GameStop Earnings: Our Analysis

GameStop (NYSE:GME) has just reported its Q3 earnings, and the initial reaction from the Street in the first few minutes here of after-hours trading is positive. This GameStop earnings period was a highly anticipated quarter. We would argue the results of this Q3 were...

What To Expect From Signet Stock Now

Signet stock (NYSE:SIG) is getting slammed today after just reporting weaker than expected earnings. First, lets hear what CEO Virginia Drosos had to say: “Signet had a challenging third quarter. In addition to an anticipated sequential slowdown in our same...
Xnet Stock: What Is Going On?

Xnet Stock: What Is Going On?

Xunlei Limited (XNET) operates an internet platform in China based on cloud computing. Lately, XNET stock is on a tear. It provides users with quick and easy access to digital media content through its core products and services, Xunlei Accelerator and the cloud...
McDonald’s Stock A Buy

McDonald’s Stock A Buy

McDonald’s (MCD) reported earnings on 10/24/2017 before the opening bell. EPS for the third quarter came in at $1.76, a penny short of expectations. This was a 7% gain over last year’s third quarter. Revenue of $5.75 billion topped estimates by $10 million, though...

Why DSW Stock Is Cratering

DSW stock (NYSE:DSW) is falling heavily today. Why? Well the company has just reported its Q3 earnings and they have widely disappointed the Street. Let us discuss: It wasn’t all terrible news, as total sales increased. However, comparable sales were pretty...

Assessing Foot Locker

Foot Locker (NYSE:FL) has just reported on its most anticipated earnings reports in company history. The sentiment on the name and the sector has been extremely negative. There is a palpable belief that retail is dead, and very few retailer stocks have done well this...
Assesing the Home Depot

Assesing the Home Depot

The Home Depot (NYSE:HD) has just reported earnings and the stock looks set to move on the news. As you know this is our home improvement store of choice that we highlighted well over one year ago with a buy recommendation. The Home Depot remains a strong name, and we...

Abercrombie & Fitch: Play The Rally?

Abercrombie & Fitch (ANF) has just reported its Q3 earnings and shares are putting together a nice rally this morning. Is this the bottom for this apparel store? Has retail been punished so far, for so long, that we can finally make investments in this space...

Why is Catalyst Biosciences Stock Up?

Catalyst Biosciences stock (CBIO) is rallying quite hard today. It appears to be on the back of no news for Catalyst Biosciences stock at this time, though there are whispers of positive data from some of its clinical development projects. What we do know is that...

Applied Materials Stock: Assessing Earnings

Applied Materials stock (AMAT) is being traded on heavy volume today. The question the market has is whether this should be traded higher or lower. At the time of this writing Applied Materials stock is down less than 1%, but volume is up 5 fold. This is because the...
Diana Containerships Stock: What is Going on?

Diana Containerships Stock: What is Going on?

What is going on with Diana Containerships stock? Recall that this company is a global shipping company specializing in the ownership of containerships, This is the second time that we have had to discuss this name. A few weeks ago we had to tell you why the stock was...

Remark Media Stock: Why Its Running Much Higher

Little known Remark Media stock (MARK) is on the move. Over the last few days it has quietly ratcheted up gains. Can the momentum continue for Remark Media stock? Well, we believe the volume indicates it could move higher, but we would NOT chase the stock here....

Why is RH Stock On The Move?

RH stock (RH) is on the move today, up over 20% at the time of this writing and we see RH stock moving even higher as the day moves on. The question is why is RH stock rallying like this? Well, despite the speculation, the stock continues to motor higher because it...

Is Exxon-Mobil Stock Ok?

Exxon Mobil (NYSE:XOM) recently reported earnings and the Street reacted first by selling the news, only to buy the stock back up earlier this month, and now the name has dropped for a week straight. What is going on here? On the surface, we couldn’t understand the...

We Prefer CVS Over Walgreens

We prefer CVS (CVS) as an investment over Walgreens (WBA) as we think the company is superior in many different aspects. We won’t go into immense detail here but one of the reasons we like the company long-term is that CVS is becoming a one-stop-shop powerhouse health...

Tesla CEO Elon Musk: Greatest Project Is Boring

Most people know Tesla CEO Elon Musk for his showmanship, fast electric cars, and SpaceX rocket company. However, the billionaire inventor and entrepreneur has more ideas up his sleeve than pricey EVs and trips to the moon. In recent years, Tesla CEO Elon Musk began...

Foot Locker Dividend Discussion

Foot Locker, Inc. (NYSE: FL), the New York-based specialty athletic retailer, announced today that its Board of Directors declared a quarterly cash dividend on the Company’s common stock of $0.31 per share, which will be payable on February 2, 2018 to...

Alibaba Invested in Best Inc.

Since going public in 2014, Alibaba (BABA) has put out three 20-F forms (Annual Reports). In these reports they highlight a category: Recent Investments, Acquisition, and Strategic Alliance Activities. Basically it tells you what the company invested in, and this is...

Meet Group Fire Sale

As you know we have been covering “the Meet Group” (NASDAQ:MEET) since it was simply MeetMe. Well the stock has imploded for a second time following earnings. While it sold off hard after Q2, and we felt this was justified to a degree, we contend the...

Why Stratasys Stock Is On The Move

Stratasys stock (NASDAQ:SSYS) is on the move today following its just reported earnings. In this column we will briefly hit the highlights of the earnings report, and then list the key developments that occurred in the quarter for this growing company. First, the...

DICK’s Sporting Goods Stock: What Is Going On?

DICK’s Sporting Goods (NYSE:DKS) appeared to have a great quarter, at least on the headline numbers. It beat estimates on the top and bottom line, but the stock is getting hit. In this column, we will discuss why the stock is being hit and what the results were:...

Advance Auto Parts Stock Soaring

Advance Auto Parts has done it! Advanced Auto Parts Q3 earnings were just reported and the results were a dandy. In this column we will highlight the key metrics you should be aware of in the report. Before presenting the numbers, we want to remind you that Quad 7...

The Home Depot Earnings: Our Reaction

The Home Depot (NYSE:HD) has just reported earnings and the stock looks set to move on the news. As you know this is our home improvement store of choice that we highlighted well over one year ago with a buy recommendation. The Home Depot remains a strong name, and we...

Switch Beats Estimates

Earlier today we covered Switch (SWCH), and discussed why it was rallying. Of key concern were recent highlights out of the company. These included the initial public offering, and how the stock was new, as it began trading on the NYSE on October 6, 2017.  Gross...

Home Depot Earnings Expectations

Home Depot (HD) is due to report earnings before the market opens tomorrow. Analysts expected the home improvement retailer to report sales of $24.5B and EPS of $1.82 for Q3, although there is a higher degree of uncertainty due to the major hurricanes that impacted...

Boeing: Raising Our Outlook

Boeing (BA) is among our top picks. Other than the massive run that the stock has seen, perhaps leading to profit taking, we do not believe the selling was warranted. When we last covered the name, we told you that we believed “new highs were on the horizon.” This...

The Death of Windstream?

A few months ago, we discussed the death of Windstream Holdings, Inc. (WIN). The stock has made it off the death bed, but it is in critical condition right now. Let us be perfectly clear. The reason the stock tanked, aside from facing extreme competitive pressures and...

Roku Stock Flying Even Higher

Roku stock (ROKU) is soaring once again, up on massively heavy volume, after its first earnings report as a public company easily surpassed revenue expectations as platform sales more than doubled. Let us discuss: Overall, revenues grew 40% to $124.8M and gross profit...

Dynavax Stock: Selling Off On Fear

Dynavax stock (NASDAQ:DVAX) is selling off on fear. Simple as that. The company just received a big approval last week: “The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved HEPLISAV-B [Hepatitis B Vaccine, Recombinant (Adjuvanted)] for prevention of...

Baozun Stock: Here’s The Deal

Baozun stock (NASDAQ:BZUN) is flying today. In this column we discuss recent performance, and a catalyst driving the stock higher. One key reason the stock is moving today is because of Singles Day sales: Single’s Day Baozun stock and potential growth looks far better...

Switch Stock: What is Going On Here?

Switch (NYSE:SWCH) stock is rising here today. We have not discussed Switch stock much, but the name is intriguing. It was also highlighted by us here at Quad 7 Capital as a key stock to watch this week. For those unfamiliar, here is a brief synopsis of the name: To...

Invesco Mortgage: A Look At The Key Metrics

Invesco Mortgage (NYSE:IVR) has quietly begun to outperform some of its peers despite it having been a name that we have wanted you to avoid for quite some time. This outperformance is evidenced by its recently reported earnings, especially when we compare the results...

Tyson Q4 Earnings Report: Our Analysis

Tyson Foods (NYSE:TSN) has caught our attention today as it has just reported a dandy of a quarter. In this column we discuss the Tyson Q4 earnings report. Remember that this is one of the largest food companies in the United States, and has been in business for 70...

Buy Verizon Stock Here?

Should you by Verizon (VZ) stock here? Competitive pressures have become fiercer throughout 2017. However, Verizon stock should be able to grow over the long-term, because the company has the top-quality network in the wireless industry. New technologies will help...

Assessing Exxon-Mobil

Exxon Mobil (NYSE:XOM) has just reported earnings and the Street reacted first by selling the news, only to buy the stock throughout the day Friday to help the name rebound to levels seen pre-earnings. This rebound in the name bodes well longer-term for the stock and...

Savings Rate At All Time Lows

The savings rate nears all time lows. The headline data this month showed some growth in consumer income and spending – with increase in expenditures far outpacing income growth. – and all at to the detriment of the savings rate. The savings rate worsened...

Frontier Communications Dividend At Major Risk

We told you to get out after shares spiked following Q2 earnings. After another 25% decline, you have lost another 50%. What we said back in fall 2016 remains true today. The loss of customers is simply and absolutely unsustainable. Let us discuss: Revenues Frontier...

Two Harbors And The Massive Discount

In this column, we review critical metrics associated with the name, and assess whether TWO’s recently raised dividend back to $0.26 is being covered. Further, we will discuss our take on the stock at present levels. The key metrics which you should examine for...

Visa Stock Is Where You Should Be

Visa (V) was out with earnings recently and the Street is pushing the stock to new all-time highs. This is because the Street has been baking into the stock prices ongoing beats against consensus estimates, with its multiple approaching 41 times trailing earnings....

CVS Is Hurting

(This is a corrected and complete update) CVS Health (NYSE:CVS) has caught our attention after reporting its earnings which were quite interesting relative to our expectations. This name had been stuck in neutral, essentially range bound between $74-$80, with a few...

Sears Gone By 2018?

Although we have been negative about Sears Holdings’ (SHLD) long-term prospects, wealso believed that it would likely survive into 2018 and potentially longer than that. Survival past 2018 was predicated on Sears being able to keep its comparable store sales...

CVS Is In Pain

CVS Health (NYSE:CVS) has caught our attention after reporting its earnings which were quite interesting relative to our expectations. This name had been stuck in neutral, essentially range bound between $74-$80, with a few exceptions, until news Please Like And Share...

More On The Hasbro Mattel Buyout

As we discussed earlier, Hasbro Inc (HAS) has made an approach to acquire rival Mattel Inc (MAT), a source familiar with the matter said on Friday, the latest attempt to combine the two biggest U.S. toymakers in more than two decades. This comes after Hasbro was...

Planet Fitness: Explosive Growth Ahead

Planet Fitness (NYSE:PLNT) has reported earnings and they have caught our attention as the stock has exploded higher, confirming our thesis of substantial five-year growth that we predicted for the company. We have had a buy rating on the name since the $17 mark. Here...

Making Sense Of Macy’s Earnings

Macy’s (M) reported earnings today and retail is moving. Keep in mind this volatility will continue with retail name J.C. Penney (JCP) islated to report on Friday, so we could see some significant volatility in the retail sector not only later on this week, but early...

Visa Stock Is Where We Want To Be

Visa stock (V) has had an incredible run. Visa was out with earnings recently and the Street is pushing the stock to new all-time highs. This is because the Street has been baking into the stock prices ongoing beats against consensus estimates, with its multiple...

Key Thoughts on Annaly Capital Dividend

Annaly Capital (NYSE:NLY) is one of our longest and oldest holdings. We like the Annaly Capital dividend. Over the years we have been bearish, we have been bullish, and we have been neutral. Here in 2017 we have leaned neutral to bearish. We believe that the dividend,...