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The Dividend and Buyback War Between Home Depot and Lowe’s

As it has been said over and over, investors just love dividends and buybacks. They also love when dividends grow and when companies renew and expand their buybacks. In the ...
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Can Amazon Compete With Its Own Partners?

In yet another move to take over the world, Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) is reportedly getting ready to expand its line of private-label brands to include more grocery items. The ...
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GameStop Earnings Take It to the Next Level

GameStop Corp. (NYSE: GME) reported its fiscal first-quarter results after the markets closed Thursday. The gaming giant had $0.68 in earnings per share (EPS) on $2.06 billion in revenue. That ...
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Abercrombie Whiffs on Earnings but Sees a Turnaround in Progress

Abercrombie & Fitch Co. (NYSE: ANF) reported its fiscal first-quarter financial results before the markets opened Thursday. The major retailer had a net loss of $0.53 per share on $709 ...
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Why Investors May Be Cool to Costco Earnings

Costco Wholesale Corp. (NASDAQ: COST) reported third-quarter fiscal 2015 results after markets closed on Wednesday. The big-box club store posted quarterly diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $1.17 on revenue ...
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What to Expect From Abercrombie & Fitch Earnings

Abercrombie & Fitch Co. (NYSE: ANF) is scheduled to report its fiscal first-quarter earnings Thursday before the markets open. The Thomson Reuters consensus estimates are a net loss of $0.34 per ...
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How to Beat Weak Same-Store Sales: Stop Reporting Them

Is there a person out there who has never been told, “If you can’t say something nice, don’t say anything at all?” In the corporate world that typically translates to, ...
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What to Expect From Costco Earnings

Costco Wholesale Corp. (NASDAQ: COST) is scheduled to report its fiscal third-quarter financial results Wednesday after the markets close. Thomson Reuters has consensus estimates of $1.16 in earnings per share ...
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Michael Kors Continues to Fall Out of Favor

Michael Kors Holdings Ltd. (NYSE: KORS) reported its fiscal fourth-quarter earnings Wednesday before the markets opened. The company had $0.90 in earnings per share (EPS) on $1.08 billion in revenue, ...
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Tiffany Rewarded for Less Bad Behavior

Tiffany & Co. (NYSE: TIF) released its fiscal first-quarter financial results Wednesday before the markets opened. The company had $0.81 in earnings per share (EPS) on $962.4 million in revenue. ...
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Graduate Gifts Cost $4.77 Billion

Nearly a third of U.S. adults bought a gift for at least one graduate this year, spending an estimated $4.77 billion in the process, an all-time high. The most popular ...
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Why Wal-Mart Trades Near 52-Week Low

When Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE: WMT) reported fiscal first quarter earnings last week, investors were underwhelmed. Shares that had closed at near $80 on Monday closed nearer to $76 on ...
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Is Aeropostale Destined for 52-Week Lows After Earnings?

Aeropostale Inc. (NYSE: ARO) reported its fiscal first-quarter earnings after the markets closed Thursday. The company had a net loss of $0.56 per share on $318.6 million in revenue. That ...
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Gap Earnings Continue to Show a Gap

Gap Inc. (NYSE: GPS) had recently showed some poor sales trends, and now the earnings report has been released. Gap reported that its fiscal first-quarter net income was $239 million, ...
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Change at the Top for Lumber Liquidators May Have Been Overdue

In a terse press release Thursday morning, Lumber Liquidators Holdings Inc. (NYSE: LL) announced that the company’s CEO, Robert Lynch, “unexpectedly” resigned and that founder Thomas D. Sullivan will take ...
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