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  1. Heinz's Growth Doesn't Seem To Merit This Kind Of Premium

    May 29, 2012
    While Heinz has solid non-U.S. exposure and growth potential, the potential isn't large enough to justify a premium valuation, ...
  2. No Hurry On Staples

    May 29, 2012
    Though Staples competes with very successful rivals online, and goes up against weaker rivals in the physical store realm, ...
  3. Why Icahn Likes Chesapeake

    May 29, 2012
    Icahn is looking to shake up Chesapeake.
  4. Sensient Technologies Smells And Tastes Great

    May 29, 2012
    Sensient is all about colors, flavors and fragrances. We look at why its stock is a long-term money-maker.
  5. Statoil - Gulf Of Mexico Exploration

    May 29, 2012
    Statoil has designated the Gulf of Mexico as a core exploration area for the company, and will drill many wells here over ...
  6. Approaching Resistance: EOG Resources

    May 29, 2012
    New York, May 29th (TradersHuddle.com) - Shares of EOG Resources, Inc. (NYSE:EOG) are trading very close to calculated resistance ...
  7. New Ratings: FB, SUPN, SDR, TLYS, EVER

    May 29, 2012
    New York, May 29th (TradersHuddle.com) - These are the research analyst new ratings before the market open. Facebook (NASDAQ:FB) ...
  8. Back To Book Value Basics

    May 28, 2012
    Like any investment metric, understanding book value's advantages and limitations is integral to using it effectively in ...
  9. Diamond Foods: Cue The Comeback?

    May 28, 2012
    Diamond lost their CEO and CFO over bad accounting practices and its stock dropped from $90 to below $30 in a matter of weeks. ...
  10. Five Wind Energy Stocks To Watch

    May 28, 2012
    One shining example in the renewable energy space is the wind energy sector. Capacity continues to grow and offers a value ...
  11. Tap Into These 5 Water Stocks

    May 28, 2012
    An increase in population and pollution has made water a fragile resource.
  12. Concho Resources Gets More Permian Basin Exposure

    May 28, 2012
    Concho Resources announced the acquisition of additional oil and gas properties in the Permian Basin. The company is focused ...
  13. Bank Of Montreal Looking Stuck For Now

    May 28, 2012
    BMO is seeing margin pressure in the core banking businesses.
  14. Exploration And Production Industry Loves To Adjust

    May 28, 2012
    The exploration and production industry reports a plethora of GAAP and non GAAP measures that can both confuse and distort ...
  15. Costco Living Up To Some High Expectations

    May 28, 2012
    While Costco may well find it harder to squeeze more efficiencies from an already highly efficient system, the international ...
  16. Oversold Stocks In Uptrends

    May 25, 2012
    Four stocks trading above their 50-day moving average and in oversold territory.
  17. Without Better Execution, Dell's Supposed Value Is Moot

    May 25, 2012
    While Dell still posts a double-digit return on capital, the stock is cheap for some very good reasons.
  18. Is It Demand Or Competition Troubling NetApp?

    May 25, 2012
    NetApp's surprising negative guidance raises a host of questions.
  19. Top Performing Country ETFs

    May 25, 2012
    Investors willing to think outside the box and invest in countries not often talked about in the media have the ability to ...
  20. HP Has A Major Challenge Building From This Quarter

    May 25, 2012
    HP took a small step forward, but there's still a long road ahead
  21. The Greece ETF And Its Neighbors

    May 25, 2012
    Based on the risk associated with Greece and the surrounding region, and the potential reward for the countries, the best ...
  22. Williams Sonoma's Delicate, Albeit Successful, Juggling Act

    May 25, 2012
    Williams-Sonoma has that attractive mix of growth and margin-consciousness, and the company is surpassing most of its rivals ...
  23. Prudential Out To Boost Shareholder Returns

    May 25, 2012
    An appealing valuation and decent growth prospects overseas bode well for Prudential's future shareholder returns.
  24. Obagi Puts Its Problems Behind It

    May 25, 2012
    A year ago, Obagi Medical Products faced some problems in Texas that presented an investment opportunity. One year later ...
  25. Copa Holdings Keeps Flying Along

    May 25, 2012
    Panama airline Copa Holdings went public on the NYSE in December 2005. Since then, its stock is up 300%. Learn why its stock ...
  26. Get Ready To Play The Growth In LNG

    May 25, 2012
    With natural gas prices continuing to stay low, the answer for many producers is exporting that bounty to emerging Asia. ...
  27. Avago Still Looking Like A Solid GARP Idea

    May 25, 2012
    Avago is executing well and the shares don't fully reflect it.
  28. Take-Two More Like A Big Game Call Option Than A Real Company

    May 25, 2012
    Take-Two doesn't seem to care about building a sustainable cash-generating business.
  29. 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 ...
  30. Is HSBC Reversing?

    May 24, 2012
    New York, May 24th (TradersHuddle.com) - Shares of HSBC Holdings plc (NYSE:HBC) closed the trading day lower by $0.51 or ...
  31. One Man's Trash Is Another Man's Dividend Check

    May 24, 2012
    While it is a dirty job, the waste management industry could be exactly what a portfolio needs in this time of low interest ...
  32. Debt Complicates The Ultra Petroleum Waiting Game

    May 24, 2012
    Ultra Petroleum looks cheap on long-range models and will again be a go-to name when natural gas prices recover, but the ...
  33. Is It Finally Retail REITs Turn?

    May 24, 2012
    As commercial real estate rebounded from the depths of Great Recession, the retail sub-sector was left behind. However, the ...
  34. Best Buy's Problems Can't Be Fixed With A Good Quarter

    May 24, 2012
    Investors should approach Best Buy's "outperformance" in Q1 with skepticism. Not only are the fundamentals pretty dodgy, ...
  35. Campbell Soup Still Well Below Simmer

    May 24, 2012
    While it's hard to ignore a company with high teens return on invested capital, famous brands and a solid dividend, Campbell's ...
  36. Near Tangible Book, Teck Is Worth A Look

    May 24, 2012
    Teck's exposure to industrial metals is worth more than just tangible book
  37. Brocade's Ducks Still Not Queued Up

    May 24, 2012
    Brocade's ethernet problems continue to weigh heavily on the stock.
  38. Now It's Lowe's Turn To Play Catch Up

    May 24, 2012
    Lowe's is lagging after a disappointing quarter, but the stock looks about 25% undervalued if the company can grow its free ...
  39. Three Forks Gains More Momentum

    May 24, 2012
    The exploration and production industry has increased development of the Three Forks formation in the Williston Basin, and ...
  40. Costco Sees Bulky Net Income Rise

    May 24, 2012
    It was revealed on Thursday that Costco's (NASDAQ: COST) fiscal third quarter net income shot up 19% on lower asset charges, ...
  41. Invest In These Four Socially Responsible Stocks

    May 23, 2012
    Making money in the market shouldn't prevent you from sleeping at night. Find out how to keep your conscience clean and bank ...
  42. The LED Market Gets Brighter

    May 23, 2012
    As we continue to grapple with increasing energy demands, innovative technology like LEDs are helping us find solutions. ...
  43. Ford not Junk Anymore

    May 23, 2012
    Ford's credit rating has been raised from Ba2 to Baa3 by Moody's, the second ratings agency to restore the Detroit car maker's ...
  44. Natural Gas Impairment Charges On The Rise

    May 23, 2012
    The exploration and production industry is now faced with the hangover associated with the reckless acquisition spending ...
  45. 8x8 Has A Good Story, But Does The Value Connect?

    May 23, 2012
    8x8 has the potential, but the margins are a drawback.
  46. Will Salesforce.com Shareholders Get The Growth They're Paying ...

    May 23, 2012
    Salesforce.com may not be growing as strongly as investors believe.
  47. The Window For Sears Holdings Seems To Be Closing Fast

    May 23, 2012
    Although Eddie Lampert's team is working hard to fix what ails Sears Holdings, it is increasingly looking like an uphill ...
  48. For Autodesk, Growth Is Weighing On Value

    May 23, 2012
    Autodesk doesn't get much respect for the quality of its earnings.
  49. Jim Rogers Says To Buy A Farm

    May 23, 2012
    Jim Rogers' latest advice is that agriculture will be the king of the commodity hill over the next few decades.
  50. Murphy Oil - A Look At The Downstream Operations

    May 23, 2012
    Murphy Oil is more than just an exploration and production company, and has a significant presence in retail marketing in ...
  51. 3 Less Obvious Reasons To Own Tractor Supply

    May 23, 2012
    Tractor Supply is near an all-time high. We provide three less obvious reasons to own its stock.
  52. 3 Energy Companies Raising Capital

    May 23, 2012
    The exploration and production industry continued to raise capital in 2012, as the sector is constantly in need of financing ...
  53. Have Misdeeds Opened A Window For Walmart?

    May 23, 2012
    Walmart continues to show respectible growth, but the valuation isn't all that interesting.
  54. The 200 Day Moving Average is Key for Deere

    May 22, 2012
    New York, May 22nd (TradersHuddle.com) - Deere & Company (NYSE:DE) closed the trading session at $75.31, near its 20 ...
  55. Tobacco Stocks: Smoke ‘Em If You Got ‘Em

    May 22, 2012
    Plenty of judgment can be passed on the habit of tobacco consumption and the reality is the habit has been proven to be toxic ...
  56. XLF, You've Seen Better Days

    May 22, 2012
    In the first quarter, things were finally groovy for major bank stocks and the corresponding ETFs. Bank of America (NYSE: ...
  57. Staples Seems Stuck

    May 22, 2012
    Staples is stuck in an oversaturated North American market that just isn't likely to grow fast enough, while the ongoing ...
  58. Stocks Showing Resilience

    May 22, 2012
    Despite a market sell-off there are a handful of stocks that are able to show resilience.
  59. Advance Auto Parts Still Top Notch

    May 22, 2012
    The sell-off has made shares in Advance Auto very attractive again. Even assuming the company's guidance is accurate at $68 ...
  60. Which Restaurants Will Be Acquired After Benihana?

    May 22, 2012
    It was revealed on Tuesday that Benihana (NASDAQ: BNHN) is to be acquired by the private equity group Angelo, Gordon & ...
  61. Big Clients And Long Charters Keeping Seaspan Afloat

    May 22, 2012
    Seaspan is riding through a bad cycle on the strength of a quality fleet and long-term charters.
  62. Molson Coors Modestly Moving Forward

    May 22, 2012
    Molson Coors investors should be able to drink in modest total shareholder gains over time.
  63. ilent Pays A Hefty Price For A Fixer-Upper Diagnostics Company

    May 22, 2012
    Agilent is paying up to get into the increasingly crowded diagnostics market.
  64. VF Corp Is Priced To Move

    May 22, 2012
    Good businesses like VF Corp always rebound quickly. Sitting more than $20 below its 52-week high, now is the time to be ...
  65. The Applied Materials Rorschach Test

    May 22, 2012
    Applied Materials may be cheap, but nobody cares in the absense of believable growth.
  66. Facebook IPO Makes Few Friends

    May 22, 2012
    When it comes to popularity, very few companies are as popular as Facebook. Sooner or later, the metric that matters most, ...
  67. Yahoo to Sell Back Stake in Alibaba

    May 21, 2012
    It was revealed on Monday that Yahoo (NASDAQ: YHOO) has reached a deal with China's Alibaba to sell back its 40% stake back ...
  68. Candlesticks - Bearish Engulfing AT&T

    May 21, 2012
    New York, May 18th (TradersHuddle.com) - Shares of AT&T, Inc. (NYSE:T) ended the trading session higher by $0.18 or ...
  69. Will Wells Fargo recover?

    May 21, 2012
    New York, May 18th (TradersHuddle.com) - Shares of Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE:WFC) closed the trading session at $31.97 ...
  70. Target Needs More Than "Upscale Discounting"

    May 18, 2012
    Target is doing alright, but the shopping environment is not healthy.
  71. Are Investors Being Rational About J.C. Penney?

    May 18, 2012
    J.C. Penney disappointed the Street, but expectations may be too high anyway.
  72. 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.
  73. Playing Mexico's Golden Potential

    May 17, 2012
    While it may be the world's largest producer of silver, Mexico is quickly gaining a reputation as a major gold producer. ...
  74. Biotech ETFs Hitting Highs

    May 17, 2012
    Biotech ETFs are hitting all-time highs and XBI looks like the best of the group. Because the ETF is already up 25% in 2 ...
  75. Has Home Depot Already Had Its Recovery?

    May 17, 2012
    Business has gotten better at Home Depot, but everyone thought it would.
  76. Own Compass Diversified's Diversified Portfolio

    May 17, 2012
    Looking at CODI's revenues, you notice that it lost money in 2009 and 2010. Despite those losses, it's still a great investment. ...
  77. Time To Rotate Back Into Consumer Staples

    May 17, 2012
    The Consumer staples sector is the place to invest if the risk-on trade continues to unwind. XLP is the largest ETF of this ...
  78. The Big Play In Natural Gas Storage

    May 17, 2012
    With inventories of natural gas continuing to build at record paces, analysts predict that we will run out of excess storage ...
  79. Murphy Oil's Canadian Assets

    May 17, 2012
    Murphy Oil has an extensive inventory of Canadian oil and gas assets and plans to develop these assets to meet production ...
  80. Murphy Oil Fortifies Balance Sheet

    May 17, 2012
    Murphy Oil has a solid balance sheet and has set the company up financially to handle the expensive cost of developing oil ...
  81. Is DuPont Expecting Resistance Soon?

    May 16, 2012
    New York, May 15th (TradersHuddle.com) - E.I. DuPont de Nemours & Co. (NYSE:DD) ended the trading session at $50.84, ...
  82. Consumer Staples That Yield High Dividends

    May 16, 2012
    If it's security, stability and a dividend you're after, these stocks are worth a look.
  83. Brazilian ETFs & Stocks To Consider

    May 16, 2012
    Brazil's growth potential is at least as attractive as China's for many of the same reasons.
  84. 4 Hot Dividend Stocks

    May 16, 2012
    Cigarettes are bad for your health, but they're great for your portoflio.
  85. Golfsmith Deal Par For The Course

    May 16, 2012
    Golfsmith recently agreed to sell itself to Golf Town. For $6.10 a share, Golfsmith shares are being valued at 1.5 times ...
  86. Can BAM Add Some Punch To Your Portfolio?

    May 16, 2012
    BAM is currently trading at 1.2 times book value and offers a little bit of everything, including solid long-term asset growth ...
  87. 3 Reasons To Own Bravo Brio Restaurant Group

    May 16, 2012
    While Bravo Brio is down 12% for the past year, this little known micro-cap is up 33% since its IPO and is financing new ...
  88. Will Seadrill's Aggressiveness Pay Off?

    May 16, 2012
    Seadrill is banking heavily on a multi-year boom in deepwater drilling.
  89. Murphy Oil Plans Aggressive Exploration Program

    May 16, 2012
    After a slight pause in 2011, Murphy Oil is poised to aggressively ramp up its oil and gas exploration program in 2012 and ...
  90. Murphy Oil Moves Forward In The United States And Malaysia

    May 16, 2012
    Murphy Oil has a premier set of oil and gas assets in the U.S. and Malaysia, and is plannning an aggressive development program ...
  91. Five 52-Week High Fliers

    May 15, 2012
    Explore five stocks making new highs. Is this a case of overvalue, or could investors buy high and sell even higher?
  92. Murphy Oil Loves The Eagle Ford Shale

    May 15, 2012
    Murphy Oil has planned an extensive development program to make the best of what is now being considered one of the best ...
  93. The Haynesville Shale Still Lives

    May 15, 2012
    The Haynesville Shale, which produces dry natural gas, is still seeing a trickle of development from the exploration and ...
  94. 3D Systems - Aggressive Growth

    May 15, 2012
    3D Systems (DDD) sees 2013 earnings increase sharply and is a Zacks #1 Rank (Strong Buy). Company Description 3D Systems ...
  95. Macy's Inc. - Value

    May 15, 2012
    Can the department stores keep up their recent momentum? Macy's, Inc. M) has been on a roll since the Great Recession and ...
  96. AGCO Corporation (AGCO) - Bull of the Day

    May 15, 2012
    We reiterate our Outperform recommendation on AGCO Corporation (AGCO) with a target price of $52. The company reported first ...
  97. Ecolab's Nalco Unit Wins Award - Analyst Blog

    May 15, 2012
    Nalco Holdings, a subsidiary of Ecolab Inc. (ECL), was declared the 2012 Water Technology Company of the Year during the ...
  98. LinkedIn to Buy Monster? - Analyst Blog

    May 15, 2012
    As per a news release from Reuters, LinkedIn (LNKD) and Silver Lake has expressed interest to take over Monster Worldwide ...
  99. Zacks.com featured expert Kevin Matras highlights: Hexcel Corp., ...

    May 15, 2012
    Chicago, IL - May 15, 2012 - Stocks in this week's article include Hexcel Corp. (NYSE: HXL), MDC Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: MDC), ...
  100. Aceto Looking At A Tough Future

    May 15, 2012
    Aceto is making sound moves, but the results need to be better.
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