Gap prepares to spin off Old Navy into a separate public company. MFAM Funds portfolio manager Bill Barker analyzes Gap’s stagnant revenue growth over the past 15 years and shares why Old Navy has earned a higher multiple from investors. Plus, we dip into the Fool Mailbag to discuss shorting stocks, a potential acquisition of FedEx, and how our “Apropos Of Nothing” episodes are actually not that bad! (Tangent’s include Bill’s birthday, medical school teachings about coffee, Christopher Walken’s dance moves, and more.) Hello Monday from LinkedIn https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/hello-monday/id1121084031?mt=2
Embattled retailer Bed Bath & Beyond gets a new CEO and the stock rises 20%. Can retail veteran Mark Tritton turn BBBY into a winner? MFAM Funds portfolio manager Bill Barker analyzes the opportunities and challenges he faces. Plus, we discuss Delta Air Lines’ 3rd-quarter results and reverse stock splits. Tangents include the Washington Nationals advancing in the MLB playoffs, Portland Oregon’s strength as a coffee hub, and Wawa. (To get 50% off our Stock Advisor service, go to www.StockIdeas.Fool.com.) Thanks Netsuite. Get the FREE guide, “7 Key Strategies to Grow your Profits” at www.NetSuite.com/Fool.
The Nobel Prize in chemistry generates some electricity. American Airlines deals with turbulence over the 737 Max. And PayPal writes down an Uber investment. Motley Fool analysts Emily Flippen and Jim Mueller discuss those stories and debate the merits of no-frills airlines. Thanks to Grammarly for supporting The Motley Fool. For 20% off a Grammarly premium account, go to http://www.Grammarly.com/Fool.
Domino’s delivers lower-than-expected results in the 3rd quarter. Is the run over for one of the hottest stocks of the past decade? Helen of Troy isn’t a household name, but it probably should be. 2nd-quarter profits and revenue came in higher than expected for the home & beauty products company. And with trading commissions at $0, does DRIP investing make sense anymore? Ron Gross analyzes those topics and gives a preview of Thursday’s live Q&A on YouTube. (It’s free to subscribe to The Motley Fool’s channel. Just go to www.youtube.com/TheMotleyFool and click the subscribe button!) Thanks Netsuite. Get the FREE guide, “7 Key Strategies to Grow your Profits” at www.NetSuite.com/Fool.
Unilever, the $130 billion consumer goods company, announced a pledge to cut its use of new plastics in half by 2025. Seth Jayson analyzes how the move could benefit the environment as well as Unilever’s shareholders, and shares why packaging company AptarGroup is worth keeping an eye on. Plus we dip into the Fool Mailbag to search for inexpensive industries and discuss whether pursuing a finance degree in college is still a good option. Thanks to Grammarly for supporting The Motley Fool. For 20% off a Grammarly premium account, go to http://www.Grammarly.com/Fool.
Pepsi rises on earnings. Constellation Brands sells off on concerns over Canopy Growth. And Uber introduces a new app. Motley Fool analyst Jason Moser discusses those stories and weighs in on the relative merits of Coca-Cola, RC Cola, and Mellow Yellow. (To get 50% off our Stock Advisor service, go to http://StockIdeas.Fool.com.)