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A Closer Look At Home Depot’s Growth Strategy

by Trefis Team
Home Depot  (NYSE:HD) had a stellar Q1 2017. The company witnessed a 5% year on year growth in revenues and a 16% year on year growth in EPS (earnings per share), beating analyst expectations. This growth is significant at a time when brick and m...
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Why Las Vegas Sands Is Focused On International Expansion

by Trefis Team
Although the Las Vegas Strip is the third-largest casino market globally, Las Vegas Sands (NYSE: LVS) derives just around 13% of its revenues from the region. The company has focused on expanding internationally, primarily in Macau and Singapore,...
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Does Ford’s New CEO Indicate A Change In Strategy?

by Trefis Team
In a sudden move, Ford Motors  (NYSE:F) appointed Jim Hackett as its CEO (Chief Executive Officer) replacing Mark Fields, a 28 year old veteran with the company. According to the company, the three key priorities of the new CEO would be to sharpe...
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Here’s Why Chipotle Appointed A “Chief Restaurant Officer”

by Trefis Team
As it works to improve its restaurant operations and regain the confidence lost due the E. coli virus, Chipotle Mexican Grill  (NYSE: CMG) is hiring senior officials to augment its leadership team. Recently the company appointed Scott Boatwright ...
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Elevated Bank Failure Figure For 2017 So Far Is Not A Cause For Concern

by Trefis Team
Data compiled by the FDIC about U.S. bank failures shows a rather discomforting trend: 5 U.S. commercial banks have failed so far in 2017 – equaling the total number of bank failures for full-year 2016. This includes the failure of New Orle...
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Does Verizon Have A Shot At Success In The Streaming TV Market?

by Trefis Team
Verizon’s  (NYSE:VZ) CEO recently indicated that the carrier plans to launch its own over-the-top (OTT) streaming TV service later this year. The move is not surprising, as video has been a major theme in the wireless business for some time...
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Key Takeaways From GameStop’s Q1 Earnings

by Trefis Team
GameStop  (NYSE:GME) reported healthy first quarter results that were driven by strong Nintendo Switch sales and strong performance in the international markets. The company posted first quarter adjusted EPS of 63 cents, 12 cents higher than mark...
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Costco Beats Q1 Estimates On Higher Comp Sales

by Trefis Team
Costco (NASDAQ:COST) reported solid fiscal third quarter results on Thursday, May 25, as both its revenues and earnings came in ahead of consensus estimates. Key Takeaways From Costco’s Q3 Earnings: Costco’s overall revenue increas...
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Best Buy Beats Q1 Estimates On Growth In Gaming, Better-Than-Expected Mobile Sales

by Trefis Team
Best Buy ‘s (NYSE:BBY) stock surged more than 11% after the announcement of its better-than-expected first quarter results, as both its revenue and earnings per share came in ahead of market expectations. The company’s stock reached $...
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Rio Tinto Looks To Lower Debt Amid Uncertainty In Iron Ore Prices

by Trefis Team
Rio Tinto has announced plans to further lower its debt burden, as it looks to strengthen its balance sheet amid an uncertain iron ore pricing environment. The company announced plans to buy back $2.5 billion of outstanding debt earlier this week...
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Sales Slide Continues For Abercrombie

by Trefis Team
Abercrombie & Fitch  (NYSE:ANF) reported a decline in sales and earnings in its first quarter, in line with the company’s expectations. The sales fall of 3.6% beat expectations, but the earnings decline to -$0.91 missed by 21 cents. Com...
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NetApp Earnings: Strategic Product Sales Help Drive Revenue Growth, Profits

by Trefis Team
NetApp (NASDAQ:NTAP) announced its fiscal Q4 earnings on May 24, reporting a solid 7% increase in net revenues to just under $1.5 billion. Revenues were higher than the mid point of the guidance provided by the company at the end of the previous ...
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Guess’ Growth Strategies And International Market Focus Are Ensuring Its Steady Recovery

by Trefis Team
With an eye towards expansion in the European and Asian markets and decreasing its presence in the American markets, Guess is making a healthy recovery in its performance with each successive quarter. The company’s strategic plans are progr...
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U.S. Steel Looks Set To Miss Out On The Resurgent Demand For Steel

by Trefis Team
The past few weeks saw two major steel companies, U.S. Steel and ArcelorMittal, release their first quarter results. However, there was a stark contrast between the results of both of these companies, specifically their U.S.- based operations.  W...
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Tata Motors’ Annual Results Impacted By Unfavorable Currency Translations

by Trefis Team
Have more questions on Tata Motors? See the links below. Tata Motors: Earnings Review Tata Motors’s Q2 Results Were Marred By FX Revaluation And Hedging Losses Three Reasons Why Trefis Is Bullish On Tata Motors Tata Motors’...
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