As the market pushed the Dow to 6500, pessimism was rampant. Then on the way up to 8800, optimism took over.
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Steve Reitmeister, Kevin Matras and I discuss the realism of the market in the Roundtable Review.
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Today's Top Stories: Wednesday- June 17, 2009
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- Aggressive Growth - American Public Education, Inc. (APEI) first quarter revenues grew 43% to $33.2 million, up from $23.2 million.Net income is skyrocketing and was up 53% on a year-over-year basis, to $5.2 million. Earnings per share were 28 cents, 3 cents higher than the consensus estimate. Read More...
Growth & Income - Phillips-Van Heusen Corp. (PVH) is seeing bullish estimate revisions as its share price soars past the market. The current full-year earnings forecast of $2.26 per share was upped from last month's $2.19. During the past 3 months, PVH’s shares more than tripled the S&P 500. Read More...
Momentum - Autozone, Inc. (AZO) sales are up 9% from last year to $1.66 billion in the company's third quarter. Earnings came in at $173.7 million, up from $158.6 million last year, producing earnings of $3.13 per share. Read More...
Value - Bob Evans Farms Inc. (BOBE) reported fiscal fourth quarter 2009 earnings per share of 69 cents compared to analysts' estimates of only 39 cents for a 76.92% surprise. BOBE has surprised 3 out of the last 4 quarters by an average of 17.68%. Read More...
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