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Popular Posts: Apple’s So-So Quarter Could Kill AAPL’s MojoApple Earnings Set to Give AAPL Stock a Lift3 Global Food & Beverage Giants on the Ropes Recent Posts: Pfizer, Merck Stock – Same Ol’ Slumping Revenues, Same Mixed Prospects 3 Dividend Stocks Juicing Returns With Buybacks Dollar Tree Extends the M&A Branch to Family Dollar (DLTR, FDO) View All Posts Pfizer, Merck Stock – Same Ol’ Slumping Revenues, Same Mixed Prospects Pharmaceuticals giants Pfizer (PFE) and Merck (MRK) both topped Wall Street’s profit forecasts Tuesday, but slumping revenue remains the real story, as MRK and PFE struggle with the loss of patent protection on blockbuster drugs. Hot Beverage Companies To Invest In Right Now: Coca-Cola Amatil Ltd (CCLAF) Coca-Cola Amatil Limited (CCA) with its subsidiaries is engaged in the manufacture, distribution and marketing of carbonated soft drinks, still and mineral waters, fruit juices, coffee and other alcohol-free beverages. CCA operates in … Continue reading

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Ulta Salon, Cosmetics & Fragrance, Inc. (NASDAQ:ULTA) will conduct a conference call to discuss its third quarter 2013 results on Thursday, December 5, 2013 at 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time / 4:00 p.m. Central Time. A press release detailing the Company’s third quarter 2013 results will be issued after the market closes and prior to the call. Wall Street anticipates that the personal services company will earn $0.74 per share for the quarter. iStock expects ULTA to beat Wall Street’s consensus number The iEstimate is $0.75. Ulta operates specialty retail stores in the United States. Its stores offer cosmetics, fragrance, haircare, and skincare products, as well as related accessories and services. The specialty retailer has topped Wall Street’s earnings forecast 16 consecutive quarters. Hot Specialty Retail Stocks To Own For 2015: CSS Industries Inc (CSS) CSS Industries, Inc. (CSS), incorporated on November 5, 1923, is a company primarily engaged in the … Continue reading

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Walmart Stores, Inc. (NYSE: WMT) must believe that it actually is the dominant force in everyday low prices. It means to prove that point by offering customers the prices that its competitors charge. While the program has its risks, it may also prove the no other retailer can match the bulk of its discounts. According to a report: Wal-Mart told The Associated Press that it has rolled out an online tool that compares its prices on 80,000 food and household products — from canned beans to dishwashing soap — with those of its competitors. If a lower price is found elsewhere, the discounter will refund the difference to shoppers in the form a store credit. The world’s largest retailer began offering the feature, called “Savings Catcher,” on its website late last month in seven big markets that include Dallas, San Diego and Atlanta. The tool compares advertised prices at retailers … Continue reading

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AT&T’s discussions to possibly buy DirecTV are progressing and a deal could happen within two weeks, according to a report in The Wall Street Journal. Citing people familiar with the matter, the newspaper reported that AT&T would use a combination of cash and stock to acquire the satellite TV company. A takeover of the company would come at a premium cost of about $50 billion, the unnamed sources told the newspaper. DirecTV’s market value was at nearly $45 billion Monday. DirecTV would be run by current management as a unit of AT&T, Bloomberg reported, also citing unnamed sources. DirecTV Chief Executive Officer Mike White plans to retire after 2015, the sources said. DirecTV and At&T declined to comment on the report. The move, if it should happen, would represent the latest sign of consolidation hitting the pay TV industry. The other most notable deal in the works is Comcast’s attempt … Continue reading

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Earnings season is here again, an intense yet fun time for stock nerds like me. I had nightmares about the huge drag European losses could have on what was supposed to be a highly profitable first quarter for myFord (NYSE: F  ) . There was an immense amount of good news and numbers delivered in the conference call Wednesday — and it was indeed a highly profitable quarter. Through all the good news, two things stuck out to me. One was that losses in Europe fell significantly from the previous quarter. Second was that $80 billion in Ford’s debt actually created more net income than the losses Europe eradicated. Yes, you read that right — Ford’s debt created more profit than Europe lost. Here are the facts, by the numbers. Alan Mulally plans to restore Europe operations to profitability by mid-decade. Photo: Ford Motor. Europe: a black hole for profits For … Continue reading