When looking at the chart for Lowe’s Company (NYSE: LOW) we can see that the share price has come off over the past few months. Since the beginning of the year the share price has been relatively flat. So as we dive further into the company fundamentals and look for “cracks in the armor” we will look to solve the question, is this the beginning of a sell off or a healthy consolidation in a company with plenty of legs
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Over the past 5 years, The Home Depot (NYSE:HD) has been on a tear. The company’s stock is up over 300%. A couple of the factors leading to these gains are a slowly improving housing market coupled managements ability to focus on disciplined capital allocation, productivity and efficiency. These factors together have provided an environment which has produced exceptional shareholder returns.
As The Home Depot stock price has increased by over 300% over the past five years, I will analyze
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On March 13th, Dollar Tree released its 2014 annual report. Within the report, Dollar Tree stated it delivered an EPS of $2.90 which was an increase of 6.6% over the previous year. It reported that in 2014 sales increased by 9.72% and reached $8.602 billion which was a record for the company. Within the same report, Dollar Tree reported that same store sales increased by 4.3%, which was the largest increase since 2012.
In January of 2015, Family Dollar’s (FDO:NYSE)
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Over the past five years, many of the discount retailers such as Dollar General (NYSE:DG), have been on a robust run. As Dollar General is up over 178% over the past 5 years, a few questions begin to arise. Is this the time to invest? What are some of the strengths moving forward? and what are some of the headwinds that Dollar General will face?
On March 12th, Dollar General released their Q4 and 2014 annual report. Within the report,
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There is no doubt that over the past couple of years, shareholders of Target Corporation (NYSE:TGT) have watched this company battle significant obstacles. With the data breach at the end of 2013 and its expansion north of the 49th which cost the company over $5 billion, this begs to ask, where is this company headed next? Are they setting themselves up for more turmoil down the road or are they positioning the ship and heading in the “right” direction?
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