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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Bank of America/Merrill Lynch Downgrades Spectrum Brands to ‘Neutral’

    Spectrum Brands Holdings fell 2.8% to close at $119.81 per share on January 10. Its weekly, monthly, and YTD price movements were -0.87%, -1.2%, and -2.1%.

    By Gabriel Kane
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Why Did Moody’s Affirm Spectrum Brands’ Rating?

    Spectrum Brands Holdings (SPB) has a market cap of $7.6 billion. It rose 2.8% to close at $124.93 per share on November 21, 2016.

    By Gabriel Kane
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    How New Retail Stores Grow Skechers’ Margins and Profitability

    The retail (XRT) segment is Skechers’ (SKX) smallest-reporting segment, accounting for 26.5% of the company’s sales, or $833 million, in 2015.

    By Phalguni Soni
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    Consumer

    A Look at HanesBrands’s Performance in 2Q16

    HanesBrands (HBI) has a market cap of $9.9 billion. It fell by 3.4% to close at $25.65 per share on August 2, 2016.

    By Gabriel Kane
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    Earnings Report

    A Look at Spectrum Brands’ 4Q16 Performance

    Spectrum Brands Holdings (SPB) fell 5.6% to close at $121.52 per share in the third week of November 2016.

    By Gabriel Kane
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    Earnings Report

    Hyatt Hotels in 3Q15: Peer Comparisons and Related ETFs

    Hyatt Hotels’ peers outperformed the company in 3Q15 based on PS. But Hyatt Hotels was way ahead of its peers and the ETFs that invest in it based on PE.

    By Gabriel Kane
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    Earnings Report

    How Did Spectrum Brands Perform in 1Q17?

    Spectrum Brands reported fiscal 1Q17 net sales of $1.21 billion—a fall of 0.6% compared to net sales of $1.22 billion in fiscal 1Q16.

    By Gabriel Kane
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    Earnings Report

    How Does Lululemon Athletica Compare with Its Peers?

    Lululemon Athletica has outperformed its competitors, based on gross profit margin, current ratio, and PE in 2Q15.

    By Gabriel Kane
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    Earnings Report

    Hyatt Hotels in 3Q15: Evaluating Revenue and Activity

    In 3Q15, Hyatt Hotels had a price movement of $7.1 billion. After its 3Q15 release, its stock fell by 1.31% to close at $49.76 per share on November 3.

    By Gabriel Kane
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    What Analysts Expect for Lululemon’s Top Line in 4Q17

    Wall Street has projected 15.5% growth in Lululemon Athletica’s (LULU) 4Q17 top line.

    By Sonya Bells
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    Consumer

    Analyzing Dollar Tree’s Valuations and Stock Performance

    Dollar Tree (DLTR) delivered a stunning stock market performance in 2017. Dollar Tree stock had returns of ~40%.

    By Sonya Bells
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    Consumer

    Dollar Tree Stock Performance in 2017 and Beyond

    Dollar Tree (DLTR) has continued its solid performance into 2018. The discount retailer has already risen 7% during the first two weeks of the new year as of January 12, 2018.

    By Sonya Bells
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    Consumer

    Guggenheim Initiates Dollar Tree with a ‘Buy’ Rating

    On Thursday, January 11, 2018, Guggenheim initiated coverage on discount retailer Dollar Tree (DLTR) with a “buy” rating.

    By Sonya Bells
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    Consumer

    DLTR: A Close Look at Valuations and Stock Performance

    Dollar Tree’s (DLTR) stock market performance has been quite satisfactory so far this year. The company is sitting at a YTD (year-to-date) profit of more than 20%.

    By Sonya Bells
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    Consumer

    Dollar Tree to Report 3Q17 Earnings: What to Expect

    The Chesapeake-based Dollar Tree (DLTR) is slated to release its 3Q17 results on November 21. The results relate to the three-month period ending October 28.

    By Sonya Bells
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    Consumer

    Why Wall Street Remains Neutral on Lululemon

    Thirty-five Wall Street analysts cover Lululemon Athletica (LULU). While we discussed recent analyst action in the previous part of this series, we’ll now focus on the company’s overall analyst ratings and compare with peers.

    By Sonya Bells
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    Consumer

    Why Wall Street Raised Price Targets after Lululemon’s Q2 Earnings

    Wall Street issued a host of price target revisions after Lululemon Athletica’s (LULU) 2Q17 top- and bottom-line beats and guidance upgrades.

    By Sonya Bells
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    Why Lululemon Raised Fiscal 2017 Guidance after 2Q17 Results

    After delivering a strong second quarter, Lululemon Athletica’s (LULU) management updated its full-year guidance.

    By Sonya Bells
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    Consumer

    Why Solid Comps Growth Drove Lululemon’s 2Q17 Top Line

    Lululemon Athletica (LULU) reported its second-quarter results on August 31. The company recorded a 12.9% YoY (year-over-year) increase in its top line to $581 million.

    By Sonya Bells
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    Consumer

    Is There an Upside to Dollar Tree Stock with YTD Gains of 4%?

    Dollar Tree Store (DLTR) stock rose 5.6% on August 24, 2017, after the company reported better-than-expected results and raised its guidance.

    By Sonya Bells
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    Consumer

    Key Takeaways from Dollar Tree’s 2Q17 Results

    Dollar Tree Stores (DLTR) reported its results for fiscal 2Q17 on August 24, 2017. It came in ahead of Wall Street’s top-line and bottom-line expectations.

    By Sonya Bells
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    Bank of America Merrill Lynch Upgraded Lululemon to ‘Buy’

    On August 21, Bank of America Merrill Lynch raised Lululemon Athletica’s (LULU) rating by two notches. The company received a “buy” rating.

    By Sonya Bells
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    Lululemon’s Top Line Is Expected to Rise 10% in 2Q17

    Analysts’ expectations for 2Q17 are in line with management’s expectations. Analysts expect Lululemon’s top line to expand 10.3% to $567.5 million.

    By Sonya Bells
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    All You Need to Know about LULU’s Ivivva Restructuring Plan

    Lululemon plans to operate its Ivivva business primarily through the digital channel and is looking to close 40 of its 55 stores.

    By Sonya Bells
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    Chart in Focus: Lululemon’s 1Q17 Top Line Beat

    Lululemon’s (LULU) 1Q17 top line was driven by a 10% increase in square footage.

    By Sonya Bells
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    Key Takeaways from Dollar Tree’s 1Q17 Results

    Dollar Tree (DLTR) reported its 1Q17 results on May 25, 2017. The results relate to the quarter ending on April 29, 2017.

    By Sonya Bells
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    Can Hanesbrands Be Considered a Good Pick?

    Hanesbrands (HBI) is currently trading at a one-year forward price-to-earnings ratio of 11x, which puts it closer to the lower end of its 52-week PE range of 9.5x – 15x.

    By Sonya Bells
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    Earnings Report

    Hanesbrands’ Stock Market Performance and Dividend Yield

    After falling around 27% in 2016, Hanesbrands’ (HBI) stock is currently in the green, although the year-to-date (or YTD) gain is less than 1%.

    By Sonya Bells
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    Why Acquisitions Could Drive Hanesbrands’ 1Q17 Top Line

    With trailing 12-month sales of more than $6 billion, HanesBrands (HBI) is one the largest marketers of basic apparels in the United States.

    By Sonya Bells
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    LULU Beats 4Q16 Top Line but Warns of a 1Q17 Slowdown

    As discussed, Lululemon Athletica (LULU) reported its results for 4Q16 and 2016 on March 29, 2017. The company’s top line rose 12% YoY (year-over-year) to $790 million.

    By Sonya Bells
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    Dollar Tree’s 4Q16 Results: Revenue and Profits

    Dollar Tree reported better-than-expected quarterly sales and earnings for 4Q16. Its EPS rose 35% YoY to $1.36.

    By Sonya Bells
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    Hanesbrands Tanks 16% after Missing Expectations

    The North Carolina–based HanesBrands (HBI) reported its results for the fourth quarter of 2016 after the market closed on Thursday.

    By Sonya Bells
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    What’s the Latest News on Spectrum Brands?

    Spectrum Brands Holdings (SPB) rose 8.9% to close at $132.67 per share during the fourth week of January 2017.

    By Gabriel Kane
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Hanesbrands Declared a Dividend of $0.15 per Share

    Hanesbrands reported fiscal 3Q16 net sales of $1.8 billion—a rise of 10.7% compared to net sales of $1.6 billion reported in fiscal 3Q15.

    By Gabriel Kane
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    Under Armour’s Top Line to Expand More Than 25% in Fiscal 2016

    For fiscal 2016, UAA’s management is projecting a 26.0% YoY rise in its total sales to $4.9 billion.

    By Sonya Bells
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    D.A. Davidson and C.L. King Upgrade HanesBrands to ‘Buy’

    Price movement HanesBrands (HBI) fell 5.9% to close at $21.55 per share during the second week of December 2016. The stock’s weekly, monthly, and year-to-date (or YTD) price movements were -5.9%, -15.5%, and -25.5%, respectively, as of December 16. HBI is trading 8.1% below its 20-day moving average, 10.8% below its 50-day moving average, and […]

    By Gabriel Kane
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    HanesBrands Plans to Sell Non-Core Businesses

    HanesBrands (HBI) reported fiscal 3Q16 net sales of $1.8 billion, a rise of 10.7% over net sales of $1.6 billion in fiscal 3Q15.

    By Gabriel Kane
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    Lululemon Stock Soars after Strong Fiscal 3Q16 Results

    During its fiscal 3Q16 results call, Lululemon announced the approval of its $100 million share repurchase program.

    By Sonya Bells
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    Strong Comps Growth Drove Lululemon’s Fiscal 3Q16 Top Line

    Lululemon’s fiscal 3Q16 top line increased 13% year-over-year to $544 million. In comparison, Wall Street expected a 12.7% rise to $541 million.

    By Sonya Bells
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    Dollar Tree’s Stock Surges on Its 3Q16 Earnings Beat

    Dollar Tree (DLTR), a leading operator of discount stores in the United States, reported its results for 3Q16 on November 22, 2016.

    By Sonya Bells
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    What to Expect from Dollar Tree’s 3Q16 Results

    Dollar Tree (DLTR) will release its results for 3Q16 on November 22, 2016. The results relate to the three-month period ending October 2016.

    By Sonya Bells
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Spectrum Brands Holdings Declares Dividend of $0.38 per Share

    Spectrum Brands Holdings (SPB) has declared a quarterly dividend of $0.38 per share on its common stock.

    By Gabriel Kane
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    How Did Blue Buffalo Pet Products Perform in 3Q16?

    Blue Buffalo Pet Products (BUFF) fell 2.9% to close at $23.29 per share during the second week of November 2016.

    By Gabriel Kane
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    Did Hanesbrands Meet 3Q16 Expectations?

    Hanesbrands (HBI) reported its results for 3Q16 on Thursday, October 27, 2016. The company’s revenue and earnings met Wall Street analyst estimates.

    By Sonya Bells
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    How Has Hanesbrands Performed in 3Q16?

    Price movement Hanesbrands (HBI) has a market cap of $9.8 billion. It rose 8.3% to close at $25.77 per share on October 28, 2016. The stock’s weekly, monthly, and year-to-date (or YTD) price movements were 4.4%, 2.4%, and -11.3%, respectively, on the same day. HBI is trading 3.6% above its 20-day moving average, 0.13% below […]

    By Gabriel Kane
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Blue Buffalo Appoints Greg Reinhart as R&D Vice President

    Blue Buffalo Pet Products (BUFF) has a market cap of $5.0 billion. It rose 1.3% to close at $25.61 per share on October 24, 2016.

    By Gabriel Kane
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    3Q16 Preview: After a Weak 2Q, Can Hanesbrands Bounce Back?

    North Carolina-based Hanesbrands (HBI) is slated to report its 3Q16 results on Thursday, October 27, 2016. In the second quarter, the company reported earnings per share of 51 cents on $1.47 billion in sales.

    By Sonya Bells
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    DA Davidson Rates Blue Buffalo Pet Products as a ‘Buy’

    Blue Buffalo Pet Products (BUFF) has a market cap of $4.8 billion. It rose 3.2% to close at $24.46 per share on October 5, 2016.

    By Gabriel Kane
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Spectrum Brands Reaffirms Its Future Projections

    Spectrum Brands Holdings (SPB) has a market cap of $8.1 billion. It rose 1.5% to close at $135.52 per share on September 27, 2016.

    By Gabriel Kane
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Blue Buffalo Announces Its Plans for Expansion

    Price movement Blue Buffalo Pet Products (BUFF) has a market cap of $4.7 billion. It fell 2.7% to close at $23.76 per share on September 23, 2016. The stock’s weekly, monthly, and year-to-date (or YTD) price movements were -4.0%, -7.5%, and 27.0%, respectively, on the same day. BUFF is trading 6.0% below its 20-day moving […]

    By Gabriel Kane
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Moody’s Gave Spectrum Brands’ Senior Unsecured Notes a B2 Rating

    Spectrum Brands Holdings (SPB) has a market cap of $7.7 billion. It fell 2.0% to close at $124.68 per share on September 13, 2016.

    By Gabriel Kane
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Blue Buffalo Pet Products Fell 7% on September 13

    Blue Buffalo Pet Products (BUFF) has a market cap of $4.9 billion. On September 13, 2016, it fell 7.1% to close at $24.25 per share.

    By Gabriel Kane
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Why Is Blue Buffalo Pet Products Offering Secondary Shares?

    Blue Buffalo Pet Products (BUFF) reported 2Q16 net sales of $286.9 million, a rise of 13.0% over its net sales of $254.0 million in 2Q15.

    By Gabriel Kane
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Spectrum Brands Announces Its Plans for Senior Notes

    Spectrum Brands Holdings (SPB) has a market cap of $7.8 billion. It rose 0.79% to close at $127.17 per share on September 12, 2016.

    By Gabriel Kane
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Why Did Moody’s Rate Spectrum Brands’ Outlook as ‘Positive’?

    Spectrum Brands (SPB) has a market cap of $7.8 billion. It fell by 1.5% to close at $130.41 per share on September 8, 2016.

    By Gabriel Kane
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Blue Buffalo Pet Products Reaffirms Its 2016 Projections

    Blue Buffalo Pet Products (BUFF) reported 2Q16 net sales of $286.9 million, a rise of 13.0% over its net sales of $254.0 million in 2Q15.

    By Gabriel Kane
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    Consumer

    Why Did LULU’s Stock Price Fall after Its 2Q16 Earnings Release?

    Lululemon delivered a strong 13.6% YoY (year-over-year) growth in its top line and an 11.8% YoY growth in its earnings per share (or EPS).

    By Sonya Bells
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    Consumer

    What Drove Lululemon Athletica’s Top-Line Growth in 2Q16?

    Lululemon Athletica, which reported its second-quarter results on September 1, saw a 13.6% growth in it 2Q16 revenues, to $514.5 million.

    By Sonya Bells
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    These Collaborations Could Boost Jakafi Sales

    Incyte’s (INCY) collaborations and developments include its acquisition of Ariad Pharmaceuticals’ (ARIA) European operations in June 2016.

    By Mike Benson
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Piper Jaffray Rated Spectrum Brands Holdings as ‘Overweight’

    Spectrum Brands fell by 0.55% to close at $133.46 per share on September 1, 2016. Its weekly, monthly, and YTD price movements were 0.80%, 4.1%, and 32.1%.

    By Gabriel Kane
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    Consumer

    Why Did Analysts Revise Their Estimates for Hain Celestial?

    Analysts revised their earnings estimates for Hain Celestial. The 4Q16 adjusted EPS (earnings per share) is now expected to be $0.57—down from $0.60.

    By Sushree Mohanty
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    Consumer

    Will Hain Celestial Continue Its Earnings Growth in Fiscal 4Q16?

    Analysts expect Hain Celestial Group’s (HAIN) adjusted EPS (earnings per share) for fiscal 4Q16 to be $0.60, compared to $0.55 in fiscal 4Q15.

    By Sushree Mohanty
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Deutsche Bank Raises Blue Buffalo’s Price Target to $30 Per Share

    Blue Buffalo Pet Products (BUFF) has a market cap of $5.0 billion. It fell by 4.3% to close at $25.68 per share on August 11, 2016.

    By Gabriel Kane
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    Consumer

    Hanesbrands Delivers Weak 2Q16 Results: What Happened?

    Hanesbrands (HBI) reported its results for the second quarter of 2016 after the Market closed on August 2, 2016. The company missed profit and sales expectations.

    By Sonya Bells
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    Consumer

    How Spectrum Brands’ Performance Improved in 3Q16

    Spectrum Brands Holdings (SPB) has a market cap of $7.5 billion. It rose by 6.8% to close at $126.58 per share on July 28, 2016.

    By Gabriel Kane
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    HanesBrands Declares Quarterly Dividend of $0.11 Per Share

    HanesBrands (HBI) has a market cap of $10.0 billion. It fell by 1.1% to close at $26.55 per share on July 26, 2016.

    By Gabriel Kane
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Deutsche Bank Rates Harman International a ‘Buy’

    Harman International Industries (HAR) has a market cap of $5.7 billion. It rose by 3.7% to close at $80.89 per share on July 20, 2016.

    By Gabriel Kane
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    HanesBrands Acquired Pacific Brands for ~$800 Million

    HanesBrands fell by 0.56% to close at $26.55 per share on July 15. Its weekly, monthly, and YTD price movements were 1.1%, 1.7%, and -9.0%, respectively.

    By Gabriel Kane
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    HanesBrands Acquires Champion Europe

    HanesBrands (HBI) has a market cap of $9.5 billion. Its stock fell by 4.5% to close at $25.13 per share on June 30, 2016.

    By Gabriel Kane
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Moody’s Rated HanesBrands’ Credit Facilities as ‘Baa2’

    HanesBrands reported fiscal 1Q16 net sales of $1.22 billion—a rise of 0.84% compared to net sales of $1.21 billion in fiscal 1Q15.

    By Gabriel Kane
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Northcoast Research Rated Harman International as a ‘Buy’

    Harman International Industries (HAR) has a market cap of $5.5 billion. It fell by 0.76% to close at $74.84 per share on June 14, 2016.

    By Gabriel Kane
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    HanesBrands’ Acquisition of Champion Europe: So What?

    HanesBrands rose by 2.8% to close at $27.87 per share on April 7, bringing its weekly, monthly, and YTD price movements to -1.7%, -2.6%, and -4.9%.

    By Gabriel Kane
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Harman International Completed the Acquisition of TowerSec

    Harman International Industries (HAR) has a market cap of $5.8 billion. It rose by 6.1%. It closed at $81.41 per share as of March 11, 2016.

    By Gabriel Kane
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Harman’s Partnership with InterDigital to Expand its Business

    Harman International Industries has entered into a partnership with InterDigital to deliver a suite of oneM2M- and 3GPP-compliant end-to-end Internet of Things (or IoT) solutions to the market.

    By Gabriel Kane
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Harman International’s Vice President Was Arrested

    Harman International Industries (HAR) has a market cap of $5.0 billion. It fell by 1.9%. It closed at $70.69 per share as of February 5, 2016.

    By Gabriel Kane
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    New Developments, Acquisition Boost Harman International’s Stock

    HAR launched a cloud-based service delivery platform for the connected car and its Life-Enhancing Intelligent Vehicle Solution at CES 2016.

    By Gabriel Kane
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    Workday’s Financial Outlook for Fiscal 4Q16

    For fiscal 4Q16, Workday expects its revenue to be $317–$320 million—a rise of 40%–41% on a YoY basis. Its guidance failed to meet analysts’ expectation.

    By Anne Shields
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    IHS’s Price Movement: Revenue Rose in 3Q15

    IHS has a market cap of $7.57 billion. Its YTD price movement is a mix of ups and downs. After the 3Q15 earnings report, it rose and closed at $110.56 per share.

    By Gabriel Kane
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    Fund Managers

    JAT Capital Adds New Position in Alliance Data Systems

    With annual revenues of $5.3 billion, Alliance Data Systems is a leading provider of customized marketing and loyalty solutions.

    By Santiago Solari
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