Fomento Economico Mexicano

  • 3 Beverage Companies for Your Portfolio

    By Madhukar Dubey - July 19, 2013 | Tickers: BUD, ABV, FMX

    Urbanization and middle class expansion in emerging markets like Brazil is propelling the beverage industry's growth. The global beverage industry is expected to reach a market value of $1.35 trillion by 2017 at a CAGR of 4.6%. This industry is highly competitive and customer loyalty is pivotal for beverage companies to earn profits.

    Here are three beverage companies which are keen on maximizing their profit with growth more »

  • 3 Beer Makers You Shouldn’t Miss This Summer

    By Madhukar Dubey - June 17, 2013 | Tickers: BUD, ABV, FMX

    The beverage industry is expected to reach a market value of $1,347 billion by 2017, with a compounded annual growth rate of 4.6%. The global demand of beverage products is rising, and the beverage companies are using various strategies like acquisition, packaging innovation, expansion, etc. for long-term growth. I have discussed three such beverage companies that are working on the above stated strategies in order to maximize growth more »

  • A Look at Some LatAm Consumer Staples

    By Damian Illia - May 20, 2013 | Tickers: ABV, FMX, GMK

    Consumer staples can be a good option for investors seeking slow and steady growth. This includes essential products such as food, beverages, tobacco, and household items. Consumer staples stocks are considered non-cyclical, meaning that they are always in demand, no matter how the economy is performing. Also, people tend to demand consumer staples at a relatively constant level, regardless of their price.

    Companies that primarily sell consumer staples in Mexico more »

  • A Global Portfolio

    By Ryan Peckyno - February 27, 2013 | Tickers: FMX, HLSS, MX, BPOP, TM

    Today, instead of grabbing the Wall Street Journal, I read the Investor’s Business Daily.  After taking a cursory look through that newspaper, I thought that I would take a stab at creating a "Global Portfolio."

    The Global Portfolio that I came up with consists of 5 stocks: a Puerto Rican Bank, a Japanese Automaker, a Korean Chipmaker, a Mortgage Servicing Company in the Cayman Islands, and a Beverage Maker more »

  • Why E*Trade and Other Investment Companies Are Likely to be Acquired by America Movil

    By Alejandro Guillú - December 19, 2012 | Tickers: AMX, BUD, CNO, ETFC, FMX

    The Problem

    America Movil (NYSE: AMX) is the largest company in Mexico by revenue, profits, assets and market value. 

    With revenues of $47 billion only AT&T and 6 others are bigger. With profits of $5 billion only Vodafone and 4 others are more profitable. With assets of $67 billion only Deutsche Telekom and 8 others have more assets. With a market value of $93 billion only Verizon, Telefonica more »

  • Add Fizz to Your Portfolio,Own This Stock!

    By Gargi Banerjee - December 14, 2012 | Tickers: KO, KOF, FMX

    From the original inception of a “patent medicine” by  John Pemberton, to becoming a worldwide brand of one of the largest soft-drink makers, Coca-Cola has surely come a long way, and so have the companies associated with it. One such company is the Coca-Cola Femsa SAB (NYSE: KOF), which is the largest Coke bottler in the world. Key shareholders of the company are Fomento Económico Mexicano(NYSE: FMX), commonly referred more »

  • 5 Beverage Stocks the Smart Money Is Buying, Are You Invested?

    By Meena Krishnamsetty - December 7, 2012 | Tickers: KO, CCE, FMX, MNST, PEP

    After identifying the most popular stocks among hedge funds (see our Top Ten here) according to their third quarter 13F filings, we have decided to break down the top five stocks that hedge funds love in the beverage industry. Many of these beverage companies trade as relatively stable stocks and should see growth from volume increases on a bolstering economy. Our list includes the hundreds of hedge funds and prominent more »

  • Growth and Recovery a la Mexicana

    By Federico Zaldua - November 20, 2012 | Tickers: AMX, CX, FMX

    Mexico has been going through an array of fundamental transformations, fueled by institutional and economic changes. As a matter of fact, the CAGR of its GDP per capita was 4.31% - one of the highest in Latin America – and the CAGR of private consumption between 1995 and 2011 was above 8.5%. The European crisis was not enough to pause Mexico's growth prospects: the IMF expects its GDP to more »

  • The Johnny Depp of Closed-End Funds Talks CUBA (part 6)

    By Nick Slepko - October 5, 2012 | Tickers: AMX, CX, FMX, CUBA, WSO

    Closed-end fund guru Tom Herzfeld discusses Cuba and his most popular fund, the Herzfeld Caribbean Basin Fund (NASDAQ: CUBA).

    [Continued from part 5]

    Slepko:  How do politics figure into your Cuba outlook?

    Herzfeld: Well, I believe if President Obama is re-elected, then whatever chances there are of the embargo being lifted are better than if Governor Romney wins. Others seem to agree with that assessment. I noticed our stock had more »

  • Cheers to a Good Investment

    By Chris Martin - February 23, 2012 | Tickers: SAM, BREW, DEO, FMX

    I like to invest in what I know.  I know banking and treasury, I know retail, and I know beer.  

    Since my college days I've seen a dramatic shift in the drinking habits of those around me.  No longer is it the weird west coast hippie drinking some beer from a company I've never heard of.  Guys and girls of all ages (over 21) are drinking craft brews more »