Stock Analysis

  1. Zep's Future Looking Much Cleaner

    Zep's sales trends are proving difficult, but future trends are looking more appealing, ...
  2. JPMorgan Chase Posting A Very Reasonable Return

    JPMorgan Chase posted solid third quarter results but the market chose to remain ...
  3. An Even Outlook On Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory

    Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory's sales grew in the double digits. The company is ...
  4. Global Payments Has Great Appeal

    Global Payment's business is lucrative and requires very little capex to grow or ...
  5. Family Dollar Looking For Top Dollar

    In this weak stock market environment, Family Dollar is hodling strong. For the time ...
  6. As China Goes, So Goes Yum! Brands

    Fears of the market slowing in China sent Yum! Brands' stocks down. However, its ...
  7. Investment Alternatives To Costco

    Costco is an impressively run company with a fiercely loyal customer base, but its ...
  8. Xyratex Readies For The Next Upturn

    Xyratex is conservatively managed and, despite third-quarter losses, the stock is ...
  9. Paychex Is Stagnant But Impressively Profitable

    Slow economic growth didn't stop Paychex from reporting solid first quarter results.
  10. Thor Shifting Into Gear

    Thor is one of the most appealing pure play investments in the RV space.
  11. The 3 Highest Yielding Pharma Stocks

    Learn more about three large pharmaceutical companies with the highest current yields.
  12. The 3 Highest Yielding Defense Stocks

    Despite challenges, the largest defense firms will remain an integral part of the ...
  13. Darden Restaurants Cooks Up Consistency

    Despite tough first quarter profit trends, Darden Restaurants' consistent long-term ...
  14. Pepsico's Near-term Indigestion

    Despite nearer-term worries, Pepsi should be able to grow both sales and profits ...
  15. Oracle's Impressive Organic Growth

    Strong growth, impressive cash flow generation and a reasonable valuation make Oracle ...
  16. 2 Key Reasons Carnival Remains Submerged

    There are two primary drivers to Carnival’s business, and investors may want to wait ...
  17. Adobe Successfully Moving To The Cloud

    Adobe is successfully fending off the advances of rivals and it appears to be succeeding ...
  18. The Top 5 Holdings Of Buffett’s New Protégé

    Learn more about Ted Weschler's five largest investment holdings.
  19. Cracker Barrel Open To Criticism

    Cracker Barrel's shares have room for upside, should management find a way to boost ...
  20. Blackberry Continues its Downward Motion

    If Research in Motion's latest lineup of Blackberry smartphones starts stemming a ...
  21. AeroVironment Growing But Richly Priced

    Despite rapid sales growth, AeroVironment earnings growth has been uneven and the ...
  22. Kroger More Than Ordinary

    Kroger can be counted on for an appealing mix of mid-single-digit sales and profit ...
  23. Look To Tupperware For Downside Protection

    Based on its stellar performance through the credit crisis and international focus, ...
  24. Conn's Coming Back To Life

    Conn’s appears to have weathered the worst of the storm that has hit its core consumer ...
  25. Casey's Offers Growth At A Reasonable Price

    Despite higher debt levels than its peers, Casey’s is more consistently profitable ...
  26. Shuffle Master Creating Its Own Luck

    Steady profit growth will be needed to justify Shuffle Master's high earnings multiple
  27. The Transatlantic Holdings Merger Timeline

    A timeline of three proposed buyouts of Transatlantic Holdings.
  28. Why Dollar General Caught Buffett's Eye

    Dollar General shareholders should be able to count on annual returns around 10% ...
  29. Vera Bradley's Uncertain Investment Appeal

    Vera Bradley remains richly valued.
  30. Wait On Wendy's To Deliver

    Wendy's has work to do to build investor confidence in its prospects.
  31. Barnes & Noble Likely To Avoid The Recycle Bin

    Barnes & Noble investors may want to wait on the sidelines until cash flow trends ...
  32. Static Surrounding Pandora’s Potential

    Pandora Media has quite a ways to go to prove its business model will be successful, ...
  33. Citigroup Still Regrouping

    Citigroup investors able to take an investment time line of at least five years could ...
  34. Bio-Reference Labs Posting Impressive Internal Growth

    Bio Reference Labs' earnings multiple is rather reasonable given the growth it has ...
  35. Tiffany's Stellar Near-term Growth

    At the current earnings valuation, a rival high-end retailer may have more appealing ...
  36. Medtronic's Healthy Growth Outlook

    Medtronic's stock deserves a close look.
  37. Heinz Has Bottled Predictability

    Investors interested in low double-digit total shareholder returns over time should ...
  38. Jack Henry Impressively Stable And Profitable

    Jack Henry’s business is performing admirably in the face of volatile financial industry ...
  39. Staples Waiting On International

    Improvements overseas could help push Staples' stock forward
  40. Sysco Hungry For Growth

    Despite near-term headwinds, Sysco is still profitably growing market share.
  41. Progressive's Premium Is Well Deserved

    Progressive price-to-book premium compared to rivals is well deserved.
  42. Lowe's Glacial Recovery Pace

    At Lowe's current stock price, a couple of big-box peers look more interesting in ...
  43. Home Depot Slowly On The Mend

    Home Depot's sales prospects continue to look challenging.
  44. Nordstrom Remains In Fashion

    Nordstrom shares trade at a decent valuation level for prospective investors.
  45. Macquarie's Upside Potential

    Macquarie Infrastructure's stock has considerable potential upside going forward.
  46. Scotts’ Growth Is No Miracle

    Scotts Miracle-Gro has a reasonable stock valuation and market-leading position in ...
  47. MGM Resorts Slowly Improving Its Fortunes

    MGM Resorts' forward prospects may remain limited given the firm's heavy debt load.
  48. Caribou A Smaller But Appealing Coffee Alternative

    Caribou Coffee's stock valuation could start looking more reasonable if earnings ...
  49. Clorox Weighs Its Options

    If Icahn's bid is genuine or another suitor appears, there is further upside for ...
  50. CVS Still Needs to Prove Itself

    A potential merger of two archrivals could increase the competitive environment for ...
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