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I really see the dividend payment as the only reason any investor would want an equity stake in this name.
The retailer turned in stronger-than-expected first-quarter earnings, but also noted that gross margins contracted.
Days like this are reminders of how important short-selling can be to an up market.
The combination of growing dividends along with simultaneous share buybacks can be powerful.
It has become almost too onerous to own something that could be in Amazon's crosshairs.
The U.S. economy is doing okay, but not great, and you can see that in a number of sectors.
We have to hope they are given a better chance to tell their story than they were Wednesday.
Starting with Lyft, individual stocks are going to make a comeback. I sense the excitement and the possibilities. But don't leave it to just the IPOs.
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...
Kohl's is well positioned to meet both the needs of the debt-strapped consumer and the desire of investors for attractive dividend yields.
It would make little sense to take a step backward into bricks and mortar when consumer trends are so clearly shifting toward online purchases.
As AMZN's pop-up store experiment comes to a close, they're pursuing a variety of projects that require physical locations.
Most notable Tuesday were a few pockets of speculative action in small-cap China-related names and some of the cannabis plays.
There are signs in the market that the talks may not be going as well as thought, or at least that some believe that Trump thinks he has the upper hand.
I'd consider a small upside trade with a risk equal to reward and favoring the historical action.
The market is pinpointing partnerships as the prime movers of Kohl's stock.
On top of pedestrian same store sales, I am troubled by the decrease in operating income, the flat gross margin rate, and the higher SG&A expense rate.
KSS is a good value stock that has kept stable sales in a less than cordial market.
CEO Michelle Gass said that the strong holiday season was a major driver of the earnings beat.
The retailer's shares are rising after reporting earnings, but the mixed indicators found in its charts make it questionable whether the rally can be sustained.
If we didn't know where the algorithms that now control the point of sale were lined up before Monday, we sure know now.
Here's what investors should be watching this week.
Keep an eye on retailer stocks this week, with big names set to report their quarterly earnings.
Because of the low valued nature of M's stock, I view the company as a 'Hold'.
Hasbro and Mattel management outlined one key factor in their dichotomous results.