Lululemon: Here is the deal

Lululemon: Here is the deal

Lululemon Athletica (NASDAQ:LULU) has caught our attention this morning as it looks like the stock could have some momentum following its just reported Q3 earnings. You know this was really a highly anticipated quarter. Sure, most quarters are anticipated, but it was...
Dave And Busters: Our Reaction

Dave And Busters: Our Reaction

Dave & Buster’s (NASDAQ:PLAY) has just been hit hard in recent months. The name is at a level where we were compelled to get back into the name at just 24 times trailing earnings. why do we like the name? Why we like the name in general First, the hurricane...
Bank Of America: What You Need To Know Here

Bank Of America: What You Need To Know Here

Bank of America (NYSE:BAC) has made some major moves as a stock on the back of recent tax related news out of Washington. What we find to be quite interesting however, is that the company has now decided to really ramp up its buybacks. The Bank announced plans to...
Discussing AutoZone

Discussing AutoZone

Right now there is a prevalent fear in the market that autoparts stores are going to be cannabilized by both Amazon (AMZN), and even by Tesla (TSLA). We have argued that this is unlikely, and we highlighted the name as an extreme bargain back in July when it hit...
Disney: The Empire Strikes Back

Disney: The Empire Strikes Back

As you know, the Walt Disney Company is an entertainment company that operates in four business segments: Media Networks, Parks and Resorts, Studio Entertainment, and Consumer Products & Interactive Media. It has struggled to gain momentum but today the stock is...
CVS Aetna: A Buy Buy Buy

CVS Aetna: A Buy Buy Buy

The cash and stock deal promises to shake up the health care industry by combining a major insurer with a large pharmacy player. It values Aetna (NYSE:AET) at about $207 per share, with owners to receive $145 per share in cash and 0.8378 shares of CVS Health...
What is Going On With Gold Prices?

What is Going On With Gold Prices?

Gold has been tough lately, and gold prices haven’t moved. Holding the miners has been even more difficult. We had a pretty rough up and down period in November. Gold prices dropped nearly 1% yesterday to end the month of November essentially unchanged. It...
Royal Dutch Shell Dividend Looks Real Good Here

Royal Dutch Shell Dividend Looks Real Good Here

Royal Dutch Shell’s (RDS.A, RDS.B) management has made a big announcement about the Royal Dutch Shell dividend. We believe that this is an incredible sign of strength for the company. What are we talking about here, and what is going on with the Royal Dutch Shell...
Nutanix Stock: Our Thoughts

Nutanix Stock: Our Thoughts

Shares of Nutanix (NTNX) are moving heavily today. Nutanix stock is one that has struggled since its IPO, but has recently begun to gain momentum once again. Why the rally? Well there seems to be real excitement over Nutanix’s software shift from the Street....
Omega Healthcare Investors Dividend In Jeopardy

Omega Healthcare Investors Dividend In Jeopardy

Health care REIT Omega Healthcare Investors (OHI) reported worse-than-expected third quarter earnings at the end of October which resulted in a steep drop in the company’s share price. Omega Healthcare Investors dividend is one main reasons folks own a stock...
Campbell Soup: Major Problems

Campbell Soup: Major Problems

Our subscribers got an early look at this article—The Campbell Soup Co. (NYSE:CPB) has reported earnings, and it was another subpar quarter. Shares are reeling now, and once again hovering above a 52 week low. This decline seems to be enough to bring the yield...
Ulta Earnings: Our Reaction

Ulta Earnings: Our Reaction

Ulta Beauty (ULTA) has just reported what appeared to be a solid quarter but is now being punished by the Street. We have surmised that there is no bottom in sight, despite analysts all having bullish price targets. However, when one forms, buyers come out. We have...
Keep This In Mind About Natural Gas

Keep This In Mind About Natural Gas

  Natural gas is a hot button issue and a favoriate of traders. The VelocityShares 3X Long Natural Gas ETN (UGAZ) is off 13% today and many traders are positioning to catch a long-term bounce. This move remains to be seen. In this column we present the most...
What On Earth Is Going On With Bitcoin?

What On Earth Is Going On With Bitcoin?

What on Earth is going on with Bitcoin? By Derek Thompson A bar of gold. A disk of iron. A chain of beads. A card of plastic. A slip of cotton-linen paper. These things are worthless. One cannot eat them, or drink them, or use them as a blanket. But they are valuable,...
Kroger Earnings: Our Reaction

Kroger Earnings: Our Reaction

Kroger (NYSE:KR) has been getting pounded all year over the fear of an Amazon (NYSE:AMZN) takeover. We have been bearish on the name since late spring 2017, but now are starting to see signs that we should consider being long. What is going on? Well Kroger earnings...
Price of Bitcoin: Buckle Up Now

Price of Bitcoin: Buckle Up Now

Yesterday we were out with a VERY bold call on cryptocurrency prices, that you SHOULD BE EXTREMELY CAUTIOUS with bitcoin at 11,000. We predicted that the price of bitcoin would fall under $10,000. Those calls came to fruition. We are set for a roller coaster ride for...
Tiffany: An Analysis On The Jewelry Giant

Tiffany: An Analysis On The Jewelry Giant

Tiffany & Co. (NYSE:TIF) has just reported its Q3 earnings and the results are shining bright, though the name is struggling to catch a bid. As you may recall, we recently told you that this name was a diamond on sale back in May. Tiffany had been struggling for a...

McCormick: Why We Love It

   McCormick & Co. (NYSE:MKC) remains a favorite of ours, stemming back to recent earnings. Well today McCormick declared an increase in the quarterly dividend from $0.47 to $0.52 per share on its common stocks, payable January 16, 2018 to shareholders of...

Cryptocurrency Better Than Bitcoin

Looking for something better than bitcoin? At nearly $10,000 now, people are looking for alternatives to bitcoin. We question whether the rise can continue, or whether bitcoin till fall flat on its face. At this pricepoint, most are able to only afford to deal in...

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...