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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%.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.