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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Retail Stocks During Inflation—How to Tweak Your Portfolio

    By Rachel Curry
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    Financials

    Home Depot Credit Card — Financing With No Interest For a Certain Period

    By Ruchi Gupta
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    Consumer

    How Analysts Rate Bed Bath & Beyond after 3Q17 Earnings

    As of December 21, 2017, Bed Bath & Beyond (BBBY) stock was trading at $21.50. That same day, analysts were expecting the stock to reach $22.78 in the next 12 months.

    By Rajiv Nanjapla
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    Consumer

    Must-know update: Are retail sales poised for a spring surge?

    For the week ended March 15, retail same-store sales grew 0.7% and 1.5% week-on-week and year-on-year, respectively.

    By Phalguni Soni
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    Consumer

    Why Analysts Expect Home Depot’s Revenue to Rise in Q3

    Analysts expect Home Depot (HD) to post third-quarter revenue of $26.3 billion, a rise of 4.9% year-over-year.

    By Rajiv Nanjapla
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    Fund Managers

    Farallon Capital Increases Its Position in Dollar General

    In 2014, Dollar General reported net sales of $18.9 billion, an increase of 8% compared to sales of $17.5 billion in 2013.

    By Adam Rogers
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    Consumer

    Why Both HD and LOW Failed to Meet Growth Estimates in Q1 2018

    In the first quarter, Home Depot (HD) posted SSSG (same-store sales growth) of 4.2%, lower than analysts’ consensus expectation of 5.4%.

    By Rajiv Nanjapla
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    Consumer

    What Wall Street Expects for Lowe’s 4Q17 Revenue

    Analysts expect Lowe’s (LOW) to post revenue of $15.33 billion in 4Q17, which represents a fall of 2.9% from $15.78 billion in 4Q16.

    By Rajiv Nanjapla
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Home Depot Outlook Depends on the Consumer

    If it’s to increase sales, in-store execution, omni-channel efforts, and better customer service will be critical for Home Depot (HD).

    By Phalguni Soni
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    Consumer

    Strong Sales in the First Half of 2018 Drove Home Depot Stock

    Home Depot (HD) stock has risen 7.5% year-to-date, driven by strong performances in the first and second quarters of 2018 and increased housing prices.

    By Rajiv Nanjapla
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    Miscellaneous

    Why Are Analysts Optimistic about Lowe’s Companies?

    On January 30, 2017, Lowe’s Company (LOW) stock was trading at $73.57, which represents a rise of 9.8% since it announced its 3Q16 earnings.

    By Rajiv Nanjapla
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    Earnings Report

    What Drove Williams-Sonoma’s First-Quarter Revenue

    Williams-Sonoma (WSM) posted revenue of $1.20 billion in the first quarter with retail sales forming 46.3% of the total revenue, while e-commerce generated 53.7%.

    By Rajiv Nanjapla
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    Seeking fresh supply: Why pending home sales were flat in January

    The indicator increased marginally, by 0.1% to 95 in January from an upwardly revised 94.9 in December, and came in 9% below January 2013’s reading.

    By Phalguni Soni
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    Earnings Report

    This Drove Lowe’s Revenue in 1Q17

    For 1Q17, Lowe’s Companies (LOW) posted revenue of ~$16.9 billion, which represents a growth of 10.7% from its ~$15.2 billion in 1Q16.

    By Rajiv Nanjapla
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    Earnings Report

    Analysts Expect Lowe’s Margins to Expand in 4Q16

    The negative impact from the RONA business mix is expected to lower Lowe’s 4Q16 gross margins.

    By Rajiv Nanjapla
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    Miscellaneous

    Will the US Economic Slowdown Impact Home Depot’s EPS?

    In 2Q16, Home Depot posted EPS (earnings per share) of $1.97. After strong 2Q16 earnings, management raised its EPS guidance for fiscal 2016 to $6.31.

    By Rajiv Nanjapla
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    Consumer

    Why Did Lowe’s Net Margins Rise in 2Q17?

    During 2Q17, Lowe’s Companies (LOW) posted gross margin, EBITDA (earnings before interest, tax, depreciation, and amortization) margin, and net margin of 34.2%, 14.2%, and 6.8%, respectively.

    By Rajiv Nanjapla
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Kocherlakota’s thoughts about monetary policy stimulus in 2015

    Kocherlakota asked “Should the fed funds rate target range be raised soon?” He thinks it will be a few years before PCE inflation returns to the target.

    By David Ashworth
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    Earnings Report

    Inside Lowe’s Analyst Expectations for Revenue over the Next Four Quarters

    For the next four quarters, analysts are expecting Lowe’s to post revenue of $68.9 billion—a growth of 3.4% over its ~$66.6 billion from the last four quarters.

    By Rajiv Nanjapla
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    Miscellaneous

    Lowe’s Outperforms Home Depot in 1Q17 Revenue Growth

    In 1Q17, Lowe’s (LOW) outperformed Home Depot (HD) with revenue growth of 10.7%.

    By Rajiv Nanjapla
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    Consumer

    Why Analysts Favor a ‘Buy’ for Home Depot

    Despite the recent surge in Home Depot (HD) stock, analysts have lowered their 12-month target price to $170.54.

    By Rajiv Nanjapla
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    Miscellaneous

    Home Depot on the Street: How the Analysts Are Leaning

    As of April 27, 2017, analysts are expecting Home Depot’s stock price to touch $156.4 in the next 12 months, which represents a return potential of 0.2%.

    By Rajiv Nanjapla
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    How Does Lowe’s E-Commerce Performance Compare to Rivals?

    Lowe’s (LOW) derived about 2.5% of its sales from the e-commerce channel, or an estimated $1.4 billion, in fiscal 2015.

    By Phalguni Soni
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Why Lowe’s Is Bullish on Its Prospects in the Medium Term

    Lowe’s (LOW) expects year-over-year sales growth in fiscal 2016 to come in between 4.5%-5%.

    By Phalguni Soni
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Restoration Hardware’s New Luxury Retail Mantra: Bigger Is Better

    On its 1Q16 earnings call, Restoration Hardware unveiled RH Modern, a new luxury retail concept store. It will be six to eight times the size of its other stores.

    By Phalguni Soni
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    Consumer

    What Led to Home Depot’s Record Results in Fiscal 2016?

    Home Depot (HD) reported record results in fiscal 2016. Sales reached a new high of $88.5 billion in fiscal 2016, up 6.4% year-over-year (or YoY).

    By Phalguni Soni
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Walmex – Walmart’s Recent Initiatives In Mexico

    Walmex also looking at higher sales through the e-commerce channel. It launched e-commerce in Mexico in 2013. The growth has been moderate.

    By Phalguni Soni
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Why Lowe’s Is Trying Hard to Woo Professional Customers

    A professional customer is one who’s looking for products to complete projects for other customers.

    By Phalguni Soni
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Home Depot: Margins Up on Higher Sales, Lower Expenses

    Home Depot’s margins are ahead of those reported by the number-two home improvement (XHB) (ITB) retailer, Lowe’s (LOW), over the past twelve months.

    By Phalguni Soni
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    Earnings Report

    What Investors Are Paying for Scotts Miracle-Gro

    On January 25, Scotts Miracle-Gro was trading at a forward price-to-earnings multiple of 22.5x.

    By Adam Jones
  • Consumer

    The must-know outlook for equities and bonds in 2014

    The Fed, in its latest announcement, has further reduced its bond buying program to $55 billion a month, signalling that the improvement in the economy is on track.

    By Mike Sonnenberg
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    Consumer

    Why Home Depot Is Surging despite Its Gloomy Outlook

    Today, the Home Depot (HD) reported its results for the second quarter of fiscal 2019, which ended on August 4. It reported EPS of $3.17.

    By Rekha Khandelwal, CFA
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    Consumer

    Analyst Recommendations for Home Depot ahead of 2Q17 Earnings

    Despite the recent fall in Home Depot (HD) stock, analysts have raised their 12-month target price to $171.27.

    By Rajiv Nanjapla
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    Consumer

    GS and MS Agree with Bridgewater about Peak Margins

    Bridgewater isn’t alone in believing that most US companies (QQQ) are experiencing peak margins.

    By Anuradha Garg
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    Consumer

    Here’s Why Walmart Stock Is Trading at Record Levels

    Walmart (WMT) is trading at record highs thanks to its healthy sales growth and its ability to maintain market share despite heightened competition in the grocery space.

    By Amit Singh
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    Consumer

    Can Lowe’s Expand Its Fiscal 2Q16 Operating Margin?

    Lowe’s Companies’ (LOW) gross margin dipped by 43 basis points to 35% in fiscal 1Q16.

    By Amanda Lawrence
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    Consumer

    Earnings deluge on tap: Must-know releases to follow this week

    Economically, we don’t have anything really market-moving, although the GDP number could move markets. This is the second revision to fourth quarter GDP.

    By Brent Nyitray, CFA, MBA
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    Earnings Report

    Analyzing Scotts Miracle-Gro’s Valuation Multiple

    As of April 24, Scotts Miracle-Gro (SMG) was trading at a forward PE multiple of 22.5x. In recent months, Scotts Miracle-Gro’s valuation rose.

    By Adam Jones
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    How Are Growth Initiatives at Walmart Shaping Up?

    On March 15, Walmart’s executive vice president provided an investor update at the Bank of America Merrill Lynch Consumer & Retail Tech Broker Conference.

    By Phalguni Soni
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Home Depot: Strong Growth Outlook for 2016

    Based on Home Depot’s 2016 outlook, full-year revenues would range between $86.1 and $87.1 billion, up from $83.2 billion last year.

    By Phalguni Soni
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Costco’s Industry Positioning: A Porter’s 5 Force Analysis

    Costco’s suppliers include companies like PepsiCo (PEP), Procter & Gamble (PG), and the Kraft Heinz Company (KHC). No single supplier accounts for over 5% of revenue.

    By Phalguni Soni
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Why Lowe’s Bought Orchard Supply and Is Eyeing Smaller Stores

    Lowe’s is also experimenting with the idea of rolling out other smaller format stores like City Center stores in other under-penetrated and high-density urban areas in the US.

    By Phalguni Soni
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    Fund Managers

    Chilton increases position in McDonald’s

    Chilton Investment Company increased its position in McDonald’s. It accounts for 0.96% of the fund’s third quarter US long portfolio. MCD is a fast food restaurant.

    By Patricia Garner
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Lowe’s Retail and Pro Customers: Who Accounts for More Sales?

    The retail customer accounts for about 70% of Lowe’s sales. However, retail customers account for about two-thirds of Home Depot’s (HD) customer base.

    By Phalguni Soni
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Which International Opportunities Is Lowe’s Betting On?

    Lowe’s (LOW) operates stores in the select international markets of Canada and Mexico.

    By Phalguni Soni
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    Earnings Report

    Analyzing Lowe’s and Home Depot’s Returns and Cash Deployment Plans

    The Home Depot’s returns have risen. According to HD’s CFO, Carol Tomé, HD expanded its return on invested capital (or ROIC) by 400 basis points to 26.2%.

    By Phalguni Soni
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    Consumer

    Will the Do-It-Yourself Customer Bring Home the Bacon for HD?

    The DIY customer accounts for about 60% of Home Depot’s sales.

    By Phalguni Soni
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    Earnings Report

    Why Analysts Recommend a ‘Buy’ for Lowe’s

    Of the 31 analysts that follow Lowe’s, 58.1% recommend a “buy,” 38.7% recommend a “hold,” and 3.2% recommend a “sell.”

    By Rajiv Nanjapla
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    March Retail Sales Prove Bullish for Most Categories

    Building materials and garden equipment and supplies dealers accounted for ~6.4% of March retail sales. Home furnishing and furniture stores accounted for ~2% of sales.

    By Phalguni Soni
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    Earnings Report

    Strong First-Quarter Earnings Drive Williams-Sonoma’s Valuation

    Valuation multiple Valuation multiples help investors compare companies with similar business models. We’ve opted for the forward PE (price-to-earnings) multiple due to the high visibility in Williams-Sonoma’s (WSM) earnings. The forward PE multiple is calculated by dividing the company’s current stock price with analysts’ EPS estimates for the next four quarters. Forward PE multiple The […]

    By Rajiv Nanjapla
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    Miscellaneous

    Lowe’s Valuation Multiple Compared to Its Peers

    Lower-than-expected 1Q17 earnings and unfavorable macroeconomic indicators made investors skeptical about Lowe’s future earnings.

    By Rajiv Nanjapla
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Consumer Spending and Business Investment Disappoint US Economy

    Tepid consumer spending negatively impacts ETFs including the Consumer Staples Select Sector SPDR Fund and the Consumer Discretionary Select Sector SPDR Fund.

    By David Ashworth
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    Consumer

    Why Did Lowe’s Valuation Multiple Fall after 2Q17 Earnings?

    Lowe’s lower-than-expected 2Q17 earnings and lowereded EPS guidance could have made investors skeptical about the company’s future earnings.

    By Rajiv Nanjapla
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    Consumer

    Analysts Raise Target Price for Lowe’s after Strong 3Q17 Earnings

    As of November 21, Lowe’s Companies (LOW) was trading at $80.59. On the same day, analysts were expecting Lowe’s stock price to reach $86.68 in the next 12 months, which represents a return potential of 7.6%.

    By Rajiv Nanjapla
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    New Home Sales Rose to a 7-Year High in February 2015

    The report on new home sales looks at new, privately owned single-family homes sold in a month. New home sales account for one-tenth of the US housing market.

    By David Ashworth
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    Consumer

    Why Lowe’s Net Margins Expanded in 3Q17

    Lowe’s Companies (LOW) posted gross margins, an EBITDA (earnings before interest, tax, depreciation, and tax) margin, and net margins of 34.1%, 14.2%, and 6.8%, respectively, in 3Q17.

    By Rajiv Nanjapla
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    Consumer

    Did Home Depot Beat Wall Street Expectations for Fiscal 2016?

    Home Depot reported record results for both the quarter and the fiscal year. The company also beat market expectations for both revenue and adjusted EPS in the fourth quarter.

    By Phalguni Soni
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    Miscellaneous

    Why Was Home Depot More Profitable than Lowe’s in 1Q17?

    In 1Q17, Home Depot (HD) posted a gross margin, EBITDA (earnings before interest, tax, depreciation, and amortization) margin, and net margin of 34.1%, 16.1%, and 8.4%, respectively.

    By Rajiv Nanjapla
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    Consumer

    Lowe’s Hits a New 52-Week High: What’s Next?

    Although the COVID-19 outbreak has dragged many stocks down, Lowe’s Companies has continued to rise. It hit a new 52-week high of $144.94 on July 16.

    By Rajiv Nanjapla
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    Dividends

    How to Make Money with Dividend Investing

    If you’re an income investor, I’ve got a strategy for you. Dividend investing is a time-tested way to grow your account over the long haul.

    By David Moadel
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    Consumer

    Wells Fargo Initiates Coverage on Williams-Sonoma with ‘Hold’ Rating

    Today, Wells Fargo initiated its coverage on Williams-Sonoma (NYSE:WSM) with a “hold” rating. The firm gave a target price of $90 for the stock.

    By Rajiv Nanjapla
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    Consumer

    Why Stifel Raised the Target Price for Home Depot and Lowe’s

    On Wednesday, John Baugh of Stifel raised his target price for Home Depot (NYSE:HD) and Lowe’s Companies (NYSE:LOW). He maintained his ‘buy’ rating.

    By Rajiv Nanjapla
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    Consumer

    Will Lowe’s Outperform Home Depot in 2020?

    So far this year, Home Depot and Lowe’s have outperformed the broader equity markets. They have returned 16.7% and 9.4% YTD.

    By Rajiv Nanjapla
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    Consumer

    Is Lowe’s a Buy after Its Impressive Q1 Performance?

    On Thursday, Lowe’s reported its first-quarter earnings. The company beat analysts’ revenue expectations by 7.4% and EPS expectations by 34.1%.

    By Rajiv Nanjapla
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    Consumer

    Lowe’s Stock Rises after Impressive Q1 Performance

    Today, Lowe’s reported its first-quarter earnings, which ended on May 1. The company reported an adjusted EPS of $1.77 on revenues of $19.68 billion.

    By Rajiv Nanjapla
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    Consumer

    Home Depot Misses Q1 Earnings Expectations, Stock Falls

    Today, Home Depot (NYSE:HD) reported its first-quarter earnings, which ended on May 3. The company reported revenue of $28.3 billion.

    By Rajiv Nanjapla
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    Consumer

    Why Lowe’s Is a ‘Buy’ before Its Q1 Earnings

    For the first quarter, analysts expect Lowe’s to report revenue of $18.33 billion—a rise of 3.3% from $17.74 billion in the first quarter of 2019.

    By Rajiv Nanjapla
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    Consumer

    Will Home Depot Meet Analysts’ Expectations in Q1?

    Amid the financial turmoil due to COVID-19, Home Depot (NYSE:HD) continues to stand tall. The company stayed open since it sells essential products.

    By Rajiv Nanjapla
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    Consumer

    Wayfair Stock Rose on Strong Q1 Revenue amid COVID-19

    Wayfair (NYSE:W) stock has risen by 25.3% as of 10:25 AM ET today. The company reported strong revenue for the first quarter.

    By Sirisha Bhogaraju
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    Consumer

    Wayfair Stock Rose despite Stifel’s Rating Downgrade

    Wayfair (NYSE:W) stock rose 5.2% on April 27 despite Stifel’s rating downgrade. Notably, Stifel lowered Wayfair’s rating to “hold” from “buy.”

    By Sirisha Bhogaraju
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    Consumer

    Should You Buy Home Depot after Its Recent Pullback?

    As of April 9, Home Depot was trading at 20.1x analysts’ 2020 EPS estimate of $10.04 and at 18.3x analysts’ 2021 EPS estimate of $11.02.

    By Rajiv Nanjapla
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    Consumer

    Upgrade and Higher Stake Drive Lowe’s Stock Today

    Today, Lowe’s Companies (NYSE:LOW) was trading 2.7% higher at 10:49 AM ET. The company has outperformed the broader equity market.

    By Rajiv Nanjapla
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    Consumer

    Wayfair Stock Rose 41% after Stellar Business Update

    Wayfair (NYSE:W) stock rose 41% on April 6. The company provided a strong business update despite the coronavirus outbreak.

    By Sirisha Bhogaraju
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    Consumer

    RH Reported Its Q4 Earnings, Stock Fell Close to 11%

    RH stock fell close to 11% in extended trading on Monday. The stock fell after the company reported its earnings results for the fourth quarter of fiscal 2019.

    By Ambrish Shah
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    Consumer

    Loop Capital Upgraded Home Depot Stock to a ‘Buy’

    Home Depot might be under pressure due to the coronavirus. However, the stock is a good long-term investment based on its strategic growth plans.

    By Sirisha Bhogaraju
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    Consumer

    Is There More Upside to Lowe’s Stock Price?

    Amid the sell-off in the global equity market, Lowe’s (NYSE:LOW) stock fell to $60 as of March 19—a fall of 52.7% from its 52-week high of $126.73.

    By Rajiv Nanjapla
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    Consumer

    Should You Consider Buying Home Depot Stock?

    On March 18, Home Depot hit a 52-week low of $140.63 before closing at $155.63—a fall of 37.1% from its 52-week high of $247.36.

    By Rajiv Nanjapla
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    Consumer

    Walmart, Target, and Peers Deal with Panic Buying

    Grocery stores and retailers like Walmart (NYSE:WMT), Kroger (NYSE:KR), and Target (NYSE:TGT) are having a tough time keeping up with the current demand.

    By Sirisha Bhogaraju
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    Consumer

    Has Lowe’s Stock Price Bottomed Out?

    As of Wednesday, Lowe’s Companies (NYSE:LOW) was trading at $99.15—a fall of 17.2% since the beginning of this year. What can investors expect?

    By Rajiv Nanjapla
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    Consumer

    Lowe’s Tops Earnings Estimates, Misses on Sales

    Today, Lowe’s reported its fourth-quarter earnings. For the quarter, the company reported an adjusted EPS of $0.94, which beat analysts’ estimates of $0.91.

    By Rajiv Nanjapla
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    Consumer

    Home Depot Stock Jumps after Impressive Q4 Earnings

    Today, Home Depot reported its earnings results for the fourth quarter of fiscal 2019. For the quarter, the company posted revenue of $25.78 billion.

    By Rajiv Nanjapla
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    Consumer

    What to Expect from Lowe’s Q4 Earnings

    Lowe’s will likely report its fourth-quarter earnings before the market opens on February 26. Analysts expect the company’s revenue and EPS to rise.

    By Rajiv Nanjapla
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    Consumer

    Can Home Depot’s Q4 Earnings Continue Its Upward Momentum?

    Home Depot will likely report its fourth-quarter earnings on February 25. Analysts expect the company’s revenue and EPS to decline.

    By Rajiv Nanjapla
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    Consumer

    Is There More Upside to Home Depot’s Stock Price?

    Home Depot’s management expects its revenue to rise by 1.8% in fiscal 2019. They expect the company’s revenue to rise by 3.5%–4.0% in fiscal 2020.

    By Rajiv Nanjapla
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Why These 7 US Retailers Top the Charts?

    The US retail industry is transforming at a rapid rate. Let’s take a look at the top seven retailers in the US by market capitalization.

    By Rekha Khandelwal, CFA
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    Consumer

    These Consumer Stocks Rose More than 65% in 2019

    Consumer stocks had a truly phenomenal 2019. Let’s take a look at five consumer stocks that delivered more than 65% growth in the year.

    By Amit Singh
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    How Costco Manages Its Inventory and Supply Chain

    Costco Wholesale (COST) has been growing its top line consistently, thanks to its impressive comparable sales growth. Let’s take a closer look.

    By Amit Singh
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    Consumer

    Why Is Home Depot Stock Losing Steam?

    Home Depot stock has declined by nearly 9% since it posted third-quarter earnings. We’ll take a look at why this might be.

    By Amit Singh
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    Consumer

    Why RH Stock Has Nearly Doubled This Year

    RH stock continues to create a significant amount of wealth for its shareholders. It’s nearly doubled so far this year as of December 9.

    By Amit Singh
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    Consumer

    RH Earnings: Q3 Better than Home Depot and Lowe’s

    For the third quarter, RH earnings were stronger-than-expected when the markets closed on December 4. Analysts expected RH’s growth rate to decline.

    By Amit Singh
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    Consumer

    Will At Home Deliver Improved Q3 Earnings?

    At Home Group (HOME) will declare its Q3 earnings after the markets close on December 4. The company reported mixed fiscal 2020 Q2 results in September.

    By Sirisha Bhogaraju
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    Earnings Report

    RH Earnings: Will Slower Growth Hurt Its Stock?

    RH will announce its third-quarter earnings after the markets close on December 4. We expect the top and bottom-line growth to mark a sequential decline.

    By Amit Singh
  • Financials

    What’s the Elliott Wave Theory?

    The Elliott Wave Theory was developed by R.N. Elliott in the 1930s. The theory proposed that market trends moves in repeated cycles. The cycles are classified based on how long they last.

    By Gordon Kristopher
  • Financials

    Why is the Elliott Wave Theory important in technical analysis?

    In the last part of this series, we provided an overview of the Elliott Wave Theory. In this part of the series, we’ll discuss the psychology behind the Elliott Wave Theory’s two phases.

    By Gordon Kristopher
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    Industrials

    Building Permits Fall In November As Skilled Labor Becomes An Issue

    Building permits and housing starts data are released jointly by the Census Bureau and the Department of Housing and Urban Development.

    By Brent Nyitray, CFA, MBA
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    Real Estate

    Construction spending falls again, a negative for the economy

    Construction spending is just off its post-recession high, but it’s still depressed. Current levels equate to mid-2003 spending levels.

    By Brent Nyitray, CFA, MBA
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Why Home Depot and Lowe’s Are Leaders in Home Improvement Retail

    Lowe’s (LOW) operates in the home improvement retail industry. The company competes with a number of retail and wholesale players.

    By Phalguni Soni
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Porter’s 5 Forces: Lowe’s Position in a Competitive Industry

    Lowe’s (LOW) operates in the home improvement industry where most products, especially building materials, are largely standardized and undifferentiated.

    By Phalguni Soni
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    What’s Driving Sequential Same-Store Sales Growth for Lowe’s?

    Lowe’s (LOW) has reported a positive trend in comparable store sales (XRT) for the past ten quarters.

    By Phalguni Soni
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Why Lowe’s Store Productivity Is Growing Faster than Home Depot’s

    One of the ways retailers can track their store performance is via productivity measures like sales and profitability per retail square foot.

    By Phalguni Soni
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