5 Rising Consumer Stocks to Watch Now

Dole Food Company Inc. (NYSE:DOLE) delivered a profit and beat Wall Street’s expectations, AND beat the revenue expectation. Adjusted Earnings Per Share decreased 65% to $0.28 in the quarter versus EPS of $0.80 in the year-earlier quarter. Revenue Decreased 30.85% to $1.19 billion from the year-earlier quarter.

Dole Food Company Inc. reported adjusted EPS income of $0.28 per share. By that measure, the company beat the mean analyst estimate of $0.11. It beat the average revenue estimate of $1.1 billion.

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Lorillard, Inc. (NYSE:LO) delivered a profit and beat Wall Street’s expectations, AND beat the revenue expectation. Adjusted Earnings Per Share increased 10.96% to $0.81 in the quarter versus EPS of $0.73 in the year-earlier quarter. Revenue Decreased 25.59% to $1.29 billion from the year-earlier quarter.

Lorillard, Inc. reported adjusted EPS income of $0.81 per share. By that measure, the company beat the mean analyst estimate of $0.8. It beat the average revenue estimate of $1.28 billion.

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Hershey Co. (NYSE:HSY) delivered a profit and beat Wall Street’s expectations, BUT came up short on beating the revenue expectation. Adjusted Earnings Per Share increased 9.09% to $0.72 in the quarter versus EPS of $0.66 in the year-earlier quarter. Revenue Rose 6.65% to $1.51 billion from the year-earlier quarter.

Hershey Co. reported adjusted EPS income of $0.72 per share. By that measure, the company beat the mean analyst estimate of $0.71. It missed the average revenue estimate of $1.51 billion.

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Nash Finch Co. (NASDAQ:NAFC) delivered a profit and beat Wall Street’s expectations, AND beat the revenue expectation. Adjusted Earnings Per Share increased 6.67% to $0.64 in the quarter versus EPS of $0.60 in the year-earlier quarter. Revenue Rose 10.25% to $1.2 billion from the year-earlier quarter.

Nash Finch Co. reported adjusted EPS income of $0.64 per share. By that measure, the company beat the mean analyst estimate of $0.49. It beat the average revenue estimate of $1.14 billion.

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Coca-Cola Enterprises Inc. (NYSE:CCE) delivered a profit and beat Wall Street’s expectations, BUT came up short on beating the revenue expectation. Adjusted Earnings Per Share increased 5.48% to $0.77 in the quarter versus EPS of $0.73 in the year-earlier quarter. Revenue Decreased 2.36% to $2.16 billion from the year-earlier quarter.

Coca-Cola Enterprises Inc. reported adjusted EPS income of $0.77 per share. By that measure, the company beat the mean analyst estimate of $0.76. It missed the average revenue estimate of $2.22 billion.

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