Ferrari (NYSE:RACE), a ‘Failed’ IPO…

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE), a ‘Failed’ IPO…

$RACE Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) is not used to losing. Its $250,000+ sports cars are the epitome of luxury, style, and exclusivity. When you see one cruising down the street, most people can’t help but stop and stare. Ferrari started as a racing company. Founder Enzo Ferrari handcrafted finely tuned speed machines whose sole purpose was to […]

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE): Riyadh 1st day of Ferrari Motorsport Festival

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE): Riyadh 1st day of Ferrari Motorsport Festival

$RACE The Ferrari Motorsport Festival program, the flagship event of the Riyadh Car Show, has kicked off. Competizioni GT drivers James Calado, Miguel Molina, Giancarlo Fisichella, Andrea Bertolini and Olivier Beretta, took turns in the Attività Sportive GT cars on a track specially created for the event. James Calado and Miguel Molina were the 1st […]

Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) CEO Talks About the Future

Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) CEO Talks About the Future

$RACE Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) has stabilized over a year after the death of Sergio Marchionne. And Louis Camilleri who took over as CEO of Ferrari in July 2018 following the death of Sergio Marchionne has a somewhat softer touch. Ferrari stock has soared in the time since, and its future as a luxury brand is tightly […]

Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) Financial Power Unit Set Up to Run Strong into Year’s End

Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) Financial Power Unit Set Up to Run Strong into Year’s End

$RACE HQ’d in Maranello, Italy, founded in Y 1947, Ferrari (NYSE:RACE), designs, engineers, produces and sells luxury high performance sports cars and lots more. In addition to its racing and vehicle manufacturing operations, Ferrari licenses its brand to various producers and retailers of luxury and lifestyle goods and has recently tied-up with Giorgio Armani to revamp and […]

Target (NYSE:TGT) at Record Highs on Sales Beat, Raised Forecast

Target (NYSE:TGT) at Record Highs on Sales Beat, Raised Forecast

$DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $RUTX, $TGT, $VXX Target Corp. (NYSE:TGT) reached a record high after raising its F-Y (full-year) outlook again on strong sales and profitability, providing a safe haven after several retailers unnerved investors. The stock, the best performer in the S&P 500 Index Wednesday, had already soared 68% this year through Tuesday. Target raised […]

Commentary: Paul Ebeling on Wall Street

Commentary: Paul Ebeling on Wall Street

$DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $RUTX, $VXX Risk is on, sidelined money coming back in and the market is posting record highs almost on a daily basis. The earnings news is providing its share of trading catalysts, but the macro news is mattering more as a market driver because the macro connection with the employment report, earnings […]

Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) Binotto Speaks of Development

Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) Binotto Speaks of Development

Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) F1 car development has “exceeded expectations” this season and the amount of downforce it has added has had knock-on effects, says team boss Mattia Binotto. The team started Y 2019 with a car that had less peak downforce than its chief rival MercedesAMG as Ferrari pursued a lower-drag concept to give it a […]

Prominent Earnings Coming this Week

Prominent Earnings Coming this Week

$AAP, $CBS, $TSN, $PBR, $TLRY, $NTAP, $CSCO, $WMT, $NVDA, $AMAT, $JCP Q-3 earnings reporting season is starting to wind down, there are some more major companies posting results in the coming weeks. Here are some of the prominent reports expected this week, as follows: These are estimates, earnings and revenue estimates may change ahead of […]

Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) Plan: Build its Luxury Brand

Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) Plan: Build its Luxury Brand

$RACE Since taking over as CEO Louis Camilleri has largely shunned the spotlight, shunning the media and commenting publicly about the business only during Quarterly conference calls and once at the presentation of its new 5 year industrial plan. Being a tobacco executive offered relevant lessons for running Ferrari, Mr. Camilleri said in his 1st […]

S&P 500 Marks 5th Week of Gains, as Wall Street Hits New Records

S&P 500 Marks 5th Week of Gains, as Wall Street Hits New Records

$DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $RUTX, $VXX Friday, the 3 major US stock market indexes posted record closing highs and the S&P 500 registered a 5th straight week of gainers as investors brushed aside worries over the progress of US-China trade talks and as Walt Disney shares rose. The Cboe volatility index .VIX posted its lowest closing […]

Why Ferrari (NYSE:RACE)? Strong Earnings and Cash Flow

Why Ferrari (NYSE:RACE)? Strong Earnings and Cash Flow

$RACE Shares of the iconic Italian Supercar maker Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) hit an all-time high earlier this week after the company increased its F-Y guidance following strong Q-3 earnings. The Quarter’s operating profit rose 12% from a year ago, to 227 million euros ($251 million), on sales increases in Europe and Asia. Following the strong results, the company boosted its […]

Americans Buy ‘Made in the USA’, Stocks Surge

Americans Buy ‘Made in the USA’, Stocks Surge

$DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $RUTX, $VXX The DJIA and S&P 500 notched record closing highs again Thursday, as President Trump continues to cheer as the market continues to charge higher into record territory. “Stock Markets (all three) hit another ALL TIME & HISTORIC HIGH yesterday! You are sooo lucky to have me as your President (just kidding!). […]

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Confirms it is a ‘Luxury Brand’

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Confirms it is a ‘Luxury Brand’

$RACE Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) landmark tie-up with Giorgio Armani will offer clothing and accessories more refined and artisanal than anything currently licensed with the brand’s iconic Scuderia mark.  The iconic Italian Supercar maker’s CEO Louis C. Camilleri, announced Monday during its Q-3 earnings call with investors that Ferrari had entered a “long-term manufacturing agreement” with luxury […]

Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) Gap Open Monday, Is It a ‘Breakaway?’

Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) Gap Open Monday, Is It a ‘Breakaway?’

$RACE People are asking, can RACE sustained Monday’s move? Monday, Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) announced an EPS beat of 0.04 and a Top-line beat of over $25+M. On Top of the earnings results, management raised guidance for the year as Supercar shipments for the Quarter rose by a healthy 9%. In the technical chart there is a large gap […]

Ferrari’s (RACE) CEO Louis Camilleri on Q-3 Y 2019 Results

Ferrari’s (RACE) CEO Louis Camilleri on Q-3 Y 2019 Results

$RACE Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) to capitalise on brand as it promises to deliver faster growth Strong sales of Ferrari’s Portofino and 812 Superfast models enabled the Italian luxury carmaker to raise its outlook Monday, with a new brand strategy promising even more growth. Ferrari’s Milan-listed shares rose as much as 7.4% to an all-time high of […]

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Q-3 Y 2019 Earnings Preview

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Q-3 Y 2019 Earnings Preview

$RACE Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) is scheduled to announce Q-3 earnings results Monday, 4 November before the bell, The consensus EPS Estimate is €0.86 (+11.7% ) Y-Y, and the consensus Revenue Estimate is €889.08M (+6.1% Y-Y). Ferrari has surprised in the last 4 Quarters Over the last 3 months, EPS estimates have seen no upward revisions and 3 downward. Revenue […]

F1: COTA, Bottas Wins, Hamilton Clinches 6th World Championship

F1: COTA, Bottas Wins, Hamilton Clinches 6th World Championship

$RACE Valtteri Bottas posts his 4th win of this season at the United States Grand Prix, his MercedesAMG teammate Lewis Hamilton came 2nd and claimed a 6th world title having fended off a late attack from Red Bull’s Max Verstappen. Mr. Bottas had to win at the Circuit of The Americas aka COTA to keep […]

F1: COTA, Bottas Takes ‘The Pole’, Seb 2nd on ‘The Grid’

F1: COTA, Bottas Takes ‘The Pole’, Seb 2nd on ‘The Grid’

$RACE The Circuit of The Americas, aka COTA, has been kind to Lewis Hamilton in , but it was his MercedesAMG teammate and the only driver who can stop him winning a 6th world crown, Valtteri Bottas, who took Pole position for Sunday’s United States Grand Prix in true F1 racing fashion. It was Mr. […]

Ferraris line up for the 1st FIA Motorsport Games

Ferraris line up for the 1st FIA Motorsport Games

$RACE Rome’s Piero Taruffi circuit will be the scene, this weekend, of the first ever edition of the “FIA Motorsport Games” which will include such categories as GT, Touring Cars and Formula 4 along with emerging disciplines like drifting, digital motorsport and karting slalom. In the races featuring GT cars, 5 Ferraris are set to […]

F1: “Ferrari needs to be Braver after Mercedes’ Mexico Triumph”

F1: “Ferrari needs to be Braver after Mercedes’ Mexico Triumph”

$RACE Mattia Binotto speaking on the events of the Mexican Grand Prix and said that Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) need to be braver and take risks… Ferrari missed out on Mexican GP victory as Pole-sitter Charles Leclerc finished 4th having stopped 2X for new tyres, whereas Lewis Hamilton stopped just once, and Leclerc’s 2nd stop on Lap […]

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) a Lesson in Practicality

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) a Lesson in Practicality

$RACE This is a lesson grounded in practicality using ROE to better understand Ferrari (NYSE:RACE). Ferrari has a ROE of 61%, based on the last 12 months, meaning that for every $1 worth of shareholders’ equity, it generated 61c in profit. Return on Equity = Net Profit ÷ Shareholders’ Equity For Ferrari: 61% = €837-M […]

F1: United States Grand Prix, Lewis Hamilton Wants His 6th World Championship

F1: United States Grand Prix, Lewis Hamilton Wants His 6th World Championship

$RACE Lewis Hamilton may likely celebrate his 6th World Championship at the end of the United States Grand Prix Sunday. He has won the title in each of the past 2 years, holds a 74-point lead over MercedesAME team-mate Valtteri Bottas with a maximum of 78 available over the remaining 3 races of Y 2019. […]

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Reports Next Week, Expect Earnings Growth

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Reports Next Week, Expect Earnings Growth

$RACE Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) is expected to deliver a Y-Y increase in earnings on higher revenues when it reports results for the Quarter ended September 2019. The stock may move higher if these Key numbers top expectations in the upcoming earnings report, which is expected to be released on 4 November, if they miss, the stock […]

Commentary: Paul Ebeling on Wall Street (Risk On Update)

Commentary: Paul Ebeling on Wall Street (Risk On Update)

$DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $RUTX, $VXX About 20% of S&P 500 members reported earnings this week, and on balance they have beaten expectations. That has persuaded investors US companies are weathering the trade storm and reminded them slowing global growth is not the same as no global growth, or Risk On! Stay tuned… The Big Qs: […]

US Q-3 Earnings, Here They Come

US Q-3 Earnings, Here They Come

$SPY, $SPX, $SPLRCT, $USD, $EUR, US companies are preparing to report Q-3 earnings following a few months grappling with a US-China trade conflict undermining the business environment and an overall economy that has been showing signs of slowing. Among S&P 500 (SPX) earnings for the July-September frame look set to mark the weakest performance in […]

Investment Strategy: Buy US Stocks on the Dip

Investment Strategy: Buy US Stocks on the Dip

$DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $RUTX, $VXX FlASH: The implied likelihood for a 50-bpts rate cut at the September FOMC meeting climbed to 23.5% Vs 1.5%. Friday, according to the CME FedWatch Tool. Expectations for the Fed to step up its easing efforts amid increased risks to the economic outlook expounded the flight-to-safety in gold and US […]

Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) Dives Deep on Another Huge Loss, CTO Ankles

Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) Dives Deep on Another Huge Loss, CTO Ankles

$TSLA Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) shares dove as much as 15% after a worse-than-expected loss and yet another major management change cast fresh doubts on the EV maker’s future. Despite delivering a record number of vehicles in Q-2 Tesla lost $1.12 a share, a bigger deficit than any analyst projected. While CEO Elon Musk, 48 anni, is […]

S&P 500, NAS Comp Drive Due North to All-time Highs

S&P 500, NAS Comp Drive Due North to All-time Highs

$DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $RUTX, $VXX The S&P 500 (+0.5%) and NAS Comp (+0.9%) set new records highs on Wednesday, driven by big gainers in semiconductor stocks and by shares of companies that beat earnings estimates, the Russell 2000 rose 1.6%. The DJIA lost 0.3% on losses in Boeing (BA 361.43, -11.54, -3.1%) and Caterpillar (CAT 131.91, -6.19, -4.5%) following disappointing earnings […]

Good News and Earnings are Driving This Market

Good News and Earnings are Driving This Market

$DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $RUTX, $VXX FLASH: Wall Street Liked the Trade News and Earnings Reports Moving this Market S&P 500 closes above 3000, boosted by encouraging trade news and positive earnings, guidance from widely-held companies High-level trade talks will reportedly continue in China next week from Monday to Wednesday 10 of 11 S&P 500 sectors […]

Wall Street Focus: Big Tech and Multinational Industrials

Wall Street Focus: Big Tech and Multinational Industrials

$AAPL, $KO, $CAT, $AMZN, $MCD, $BA, $OIL, $SOY FLASH: Earnings season continues with companies including: Amazon.com, Alphabet, Unilever, Caterpillar, Coca-Cola, McDonald’s and Boeing. Monday, technology shares led gainers among US stocks following mixed sessions in Europe and Asia as investors looked ahead to a busy week of corporate earnings. Crude Oil gained amid tensions in […]

Gold,Gold Mining Stocks Are Appealing In Here

Gold,Gold Mining Stocks Are Appealing In Here

$GOLD, $NEM, $XAU, $GDX, $NUGT, $GLD, $USD FLASH: Gold prices are up, Bullion and Miners are in favor, here is why. Gold prices hit their highest marks since Y 2013 this past week, an indication that investors increasingly view the precious Yellow metal as a good alternative to paper money and government bonds at a […]

People are Asking, Will the Gold Miners Soar in 2-H of this Year?

People are Asking, Will the Gold Miners Soar in 2-H of this Year?

$GOLD, $NEM, $XAU, $GDX, $NUGT, $GLD, $USD FLASH: Gold prices have reversed to the Northside in the last several weeks. The SPDR Gold Shares ETF (GLD) gained 8.0% in June, higher than the gainers of 6.4% and 7.1%, respectively, in the S&P 500 and the DJIA. The VanEck Vectors Gold Miners ETF (GDX) amplified the […]

Big Pharma Earnings Up Next Week

Big Pharma Earnings Up Next Week

$ABBV, $BAX, $BIIB, $BMY, $BXX, $CELG, $MRK, $WST Biotech stocks had a muted performance last week, as Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ) kick started Q-2 reporting season for big pharma companies, beating forecasts and an upward adjustment to its FY sales guidance. Below are the Key catalysts for the week ahead, as follows: Conferences 10th International AIDS Society, or […]

Earnings Season ‘Kicks Off’ in Earnest This Week

Earnings Season ‘Kicks Off’ in Earnest This Week

$JPM, $MS, $GS, $BAC, $MSFT, $NFLX FLASH: Traders will focus on the start to Q-2 earnings season this week. Big banks including JP Morgan Chase (NYSE:JPM), Goldman Sachs (NYSE:GS), Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS) and Bank of America (NYSE:BAC), along with Netflix (NASDAQ:NFLX) and Microsoft (NASDAQ:MSFT) report Quarterly results this week, setting the tone for the rest […]

Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) Management is ‘Owner Oriented’

Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) Management is ‘Owner Oriented’

$RACE The shareholder make up of Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) tell us a lot about the company and which group is most powerful. Institutions often own shares in longer established companies, and it is not unusual to see insiders own a fair bit of smaller companies. Shayne and I like Ferrari because it is a business with […]

Investors ‘Buying the Dips’ as Money Rotates Out of the FAANGs

Investors ‘Buying the Dips’ as Money Rotates Out of the FAANGs

$DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $RUTX, $VXX, $AAPL, $GOOG The S&P 500 increased 0.1% Tuesday after being down as much as 0.6% following a Key revenue miss from Alphabet (GOOG). Investors bought the intra-day dip to help the benchmark index set a new closing high and it closed the month with a gainer of 3.9%. The DJIA […]

Corporate Earnings Beating Expectations Again This Season

Corporate Earnings Beating Expectations Again This Season

$SPY Corporate earnings results of this reporting season are beating expectations by a wide margin, suggesting that the S&P 500 (SPY) will avoid a “profit recession” this year because predicted economic bad news has failed to materialize. That is a reversal of the outlook from a few months ago, when the Y 2019 profit outlook […]

“Fed May Not Hike Interest Rates Again…”

“Fed May Not Hike Interest Rates Again…”

$DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $RURX, $VXX FLASH: Wall Street finished flat to little changed in front of earnings season The stock market finished little changed Thursday in a tight-ranged trading session. The S&P 500 finished fractionally higher, as RSI from financial and industrial stocks helped mitigate losses from shares of healthcare companies in front of earnings […]

Investor Focus this Week: Geopolitical Events + Big Bank Earnings

Investor Focus this Week: Geopolitical  Events + Big Bank Earnings

$BAC, $C, $JPM, $MS, $WFC, $USD, $GBP, $JPY The Fed As the US yield curve is deciding whether to invert/not Invert, investors seek reassurance that we are in a era of non-inflationary growth, and focus on monthly price gauges this week. Wednesday, the US Labor Department is expected to report that its March Consumer Price […]

Big Banks to ‘Kick Off’ Earnings Season

Big Banks to ‘Kick Off’ Earnings Season

$C, $JPM, $MS, $BAC, $WFC, $XLF, $KBW US big banks are set to kick off the corporate earnings season next week, Goldman Sachs (NYSE:GS) is advising investors to use Call options to position for a rally in financial stocks into May. Goldman derivatives strategists underscored the “extreme under-performance” in the Financial Select Sector SPDR Fund, […]

China Trade Talks, Earnings Optimism Driving US Stocks

China Trade Talks, Earnings Optimism Driving US Stocks

$DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $RUTX, $VXX FLASH: A US trade delegation, which included USTR Robert Lighthizer and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, arrived in Beijing for a two-day meeting on Thursday. Reuters reported Wednesday evening that Chinese negotiators made “unprecedented” proposals on a range of issues including forced technology transfers. Despite the progress, the market continues to wait […]

Commentary: Paul Ebeling on Wall Street

$DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $RUTX, $VXX FLASH: Last week saw Wall Street participants taking profits, but the major indexes are still technically Neutral/Bullish overall. The large cap growth indexes are solid enough in here, Friday sellers showed up for the 1st time in some time. They will see support and bounce and start this leg all […]

Tuesday the Broad Market Extends the Gains Off Friday’s Recovery

Tuesday the Broad Market Extends the Gains Off Friday’s Recovery

$DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $RUTX, $VXX FLASH: Small businesses see bright future ahead Most S&P 500 sectors finish with gains Softening Consumer Price Index for February reinforced notion Fed will be patient US Treasury yields even lower Optimism among small companies in the US improved in February, snapping a 5-month losing streak that was the longest […]

Commentary: Paul Ebeling on Wall Street

$DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $RUTX, $VXX As earnings season comes to a close investors look down the line. No trade deal announced yet, but President Trump and Top Chinese negotiators in Washington concurred there will likely be 1 and the 1 March deadline for the tariff hike was pushed Sunday, the Chinese FM returns to Beijing […]

Commentary: Paul Ebeling on Wall Street

$DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $RUTX, $VXX Earnings coming to an end, as investors look farther down the line. Last Friday was options expiration, and we saw allocation of new Wall Street money to the financial, industrial, home-centric, and energy stocks. Notably, other sectors did not sell off, but paused to refresh. This is the perfect scenario: […]

Wall Street Extends Gains, Big Caps Lead Sidelined Money In

Wall Street Extends Gains, Big Caps Lead Sidelined Money In

$DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $RUTX, $VXX Monday, new money came in and Wall Street gained with all 3 major indexes closing near session highs. Continuing optimism abounds on the prospects for US-China trade relations propelled technology shares. The S&P 500 index and the NAS Comp both closed above their 100-Day MA’s for the 1st time since […]

Commentary: Paul Ebeling on Wall Street

$DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $RUTX, $VXX Earnings Monday This week more earnings, while the economic data slows a bit. Good breaks higher that held for the indices and many stocks within. The Key will be if new money comes in to extend the rally. Semi’s are back in leadership, this is a huge Northside indicator. China […]

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Shares + 27% in January

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Shares + 27% in January

$RACE Last month, shares of the iconic Italian luxury sports-and-racing-car maker Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) rose according to the pattern that set up at the end of December, aka a Key reversal. According to data from S&P Global Market Intelligence, Ferrari’s shares rose just over 27% in January far outpacing the S&P 500 Index’s 7.87% gainer. Some of that increase was […]

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Surprise, Targets Raised for 2020, Share Price Spikes

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Surprise, Targets Raised for 2020, Share Price Spikes

$RACE,$FCAU Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) expects growth in core earnings to accelerate to 10% this year and CEO Louis Camilleri said he may raise targets for Y 2020, betting on new models and Special Editions at premium prices for its loyal clienti, and admirers. Thursday, after the earning’s call shares in the Italian luxury carmaker rose nearly […]

S&P 500 Extends Rally on Earnings Optimism and US-China Trade Resolution

S&P 500 Extends Rally on Earnings Optimism and US-China Trade Resolution

$DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $RUTX, $VXX US President Trump to Meet with China’s President Xi to Seal US-China Trade Deal Thursday, President Trump said he will meet with Chinese President Xi soon to try to seal a comprehensive trade deal as the top US trade negotiator reported “substantial progress” in 2 days of high-level talks. President […]

Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) Q-4 Earnings Outlook

Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) Q-4 Earnings Outlook

$RACE Thursday, 31 January Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) will release its latest earnings report. Here is the outlook for the iconic Italian supercar maker. Earnings and Revenue Wall Street analysts see Ferrari reporting EPS of 0.94/share on sales of $992.67-M. In the same Quarter last year, Ferrari reported EPS of 0.89/share on revenue of $1.05-B. If Ferrari matches […]

Commentary: Paul Ebeling on Wall Street

$DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $RUTX, $VXX, Once again, the US stock market was primed to rebound, it rebounded extending into options expiration, + there is plenty of money still on Wall Street’s sidelines. The US financial market was closed Monday for a Holiday, Options expiry brought a big Northside move. Perhaps we will see come giveback […]

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Results and Guidance Likely to Surprise

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Results and Guidance Likely to Surprise

$RACE Expect Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) is odds on of giving great Q-4 results and guidance on earnings at the end of this month. Shares of Ferrari are racing higher since 4 January Carrying a market cap of about $23-B, Ferrari is smaller than many of the industry’s more well-known players. But quality beats quantity, every time. […]

‘Goldie’ Reports Wednesday, What to Watch For…

‘Goldie’ Reports Wednesday, What to Watch For…

$GS Goldman Sachs Grou (NYSE:GS) is scheduled to report its Q-4 financial results before the US market open Wednesday. The consensus estimates from Thomson Reuters are EPS/5.61 and $7.78-B in revenue. In the same frame last year, the Wall Street giant posted EPS/5.68 on $7.83-B in revenue. In Q-3, book value per common share has […]

US Stocks Finished Flat/Unchanged Ahead of Earnings Season

US Stocks Finished Flat/Unchanged Ahead of Earnings Season

$DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $RUTX, $VXX Stocks paused to refresh Friday after being up 10.4% since Christmas Eve, earnings season begins in earnest next week, Analysts have been very negative ahead of this coming reporting frame. Earnings reports start next week with results from the big banks. And the warnings have been the most dire in […]

The Street’s Key Stock Analysts Research Reports

$CMG, $MNST, $JWN, $NOK, $NUE, $NVDA, $OAS, $XLNX Daily HeffX-LTN reviews dozens of  the Street’s Key analysts research reports to ID new trading and investing ideas for HeffX-LTN readers. Some reports cover stocks to buy, and others cover stocks to sell or avoid. Below is a list of The Street’s Key analysts outlook for Key issues for Wednesday as follows: Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc. (NYSE:CMG) was […]

Apple’s 2019 Outlook Shakes the Broad Market

Apple’s 2019 Outlook Shakes the Broad Market

$DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $RUTX, $VXX, $AAPL The S&P 500 fell 2.5% Thursday, as a revenue warning from Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) and weak manufacturing data fueled concerns about a slowdown in global economic growth, undermining the broad market. The DJIA lost 2.8%, the NAS Comp lost 3.0%, the Russell 2000 lost 1.8%. On the day, 9 of the 11 […]

Ferrari 2018 (NYSE:RACE) Core Q-3 Earnings Unchanged

Ferrari 2018 (NYSE:RACE) Core Q-3 Earnings Unchanged

$RACE Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) sales mix trended toward its “entry-level” Portofino Supercar in the Q-3 rather than its high-margin Limited-Edition models. The iconic Italian Supercar maker has had a run of record earnings, helped by its higher-margin Special Edition models and a “customisations programme’. Investors have been looking for reassurance that new CEO Louis Camilleri can […]

As Market Leadership Rotates, Money Manager Speak Out

As Market Leadership Rotates, Money Manager Speak Out

As Market Leadership Rotates, Money Manager Speak Out $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ Following are the views of 7 money managers and strategists on what could conceivably put a brake on the selling in this market. This view is held by almost everyone: that a softening in Fed’s hawkish rhetoric and President Trump’s trade dispute talk would […]

S&P 500 Falls 54.79 pts, Breaking 200-Day Moving Average on Tech Selloff

S&P 500 Falls 54.79 pts, Breaking 200-Day Moving Average on Tech Selloff

S&P 500 Falls 54.79 pts, Breaking 200-Day Moving Average on Tech Selloff $SPY, $DIA, $QQQ, $RUTX, $VXX A broad sell-off in technology companies drove US stocks sharply lower Monday, as Apple, Amazon, Goldman Sachs and other big names fell. Banks and consumer-focused companies and media and communications stocks also took heavy losses. Bond trading was […]

Investors Focused on Retail Sales and Wages

Investors Focused on Retail Sales and Wages

Investors Focused on Retail Sales and Wages $WMT, $M, $MCD, $AMZN, $CMG Amidst overall strong Quarterly results, rising labor costs are a growing concern, with more than 12 companies in the S&P 500 mentioning them in conference calls so far this earnings season. Next week, several retailers including Walmart (NYSE:WMT) and Macy’s (NYSE:M) are due […]

Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) Business in Thriving, Net Revenue Up, Profits Soaring

Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) Business in Thriving, Net Revenue Up, Profits Soaring

Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) Business in Thriving, Net Revenue Up, Profits Soaring $RACE Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) sales rose by nearly 11%, with the iconic luxury Italian Supercar firm shipping a total of 2,262 units, 216 more than in the same time frame of Y 2017. During this time, the company’s net revenues rose by 0.3%, whereas the net profit, as indicated […]

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) New Car Sales + 11% in Q-3, Profit Doubles

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) New Car Sales + 11% in Q-3, Profit Doubles

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) New Car Sales + 11% in Q-3, Profit Doubles $RACE Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) sales mix favored the entry level Portofino convertible in Q-3 rather than its high-margin Limited-Edition models on availability, weighing a bit on the Italian company’s earnings. Investors are looking for reassurance that CEO Louis Camilleri can maintain Ferrari’s strong growth achieved […]

Tesla’s (NASDAQ:TSLA) Future Is Not Secure Yet

Tesla’s (NASDAQ:TSLA) Future Is Not Secure Yet

Tesla’s (NASDAQ:TSLA) Future Is Not Secure Yet $TSLA Following Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) and Elon Musk has been Wild, that will not change in the foreseeable future. Last week stronger-than-expected Q-3 results relieved some of the pressure on the company and its deposed Chairman, Elon Musk, after a turbulent several months. In early August Mr. Musk smothered […]

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Q-3 Earnings ‘Whisper’

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Q-3 Earnings ‘Whisper’

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Q-3 Earnings ‘Whisper’ $RACE Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) many analysts the iconic Italian automaker expect the Maranello outfit to deliver a Y-Y decline in earnings on higher revenues when it reports results for the Quarter ended September 2018. This consensus gives a good sense of the company’s earnings picture, but how the actual results compare […]

Halloween Market Week: Tricks or Treats?

Halloween Market Week: Tricks or Treats?

Halloween Market Week: Tricks or Treats? $SPY, $AAPL, $FB This is Halloween week and we have more earnings as 1,000+companies will report their Q-3 results and update their forward outlooks. We also have a full slate of economic data, some of which will influence the 2nd edition of the September Quarter’s GDP reading while others […]

Sell Off Overdone, Strong Buying Fuels Rally

Sell Off Overdone, Strong Buying Fuels Rally

Sell Off Overdone, Strong Buying Fuels Rally $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $RUTX, $VXX Thursday, US stocks spiked on oversold technicals giving the NAS Comp its biggest daily percentage gainer since March, as Microsoft’s (NASDAQ:MSFT) upbeat earnings fueled strong buying in tech names and investors bought up oversold shares. Traders said investors bargain-hunted Thursday after the market’s […]

Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) Model S Luxury Sedan Lost its “Recommended” Rating + Earnings FLASH

Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) Model S Luxury Sedan Lost its “Recommended” Rating + Earnings FLASH

Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) Model S Luxury Sedan Lost its “Recommended” Rating + Earnings FLASH $TSLA The M-3 sedan, seen as Key to Tesla’s profitability, debuted in CR’s with “Average” reliability. M-X SUV is rated “Much Worse Than Average” The M-S luxury sedan dropped to “Below Average” from “Above Average” and is not recommended. Tesla actually made money last […]

Tesla’s (NASDAQ:TSLA) CEO says, Cheaper M-3 To Ship in December, Company says, No

Tesla’s (NASDAQ:TSLA) CEO says, Cheaper M-3 To Ship in December, Company says, No

Tesla’s (NASDAQ:TSLA) CEO says, Cheaper M-3 To Ship in December, Company says, No $TSLA Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) CEO Elon Musk suggested the $35,000 base priced M-3 sedan would arrive by the end of this year, but customers won’t be able to take delivery of it before February 2019, according to Tesla’s website. On the M-3 order page, the EV maker […]

Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) A Lesson in Why Not to Buy the Hype

Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) A Lesson in Why Not to Buy the Hype

Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) A Lesson in Why Not to Buy the Hype $TSLA Tesla Inc. (NASDAQ:TSLA) said late Monday evening that it expects to report Q-3 earnings after the closing bell Wednesday. Tesla stock was down 0.3% in after hours trading. The company will host a conference call at 5:30p EDT to discuss the Quarter and outlook. […]

Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) Key Quarterly Financial Report Coming

Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) Key Quarterly Financial Report Coming

Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) Key Quarterly Earnings Report Coming $TSLA Selling Vapor Ware and taking deposits on cars that cannot be produced and delivered do not produce earnings. Tesla’s (NASDAQ:TSLA) Mission: “Accelerate the world’s transition to sustainable energy.” It says soon on its website. My Big Q is: Why? The Big A: 1st Tesla has to prove it […]

S&P 500 Looks Undervalued in Here

S&P 500 Looks Undervalued in Here

S&P 500 Looks Undervalued in Here $SPY According to FactSet, the 5-year average for the forward 12-month P/E multiple for the S&P 500 is 16.3.  Today, the forward 12-month P/E multiple is 15.9 Vs 16.8 at the start of Q-4. On the surface, the S&P 500 appears to be undervalued. Why, then, hasn’t there been […]

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Raised to the Top of Bank of America Merrill Lynch Buy List

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Raised to the Top of Bank of America Merrill Lynch Buy List

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Raised to the Top of Bank of America Merrill Lynch Buy List $RACE Italy’s Iconic Ferrari Raised to Bank of America’s US1 Top List Tuesday Rates RACE buy, price target at 150 share “We continue to believe that Ferrari is an iconic asset, with strong growth prospects, which makes it a very attractively […]

Expect Strong Earnings, Forward Expectations to Drive Markets to Record Highs

Expect Strong Earnings, Forward Expectations to Drive Markets to Record Highs

Expect Strong Earnings, Forward Expectations to Drive Markets to Record Highs $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $RUTX Wall Street’s longest Bull market rally is alive and well after last weeks healthy pull back and will continue to run North into the record territory. Last week’s pull back action is not indicative of any fundamental changes in the […]

S&P 500 Earnings Preview: Q-3 Y 2018

S&P 500 Earnings Preview: Q-3 Y 2018

S&P 500 Earnings Preview: Q-3 Y 2018 $SPY, $JPM, $C, $WFC, $USD Earnings reporting period is here once again, and it always commands a great deal of attention because earnings drive stock prices over the long term. The S&P 500 has been underpinned by impressive earnings growth. The Q-3 reporting frame, which begins in earnest […]

Strong US Sales to Ease Profit Concern into 2019

Strong US Sales to Ease Profit Concern into 2019

Strong US Sales to Ease Profit Concern into 2019 $SPY A healthy outlook for US revenue growth will assuage stock investors concerned about the effect on corporate profits from tax cuts wearing off next year. S&P 500 (NYSEArca:SPY) revenue growth, which hit 9.5% in Q-2, its fastest pace since Y 2011, is estimated at 8.2% […]

Tesla’s (NASDAQ:TSLA) Chairman said His EV Company “will remain public”

Tesla’s (NASDAQ:TSLA) Chairman said His EV Company “will remain public”

Tesla’s (NASDAQ:TSLA) Chairman said His EV Company “will remain public” $TSLA Late Friday When Wall Street Was Asleep, Musk Declared Tesla Will Remain Public Almost 3 weeks ago on 7 August, (NASDAQ:TSLA) Tesla’s CEO, Elon Musk, Tweeted from his care while driving to the airport, that he was planning to take the company private in […]

This Bull Market Was Born in the Depths of Financial Crisis

This Bull Market Was Born in the Depths of Financial Crisis

This Bull Market Was Born in the Depths of Financial Crisis $SPY This Wall Street Bull market was born at the depths of a financial crisis, and it has just became the longest ever recorded. Low valuations, little competition and EP/S growth that looked spectacular, but inline with historical trends, these were the forces that […]

Keeping Records? This is the Longest Bull Market in Stocks on Record

Keeping Records? This is the Longest Bull Market in Stocks on Record

Keeping Records? This is the Longest Bull Market in Stocks on Record $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $RUTX Are you 1 of us who keeps good records? Well thank take some time Wednesday and look up some old 401(k) or mutual fund statements, then check your balance on 9 March 2009. The difference from then and now […]

Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) CEO Confirms Marchionne’s Guidence

Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) CEO Confirms Marchionne’s Guidence

Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) CEO Confirms Marchionne’s Guidence $RACE Ferrari CEO correct his position and is keeping Full Year financial targets at the Italian Supercar maker after profit rose 7% in Q-2 under his recently deceased predecessor, Sergio Marchionne. CEO Louis Camilleri, 63 anni, published the latest results just 10 days after taking the wheel at the […]

Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) and Tech Giants are Top 5 in Value

Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) and Tech Giants are Top 5 in Value

Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) and Tech Giants are Top 5 in Value $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $RUTX, $VXX, $AAPL Thursday, Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) became the 1st public company to exceed $1-T in market cap, just 2 days after reporting better-than-expected Quarterly earnings. The personal technology giant is known for the iPhone smartphone, tablet and Macbook laptops, as well as […]

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