Welcome to the latest episode of the Full-Court Finance podcast from Zacks Investment Research where Associate Stock Strategist Ben Rains dives into what investors should expect from Nike’s (NKE) Q4 fiscal 2019 financial results that are due out Thursday, June 27. This includes a breakdown of Nike’s key North American and Greater China segments and much more.
(0:40) - Overview of Nike's Valuation
(4:30) - Nike's Concerns With Currency Headwinds, Tariffs and Competition
(10:10) - What To Expect From Nike's Upcoming Earnings Report
(18:45) - Episode Roundup: Podcast@Zacks.com
Ben Rains dives into what we know about Google parent Alphabet Inc.’s (GOOGL) foray into cloud gaming with Stadia. Then we break downMicrosoft’s (MSFT) gaming future and discuss the massive video game industry as a whole to see which company might come out on top.
(0:30) - Microsoft and Google Make Moves Into Cloud Gaming
(2:15) - Google Stadia: What Should You Expect?
(9:30) - Microsoft's Project xCloud and Project Scarlett
(17:00) - Episode Roundup: Podcast@zacks.com
Ben Rains dives into connected bike firm Peloton Interactive Inc. after it filed confidentially for an initial public offering. The announcement comes on the heels of Beyond Meat’s (BYND) early success and during a busy time for much-hyped giants like Uber (UBER).
(0:40) - Beyond Meat's Earnings Overview
(3:10) - Peloton Files For IPO: What You Need To Know
(11:50) - Product Expansion and Past Performance
Ben Rains dives into three sports-based retail stocks to buy right now
(0:30) - Is It Time to invest In Deckers Outdoor?
(8:25) - Columbia Sportswear: Why It's a Zacks Rank #2 Buy
(12:50) - Under Armour’s Restructuring: Is It Time To Buy?