Brokerages expect Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV (NYSE:FCAU) to announce earnings of $1.06 per share for the current fiscal quarter, Zacks reports. Zero analysts have provided estimates for Fiat Chrysler Automobiles’ earnings. Fiat Chrysler Automobiles reported earnings of $0.70 per share in the same quarter last year, which indicates a positive year over year growth rate of 51.4%. The business is scheduled to issue its next earnings results on Tuesday, October 23rd.
According to Zacks, analysts expect that Fiat Chrysler Automobiles will report full-year earnings of $3.80 per share for the current financial year, with EPS estimates ranging from $3.44 to $4.15. For the next year, analysts forecast that the company will post earnings of $3.49 per share, with EPS estimates ranging from $2.27 to $4.42. Zacks’ EPS averages are an average based on a survey of analysts that cover Fiat Chrysler Automobiles.
Hot Growth Stocks For 2019: TrueBlue Inc.(TBI)
- [By Stephan Byrd]
Russell Investments Group Ltd. grew its stake in Trueblue Inc (NYSE:TBI) by 21.2% during the first quarter, HoldingsChannel reports. The fund owned 137,178 shares of the business services provider’s stock after purchasing an additional 23,951 shares during the quarter. Russell Investments Group Ltd.’s holdings in Trueblue were worth $3,553,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.
- [By Logan Wallace]
ValuEngine downgraded shares of Trueblue (NYSE:TBI) from a hold rating to a sell rating in a report issued on Friday morning.
Several other research firms have also recently weighed in on TBI. Zacks Investment Research cut shares of Trueblue from a hold rating to a sell rating in a research report on Tuesday, February 12th. BMO Capital Markets decreased their price objective on shares of Trueblue from $26.00 to $24.00 and set a market perform rating for the company in a research report on Monday, February 11th. TheStreet cut shares of Trueblue from a b- rating to a c rating in a research report on Monday, December 31st. Finally, Credit Suisse Group decreased their price objective on shares of Trueblue from $31.00 to $25.00 and set a hold rating for the company in a research report on Tuesday, November 6th. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating and three have given a hold rating to the company. Trueblue presently has an average rating of Hold and a consensus price target of $26.00.
- [By Logan Wallace]
Trueblue (NYSE: TBI) is one of 23 public companies in the “Help supply services” industry, but how does it contrast to its rivals? We will compare Trueblue to similar businesses based on the strength of its analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, valuation, profitability, dividends, earnings and risk.
- [By Max Byerly]
Connor Clark & Lunn Investment Management Ltd. lifted its holdings in Trueblue Inc (NYSE:TBI) by 18.2% in the 2nd quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 30,550 shares of the business services provider’s stock after purchasing an additional 4,700 shares during the period. Connor Clark & Lunn Investment Management Ltd.’s holdings in Trueblue were worth $823,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission.
- [By Stephan Byrd]
American Century Companies Inc. grew its holdings in shares of Trueblue Inc (NYSE:TBI) by 24.4% in the 1st quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the SEC. The fund owned 95,307 shares of the business services provider’s stock after purchasing an additional 18,680 shares during the period. American Century Companies Inc. owned approximately 0.23% of Trueblue worth $2,468,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.
Hot Growth Stocks For 2019: Buffalo Wild Wings Inc.(BWLD)
- [By Steve Symington]
That’s not to say it was a quiet day for every stock on the market. With earnings season ramping up, brewing giant Anheuser-Busch InBev (NYSE:BUD) and restaurant chain Buffalo Wild Wings (NASDAQ:BWLD) served as an exercise in contrast as investors reacted to their respective quarterly reports.
- [By Peter Graham]
A long term performance chart shows Dave & Busters Entertainment tripling in value before falling back while small cap upscale gentlemen’s clubs and restaurant owner RCI Hospitality Holdings, Inc (NASDAQ: RICK) began taking off in 2016 and small cap Buffalo Wild Wings (NASDAQ: BWLD) is being acquired by Arby’s Restaurant Group:
Hot Growth Stocks For 2019: Intuitive Surgical Inc.(ISRG)
- [By Keith Speights]
At first glance, Intuitive Surgical (NASDAQ:ISRG) and Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ) might seem to have little in common other than they both sell medical instruments. However, Johnson & Johnson could eventually compete against Intuitive Surgical in the surgical robotics market thanks to its Verb Surgical joint venture with Alphabet’s Verily Life Sciences.
- [By Anders Bylund, Leo Sun, and Demitrios Kalogeropoulos]
Read on to see why you should forget about bitcoin and Ethereum in favor of Taiwan Semiconductor (NYSE:TSM), eBay (NASDAQ:EBAY), and Intuitive Surgical (NASDAQ:ISRG) — at least when it comes to serious investments for the long term.
- [By Keith Speights]
Intuitive Surgical, Inc. (NASDAQ:ISRG) is on a roll that doesn’t appear to be slowing down at all. Shares of the robotic surgical systems maker skyrocketed nearly 73% last year. So far in 2018, Intuitive Surgical stock is up close to 40%.
- [By Todd Campbell, Chris Neiger, and Sean Williams]
There are thousands of stocks investors can buy, so deciding which make the most sense to own in long-term portfolios, such as retirement accounts, can be tough. Economies can rise and fall, and competitors can disrupt business models, but our three Motley Fool contributors think Illumina (NASDAQ:ILMN), Intuitive Surgical (NASDAQ:ISRG), and Amazon (NASDAQ:AMZN) have what it takes to reward investors over the long haul. Read on to see what separates these stocks from the countless others that you could stash away for 20 years or more.
- [By Brian Feroldi]
Medtronic (NYSE:MDT) and Intuitive Surgical (NASDAQ:ISRG) are two of the most successful medical device companies of all time.
Medtronic has been hawking medical devices since it was founded in 1949, and it has been a stellar long-term investment. The company has turned into such a steady-eddy business that it has raised its dividend for 41 years in a row.
- [By Garrett Baldwin]
Earnings season is now in full swing, with today’s key reports from International Business Machines Corp. (NYSE: IBM), Johnson & Johnson (NYSE: JNJ), and Intuitive Surgical Inc. (Nasdaq: ISRG). Thanks to tax cuts, expectations are high. Analysts expect profit growth to top 18%, which would be the biggest jump in seven years. But there are a few bearish trends that are still lurking in the market. And if you’re serious about making money, you need to know how to harness them and target individual stocks for life-changing gains. Money Morning Quantitative Specialist Chris Johnson explains.
Hot Growth Stocks For 2019: Nordstrom Inc.(JWN)
- [By Motley Fool Staff]
Nordstrom, Inc. (NYSE:JWN)Q1 2018 Earnings Conference CallMay 17, 2017, 4:45 p.m. ET
Prepared Remarks Questions and Answers Call Participants
- [By Garrett Baldwin]
Earnings season is well underway. And if you’re looking to make real money, the time to get started is now. Money Morning’s Quantitative Specialist Chris Johnson argues that the markets are at a tipping point. And with just a few smart plays in today’s classic stock picker’s market… you can pull in triple digit gains with just a small investment. Read those picks, right here.
The Top Stock Market Stories for Thursday
Wal-Mart Stores (NYSE: WMT) headlines a busy day of earnings reports Today. Shares of WMT stock popped almost 10% after the firm reported its largest domestic sales increase in 10 years. Walmart reported adjusted earnings of $1.29 per share, a figure that topped expectations by 7 cents per share. Revenue also easily beat Wall Street expectations. The firm’s positive earnings and revenue numbers helped push its rival Target Corporation (NYSE: TGT) up 3% as well before the bell Thursday. Turkey remains a major geopolitical headache for markets around the globe. The International Monetary Fund issued a statement arguing that the nation must take steps to stabilize its currency and help bring certainty to the global markets. The country’s currency (the Lira) is off about 40% this year as markets grow increasingly concerned about the nation’s leaders’ abilities to stave off inflation. President Tayyip Erdogan’s has repeated called for lower interest rates despite clear proof that the nation’s currency value is eroding.
Four Stocks to Watch Today: NVDA, JCP, BA
NVIDIA Corporation (Nasdaq: NVDA) will report earnings after the bell Thursday. Wall Street will be interested to learn the impact of falling Bitcoin and other cryptocurrency prices on the semiconductor giant’s bottom line. The average trade estimate for earnings sits at $1.83 per share on top of $3.11 billion in quarterly revenue. A day after news broke that U.S. retail spending was strong in the second quarter, J.C. Penney (NYSE: JCP) shares plunged nearly 22% after the firm reported
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Some reasons for my bearishness on retail stocks:
Higher Energy Prices. Oil prices have rallied dramatically and back to 2014 levels, rising from about $35 a barrel in early 2016 to around $67 Thursday. That’s bad news for U.S. retailers, as rising oil prices historically squeeze consumer disposable incomes. That’s one reason why I’ve been consistently raising my short exposure to retail and plan to continue doing so. Shaky Same-Store Sales Growth. Recent improvements to same-store sales at Abercrombie & Fitch (ANF) , Urban Outfitters (URBN) , Dillard’s (DDS) , Gap Inc. (GPS) and Macy’s (M) come against downgraded expectations, and might not be sustainable anyway. No Deal for Nordstrom (JWN) . The Nordstrom family has apparently abandoned plans to take its namesake company private. I had expressed concerns that this would happen. Higher Interest Rates. A rise in the London Inter-Bank Offered Rate (LIBOR) has recently accelerated. That’s bad news for retailers, as many variable-rate consumer debts (particularly mortgages) key off of the LIBOR. This will likely put a damper on mortgage refinancings — something that many see as an important ingredient for personal-consumption expenditures.
- [By Paul Ausick]
Nordstrom Inc. (NYSE: JWN) reported fourth-quarter and full fiscal-year 2017 results after markets closed Thursday evening. The department store giant posted quarterly diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $0.89 on revenues of $4.7 billion. In the same period a year ago, Nordstrom reported EPS of $1.27 on revenues of $4.32 billion. Fourth-quarter results compare to the consensus estimates for EPS of $1.24 and $4.62 billion in revenue. EPS includes a negative impact of $0.31 per share related to changes in U.S. tax law.
- [By Karen Mikolainis]
Stitch Fix Men launched in September 2016. While the men’s market is large, men’s subscription services are plentiful, and Stitch Fix competes with other providers such as Bombfell, Menlo Club, Nordstrom’s (NYSE: JWN) Trunk Club (for men and women), and Trendy Butler. Other men’s clothing subscription services have already come and gone in the subscription box melee, but one competitor in the space with standout survival skills is Amazon.com (NASDAQ: AMZN) and its Prime Wardrobe. Will Stitch Fix keep up with the big daddy of internet retail?
- [By Garrett Baldwin]
Now, here’s a closer look at today’s Money Morning insight, the most important market events, and stocks to watch.
The Top Stock Market Stories for Friday
Bloomberg reported Thursday that the United States and China are getting closer to finalizing a trade deal that would eliminate tariffs and improve relations between the world’s two largest economies. According to reports, the deal would be completed and signed by both U.S. President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping by mid-May. Trade officials have said that both countries are making steady progress on a deal and that more updates are coming soon. Money Morning Special Contributor Matt Piepenburg shows you how to trade the ongoing developments between the United States and China right here. The earnings season continued today with a wave of news in the retail sector. First, Gap Inc. (NYSE: GPS) announced plans to split into two separate public companies. Its Old Navy brand will become a standalone company, while its Gap and Banana Republic brands remain under the same organization. GPS shares popped 21% on the news. Meanwhile, Nordstrom Inc. (NYSE: JWN) added 1.5% after the firm released a 2019 outlook that topped Wall Street expectations. New York Governor Andrew Cuomo is trying to save a deal with Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN). According to CNBC, the governor is asking the e-commerce giant to reconsider its decision to abandon a plan to open a second headquarters in Long Island City. Last month, Amazon walked away from a plan to create 25,000 jobs (at an average salary of $150,000) after pushback from local public officials. The company was to receive $3 billion in tax incentives. The New York Times reported Thursday that Cuomo had numerous conversations with Amazon executives about reconsidering company plans.
Money Morning Insight of the Day
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