So how are YOU doing after the worst day of the year for stocks? In an attempt to provide a little perspective for investors, Chris Hill shares stories from one of his favorite movies and his recent trip to Maine. Thanks Netsuite. Get the FREE guide, “7 Key Strategies to Grow your Profits” at www.NetSuite.com/Fool.
Berkshire-Hathaway’s 2nd-quarter profits drop 11%, but it’s the cash hoard that interests us. Shares of Tyson Foods hit an all-time high after strong 3rd-quarter profits. And what will Altria Group look like in ten years? MFAM Funds portfolio manager Bill Barker analyzes these stories and more. (Tangents include the Liberty Bell, overrated landmarks, the rise of the New York Yankees, and the fall of the Boston Red Sox.)
Fitbit cuts guidance after its latest quarterly report and shares hit an all-time low. Aaron Bush analyzes the lone bright spot on Fitbit’s balance sheet, but this may be the beginning of the end. Shares of data analytics software company Alteryx rise another 10%, while shares of medical device maker Abiomed fall more than 20%. Plus, we discuss the current landscape of esports and potential investments in this growing industry.
Apple shares rise after 3rd-quarter profits come in higher than expected, despite iPhone revenue falling. Spotify continues to add paid subscribers, but shares are basically flat since going public. And online education company 2U has a disastrous 2nd-quarter report, leading shares to fall 60%. Alise Montgomery and Greg Bechtel analyze those stories and share why they’re keeping a close eye on Smartsheet and Revolve Group. Thanks to DataSiteOne from Merrill Corporation for supporting our show. To learn more and sign up for a free demo, go to www.merrillcorp.com/fool.
Under Armour sinks as North American sales head south. MFAM Funds Chief Investment Officer Bryan Hinmon shares a couple of silver linings in Under Armour’s cloudy report. Meanwhile, shares of Procter & Gamble hit a new high as the consumer products giant continues to do more with less. Trex Company may not be a household name, but a short squeeze is sending shares of the outdoor deck company up 16%. Plus, we share tips and recommendations for visiting Colorado and Asheville, NC.
Rewards programs can benefit consumers, but how they are managed can determine how much they benefit retailers. Emily Flippen analyzes the way not all loyalty programs are the same as we dip into the Fool Mailbag. Plus, we discuss how investors can research and evaluate company management and give a preview of Beyond Meat’s earnings after the closing bell today. Thanks to DataSiteOne from Merrill Corporation for supporting our show. To learn more and sign up for a free demo, go to www.merrillcorp.com/fool.
Facebook’s 2nd-quarter profits come in higher than expected. Tesla shares fall 13% on a disappointing 2nd-quarter report. And American Airlines and Southwest Airlines continue to feel the impact of grounding the Boeing 737 Max planes in their respective fleets. Jim Mueller analyzes those stories and shares his thoughts on the current state of the video streaming wars. Get $50 off your first job post at www.LinkedIn.com/Fool.
Snap loses money in the 2nd quarter, but not as much as expected so shares rise 16%. With a stock that has basically tripled in 2019, has Snap turned a corner? Abi Malin analyzes the digital space and shares why she thinks Snap’s rise is due to the company being oversold last year. Plus, we discuss Chipotle’s latest stellar quarter and Visa’s steady march to being a $400 billion dollar company. Check out www.paypal.com/fool.
Coca-Cola’s 2nd-quarter profits (and raised guidance) push the stock to a new all-time high. MFAM Funds portfolio manager Bill Barker analyzes how coffee is behind Coke’s strong results. Hasbro hits a new high after another Marvel-infused quarter, while Harley-Davidson’s 2nd-quarter profits fall nearly 20%. Plus, we discuss board games (sort of) and producer Dan Boyd shares his recent experience buying a motorcycle. Get $50 off your first job post at www.LinkedIn.com/Fool.
Etsy buys Reverb, a marketplace for music gear, for $275 million. Jason Moser analyzes why Etsy paid a good price and how investors should evaluate the success of the deal. Plus, we discuss Equifax’s fine, Microsoft’s stellar 4th-quarter report, and why Aaron Bush is a good follow on Twitter. Check out www.paypalcredit.com/fool.