HD Supply Holdings Inc
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How Market Conditions Have Suited FSAEX Year-to-Date in 2016
As of May 27, 2016, FSAEX had risen by 3.3% YTD (year-to-date) in 2016, making it the second-best performer among the ten funds in this review.
High-Yield Bonds in Light of Equity Market Movement
High-yield bond issuers have been cautious about raising debt. Until the week to April 18, the issuance of high-yield bonds fell 54% compared to last year.
High Yield Bond Funds Saw Outflows while Yields Fell Marginally
Net outflows from high yield bond funds totaled $545 million in the week ended March 30, 2016, the second-lowest outflows year-to-date.
WDC Issued the Most Junk Bonds in the Week Ended April 1
WDC issued dollar-denominated junk bonds worth $5.2 million on March 30, 2016. It intends to use the proceeds to finance its proposed merger with SanDisk.
Why High Yield Bond Issuance Recorded Its Highest Level in 2016
High-yield bond issuance surged last week and was recorded at its highest level in 2016. This was due to recent momentum in the primary market.
Illiquidity Won’t Influence SPHIX Immediately
SPHIX isn’t under the threat of illiquidity immediately. Given its N-Q filing, even if liquidity dried up more, it wouldn’t be in trouble.
How Does HD Supply Holdings Compare to Its Peers?
HD Supply Holdings (HDS) has outperformed most of its peers based on PE ratio but has trailed in price-to-sales ratio.
How Did Fastenal Perform Compared to Its Peers in 3Q15?
The peers outperformed Fastenal based on the EPS. Fastenal outperformed its peers based on the net profit margin, current ratio, PE ratio, and PBV ratio.
Fastenal’s Revenue and Income Rose in 3Q15
Fastenal (FAST) has a market cap of $11.0 billion. After the earnings report in 3Q15, Fastenal fell by 2.2% to close at $37.95 per share as of October 13, 2015.
HD Supply Holdings’ Performance in the Competitive Market
Based on price movement, HD Supply Holdings has outperformed its ETF. However, the Renaissance IPO ETF has outperformed HD Supply Holdings based on PE ratio.
Primary Market Issuance Volume of Leveraged Loans Falls
According to data from S&P Capital IQ/LCD, the US leveraged loans market saw an allocation of $10 billion worth of senior loans in the week to August 7.
Outflows Continue from High-Yield Bond Funds
Investor flows in high-yield bond funds were negative last week. They were negative for the second week after three successive weeks of inflows.
First Data was the Highest Junk Bond Issuer: Week to August 7
Junk bond issuance activity rose in the week ending August 7 after two weeks of subdued activity. The broad market conditions improved.
High-Yield Bond Issuers Return to the Primary Market
High-yield bond issuance rose in the week ending August 7, 2015, to the most in three weeks, as market conditions improved.