UnderArmour

Gear Winners: Lululemon vs. Under Armour vs. Nike

Each one of this sporting trio of stocks is riding high. The question is whether one or more of them can keep the surge going. We'll look at the pros and cons of Lululemon, Under Armour and Nike, and let you decide for yourself which ones are most likely to score for your portfolio.

Swoosh, There It Is: Buy Nike, Sell Under Armour

Reebok's $25 million settlement with the FTC won't cause German footwear giant adidas to bat an eye, but there is an activewear contest worth watching for investors -- the battle between Nike and Under Armour, whose mirror-image trajectories have brought them into direct competition. Read on to find out why the swoosh is still the better bet.

Under Armour Investors Sweat the Small Stuff

Under Armour blew past analysts' sales estimates and, even better, upped its annual sales forecast. But although those performances certainly looked good, the company actually burned cash in the quarter, pouring money back into its inventory. Investors need to watch this.

Three Things to Watch During Earnings Season

Earnings season is near, and investors, as always are worried. Don't fret too much, though: Odds are that your company will come out on top on the bottom line -- because most do. But what will separate the winners from the whiners for the coming quarter? Here are the three key factors.