ANN : Analysis & Opinions

  1. Markets End Week On Positive Note As Investors Are Encouraged ...

    November 21, 2014
    U.S. stocks ended the week higher as investors were encouraged by announcements in Europe and China. The European Central ...
  2. Barron's Recap: What's Next For Fidelity?

    October 5, 2014
    This weekend in Barron's online: the future of Fidelity, an exclusive interview with Bond King Bill Gross, the Barron's ...
  3. Bear of the Day: Ann (ANN) - Bear of the Day

    August 25, 2014
    Bear of the Day: Ann (ANN) - Bear of the Day
  4. Familiar Challenges, Familiar Opportunities At Chico's

    May 29, 2013
    Chico's is seeing the same weak business conditions as other retailers, but there could be value in these shares
  5. SPG Adds Brands, Moves up Opening - Analyst Blog

    November 26, 2012
    Indianapolis, Indiana-based real estate investment trust (REIT), Simon Property Group Inc. (SPG), recently announced it had ...
  6. What's Up With Ann?

    August 22, 2012
    Ann Inc. jumped more than 20% Friday on strong Q2 sales. Out of nowhere, the women's retailer has blasted through its 52-week ...
  7. lululemon Chooses "Jam Tomorrow"

    June 11, 2012
    lululemon's decision to focus on innovation at the cost of sales may be a decision that compromises near-term growth, but ...
  8. 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.
  9. Heavily Shorted Stocks Near Their Highs

    March 21, 2011
    When hot stocks have high short interest, investors should pause and reexamine their thesis.
  10. 5 Momentum Stocks To Watch

    November 24, 2010
    Five stocks in five different industries at different points in their business cycle. These stocks are hitting highs in their ...
  11. Turning Dimes Into Dollars

    October 29, 2010
    We examine five stocks from apparel stores and specialty retail industries, looking for the most efficent companies at turning ...
  12. Is Gap A Value Or Value Trap?

    September 8, 2010
    Lots of cash and no long-term debt means shares of Gap may be undervalued.
  13. 401k And Stock Performance

    June 11, 2010
    There's a correlation between the net buying/selling of company stock in the 401(k) and the performance of its stock.
  14. 5 Reasons Lululemon's Stock Is Overstretched

    May 27, 2010
    Find out why Lululemon may have problems justifying its rich valuation.
  15. Chico's Tops Companies With Insider Buying

    April 21, 2009
    When a company is trading near its high and has recent insider buying, it's definitely worth a closer look.
  16. When Goodwill Becomes Badwill

    March 12, 2009
    Companies are writing off huge amounts of goodwill as the recession takes hold and equity values decline. Investors have ...
  17. AnnTaylor Crushes The Competition In Style

    March 19, 2008
    An impressive and improving gross margin set AnnTaylor apart from its high-end rivals. It now has the flexibility to survive ...
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