Zesty sauces, live TV pauses, and taxman bosses play bit parts in the week of news that is waiting to happen.
We kick off the new trading week with a little game called Catch Up with Ketchup. H.J. Heinz
Beyond the consistently growing payouts, Heinz has been able to grow through acquisitions, and it's also made some organic moves to grow its already popular product lines, such as adding a spicy variety to its ketchup and even going crazy on the color wheel with its signature tomato condiments. In concert, these moves should serve Heinz well as it continues to gradually inch higher.
A day later, Myriad Genetics
If it's Wednesday, it must be TiVo
The company is coming off a respectable first-quarter showing and, despite some price share volatility, is looking to turn the corner and become a profitable concern by the end of the year. We singled out the dynamic consumer technology company two summers ago in Motley Fool Stock Advisor, but it continues to languish in the single digits.
When it comes to tax preparation services, Jackson Hewitt
Are you down with WPP? WPP Group
Want to learn more about the companies waiting to report earnings this week? Check out:
- 4 Stocks That Pay You
- Myriad's Making Hope Possible
- TiVo Rising
- Finding Value in Tax Preparation
- A Bold Comeback for WPP
Until next week, I remain,
Longtime Fool contributor Rick Munarriz has one of the oldest TiVo boxes but doesn't think the Smithsonian would need it just yet. Rick does not own shares in any of the companies mentioned in this story. T he Fool has a disclosure policy. He is also part of the Rule Breakers newsletter research team, seeking out tomorrow's ultimate growth stocks a day early.