President Trump extends social distancing guidelines through the end of April. Johnson & Johnson announces plans to begin human testing a coronavirus vaccine. The Justice Department signs off on the Raytheon and United Technologies merger. And a shareholder advisory firm recommends that Papa John’s gives Shaquille O’Neal the boot from its board. Motley Fool analyst Tim Beyers talks about those stories and weighs in on big earnings from Cal-Maine, the nation’s largest egg producer and distributor.
Strong e-commerce sales kept Dick’s Sporting Goods afloat in the 1st quarter. Stitch Fix lays off 18% of its workforce, but only those living in California. CVS partner with a robotics company to test prescription delivery in Houston. Motley Fool contributor analyzes those stories and more on today’s episode.
Shares of Coty rise as the cosmetics company gets its 4th CEO in four years. Bain & Company believes mergers and acquisition activity in the tech industry is poised to soar. Jason Moser analyzes those stories, and we dip into the Fool Mailbag to discuss whether it’s worth taking a short-term capital gains tax hit.
Dollar General and Dollar Tree post stronger-than-expected 1st-quarter reports. Boeing announces layoffs and a restarting of 737 Max production. Amazon commits to long-term hiring. Regal Cinemas expects to reopen movie theaters in July. Motley Fool contributor Dan Kline analyzes those stories and shares the summer blockbuster film he’s most looking forward to.
Tractor Supply updates guidance, much to the delight of Wall Street. Domino’s latest same-store sales numbers are good, but Papa John’s posts an even bigger number. The Wall Street Journal believes the RV industry is having a moment. Bill Barker analyzes those stories and critiques a scene in the most recent episode of Showtime’s series Billions.
Hertz Global files for chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, sending shares of Avis Budget Group up 15%. Jason Moser analyzes the increasingly changing automotive landscape, including AutoZone’s strong 3rd-quarter report. Crocs rises 10% on the news it’s the only top-30 footwear brand to see an increase in monthly sales.