ANF : Analysis & Opinions

  1. Abercrombie & Fitch Inks Licensing Deal with Inter Parfums - ...

    December 17, 2014
    Abercrombie & Fitch Co. (ANF) and Inter Parfums Inc. (IPAR) have sealed a seven-year exclusive global fragrance license ...
  2. VeriFone (PAY) Beats on Q4 Earnings, Revenues; Guides Well - ...

    December 16, 2014
    VeriFone Systems Inc. (PAY) reported fourth-quarter fiscal 2014 non-GAAP earnings (including stock-based compensation) of ...
  3. How You Can Add Retail to Your Portfolio Now - Industry Outlook

    November 12, 2014
    How You Can Add Retail to Your Portfolio Now - Industry Outlook
  4. Make Fashion A Part Of Your Portfolio

    September 12, 2014
    Just as clothing manufacturers and retailers try to strike it rich with the latest trend, traders are sifting through the ...
  5. 5 Stocks To Watch During Back-To-School Season

    September 2, 2014
    Back-to-school season, which begins in July and hits a peak in mid-September, is an important time for retailers. It gives ...
  6. The Street Is Bullish On This Beaten-Down Retailer

    July 15, 2014
    I was chatting with a wealthy friend last week about the portfolio returns on my website. He interrupted me with an odd question: ...
  7. Retail Begins Picking It Up - Industry Outlook

    July 15, 2014
    Retail Begins Picking It Up - Industry Outlook
  8. Abercrombie & Fitch Earnings Preview: Poised For A Fall?

    May 26, 2014
    Abercrombie & Fitch (NYSE: ANF), which like other fashion retailers targeting teens at the mall has taken a beating in ...
  9. Retail Industry Stock Outlook - March 2014 - Industry Outlook

    March 13, 2014
    Retail Industry Stock Outlook - March 2014 - Industry Outlook
  10. Are We On The Brink Of A Retail Spending Boom?

    February 21, 2014
    Thanks, Old Man Winter. Consumers have already been in a sour mood, and you're not helping matters. Icy roads and bitter ...
  11. Bullish chart of Netflix heading toward its short-term target of $335.

    The Weakest and Strongest S&P Stocks

    October 16, 2013
    While the overall S&P 500 uptrend remains intact, there are warning signs present. During uncertainty, trading the strongest ...
  12. Urban Outfitters Plunges, Five Below Soars: Which Is The Better ...

    September 11, 2013
    The two retailers went in opposite directions September 10 after both made earnings-related announcements. Mr. Market felt ...
  13. Guess May Be Getting Its House In Order

    August 29, 2013
    Often-volatile Guess is back on the way up with an encouraging second quarter report.
  14. Abercrombie & Fitch The Latest To Get Trampled

    August 22, 2013
    Abercrombie & Fitch's recovery crumbles under the weight of weak traffic and heavy promotions at rivals.
  15. American Eagle Hammered As Conditions Worsen

    August 21, 2013
    American Eagle warns of even worse pressures on same-store sales.
  16. Urban Outfitters Steps Up Its Game

    August 21, 2013
    tail's been an iffy proposition when it comes to second quarter earnings reports. One company doing well in this cautious ...
  17. After Some Preening, American Eagle Could Fly Again

    May 23, 2013
    Management has to reinvest in the business, but the market seems to be undervaluing American Eagle's cash flow prospects.
  18. Are These 3 Retailers Ready To Go Private?

    April 30, 2013
    Bloomberg ran an article April 29 speculating that Rue 21, Abercrombie & Fitch and Aeropostale are all possible private equity ...
  19. Can Aeropostale Be More Than A Price Point?

    November 30, 2012
    Aeropostale is still struggling to drive real merchandise demand.
  20. Has Abercrombie & Fitch Turned The Corner?

    November 16, 2012
    It might be too soon to say that Abercrombie & Fitch is back on track.
  21. Too Many Retailers? Mickey Drexler Thinks So

    September 14, 2012
    J. Crew's CEO thinks there are too many retailers and brands. Here are some retailers could disappear and not be missed. ...
  22. First Gap Store in Mexico - Analyst Blog

    September 10, 2012
    In an effort to grow its worldwide reach through strategic international expansion plans, leading U.S. fashion retailer, ...
  23. Does American Eagle Have A Second Act?

    August 24, 2012
    American Eagle has ridden better merchandising to better performance, but there isn't a compelling enough potential return ...
  24. Abercrombie Looks To Buyback In Earnest

    July 13, 2012
    ANF is going to increase its share repurchase program substantially while simultaneously scaling back European expansion. ...
  25. Bears Appeared on Abercrombie

    May 24, 2012
    New York, May 24th (TradersHuddle.com) - Shares of Abercrombie & Fitch Co. (NYSE:ANF) ended the trading session lower ...
  26. Chico's Growing Again, But Sustainability Always A Concern

    May 18, 2012
    Chico's seems back on track, but future expansion could chew up capital.
  27. Investing In Teen Trends

    April 16, 2012
    Young investors don't have to look far for investing ideas.
  28. The Buckle Remains Fashionable

    March 22, 2012
    The Buckle continues to represent one of the most conservative ways to gain industry exposure.
  29. Limited Brands' Growth Is Unlimited

    August 31, 2011
    Limited is performing very well right now and despite being near historic highs, it's ready to go to the next level, Find ...
  30. American Eagle's Down But Not Out

    May 31, 2011
    American Eagle is struggling, but this stock is still worth a gamble. Find out why.
  31. Retail Stocks Showing Strength

    April 27, 2011
    The retail group continues to see strength in the current market.
  32. Abercrombie Promises Strong Growth To Investors

    April 12, 2011
    Abercrombie & Fitch held a long-awaited analyst meeting and surprised investors with promises of strong growth.
  33. TJX Remains Value-Oriented

    February 25, 2011
    TJX's valuation looks appealing, despite the competition. Investors just need to be patient.
  34. Luxury For Everyone

    February 18, 2011
    While many consumers have not returned to their free-spending ways, consumption on aspirational and accessible luxury goods ...
  35. Aeropostale Or American Eagle: Which Is The Better Buy?

    January 14, 2011
    Aeropostale and American Eagle are both rumored to be private equity takeover candidates. This might be so, but which is ...
  36. Abercrombie & Fitch Back On Track

    November 18, 2010
    ANF seems to be back on its normal growth path.
  37. Is Aeropostale A Bargain?

    September 8, 2010
    Aeropostale has found a way to stand out to fickle teenagers and a growing base of even younger youth.
  38. Pair Trades To Hedge Yourself

    September 1, 2010
    In these uncertain times, pair trades can provide some decent insulation for some portfolios.
  39. Victoria's Secret Looking Less Limited

    August 27, 2010
    Limited Brands is seeing a recovery in sales but has pegged longer-term growth on more risky international sales.
  40. Small-Cap Dividend Darlings

    July 9, 2010
    Don't forget small caps when you're dividend hunting. We go over what to look for and some good picks for investors.
  41. Getting In On Growth At A Great Price

    July 5, 2010
    Here are some growth-oriented stocks with below-market average P/Es that investors can pick up during this shaky market to ...
  42. Crucial Lessons For Post-Recession Retailing

    November 30, 2009
    Successful retailing is not going to be driven by what worked 10 years ago.
  43. Buckle Bucking The Trend

    November 23, 2009
    Once again, The Buckle's third-quarter results proved to be an anomaly in the retail sector.
  44. Abercrombie Down, But Still Strong

    November 18, 2009
    Abercrombie's sales have fallen, but the company might just benefit from this recession in the long term.
  45. A Tale Of Two Preppies: Abercrombie and Ralph Lauren

    September 29, 2009
    Abercrombie and Polo both have impressive clothing lines, but there is a clear winner between the two.
  46. Urban Outfitters Maintains Its Edge

    May 19, 2009
    Urban Outfitters is still looking good despite a sales decline. Find out why this might be a good retail play.
  47. The Yacktman Funds Roll On

    April 8, 2009
    The Yacktman Funds have adhered to a value philosophy and been rewarded by many years of outperforming its benchmark.
  48. Screening The Stock Screen

    March 18, 2009
    Investors would be wise to refrain from taking the results of this stock evaluation tool as gospel.
  49. Book Value Bonanzas?

    January 21, 2009
    Buying a stock under book value is no guarantee of success. However, it may in some cases limit downside potential.
  50. 5 Low P/E Stock Picks For January

    January 5, 2009
    Stock with low P/E ratios are not a sure thing, but this metric can point you in the right direction.
  51. Five Reasons Old Navy Must Go

    October 22, 2008
    Make Old Navy walk the plank before this business drags the rest of the company down with it.
  52. New York & Company Cheap, But Not Cheap Enough

    October 16, 2008
    New York & Company has sold off considerably, but the holiday season might be bad enough to sell off the shares a little ...
  53. Is The Surf Up?

    May 29, 2008
    Two years ago the surf business was the hottest thing going. Today, growth is stagnant. Can Quiksilver regain its focus? ...
  54. Cost Cuts Fill The Gap

    May 27, 2008
    Revenue slipped 5% for the quarter, yet Gap managed to boost earnings by cutting operating expenses and cost of goods sold. ...
  55. The Gap Closing On The Competition

    March 3, 2008
    The Gap is no longer the ugly duckling of retail fashion. Its comps finally compare and margins have improved.
  56. Abercrombie & Fitch Goes Conservative For Spring

    February 20, 2008
    The trendy retailer issued conservative guidance for first-half 2008. Downbeat is a smart play with consumer spending waning. ...
  57. Closing The Gap (GPS)

    July 30, 2007
    Gap recently announced its new CEO. Can he bring this company back up alongside its competitors?
  58. Minding The Gap (GPS)

    January 15, 2007
    Despite recent buzz about a potential buyout, investors should wait until The Gap goes on sale before snapping up some shares. ...
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