Athletic footwear, apparel,
and equipment giant NIKE beat
our (and consensus) sales and earnings estimates
for the fiscal second quarter
(ended November 30th). However, the stock fell on the news, as future orders were weaker than expected
In this installment of Using the Value Line
Report, we will be taking another look at an equity that has benefited from a burst of energy leading up to the coming holiday season, NIKE, Inc.
Shares of Netflix
(NFLX) have traded lower in recent months, after the stock reached an all-time high in September. In this article, we will attempt to address Netflix’s near- and long-term prospects by taking a brief look at its business and performing an easy-to-follow SWOT analysis of the company, evaluating its Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities, and Threats.
Yum! Brands, Inc.
(YUM) is an owner
, and franchisor
of more than 40,000 restaurants
in the United States and 124 other countries. These are primarily through the KFC, Pizza Hut, and Taco Bell fast-food chains. The company was incorporated in 1997 in North Carolina and its executive offices are located in Lexington, Kentucky. It was spun off from PepsiCo Inc.’s (PEP) restaurant division as Tricon Global Restaurants and was renamed to Yum! Brands Inc., in 2002.
Value Line has initiated coverage of Methanex Corporation
(MEOH) in its flagship product, The Value Line Investment Survey
. It is the world’s largest producer
to the major international markets in Asia Pacific, North America, Europe and South America.
Value Line has initiated coverage on independent oil and natural gas company Concho Resources Inc.
(CXO) in its flagship product, The Value Line Investment Survey
. Concho is a Delaware-based corporation that operates in areas around the Permian Basin of Southeastern New Mexico and West Texas. It possesses an extensive production history in this area, which represents one of the most prolific oil and natural gas producing regions in the United States.
Value Line is initiating coverage of West Corporation
(WSTC), a communication services firm based in Omaha, Nebraska. The company provides conferencing and collaboration, unified communications, alerts and notifications, emergency communications, and business process outsourcing, among other services. It has roughly 35,100 employees.
Value Line has initiated coverage of W. R. Grace & Co
. (GRA), a specialty chemicals company that operates in the United States and overseas. The company produces and sells a variety of products and applications for the refining, pharmaceutical, chemical, and industrial markets. W.R. Grace & Co. is based in Columbia, Maryland.
American Airlines Group
(AAL), the parent company of the largest airline in the world, is returning to The Value Line Investment Survey
following its emergence from bankruptcy protection.
W.P. Carey Inc.
(WPC) is a global real estate investment trust
(REIT), which invests in commercial properties
, as well as operates publicly owned, non-traded real estate investment trusts.