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Cruising for Profits with Carnival (CCL)

April 19th, 2021

Few industries were hit as hard during the pandemic as cruise lines. But, after bottoming out more than a year ago, CCL has more than tripled in value. And although its latest earnings report showed the company absorbing a loss, booking volumes were 90% higher than the previous quarter.

Gaga for Google … er, Alphabet (GOOGL)

April 12th, 2021

After popping 7% following its last earnings report in early February, GOOGL traded sideways through the end of March. April has been another story, however, as the stock has gained 10% in just six trading days to hit an all-time high. Over the longer term, GOOGL has been a beast, having more than doubled off the March 2020 low. And why not, given its dominant position in the search and online advertising space.

Adobe (ADBE) Accelerates Uptrend

April 5th, 2021

On March 23, ADBE reported earnings that easily beat estimates on both revenue and profits. Moreover, the company raised earnings and revenue guidance for the fiscal year. In response, several analysts raised their price targets. Despite the positive news, the stock price was sluggish in the two days following the report. Perhaps that was a response to the 10% rally that began two weeks before earnings.

Darden Restaurants (DRI) Earnings Keep Rally Going

March 29th, 2021

On Thursday, DRI – whose brands include Olive Garden, Longhorn Steakhouse and The Capital Grille – reported earnings that blew out expectations on both revenue and profits. The company also announced that its dividend would more than double along with a $500 million share repurchase program. The news was warmly greeted by the Street, which showered the dine-in chain conglomerate with a slew

Starbucks (SBUX) is Stepping Higher

March 22nd, 2021

SBUX received an upgrade and price target increase from Wedbush on Friday. The analyst believes the coffee purveyor will exceed its 2021 earnings-per-share range as it better adapts to the pandemic environment with lower drive-thru wait times. Moreover, the company is positioning for a post-COVID world with an enhanced menu that should leverage its strength in China and the U.S.

Sea Limited (SE) is Full Steam Ahead

March 15th, 2021

SE is an online gaming and multimedia entertainment company based in Singapore. The company reported earnings in early March that missed estimates on earnings but beat on revenue on a 72% increase from a year earlier while Q4 bookings more than doubled.

Kohls (KSS) Solid Earnings Keeps Rally Alive

March 8th, 2021

It wasn’t that long ago that KSS was given up for dead. At the bottom of last year’s plunge in late March, the stock bottomed out below $11. Retail was in trouble. Today, the stock is up five-fold after a blowout earnings report this past week. Earnings more than doubled the analyst estimate.

Dell Technologies (DELL) Earnings Keep Uptrend Intact

March 1st, 2021

DELL reported quarterly results Thursday after the bell that easily beat expectations on both revenue and earnings. The company shipped more than 50 million PCs in 2020, a record high

Taiwan Semiconductor (TSM) Booming as Chip Shortage Continues

February 22nd, 2021

TSM is in a sweet spot. It’s one of the few manufacturers of chips amid a worldwide shortage, especially in the automotive industry. TSM is a true manufacturer that provides chips to several semiconductor companies that have turned to outsourcing their production needs.

Cloudflare (NET) Ready to Resume Uptrend after Strong Earnings Report

February 15th, 2021

Cloudflare (NET), a cloud platform and cybersecurity services company, reported earnings after the bell on Thursday that beat analyst estimates for revenue, earnings and guidance. In response, several analysts raised their price targets to a range between $88 and $105 (the stock closed at $85.95 on Friday).

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