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Why McDonald’s Earnings Tell a Story of Never-Ending Woe

McDonald’s Corp. (NYSE: MCD) reported third-quarter 2014 results before markets opened Tuesday. The fast-food restaurant chain posted diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $1.09 on revenues of $6.99 billion. In ...
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Kimberly-Clark Earnings Win Tempered by Spin-Off Restructuring

Kimberly-Clark Corp. (NYSE: KMB) reported its third-quarter results Tuesday before the market opened as $1.61 in earnings per share and $5.44 billion in revenue. That was against Thomson Reuters consensus ...
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Coca-Cola Lowers Growth Outlook After Whiffing on Q3 Estimates

The Coca-Cola Co. (NYSE: KO) reported third-quarter 2014 results before markets opened Tuesday. The soft-drink maker posted adjusted diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $0.48 on revenues of $11.98 billion. ...
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Hasbro Delivers on Earnings

Monday morning, Hasbro Inc. (NASDAQ: HAS) reported earnings for its third quarter of $1.46 per share and $1.47 billion in revenue. That was against Thomson Reuters estimates of $1.45 in ...
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Honeywell Earnings Driven by Aerospace Margins

Honeywell International Inc. (NYSE: HON) reported its third-quarter results Friday before the markets opened as $1.43 in earnings per share and $10.11 billion in revenue. That was against Thomson Reuters ...
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Brand Loyalty Leaders Chock Full of Techs

Of the top 100 product categories and brands in a new ranking of customer loyalty leaders, nearly half (45) are tech companies engaged in digital and social networks and products. ...
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The Habit Restaurants Files for IPO

Habit Restaurants Inc. has filed its S-1 form with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) for an initial public offering (IPO). No terms were given for the offering, but the ...
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Analyst Sum of the Parts Review Shows Yum! Worth Much More

A fundamental question that growing companies must continue to ask themselves is, are the parts worth more than the whole? In the case of Yum! Brands Inc. (NYSE: YUM), Oppenheimer ...
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Herbalife Throws Distributors’ Websites Under the Bus

While nutrition and weight loss company Herbalife Ltd. (NYSE: HLF) says it is confident that the multi-level marketing firm won’t be shut down, it is not taking a lot of ...
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Cowen Says 2 Video Gaming Stocks Could Have 100% or More Upside

Everywhere you go, you see it in public. On airplanes, in restaurants, at the mall, kids and young people furiously banging away on a smartphone or tablet playing a video ...
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Pepsi Earnings Set Course for New 52-Week High

PepsiCo Inc. (NYSE: PEP) reported third-quarter 2014 results before markets opened Thursday. The food and beverage company posted adjusted diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $1.36 on revenues of $17.22 ...
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Apple Brand Value Reaches $119 Billion

Despite some struggles, which may have ended with the release of the new iPhone 6, Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) has the most valuable brand in the world, according to the ...
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What to Expect From Pepsi Earnings

PepsiCo Inc. (NYSE: PEP) is set to report its third-quarter earnings Thursday before the market opens. This food and beverage giant beat estimates yet again in the previous quarter. This earnings ...
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After the Warning, Is SodaStream a Better or Worse Buyout Candidate?

SodaStream International Ltd. (NASDAQ: SODA) saw its stock take a serious hit on Tuesday after the company's shares were halted for "news pending." Rather than the hoped for buyout, the ...
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Coffee Rises, but Starbucks Hedges

When Starbucks Corp. (NASDAQ: SBUX) last raised its coffee prices in late June, coffee was selling in the commodity markets at around $1.76 a pound, after peaking at around $2.12 ...
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