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Wedbush Morning Call - May 16 2019 6:52AM

Apple Inc.

Apple designs, manufactures and markets mobile communication and media devices and personal computers, and sells a variety of related software, services, accessories, and third-party digital content and applications. The company's products and services include iPhone?, iPad?, Mac?, Apple Watch?, AirPods?, Apple TV?, HomePod?, a portfolio of consumer and personnel software applications, iOS, macOS?, watchOS? and tvOS? operating systems, iCloud?, Apple Pay? and a variety of other accessory, service and support offerings. The company sells and delivers digital content and applications through the iTunes Store?, App Store?, Mac App Store, TV App Store, Book Store and Apple Music?.

Designer Brands

Designer Brands is a footwear and accessories retailer. The company provides an assortment of brand name dress, casual and athletic footwear and accessories for women, men and kids. The DSW segment, which includes DSW stores and, is the company's only reportable segment. For the DSW segment, the company separates its merchandise into three primary categories: women's footwear; men's footwear; and accessories and other (which includes kids' footwear).

Dillard's Inc.

Dillard's is a fashion apparel, cosmetics and home furnishing retailer. The company operates Dillard's stores, including clearance centers, and an Internet store providing a selection of merchandise including fashion apparel for women, men and children, accessories, cosmetics, home furnishings and other consumer goods. The company also operates a general contracting construction company, a portion of whose business includes constructing and remodeling stores for the company Most of the company's stores are located in suburban shopping malls and open-air centers. Customers may also purchase the company's merchandise online at its website,, which features online gift registries and a variety of other services.

Gap Inc.

The Gap is an apparel retail company. The company provides apparel, accessories, and personal care products for men, women, and children under the Old Navy, Gap, Banana Republic, Athleta, Intermix, and Hill City brands. The company has stores in the U.S., Canada, the U.K., France, Ireland, Japan, Italy, China, Hong Kong, Taiwan, and Mexico, and has franchise agreements with unaffiliated franchisees to operate Old Navy, Gap, and Banana Republic stores throughout Asia, Europe, Latin America, the Middle East, and Africa. Under these agreements, third parties operate stores that sell apparel and related products under the company's brand names.

Harley-Davidson Inc.

Harley-Davidson is the parent company for the groups of companies doing business as Harley-Davidson Motor Company (HDMC) and Harley-Davidson Financial Services (HDFS). The company has two reportable segments: Motorcycles and Related Products, which consists of HDMC that designs, manufactures and sells at wholesale on-road Harley-Davidson motorcycles as well as motorcycle parts, accessories, general merchandise and related services; and Financial Services, which consists of HDFS that is engaged in the business of financing and servicing wholesale inventory receivables and retail consumer loans, primarily for the purchase of Harley-Davidson motorcycles.

Jack in the Box Inc.

Jack in the Box operates and franchises Jack in the Box? quick-service restaurants (QSRs). Jack in the Box restaurants provide a selection of products including burgers like its Jumbo Jack? and product lines such as Buttery Jack? burgers and its Brunchfast? menu. The company also provides breakfast sandwiches with cracked eggs, tacos and curly fries, along with sandwiches, salads and real ice cream shakes, among other items. The company allows its guests to customize their meals and order any product, including breakfast items any time of the day (or night). The company operates and franchises Jack in the Box QSRs, primarily in the western and southern U.S., including in Guam.

Kohl's Corp.

Kohl's operates department stores, a website (, FILA outlets, and Off-Aisle clearance centers. The company's Kohl's stores and website sell proprietary and national brand apparel, footwear, accessories, beauty and home products. The company's website includes merchandise that is available in its stores, as well as merchandise that is available only online. The company's portfolio includes private brands such as Apt. 9, Croft & Barrow, Jumping Beans, SO and Sonoma Goods for Life and exclusive brands that are developed and marketed through agreements with brands such as Food Network, LC Lauren Conrad, Elle and Simply Vera Vera Wang.


MacroGenics discovers and develops antibody-based therapeutics to modulate the human immune response for the treatment of cancer. The company has a pipeline of product candidates in human clinical testing, including immuno-oncology programs, that have been created using its proprietary antibody-based technology platforms. The company is developing product candidates that target various tumor-associated antigens, including HER2. The company is also developing a franchise of molecules that target programmed cell death protein 1 (PD-1). The company is developing two bispecific DART product candidates that engage PD-1 and lymphocyte-activation gene 3, as well as PD-1 and cytotoxic T-lymphocyte-associated protein 4.

Nordstrom Inc.

Nordstrom is a fashion retailer providing a selection of brand-name and private label apparel, shoes, cosmetics and accessories for women, men, young adults and children. The company serves customers through two businesses: Full-Price and Off-Price. The company's operations consist of the company's Nordstrom U.S. and Canada full-line stores, U.S. and Canada Nordstrom Rack stores, Jeffrey boutiques, Last Chance clearance stores, Trunk Club clubhouses and Nordstrom Local. Additionally, customers are served online through,, HauteLook and

Tempur Sealy International

Tempur Sealy International develops, manufactures, and markets bedding products, which it sells globally. The company's brand portfolio includes TEMPUR?, Tempur-Pedic?, Sealy? featuring Posturepedic? Technology, and Stearns & Foster?. The company operates in two segments: North America and International. The company's North America segment consists of Tempur and Sealy manufacturing and distribution subsidiaries and licensees located in the U.S. and Canada. The company's International segment consists of Tempur and Sealy manufacturing and distribution subsidiaries, joint ventures and licensees located in Europe, Asia-Pacific and Latin America.

The Children's Place, Inc.

Tractor Supply Co.

Tractor Supply is a rural lifestyle retailer. The company is focused on supplying the needs of recreational farmers and ranchers and all others who enjoy the rural lifestyle, as well as tradesmen and small businesses. The company operates retail stores under the names Tractor Supply Company, Del's Feed & Farm Supply, and Petsense and operates websites under the names and The company's selection of merchandise is comprised of the following main product categories: equine, livestock, pet, and small animal products; hardware, truck, towing, and tool products; seasonal products; work/recreational clothing and footwear; and maintenance products for agricultural and rural use.

Ubisoft Entertainment S.A.

Ubisoft Entertainment is an international independent developer, publisher & distributor of video games. Co. centers its business activities on developing, publishing & distributing video games for portable & home consoles, the PC, smartphones & tablets in both physical & online formats: high-definition with games for Xbox 360, PlayStation®3 & PC; casual with games for Nintendo®, KINECT & PlayStation®3 Move; and online for on-line games. Co.'s catalogue includes various types of games: Action/Adventure, Shooters, Sports, Strategy, Simulation, TV and Movie licenses, Games for everyone and Driving. Co.'s trademarks include Assassin's Creed®, Rainbow Six® Vegas 2, and Rayman Raving Rabids®.


Virtusa is a provider of digital engineering and information technology (IT) outsourcing services. The company's services include: Business and IT consulting services, which provide business and IT consulting services to assist its clients in managing their business and IT environments, and aligning their IT investments; Technology implementation services, which involve building, testing, deploying, maintaining and supporting IT applications, and consolidating and rationalizing its clients' existing IT applications and environments into platforms; and Application outsourcing services, which provide support for its clients' needs to manage and maintain their software applications and platforms. develops and markets an internet service that allows users to create web content. Co. is a global web development platform enabling businesses and organizations to take their businesses, brands and workflow online. Co.'s core product is the Wix Editor, a drag-and-drop visual development and website editing environment complete with high quality templates, graphics, image galleries and fonts. With Co.'s platform, Wix registered users can create and manage a professional quality digital presence tailored to their business and brands' specific look and feel that is accessible across all major browsers and the most widely used desktop, tablet and mobile devices.


Zafgen is a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company utilizing its proprietary methionine aminopeptidase 2, or MetAP2, biology platform to develop therapies for patients affected by complex metabolic diseases. The company's primary product candidate is ZGN-1061, a fumagillin-class MetAP2 inhibitor administered by subcutaneous injection, which is being profiled for its utility in the treatment of type 2 diabetes. The company also has initiated development of a second MetAP2 development candidate, ZGN-1258, which is administered by subcutaneous injection.


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