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Immediately, Nice Ones, is the day we’re gonna throw it again to you. By now, it’s best to’ve by some means realized what you gotta do…
Don’t fear, it’s not a rousing refrain of “Wonderwall.” However be at liberty to sing alongside at dwelling — I can’t cease you there. (And sure, possibly I’m nonetheless singing alongside in my head. I mentioned possibly…)
Anyway, like I mentioned, at the moment’s Nice Stuff is all about you, Nice Ones.
Me? Little ol’ not-so-humble me?
Oh, the exact same!
When you keep in mind final Wednesday — lol, as if — we put out a ballot for you and your fellow Nice Ones, questioning precisely which a part of Nice Stuff you suppose is, effectively, the best.
There are not any self-aggrandizing, ego-boosting shenanigans right here, by the way in which.
Not any greater than normal, a minimum of. We would like your trustworthy opinions on what you get pleasure from studying, just so we will maintain supplying you with extra of it.
Yeah! Feed the dependancy!
That’s what I’m saying. Plus, your ideas assist us maintain issues recent, and nobody likes an un-fresh Nice Stuff.
You’re too late to hitch final week’s ballot, in fact, however be at liberty to chime in together with your opinions by way of e mail: [email protected].
With out additional ado … the outcomes!
About 7% of you voted for Friday’s Reader Suggestions as your favourite, holding up the rear. (I do know, it’s like voting to your favourite little one — or your favourite pizza. I’ll vote for the pizza.)
Subsequent up got here the function sections with 14% of the votes. This consists of quotes, charts, polls, all that jazz.
Then it’s a giant leap up, with a complete 28.1% of you voting for the opener — the massive image dialog and the primary subject of water cooler dialog. Hey, who doesn’t love a superb rant to get the day going?
However by and huge, the winner with 50.9% of the votes is … drumroll please … the inventory sections!
Sure certainly, the unique Nice Stuff that kicked off this complete stock-slinging, meme-making shindig to start with.
To all of you who voted, thanks! We deeply recognize it — and there’s no sarcasm right here, for as soon as.
Now, you could be questioning why we’re making such a giant to-do about one single ballot. I imply, isn’t that what the Ballot of the Week part is for?
However that is no mere ballot, you see!
As I mentioned, at the moment is all about you. And seeing as how the Nice Stuff crew has considerably run for the hills for some summertime vacationing — everyone’s gotta escape the bunker someday or one other — we’re going to carry you extra of what you like most.
As at all times, you’re greater than welcome to share your ideas, questions, issues, hopes and goals within the inbox anytime in any respect. [email protected].
Sound like a plan, Stans? Now, on with the present!
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Good: All Day I Dream About … Staffing Shortages?
I hoped you booked your tickets aboard the Korn Ferry (NYSE: KFY)! The administration guide inventory simply took off at the moment, hovering 5% after a banger of an earnings report.
Wow, that was a korny lead-in, even for y’all.
In contrast to its identify would counsel, Korn Ferry doesn’t ship grain or transport nu steel bands. However it does deal with company consulting, a phrase which is begging for somebody to carry out the company BS generator.
Looking at Korn’s report tells you it’s into “empowering expertise,” “unlocking potential,” “enterprise transformation evaluation and succession” … all of the buzzwords you’d anticipate. Mainly, it handles staffing. That’s it.
Want any person somebody to assist reorganize, restructure or recruit for a giant enterprise? Korn Ferry can discuss the C-suite crew by way of it. You possibly can see the place this kinda firm may are available clutch in a turbulent labor market.
In reality, Korn says a good labor market and a talented labor scarcity are right here to remain for “years to come back.” Whereas the job market uncertainty isn’t nice for, you already know, employees, this is good news for any of you KFY traders on the market. (Significantly, do any of you personal this inventory? Or have even heard of it earlier than?)
Korn Ferry’s double-beat-and-raise report has the corporate optimistic proper now, elevating subsequent quarter’s steerage far above analysts’ estimates. In a labor market that’s rapidly coming undone, Korn Ferry has acquired the life.
Higher: Winnebago’s A Comfortable Camper
Come on, Nice Ones. You didn’t actually suppose we’d pull over for an RV relaxation cease after yesterday’s rundown of Thor Industries, did you?
Even with gasoline costs reaching “promote a kidney” ranges, the RV market nonetheless has loads of mileage left on it — and in case you didn’t consider us earlier than, possibly you’ll now after taking a gander at Winnebago’s (NYSE: WGO) newest earnings report.
The rough-and-tumble RV maker posted a revenue of $4.13 per share on $1.46 billion in income, beating Wall Road’s consensus estimate for $2.96 per share. To not point out Winnebago’s income revved a full 52% increased quarter over quarter — and 41% increased 12 months over 12 months.
Not too shabby, contemplating inflation — to not point out mentioned obscene gasoline costs — proceed to ravage a lot of the nation.
When requested how Winnebago retains motoring on regardless of its many value challenges, CEO Michael Happe mentioned:
We have now been profitable in managing provide chain disruptions, enhancing supplier stock ranges, navigating value inflation and driving manufacturing productiveness to ship constantly sturdy outcomes.
Then got here the even higher information: In accordance with Winnebago, it’s seeing zero lower in outside participation from its camping-ready prospects. Zip. Zilch. Nada.
Because of this, traders pushed WGO top off 3% at the moment on this much-needed positivity. How’s that for placing on a Happe face, huh?
Greatest: Sit Simply Received Actual
Ah, time to calm down — you already know what meaning.
A glass of wine, your favourite straightforward chair. And naturally, this Nice Stuff pulled up on your house laptop. Or, you already know, no matter machine you wish to learn our rag on…
All good and comfortable? Good. Simply don’t go nodding off on me now. I understand how straightforward it’s to go to sleep on these soft couch shares…
What within the precise hell are you occurring about?
Nicely. I see you weren’t one of many La-Z-Boy (NYSE: LZB) traders who wined and reclined in type this morning after LZB inventory soared practically 9% increased on information of file sofa gross sales.
Wall Road was apprehensive that La-Z-Boy could be within the scorching seat as inflation heats up, however the armchair aficionado practically doubled its earnings 12 months over 12 months — incomes $1.33 per share within the fiscal fourth quarter in comparison with $0.81 per share in 2021.
What’s extra, La-Z-Boy mentioned:
We anticipate our sturdy steadiness sheet and vital backlog will enable us to maneuver by way of the present unsure interval and make essential investments in our furnishings as we ship returns to all stakeholders.
Now, it’s essential to notice that declining furnishings gross sales and bear markets go means again — virtually way back to an precise La-Z-Boy recliner. (Wayfair traders … y’all nonetheless respiratory on the market?)
However with LZB inventory bucking the present inflationary development, it makes you surprise: Possibly individuals are nonetheless prepared to pay up for high quality gadgets which can be constructed to final … versus flimsier furnishings they’ll simply have to exchange in a couple of years.
In spite of everything, because the saying goes: “Purchase as soon as, cry as soon as.” Which, because it occurs, I’ve additionally discovered applies to sure investments — particularly throughout down intervals just like the one we’re in now.
Take crypto, for example.
Has the crypto market gotten the snot kicked out of it recently? You guess it has. However as Ian King retains telling us: Down intervals give us the chance to purchase small stakes of one of the best cash whereas costs are dirt-cheap…
After which promote these stakes for a revenue as soon as costs rebound once more (as they at all times do).
So save these crypto crocodile tears for an additional day, Nice Ones. Alternative’s knocking — and people who reply the decision have the prospect to become profitable off a coin that consultants say will turn into 20 occasions larger than Bitcoin.
All the main points are proper right here for the taking — however don’t delay.
As at all times, when you have extra to say on at the moment’s La-Z lineup … or simply wish to reminisce about your favourite RV street journey … e mail us at [email protected].
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Till subsequent time, keep Nice!
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