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    Energy & Utilities

    Overview: Regency’s recent acquisitions

    On March 21, Regency closed its acquisition with PVR Partners. The combination creates a fully integrated midstream partnership platform by further expanding Regency’s position in the Appalachia Basin.

    By Keisha Bandz
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Analyzing Trivago’s Key Metrics

    RQPR rose 2.1% in 2015 to 1.5 euros compared to 1.4 euros in 2014. For the nine months ended in September 2016, RQPR fell 6.0%.

    By Ally Schmidt
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    North America: The Critical Market For Under Armour

    In 2013, the company had 117 factory-house stores and 6 brand stores in North America. Store rollout is up and is expected to be stronger going forward.

    By Phalguni Soni
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    Consumer

    Under Armour Looks at Aggressive Growth outside North America

    Under Armour has added 250 shop-in-shops in Europe with retail partners as well as points of distribution in north and south Africa, the Middle East, and Turkey.

    By Phalguni Soni
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    Earnings Report

    What Are Investors Willing to Pay for Marriott International?

    Marriott (MAR) currently trades at a forward EV-to-EBITDA multiple of 15.8x. Its valuation has been significantly higher than its average valuation.

    By Ally Schmidt
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Trivago Commercials Find a Huge Audience

    Trivago spends a great deal of money on its popular ads. Three of its ads rank among the top ten most-watched travel videos on YouTube for 2016.

    By Ally Schmidt
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Trivago’s Expected IPO on December 16

    Trivago, Expedia’s (EXPE) German hotel booking site, filed for an IPO in the US on November 14, 2016. The expected date for the Trivago IPO is Friday, December 16.

    By Ally Schmidt
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Analyzing Trivago’s Financials: Revenue at the Cost of Ads

    Trivago’s revenue has risen an impressive 90.0% CAGR from 2010 to 2013. As Trivago’s markets mature, the growth rate will decline, as is evident from recent trends.

    By Ally Schmidt
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    Earnings Report

    Can Expedia Continue Its Revenue Growth in 2016?

    For 3Q16, analysts are estimating Expedia’s (EXPE) revenue to rise 31.3%. That’s slightly lower than the growth in the first and second quarters.

    By Ally Schmidt
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    Earnings Report

    Nike May Have Jordan, but Under Armour Boasts Phenom Curry

    Although it’s a relatively new player in the sportswear industry, Under Armour has given tough competition to industry pioneers such as Nike (NKE) and Adidas (ADDYY).

    By Sonya Bells
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    Consumer

    A Look at Expedia’s Valuation: How Does It Compare?

    Expedia (EXPE) currently trades at a forward PE (price-to-earnings) multiple of 20x.

    By Ally Schmidt
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    Consumer

    Investors Should Pay Attention to Expedia’s Increasing Leverage

    Expedia and Priceline have shown interest in China’s Ctrip.com (CTRP), with Priceline also increasing its stake.

    By Ally Schmidt
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    Consumer

    In Line with These Competitors, Expedia’s Margins to Increase

    For 2Q16, analysts are estimating Expedia’s (EXPE) EBITDA to grow by 17% to $296 million with an EBITDA margin of 13%.

    By Ally Schmidt
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Who’s Yielding Higher Returns—Fast-Food and Pizza Companies or Fast Casual Restaurants?

    Year-to-date, fast-food and pizza companies have, on an average, returned 6.3%, as compared to -9.5% of fast casual restaurants.

    By Rajiv Nanjapla
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    What Boosted Under Armour on June 7?

    Under Armour rose by 2.6% to close at $37.77 per share on June 7. Its weekly, monthly, and YTD price movements were 0.11%, -2.4%, and -6.3%, respectively.

    By Gabriel Kane
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    What Drove Under Armour’s Rise on June 8?

    Under Armour (UA) has a market cap of $7.1 billion. It rose by 3.4% to close at $39.04 per share on June 8, 2016.

    By Gabriel Kane
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Moody’s Assigns Under Armour Rating to (P)Baa2

    Under Armour (UA) has a market cap of $6.7 billion. It rose by 1.1% to close at $36.81 per share on June 6, 2016.

    By Gabriel Kane
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Under Armour Has Declared a Dividend for Its Class C Stock

    Under Armour (UA) has a market cap of $6.7 billion. It fell by 0.44% to close at $36.40 per share on June 3, 2016.

    By Gabriel Kane
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Under Armour Saw Its Price Target after Its Revised Outlook

    Under Armour (UA) has a market cap of $6.6 billion. It fell by 3.9% to close at $36.25 per share on June 1, 2016.

    By Gabriel Kane
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Why Fast Casual Restaurants’ Share Prices Have Struggled Recently

    Throughout this series, we’ll take a look at seven fast casual restaurants in order to aid the investment decision-making process.

    By Rajiv Nanjapla
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    Earnings Report

    Why Strong 1Q16 Results Failed to Raise SHAK’s Valuation Multiple

    Since its listing in January 2015, Shake Shack’s (SHAK) enterprise value-to-sales multiple has been trading at 4.7x–18.5x.

    By Rajiv Nanjapla
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    How Is Boston Scientific’s Geographic Strategy Driving Growth?

    Boston Scientific has strategically expanded in these geographies through organic as well as inorganic strategies.

    By Sarah Collins
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    Earnings Report

    Shake Shack’s Share Price Rises by 9% on Strong 1Q16 Results

    Shake Shack reported its 1Q16 earnings on May 12, 2016. SHAK reported 1Q16 revenue of $54.2 million and adjusted earnings per share of $0.08.

    By Rajiv Nanjapla
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Why Did Under Armour Stock Fall on April 11?

    Under Armour fell by 5.5% to close at $41.15 per share on April 11, 2016, after Jordan Spieth lost the Masters Golf Tournament.

    By Gabriel Kane
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    Earnings Report

    Why Are Expedia’s Margins Declining despite Growing Revenues?

    Expedia’s EBITDA margins are expected to increase to 19% in 2016 and then rise to 21% in 2017. As a result, EBITDA growth is expected to increase to 42% and 27% in 2016 and 2017, respectively.

    By Ally Schmidt
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    Earnings Report

    What Do Expedia’s Key Metrics Suggest?

    For the last year, Expedia’s gross bookings increased 28% after increasing 16% for the two years before that. For the first nine months of 2015, gross bookings have increased 20%.

    By Ally Schmidt
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    Earnings Report

    The Priceline–Tripadvisor Collaboration: What It Means for Expedia

    In September, Priceline and TripAdvisor announced a partnership. Priceline plans for its online brands to work with TripAdvisor’s instant-booking platform.

    By Ally Schmidt
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    Earnings Report

    Why Under Armour Had Back-To-Back Acquisitions

    Under Armour’s (UA) back-to-back acquisitions this year could help it claim the top position from the market leader—NIKE.

    By Phalguni Soni
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    Earnings Report

    Expanding Product Platforms Drive Armour’s Revenue Gains

    Under Armour’s footwear revenues grew 41.8% to $0.3 billion in Q1–Q3 2014. Under Armour is a much newer entrant in the NIKE-dominated footwear space.

    By Phalguni Soni
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Under Armour’s Cost Profile And Outlook

    Under Armour, Inc.’s cost of goods sold margins have been fairly steady over the years. SG&A costs are likely to trend higher in the near to medium term.

    By Phalguni Soni
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Understanding The Under Armour Growth Story

    Under Armour’s stock price growth has been phenomenal—up by over 10x in the last five years. This dwarfs the ~200% increase seen by market leader NIKE.

    By Phalguni Soni
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