Time to Short This Retail Stock?


The following video is from Tuesday's MarketFoolery podcast, in which host Chris Hill and analysts Jason Moser and Jeff Fischer discuss the top business and investing stories of the day.

hhgregg's reported an 82% decline in fourth-quarter profits and lowered guidance for FY2014. Shares of the electronics retailer fell more than 12% on the news and are down more than 50% over the last three years. What does the future hold for hhgregg? Should investors buy the embattled retailer or bet against it? In this installment of MarketFoolery, our analysts discuss the future of HHGregg.

Is Best Buy in the same boat?
The brick-and-mortar vs. e-commerce battle wages on, with Best Buy caught in the middle. After what might have been its most tumultuous year in history, there are now even more unanswered questions about the future for the big-box electronics retailer. How will new leadership perform? Will a smaller store format work out for both the company and its brave investors? Should you be one such brave investor? To help answer all these questions, The Motley Fool has released a premium research report detailing the opportunities -- and the risks -- in store for Best Buy. Simply click here now to claim your comprehensive report today.

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