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Posts Tagged ‘Safeway Inc (SWY)’


Hudson Pacific Properties Inc (HPP) and Farallon Capital Enter Into Lock-Up Agreement

Hudson Pacific Properties Inc (NYSE:HPP) and Farallon Capital Management,  a fund founded by Thomas Steyer, have entered into a lock-up agreement. An......(read more)
Richard Perry

Hedge Fund News: Richard Perry, David Einhorn & Starboard Value LP

Hedge Fund Perry Capital Bets On Paper Mills, Puerto Rico (Finalternatives) Perry Capital, the $10.9 billion hedge-fund firm run by Richard Perry, is......(read more)
Bill Miller

Blackhawk Network Holdings, Inc. (HAWK) Is Down but Not Out

Several hedge fund managers are betting on Blackhawk Network Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:HAWK), according to the latest round of 13F filings, including Mario......(read more)
Ken Griffin

Citadel Investment Group’s Recent Moves Involve RF Micro Devices Inc (RFMD) and Take Two Interactive Software Inc. (TTWO)

Citadel Investment Group, managed by Ken Griffin, has revealed, in a couple of new filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission tweaking its holdings......(read more)
Barry Rosenstein JANA PARTNERS

Barry Rosenstein, Jana Partners, Slightly Trim Their Position in Safeway Inc. (SWY)

Barry Rosenstein‘s fund Jana Partners has slightly reduced its holding in Safeway Inc. (NYSE:SWY). A newly amended filing with the Securities......(read more)
Barry Rosenstein JANA PARTNERS

Why Investing Like This Activist Could Make You Look Smart

Activist investing: When hedge funds and other investment managers publicly disclose new holdings after normal trading hours, some investors can be caught......(read more)
Jim Chanos on china map

Hedge Fund News: Jim Chanos, Warren Buffett & Marc Faber’s Accurate Calls

When hedge fund guru speaks, the world listens (WAToday) The short sellers’ favourite short seller, Jim Chanos packs more punch than the $US6 billion......(read more)

Hedge Fund Highlights: Jeffrey Ubben, D.E. Shaw, Microsoft Corporation (MSFT)

Editor’s Note: K12 Inc. (NYSE:LRN), Safeway Inc. (NYSE:SWY), United Rentals, Inc. (NYSE:URI), Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT), Apple Inc......(read more)
Safeway Inc. (NYSE:SWY)

Safeway Inc. (SWY), DaVita HealthCare Partners Inc (DVA), Repros Therapeutics Inc (RPRX): Today’s Three Best Stocks

Although we don’t believe in timing the market or panicking over market movements, we do like to keep an eye on big changes — just in case......(read more)
Safeway Inc. (NYSE:SWY)

HCI Group Inc (HCI), Safeway Inc. (SWY), AOL, Inc. (AOL): Why I Short Stocks

I’ve previously pointed out the risks and costs of shorting. Most investors should avoid shorting. Yet I short stocks, so an explanation is required......(read more)
GameStop Corp. (NYSE:GME)

GameStop Corp. (GME), Safeway Inc. (SWY), Regeneron Pharmaceuticals Inc (REGN): Friday’s Three Best Stocks

Although we don’t believe in timing the market or panicking over market movements, we do like to keep an eye on big changes — just in case......(read more)
Whole Foods Market, Inc. (NASDAQ:WFM)

Whole Foods Market, Inc. (WFM), The Kroger Co. (KR), Safeway Inc. (SWY): Why Earnings Quality Matters

If investing were as simple as looking at a price-to-earnings ratio, we would all make great investments. But too often investors are surprised when a......(read more)
Whole Foods Market, Inc. (NASDAQ:WFM)

SUPERVALU INC. (SVU), Safeway Inc. (SWY): Whole Foods Market, Inc. (WFM)’ Impressive Growth Looks Set to Continue

Whole Foods Market, Inc. (NASDAQ:WFM) had a strong third quarter, yet again outperforming its peers SUPERVALU INC. (NYSE:SVU) and Safeway Inc. (NYSE......(read more)
The Kroger Co. (NYSE:KR)

Harris Teeter Supermarkets Inc (HTSI), Safeway Inc. (SWY): How Solid The Kroger Co. (KR) Earnings Could Send Shares Soaring

The Kroger Co. (NYSE:KR) will release its quarterly report on Thursday, and investors have gotten extremely bullish about the grocery chain, bidding shares......(read more)
Safeway Inc. (NYSE:SWY)

Safeway Inc. (SWY), The Kroger Co. (KR): This Grocer Is Heading in the Right Direction

Safeway Inc. (NYSE:SWY) is the second largest supermarket operator in the U.S. after The Kroger Co. (NYSE:KR), and primarily operates as a food and drug......(read more)
Safeway Inc. (NYSE:SWY)

Safeway Inc. (SWY), The Kroger Co. (KR), Whole Foods Market, Inc. (WFM): Grocery Stores Are Bending the Rules, but It May Not Matter in the End

Source: Infrogmation, via Wikimedia Commons. In 2009 David Moore, then president of the Western Growers Associated, testified before Congress about how......(read more)
Safeway Inc. (NYSE:SWY)

Is Safeway Inc. (SWY) Going to Burn These Hedge Funds?

In the 21st century investor’s toolkit, there are plenty of gauges market participants can use to track publicly traded companies. A duo of the most......(read more)
The Kroger Co. (NYSE:KR)

Hedge Funds Are Crazy About The Kroger Co. (KR)

The Kroger Co. (NYSE:KR) investors: pay attention. To many investors, hedge funds are viewed as bloated, old financial vehicles of an era lost to time......(read more)
Whole Foods Market, Inc. (NASDAQ:WFM)

Whole Foods Market, Inc. (WFM), The Kroger Co. (KR), Safeway Inc. (SWY): Why Grocery Stores Will Threaten Restaurants

The American food landscape is changing. Earlier this week, I discussed the rise of both the organic and local food movements. Today, let’s focus......(read more)
Whole Foods Market, Inc. (NASDAQ:WFM)

Whole Foods Market, Inc. (WFM): Hedge Funds Are Bearish and Insiders Are Bullish, What Should You Do?

Whole Foods Market, Inc. (NASDAQ:WFM) investors: listen up. If you were to ask many market players, hedge funds are seen as bloated, old financial tools......(read more)
Safeway Inc. (NYSE:SWY)

Safeway Inc. (SWY): Four Red Flags for This Ailing Grocer

Shares of grocery store Safeway Inc. (NYSE:SWY) have been on quite a run — up almost 70% over the past year. And, given that it’s still at......(read more)
The Kroger Co. (NYSE:KR)

The Kroger Co. (KR), Safeway Inc. (SWY), SUPERVALU INC. (SVU): Three Numbers to Know Before Buying Grocery Stocks

The grocery store business can be brutal. From every dollar received, a supermarket might only be able to bank two or three pennies as profit. That means......(read more)
The Kroger Co. (NYSE:KR)

The Kroger Co. (KR), Safeway Inc. (SWY): Is This Grocery Stock Still a Buy?

It is very unusual for a non-cyclical grocery stock to rally 80% in one year’s time, but that’s exactly what The Kroger Co. (NYSE:KR) has accomplished......(read more)
Largest Online Retailers in the World

Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (WMT), Safeway Inc. (SWY): The States With the Highest Cost of Living

Few people would argue that it’s easy to make ends meet with a minimum-wage job. Given that the federal minimum wage makes no allowance for different......(read more)
Casey's General Stores, Inc. (NASDAQ:CASY)

Casey’s General Stores, Inc. (CASY), Safeway Inc. (SWY): Two Grocery Companies to Buy, One to Avoid

World food retail market performance will grow at an estimated CAGR of 5.5% for the period of 2011-2016, a slight decline from 5.7% for the period 2007......(read more)
The Kroger Co. (NYSE:KR)

The Kroger Co. (KR): Is This the Right Time to Add This Giant Grocer to Your Portfolio?

Grocery stores have become an integral part of every consumers life. According to a report issued by the Food Marketing Institute, American consumers......(read more)

SUPERVALU INC. (SVU), Safeway Inc. (SWY), The Kroger Co. (KR): What’s up With Supermarkets?

SUPERVALU INC. (NYSE:SVU), Safeway Inc. (NYSE:SWY) , and The Kroger Co. (NYSE:KR) have been up double and even triple digits in the last year. Supermarkets......(read more)
Safeway Inc. (NYSE:SWY)

Should You Imitate The Insider Purchase At Safeway Inc. (SWY)?

Safeway Inc. (NYSE:SWY) senior vice president David Bond purchased 5,000 shares of the company’s stock on July 22nd, according to a Form 4 filed with......(read more), Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN), Inc. (AMZN), Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (WMT): Emerging Leaders in Online Grocery Shopping and Home Delivery

Expect to see online grocery sales expand in the coming years, as more online shopping opportunities are made available to the public. Online grocery......(read more)
The Kroger Co. (NYSE:KR)

The Kroger Co. (KR): This Is No Ordinary Supermarket

Earlier this week Fool blogger Timothy Green wrote a great piece detailing The Kroger Co. (NYSE:KR)‘s expansion plans. But I can’t help but......(read more)
Safeway Inc. (NYSE:SWY)

Safeway Inc. (SWY), SUPERVALU INC. (SVU), The Kroger Co. (KR): Do These Stocks Belong on Your Grocery List?

When thinking about where you want to buy your food, the first consideration has to be quality. Nobody wants to buy rancid meat or moldy bread. Thankfully......(read more)
The Kroger Co. (NYSE:KR)

The Kroger Co. (KR), Whole Foods Market, Inc. (WFM): Should This Stock Be in Your Shopping Cart?

If you’re looking for an exciting investment, then it’s not likely that you’re going to look at The Kroger Co. (NYSE:KR). After all, the company......(read more)
The Kroger Co. (NYSE:KR)

The Kroger Co. (KR): Exploring And Exploiting Strategic Advantages

Acquisition may be an expensive way to expand, but it also may be a quicker and safer way than organic growth. The reason behind the higher price paid......(read more)
Darden Restaurants, Inc. (NYSE:DRI)

Darden Restaurants, Inc. (DRI), The Clorox Company (CLX), Chevron Corporation (CVX): 4 Great Dividend Increases

According to the financial website InvestorPlace, 50 blue-chip companies raised their dividends during the second quarter of 2013. This despite stock......(read more)
The Kroger Co. (NYSE:KR)

The Kroger Co. (KR), Harris Teeter Supermarkets Inc (HTSI): Will This Grocer’s Upscale Investment Pay Off?

The Kroger Co. (NYSE:KR), the largest grocery chain in the United States, just got even bigger. The Cincinnati, Ohio-based company recently acquired its......(read more)
The Gap Inc. (NYSE:GPS)

The Gap Inc. (GPS), Safeway Inc. (SWY): Shoppers Choose Apps over People

More shoppers are using their mobile devices to research prices and products before making a purchase, Google reported on June 12. In fact, many people......(read more)
Safeway Inc. (NYSE:SWY)

Safeway Inc. (SWY): This Grocer Still Isn’t Safe

Safeway Inc. (NYSE:SWY) got a big boost last week, in both its stock price and its coffers, but does that make the stock any safer for investors? The......(read more)

Here is What Hedge Funds Think About Delhaize Group (ADR) (DEG)

Delhaize Group (ADR) (NYSE:DEG) investors should be aware of a decrease in activity from the world’s largest hedge funds in recent months. In the......(read more)
Whole Foods Market, Inc. (NASDAQ:WFM)

Five Things I Learned Reading Whole Foods Market, Inc. (WFM)’s Annual Report

Digging into a company’s annual report, or 10-K, is a great way to spot hidden trends that get in the headlines. Last week, Fool columnist Morgan......(read more)
Safeway Inc. (NYSE:SWY)

Safeway Inc. (SWY): How Is This Company Selling a Business Unit for More Than Its Market Cap?

Retail and food-service giant Empire Company Limited (TSX:EMP.A) recently announced its intention to complete the second-largest Canadian merger of the......(read more)
Target Corporation (NYSE:TGT)

Is Target Corporation (TGT) Stock the Beneficiary of This Rival’s Mistake?

Canada is the new battleground for grocery stores, and a poor decision by a rival may just allow Target Corporation (NYSE:TGT) stock to ride the express......(read more)
Whole Foods Market, Inc. (NASDAQ:WFM)

Three Reasons to Sell Whole Foods Market, Inc. (WFM)

I’m going to attempt something a little odd today, Fools. Even though Whole Foods Market, Inc. (NASDAQ:WFM) makes up 7% of my real-life holdings......(read more)
Apollo Group Inc (NASDAQ:APOL)

Apollo Group Inc (APOL), Newmont Mining Corp (NEM), Safeway Inc. (SWY): Today’s 3 Worst Stocks

The markets saw a second straight day of big gains Tuesday, ahead of pivotal statements by Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke tomorrow on the future......(read more)
The Kroger Co. (NYSE:KR)

Can The Kroger Co. (KR)’s Surprising Rally Continue?

On Thursday, The Kroger Co. (NYSE:KR) will release its latest quarterly results. Yet investors have already reaped the benefits of a major move up for......(read more)
Safeway Inc. (NYSE:SWY)

Safeway Inc. (SWY), The Kroger Co. (KR): Loyalty Programs Are Working for This Retailer

Safeway Inc. (NYSE:SWY) has significantly outperformed the broader markets. Its shares are up 37.50%, as compared to 16% from the greater market. The......(read more)
The Kroger Co. (NYSE:KR)

The Kroger Co. (KR): Loyalty Cards and Organic Food Will Drive Growth for This Grocer

The Kroger Co. (NYSE:KR) will continue to invest in pricing discounts with its loyalty cards to improve the price positioning of its products. It has......(read more)
Safeway Inc. (NYSE:SWY)

SUPERVALU INC. (SVU), Safeway Inc. (SWY) – Supermarkets: A Super Market?

People need to eat.  It’s just a fact of life, and as such the supermarket industry fared better than many in the recent downturn. However, several......(read more)
Safeway Inc. (NYSE:SWY)

Safeway Inc. (SWY) Wastes a Rare Opportunity

Empire Co, the buyer of Safeway Inc. (NYSE:SWY)‘s Canadian property, saw its stock jump 11% in early trading the day after the sale. Meanwhile,......(read more), Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN), Inc. (AMZN)’s Fresh Take on an Old Idea

AmazonFresh, the grocery delivery service offered by, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN), may be soon available in LA within weeks and San Francisco by the......(read more), Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN), Inc. (AMZN)’s Fresh-Squeezed Plan to Crush Grocers

Earlier this week, Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (NYSE:WMT) announced that it was freshening up its produce by procuring the lion’s share of it directly......(read more)