All things considered, Blue Apron (NYSE:APRN) delivered a pretty good first quarter. Revenue came in just a smidge under analysts’ expectations, but its profit margins improved much more than anticipated, resulting in a loss per share much smaller than what analysts were modeling. Cost of goods sold came down significantly both on a sequential and year-over-year basis, indicating Blue Apron’s....More>>>
InVitae (NYSE: NVTA) and Natera (NASDAQ:NTRA) are both small-cap medical companies, but which is the better business? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their profitability, dividends, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, valuation, risk and earnings.
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Pessimism has invaded Genel Energy (OTCPK:GEGYF), and recently, in January 2017, the company has tested its lows. From 1100 pennies in January 2014 to the current 75, it has seen a 96% decrease in three years. In our view, the company is oversold, and the full outlook of the company, although difficult, is not as gloomy as the stock price is making it seem nowadays.
1. Gulf in crisis: Stocks in Qatar plummeted as much as 8% on Monday amid a major diplomatic crisis in the Gulf.
Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, the United Arab Emirates, Egypt and Yemen all said they had cut diplomatic ties with Qatar over claims that it supports terrorism. Qatar says the move is “unjustified.”
The first wave of economic fallout was immediate: Etihad, Emirates....More>>>
TOKYO–Japan’s consumer prices rose for the first time in more than a year in January as rising global oil prices gave Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and the Bank of Japan a helping hand in their campaign to overcome deflation.
The fractional increase in prices still leaves the central bank far from its 2% price goal, but it may fuel speculation over when the bank might consider raising....More>>>
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This time of year, taxpayers are bombarded with advice about maximizing deductions to reduce tax bills. By now, most of us know that we can donate to charity, pay off medical expenses, and pre-pay our mortgage interest to boost deductions. But what if instead of focusing on increasing deductions, taxpayers checked out ways to reduce taxable income? In other words: what could....More>>>
During these busy times, it pays to stay on top of the latest profit opportunities, and today’s blog post is a great place to start.
After taking a close look at the latest data on institutional buying pressure and each company’s fundamental health, I decided to revise my Portfolio Grader recommendations for 82 big blue chips.
Chances are that you have at least one of these....More>>>
Ruby Tuesday said late Monday that it was putting itself up for sale, as the casual dining industry’s slump shows no signs of ebbing.
The Maryville, Tenn.-basedcompany said it’s considering “strategic alternatives,” including a potential sale or merger.
The move was paired with an announcement that the company’s sales at restaurants open at least a year....More>>>
On Tuesday, Chenier Energy, Inc. (NYSEMKT:LNG) (“LNG” or “Cheniere”) filed a Form 8-K and Form 424B7 announcing that certain shareholders were selling LNG stock to the public. The stock sale stems from LNG’s recent acquisition of additional shares in its subsidiary Cheniere Energy Partners LP Holdings, LLC (NYSEMKT:CQH) (“CQH”), and any weakness in LNG’s....More>>>