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Is the BJ's IPO a Threat to Costco Wholesale Corporation? | InvestorPlace

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Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST) survived the retail apocalypse relatively unscathed, but should BJ’s IPO have Costco — and COST stockholders — spooked?

 
The Proof That Amazon Is Undervalued

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In February, I published the DCF model of Amazon (AMZN), which, at the conservative forecast parameters, indicated that the company's share price was balanced. The comments under that article included some criticism regarding Amazon's margin forecast for the next 10 years. Some people claimed that I underestimated the company's potential. Others, on the contrary, told my margin forecast was overly optimistic.

 
GameStop: Great Buy, Great Dividend, Nothing Like Blockbuster

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In my view, investors would be wise to buy GameStop at these levels. The dividend yield is very generous and is well covered by free cash flow.

 
Walmart: Furious Battle Pending In Grocery

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One thing that investors can't say about Walmart (NYSE:WMT) is that there has been a clear lack of effort to transform the company. Amazon (NASDAQ:AMZN) came on the scene many years ago and disrupted the whole sector. Walmart, for a few quarters some years back, found itself standing still as Amazon raced ahead with its market share gains.

 
Lowe’s Prospects, Hammered by Home Depot and Others, Aren’t Coming Back

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Lowe’s Companies Inc. (NYSE: LOW) may be among the largest home improvement retailers in America, often ranked just behind Home Depot Inc. (NYSE: HD). New CEO Marvin Ellison, who helped wreck J.C. Penney Co. Inc. (NYSE: JCP), faces an uphill battle Lowe’s cannot win.

 
Walmart's India (Flipkart) Gambit: Growth Rebirth Or Costly Facelift?

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Walmart announced that it would pay $16 billion to acquire a 77% stake in Flipkart, an Indian online retail firm.

 
3 E-Commerce Rivals That Could Chip Away at Amazon.com, Inc.

2018-05-22 investorplace
Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN). The name itself excites those who own a stake in the company, yet that same name can strike fear into the hearts of owners of rival e-commerce stocks. Amazon gets what Amazon wants, and will roll over anyone or anything that stands in its way.

 
Monday Apple Rumors: Beats Line May Get Its Own HomePod

2018-05-21 investorplace
Leading the Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) rumor mill today is news of a cheaper HomePod on the way. Today, we’ll look at that and other Apple Rumors for Monday.

 
7 'Blue-Chip Stocks' That Aren't Blue Chips at All | InvestorPlace

2018-05-21 investorplace
Plain and simple: the term is outdated. A lot of large-cap familiar names are still called “blue-chip stock” when they are nothing of the kind. If you can’t rid the term “blue-chip stock” from your lexicon, then it should at least apply to a whole new stream of companies.

 
Fissures

2018-05-21 seekingalpha
Hawaii’s Kilauea volcano has erupted, sending ash clouds 30,000 feet into the sky. There’s a volcano going gangster on our 50th state, and nobody seems to care. Hundred-year weather events seem to be happening every hundred days. Similarly, ridiculously stupid actions or words from our leaders used to get our attention, but now the high-velocity vomiting that DC sprays across the airwaves has numbed us.

 
Procter & Gamble Now at 5 Weeks as Dow’s Worst Performing Stock

2018-05-19 247wallst
Procter & Gamble Co. (NYSE: PG) posted a slim share price gain of 0.1% last week, not enough to shake off the company’s ranking as the worst performing Dow Jones industrial stock of this year. So far in 2018, the shares have lost 20.1%. This is P&G’s fifth consecutive week as the Dow’s worst stock for the year.

 
Benefit Of Kroger Partnership With Ocado Not What Most People Think It Is

2018-05-18 seekingalpha
Why I see this having significant potential for disappointing results in the core business associated with the deal.

 
Kroger Co Is Still Getting No Respect After Ocado Buy

2018-05-18 investorplace
Kroger Co (NYSE:KR) will be the U.S. home for robotic logistics technology from Ocado Group PLC (OTCMKTS:OCDGF), an online grocer in the U.K., with a 5% stake costing $247 million, valuing the smaller company at nearly $5 billion.

 
Consensus 2018 Proves Bitcoin and Blockchain Are Here to Stay

2018-05-18 investorplace
The hottest ticket in town this week was in New York City. But unlike any top-tier event, you were invited … if you could afford it.

 
Amazon Go: Stores Worth Less Than Tech

2018-05-18 seekingalpha
Opening Amazon Go stores at downtown locations across the U.S. may not significantly impact its retail revenue;

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