On Thursday's edition of The Motley Fool's Investor Beat, host Chris Hill and Fool analysts David Hanson and Matt Koppenheffer take a hard and fast look at the market stories investors need to know.
Green Mountain Coffee Roasters (NASDAQ:GMCR) is up big today after fourth-quarter profits rose 38%. The company also announced a plan to buy back $1 billion worth of stock. Quarterly profits for Target (NYSE:TGT) were down 46%. Executives at the company pointed to big losses at its Canadian locations as the source of the trouble. Philip Morris International (NYSE:PM) fell after getting a downgrade from Goldman Sachs. The company also announced it would be entering the e-cigarette market. And video game retailer GameStop (NYSE:GME) fell on guidance going into the holiday quarter that came in a bit light. In this segment, our analysts take a look at four stocks making moves on the market today.
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