Just in case you've forgotten about Valentine's Day (it's Wednesday -- write it down), Blue Nile
Never heard of Blue Nile? If you're not in the market for an engagement ring, you're probably not alone. The Motley Fool Rule Breakers pick is the top online draw for high-end rings. Already married? Not looking? Don't worry. Blue Nile's got plenty of diamond-based jewelry items too. The company is one of the few consistently profitable e-tailers, so let's see if the streak continues. It may be love.
If that engagement ring pans out and you're one step closer to matrimony, allow me to introduce The Knot
Why has the stock been so hot? Because of earnings. On Tuesday, analysts expect fourth-quarter profits to nearly double to $0.11 a share. Engagement rings? Wedding websites? That's Wall Street's way of making sure you don't forget about Valentine's Day.
Seeing a little more red than usual on Valentine's Day? That must be all the Coke cans lying around. Coca-Cola
Wall Street expects the Inside Value recommendation to grow profits to $0.50 per share after a $0.46-a-share showing a year ago.
Until next week, I remain,
Longtime Fool contributor Rick Munarriz recommends windshield wiper fluid when trying to look forward. Rick is 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. Blue Nile is also a Hidden Gems pick. The Fool has a disclosure policy.