MKC - McCormick & Company, Incorporated

NYSE - NYSE Delayed Price. Currency in USD
154.15
-0.26 (-0.17%)
At close: 4:02PM EDT
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Previous Close154.41
Open154.67
Bid0.00 x 1200
Ask155.04 x 900
Day's Range153.24 - 154.82
52 Week Range105.60 - 159.57
Volume664,712
Avg. Volume888,064
Market Cap20.358B
Beta (3Y Monthly)0.01
PE Ratio (TTM)31.24
EPS (TTM)4.93
Earnings DateJun 27, 2019
Forward Dividend & Yield2.28 (1.48%)
Ex-Dividend Date2019-04-05
1y Target Est145.89
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  • Benzinga17 hours ago

    Sustainability Spices Up McCormick & Co. Supply Chain

    McCormick & Co. (NYSE: MKC), the Baltimore-based maker of spices and seasonings, stands out in the consumer food products sector for its aggressive pursuit of eco-friendly practices. "McCormick has embraced sustainability in the supply chain," said Ted Stank, a professor of supply chain management at the Haslam College of Business at the University of Tennessee. Ranked number 14 of 25 in the FreightWaves Shipper of Choice awards, McCormick has set a goal of 100 percent plastic packaging that can be reused, recycled or repurposed by 2025.

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  • McCormick’s EPS Growth Rate Will Likely Moderate
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    McCormick’s EPS Growth Rate Will Likely Moderate

    McCormick’s fiscal 2019 adjusted EPS is expected to be $5.17–$5.27, which implies 4%–6% growth on a YoY basis. The higher effective tax rate will likely restrict the bottom-line growth.

  • Analysts Expect McCormick’s Revenues to Fall in Q2
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    Analysts Expect McCormick’s Revenues to Fall in Q2

    Analysts expect McCormick (MKC) to post revenues of $1.31 billion in the second quarter, which implies a decline of 1.4% year-over-year. McCormick’s net sales rose 19.1% in the second quarter of 2018.

  • Will McCormick’s Q2 Results Boost Its Stock?
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    Will McCormick’s Q2 Results Boost Its Stock?

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The company's devices are an integral part of modern medicine, ranging from pacemakers to stents to bone grafts to imaging systems.Even the risks involved in the sector look priced into MDT. Medtronic's days of double-digit annual growth may well be behind it, but it's not finished increasing earnings or dividends. MDT stock likely isn't finished rising, either.Source: Shutterstock NextEra Energy (NEE)Dividend Yield: 2.4%Utility stocks are among the most common safe, buy-and-hold stocks. NextEra Energy (NYSE:NEE) is now the largest electric utility in the U.S. by market capitalization. That might actually be the only problem with NEE stock.NextEra shares gained 18% year-to-date, and trades just off record highs. Potential valuation concerns aside, NextEra looks like a winner. It serves customers in the southern Florida region, still one of the nation's fastest-growing areas. A 22.6 forward P/E multiple is high for the space but not outlandishly so. And a 2.4% dividend yield provides income along the way. * 7 Dividend Stocks to Buy as the Trade War Reignites Investors looking for value in the space might look for a smaller play like cheaper Dominion Energy (NYSE:D). But it's usually worth paying for quality, and NextEra Energy looks like one of the best utility stocks out there.Source: Blue Genie via Flickr McCormick & CompanyDividend Yield: 1.5%McCormick & Company (NYSE:MKC) is another quality company whose valuation might spook some investors. But MKC stock very rarely is offered cheaply.The company's market leadership in spices and seasonings provides both an impressive moat and protection against economic downturns. MKC stock did dip after the company acquired French's mustard and Frank's RedHot sauce from Reckitt Benckiser (OTCMKTS:RBGLY) at a price that looked a bit high to many investors. But MKC has recovered those gains and then some.Top-line growth for McCormick likely isn't going to be explosive, but it will be steady. The same has been true of MKC stock, which has returned an average of 13% a year over the past decade, including dividends.With continuous cost-cutting initiatives, the contribution from the acquired brands and organic growth (and growth in organic products), MKC still should be able to provide double-digit annual returns going forward as well.Source: Shutterstock Allstate CorpDividend Yield: 2%Allstate Corp (NYSE:ALL) long has used the tagline, "You're in good hands," and it's true for Allstate investors as well. ALL stock has almost quadrupled from late-2011 lows. And there could be more upside to come.After all, Allstate isn't particularly expensive, trading at a 14 P/E. * 7 Value Stocks to Buy for the Second Half Once any short-term worries subside, ALL should resume its march upward.Source: Shutterstock International Flavors & Fragrances (IFF)Dividend Yield: 2%International Flavors & Fragrances (NYSE:IFF) is a company most consumers encounter every day without knowing it and many investors aren't exactly hip to it, either.As its name suggests, the company develops flavors & fragrances across 13 categories, including cosmetics, perfumes, beverages and sweet flavors. Sales and earnings have increased consistently and so has IFF's share price. At a 53 P/E, IFF does look a bit pricey. But, as with McCormick and other stocks on this list, investors should pay for quality.IFF's hidden, but key role, in so many industries, gives it a great deal of protection against both competition and macro factors. 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Health concerns might seem a long-term headwind against the business, but growth has been steady for years, and margins continue to improve.LW is targeting international markets for growth, as French fries have much more limited penetration, while international audiences generally are intrigued by Americanized products.Despite growth and leading market share, LW stock isn't particularly cheap, trading at about 19 times next year's earnings. The company did pick up a fair amount of debt in the CAG spinoff. But it's paying that debt down, which should lower interest expense and boost cash flow going forward. * 7 Value Stocks to Buy for the Second Half With many similar stocks trading at much higher multiples, LW seems to have room for upside. And international growth should offset any health-related concerns in the U.S., should they arise. 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Republic Services gets the nod here due to slightly better growth and more room for margin improvement. * 7 Value Stocks to Buy for the Second Half But investors looking for safe, stable growth can't go wrong with either RSG or WM.As of this writing, Vince Martin was long MKC. More From InvestorPlace * 4 Top American Penny Pot Stocks (Buy Before June 21) * 7 Value Stocks to Buy for the Second Half * 7 Hot Stocks to Buy for a Seemingly Sleepy Summer * 6 Chip Stocks Staring At Big Headwinds in 2019 Compare Brokers The post 10 'Buy-and-Hold' Stocks to Own Forever appeared first on InvestorPlace.

  • 3 Big Stock Charts for Wednesday: Pfizer, FMC and McCormick & Company
    InvestorPlace6 days ago

    3 Big Stock Charts for Wednesday: Pfizer, FMC and McCormick & Company

    A sizeable chunk of Tuesday's intraday gain was given back before the closing bell rang, though even then the S&P 500 was able to muster a 0.97% win. But, between the bullish gap and the headlines needed to make it happen, it's anyone's guess as to where things go from here.Source: Allan Ajifo via Wikimedia (Modified)Snap (NYSE:SNAP), parent company of Snapchat, was arguably the most noteworthy winner, rallying nearly 10% after BTIG upped its price target to $20. General Electric (NYSE:GE) did more to help the overall market though, gaining almost 4% after long-term doubter John Inch, analyst with Gordon Haskett, conceded that at the very least, GE wouldn't face insolvency. Fanning those bullish flames is a projection that General Electric expects this year's Paris Air Show to yield at least $35 billion worth of orders.Holding the market back more than any other name was La-Z-Boy (NYSE:LZB), down 1.5% during the regular hours session, but off more than 8% in after-hours action after posting poor fourth-quarter numbers after the closing bell rang.InvestorPlace - Stock Market News, Stock Advice & Trading Tips * 7 Hot Stocks to Buy for a Seemingly Sleepy Summer Except for GE, none make for great trading prospects headed into Wednesday's trading. And for that matter, stock charts of McCormick & Company (NYSE:MKC), FMC (NYSE:FMC) and Pfizer (NYSE:PFE) all look like better prospects than GE from a risk/reward perspective. Here's why. Pfizer (PFE)A little less than three weeks ago, Pfizer was featured as a name that was about to break out, but would have to clear an incredibly tough hurdle to do so. It did so. Namely, it not only broke above the upper boundary of a falling trading range, but broke above the pivotal 200-day moving average line, plotted in white on both stock charts.It's what has happened in the meantime that merits this second look. Although progress has been slow, thanks to yesterday's renewed strength, PFE is entirely back above the 200-day line and now knocking on the door of another resistance level. A move above that ceiling could prove catalytic, as there are no major technical ceilings left standing in the way. Click to Enlarge * The last line in question is $43.34, marked with a white dashed line on the daily chart. That's where Pfizer peaked in April, and where it peaked earlier this month. Shares are one good day away from moving above it. * Beyond that, plotted in red, the highs around $43.80 are the next most likely stumbling blocks, though it's likely they're not a terribly big factor at this point. * Bolstering the bullish case is how much volume took shape behind yesterday's modest advance. It's a subtle hint there are more bulls waiting in the wings, if they can just find enough to be confident about. McCormick & Company (MKC)McCormick & Company shares were nothing but bullish between January's deep low and the rally through early April … a move that reclaimed a miserable last few weeks of last year and rekindled the bullishness from the bulk of 2018.The past several weeks have been decidedly less bullish though. While still making forward progress, that progress was shallow and only driven by a modestly rising support line. And as of Tuesday, that line is on its last legs, and the sellers are starting to turn into a horde. * 10 Tech Stocks to Buy Now for 2025 Click to Enlarge * The support line in question is marked as a white dashed line on both stock charts, tagging all the key lows going back to early April. You have to look closely to see it, but Tuesday's weakness actually broke under that line. * Simultaneously, yesterday's 1.18% setback dragged MKC under the purple 50-day moving average line, which had served as a support line earlier in the month. * Zooming out to the weekly chart of McCormick & Company we can see weakness has already developed in earnest, even if the trend is still "up." The Chaikin line is en route to fall below zero, and we're just one more bad week away from a bearish MACD crossunder. FMC (FMC)Since the middle of last year, FMC has made several attempts to break above what's become a well-established resistance line right around $80.75. Clearly each attempt has failed, resulting on various levels of selloffs.The buyers are at it again though, and this time the outcome may well be different. This time, the effort is starting out from a point that wasn't so deep in the hole. With less ground to cover just to get into position for a breakout thrust, there's more gas in the tank to actually get the stock over the hump. Click to Enlarge * That "hump" is plotted with a yellow dashed line on both stock charts. Although not perfect resistance, it's clear there's something about that level holding FMC shares back. If it can be hurdled, the buying floodgates could readily open. * Last month's low around $71 is a much healthier start to the effort than the December low near $61 was. * Backing out to see the weekly chart we can readily identify a bullish undertow in the Chaikin line as well as with the fresh MACD crossover.As of this writing, James Brumley did not hold a position in any of the aforementioned securities. You can learn more about James at his site, jamesbrumley.com, or follow him on Twitter, at @jbrumley. More From InvestorPlace * 4 Top American Penny Pot Stocks (Buy Before June 21) * 7 Value Stocks to Buy for the Second Half * 7 Hot Stocks to Buy for a Seemingly Sleepy Summer * 6 Chip Stocks Staring At Big Headwinds in 2019 Compare Brokers The post 3 Big Stock Charts for Wednesday: Pfizer, FMC and McCormick & Company appeared first on InvestorPlace.

  • Markit7 days ago

    See what the IHS Markit Score report has to say about McCormick & Company Inc.

    McCormick & Company Inc NYSE:MKCView full report here! Summary * ETFs holding this stock are seeing positive inflows * Bearish sentiment is moderate Bearish sentimentShort interest | PositiveShort interest is moderate for MKC with between 5 and 10% of shares outstanding currently on loan. The last change in the short interest score occurred more than 1 month ago and implies that there has been little change in sentiment among investors who seek to profit from falling equity prices. Money flowETF/Index ownership | PositiveETF activity is positive. Over the last month, ETFs holding MKC are favorable, with net inflows of $11.95 billion. Additionally, the rate of inflows is increasing. Economic sentimentPMI by IHS Markit | NeutralAccording to the latest IHS Markit Purchasing Managers' Index (PMI) data, output in the Consumer Goods sector is rising. The rate of growth is weak relative to the trend shown over the past year, however. Credit worthinessCredit default swapCDS data is not available for this security.Please send all inquiries related to the report to score@ihsmarkit.com.Charts and report PDFs will only be available for 30 days after publishing.This document has been produced for information purposes only and is not to be relied upon or as construed as investment advice. To the fullest extent permitted by law, IHS Markit disclaims any responsibility or liability, whether in contract, tort (including, without limitation, negligence), equity or otherwise, for any loss or damage arising from any reliance on or the use of this material in any way. Please view the full legal disclaimer and methodology information on pages 2-3 of the full report.

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