Executive inventory shelves at Bed Bath & Beyond were a lot emptier during the holiday season. A half-dozen top executives left in an unusual shake-up for the struggling retailer, alerting optimistic stock option traders to an opportunity. Chief executive Mark Tritton who served as Chief merchandising officer at Target Corporation, joined Bed Bath & Beyond, and on December 17th announced that five Executives would leave … Continue reading Bed Bath & Beyond Clears Out Executive Inventory
Mattel Inc is working on a Barbie movie that will be released next year starring Margot Robbie. Mattel has eight movie projects in its timeline, including Major Matt Mason in a live-action movie. By bringing toys to the big screen, Mattel will take advantage of its tremendous opportunity to refresh its Global brands and reward stock option traders. Mattel Missteps and Bad Luck Mattel lost … Continue reading Barbie Mattel Launches Movie Career
Weight Watchers’ (WW) stock, the most well known brand in dieting, bottomed out on the bathroom scale after ditching their 5-decades old name ! What Happened ?? After Weight Watchers https://corporate.ww.com/CustomPage/Index?KeyGenPage=437314 announced a rebranding with a new name of “WW” and new tagline, “Wellness That Works”, the stock plummeted. Afterall, Weight Watchers has spent nearly half a century building a weight loss awareness that became … Continue reading Weight Watchers Stock Anorexic ?
Elliott Management, a hedge fund, announced September 9, 2019, it owns $3.2 Billion in AT&T (T) https://investors.att.com/ stock. The stock closed 09/9/19 @ $37.91, up just 52¢. The hedge fund stated it hopes to trim assets to improve the business to realize a historic increase in value of at least $60 per share. Elliott Management is critical of the $104 Billion takeover of Time Warner’s … Continue reading Take the Letter T’s (Time Warner and Turner) Out of AT&T ?
Pfizer’s fertile days were over with Viagra when they lost a portfolio of drugs no longer protected by patents. In the aftermath of generic launches by Mylan (MYL) and Teva (TEVA), Viagra sales plunged 73% in 2018. History Pfizer Inc. (PFE),https://investors.pfizer.com/investors-overview/default.aspx one of the biggest pharmaceutical companies in terms of market value, was started in 1849 by cousins Charles Pfizer and Charles Erhart from Germany … Continue reading Can Pfizer Perform Without Viagra?
In 1971 Frederick Smith founded FedEx (FDX) with $84 Million of loans and inheritance. In 2 years when FedEx’s funds dwindled to $5,000, Smith was desperate and impulsively flew to Las Vegas and played blackjack with the last $5,000. Amazingly, he turned the $5,000 into $27,000 for one more week of operation and motivation to obtain more financing. About FedEx FedEx Corp http://investors.fedex.com/investor-home/default.aspx with annual … Continue reading FedEx Still a Blackjack Gamble ?
The Frenzy Everyone is jumping on https://investors.beyondmeat.com/investor-relations (BYND), the plant-based meat that it will be the next big craze. Just like the cannabis and cryptocurrency frenzies that have seen significant losses. Not Beyond Meat though, it has gone from its IPO price of $25 per share to over $100, and then soared after its first quarterly report. Partnerships Beyond already landed Famous Dave’s (DAVE) and … Continue reading Steaks Retaliate Against Beyond Meat
Scooter History Back in 1916, Post Office Carriers used motorized scooters. It took 100 years for scooters to catch back on. Bicycles and skateboards became more popular. In 1990 there was a scooter revolution when Razor introduced an aluminum kick scooter. Ford Motor Company Acquisition Now Ford Motor Co. (F) spent $80 Million to get into the electric scooter business by acquiring “Spin”. Easy to … Continue reading Take a “Spin” in a Ford 2-Wheeler
In the legend of Ali baba, he stumbles upon a secret cave of gold and treasure hidden by 40 thieves. Ali learns the secret message (“open sesame”) to open the cave and steals the treasures. Alibaba vs Amazon From its humble beginning as an Amazon wannabe, Alibaba (BABA) is a big data Chinese conglomerate, listed 4 years ago on the NYSE. However, https://www.alibabagroup.com/en/ir/home is not … Continue reading Ali baba and the 40 Thieves – BABA Still a steal !
Red Hat Society and Red Hat Inc. Continue reading Why Did IBM Buy the Playful Red Hats