ZLC : Analysis & Opinions

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

    March 13, 2014
    Retail Industry Stock Outlook - March 2014 - Industry Outlook
  2. Is Weather the Only Explanation? - Ahead of Wall Street

    February 19, 2014
    Only time will tell what really is going on in the economy, though investors don't appear overly skeptical of the weather ...
  3. Buy or Sell? Thursday's Winners: P, ZLC

    August 30, 2012
    Among the biggest winners in Thursday's early trading are Pandora Media (NYSE: P) and Zale Corp. (NYSE: ZLC). The initial ...
  4. A Sizable Miss Probably Won't Keep Tiffany Down For Long

    May 29, 2012
    Tiffany posted a sizable miss and more bad news could be on the way. While the company does produce a good return on invested ...
  5. It's Time To Invest In Diamonds

    March 30, 2012
    For investors looking for additional safe havens to place their money, diamonds could be an interesting bet.
  6. Tiffany Likely To Disappoint

    March 27, 2012
    Tiffany trades at a rather lofty earnings multiple. The profit growth this company has seen in the past year is not likely ...
  7. 3 Reasons To Own Signet Jewelers

    March 15, 2012
    Signet's stock traded above $50 just once in 2007. I'll look at three reasons why it will do so again in 2012.
  8. It's Time To Invest In Diamonds

    February 28, 2012
    For investors looking for additional safe havens to place their money, diamonds could be an interesting bet.
  9. Jewelry Stocks That Could Shine In 2012

    December 30, 2011
    Holiday shopping makes the fourth quarter the best one for retailers, jewelry included. Find out what's ahead in 2012.
  10. It's Time To Invest In Diamonds

    December 28, 2011
    For investors looking for additional safe havens to place their money, diamonds could be an interesting bet.
  11. Tiffany's Mundane Track Record

    December 5, 2011
    Tiffany's valuation is currently unattractive for prospective investors.
  12. It's Time To Invest In Diamonds

    October 17, 2011
    For investors looking for additional safe havens to place their money, diamonds could be an interesting bet.
  13. Diamonds Are A Portfolio's Best Friend

    September 27, 2011
    For investors looking for additional safe havens to place their money, diamonds could be an interesting bet.
  14. Tiffany's Stellar Near-term Growth

    August 30, 2011
    At the current earnings valuation, a rival high-end retailer may have more appealing investment appeal than Tiffany's.
  15. Tiffany's Valuation Lacks Luster

    May 31, 2011
    Tiffany has a lot going for it, and the only thing not to like is its valuation.
  16. 6 Overbought Stocks To Watch

    May 31, 2011
    Let's take a look at a few stocks that have recently entered overbought territory because these could be candidates for a ...
  17. Jewelry Stocks That Could Shine In 2011

    January 6, 2011
    These three jewelry firms should continue to sparkle in the coming year as consumer spending trends recover.
  18. Tiffany Lacks Luster

    November 29, 2010
    Much of Tiffany's future sales and profit growth is already priced into the stock.
  19. Shortcuts To The Z-Score

    November 29, 2010
    The Z-Score can successfully determine a company's volatility by using five distinct calculations, and these three are the ...
  20. Tiffany Is Expensive But Worth It

    September 1, 2010
    Tiffany is seeing a nice recovery in its top line.
  21. Tiffany Makes A Difference

    March 24, 2010
    Recent events indicate Tiffany is susceptible to wide swings in sales and profits.
  22. Does Tiffany Really Sparkle?

    January 15, 2010
    Although higher-end retailers may see some volatile results in the near term, Tiffany has been getting the job done, and ...
  23. Surprise - Luxury And Excess Are Back

    December 3, 2009
    Don't assume value-priced gift retailers are going to dominate the Christmas shopping season.
  24. Still Some Zing In Bling

    September 4, 2009
    Some jewlwery players stand to make significant market share gains amidst the disarray.
  25. Shoppers Continue To Shun Tiffany

    August 31, 2009
    Shoppers continue to shun Tiffany but will inevitably rediscover its upscale tastes
  26. Fashion And Luxury A Split Decision

    June 3, 2009
    Investors should sit out on some fashion and luxury stocks, at least until their next earnings season.
  27. Low P/E Stocks For February 25

    February 25, 2009
    Companies that sport a low P/E ratio aren't necessarily a bargain. However, such companies can be a starting point for further ...
  28. Buying When Love Is In The Air

    February 18, 2009
    Non-traditional Valentine's gifts can give investors an insight into where the consumer spending trend is evolving.
  29. A Bedrock Reason For Fossil's Sinking Stock?

    January 29, 2009
    Stocks trading at or near their 52-week lows may have fundamental reasons for being punished.
  30. Will Tiffany Sparkle Again?

    January 16, 2009
    Tiffany's recent release tarnished its near-term prospects, but it may still have long-term value.
  31. Tiffany Picked A Bad Time To Go Mainstream

    December 2, 2008
    Learn why the jeweler's new focus on mid-range customers couldn't have come at a worse time but should still pay off in the ...
  32. J.C. Penney Weathers Storm For Brighter Future

    November 20, 2008
    Despite a third quarter earnings hit, J.C. Penney looks toward some positives.
  33. Cracks Forming In Diamond Market

    November 7, 2008
    Diamonds aren't an investor's best friend lately. Slumping prices and sales confirm that "bling" is no longer the thing.
  34. Movado's Time Will Come

    September 3, 2008
    Watchmaker Movado was growing at a good pace until 2008 but should bounce back.
  35. Best, And Worst, Of Times For High-End Retail

    August 29, 2008
    Can retailers specializing in high-end non-essentials keep growing during economic downturn?
  36. Tiffany's Q1 Sparkles

    June 3, 2008
    High-end jeweler Tiffany & Co. beat top and bottom line expectations as it shrugged off recession pressures.
  37. Tiffany's Potential Outshines Earnings Decline

    March 24, 2008
    Fourth quarter earnings declined 16% at the jeweler, but strong guidance, lead by overseas sales, bodes well for the future.
  38. Diamonds Are A Retailer's Best Friend (TIF, ZLC)

    November 26, 2007
    Jewelers don't need discounts to drive sales - customers are either rich or in love. Tiffany and Zale could be strong earners ...
  39. People Still Love Diamonds (TIF, ZLC, NILE)

    May 10, 2007
    Chain-store sales are down, and jewelry could be the answer.
  40. Valentine's Day Spend

    February 15, 2006
    A look at the companies which benefit from Valentine’s Day spending.
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