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Previously highlighted as a value name in our analysis released March 25, 2020, VF Corp. (VFC) has unveiled its plan for reopening stores across the Middle East, Europe and the United States as pandemic restrictions begin to ease. The earnings might have missed expectations on Friday (May 15), but digital sales and the ongoing reopening plan are clear positives moving forward, and the stock provides a value-oriented entry level at the same price as we recommended two months ago.
18 May 2020
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Despite the closure of all sporting events affecting the Sporting Business, Fox Corp. (FOXA) witnessed record breaking audiences for FOX News and its FOX Businesses, helping the company to another earnings beat. With FOXA’s recent acquisitions and elections six months away to ramp up ad sales, we maintain our target price and continue to hold FOXA.
12 May 2020
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Significant cluster open market purchases made by insiders at Bunge Ltd (BG) prompted an entry into the Model Portfolio on April 9, 2020, with other factors involved as well (new CEO, potential Spinoff, activist involvement). The confidence of the management, coupled with the temporary nature of the hits taken due to the ongoing Coronavirus pandemic, indicate to us BG will be able to recover and recommend increasing at these levels.
07 May 2020
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Assuming no supply chain disruption, ConAgra Brands, Inc.'s (CAG) management expects to fulfill and exceed its FY20 guidance, a rare occurrence during the ongoing Coronavirus health crisis. Investors also took this as positive news, and CAG is using its accelerated free cash flow to pay down debt as consumers increasingly turn to the company's attractive frozen foods portfolio during quarantine and working from home. Read on for more.
24 April 2020
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Given the current retail environment and widespread pandemic quarantine practices across the country, Bed Bath & Beyond, Inc. (BBBY) has seen a hit to its turnaround efforts, though this has been offset by a growing digital presence and increased cash balance. The turnaround plan is still on track to be delivered by CEO Mark Tritton by next month (May 2020), and we see the sharp decline in share price as a strong opportunity to accumulate BBBY ahead of its execution.
22 April 2020
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Canadian Solar, Inc. (CSIQ) beat both the market and its own expectations in this week's earnings report, and we are still positive on the potential for this company to perform a Spinoff of its MSS solar modules segment. The company's tight control of its supply chain and international footprint has helped to mitigate the impact of the ongoing COVID-19 outbreak, and a newly authorized share buyback program will help offset the recent selloff. Read on for more on this catalyst name.
27 March 2020
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To take advantage of the market's recent movements, we're adding to our positions in Bed Bath & Beyond, Inc. (BBBY) and Fox Corp. (FOXA) on their fundamentals that remain intact. These companies' current levels now warrant increases to their Model Portfolio positions. See the links below for more details and respective analyses/alerts.
12 March 2020
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As markets are moving, The Edge will be increasing positions in the Model Portfolio. We believe The Cheesecake Factory, Inc. (CAKE) and Corteva, Inc. (CTVA) are fundamentally undervalued and the recent market movement allows for lower levels to average into the stocks.
12 March 2020
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To take advantage of the market's recent movements, we're adding to our positions in Bed Bath & Beyond, Inc. (BBBY), Canadian Solar, Inc. (CSIQ) and Fox Corp. (FOXA) on their fundamentals that remain intact. These companies' current levels now warrant increases to their Model Portfolio positions. See the links below for more details and respective analyses/alerts.
10 March 2020
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We are exiting several names from the Special Situations Model Portfolio as we look ahead at more compelling idea flow in 2020. Watch for our Special Situations Event Preview (released at the beginning of each month) for the ideas we're examining in this dynamic space, and the Upcoming Spinoff Calendars for more on the scheduled catalysts ahead.
25 February 2020