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Under Armour Inc.'s New Patent Is a Savvy Move

A goofy new jacket sheds more light on why Under Armour has been so successful.


Clorox Co. Has One of the Best Dividends Around

Clorox, with a powerful stable of brands and a relatively small market cap, is on this Fool's radar.


The Coca-Cola Co. or Anheuser Busch Inbev SA (ADR): Better Dividend Investment?

Coca-Cola's dividend seems to have more room to run.


Colgate-Palmolive Company or Kimberly-Clark Corp.: Better Dividend Investment?

Paper products outpace toothpaste (slightly) in this dividend titan showdown.


Should You Follow Buffett into Kraft Heinz Co.?

Kraft Heinz has the capital, management, and acquisition ability to deliver outstanding results for shareholders over the long-run.

The 3 Best Quotes From Nike Inc.'s Earnings Call

Innovation, brand strength, and investment in the future have made Nike great and will continue to drive its stock price even higher.


Under Armour Inc.'s Footwear Boom Continues -- and More?

Under Armour's new golf shoes are part of a larger strategy to generate a higher percentage of revenue from footwear, but it has some additional benefits as well.


Costco Wholesale Follows CVS Health Corp.'s Lead With Cigarettes -- Sort Of

Costco is reducing cigarette sales. CVS dumped tobacco altogether. What can investors learn from these decisions?


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3 Takeaways From Nike Inc.'s Earnings

Success in Asia and a strong buyback program bode well for Nike shareholders -- and Under Armour's.


Vail Resorts Inc. Appears on Its Way to Smoother (and Greater) Profits

Vail Resorts has a plan to make money during its seasonally weak quarters.

The 3 Best Quotes from Vail Resorts Inc.'s Conference Call

Capital allocation by management plays a huge role in per-share returns and Vail shareholders are in very good hands.


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Texas Roadhouse Inc. Smartly Enters Philippines Market With a Partner

Texas Roadhouse mimics a coffeehouse, and not a competitor, on its way to international riches.


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1 Important Metric in BJ's Restaurants, Inc.'s Favor

BJ's Restaurants generates a higher percentage of sales from alcohol than most of its competitors, and it could boost this by becoming more of a sports bar.


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3 Things to Watch When Nike Inc Reports on Tuesday

China, Japan, and capital allocation are the areas of interest for this Fool when Nike reports its fiscal third quarter earnings.


2016 Looks Promising for Boston Beer Co.

Better valuation, strong innovation, and downside protection have put Boston Beer Co. back on this Fool's radar for buying consideration.

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The 3 Best Quotes From Shake Shack Inc's Fourth Quarter Earnings Call

CEO Randy Garutti sounds off with three quotes that should be music to shareholders' ears.


New Stores and Margins: Starbucks Corp. Is Poised to Succeed

New store growth, a global plan, and both company-owned and licensed locations make Starbucks a compelling investment.


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3 Takeaways From Shake Shack's Earnings

Store-level performance, domestic growth, and international licensing agreements leave this Fool bullish on his favorite burger chain.


Maps, Merchandise, and MAUs: Baidu Inc. Is on Fire

Success in search, maps, and transaction services points to a bright future for Baidu.


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3 Takeaways From Vail Resorts Inc.'s Earnings

Vail is investing in itself and rewarding shareholders along the way.