Top Consumer Shares:
Consumer shares are mixed in pre-bell trading. Campbell Soup (
) shares are up about 1% at $45.12 after it reported Q4 adjusted
EPS of $0.45, versus the analyst consensus of $0.42 per share on
Capital IQ. Sales were $1.821 billion, vs. expectations of $1.835
In fiscal 2014, the company expects continuing operations to
grow sales by 5% to 6%, adjusted EBIT to grow by 5% to 7% and
adjusted EPS to grow by 3% to 5%. Fiscal 2014 comprises 53 weeks,
one additional week compared to fiscal 2013, the benefit of which
is expected to be offset by the anticipated impact of currency
And, 1-800-FLOWERS.COM, Inc. (
) reported Q4 earnings of $0.01 per share, ex one-time items,
versus the Capital IQ consensus of $0.00. Revenues were $173
million, versus the analyst estimate of $181.94 million. In the
same period last year, the company reported EPS of $0.03 on
revenues of $177.3 million.
For FY14, the company expects to achieve revenue growth across
all three of its business segments with consolidated revenue growth
for the year expected to be in the mid-single-digit range. Shares
closed at $5.81 with a 52-week range of $2.77 - $7.17.
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