Is that the sound of wedding bells ringing in the new trading week? If so, that would be music to The Knot's
Analysts expect earnings per share to more than triple to $0.10 a share. Generating leads for wedding-service providers has served the company well. It has easily trounced what once seemed like ambitious Wall Street profit targets over the past year. That may explain why the shares have nearly doubled since being recommended to Rule Breakers subscribers earlier this year.
Big-box retailers will show up in force on Tuesday as Wal-Mart
Earlier this month, Home Depot began selling consumer electronics -- yes, consumer electronics -- at its stores in a seasonal test. Are folks really buying HDTV plasma sets and home-theater systems at a hardware store? If the company waxes positive on this development, it could take Home Depot a long way from being tagged as a laggard hog-tied to the recent real-estate slump.
Peanut-butter-and-jelly time? Can't vouch for the peanut butter, but the jelly will be in the house on Friday, when J.M. Smucker
Until next week, I remain,
Longtime Fool contributor Rick Munarriz recommends windshield wiper fluid when trying to look forward. He is also part of the Rule Breakers newsletter research team, seeking out tomorrow's ultimate growth stocks a day early. He does not own shares in any of the companies in this story. The Fool has a disclosure policy.