HLF : Analysis & Opinions

  1. Retail Industry Stock Outlook - March 2014 - Industry Outlook

    March 13, 2014
    Retail Industry Stock Outlook - March 2014 - Industry Outlook
  2. A Look Into Some Of Carl Icahn's Top Stock Picks

    March 10, 2014
    Activist Investor Carl Icahn rattled the cage again last week at eBay (NASDAQ: NLFX). In his latest letter to eBay shareholders, ...
  3. 13 Buyback Kings: Should You Buy Them?

    February 12, 2014
    Over the past few years, I've been conducting quarterly reviews of companies that are aggressive repurchasers of their ...
  4. 13 Stock Buyback Kings: Should You Buy Them?

    February 12, 2014
    Over the past few years, I've been conducting quarterly reviews of companies that are aggressive repurchasers of their ...
  5. Weight Watchers Goes On A Diet--Time To Buy?

    August 7, 2013
    Weight Watchers stock hit a 52-week low August 2 on dismal second-quarter results. The weight-loss company faces increased ...
  6. Benzinga Market Primer: Monday, July 29: Futures Lower On Chinese ...

    July 29, 2013
    Futures Lower On Chinese FearsU.S. equity futures traded slightly lower in early pre-market trade after Asian shares on fears ...
  7. 3 Stocks to Buy Before Earnings Season - Investment Ideas

    July 1, 2013
    3 Stocks to Buy Before Earnings Season - Investment Ideas
  8. Rite Aid Endorses Ken Martindale - Analyst Blog

    June 25, 2013
    Rite Aid Corp. put forward the name of Ken Martindale for the position of President and Chief Operating Officer.
  9. Stocks May Take a Breather Today - Ahead of Wall Street

    February 15, 2013
    Friday, February 15, 2013 The backdrop for today's market action remains favorable, with the New York Fed's Empire State ...
  10. NYSE Stocks, Including China Telecom Corporation Limited, Making ...

    January 3, 2013
    The Nasdaq, S&P 500 and Dow have moved little so far on a quiet day for the market. Today, more than half of all NYSE trades ...
  11. Watson Pharmaceuticals, Inc and Other Big Movers on the NYSE ...

    December 31, 2012
    This morning, the Nasdaq has climbed 0.6%, the S&P 500 has increased 0.2% and the Dow has been relatively flat. The NYSE ...
  12. Embotelladora Andina SA and Other Big Movers In Consumer/Non-Cyclical ...

    December 27, 2012
    The market is having a bad day so far: the Nasdaq has decreased 0.7%; the S&P 500 has slipped 0.8%; and the Dow is trading ...
  13. Herbalife and Other Big Movers In Consumer/Non-Cyclical on December ...

    December 24, 2012
    The Nasdaq is trading down 0.2%, the S&P 500 is down 0.3% and the Dow has slipped 0.4%, marking a bad morning for the market. ...
  14. NIKE and More Big Movers on the NYSE on December 21, 2012

    December 21, 2012
    This morning has been rocky for the market. The Nasdaq has fallen 2%; the S&P 500 has slipped 1.9%; and the Dow has fallen ...
  15. Coca-Cola FEMSA, S.A.B. de C.V Among Consumer/Non-Cyclical's ...

    November 30, 2012
    The market is currently down, with the Nasdaq declining 0.4%, the S&P 500 falling 0.2% and the Dow decreasing 0.2%. The Consumer/Non-Cyclical ...
  16. BRF Brasil Foods Among Consumer/Non-Cyclical's Biggest Movers ...

    November 29, 2012
    The market is doing well so far today. The Nasdaq has moved up 0.5%; the S&P 500 is trading up 0.5%; and the Dow has risen ...
  17. Monster Among Consumer/Non-Cyclical's Biggest Movers on November ...

    November 28, 2012
    The Nasdaq remains relatively unchanged, the S&P 500 has risen 0.1% and the Dow is trading up 0.2% so far today. The biggest ...
  18. Herbalife and Other Big Movers In Consumer/Non-Cyclical on November ...

    November 21, 2012
    Currently, the Nasdaq has been relatively flat, the S&P 500 has climbed 0.1% and the Dow has increased 0.2%. The biggest ...
  19. Herbalife and More Big Movers in Consumer/Non-Cyclical on November ...

    November 6, 2012
    The Nasdaq has moved little, the S&P 500 has climbed 0.4% and the Dow has increased 0.6% so far today. These are the biggest ...
  20. Starbucks and More Big Movers in Consumer/Non-Cyclical on November ...

    November 2, 2012
    The Nasdaq remains relatively unchanged, the S&P 500 is down 0.2% and the Dow is trading down 0.3% after the morning's trading. ...
  21. Consumer/Non-Cyclical Stocks, Including Diageo plc, Making Big ...

    October 23, 2012
    It's been a bad day for the market after the morning's trading. The Nasdaq has fallen 0.9%; the S&P 500 is down 1.5%; and ...
  22. Starbucks and More Big Movers in Consumer/Non-Cyclical on October ...

    October 19, 2012
    The market is having a bad day so far. The Nasdaq has slipped 1.6%; the S&P 500 has decreased 1%; and the Dow is trading ...
  23. Monster and Other Consumer/Non-Cyclical Stocks Making Big Moves ...

    October 10, 2012
    The Nasdaq remains relatively unchanged, the S&P 500 is trading down 0.2% and the Dow is trading down 0.5% so far today. ...
  24. Anheuser-Busch InBev NV and More Big Movers in Consumer/Non-Cyclical ...

    September 27, 2012
    After the morning's trading, the Nasdaq is up 0.4%, the S&P 500 has moved up 0.3% and the Dow has moved little. These are ...
  25. ConAgra Among Consumer/Non-Cyclical's Biggest Movers on September ...

    September 20, 2012
    The morning has been bad for the market. The Nasdaq is down 0.3%; the S&P 500 has fallen 0.3%; and the Dow has decreased ...
  26. Consumer/Non-Cyclical Stocks, Including Lorillard, Making Big ...

    September 17, 2012
    The morning has been bad for the market. The Nasdaq has declined 0.2%; the S&P 500 is trading down 0.2%; and the Dow has ...
  27. Ecolab and More Big Movers in Consumer/Non-Cyclical on August ...

    August 30, 2012
    It's been a bad day for the market after the morning's trading. The Nasdaq has fallen 0.9%; the S&P 500 is down 0.7%; and ...
  28. Archer Daniels Among Consumer/Non-Cyclical's Biggest Movers

    August 10, 2012
    The morning has been bad for the market. The Nasdaq is trading down 0.2%; the S&P 500 has fallen 0.2%; and the Dow has slipped ...
  29. Consumer/Non-Cyclical Sector's Biggest Movers: Estee Lauder Cos ...

    July 30, 2012
    The market is having a bad day so far: the Nasdaq is trading down 0.2%; the S&P 500 has slipped 0.1%; and the Dow has decreased ...
  30. Today's Major Consumer/Non-Cyclical Sector Movers: Fomento Economico ...

    July 27, 2012
    The market is having a good day so far: the Nasdaq has climbed 1.4%; the S&P 500 is trading up 1.1%; and the Dow has increased ...
  31. Consumer/Non-Cyclical Stocks Making Big Moves on July 18, 2012

    July 18, 2012
    The market is on the rise this morning. The Nasdaq is up 1.2%; the S&P 500 has increased 0.6%; and the Dow has climbed 0.7%. ...
  32. Consumer/Non-Cyclical Stocks Making Big Moves on July 3, 2012

    July 3, 2012
    The market is currently up, with the Nasdaq rising 0.7%, the S&P 500 climbing 0.7% and the Dow moving up 0.6%. The Consumer/Non-Cyclical ...
  33. Martin Marietta Fights Back at Einhorn

    May 17, 2012
    David Einhorn of Greenlight Capital is not a popular man within the offices of Martin Marietta Materials (NYSE: MLM), after ...
  34. Nutrisystem Still Searching For Sustainability

    March 12, 2012
    Nutrisystem's membership weakness is a worrisome sign.
  35. Wall Street Isn't Buying The Medifast Story

    March 5, 2012
    Medifast gets a lot of doubt on the Street.
  36. More Yo-Yo'ing At Weight Watchers

    November 11, 2011
    Weight Watchers often seems more popular with investors than customers.
  37. 3 Reasons To Own Avon Products

    November 10, 2011
    Avon's struggling to grow. Nonetheless, at current prices I have three reasons to own its stock.
  38. Herbalife, Tupperware Win the Future

    July 28, 2011
    Direct-selling stocks are red hot, riding consumer booms overseas while benefiting from the economic hardships on home soil, ...
  39. Play The Usana Discount

    June 1, 2011
    Usana's stock dropped 12.5% May 10, and now trades below $30, an all-important resistance line for stock.
  40. Weight Watchers: Is There Still Room To Grow?

    May 11, 2011
    Weight Watchers' improved sales strategy has propelled its strong rebound, but it may already be fully valued.
  41. Enjoy Nature's Bounty

    March 25, 2010
    Business is booming in nutrition and healthy living. Consider adding some of these stocks to your portfolio for a boost.
  42. Enjoy Nature's Bounty

    July 31, 2009
    Nutrition supplements company NBTY announced Q3 earnings on July 27 and it beat estimates by 80%. Can NBTY keep it up?
  43. Is It Time To Hop Back On The Hog?

    April 17, 2009
    This piece touches on stocks with insider buying and hones in on Harley-Davidson.
  44. Dividend Darlings Or Dividend Disappointments?

    March 26, 2009
    Even with declining sales, Whirlpool has the stock prices and dividend yields that make it a company of interest.
  45. How To Survive The Recession Blues

    October 31, 2008
    A recession doesn't have to be an investing disaster. Learn how to pick the right industries and then pick the best stocks.
  46. Medifast Moving Up Fast

    August 22, 2008
    Weigh loss company Medifast had been ignored by the markets until its latest quarter was strong and the stock jumped to a ...
  47. Six Buyback Artists For July 18

    July 18, 2008
    Share repurchases are a great way to spot undervalued companies. This week we focus on BJ's Wholesale and its terrific run ...
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