Coca-Cola Enterprises (CCE) Can Cross TL Support Level Earlier Than Southwestern Energy (SWN), Ryman Hospitality Properties (RHP), Kimberly-Clark (KMB)

Coca-Cola Enterprises, Inc. (CCE), a distributor of non-alcoholic ready-to-drink beverages, Wednesday announced that it will affirm 2014 full-year guidance at today’s Deutsche Bank Global Consumer Conference in Paris. The company continues to mean earnings per share growth of more or less 10 percent, net sales growth in a low single-digit range, and operating income growth in a mid-single-digit range. The company stated the guidance is comparable and currency neutral. Based on latest rates, currency translation would benefit full-year 2014 earnings per share by approximately 5 percent. Analysts polled by Thomson Reuters intend the company to declare earnings of $2.91 per share for the year on 5.6 percent rise in revenues to $8.67 billion. For fiscal 2013, Coca-Cola Enterprises’ reported earnings per share was $2.44, and comparable earnings per share was $2.51 on net sales of $8.21 billion. Coca-Cola Enterprises pointed out it will discuss its strategy and outlook with investors at the Consumer Conference. John Brock, chairman and chief executive officer, and Nik Jhangiani, senior vice president and chief financial officer, will offer the remarks. Coca-Cola Enterprises Inc. (NYSE:CCE), Beverages – Soft Drinks, is currently trading at $45.94, which fostered 1.68%. The stock is trading -3.85% below its 52-week high and 38.73% above its 52-week low. At the closing bell, shares in Coca-Cola Enterprises Inc. recorded a trading volume of 9175900. Its total outstanding shares are 251.43 million with the market capitalization of $11550.69 million. CCE showed 2.64% weekly performance. Investment experts consider it a ‘Hold’ stock.

Southwestern Energy Company (SWN) reported first-quarter net income of $194.2 million, or $0.55 per share, measured up to $127.5 million, or $0.36 per share, in the first quarter of 2013. Adjusted net income was $231.4 million, or $0.66 per share, for the quarter. On average, 34 analysts polled by Thomson Reuters promising the company to announce profit per share of $0.63 for the quarter. Southwestern Energy Co. (NYSE:SWN), Independent Oil & Gas, is currently trading at $47.15, which boosted 1.20%. The stock is trading -4.09% below its 50 days high and 7.13% above its 50 days low. The RSI of stock currently approaches at the level of 60.47 with 1.64% weekly volatility. The firm maintained its $2.19 EPS for the stock. SWN showed 24.21% half yearly performance. We recommend to ‘Hold’ the stock.

Ryman Hospitality Properties, Inc. (RHP) Friday announced fourth-quarter profit of $30.16 million or $0.48 per share, contrasted to a loss of $14.95 million or $0.32 per share in the same period last year. On average, four analysts polled by Thomson Reuters likely the company to earn $0.43 per share for the quarter. Analysts’ estimates typically exclude special items. Revenues tumbled to $266.07 million from $266.32 million last year. Ryman Hospitality Properties, Inc. (NYSE:RHP), REIT – Hotel/Motel, is currently trading at $47.07, which gained 0.64%. The stock is trading -2.75% below its 50 days high and 11.65% above its 50 days low. RHP’s price to free cash flow is 35.06%. Company is trading at a P/E multiple of 36.77x with 1.68% monthly volatility. The stock is having 10.60% return on equity and 3.30% return on assets. RHP’s year to date performance is 14.14%. We recommend to ‘Hold’ the stock.

Healthcare products maker Kimberly-Clark Corp. (KMB) reported Monday a profit for the first quarter that edged up one percent from last year, primarily reflecting lower expenses and organic sales growth. Adjusted earnings per share topped analysts’ expectations, since quarterly sales missed their estimates The company also reaffirmed its adjusted earnings guidance for full-year 2014. “We equipped a solid first quarter with good organic sales growth and cost savings.” The price of Kimberly-Clark Corporation (NYSE:KMB), Personal Products company, stock fostered 0.82% to $112.01. The stock is dealing at -0.21% below its 52-week high and 25.66% above its 52-week low. KMB’s return on investment is 20.40%. Company’s 70.20% shares are under accumulation by financial institutions compare to 0.10% by insiders. KMB’s yearly performance is 16.25%. Investment experts consider it a ‘Moderate Sell’ stock.

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