Makeovers, turnovers, and leftovers will play bit parts in the week of news that is waiting to happen.
Shareholders of CMGI
These days, CMGI is playing a game that is less glamorous but more dependable. Specializing in e-business and fulfillment services, CMGI has reported three straight profitable quarters. That's a sharp contrast to its lumpy mix of steep losses and one-time gains. Will CMGI make it four in a row? Find out on Monday.
It hasn't been easy for Intraware
Reverse splits are the polar opposite of conventional stock splits. In Intraware's case, with its stock fetching little more than a quarter apiece before the split, every 10 shares were exchanged for a new share at 10 times the price. It's a zero-sum game, though it presses a company to justify its decision to go ahead with the split. Intraware gets that chance on Tuesday, when it reports its fiscal second-quarter numbers.
Taco Bell. KFC. Pizza Hut. Most of the country associates those names with affordable fast-food dining institutions. Investors, meanwhile, can connect the dots to realize that they are the three workhorse properties behind Yum! Brands
Warehouse clubs have been havens for great deals on everything from bulk toilet paper to health insurance. The name that most people associate with these big boxes is Costco
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Until next week, I remain,
Longtime Fool contributor Rick Munarriz doesn't mind the palletized aisles at Costco -- as long as he can nibble away at the sampling stations. He does not own shares in any of the companies mentioned in this story. T he Fool has a disclosure policy. He is also part of the Rule Breakers newsletter research team, seeking out tomorrow's ultimate growth stocks a day early.