• Hedge Funds Are Accumulating Neogen Corporation (NEOG)
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    Hedge Funds Are Accumulating Neogen Corporation (NEOG)

    Looking for stocks with high upside potential? Just follow the big players within the hedge fund industry. Why should you do so? Let’s take a brief look at what statistics have to say about hedge funds’ stock picking abilities to illustrate. The Standard and Poor’s 500 Index returned approximately 26% in 2019 (through November 22nd). Conversely, hedge […]

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    Animal-Care Provider Zoetis and 6 More Companies Are Raising Dividends

    Zoetis, which develops products for pets and livestock, plans to increase its quarterly dividend 22% to 20 cents a share. Franklin Resources, Abbott Laboratories, and Amgen are among the other companies boosting dividends.

  • Investing.com

    3 Things Under the Radar This Week

    Investing.com - Three things that flew under the radar this week.

  • Hedge Funds Are Selling Petmed Express Inc (PETS)
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    Hedge Funds Are Selling Petmed Express Inc (PETS)

    It seems that the masses and most of the financial media hate hedge funds and what they do, but why is this hatred of hedge funds so prominent? At the end of the day, these asset management firms do not gamble the hard-earned money of the people who are on the edge of poverty. Truth […]

  • Thomson Reuters StreetEvents

    Edited Transcript of PDCO earnings conference call or presentation 5-Dec-19 3:00pm GMT

    Q2 2020 Patterson Companies Inc Earnings Call

  • 6 Guru Stocks Expanding Earnings
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    6 Guru Stocks Expanding Earnings

    O'Reilly Automotive and Patterson Companies make the list Continue reading...

  • ODP or TSCO: Which Is the Better Value Stock Right Now?
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    ODP or TSCO: Which Is the Better Value Stock Right Now?

    ODP vs. TSCO: Which Stock Is the Better Value Option?

  • JAZZ vs. ZTS: Which Stock Is the Better Value Option?
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    JAZZ vs. ZTS: Which Stock Is the Better Value Option?

    JAZZ vs. ZTS: Which Stock Is the Better Value Option?

  • Why Is HRG (SPB) Up 3.6% Since Last Earnings Report?
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    Why Is HRG (SPB) Up 3.6% Since Last Earnings Report?

    HRG (SPB) reported earnings 30 days ago. What's next for the stock? We take a look at earnings estimates for some clues.

  • Neogen's Food Safety Business Thrives on Ergot Alkaloids Test
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    Neogen's Food Safety Business Thrives on Ergot Alkaloids Test

    The newly-developed Reveal Q+ MAX test is likely to fortify Neogen's (NEOG) presence in the global food allergen testing market.

  • Zoetis Surges 45.3% YTD on Strong Portfolio & New Approvals
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    Zoetis Surges 45.3% YTD on Strong Portfolio & New Approvals

    Zoetis (ZTS) surges on strong performance year to date, backed by a solid portfolio and prudent acquisitions.

  • Does The Spectrum Brands Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:SPB) Share Price Fall With The Market?
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    Does The Spectrum Brands Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:SPB) Share Price Fall With The Market?

    If you own shares in Spectrum Brands Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:SPB) then it's worth thinking about how it contributes to...

  • Here's Why Central Garden (CENT) Stock is Losing Momentum
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    Here's Why Central Garden (CENT) Stock is Losing Momentum

    Central Garden (CENT) is grappling with high SG&A trend, which may affect the bottom line in the near term. Also, softness in the Pet segment's animal health businesses remains a concern.

  • Thomson Reuters StreetEvents

    Edited Transcript of HSKA earnings conference call or presentation 5-Nov-19 4:00pm GMT

    Q3 2019 Heska Corp Earnings Call

  • Top Analyst Reports for Alibaba, Disney & Morgan Stanley
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    Top Analyst Reports for Alibaba, Disney & Morgan Stanley

    Top Analyst Reports for Alibaba, Disney & Morgan Stanley

  • Neogen (NEOG) to Report Q2 Results: Wall Street Expects Earnings Growth
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    Neogen (NEOG) to Report Q2 Results: Wall Street Expects Earnings Growth

    Neogen (NEOG) doesn't possess the right combination of the two key ingredients for a likely earnings beat in its upcoming report. Get prepared with the key expectations.

  • MS Global Franchise Fund Buys 1, Sells 1 in 3rd Quarter
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    MS Global Franchise Fund Buys 1, Sells 1 in 3rd Quarter

    Fund invests in Thermo Fisher, exits Clorox position Continue reading...

  • Is Phibro Animal Health Corporation's (NASDAQ:PAHC) CEO Being Overpaid?
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    Is Phibro Animal Health Corporation's (NASDAQ:PAHC) CEO Being Overpaid?

    Jack Bendheim became the CEO of Phibro Animal Health Corporation (NASDAQ:PAHC) in 2014. This report will, first...

  • The Retail Apocalypse Confronts a New Crop of CEOs
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    The Retail Apocalypse Confronts a New Crop of CEOs

    (Bloomberg Opinion) -- Many of the retail industry’s challenges in 2020 will be familiar, such as adapting to the rise of e-commerce and trade-related uncertainty from Washington. But the lineup of CEOs navigating those conditions will include many new faces.There were more CEO exits in the retail industry in 2019 than in any year since at least 2010, according to data from Challenger, Gray & Christmas.(1)The leadership shake-ups in retail don’t appear to fit any particular pattern. There were carefully choreographed, harmonious baton passes, such as Best Buy Co. naming Corie Barry to succeed Hubert Joly. There were bombshells such as Steve Easterbrook’s abrupt ouster from McDonald’s Corp. over an inappropriate relationship with an employee. There were rebukes of poor performance, such as Art Peck’s departure from Gap Inc. And there were some left-field surprises, such as Tractor Supply Co. poaching Hal Lawton from Macy’s Inc.Retail’s recent bout of turbulence at the top is not such an outlier in corporate America; Bloomberg Opinion’s Stephen Mihm recently noted an uptick in CEO departures overall in the past few months. But it adds a certain intrigue about which retailers will end up in the winners’ circle next year.Here are predictions for how some of the more high-profile episodes of C-suite musical chairs will play out.CEO changes that are reason for optimism: By the time activist investor pressure finally led Bed Bath & Beyond Inc. to dump longtime CEO Steven Temares, the move was long overdue. But the board has scored by luring Mark Tritton — the chief merchant at its on-fire competitor, Target Corp. — for the job. Tritton’s experience creating covetable private-label brands and reimagining store displays are exactly what the big-box home goods chain needs. Meanwhile, though Gap has not yet named a permanent successor for the now-departed Peck, the company may be better off without a leader who tried but failed for five years to revive its flagship brand.CEO changes that are reason for pessimism: The biggest headscratcher comes from Nike Inc., which announced that CEO Mark Parker is to be replaced in January by John Donahoe, a former ServiceNow and eBay Inc. executive. Sure, Donahoe knows Nike’s business from serving on its board, but his tech-centric resume is a weird fit for a company that thrives on its marketing savvy and merchandising expertise. There is potential for trouble, too, in the leadership plans of Under Armour Inc., where founder Kevin Plank is set to relinquish the CEO title to COO Patrik Frisk in the new year. Plank is to become chairman and “brand chief,” and Frisk will still report to Plank. This set-up is reminiscent of when Ralph Lauren first tried to step back from the CEO role of his namesake company while staying on in a creative position. The fashion mogul clearly had trouble releasing the reins, and it cost the company a highly capable CEO, Stefan Larsson.(2)Elsewhere in the apparel world, Ascena Retail Group Inc., corporate parent of Ann Taylor, Lane Bryant and other brands, probably will regret tapping an insider, Gary Muto, to replace David Jaffe. This company needs the kind of total overhaul that an outsider would be better equipped to pull off.CEO changes that promise business as usual: Electronics giant Best Buy is in good hands under Barry, a veteran executive of the chain who had served as its CFO and chief strategic growth officer. Thing is, the electronics giant was already in good hands under Joly, who had steered the chain through an improbable comeback. So expect steadiness for the retailer in the year ahead —by no means a bad thing. Same goes for McDonald’s: Even though it said goodbye to a successful CEO under far more soap-operatic circumstances, his replacement, Chris Kempczinski, is a close lieutenant poised to stick to the same playbook that has fueled the fast-food giant’s recent strength.CEO change wild card: It’s understandable that Tapestry Inc.’s board had lost confidence in recently departed CEO Victor Luis. The company that used to be named Coach has been struggling to boost the Kate Spade brand it acquired in 2017, a bad sign for a company intent on transforming into a luxury conglomerate. Luis has been replaced by Jide Zeitlin, a longtime Tapestry board member. He has little experience in the retail or fashion worlds, which is concerning. But his finance industry chops could prove invaluable in future deal-making — an essential ingredient in the company’s quest for growth.(1) The Challenger data in the chart is for the retail sector only. The apparel industry, which includes manufacturers such as Nike, is a separate category that also saw a particularly high number of exits in 2019. So far, apparel has 12 CEO exits, matching the 2015 annual total that was the highest this decade. Restaurants such as McDonald’s are included in the entertainment and leisure category in Challenger’s data.(2) Lauren seems to have settled into his new role alongside current CEO Patrice Louvet, who took that job in 2017 after Larsson’s exit.To contact the author of this story: Sarah Halzack at shalzack@bloomberg.netTo contact the editor responsible for this story: Michael Newman at mnewman43@bloomberg.netThis column does not necessarily reflect the opinion of the editorial board or Bloomberg LP and its owners.Sarah Halzack is a Bloomberg Opinion columnist covering the consumer and retail industries. She was previously a national retail reporter for the Washington Post.For more articles like this, please visit us at bloomberg.com/opinion©2019 Bloomberg L.P.

  • MarketWatch

    Cresco Labs raises $50 mln from GreenAcreage in sale-and-leaseback deal of Illinois facility

    Cresco Labs Inc. said Thursday it has raised $50 million in a sale-and-leaseback deal of its Lincoln, Illinois facility with GreenAcreage Real Estate Corp. The agreement, which will not dilute its shares, will allow the company to operate the property as a licensed medical and recreational cannabis grow facility in time for the full legalization of adult-use cannabis in Illinois in January. That market is expected to reach $2 billion to $4 billion in sales once it reaches maturity. Cresco had cash and cash equivalents of $73.7 million at the end of the third quarter, along with a working capital position of $144.6 million and zero debt. It has already entered a sale-and-leaseback agreement for its Marshall, Michigan and Yellow Springs, Ohio facilities for $38 million. U.S.-listed shares were not active premarket, but have fallen 11% in 2019, while the ETFMG Alternative Harvest ETF has fallen 32% and the S&P 500 has gained 25%.

  • Thomson Reuters StreetEvents

    Edited Transcript of ZTS earnings conference call or presentation 7-Nov-19 1:30pm GMT

    Q3 2019 Zoetis Inc Earnings Call

  • Colgate Down 6% in 3 Months: Can Growth Efforts Revive Stock?
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    Colgate Down 6% in 3 Months: Can Growth Efforts Revive Stock?

    Colgate (CL) is grappling with weak margins and adverse impacts of foreign currency. Nevertheless, its innovation plans, savings program and expansion strategies bode well.

  • Hedge Funds Are Buying Phibro Animal Health Corporation (PAHC)
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    Hedge Funds Are Buying Phibro Animal Health Corporation (PAHC)

    Does Phibro Animal Health Corporation (NASDAQ:PAHC) represent a good buying opportunity at the moment? Let’s quickly check the hedge fund interest towards the company. Hedge fund firms constantly search out bright intellectuals and highly-experienced employees and throw away millions of dollars on satellite photos and other research activities, so it is no wonder why they tend […]

  • 6 Stocks With Low Price-Earnings Ratios
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    6 Stocks With Low Price-Earnings Ratios

    Spectrum Brands tops the list Continue reading...

  • Does PetMed Express, Inc.'s (NASDAQ:PETS) CEO Pay Compare Well With Peers?
    Simply Wall St.

    Does PetMed Express, Inc.'s (NASDAQ:PETS) CEO Pay Compare Well With Peers?

    In 2001 Menderes Akdag was appointed CEO of PetMed Express, Inc. (NASDAQ:PETS). This report will, first, examine the...