville, VA, for manufacturing innovative airfoil components for gas turbine blades and vanes. The new technology is licensed with Mikro Systems,...

16May2013 | | Comments Off | Continued

(PG) Procter & Gamble’s Earnings – What to Expect?

The Procter & Gamble Company (PG) is set to report its third-quarter fiscal 2013 results on Apr 24 before the market opens. Last quarter it posted a nearly +10% positive surprise. Let’s see how things are shaping...

14May2013 | | Comments Off | Continued

(IBM) Into the Heart of First Quarter Earnings Season – Earnings Preview

There is an air of disappointment in the market about the ongoing Q1 earnings season. Some of it is justified. After all, what else should investors think when companies like IBM (IBM) and GE (GE)...

22Apr2013 | | Comments Off | Continued

(IBM) The Market Now Moves Into the Heart of the First Quarter Earnings Season – Earnings Preview

There is an air of disappointment in the market about the ongoing Q1 earnings season. Some of it is justified. After all, what else should investors think when companies like IBM (IBM) and GE (GE)...

19Apr2013 | | Comments Off | Continued

(CLX) Clorox Hits New 52-Week High

Shares of The Clorox Company (CLX) hit an all-time high of $88.63 on Thursday, Mar 28, before closing at $88.53. This Zacks Rank #2 (Buy) global consumer product company beat its previous 52-week high of $87.59 and generated a whopping...

11Apr2013 | | 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

(HPQ) Hewlett-Packard Seals a Deal with Teradyne

Hewlett-Packard Co. (HPQ) recently announced to have sealed a deal with automatic test equipment manufacturer Teradyne Inc. (TER) for an undisclosed sum. Per the deal...

18Mar2013 | | 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

(CL) Colgate-Palmolive Company Reiterated at Neutral

We have maintained our long-term Neutral recommendation on the global consumer products company, Colgate-Palmolive Company (CL) with a target price of $115.00 following its fourth-quarter 2012 results. Moreover, shares of Colgate-Palmolive...

15Feb2013 | | Comments Off | Continued

(AAPL) Fourth Quarter 2012 Earnings Season Gets Into High Gear – Earnings Preview

The fourth quarter reporting season gets into high gear this week, with 253 companies coming out with quarterly results, including 83 S&P 500 companies. The earnings season thus far has been relatively uneventful, but we will have a better idea by the end of this week; by then we will have seen...

20Jan2013 | | Comments Off | Continued

(SVU) Supervalu Third Quarter 2013 Earnings Preview

Supervalu Inc. (SVU) is set to report third quarter 2013 results on January 10. Last quarter, it posted a –12% negative surprise. Let’s see how things are shaping up for this announcement. Growth Factors Past Quarter...

15Jan2013 | | Comments Off | Continued

(UL) Unilever PLC – Momentum Stock Pick

Shares of Unilever PLC (UL) have been rising since this consumer products giant posted healthy third-quarter results, including underlying sales growth of 5.9%. In addition, this Zacks #1 Rank (Strong Buy) reached its 52-week high of $32.96 on...

19Dec2012 | | Comments Off | Continued

(IMF) U.S. Fiscal Cliff and Other Concerns

On Thursday, the major U.S. stock indices fell for the second day in a row with the S&P 500 moving below its 200-day moving average. However, even pessimistic analysts do not believe that the market fall will resemble a falling knife from here on, as it encounters pretty strong support at these...

3Dec2012 | | Comments Off | Continued

(CAT) Stock Market News for October 26, 2012 – Market News

Benchmarks added paltry gains following a batch of mixed earnings releases and positive domestic and international economic data. This was only the second day this week that benchmarks managed to register modest gains. Meanwhile, the U.S. Labor Department said the number of American filing for unemployment...

26Oct2012 | | Comments Off | Continued

(PG) Procter & Gamble Executes Growth Plan

At the company’s annual meeting held recently, the Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of consumer products giant Procter & Gamble (PG) – Bob McDonald – declared that the company is operating according to its growth...

23Oct2012 | | 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

(PG) The Procter & Gamble Company Introduces New Line of Pantene

Consumer products giant, The Procter & Gamble Company (PG) recently launched two lines of premium hair care products, Pantene: AgeDefy and Advanced+ Keratin Repair, under its famous Pantene Expert Collection. The company also announced...

9Oct2012 | | Comments Off | Continued

(ORCL) Oracle Misses 1Q Estimates

Oracle Corp. (ORCL) reported earnings of 53 cents per share in the first quarter of 2013. Including stock-based compensation of $193.0 million (4 cents per share), earnings were 49 cents per share, which missed the Zacks Consensus...

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

(JPM) Chinese Growth, J.P. Morgan Damage Control As Expected

The market will likely find China’s second quarter GDP growth numbers reassuring as many read last week’s second interest rate cut in less than a month as a sign of a much weaker growth trend. But the inline growth number notwithstanding, it is nevertheless further confirmation that the global...

16Aug2012 | | Comments Off | Continued

(PG) Procter and Gamble – Bear of the Day

Procter & Gamble’s (PG) fourth quarter earnings of $0.82 were flat with the prior-year levels, as benefits from pricing and cost savings from restructuring activities were offset by a top-line shortfall and rising commodity...

9Aug2012 | | Comments Off | Continued

(LNKD) Company News for August 6, 2012 – Corporate Summary

•    LinkedIn Corporation (NYSE:LNKD) posted second quarter earnings per share of $0.04, missing the Zacks Consensus Estimate of $0.05 by a penny •    The Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE:PG)...

6Aug2012 | | Comments Off | Continued

(VZ) Stock Market News for August 6, 2012 – Market News

A strong nonfarm payroll report helped benchmarks snap their four-day losing streak on Friday. More importantly, strategists believed that better-than-expected jobs data did not completely rule out chances of further economic stimulus from the central bank. The Dow had its best day since June 29,...

6Aug2012 | | 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

(CLX) Clorox Boosts Quarterly Dividend

Amid the prevailing economic uncertainties, investors are always on the look out for the best possible return from stocks in their portfolio. In a bid to boost shareholder return, The Clorox Company (CLX) recently...

12Jun2012 | | Comments Off | Continued

(PCE) GDP Headline Weak – Stronger Underneath

The rating downgrade of Spain and a slew of broadly favorable earnings reports will try to grab investors’ attention today, but they are unlikely to take the spotlight away from this morning’s mixed first quarter GDP report. Despite the GDP reading’s strong internals, the ‘headline’ miss...

28Apr2012 | | Comments Off | Continued

(PCE) Ahead of Wall Street – April 27, 2012 – Ahead of Wall Street

Friday, April 27, 2012 The rating downgrade of Spain and a slew of broadly favorable earnings reports will try to grab investors’ attention today, but they are unlikely to take the spotlight away from this morning’s mixed first quarter GDP report. Despite the GDP reading’s strong internals,...

28Apr2012 | | 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

(PG) Procter & Gamble Results Come Up Short on Charges

Procter & Gamble Co.(PG) reported modest results for the second quarter 2012, with net earnings from continuing operations sliding 49.0% year over year to 57 cents a share, which missed the Zacks Consensus Estimate by 47.22%. Profits...

30Jan2012 | | 0 comments | Continued