Wall Street Stock Forecaster Hotline – Friday, May 10, 2013

SYMANTEC CORP., $24.35, Nasdaq symbol SYMC, sells computer-security technology, including anti-virus and email-filtering software, to businesses and consumers.

In its fiscal 2013 fourth quarter, which ended March 29, 2013, Symantec’s revenue rose 4.0%, to $1.75 billion from $1.68 billion a year earlier. That beat the… Read More

Hold on to these retailers for now

These two companies own some of the top brands in the fashion industry. However, recent payroll tax hikes have lowered most Americans’ take-home pay. That could hurt clothing sales. LIMITED BRANDS INC. $44 (New York symbol LTD; Aggressive Growth Portfolio, Consumer sector; Shares outstanding: 288.4… Read More

LIMITED BRANDS INC. $44 – New York symbol LTD

LIMITED BRANDS INC. $44 (New York symbol LTD; Aggressive Growth Portfolio, Consumer sector; Shares outstanding: 288.4 million; Market cap: $12.7 billion; Price-to-sales ratio: 1.2; Dividend yield: 2.7%; TSINetwork Rating: Average; www.- limitedbrands.com) owns the Victoria’s Secret lingerie chain and the Bath & Body Works personalcare… Read More

Wall Street Stock Forecaster Hotline – Friday, February 8, 2013

MCGRAW-HILL COMPANIES INC., $42.15, New York symbol MHP, fell over 25% this week after the U.S. Department of Justice announced that it is suing the company’s bond-rating subsidiary, Standard & Poor’s, over its role in the 2008 financial crisis.

The Justice Department has accused Standard &.. Read More

Wall Street Stock Forecaster Hotline – Friday, December 14, 2012

Wall Street Stock Forecaster Hotline.

Friday, December 14, 2012

Dear client,

MCDONALD’S CORP., $88.88, New York symbol MCD, continues to benefit from strong demand for its $1 menu items, such as breakfast sandwiches and coffee. New premium items are also boosting its sales.

In November 2012, the company’s same-store… Read More

Updating TEXAS INSTRUMENTS INC., LIMITED BRANDS INC.

TEXAS INSTRUMENTS INC. $28 (www.ti.com) now gets 70% of its sales from analog chips and embedded processors, which convert sounds and temperatures into digital signals that computers can understand. Demand for these chips tends to be less volatile than chips for mobile devices. In the… Read More