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FivePoint Holdings Idea Proposal (FPH)

FivePoint Holdings Idea Proposal (FPH)

Are FivePoint Holdings’ three major development projects on track to meet their stated timelines and milestones?   Report Available: November 8, 2017   Blueshift’s initial research showed FPH with three major mixed-use development projects in various states of progress all receiving good news with regard to approvals lining the way closer to project completion. While […]

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Freight Brokerage Idea Proposal (CHRW, JBHT, LSTR, XPO)

Freight Brokerage Idea Proposal (CHRW, JBHT, LSTR, XPO)

Will freight brokerages successfully adjust as digital brokers disrupt the industry? Which companies are best positioned to thrive?   Report Available: November 1, 2017   Blueshift’s initial research found that the automation of the freight brokerage business is well under way. There is a plethora of trucking apps challenging the traditional methods of the trucking […]

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Acuity Will Prevail Long Term Despite Intense Competition and Price Erosion (AYI)

Research Question: Will Acuity Brands suffer as upstream LED lighting manufacturers move downstream? Companies: AYI, CREE, EPA:LR, ETN, ETR:OSR, GE, HUBB, KOSDAQ:0032500, KRX:005930/005935, LSCG, PHG, TYO:6502 By: Reverdy Johnson & David Franklin Click here to download report (.pdf)   Summary of Findings Acuity Brands Inc. (AYI) and the entire LED lighting industry are experiencing intense […]

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Acuity Brands Idea Proposal (AYI)

Acuity Brands Idea Proposal (AYI)

Will Acuity Brands suffer as upstream LED manufacturers move downstream?   Report Available: September 22, 2017   Blueshift’s initial research found AYI coming off a solid quarter with sales outpacing the industry, but in a position where it needs to defend against LED manufacturers like CREE and those from China moving downstream to compete in […]

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Axon’s Body-Worn Camera Deal Will Drive Continuing Growth (AAXN)

Research Question: Will Axon’s camera deal shut down the competition and result in continuing growth? Companies: AAXN, AMZN, DGLY, DVMT, EPA:SAF, GOOG/GOOGL, HPE, LLL, MSFT, MSI, NTAP, TYO:6701, TYO:6752, TYO:7751 By: David Franklin Click here to download report (.pdf)   Summary of Findings Axon Enterprise Inc.’s (AAXN) one-year-free offer of a body-worn camera (BWC) and […]

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Gun Industry Has Low Sales, High Inventory; Rebound Unlikely Until Next Election (AOBC, RGR)

Research Question: How significant is the decline in gun sales brought on by the results of the presidential election? When will gun sales rebound? Companies: AOBC, CAB, RGR, SPWH, VSTO By: Reverdy Johnson Click here to download report (.pdf)   Summary of Findings Firearm demand has dropped to nearly nothing since November when the election […]

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Axon Enterprise Idea Proposal (AAXN, TASR)

Axon Enterprise Idea Proposal (AAXN, TASR)

Will Axon’s free camera initiative shut down the competition and drive continued growth? Report Available:June 21, 2017   Blueshift’s initial research found newly-named Axon Enterprise giving a free body camera and one year’s worth of cloud storage to U.S. police officers in an effort to quell surging competitors and make its body cameras ubiquitous for […]

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Gun Manufacturers Idea Proposal (AOBC, RGR)

Gun Manufacturers Idea Proposal (AOBC, RGR)

How significant is the decline in gun sales brought on by the Presidential election? When will gun sales rebound? Report Available:May 26, 2017   Blueshift’s initial research shows fears that gun sales will fall significantly with a pro-gun President and Congress, setting up low expectations for manufacturers RGR and AOBC. While FBI background checks have […]

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Commercial Construction Continues to Favor Copper Over PEX

Research Question: Will PEX replace copper in new commercial construction projects? Companies: HEL:UNR1V By: David Franklin Click here to download report (.pdf)   Summary of Findings Cross-linked polyethylene (PEX) is gaining some traction in the commercial construction industry, but copper plumbing is not at risk of losing its dominant market position. PEX is approved in […]

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Johnson Controls Keeping Pace As Commercial HVAC Demand Builds (JCI)

Research Question: What is the current state of demand for applied commercial HVAC? Will Johnson Controls keep pace with its competitors in this sector? Companies: ABM, CBG, EME, HON, IR, JCI, JLL, KRX:003550/003555, KRX:005930/005935, LII, SIEGY, TYO:6367, TYO:6501, TYO:6502, TYO:6503, TYO:6702, UTX By: Reverdy Johnson Click here to download report (.pdf)   Summary of Findings […]

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