SVU : Analysis & Opinions

  1. McCormick (MKC) Beats Q4 Earnings on CCI Cost Savings - Analyst ...

    January 28, 2015
    McCormick & Co. Inc. (MKC) delivered better-than-expected earnings and revenues in the fourth quarter of fiscal 2014.
  2. Kroger (KR) Looks Impressive Going into Earnings Season - Analyst ...

    January 27, 2015
    Kroger (KR) appears strong as it embraces the earnings season with favorable stock price movement, a strong earnings surprise ...
  3. Can McCormick (MKC) Keep the Earnings Streak Alive? - Analyst ...

    January 27, 2015
    McCormick & Co. Inc. (MKC) is set to report fourth-quarter and full year 2014 results before the opening bell on Jan ...
  4. Will Hershey (HSY) Disappoint Earnings Again this Season? - Analyst ...

    January 27, 2015
    The Hershey Company (HSY) is set to report fourth-quarter and full-year 2014 results on Jan 29, before the market opens.
  5. Kimberly-Clark Q4 Earnings Miss on Currency Headwinds - Analyst ...

    January 23, 2015
    Consumer products giant Kimberly-Clark Corporation (KMB) posted adjusted earnings of $1.35 per share in the fourth quarter ...
  6. Will Procter & Gamble (PG) Disappoint Earnings Again in Q2? - ...

    January 23, 2015
    The Procter & Gamble Company (PG) is set to report second-quarter fiscal 2015 results on Jan 27, before the market opens. ...
  7. Dean Foods Declares Management Change, Appoints New EVP - Analyst ...

    January 22, 2015
    Dean Foods Company (DF) has appointed Marc L. Kesselman as Executive Vice President (EVP), General Counsel, Corporate Secretary ...
  8. Unilever (UN) Q4 Organic Sales Remain Flat Sequentially - Analyst ...

    January 21, 2015
    Shares of Unilever N.V. (UN) declined 0.34% on Jan 20 after the company reported sluggish fourth quarter and full year 2 ...
  9. Hershey Hits 52-Week High as Wells Fargo Upgrades Rating - Analyst ...

    January 20, 2015
    On Jan 16, chocolate giant The Hershey Company (HSY) reached a new 52-week high of $110.75 after Wells Fargo Securities upgraded ...
  10. Kroger (KR) Looks Attractive from Earnings Beat Perspective - ...

    January 19, 2015
    We believe Kroger (KR) has enormous opportunities to augment identical supermarket sales, alleviate gross margin pressure, ...
  11. Sysco (SYY) Grows on Acquisitions Despite Margin Pressure - ...

    January 19, 2015
    On Jan 16, 2014, we issued an updated research report on Sysco Corporation (SYY). This global food products maker and distributor ...
  12. Diamond Foods' Growth Plans Drive Recovery; Will it Sustain? ...

    January 16, 2015
    We are encouraged by Diamond Foods Inc's (DMND) ongoing cost containment efforts and its focus on improving operational efficiencies ...
  13. How is Mondelez (MDLZ) Poised for 2015; Will Sales Improve? - ...

    January 15, 2015
    On Jan 14, we issued an updated research report on Mondelez International, Inc. (MDLZ).
  14. General Mills' Fiber One Brand Offers 3 Healthy Treats - Analyst ...

    January 13, 2015
    General Mills Inc. (GIS) recently introduced three new healthy treats under the brand, Fiber One.
  15. Kellogg to Buy Majority Stake in Egyptian Biscuits Company - ...

    January 13, 2015
    Kellogg Company (K) recently announced that it will acquire majority stake in Egyptian packaged biscuits company, Bisco Misr.
  16. Should You Invest in Kraft Foods Group (KRFT) in 2015? - Analyst ...

    January 12, 2015
    On Jan 9, we issued an updated research report on Kraft Foods, Inc. (KRFT).
  17. SUPERVALU Beats Q3 Earnings Estimates on Higher Sales - Analyst ...

    January 8, 2015
    SUPERVALU Inc.'s (SVU) third-quarter fiscal 2015 earnings per share of 18 cents beat the Zacks Consensus Estimate of 14 cents ...
  18. Will SUPERVALU (SVU) Surprise Q3 Earnings Estimates? - Analyst ...

    January 6, 2015
    SUPERVALU Inc. (SVU) is set to report third-quarter fiscal 2015 results on Jan 7. Last quarter, the company posted in-line ...
  19. Supervalu Inc (SVU): New Analyst Report from Zacks Equity Research ...

    January 5, 2015
    SUPERVALU's second-quarter fiscal 2015 earnings of $0.11 were in line with the Zacks Consensus Estimate but declined from ...
  20. Holiday Mood Spurs Retail Stocks, 2 Picks for the Cart - Analyst ...

    December 31, 2014
    All the Christmas ho ho and the fun and frolic to welcome 2015 reflected in the market run of many retailers yesterday.
  21. Is Now The Time To Short Retail?

    August 1, 2014
    A key U.S. retail sector barometer is trading near an influential level of support and resistance. Is it about to see a prolonged ...
  22. Earnings Expectations For The Week Of January 6: Alcoa And More

    January 5, 2014
    Quarterly reports from Alcoa (NASDAQ: AA) have long been considered the kickoff to a new earnings season, though its role ...
  23. It's Time To Check Out Supermarket Stocks

    October 16, 2013
    Grocery chains have been holding up remarkably well, much better that the companies that were supposedly going to eat their ...
  24. Barnes & Noble, J.C. Penney See Short Interest Rise (BKS, JCP, ...

    October 13, 2013
    The back-to-school shopping season was underwhelming, and economic confidence is plummeting ahead of the holiday shopping ...
  25. Wild Short Interest Swings In Barnes & Noble and Rite Aid (BKS, ...

    September 12, 2013
    Overall, the short interest moves in troubled retail companies were mixed again during the latter weeks of August. However, ...
  26. Kroger Leverages Its Strength To Get Even Stronger

    July 9, 2013
    Buying Harris Teeter could be a very savvy long-term move, but only if Kroger leaves it alone.
  27. Walmart Installs Solar Panels in 10 Stores - Analyst Blog

    June 26, 2013
    Walmart has completed solar installations at 8 Walmart stores and 2 Sam's Clubs stores in Maryland.
  28. Cerberus to Buy Parts of Supervalu - Analyst Blog

    January 8, 2013
    Rumor has it that leading grocery chain Supervalu Inc. (SVU) has finally found a potential buyer in private equity firm Cerberus ...
  29. Earnings Preview: Kroger - Analyst Blog

    November 26, 2012
    The Kroger Company (KR), one of the largest grocery retailers and an S&P 500 company, is slated to report its first-quarter ...
  30. The Double-Digit Dividend Increases And Decreases Of The Past ...

    October 18, 2012
    Dividend growth can be one of the best ways for investors to grow wealth over the long term. However, finding those firms ...
  31. Supervalu Concludes Debt Financing - Analyst Blog

    September 4, 2012
    Supervalu Inc. (SVU), one of the largest grocery chains in the US, has completed its debt financing transactions worth around ...
  32. 4 Companies Drowning in Debt - Investment Ideas

    August 10, 2012
    Following the bursting of the housing bubble and subsequent financial crisis, debt has become somewhat of a 4-letter word ...
  33. Supervalu Fires CEO, Hires Chairman

    August 1, 2012
    Supervalu fired its CEO replacing the Walmart veteran with Chairman Wayne Sales.
  34. Kroger Treads Neutral Path - Analyst Blog

    June 18, 2012
    The Kroger Company (KR) holds a significant position among the nation's largest grocery retailers, and remains committed ...
  35. Nash Finch Remains Neutral - Analyst Blog

    June 14, 2012
    We recently reiterated our Neutral recommendation on Nash Finch Co. (NAFC), a wholesale food distributor in the United States. ...
  36. Hedge Funds Love These 11 Dividend Stocks With Low Price/Sale ...

    April 24, 2012
    Here are some stocks with price to sales ratios below 1.5.
  37. S & P 500 - First Quarter Of 2012 Losers

    April 4, 2012
    While the S & P 500 index returned 12% in the first quarter of 2012, that performance was not uniform, as many stocks ...
  38. Sysco Not Exactly Feasting

    February 9, 2012
    Sysco's stock seems a little below fair value, but margins have hit a rough patch and you should probably look elsewhere ...
  39. Winn Dixie Drives Sales, Now Time For Profits

    November 2, 2011
    Coming out of a bankruptcy, Winn-Dixie seems to be doing good.
  40. Dollar General Stuck Between Growth And Value

    August 31, 2011
    Dollar General is posting impressive growth, but the valuation is already impressive.
  41. Weis Markets Takes A Different Approach

    July 21, 2011
    Weis Markets posted a second quarter with essentially flat earnings, though revenue increased. The grocery chain has again ...
  42. PetSmart A Model Of Consistency

    March 9, 2011
    Judging by its sales record, PetSmart didn't miss a beat during the credit crisis.
  43. SUPERVALU's Struggles

    January 14, 2011
    SUPERVALU's stock could rise sharply if operating trends improve, but for now it remains in freefall.
  44. 3 Stocks Hammered By Earnings Season

    October 29, 2010
    These stocks recently felt the rath of investors. Can you profit from discounted share prices?
  45. Finding Nuggets In The Alaska Permanent Fund

    September 16, 2010
    Check out some the top picks from the Alaska Permanent Fund. Will they pay off or are they just fool's gold?
  46. 5 Book Value Bargains

    July 7, 2010
    On average, an entire portfolio of stocks purchased at low book values will likely do well.
  47. Sanderson Farms Soars To All Time High

    April 28, 2010
    Sanderson Farms is a hot momentum stock, but can the ride continue.
  48. A Grocer For Hungry Investors

    September 21, 2009
    Kroger recently missed earnings estimates, which might provide a great buying opportunity for investors.
  49. The Rest Of The Retail Earnings Story

    August 21, 2009
    The 'rest of the story' you didn't hear about in earnings releases from key retailers.
  50. Five Stocks Buying Back Shares

    June 25, 2009
    When companies buy their own stock, it can be an indicator of good things to come. Here are a few to watch.
  51. 5 Companies Snapping Up Their Own Stock

    June 15, 2009
    These companies are buying back their shares. Should you be buying them as well?
  52. Grocery Stocks On Or Off The Shelf?

    March 3, 2009
    A look at the how some supermarkets/food companies are doing in light of a potential price war in the grocery store industry.
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