EXP : Analysis & Opinions

  1. Cintas (CTAS) Q2 Earnings Beat, Updates Fiscal Guidance - Analyst ...

    December 19, 2014
    Cintas Corporation (CTAS) reported solid second-quarter fiscal 2015 results with adjusted earnings of 86 cents per share ...
  2. 3 Construction Stocks for the 2014 Housing Recovery - Analyst ...

    December 17, 2014
    The new home construction market has recovered at a steady pace in the second half of 2014 after a slump at the beginning ...
  3. Will Nasdaq-100 Index Gain Traction from the Reshuffling? - ...

    December 16, 2014
    The annual reshuffle in Nasdaq-100 index portfolio of Nasdaq OMX Group Inc. (NDAQ) is likely to boost returns.
  4. Online Travel & Advertising Boosted by Stronger Economy - Industry ...

    November 9, 2014
    Online Travel & Advertising Boosted by Stronger Economy - Industry Outlook
  5. How I Discovered 12 Great Businesses

    November 2, 2014
    Many investors spend too much time during earnings season focusing on gross profit margins. They figure that a drop in these ...
  6. Profit During Earnings Season Using These Key Metrics

    November 2, 2014
    Many investors spend too much time during earnings season focusing on gross profit margins. They figure that a drop in these ...
  7. Bull of the Day: Expedia (EXPE) - Bull of the Day

    August 11, 2014
    Bull of the Day: Expedia (EXPE) - Bull of the Day
  8. Retail Begins Picking It Up - Industry Outlook

    July 15, 2014
    Retail Begins Picking It Up - Industry Outlook
  9. e-Commerce Stocks on Which to Click (pt. 2) - Industry Outlook

    July 2, 2014
    e-Commerce Stocks on Which to Click (pt. 2) - Industry Outlook
  10. Bear of the Day: Express (EXPR) - Bear of the Day

    June 11, 2014
    Bear of the Day: Express (EXPR) - Bear of the Day
  11. Homebuilding Stocks: Has Spring Sprung? - Industry Outlook

    April 22, 2014
    Homebuilding Stocks: Has Spring Sprung? - Industry Outlook
  12. Retail Industry Stock Outlook - March 2014 - Industry Outlook

    March 13, 2014
    Retail Industry Stock Outlook - March 2014 - Industry Outlook
  13. e-Commerce Stock Update - March 2014 (pt. 2) - Industry Outlook

    March 6, 2014
    e-Commerce Stock Update - March 2014 (pt. 2) - Industry Outlook
  14. Profit From One Of The Smartest Business Models I've Ever Seen

    March 3, 2014
    One of the big advantages here at StreetAuthority is that we have access to each other's brains. That collective brain ...
  15. Bear of the Day: Express (EXPR) - Bear of the Day

    December 17, 2013
    Bear of the Day: Express (EXPR) - Bear of the Day
  16. Spot Big Dividend Hikes With This Value Metric

    October 25, 2013
    Individual investors and private equity firms often target companies with great yields. But they are talking about two different ...
  17. UTi Worldwide Still A “Hurry Up And Wait” Story

    June 7, 2013
    UTi Worldwide's success from here really does rely on successfully executing a long-anticipated operational improvement plan.
  18. Express Rides Fashion Star To Online Success

    May 31, 2013
    Specialty retailer Express announced first quarter earnings May 30 that beat the consensus estimate. Not only that but it ...
  19. Trip Advisor Continues Its Buying Binge

    May 10, 2013
    Trip Advisor's buying binge continued May 7 announcing it was buying Niumba.com, a Spanish vacation rental site.
  20. Investors Go Crazy Over Express Upping Guidance

    January 18, 2013
    Express shares ended January 15 up 24% after upping its fourth quarter and full-year guidance. Is the frenzy justified?
  21. Expedia to Acquire Stake in Trivago - Analyst Blog

    December 24, 2012
    Expedia Inc. (EXPE) has agreed to acquire a 61.6% equity stake in hotel search website Trivago for a total of ¬477 million  ...
  22. Vulcan Materials and Other Big Movers In Capital Goods on November ...

    November 30, 2012
    The market has been slipping so far today. The Nasdaq is trading down 0.4%; the S&P 500 has slipped 0.2%; and the Dow ...
  23. e-Commerce Stock Outlook - Nov. 2012 - Industry Outlook

    November 19, 2012
    The Electronic Commerce, or e-commerce, industry is one of the most progressive sectors of the economy. The industry is evolving ...
  24. eCommerce Stock Outlook - Nov. 2012 - Industry Outlook

    November 19, 2012
    The Electronic Commerce, or e-commerce, industry is one of the most progressive sectors of the economy. The industry is evolving ...
  25. Expedia and More Big Movers on the Nasdaq on September 21, 2 ...

    September 21, 2012
    This morning, the Nasdaq has moved little, the S&P 500 has decreased 0.3% and the Dow has been relatively flat. The recent ...
  26. Coach and More Big Movers in Services on September 21, 2012

    September 21, 2012
    The Nasdaq is unchanged, the S&P 500 has decreased 0.3% and the Dow has moved little so far today. While the market overall ...
  27. Risk, Reward Balance C.H. Robinson - Analyst Blog

    August 31, 2012
    C.H. Robinson Worldwide Inc. (CHRW) is one of the first-in-class third-party logistics (3PL) companies given its consistent ...
  28. 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 ...
  29. Google Acquires Frommer's - Looks To Compete With Trip Advisor

    August 16, 2012
    Google announced August 13 it was buying Frommer's, the well-known travel guide. It's another move into the travel space ...
  30. Bull Vs. Bear - Travel Stocks Not Worth The Trip

    August 8, 2012
    The risk of competition from Google and the current economic conditions could keep investors at home when it comes to investing ...
  31. Bull vs. Bear - Now's The Time To Buy Travel Stocks

    August 8, 2012
    There is little concern among investors that online travel companies will continue to grow their sales rapidly going forward. ...
  32. Services Sector's Biggest Movers: Amazon.com and More

    July 27, 2012
    The market has been doing well after the morning's trading. The Nasdaq has moved up 1.4%; the S&P 500 is up 1.1%; and ...
  33. FedEx Still Getting A Pass

    June 20, 2012
    FedEx gets a lot of benefit of the doubt, but low asset yields are still a problem.
  34. Last Month's Top Performing S&P Stocks

    June 8, 2012
    Here are some highlights of the four best performing stocks in the S&P 500 during the last 30 days.
  35. Promising Medium-Term plays? Invest In Natural Gas And Water ...

    April 20, 2012
    We screened the S&P 500 index for companies with high short floats and have seen a significant rise in shares shorted. ...
  36. TripAdvisor A Uniquely Profitable Online Play

    April 2, 2012
    TripAdvisor has a solid track record of profitable growth.
  37. FedEx Lowers Outlook: Delivery Stocks In Trouble?

    March 23, 2012
    Fedex lowered its outlook for the rest of the year, which isn't a good sign, as FedEx serves as a bellwether for U.S. economic ...
  38. Genesco Lifts The Lid On Profits

    March 21, 2012
    Genesco's full-year earnings jumped 54% in fiscal 2012 to $3.43. Approaching a five-year high, it still has plenty of room ...
  39. C.H. Robinson Worldwide: Take The Long Way Home

    February 6, 2012
    CH Robinson Worldwide announced fourth quarter earnings that missed by a penny. See why the drop gives investors a good buying ...
  40. The Curse Of Foreign Investment?

    January 16, 2012
    Many pundits assume that foreign investors have terrible timing when purchasing assets in the United States, often buying ...
  41. Buy Suits On Lower Unemployment?

    January 2, 2012
    Does the improving unemployment rate mean it's time to buy suit stocks?
  42. Energy Sector - 2011 In Review

    December 30, 2011
    The energy sector was full of deals and reorganizations in 2011, but that did not translate into great investment returns ...
  43. Martin Marietta Puts Vulcan Between Rocks And A Hard Place

    December 16, 2011
    Martin Marietta's proposed merger with Vulcan is a good idea and may be essential for long-term survival.
  44. QEP Resources Makes Push Into Liquids

    November 28, 2011
    QEP Resources has lined up a number of promising oil and liquids plays that will help the company transition away from natural ...
  45. 4 Energy Stocks To Watch

    October 21, 2011
    Many energy stocks are in freefall as investors assume a worst-case liquidity scenario for many of these companies.
  46. Statoil Buys Into Bakken

    October 19, 2011
    Statoil makes a smart move in buying an emerging Bakken player.
  47. Energy Bloodbath Continues

    October 4, 2011
    Investors are fleeing the exploration and production sector as fears rise that a recession is more likely. This is leading ...
  48. Continental Resources Digs Deeper Into Three Forks

    August 25, 2011
    Continental Resources is moving to test out the bottom sections of the Three Forks formation and believes that these zones ...
  49. Should Investors Ride Along With Ctrip?

    August 8, 2011
    Ctrip is a fine growth name in China, but analysts seem to be expecting a nearly impossible performance level.
  50. Petrohawk Flies Into The Sunset

    July 19, 2011
    BHP's deal for Petrohawk shows that large buyers care about asset value more than stock market prices.
  51. 3 Reasons To Own Liberty Interactive

    July 11, 2011
    Liberty Media's assets are a very interesting conglomeration. Investors in the interactive group will likely do well in the ...
  52. 6 Overbought Stocks To Watch

    May 31, 2011
    Let's take a look at a few stocks that have recently entered overbought territory because these could be candidates for a ...
  53. Whiting Petroleum: Right Place, Right Time, Right Type

    April 29, 2011
    Whiting's shortfall this quarter is a buying opportunity for aggressive investors.
  54. Transport Stocks Ready To Roll

    April 21, 2011
    Increases in worldwide freight and cargo traffic continue to grow back towards pre-crisis levels and the sector has rallied ...
  55. 4 Reasons To Love Expedia

    March 16, 2011
    Expedia's fourth quarter earnings missed by two pennies and the stock dropped by 13%. We'll look at why is a good time to ...
  56. Universal Travel Group Ventures Beyond China

    February 16, 2011
    Universal Travel Group is up almost 70% compared to 6% for the Russell Microcap index. We'll look at why it is still cheap. ...
  57. How Much Oil Is In The Bakken?

    January 25, 2011
    The oil potential of the Bakken and other formations in the Williston Basin are a source of controversy and the Bakken's ...
  58. The Logic Of Logistics Stocks

    January 7, 2011
    Logistics is a key part of the transportation system, and investors should look for promising stocks here.
  59. 4 Exploration And Production Stocks That Rewarded Investors In ...

    January 6, 2011
    The exploration and production sector had a great 2010, but some stocks turned in a stellar performance returning as much ...
  60. Brigham Exploration 2010 Recap

    January 4, 2011
    Brigham Exploration Company continued to milk its properties in the Williston Basin in 2010, will do the same in 2011.
  61. Brigham Exploration Rules The Williston Basin

    November 10, 2010
    Brigham Exploration Company continued its top-tier production growth in the third quarter of 2010.
  62. Williston Basin Mid-North America Fund Levered To Bakken

    October 19, 2010
    This fund buys stocks that are focused on the Williston Basin and other areas in the Mid North American area.
  63. Texas Industries Cement Sales Soft

    September 28, 2010
    Cement maker Texas Industries reported a net income loss for its first quarter. Sales were down, as the construction industry ...
  64. Online Travel Companies

    September 15, 2010
    The online travel stocks have been flying high and it appears the economic rebound will keep that trend moving in the right ...
  65. UTi Worldwide: Still A Name To Play In Freight

    September 6, 2010
    UTIW hasn't enjoyed the same rebound as other transports; savvy investors should ask why.
  66. 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.
  67. Whiting Petroleum Second Quarter 2010 Recap

    August 3, 2010
    Whiting Petroleum has increased its position in emerging shale oil plays.
  68. Play The Bakken With Oasis Petroleum

    June 22, 2010
    Oasis Petroleum, motivated in part by investor preference for oil and liquids rather than natural gas, has completed its ...
  69. Carrizo Oil and Gas Flips To The Dark Side

    April 9, 2010
    Carrizo Oil and Gas announced a shift in strategy away from natural gas and toward oil and liquids development.
  70. Priceline Returns From The Dead

    November 11, 2009
    Priceline.com, which was writen off as dead after the technology bubble implosion, has roared back with powerful earnings ...
  71. Shale Plays: Greater Yield And Lower Costs

    November 9, 2009
    The exploration and production industry has boosted efficiency in its operations and driven costs down.
  72. Brigham Exploration Bets Big On The Bakken Shale

    September 25, 2009
    Brigham exploration and production has bet the farm on its acreage in the Bakken Shale in the Williston Basin in North Dakota. ...
  73. Are Investors Too Concerned With Dilution?

    September 21, 2009
    Investors flee a stock when a dilutive secondary offering is announced, but dilution isn't always a bad thing.
  74. What's New On The Net

    July 28, 2009
    Bankrate just announced it is selling out to APAX Partners for $571 million. Why, and what else is happening on the net? ...
  75. The IPO Crash Of Y2K

    July 21, 2009
    Performance of IPOs has been lackluster for the first part of this century. In the long run, are they worth the effort?
  76. Five Stocks With The Ultimate Margin Of Safety

    May 6, 2009
    We look at five stocks with at least $100 million in cash and zero debt, providing investors with the ultimate margin of ...
  77. Return Of The REITs

    April 24, 2008
    Many REITs are still trading at depressed levels; now is the time to scoop up the best of the bunch on the cheap.
  78. Give Me Shelter (TXI, EXP, USG, OC)

    April 18, 2007
    From one-storey homes to skyscrapers, these three companies provide the building blocks of construction.
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