|Bid||0.00 x 900|
|Ask||0.00 x 800|
|Day's Range||196.50 - 204.52|
|52 Week Range||44.03 - 221.73|
|Beta (5Y Monthly)||0.29|
|PE Ratio (TTM)||58.54|
|Earnings Date||Aug 05, 2020 - Aug 10, 2020|
|Forward Dividend & Yield||N/A (N/A)|
|Ex-Dividend Date||Nov 08, 2010|
|1y Target Est||218.00|
Stamps.com Generates Sales of Over $4 Million in Last Week Tonight Custom Postage Stamps in Support of the USPS
When Charles Dickens wrote, “it was the spring of hope, it was the winter of despair,” he was speaking of the French Revolution. The sentiment is just as fitting for retail in 2020, as the winners gobble up even more of the pie.
We at Insider Monkey have gone over 821 13F filings that hedge funds and prominent investors are required to file by the SEC The 13F filings show the funds' and investors' portfolio positions as of March 31st, near the height of the coronavirus market crash. In this article, we look at what those funds think […]
On Monday, Stamps.com got an upgrade for its IBD SmartSelect Composite Rating from 91 to 96. The revised score means the stock currently tops 96% of all other stocks in terms of key performance metrics and technical strength.
It's really great to see that even after a strong run, Stamps.com (NASDAQ:STMP) shares have been powering on, with a...
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Image source: The Motley Fool. Stamps.com Inc (NASDAQ: STMP)Q1 2020 Earnings CallMay 7, 2020, 5:00 p.m. ETContents: Prepared Remarks Questions and Answers Call Participants Prepared Remarks: OperatorGreetings, and welcome to Stamps.
Stamps.com Inc. shares dove more than 11% in the extended session Thursday after the company reported earnings and revenue that topped consensus estimates. Stamps.com logged first-quarter net income of $16.5 million, which amounts to 91 cents a share, compared with net income of $15.8 million, or 87 cents a share, a year ago. Adjusted for stock compensation, among other items, earnings were $1.32 a share. Revenue rose to $151.3 million from $136 million in the year-ago period. Analysts polled by FactSet had modelled adjusted earnings of 99 cents a share on sales of $132.4 million a year ago. For the second quarter, analysts model adjusted earnings of $1.02 a share and sales of $137.7 million. For the full year, Stamps says it expects adjusted earnings of $4 to $5 a share and sales of $570 million to $600 million. Stamps stock has gained 133% this year, as the S&P 500 index fell 11.8%.
Stamps.com (NASDAQ:STMP) shares have continued recent momentum with a 30% gain in the last month alone. Looking back a...
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Investors looking for stocks to buy at the beginning of this year most likely picked wrong. U.S. stocks have been routed. The S&P 500 is down 25% year-to-date. It's safe to say that the declines have been broad as well as deep.Of over 4,500 stocks with a market capitalization over $50 million, only 200 -- less than 5% -- have gained so far this year. And many of those few winners actually have benefited from the spread of the coronavirus from China.In biotech, Co-Diagnostics (NASDAQ:CODX) has rallied as it works to deliver a coronavirus test; the likes of Inovio (NASDAQ:INO) and iBio (NYSEMKT:IBIO) have gained on hopes for a treatment or vaccine.InvestorPlace - Stock Market News, Stock Advice & Trading TipsMakers of protective gear have soared. Lakeland Industries (NASDAQ:LAKE) has gained 55%. Allied Healthcare Products (NASDAQ:AHPI) has been the market's best stock this year, gaining almost 1,370%.There have been second-order winners as well. Zoom Video Communications (NASDAQ:ZM) has gained amid higher demand for its video conferencing solution. The same is true for telehealth leader Teladoc (NYSE:TDOC). Micro-cap delivery plays Blue Apron (NYSE:APRN) and Waitr Holdings (NASDAQ:WTRH) have seen enormous jumps on hopes that widespread restaurant closures can save businesses that looked headed for bankruptcy.Those rallies all make at least some sense (even if a few seem to have gone too far). But there have been very few stocks in 2020 whose businesses have been strong enough to survive the crashing market without concrete near-term tailwinds. * 10 of the Best Long-Term Stocks to Buy in a Bear Market These seven stocks make that list. That alone means they should be given consideration from a long-term perspective. After all, if a stock can hold up in this market, it might well be able to soar when and if positive sentiment returns. Survivor Stocks to Buy: Amazon (AMZN)Source: Ioan Panaite / Shutterstock.com To be fair, Amazon (NASDAQ:AMZN) is getting a bit of a sales boost of late as brick-and-mortar retail in the U.S. essentially shuts down. But in the context of a market capitalization now back over $1 trillion, a few weeks of brisk sales aren't on their own enough to allow AMZN stock to dodge the plunging broad market.Rather, Amazon has executed well. Fourth-quarter results last month were a blowout, and assuaged investor fears about the cost of one-day shipping. More recently, Amazon has delivered essential goods worldwide, managing amid supply shortages and spiking demand.Amazon has reminded investors and customers why it's one of the world's best businesses. And that's been enough to keep Amazon stock positive in 2020 despite a still-hefty headline valuation and potential pressure on the Amazon Web Services cloud business.That trading suggests AMZN is one of the better large-cap stocks to buy going forward. After all, if the stock can hold $1,800 in this environment, there should be a path back to $2,000 and beyond if and when the bull market returns. Rite Aid (RAD)Source: Susan Montgomery / Shutterstock.com Rite Aid (NYSE:RAD) is one of the more surprising names on this list. This is a company that just last summer looked to be on a path to bankruptcy. And while investors might think that consumers stocking up on pharmaceuticals are driving a big bounce in revenue, the coronavirus hasn't done much for Rite Aid's largest peers.Over the past month, RAD is up 17%. CVS Health (NYSE:CVS) has declined 23% and Walgreens Boots Alliance (NASDAQ:WBA) is off 8%. That outperformance isn't new -- following the recent gains, Rite Aid stock now has more than tripled from August lows.There could be more upside ahead. Shares have gained nicely in recent sessions after strong guidance for the fourth quarter of fiscal 2020 and for full-year fiscal 2021. Rite Aid still has a heavily leveraged balance sheet, which brought the stock down as profits plunged. That leverage can amplify gains on the way back up, and with the company guiding for same-store sales growth in FY2021, the trajectory of the business remains positive.Indeed, I've become steadily more bullish on RAD stock of late after seeing too much risk in the past. Clearly, I'm not the only one whose opinion has changed. Stamps.com (STMP)Source: Michael Vi / Shutterstock.com Stamps.com (NASDAQ:STMP) probably is receiving a bit of help from coronavirus concerns. Consumers choosing to avoid the post office may be using the company's offerings instead. And as with Zoom Video or even Costco Wholesale (NASDAQ:COST), the hope would be that some of those new users can be converted to longer-term customers.That said, STMP stock slid along with the market for most of the past few weeks, which suggests that investors weren't necessarily pricing in a huge near-term upswing. And Stamps.com has earned its rally as well.Shares were crushed last year after the company announced the loss of exclusivity with the U.S. Postal Service. It then slashed full-year guidance following the first quarter report in May. But since then, Stamps.com has performed better and steadily won back investor confidence. The stock rallied 65% after the Q4 release last month, in large part because adjusted earnings per share were guided to $4 to $5 in 2020, against Street expectations of $3.24.STMP did wind up giving back nearly all of those gains -- but has caught a bid of late. Particularly if the broad market can stabilize, the combination of short-term tailwinds and improved performance makes it one of the more attractive stocks to buy right now. Simply getting back to post-earnings highs suggests upside of almost 50% on top of the 42% year-to-date rally. JD.com (JD)Source: Michael Vi / Shutterstock.com Chinese e-commerce company JD.com (NASDAQ:JD) would seem to be a prime candidate for selling right now. The Chinese economy only now is starting to recover from its coronavirus outbreak. JD stock isn't cheap, at about 30x current consensus EPS expectations for 2020. Few stocks seem more poorly positioned for a "risk off" environment.To be sure, shares have struggled of late. The stock is down about 15% from levels seen earlier this month. Still, the stock is up 11% so far this year and is maintaining support that's held repeatedly in the $36-$37 range.That performance is particularly impressive in the context of rivals. Alibaba (NYSE:BABA) has declined 12% YTD, and Pinduoduo (NASDAQ:PDD) 8%. Investors are fleeing stocks in the category, and in the market, but mostly hanging on to JD.If that outperformance continues, and JD can deliver on its long-term growth potential, the current price under $40 may prove to be a massive buying opportunity. ShotSpotter (SSTI)Source: Shutterstock Like Stamps.com, ShotSpotter (NASDAQ:SSTI) saw a huge bounce following fourth-quarter earnings last month. And like STMP, SSTI stock gave back its gains.In fact, a one-day 32.6% rally after earnings not only was erased, but SSTI dipped below pre-earnings levels. The stock then rallied 26% on Thursday -- likely due to updated guidance for this year.ShotSpotter said after the close on Wednesday that it was cutting its revenue outlook -- but only by about $2 million. The company still expects to be profitable on a GAAP basis for the first time. And it's been able to virtualize its Incident Review Center, allowing staff to work from home but still monitor covered neighborhoods for gunfire detected by the company's namesake solution.Even with the recent volatility, SSTI has gained 18% so far this year. More volatility may follow; this remains an early-stage company still expecting less than $50 million in revenue in 2020.Still, the company is delivering on its promise, and there's an enormous runway for growth. Investors may well believe that if ShotSpotter can grow this year, amid so many challenges for local government, it will grow even faster once some sense of normalcy returns. Veeva Systems (VEEV)Source: IgorGolovniov / Shutterstock.com Veeva Systems (NYSE:VEEV) may receive some modest benefit from the response to the coronavirus. The software developer focuses primarily on the life sciences vertical, and increased activity from customers working on treatments, tests, or vaccines for the new virus could drive higher sales of Veeva products.That said, a modest short-term boost to revenue wouldn't seem like enough to counter valuation fears for a still-expensive name. Yet VEEV, save for a brief decline last week, has performed rather well even as many software-as-a-service peers have fallen sharply. With the selloff now reversed, the stock is up 3% so far in 2020.That bounce makes VEEV an attractive choice for investors both bullish and bearish on the market. Investors looking for stocks to buy no doubt will consider a growth darling that can hold up in all but the most panicked environments.But bears looking for stocks that would struggle in another selloff also might consider VEEV from the short side. For all its positives, this still is a stock valued at a stunning 20x trailing 12-month revenue. Most stocks with similar valuations have sold off sharply over the last few weeks. The fact that VEEV hasn't could be proof of its underlying strength -- or a signal that it's due for a reversal. J.M. Smucker (SJM)Source: JHVEPhoto / Shutterstock.com For a few sessions now, J.M. Smucker (NYSE:SJM) participated in the rally in consumer staples. Investors this week seemed to remember that consumer spending on food and household products would hold up -- and potentially accelerate as U.S. households stocked up.And so we've seen nice gains this week in names ranging from Walmart (NYSE:WMT) and Target (NYSE:TGT) to Procter & Gamble (NYSE:PG) and Clorox (NYSE:CLX) to food plays Conagra Brands (NYSE:CAG) and Campbell Soup (NYSE:CPB).Those rallies did fade a bit on Thursday, as investors looked for stocks to buy in more challenged (and cheaper) sectors. But SJM still looks like one of the better stocks to buy in its own space. The company's transition into safer and faster-growing coffee and pet markets continues apace. It's valuation is attractive. And like peers, SJM should see strong results over the next few months.To be sure, I've been bullish on the stock for some time -- and the bull case simply hasn't played out yet. The stock has traded sideways since September. But, in this market, sideways trading is nothing to sneeze at. Like the other stocks on this list, if SJM can hold up now, it can rally when investor optimism returns.Vince Martin has covered the financial industry for close to a decade for InvestorPlace.com and other outlets. He has no positions in any securities mentioned. More From InvestorPlace * America's Richest ZIP Code Holds Wealth Gap Secret * 10 of the Best Long-Term Stocks to Buy in a Bear Market * 7 "Perfect 10" Healthcare Stocks to Buy Now * Where the FANG Stocks Sit in This Wild Market The post 7 Stocks to Buy That Have Survived the Recent Carnage appeared first on InvestorPlace.
It's great to see Stamps.com (NASDAQ:STMP) shareholders have their patience rewarded with a 82% share price pop in the...
Stocks started off higher on Thursday, but an unexpected 1% midday drop startled the bulls. That said, let's look at a few top stock trades as we near the end of the week. Top Stock Trades for Tomorrow No. 1: Apple (AAPL) Click to Enlarge Source: Chart courtesy of StockCharts.comLet's do a two-chart look at Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL), as a daily and weekly look really paints a better picture of the situation. First is a weekly chart of the tech giant, while below is a daily.As you can see on the weekly chart, shares have been on an impressive surge. Notice that the 10-week moving average has been guiding the stock higher, while resistance just under $330 has kept a lid on the stock. This paints a very healthy picture for longer-term trend traders.InvestorPlace - Stock Market News, Stock Advice & Trading TipsIf Apple closes lower on the week -- which it's set to do -- it will have still risen in 21 of the past 26 weeks. However, you may also notice that three of the five down weeks has come in the past five weeks. That waning momentum is actually a good thing, as it lets the stock rest before potentially resuming higher.You can see that rest on the daily chart here in the weekly chart. Click to Enlarge Source: Chart courtesy of StockCharts.comAfter previously bouncing aggressively off the 20-day moving average in the fourth quarter, Apple has struggled with this mark in the first quarter. Shares were unable to make a new high this month after doing so in January, despite the overall indices continuing to do so as recently as this week.That said, it continues to make higher lows, as it rides uptrend support higher (blue line).For Apple, the setup is getting simpler. If it can push through the current 52-week high of $327.85, then a move over $330-plus is possible, as is a continuing rally higher. If uptrend support breaks and AAPL takes out this week's low of $314.61, however, then the $300 to $304 zone is possible -- including the 50-day moving average. Top Stock Trades for Tomorrow No. 2: ViacomCBS (VIAC) Click to Enlarge Source: Chart courtesy of StockCharts.comViacomCBS (NASDAQ:VIAC) shares are being obliterated on Thursday, down over 17% on disappointing quarterly results.While VIAC had put in a solid bounce over the past few weeks, its weekly chart never signaled the all-clear. Shares failed to reclaim the $35 mark on a weekly basis, which was range support over the past few years.Now plunging below it, VIAC stock has trapped in a lot of shareholders at higher prices. See if it can hold the low this week. If it can, $32.50 is a possible upside bounce target. Above that, and $35 is possible. Below $30, however, and the sellers remain in control. Top Stock Trades for Tomorrow No. 3: Virgin Galactic (SPCE) Click to Enlarge Source: Chart courtesy of StockCharts.comVirgin Galactic (NYSE:SPCE) continues its wild and volatile price action. Shares are practically unchanged on the day, despite sporting a $12 range. To put that in perspective, investors have seen as much as a 13.7% rally and an 18.3% loss from Wednesday's close, all in the same session.This one is too explosive for my trading style, but so long as the stock is above the 10-day and 20-day moving averages, as well as the $28 to $30 level, bulls remain in control.I don't expect this action to end well for SPCE, but that doesn't mean it can't go to $50 or higher in the meantime.I will say that if a pullback to $20 lines up with the 50-day moving average, a dip-buy may be attractive. But, we'll see. Top Stock Trades for Tomorrow No. 4: L Brands (LB) Click to Enlarge Source: Chart courtesy of StockCharts.comL Brands (NYSE:LB) shares are down a few percent after announcing plans to take private its Victoria's Secret business. We now have a well-defined trading range in LB.On the upside, see if LB can reclaim $25. Above short-term resistance at $25, and long-term range resistance at $27 is possible. Below short-term support at $22 and the 20-day moving average, though, and $20 is possible. There, LB will find the 50-day and 200-day moving averages.Below that, and $19 is in play. Top Stock Trades for Tomorrow No. 5: Stamps.com (STMP) Click to Enlarge Source: Chart courtesy of StockCharts.comI'm not all that keen on trading SPCE, but I'd rather handle it than Stamps.com (NASDAQ:STMP). Shares are up 65% at market close Thursday, as this wild rider continues its recent rally to the upside.This thing is like volatility on a cocktail of high-powered drugs. Shares fell over 80% in just a few months, dropping from over $200 per share to a low around $33. It's roughly quintupled since.In any regard, it's got a massive gap between around $100 and near $200 -- and is currently trading near $160. To make it as simple as possible, I would say bulls are in control with shares over the 38.2% retracement near $138. Above that, though, and a gap-fill toward $200 is possible.Below the 38.2% retracement puts the post-earnings low on the table, which is at $124.50. Below that, and a dip down to $100 is possible.Bret Kenwell is the manager and author of Future Blue Chips and is on Twitter @BretKenwell. As of this writing, Bret Kenwell is long AAPL and VIAC. More From InvestorPlace * 2 Toxic Pot Stocks You Should Avoid * 7 Failing Tech Stocks to Disconnect From Now * 5 Ideal Dividend Stocks for New Investors * 4 Stocks to Buy No Matter Who Wins the 2020 Election The post 5 Top Stock Trades for Friday: AAPL, VIAC, SPCE, LB, STMP appeared first on InvestorPlace.
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Stamps.com soared Thursday after the online postage-sales giant delivered a stellar earnings report that laid to rest fears last year's divorce from the United States Postal Service would lead to the company's undoing. Stamps.com's stock price leaped 56.61% to $149.50 a share after the El Segundo, Calif-based company blew past analysts' earnings estimates and produced a sizable beat on revenue as well. While down from $3.73 a share a year ago in the wake of the company's decision to end its exclusive partnership with the USPS, it was more than double the 93 cents a share predicted by analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research.