|Day Low/High||9.89 / 10.22|
|52 Wk Low/High||6.30 / 13.62|
Let's look at Vera Bradley as it's set to post earnings this week.
Naked put writing is not for everybody, it can provide immediate income along with significant downside protection -- let's strip the technique down to the basics.
Buying beaten-up shares of companies that are down merely due to analyst downgrades is one of my favorite things to do. Here's a great example using Vera Bradley.
Jim Cramer's words ring true as I look at my lists of stocks and how they fared over the past few months.
I've been writing about VRA for a while, and here's why it's still got a good move in store.
Most of the stocks in my 'Sexy Sixteen' chart -- which included no mega-cap tech names -- are looking really good just a few weeks out. Here are the results so far.
Put writing is better than, and not as risky as, you think. Let me explain.
It's not just those big names that go up. Here are some under-the-radar companies to consider.
If you bought VRA on my original recommendation in late May, here's what you should do -- and what I expect.
An outlet mall in Western Pennsylvania may be a sample of one, but it showed some encouraging retail activity amid the pandemic.
Vera Bradley posted better-than-expected results as the S&P 500 saw its 11th 'volatile' trading day in just 2 months.
VRA rallied after reporting its latest quarterly results.
Here we look at the benefits of putting down small cash in buy/write strategies for Coty and Vera Bradley.
Here's a fine way to potentially own stocks at prices that are no longer available.
Profitable firms with debt-free balance sheets are going to be around for the next up cycle, and Vera Bradley is one such stock.
I think the quarantine has gone too far, with unintended consequences that will be tallied later.
Chico's FAS showed some signs of life, but a number of other retailers were down in the dumps.
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.
Most of the 22 largely small-cap stocks that make up the portfolio are now in positive territory, with Hibbett Sports leading the way.
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 visit to western Pennsylvania provides insight into how various retailers may be faring and also turns up a county fair controversy.
As we enter the dog days of summer, with lower volume and perhaps more volatility, portfolio performance may get interesting.
Investment suggests that for now, the bag maker is focused on revitalizing its brand.
This is the first inception-to-date period that the portfolio has not outperformed its benchmarks.
They're cheap, have lots of cash, and/or have fairly strong brand names.
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.