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Intel Corp. – Scale CPU Business against Dynamic Competition

Intel Corp. is a world leader in the design and manufacturing of microprocessors’ products and technologies found in PCs and servers. The company is evolving from a PC-focused company to a data-focused company. The portfolio of products aimed to offer computing, storage, and network solutions. The company’s segments are Client Computing Group, Data Center Group,

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Kraft Heinz – Is the Elimination of Uncertainty Possible with New CEO?

The Kraft Heinz Company is one of the largest global food and beverage companies, with a diverse mix of iconic and emerging brands. The manufacturing and marketing categories of Kraft Heinz Co include condiments and sauces, cheese and dairy, ambient foods, frozen and chilled foods, and meats and seafood products. Kraft Heinz Co operates through

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Philip Morris – Smoke-Free Product Replacement and Long-Term Investment Mandate

Philip Morris International Inc. (PMI) is an international tobacco company. The company is a holding company that is engaged in the manufacture and sale of cigarettes, tobacco and nicotine-containing products. PMI segments include European Union (EU), Eastern Europe, Middles East & Africa (EEMA), Asia, and Latin America & Canada. The company’s products are sold in

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Norwegian Cruise Line – Tempting Growth and Value

Overview Norwegian changed the dining structure in cruises and established freestyle format, where passengers can do what they want, when they want. Many companies now pursue that format. Norwegian’s ships also provide more than food. Passengers are able to join theater performances and race go-carts on the vessel’s track. Also, active casinos and bars offer

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General Mills – Can Product Diversification Meet Financial Recovery Expectations?

General Mills is a leading global manufacturer and marketer of branded consumer foods sold through retail stores. The company is a leading supplier of branded and unbranded food products to the North American foodservice and commercial baking industries. After the acquisition of Blue Buffalo in fiscal 2018, General Mills is providing manufacturing and marketing operations

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Procter & Gamble – Price Increases and Cost-Cutting Strategies

Procter & Gamble is focused on providing branded consumer packaged goods to the consumers around the world. The company was founded by William Procter and James Gamble in 1837 and is headquartered in Cincinnati, OH. Procter & Gamble sells its products in more than 180 countries and territories.  Procter & Gamble reaches its customers through

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Johnson Controls: How to Overcome Trends in Cyclical Buildings Segment

Johnson Controls International (JCI) was established in 1885 to manufacture, install and service automatic temperature regulation systems for buildings. The company offers a global diversified technology and industrial solutions. JCI provides air conditioning, heating systems, industrial refrigeration products, HVAC controls, fire safety, security, and building management solutions. JCI has operations in approximately 60 countries and

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Does the Dominance of Activist Investors Save Xerox?

Xerox is one of the leading imaging, printing, and data analytics provider. The company also serves customers ranging from small to global enterprises for printing, related workflows, and business processes. According to Xerox’s company filings, the company has only one reporting and operating segment – the design, development, and sale of document management systems and

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Simplicity Makes Illinois Tool Works Attractive

Illinois Tool Works (ITW) was established in 1912. The company is a global manufacturer of a broad range of industrial products and equipment with 85 divisions in over 50 countries. ITW employs approximately 50,000 people. The company reported USD 14.31 billion revenue and USD 3.5 billion operating income in 2017. ITW has seven reportable segments:

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Verizon – Consider Challenges Wisely

Today, I am going to start with the first investment analysis report for BrightHedge. I will try to follow the same structure for analysis to provide comparability and consistency in future reports. I combined public company information and my analysis in this report. Overview Verizon offers communications, information and entertainment products and services to consumers,

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