What to Expect with Walmart Earnings after Margin Compression Warning

The world’s largest retailer Wal-Mart on Tuesday report before the bell. WMT warned on margin compression and soaring dollar lowering forward guidance in late July. Investors will be looking for which products are still attracting consumer spending with the impact of inflation. Walmart in Q1 saw its earnings hit by high prices forcing customers to choose purchases of food and other staples over higher margin, discretionary items. This has likely seen with more markdowns to move overstock inventory in some … Continue reading “What to Expect with Walmart Earnings after Margin Compression Warning”

What to Expect with Target Earnings as Gross and Operating Margins Shrink

Retail giant Target is due to report second quarter earnings premarket on Wednesday. TGT has already cut its profit outlook twice in three weeks with its EPS expected to fall by around 80% year-over-year after rapidly liquidating its excess inventory. $TGT reported worse than expected first-quarter earnings missing on major metrics and its shares fell over 26%. Competitor Walmart reports Tuesday. Gross and operating margins are expected to shrink further again in the quarter, as discounts and higher supply-chain costs … Continue reading “What to Expect with Target Earnings as Gross and Operating Margins Shrink”

South Korea’s Coupang Narrowed Losses in Q2 Continuing Positive Traction Toward Profitability

South Korean eCommerce company Coupang, known as the Korean Mazon, reported worse than expected earnings Wednesday. CPNG reported mixed results with another revenue miss but on a narrower loss than expected. In a huge milestone CPNG finally achieved positive adjusted EBITDA, a necessary step for the e-commerce firm. Total Active Customers continued to grow., up 21 percent year over year to 16 million. Earnings Coupang narrowed losses in Q2 but another sales miss in a top-line miss in Q2, Coupang. Adjusted … Continue reading “South Korea’s Coupang Narrowed Losses in Q2 Continuing Positive Traction Toward Profitability”

Amazon Shares Higher on Revenue Beat and Strong Guidance

Retail monster Amazon.com reported stronger June quarter revenue Thursday.  $AMZN stock traded up more than 13% after hours as they guided higher than expected.  Amazon recorded a $3.9 billion loss on its Rivian investment which led to a reported a loss of 20 cents per share on revenue of $121.23 billion vs. $119.09 billion expected. Amazon was the last of the mega-cap tech companies to report. Netflix kicked it off. Microsoft, Apple, Intel, Meta and Alphabet followed. Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ: $AMZN) Reported After Close Thursday … Continue reading “Amazon Shares Higher on Revenue Beat and Strong Guidance”

Target Misses Earnings Metrics as Margins Collapse on Soaring Expenses

Retail giant Target Corporation on Wednesday reported worse than expected first-quarter earnings missing on major metrics. $TGT shares fell over 26%. Competitor Walmart reported yesterday and also sold off on its earnings miss for its largest single-day percentage decrease since 1987. Target management said fuel and freight costs will be $1 billion higher this year than it had expected, with little sign of their easing throughout 2022.  Target Corporation NYSE: TGT Reported Earnings Before Market Open Wednesday  $1.09 Missed $1.11 … Continue reading “Target Misses Earnings Metrics as Margins Collapse on Soaring Expenses”

Walmart Earnings Hit by Inflation, Lowers Forward Guidance

Retail giant Wal-Mart on Tuesday reported worse than expected first-quarter earnings and cut its full-year profit forecast, as surging costs cut into the bottom line of the world’s biggest retailer. WMT said it sees earnings falling by around 1%, compared to a prior forecast of a 5% to 6% increase. The stock was down 7% Premarket. “Bottomline results were unexpected and reflect the unusual environment. U.S. inflation levels, particularly in food and fuel,” said CEO Doug McMillon. Walmart Inc NYSE: … Continue reading “Walmart Earnings Hit by Inflation, Lowers Forward Guidance”

Ford Sells Almost 8% in Electric Truck Developer Rivian Automotive as Soon as Allowed

Electric truck developer Rivian Automotive raised $11.9 billion to become the largest IPO of 2021. RIVN stock surged as high as $179 per share before crashing in 2022 to $20.88 on Monday following the expiration of the company’s IPO lockup period. Ford Motor sold off about 8% of its stockholdings pushing shares to an all-time low. Ford stock sold off also, down nearly 6% on the day. At one point Ford and Amazon had booked massive unrealized profits on their … Continue reading “Ford Sells Almost 8% in Electric Truck Developer Rivian Automotive as Soon as Allowed”

Traders Talk Stock Market Technical Analysis & Macro Overview December 19 2021

The week that was and the week ahead in global stock markets. In developing our trading plan we walk through the KnovaWave Structure and shape in all the major indices and key stocks; AAPL, AMZN, SMH, NVDA and ARKK. Key earnings and influences with alternative outcomes. With a big week for Central Bankers we take a look at Bonds also Enjoy our technical analysts on youtube discuss Ichimoku, Gann, patterns and other indicators – feel free to like and share … Continue reading “Traders Talk Stock Market Technical Analysis & Macro Overview December 19 2021”

Traders Talk Stock Market Technical Analysis Overview December 12 2021

The week that was and the week ahead in global stock markets. In developing our trading plan we walk through the KnovaWave Structure and shape in all the major indices and key stocks; AAPL, AMZN, SMH, NVDA and ARKK. Key earnings and influences with alternative outcomes. With a big week for Central Bankers we take a look at Bonds also Enjoy our technical analysts on youtube discuss Ichimoku, Gann, patterns and other indicators – feel free to like and share … Continue reading “Traders Talk Stock Market Technical Analysis Overview December 12 2021”

Traders Talk Stock Market Technical Analysis Overview December 4 2021

The week that was and the week ahead in global stock markets. In developing our trading plan we walk through the KnovaWave Structure and shape in all the major indices and key stocks; AAPL, AMZN, SMH, NVDA and ARKK. Key earnings and influences with alternative outcomes. Listen in Conjunction with: Traders Market Weekly: When The Rubber Meets The Road December 4 – 9 2021 Enjoy our technical analysts on youtube discuss Ichimoku, Gann, patterns and other indicators – feel free … Continue reading “Traders Talk Stock Market Technical Analysis Overview December 4 2021”