The following video is from Wednesday's Investor Beat, in which host Alison Southwick and Motley Fool analysts Jason Moser and Matt Argersinger dissect the hardest-hitting investing stories of the day.
Not all retail is created equal as quarterly earnings reports continue to show. Target (NYSE: TGT ) and Staples (NASDAQ: SPLS ) missed analyst expectations and the stocks took a hit. While Lowe's (NYSE: LOW ) saw a bump after reporting second-quarter earnings jumped 26%. PetSmart (NASDAQ: PETM.DL ) met revenue estimates and raised guidance for the year, but still took a hit because of declining same-store sales. In this segment from Investor Beat, Jason and Matt discuss four stocks making moves on Wednesday.
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