RH pops 15% after a huge 1st-quarter report comes with raising full-year guidance. ServiceNow gets an upgrade from Goldman Sachs. Asit Sharma analyzes those stories, plus we dip into the Fool Mailbag to talk about how long new investors should give themselves to decide if stock-picking is right for them.
Stitch Fix rises on better than expected 3rd-quarter results. Chico’s gets involved in an activist investor battle. Berkshire-Hathaway invests $500 million in Nubank, an online bank in Brazil. Jim Gillies analyzes those stories and shares why he believes we’re living in a golden age of “The Greater Fool” theory.
Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos announces he’ll be on Blue Origin’s first spaceflight with humans. Vulcan Materials buys U.S. Concrete for $1.3 billion in cash. Jason Moser analyzes those stories and discusses the rebound of travel-related businesses like Airbnb, Booking Holdings, and Marriot.
AMC Entertainment files to sell 11 million shares, sending the stock down 30%. ExxonMobil loses a proxy fight as an activist firm gains a 3rd seat on the board of directors. Bill Mann analyzes those stories and FireEye’s decision to sell part of its business (and its name) to a private equity firm.
Zoom Video’s 1st-quarter revenue soars but the stock stays grounded. Etsy buys Depop, a secondhand fashion app, for $1.6 billion. Tim Beyers analyzes those stories, as well as Taiwan Semiconductor’s plans to invest billions in a new factory in Arizona.
AMC Entertainment pops 15% on news of a stock sale. Cloudera gets 4.7 billion reasons to go private. Jason Moser analyzes those stories and weighs in on whether Cannae Holdings is the next Baby Berkshire.
Okta’s 1st-quarter earnings were overshadowed by its lowered guidance for the current quarter and the sudden departure of its CFO. Workday shares fall a bit despite good 1st-quarter results and raised guidance. Maria Gallagher analyzes those stories as well as the latest great results from Williams-Sonoma.
Shares of Dick’s Sporting Goods hit an all-time after a monster 1st-quarter, as CEO Lauren Hobart continues to impress. Zscaler pops 15% after the cybersecurity company continues to invest in growth. Alicia Alfiere analyzes those stories, as well as the challenges and possibilities facing Nordstrom.
IAC/Interactive spins off video tools business Vimeo as a standalone public company. AutoZone’s latest same-store sales growth was in the zone of greatness. Asit Sharma analyzes those stories and discusses Amazon closing in on its latest acquisition target: MGM Studios