2015 YUM!

Key words: Alone we’re delicious…together we’re Yum!, Global Leader In Chicken, Pizza and Mexican-Style Category YUM! BRANDS, INC. (NYSE:YUM) Sector / Industry (GICS): Consumer Discretionary, Hotels, Restaurants & Leisure Employees: 505 000 Fiscal year ends: 26 December Headquarter: 1441 Gardiner Lane, Louisville, Kentucky Products: KFC, Pizza Hut, Taco Bell Rating (long-term): BB (S&P), Ba3 (Moody’s)…

McDonald’s 2015

Key words: I’m Lovin’ it, We love to see you smile, Did sombody say McDonald’s?, Had you had your break today, What you want is what get at McDonald’s today, Food, folks, and Destruction, It’s a good time for the great taste of McDonald’s. McDonald’s Corporation (NYSE:MCD) Sector / Industry (GICS): Services, Restaurants Employees: 420…

Oil product inter dependency

Key words: NWE (North-West Europe), ARA (Antwerp – Rotterdam – Amsterdam), MED (Mediterranean), US Gulf Coast oil hub, Inco terms, FOB, CIF, Cargoes, Barges Volatilities and price trends of crude oil and refined products have a strong price relation. The reason is that the price of crude oil is the same for all refined products…

PEPSICO

Key words: The Joy of Pepsi-Cola, The Best Drink Created Worldwide, Where there’s Pepsi, there’s music, Born in the Carolinas, Something For Everyone PepsiCo, Inc. (NYSE:PEP) Sector / Industry (GICS): Consumer Goods, Beverages – Soft Drinks Employees: 263 000 (110 000 within the United States) Fiscal year ends: on the last Saturday of each December…

The Coca-Cola Company

Key words: Taste The Feeling, Open Happiness, The Coke Side of Life, Make It Real, Always Coca-Cola, Drink Coca-Cola and enjoy it The Coca-Cola Co (NYSE:KO) Sector / Industry (GICS): Consumer Staples, Beverages Employees: 123,200 Fiscal year ends: 31 December 2016 Headquarter: Atlanta, Georgia, USA Products: Beverage industry Rating (long-term): AA (S&P),Aa3 (Moody’s), A+ (Fitch)…

Inktomi: Read before you buy

Key words: Leading Internet search provider, One of the stellar initial public offerings of 1998 Initially priced as low as $12 per share, the stock went public on June 10, 1998 at $18 and doubled its first day. The company raised an estimated $36 million on the sale of two million shares. In August 1999,…

JNJ: Caring for the world

Key words: The world’s sixth-largest consumer health company, The world’s most comprehensive medical devices business, The world’s sixth-largest biologics company, The world’s fifth-largest pharmaceuticals company Johnson and Johnson (JNJ) Sector / Industry (GICS): Health Care /Pharmaceuticals Employees/ Area: approximately 127,100 employees / more than 250 operating companies in 60 countries Headquarter: New Brunswick, New Jersey,…

FedEx: The World – On time

Key words: FedEx provides transportation, e-commerce and business services through the respected FedEx brand; Relax, it’s FedEx. FEDEX CORP (FDX) Sector / Industry (GICS): Industrials / Air Freight & Logistics Employees: approximately 166,000 employees, more than 220 countries Fiscal year ends: begins on June 1 and ends on May 31 Headquarter: Memphis, Tennessee Products: Transportation…

Deutsche Bank or financial health of European banks?

Key words: CDS prices, Major banks, Derivative exposure, Deutsche Bank and its peers What do we say about the Deutsche Bank financial stability? As of February 8, 2016, the bank published information related to its payment capacity in the 2016-2017. As it appears, there is sufficient funds to pay Additional Tier 1 coupons of approximately…

The US national debt

Key words: Federal, State and Local debt, Debt-to-GDP ratio, Debt-to-tax ratio The amount of the gross outstanding federal debt issued by the United States Department of the Treasury (since 1790) has surpassed $19 trillion for the first time in history according to usdebtclock.org. Other sources show it is almost $19 trillion. The US national debt,…