Who Gained the Most in the Consumer Sector Last Week?
Top gainers in the consumer sector
Coty (COTY) released its fiscal 2Q18 results before the market opened on February 8. Its revenue increased 14.8% YoY to $2.63 billion—compared to $2.29 billion in 2Q17 and surpassed estimates by 6.2%. The company’s earnings rose 6.7% YoY (year-over-year) to $0.32 per share and exceeded the estimate of $0.23 per share. Coty stock rose 10.0% last week.
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Church & Dwight (CHD) announced its fiscal 4Q17 results on February 5. Church & Dwight’s revenue rose 15.3% YoY to $1.03 billion and surpassed the estimates by 3.0%. The company’s EPS (earnings per share) rose 18.2% to $0.52 and also exceeded the forecast by 4%. Church & Dwight stock rose 4.8% last week.
Kellogg (K) reported its fiscal 4Q17 results on February 8. Kellogg’s revenue rose ~4% YoY to $3.2 billion—compared to $3.09 billion in 4Q16. Kellogg’s EPS increased to $0.96—compared to its EPS of $0.92 last year. Kellogg’s revenue surpassed estimates by 4.3%. The company’s EPS was in line with estimates. The stock increased 2.9% last week.
TripAdvisor (TRIP) stock rose 11.5% last week after SunTrust analyst Robinson Humphrey raised the target price for the stock to $37 from $34. He stated that the company could be a potential takeout candidate. Credit Suisse also raised the target price to $33 from $31.
On February 5, Barclays raised the target price for Mattel (MAT) stock to $16 from $15. BMO also raised the target price to $23 from $20, while Citigroup raised the target price to $20 from $19. The stock rose 4.5% last week.
Tyson Foods (TSN) announced its fiscal 1Q18 results on February 8. Tyson Foods reported an 11.4% increase in revenue to $10.2 billion and surpassed the estimate by 3.6%. The company’s EPS increased to $1.81—compared to $1.59 in 1Q17. Tyson Foods’ earnings surpassed the estimate of $1.5 per share. The stock rose 0.5% last week.
Tapestry (TPR) announced its fiscal 2Q18 results on February 6 before the market opened. Tapestry’s revenue rose 35.0% YoY to $1.78 billion and surpassed the estimates by 0.7%. The company’s EPS rose ~43% to $1.07 and surpassed the estimates by 20%. The stock increased 6.7% last week.
Hasbro (HAS) announced its fiscal 4Q17 results on February 7. Hasbro’s revenue fell 2.1% YoY to $1.6 billion. The company’s EPS increased 40.2% YoY to $2.3. Hasbro’s revenue missed the consensus estimate by 7.0%, while its EPS surpassed the estimate by 28%. Earnings growth drove the stock increase of 3.8% last week.