Could The Demise Of CSX's CEO Be Another Reason For Its Downfall?

Could The Demise Of CSX's CEO Be Another Reason For Its Downfall?
The year 2017 has not been a great one for the US-based railroad company, CSX Corporation ( CSX ). The company gained momentum early-on in the year from the appointment of E. Hunter Harrison, a railroad industry veteran, as the Chief Executive Officer ( CEO ). However, despite the rebound in the coal and metal shipments, the company could not sustain its operational... Read More

Reviewing Yelp's Business In 2017

Reviewing Yelp's Business In 2017
Yelp’s ( YELP ) stock has increased by close to 11% over the past year, which has generally underperformed the broader market. During the year, the company continued to report solid growth across its local ad business. Furthermore, it streamlined its deal and transaction business by selling Eat24 to Grubhub, though it did lower its revenue guidance for 2017 due to... Read More

Delta: The Year In Review

Delta: The Year In Review
Like many of its competitors, Delta Air Lines ( DAL ) witnessed good earnings growth in the first half of the year, while recording a slowdown in earnings in the second half. A lethal combination of increased pricing pressures and flight cancellations due to the hurricanes were the main reasons behind this. In Q3, EPS was hit significantly; falling by almost 8%. That said,... Read More