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  • A Few Reasons Why Goldcorp's Drop Looks Like A Buying Opportunity
    Tue, Sep. 30 GG 8 Comments

    Summary

    • Goldcorp stock has dropped a lot in the past one month due to various headwinds, but its long-term prospects are still intact.
    • Goldcorp's focus on cost reduction will allow it to improve its earnings performance in the future.
    • Goldcorp has various projects in the pipeline, which should lead to better production going forward.
    • An increase in gold demand from markets such as Asia bodes well for Goldcorp.
  • Why Flowers Foods Looks Like A Good Bet At Its 52-Week Low
    Tue, Sep. 30 FLO 3 Comments

    Summary

    • Flowers Foods is struggling from short-term issues, but the company's new products and brand reintroductions should help it gain momentum going forward.
    • Flowers is also working on cost-saving initiatives in order to improve its bottom line.
    • Flowers' earnings are expected to grow at an impressive pace going forward, while its valuation is also attractive.
  • Chesapeake Energy: Fundamental Strength And Improving Production Profile Make It A Smart Investment
    Mon, Sep. 29 CHK 2 Comments

    Summary

    • Chesapeake Energy missed earnings estimates the last time, but the company is undertaking efforts to cut costs.
    • Chesapeake's fundamentals are strong, and is earnings are expected to grow at a good pace in the next two years.
    • Chesapeake is expanding its production profile to tap the growing consumption of natural gas.
  • Increasing Auto Sales And Product Focus Can Take Sirius XM To New Highs
    Sun, Sep. 28 SIRI 28 Comments

    Summary

    • Sirius XM is penetrating the new car market at a good pace, which is a sign of better things to come.
    • Sirius XM also stands to benefit from the pre-owned car market, while its connected car strategy will enable it to benefit from new technology in cars.
    • Sirius XM is improving its programming with new content.
  • Mondelez International: A Few Reasons To Avoid This Stock
    Sun, Sep. 28 MDLZ 9 Comments

    Summary

    • Mondelez's price rise has backfired as peers haven't followed suit, leading to weakening of market share.
    • Mondelez is seeing weakness in the emerging markets.
    • Mondelez's valuation signifies that its earnings will be under pressure.
  • Why An Expensive WhiteWave Foods Is Still A Good Investment
    Fri, Sep. 26 WWAV 3 Comments

    Summary

    • WhiteWave Foods trades at an expensive valuation after strong gains this year, but the premium seems justified.
    • WhiteWave Foods will benefit from rising milk prices, while the company's leading position in the almond.
    • WhiteWave's partnership with Dunkin' and its acquisition of So Delicious will make the business better.
    • WhiteWave's earnings are on track to grow at a strong rate going forward, while its forward P/E is low.
  • Is Dean Foods A Value Play Or A Value Trap?
    Fri, Sep. 26 DF 8 Comments

    Summary

    • Dean Foods trades at a pretty cheap valuation, but weakness in the milk market makes it a risky investment.
    • Rising milk prices and consumers giving preference to plant-based alternatives is a worry for Dean Foods.
    • Dean Foods is undertaking strategies to make some improvements, but it doesn't expect the situation to improve any time soon.
    • Dean's valuation indicates that its bottom line will deteriorate further.
  • A Few Reasons Why ConAgra Foods Should Continue Getting Better
    Thu, Sep. 25 CAG 1 Comment

    Summary

    • ConAgra Foods' impressive turnaround strategies should allow it to overcome the challenges that it is facing.
    • ConAgra is improving the performance of its private-label brands by improving packaging and assortment.
    • ConAgra's Ardent Mills venture is a catalyst.
    • ConAgra is cheaper than the industry average on a valuation basis.
  • Why Hormel Foods Is Set To Deliver More Upside
    Wed, Sep. 24 HRL 2 Comments

    Summary

    • Hormel Foods is focusing on advertising, new product introductions, and international growth to grow its business.
    • Hormel will benefit from the acquisition of CytoSport Holdings as it will increase its reach in the protein-rich sports nutrition market.
    • Hormel's fundamentals and valuation are robust, and its earnings are expected to grow in the double digits going forward.
  • Why Cracker Barrel Old Country Store's Turnaround Looks Like A Buying Opportunity
    Wed, Sep. 24 CBRL 4 Comments

    Summary

    • Cracker Barrel Old Country Store's cost-cutting moves will lead to earnings growth in the future.
    • Cracker Barrel's menu innovations and store expansion should attract more customers.
    • Cracker Barrel's cheap valuation makes it a good turnaround pick.
  • International Growth And Improving Consumer Confidence Can Take Skechers To New Highs
    Wed, Sep. 24 SKX 4 Comments

    Summary

    • Skechers' brand strategies and endorsement deals should help it attract more customers.
    • Skechers is expanding its base across different international geographies, and is increasing its store count aggressively to tap these markets.
    • Although Skechers is expensive, the company's expected earnings growth is strong, which means that it can deliver more upside.
  • Why Krispy Kreme Doughnuts Can Make A Comeback
    Mon, Sep. 22 KKD 1 Comment

    Summary

    • Krispy Kreme missed earnings estimates by a wide margin last quarter, but the company's annual forecast looks strong.
    • Krispy Kreme is undertaking a number of moves to make a comeback, including its focus on smaller stores.
    • Krispy Kreme's valuation is attractive, and its earnings are expected to increase at a good pace in the next five years.
  • Keurig Green Mountain: This Impressive Gainer Can Deliver More Upside
    Mon, Sep. 22 GMCR 2 Comments

    Summary

    • Despite mixed third-quarter results, Keurig Green Mountain raised its outlook for the full year, indicating that the company can get better.
    • Keurig is aggressively expanding its ecosystem.
    • Keurig's fundamentals are robust, and its earnings are expected to increase at a good pace.
  • Kroger: Can This Strong Gainer Deliver More Upside?
    Fri, Sep. 19 KR 4 Comments

    Summary

    • Kroger has beaten the market handsomely this year and its results indicate that it is moving in the right direction.
    • Kroger's acquisitions will expand its reach and increase its customer base.
    • Kroger has strong fundamentals.
    • Kroger, however, faces a threat from a resurgent Target.
  • Looking Beyond J.M. Smucker's Disappointing First Quarter
    Wed, Sep. 17 SJM Comment!

    Summary

    • J.M. Smucker disappointed with its first-quarter results and outlook.
    • J.M. Smucker is facing a number of challenges, but it is also focusing on strategies to make a comeback.
    • J.M. Smucker's fundamentals, valuation, and growth strategies look impressive, making it a good long-term pick.
  • A Few Reasons Why The Fresh Market Can Get Better
    Wed, Sep. 17 TFM 3 Comments

    Summary

    • The Fresh Market's recent results show that the company is gradually making a turnaround.
    • The Fresh Market is expanding its footprint in order to attract more customers.
    • The Fresh Market's bottom line is expected to grow at a higher rate going forward than what it has achieved in the past.
  • Why Investors Should Continue Betting On A Turnaround At J.C. Penney
    Fri, Sep. 12 JCP 10 Comments

    Summary

    • J.C. Penney's idea of gaining customers by way of reintroducing popular brands is a smart one.
    • Penney's focus on the omni-channel can help it accelerate its turnaround.
    • Penney is making its operations better by cutting costs and focusing on efficiency, leading to impressive growth in EBITDA.
  • Why Target's Turnaround Should Continue
    Fri, Sep. 12 TGT 2 Comments

    Summary

    • Target's results indicate that it is steadily turning around after the data breach.
    • Target is adopting smart strategies to bring customers back.
    • Target's fundamentals are strong and its earnings are expected to grow going forward.
  • Better Times Lie Ahead For ArcelorMittal
    Wed, Sep. 10 MT Comment!

    Summary

    • ArcelorMittal's focus on expanding capacity to address the steel market's growth should lead to long-term gains.
    • ArcelorMittal should benefit from the improvement in the construction and automotive end markets.
    • ArcelorMittal's estimated bottom line growth is way ahead of the industry average, which indicates that the stock can continue getting better.
  • Why DryShips Looks Ripe For A Turnaround
    Tue, Sep. 9 DRYS 16 Comments

    Summary

    • DryShips looks like a turnaround candidate after its second-quarter results, supported by its decent fundamentals.
    • DryShips is seeing an increase in charter rates and this will aid its recovery.
    • DryShips will also benefit from increasing demand for seaborne transportation as a result of improving economic conditions.
  • A Few Reasons Why Under Armour Can Still Deliver More Upside
    Tue, Sep. 9 UA 2 Comments

    Summary

    • Under Armour's new products with improved technology can help the company get better in the future.
    • Under Armour is focused on diversifying its user base, and it has increased its marketing budget to tap more customers.
    • Under Armour is expensive on a trailing P/E basis, but its earnings are expected to grow at an impressive pace in the future.
  • Why Chico's FAS Looks Like A Good Bet Near Its 52-Week Lows
    Sun, Sep. 7 CHS 1 Comment

    Summary

    • Chico's FAS failed to match up to expectations in the previous quarter, but the company is undertaking moves to improve performance.
    • Chico's expansion in international markets and customer-focused strategies should make it better in the long run.
    • Chico's valuation shows that its earnings are expected to improve in the future.
  • A Few Reasons Why Guess Is A Stock To Avoid
    Sat, Sep. 6 GES 1 Comment

    Summary

    • Guess reported a massive decline in its earnings, and its bottom line is expected to remain under pressure going forward.
    • Guess is seeing weakness across its end markets, and its products are not being received well by customers.
    • Although Guess is aiming at a turnaround, its outlook and valuation indicate that investors should avoid the stock.
  • Why Investors Should Continue Holding Southern Company For The Long Run
    Thu, Sep. 4 SO 10 Comments

    Summary

    • Southern Company has an attractive valuation, impressive growth estimates, and a strong dividend.
    • Southern Company's Plant Ratcliffe project can be a long-term catalyst.
    • Southern's focus on renewable energy is a move in the right direction considering the potential of the solar market.
  • A Few Reasons Why Nike Should Continue Getting Better
    Thu, Sep. 4 NKE 1 Comment

    Summary

    • Nike's focus on launching products with new technology should help it gain more customers.
    • Nike is adopting various strategies to engage with customers and increase its brand presence, which have allowed it to gain share from Adidas.
    • Nike's strong cash pile will enable it to continue investing in the business and deliver more innovations.
    • Nike's earnings are expected to grow at a superior pace in the next five years as compared to the last five.
  • Looking Beyond Best Buy's Short-Term Pain
    Wed, Sep. 3 BBY Comment!

    Summary

    • Best Buy recently said that its business will be weak during the holiday season, but investors should focus on the long-term prospects.
    • Best Buy's focus on online sales, which are already improving, and new product introductions should help it gain momentum going forward.
    • Best Buy's strategies helped it deliver an improvement in the bottom line last quarter.
    • Best Buy's focus on operational improvements and cost-cutting should help the company sustain its turnaround.
  • A Decent Valuation And Growth Oriented Strategies Make Ross Stores A Good Pick
    Wed, Sep. 3 ROST Comment!

    Summary

    • Ross Stores has bounced back remarkably after dropping to its 52-week low.
    • Ross Stores' focus on store expansion and merchandise will help it get better in the future.
    • Ross Stores' strong cash position and an attractive valuation make it a good long-term investment.
  • Why Yum Brands' Recent Weakness Looks Like A Buying Opportunity
    Thu, Aug. 28 YUM 1 Comment

    Summary

    • Yum Brands' shares have dropped after the company released weaker-than-expected results and ran into trouble regarding the freshness of meat used in its products.
    • Yum, however, has faced problems in China earlier, and has bounced back well. It is already working to fix the current problem.
    • The long-term prospects in China are strong, due to the impending growth in the consumer class, and this will benefit Yum, as it derives 53% of its revenue from China.
  • Will Aeropostale's Turnaround Succeed?
    Thu, Aug. 28 ARO Comment!

    Summary

    • Aeropostale is under pressure due to broader weakness in the apparel retail industry and stiff competition from rivals.
    • Aeropostale is undertaking several strategies to improve its situation, but the company's weak outlook indicates that it is not executing properly.
    • Aeropostale's balance sheet is not in good shape, and this is another reason to stay away from the stock.
  • Hain Celestial: Record Results Set The Tone For More Improvements
    Thu, Aug. 28 HAIN 2 Comments

    Summary

    • Hain Celestial delivered record results recently as its brands gained traction across several end markets.
    • Hain Celestial's acquisition of Tilda and the introduction of new products will allow it to benefit from the organic food market's growth.
    • Hain's focus on productivity savings will enable it to sustain its strong earnings growth going forward.
  • Cheetah Mobile: This Fast-Growing Chinese Internet Company Can Be A Growth Pick
    Mon, Aug. 25 CMCM 1 Comment

    Summary

    • The growing demand for internet security and mobile advertising has opened up a big opportunity for Cheetah Mobile.
    • Cheetah Mobile is doing its best to tap the opportunity ahead with impressive product development and acquisitions.
    • Cheetah Mobile's growth projections are hugely impressive along with its forward valuation.
  • Activision Blizzard's Strong Gaming Pipeline Should Help It Continue Beating The Market
    Mon, Aug. 25 ATVI 2 Comments

    Summary

    • Activision Blizzard's games have been adopted well on the new-generation consoles.
    • Activision Blizzard has lined up a number of new launches in the coming months that will lead to strong growth in its financials.
    • Activision's impressive fundamentals, and the problems of its competitors indicate that the stock hasn't run out of steam yet.