Ascena Retail (asna) Stock Research
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Generic strategies categorize companies by the scope and the strength of their business. Ascena Retail does not have a definable strategy, therefore, it risks losing out to firms that concentrate on one particular competitive advantage. (read more).
Company Description: Ascena Retail is a chain retailer of womens apparel that operates under the brand names Dressbarn, Dressbarn woman, and Maurices. Dress Barn products are sold in company-owned retail outlets, often in strip-mall shopping centers, across the United States and the District of Columbia. Update
Discretionary Industry Analysis: The consumer discretionary industry includes companies whose sales come from consumer discretionary income purchases. Discretionary income = gross income less taxes and necessities such as rent, mortgage and food. Discretionary Trading Strategy: The consumer discretionary industry tends to be very sensitive to economic cycles. Look for undervalued discretionary investments during economic recessions when stock prices are low and sell discretionary investments during the late stages of a bull markets when stock prices are high. The global economy is currently in a recession, therefore, it is the perfect time to purchase consumer discretionary investments. Upward sloping stock charts and financial news may indicate a selling opportunity while the opposite means that stocks are becoming undervalued.
Industry Sub Sector: . Ascena Retail is a dominant industry leader due to its personnel, experience and financial strengths. Industry leaders are difficult to compete against, which decreases business and investor risks.
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Ascena Retail has consistent operating results. This lowers the risk that Ascena Retail will suddenly have difficulty and it increases investor confidence in the value they place on each share.
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