Henry Schein Inc. (HSIC)

68.49
NASDAQ : Distribution Services
Prev Close 68.82
Day Low/High 68.26 / 69.32
52 Wk Low/High 56.58 / 72.81
Avg Volume 997.80K
Exchange NASDAQ
Shares Outstanding 146.74M
Market Cap 10.10B
EPS 3.50
P/E Ratio 17.58
Div & Yield N.A. (N.A)

Thrice Blessed

Three shorts are performing well today. My three shorts as plays on slowing global growth are doing well today Berkshire Hathaway (BRK.B), Danaher (DHR) and Henry Schein (HSIC).

Short Book

Here is a list of my shorts. I am currently short the following stocks: American Express (AXP), Berkshire Hathaway (BRK.B), Danaher (DHR), FedEx (FDX), Nationstar (NSM) and Henry Schein (HSIC). I think, at current prices, all these stocks are short ...

A Quick Roundup

Here's a quick recap of my trades today. On Tuesday I added to my Northwest Bancshares (NWBI) long. I also shorted SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust (SPY), Henry Schein (HSIC), Berkshire Hathaway (BRK.B) and Danaher (DHR).

Short Book

Here is a list of names of which I am short. My current individual short names are American Express (AXP), Berkshire Hathaway (BRK.B), Bridgepoint Education (BPI), Danaher (DHR), FedEx (FDX), Groupon (GRPN), Nationstar (NSM) and Henry Schein (HSIC).

Short Stuff

Here are some short ideas for a slowing global economy. Some short ideas for a slowing global economy might include banks, Berkshire Hathaway (BRK.B), Danaher (DHR), Henry Schein (HSIC) and Caterpillar (CAT).

That Was the Week That Was

Let's review. My look back at the week's daily diary highlights borrows its title from a popular 1960s BBC comedy show hosted by David Frost. I hope this relatively new column helps put the market week into perspective. I began the week with "One Sh...

Adding to Henry Schein Short

Peer Patterson was downgraded due to weakening dental fundamentals. I am adding to my Henry Schein (HSIC) short. Patterson Companies (PDCO) was downgraded by a brokerage this week based on weakening dental fundamentals.

That Was the Week That Was

Let's review. I have started a new end-of-week column that borrows from the title of a popular 1960s BBC comedy show hosted by David Frost for my look back at the week's daily diary highlights. I hope this relatively new column helps put the market ...

The Long and Short of It

I am adding to both sides. I have just added to longs in Apple (AAPL) at $426, Northwest Bancshares (NWBI) at $12.30, Fortinet (FTNT) at $22.20, Qlik (QLIK) at $24.50. I have added to my shorts in Henry Schein (HSIC) at $91.48, Yahoo! (YHOO) at $23....

Adding to Two Shorts

Namely, Berkshire and Henry Schein. I have added to shorts in Berkshire Hathaway (BRK.B) and Henry Schein (HSIC) today.

Moni Moni

And then some. Here she comes now sayin' mony mony Shoot 'em down turn around come on mony Hey she give me love and I feel all right now Come on you gotta toss and turn And feel all right, yeah I feel all right I said yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah! -...

Trade Update

Let's update my trading activity. When I was out this week, I added to the following shorts: Berkshire Hathaway (BRK.B), Nationstar (NSM), iShares Russell 2000 Index Fund (IWM), SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust (SPY) and Henry Schein (HSIC). I also initiated ...

March Stock Madness

My March Stock Madness contest forecasts the winner among my favorite longs and shorts within a time frame of three to six months. "I'm living the dream." -- Dick Vitale Welcome to my 2013 long/short brackets for March Stock Madness. Unlike the NCAA...

The Short Book

I'm short these stocks and ETFs. My short book consists of the following indiividual stocks and ETFs: Berkshire Hathaway (BRK.B), Bridgepoint Education (BPI), Caterpillar (CAT), Danaher (DHR), Goldman Sachs (GS), Grand Canyon Education (LOPE), Group...

Largest Long and Short

My largest long now is Apple, and my largest short is Henry Schein. Largest long: Apple (AAPL). Largest short: Henry Schein (HSIC).

Pressing Some Shorts

Namely, Henry Schein, SPY and IWM. I am pressing my shorts in Henry Schein (HSIC), SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust (SPY) and iShares Russell 2000 Index Fund (IWM) today.

Insiders Dumping Shares of Henry Schein

The company is materially exposed to the worsening EU economic data. My favorite short (posted recently) is Henry Schein (HSIC), which is materially exposed to the worsening EU economic data. In addtiion, insiders are selling aggressively.

Added to Some Shorts

Namely, Danaher, Grand Canyon Education, Henry Schein, IWM and SPY. I added to the following shorts today Danaher (DHR), Grand Canyon Education (LOPE), Henry Schein (HSIC), iShares Russell 2000 Index Fund (IWM) and SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust (SPY).

10 Mean-Reversion Stocks

Longs and shorts. Below are 10 stock ideas, on the long (three) and short (seven) sides, which might mean revert (in price) over the near term. Long side: Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold (FCX); Apple (AAPL); and Microsoft (MSFT). Short side: Citigrou...

Favorite Long and Short

My favorite long is Chimera Investment, and my favorite short is Henry Schein. Favorite long: Chimera Investment (CIM) -- I am working on a write up now. Favorite short: Henry Schein (HSIC).

Adding to Shorts

Five of them. I added to the following shorts this morning: Henry Schein (HSIC), Danaher (DHR), Grand Canyon Education (LOPE), SPDR S&P 500 (SPY) and iShares Russell 2000 Index (IWM).

Largest Long and Short

My largest long is Apple, and my largest short is Henry Schein. Largest long: Apple (AAPL). Largest short: Henry Schein (HSIC).

Portfolio Moves

I buying GM and adding to Henry Schein and Berkshire shorts. I am buying General Motors (GM) on weakness and shorting more Henry Schein (HSIC). I initiated a Berkshire Hathaway (BRK.B) short on the close on Friday -- there was a large buy imbalance ...

Levels

Currently, only five out of 77 stocks I have mentioned recently are eligible to buy, down from nine out of 74 in mid-January. Jerry (Jerry Seinfeld): (To Kramer and Morty) What is this about? Kramer (Michael Richards): I'm completely changing the co...

Added to Some Shorts

Specifically, Danaher and Henry Schein. Despite the fact that profit-taking has been outlawed in 2013, I continue to view Mr. Market as vulnerable to a correction, and I am positioned accordingly. Today I added to my shorts in Danaher (DHR) and Henr...

Adding to Shorts

Specifically, Danaher, Henry Schein and JPMorgan Chase. I am adding to my Danaher (DHR), Henry Schein (HSIC) and JPMorgan Chase (JPM) shorts now.

Henry Schein Looks Tarnished

I am attempting to add to this short position today. I would deduce from Henry Schein's (HSIC) fourth-quarter earnings conference call that first-quarter 2013 results will be challenging. If my concerns regarding the consumer are valid, electable de...

Earnings News

Altisource and Henry Schein released earnings this morning. Big earnings beat at Alitsource Portfolio Solutions (ASPS) this morning. And Henry Schein (HSIC) beats by $0.05, but revenue was in line and no change in year's guidance. More to come on th...

Earnings Calendar

Here it is. Below is the schedule of earnings for companies this week with which I am involved.

What I'm Shorting

Grand Canyon, Henry Schein, Danaher, Caterpillar are this morning's shorts (so far). I am shorting Grand Canyon Education (LOPE), Henry Schein (HSIC), Danaher (DHR) and Caterpillar (CAT) this morning.