ODP : Analysis & Opinions

  1. How the S&P 500 and Russell 2000 Indexes Differ

    January 22, 2015
    The S&P 500 and Russell 2000 are used as benchmarks for broader segments of the U.S. stock market. Each index has its own ...
  2. Starboard Insists Staples Merge with Office Depot - Analyst Blog

    January 21, 2015
    Activist hedge fund, Starboard Value LP, in an official letter to Staples, Inc. (SPLS), has urged the latter's management ...
  3. Office Depot Looks Good on Strategic Growth Initiatives - Analyst ...

    January 20, 2015
    Office Depot, Inc. (ODP) remains focused on increasing return on investment through increased merger synergies, enhancement ...
  4. Office Depot, Inc. (ODP): New Analyst Report from Zacks Equity ...

    January 14, 2015
    Merging with OfficeMax has been a shot in the arm for Office Depot resulting in higher synergies. After grappling with soft ...
  5. Staples Extends Decade-Long Partnership with CommerceHub - Analyst ...

    January 6, 2015
    Staples, Inc. (SPLS) extended its decade long partnership with Albany-based CommerceHub, by entering into a multi-year contract.
  6. Office Depot's Lucrative Deals for Last Minute Shoppers - Analyst ...

    December 17, 2014
    With holiday shopping in full swing, Office Depot, Inc. (ODP) has announced a set of lucrative deals for the eleventh-hour ...
  7. Buy This Top Ranked Retail ETF to Enjoy Strong Christmas Sales ...

    December 16, 2014
    This retail ETF could see huge gains from surging consumer spending and better job markets in the days ahead for Christmas. ...
  8. How You Can Add Retail to Your Portfolio Now - Industry Outlook

    November 12, 2014
    How You Can Add Retail to Your Portfolio Now - Industry Outlook
  9. Retail eCommerce Eyes 2014 Holiday Season - Industry Outlook

    November 4, 2014
    Retail eCommerce Eyes 2014 Holiday Season - Industry Outlook
  10. Why Hewlett-Packard Continues To Reinvent Itself

    October 15, 2014
    The pressure to reinvent oneself is huge in the tech sector, and Hewlett-Packard's move to divide into two units is evidence.
  11. 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
  12. e-Commerce Stocks on Which to Click (pt. 1) - Industry Outlook

    July 1, 2014
    e-Commerce Stocks on Which to Click (pt. 1) - Industry Outlook
  13. Retail Industry Stock Outlook - March 2014 - Industry Outlook

    March 13, 2014
    Retail Industry Stock Outlook - March 2014 - Industry Outlook
  14. A Long Wait for Clean Data - Ahead of Wall Street

    March 6, 2014
    We will likely have to wait till May or even longer to get data that is undistorted by weather.
  15. Short Sellers Pick Up Some Avon And GameStop (AVP, GME, ODP)

    February 13, 2014
    In the final two weeks of January, when it had become clear how the holiday shopping season had shaken out and the markets ...
  16. Barnes & Noble, J.C. Penney See Short Interest Rise (BKS, JCP, ...

    October 13, 2013
    The back-to-school shopping season was underwhelming, and economic confidence is plummeting ahead of the holiday shopping ...
  17. Wild Short Interest Swings In Barnes & Noble and Rite Aid (BKS, ...

    September 12, 2013
    Overall, the short interest moves in troubled retail companies were mixed again during the latter weeks of August. However, ...
  18. Earnings Preview: Office Depot - Analyst Blog

    October 29, 2012
    Office Depot Inc.(ODP)- one of the leading suppliers of office products and services across the globe - is expected to report ...
  19. Staples Misses, Guides Low - Analyst Blog

    August 15, 2012
    Staples Inc (SPLS) recently posted sluggish second-quarter 2012 results. The quarterly earnings of 18 cents a share missed ...
  20. eBay Delivers Another Good Quarter - Analyst Blog

    July 19, 2012
    eBay Inc. (EBAY) reported second quarter earnings of 51 cents including share-based compensation (SBC), which exceeded the ...
  21. 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, ...
  22. 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 ...
  23. The Market's Bipolar Vistaprint Disorder

    October 31, 2011
    Vistaprint has a lot to prove and the stock will likely remain very volatile.
  24. The Vistaprint Roller-Coaster Screams Down Again

    August 5, 2011
    Vistaprint is ridiculously volatile, but perhaps too cheap today.
  25. Staples Presses The Difficult Button

    May 19, 2011
    At a forward earnings multiple of less than 12, there is much more potential upside should Staples management be able to ...
  26. Stocks Affected By Second Quarter Stall

    July 8, 2010
    The huge stock market rally that began in the depths of the financial crisis in March 2009, has stalled and reversed.
  27. Staples Actually Doing Quite Well

    March 4, 2010
    Look for further operating gains at Staples, as the global economy continues to improve.
  28. 6 Stocks Outperforming The Entire S&P 500

    December 21, 2009
    These stocks had the biggest gains after the March 9 lows.
  29. Office Supply War Winner

    September 1, 2009
    The office supply sector is in a tough spot and we take a look at which company is best weathering the financial storm.
  30. Staples Prepares To Push The Easy Button

    August 28, 2009
    Staples shares could see some upside in the near future.
  31. Staples On The Rise

    May 28, 2009
    Despite the debt it recently acquired, Staples is much more favorably positioned compared to the pure-play competition.
  32. Stocks Trading Near Their Lows

    April 8, 2009
    When stocks are trading near their lows, there are some possible value plays. We look at some companies that show promise ...
  33. 5 Cheap Stocks Based On Price-To-Sales

    March 24, 2009
    P/S can be a better valuation tool than P/E during a recession, but it's not a sure thing.
  34. 5 Low P/E Stock Picks For January

    January 5, 2009
    Stock with low P/E ratios are not a sure thing, but this metric can point you in the right direction.
  35. Decoding Office Depot's Q3 Delay (ODP)

    October 31, 2007
    Office Depot shredded plans to release its third-quarter results. Look for shares to trade lower, much lower.
  36. Office Depot's Mediocre Q1 (ODP)

    May 2, 2007
    Office Depot reported a so-so first quarter, leaving investors little to get excited about.
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