BJ's Wholesale Club (NYSE: BJ) reported fiscal second-quarter 2019 earnings on Thursday before the markets opened, and judging from shareholders' reaction, one might have assumed that it delivered earth-shattering results: Shares rose more than 15% in early-morning trading. Actually, the company's quarterly scorecard indicated modest progress on its top and...
The cloud is a pretty straightforward service. It's essentially an offsite data storage, processing, and application (software) delivery environment (here's a quick primer if you're still a little unclear). The cloud allows enterprises to store huge amounts of data, developers to scale applications rapidly and dynamically, and end users...
Healthcare stocks have been on a roller coaster ride this year. The global trade war, U.S. politics, and a seemingly less permissive Food and Drug Administration (FDA) have all taken on a toll on the sector in 2019. Nonetheless, there are still a handful of healthcare stocks worth owning...
Image source: The Motley Fool. LBrands Inc (NYSE: LB)Q2 2019 Earnings CallAug 22, 2019, 9:00 a.m. ETContents: Prepared Remarks Questions and Answers Call Participants Prepared Remarks: OperatorGood morning. My name is Heidi and I will be your conference operator today. At this time, I would like to welcome everyone to the L Brands Second Quarter...
Cowen has initiated coverage on identity access management (IAM) and single sign-on (SSO) provider Okta (NASDAQ: OKTA). Analyst Nich Yako has slapped a bullish outperform rating on Okta shares alongside a $150 price target. That's well above the average price target of roughly $126, and close to the Street...
Shopify (NYSE: SHOP) has been one of the hottest growth stocks this year, rising 170% year to date. With significant year-over-year growth and still lots of room for its sales to continue rising, investors have been very bullish on the company's future. However, like many growth companies, Shopify is always...
Image source: The Motley Fool. Analog Devices Inc (NASDAQ: ADI)Q3 2019 Earnings CallAug 21, 2019, 10:00 a.m. ETContents: Prepared Remarks Questions and Answers Call Participants Prepared Remarks: OperatorGood morning, and welcome to Analog Devices Third Quarter Fiscal Year 2019 Earnings Conference Call, which is being audio webcast via telephone and over the web.I would like...
Image source: The Motley Fool. Nordson Corp (NASDAQ: NDSN)Q3 2019 Earnings CallAug 21, 2019, 8:30 a.m. ETContents: Prepared Remarks Questions and Answers Call Participants Prepared Remarks: OperatorGood morning, my name is Lisa, and I'll be your conference operator today. At this time, I would like to welcome everyone to the Nordson Corporation Third Quarter Fiscal...
What happened In today's dumb stock move of the day, shares of Kohl's (NYSE: KSS) were moving higher, apparently gaining in the wake of a monster earnings report from Target (NYSE: TGT). It was the third big swing for Kohl's this week after the department store chain reported its own...
Fitness tracker and smartwatch company Fitbit (NYSE: FIT) makes most of its money from selling devices, and that's unlikely to change anytime soon. But the company is working to grow its services business. Fitbit Health Solutions, which includes services like coaching as well as solutions for employers, health plans,...