Today's Must Read
Home Depot's (HD) Growth Efforts Bode Well Amid Hurdles
JPMorgan (JPM) Interest Income to Rise, Energy Woes Persist
Monday, September 19, 2016
Today's Research Daily features new research reports on 16 major stocks, including Disney (DIS), Home Depot (HD) and JPMorgan (JPM). These research reports have been hand-picked from the roughly 70 reports published by our analyst team today.
Disney shares have struggled (the stock is down nearly 12% year-to-date) on concerns about the impact of 'cord cutting' on the company's ESPN franchise. But Disney is far more than just ESPN, as the analyst points in the updated research report published today. The analyst likes Disney's movie business and the Parks & Resorts division. The success of its movies also means healthy business for its Consumer Products division. (You can read the full research report on Disney here>>)
Home Depot shares have lagged the broader market this year on concerns about competitive pressures from specialty stores and mass retailers as well as the impact of the uneven economic recovery on discretionary spending. The Zacks analyst discusses the pros & cons of investing in the stock at present and highlights the company's focus on improving customer experience, solid execution and leverage to the steadily housing market. (You can read the full research report on Home Depot here>>)
JPMorgan shares have done better relative to the other major banks, but they have underperform the broader market on continued low interest rates that are keeping its net-interest margins under pressure. These headwinds notwithstanding, the company remains a leader in the space on balance sheet strength, strong retail franchise and effective cost controls. The energy exposure will likely show up in incremental reserve build this year, but continued improvement in loan and deposit balances is expected to aid organic growth. (You can read the full research report on JPMorgan here>>)
Other noteworthy reports we are featuring today include HP (HPQ), Expedia (EXPE) and U.S. Bancorp (USB).
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