Consumer Goods Companies at the Forefront with Financial Results Release and New Contracts - Research Report on Fortune Brands Home & Security, Unilever, Visteon, AAM, and Helen of Troy Editor Note: For more information about this release, please scroll to bottom.
NEW YORK, July 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --
Today, Wall Street Reports announced new research reports highlighting Fortune Brands Home & Security, Inc. (NYSE: FBHS), Unilever plc (NYSE: UL), Visteon Corp. (NYSE: VC), American Axle & Manufacturing Holdings Inc. (NYSE: AXL), and Helen of Troy Limited (NASDAQ: HELE). Today's readers may access these reports free of charge - including full price targets, industry analysis and analyst ratings - via the links below.
Fortune Brands Home & Security, Inc. Research Report
On July 9, 2013, Fortune Brands Home & Security, Inc. (Fortune Brands Home & Security) reported that the Company will release its Q2 2013 financial results after the market closes on July 24, 2013. Three executives of the Company, Chris Klein, CEO, Lee Wyatt, Chief Financial Officer, and Brian Lantz, Vice President of Investor Relations and Corporate Communications, will host a conference call to discuss the results at 4:30 p.m. ET on the same day. The Company informed that a live Internet audio webcast will be available on its website. Also, a recorded replay of the call will be available on the Company's website after the call has ended. The Full Research Report on Fortune Brands Home & Security, Inc. - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at: [http://www.wsreports.com/r/full_research_report/60f7_FBHS]
Unilever plc Research Report
On July 9, 2013, Unilever plc (Unilever) reported that the Company has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with international NGO, Solidaridad, to drive sustainable development in the sugarcane industry in Central America. According to Marc Engel, Chief Procurement Officer, "This is an important collaboration for us on our journey towards sourcing 100% of sugar sustainably by 2020. We are committed to working with partners and fully support the work that bodies such as Solidaridad and Bonsucro are doing." Additionally, Sven Sielhorst, International Programme Director for Sugar Cane, Solidaridad, said, "We look forward to our partnership with Unilever. Company engagement like this is crucial for the drive towards a thriving sugar cane sector, with positive impacts on society and the environment." The Full Research Unilever plc - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at: [http://www.wsreports.com/r/full_research_report/9f6b_UL]
Visteon Corp. Research Report
On July 4, 2013, Visteon Corp. (Visteon) announced that it is showcasing its e-Bee vehicle concept to customers and media in Japan as part of an Asia tour. The Company has planned this event to represent the Company's vision of mobility in the year 2020. Visteon reported that e-Bee is designed to explore new and alternative ways of using a vehicle, including car-sharing, private ownership, and short-term rental, through its touch display-based controls, Cloud-centered profile storage, and the easy to operate features. Simon Harris, Chief Designer of the Company's Innovation and Design division in Europe said, "From its driver interface to its compact and innovative climate system, the e-Bee is an exercise in efficient, forward-looking design for new mobility uses. This is the second leg of e-Bee's tour of Asia, where we're showcasing the vehicle at customer and industry events. The e-Bee will be the centerpiece in Visteon's discussions with customers and partners about future technology trends and needs." The Full Research Report on Visteon Corp. - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at: [http://www.wsreports.com/r/full_research_report/1d27_VC]
American Axle & Manufacturing Holdings Inc. Research Report
On July 9, 2013, American Axle & Manufacturing Holdings Inc. (AAM) announced that the Company has secured a new driveline systems contract with Qoros Auto Co., Ltd. (Qoros). Under the contract, Qoros will feature e-AAMtechnology on a future model year Qoros vehicle, which will be produced in China for both the Chinese and European automotive markets. According to President and CEO of AAM, David C. Dauch, "We are extremely pleased to initiate a partnership with Qoros. Our investment in driveline systems for hybrid and electric vehicles has allowed us to develop an innovative patent-protected product portfolio, enabling AAM to play a leading role in this important new driveline product segment." The Full Research Report on American Axle & Manufacturing Holdings Inc. - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at: [http://www.wsreports.com/r/full_research_report/cded_AXL]
Helen of Troy Limited Research Report
On July 9, 2013, Helen of Troy Limited (Helen of Troy) released its Q1 FY 2014 results (period ended May 31, 2013). Net sales revenue increased 1.4% YoY to $304.5 million. Net income was $14.4 million, or $0.45 per fully diluted share, down compared to $23.5 million, or $0.74 per fully diluted share in Q1 FY 2012. Total short and long-term debt declined to $224.8 million from $336 million at May 31, 2012. Gerald J. Rubin, Chairman, CEO and President of the Company, said, "Growth in our Housewares and Healthcare/Home Environment segments led to a net sales revenue increase for the Company, and we managed expenses well to deliver a 6.5% increase in adjusted EBITDA and a 10.8% increase in adjusted diluted EPS." The Full Research Report on Restoration The Full Research Report on Helen of Troy Limited - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at: [http://www.wsreports.com/r/full_research_report/22f3_HELE]
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