Consumer Staples & Retail

August 27, 2015

Topics covered: Shift to Natural and Organic, Product Quality Improvements, M&A Activity in Staples Sector, Emerging Markets Growth, Currency Headwinds, Conventional Supermarket Trends, Consumer Staples Companies, Bullish Outlook on Beauty

Companies covered:, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN), Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (NYSE:WMT), SuperValu Inc. (NYSE:SVU), Starbucks Corporation (NASDAQ:SBUX), Panera Bread Company (NASDAQ:PNRA), Kroger Company (The) (NYSE:KR), Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST), Tractor Supply Company (NASDAQ:TSCO), O'Reilly Automotive, Inc. (NASDAQ:ORLY), Hess Corporation (NYSE:HES), ENERGY TRANSFER PARTNERS (NYSE:ETP), Core-Mark Holding Company, Inc. (NASDAQ:CORE), AutoZone, Inc. (NYSE:AZO), Allstate Corporation (The) (NYSE:ALL), Advance Auto Parts Inc (NYSE:AAP), Lifetime Brands, Inc. (NASDAQ:LCUT), Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL), Western Union Company (The) (NYSE:WU), Visa Inc. (NYSE:V), Verifone Systems, Inc. (NYSE:PAY), NCR Corporation (NYSE:NCR), Mastercard Incorporated (NYSE:MA), eBay Inc. (NASDAQ:EBAY), Diebold, Incorporated (NYSE:DBD), American Express Company (NYSE:AXP), Procter & Gamble Company (The) (NYSE:PG), Pepsico, Inc. (NYSE:PEP), Coca-Cola Company (The) (NYSE:KO), The Hain Celestial Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:HAIN), Estee Lauder Companies, Inc. (The) (NYSE:EL), Dr Pepper Snapple Group, Inc (NYSE:DPS), Ulta Salon, Cosmetics & Fragrance, Inc. (NASDAQ:ULTA), Sally Beauty Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:SBH), Newell Rubbermaid Inc. (NYSE:NWL), Jarden Corporation (NYSE:JAH), Inter Parfums, Inc. (NASDAQ:IPAR), Clorox Company (The) (NYSE:CLX), Colgate-Palmolive Company (NYSE:CL), Tupperware Brands Corporation (NYSE:TUP)

Buy ($175)


June 18, 2015

Topics covered: Weather Impact on Automotive, Peaked Valuations in Automotive, Normalized Vehicle Sales, DIY Auto Tailwinds, Challenges in Automotive Manufacturing, Automotive Retailers, Auto Parts Demand, Auto Dealer Opportunities

Companies covered: Wabco Holdings Inc. (NYSE:WBC), Tenneco Inc. (NYSE:TEN), Sonic Automotive, Inc. (NYSE:SAH), O'Reilly Automotive, Inc. (NASDAQ:ORLY), CarMax Inc (NYSE:KMX), Genuine Parts Company (NYSE:GPC), AutoZone, Inc. (NYSE:AZO), Asbury Automotive Group Inc (NYSE:ABG), Advance Auto Parts Inc (NYSE:AAP), Johnson Controls, Inc. (NYSE:JCI), Commercial Vehicle Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:CVGI), Penske Automotive Group, Inc. (NYSE:PAG), Toyota Motor Corp Ltd Ord (NYSE:TM), Lear Corporation (NYSE:LEA), Honda Motor Company, Ltd. (NYSE:HMC), Harman International Industries, Incorporated (NYSE:HAR), General Motors Company (NYSE:GM), Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F), BorgWarner Inc. (NYSE:BWA), Autoliv, Inc. (NYSE:ALV), Pep Boys-Manny, Moe & Jack (The) (NYSE:PBY), Monro Muffler Brake, Inc. (NASDAQ:MNRO), Lithia Motors, Inc. (NYSE:LAD), Group 1 Automotive, Inc. (NYSE:GPI), AutoNation, Inc. (NYSE:AN)

Buy ($175)


February 13, 2015

Topics covered: Store Sales Growth Trends, Shift Toward Healthier Food Options, Restaurant Trends in China, Restaurant Outperformance, Online Food Ordering in China, Macroeconomic Impacts on Restaurants, High-Valuation Restaurant Space, Focus on Brand Equity

Companies covered: Synutra International, Inc. (NASDAQ:SYUT), Buffalo Wild Wings, Inc. (NASDAQ:BWLD), Yum! Brands, Inc. (NYSE:YUM), Wendy's Company (The) (NASDAQ:WEN), McDonald's Corporation (NYSE:MCD), Krispy Kreme Doughnuts, Inc. (NYSE:KKD), Jack In The Box Inc. (NASDAQ:JACK), Denny's Corporation (NASDAQ:DENN), Chipotle Mexican Grill, Inc. (NYSE:CMG), Bloomin' Brands, Inc. (NASDAQ:BLMN),, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN), Red Robin Gourmet Burgers, Inc. (NASDAQ:RRGB), Papa John'S International, Inc. (NASDAQ:PZZA), Darden Restaurants, Inc. (NYSE:DRI), Domino's Pizza Inc (NYSE:DPZ), Cracker Barrel Old Country Store, Inc. (NASDAQ:CBRL), Starbucks Corporation (NASDAQ:SBUX), The Cheesecake Factory Incorporated (NASDAQ:CAKE)

Buy ($175)

Gaming and Leisure

November 25, 2014

Topics covered: U.S. Regional and Emerging Market Hospitality, Regional Casino Development, Millennial Consumers, Las Vegas Recovery, Las Vegas Conventions and Casinos, International Business Market, Increased Corporate Ancillary Spending, Gaming Opportunities In Asian Markets

Companies covered: Boyd Gaming Corporation (NYSE:BYD), Carmike Cinemas, Inc. (NASDAQ:CKEC), Caesars Entertainment Corporation (NASDAQ:CZR), Starbucks Corporation (NASDAQ:SBUX), Pinnacle Entertainment, Inc. (NYSE:PNK), Penn National Gaming, Inc. (NASDAQ:PENN), Netflix, Inc. (NASDAQ:NFLX), MGM Resorts International (NYSE:MGM), Marriott International (NASDAQ:MAR), Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE:HOT), Cinemark Holdings Inc (NYSE:CNK), InnSuites Hospitality Trust (AMEX:IHT), Eldorado Resorts, Inc. (NASDAQ:ERI)

Buy ($175)

Entertainment, Toys and Games

November 07, 2014

Topics covered: Toy Industry in Emerging Markets, Toy Company Competition, Strong Secular Growth in E-Commerce, Specialty Hardlines and Softlines Retail, Outdoor Toy Segment, Omnichannel Experience, Brick-And-Mortar Versus Online Retail Sales, Birth Rate Stabilization

Companies covered: Charter Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ:CHTR), AMC Networks Inc. (NASDAQ:AMCX),, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN), Time Warner Cable Inc (NYSE:TWC), AT&T Inc. (NYSE:T), Scripps Networks Interactive, Inc (NYSE:SNI), Sirius XM Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ:SIRI), Netflix, Inc. (NASDAQ:NFLX), Live Nation Entertainment, Inc. (NYSE:LYV), Liberty Global plc (NASDAQ:LBTYA), DIRECTV (NASDAQ:DTV), DISH Network Corporation (NASDAQ:DISH), Discovery Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ:DISCA), Children's Place, Inc. (The) (NASDAQ:PLCE), Ulta Salon, Cosmetics & Fragrance, Inc. (NASDAQ:ULTA), Summer Infant, Inc. (NASDAQ:SUMR), Newell Rubbermaid Inc. (NYSE:NWL), Mattel, Inc. (NASDAQ:MAT), Leapfrog Enterprises Inc (NYSE:LF), Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ), JAKKS Pacific, Inc. (NASDAQ:JAKK), Jarden Corporation (NYSE:JAH), Inter Parfums, Inc. (NASDAQ:IPAR), Helen of Troy Limited (NASDAQ:HELE), Hasbro, Inc. (NASDAQ:HAS), Estee Lauder Companies, Inc. (The) (NYSE:EL), Walt Disney Company (The) (NYSE:DIS), Carter's, Inc. (NYSE:CRI), Build-A-Bear Workshop, Inc. (NYSE:BBW), Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE:PII), Harley-Davidson, Inc. (NYSE:HOG), Honda Motor Company, Ltd. (NYSE:HMC), Brunswick Corporation (NYSE:BC)

Buy ($175)

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