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This list tracks the largest earnings beats for companies recently reporting earnings. This list is produced daily using the real-time earnings results reported by Selerity and limited to the top 30 stocks that meet the criteria.
Is Johnson & Johnson an Attractive Buy following Its Q1 Results?Revenue performance Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) reported its earnings results for the first quarter of 2019 on April 16. In its first-quarter earnings press release, the company
What’s Expected for Altria’s First-Quarter Earnings(Continued from Prior Part)Analysts’ expectationsIn the first quarter, analysts expect Altria Group’s (MO) to fall 1.7% YoY (year-over-year) to $4.59 billion from $4.67 billion. During the
Kimberly-Clark KMB — Kimberly-Clark rose nearly 4.5% after the company reported strong first-quarter earnings. The parent company of Kleenex, Huggies and Kotex reported $1.66 per share versus the expected $1.54 per share, according to Refinitiv. Boeing BA — Shares of the airline manufacturer dropped 0.6% following The New York Times' report that Boeing ignored workers' concerns over its production quality of 787 Dreamliner jets.
Weak Intermodal Volumes Dragged Down US Rail Traffic in Week 15Rail traffic fell On April 17, the Association of American Railroads reported that overall traffic volumes for US railroad companies (IYT) had fallen 1.2% in Week 15, which ended on
What’s Expected for Altria’s First-Quarter EarningsStock performanceAltria Group (MO) is set to report its first-quarter earnings on April 25. As of April 18, Altria stock was trading at $54.37, 13.7% higher than when it announced its
Better-than-expected revenue in North America, along with the company's claim that prices were bottoming out, initially drove shares in the oilfield services giant almost 5 percent higher after it published first quarter results. Shares of Halliburton were flat in midday trade. "I don't think there was anything in there to get people off the sidelines," said Jennifer Rowland, an analyst at brokerage Edward Jones, arguing the company's comments fell short of what was needed to shift sentiment around the industry.
Persisting Challenges Could Hurt Colgate-Palmolive in Q1(Continued from Prior Part)The consensus estimate for the first quarterColgate-Palmolive (CL) has failed to impress with its sales performance in the past several quarters. The company managed
Will Proofpoint Continue to Beat Earnings Estimates in Q1?(Continued from Prior Part)Stock returnsProofpoint (PFPT) stock has generated impressive returns over the last few years. The stock rose 15% in 2016 and 22% in 2017. Last year, PFPT fell
Goldman Sachs Upgrades PepsiCo Stock after Strong Q1 Results(Continued from Prior Part)Margin improved in Q1 PepsiCo’s (PEP) gross margin expanded 87 basis points on a year-over-year basis to about 55.9% in the first quarter of 2019, which ended on
Johnson & Johnson or Pfizer: What to Pick in April(Continued from Prior Part)Immunology revenue performance In the first quarter, Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) reported immunology sales of $3.25 billion, a YoY (year-over-year) rise of 6.9% on a
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Kimberly-Clark Beats Q1 Estimates on Higher Pricing(Continued from Prior Part)Challenges persist Kimberly-Clark (KMB) stock could benefit from its stronger-than-expected first-quarter results in the near term. Higher pricing, a favorable mix, and
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Persisting Challenges Could Hurt Colgate-Palmolive in Q1What to expect Colgate-Palmolive (CL) is scheduled to announce its first-quarter earnings results before the market opens on April 26. Analysts’ first-quarter estimates indicate that