McCormick posts a strong 3rd-quarter report and announces a 2-for-1 stock split. Google starts getting serious about charging a 30% fee within its Google Play platform. Bed Bath & Beyond partners with Instacart and Shipt on same-day delivery. Jason Moser analyzes those stories and discusses Brian Cornell’s leadership at Target.
Sina Corp becomes the latest China-based business to go private. Amazon announces Prime Day and UPS gets an upgrade, but do either portend good things for the holiday retail season? Emily Flippen analyzes those topics and explains why investor shouldn’t rely on any single metric, including (especially?) the PEG Ratio.
Nike’s digital sales in the 1st quarter propel the stock to a new all-time high. Stitch Fix posts a much bigger loss in the 4th quarter than Wall Street was expecting. Emily Flippen analyzes those stories and discusses Tesla’s “Battery Day” announcements.
AutoZone closes out the fiscal year with record same-store sales growth. Quibi is “exploring strategic alternatives”. Jason Moser analyzes those stories, and shares the 11 stocks in his “War on Cash” basket, “Healthcare & Wealthcare” basket, and “Triple A” basket.
Nikola’s founder quits effective immediately and shares of the electric truck maker fall 20%. Deutsche Bank and HSBC hit all-time lows in the wake of financial scandals. Brookfield Asset Management shares are down for the year, prompting questions of a potential buying opportunity for the stock. Bill Barker analyzes those stories and discusses the latest medical research on the health benefits of coffee.
Snowflake more than doubles on its 1st day as a public company. Sony announces two versions of the PlayStation 5 to compete with Microsoft latest Xbox news. Dan Kline analyzes those stories and weighs in on the latest in the world of sports betting as DraftKings, Caesar’s Entertainment, ESPN, and Penn National Gaming all make headlines.
FedEx hits a new all-time high after 1st-quarter revenue hits a record $19.3 billion. Adobe shares fall a bit despite record revenue in the 3rd quarter. Apple unveils a new watch and new iPads, but it’s the Fitness+ service that’s getting more of the media’s attention. Brian Feroldi analyzes those stories and shares why more investors should know about Adobe CEO Shantanu Narayen.
Lennar Corp beats expectations (and improves gross margins) in Q3. Lowe’s launches their own “Shark Tank” to help small businesses. ViacomCBS announces that their “CBS All Access” streaming service will get a rebranding in 2021. Jason Moser analyzes those stories and more.
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Nvidia buys chipmaker Arm Holdings in a deal worth $40 billion. Oracle becomes TikTok’s technology partner in the U.S. Gilead Sciences buys cancer treatment-maker Immunomedics for $21 billion. Bill Barker analyzes those stories and discusses the NFL’s opening weekend and AB-InBev cutting in-stadium sponsorships.