VFC : Analysis & Opinions

  1. 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
  2. Bear of the Day: Guess (GES) - Bear of the Day

    October 9, 2014
    Bear of the Day: Guess (GES) - Bear of the Day
  3. ...And It Started Out a Perfectly Good Q2 Earnings Season - Ahead ...

    July 18, 2014
    Instead of reflecting on a new wave of tragedy and warfare, I give a run-down of a few big companies reporting earnings this ...
  4. Retail Begins Picking It Up - Industry Outlook

    July 15, 2014
    Retail Begins Picking It Up - Industry Outlook
  5. The Latest In College Trends: The Retail Sector

    April 9, 2014
    Sometimes even experienced investors and traders get so bogged down by top-down growth trends that they miss the grassroots ...
  6. Retail Industry Stock Outlook - March 2014 - Industry Outlook

    March 13, 2014
    Retail Industry Stock Outlook - March 2014 - Industry Outlook
  7. Wolverine Surpassing Its Marks, But Not Cheap

    July 9, 2013
    Wolverine continues to execute well, but the value looks stretched, particular with the Performance group underperforming
  8. V.F. Corp. Outlines 5-Year Growth Plan - Analyst Blog

    June 12, 2013
    V.F. Corporation revealed its major initiatives and strategies to boost shareholder returns at an investor meeting held in ...
  9. Ralph Lauren Q4 Earnings Up 35%: Buy or Sell?

    May 24, 2013
    Ralph Lauren announced Q4 earnings that were 35% ahead of last year. Unfortunately, it also was very cautious on its 2014 ...
  10. Is it Time To See Through Lululemon?

    March 20, 2013
    Lululemon has pulled 17% of its women's bottoms due to a quality problem. It turns out that its latest batch of black luon ...
  11. Wedge Down Equals Thumbs Up

    January 16, 2013
    These four stocks are on the verge of breaking to the upside out of downward wedges, which is a bullish signal.
  12. China's Sluggish, But Nike's Growing Well Everywhere Else

    December 28, 2012
    China is a drag, but Nike's busienss is doing well on the whole.
  13. Lululemon Continues To Deliver High-Priced Performance

    December 7, 2012
    Lululemon is making the right moves, but growth investors are a demanding bunch.
  14. Uniting CK Should Pay Off For PVH Corp

    November 5, 2012
    PVH is paying a lot for Warnaco, but it's a unique opportunity for PVH to grow and leverage its margins.
  15. Koninklijke Philips Electronics NV and Other Big Movers In Consumer ...

    October 22, 2012
    So far today, the Nasdaq has moved up 0.5%, the S&P 500 has been relatively flat and the Dow is unchanged. The consumer ...
  16. Earnings Preview: V. F. Corp - Analyst Blog

    October 18, 2012
    Based in Greensboro, North Carolina, V. F. Corporation (VFC), one of the world's largest apparel companies, is scheduled ...
  17. China Still A Pebble In Nike's Shoe

    October 1, 2012
    China remains a stumbling block for Nike.
  18. Consumer Cyclical Stocks, Including NIKE, Making Big Moves on ...

    September 13, 2012
    The market is on the rise this morning. The Nasdaq is up 0.3%; the S&P 500 is trading up 0.1%; and the Dow has increased ...
  19. A Small Miss Means Little For The Long Term At Wolverine

    July 11, 2012
    Wolverine is about to significantly grow its business, its potential and its risk. When considering the long-term potential ...
  20. VF Corp Is Priced To Move

    May 22, 2012
    Good businesses like VF Corp always rebound quickly. Sitting more than $20 below its 52-week high, now is the time to be ...
  21. VF Corporation - Growth & Income

    May 4, 2012
    VF Corporation - Growth & Income
  22. Skullcandy: Don't Sell It Short

    February 16, 2012
    Skullcandy's short interest is extremely high. Investors shouldn't sell the headphone manufacturer short.
  23. Black Diamond: The New North Face?

    January 9, 2012
    Black Diamond went public in a reverse merger with Gregory Mountain Products. I'll look at why now is a good time to buy. ...
  24. Can The Big Gains Continue Into 2012?

    January 3, 2012
    Learn the opportunities and risks that await some top performers in 2012.
  25. Ride This ETF's Momentum Into 2012 And Beyond

    December 23, 2011
    The iShares Dow Jones Select Dividend Index ETF had a strong 2011 and is likely to carry this momentum into 2012 and beyond. ...
  26. Liz Claiborne Starts Over

    October 17, 2011
    Liz Claiborne has to sell some crown jewels to stay in the game. It could be an improved company and rebuild it's name, but ...
  27. Nike Asks, “What Slowdown?”

    September 28, 2011
    Nike defies a tough consumer market with a very strong performance in its last quarter.
  28. Rocky Brands: Not So Rocky Anymore!

    June 30, 2011
    Although micro-cap bootmaker Rocky Brands saw Q1 revenuedecline, gross and operating margins improved. Although its stock's ...
  29. Glenn Murphy: Here's How You Fix The Gap

    June 29, 2011
    Gap CEO, Glenn Murphy, is on the right track, but we have a few suggestions on how to fix Gap Inc.
  30. Wooly And T-Dawg Go Gucci

    May 2, 2011
    PPR's acquisition of Volcom follows a familiar pattern of buying once-hot brands.
  31. 3 Reasons To Get True Religion

    April 11, 2011
    Find out why this stock is poised to test its 52-week high by year's end.
  32. How Far Can Lululemon Stretch?

    March 21, 2011
    Lululemon is an exceptional retailer with a great stock price, but the risk for LULU is that the bigger they are they harder ...
  33. Cashing In On Retail Dividends

    November 26, 2010
    Investors looking for income from the retail sector would be wise to take a closer look at these 3 stocks.
  34. Cherokee's Sustainable Dividend Yield Still High

    September 10, 2010
    A more sustainable dividend closer to $1 would appear more reasonable for Cherokee Inc.
  35. Cash Conversion Cycle Sends Misleading Message

    September 3, 2010
    The cash conversion cycle can be a tricky metric, especially when you dig deeper.
  36. VF Corp Could Return To Acquisition Mode

    September 1, 2010
    Management could likely pick up the pace on acquisitions, such as for True Religion or Joe's Jeans, to further augment organic ...
  37. 4 Stocks For The All-Cap Sports Portfolio

    August 16, 2010
    These four sports-related stocks make up the beginnings of a strong sports portfolio.
  38. The Best Bang For Your Buck In Apparel

    August 13, 2010
    True Religion's recent drop might just make it the best buy in apparel.
  39. Retail's Canadian Expansion

    June 9, 2010
    Canada is a land of opportunity for smart U.S. retailers.
  40. 5 Reasons Lululemon's Stock Is Overstretched

    May 27, 2010
    Find out why Lululemon may have problems justifying its rich valuation.
  41. Profit From Denim Consolidation

    February 16, 2010
    Keep your eye on the changing denim landscape - there's money in those jeans!
  42. Retail's Magic Numbers

    November 20, 2009
    The Z-Score is a formula for predicting whether a company will go bankrupt within two years. Look at some retailer/wholesalers ...
  43. Companies With Profitable Stock Buybacks

    October 23, 2009
    We look at five apparel companies and how well they've done buying back shares. Not all are created equal.
  44. Mid Cap Stocks That Have Been Left Behind

    May 15, 2009
    Despite the huge market rally over the last two months, there are several mid cap stocks that have not participated. Investors ...
  45. Knowing It’s Going To Rain Is Better Than Guessing

    July 24, 2008
    Weather forecasting is playing an increasingly important role in big business.
  46. Companies That Turn Dimes Into Dollars

    May 28, 2008
    Efficient use of capital can turn a mediocre company into a great one. We examine the thriftiest in the textile and personal ...
  47. Premium Denim Still Has Legs

    March 6, 2008
    It's no big oil, but premium denim is a profitable little business. We examine four companies still doing well with dungarees. ...
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