Superstock Investor
Morning Briefing

Monday, May 14, 2018

Morning Matters:

The Week Ahead

The Dow Jones Industrial Average, S&P 100, NASDAQ 100 and Russell 2000 were all higher on a weekly basis reversing a couple weeks of losses. The Big Picture [monthly bias] for the NASDAQ 100, the Dow Jones Industrial Average, Russell 2000 and the S&P 100 remain positive.

1.Geopolitical and Fiscal Events. Monday sees Federal Reserve Cleveland President Loretta Mester speak at 2:45 a.m. EDT and then St. Louis President Bullard speaks at 9:40 a.m. EDT. Wednesday sees Federal Reserve Minneapolis President Raphael Bostic speak at 8:30 a.m. EDT and then St. Louis President Bullard speaks at 6:30 p.m. EDT. Thursday sees Federal Reserve Minneapolis President Neel Kashkari speak at 10:45 a.m. EDT. Friday sees Federal Reserve Cleveland President Loretta Mester speak at 3:00 a.m. EDT.

2.Economic Releases. Releases of note this week and next include the weekly chain store sales, oil/gas numbers, mortgage applications and jobless claims as well as retail sales, housing starts, industrial production and leading indicators.

3.Earnings Releases. Notable releases next week include A VIPS HD EXP CSCO NTES WMT AMAT AZN DE.

Monday, May 14

OPEC releases its latest monthly report at 7:00 a.m. EDT.

Tuesday, May 15

April Retail Sales are due out at 8:30 a.m. EDT and are expected to fall to 0.3% from 0.5%.

The U.S. Treasury will sell $13 billion of 30 year bonds and $28 billion of three year notes

Wednesday, May 16

April Housing Starts are released at 8:30 a.m. EDT and expected to rise to 132,500 from 131,900.

April Industrial Production is released and expected to rise to 0.6% from 0.5%.

Thursday, May 17

April Leading Indicators are reported at 10:00 a.m. EDT and expected to rise to 0.4% from 0.30%.

Friday, May 18

None of note.


Today's Superstock Investor Stock Scorecard:

by Superstock Investor


This stock has been selected as today's example of the Superstock Investor Stock Scorecard.

Company Information

Sector: Commercial Services
Industry: Office Serv & Supplies
Market Cap:  $427 (Millions)


  Price %Gain  
Current Price $5.15    
Price Target $6.38 23.8%  
Upper Bound $11.35 120.5%  
Lower Bound $3.69 -28.4%  

Fundamental Variables

P/E Ratio 27.7    
Sales Growth -6.8%    

Valuation Variables

  Past Current Future
Profitability (CFROI) 7.2% 9.8% 8.4%
Growth (in Assets) -1.2% 0.1% 0.0%
Color Legend
Excellent Top 10%
Good 11- 30%
Average 31- 70%
Fair 71- 90%
Poor Bottom 10%

Stock data last updated 01/10/2017.

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