Masco's and Armstrong's dour numbers are at odds with those of every homebuilder we've heard from.
Deere is downgraded to 'underweight,' and Home Depot is downgraded to 'neutral.'
Is a drop in the share price of the largest US chain of farm and ranch stores an opportunity?
The online retail pioneer has had its ups and downs. But it has continued to adapt and exploit opportunities, and it's once again on the upswing.
Nothing is recession-proof, but these shares are pretty close.
With 100 million users, the online leader is set to benefit from a move toward mobile transactions.
The home improvement retailer needs to sharpen its promotional strategy around big-ticket sales to defend its market share.
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