$BUD (Anheuser-Busch InBev SA/NV)

$BUD {{ '2016-10-11T18:13:58+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$BUD closed its business combination with SABMiller. As previously announced, the combined group will retain the name Anheuser-Busch InBev SA/NV. $MO received 185.11MM restricted shares of $BUD and about $5.3Bil in pre-tax cash. Further, $MO's CEO Marty Barrington and CFO Billy Gifford have been appointed to $BUD's BoD.

$PEP {{ '2017-07-28T12:20:56+0000' | timeago}} • Infographic

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$MAT {{ '2017-07-27T22:13:38+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

Globally, consumer takeaway for $MAT's Barbie, Hot Wheels and Fisher-Price continued its momentum, with each up double digits in 2Q17, and high-single digits YTD. As of June 30, 2017, the company's debt-to-total capital ratio was 56.1%.

$MAT {{ '2017-07-27T22:09:34+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

Toy maker $MAT reported higher sales, while loss widened in 2Q17. Net loss widened to $56.1MM or $0.16 loss per share from net loss of $19.1MM or $0.06 loss per share a year earlier. Net sales however increased 2% to $974.5MM. Adjusted net loss per share was $0.14.

$MAT {{ '2017-07-27T20:59:51+0000' | timeago}} • Infographic

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$MO {{ '2017-07-27T14:17:45+0000' | timeago}} • Infographic

$MO Altria Group Earnings AlphaGraphic: Q2 2017 Highlights

$DPS {{ '2017-07-27T14:09:44+0000' | timeago}} • Infographic

$DPS Dr Pepper Snapple Group, Inc. Earnings AlphaGraphic: Q2 2017 Highlights

$MO {{ '2017-07-27T13:43:56+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$MO announced the expansion of its $3Bil share repurchase program to $4Bil, to be completed by the end of 2Q18. The company paid out nearly $2.4Bil in dividends and repurchasing $1.6Bil in shares in the 1H17.  As of June 30, 2017, $MO had about $335MM remaining in the previous share repurchase program.

$MO {{ '2017-07-27T13:39:58+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$MO said the smokeless products segment delivered strong results in 2Q17 as it rebounded from the effects of the 1Q recall. Smokeless products segment net revenues increased 7.8% in the quarter, primarily driven by higher pricing and volume, partially offset by unfavorable mix.

$MO {{ '2017-07-27T13:28:21+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$MO said total cigarette industry volumes declined by an estimated 4.5%, in part due to the large cigarette excise tax increase in California. The smokeable products segment's reported domestic cigarettes shipment volume declined by 2.9% in 2Q17, primarily driven by the industry’s rate of decline.

$MO {{ '2017-07-27T13:26:52+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$MO's smokeable products segment delivered strong income growth in 2Q17 despite a large cigarette excise tax increase in California, which negatively impacted volume and retail share in the second quarter. Smokeable products segment net revenues rose by 1.6%, as higher pricing was partially offset by lower volume and higher promotional investments.

$MO {{ '2017-07-27T13:25:02+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$MO's EPS for 2Q17 increased 22.6% from last year. This was primarily driven by a higher gain on the $BUD/SABMiller business combination, favorable tax items and higher reported OCI in the smokeable products segment, partially offset by lower equity earnings from Altria's beer investment.

$MO {{ '2017-07-27T13:19:57+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$MO, which competes with $PM and $BTI, reaffirmed its 2017 adjusted EPS guidance of $3.26-3.32. This range represents a growth rate of 7.5-9.5% from an adjusted diluted EPS base of $3.03 in 2016. $MO still sees 2017 effective tax rate on operations of about 36%. $MO still expects higher adjusted diluted EPS growth in 2H17 compared to 1H.

$MO {{ '2017-07-27T13:07:20+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

Tobacco products maker $MO reported 20.3% jump in 2Q17 earnings on strong income growth in smokeable products segment and smokeless products segment has largely rebounded. Net income grew to $1.99Bil or $1.03 per share from $1.65Bil or $0.84 per share last year. Revenue rose 2.2% to $6.66Bil. Adjusted EPS increased 4.9% to $0.85.

$DPS {{ '2017-07-27T12:43:54+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$DPS' net sales growth for FY17 is now expected to be about 4.5%, including the Bai acquisition. The acquisition is expected to add approx 2 percentage points to growth. $DPS continues to expect FY17 core EPS in the range of $4.56 to $4.66.

$DPS {{ '2017-07-27T12:36:07+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

Soft drinks-maker $DPS posted 27% decline in net income to $188MM, or $1.02 per share in 2Q17. Excluding certain one-time costs and debt extinguishment, EPS was $1.25. The company, which had recently acquired Bai Brands, said its net sales increased 6% in the quarter to $1.8Bil, on a 4% growth in sales volumes.

$KO {{ '2017-07-26T16:11:51+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

The Way Forward - With more than 1.9Bil beverages serving per day, the beverage giant $KO introduced the Coca-Cola Zero Sugar, a low-calorie soft drink, which will replace the 2005 debut Coca-Cola Zero. The new no-calorie brand is expected to hit the U.S. stores in August and it has already been launched in few other markets, including the UK and Mexico.

$MAT {{ '2017-07-26T15:42:34+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$MAT has expanded its strategic partnership with parenting portal Babytree to co-develop a network of physical learning centers across China. The learning centers will drive inter-connectivity and continuity between the online and physical learning experiences for children ages zero to five.

$KO {{ '2017-07-26T14:20:44+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

Unit case volume for sparkling soft drinks, which accounts for more than 70% of $KO’s total volume sales, was flat during 2Q17. $KO recently introduced its 3rd sugar-free product, ‘Coke Zero Sugar’ following the Diet Coke and Coke Zero. As consumers shift to low-calorie, low-sugar products, $KO is globally expanding the Low- and No-sugar soft drinks.

$KO {{ '2017-07-26T12:57:04+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

Under its new boss James Quincey and his overhaul to become a ‘Total Beverage Company’, $KO reported a drop in revenue for the second quarter 2017, down 16% to $9.7Bil. Current quarter revenues were hurt by bottling divestitures and ForEx headwinds. Coca-Cola’s revenue from bottling investments plunged 46% to $3.03Bil.

$KO {{ '2017-07-26T12:16:01+0000' | timeago}} • Infographic

$KO Coca-Cola Earnings AlphaGraphic: Q2 2017 earnings highlights

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