Conservative Stocks

McCormick’s Profit Growth Simmers Down

McCormick (MKC) bought Frank’s Red Hot in 2017, which kicked sales and profits up a notch. But that was more than a year ago. Now growth has simmered down.

Illinois Tool Works Powers Through Challenges

Illinois Tool Works (ITW) delivered 8% profit growth and powered through challenges such as higher raw material prices, tariffs, a slowing auto market & currency costs.

Apple’s Lost that Growing Feeling

Apple’s (AAPL) profit estimates just got gashed, as iPhone revenue (62% of sales) declined 15% last qtr. Sharek feels AAPL is done as a growth stock.

Johnson & Johnson Lowers 2019 Expectations

Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) lowered 2019 profit estimates after it reported earnings. But estimates of 5% growth at J&J are par for the course for this 6-7% grower.

M&T Bank is Putting Up Some Amazing Numbers

M&T Bank (MTB) is putting out some amazing results. Profits are growing good while MTB is beating the street & upping estimates. All for a P/E of 12.