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Comparing Revenue And Key Metrics For The Two Consumer Giants, Colgate-Palmolive And Kimberly Clark

by Trefis Team
Colgate-Palmolive (NYSE: CL) and Kimberly Clark (NYSE:KMB) are two major players in the consumer products segment, with Colgate having a bigger global presence of the two. Colgate’s Revenue comes mainly from Oral Care Products, whereas ...
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Newmont-Goldcorp Or Barrick Gold – Who Is Winning The Gold War?

by Trefis Team
With the outlook for gold price being positive (the recent interest rate cut by Fed, which was the second cut of 2019, has reaffirmed this outlook), and with the sector witnessing major deals and consolidation this year, it would be interesting t...
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Why has First Solar Failed To Deliver Returns Over The Last 5 Years, Despite Growing Solar Installations?

by Trefis Team
First Solar’s (NASDAQ: FSLR) stock has dropped from $68 in September 2014 to $62.80 in September 2019. This drop comes as a surprise, as solar installations have seen steady growth globally, over this period. The fall was driven primarily...
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Why Has SunPower’s Stock Already Tripled This Year?

by Trefis Team
SunPower (NASDAQ: SPWR) manufactures and distributes solar power products for installation on residential and commercial units as well as large-scale, utility-sized projects. 2019 has been a great year so far for SunPower, with its stock almost...
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Costco’s Top Line To Grow By 6% in FY 2019

by Trefis Team
Costco (NASDAQ: COST), whose stock is currently trading at around $290, generates its revenue primarily from its US segment which is projected to account for 57% of total revenues in 2019, while the International segment is expected to be the 2nd...
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What’s Fueling Abbott’s Stock Price Growth?

by Trefis Team
Abbott Labs’  (NYSE:ABT) share price has more than doubled over the last three years. This can be attributed to steady growth in its revenues, margin expansion, price to earnings multiple growth, and lower share count. Note that Abbott acqu...
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How Does CSX Corporation’s Revenue And Key Operating Metrics Compare With That of Norfolk Southern?

by Trefis Team
CSX Corporation (NYSE: CSX) and  Norfolk Southern  (NYSE: NSC) are both railroad companies in the U.S., engaged in the transportation of various commodities, including industrial and coal among others. While both CSX Corporation and Norfolk South...
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How Does Coca-Cola Spend Its Money?

by Trefis Team
Coca-Cola (NYSE: KO) has its expenses largely clubbed under its cost of goods sold and SG&A expenses, which together accounted for about 87% of the company’s total expenses in 2018. However, this is a reduction from 92% of total expenses that...
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Dunkin’ Donuts US To Push Revenue Growth For Dunkin’ Brands

by Trefis Team
Dunkin’ Brands’  (NASDAQ:DNKN),  whose stock is currently trading at around $81, generates its revenue primarily from the Dunkin’ Donuts US segment which is projected to account for 46.7% of total revenues in FY 2019. In this note we ...
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Is Alibaba Really The Amazon Of China?

by Trefis Team
Alibaba  (NYSE:BABA) is often referred to as the ‘Amazon of China’ because of its growth trajectory being nearly identical to that of  Amazon (NASDAQ:AMZN). Both companies started off as e-commerce platforms, but over the years evolve...
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Can Under Armour Continue To Grow Its Revenues This Year?

by Trefis Team
Under Armour (NYSE: UA) is one of the fastest-growing companies in the apparel industry. Under Armour has achieved steady revenue growth in the last couple of years, with its revenues of $5.2 billion in 2018 marking a y-o-y growth of 4.1% driven ...
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Can U.S Bancorp’s Revenues Cross $25 Billion In Three Years?

by Trefis Team
U.S. Bancorp (NYSE:USB) is the seventh largest bank in the United States by assets. It provides consumer banking, commercial banking, cash management, credit card & payment solutions, foreign exchange, and investment management services to it...
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Is The Lull In Macau’s Gaming Market Here To Stay?

by Trefis Team
Macau, the gambling capital of the world, reported nearly $37.9 billion (MOP 303 billion) in Gross Gaming Revenues (GGR) for 2018. In recent months, Macau has been affected by the ongoing protests in Hong Kong due to the disruption in flight oper...
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Microsoft Can Acquire Adobe, Provided It Doesn’t Balk At A $260-Billion Price Tag

by Trefis Team
Microsoft  (NASDAQ:MSFT) and  Adobe (NASDAQ:ADBE) have a lot in common. And the idea of the two tech giants merging to make the most of their complementary sets of offerings is worth exploring. Trefis highlights the reasons why Microsoft could a...
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Merck’s Leadership In HPV Vaccines Market

by Trefis Team
Merck’s  (NYSE:MRK) Gardasil is the leader in the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccines market. HPV is a group of more than 200 related viruses, of which several are spread through direct sexual contact. HPV can cause cervical, anal, orophary...
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