On Thursday, our Under the Radar Moversnewsletter suggested putting small cap onshore oil stock Evolution Petroleum Corp (NYSEMKT: EPM) into an aggressive short-term portfolio:
The oil property developer fits into the bullish call we (re)made for exploration and production stocks in yesterday’s newsletter, and like the industry chart, the long-term chart of EPM looks like it’s getting increasingly healthier for the long haul
First, the chart. With this week’s strength we can see EPM is trying to punch through the ceiling around $5.97, using the 100-day moving....More>>>
Small cap extreme-value retailer (for pre-teens, teens and beyond) Five Below Inc (NASDAQ: FIVE) reportedfiscal Q1 earnings after the market closed Thursday that beat expectations while guidance was also raised. Net sales increased by 20.8% to $232.9 million as comparable sales increased by 2.6%. The Company opened 31 new stores and ended the quarter with 553 stores in 32 states representing an increase in stores of 20.7% from the end of the first quarter of fiscal 2016. Net income was $8.4 million versus$6.8 million. The CEO commented:
“We are very pleased to start 2017 with strong....More>>>
Small cap department store stock The Bon-Ton Stores, Inc (NASDAQ: BONT)reported fiscalQ1 earnings before the market opened this morning with total salesdown 9.3% to $536.1 million and comparable store sales down 8.8%. Theearnings release noted:
The Company once again achieved double-digit sales growth in omnichannel, which reflects sales via the Company’s website, mobile site and its Let Us Find It customer service program, as the Company leveraged its West Jefferson facility and store-fulfillment network.
The net loss was $57.3 million versus a net loss of $37.8 million.
Small cap book retailer Barnes & Noble, Inc (NYSE: BKS) reported fiscal Q2 2018 earnings with shares falling several percent in premarket trading on a wider-than-expected loss and a continued sales decline. Total sales fell 7.9% to$791.1 million as comparable store sales decreased 6.3% with approximately half of this decline attributable to last year’s release of Harry Potter and The Cursed Child. The balance of the decline was primarily due to non-book categories. Revenue has fallen year-over-year for 14-straight quarterswhile same-store sales have fallen for eight-straight quarters.....More>>>
The Q3 2016 earnings report for small cap proppant and fracking stock U.S. Silica Holdings Inc (NYSE: SLCA)is scheduled for after the market closes onThursday (November 4th). Proppant and fracking stocks have beencrushed by low oil prices, but the latest technical chart for U.S. Silica Holdings shows a nice comeback until recent weeks:
A long term performance chart shows U.S. Silica Holdings and Hi-Crush Partners LP (NYSE: HCLP) both peaking around mid-2014 while CARBO Ceramics Inc (NYSE: CRR)hasv is struggling to survive:
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