As it turns out, Chewy does compete well on prices, but Petco and Walmart shoppers aren't paying much more. Chewy and Petco, in particular, were identical almost across the board. While Chewy definitely seems to be a competitive place to pick up your pet supplies, those looking to maximize savings would still be better off regularly comparison shopping.
Dollar General (NYSE: DG) missed its third-quarter earnings estimates, and investors panicked. Fanning the bearish flames is the company's not-so-hot guidance for the quarter now underway. As has been the case so many times for other stocks this year, though, last Tuesday's 8% stumble suffered by Dollar General shares is a great buying opportunity.
Stock buybacks can provide a nice confidence boost for investors, indicating that the company is utilizing its excess cash and not just hoarding it. And in 2022, companies willing to let go of extra cash can be hard to find.