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$AAP's gross profit for 2015 was $4,422.8MM or 45.4% of net sales, as compared to $4,453.6MM, or 45.2% of net sales, in 2014, an increase of 18 BP. The increase in gross profit as a percentage of net sales was primarily the result of lower product acquisition costs, inclusive of merchandise synergies as a result of the acquisition of GPI.
Jeff Bezos, my inspiration next to Steve Jobs is going to review the Everything Store $AMZN's financial results today after hours. As an investor/user, I like Amazon Prime and it's success over several parts of the world. What's your take on Amazon?
Of all the Wall St firms out there, Goldman Sachs $GS is the most revered for the way they're run - hiring the best, highly competitive, a closely-knit peer group and making tons of profits for the shareholders. An interesting interview of its CEO Llyod Blankfein by Carlyle groups chief David Rubenstein
Great results from $TSLA, however the question remains if Tesla can continue to scale up to produce the cars in the quantity it promises. Model 3 numbers need to be in multiples of what they are producing right now. Wish them the best, will keep an eye as I am still not convinced that they can scale easily.
Watching $TSLA Oct 28th $215 Calls for possible entry