RECENT Company RESEARCH
Valeant Pharmaceuticals International (VRX) has grown inorganically through highly leveraged acquisitions. From 2008 to 2015, it acquired more than 100 companies.
Founded in 1997, Trina Solar (TSL) is a Chinese integrated solar power products manufacturer and solar solutions and service provider.
Honda Motor Company (HMC) is the second-largest Japanese automaker after Toyota and the world’s largest internal combustion engine manufacturer by volume. This series will help auto investors to become familiar with the key aspects of Honda’s business before investing in its stock and ADRs.
In this series, we’ll analyze Skechers’ business model, its competitive positioning, its financials, and its stock price performance and returns.
In this series, we’ll take a close look at American Airlines Group, the world’s largest airline with the industry’s highest market share of 19% as measured by revenue passenger miles.
Incorporated in 1912, Flowserve is a leading manufacturer, distributor, and service provider of industrial flow management equipment.
Dentsply Sirona (XRAY) is the largest manufacturer of dental equipment and technologies in the world. The company was formed in February 2016.
When Amazon opened its virtual doors in 1995, few would have believed that it would give big names such as Walmart, Microsoft, and Google runs for their money.
The Cheesecake Factory (CAKE) is a casual restaurant chain that was founded in 1978. The California-based company owns and operates 201 restaurants.
Headquartered in Murray Hill, New Jersey, C. R. Bard (BCR) is a leading medical technology company in the United States.
Headquartered in Florida, Fidelity National Information Services is a big hitter in software solutions and innovations in the financial services industry.
Positioned as a value-oriented food retailer, Smart & Final Stores caters to the needs of household and business customers through its three banners.
In 2015, Toyota ranked 11th on Forbes’s list of the world’s largest companies. This ranking was based on a composite score of the revenues, profits, assets, and market value of various companies.
In this series, we will analyze how badly Continental Resources (CLR) was hit by weak oil prices, and what measures it has taken to counter this situation. In 2015, crude oil accounted for 66% of CLR’s total production and 85% of its revenues.
Intuitive Surgical is a pioneer of minimally invasive robotic surgery. It develops and manufactures da Vinci surgical systems and related instruments.
Starting in 2011, Boston Scientific (BSX) has undertaken cost-cutting programs and reorganization efforts to turn the company’s battered financials around. In 2014, BSX started registering positive growth and profitability.
Deere & Company (DE) has a market capitalization of ~$25 billion. It’s the world’s largest maker of farm equipment.
Icahn Enterprises’ investment strategy involves identifying and purchasing undervalued businesses and assets at distressed prices.
Following news of the Shire-Baxalta merger, Baxalta’s share price rose and Shire’s share price fell.
Ralph Lauren is the third-largest branded apparel company (by revenue) in the US and has grown at a CAGR of around 9% over the past ten years.