Ascena (NASDAQ:ASNA) is a retailer of apparel clothing for women and teen girls with numerous brands. Its operating segments are Premium, Value, Plus and Kids fashion, and some of its brand names are Maurices, Lane Bryant, Ann Taylor and LOFT. Together it owns around 8 brand names.
Ascena is a mid-cap company, part of S&P 400, with current market capitalisation of $988 million and share....More>>>
Recent economic data for the US suggests that the stock market’s hissy fit this year has been a false signal for anticipating a new recession. That’s not surprisingthe short-term noise in equity prices is a constant challenge for business-cycle analysis and so it’s not uncommon that market volatility will lead us astray at times. That’s always been the case and nothing’s....More>>>
I like to allocate anywhere between 5-15% of my portfolio to lottery stocks. Usually they are cyclical or have a lot of leverage. And most of the time there is some sort of catalyst that will unlock value on the horizon. I would not advice large positions in any of these stocks. It is also best not to spend large amounts of time analyzing them as they will be small positions and are depending on....More>>>
Even as the automaking world has gone global, Detroits Big 3 automakers still are in the lead when it comes to making cars with the most American components and labor, a new study finds.
Three General Motors models– Buick Enclave, GMC Acadia and Chevrolet Traverse — were tied at the top the list of the most American-made car models in the 2017 Kogod Made in America Auto Index,....More>>>
The Q4 2016 earnings report for small cap 3D printer stock ExOne Co (NASDAQ: XONE) is scheduled for after the marketcloses onThursday (March 16th). 3D printer stocks had their day in the sun a fewyears ago, buthave been disappointing investors eversincethe 3Dbubble burst whileHP Inc (NYSE: HPQ) entering the printer market with its Jet Fusion 3D adds further headwinds. However,3D printershares appear....More>>>
The biggest regional trade deal in history is in ruins. So what happens now?
President-elect Donald Trump said Monday that one of his first actions in office will be to withdraw the United States from the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), an agreement he had slammed as a “disaster” during his campaign.
The move shatters a key pillar of President Obama’s drive....More>>>
I was right on schedule with CVS Health (NYSE:CVS), picking up shares just under $74. Recall that this stock has been absolutely crushed in the last 6 months and is now one of my worst performing stocks this year among those that I follow. When I asked what the hell was going on in the name, I told you that CVS shares were a bargain under $75. It didn’t take long for the stock to surpass $80,....More>>>
Beating Alzheimers is going to be a team sport. We now have our new quarterback. Referencing billionaire Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates announcement today to join the fight to cure Alzheimers, George Vradenburg, chairman, president and co-founder of UsAgainstAlzheimers - a movement bent on stop
Sales Trends A Bit Soft, But Nothing To Worry About
I have been a bit disappointed by Nordstroms (NYSE:JWN) recent results. Not because it was a bad quarter per se, but because it broke the sequence of constant overperformance compared to other peers in the
It's been a bad month for Pegasystems (NASDAQ: PEGA), with investors running for the exits after a huge top-line miss in Q3. For an enterprise software company, there's probably nothing worse. Pegasystems sold off from all-time highs near $65 and now trades nearly 20% lower, in the low $50s.
I have previously written some articles where I have tracked Tesla's (NASDAQ:TSLA) construction and purchases of property, plant, and equipment (P,P & E), as well as Tesla's payments for them. The reason Tesla does not have to pay for all its equipment up front was explained in