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.
Chairman and CEO of Bloomin Brands Inc (NASDAQ:BLMN) Elizabeth A Smith sold 375,000 shares of BLMN on 12/15/2017 at an average price of $20.79 a share. The total sale was $7.8 million.
Bloomin Brands Inc operates restaurants under the brand name Outback Steakhouse, Carrabba’s Italian Grill, Bonefish Grill, and Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse and Wine Bar. The company has presence in....More>>>
While the shares have recently bounced back after an overdone post earnings drop, Eaton (ETN) is still undervalued at the current price and it is not too late to initiate a position. Despite the 9% bounce from the recent lows in August, this company is still our favorite in the Diversified Machinery Sector due to its valuation based on our discounted cash flow analysis and its wide array of quality....More>>>
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Primecap Management Company is an under-the-radar adviser that doesn’t talk to the media. But it did something no other tracked fund did: it bought Tesla for less than $30 a share in 2011 and hung on to it through the stock’s explosion this year. That’s an estimated gain of 469%.
Primecap advises the Odyssey Funds, which consist of a stock fund, growth fund and aggressive....More>>>
Some companies that are growing fast enough, and will continue to do so, or need money for M&A, should cut their dividends to zero. Investors are better off with rising stock prices and managements with capital to expand.
Some of these:
D.R. Horton Inc. (NYSE: DHI) set guidance higher for both 2016 and 2017, due to a strong housing market. As it competes against Pulte and smaller....More>>>
Patience in investing is a virtue. If you’re willing to hold on until the end of 2017 with Symphony International Holdings (OTC:SYNNF), then you could be rewarded with a 9% dividend and a 40% return on capital.
Symphony, a London-listed, closed-end investment fund, currently trades with a 40% discount to its net asset value. Its assets aim to capture the growing economic power of the....More>>>
Boeing (NYSE:BA) has been a favorite of mine in the mega-cap space for some time as I’ve liked the company’s fundamentals. But even more than that, its capital return strategy has been extremely attractive as Boeing takes excess capital and returns it in the billions via a sizable dividend and buyback. I love well-executed buybacks because they can provide a....More>>>
Cutting-edge and high-yield are not two terms that are heard together often. Cutting-edge conjures up thoughts of growth focused internet or high-tech firms creating novel products and services. High-yield, however, makes one think of stodgy, slow-growing REITs or blue-chip stocks producing a high dividend yield but not much upside.
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After a stellar 2016, U.S. stocks again seem to be caught in volatile trading as Trump takes office. Amid such a backdrop, investors’ are looking for steady income along with some growth attributes. For them, picking stocks that not only pay dividends but also consistently increase their payout appears a winning strategy.
This is because stocks with a strong history of dividend growth....More>>>
I measure once a month the decay of major leveraged ETFs. It may be useful for anyone using leveraged ETFs for investing, trading or hedging. Click “Follow” at the top of this page if you want to be notified of monthly updates.
What is the decay?
Most of the time, a leveraged ETF does worse than the underlying asset leveraged by the same factor. This relative decay has....More>>>
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
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
This is a refresh of our analysis on High Liner Foods (OTC:HLNFF), which was originally published in August 2017 (link). Our original thesis stated that the then-current stock price represented a buying opportunity for an undervalued dividend stock. With the release of the