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Title Tickers Date Pages
Shades of Grey Portfolio - April 2020 - Top Ideas = TJX, DG, SFM, BJ, COST, TGT, W . . . Downgrading WMT, RH, & FIVE; Tiering Group into Three Ways to Play on Long Side 2020-04-29 16
Web Traffic Data Update (4/24) - Wayfair Acceleration in April Week #3 Eclipses 1H April . . . While Broad-Based Growth Continues Across Most Digital Names 2020-04-24
TSCO: Tractor Supply Company - CV-19 Accelerating New Customer Adoption as CEO Lawton Leans Into Digital. Post 1Q Thoughts, Boost PT to $105, Call Back Notes TSCO 2020-04-23 6
TGT: Target - Seeing the Forest Through the Trees, Thoughts Post Management Call Back & 1Q20 Sales/Margin Update TGT 2020-04-23 6
Home Improvement - It’s Not the Players . . . It’s the Game =Downgrading HD and FND to Hold From Accumulate Due to Housing/Pro/Big Ticket Uncertainty 2020-04-22 17
COST: Costco Wholesale - Waiving a “Yellow Flag” Near Term as We Reduce Our April/May Core SSS Into Negative Territory . . . 3Q EPS Now Set at $1.70 COST 2020-04-21 6
BJ: BJ's Wholesale Club, Inc. - Raising 1Q Core SSS Outlook to 8.0% . . . Tail from New Member Sign-Ups Could Help Comps Breakout of Recent Range, Stay Buy-Rated BJ 2020-04-20 6
Retail & Restaurant Beneficiaries of "Opening Up America" (Which Retail & Restaurant Companies Have the Greatest Geographic Exposure to Potential "Phase 1" States?) 2020-04-19 8
Tracking the Consumer & COVID-19 (Week #6) - ~66% See July 1st (or Earlier) Economy Opening . . . but Willingness to Visit Variety of Venues Low Even with a Vaccine; 13 Takes 2020-04-19 11
DG: Dollar General - Data Suggests Strong 1Q So Far, Outlook Equally as Bright as Micro + Macro Tailwinds Converge, Raising Estimates & PT to $200 DG 2020-04-17 5
Web Traffic Data Update - 1H April Winners = BJ, TSCO, WSM, KSS, TGT, & WMT . . . Wayfair Checkout Data Strengthens 2x March Pace (ex. Way Day Lap) 2020-04-16 4
March ’20 Retail Sales Recap - Core March Sales Drop 2.3% - Not a Surprise . . Grocery Chains, Discounters, Home Improve, & E-Commerce Standouts 2020-04-15 3
Department Stores & Off-Price Retail - Balancing NT Uncertainty vs. LT Optionality: Lowering 2020 SSS & EPS, But Expecting Nike Swoosh Type Recovery by 2022 2020-04-14 12
COST: Costco Wholesale - March SSS Rise 12.3% . . . But 2H Much Weaker & Could Persist - Management Call Back Takes COST 2020-04-08 4
TSCO: Tractor Supply Company - 2020 = The Year of the Backyard . . . Plays Right into Tractor's Wheelhouse, 5 Takes From Management Call Back TSCO 2020-04-07 5
March 2020 Macro Survey (#36) - Sentiment Index Collapses From 121.8 To 30.3; Discretionary Indications Flip/Flop = Home Furnishings > Home Improvement 2020-04-07 8
W: Wayfair - Boston Strong - Raising Estimates Post 1Q Update & Management Call Back = Boosting Price Target to $100 + Stay Buy-Rated W 2020-04-06
COST: Costco Wholesale - March SSS Pre-Game = Raising Core Comp View to 20.0% . . . Stock Up Behind Us, But Share Gains Still Ahead, OPIS Gas Data ++ COST 2020-04-06 5
Tracking the Consumer & COVID-19 (Week #4) - This is What Normal(ization) Looks Like = Stock Up Slows + Online Behavior Moderates – 9 Key Takes, Sticking w/Barbell Strategy 2020-04-05 9
Data Science: Footfall/Web Traffic Update (4/3) - The “Essentials” Continue to Accelerate in Both Channels; Home Furnishings (W, WSM) Turning Up Digitally, Tractor/Depot ++ 2020-04-03 4

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