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WHR is down more than -44% year to date. Is it a good value yet?

Uncertainty in the market makes a lot of people want to sit on their hands and wait for things to turn around before taking a new opportunity seriously. Value-oriented investors, however, understand that when more and more stocks are testing historical lows, there are also more and more useful targets of opportunity. That doesn’t mean […]

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Is BBY’s downward trend an opportunity, or a warning sign?

Because of the market’s general bearishness throughout 2022, it’s not unusual to see a lot of stocks, including very well-known names, near historical lows. In some industries, it’s also not surprising to see some stocks breaking below previous lows to establish new ones. Since 2020, one of the surprising stories is the way that a […]

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Nike’s Inventory Glut Sends Stock Down the Most in 20 Years

(Bloomberg) — Nike Inc. shares tumbled the most in more than two decades after a glut of unwanted merchandise eroded the sportswear giant’s profitability. North American inventories surged 65% in the fiscal first quarter ended Aug. 31, and resulting markdowns caused gross margin to miss Wall Street’s expectations. The retailer also cited higher freight costs […]

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Is LEVI’s bargain price for real?

It seems that every year, economic and market activity finds a way to revolve around one or two primary themes. It’s safe to say that no matter where you start, the primary economic theme for 2022 boils down to inflation.  Economic metrics were clearly starting show that inflation was picking up steam in late 2021, […]

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-50% drop in PVH makes it a BIG value. Should you buy?

With persistently high inflation that has kept interest rates rising throughout the year, economically sensitive industries have been the most vulnerable. The Consumer Discretionary sector is a perfect example. As reflected by the S&P 500 Consumer Discretionary Sector SPDR (XLY), the sector has followed the broad indices into its own bear market. This is a […]

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Should you buy SIG’s value proposition?

Strict, quantitative value and fundamental analysis would dictate that you stick to the numbers, and to distrust anything but what the numbers tell you. Sometimes, however, answering the question of whether a stock represents a legitimate, attractive value opportunity is more art than science.  Sometimes I find it necessary to try to look beyond the […]

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GIL is rallying off of its yearly low. Where is its bargain price?

One of the fundamental differences between growth and value investing lies in the way that the extreme ends of price swings are interpreted and used. Where growth-focused investor view a stock at or near historical highs as a great thing, for example, a value seeker will usually shrug their shoulders and move on to something […]

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KTB is up 24% in the last two months. Is there any room left?

Increasing inflation causes all kinds of stress for just about everybody, in every sector of the economy. On the consumer level, rising interest rates raise prices for just about any good or service we may use, which eventually suppresses demand for those goods and services. “Consumer goods” is a term that covers a big swath […]

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Beyond Meat’s Pepperoni Problem Threatens Its Fast-Food Future

(Bloomberg) — In February 2021, Beyond Meat Inc. promised to bring fake meat to Pizza Hut, KFC and Taco Bell. More than a year and millions of dollars later, none of the restaurants has permanently added a faux-meat menu item in the US, leaving Beyond struggling to expand past its flagship burgers and sausages. No […]

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Has LEVI’s trend finally found bottom?

t seems that every year, economic and market activity finds a way to revolve around one or two primary themes. It’s safe to say that no matter where you start, the primary economic theme for 2022 boils down to inflation.  Economic metrics were clearly starting show that inflation was picking up steam in late 2021, […]

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Is KTB a bad bet, or a big bargain in this market?

Increasing inflation causes all kinds of stress for just about everybody in every sector. On the consumer level, rising interest rates raise prices for just about any good or service we may use, which eventually suppresses demand for those goods and services. “Consumer goods” is a term that covers a big swath of products, but […]

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Is SIG a good value right now?

Sometimes, answering the question of whether a stock represents a legitimate, attractive value opportunity can be hard to do. A company could be struggling to grow its business, and as a result be forced to restructure its business in a way that makes most of the traditional measurables investors like to use look very unfavorable. […]

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Top Consumer Discretionary Stock To Buy Now

H&R Block, Inc., through its subsidiaries, provides assisted income tax return preparation and do-it-yourself (DIY) tax return preparation services and products to the general public primarily in the United States, Canada, and Australia.  HRB $36.7700 1.4500 % 4.1100 H&R Block Sector : Consumer Discretionary Industry : Consumer Services – Misc Signal Short Term Trend Long […]

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Consumer Spending Is Running Out Of Steam and the Market Isn’t Ready For It

(Bloomberg) — A key source of US economic growth this year — consumer spending — is showing signs of losing steam, even before Wednesday’s round of Federal Reserve rate hikes kick in. Credit card data show that spending in May was just 10% higher from the same month last year, according to a Barclays report […]

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Should you buy FL’s massive discount?

Among the interesting trends I have been watching for most of the last two and a half years, and that has emerged over that period is the shift in consumer focus towards health, wellness and fitness. That includes the clothes we wear for those activities. For most of us, exercise usually means going to the […]

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