NEW YORK, March 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --
Today, Investors Alliance announced new research reports highlighting Tupperware Brands Corporation (NYSE: TUP), Sealed Air Corporation (NYSE: SEE), MeadWestvaco Corporation (NYSE: MWV), Ball Corporation (NYSE: BLL), and Rock-Tenn Company (NYSE: RKT). Today's readers may access these reports free of charge - including full price targets, industry analysis and analyst ratings - via the links below.
Tupperware Brands Corporation Research Report
For the sixth consecutive year, Tupperware was once again recognized by FORTUNE magazine as one of the World's Most Admired Companies under the Home Equipment category. The company placed second, surpassing its direct competitors, recognized for the quality of its products and services, global competitiveness, and social responsibility. FORTUNE's World's Most Admired Companies list is considered as the definitive report card on corporate reputation. In the fourth quarter of 2012, Tupperware reported a five percent increase in sales. On April 22 the first quarter results will be released. The Full Research Report on Tupperware Brands Corporation - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at: [http://www.investors-alliance.com/r/full_research_report/8e2c_TUP]
Sealed Air Corporation Research Report
For the fourth quarter of 2012, Sealed Air reported net sales of $2 billion, with adjusted EPS of 34 cents and adjusted EBITDA of $267 million, or 13.5 percent of net sales. Improved year-over-year adjusted EBITDA was reflected by the company's focus on profitable growth. For full year 2012, net sales totaled $7.6 billion, increasing by 37.8 percent over 2011, including a 38.2 percent increase contributed by the Diversey acquisition. Despite the challenging economic environment, particularly in Europe, the company is confident of its outlook of increased profitability and aggressive management of cost structure for 2013. Modest sales and EBITDA growth is expected for the year ahead, ranging from $7.7 billion to $7.9 billion and $1.01 billion to $1.03 billion, respectively. The Full Research Report on Sealed Air Corporation - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at: [http://www.investors-alliance.com/r/full_research_report/7575_SEE]
MeadWestvaco Corporation Research Report
As of March 13, MWV increased 0.76 percent and is trading at $37.04. During the fourth quarter, Nelson Peltz of Trian Partners bought 1.6 million shares, allowing the company to generate good institutional interest during the quarter. After the purchase, the stock made a double figure jump, currently up 10 percent. The global leader in packaging and packaging solutions also announced on March 13 that its Avive multiple-medication patient adherence solution received the Compliance Package of the Year award from the Healthcare Compliance Packaging Council. For the first quarter of 2013, MWV expects modest earnings due to a difficult comparison in the Industrial segment and lower earnings from land sales in some of its segments. The company expects sales, earnings, and cash flow to grow in 2013 due to continued execution of its profitable growth strategies, significant contribution from the expanded platform in Brazil, and the benefits from acquired businesses. The Full Research Report on MeadWestvaco Corporation - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at: [http://www.investors-alliance.com/r/full_research_report/1ec0_MWV]
Ball Corporation Research Report
Ball's philanthropic branch, The Ball Foundation, has committed $100,000 to the American Red Cross Disaster Relief fund in 2013. The grant will help to ensure that the Red Cross is prepared to prevent disaster and assist people in need. The foundation has been supporting Red Cross for several years now as disaster relief is a significant part of the foundation's focus on advancing sustainable livelihoods for people by improving self-sufficiency. In 2012, The Ball Foundation awarded $1.1 million in grants to nonprofit organizations to support the advancement of social sustainability. The Full Research Report on Ball Corporation - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at: [http://www.investors-alliance.com/r/full_research_report/91ea_BLL]
Rock-Tenn Company Research Report
Compared with first quarter 2012 EPS, adjusted EPS of Rock-Tenn for the first quarter of 2013 increased 14 percent to $1.35. This reflects the progress that the company has made in the operating performance of its Corrugated Packaging segment. The increased sales and earnings are primarily related to higher selling process and lower recycled fiber and energy costs. For the second quarter, Rock-Tenn expects earnings to be in the range of $1 per share. Third and fourth quarter earnings are expected to trend up sharply subsequently. Full Research Report on Rock-Tenn Company - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at: [http://www.investors-alliance.com/r/full_research_report/626a_RKT]
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