Stock Analysis

  1. Food Companies That Beat Expectations

    Taking a look at food companies that have a history of beating analyst's expectations, ...
  2. Time To Shop The Clothing Retailers?

    As the economy begins to stabilize, retailers are worth looking at. But these apparel ...
  3. Making The Case For United

    United's consistent EPS projection and solid business holdings make it a great deal ...
  4. Ackman May Still Keep Target In His Sight

    Ackman lost the most recent battle, but the war may not be over yet.
  5. Time To Buy Theme Parks?

    The stock market rebound might mean that people are ready to start spending on entertainment ...
  6. The Case For Clorox

    Clorox just announced a raised dividend, but it's not the only promising play in ...
  7. Restaurant Chains Eating Up Estimates

    In this piece I touch on restaurant chains that have recently beat earnings expectations.
  8. Home Depot Strengthens Its Foundation

    As we begin to recover within the economy, companies like Home Depot could see huge ...
  9. Insiders Are Buying, Should You?

    Insider buying should grab your attention, but you shouldn't always follow the money.
  10. Diversifieds/Conglomerates WIth Upside

    These companies can offer stabilitiy and two in particular might be promising for ...
  11. Companies Ratcheting Up Their Dividends

    Pepsi and Northrop Gruman have recently announced dividend increases, which is a ...
  12. Is It Time To Shop Sears Stock?

    Though it has been an industry leader in the past, Sears' recent earnings aren't ...
  13. Food For Spot

    Specialty pet supplies retailer PetSmart may have a niche client base, but larger ...
  14. Time To Build A Position In The Homebuilders?

    The housing market is not out of the woods yet. But things are definitely looking ...
  15. Abercrombie Isn't All That Sexy

    Abercrombie can ultimately fare well if and when this economy turns itself around. ...
  16. Macy's Due For A Dress Down

    While consumer spending remains slow, large discount stores may be a better bet than ...
  17. Retailers The Clear the Bar

    As a possible sign of a market turnaround, these retailers have been exceeding expectations ...
  18. Time To Check In Or Out Of Bank Stocks?

    Bank/financial stocks have solid upside potential in the long term as the economy ...
  19. Time To Nail Down Construction Stocks?

    Although the construction industry is slow, insider buying trends show companies ...
  20. Retail Stocks Pay Dividends

    A look at companies in the retail sector that plan to initiate or raise dividends.
  21. Tasty Earnings For Kraft

    Food stocks are a great-looking long-term buy. Some of the larger companies (like ...
  22. ADM Good Enough To Gobble Up

    This and other food stocks may provide much needed relief for investors.
  23. Time To Swing Into Golf Stocks?

    Golf-related stocks could put investors right out of the current rough patch.
  24. Dividend All-Stars

    Merck and DuPont have definite long-term potential, even in a fragile market.
  25. Starbucks Serves Up Decent Q2 Numbers

    If its Q2 earnings report is any indicator, Starbucks heat is still very present ...
  26. Burger King Serves Up Lukewarm Results

    The downward EPS trend in the fast food space leaves this chain bullish for the long ...
  27. Finding Dividend Darlings In ETFs

    In this article we mine an ETF fund for gems and come up with two promising companies, ...
  28. Is Pfizer What The Doctor Ordered Or Bad Medicine?

    Explore Pfizer, its earnings and its recent acquisition deal.
  29. Insiders Bank On The Financials

    Insider buying in the financial sector may indicate a turnaround in the econemy in ...
  30. Under $5 And Still Alive

    A stock trading below $5 is usually a turn off for investors, but stocks trading ...
  31. Consumer Staples Stocks Avoid The Dividend Axe

    A look at consumer staples stocks and dividend increases.
  32. Book Value Bargains Or Laggards?

    A look at companies trading at a low multiple of book, honing in on Sears.
  33. Chico's Tops Companies With Insider Buying

    When a company is trading near its high and has recent insider buying, it's definitely ...
  34. Is It Time To Hop Back On The Hog?

    This piece touches on stocks with insider buying and hones in on Harley-Davidson.
  35. Consumer Product Companies That Deserve A Look

    A look at Procter & Gamble, its dividend increase and other consumer product companies.
  36. Appliance Companies Ready To Cook

    Population growth will lead to longevity and prosperity for appliance companies like ...
  37. The Pros And Cons Of A Pulte/Centex Merger

    The Pulte/Centex combination will offer a lot of savings for the two companies, but ...
  38. Hot Topic Continues To Cook

    The current recession has taken a considerable toll on the retail market. Chain store ...
  39. Are Newspaper Companies Becoming A Good Read?

    A look at major newspaper companies as well as some insider buying and involvement ...
  40. Reign Of Low Prices Continues

    Family Dollar is a bullish pick, as consumers continue to pinch pennies.
  41. Evaluating The Movie Rental Battle

    The movie rental race between Blockbuster and Netflix has been going for a while ...
  42. A Quick Buck Made On Fast Food?

    Food stocks could put food on your table if the trend continues.
  43. Stocks Trading Near Their Lows

    When stocks are trading near their lows, there are some possible value plays. We ...
  44. Time To Try On Gap?

    Gap's low P/E makes it one of a few promising retail stocks that investors should ...
  45. Is Lorillard Poised To Smoke?

    Lorillard Tobacco Company looks promising to survive the current economic downturn, ...
  46. Time To Fill Up On Restaurant Chains?

    Darden, Brinker and DineEquity stocks should show significant growth in the upcoming ...
  47. Companies That Are Beating Earnings Estimates

    Companies that have exceeded earnings estimates are worthy of further research as ...
  48. A Quick Read On Gannett

    Learn about stocks trading under $10 and under book value that are expected to be ...
  49. Green Companies Expected To Generate Green

    Companies in the Dow Jones sustainability index might bring stability to your portfolio.
  50. Radiant Raytheon And Other Sin Stocks

    Don't be scared off by so-called "sin stocks." They may be the long-term gainers ...
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