|Bid||0.00 x 800|
|Ask||0.00 x 800|
|Day's Range||201.67 - 204.43|
|52 Week Range||158.09 - 219.30|
|Beta (3Y Monthly)||1.21|
|PE Ratio (TTM)||20.50|
|Earnings Date||Aug 20, 2019|
|Forward Dividend & Yield||5.44 (2.70%)|
|1y Target Est||211.03|
CEOs of consumer-facing brands have been careful to align their companies in partisan Trump era politics. Here are some of the business leaders who have thrown dollars behind the President.
In a big week for retail earnings, we’ll also see reports from Target, TJX, and Salesforce.com. Fed Chairman Jerome Powell will speak at the central bank’s annual meeting.
Investing.com - This week investors will be watching to see how the Federal Reserve may respond to recession fears whipped up by the inversion of the Treasury yield curve.
Editor's note: InvestorPlace's Earnings Reports to Watch is updated weekly. Please check back next week for our latest earnings picks.The earnings calendar turns to retail next week. And that might not be a good thing for the sector.To be sure, Walmart (NYSE:WMT) did post a strong Q2 report on Thursday, with raised full-year guidance leading WMT stock to rally 6%. But that followed a disastrous report from Macy's (NYSE:M), which cut its outlook and saw its stock plunge to a post-financial crisis low.InvestorPlace - Stock Market News, Stock Advice & Trading TipsThat split isn't a surprise to anyone who has followed the retail industry in recent years. Those companies with the scale to manage through a quickly changing environment have been able to at least survive, if not thrive. (Walmart stock, for instance, has roughly doubled from late 2015 lows.) Smaller operators, with few exceptions, have taken a beating. * 10 Best Stocks to Buy and Hold Forever Earnings reports next week seem unlikely to change that trend. But specialty retailers like Gap (NYSE:GPS) and department store operators Kohl's (NYSE:KSS) and Nordstrom (NYSE:JWN) will do their best to fight the tide. Meanwhile, three more leaders in the sector will try and keep pace, while a struggling tech giant attempts a turnaround of its own. Broad markets will struggle with their own external challenges, but retailers, in particular, have a big week ahead. Home Depot (HD)Source: Shutterstock Earnings Report Date: Tuesday, Aug. 20, before market openFiscal second-quarter earnings from Home Depot (NYSE:HD) will be closely watched. After all, Home Depot sits at the intersection of several of the fears rattling the market right now. Investors are worried that a recession is coming: Any weakness in consumer demand could be reflected in Home Depot sales.Increased -- and then delayed -- tariffs have amplified those cyclical concerns. Home Depot said after Q1 that it was working to mitigate the impact of those duties, but still forecast a potential impact of $1 billion annually.HD stock already has pulled back about 8% amid those worries. Any weakness in Tuesday morning's report could add to the declines.Meanwhile, rival Lowe's Companies (NYSE:LOW) follows on Wednesday. If both reports disappoint, that would be a signal that even two of the country's strongest retailers aren't immune to external factors. And that would be a big problem for the rest of retail, and maybe even the rest of the market. Target (TGT)Source: Mike Mozart via Flickr (Modified)Earnings Report Date: Wednesday, Aug. 21, before market openFor Target (NYSE:TGT), Wednesday morning's report will help answer which side of the retail divide the company sits. Is Target a real competitor to the likes of Walmart and Amazon (NASDAQ:AMZN)? Or is it not quite large enough, or strong enough, to completely determine its own destiny?Trading in TGT stock over the past few quarters shows that investors haven't quite figured out which side to take. Target stock touched $90 less than a year ago and was at $60 three months later. A 25% rally so far this year shows some confidence, while an ~8% drop in recent weeks (not coincidentally similar to that of HD stock) reflects the rising external risks.And so this seems like an important, and maybe even crucial, earnings report for Target. Walmart's blowout quarter sets the bar high. Target has tariff and macro issues of its own. The stock is cheap enough that it can rise if margins keep expanding. But it's expensive enough that it can fall if they don't. * 10 Cheap Dividend Stocks to Load Up On In short, the question is whether Target is a retail leader? Wednesday's report will help answer that question. VMWare (VMW)Source: Sundry Photography / Shutterstock.com Earnings Report Date: Thursday, Aug. 22, after market closeKey earnings reports next week go beyond the retail space. Software developer VMWare (NYSE:VMW) has an important report on Thursday afternoon. And it won't just impact VMW stock.VMWare earnings will move shares of Dell Technologies (NASDAQ:DELL) whose majority stake in VMWare is worth more than its current market capitalization. (Dell has earnings of its own, but VMWare numbers will be the big mover.) Meanwhile, the company's reported interest in Pivotal Software (NYSE:PVTL) could be a topic of conversation on the post-earnings conference call.But the Pivotal deal and Dell's potential plans for its VMW stake are just noise. VMWare simply has to stem the bleeding. The stock has dropped by 30% just since May. Here, too, cyclical fears are a factor, but soft fiscal first-quarter earnings in late May didn't help the cause. At 20x forward earnings, VMWare stock can rally if the company can deliver. At the moment, however, that seems like a big if.As of this writing, Vince Martin is long shares of Gap, Dell and is short call options in VMWare. More From InvestorPlace * 2 Toxic Pot Stocks You Should Avoid * 10 Cheap Dividend Stocks to Load Up On * The 10 Biggest Losers from Q2 Earnings * 5 Dependable Dividend Stocks to Buy The post 3 Earnings Reports to Watch Next Week appeared first on InvestorPlace.
In normal circumstances, off-price discount retailers like TJX Companies (NYSE:TJX) offer a straightforward investment thesis. Selling name-brand fashion and household goods far below their regular retail price, TJX stock broadly appeals to investors. Furthermore, the company's attractive rates create a moat against disruptive e-commerce stores.Source: Shutterstock That said, TJ Maxx stock took a beating starting from the middle of this week. With the shocking 800-point drop in the Dow Jones on Wednesday, virtually all companies saw red ink. Furthermore, TJX Companies faces an acute threat from the ongoing and escalating U.S.-China trade war.As everybody knows, TJX stock lives on profitability margins. Their business revolves around taking off-season or otherwise discounted goods and passing the savings onto customers. However, a protracted trade war risks common goods and apparel from suffering a price hike. Eventually, this translates to higher costs for TJ Maxx, which directly impacts their more price-sensitive customers.InvestorPlace - Stock Market News, Stock Advice & Trading Tips * 10 Stocks Under $5 to Buy for Fall However, this circumstance most likely won't impact the upcoming TJX earnings report for the second quarter of fiscal 2020. Analysts are expecting a solid showing, in line with prior results. Still, recent macro-economic headwinds will impact how you approach TJ Maxx stock. Let's take a deeper look: TJX Earnings Should Beat, but Guidance Will Be KeyFor Q2, consensus estimates peg TJX earnings per share at 62 cents. This is in the middle of a narrow forecast spectrum, which ranges from 60 cents to 64 cents. In the year-ago quarter, the discount retailer produced an EPS of 59 cents, besting consensus of 53 cents. Therefore, a beat is well within reason, given the company's impressive growth trajectory.Speaking of growth, analysts forecast revenue to hit a consensus target of $9.9 billion. Again, the forecast range was very narrow, from $9.8 billion to $10 billion. In Q2 fiscal 2019, top-line sales came in at $9.3 billion. As with expectations for TJX earnings, it's not unreasonable to anticipate a revenue beat.Ordinarily, I'd expect TJX stock to jump both ahead of the print and after it. Fundamentally, TJ Maxx has done what few retailers have: offer a viable alternative to Amazon (NASDAQ:AMZN) and other online threats.More impressively, the underlining business for TJ Maxx stock doesn't lend itself to organic protection. This isn't Home Depot (NYSE:HD), where consumers must absolutely have the perfect product. Instead, we're talking about apparel and home goods, not exactly mission-critical stuff.Further, 44% of online consumers begin their e-commerce window-shopping on Amazon. Thus, Amazon has countless opportunities for spur-of-the-moment purchases. Yet TJX stock has performed very well up until recently due to attractive prices, rotating inventory, and powerful initiatives like targeted mobile ads.But because we have this nasty trade war, most retailers understandably face credibility questions. And that's why TJX stock won't have an easy go just because management hits all the right notes for the print. Instead, it's guidance that will count.How they will spin this is tough to predict. Like I said, TJ Maxx stock depends on margins which the trade war threatens. How to Approach TJX StockWhen strategizing your next move, it helps to adopt a practical approach. On one hand, the TJX earnings report will likely highlight the reasons why you're thinking about these shares. Additionally, TJ Maxx stock appeals to those who seek protection from a broader market downturn.Because no matter what happens in the economy, people need to buy clothes. This dynamic alone will make TJX stock incredibly relevant.Further, deflated consumer sentiment may actually help TJ Maxx at Amazon's expense. If belt-tightening occurs, consumers are less likely to pay for things like shipping or premium subscriptions. Instead, they'll hop into their cars and shop at brick-and-mortar retailers.But on the other hand, this market decline probably represents a sign of things to come. We've been riding the longest bull market in history. Inevitably, we'll have some kind of corrective action. And in this context, I believe TJX faces volatility risks.Therefore, I'd probably sit out doing anything rash prior to and immediately following the TJX earnings report. Let the markets fully digest these macro-headwinds, and then carefully buy into the discount.As of this writing, Josh Enomoto did not hold a position in any of the aforementioned securities. More From InvestorPlace * 2 Toxic Pot Stocks You Should Avoid * 10 Stocks Under $5 to Buy for Fall * 5 Stocks to Avoid Amid the Ongoing Trade War * 7 5G Stocks to Buy Now for the Future The post TJX Earnings Will Beat the Print, but Will It Matter for TJ Maxx Stock? appeared first on InvestorPlace.
The ratings on the six P&I classes were affirmed because the transaction's key metrics, including Moody's loan-to-value (LTV) ratio, Moody's stressed debt service coverage ratio (DSCR) and the transaction's Herfindahl Index (Herf), are within acceptable ranges. Moody's rating action reflects a base expected loss of 5.8% of the current balance. Moody's base expected loss plus realized losses is now 5.8% of the original pooled balance.
Atlanta United rolled past Club America to capture the 2019 Campeones Cup Wednesday night. The Five Stripes bounced back from a second-half deficit to pick up the victory, becoming the first Major League Soccer team to win the Campeones Cup. Atlanta United is heating up at the right time as the team has won six of its last seven matches, including last night’s 3-2 win.
After last week's trade banter between the U.S. and China, investors flocked to commodities and government bonds as safe havens from economic uncertainties.
This morning the equity markets are falling on the headline that the yield curve has inverted but that doesn't mean there aren't great stocks to buy. It is nice to know that a stock like Home Depot (NYSE:HD) only has one real competitor in the U.S., which is Lowe's (NYSE:LOW). And it's even better to know that HD stock is 30% cheaper than LOW.Source: Shutterstock And what is even more awesome than that is that HD is also performing five times better year-to-date than LOW.So if the overall equity thesis is still bullish, and stocks will be higher in the future than now, then the Home Depot stock is a buy. This is especially true if investors have a time frame longer than a few ticks.InvestorPlace - Stock Market News, Stock Advice & Trading TipsThere is a temporary hitch in the logic now because Home Depot's earnings report is approaching. Such events are binary in nature. That means the short-term reaction in HD will solely depend on trader sentiment, not the facts themselves.In other words, even if Home Depot management delivers a home run earnings report, we don't know if the traders will accept it as positive. It is impossible to forecast the direction of the stock into its following open. That is why we do homework and decide on the viability of holding a stock like HD for at least the mid-term.Additionally, the fundamentals and the technicals also suggest that the upside scenario in HD stock is still more likely than the disaster scenario. * 15 Growth Stocks to Buy for the Long Haul For about 18 months, Home Depot stock has been fighting over a neckline around $205 per share. Last year, the September rally failed as the whole market crashed into Christmas.But since then, HD fans rallied the stock back up to the same neckline and beat it. They have clearly established higher-lows in HD stock attacking a long-term standing neckline. More often than not, these end in a breakout more unless management errs in a big way. Home Depot Stock Has a Big Rally Setup Looming AboveSince July, HD stock set a double top near $220 per share. But unlike most traders, I don't consider those as omens to absolute tops. As long as HD is setting higher lows, $220 then becomes a clear target to beat. And if that happens, more momentum sellers will jump into the rally and HD stock will spike at least $10 from there.For the last two years, the weekly Home Depot chart shows the stock is consolidating inside a wide range. This usually sets of a solid floor underneath, so in this case the bulls will have support to embark on their next upside scenario.Moreover, Home Depot stock is not expensive as it sells at price-to-earnings ratio of 21. This is much cheaper than LOW's and in line with most companies with similar growth. So owning the stock for the long-term, even at these levels, is not likely to be a financial disaster.Can the price go down? Sure, but as part of normal price action. The only reason Home Depot would fail completely is a story line that doesn't yet exist.The Federal Reserve is committed to keeping long-term rates low. This will encourage people to spend money on their homes. It also entices businesses to build and expand. A lot of this money will end up in Home Depot stores.Given the current geopolitical economic environment, and since all central banks are also committed to global expansion, shorting Home Depot fundamentally is wrong.We are still in headline mode where fundamentals fall hostage to tweets and state media releases. So clearly for the short-term we do have bumps in the road. The economic battle with China stalled and is a source of angst for Wall Street. * 7 Stocks the Insiders Are Buying on Sale But nothing has changed in the last year. Both countries still need to come to a truce and will eventually get to it. It is just a matter of time before investors can stop selling on knee-jerk reactions for extraneous reasons.Meanwhile, companies like Home Depot are still delivering great reports so there are no wheels falling off the hinges here. This is not last December and definitely not 1999. I consider this to be a fundamental trade with a relaxed stop below.Of course, I never risk more than I can afford to lose and most importantly, I don't enter an entire position all at once. This leaves room to adjust size in order to manage the trade.Nicolas Chahine is the managing director of SellSpreads.com. As of this writing, he did not hold a position in any of the aforementioned securities. Join his live chat room for free here. More From InvestorPlace * 2 Toxic Pot Stocks You Should Avoid * 15 Growth Stocks to Buy for the Long Haul * 5 More Cloud Stocks With Plenty of Potential * 5 Clean Energy ETFs to Buy for 2019 The post Home Depot Stock Will Reach $230 Sooner Than You Think appeared first on InvestorPlace.
While bank stocks led Wednesday's market rout, retailers weren't far behind, with shares of Macy's plummeting after the department store giant reported notably weak second quarter earnings.
There's nothing better than getting paid for just holding on to an asset. Except if those dividends are paid monthly. Stocks that pay their dividends every month can provide faster compounding when those payouts are reinvested, not to mention budget simplification. After all, mortgage payments, car loans and utility bills are due every month. The only problem is, the number of individual stocks that pay their dividends monthly have been slowly dwindling over the years.Luckily, plenty of exchange-traded funds (ETFs) have moved in to fill the void.While the vast majority of monthly dividend ETFs own bond and fixed income assets, there are more than 40 funds that invest in equities. With these ETFs, investors can gain valuable diversification benefits, decent yields, and a steady monthly paycheck. In many cases, buying the diversified dividend ETF makes more sense than buying individual stocks that pay monthly. This can be especially true for those in or near retirement.InvestorPlace - Stock Market News, Stock Advice & Trading Tips * 7 Safe Dividend Stocks for Investors to Buy Right Now Do you buy a monthly dividend ETF? Which fund? How do you separate the wheat from the chaff? Luckily, InvestorPlace has done some of the work for you.With that, here are three monthly dividend ETFs worthy of your portfolio. Monthly Dividend ETFs to Buy: WisdomTree U.S. Total Dividend Fund (DTD)Dividend Yield: 2.13%If you're looking for a single-core fund to provide plenty of monthly dividends, then the WisdomTree U.S. Total Dividend Fund (NYSEARCA:DTD) has to be the first stop. Not only is DTD one of the oldest and largest monthly dividend ETFs on the market, it also has some of the widest coverage out of any ETF out there.WisdomTree is known for its fundamentally weighted and proprietary indexes. DTD is no different and racks the WisdomTree U.S. Dividend Index. This index screens and weights firms by the number of dividends they are projected to pay in the upcoming year.The best part is that the ETF does this across large-, mid-, and small-cap U.S. stocks. That's important as many dividend ETFs only focus on the big guys. Small- and mid-cap stocks can pay amazing dividends as well.Holdings for the ETF range from giants like Microsoft (NASDAQ:MSFT) to relative unknowns like J&J Snack Foods (NASDAQ:JJSF). All in all, with the inclusion of small- and mid-cap stocks, DTD boosts its holdings north of 860. This wide net provides plenty of diversification.It also pays some decent dividends. Currently, DTD pays a market-beating 2.13% yield. And the ETF has paid that dividend monthly since its inception. This yield, expanse of holdings, and monthly payment makes DTD one of the best core solutions for income seekers.Expenses for this dividend ETF run at a cheap 0.28%- or $28 per $10,000 invested. SPDR Dow Jones Industrial Average ETF (DIA)Dividend Yield: 2.10%For many retirees or investors near retirement, owning small-caps can provide some restless nights of sleep. After all, even dividend-paying smaller stocks still provide plenty of volatility. To that end, focusing on the big boys could be the way to go. And you can't get much bigger than the Dow Jones Industrial Average.While the Dow Jones does get called a flawed index due to its weighting formula, you can't deny that the index holds 30 of the biggest and most stable blue-chips in the world. This has a ton of appeal for investors.The SPDR Dow Jones Industrial Average ETF (NYSEArca:DIA) is the way to gain access.The "Diamonds" hold all thirty stocks in the index and provide access to leading firms like Bank of America (NYSE:BAC), Home Depot (NYSE:HD) and Visa (NYSE:V). It really is a who's who of America's leaders and provides instant access to these blue chips. The ETF is very liquid and trades millions of shares per day. Moreover, expenses for the fund are super cheap at just 0.17%.Unlike its holdings -- which pay quarterly dividends -- the DIA pays its dividend every month. This allows investors to own the biggest stocks in the nation and get the needed income to fit their budget. No wonder why more than $21 billion worth of investor cash sits in this dividend ETF. * 7 Stocks Under $7 to Invest in Now The fund is a great way to score a good monthly dividend from stocks. Invesco KBW High Dividend Yield Financial ETF (KBWD)Dividend Yield: 9.14%A quick scan of many of the top individual monthly dividend pay stocks happens to be mortgage REITs (mREITs) or business development companies (BDCs). Given the nature of their underlying businesses, stocks in these categories tend to be on the riskier side of things. Not to mention, they can be a bit difficult for laymen to evaluate and research. As a result, stocks like mREIT AGNC Investment Corp (NASDAQ:AGNC) compensate investors for that risk with yields in excess of 11%.But there is a way to score the high yield, reduce risk, and still get a monthly payout. That's through Invesco KBW High Dividend Yield Financial ETF (NYSEArca:KBWD).KBWD tracks the KBW NASDAQ Financial Sector Dividend Yield Index, an index of mREITs, BDCs, and other high-yield financial stocks. With it, investors can access up to 40 different stocks in these categories. This helps cut down on the risk and potential issues with individual stocks in the sector. However, what investors don't sacrifice is income. KBWD's broad portfolio still allows it to provide a massive 9%-plus dividend yield.Like the other two dividend ETFs on this list, KBWD pays their dividend monthly. Expenses for the fund clock in at just 0.35%.With its broad access to these risky stocks and its high yield, KBWD could be one of the best dividend ETFs to boost your overall monthly income. At the time of writing, Aaron Levitt did not own any stocks mentioned. More From InvestorPlace * 2 Toxic Pot Stocks You Should Avoid * 10 Real Estate Investments to Ride Out the Current Storm * 7 Marijuana Penny Stocks to Consider for Those Who Can Handle Risk * 7 Safe Dividend Stocks for Investors to Buy Right Now The post 3 Dividend ETFs for Heaps of Monthly Income appeared first on InvestorPlace.
Home Depot (HD) doesn't possess the right combination of the two key ingredients for a likely earnings beat in its upcoming report. Get prepared with the key expectations.
Hop into the time machine with me and travel back about five years. At that time, SolarCity was the residential and small-commercial solar installer. The firm continued to rack up plenty of clients and was seen as the next big thing. Unfortunately, thanks to the constant need for funding, rising debt costs and new competition, SolarCity ran into some serious issues. Racing towards insolvency, the solar firm received a big buyout from Elon Musk and Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) stock. And in the years since the 2016 rescue plan, investors have sort of forgotten about SolarCity and Tesla's solar operations. Heck, Tesla management didn't even mention "solar" on its last conference call.Source: Shutterstock But thanks to a series of tweets from Musk, TSLA and its solar plans are once back into the spotlight.Don't be fooled. TSLA stock and its assets picked up from SolarCity are a disaster and they continue to be a huge drain on the firm. The reality is, the buyout of SolarCity was simply a bailout -- and one that won't bear any fruit for investors.InvestorPlace - Stock Market News, Stock Advice & Trading Tips TSLA Struggles in SolarSolarCity was supposed to be a jewel in Musk's crown. The idea was that Tesla would transform itself into a total green-energy company -- supplying vehicles, solar panels and battery storage solutions to take consumers off the ground and away from fossil fuels. On the surface, that was a great plan. When TSLA picked up SolarCity (which had Musk as its chairman) back in 2016 for $2.6 billion, the firm was the top solar installer. At its peak, SolarCity was installing more than 200 megawatts worth of solar panels per quarter. * 5 Cheap Stocks to Buy Now That the Fed Cut Rates And then the clouds came.Thanks to its constant need for creative funding to get those panels into consumers' hands, rising competition from smaller installers like Sunrun (NASDAQ:RUN) and Vivint Solar (NYSE:VSLR), as well as dwindling subsidies for solar panels, SolarCity hit hard times. Under the TSLA umbrella, the clouds have only gotten thicker. These days, SolarCity and Tesla's solar ambitions seem to be running on life support -- with newly installed wattage dropping like a stone.During its last reported quarter, Tesla installed just 29 megawatts worth of solar panels. That's lower than the 47 megawatts it installed during the first quarter of the year and lower than the 73 megawatts installed during the fourth quarter of 2018. Looking out further, that's a 65% drop year-over-year and nearly 90% plunge from its all-time quarterly installation record of 258 megawatts.To make matters worse, Tesla stock has seen its solar installations drop while rivals have actually seen steady numbers or even increases to installed capacity. Taking a look at rivals, RUN managed to install more than 86 megawatts last reported quarter and SunPower (NASDAQ:SPWR) added 52 megawatts worth a capacity. Tesla Tries to Reignite SolarWhat really stinks is that TSLA has been trying hard to save the business. Tesla cut its prices down to just $2 per watt after accounting for tax benefits. It fired its door-to-door and store-based sales staff and moved to a strictly online model. It also ended its agreement with Home Depot (NYSE:HD) to market panels. And speaking of those panels, Tesla now offers basic and standardized systems. Those solar roof tiles that Musk promised right after snagging SolarCity have failed to come to fruition.Meanwhile, Musk is doing what he does best -- acting like P.T. Barnum and throwing out hope.After management basically forgot to mention solar on their last conference call, Musk sent out a series of tweets talking about ramping up production. Tesla hopes to turn out about 1,000 solar roofs per week by the end of this year. For TSLA stock bulls, this was great news. The once-mighty solar stock was coming back.And yet, analysts peg that production as impossible given the low adoption rate so far and the fact that it hasn't even completed its Gigafactory 2 in Buffalo yet. That plant was specifically designed for its solar roof project. So far, despite being around for nearly three years or so and collecting numerous customer deposits, Greentech Media reports that TSLA has connected just a dozen solar-integrated roofs to the grid. Debt Is the Real IssueThe original idea behind the acquisition of SolarCity was that the integration of solar assets would help spur its storage and vehicle sales. By offering an all-in-one package, Tesla would be a total green energy firm. Unfortunately, that bill of goods hasn't happened, as evident by still-declining solar sales.However, TSLA did get something for its troubles -- a ton of debt.SolarCity's business model basically ran on debt in order to make it work. That pumped it full of various convertible bonds, solar bonds, senior loans and other asset-backed securities. That huge debt burden was one of the main reasons why TSLA swallowed the firm in the first place. Today, that legacy debt from SolarCity makes up around one-third of Tesla's overall debt outstanding. Moreover, that debt continues to weaken the electric vehicle manufacturer's position.While in recent quarters the growth in its auto operations have lessened the impact of the solar debt, Tesla still needs to raise money to finance expansion on the vehicle side. With such a huge noose around its neck, that could become complicated. During the spring, S&P Global Ratings highlighted this fact and put Tesla on a negative credit watch -- highlighting SolarCity's impact on the firm's credit situation. TSLA Stock Is Still a Risky PlayWhen Tesla first bought SolarCity, I was skeptical of adding the solar firm's operations into the vehicle makers umbrella. Turns out that might have been the right call. Deterioration of those assets have only quickened pace, while the debt has continued to harm TSLA's position.In the end, Musk and Tesla's recent moves to hype the solar business most likely won't bear serious fruit and should follow the pattern of over-promising and under-delivering. Solar is a rock around the firm's neck and should continue to be so. TSLA stock remains a risky trade and nothing more.As of this writing, Aaron Levitt did not hold a position in any of the aforementioned securities. More From InvestorPlace * 2 Toxic Pot Stocks You Should Avoid * 7 Large-Cap Stocks to Sell Right Now * 7 Stocks Under $7 to Invest in Now * 7 Marijuana Stocks With Critical Levels to Watch The post Solar Struggles Make Tesla Stock a Risky Choice appeared first on InvestorPlace.
Home Depot (HD) benefits from positive customer response for assortments as well as strength across store operations and digital portals. Soft comps may continue to hurt.