Month: August 2013

$WFM Stock Update

WFM reported Q3 earnings on July 31. Some highlights from the earnings report include: 21% increase in sales Revenue reported at $3.06 billion (meeting analyst expectations) EPS reported at $0.38 (beating expectations) The stores are generating an average of $996 per square foot and attracting 1 million customers per day. Along with their grocery stores …

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$COST Stock Update

Costco Wholesale (the largest company to still report monthly sales) saw its net sales for July rise 7% to $7.87 billion over the $7.36 billion for July 2012. However the company delivered comparable-store sales growth of 4% missing analysts’ expectations of 5.1%. (Comparable same-store sales are the growth/decline that a firm’s stores achieve relative to …

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$BRK-B Update 8/12/13

I recommend we hold onto Berkshire and enjoy the ride. Current Stats PEG 2.99, Dividend 0%, Price $117.13 (BRK-A $175,748, Book/sh $122,910), Recom 1.5 Perf Month,Quarter,Half Y,Year 0%, 5%, 21%, 38% 8/6/13 Zacks: Warren Buffett is undoubtedly one of the greatest investors of all time. His track record with picking companies below their intrinsic value …

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$MET Update 8/12/13

I recommend we take our profits and sell $MET. Its current high valuation, recent earnings drop, and tighter government scrutiny make me question remaining upside. Current Stats PEG 13, Dividend 2.25%, Price $48.88, Book/sh $58.24, Recom 2.0 Perf Month,Quarter,Half Y,Year 0%, 18%, 34%, 47% 8/7 The Street: In the second quarter its year-over-year earnings had …

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