Tag: earnings season

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Q3 Earnings Season Approaching

As Q3 earnings season approaches, there is a drought of company-specific news and events to analyze. Regardless of the lack of fundamental data points, investors appear committed to positioning themselves for another end of the year entitlement rally. I continue […]

Bottom Line: Impressive Earnings Season

Bottom Line: Impressive Earnings Season

Key Takeaways Corporate America has delivered double-digit earnings growth for the second consecutive quarter with solid upside to forecasts. The breadth of earnings gains and magnitude of upside to revenue forecasts have been impressive, with generally upbeat management outlooks. Strong […]

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What’s Happenin’

Over the past three weeks I’ve reviewed approximately two hundred earnings reports and conference calls. While very time consuming and exhausting, my quarterly earnings routine is an essential part of my investment process. With an up-to-date summary of where we […]

Sonoco Products Co (SON) – Counting Boxes

Sonoco Products Co (SON) – Counting Boxes

I continue to plow through earnings season and will hopefully finish in the next week or two. At that time I’ll put together a summary of what I’m seeing within my 300-name opportunity set. Although my review isn’t complete, I’m […]

Earnings Update: Raising The Bar

Earnings Update: Raising The Bar

Key Takeaways First quarter earnings season has been excellent by almost any measure. The comparison to depressed first quarter 2016 earnings was very easy, so the bar will be raised over the next several quarters. Market participants generally expect fiscal […]

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Don’t Forget To Stretch

I recently pulled my hamstring and calf muscles. After informing a disciplined value investor of my misfortune, he said, “Stretching is key! Stretching is like the due diligence, listening to earnings calls, etc of working out. Doesn’t feel like you’re […]

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Earnings Season Approaches

I recently reviewed UniFirst’s (UNF) quarterly results. I thought it was a good summary of what I’m expecting this earnings season. Furthermore, while I have no idea what tomorrow’s job report will show, the uniform companies aren’t a bad place […]