Hot Topic, Inc.

NASDAQ: HOTT
Source: thinkstockHere are today’s five biggest gaining stocks at closing:Affymax Inc. (NASDAQ: AFFY) is up 53.7% at $3.52.China Information Technology Inc. (NASDAQ: CNIT) is up 36.6% at...
Source: thinkstockPrivate equity firm Sycamore Partners has reached an agreement to take teen apparel retailer Hot Top Inc. (NASDAQ: HOTT) private for $14 a share in cash, or a total of about $600...
Source: ThinkstockRetailers do not appear to be headed for uniformly upbeat sales increases in December. Research firm Retail Metrics has dropped its forecast for a same-store sales increase by...
The three major US equities indexes opened higher this morning on the news from Europe that the Greek debt swap deal would be a success. That prediction turned out to be solid, as about 80% of Greek...
We have many stocks on the move after the close this Wednesday, many on earnings.  The stocks on the move are as follows: Hot Topic Inc. (NASDAQ: HOTT); Invesco Mortgage Capital Inc. (NYSE: IVR);...
Even though the month of April was one selling day shorter than March, the late Easter holiday more than made up for the shortfall at most retailers. The Thomson Reuters index of sales at chain...
Active traders and day traders have many stocks to choose from this Tuesday morning.  We are tracking news and moves in shares of American Capital Agency Corp.  (NASDAQ: AGNC), Hot Topic, Inc....
Now that the holiday numbers are in for US retailers, it’s time again for the annual ritual of shuttering some under-performing stores. One of the first is J.C. Penney Co. (NYSE: JCP), which has...
Several experts estimate that as many as 130 million shoppers will visit stores or online retail sites on Black Friday. The number is deceiving. The National Retail Federation expects the holiday...
Retailers are out with October sales reports and the news is mixed. Perhaps the biggest surprise was teen clothing store Zumiez Inc. (NASDAQ:ZUMZ), which saw same-store sales soar 21.5% in the month....
Retailers are reporting August same-store sales numbers today, and on the whole the reports are positive after a very cautious and dismal July. August is prime back-to-school shopping time, the...
Retail sales reports for the month of June are arriving thick and fast this morning, but the news is lukewarm at best and the outlook for the back-to-school season is soft. Consumer worries over jobs...
We have many movers in the after-hours session.  Stocks on the move are Brocade Communications Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: BRCD), Celldex Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ: CLDX), Dell Inc. (NASDAQ: DELL), Foot...
We often cover companies raising dividends and announcing new stock buyback plans.  We did see some dividend hikes this week, but there are also many unique dividend stories from this week which...
We are seeing many significant news moves this morning.  Today’s top day trader and active trader alerts have links to the news on each stock over at VSInvestor.com along with color and...