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Global Stocks Trending in the News for February 7th, 2019

Feb 07, 2019

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Global Consumer Stocks Trending in the News

  • Capri Holdings Ltd. (CPRI) shares soared after the Michael Kors owner acquired the Gianni Versace brand. Additionally, Capri Holdings boosted its FY revenue guidance from expecting USD$5.13bn to expecting USD$5.22bn. Analysts, meanwhile, project USD$5.20bn in revenue for the upcoming FY. Capri Holdings is not rated in our Global Top Stock Ideas.  
  • Chipotle (CMG) reported third quarter 2019 adjusted EPS of USD$1.72 beating consensus of USD$1.39.  Chipotle third quarter 2019 revenue came at USD$1.23 billion matching consensus of USD$1.19 billion.  Chipotle same store sales grew at 6.1%, well above consensus of 4.5%.  Chipotle is rated “Unattractive” in our US Large-Cap and “Attractive” in our US Consumer Discretionary Global Top Stock Ideas.
  • Daimler (DB: DAI) reported fourth quarter ebit of 2.67 billion versus 3.42 billion euros a year ago.  Daimler fourth quarter revenue came at 46.6 billion euros USD$39.29 billion versus 45.5 billion euros from a year ago.  Daimler is discussing building an electric van with Tesla (TSLA).  Daimler is also talking to Geely Automotive (SEHK:175) about future cooperation.  Daimler is rated “Unattractive” in our European Large-Cap Global Top Stock Ideas.  Tesla is rated “Top Short” in our US Large-Cap and “Neutral” in our US Consumer Discretionary Global Top Stock Ideas.  Geely Automotive is rated “Unattractive” in our China All-Cap Global Top Stock Ideas.
  • General Motors Co. (GM) announced CY4Q2018 adjusted EPS of USD$1.43 while consensus was for USD$1.25. General Motors Co. reported revenue of USD$38.40bn in CY4Q2018 while analysts expected USD$36.53bn. General Motors Co. maintained FY2019 adjusted EPS guidance between USD$6.50 and USD$7.00 while consensus was for USD$6.27. General Motors Co. is rated “Top Short” in our US Large-Cap and “Top Buy” in our US Consumer Discretionary Global Top Stock Ideas.
  • GoPro (GPRO) reported fourth quarter adjusted EPS of USD$0.26, in line with consensus of USD$0.26. GoPro fourth quarter revenue came at USD$377 million beating consensus of USD$374 million by a touch.  GoPro is rated “Neutral” in our US SMID-Cap and “Unattractive” in our US Consumer Discretionary Global Top Stock Ideas.
  • Hanesbrands Inc. (HBI) announced CY4Q2018 adjusted EPS of USD$0.48 while consensus was for USD$0.46. Hanesbrands Inc. reported revenue of USD$1.77bn in CY4Q2018 while analysts expected USD$1.71bn. Hanesbrands Inc. sees FY2019 adjusted EPS of between USD$1.72 and USD$1.80, the midpoint of which misses analyst expectations of USD$1.80. Hanesbrands Inc. is rated “Unattractive” in our US Large-Cap and “Neutral” in our US Consumer Discretionary Global Top Stock Ideas.
  • Kellogg Co. (K) announced CY4Q2018 comparable EPS of USD$0.91 while consensus was for USD$0.88. Kellogg Co. reported revenue of USD$3.32bn in CY4Q2018, matching consensus of USD$3.32bn. Kellogg Co. sees FY2019 revenue growing by between 3% and 4%. Kellogg Co. is rated “Neutral” in our US Large-Cap and “Attractive” in our US Consumer Staples Global Top Stock Ideas.
  • Tyson Foods (TSN) announced FY1Q2019 adjusted EPS of USD$1.58 while consensus was for USD$1.56. Tyson Foods reported revenue of USD$10.19bn in FY1Q2019 while analysts expected USD$10.37bn. Tyson Foods sees FY2019 revenue between USD$43.00bn and USD$42.69bn, in line with analyst expectations. Tyson Foods is rated “Attractive” in our US Large-Cap and “Top Buy” in our US Consumer Staples Global Top Stock Ideas.
  • Yum! Brands Inc. (YUM) announced CY4Q2018 adjusted EPS of USD$0.40, largely missing consensus of USD$0.97. Yum! Brands Inc. reported revenue of USD$1.56bn in CY4Q2018 while analysts expected USD$1.59bn. Yum! Brands Inc. Observed worldwide comparable sales growth of 3.0% in CY4Q2018 while consensus was for 2.5%. Yum! Brands Inc. is rated “Neutral” in our US Large-Cap and “Top Buy” in our US Consumer Discretionary Global Top Stock Ideas.

Global Information Technology & Communication Services Stocks Trending in the News

  • Alliance Data Systems (ADS) announced CY4Q2018 adjusted EPS of USD$7.04 while consensus was for USD$6.94. Alliance Data Systems reported revenue of USD$2.06bn in CY4Q2018 while analysts expected USD$2.12bn. Alliance Data Systems sees FY2019 adjusted EPS of USD$22.0bn while consensus was for USD$24.4bn. Alliance Data Systems is rated “Top Buy” in our US Large-Cap and “Attractive” in our US Information Technology Global Top Stock Ideas.
  • Broadridge Financial Solutions (BR) announced FY2Q2019 adjusted EPS of USD$0.56 while consensus was for USD$0.71. Broadridge Financial Solutions reported revenue of USD$953.4mm in FY2Q2019 while analysts expected USD$967.6mm. Broadridge Financial Solutions sees FY2019 adjusted EPS growing by between 9% and 13%. Broadridge Financial Solutions is rated “Top Buy” in our US Large-Cap and “Top Buy” in our US Information Technology Global Top Stock Ideas.
  • Cognizant Technology Solutions (CTSH) announced CY4Q2018 adjusted EPS of USD$ while consensus was for USD$1.07. Cognizant Technology Solutions reported revenue of USD$ in CY4Q2018 while analysts expected USD$. Cognizant Technology Solutions sees FY2019 adjusted EPS between USD$ and USD$. Cognizant Technology Solutions is rated “Neutral” in our US Large-Cap and “Top Buy” in our US Information Technology Global Top Stock Ideas.
  • Electronic Arts (EA) reported third quarter 2019 adjusted EPS of USD$1.93 matching consensus of USD$1.93.  Electronic Arts third quarter 2019 revenue came at USD$1.61 billion trailing consensus of USD$1.75 billion.  Electronic Arts gave EPS guidance for the coming quarter of USD$ 0.90, well below consensus of USD$1.59 with revenue of USD$1.17 while consensus is for USD$1.47 billion.  Electronic Arts is rated “Unattractive” in our US SMID-Cap and “Neutral” in our US Information Technology Global Top Stock Ideas.
  • First Data Corp. (FDC) announced CY4Q2018 adjusted EPS of USD$0.38 that matched its preliminary reported adjusted EPS of USD$0.38 on January 16th. First Data Corp. Sees its FY2019 adjusted EPS between USD$1.55 and USD$1.58, the midpoint of which slightly misses consensus of USD$1.58. First Data Corp. is rated “Neutral” in our US Large-Cap and “Neutral” in our US Information Technology Global Top Stock Ideas.
  • Snap Inc. (SNAP) shares soared as much as 27% after the company reported revenue that trumped analyst expectations. Snap observed revenue of USD$389.8mm in CY4Q2018 while consensus was for USD$377.5mm. Management said on a conference call that analysts that the company is, “cautiously optimistic,” that users will remain level in the current quarter. Snap is rated “Top Short” in our US Large-Cap and “Neutral” in our US Information Technology Global Top Stock Ideas. 
  • Take-Two Interactive Software (TTWO) shares fell after announcing FY4Q2019 EPS guidance between USD$0.61 and USD$0.71 while consensus was for USD$1.07. Take-Two generated an adjusted EPS of USD$2.90 in FY3Q2019 while consensus was for USD$2.80. Take-Two Interactive Software reported adjusted revenue of USD$1.57bn in F32Q2019 while analysts expected USD$1.52. Take-Two Interactive Software is rated “Neutral” in our US Large-Cap and “Top Buy” in our US Information Technology Global Top Stock Ideas.
  • The New York Times Co. (NYT) announced CY4Q2018 adjusted EPS of USD$0.32 while consensus was for USD$0.28. The New York Times reported revenue of USD$502.7mm in CY4Q2018 while analysts expected USD$479.5mm. The New York Times is rated “Neutral” in our US Large-Cap and “Neutral” in our US Consumer Discretionary Global Top Stock Ideas.
  • The Walt Disney Co. (DIS) reported fiscal first quarter adjusted EPS of USD$1.84, handily beating consensus of USD$1.54. Disney fiscal first quarter revenue came at USD$15.3 billion beating consensus of USD$15.15 billion by a touch.  Disney's strong broadcast results drove the company's earnings beat.  Walt Disney Co. is rated “Neutral” in our US Large-Cap and “Top Buy” in our US Consumer Discretionary Global Top Stock Ideas.
  • Twitter Inc. (TWTR) shares slid after reporting CY1Q2019 revenue guidance between USD$715mm and USD$775mm, the midpoint of which misses consensus of USD$766.1mm. Twitter announced CY4Q2018 adjusted EPS of USD$0.31 while consensus was for USD$0.25. Twitter Inc. reported revenue of USD$909.0mm in CY4Q2018 while analysts expected USD$866.7mm. Twitter also announced that it would stop reporting monthly active users (MAU). Twitter Inc. is rated “Neutral” in our US Large-Cap and “Attractive” in our US Information Technology Global Top Stock Ideas.
  • Twenty-First Century Fox Inc. (FOXA) announced FY2Q2019 adjusted EPS from continuing operations of USD$0.37 while consensus was for USD$0.32. Twenty-First Century Fox reported revenue of USD$8.50bn in FY2Q2019 while analysts expected USD$8.49bn. Twenty-First Century Fox is rated “Neutral” in our US Large-Cap and “Top Buy” in our US Consumer Discretionary Global Top Stock Ideas.
  • Ubisoft (ENXTPA: UBI) shares tanked after competitors Electronic Arts (EA) and Take-Two Interactive Software (TTWO) reported weaker than expected earnings. Video game makers across the globe are attributing lagging performance to the unprecedented success of Fortnite, a free to play game launched by Tencent’s (SEHK: 700) Epic Games. Ubisoft is rated “Attractive” in our European Large-Cap Global Top Stock Ideas. Electronic Arts is rated “Unattractive” in our US Large-Cap and “Neutral” in our US Information Technology Global Top Stock Ideas. Take-Two is rated “Neutral” in our US Large-Cap and “Top Buy” in our US Information Technology Global Top Stock Ideas. Tencent is rated “Attractive” in our China All-Cal Global Top Stock Ideas.

Global Industrials Stocks Trending in the News

  • Cummins Inc. (CMI) announced CY4Q2018 adjusted EPS of USD$3.63 while consensus was for USD$3.81. Cummins Inc. reported revenue of USD$6.13bn in CY4Q2018 while analysts expected USD$6.08bn. Cummins Inc. sees FY2019 revenue growing by between 0% and 4%. Cummins Inc. is rated “Attractive” in our US Large-Cap and “Top Buy” in our US Industrials Global Top Stock Ideas.
  • Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. (JEC) announced FY1Q2019 adjusted EPS of USD$1.14 while consensus was for USD$1.03. Jacobs Engineering Group reported revenue of USD$3.08bn in FY1Q2019 while analysts expected USD$3.82bn. Jacobs Engineering Group sees FY2019 adjusted EPS of between USD$5.10 and USD$5.50, the midpoint of which edges past analyst expectations of USD$5.15. Jacobs Engineering Group is rated “Neutral” in our US Large-Cap and “Neutral” in our US Industrials Global Top Stock Ideas.
  • Masco Corp. (MAS) announced CY4Q2018 adjusted EPS of USD$0.64 while consensus was for USD$0.56. Masco Corp. reported revenue of USD$2.04bn in CY4Q2018 while analysts expected USD$2.01bn. Masco Corp. sees FY2019 adjusted EPS of between USD$2.60 and USD$2.80, the midpoint of which is in line with consensus of USD$2.71. Masco Corp. is rated “Top Buy” in our US Large-Cap and “Attractive” in our US Industrials Global Top Stock Ideas.
  • Sensata Technologies Holdings (ST) announced CY4Q2018 adjusted EPS of USD$0.95 while consensus was for USD$0.99. Sensata Technologies reported revenue of USD$3.58bn in CY4Q2018 while analysts expected USD$3.68bn. Sensata Technologies sees FY2019 adjusted EPS of between USD$3.94 and USD$4.10, the midpoint of which slightly misses consensus of USD$4.05. Sensata Technologies is not rated in our Global Top Stock Ideas.

 

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Global Financials Stocks Trending in the News

  • Allstate (ALL) reported fourth quarter adjusted EPS of USD$1.24 beating consensus of USD$1.10. Allstate fiscal first quarter combined ratio came at 97% matching consensus.  Allstate is rated “Neutral” in our US Large-Cap Global Top Stock Ideas.
  • ING Groep NV (ENXTAM: INGA) shared traded higher after the company announced it may move some offices due to Brexit. The Amsterdam-based financial institution is considering relocating dozens of London positions back to the European continent. CEO Ralph Hamers told reporters on Wednesday, “What regulators are thinking -- depending on how Brexit will be negotiated -- is that European banks do need some kind of a risk control on the continent for their euro business.” ING Groep is rated “Top Short” in our European Large-Cap Global Top Stock Ideas.
  • Intercontinental Exchange (ICE) announced CY4Q2018 adjusted EPS of USD$0.94 while consensus was for USD$0.92. Intercontinental Exchange reported revenue of USD$1.31bn in CY4Q2018 while analysts expected USD$1.30bn. Intercontinental Exchange is rated “Attractive” in our US Large-Cap Global Top Stock Ideas.
  • MetLife (MET) reported fourth quarter adjusted EPS of USD$1.35 beating consensus of USD$1.28. MetLife fourth quarter adjusted revenue came at USD$15.4 billion, matching consensus.  MetLife is rated “Neutral” in our US Large-Cap Global Top Stock Ideas.
  • Prudential Financial (PRU) reported fourth quarter adjusted operating EPS of USD$2.44 missing consensus of USD$2.78. Prudential Financial fourth quarter assets under management came at USD$1.38 trillion, matching consensus.  Prudential Financial hiked its quarterly dividend to USD$1, above 95 cents consensus.  Prudential Financial is rated “Neutral” in our US Large-Cap Global Top Stock Ideas.
  • S&P Global (SPGI) announced CY4Q2018 adjusted EPS of USD$2.22 while consensus was for USD$2.20. S&P Global reported revenue of USD$1.54bn in CY4Q2018 while analysts expected USD$1.60bv. S&P Global sees FY2019 adjusted EPS of between USD$8.95 and USD$9.15, missing consensus of USD$9.20. S&P Global is rated “Top Buy” in our US Large-Cap Global Top Stock Ideas.
  • Sun Trust Bank (STI) and BB&T (BBT) announced they are merging in an all stock deal.  The merger will be a USD$66 billion deal that will create the 6th largest bank in the US.  The banks said in a joint statement that the merger will deliver USD$1.6 billion in annual cost savings by 2022.  The banks are merging as equals.  Sun Trust is rated “Attractive” in our US Large-Cap Global Top Stock Ideas.  BB&T is rated “Attractive” in our US Large-Cap Global Top Stock Ideas.  

Global Commodities & Power Stocks Trending in the News

  • Anadarko Petroleum (APC) reported fourth quarter EPS of USD$0.38 missing consensus of USD$0.63.  Anadarko Petroleum fourth quarter revenue came at USD$339.5 million, matching consensus of USD$341.8 million.  Anadarko Petroleum is rated “Unattractive” in our US Large-Cap Global Top Stock Ideas.
  • DTE Energy Co. (DTE) announced CY4Q2018 operating EPS of USD$0.91 while consensus was for USD$0.93. DTE Energy also reaffirmed its guidance for FY2019. DTE Energy is rated “Neutral” in our US Large-Cap Global Top Stock Ideas.
  • Eli Lilly & Co. (LLY) announced CY4Q2018 adjusted EPS of USD$1.33 matching consensus of USD$1.34. Eli Lilly & Co. reported revenue of USD$6.44 billion in CY4Q2018 while analysts expected USD$6.29 billion. Eli Lilly & Co. sees FY2019 adjusted EPS between USD$5.55 and USD$5.65. Eli Lilly & Co. is rated “Neutral” in our US Large-Cap Global Top Stock Ideas.
  • Marathon Petroleum Corp. (MPC) announced CY4Q2018 adjusted EPS of USD$1.35 missing consensus of USD$1.96. Marathon Petroleum Corp. reported revenue of USD$32.54 billion in CY4Q2018 while analysts expected USD$32.68 billion.  Marathon Petroleum Corp. is rated “Unattractive” in our US Large-Cap Global Top Stock Ideas.
  • Peabody Energy (BTU) announced CY4Q2018 financials that notably miss analyst estimates. Peabody reported adjusted ebitda of USD$273.7mm in CY4Q2018, missing the lowest analyst estimates that ranged between USD$274.0mm and USD$354.0mm. Peabody generated revenue of USD$1.40bn in Cy4Q2018 while analysts expected USD$1.38bn. Peabody is rated “Neutral” in our US Large-Cap Global Top Stock Ideas.  
  • Sealed Air Corp. (SEE) announced CY4Q2018 adjusted EPS of USD$0.75 while consensus was for USD$0.67. Sealed Air Corp. reported revenue of USD$1.26bn in CY4Q2018 while analysts expected USD$1.25bn. Sealed Air Corp. sees FY2019 adjusted EPS of between USD$2.65 and USD$2.75 the midpoint of which slightly misses consensus of USD$2.74. Sealed Air Corp. is rated “Top Buy” in our US Large-Cap Global Top Stock Ideas.
  • Summit Materials Inc. (SUM) announced CY4Q2018 adjusted loss per share of USD$0.16 while consensus was for an adjusted EPS of USD$0.05. Summit Materials reported revenue of USD$445.1mm in CY4Q2018 while analysts expected USD$489.9mm. Summit Materials sees FY2019 adjusted ebitda of between USD$430mm and USD$470mm, the midpoint of which is in line with consensus of USD$451.2mm. Summit Materials is rated “Top Short” in our US Large-Cap Global Top Stock Ideas.
  • WR Grace (GRA) announced fourth quarter adjusted EPS of USD$1.14 while consensus was for USD$1.04. WR Grace reported revenue of USD$520 million in the fourth quarter while analysts expected USD$498 million. WR Grace is rated “Attractive” in our US Large-Cap and “Attractive” in our US Consumer Discretionary Global Top Stock Ideas

Global Healthcare Stocks Trending in the News

  • Boston Scientific Corp. (BSX) announced CY4Q2018 adjusted EPS of USD$0.39 beating consensus of USD$0.36.  Boston Scientific Corp. reported revenue of USD$2.56 billion in CY4Q2018 while analysts expected USD$2.5 billion. Boston Scientific Corp. sees FY2019 adjusted EPS between USD$1.53 and USD$1.58. Boston Scientific Corp. is rated “Unattractive” in our US Large-Cap Global Top Stock Ideas. 
  • Cardinal Health (CAH) announced FY2Q2019 adjusted EPS of USD$1.29, beating consensus of USD$1.09. Cardinal Health reported revenue of USD$7.74bn in FY2Q2019, surpassing consensus of USD$36.08bn. Cardinal Health sees FY2019 adjusted EPS between USD$4.97 and USD$2.17, the midpoint of which beats consensus of USD$5.01. Cardinal Health is rated “Unattractive” in our US Large-Cap Global Top Stock Ideas.
  • Elanco Animal Health Inc. (ELAN) announced CY4Q2018 adjusted EPS of USD$0.29 while consensus was for USD$0.28. Elanco Animal Health Inc. reported revenue of USD$799.3mm in CY4Q2018 while analysts expected USD$800.7mm. Elanco Animal Health Inc. sees FY2019 adjusted EPS of between USD$1.02 and USD$1.12 while analysts expect USD$1.10. Elanco Animal Health Inc. is rated “Unattractive” in our US Large-Cap Global Top Stock Ideas.
  • Gilead Sciences (GILD) reported fourth quarter adjusted EPS of USD$1.44 missing consensus of USD$1.70.  Gilead Sciences fourth quarter revenue came at USD$5.8 billion beating consensus of USD$5.52 billion.  Gilead Sciences raised its quarterly dividend to 63 cents, up from 57 cents, and above 62 cents expected.  Gilead Sciences is rated “Unattractive” in our US Large-Cap Global Top Stock Ideas.
  • Humana Inc. (HUM) announced CY4Q2018 adjusted EPS of USD$2.65 beating consensus of USD$2.52. Humana Inc. reported revenue of USD$14.17 billion in CY4Q2018 while analysts expected USD$13.97 billion. Humana Inc. sees FY2019 adjusted EPS of between USD$17 and USD$17.50 while analysts expect USD$. Humana Inc. is rated “Attractive” in our US Large-Cap Global Top Stock Ideas. 
  • Immunomedics Inc. (IMMU) announced FY2Q2019 adjusted loss per share of USD$ while consensus was for USD$0.34. Immunomedics reported revenue of USD$ in FY2Q2019 while analysts expected USD$. Immunomedics sees FY2019 adjusted EPS of between USD$ and USD$ while analysts expect USD$. Immunomedics is rated “Neutral” in our US Large-Cap Global Top Stock Ideas.
  • Laboratory Corp. Of America (LH) announced CY4Q2018 adjusted EPS of USD$2.52, matching consensus of USD$2.52. Laboratory Corp. Of America reported revenue of USD$2.79bn in CY4Q2018, also matching consensus of USD$2.79bn. Laboratory Corp. Of America sees FY2019 adjusted EPS between USD$11.00 and USD$11.40, the midpoint of which is in line with consensus of USD$11.21. Laboratory Corp. Of America is rated “Neutral” in our US Large-Cap Global Top Stock Ideas.
  • Regeneron Pharmaceuticals Inc. (REGN) announced CY4Q2018 adjusted EPS of USD$6.84 that largely surpassed consensus of USD$5.61. Regeneron Pharmaceuticals reported revenue of USD$1.93bn in CY4Q2018 while analysts expected USD$1.72bn. Regeneron Pharmaceuticals is rated “Attractive” in our US Large-Cap Global Top Stock Ideas.

 

 

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