Corporate Performance

Why 2020 Could Be a Comeback Year for CSX Stock

Railroads get little attention from investors. They're not growth stocks in the sense that Apple and Tesla are, and one of them closed 2019 trading well below the S&P 500's ...
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How Much Longer Should Investors Be Patient With Lyft Stock?

Ride-hailing company Lyft Inc. (NASDAQ: LYFT) has been publicly traded for less than a year. From the late March initial public offering to the closing bell on October 4, the ...
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Macy’s Stock Has Not Bottomed

Macy's Inc. (NYSE: M) announced difficult results, and even more troubling numbers for the near future. The stock rose, perhaps because the cost cuts could temporarily help the bottom line. ...
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Ford Stock Hit by CEO, China and Lack of Product

Ford Motor Co. (NYSE: F) stock plunged and just missed a 52-week low. Investors are concerned about its lack of electric and self-driving vehicles, its disaster in China and the ...
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Why Box Stock Is Struggling Despite Strong Revenue

Box Inc. (NYSE: BOX) is a leader in the cloud content management platform business. While the market is large and will grow rapidly with cloud computing adoption, competition is fierce ...
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Weight Watchers Stock Slims Down Poor Expectations

WW International Inc. (NASDAQ: WW), the company formerly known as Weight Watchers International, has tripped on poor earnings. Its weight management programs have hit a formidable wall of competition. It ...
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What Will It Take for Micron Stock Gains to Continue?

Last year was a good one for semiconductor stocks. Stock prices of six of the country's largest chipmakers performed better than the S&P 500's gain of 29%. Among those top performers, ...
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Activist Efforts Meets Potential Takeover Headlines for eBay

When it comes to activist investors, Starboard Value LP is one of the better-known names. And when it comes to former great online growth stocks, eBay Inc. (NASDAQ: EBAY) fits ...
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YouTube, With Few Subcribers, Has Troubled Future

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ: GOOGL) has disclosed results for its most recent quarter. Wall Street was unimpressed. What Alphabet did do that investors cheered was break out the revenue for huge ...
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Will Cadillac’s Wreck Continue in 2020?

General Motors Corp.'s (NYSE: GM) Cadillac had a very rough year in 2019. Deliveries of one of its low-end vehicles were the only thing that kept the period from being ...
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McDonald’s Stock Thrives as Dow Tanks

The Dow Jones industrial average has made an atypical move this year. So far, after a month of trading, it is down 0.99% to 28,256.03. Due to the current anxiety ...
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How Amazon’s Competition Is Pushing Shopify Stock Higher

Shopify Inc. (NYSE: SHOP) has come a long way since the company’s initial public offering in 2015. The Shopify stock price hit $458 recently, up 191% in just the past ...
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E-Commerce Becomes Amazon’s Past

Jeff Bezos once said Amazon.com Inc.'s (NASDAQ: AMZN) cloud business would eventually eclipse its original e-commerce operations. In 2018, operating income from Amazon Web Services (AWS) was about the same ...
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Apple Could Be Worth $2 Trillion

It is barely two years ago that Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) became worth $1 trillion based on market valuation. Other companies have followed it, such as Microsoft and Alphabet. Apple ...
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What Happens If Starbucks Closes All Its Stores in China?

Starbucks Corp. (NYSE: SBUX) posted strong earnings. As a footnote to the news, it said it had closed half its stores in China. Other locations have shortened hours. Starbucks management ...
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