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The retailer turned in stronger-than-expected first-quarter earnings, but also noted that gross margins contracted.
It has become almost too onerous to own something that could be in Amazon's crosshairs.
It may not be too late to save the company, as it still has a good balance sheet. But major upheaval is needed.
The focus on smart tech investment, digital advertising and new menus all helped PLAY to kill it on earnings and comps.
Ulta Beauty is a new champion of retail -- and other names should learn from them.
Dick's can teach you more about what's happening in the overall market than anything else I saw today.
Keep an eye on retailer stocks this week, with big names set to report their quarterly earnings.
Management needs to reinvent the assets remaining rather than trying to Frankenstein a dead body.
I view price as a reflection of what the market is thinking and feeling.
CEO Jill Soltau is now making this her firm. She might just be the one who can do this.
I certainly don't see long term upside for the stock.
Let's look at the charts and indicators again this morning.
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.
Because of the low valued nature of M's stock, I view the company as a 'Hold'.
These popular retail names are reporting results. Here's what I'm looking at.
I cannot think of a good reason to hold BBBY as a long-term investment.
The next month and a half could make or break this stock market.
I would not be surprised if we see a bout of profit-taking in the near future given the sharpness of the recent rebound.
One of the reasons I have never invested in retail stocks is the heavy use of buzzwords to obfuscate financial performance as opposed to real metrics.
We are going to have to differentiate retail and recognize that Wall Street tolerates nothing disappointing.
This is why using the Philips Curve, in a vacuum, is misleading.
Retail and housing stocks are reacting to what will happen this spring, rather than Fed fears. This is how to play it.
A mutualistic relationship could blossom for malls that need well-trafficked tenants and companies like Dave & Buster's that are trying to expand.
The charts of J.C. Penney do not point to a turnaround.
The retail sector is battered right now and that might be good news for stock pickers.
Walmart can't climb despite an earnings beat on Thursday.
There's no reason to own J.C. Penney when you can get better-performing rivals like Macy's or Kohl's.