|Bid||0.00 x 800|
|Ask||0.00 x 800|
|Day's Range||103.25 - 105.94|
|52 Week Range||60.15 - 106.52|
|Beta (3Y Monthly)||0.80|
|PE Ratio (TTM)||17.13|
|Earnings Date||Nov 20, 2019|
|Forward Dividend & Yield||2.64 (2.48%)|
|1y Target Est||109.10|
China says it would impose retaliatory tariffs on U.S. goods followed by Trump ordering U.S. companies to look for ‘alternatives to China.’ Yahoo Finance’s Editor-at-large Brian Sozzi joins The Final Round with his take on the potential implications for retailers.
Walt Disney Co and Target Corp announced a collaboration on Sunday that will open 25 Disney stores inside select Target locations nationwide on October 4, with plans for 40 additional sites by October next year. Disney said in a statement that the "shop-in-shop" would feature an array of more than 450 items from the company, including more than 100 products previously only available at its locations. Disney stores will launch inside Target in major cities such as Philadelphia, Denver and Chicago.
Target is hoping to bring the magic of such characters as Mickey Mouse and Elsa to its own customers by opening permanent Disney shops at a cluster of stores starting this fall.
MINNEAPOLIS and BURBANK, Calif., Aug. 25, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- The Walt Disney Company (DIS) and Target Corporation (TGT) today announced a creative retail collaboration to help bring the magic of Disney to the joy of shopping at Target. The collaboration encompasses experiential retail and merchandising – including the launch of 25 Disney stores within select Target stores nationwide on Oct. 4, with 40 additional locations opening by October 2020. Guests will find an all-new, Disney focused digital experience on Target.com today.
Benzinga has examined the prospects for many investor favorite stocks over the past week. It was another tough week for the markets, with the Dow Jones industrials and the S&P 500 dropping 2% or so and the Nasdaq more than 3% lower when all was said and done. The trade war with China ratcheted up again and commentary from Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell did not please the president (who apparently still wants to buy Greenland).
Win Cramer thought his company was out of the firing line in the escalating Sino-U.S. trade war after his "Made-in-China" wireless headphones, speakers and earbuds were taken off Washington's tariff list a year ago. Little did the JLab Audio chief executive know that nine months later those products would again be targeted, posing an even greater risk to his California-based company. Earlier this month, U.S. President Donald Trump unexpectedly put off new 10% tariffs on about half of $300 billion of targeted Chinese imports until Dec. 15.
Target's investment in same-day pickup and delivery options is paying off. In addition, they accounted for more than a third of Target's digital sales, up from about 20% last year. "These options offer speed, convenience and reliability and as a result, they are quickly becoming the preferred fulfillment choices for our guests," said Target CEO Brian Cornell, speaking to investors about Target's Q2 earnings.
When Amazon.com (NASDAQ:AMZN) reported on its ever-increasing free cash flow growth last quarter, the stock fell regardless. At 12% below its $2,000 July peak and after trading recently at $1,805.60, should investors accumulate AMZN stock?Source: BigTunaOnline / Shutterstock.com Amazon.com reported second quarter 2019 free cash flow of $25.02 billion, up 140% year-over-year. Its long-term goal is to optimize free cash flows and it certainly looks like the job's getting done. It will achieve that in a way every other fast-growing firm does so: by growing sales. Net sales were $63.4 billion, up 20% Y/Y. North America accounted for 61% of the online retailer's net sales in the period. International was 27%, while AWS was 12% of sales.In North America, operating income fell 15% to $1.56 billion. Its guidance is for the next quarter is lower than analyst expectations. The focus on one-day shipping is driving higher shipments but higher costs come with it. The associated costs of additional transportation and getting capacity in place will continue to hurt operating income.InvestorPlace - Stock Market News, Stock Advice & Trading TipsThe short-term underperformance might explain why the stock fell by almost 10% in the last month. Though the stock is still trading in an uptrend, conservative investors might want to wait for operating cost growth to slow. One-Day Shipping Lures CustomersShipment unit volumes increased in the second quarter, driven by the one-day shipping offering. The lower ASP is a setback because it puts pressure on profit margins. Still, offering faster shipping times differentiates the online retailer from competitors like Target (NYSE:TGT) or Walmart (NYSE:WMT). So long as Amazon balances price convenience and selection, customers will gravitate back to the site. The faster shipping option will drive revenue growth for the long term. Plus, attracting more third-party merchants will give customers a wider range of product choices on the site. * 10 Stocks Under $5 to Buy for Fall Amazon continues to invest in its fast-growing AWS cloud business. It is also investing in devices, video, and the global expansion of much of its Prime Benefits. Development of grocery delivery, through Whole Foods, Prime Now, and AmazonFresh units will weigh on income for a while longer. In Q1, the firm did not face much of these costs. These efforts picked up in Q2 and will continue through the remainder of the year, at the very least. Ads and Alexa's AllureVideo ad revenue is a potential business opportunity. But to grow its viewership, the company will first expand its video and over-the-top offerings. It is developing live sports offerings and IMDb TV. Looking ahead, Amazon Publisher may benefit from service integrations. As more and more consumers buy a Fire TV device, Amazon.com could easily compete with Roku (NASDAQ:ROKU) in growing its subscriber base. * 10 Undervalued Stocks With Breakout Potential Video advertising opportunities are greatest in North America. International markets have the potential to draw video ads, too, but Amazon must first improve on delivering more relevant ads that match viewers within international geographies.With hundreds of third-party devices building in Alexa, Amazon becomes a touch point for even more consumers. Good partnerships and arrangements with companies like BMW and its Mini increase the frequency of consumers interacting with Alexa. As the software gets better and smarter, consumers may enjoy the benefit of the enhanced experienced the home assistant has to offer. Valuation Shows UpsideSome 31 analysts who cover AMZN stock have an average price target of $2,284. Per TipRanks, that represents an upside of 26.5%. Conversely, investors may build a 5-year Growth Exit model that assumes a perpetuity growth rate of 3.5% - 4.5%. In this more conservative forecast, the stock's fair value is $1,961, 8% above its recent $1,806 price.Simplywall.st thinks the stock is worth $2,086, based on future cash flow:Source: https://simplywall.st/ Your Takeaway on Amazon StockThis is a conglomerate with a wide range of businesses that will shield it from any downturn. The Amazon.com stock valuation is relatively lower than that of Roku or Netflix (NASDAQ:NFLX) stock. Yet investors get an online retailer, a supplier of music and video, a grocery, and a consumer devices maker, just to name a few segments. The share price is holding steady at the $1,800 level and could bounce higher as investors decide to buy the dip.Disclosure: As of this writing, the author did not hold a position in any of the aforementioned securities. More From InvestorPlace * 2 Toxic Pot Stocks You Should Avoid * 10 Marijuana Stocks That Could See 100% Gains, If Not More * 11 Stocks Under $10 to Buy Now * 6 China Stocks to Buy on the Dip The post Why It's Time to Buy the Dip in Amazon.com Stock appeared first on InvestorPlace.
Ross Stores (ROST) tops earnings and sales estimates in second-quarter fiscal 2019 on better-than-expected operating margin. However, newly imposed tariffs cloud the company's fiscal 2019 view.
Most consumer stocks are outperforming broader markets this year. Investors are flocking to consumer stocks amid fears about an economic downturn.