SWY : Analysis & Opinions

  1. Bear of the Day: Safeway (SWY) - Bear of the Day

    December 24, 2013
    Bear of the Day: Safeway (SWY) - Bear of the Day
  2. It's Time To Check Out Supermarket Stocks

    October 16, 2013
    Grocery chains have been holding up remarkably well, much better that the companies that were supposedly going to eat their ...
  3. Earnings Season Now Underway - Ahead of Wall Street

    October 10, 2013
    Some tell-tale signs of thaw in DC are raising hopes that the two sides may have finally started moving towards a resolution.
  4. Wal-Mart Is Helping U.S. Manufacturers By Helping Itself

    October 9, 2013
    Wal-Mart Stores has pledged to spend $50 billion more on buying American over the next decade.
  5. Pet Smart's Second Quarter Growls With Delight

    August 23, 2013
    The specialty retailer announced solid second quarter results August 21. Petsmart's future seems exceptionally bright. Its ...
  6. 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 ...
  7. 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 ...
  8. Retail Industry Stock Outlook - July 2013 - Industry Outlook

    July 19, 2013
    Retail Industry Stock Outlook - July 2013 - Industry Outlook
  9. Earnings Expectations for the Week of July 15

    July 14, 2013
    The earnings season ramps up this week, providing plenty of perspective on how the financial and technology sectors fared ...
  10. Safeway to Sell Canadian Ops for $5.68B - Analyst Blog

    June 13, 2013
    Safeway to sell its Canadian business to Sobeys for $5.68 billion.
  11. AmazonFresh: Good Or Bad Move For The Stock?

    June 5, 2013
    AmazonFresh, Amazon's online grocery business, is moving out of the testing phase and into Los Angeles, and then San Francisco ...
  12. Fairway Group Gets The Green

    April 18, 2013
    Grocery store chain Fairway Group (Nasdaq:FWM) sold 16.7 million shares at $13 in its IPO debut April 16. In its first day ...
  13. WU Renews Pact With Safeway - Analyst Blog

    January 10, 2013
    Leading money transfer company, Western Union Co. (WU), has renewed its agreement with Safeway Inc. (SWY), one of the largest ...
  14. Federal Realty Expands in Bay Area - Analyst Blog

    January 3, 2013
    Federal Realty Investment Trust (FRT), a real estate investment trust (REIT), recently acquired a property - East Bay Bridge ...
  15. Kroger Makes The Best Of Tough Environment

    November 30, 2012
    Kroger's execution separates it from the pack in tougher times.
  16. Earnings Preview: Whole Foods - Analyst Blog

    November 6, 2012
    Whole Foods Market Inc. (WFM), one of the leading natural and organic foods supermarkets, is slated to report its third-quarter ...
  17. UNH Discloses 2013 Medicare Plans - Analyst Blog

    October 2, 2012
    UnitedHealthcare - the health benefits segment of UnitedHealth Group Inc. (UNH) - has come out with its Medicare portfolio ...
  18. Have Misdeeds Opened A Window For Walmart?

    May 23, 2012
    Walmart continues to show respectible growth, but the valuation isn't all that interesting.
  19. 3 Reasons Middleby Isn't Middle Of The Road

    April 30, 2012
    The maker of commercial cooking equipment continues to deliver stellar earnings. Here are three reasons to own its stock, ...
  20. The Market Impact From Pink Slime

    March 29, 2012
    The storm of controversy over a finely textured common ground-beef filler has hurt short-term beef demand. However, history ...
  21. EOG Resources - A Leader In The Eagle Ford Shale

    December 29, 2011
    EOG Resources is bullish on the Eagle Ford Shale and will increase its estimate of the resource potential in 2012.
  22. UNFI - Everything Is Right But The Price

    December 1, 2011
    UNFI is doing everything right, but the stock is already there.
  23. 5 Stocks To Monitor Before Thursday

    October 12, 2011
    Here are four companies that will be releasing their earnings on October 13.
  24. Does The Fresh Market Have A Real Chance?

    September 2, 2011
    This emerging food retailer is growing well, but the valuation seems overripe.
  25. Weis Markets Takes A Different Approach

    July 21, 2011
    Weis Markets posted a second quarter with essentially flat earnings, though revenue increased. The grocery chain has again ...
  26. Kroger's Investment Appeal

    June 16, 2011
    Kroger is an impressively steady performer and its operations are conservatively managed. The only drawback to the investment ...
  27. Winn Dixie Making Progress

    May 19, 2011
    Winn-Dixie's current quarter shows steady progress by the company.
  28. GNC's Solid IPO

    April 7, 2011
    Vitamin and nutritional supplement retailer took a long, strange trip to finally arrive at its IPO last week.
  29. A Grocery Store Above The Rest

    April 5, 2011
    High margins, strong growth prospects and a stable balance sheet provide Safeway with substantial upside potential within ...
  30. Kroger Shows Encouraging Growth

    March 9, 2011
    Kroger put together solid fourth quarter and full-year results, as it showed encouraging growth in the difficult grocery ...
  31. SUPERVALU's Struggles

    January 14, 2011
    SUPERVALU's stock could rise sharply if operating trends improve, but for now it remains in freefall.
  32. Looking Back On Food Stocks

    December 27, 2010
    Investing in themes is never as easy at it seems. The obvious food "recession plays" did not live up to expectations in 2 ...
  33. Winn Dixie Discount

    November 4, 2010
    WINN's continued discount from book value and a debt-free balance sheet make it an intriguing play. Find out if this supermarket ...
  34. Walgreen Fills Rx For A Healthy Quarter

    September 30, 2010
    Drugstore chain Walgreen posted a strong earnings and revenue increase for its fiscal fourth quarter. The market was encouraged ...
  35. National Fuel Gas Moves On The Marcellus

    September 27, 2010
    National Fuel Gas is planning a major ramp in development in the Marcellus Shale in 2011. This may raise the company's profile ...
  36. Banking Without The Banks

    September 20, 2010
    These non-bank companies help consumers meet their traditional banking needs in unique and profitable ways.
  37. Finding Nuggets In The Alaska Permanent Fund

    September 16, 2010
    Check out some the top picks from the Alaska Permanent Fund. Will they pay off or are they just fool's gold?
  38. Winn-Dixie Comeback Flattens Out

    September 2, 2010
    Grocery chain Winn-Dixie stores posted a quarter that isn't as strong as it looks.
  39. Weis Markets Earns Its Way Among The Grocery Titans

    July 15, 2010
    Overlooked grocery store operator Weis Markets delivered another strong earnings quarter.
  40. The Importance Of All-Cap Diversification

    May 12, 2010
    The volatility in May highlights some of the advantages of an all-cap portfolio.
  41. Sanderson Farms Soars To All Time High

    April 28, 2010
    Sanderson Farms is a hot momentum stock, but can the ride continue.
  42. Continue Making Money From RFID

    March 25, 2010
    RFID technology seems to be the future for many businesses, but is now the best time to buy into this innovative advancement?
  43. Not-So-Super Markets

    March 8, 2010
    During this "new normal," wholesale clubs are beating grocers at their own game.
  44. SuperValu Returns To Profitability

    January 25, 2010
    Supervalu posted a profitable quarter after starving through the recession. Is Supervalu's rebirth a sign for investors to ...
  45. Food Stocks For 2010

    January 12, 2010
    Moving up the supply chain and focusing on food production, versus food sales, today appears to be the most valuable part ...
  46. Stocks Still Being Neglected

    December 18, 2009
    These two small cap names have been ignored for the wrong reasons. Here's why you should pay attention to them.
  47. 5 Stocks With Big Insider Buying

    October 27, 2009
    Could this be a tipoff that a stock is about to move?
  48. Four Stocks For The Long Term

    September 3, 2009
    We take a look at four stocks that you could hold onto forever.
  49. Kroger: Right Stock, Right Price

    July 14, 2009
    Kroger is as safe a bet in the retailing industry as investors are likely to find these days.
  50. Retail Stocks Pay Dividends

    May 12, 2009
    A look at companies in the retail sector that plan to initiate or raise dividends.
  51. Make Money From RFID

    April 2, 2009
    Radio frequency identification (RFID) is a new technology that will save retailers a fortune. We take a look at the manufacturers ...
  52. Boeing's Winning Combo

    March 16, 2009
    Boeing's low P/E ratio and earnings estimate make it an attractive option for investors.
  53. Grocery Stocks On Or Off The Shelf?

    March 3, 2009
    A look at the how some supermarkets/food companies are doing in light of a potential price war in the grocery store industry.
  54. A Super Value In Aisle Seven

    January 19, 2009
    SUPERVALU lives up to its name for value-minded investors.
  55. Food For Thought in 2009

    January 2, 2009
    Review of 2008 and look forward into 2009 for Food Stocks. Can these defensive stocks guard your portfolio?
  56. Acquisition Indigestion For United Natural Foods

    November 27, 2008
    With organic food sales declining, United Natural needs to make its recent move into conventional food channels pay off soon.
  57. Weis Markets A Good Bet During Hard Times

    October 21, 2008
    This supermarket chain has an excellent balance sheet and conservative business strategy - the perfect combination for a ...
  58. Frozen Food For Thought

    September 19, 2008
    Despite rising food and energy costs, Overhill Farms is making strides. We examine this micro cap's potential future.
  59. Five Stocks To Bottom Fish For August 22

    August 22, 2008
    There are potential profits to be had buy researching stocks that are trading near their lows.
  60. Rotten Results From Whole Foods

    August 11, 2008
    Consumers abandoned high-end organic grocer Whole Foods Market in droves last quarter. Does this spell the end for the pricey ...
  61. Supervalu Latest Grocer To Bag Guidance

    July 25, 2008
    Despite the "defensive stock" label, Grocers are feeling the pain of high energy prices and a slowing economy.
  62. Whole Foods Board Wrong To Back Mackey? (WFMI)

    October 15, 2007
    The board's investigation is complete, and it's standing by its embattled CEO. Bold move - but shareholders deserve better.
  63. Whole Foods Slowly Going Rotten (WFMI)

    August 3, 2007
    Whole Foods' Q3 earnings were mediocre at best, and it's now set the bar too high for future growth.
  64. Wild Oats A Good Play: Deal, Or No Deal (OATS)

    July 9, 2007
    FTC opposition to the Wild Oats buyout has pushed shares down. This is a risk-arbitrage play now worth entering.
  65. Kroger Beating The Odds (KR)

    June 13, 2007
    Despite recent news that seemed bearish, Kroger's stock has performed well and could be ready to run even further
  66. Whole Foods Losing Its Luster (WFMI)

    May 11, 2007
    Whole Foods reported disappointing second-quarter results, and it may be time to shop somewhere else.
  67. Procter's Pet Food Biz Shouldn't Be A Drag (PG)

    April 16, 2007
    Procter & Gamble's pet food business is only a small part of the company. Investors should focus on the many other things ...
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