9/21/2016 12:10:59 PM - Gapped down on 8/09/16 retreating from all-time highs as it completed a new Public Offering. Reported earnings +68% on +58% sales revenues for the Jun '16 quarter but fundamental concerns remain. Prior quarterly and annual earnings (C and A criteria) history is not a match with the fact-based investment system's guidelines. Completed new Public Offerings on 4/29/15 and 3/10/16. Survived but failed to impress since dropped from the Featured Stocks list on 2/19/13.

8/10/2016 1:44:39 PM - Gapped down on 8/09/16 retreating from all-time highs as it completed a new Public Offering. Noted with caution in the 7/29/16 mid-day report - "Reported earnings +68% on +58% sales revenues for the Jun '16 quarter but fundamental concerns remain. Prior quarterly and annual earnings (C and A criteria) history is not a match with the fact-based investment system's guidelines. Completed new Public Offerings on 4/29/15 and 3/10/16. Survived but failed to impress since dropped from the Featured Stocks list on 2/19/13."

8/9/2016 1:01:54 PM - Gapped down today retreating from all-time highs. Last noted with caution in the 7/29/16 mid-day report - "Reported earnings +68% on +58% sales revenues for the Jun '16 quarter but fundamental concerns remain. Prior quarterly and annual earnings (C and A criteria) history is not a match with the fact-based investment system's guidelines. Completed new Public Offerings on 4/29/15 and 3/10/16. Survived but failed to impress since dropped from the Featured Stocks list on 2/19/13."

7/29/2016 12:18:40 PM - Gapped up today hitting new 52-week and all-time highs. Reported earnings +68% on +58% sales revenues for the Jun '16 quarter but fundamental concerns remain. Prior quarterly and annual earnings (C and A criteria) history is not a match with the fact-based investment system's guidelines. Completed new Public Offerings on 4/29/15 and 3/10/16. Survived but failed to impress since dropped from the Featured Stocks list on 2/19/13.

5/10/2016 12:52:57 PM - Perched at its 52-week high. Reported earnings +71% on +63% sales revenues for the Mar '16 quarter but fundamental concerns remain. Prior quarterly and annual earnings (C and A criteria) history is not a match with the fact-based investment system's guidelines. Completed new Public Offerings on 4/29/15 and 3/10/16. Survived but failed to impress since dropped from the Featured Stocks list on 2/19/13.

5/2/2016 12:20:57 PM - Reported earnings +71% on +63% sales revenues for the Mar '16 quarter but fundamental concerns remain. Prior quarterly and annual earnings (C and A criteria) history is not a match with the fact-based investment system's guidelines. Completed new Public Offerings on 4/29/15 and 3/10/16. Survived but failed to impress since dropped from the Featured Stocks list on 2/19/13.

2/19/2013 1:41:31 PM - Edging lower with above average volume today. A gap down and violation of its 50 DMA line triggered a technical sell signal on the prior session. Finished near the session low and virtually unchanged after highlighted in yellow in the 2/14/13 mid-day report (read here) with pivot point cited based on its 1/28/13 high, failing to clinch a proper technical buy signal. Damaging weakness came after it reported earnings +7% on +16% sales revenues for the Dec '12 quarter, below the +25% minimum guideline (C criteria). Based on recent fundamental and technical deterioration it will be dropped from the Featured Stocks list tonight.

2/15/2013 6:34:17 PM - G - Gapped down today and violated its 50 DMA line triggering a technical sell signal, and its color code is changed to green. Finished near the session low and virtually unchanged after highlighted in yellow in the 2/14/13 mid-day report (read here) with pivot point cited based on its 1/28/13 high, however it hit a new 52-week high and churned above average volume while failing to finish strong or trigger a proper technical buy signal. Weakness came after it reported earnings +7% on +16% sales revenues for the Dec '12 quarter, below the +25% minimum guideline (C criteria) in the past 3 quarterly comparisons through Sep '12. It has a good annual earnings (A criteria) history. See the latest FSU analysis for more details and an annotated graph.

2/14/2013 6:50:30 PM - Y - Finished near the session low and virtually unchanged after highlighted in yellow in the earlier mid-day report (read here) with pivot point cited based on its 1/28/13 high. Hit a new 52-week high and churned above average volume. Reported earnings +7% on +16% sales revenues for the Dec '12 quarter, below the +25% minimum guideline (C criteria) in the past 3 quarterly comparisons through Sep '12. It has a good annual earnings (A criteria) history. See the latest FSU analysis for more details and an annotated graph.

2/14/2013 12:10:09 PM - Y - Color code is changed to yellow with pivot point cited based on its 1/28/13 high. Due to report earnings after the close today, and volume and volatility often increase near earnings news. Hit a new 52-week high with volume running at an above average pace behind today's gain and no overhead supply remains to act as resistance. Reported earnings increases above the +25% minimum guideline (C criteria) in the past 3 quarterly comparisons through Sep '12. It has a good annual earnings (A criteria) history.

9/28/2012 12:05:12 PM - Retreating from last week's new 52-week high since a negative reversal on 9/21/12. Held its ground and rallied since last noted in the 7/23/12 mid-day report - "Rising from a 5-week base above prior highs and no overhead supply remains to act as resistance. Reported earnings +27% on +15% sales revenues for the quarter ended Jun 30, 2012 versus the year ago period. Reported earnings +30% on +20% sales revenues for the quarter ended Mar 31, 2012 versus the year ago period. Its report of earnings +7% on +6% sales revenues for the quarter ended Dec 31, 2011 versus the year ago period marked its only quarterly comparison with earnings below the +25% minimum guideline in years. Prior mid-day reports noted - 'Its earnings history has been strong, but the lack of sales revenues growth raises concerns that there is not great or growing demand for a new (N criteria) product or services.'"

7/23/2012 12:17:28 PM - Trading up to a new 52-week high today following a positive reversal on the prior session after finding support near its 50 DMA line. Rising from a 5-week base above prior highs and no overhead supply remains to act as resistance. Reported earnings +27% on +15% sales revenues for the quarter ended Jun 30, 2012 versus the year ago period. Reported earnings +30% on +20% sales revenues for the quarter ended Mar 31, 2012 versus the year ago period. Its report of earnings +7% on +6% sales revenues for the quarter ended Dec 31, 2011 versus the year ago period marked its only quarterly comparison with earnings below the +25% minimum guideline in years. Prior mid-day reports noted - "Its earnings history has been strong, but the lack of sales revenues growth raises concerns that there is not great or growing demand for a new (N criteria) product or services."

7/20/2012 12:12:24 PM - Rebounded and rallied into positive territory today after early weakness tested support near its 50 DMA line. Perched near its 52-week high while building on a 5-week base above prior highs. No overhead supply remains to act as resistance. Reported earnings +27% on +15% sales revenues for the quarter ended Jun 30, 2012 versus the year ago period. Reported earnings +30% on +20% sales revenues for the quarter ended Mar 31, 2012 versus the year ago period. Its report of earnings +7% on +6% sales revenues for the quarter ended Dec 31, 2011 versus the year ago period marked its only quarterly comparison with earnings below the +25% minimum guideline in years. Prior mid-day reports noted - "Its earnings history has been strong, but the lack of sales revenues growth raises concerns that there is not great or growing demand for a new (N criteria) product or services."

6/13/2012 11:55:48 AM - Hitting another new 52-week high today with volume running at an above average pace behind its 8th consecutive gain. No overhead supply remains to act as resistance. Reported earnings +30% on +20% sales revenues for the quarter ended Mar 31, 2012 versus the year ago period. Its report of earnings +7% on +6% sales revenues for the quarter ended Dec 31, 2011 versus the year ago period marked its first quarterly comparison with earnings below the +25% minimum guideline in years. Prior mid-day reports noted - "Its earnings history has been strong, but the lack of sales revenues growth raises concerns that there is not great or growing demand for a new (N criteria) product or services."

6/7/2012 11:55:26 AM - Hitting another new 52-week high today with volume running at an above average pace behind its 4th consecutive gain. No overhead supply remains to act as resistance. Reported earnings +30% on +20% sales revenues for the quarter ended Mar 31, 2012 versus the year ago period. Its report of earnings +7% on +6% sales revenues for the quarter ended Dec 31, 2011 versus the year ago period marked its first quarterly comparison with earnings below the +25% minimum guideline in years. Prior mid-day reports noted - "Its earnings history has been strong, but the lack of sales revenues growth raises concerns that there is not great or growing demand for a new (N criteria) product or services."

6/6/2012 12:03:04 PM - Gapped up today and hit a new 52-week high with another volume-driven gain and No overhead supply remains to act as resistance. Reported earnings +30% on +20% sales revenues for the quarter ended Mar 31, 2012 versus the year ago period. Its report of earnings +7% on +6% sales revenues for the quarter ended Dec 31, 2011 versus the year ago period marked its first quarterly comparison with earnings below the +25% minimum guideline in years. Prior mid-day reports noted - "Its earnings history has been strong, but the lack of sales revenues growth raises concerns that there is not great or growing demand for a new (N criteria) product or services."

6/1/2012 11:49:25 AM - Pulling back today after a volume-driven gain on the prior session challenged its 52-week high. Reported earnings +30% on +20% sales revenues for the quarter ended Mar 31, 2012 versus the year ago period. Its report of earnings +7% on +6% sales revenues for the quarter ended Dec 31, 2011 versus the year ago period marked its first quarterly comparison with earnings below the +25% minimum guideline in years. Very little overhead supply remains to act as resistance up through the $24 area. Prior mid-day reports noted - "Its earnings history has been strong, but the lack of sales revenues growth raises concerns that there is not great or growing demand for a new (N criteria) product or services."

5/31/2012 11:59:29 AM - Rising further above its 50 DMA line with a gap up gain today helping it rally within -2.8% of its 52-week high. Reported earnings +30% on +20% sales revenues for the quarter ended Mar 31, 2012 versus the year ago period. Its report of earnings +7% on +6% sales revenues for the quarter ended Dec 31, 2011 versus the year ago period marked its first quarterly comparison with earnings below the +25% minimum guideline in years. Very little overhead supply remains to act as resistance up through the $24 area. Prior mid-day reports noted - "Its earnings history has been strong, but the lack of sales revenues growth raises concerns that there is not great or growing demand for a new (N criteria) product or services."

5/30/2012 11:57:17 AM - Rising further above its 50 DMA line with a 7th consecutive gain today. Perched -4.2% off its 52-week high. Reported earnings +30% on +20% sales revenues for the quarter ended Mar 31, 2012 versus the year ago period. Its report of earnings +7% on +6% sales revenues for the quarter ended Dec 31, 2011 versus the year ago period marked its first quarterly comparison with earnings below the +25% minimum guideline in years. Very little overhead supply remains to act as resistance up through the $24 area. Prior mid-day reports noted - "Its earnings history has been strong, but the lack of sales revenues growth raises concerns that there is not great or growing demand for a new (N criteria) product or services."

5/25/2012 12:28:31 PM - Rising above its 50 DMA line with a 5th consecutive gain today. Perched -6.6% off its 52-week high. Reported earnings +30% on +20% sales revenues for the quarter ended Mar 31, 2012 versus the year ago period. Its report of earnings +7% on +6% sales revenues for the quarter ended Dec 31, 2011 versus the year ago period marked its first quarterly comparison with earnings below the +25% minimum guideline in years. Very little overhead supply remains to act as resistance up through the $24 area. Prior mid-day reports noted - "Its earnings history has been strong, but the lack of sales revenues growth raises concerns that there is not great or growing demand for a new (N criteria) product or services."

2/28/2012 12:03:14 PM - Consolidating above its 50 DMA line within -2.9% of its 52-week high. Reported earnings +7% on +6% sales revenues for the quarter ended Dec 31, 2011 versus the year ago period, the first quarterly comparison with earnings below the +25% minimum guideline in years. Very little overhead supply remains to act as resistance. Prior mid-day reports noted - "Its earnings history has been strong, but the lack of sales revenues growth raises concerns that there is not great or growing demand for a new (N criteria) product or services."

2/17/2012 11:53:19 AM - Volume-driven gain today has it rallying back above its 50 DMA line to within -3.4% of its 52-week high. Reported earnings +7% on +6% sales revenues for the quarter ended Dec 31, 2011 versus the year ago period, the first quarterly comparison with earnings below the +25% minimum guideline in years. Very little overhead supply remains to act as resistance. Last noted in the 12/05/11 mid-day report - "Its earnings history has been strong, but the lack of sales revenues growth raises concerns that there is not great or growing demand for a new (N criteria) product or services."

12/5/2011 11:56:19 AM - Hit a new 52-week high today. Last noted in the 11/02/11 mid-day report following volume-driven gains on news of an agreement to acquire Culver Specialty Brands, including Mrs. Dash, from Unilever. No overhead supply remains to act as resistance. It had slumped under its 200 DMA during its consolidation since noted in the 7/06/11 mid-day report - "Its earnings history has been strong, but the lack of sales revenues growth raises concerns that there is not great or growing demand for a new (N criteria) product or services."

11/2/2011 12:36:20 PM - Perched near its 52-week high today following volume-driven gains on news of an agreement to acquire Culver Specialty Brands, including Mrs. Dash, from Unilever. No overhead supply remains to act as resistance. It had slumped under its 200 DMA during its consolidation since noted in the 7/06/11 mid-day report - "Its earnings history has been strong, but the lack of sales revenues growth raises concerns that there is not great or growing demand for a new (N criteria) product or services."

11/1/2011 12:32:47 PM - Pulling back today after hitting a new 52-week high on the prior session following news of an agreement to acquire Culver Specialty Brands, including Mrs. Dash, from Unilever. No overhead supply remains to act as resistance. It had slumped under its 200 DMA during its consolidation since noted in the 7/06/11 mid-day report - "Its earnings history has been strong, but the lack of sales revenues growth raises concerns that there is not great or growing demand for a new (N criteria) product or services."

10/31/2011 11:58:55 AM - Hit a new 52-week high today after announcing an agreement to acquire Culver Specialty Brands, including Mrs. Dash, from Unilever. No overhead supply remains to act as resistance. It had slumped under its 200 DMA during its consolidation since last noted in the 7/06/11 mid-day report - "Its earnings history has been strong, but the lack of sales revenues growth raises concerns that there is not great or growing demand for a new (N criteria) product or services."

7/6/2011 12:18:39 PM - Holding its ground near its 52-week high since rising above previously stubborn resistance in the mid-$19 area. Last noted in the 6/27/11 mid-day report - Recently broke out from an orderly base with a spurt of volume-driven gains. Reported earnings +23% on +5% sales for the quarter ended March 31, 2011. Reported earnings +100% on +5% sales revenues for the quarter ended December 31, 2010 versus the year ago period. Its earnings history has been strong, but the lack of sales revenues growth raises concerns that there is not great or growing demand for a new (N criteria) product or services."

6/27/2011 11:51:27 AM - Today it hit yet another new 52-week high, rising further above previously stubborn resistance in the mid-$19 area. Recently broke out from an orderly base with a spurt of volume-driven gains. Reported earnings +23% on +5% sales for the quarter ended March 31, 2011. Prior mid-day reports - "Reported earnings +100% on +5% sales revenues for the quarter ended December 31, 2010 versus the year ago period. Its earnings history has been strong, but the lack of sales revenues growth raises concerns that there is not great or growing demand for a new (N criteria) product or services."

6/22/2011 12:15:11 PM - Today it hit another new 52-week high, rising further above previously stubborn resistance in the mid-$19 area, breaking out from an orderly base with a spurt of volume-driven gains. Reported earnings +23% on +5% sales for the quarter ended March 31, 2011. Prior mid-day reports - "Reported earnings +100% on +5% sales revenues for the quarter ended December 31, 2010 versus the year ago period. Its earnings history has been strong, but the lack of sales revenues growth raises concerns that there is not great or growing demand for a new (N criteria) product or services."

6/21/2011 11:58:57 AM - Small gap up gain today, rising above previously stubborn resistance in the mid-$19 area. Held its ground and built an orderly base following its considerable volume-driven gain on 3/02/11. Reported earnings +23% on +5% sales for the quarter ended March 31, 2011. Prior mid-day reports - "Reported earnings +100% on +5% sales revenues for the quarter ended December 31, 2010 versus the year ago period. Its earnings history has been strong, but the lack of sales revenues growth raises concerns that there is not great or growing demand for a new (N criteria) product or services."

6/20/2011 12:11:35 PM - After a gap up gain on heavy volume on 6/17/11 it is challenging previously stubborn resistance in the mid-$19 area. Held its ground and built an orderly base following its considerable volume-driven gain on 3/02/11. Reported earnings +23% on +5% sales for the quarter ended March 31, 2011. Prior mid-day reports - "Reported earnings +100% on +5% sales revenues for the quarter ended December 31, 2010 versus the year ago period. Its earnings history has been strong, but the lack of sales revenues growth raises concerns that there is not great or growing demand for a new (N criteria) product or services."

6/17/2011 12:35:48 PM - Gapped up today, challenging previously stubborn resistance in the mid-$19 area. Held its ground and built an orderly base following its considerable volume-driven gain on 3/02/11. Reported earnings +23% on +5% sales for the quarter ended March 31, 2011. Prior mid-day reports - "Reported earnings +100% on +5% sales revenues for the quarter ended December 31, 2010 versus the year ago period. Its earnings history has been strong, but the lack of sales revenues growth raises concerns that there is not great or growing demand for a new (N criteria) product or services."

6/1/2011 11:59:41 AM - Consolidating in a tight trading range near all-time highs. Holding its ground after a considerable volume-driven gain on 3/02/11, it was noted in prior mid-day reports - "Reported earnings +100% on +5% sales revenues for the quarter ended December 31, 2010 versus the year ago period. Its earnings history has been strong, but the lack of sales revenues growth raises concerns that there is not great or growing demand for a new (N criteria) product or services."

3/22/2011 11:48:22 AM - Perched near all-time highs, holding its ground and rising since the 3/10/11 mid-day report appearance. Noted in prior mid-day reports - "After a considerable volume-driven gain on 3/02/11. Reported earnings +100% on +5% sales revenues for the quarter ended December 31, 2010 versus the year ago period. Its earnings history has been strong, but the lack of sales revenues growth raises concerns that there is not great or growing demand for a new (N criteria) product or services. "

3/10/2011 12:00:01 PM - Stubbornly holding its ground near all-time highs after a considerable volume-driven gain on 3/02/11. Reported earnings +100% on +5% sales revenues for the quarter ended December 31, 2010 versus the year ago period. Its earnings history has been strong, but the lack of sales revenues growth raises concerns that there is not great or growing demand for a new (N criteria) product or services.

3/8/2011 11:48:27 AM - Stubbornly holding its ground near all-time highs after a considerable volume-driven gain on 3/02/11. Reported earnings +100% on +5% sales revenues for the quarter ended December 31, 2010 versus the year ago period. Its earnings history has been strong, but the lack of sales revenues growth raises concerns that there is not great or growing demand for a new (N criteria) product or services.