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Value Investors Club / Swatch Group (UHR.VX)


Swatch owns an enviable variety of Swiss watch brands, including Omega, Breguet, Tissot, and Swatch. ... Operating Profit by Watch Category ... Swiss watches are not purchased for their functionality, but instead as a status symbol. ... Further, as I will discuss in the valuation section, I believe you are buying at a large ...

Swatch Group Shares Surge on 1H Results, 2H Outlook | Perpétuelle


Aug 14, 2009 ... First In Watches Comments on Swatch Group 1H'09 Results 1H'09 ... and a 28% drop in net profit, Swatch expressed optimism despite the sales drop, ... are buyingbut because retailers are scared about ordering watches ...

Swiss Watchmakers Are in a World of Pain - Fortune


Jul 15, 2016 ... Swatch Group warned investors that profit would at least halve in the first half of ... This Messaging App Saw a Surge After Trump's Election 3:56 PM EST ... A strong Swiss franc also pushes up the production cost for Swiss watches. ... Our profit about halved, but it's still a profit,” Hayek said, adding positi...

History - Swatch® International


New models were introduced, but changes in how watches were made were few and far between. ... Even the Swiss were buying cheap watches! .... The 5<sup>th</sup> annual competition in 2015 saw Team Europe surge ahead, 3 to 2, with an exciting ...

Swiss Watch Exports Collapse - The Epoch Times


Jul 25, 2016 ... Lady Serenade by Glasshütte Original a brand of Swatch Group. ... China and Hong Kong, two of the world's largest markets for the luxury watches, lost the most since a ... The performance in the United States was better than average but ... further positive stimulus,” said the company in its earnings report.

Swatch Warns That First-Half Profit Will Halve, or Worse - TheStreet


Jul 15, 2016 ... But it said it won't cut spending or downsize its workforce, referring to its tradition ... In February Swatch reported a 21% drop in 2015 net profit to 119 million ... based on "very good consumption" demand for Swiss watches worldwide. ... Buying England by the Pound: The Leisure Side of Brexit in 3 Stoc...

Swatch to Launch Smartwatch in Bid to Reverse Profit Decline - WSJ


Feb 5, 2015 ... Watchmaker Under Pressure From Recent Surge in Swiss Franc ... Swatch, which makes Tissot, Longines and Omega watches, will increase ... The company wants to compensate for currency losses by selling more watches.

MarketWatch - EarningsWatch


Kalinowski raised his rating to buy from neutral, and lifted his stock price target to ... Shares were not yet active in premarket trade, but are up 52% in the year to date, ..... Deere's stock surges after profit and sales beat expectations (7:03 am ET)

Bears circle Swatch and Fitbit in battle for wrists | cost to borrow,cost ...


Dec 2, 2015 ... Smart watches are set to make hot stocking fillers for 2015 with products such as the ... watch category has coincided with a surge in bearish sentiment in Swatch's stock. ... Opinions are not divided on Fitbit's current impressive growth figures, but are split on sustained ... Most shorted ahead of earnings.

A Quick Tour Of Wearables In 2015 | TechCrunch


Jan 1, 2016 ... Although confirmed by the company in fall last year, Apple Watches only started ... But with Apple finally having its watch in play the frenzy to be first ... than $50 for its Zip-clip step-tracker and rise to $250 for its flagship Surge smartwatch. ... The guidance that we gave analysts for our last earnings call was ...

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Swatch Plans to Keep Spending as Franc Surge Trims Sales Growth ...


Feb 5, 2015 ... Swatch Group AG plans to keep investing more in a bid to gain market share ... will face new competition when Apple Inc. starts selling a smartwatch in April. ... and for profit to be “healthy” as some of its brands raise prices by as much as ... Sales of jewelry, watches and clocks in Hong Kong, where wealthy ...

Swiss made watch – Watches and Jewelry – The Swatch Group ...


In recent years a number of the Swatch Group's eighteen watch brands – Montres Breguet S.A., Léon Hatot, Omega, Calvin Klein watches + jewelry, Swatch and ...

Swatch clocks up Brexit boost - Financial Times


Jul 21, 2016 ... Watchmaker confirms profit slump while weak pound spurs surge in UK sales. ... because the brands are unappealing or people don't want to have watches. ... cutting jobs in Switzerland — and buying back stock from some Hong Kong dealers. But Swatch said it was deliberately maintaining staffing levels.