over a year ago at Macroaxis 
By Nathan Young

As the online retail is shaping up to be the dominant arena, Amazon has already stated they are the king of the current market place and continue to dominate as others play catch up. Amazon could be compared to Apple as the leader in online sales. What makes this company so great is they sell anything and everything you’d need from many different vendors. Prices are also very competitive, which motivates the consumer to keep coming back. However, they will have to keep innovating if they want to be the market leader in the coming years.

 fundamentals retail   amazon consumer cyclical specialty retail
  over a year ago at Macroaxis 
By Nathan Young

eBay is a company and website where people and bring their goods and sell them in the market place. This allows people to flip items for profits or sell their homemade items to will buyers. Similar companies in this space are Etsy and Facebook Marketplace, which provide the space to match buyers and sellers. eBay charges fees as a way to earn money, but this type of environment is the current and future market space as people are going to brick and mortar stores less and the online space more. Now, let us take a look at the recent numbers to get a view of their fundamental health.

 fundamentals retail   ebay consumer cyclical specialty retail business services
Cabelas Incorporated
  over a year ago at Macroaxis 
By Nathan Young

If you haven’t noticed, the retail space is being consolidated at a rapid rate. With stores going out of business and being bought, it comes at no surprise that Cabela’s is being bought by Bass Pro. In the last month, there’s been this consolidation of large retail stores and the bankruptcy of Gander Mountain. This is indicative of how the retail space is behaving and with the recent comment by Sears, it is still evolving. It will be interesting to see how Cabela’s is handled by their purchaser. For now, let us take a look at the fundamental health of the company.

 fundamentals retail   cabelas incorporated consumer sports equipment manufacturers and retailers
  over a year ago at Macroaxis 
By Nathan Young

Here in America, people are always looking to purchase the next thing but yet they can’t afford. That is a discussion in its own, but that has opened the window for payments which allow people to pay a little bit at a time. In comes Aaron’s, which allow people to rent the items and eventually pay them off and become an owner. From furniture to appliances, this gives people an opportunity to bring upgrades into their home and lives. Now, let us take a look at the recent numbers to determine the short term health.

 fundamentals retail   aarons industrials rental & leasing services business services
  over a year ago at Macroaxis 
By Nathan Young

This company has been in the news recently for not the best of reasons. The Federal Government went to some of the offices looking for documents regarding specific questions in their finances. Regardless of what they were looking for, the company was brought to the front of the media in a negative light, which certainly does not do well for brand image. However, do not let this distract you from the fundamental health of the company as this could provide a great buying opportunity at a discounted price.

 fundamentals industry   caterpillar industrials farm & construction equipment machinery
YUM Brands
  over a year ago at Macroaxis 
By Nathan Young

Yum! Brands is a company that provides fast food to millions through popular brands such as KFC, Pizza Hut, and Taco Bell. With the recent addition of mobile ordering in Starbucks, that has put pressure on these companies to keep up technologically as people are more on the go. These are household names in the fast food industry, but that does not guarantee that they can thrive. Not only the technology, there is the health factor here in the United States which is putting negative pressure on the fast food industry as a whole.

 fundamentals food   yum brands consumer restaurants consumer cyclical
Whole Foods Market
  over a year ago at Macroaxis 
By Nathan Young

Whole Foods is a grocery store chain that focuses on organic and health eating options. Often jokingly called whole paychecks, the store does cater to the well to do as prices are higher than a traditional store such as Wal-Mart or Kroger. Despite the higher prices, people shop there and rave about their products. As long as health is an issue in the United States, this type of company is in a position to succeed. Now, let us take a look at the most recent numbers to confirm if the company is in fact succeeding.

 fundamentals food   whole foods consumer diversified wholesale and retail
  over a year ago at Macroaxis 
By Nathan Young

Walmart is the name that is mentioned when people think of marketplace leaders. Their ability to have lower prices then their competition allows them to compete at a national level. However, with the rise of online shopping, Walmart is in a position where they have to adapt. Amazon is increasing pressure on these types of stores and will continue to do so until they can learn to adapt. For now, let us take a look at the most recent numbers and decide how the company is doing.

 fundamentals retail   walmart consumer diversified wholesale and retail consumer defensive discount stores
  over a year ago at Macroaxis 
By Nathan Young

McDonalds and all the other fast food restaurants are coming up on the path of online ordering. Starbucks is currently going through the growing pains, but this will open the door to many different ways companies can look to accommodate their consumers, including McDonalds. Fast food will always be a staple in the American diet as more and more people are on the go, but the way fast food is sold is going to change in the very near term. Now, let us take a look at the most recent numbers to determine the near term health of the company.

 fundamentals food   mcdonalds consumer cyclical restaurants restaurants hotels motels
  over a year ago at Macroaxis 
By Nathan Young

With the addition of Snapchat to the public market, people have been focusing on this sector recently. Companies that play within this space is Twitter, Snapchat, and the company we’re reviewing tonight, Facebook. Facebook is certainly the most dominant company in this market as the most people use it. No matter the age, it has grown to be widely accepted by all. Right now, advertising is the topic because the price to advertise on Facebook is cheap compared to the other outlets out there. Now, let us take a look at the most recent numbers to see how the company is doing overall.

 fundamentals technology   facebook internet content & information business services

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