Consumer Products


P&G Earnings Come With No Real Growth

The Procter & Gamble Co. (NYSE: PG) reported fourth-quarter and fiscal-year 2014 results before markets opened Friday. For the quarter, the consumer products maker posted adjusted diluted earnings per share ...
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Are E-Cigarettes Just as Harmful as Tobacco?

The scientific journal Addiction has reviewed the available research on the use, contents and safety of e-cigarettes and determined that they likely are much less harmful to users or bystanders ...
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GoPro Earnings and Sales Better Than Stock Reaction

GoPro, Inc. (NASDAQ: GPRO) shares closed up over 3% going into earnings, but that goodwill from Wall Street was handily removed after the wearable sports camera maker reported its second ...
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What to Expect From Earnings in P&G and Clorox

Friday will bring two key earnings report from consumer products giants. In fact, one is a DJIA stock. Procter & Gamble Co. (NYSE: PG) is the DJIA stock in the ...
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O.M.G-viagra-image Sold Erectile Treatment With Viagra Ingredients

A purported herbal sexual health supplement called O.M.G. has been found by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to contain generic sildenafil, the active ingredient in Pfizer Inc.'s (NYSE: ...
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Herbalife Earnings Miss Estimates for First Time in 22 Quarters

Herbalife Ltd. (NYSE: HLF) reported second-quarter 2014 results after the markets closed Monday. The nutrition and weight loss company posted adjusted diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $1.55 on revenues ...
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Tyson’s Shares Rise on Asset Sale, Outlook

Shares of Tyson Foods Inc. (NYSE: TSN) have bounced around Monday morning as investors try to decide whether the company's earnings and its plans to issue more equity are good ...
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Tyson’s Plan to Issue New Equity Sinks Stock

Less than 90 minutes after reporting a pretty good quarter and a solid outlook, Tyson Foods Inc. (NYSE: TSN) said that it would sell 24 million shares of its Class ...
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Americans Stop Drinking Soda

Americans have become more conscious of the effects of what they drink and eat. This is particularly true with soda, a trend that is not good for branded soda companies, ...
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Americans Overpay $44 Billion for Brand Name Products

Procter & Gamble Co. (NYSE: PG), Colgate-Palmolive Co. (NYSE: CL) and the like live off the consumer appetite for branded products. It turns out that this appetite costs these consumers ...
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Can SodaStream Really Get Bought at $40?

With all the news and hope around SodaStream International Ltd. (NASDAQ: SODA), it may be of little surprise that news has surfaced that the company could be taken private at ...
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Americans Favor Beer Over Liquor and Wine

Good news for the world's brewers. Americans prefer beer over both liquor and wine. According to a new Gallup poll: As they have for most of the past two decades, ...
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Pepsi Boosts Guidance on Pricing Strength

PepsiCo Inc. (NYSE: PEP) reported second-quarter 2014 results before markets opened Thursday. The food and beverage company posted adjusted diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $1.32 on revenues of $16.89 ...
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Beretta’s New Super Rifle

Gun company Beretta is tone deaf when it comes to calls for restrictions on powerful guns sold in the United States. It must be the chance to make money. Beretta's ...
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Bill Ackman Losing Face in Herbalife War

The longstanding fight between Herbalife Ltd. (NYSE: HLF) and short-selling activist investor Bill Ackman just took yet another odd turn. That turn has at least so far gone in the ...
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