Dillard's Inc. (DDS)

55.31
NYSE : Retail Trade
Prev Close 56.59
Day Low/High 47.95 / 55.80
52 Wk Low/High 53.96 / 86.71
Avg Volume 496.60K
Exchange NYSE
Shares Outstanding 21.73M
Market Cap 1.46B
EPS 6.20
P/E Ratio 8.94
Div & Yield 0.40 (0.68%)

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It's Tough to Weed Through the Data on Tilray

It's Tough to Weed Through the Data on Tilray

The largest impediment to success for firms like TLRY -- which is expected to report a 27 cent loss per share Tuesday night -- remains federal legalization of marijuana across the U.S.

Dividend-Seeking Investors Should 'Target' These Retailers

Dividend-Seeking Investors Should 'Target' These Retailers

July-quarter ending retailers are soon to report their earnings, shedding light on their summer sales as well as their expectations for back-to-school shopping and the looming holiday shopping season.

New Buy (and Short) Levels

I don't want there to be any ambiguity about the size of my positions or about my buy and short levels as I strive for as much transparency as possible. "When the time comes to buy, you won't want to." --Walter Deemer "When the time comes to sell, y...

Perma Bear?

I get a lot of criticism for being a perma bear. However I have 18 long ideas on my Best Ideas List and only eight short ideas. Case in point - I initiated a long position in Dillard's yesterday at $67.10. The shares are +$2.50 today.

Shopping in Dillard's Again

At $67.10, I am back in Dillard's , my favorite trading sardine of the last five years. I have probably traded the stock 15 times since 2015, with cumulative gains of well over $100 per share. The stock is down by almost $7 per share under the weigh...

Planning to Take More Profits in Goldman Sachs Today

Goldman Sachs was added to my Best Ideas List on December 17, 2018 at $169.95. The shares closed on Friday at over $207. Earlier in the year I moved from large to small-sized at about $200/share - taking in a large profit. In late May, early June 20...

What Macy's, J.C. Penney, and Amazon Mean for PVH Sales

What Macy's, J.C. Penney, and Amazon Mean for PVH Sales

In the near term, it would appear Amazon will need to do the heavy lifting.

New Buy (and Short) Levels

* I don't want there to be any ambiguity about the size of my positions or about my buy and short levels as I strive for as much transparency as possible "When the time comes to buy, you won't want to." - Walter Deemer I promised to update my "Level...

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 .