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Experts pick their favorite comfort food stocks that have benefited from the stay-at-home trend.
Life is unpredictable. Black Swans are unpredictable events that disrupt not just financial markets. Twelve months ago, I went to my neighbor's New Year's Eve party.
Before we get to the seasonal Christmas-New Year's slowdown that's ahead of us, there will be several earnings reports worth digging into next week. I suspect FedEx's guidance will help set the holiday spending mood, while Darden's comments will lik...
* Smucker's had a good beat for the second quarter in a row J. M. Smucker reported a $0.15/share beat (at $2.39) on better organic growth (+4%). Elevated at home consumption in the consumer and coffee segments were contributing factors. Smucker est...
Food company General Mills is benefiting as more consumers work from home and dine out less.
The greedy are, at last, getting blown out, and the prudent being vindicated. I see three buckets of stocks that intrigue me now.
What We Need Now? Pure and simple. Follow through. Equity markets have to follow through.
The idea is to identify those that might ultimately recover in the new year.
General Mills offers a 3% yield and has avoided cuts to its dividend for 118 straight years.
I have often written or spoken of the 'half-way back' economy, symbolized by a 'reversed' square root symbol.
Disinfectant makers, home repair retailers and even camping equipment names might be your best bet until a vaccine comes.
I recently endorsed the packaged foods goods sector and have purchased more Kraft Heinz , TreeHouse Foods and J. M. Smucker . (All three are on my Best Ideas List.) The stocks did quite well yesterday. Credit Suisse chimed in bullishly this morning ...
The problem for index fund owners is they own all three buckets and there are a lot more companies in the third bucket than in the first two.
I think their sales are sustainable in part because we are scared to go to the supermarket but we know we have to because we can't go out much.
It's still not a stock picker's market, but have a list of names ready to perform amid the coronavirus crisis.
If this group begins to outperform, then I'd use it as an indication of caution.
Markets have never had to price in a global economic collapse of this magnitude before. And a very real danger exists for small businesses.
I would posit that when we see the excitement around General Mills and Campbell Soup wane, we'll find more stability in the market.
Before taking the stage at the CAGNY investor conference in Orlando, General Mills reiterated its recent guidance that calls for organic sales growth of 1%-2% this year and constant-currency adjusted diluted EPS to be up 3%-5% vs. +5% consensus. It ...
General Mills has a long history of generating consistent growth over many decades -- and a high yield of 3.7%.
We turn our attention, not in the least bit eagerly, but fully focused on what comes next.
This week brings key results from Micron, Nike and FedEx, among others.
Turning to corporate earnings to be had next week, much like this week there will be a handful of ones to dissect ahead of the upcoming December quarter earnings bonanza that will kick off in about one month. Here are some of the ones worth watching...
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.
From poultry and snacks to cereal, ice cream and an 'organic' ETF, these top food stocks are a tasty dish for investors.