Good morning everyone, and welcome to Sysco's Second Quarter Fiscal 2014 Conference Call. As a reminder, today's call is being recorded.
Our top managers remain cautious, focusing more on relative valuation and increasing their willingness to book gains in the face of a rising (but potentially overvalued) market.
Investors need to optimize total return with a good mix of dividend yield, growth, and quality, says Morningstar's Josh Peters.
This week: Baby steps in D.C., lululemon takes a hit, a wide moat gets wider, and more.
Morningstar StockInvestor editor Matt Coffina discusses recent additions to the Wide Moat Focus Index.
Expectations are muted for the upcoming earnings season, but investors need to focus on underlying company fundamentals and not on one quarter's worth of results, says DividendInvestor editor Josh Peters.
Are consumer staples stocks reaching an inflection point?
Hear industry outlooks and best ideas from the 12 Morningstar analysts named by The Wall Street Journal among the "Best on the Street."