AutoZone Stock Tanks: Lackluster Third-Quarter Comp Sales

The largest US auto parts retailer by store count, AutoZone (AZO), released its fiscal Q3 2018 earnings today before the market opened.

Advance Auto Parts’ Sales Fell for the Third Consecutive Quarter

Advance Auto Parts (AAP) released its fiscal Q1 2018 earnings today before the market opened, which covered the 16 weeks up to April 21.

US Steel Stocks Pop after China Tariff Scare

US steel stocks (XME) U.S. Steel Corporation (X) and AK Steel (AKS) are trading sharply higher today. Nucor (NUE) and Steel Dynamics (STLD) are also in the green.

Lowe's Makes a Good CEO Hire, Ignore the JC Penney Years

Lowe’s Companies, Inc. (LOW) is hiring J C Penny Company Inc.’s (JCP) CEO Marvin R. Ellison as its President and CEO, effective July 2. Here’s what you need to know.


Ranking the 5 Lowest Oilfield Companies by Free Cash Flow

In this series, we’ll look at the lowest five free cash flow companies in the first quarter in the oilfield equipment and services industry.

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Comcast's Latest: Q1 2018, Partnerships, and the Fox Deal

On April 25, Comcast (CMCSA) reported impressive first-quarter results, delivering better-than-expected earnings and revenue.

Can Altria Reverse Its Downward Momentum?

At the end of May 21, Altria Group (MO) was trading at $55.64, a decline of 22.1% from the beginning of this year.

Can We Expect Another Strong Quarter from Guess?

Guess hasn’t missed Wall Street top-line or bottom-line expectations for the past seven quarters.

The Latest Trends in Tech and Media: Amazon, Facebook, Apple

Facebook (FB) first cloned Snapchat’s (SNAP) “Stories” features on Instagram in August 2016. Stories are posts that users can view before they disappear 24 hours after posting.

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Is a Trend Change in the Offing for Southwestern Energy?

Southwestern Energy (SWN) stock rose 7% from $4.42 on May 14 to $4.73 on May 21.

What's Weighing on U.S. Steel Stock?

U.S. Steel fell 3.8% yesterday even as broader markets traded on a positive note after constructive US-China trade talks.

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Could Chevron Be Positioned for Growth?

Of the 23 analysts tracking Chevron (CVX), 18 (78%) recommend “buy” or “strong buy,” and five (22%) recommend “hold.”

Telecommunication Update: Verizon, AT&T, T-Mobile, Sprint

Verizon (VZ) is looking to launch commercial 5G (fifth-generation) services in at least four US markets before the end of the year.

Did the Consumer Sector Fail to Impress Last Week?

Consumer staples and discretionary companies’ stocks had an average week. Consumer staples hardly reported any gain last week.

Johnson & Johnson: The Latest News and Analysts' Views

Over the last few quarters, Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) has seen a number of factors affecting investor sentiments surrounding its stock.

eSports and Digital Gaming: Major Drivers for Activision Blizzard

The stock of gaming company Activision Blizzard (ATVI) has risen 6.9% since the company announced its first quarter results on May 3.

What’s Pushing Oil Prices Higher?

On May 21, US crude oil July futures rose 1.4% and settled at $72.35 per barrel—the highest closing level since November 26, 2014.

Will US-China Trade War Relief Be Fruitful for the Auto Industry?

The two largest US automakers, General Motors (GM) and Ford (F), rose 2.4% and 1.3%, respectively, last week.

Does the US Steel Industry Look Healthy This Month?

Despite US steel companies posting better-than-expected earnings in the first quarter, the market’s reaction was lukewarm.

Global Markets Are Mixed on May 22, Commodities Move Higher

The Shanghai Composite Index closed May 22 at 3,214.35—a gain of 0.02%. The SPDR S&P China (GXC) gained 0.68% on Monday.

Dick's Sporting Goods: What to Expect from Q1 2018 Results

Analysts project that Dick’s Sporting Goods (DKS) will report a 3.1% growth in sales to $1.9 billion for the first quarter of fiscal 2018.

What's Driving Major Currencies (Except US Dollar) to More Lows?

Last week, the US dollar index bounced back from a minor pullback in the week ended May 11, aided by the rise of bond yields.

What to Expect from Best Buy’s Fiscal Q1 2019 Results

Best Buy (BBY) has exceeded analysts’ revenue expectations in six out of the past eight quarters.

T. Rowe Price Group in 2018: A Closer Look

T. Rowe Price ended Q1 2018 with total AUM of ~$1.0 trillion for a YoY rise of 17.7%. Sequentially, its increase was 2.3%.


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