Top Consumer Shares:
Consumer shares are flat in pre-bell trading. In stocks news,
Host Hotels & Resorts (
) reported net income for Q2 increased $58 million, or 92.1%, and
diluted earnings per share of $0.16 per share. Analysts expected
$0.16 per share on $1.4 billion in revenue. HST is flat at $18.16
in pre-market trade.
For fiscal 2013, Host Hotels & Resorts expects net income to
range from $265 million to $290 million with earnings from about
$0.34 to $0.38, just short of the Street consensus of $0.39.
And, Church & Dwight (
) reported net income for Q2 2013 of $86.6 million or $0.61 per
share, compared to net income of $79.3 million or $0.56 per share
for the same period in 2012. Reported net sales for Q2 increased
13.1% to $787.6 million. Earnings per share increased 8.9%.
Analysts expected $0.60 per share on $792 million.
Church & Dwight reaffirms its full year 2013 earnings per
share outlook of $2.79, a 14% increase on a reported basis. That's
just short of the $2.80 per share the Street expects. CHD is flat
at $65.04 in pre-market trade.
And, Johnson Outdoors Inc. (
) reported Q3 2013 net income of $13.7 million, or $1.37 per share,
on revenues of $129.8 million. In the same period last year, net
income was $9 million, or $0.91 per share, on revenues of $128.6
million. No analyst estimates were available for comparison. JOUT
is flat at $25.87.
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