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CVS:No More Smoke With Your Coke

original publish date Feb 6 2014 CVS Caremark (CVS) is taking the generally accepted moral high ground and saying, “No more smoke with your Coke (KO).” The drugstore chain is pulling all tobacco products from their stores, effective Oct. 1 of this year. At first glance, the move makes total sense. CVS is on the road …

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FDO: Pop-Tarts and Tobacco Not Recipe for EPS Growth

Stock quotes in this article: FDO, DLTR, DG Published originally July 10, 2013 Family Dollar (FDO) reported in-line Q3 revenues today, but lowered Q4 comparable sales guidance to 2% from 4%. EPS for Q4 was also lowered to $0.82-0.87 from previous $0.85-0.95. Why did investors cheer at the guide down? Simple. Nobody believed the company …

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WMT: And the Blame Game Continues

This was originally posted on 5/16 The Street was braced for a negative same-store sales out of Wal-Mart (WMT), but not quite 1.4% negative. As I discussed in my Tuesday piece, the blame game marched across the press release — weather, payroll tax — but the company threw in another addition: inflation. Well, specifically, the …

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