ODP : Analysis & Opinions

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

    March 13, 2014
    Retail Industry Stock Outlook - March 2014 - Industry Outlook
  2. 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.
  3. Office Depot, Seattle Genetics And Others Insiders Have Been ...

    December 21, 2013
    Insiders may sell shares for any number of reasons, but conventional wisdom says that insiders really only buy shares of ...
  4. 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 ...
  5. 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 ...
  6. 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, ...
  7. Avoid These Shrinking Market Leaders

    September 10, 2013
    Even the best companies are finding it hard to generate solid revenue growth these days.The slow-growth economy means that ...
  8. Short Interest in SUPERVALU and Rite Aid Falls (JCP, RAD, SVU)

    August 11, 2013
    Overall, the short interest moves in troubled retail companies were mixed again during the final weeks of July. J.C. Penney ...
  9. Short Sellers Load Up on Pacific Sunwear, Unload SUPERVALU (PSUN, ...

    July 27, 2013
    Overall, the short interest moves in troubled retail companies were mixed again during the first weeks of July. Pacific Sunwear ...
  10. Short Sellers Retreat from GameStop, Rite Aid (AVP, GME, RAD)

    July 14, 2013
    Overall, the short interest moves in troubled retail companies were mixed again during the latter weeks of June. Avon Products ...
  11. Mixed 3Q for Donnelley - Analyst Blog

    November 2, 2012
    R.R. Donnelley & Sons Co. (RRD) reported third quarter 2012 non-GAAP earnings of 51 cents per share, which comfortably exceeded ...
  12. Stock Market News for October 30, 2012 - Market News

    October 30, 2012
    Hurricane Sandy, one of the biggest storms to hit the U.S., forced the Street to shut operations on Monday. While the storm ...
  13. Staples Finds Ways to Rebound - Analyst Blog

    September 26, 2012
    Staples Inc. (SPLS) has been grappling with lingering economic woes and soft job market that have been impeding its growth. ...
  14. Bullish on OfficeMax - Analyst Blog

    September 24, 2012
    Buoyed by impressive second-quarter 2012 results and strategies undertaken to reposition itself in an economy that still ...
  15. Staples Retained at Neutral - Analyst Blog

    September 24, 2012
    We maintain our Neutral recommendation on Staples Inc (SPLS), with a target price of $13.00, as the lingering macroeconomic ...
  16. 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 ...
  17. 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 ...
  18. Staples Stays Neutral - Analyst Blog

    June 14, 2012
    Staples Inc. (SPLS) remains well positioned compared to its peers, given its margin expansion, effective merchandising, and ...
  19. 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, ...
  20. 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 ...
  21. Staples Treading Water

    March 5, 2012
    Staples investors are stuck in a value trap, but the dividend yield of 2.5% offers some incentive to wait for a turnaroud.
  22. The Market's Bipolar Vistaprint Disorder

    October 31, 2011
    Vistaprint has a lot to prove and the stock will likely remain very volatile.
  23. One Old, One New, Both Buys

    September 1, 2011
    These two companies have entered the consciousness of not only most Americans, but most people in the world, and their stocks ...
  24. Staples Waiting On International

    August 22, 2011
    Improvements overseas could help push Staples' stock forward
  25. The Vistaprint Roller-Coaster Screams Down Again

    August 5, 2011
    Vistaprint is ridiculously volatile, but perhaps too cheap today.
  26. Are Companies Replanting Their Cube Farms?

    June 24, 2011
    Hiring is still weak, but office furniture sales have begun to rebound sharply.
  27. 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 ...
  28. Staples Maintains Its Edge

    March 7, 2011
    Staples stands out for its operating stability and has handily outcompeted its rivals.
  29. Worst Stocks In August 2010

    September 7, 2010
    The worst performing stocks in August may be the best buying opportunities over the next year, for those who aren't afraid ...
  30. Opportunity Cost Too High At Staples

    August 20, 2010
    There are more appealing investments than Staples in the retailing industry.
  31. Office Supply Retailers - Good Buy Or Goodbye?

    May 25, 2010
    Staples recently announced better-than-expected earnings, but is this space worth playing right now?
  32. Worst Stocks Of The Current Correction

    May 7, 2010
    The five worst-performing stocks during the current stock market correction may seem like a bargain, but all have stock specific ...
  33. One Year After The Market Hit Its Low

    March 10, 2010
    Has the economic/financial environment changed enough to justify the recent returns? Probably not.
  34. Why The OfficeMax Upgrade Doesn't Matter

    January 27, 2010
    Despite JP Morgan's upgrade of OfficeMax, there is more near-term downside risk than upside potential for the shares.
  35. 6 Stocks Outperforming The Entire S&P 500

    December 21, 2009
    These stocks had the biggest gains after the March 9 lows.
  36. Not So Easy On Staples

    December 3, 2009
    Staples' valuation is slightly ahead of where it should be, based on where fundamentals stand currently.
  37. Staples: When Size Matters

    December 3, 2009
    Staples, the nation's largest office products company, is a great illustration of why size matters when investing to preserve ...
  38. 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.
  39. Staples Prepares To Push The Easy Button

    August 28, 2009
    Staples shares could see some upside in the near future.
  40. Time To Cozy Up To Staples?

    August 18, 2009
    Companies with recent insider buying and good numbers like Staples could be a great buy.
  41. 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.
  42. 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 ...
  43. 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.
  44. Staples Sticks It To The Competition

    March 13, 2009
    Staples characterized 2008 as “the most challenging” in its history but is still doing better than most in its sector.
  45. 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.
  46. Staples Pins Down The Competition

    December 5, 2008
    The office supply company is expected to hold its lead as it weathers global economic turmoil.
  47. Five Low P/E Bargains For August 20

    August 20, 2008
    Stocks with low price-to-earnings ratios tend to beat the market. This week features embattled retailer Office Depot.
  48. Potential Home Run Stocks For July 22

    July 22, 2008
    Every investor dreams of a hitting one out of the park. We pitch five potential homers your way with a focus on J.C. Penney ...
  49. Staples Holds Its Third Quarter Together (SPLS)

    December 5, 2007
    Excluding one-time charges Staples beat expectations for the quarter. Its peers are struggling, but staples looks solid.
  50. Staples Continues To Impress (SPLS)

    August 24, 2007
    Staples is coming off a solid second quarter. Despite the sluggish economy, the stock still holds good future prospects.
  51. Poking Holes In Stock Screeners (IM,TSO,ODP)

    August 8, 2007
    When markets drop, investors often use market screens to locate cheap stocks. We examine three stocks to prove nothing beats ...
  52. Take Advantage of the Dip with Staples (SPLS)

    March 9, 2007
    In light of the recent market pullback, Staples appears to be offering a good entry point.
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