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Stock Market Earnings Update and Trading Ideas

Posted by Barry on Oct 7, 2014 3:48:00 PM

Earnings Update

The Container Store (TCS) missed revenue numbers last night and the stock plummeted over 20% today. There does not seem to be much room for anything less than perfection in this retailer. The Container Store (TCS) also updated the full year revenue guidance

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Looking forward to another earnings report after the bell today, Yum! Brands (YUM). The question may be is this one priced for perfection as well? Trading at Price-to-Earnings (P/E) of 27.04, the firm opened the first Pizza Hut in Africa this year and is currently testing lower calorie pies in the select test markets in the United States.

Trading Ideas

Security stocks are on the move in recent months spawning from the data beach at major corporations. Here are two that have been active lately:

 

Company

Symbol

52 week low

52 week high

Current price

 

Palo Alto Networks

PANW

40.36

106.79

102.7

Buy/Sell

CyberArk Software

CYBR

22.12

35.88

29.46

Buy/Sell

 

Ebola Virus

With the ongoing news about the Ebola virus some stocks have been reacting to the headline news. One that has been in the center is Chimerix, Inc. (CMRX); take a look at this two month chart:

CMRX Chart October 7 2014 resized 600

 

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