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 1-5, 2022

By Kuldip K. Ambastha On Wednesday, August 3, 2022, the stock price of SoFi Technologies, Inc. (SOFI), an American online personal finance company, rose by a sharp +28.4% per share for the trading day. (See past coverage if needed: “What Caught Our Attention in the Investment World? – Week of October 11-15, 2021; By Kuldip …

What Caught Our Attention in the Investment World? – Week of November 2-6, 2020

By Kuldip K. Ambastha LendingTree, Inc. (TREE) is a well-known online loan marketplace operating in the USA. On the trading day of Thursday, November 5, 2020, the company’s stock had a -15.4% loss due to 3Q2020-related news. During 3Q2020, a quarterly loss figure of -$0.26 per share was seen. In contrast, one year ago during …

What Caught Our Attention in the Investment World? – Week of October 14-18, 2019

By Kuldip K. Ambastha and Anil K. Ambastha During this trading week, JP Morgan Chase & Co. (JPM) was a star performer. Specifically, the company delivered on many fronts, in terms of strong underwriting data, an increase in mortgage banking activities, significant bond trading income, substantial wholesale and credit card loans, and positive home lending …