Case | HBS Case Collection | April 2005 (Revised October 2006)

David Berman

by Ananth Raman, Vishal Gaur and Saravanan Kesavan


Examines the decision of a hedge fund manager who is considering investing in a retail stock. The protagonist is concerned about the retailer's inventory level. Explores the relationship between the retailer's inventory and future earnings--and, hence, the relationship between inventory level and stock price.

Keywords: Business Earnings; Stocks; Price; Supply Chain Management; Investment;


Raman, Ananth, Vishal Gaur, and Saravanan Kesavan. "David Berman." Harvard Business School Case 605-081, April 2005. (Revised October 2006.)