Earnings Preview: Can J.C. Penney Show Signs of Progress?
The iconic department store chain needs to stem its losses sooner rather than later. Getting its debt down to a more sustainable level would be helpful, too.
American Airlines Doubles Down on Transatlantic Flights
The world's largest airline has pulled back on routes to Asia and Latin America over the past year while growing in Europe. It plans to continue adding new transatlantic routes in 2020.
Spirit Airlines Stock Is Now Cheaper Than Ever
Trade war fears have pushed Spirit Airlines stock down to a new 52-week low, but this has only made the stock an even more compelling bargain for patient investors.
Macerich Stock Looks Like a Solid Value After Earnings
Macerich stock has lost nearly half of its value over the past year, even though the stellar quality of its mall portfolio should enable the REIT to bounce back from its recent setbacks.
Sears Is Closing a Bunch of Stores (Again)
Sears' post-bankruptcy turnaround effort seems to be failing already.
Hudson's Bay Swats Down Insider Takeover Offer
The department store group's board of directors isn't going to sell the company at a rock-bottom price -- no matter how bad the retail apocalypse seems to be.
Airbus Is Making Life Easy for Boeing
Airbus' inability to build and deliver jets on time -- especially the A321neo -- has prevented it from fully capitalizing on the Boeing 737 MAX grounding.
Delta Is Dropping Singapore Flights as It Pursues a New Asia Strategy
The airline giant plans to close its mini-hub at Tokyo's Narita Airport next spring -- but it isn't waiting that long to drop its only route to Singapore.
Macy's Stock Plunges on Tariff Fears, but It Will Bounce Back
The recently announced tariff increase won't hurt Macy's as much as investors fear. Furthermore, the company's real estate value alone would support a higher price for Macy's stock.
GM Expects Faster Earnings Growth as Pickup Sales Rebound
Supply constraints limited GM's pickup sales last quarter, but the General still posted solid earnings results. As pickup availability improves, General Motors could achieve strong EPS growth.
The Sears Bankruptcy Headwind Is Fading for Seritage Growth Properties
Most of the damage from Sears and Kmart store closures is already baked into Seritage's results -- and the retail REIT has lots of new tenants set to begin paying rent over the next year or two.
Alaska Airlines' Hawaii Problem Is About to Get Worse
Rapidly rising competition will continue to depress fares on many of Alaska Airlines' Hawaii routes.
The Nordstroms Want to Take Control of Nordstrom (Again)
Just 16 months after giving up on an effort to take Nordstrom private, the Nordstrom family is again exploring options for taking control of the company founded by their ancestor more than a century ago.
The Airbus A380 Jumbo Jet Is Fading Fast
Airlines are planning to retire their Airbus A380s at a very young age, because of the jumbo jet's unwieldy operating costs.
JetBlue Is Still on Track for Huge Profit Growth
Analysts and investors seem skeptical of JetBlue's EPS growth targets, but the company is already making substantial progress, with most of the benefit from its revenue growth and cost savings initiatives still to come.
Tough Times Continue for These 2 Mall REITs
Funds from operations plunged again at Washington Prime and PREIT last quarter, but one of the two REITs has a much better chance of bouncing back next year.
GE's Comeback Continues With a Solid Q2 Earnings Report
General Electric still has a lot of turnaround work to complete, but the company appears to be moving in the right direction.
Volaris' Comeback Continues With Stellar Q2 Earnings
The Mexican budget airline is benefiting from strong demand and its industry-leading cost structure.
Profit Keeps Sinking at Hawaiian Holdings
Southwest Airlines' expansion into Hawaii began in earnest last quarter, increasing the pressure on the Hawaii-based airline.
American Airlines Earnings: Plenty of Problems, but Signs of Progress
The least profitable of the top three U.S. airlines is on track for another mediocre year, but its profit margin could improve significantly in 2020.