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Newell Rubbermaid (nwl) Stock Research

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Company Description: Newell Rubbermaid, Inc., founded in Atlanta, GA in 1983, develops, manufactures, and distributes consumer and commercial merchandize worldwide via retail discount stores, warehouse clubs, office superstores, home centers, and commercial distributors. Its products fall into four divisions which include Cleaning, Organization & Decor, such as home organization and storage bins, food storage systems, cleaning products, custom and stock blinds, as well as pleated, cellular, and roller shades; Office Products such as pens, pencils, inks, highlighters, correction fluids, and other office and art supplies; Tools and Hardware such as hand and power tools, hand and power tool accessories, torches and soldering tools, and hardware for cabinets, windows, and doors; and the Home & Family segment, which sells cookware and bakeware, kitchenware, and cutlerly; swings, strollers, and high chairs; and hair care and grooming accessories, among other merchandise. The companys most popular brands are Sharpie, Paper Mate, DYMO, EXPO, Waterman, Parker, Rolodex, IRWIN, LENOX, BernzOmatic, Rubbermaid, Levolor, Graco, Calphalon, and Goody. Update

Market Research 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: . Newell Rubbermaid 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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Strategy Analysis Update

Newell Rubbermaid's business strategy is to keep things simple. Clearly-defined strategies lower business risks by staying within their areas of expertise.

Strategy: Newell Rubbermaid has a narrow focus that serves a particular customer niche with either a unique product or with a low cost advantage over competitors. (read more). Competitive Advantages:

Financial Analysis Update

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