If you are including more protein in your diet, you aren’t alone. Which stock should you buy to capitalize on this trend?
Infant nutrition isn’t child's play. In fact, it’s a growing market with recession-resistant characteristics. Mead Johnson is better positioned than its competitors to capitalize on such growth.
The fast-casual restaurant segment was the outperformer within the overall industry in 2013. With the highest check size and the strongest unit growth among its fast-casual peers, only one company is the best proxy for the segment's bright prospects.
For those who have had to deal with termites and rodents at home, you will understand why pest control services are so important and how their providers make money. Rollins is one such pest-busting company and also happens to be a good investment candidate.
If you believe in investing in good consumer brands, you shouldn't ignore this specialty coffee-chain operator. Starbucks' coffee has been part of many consumers' lives for the past few decades, which has made it one of the strongest consumer brands in America and beyond.
Investment legend John Templeton once said, "If you want to have a better performance than the crowd, you must do things differently from the crowd." What is the magic behind the outperformance of the off-price retailers in recent years?
Bigger is not necessarily better, in an absolute sense. Relative size matters more, and Home Depot, the largest home improvement retailer globally, is sufficiently competent to compete with giants like Wal-Mart and Amazon.
The attractiveness of different education companies as investment candidates vary, depending on the market segment they operate in. In particular, the K-12 premium schools stand out because of higher pricing power and the longer tenure of their students.
Recurring revenues, strong growth prospects, and high margins are all characteristics of good investment candidates that everyone would like to own. Select service operator La Quinta ticks all the boxes.
There is no hard and fast rule when it comes to deciding between diversification and focus. I find PepsiCo a better company as a diversified one.
While the recent financial results of dollar-store operators have been outstanding, don’t be fooled. Wal-Mart will remain the king of retail, as dollar stores don’t boast economic moats that competitors can't breach.
In many parts of the world, people perceive education as a key enabler that allows less well-off families to get out of the poverty cycle through better-paying jobs. In particular, the Chinese K-12 market promises attractive growth opportunities.
As buyers of consumer electronics place a stronger emphasis on price and affordability over factors such as branding, Best Buy's dominance of the consumer electronics market is likely to become a thing of the past.
A growing market and a stellar financial track record are key reasons why this premium spirits seller is favored over other alcoholic beverage peers.
Consumers want connected cars to give them the ability to navigate directions, entertain themselves, and communicate with others. Governments are trying to solve the air pollution problem by reducing fuel emissions. How will Visteon benefit from these demands?
When you think of diamonds, the picture of a little blue box comes to mind. This is the power of Tiffany's brand equity built over 150 years.
In the outsourced transportation industry in the U.S., freight brokers like Echo Global are still seeing strong growth.
While consumers are avoiding sodas for health reasons, demand for energy drinks has continued to grow, benefiting companies like Monster Beverage.
The middleman role has disappeared from many industries, as customers go direct to suppliers and online distributors compete aggressively on price. The office supply industry doesn’t seem like an exception, and Staples, the world’s largest distributor of office products, faces serious challenges.
Investors should adopt a bottom-up (rather than top-down) approach to investing. While most retailers are facing difficult times because of a tough industry environment, this specialty retailer of home decor and accessories could be worthy of consideration.