WAG : Analysis & Opinions

  1. Rite Aid Soars on Robust Q3 Earnings & Raised FY15 View - Analyst ...

    December 19, 2014
    Shares of Rite Aid Corporation (RAD) soared nearly 11.9% during yesterday's trading after the company posted better-than-anticipated ...
  2. Avis Budget Group (CAR) to Acquire Scandinavian Licensees - Analyst ...

    December 18, 2014
    Avis Budget Group Inc. (CAR) inked a deal to acquire its licensee for the Avis and Budget brands in the three kingdoms of ...
  3. Liberty Tax: Why to Not Add This Stock to Your Portfolio - Analyst ...

    December 16, 2014
    On Dec 16, Zacks Investment Research downgraded Liberty Tax, Inc. (TAX) to a Zacks Rank #5 (Strong Sell).
  4. Avis (CAR) to Combine Operating Areas, Alters Management - Analyst ...

    December 16, 2014
    Avis Budget (CAR) declared plans to alter its operational as well as management structure.
  5. Rite Aid's (RAD) Solid November Sales Push to Strong Buy - Analyst ...

    December 15, 2014
    On Dec 9, 2014, Zacks Investment Research upgraded Rite Aid (RAD) to a Zacks Rank #1 (Strong Buy).
  6. Will MedTech Gain from Republican Promises? - Industry Outlook

    December 4, 2014
    Will MedTech Gain from Republican Promises? - Industry Outlook
  7. Will YouTube's Subscription Music Service Be Profitable?

    November 17, 2014
    On Monday, Google Inc (NASDAQ: GOOGL) launched the beta version of subscription music service Music Key. How will this project ...
  8. Strong Holiday Season Likely for Retailers? - Industry Outlook

    November 11, 2014
    Strong Holiday Season Likely for Retailers? - Industry Outlook
  9. A Drug Store Shootout -- Which Company Is Best Of Breed?

    October 2, 2014
    When most people start investing, they are urged to go with what they know. Used Colgate toothpaste all your life? Buy some ...
  10. Priming the Pump for Q3 Earnings - Ahead of Wall Street

    September 30, 2014
    Stocks are indicated to start the last trading session of Q3 on a positive note, despite more evidence of global growth challenges.
  11. Wall Street's Latest Tax Craze... And How To Profit

    September 18, 2014
    A couple weeks ago in StreetAuthority Daily, we talked about some of Corporate America's latest financial engineering ...
  12. Capitalize On Wall Street's Latest Tax Craze

    September 18, 2014
    A couple weeks ago in StreetAuthority Daily, we talked about some of Corporate America's latest financial engineering ...
  13. A Rare Chance To Buy This Pharmacy Retailer For A Bargain

    August 29, 2014
    It’s not often that investors witness a large and stable stock tumble over 10% in a single day. When this happens, ...
  14. The Thousands Of Dollars You're Probably Missing Out On

    August 12, 2014
    If you've seen the H&R Block commercial on television recently, you know that it starts with a concession worker ...
  15. 3 Recent IPOs To Catch On The Rebound

    August 6, 2014
    The IPO path followed by Twitter (Nasdaq:TWTR) and Facebook (Nasdaq:FB) is a predictable one. Many young companies come public ...
  16. The Perfect Income Strategy For Rising Interest Rates

    August 6, 2014
    Last week, we saw a massive broader market sell-off that, in part, appeared to be a reaction to stronger economic activity. ...
  17. Retail Begins Picking It Up - Industry Outlook

    July 15, 2014
    Retail Begins Picking It Up - Industry Outlook
  18. Is It Complacency? - Ahead of Wall Street

    June 27, 2014
    The magnitude of the Q2 rebound is a lot less robust than consensus market expectations.
  19. The Seasonally Quiet Period - Ahead of Wall Street

    June 24, 2014
    The lowered estimates notwithstanding, earnings growth in Q2 will be more than double the pace we saw in Q1.
  20. The Country's Largest Pension Fund Is Buying These 3 Stocks

    April 23, 2014
    As we enter earnings season for the first quarter of 2014, we are also seeing a number of 13F filings roll out ahead of the ...
  21. 3 Stocks The Country's Largest Pension Fund Is Buying

    April 23, 2014
    As we enter earnings season for the first quarter of 2014, we are also seeing a number of 13F filings roll out ahead of the ...
  22. Top Trending Tickers On StockTwits For March 25

    March 25, 2014
    Here's a look at the top tickers trending on StockTwits.com. Himax Technologies: Downgraded at Bank of America Analysts ...
  23. Amazon Never Makes Money But No One Cares

    Amazon Never Makes Money But No One Cares

    March 14, 2014
    Despite struggling to turn a consistent profit, Amazon continues to be a favourite among investors and consumers. Why are ...
  24. Retail Industry Stock Outlook - March 2014 - Industry Outlook

    March 13, 2014
    Retail Industry Stock Outlook - March 2014 - Industry Outlook
  25. Well, the recent sell-off could be creating some big REIT bargains again- especially in one specific kind of real estate play.

    Playing The Boom In Net-Lease REITs

    January 29, 2014
    With the Fed’s taper tantrum sending many REITs into the basement, the time to buy could be on. And the triple-net players ...
  26. 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, ...
  27. Market Wrap for Wednesday, August 14: U.S. Stocks Fall Mid-Week; ...

    August 14, 2013
    The U.S. stock market fell for most of Wednesday's trading session, finishing near its worst levels of the day. The ...
  28. Walgreens Focus on Retail Pharmacy - Analyst Blog

    July 2, 2013
    Walgreens increased vaccination availability at pharmacies in Indiana.
  29. Earnings Expectations for the Week of June 24

    June 23, 2013
    Quarterly reports from Nike (NYSE: BBRY) will be among the highlights on the earnings front this week. Here is a quick look ...
  30. WAG-DEA Settlement to Hurt 3Q Earnings - Analyst Blog

    June 12, 2013
    Walgreens inks agreement with DEA.
  31. Walgreens' Analyst Meet Excerpts - Analyst Blog

    January 15, 2013
    Recently, Walgreens (WAG) discussed the current business environment and provided valuable insight into its future operations. ...
  32. Walgreens Discusses Growth Strategy - Analyst Blog

    January 14, 2013
    Recently, Walgreens (WAG) debriefed the investors on its growth strategy for fiscal 2013, while discussing the current business ...
  33. CVS Provides Impressive FY13 View - Analyst Blog

    December 14, 2012
    CVS Caremark Corporation (CVS), one of the largest domestic integrated pharmacy services providers, recently updated its ...
  34. The Double-Digit Dividend Increases And Decreases Of The Past ...

    October 18, 2012
    Dividend growth can be one of the best ways for investors to grow wealth over the long term. However, finding those firms ...
  35. Agree Leases Assets, Closes Sale - Analyst Blog

    October 2, 2012
    Agree Realty Corporation (ADC), a real estate investment trust (REIT), recently announced the signing of two lease agreements ...
  36. Walgreens' Fourth Quarter Earnings Report

    September 28, 2012
    Walgreens (NYSE:WAG) announced its results for the most recent quarter on September 28, 2012. Walgreen operates a chain of ...
  37. Walgreen Unveils Loyalty Card - Analyst Blog

    September 17, 2012
    To stimulate customers' need to purchase amid a challenging macro-economic scenario, leading drug store retailor Walgreen ...
  38. PBM: A Growing Industry - Analyst Blog

    August 28, 2012
    Pharmacy Benefit Management ("PBM") solutions play a significant part in the U.S. economy. The companies in this sector have ...
  39. Interesting Stocks Hitting New Lows

    June 5, 2012
    Shares in high quality businesses are finding themselves in the bargain bin as investors overreact at the first sign of bad ...
  40. Growth Stocks With Moderate Risk

    April 11, 2012
    With the shaky comeback happening in the markets, it's important to stick to a simple philosophy to generate returns.
  41. Top Dividends: The Best Dividend Stocks For 2012

    January 30, 2012
    2012 might see investors playing the same strategy so popular in 2011: Dividend stocks.
  42. Fast Food for Turbulent Times

    January 9, 2012
    This year will likely continue the trends we saw in late 2011, but there are still some stocks worth buying, writes Ron Rowland ...
  43. 2011's Biggest Mergers and Acquisitions

    December 30, 2011
    M&A activity rebounded in a big way in 2011. Here's a look back at the biggest mergers and acquisitions during the year. ...
  44. 6 Stocks At 52-Week Lows

    November 24, 2011
    Are these companies on a downward spiral or gearing up for a rebound?
  45. CVS Shows Its Resilience In Any Economy

    November 4, 2011
    A solid quarter and a forecasted better year should be the beginning of quality growth for CVS.
  46. What Is Walgreen's Next Trick?

    September 30, 2011
    Walgreen is doing okay today, but tomorrow is a much bigger question.
  47. Enticing Yields From REITs

    September 16, 2011
    The commercial real estate sector is offering some big dividends. The recent market sell-off is an opportunity for investors ...
  48. Does The Fresh Market Have A Real Chance?

    September 2, 2011
    This emerging food retailer is growing well, but the valuation seems overripe.
  49. Heed the Wisdom of Crowds

    August 17, 2011
    Paul Winkler, an advisor, coach, and TV and radio host in Nashville, says things usually end badly for investors who try ...
  50. Invest In Necessity

    August 9, 2011
    Today's market is not serving up opportunities for significant upside without assuming excessive risk. Investors should have ...
  51. PHEVs And REITs Finally Say Hello

    August 5, 2011
    With energy prices continuing their long-term climb, the outlook for electric vehicles is glowing. The recent introduction ...
  52. 3 Stocks Swirling the Drain

    July 29, 2011
    Borders, the second largest bookstore in the US—like Blockbuster before it—failed to surprise Wall Street as it went under ...
  53. Waiting For A Clearance Sale On Ulta

    June 8, 2011
    Ulta is a great growth concept, but investors need to maintain price discipline.
  54. 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.
  55. Family Dollar Still Plans To Grow

    April 1, 2011
    Dollar General had another outstanding quarter,and after it has turned down a takeover bid, has plans to expand and grow. ...
  56. Walgreen's Growth Is Slow Going

    June 25, 2010
    Income was down, but total sales were up. Is Walgreen's worth a second look?
  57. Rite Aid Still Sick

    April 7, 2010
    Despite doing better than last year, Rite Aid still has a hard road ahead.
  58. Drugstore Stock Looking For A Better High

    February 19, 2010
    Walgreen's acquistion of Duane Reade could help it pull some foot traffic away from its competitors, particular in New York ...
  59. The Customer Counts

    February 18, 2010
    Discover how the best customer service is reflected in stock returns of the top companies versus the S&P 500 benchmark. ...
  60. Prescriptions For Profit

    February 10, 2010
    Though maybe not in the short-term, drug stores look poised for a turnaround.
  61. Drug Store Shopping

    August 13, 2009
    The best drug store investment lies north of the border in Canada. Here are some of the reasons why Shoppers Drug Mart is ...
  62. Walgreen Quietly Moves Ahead

    April 9, 2009
    Walgreen has been holding its own in the earnings department through the recession,and with a modest rise in March sales ...
  63. A Matrixx For Killing The Common Cold

    November 3, 2008
    Matrixx Initiatives works to build a name for itself in the competitive over-the-counter cold medicine market.
  64. Schiff Nutrition Looks Healthy

    July 29, 2008
    Nutritional products are big business lately. We'll look at a small-cap with a lot of cash that could be a bargain right ...
  65. CVS Posts Record Profits

    May 5, 2008
    Despite the slowing U.S economy, CVS is still going strong.
  66. Walgreen Stocking Shelves For Growth, Stability

    April 2, 2008
    After encouraging earnings results and some reassuring sector balance in a troubled market, this pharmacy company could hold ...
  67. What's Wrong With Rite Aid? (RAD)

    October 4, 2007
    With boomers providing a surge in perscription spending, drugstore Rite Aid should be soaring. Instead, it's just scraping ...
  68. Time To Go Long On Longs (LDG)

    August 8, 2007
    Longs Drug Stores recently released decent July comps, and it expects double-digit bottom line growth in the coming year. ...
  69. Johnson & Johnson Blows Away Q1 (JNJ)

    April 20, 2007
    J&J beat its Q1 consensus number with ease, so where is the stock is headed from here?
  70. There's Still Room for Two Winners (WAG, CVS)

    March 20, 2007
    Analysts have been battling over whether WAG or CVS is the better play, but the pie could be big enough for both.
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