1. Home /
  2. Investing /
  3. Consumer Staples

Consumer Staples  

Think Trade War Has Hurt Equity Markets? That's Hogwash

A look at the the Baltic Dry Index, the prices of corn and soy, and other data give a clear picture of what's going on during this 'phoney' war.

It Was a Very Good Year for This Portfolio of 2018 Losers

The dozen stocks in this portfolio of companies that likely came under tax-loss selling pressure last year performed quite well as a group in 2019.

Clean Up With This Dividend Stock

Scrub off foreign currency fluctuations that put a stain on earnings and you'll see that Whirlpool is actually poised for long-term growth.

Jitters in Starbucks Shares Appear to Be Over

The coffee merchant's charts indicate the decline in its stock has slowed and that a new uptrend could be at hand.

This Portfolio of Lovable 2018 Losers Puts on a Year-End Sprint

A handful of standouts among the dozen stocks that make up the Tax-Loss Selling Recovery Portfolio pushed the group higher over the last month.

Coca-Cola Charts Show Some Fizz and May Pop After Earnings

The technical signals sent by the beverage giant's charts tell a bullish story.

Costco Charts and Fundamentals Chart Bullish Course

The wholesale club's technical indicators show an extended period of accumulation of its shares.

PepsiCo Ready to Rally on Beat but Broad Market Could Impact Its Movement

The beverage and snack food giant posted better-than-expected third-quarter results but still needs to show independent strength in the days ahead.

Newell Brands Slowly Climbs From Bottom of a Deep Hole

The diversified consumer products company is still far from trading at its price of two years ago, but its shares have turned around nicely in recent months.

No Shortage of Candidates for the Next Portfolio of Losers

Dozens of beaten-up stocks could see tax-loss selling into the end of the year; here's a preview of some that could make up the next Tax Loss Selling Portfolio.

Portfolio of Comeback Hopefuls Makes a Comeback of Its Own

September's wave of buying in value stocks likely helped lift some of the 12 companies that are part of the 2018 Tax-Loss Selling Recovery Portfolio.

Cushion Your Portfolio With This Dividend Aristocrat

Lacking the flash and name recognition of some popular stocks, Leggett & Platt is shareholder-friendly company yielding an attractive 3.8%.

Walmart Stock Surges on Earnings, Salvaging Retail Sentiment

U.S. retail sales have risen at WMT for an unparalleled consecutive 20 quarters.

Keurig Dr Pepper Likely to Settle Into Sideways Pattern

Sellers of the beverage company's shares have been acting more aggressively than buyers in recent weeks.

Dollar Tree Shares Could Shed More Value in the Weeks Ahead

Sellers have been more aggressive the past few months when trading the stock of the discount retailer.

Hunger For Tyson Expected to Grow, Say Analysts

As African swine fever hits some Asian countries and markets are rattled by trade worries, TSN remains in a strong position, say experts.

Tyson Foods Doesn't Turn Tail in Perilous Market After Earnings

The food giant is one of the few stocks holding its ground on Monday morning; here's why.

Charts Say No Soap to Buying Colgate-Palmolive Just Yet

It would be best to see if shares of the consumer products giant can hold a key support level before pulling the trigger to buy them.

Jim Cramer: It's Looking Like the 1980s

Kimberly-Clark's performance is nothing to sneeze at, and neither is Coca-Cola's, as higher sales, higher prices and big demand from emerging markets appear to give us a return to the good old days of great senior growth stocks.

Whirlpool Is in a Bullish Spin Cycle Into Earnings

Prices are about about 50% from their late December nadir.

Coca-Cola Offers Pre-Earnings Hints That It's Ready to Pop

Evidence of the stock's uptrend is presented by Coca-Cola's 50- and 200-day moving averages, which are both pointing higher.

PepsiCo Earnings Push Past Expectations and Stand to Extend Stock's Pop

The soft drink and snack food behemoth managed to overcome the adverse effects of foreign currency translations. .

PepsiCo Could Rally to New Highs as Its Charts Have Not Lost Their Fizz

The soft drink and snack food giant is rising on better-than-expected second-quarter results and looks poised to push significantly higher.

3 Iconic American Companies, Only 2 of Which Are Celebrating This July 4th

Shares of Hershey and Corning have done well since the last Fourth of July, but not so the stock of Harley-Davidson.

3 Big but Varied Names to Own in the Second Half of 2019

Amazon, McCormick & Co. and AT&T offer reasons to believe they'll do well in the back half of the year.

These 3 Dividend Aristocrats Have Consumable Products as Part of Their Offerings

The dividend yields on these stocks range from 2.4% to 3.0%, and in the last two quarters all three once again boosted their quarterly dividend.

Buffett Should Look at Kraft Heinz's Charts, Too, When Pondering His Investment

Shares of the food giant may not have made a bottom, but it will be interesting to see how the stock behaves from here.

There's Nothing in Walmart's Report That Makes Me Bearish

The reaction we're seeing in WMT stock after its results is the correct one.

3 Consumer Staples Stocks for a Volatile Market

It might not be a bad idea to move toward some conservative names such as PG, MDLZ and PEP.

Kraft Heinz Credit Outlook in Question as Buffett Signals Issue With 10-K

It's been no secret that Kraft Heinz is in credit trouble, but why don't we know the extent?