What Caught Our Attention in the Investment World? – Week of September 26-30, 2022

By Kuldip K. Ambastha On Thursday, September 29, 2022, the stock price of CarMax, Inc. (KMX), a used vehicle retailer, dropped by -24.6% per share. The American company’s latest quarterly performance results disappointed Wall Street, especially from the perspective of earnings per share (EPS). The current landscape of high inflation, higher interest rates (making for …

What Caught Our Attention in the Investment World? – Week of August 22-26, 2022

By Kuldip K. Ambastha The stock price of Burlington Stores, Inc. (BURL), an American off-price (discount) department store retailer once known as Burlington Coat Factory, fell by -10.2% per share on the trading day of Thursday, August 25, 2022. 2Q2022 corporate performance results were quite satisfactory, in general. However, 3Q2022 and 2022 corporate performance guidance …

What Caught Our Attention in the Investment World? – Week of August 15-19, 2022

By Kuldip K. Ambastha On the trading day of Friday, August 19, 2022, the stock price of Foot Locker, Inc. (FL), a multi-channel athletic shoe and apparel retailer, rose by +20.0% per share. For 2Q2022, the company reported a $0.99 earnings per share (EPS) figure, which surpassed expectations. That said, the company also disclosed a …

What Caught Our Attention in the Investment World? – Week of August 8-12, 2022

By Kuldip K. Ambastha The stock of VIZIO Holding Corp. (VZIO), a company involved in designing and manufacturing consumer electronics, had a +18.1% per share rise in price on Thursday, August 11, 2022. For 2Q2022, the company’s sales did not match or exceed Wall Street equity research analyst expectations. However, the company also delivered a …

What Caught Our Attention in the Investment World? – Week of June 6-10, 2022

By Kuldip K. Ambastha Novavax, Inc. (NVAX), a clinical-stage vaccine company, had its stock price fall by -17.2% per share on Thursday, June 9, 2022. (See past coverage if needed: “What Caught Our Attention in the Investment World? – Week of December 27-31, 2021; By Kuldip K. Ambastha.”) In 1Q2022, earnings per share plus total …

What Caught Our Attention in the Investment World? – Week of April 25-29, 2022

By Kuldip K. Ambastha The stock of Teladoc Health, Inc. (TDOC), a multinational virtual healthcare and telemedicine company, dropped by -40.2% per share on Thursday, April 28, 2022. (See past coverage if needed: “What Caught Our Attention in the Investment World? – Week of April 26-30, 2021; By Kuldip K. Ambastha.”) Wall Street did not …

What Caught Our Attention in the Investment World? – Week of November 30-December 4, 2020

By Kuldip K. Ambastha On Thursday, December 3, 2020, CrowdStrike Holdings, Inc. (CRWD) had a +13.6% return for the day. The company delivered a $0.08 adjusted earnings per share figure for 3Q2020, well above the expected consensus estimate of $0.00. The cybersecurity company CrowdStrike Holdings has been successful during the current global coronavirus pandemic era. …

What Caught Our Attention in the Investment World? – Week of November 23-27, 2020

By Kuldip K. Ambastha The Gap, Inc. (GPS) is a prominent American company in the clothing and accessories retail sector, with store locations worldwide. The company was founded in 1969 by Donald Fisher and Doris F. Fisher, and is headquartered in San Francisco, CA. On Wednesday, November 25, 2020, the company’s stock had a -19.6% …

What Caught Our Attention in the Investment World? – Week of November 16-20, 2020

By Kuldip K. Ambastha On Wednesday, November 18, 2020, Target Corporation (TGT) had a +2.3% return for the day. The prominent general merchandise retailer with a motto of “Expect More. Pay Less.” announced strongly positive 3Q2020 results which drove the return seen on that day. 3Q2020 adjusted earnings per share came in at $2.79, surpassing …

What Caught Our Attention in the Investment World? – Week of February 3-7, 2020

By Kuldip K. Ambastha and Anil K. Ambastha On Wednesday, February 5, 2020, the stock of Coty Inc. (COTY) rose by 14.5% for the day. This beauty-focused company had quarterly earning (27 cents per share) and revenue ($2.35 billion) figures which beat consensus expectations. Coty Inc. has been implementing a turnaround plan in recent quarters …