Starbucks is going through somewhat of a rough patch, as the company reported disappointing Q2 2017 results with comparable sales growth slowing due to congestion caused by its mobile order pay and system. While the company is positive that the issues have been resolved and comps will start improving in the next quarter, analysts are not optimistic about the company meeting expectations. However, Starbucks is continuing its growth focus which includes its goal to double the food business by 2021. “Mercato,” the company’s menu of lunch items which include grab and go salads and sandwiches, is the pillar of this initiative. However, Starbucks recently partnered with Snap Kitchen to sell their products at its five cafes in Houston. The company hopes to expand this partnership in other regions soon. In addition to the “Mercato” initiative, we believe the partnership with Snap Kitchen will help Starbucks to cater to customers who prefer meals with healthier ingredients and can act as a catalyst for its goal of increasing revenues from food sales.
list of penny stocks: ProShares UltraShort Nasdaq Biotechnology(BIS)
- [By Jim Robertson]
Yesterday, our Elite Opportunity Pronewsletter suggested the ProShares UltraShort Nasdaq Biotech (NASDAQ: BIS) and Direxion Daily S&P Biotech Bear 3X Shares (NYSEARCA: LABD) as ways to short biotech onshort termweakness in the sector, but our suggestion comes with a long termcaveat:
list of penny stocks: Suzuki Motor Corporation (SZKMY)
- [By SEEKINGALPHA.COM]
Elon has plans for a Gigafactory 3 somewhere in the US unlike the Gigafactory in Europe. If Tesla can get just two Gigafactories built, it will have the batteries at least to produce vehicles at about the same scale as Suzuki (OTCPK:SZKMY) (Suzuki made about 3mm autos in 2015). In fact, Tesla hopes to have the Gigafactory running flat out by 2020, supplying 3X the number of batteries it needs unless it can ramp production into 2020 further. These batteries will be used on the Tesla Power Walls and other power containment devices it has in its pipeline, but it sure seems that Tesla can ramp its auto production past the 500k units per year in 2019 and 2020. At the very least, it will likely have the batteries to do so.
list of penny stocks: Vicon Industries Inc.(VII)
- [By Peter Graham]
A long term performance chart shows Digital Ally back to below the level it was at five years ago whiledirect competitorAxon Enterprise has outperformed along withsecurity stock Napco Security Technologies Inc (NASDAQ: NSSC), but video management software stockVicon Industries, Inc (NYSEMKT: VII) has underperformed:
list of penny stocks: Fox Factory Holding Corp.(FOXF)
- [By Javier Hasse]
Fox Factory Holding Corp (NASDAQ: FOXF) was down 1.8 percent after posting a 2.16 percent rise over the day.
Finally, Groupon Inc (NASDAQ: GRPN) gained 1.3 percent, continuing with the 3.85 percent spike it experienced on Friday trading.
list of penny stocks: Big 5 Sporting Goods Corporation(BGFV)
- [By Nicholas Rossolillo]
Dick’s Sporting Goods (NYSE:DKS) and Big 5 Sporting Goods (NASDAQ:BGFV) have both had a great 2016. As far as stock performance goes, Big 5 is the winner this year. But which company is in better shape for the new year?
list of penny stocks: Allegheny Technologies Incorporated(ATI)
- [By Dan Caplinger]
The stock market performed well on Tuesday, responding to steady improvement among many companies as earnings season kicked into high gear. Although political issues are likely to remain in the spotlight for some investors for the foreseeable future, many market participants are looking to economic and business issues in driving their investing decisions. Major market benchmarks finished the day with gains of 0.5% to 1%, but some stocks did much better. Among the best performers on the day were Allegheny Technologies (NYSE:ATI), II-VI (NASDAQ:IIVI), and Beazer Homes (NYSE:BZH). Below, we’ll look more closely at these stocks to tell you why they did so well.
- [By Lisa Levin]
Tuesday morning, the basic materials shares climbed by 0.95 percent. Meanwhile, top gainers in the sector included Allegheny Technologies Incorporated (NYSE: ATI), up 5 percent, and Mechel PAO (ADR) (NYSE: MTL), up 5 percent.