Model portfolio names Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia
(MSO:NYSE) and Active Power (ACPW:Nasdaq) are scheduled to
announce their quarterly results on Tuesday morning. This
Alert is a preview of the companies’ numbers and we’re not
recommending any trades for the model portfolio.
First, Martha Stewart is expected to earn $0.02 a share in
the second quarter, up from a loss of $0.02 a year ago, on
$38.5 million of revenue. Management has exceeded the
consensus analyst profit estimate four of the past five
Martha Stewart will host a conference call at 8:30 a.m. EDT
that investors can access at the company’s website:
www.marthastewart.com/ir. A replay will also be available
online for two weeks. On the call, we’ll be listening for an
update on management’s recent cost-cutting efforts.
Into the print, we maintain our Two rating on the stock,
which is currently changing hands around $4.42. we believe
that Martha Stewart can trade up through $5 in the coming
Second, Active Power has consensus analyst estimates calling
for a loss of $0.14 a share in the second quarter, down from
a profit of $0.02 in the previous year, on $13.4 million of
Active Power will host a conference call at 8:30 a.m. EDT
that investors can access at 888-329-8862. Both the live
call and a replay will also be available at the company’s
website: www.ir.activepower.com. On the call, we’ll be
looking for an update from management on the adoption of new
Ahead of the results, we maintain our One rating on the
stock, which is currently trading around $2.68. We believe
that Active Power can move back up through $3 in the coming
David Peltier & the TheStreet Research Team
We will buy more Builders FirstSource and improve our cost basis.
Investors have been given another attractive buying opportunity.
Stocks experienced high volatility as earnings season pressed on this week, and we closed out one of our model portfolio positions.
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