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Corporate Profit Margins Squeezed


Corporate Profit Margins Squeezed

Walmart (WMT) and Target (TGT) earnings this week reflect the changing landscape for profit margins. Expenses are increasing (especially wages and freight costs) faster than companies can raise price. Thus, profit margins are coming down from historically high levels.

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Andrew Molnar, CFA®

Andrew is a creative, out of the box thinker with a good eye for detail. In addition to being a member of the Investment Committee, Andrew works on trading, building client relationships, and heads the New Business Development Committee. He is focused on continued education as he successfully completed the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) Program and is a Chartered Financial Analyst charter-holder.  He is also an avid reader of all things business, economics, and human behavior.

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