SYY : Analysis & Opinions

  1. Markets End Week On Positive Note As Investors Are Encouraged ...

    November 21, 2014
    U.S. stocks ended the week higher as investors were encouraged by announcements in Europe and China. The European Central ...
  2. Are Cost-Control Measures Driving Consumer Staples? - Industry ...

    October 13, 2014
    Are Cost-Control Measures Driving Consumer Staples? - Industry Outlook
  3. Can Consumer Staples Rebound? - Industry Outlook

    June 10, 2014
    Can Consumer Staples Rebound? - Industry Outlook
  4. Consumer Staples Stock Outlook - Feb 2014 - Industry Outlook

    February 18, 2014
    Consumer Staples Stock Outlook - Feb 2014 - Industry Outlook
  5. To Taper or Not To Taper... - Ahead of Wall Street

    December 9, 2013
    We may be beginning to embark on a new, somewhat dangerous, period of "newslessness."
  6. Sysco's Benefit Of The Doubt Looking A Little Fuzzy

    August 12, 2013
    Sysco's weak organic growth and even weaker margins ought to be eroding the stock's premium more than they have.
  7. Strong Growth Can Help United Natural Foods Grow Into Its Multiple

    May 29, 2013
    United Natural Foods continues to grow at a double-digit rate, but the valuation is already rich.
  8. Sysco's Reputation Seems More Durable Than Its Growth

    May 7, 2013
    Sysco seems to be trading more on reputation than reality today.
  9. Sysco Can't Fight A Low Tide

    November 7, 2012
    Sysco's volume growth is weak, but this isn't a one quarter story. What Sysco has achieved over the years is remarkable, ...
  10. United Natural Foods Has To Spend Money To Make Money

    September 13, 2012
    United Natural is gaining share, but likely needs to add capacity.
  11. Sysco Muddling Through

    August 16, 2012
    Sysco is doing better than the restaurant industry, but not better enough.
  12. Sysco and Other Big Movers In Services

    August 13, 2012
    The market has been slipping so far today. The Nasdaq has fallen 0.3%; the S&P 500 has fallen 0.4%; and the Dow has declined ...
  13. Sysco Looks Stuck

    May 9, 2012
    Sysco is finding that the old tricks aren't working anymore.
  14. McCormick Looking Overcooked

    April 2, 2012
    McCormick looks expensive at the earnings multiple, but does have a very solid track record of leveraging mid-single-digit ...
  15. 5 Solid Income Stocks Ready to Grow

    March 10, 2012
    Investors continue to seek out income stocks that have dividend yields like growth stock returns, but it usually means hit ...
  16. 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 ...
  17. McDonald's Off The Dollar Menu

    October 28, 2011
    McDonald's is gaining share and continuing to excel.
  18. Tyson Almost Ready To Serve

    August 11, 2011
    Tyson is oh-so close to being an interesting buy candidate.
  19. Sysco Humming Along

    May 11, 2011
    Sysco is navigating food inflation reasonably well and looks like a solid conservative growth name.
  20. Sysco Still On Simmer

    November 9, 2010
    Sysco is growing a bit, but not enough to be interesting.
  21. Middleby Stuck In The Middle For Now

    August 17, 2010
    Middleby continues to gain share in a fragmented market.
  22. All Of The Alpha, None Of The Beta

    June 22, 2010
    A lack of volatility and a load of consistent progress are actually the keys to a better bottom line.
  23. Sysco Delivers More

    May 5, 2010
    Decades of organic growth and acquisitions have given Sysco a formidable edge in the food distribution segment.
  24. Cal-Maine Foods: An "Egg-Citing" Company

    April 27, 2010
    Cal-Maine Foods is the largest egg prodcucer in the United States, and has grown through an aggressive acquisition strategy ...
  25. 3 Portfolio Staples

    March 24, 2010
    Market history states that after a year of big gains, paltry returns are to follow. Dividend stocks can help enhance those ...
  26. Sysco Delivers The Goods

    February 3, 2010
    Sysco's valuable assets and excellent future growth potential comes at a reasonable price, despite shares currently trading ...
  27. 3 Food Stocks Flying Under The Radar

    July 29, 2009
    Food may not be a sexy stock pick, but these three companies seem to offer steady dividends and stable growth.
  28. Investigating A Corny Subject (ADM, CPO, CAG)

    July 25, 2007
    A look at three corn producers who use innovation to differentiate themselves in a competitive market.
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