Salad dressing and workplace dresses will play bit parts in the week of news ahead.
Care to grab some SYSCO
The company has been a consistent producer. However, with an enterprise value 30 times greater than the company's generation of annual free cash flow, the company's valuation -- like some of its desserts -- may be a bit rich for some.
Is it too early to expect a turnaround at Hewlett-Packard
What's been the best-performing stock over the past 25 years? Few would have guessed Eaton Vance
Eaton Vance is coming off a decent quarter during which its assets under management grow by 16%. As the folks in the mainstream continue to take charge of their financial futures and find a cozy friend in Mr. Market, Eaton Vance is poised to keep producing for its shareholders.
Is it time for JDS Uniphase
For most specialty retailers, the July quarter tends to be forgettable. It's the back-to-school and holiday shopping season quarters that follow that truly matter. That's typically not the case for Ann Taylor
Want to learn more about the companies waiting to report earnings this week? Check out:
- Feast or Famine at SYSCO
- The HP Way? Cutting Staff by 10%
- Eaton Vance Still Advancing
- JDS Uniphase Buys Something
- Ann Taylor's Raggedy First Quarter
Until next week, I remain,
Longtime Fool contributor Rick Munarriz can spot a SYSCO truck a mile away. But then, he grew up in his family's food-service distributorship business. Rick does not own shares in any of the companies mentioned in this story. T he Fool has a disclosure policy. Rick is also part of the Rule Breakers newsletter research team, seeking out tomorrow's ultimate growth stocks a day early.