How Alibaba Plans to Penetrate the Global Mobile Payment Market
More than 90% of total mobile payments in China are generated via Alipay or Tenpay, according to iResearch.
As of August 18, 15 out of 25 analysts had a “buy” rating for Ulta Beauty (ULTA) stock.
Ulta Beauty expects its fiscal 2Q17 EPS in the $1.72 to $1.77 range.
The company’s gross margin contracted in fiscal 1Q17, which ended on April 29, 2017.
In fiscal 1Q17, Ulta Beauty’s sales rose 22.5% on a year-over-year basis.
Ulta Beauty (ULTA) is scheduled to announce its 2Q17 results after the close of financial markets on August 24.
Analysts have a consensus rating of 2.4 for Tiffany stock. Of the 26 analysts covering TIF, 46.0% recommend a “buy,” and 54.0% maintain a “hold” as of August 18, 2017.
Wall Street analysts expect Tiffany (TIF) to report sales of $0.90 billion in fiscal 2Q17. They project sales to remain roughly flat compared to fiscal 2Q16.
Analysts expect Tiffany (TIF) to report adjusted EPS of $0.87, a 3.5% rise YoY. Tiffany has exceeded analysts’ EPS expectations for the past five quarters.
Tiffany (TIF) will report its fiscal 2Q17 earnings on August 24, 2017. The stock has risen 13.7% YTD as of August 18 and has outperformed Signet Jewelers (SIG) and the S&P 500.
Meal-kit delivery company Blue Apron (APRN) announced its 2Q17 results on August 10. APRN posted revenues of $238.1 million, topping Wall Street estimates of $235.8 million.
Blue Apron (APRN) found a massive market for meal kit delivery and became an $800 million business a few years after it was formed in 2012. However, the company’s initial IPO…
As of July 10, 2017, Best Buy (BBY) was rated a “buy” by 30.0%, or eight, of the 27 analysts covering the stock. Sixteen analysts, or 59.0%, have rated it a “hold,”
Best Buy is focused on its smart-home product sales. According to the company, it sold more than 55 million connected devices last year.
Best Buy’s (BBY) revenue growth has been weak, given the uncertain retail market conditions and the growing rivalry with Amazon (AMZN).
Best Buy (BBY) stock fell 6.3% on July 10, 2017, in reaction to news of Amazon’s (AMZN) new service that will compete with Best Buy’s Geek Squad.
Provides food cooking facilities and delivers food through online
Blue Apron (APRN) opened at $10.00 per share on June 29, 2017, significantly below the originally proposed range of $15.00–$17.00.
Lower sales and increased competition are pressuring jewelry retailers’ profitability, while adverse currency movements are putting dents in company margins.
Most analysts covering Tiffany (TIF) have maintained a neutral stance on the stock, as weak consumer spending continues to pose challenges for the industry.