Dillard's Inc. (DDS)

59.25
NYSE : Retail Trade
Prev Close 57.33
Day Low/High 57.24 / 59.39
52 Wk Low/High 53.96 / 98.75
Avg Volume 391.80K
Exchange NYSE
Shares Outstanding 21.73M
Market Cap 1.48B
EPS 6.20
P/E Ratio 9.04
Div & Yield 0.40 (0.70%)

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Betting on Cloud Stocks, Trading Cisco and Nvidia: Market Recon

Betting on Cloud Stocks, Trading Cisco and Nvidia: Market Recon

My better bet will remain on the cloud until the direction that global business has to move toward changes fundamentally.

Playing in the Same Playground

*Improves my investment returns I like to use some of my experience and many years in the investment business to improve the odds of delivering good returns. One way I do this is by trading/investing in stocks that I have developed an analytical fam...

From the Street of Dreams

JP Morgan moves  to sell based on inventory build.

The Ketchup Trade

If Mr. Market defies my protestations and continues moving higher, I suspect there is a ketchup (catch-up) trade in retail stocks: * The group is deeply out of favor and its relative and absolute performance is obscene * The weak fundamentals are fa...

Buy Levels

Here are some of my individual buy levels of stocks that I want to add to or reestablish on weakness: * $157.50 * $1625 * $1150 * $42 * $55 * $46 * $46.50 * $182.50 * $31 * $40 * $23 * $65 * $16.75 * $35 * $27.75 * $60 * $95 * $48 * $87.50 Note: Lon...

More Individual Stock Volatility

Dillard's is now over $7 lower than the price at which I sold last week!

Subscriber Comment of the Week

I took off long (at nearly $78) after it was +$14/share in one day following the better quarterly results. From BillyBob: BillyBob  DDS: JPM warns on DDS JPMorgan lowers Dillard's (NYSE:DDS) to an Underweight rating after having the department store...

J.C. Penney: Why Throw Money at a Story That Won't End Well?

J.C. Penney: Why Throw Money at a Story That Won't End Well?

Management needs to reinvent the assets remaining rather than trying to Frankenstein a dead body.

Where I Stand (Part Deux)

* Further reducing gross longs * And increasing my overall net short exposure I have also moved my position from large-sized to medium-sized. (And I plan to stay there.) With the recent liquidation of ,  , and longs, profit taking in a substantial a...

U.S., North Korea, China Talks, and Kratos, My Best Defense Stock: Market Recon

U.S., North Korea, China Talks, and Kratos, My Best Defense Stock: Market Recon

The least covered and perhaps most important of the Wednesday's three events was the appearance of U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer before the House Ways and Means Committee.

Where I Stand

* I stand with a calculator and a contrarian streak in my investment strategy * I have steadily expanded my net short exposure all week While I am respectful of price and momentum that, in part, have been influenced by the changing market structure,...

Where I Stand

Recently I have made the following moves in my portfolios: * I have added to my and shorts. * I sold out my and longs. * I reduced the size (from large to medium) of my long holdings in and . * I initiated shorts in , and .

Expanding My Overall Net Short Exposure

After eliminating a long,  , adding two shorts, and , and expanding my and shorts (as Mr. Market ramped on a better consumer confidence print - which is non predictive to the markets), I have further expanded my overall net short exposure. I have a ...

Jay Powell's Testimony Might Get In the Way of the Bears' Grand Plans

Jay Powell's Testimony Might Get In the Way of the Bears' Grand Plans

The market always likes to be reassured by a dovish Fed.

Dillard's is DiLovely - But I Have Sold My Position

* Taking advantage of gap higher in shares Dillard's just hit $78/share - a gain of +$11 on the day. I have taken off my DDS long this morning at $77.75. What a trading sardine! I plan to buy back on weakness.

Retail Heaven

I own two retail stocks, and - as posted, I have consistently been adding to them recently. M had an earnings beat but guided in-line. The stock may have a relief rally - given these results. DDS had a nice EPS beat and good guidance. My favorite tr...

Market Moves

I am bidding slightly under the market in , , and . I am offering more on the short side a bit above the market.

Today's Trading

Very little trading today - which reflects my low conviction level. I wasn't hit on my and bids.

More DDS, M

I am bidding slightly under the market for more and .

Liking This Action

I really like the pin action in a number of my core longs: , , , , (as expected off of the strength), , , , and . and , not so much! Note: Long GS (large), BAC (large), C (large), WFC (large), JPM (large), DWDP (large), HIG (large), CBS, M (small), ...

Retail Gets Jiggy

As I mentioned earlier, retail has picked up a bid. Dillard's , the greatest trading sardine extant, is doing its thing (again) -- up by +5%. And, Macy's is following suit. No trades today.

4 Stocks on the Move

Good action in and two stocks recently added to recently and initiated yesterday ( and ). , a victim of premature selling, is a total monster (+$3). (Still on my Best Idea List).

Changing Leadership May Lie Ahead in a Choppy Market

"Nope, what mattered is managers just said what the heck do I need safety for when it is overpriced when I can buy cheap and make a whole year in a day. That's what a rotation is about. That's what happened today and it is rarely a one day thing, wh...

Play It Again, Sam

Dillard's , a new buy, getting jiggy.

Improving Reward v. Risk In Two Retail Stocks

I have reestablished very small long positions in Macy's and Dillard's at $24.27 and $63, respectively. The modest size implies a low conviction in the entry price. Macy's was placed on my Best Ideas List on November 14, 2017 at $19.39. I have made ...

PG Is Value Added

Besides my favorite trading sardine, Dillard's (currently no position), Procter & Gamble has been an extraordinary value added component of my portfolio (first on the short side and then on the long side). I initially shorted (and put on my Best Ide...

Investing Time Frame

If I had an investing time frame of 1-5 years, I would be buying ,  , , , and the banks at current prices.