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Department stores, sporting goods sellers and even fashion retailers have seen their shares surge this year, but the question is whether the party can last.
I'm not a buyer here although I am impressed by what HIBB has been able to accomplish.
Next week is the last full week of August and the start of the last two weeks of the summer given how the Labor Day holiday falls this year. If you were expecting a quiet week on the earnings front, you may not want to read what I have to share next...
The 2020 Double Net Value Portfolio includes a half-dozen offenders from the previous iteration of the portfolio.
The 22 stocks in the Double Net Value Portfolio collectively outperformed the value components of the Russell 2000 and Russell Micro indices.
One ETF to avoid, and one to buy, if you are looking for Black Friday/Cyber Monday exposure.
The sporting goods retailer shows there are still opportunities to capitalize on retail, even among beaten-up names.
Most of the 22 largely small-cap stocks that make up the portfolio are now in positive territory, with Hibbett Sports leading the way.
A bunch of beaten-up value names registered double-digit percentage gains last week; we'll see if the rally can continue.
The portfolio of 22 smaller names has slid into negative territory, showing the pressure the market has put of late on smaller-cap stocks.
A cornucopia of specialty retailers took it on the chin on Friday after the group showed signs of life on Thursday.
Shares of several retailers rode the coattails of Nordstrom and Dick's Sporting Goods on their favorable earnings releases Thursday, but Friday offers a mixed bag.
As we enter the dog days of summer, with lower volume and perhaps more volatility, portfolio performance may get interesting.
There may still be opportunities to play off the markets' perception that the retail sector is dead.
This is the first inception-to-date period that the portfolio has not outperformed its benchmarks.
These 22 stocks in the aggregate are still outpacing the Russell 2000 and Russell Microcap indices, but by a narrower margin than before.
The fourth quarter's dreadful performance may seem like a distant memory, but it was quite brutal.
Shares of the sporting goods retailer climbed more than 20% on a big fourth-quarter beat and favorable guidance.
Let's talk about the elephant in the room: the sporting goods retailer's dividend yield.
These 22 stocks in the aggregate continue to outpace the Russell 2000 and Russell Microcap indices as all but three are in positive territory.
Titan Machinery is the top performer so far in 2019, up 38% since portfolio launch.
The 22 names in the portfolio as a group are outpacing the value components of the Russell 2000 and Russell Microcap indices.
Despite disappointing performance this year, the strategy has shown solid return in the past.
It was not a great year for this value portfolio, with only 5 stocks in positive territory for the year.
Easier said than done: They also have to turn sales around.
Names as varied as Tilly's, Build-A-Bear Workshop, Hibbett Sports and Nordstrom all took hits in the midst of the holiday shopping season.