iShares MSCI USA Quality Factor
A Look at Lululemon Athletica’s Performance in 2Q16
Lululemon rose by 0.20% to close at $76.66 per share on September 1, 2016. Its weekly, monthly, and YTD price movements were -4.9%, -0.96%, and 46.1%.
VF Corporation Names Jim Pisani Timberland Global Brand President
VF Corporation (VFC) has a market cap of $26.0 billion. Its stock rose by 0.42% to close at $62.42 per share on August 8, 2016.
Why Did Hershey’s Stock Rise on June 30?
The Hershey Company (HSY) has a market cap of $24.2 billion. Its stock rose by 16.8% to close at $113.49 per share on June 30, 2016.
Why QUAL Selects Fundamentally Strong Stocks for Its Portfolio
QUAL is one of the top-performing smart beta funds currently in the market for the current year, with an annual return of 11.1%.
Michael Kors’s Top Line and EPS Rose in 4Q16
Michael Kors’s (KORS) cash and cash equivalents fell by 28.3%, and its inventories rose by 5.2% in fiscal 2016.
The Hershey Company Shows Mixed Price Movement on August 29
The Hershey Company (HSY) has a market cap of $23.8 billion. It rose by 0.71% to close at $111.67 per share on August 29, 2016.
Medicaid Restrictions Are Affecting Gilead’s Hepatitis C Drug Sales
Since the launch of Sovaldi in late 2013, Gilead Sciences has managed to treat about 1,000,000 hepatitis C (or HCV) patients globally.
Analyzing the iShares’ Quality Smart Beta ETFs
The iShares MSCI International Developed Quality Factor ETF (IQLT) is a similar fund to QUAL with respect its strategy for selecting stock.
Why Did Hershey Fall by 10.8% on August 30?
The Hershey Company (HSY) has a market cap of $21.3 billion. It fell by 10.8% to close at $99.65 per share on August 30, 2016.
How Did VF Corporation’s 2Q16 Earnings Turn Out?
VF Corporation (VFC) has a market cap of $26.3 billion. It fell by 1.3% to close at $62.37 per share on July 22, 2016.
How Did Hershey Perform in 3Q16?
Price movement Hershey (HSY) has a market cap of $21.8 billion. It rose 7.2% to close at $102.40 per share on October 28, 2016. The stock’s weekly, monthly, and year-to-date (or YTD) price movements were 7.4%, 8.2%, and 16.8%, respectively, on the same day. HSY is trading 7.2% above its 20-day moving average, 3.7% above […]
Trade War Grows: Is the US Economy Headed for a Rout?
Going by Donald Trump’s latest comments on the trade war with China, the S&P 500 may be up for a roller coaster ride.
Analyzing Eli Lilly’s Stock Price and Financial Performance
On November 16, Eli Lilly’s (LLY) stock price closed at $113.83, which represents ~1.45% growth from its close of $112.20 on November 15.
Johnson & Johnson’s Oncology Business Saw Solid Growth in Q3
Johnson & Johnson’s (JNJ) oncology business generated revenue of $2.6 billion in the third quarter.
Inside Johnson & Johnson’s Vision Care Performance in 3Q17
In 3Q17, JNJ vision care generated revenues of $1.1 billion, which reflected a ~48% YoY (year-over-year) rise and a 3% QoQ (quarter-over-quarter) rise.
Biogen’s Biosimilars Witnessed High Growth in 2Q17
In 2Q17, Biogen’s (BIIB) biosimilars franchise reported revenue of ~$91 million, compared to $31 million in 2Q16.
How Kimberly-Clark’s Segments Performed in 1Q17
Kimberly-Clark’s (KMB) personal care segment rose 2.0% in 1Q17, driven by increased volumes and a currency tailwind.
CLSA Rated Lululemon Athletica as ‘Underperform’
Lululemon Athletica (LULU) has a market cap of $9.3 billion. It fell 2.2% to close at $66.99 per share on January 19, 2017.
Canaccord Genuity Downgrades VF Corporation to ‘Hold’
VFC fell 1.3% to close at $51.83 per share on January 12. The stock’s weekly, monthly, and YTD price movements were -2.7%, -7.2%, and -2.9%, respectively.
Lululemon Athletica Revised Its Guidance for 4Q16
Lululemon Athletica (LULU) has a market cap of $9.4 billion. It fell 0.12% and closed at $68.19 per share on January 9, 2017.
The Hershey Company Appoints New President and CEO
Price movement The Hershey Company (HSY) has a market cap of $21.8 billion. It rose 0.55% to close at $103.17 per share on December 21, 2016. The stock’s weekly, monthly, and year-to-date (or YTD) price movements were 3.2%, 5.5%, and 18.5%, respectively, on the same day. HSY is trading 4.2% above its 20-day moving average, […]
How Did Lululemon Athletica Perform in 3Q16?
Lululemon Athletica (LULU) has a market cap of $8.4 billion. It rose 4.5% to close at $59.84 per share on December 7, 2016.
Canaccord Genuity Downgrades Lululemon Athletica to ‘Sell’
On September 1, 2016, Lululemon Athletica (LULU) reported 2Q16 net revenues of $514.5 million, a rise of 13.6% from net revenues of $453 million it reported in 2Q15.
VF Corporation Appoints Steven E. Rendle as Its Future CEO
VF Corporation (VFC) has a market cap of $22.8 billion. It fell by 2.6% to close at $54.71 per share on October 5, 2016.
Hershey’s Cookie Layer Crunch Launched for National Cookie Month
The Hershey Company (HSY) has a market cap of $20.1 billion. It fell 0.40% to close at $95.03 per share on October 4, 2016.
An Introduction to Smart Beta and Relative Strength
Market Realist’s Head of Macro and Commodity Research, Eric Shamilov, recently interviewed Dorsey Wright & Associates (DWA), a Nasdsaq Company, founder Tom Dorsey.
Susquehanna Has Given Lululemon Athletica a ‘Positive’ Rating
Lululemon Athletica (LULU) has a market cap of $9.1 billion. It fell 0.11% to close at $65.98 per share on September 16, 2016.
Why Morgan Stanley Downgraded Lululemon to ‘Equal-Weight’
Lululemon Athletica (LULU) has a market cap of $10.5 billion. It fell by 10.6% to close at $68.57 per share on September 2, 2016.
VF Corporation Sold Its Contemporary Brands Businesses
VF Corporation fell by 0.36% to close at $63.99 per share on August 26. Its weekly, monthly, and YTD price movements were -1.3%, 3.8%, and 4.0%.
The Hershey Company Issues Notes, Receives Moody’s Rating
The Hershey Company (HSY) rose by 0.80% to close at $111.65 per share during the first week of August 2016.
MKM Partners Raises Lululemon’s Price Target to $82 per Share
Lululemon Athletica (LULU) has a market cap of $10.3 billion. It fell by 0.30% to close at $76.49 per share on July 11, 2016.
Argus Downgrades Hershey to “Hold”
The Hershey Company (HSY) has a market cap of $23.9 billion. Its stock fell by 1.3% to close at $110.55 per share on July 5, 2016.
Why Hershey Rejected Mondelēz’s Acquisition Offer
The Hershey Company (HSY) has a market capitalization of $23.9 billion. It fell by 1.4% to close at $111.95 per share on July 1, 2016.
Michael Kors Made Changes in Its Management
Michael Kors Holdings (KORS) is trading 9.9% above its 20-day moving average, 2.2% above its 50-day moving average, and 8.5% above its 200-day moving average.
How EL’s Fiscal 3Q16 Revenue Compared to Analysts’ Expectations
After beating revenue estimates last quarter, Estée Lauder came in line with consensus Wall Street Estimates on revenue in fiscal 3Q16.
Why Investors Should Focus on High Quality Growth Companies
A portfolio with a focus on quality companies is likely to have lower volatility and could offer stable returns compared to a broader index.
Estée Lauder: Adds Luxury Brand By Kilian to Fragrance Portfolio
Estée Lauder’s (EL) fragrance segment’s reported revenue increased 7% in reported terms and 12% on a constant-currency basis to $0.5 billion in fiscal 2Q16.
Why Quality of Life Is the New Money for Millennials
I believe that consumption demand patterns among millennials, including an emphasis on quality of life, is somewhat influencing this demand for travel and leisure, tech products and personal services.
A Fund Flow Comparison of QUAL and QDF
QUAL selects stocks based on various fundamental factors such as return on equity, stable earnings growth, and low debt to equity.
A Must-Read Overview of Smart Beta Funds
Unlike funds that are either actively or passively managed, smart beta funds use the combination of both approaches to generate high returns at a low cost.
Momentum Stocks Don’t Have a High Beta
The healthcare sector, especially the biotech stocks, have garnered momentum over the last few years, as strong earnings growth has excited investors.
A Structural Analysis of DVY
The iShares Select Dividend ETF (DVY) is a smart beta fund that seeks to generate regular income for its investors.
What Are Smart Beta ETFs?
Smart beta ETFs are simply funds that follow their indexes. They’re designed unconventionally to take advantage of the inefficiencies in the market.