Kinder Morgan (KMI) is one of the largest transporters of natural gas in North America. Natural gas is one of, if not the, cleanest fossil fuels. Future demand growth, coupled with Kinder Morgan's massive network of midstream pipelines, make it a fantastic bet for investors looking for both gro
U.S. equity indexes sank Thursday afternoon, pitching sharply lower amid an announcement that President Donald Trump would impose tariffs on steel and aluminum imports, raising concerns of protectionists trade policies that could hit U.S. corporations and consumers.
Credit Suisse Maintains Apple Stock At ‘Outperform’ Citing Strong iPhone Sales
Apple (NSDQ:AAPL) could be heading for a solid finish to the year. This will be in stark contrast to the first 9 months of 2016, which included Apple’s three consecutive quarters of revenue and top line decline. The muted performance of Cupertino has taken a toll on AAPL stock, which is up....More>>>
Menlo Park, CA, based Investment company Silver Lake Group, L.L.C. buys SMART Global Holdings Inc, sells GoDaddy Inc, BlackLine Inc during the 3-months ended 2017-06-30, according to the most recent filings of the investment company, Silver Lake Group, L.L.C.. As of 2017-06-30, Silver Lake Group, L.L.C. owns 9 stocks with a total value of $3.3 billion. These are the details of the buys and sells.
It was a good year for Warren Buffett, the ‘Oracle of Omaha,’ who saw Berkshire Hathaway’s stock rise 23.4% in 2016 and the firm’s book value per share grow by 10.7%. In characteristic form Buffett, worth $76.3 billion according to FORBES’ Real Time Rankings, used his annual shareholder letter to offer a review of Berkshire’s performance during the year,....More>>>
The apparel industry has become a minefield in recent years due to declining mall traffic, fickle consumer tastes, and tougher competition from e-tailers and fast fashion retailers like H&M. The SPDR S&P Retail ETF (NYSEMKT:XRT) — which is heavily weighted toward apparel stocks — has fallen 11% over the past 12 months, compared to the S&P 500’s 15% gain.
Great Panther Silver (NYSEMKT:GPL) operates two silver mines in Mexico and is expected to close on a transaction for a silver mining operation in Peru here in the second quarter of 2017. One highlight from GPL’s most recent corporate presentation is shown below. What we like most about GPL is that it has zero long-term debt, and maintains a substantial cash reserve for mine expansion and/or....More>>>
After Gilead Sciences (GILD) and Amgen (AMGN) left investors wanting more, it might have been fair to wonder if Celgene (CELG) would meet the same fate when it released earnings this morning. It didn’t. And unlike Gilead and Amgen, whose shares dropped after their earnings release, Celgene is gaining.
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Celgene reported a an adjusted profit of $1.44....More>>>
One popular approach to investing based on Benjamin Graham’s methods is to use the so-called “Graham Number.” There are some important differences between the Graham Number and the Graham Formula, but using the Graham Number is definitely useful even if the investor only uses it as a screening tactic.
I have selected the best companies trading below their Graham Number.....More>>>
Goldman Sachs analystWaqar Syed and team see “green shoots [appearing] in the distance” for oil-field-services sector…just not offshore drillers. They explain why they cut Atwood Oceanics (ATW) and Noble (NE) to sell, where they join Transocean (RIG):
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Avoid offshore drillers as high-priced backlog rolls over (Sell Transocean/Atwood....More>>>
If there was any doubt that Namaste Technologies (OTCMKTS:NXTTF, CNSX:N) is on the right track and can do what it set out to do, it was just wiped away today. Per this morning’s press release, the company proved it’s going to be able to reach its near-term revenue target by tweaking its recently-acquired properties. Investors who’ve been kicking the tires with NXTTF — or....More>>>
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On May 31 of last year I published an article about Carter's Inc. (CRI), a manufacturer and retailer of children's clothing and accessories. Please take the time to read it here, as it explains my initial long thesis and will provide context for this article. Had you invested in Carter's on that
For me, Weyerhaeuser (NYSE:WY) is an example of why valuation always matters. Generally well-valued (if not richly-valued) for its high-quality timberlands and wood products operations, Weyerhaeuser has lagged the S&P 500 for total returns for quite some time. Even when you account for the t
In May of 2017, I wrote my first piece about AV Homes (NASDAQ:AVHI). The article outlines key aspects of the company's business as well as my original thesis for buying the stock. The piece was titled, "AV Homes - Homeownership Rates Are Climbing And So Is AVHI". My main thesis was - and still i
President Donald Trump ran on a ticket of making America great again. While the consensus on that point is very much split, what’s not deniable is the markets’ response. Trump’s pro-business agenda was credited for sparking an impressive rally. With enthusiasm overshooting rat
Zscaler's (NASDAQ: ZS) upcoming IPO, slated for Friday, March 16 according to the NASDAQ IPO Calendar, will be the first software unicorn to go public in 2018 after a particularly volatile first quarter. This IPO will be an interesting one to watch - coming off a strong first and second quarter