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Kimberly-Clark Investors In Need Of A Tissue
July 23rd, 2021 9:00 AM
Kimberly-Clark (NYSE: KMB) bucked the Q2 earnings trend by reporting weaker-than-expected earnings and guiding the market lower. This news has shares down more than 3% in early trading and they may move lower.
Buy Genuine Parts Company While You Can Still Get It Cheap
July 22nd, 2021 11:00 AM
In the quest for value, investors should not discount Genuine Parts Company (NYSE: GPC). It is not a lightly valued stock at 21X this year's earnings and 19X next year's earnings but it is one of the higher quality dividend growth stocks you will find.
Abbott Laboratories Proves Its Worth Again
July 22nd, 2021 9:00 AM
Abbott Laboratories (NYSE: ABT) is a highly valued stock trading at 27X this year's consensus target and 25X next year's consensus EPS estimate but remember, you get what you pay for
Domino's Pizza, Delivering What The Market Ordered
July 22nd, 2021 9:00 AM
Shares of Domino's Pizza (NYSE: DPZ) look ready to continue what has been a very strong uptrend. The second-quarter results were everything the market could ask for and more including growth, better-than-expected results
The Value Deepens In Knight-Swift Transportation
July 22nd, 2021 6:00 AM
Knight-Swift Transportation (NYSE: KNX) is one of the nation's largest trucking outfits and one bent on growth. The company has been actively acquiring businesses across the country for the past few years and that can be seen in the revenue.
Crown Holdings Is A Jewel For Your Portfolio
July 20th, 2021 12:00 PM
Crown Holdings (NYSE: CCK) is a fundamental play on the beverage industry. It doesn't matter if we're talking about sodas, sports drinks, coffee drinks, tea drinks, beer, or the burgeoning Seltzer industry.
Power-Up Your Portfolio With ManpowerGroup
July 20th, 2021 9:00 AM
ManpowerGroup (NYSE: MAN) has more than lived up to our expectations. The company’s internal health coupled with reopening trends have it set up to exceed its pre-COVID revenue levels in the second half of the year.
Cal-Maine Foods Lays A Rotten Egg
July 19th, 2021 10:00 AM
Cal-Maine (NASDAQ: CALM) has been on our radar for many years. The company is very well-run, is executing a nationwide growth strategy, is shifting its business to higher-margin specialty eggs, and it usually pays a pretty decent dividend.
Tractor Supply Company Delivers A Bumper Crop Of Growth
July 19th, 2021 9:00 AM
Tractor Supply Company (NASDAQ: TSCO) has been one of our favorite Underdog growth stories for the last 18 months or so. The company’s new CEO embarked on a revitalization strategy that refocused on the consumers and e-commerce,
Tap Into Molson Coors Dividend Growth Outlook
July 16th, 2021 9:00 AM
Molson Coors (NYSE: TAP) just reiterated its guidance and reinstated its dividend giving us two more reasons to love beer stocks. While the general consensus among the analysts is still neutral towards the group
Highly Valued Cintas Is Still A Buy
July 15th, 2021 10:00 AM
Trading at 37 times its earnings and yielding less than 1%, Cintas (NASDAQ: CTAS) is certainly overvalued when compared to the broad S&P 500.
The 411 On Infosys? New Highs Are In Sight
July 15th, 2021 9:00 AM
Infosys (NYSE: INFY) is a shining example of trends within the tech industry today. The pandemic proved to the world how important digital and e-commerce are, now businesses around the world are scrambling to stay relevant in the new age.
Wells Fargo Drift Lower After Q2 Earnings
July 15th, 2021 1:00 AM
Wells Fargo (NYSE: WFC) is faced with a headwind that has emerged for the entire banking sector. The massive amounts of stimulus pumped into the economy are improving general conditions including consumer health and that is cutting into net interest income
Organigram Is Leading The Cannabis Market Higher
July 14th, 2021 11:00 AM
Organigram (NASDAQ: OGI), and the entire Canadian cannabis market, have been struggling in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. It's not that demand has evaporated so much as it is that stores have been closed and people can't get the product.
Fastenal Could Be In For A Big Sell-Off
July 14th, 2021 9:00 AM
We don't want to imply that Fastenal (NASDAQ: FAST) is in bad shape because it's not. The problem that we are faced with is the same one that we were faced with when the company reported Q1 results.
PepsiCo Bubbles To New Highs On Earnings Outlook
July 13th, 2021 11:00 AM
There are a couple of fantastic growth stories in the consumer staples sector and PepsiCo (NASDAQ: PEP) is one of them. The company's strategy to diversify into snacks and other food items helped position it not only for the pandemic but for long-term growth as well.
3 Restaurant Stocks To Buy Before Earnings
July 12th, 2021 11:00 AM
Full-service restaurant stocks are set to shine in the second half of the year. That alone is enough to get us interested in the group, add to that some incredibly low valuations and an increasingly bullish analyst community and we see the opportunity for high double-digit gains in the second half of the year.
The Analysts Keep Driving Chip Stocks Higher
July 9th, 2021 5:02 AM
If you think the semiconductor trade is starting to get crowded you are probably right. Money is flowing into the semiconductor stocks. The Semiconductor Index (NYSEARCA: SOXX) is up more than 160% since hitting its March 2020 bottom and looks like it's going to keep rising.
Helen of Troy Slips On Earnings
July 8th, 2021 10:00 AM
Helen of Troy (NASDAQ: HELE) is a very well-positioned company for the pandemic. The company makes all manner of consumer products for the home and lifestyle and has seen double-digit sales increases over the past year.
WD-40 Company Is Unsticking Shareholder Value
July 8th, 2021 9:00 AM
WD-40 Company (NASDAQ: WDFC) may seem like an odd winner from the pandemic but it is. The company was in the midst of a major operational overhaul when the pandemic struck and was set up perfectly for stay-at-home trends.
Rover.com, A SPAC You Can Sink Your Teeth Into
July 8th, 2021 5:00 AM
Rover.com released its monthly booking data well ahead of its pending merger with SPAC Nebula Caravel Acquisition Company (NASDAQ: NEBC) and is causing quite a stir
SMART Global Holdings, Inc Is Still An Intelligent Buy
July 7th, 2021 9:00 AM
SMART Global Holdings (NASDAQ: SGH) is very well positioned as what we think of as the third-tier in the microchip supply chain. first, there are the manufacturers of equipment for making microchips like KLA Corporation,
Whirlpool Is Ready To Spin Higher
July 7th, 2021 9:00 AM
JPMorgan just called out Whirlpool (NYSE: WHR) as one of its top picks citing many of the factors that we ourselves see in the stock. Not only is this 2.6% yielding dividend payer undervalued at only 9X its earnings
3 Hot Tech Stocks Poised For Double-Digit Gains
July 7th, 2021 5:07 AM
You know it's been a good year for the market because it's been a great year for IPOs. With stock valuations as high as they are, there've been record numbers of companies coming to market to cash in.
3 Hot Micro-Caps On EPS Watch
July 6th, 2021 10:00 AM
Microcaps can be attractive for many reasons. One reason is that micro caps can experience explosive growth and turn into small-caps and mid-caps but not all micro caps are destined for such glory.
June EV Deliveries Move The Market
July 2nd, 2021 11:00 AM
The world's major EV manufacturers just release their June delivery data and by all accounts the data is good. Signs within the industry show ramping production despite global chip shortages and the upgrades are already rolling in
Wait To Buy The Simply Good Foods Company
July 2nd, 2021 10:00 AM
The Simply Good Foods Company (NASDAQ: SMPL) has simply been a good investment for quite some time. The company's growth i's based on America's growing desire for healthier snacks and that story has been compounded by acquisitions and the pandemic.
Is Highly Valued McCormick Still Worth Buying?
July 1st, 2021 12:00 PM
McCormick & Company, Incorporated (NYSE: MKC) is a strong company with strong results. Not only is the business supported by pandemically-inspired social distancing and eat-at-home trends but it is also well supported by the rapid reopening of eating-away-from-home establishments
Walgreens Boots Alliance Lives Up To Expectations
July 1st, 2021 9:00 AM
Walgreens Boots Alliance (NASDAQ: WBA) is one of our best picks for value-minded dividend growth investors for many reasons. To start, the company is deep into a global rationalization that has it back in growth mode and on track for double-digit gains in the coming year.
Constellation Brands Star Is Rising
June 30th, 2021 12:00 PM
Like so many other investment stories in the market today, Constellation Brands (NYSE: STZ) is a multi-faceted one. On the one hand, we have a company that's working hard to optimize its portfolio and position for long-term growth while on the other we have one supported by secular trends and economic reopening.
Bed Bath & Beyond Transformation Gains Traction
June 30th, 2021 11:00 AM
Bed Bath & Beyond (NASDAQ: BBBY) has popped up on our radar more than once over the past year and for more reasons than one. At the core of the story is a nationwide rationalization of the company that has it repositioned for growth.
Going Back To School With Barnes & Noble Education
June 30th, 2021 9:00 AM
The education industry, and Barnes & Noble Education (NYSE: BNED), have not had an easy time of it over the last year. The COVID-19 pandemic shut down not only the school systems but also extracurricular activities such as sports which provide a large portion of revenue for this company.
GreenPower Motor Company Is An EV Stock Worth Buying
June 30th, 2021 6:24 AM
GreenPower Motor Company (NASDAQ: GP), as small as it is, has got something that most other EV startups don't have. The company has orders, production, deliveries, and more importantly, revenue and even positive earnings.
Dual Narrative Enerpac Tool Group Moves Higher
June 29th, 2021 10:00 AM
Enerpac Tool Group (NYSE: EPAC) is fast becoming a dual narrative story. On the one hand, the company's business is accelerating on economic reopening and the resumption of projects and plans paused by the pandemic.
FactSet Research Systems Pulls Back On Mixed Results
June 29th, 2021 9:00 AM
FactSet Research Systems (NYSE: FDS) results over the past year proved the resiliency of the stock market if nothing else. The company provides all manner of research for investors both sell-side and buy-side and at no time did its revenue falter.
3 Upgrades In e-Commerce Moving The Market
June 29th, 2021 5:00 AM
Just because eCommerce has fallen out of the media spotlight don't think it's not a driving force of the global economy. If nothing else, the COVID-19 pandemic proved without a doubt that we need not only the Internet but e-Commerce.
CarMax Moves Higher After Reaffirming Targets
June 28th, 2021 10:00 AM
CarMax (NYSE: KMX) is the leader in used car sales in the United States. It is by far the single largest dealer of pre-owned vehicles and plans to capture 5% of the used car market within the next couple of years.