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Posts Tagged ‘NASDAQ:SPLS’

Barnes & Noble, Inc. (NYSE:BKS)

Barnes & Noble, Inc. (BKS), J.C. Penney Company, Inc. (JCP): Not Exactly a Page-Turner

Stupidity is contagious. It gets us all from time to time. Even respectable companies can catch it. As I do every week, let’s look at five dumb......(read more)
PetSmart, Inc.

Amazon.com, Inc. (AMZN), Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (WMT): PetSmart, Inc. (PETM)’s Pullback Is A Buying Opportunity

Lackluster retail results have inspired recent headlines such as “Tepid U.S. Retail Sales Raising Doubts About Economy” and “Consumer......(read more)
Sally Beauty Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:SBH)

Hedge Funds Are Buying Sally Beauty Holdings, Inc. (SBH)

At the moment, there are plenty of methods market participants can use to watch stocks. A duo of the most innovative are hedge fund and insider trading......(read more)
Hewlett-Packard Company (NYSE:HPQ)

Hewlett-Packard Company (HPQ), Staples, Inc. (SPLS), Pitney Bowes Inc. (PBI): Today’s 3 Worst Stocks

Although we don’t believe in timing the market or panicking over daily movements, we do like to keep an eye on market changes — just in case......(read more)
Arkansas Best Corporation (NASDAQ:ABFS)

Arkansas Best Corporation (ABFS), Staples, Inc. (SPLS), Dell Inc. (DELL): One Person’s Trash Is Another Person’s Treasure Portfolio

Last November, I announced my intention to create a portfolio of 10 companies that investors had effectively thrown away and given up on, in the hope......(read more)
Largest Online Retailers in the World

Staples, Inc. (SPLS), PetSmart, Inc. (PETM): Today’s Worst Stocks

Although we don’t believe in timing the market or panicking over daily movements, we do like to keep an eye on market changes — just in case......(read more)
Jim Chanos puppeteer

This Metric Told You To Sell Staples, Inc. (SPLS) Before The Crash. Did You Follow It?

Staples, Inc. (NASDAQ:SPLS) has been absolutely destroyed today. What if we told you there was one indicator that, if tracked, you could have known about......(read more)
Target Corporation (NYSE:TGT)

Target Corporation (TGT), Staples, Inc. (SPLS), Lowe’s Companies, Inc. (LOW): Retailers To Watch On Wednesday

A new day on the markets brings new stocks that are in the middle of everyone’s attention, benefitting from the most coverage. Since there are thousands......(read more)
Largest Online Retailers in the World

Staples, Inc. (SPLS), The TJX Companies, Inc. (TJX), Apple Inc. (AAPL): Back-to-School Stocks You Can Buy Right Now

Here at The Motley Fool, we prefer to invest in companies, not just trade stocks, and think about where a business might be headed five or 10 years down......(read more)
Exelon Corporation (NYSE:EXC)

Exelon Corporation (EXC), Dendreon Corporation (DNDN), Dell Inc. (DELL): One Person’s Trash Is Another Person’s Treasure Portfolio

Last November, I announced my intention to create a portfolio of 10 companies that investors had effectively thrown away and given up on, in the hope......(read more)
Aegerion Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:AEGR)

Aegerion Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (AEGR), Mosaic Co (MOS), Staples, Inc. (SPLS): 3 Stocks to Get on Your Watchlist

I follow quite a lot of companies, so the usefulness of a watchlist to me cannot be overstated. Without my watchlist, I’d be unable to keep up on......(read more)
Largest Online Retailers in the World

Staples, Inc. (SPLS), OfficeMax Inc (OMX), The TJX Companies, Inc. (TJX): Will a Poor Back-to-School Shopping Season Spell Trouble For These Stocks?

It’s no secret that the U.S. economy has been slow to recover from the worst recession since the Great Depression. The ongoing sequester, payroll tax......(read more)
Largest Online Retailers in the World

Staples, Inc. (SPLS), Amazon.com, Inc. (AMZN): Which Companies Make the Grade With Back-to-School Shoppers?

Despite school not starting for two months, we are already being inundated with back-to-school deals. Expectations for this year’s back to school shopping......(read more)
Largest Online Retailers in the World

The Clorox Co (CLX), Staples, Inc. (SPLS), Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (WMT): Invest in the Bare Necessities

Companies that supply us with goods that we need operate in a very stable part of the economy. They are rarely in the news because there is typically......(read more)
VistaPrint Limited (NASDAQ:VPRT)

VistaPrint Limited (VPRT): This Company Is Building Monopoly Power

The best businesses are those that have implicit monopoly power. They can earn high returns on capital without sacrificing quality to beat their customers......(read more)
Exelon Corporation (NYSE:EXC)

Exelon Corporation (EXC), Arch Coal Inc (ACI), Dell Inc. (DELL): One Person’s Trash Is Another Person’s Treasure Portfolio

Last November, I announced my intention to create a portfolio of 10 companies that investors had effectively thrown away and given up on, in the hope......(read more)
Largest Online Retailers in the World

There’s Nothing to Celebrate in Staples, Inc. (SPLS)’s New Venture

Need some bunting to go with your July 4 celebrations? A picnic table? Ketchup? Then naturally you’ll just drive over to your local Staples, Inc......(read more)
OMEGA ADVISORS Leon Cooperman

Hedge Fund News: Leon Cooperman, DISH Network Corp. (DISH), Sprint Nextel Corporation (S)

Editor’s Note: Related tickers: DISH Network Corp. (NASDAQ:DISH), Clearwire Corporation (NASDAQ:CLWR), Sprint Nextel Corporation (NYSE:S), Citigroup......(read more)
Best Buy Co., Inc. (NYSE:BBY)

Best Buy Co., Inc. (BBY), Staples, Inc. (SPLS): Are Big Box Stores In Panic Mode Yet?

Best Buy Co., Inc. (NYSE:BBY) is attempting to reshape itself as a new company, but the firm has challenging work ahead in an increasingly Web-focused......(read more)
Largest Online Retailers in the World

Staples, Inc. (SPLS), Advance Auto Parts, Inc. (AAP): Buy These Names Before They Increase Their Dividends

Recently, some hard-line retailers have been raising their dividends, which has led to exceptional share price increases. Two of the most important examples......(read more)
Rosetta Stone Inc

Rosetta Stone Inc (RST), 3D Systems Corporation (DDD) & Stratasys, Ltd. (SSYS): 3 Alternative Perspectives for Investing in the Education Sector

Often when people consider investing in the education sector, they primarily turn to for-profit education companies– Apollo Group Inc (NASDAQ:APOL......(read more)
3D Systems Corporation (NYSE:DDD)

Slowing Down? Not for 3D Systems Corporation (DDD)

3D printing has been identified as one of the 12 economically disruptive technologies by James Manyika at the global research firm McKinsey. It is estimated......(read more)
Stratasys, Ltd.

Stratasys, Ltd. (SSYS) to Merge With MakerBot in $400 Million Deal

In the latest move to consolidate the additive manufacturing industry, Stratasys, Ltd. (NASDAQ:SSYS) announced Wednesday that privately held MakerBot......(read more)
Largest Online Retailers in the World

Staples, Inc. (SPLS): A Look at Office Supply Retailers

I first blogged about the office supply retail store operators in December of last year (see my December blog.) Since then, the largest component of......(read more)
Largest Online Retailers in the World

Staples, Inc. (SPLS), RadioShack Corporation (RSH): Are There Other Ways to Take Advantage of the 3D Printing Market?

I recently wrote about companies that could be of interest to investors looking to cash in on a potential 3D printing boom. Some might think it’......(read more)
Largest Online Retailers in the World

Staples, Inc. (SPLS), The Western Union Company (WU): Don’t Ignore the Boring Stocks

It’s easy to get a little too excited about the next big thing. Investors throw their money into stocks like Tesla Motors Inc (NASDAQ:TSLA), 3D......(read more)
Largest Online Retailers in the World

Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (WMT) May Be Google Inc (GOOG)’s Secret Weapon

The PC may be dying, but good luck convincing Google Inc (NASDAQ:GOOG) that the laptop is on the way out. The world’s leading search provider announced......(read more)
Largest Online Retailers in the World

Staples, Inc. (SPLS) Stock Could Have Much Further to Rise

Staples, Inc. (NASDAQ:SPLS) has long been the crown jewel among office-supply retailers, with competitive advantages that have forced its main rivals......(read more)
QLogic Corporation (NASDAQ:QLGC)

QLogic Corporation (QLGC), Dell Inc. (DELL): One Person’s Trash Is Another Person’s Treasure Portfolio

Last November, I announced my intention to create a portfolio of 10 companies that investors had effectively thrown away and given up on, in the hope......(read more)
Hewlett-Packard Company (NYSE:HPQ)

Hewlett-Packard Company (HPQ): Pzena Still Believes in Turnarounds

Richard Pzena founded Pzena Investment Management in 1995 and now has more than $24 billion in assets under management. The firm’s strategy is to......(read more)
Tractor Supply Company (NASDAQ:TSCO)

This Metric Says You Are Smart to Sell Tractor Supply Company (TSCO)

Is Tractor Supply Company (NASDAQ:TSCO) a sound investment today? Money managers are in a bearish mood. The number of long hedge fund bets were cut by......(read more)

Hewlett-Packard Company (HPQ), Best Buy Co., Inc. (BBY), Staples, Inc. (SPLS): Can These Stocks Continue Their Run?

So far in 2013, the three stocks highlighted in this article have had dramatic increases in share prices. This article will take a look at whether this......(read more)

Staples, Inc. (SPLS) Is a Free Cash Flow Machine

Though considered by some to be a sinking ship and/or takeover target, office supply juggernaut Staples, Inc. (NASDAQ:SPLS) is pushing through its 52......(read more)
Largest Online Retailers in the World

Do Hedge Funds and Insiders Love Staples, Inc. (SPLS)?

Staples, Inc. (NASDAQ:SPLS) was in 37 hedge funds’ portfolio at the end of March. SPLS shareholders have witnessed a decrease in hedge fund interest......(read more)

Office Depot Inc (ODP), Staples, Inc. (SPLS): A Specialty Retailer the Internet Cannot Kill

Specialized retailers and category killers make for excellent businesses, but there’s a very big difference between good and bad. Some are runaway......(read more)

Dell Inc. (DELL), Xerox Corporation (XRX): One Person’s Trash Is Another Person’s Treasure Portfolio

Last November, I announced my intention to create a portfolio of 10 companies that investors had effectively thrown away and given up on, in the hope......(read more)
Sally Beauty Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:SBH)

Sally Beauty Holdings, Inc. (SBH): Hedge Funds Are Bearish and Insiders Are Bullish, What Should You Do?

Sally Beauty Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:SBH) investors should pay attention to a decrease in hedge fund sentiment lately. To the average investor, there are......(read more)

One Person’s Trash Is Another Person’s Treasure Portfolio: Dell Inc. (DELL), Staples, Inc. (SPLS), Arch Coal Inc (ACI)

Last November, I announced my intention to create a portfolio of 10 companies that investors had effectively thrown away and given up on, in the hope......(read more)
ExOne Co (NASDAQ:XONE)

3D Printing News: ExOne Co (XONE) Q1 Earnings, 3D Systems Corporation (DDD) Geomagic Solutions & Stratasys, Ltd. (SSYS) New VeroDentPlus

Editor’s Note: Related Tickers: ExOne Co (NASDAQ:XONE), 3D Systems Corporation (NYSE:DDD), Stratasys, Ltd. (NASDAQ:SSYS), Staples, Inc. (NASDAQ......(read more)

3D Systems Corporation (DDD): What Are They Up To?

Just as I began to think 3D Systems Corporation (NYSE:DDD) management couldn’t possibly give investors more to talk about, they go and float a new......(read more)

3D Systems Corporation (DDD): Stapling It All Together

3D Systems Corporation (NYSE:DDD) sure has had a busy past couple of weeks. First, shares of the additive manufacturing specialist rose more than 7%......(read more)

Can the Office Depot Inc (ODP) Retailers Survive?

In a few months there will be two office “superstores” left, once Office Depot Inc (NYSE:ODP) finishes its purchase of OfficeMax Inc (NYSE:OMX)......(read more)
OfficeMax Inc (NYSE:OMX)

Will OfficeMax Inc (OMX)’s Merger Lead to a Turnaround?

On Tuesday, OfficeMax Inc (NYSE:OMX) will release its latest quarterly results. The key to making smart investment decisions on stocks reporting earnings......(read more)
3D Systems Corporation (NYSE:DDD)

3D Printing, What To Know: 3D Systems Corporation (DDD), Stratasys, Ltd. (SSYS), Hewlett-Packard Company (HPQ) & More

Editor’s Note: Related tickers: 3D Systems Corporation (NYSE:DDD), Stratasys, Ltd. (NASDAQ:SSYS), Hewlett-Packard Company (NYSE:HPQ), Autodesk,......(read more)

Dell Inc. (DELL), Staples, Inc. (SPLS), Exelon Corporation (EXC): One Person’s Trash Is Another Person’s Treasure Portfolio

Last November, I announced my intention to create a portfolio of 10 companies that investors had effectively thrown away and given up on, in the hope......(read more)
Office Depot Inc (NYSE:ODP)

Office Depot Inc (ODP) & Starboard Value’s End Run Around It

Change at Office Depot Inc (NYSE:ODP) can’t come fast enough for activist investor Starboard Value, which owns almost 15% of the office-supplies......(read more)

Apple Inc. (AAPL), Intel Corporation (INTC) & Ten Companies Pioneering Green Energy Usage

There aren’t many people who will suggest that Kohl’s Corporation (NYSE:KSS) is a subversive threat to our existence as we know it. Lucky......(read more)

Amazon.com, Inc. (AMZN): Where Does It Go From Here?

Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) recently learned that Google Inc (NASDAQ:GOOG) will launch same day delivery service, starting its pilot program in the......(read more)

Best Buy Co., Inc. (BBY), Staples, Inc. (SPLS): Retail Turnarounds Can Be Good Speculative Plays

Turning around a bad retail situation is a difficult task. The odds are very much against a broken store operator regaining its former glory, and a single......(read more)

Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (WMT)’s e-Commerce Potential

Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (NYSE:WMT) sold $466 billion worth of merchandise in its most recent fiscal year. By comparison, only 26 countries produce a GDP......(read more)