24 06, 2024

Should You Buy Chipotle (CMG) Ahead of the 50-for-1 Stock Split? 3 Things to Consider

By |2024-06-24T17:46:35+00:00June 24th, 2024|Categories: Feature: Stock Market Investing, Featured: News, Stock Market News|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

The 50-for-1 stock split of Chipotle Mexican Grill (CMG) is scheduled to go live tomorrow (Tuesday, 6/25) after the market closes. As one of the largest stock splits in the history of the NYSE, all eyes are on the stock as the clock ticks down. Those who are new to the concept of stock [...]

24 06, 2024

Last Week’s Market Recap: Tech Gains and Mixed Results Define the Week

By |2024-06-24T14:45:47+00:00June 24th, 2024|Categories: Feature: Stock Market Investing, Featured: News, Market in Review, Stock Market News|Tags: , , , , |

Monday: Tech Gains Propel Markets Higher Wall Street kicked off the week on a positive note, largely driven by strong performances in the technology sector. The Dow Jones Industrial Average climbed 0.5%, the S&P 500 rose by 0.8%, and the tech-heavy Nasdaq Composite led the pack with a 1.0% increase. The bullish sentiment in [...]

24 06, 2024

THE PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION CYCLE AND THE FED

By |2024-06-24T14:30:08+00:00June 24th, 2024|Categories: Feature: Stock Market Investing, Featured: News, Market in Review, Stock Market News, VectorVest|Tags: , , , , , , |

Written by: Angela Akers As they have done for the last year, the Federal Reserve moved last week to leave interest rates unchanged at the elevated rate of 5.25% – 5.50% and signaled only one cut this year. That same morning, the May Consumer Price Index was released, coming in at a lower-than-expected increase [...]

21 06, 2024

Sarepta Shoots up 36% on New Drug Breakthrough for DMD: 2 Reasons to Consider Buying SRPT

By |2024-06-21T17:24:14+00:00June 21st, 2024|Categories: Feature: Stock Market Investing, Featured: News, Stock Market News|Tags: , , , , , , |

Sarepta Therapeutics (SRPT) announced late Thursday it had gained FDA approval for its treatment designed to target a rare genetic disease known as Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD). This condition causes progressive weakness, predominantly in boys, and is caused by a lack of key protein dystrophin. It has no known cure at this time. The [...]

20 06, 2024

Accenture Jumps 7% on Upbeat Forecast Despite Earnings Miss: Does AI Growth Make ACN a BUY?

By |2024-06-20T18:11:19+00:00June 20th, 2024|Categories: Feature: Stock Market Investing, Featured: News, Stock Market News|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Accenture (ACN) delivered fiscal Q3 results Thursday morning right before the market opened, and despite a miss on the top and bottom lines, the company’s forecast for the road ahead was enough to send shares nearly 7% higher. Revenue for the third quarter was disappointing at just $16.47 billion, narrowly below the $16.53 billion [...]

19 06, 2024

Dell Was Down After Disappointing Earnings, But the Road to Recovery is Underway: Time to Buy?

By |2024-06-19T17:35:44+00:00June 19th, 2024|Categories: Feature: Stock Market Investing, Featured: News, Stock Market News|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Just last month Dell Technologies (DELL) reported first-quarter earnings that fell short of Wall Street’s expectations, taking the stock down from its all-time high of $179/share. It fell more than 30% in just a few days, eroding market cap and scaring investors out of their positions.  The issue was that despite AI growth fueling [...]

19 06, 2024

The Slowing U.S. Retail Sector and Implications for the Stock Market

By |2024-06-19T17:27:45+00:00June 19th, 2024|Categories: Feature: Stock Market Investing, Featured: News, Market in Review, Stock Market News|Tags: , , , , , , |

U.S. Retail sales figures were released this week and revealed yet another sign that consumer sentiment is cooling. While sales did grow, up 0.1% month-over-month in May 2024, it was still below forecasts of 0.2%. Importantly, the figure also follows April’s figures, which showed a decline in sales. Taken together, this would indicate that [...]

18 06, 2024

La-Z-Boy Climbs 17% After Beating Q4 Earnings, Raising Q1 Outlook: Why it May Be Time to Buy LZB

By |2024-06-18T16:57:13+00:00June 18th, 2024|Categories: Feature: Stock Market Investing, Featured: News, Stock Market News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Shares of La-Z-Boy (LZB) are up nearly 18% so far Tuesday morning on the heels of its fiscal fourth-quarter results and preliminary first-quarter guidance. The furniture company’s results for the quarter ending April 27th surpassed analyst expectations on both the top and bottom lines.  Adjusted earnings came in at $0.95 per share ahead of [...]

17 06, 2024

Autodesk Investors Can Rest Easy as Financial Investigation is Over: ADSK is Up 5% on the News

By |2024-06-17T16:21:08+00:00June 17th, 2024|Categories: Feature: Stock Market Investing, Featured: News, Stock Market News|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Autodesk (ADSK) investors have been anxiously awaiting an update since April 1 of this year after the company became aware of potential discrepancies in its free cash flow and non-GAAP operating margin practices.  This led to the delay of its 10-K for fiscal year 2023 pending a full investigation into the issue, resulting in [...]

17 06, 2024

ARE YOU A SPECULATIVE INVESTOR?

By |2024-06-17T12:12:34+00:00June 17th, 2024|Categories: Feature: Stock Market Investing, Featured: News, Market in Review, Stock Market News, VectorVest|Tags: , , , , , |

Written by: Angela Akers Dr. DiLiddo introduced us to the Investment Matrix decades ago in his classic little green book, “Stocks, Strategies & Common Sense.” “Without knowing it, each of us has an investment style which is distinctly our own.” – Dr. Bart DiLiddo The four basic investment styles are categorized by using [...]

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