|Bid||0.00 x 0|
|Ask||0.00 x 0|
|Day's Range||43.18 - 44.58|
|52 Week Range||43.18 - 60.69|
|PE Ratio (TTM)||11.61|
|Earnings Date||Jun 26, 2018 - Jul 2, 2018|
|Forward Dividend & Yield||1.96 (4.38%)|
|1y Target Est||49.89|
This weekend's Barron's cover story examines the divide between business models in the big tech space. Other featured articles show why MLPs look attractive again and what to expect in the battle over ...
Kraft Heinz (KHC) fell 5% this past week after Credit Suisse downgraded it from Outperform to Underperform. Philip Morris International (PM) dropped almost 16% on Thursday after reporting that its answer to falling smoking rates, a smokeless tobacco system called iQOS, might peak sooner than expected in Japan. Consider General Mills (GIS), which has fallen 27% so far this year, to humble levels relative to earnings.
Analysts expect Hershey (HSY) to post adjusted earnings per share (or EPS) of $1.41 in 1Q18, which reflects year-over-year (or YoY) improvement of 7.6%. The expected earnings also reflect sequential improvement as Hershey’s EPS fell 12.0% YoY in 4Q17. Hershey’s 4Q17 bottom line took a hit from weak volumes and higher costs, and unfavorable mix provided further pressure.
MINNEAPOLIS, April 19, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- General Mills released its 2018 Global Responsibility Report, outlining the company's approach to creating environmental, social and economic value in the countries where it operates. "We are investing in the preservation of natural resources that our business and the global population depend upon," said Jeff Harmening, chairman and CEO of General Mills. "Consumers increasingly demand food that reflects their values, from a company they trust.
Hershey (HSY) is expected to announce its 1Q18 results on April 26, 2018. Analysts expect the company’s sales and EPS (earnings per share) to show YoY (year-over-year) improvement. However, persistent challenges could dent the company’s financials.
Most analysts have maintained a neutral outlook on McCormick (MKC) stock given the tough retail environment and the company’s high debt after its RB Foods acquisition. The rise of private label products also remains a concern.
Whereas most US packaged food manufacturers are struggling to stabilize their margins amid soft sales and manufacturing and logistic cost inflation, McCormick (MKC) has managed to expand its margins at a healthy rate.
McCormick’s (MKC) top-line growth has improved significantly over the past two quarters, thanks to incremental sales of its acquired brands, which contributed more than half of this growth. During the last reported quarter, McCormick’s acquired brands, Giotti and RB Foods, added ~2.4% to its overall sales growth of 19%.
McCormick (MKC) has seen double-digit sales and earnings growth over the past couple of quarters, and analysts expect the company’s top and bottom lines to mark double-digit growth in fiscal 2018.
Food stocks have been a staple of investors’ portfolios for decades and have rewarded them with fat returns throughout that time. However, the food companies behind those returns have also made non-investors fat, though not financially, thanks to their sugar-laden, nutrition-deprived offerings. That’s led to a concerted effort among consumers to eat healthier in an […]
Today I will be providing a simple run-through of the discounted cash flows (DCF) method to estimate the attractiveness of General Mills Inc (NYSE:GIS) as an investment opportunity. Anyone interestedRead More...
This represents an increase in short interest as investors who seek to profit from falling equity prices added to their short positions on February 9. Additionally, the rate of outflows appears to be accelerating.
J.M. Smucker joins the list of companies taking a deep dive into the pet food and pet care market, one that is growing.
Shares of General Mills (GIS) had a difficult start to 2018, and last month had their worst day in nearly a decade after reporting earnings, as investors are already skeptical about the price and strategy of the company's Blue Buffalo Pet Products (BUFF) acquisition. First, General Mills' top-line recovery "is real and should not be overlooked." Second, he believes that its margin disappointment is addressable.
LONDON, UK / ACCESSWIRE / April 6, 2018 / Active-Investors has a free review on General Mills, Inc. (NYSE: GIS ) following the Company's announcement that it will begin trading ex-dividend on April 09, ...
Going healthy didn’t work. To get consumers to eat cereal amid declining sales, big food companies are doubling down on sugary goodness.
Not all pet-food acquisitions are the same. J.M. Smucker’s $1.7 billion deal for Ainsworth Pet Nutrition looks like a winner.