Tag: Specialty Retailing

Wall Street ignores these ‘orphan’ stocks, but they’ve beaten the S&P 500 over 20 years

Wall Street is in the business of selling stocks. But it ignores some of them, and some of the “orphan stocks” ignored by analysts have been incredible long-term performers. When an investment bank (which is probably also a brokerage firm) underwrites a new offering of stock, it has the job of selling those shares to […]

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What does a mature streaming service look like? Netflix is about to show us

Netflix Inc. proved to the world that streaming video could be a big business. Now it will show the world what that business looks like when it hits maturity. Netflix’s growth stage hit warp speed during the COVID-19 pandemic, then fell off in the first quarter after nearly a year of staggering growth. When the […]

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Worries of ‘rampant’ inflation leads two analysts to abandon their buy ratings on Conagra’s stock

Shares of Conagra Brands Inc. took another hit Wednesday, after two Wall Street analysts abandoned their bullish calls in the wake of the packaged foods company’s warning that a ‘substantial increase’ in inflation in the past three months will take a more than $250 million bite out of profit this year. The stock had dropped […]

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