Consumer Products

Will Herbalife Go Private?

Herbalife Ltd. (NYSE: HLF) has been under fire for years with many investors betting against the firm calling it a scam or a pyramid scheme. Notable among those betting against ...
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Hindus Want Kellogg to Stop Adding Beef to Cereal, Other Products

Hindus in the United States and India are reportedly seeking an apology from Kellogg Co. (NYSE: K) and the resignation of CEO John A. Bryant for failing to disclose the ...
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If Kevin Kisner Wins The PGA, So Does TaxSlayer.com

Almost no one who follows professional golf knows Kevin Kisler, who currently leads the PGA, one of the sport's four major tournaments. If he does win, it will show how ...
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Survey Finds Some Americans Think Government Should Tax Unhealthy Behavior

A new report at Consumer Reports shows that while consumers have mixed feelings about so-called sin or behavior taxes, among the 42% who favor them, the majority approve of taxing ...
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McCormick Gears Up for Acquisition With Secondary Offering

Shares of McCormick & Co. (NYSE: MKC) saw a handy gain on Wednesday after the firm announced that it had priced its secondary offering. The purpose of this offering is ...
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Ralph Lauren Wins Big on Earnings

Ralph Lauren Corp. (NYSE: RL) reported its most recent quarterly earnings before the markets opened on Tuesday. The company posted $1.11 in earnings per share (EPS) and $1.35 billion in ...
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Tyson Foods Earnings Boosted by AdvancePierre Acquisition

Tyson Foods Inc. (NYSE: TSN) reported third-quarter fiscal 2017 results before markets opened Monday. The food processing company posted adjusted earnings per share (EPS) of $1.28 on revenues of $9.85 ...
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Is the Death of Avon the Only Outcome Now?

Avon Products Inc. (NYSE: AVP) watched its shares hit a new all-time low on Thursday after the company offered a dull earnings report. What’s even worse is that some are ...
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Shopping for Groceries Online: Can Walmart Face Down Amazon?

Ever since Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) announced its offer to buy Whole Foods Market Inc. (NASDAQ: WFM), a lot of attention has been focused on shopping online for groceries. Who ...
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4 Ultra-Safe Stock Picks as Market Becomes Dangerously Overbought

While the market continues to roll on to record highs, one thing is becoming ever more evident: Turning to the bond market is hardly a safe alternative to equities, and ...
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Will Under Armour Restructuring Raise Investors’ Spirits?

Under Armour Inc. (NYSE: UAA) reported second-quarter 2017 results before markets opened Tuesday. The sports gear maker reported a diluted loss per Class A and Class B share of $0.03 ...
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Why Ulta Beauty Shareholders May See Less Beautiful Times Ahead

If there was one consumer-focused growth company that had been immune to many ongoing market concerns, Ulta Beauty Inc. (NASDAQ: ULTA) would have fit the bill. In early 2014 this ...
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FDA Clamps Down on Cigarettes With New Regulations

The major cigarette stocks were down on Friday after the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) said that it will explore plans to include less nicotine in cigarettes. This is ...
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Coca-Cola Remains Flat Despite Earnings Beat

When Coca-Cola Co. (NYSE: KO) reported its most recent quarterly results before the markets opened on Wednesday, the company said that it had $0.59 in earnings per share (EPS) and ...
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Hasbro Looks Better Than Mattel, but Problems Remain for Both

When Hasbro Inc. (NASDAQ: HAS) reported its second-quarter financial results before the markets opened on Monday, the company said that it had $0.53 in earnings per share (EPS) and $972.5 ...
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