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 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 July 18-22, 2022

By Kuldip K. Ambastha Carnival Corporation & plc (CCL), a leisure travel company, had its stock fall by -11.2% on Thursday, July 21, 2022 and -6.0% on Friday, July 22, 2022 to close out the trading week. (See past coverage if needed: “What Caught Our Attention in the Investment World? – Week of December 20-23, …

What Caught Our Attention in the Investment World? – Week of July 11-15, 2022

By Kuldip K. Ambastha The stock of Tilray Brands, Inc. (TLRY), a Canadian company with an extensive presence worldwide in the cannabis sector, delivered +14.6% on Thursday, July 14, 2022 followed by -10.6% on Friday, July 15, 2022. Politics plays a big role in the success or failure of any cannabis sector company. On Thursday, …

What Caught Our Attention in the Investment World? – Week of July 5-8, 2022

By Kuldip K. Ambastha GameStop Corporation (GME), a video game retailer, had an up-and-down trading week for its stock with three negative daily returns and one positive daily return. (Monday, July 4, 2022 was an American holiday – Independence Day / Fourth of July – and thus not a trading day.) (See past coverage if …

What Caught Our Attention in the Investment World? – Week of June 21-24, 2022

By Kuldip K. Ambastha In the past trading week, the global beauty company Revlon, Inc. (REV) had mostly positive daily returns except for a price decline of -11.5% per share seen on Thursday, June 23, 2022. Per an announcement dated Thursday, June 16, 2022, Revlon has filed for voluntary Chapter 11 bankruptcy and reorganization for …

What Caught Our Attention in the Investment World? – Week of June 13-17, 2022

By Kuldip K. Ambastha On Monday, June 13, 2022, MicroStrategy Incorporated (MSTR), an American technology company, had its stock price fall by -25.2% per share. MicroStrategy offers business intelligence, mobile software, and cloud-based services, and is often in the news because of its exposure to bitcoins which secure a $205 million, 3-year loan from 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 …