Today's must-read reports are for AT&T (T), Kroger (KR) and Qualcomm (QCOM).
AT&T shares have been strong performers lately, with the stock benefiting from stable operations, attractive dividend and perceived safety. The stock may not be cheap on conventional metrics, but these favorable attributes should continue to favor this telecom giant. The analyst discusses the pros & cons of investing in this stock in the updated research report linked nearby.
Kroger shares have been under pressure lately, reflecting the overall tough operating environment in the grocery space. The second largest grocery chain in the nation beat on EPS in its quarterly report last week, but came up short on revenues, as its impressive growth momentum appears to have lost steam. The analyst discusses all the key issues in the Kroger story in the updated research report linked nearby.
The Zacks analyst report on Qualcomm discusses the balance of challenges and opportunities for this chipset leader. Offsetting the favorable long-term growth opportunity is the emergence of newer low-cost options that could sway handset manufacturers away from Qualcomm. The analyst also points out the company's long-term opportunities in the IoT space for the medical auto industries.
Other notable reports we are featuring today include Baker Hughes (BHI), Williams Cos. (WMB) and EMC Corp. (EMC). You can find the complete list of today's research reports here .
Today's Must Read
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