HOTT : Analysis & Opinions

  1. If Investors Won't Buy Retailers, Private Equity Will!

    May 24, 2013
    Private equity seems to think the apparel retailing sector is on sale
  2. Zumiez Does Better Than Expected

    April 12, 2013
    Zumiez's stock jumped more than 13% April 10 on news its March same-store sales increased 2.1%. Analysts were expecting a ...
  3. Zumiez's Comps Improved in January - Analyst Blog

    February 7, 2013
    Comparable store sales (comps) of Zumiez Inc. (ZUMZ) - the Washington-based retailer of sports-related teen apparel - increased ...
  4. Hot Topic Appoints Interim CFO - Analyst Blog

    January 22, 2013
    Mall and web-based specialty retailer, Hot Topic Inc. (HOTT), has put forward the name of George Wehlitz for the position ...
  5. Hot Topic Remains Neutral - Analyst Blog

    January 17, 2013
    We have retained our Neutral stance on Hot Topic Inc. (HOTT) as we remain impressed by the company's strong third-quarter ...
  6. Zumiez Misses Own Guidance - Analyst Blog

    November 30, 2012
    Zumiez Inc. (ZUMZ) - a mall-based specialty retailer of action sports apparel, footwear, equipment and accessories - reported ...
  7. Earnings Preview: Zumiez Inc. - Analyst Blog

    November 27, 2012
    U.S. Specialty retailer in action sports related apparel, footwear, equipment and accessories, Zumiez Inc. (ZUMZ), is scheduled ...
  8. Weak October Comps at Zumiez - Analyst Blog

    November 5, 2012
    Battered by weak European economy, comparable store sales (Comps) of Zumiez Inc. (ZUMZ), for the four-week and thirteen-week ...
  9. Zumiez Downgraded to Neutral - Analyst Blog

    October 24, 2012
    We have downgraded our long-term recommendation on Zumiez Inc. (ZUMZ) to 'Neutral'. Our view is based on the company's declining ...
  10. Strong September Comps for Zumiez - Analyst Blog

    October 3, 2012
    Comparable store sales (comps) of the Washington-based retailer of sports-related teen apparel, Zumiez Inc. (ZUMZ), increased ...
  11. Zumiez Beats, Provides 3Q Outlook - Analyst Blog

    August 31, 2012
    Zumiez Inc. (ZUMZ), a mall-based specialty retailer of action sports apparel, footwear, equipment and accessories, reported ...
  12. Zumiez Comps Maintain Momentum - Analyst Blog

    August 2, 2012
    Zumiez Inc. (ZUMZ), a U.S. specialty retailer with a focus on teenage action-sports based merchandise, reported a 7.5% hike ...
  13. Zumiez June Comps Rise - Analyst Blog

    July 9, 2012
    Zumiez Inc. (ZUMZ), a U.S. Specialty retailer with a focus on teenage action-sports based merchandise, reported an increase ...
  14. Still Bullish on Zumiez - Analyst Blog

    June 28, 2012
    We continue to maintain our long-term Outperform recommendation on mall-based action-sports specialty retailer, Zumiez Inc. ...
  15. Zumiez Teams Up with Blue Tomato - Analyst Blog

    June 20, 2012
    Zumiez Inc. (ZUMZ), in a drive to be the world's leading action sports retailer, has agreed to join hands with one of Europe's ...
  16. Hot Topic's 1Q Comps Rise - Analyst Blog

    May 3, 2012
    Hot Topic's 1Q Comps Rise - Analyst Blog
  17. 7 Hot Retail Stocks To Rev Up Your Portfolio

    April 26, 2012
    Benzinga highlights 7 names that met the criteria and could rev up investors' portfolios heading into the second half of ...
  18. Angst Among Teen Retailers

    August 27, 2010
    American Eagle is low to the ground now, but could fly again.
  19. The Comeback Kids

    April 14, 2010
    We look at some companies that have been rebounding, and some that might start.
  20. Retail Offers Signs Of Consumer Life

    March 8, 2010
    What do February's retail sales numbers really say about the status of consumers in the U.S.?
  21. Discount Is The New Trendy

    February 26, 2010
    Consumers vote with their wallets and the vote is in. The discount retailer is now becoming the trendy retailer.
  22. Ann Taylor A Little Too Pricey

    November 16, 2009
    Ann Taylor releases Q3 earnings this week. Unfortunately, there's nothing to get excited about.
  23. Abercrombie Gets Cut

    September 9, 2009
    Abercrombie's Citi rating has been lowered from hold to sell. Is it justified?
  24. A Quick Buck Made On Fast Food?

    April 8, 2009
    Food stocks could put food on your table if the trend continues.
  25. 52-Week High Five (AZO)

    February 16, 2009
    Stocks that recently hit a 52-week high garner attention from the investment community. AutoZone is among five worth a closer ...
  26. Analysts Say The Darndest Things, Part 2

    December 5, 2008
    Back in September, I wrote about the funny things analysts say in the media. Every call they make seems to play both sides ...
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