Tag: consumer staples

  • Walgreens drops plans to unload Boots due to inadequate bids

    Walgreens drops plans to unload Boots due to inadequate bids

    The Deerfield, Ill., pharmacy chain, which launched a review of its options for the businesses in January, said Tuesday that it received significant interest from prospective buyers but that market conditions put a severe crimp on financing availability for buyers. As such, no bidder was able to make an offer that adequately reflects the potential […]

  • FDA to remove Juul e-cigarettes from U.S. market in blow to Altria

    Altria (MO) has a current dividend yield of 8.67% and is rated as “Borderline Safe” by SimplySafeDividends. I hold MO in my Low Yield Portfolio. In total MO is 0.6% of my portfolio. The FDA could announce its decision as early as Wednesday, the people said. The marketing denial order would follow a nearly two-year […]

  • CrossAmerica Partners is a winner… so far

    CrossAmerica Partners is a winner… so far

    I sell out of BP, Oil execs on the hot seat, inflation still sky high, and much much more!

  • Consumer staples getting squeezed by inflation

    Consumer staples getting squeezed by inflation

    Procter & Gamble Co., Clorox Co., Kraft Heinz Co. and other consumer-products giants have made a bet that consumers will pay up for household products even as inflation takes hold. Over the past year, the companies have seen profits and market share grow as they have raised prices on products from detergent and diapers to snacks and soda. Now consumers, hit by soaring […]

  • Windows 10 mayhem

    Windows 10 mayhem

    Windows 10 upsets my apple cart, Russia continues to dominate the news, public pension stock dependency, companies continue to isolate Russia, and much much more!

  • Pepsi exploring options for its business units in Russia

    Pepsi exploring options for its business units in Russia

    Like dominoes they continue to fall. Pepsi (PEP) has a current dividend yield of 2.88% and is rated as “Very Safe” by SimplySafeDividends. I hold PEP in my Low and Medium Yield Portfolios. In total PEP is 1.5% of my portfolio. Large Western companies are under increasing pressure to pull out of the country in […]

  • Unilever suspends most operations in Russia

    Unilever suspends most operations in Russia

    Like P&G, Unilever will continue to supply essential food and hygiene products in Russia. Unilever (UL) has a current dividend yield of 4.49% and is rated as “Safe” by SimplySafeDividends. I hold ULin my Low Yield Portfolio. In total UL is 0.3% of my portfolio. Unilever PLC said it will stop its advertising and media […]

  • Coca-Cola taking heat for continuing operations in Russia

    Coca-Cola taking heat for continuing operations in Russia

    Coca-Cola (KO) has a current dividend yield of 2.97% and is rated as “Safe” by SimplySafeDividends. I hold KO in my Low and Medium Yield Portfolios. In total KO is 1.4% of my portfolio.

  • Procter & Gamble to cut capital investments & suspend ads in Russia

    Procter & Gamble to cut capital investments & suspend ads in Russia

    But, they’ll continue selling consumer staples. Procter & Gamble (PG) has a current dividend yield of 2.34% and is rated as “Very Safe” by SimplySafeDividends. I hold PG in my Low Yield Portfolio. In total PG is 0.6% of my portfolio. Procter & Gamble Co. said Monday it will scale back operations in Russia. Chief […]

  • Putin on the blitz

    Putin on the blitz

    Russia invades Ukraine sending markets on a ride, Dow goes into correction (briefly), bank stocks clobbered, and much much more!