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U.S. stocks were in the red on Thursday morning. The Dow fell 0.26% to 29,362, the S&P 500 index lost 0.15% to 3,562 and the Nasdaq Composite Index was up 0.29% to 11,836.
• L Brands Inc (LB) +16.3%
• Target Corp (TGT) +3.9%
• Lowe's Companies Inc (LOW) +2.3%
• Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc (CMG) +0.1%
• MGM Resorts International (MGM) +0.5%
• Johnson Controls International PLC (JCI) -1.1%
• CenterPoint Energy Inc (CNP) -1%
• Valero Energy Corp (VLO) -1%
• Pfizer (PFE) -0.6%
The main European stock markets
The stock price of L Brands, Inc. (LB) nearly doubled during the quarter, as its Bath & Body Works division delivered stellar returns. Online sales of home fragrances, shampoos, soaps and hand sanitizers ramped up considerably. Investors also reacted favorably to management's ongoing efforts to separate the Victoria's Secret brand, while committing to cost cutting measures.
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U.S. stocks were in the red on Monday morning. The Dow fell 0.01% to 28,603, the S&P 500 index lost 0.04% to 3,482 and the Nasdaq Composite Index was down 0.03% to 11,668.
• L Brands Inc (LB) +4.95%
• Kansas City Southern (KSU) +3.7%
• Tapestry Inc (TPR) +4%
• Freeport-McMoRan Inc (FCX) +3.95%
• General Electric (GE) +2.3%
• EOG Resources Inc (EOG) -1.7%
• VF Corp (VFC) -1.1%
• Kimco Realty Corp (KIM) -0.8%
• Martin Marietta Materials Inc (MLM) -0.8%
The main European stock markets were mixed.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average closed at 27,781.70 on Wednesday with a gain of 329.04 points or 1.20%. The S&P 500 closed at 3,363.00 for a gain of 27.53 points or 0.83%. The Nasdaq Composite closed at 11,167.51 for a gain of 82.26 points or 0.74%. The VIX Volatility Index was higher at 26.37 for a gain of 0.10 points or 0.38%.
For the month of September, the Dow Jones was down around 3%, the S&P 500 had a loss of approximately 4% and the Nasdaq reported a loss of approximately 5%. For the third quarter, the S&P 500 gained
Putting an end to what would have been the biggest-ever deal in the luxury industry, fashion house LVMH Moet Hennessy Louis Vuitton SE (XPAR:MC) called off its $16.2 billion buyout of Tiffany & Co. (TIF) on Wednesday.
Shares of the iconic New York-based jeweler sank 10% in early trading on Wednesday following the announcement, while the French company's stock declined nearly 0.2%.
The deal, which was struck in November 2019, ran into issues after coronavirus-related lockdowns shuttered stores around the world and curbed international travel, crippling demand for luxury goods and sending Tiffany's global net sales down 29% in the
The Dow Jones Industrial Average closed at 27,739.73 on Thursday with a gain of 46.85 points or 0.17%. The S&P 500 closed at 3,385.51 for a gain of 10.66 points or 0.32%. The Nasdaq Composite closed at 11,264.95 for a gain of 118.49 points or 1.06%. The VIX Volatility Index was higher at 22.72 for a gain of 0.18 points or 0.80%
Thursday's market movers
The major U.S. indexes closed higher Thursday. Technology led the day's gains with the real estate sector also a strong contributor.
Stocks rebounded from Wednesday's afternoon selloff. Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell will discuss the
The Dow Jones Industrial Average closed at 27,844.91 on Monday with a loss of 86.11 points or -0.31%. The S&P 500 closed at 3,381.99 for a gain of 9.14 points or 0.27%. The Nasdaq Composite closed at 11,129.73 for a gain of 110.42 points or 1.00%. The VIX Volatility Index was lower at 21.35 for a loss of 0.70 points or -3.17%.
Monday's market movers
U.S. indexes were mostly higher Monday. The S&P 500 is approaching record closing levels.
Investors continued to watch U.S. and China tensions with Trump ordering the sale of TikTok and the Commerce Department also limiting
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Nordstrom Inc. (JWN) has a market cap of $2.5 billion. Its revenue of $14.2 billion has increased 6.10% over the past 10 years.
The company is held by five gurus, including John Rogers (Trades, Portfolio) with 0.33% of outstanding shares, Pioneer Investments (Trades, Portfolio) with 0.15% and Mark Hillman (Trades, Portfolio) with 0.09%.
As of July 9, the stock was trading with a price-earnings ratio of 5.24. The share price of
The U.S. stock market indexes rallied in premarket trading on Tuesday on a record 17.7% increase in retail sales for May as consumers who had been in coronavirus-induced lockdowns began to venture out to shop again.
The gain easily topped the previous record, which was set in October 2001, and beat analysts’ expectations of an 8% increase for the month.
Based on these developments, investors may be interested in retailers companies that are popular among gurus. According to GuruFocus Hot Picks, a Premium feature, retail stocks that had the largest number of buys during the first quarter were American
Steve Mandel (Trades, Portfolio), founder of Lone Pine Capital, has released his first-quarter portfolio. Notable trades include buying into new holdings of Visa Inc. (V), Howmet Aerospace Inc. (HWM) and L Brands Inc. (LB) as well as additions to his holdings in Match Group Inc. (MTCH) and Global Payments Inc. (GPN).
Mandel, a long-short strategist, investings in public equity markets across the globe. His firm uses fundamental analysis and bottom-up stock picking to build the portfolio. Both value and growth methodologies are used for the investment, but many holdings are short term. The portfolio currently includes 39
U.S. stocks were in the green on Friday despite the unemployment rate reaching 14.7%, a number that has not been seen since the Great Depression. The Dow Jones Industrial Average gained 1.33% to 24,192, the S&P 500 Index rose 1.20% to 2,915 and the Nasdaq Composite advanced 1.12% to 9,080.
Non-index stocks have also posted gains and
U.S. stocks were in the red on Tuesday, with tech stocks leading the decline. The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 0.13% to 24,103, the S&P 500 Index declined 0.44% to 2,865 and the Nasdaq Composite Index dipped 1.34% to 8,613.
Non-index stocks have also posted gains and losses recently. Shares of Merck & Co. Inc. (MRK) fell more than 2% on Tuesday after the company announced first-quarter results. It posted earnings of
U.S. stocks were in the red on Friday on the back of a disappointing jobs report for March, with payrolls down by 701,000 and the unemployment rate up 4.4% versus the 3.8% expected and 3.5% in February. The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 1.69% to 21,052, the S&P 500 Index declined 1.51% to 2,488, and the Nasdaq Composite Index swelled 1.53% to 7,373.
Non-index stocks have also posted gains and losses recently. Shares of Dave & Buster's Entertainment Inc. (PLAY) rose more than 1% on
According to the GuruFocus All-in-One Screener, a Premium feature, as of March 27, the following guru-held companies are trading at a discount and have positive three- to five-year future earnings estimates.
Shares of TJX Companies Inc. (TJX) were trading around $46.95 on Friday.
The retailer of apparel, home fashions and merchandise has a GuruFocus profitability rating of 10 out of 10. Its earnings per share have climbed 15.6% over the past three years.
Analysts project a three-year to five-year earnings growth rate of 13.42%. The return on equity of 60.65%
U.S. stocks were in the red on Thursday as the coronavirus continues to spread around the world. The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 2.4% to 26,254, the S&P 500 Index slid 2.5% to 3,036 and the Nasdaq Composite Index retreated 2.6% to 8,728.
Non-index stocks have also posted gains and losses recently. Shares of L Brands Inc. (LB) jumped almost 2% on Thursday after the company announced fourth-quarter results Wednesday afternoon. The company posted earnings
The Dow Jones Industrial Average closed at 29,276.82 on Monday with a gain of 174.31 points or 0.60%. The S&P 500 closed at 3,352.09 for a gain of 24.38 points or 0.73%. The Nasdaq Composite closed at 9,628.39 for a gain of 107.88 points or 1.13%. The VIX Volatility Index was lower at 15.01 for a loss of 0.46 points or -2.97%.
Monday’s market movers
U.S. indexes started the week with gains. President Trump released his 2021 proposed budget with $4.8 trillion in spending. The budget includes several cuts to social service programs in an effort to help reduce the
U.S. stocks were in the green on Wednesday, ahead of good corporate results. The Dow Jones Industrial Average gained 0.43% to 28,846, the S&P 500 index rose 0.34% to 3,287 and the Nasdaq Composite Index jumped 0.37% to 9,303.
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Non-index stocks have also posted gains and losses recently. Shares of Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (AMD) fell more than 7% on Wednesday after the company announced fourth quarter results. The company posted
U.S. stocks were in the red on Thursday on the back of global concern regarding the coronavirus outbreak in China. The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 0.23% to 29,118, the S&P 500 index declined 0.10% to 3,318 and the Nasdaq Composite Index rose 0.04% to 9,387.
Non-index stocks have also posted gains and losses recently. Shares of Texas Instruments Inc. (TXN) fell 0.3% on Thursday after the company announced fourth-quarter 2019 results. The company posted earnings
According to the GuruFocus All-in-One Screener, the following companies have high business predictability ratings and a wide margin of safety.
L Brands Inc. (LB) has a business predictability rank of 4.5 out of five stars and, according to the discounted cash flow calculator, a 9.46% margin of safety at an average price of $20.19 per share.
The retailer has a market cap of $5.58 billion and an enterprise value of $14.37 billion. Over the past five years, its revenue has grown 5.20%, but its earnings per share have fallen 4.20%.
It’s the most wonderful time of the year, which means children are busy writing and mailing their Christmas letters to Santa and parents are looking for the best bargains to fill stockings. According to a survey conducted by the American Research Group, U.S. shoppers are planning to spend an average of $976 on gifts this holiday season, down from $992 in 2018.
While the National Retail Federation’s annual survey reported the most requested item on individual consumers’ holiday wish lists were gift cards at 59%, clothing and accessories were a close second. In addition, the survey found that