Did you know that Alphabet Inc (NASDAQ:GOOG, NASDAQ:GOOGL) went skidding into the end of 2017? Some investors may not have noticed the underperformance in Google stock, as it stumbled up to and through the holiday trading periods. On Dec. 18, Alphabet stock leaped to new all-time highs, before d
During the dark days of the financial crisis Ray Dalio, head of the world’s largest hedge fund Bridgewater Associates, published papers and YouTube seminars to describe the forces that drive the economy and explain why severe cycles like the credit collapse occur. The effort was intended to guide productive responses to the implosion of Wall Street, which crippled Main Street, and avert....More>>>
Too often, consumers surrender to overly high cable and Internet bills just to avoid the hassle of trying to land a better rate. I recently set out on a mission to trim my bill. By picking up the phone, waiting on hold for hours at a time and politely exercising patience when dealing with customer service reps, the extra effort was well worth it in the end.....More>>>
The Q3 2016 earnings report for small cap homebuilder stock KB Home (NYSE: KBH) is scheduled for before the market opens onTuesday (September 20th) with the stock beating expectations the last time around.
A technical chart for small cap KB Home shows shares peaking at the end of July and in a downtrend since then:
A long term performance chart shows KB Home underperforming large cap....More>>>
A new chart unexpectedly grabbed my attention recently… one that could have huge implications for the future of the U.S. stock market. For the past month, I've been predicting a correction in the S&P 500 is right around the corner. But there's another side to the story… If this correction happens the way I expect, it may trigger a key pattern in the stock market.....More>>>
Many talented authors have posted about publicly listed equities trading at or near asset value with significant tax attributes, namely Net Operating Losses (NOLs), and the inherent asymmetry when an activist or new management makes a break from money losing operations to pursue transformative acquisitions. Several of the activists or lead investors, such as Becker Drapkin (EMKR, CNSI, SDOI) or....More>>>
Fellow contributor Giovanni DiMauro published a bearish take on Valeant Pharmaceuticals (NYSE:VRX) with which I strongly disagree. I’ll start by going over DiMauro’s points (between quotes) where I hold a variant view and summarize my bullish take at the end.
CEO Joseph Papa mislead investors in August when he reaffirmed guidance for the year. The company missed miserably on earnings....More>>>
Under Armour Inc. (NYSE: UA) sawits shares slump in Wednesdays session after one key independent research firm released a report downgrading the company. Although the firm expects Under Armour to post strong revenue going forward, Argus thinks that further expansion of the business will require substantial investment, which will add debt and interest expense and weigh on earnings growth.
Yesterday, our Elite Opportunity Pronewsletter suggested mid cap methanol stockMethanex Corporation (NASDAQ: MEOH) as a potential long/bullish trade:
Back in February of last year, we suggested Methanex Corporation (MEOH), which ended up providing us with some pretty good gains in a fairly short amount of time, and based on what’s happening with the stock technically right now, it could....More>>>
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Friday, on the eve of the Christmas holiday weekend, Enphase Energy (NASDAQ:ENPH) filed for an At-the-Market equity offering of $17M. The stock fell about 8% from $1.23 to $1.13 after the information became public.
This raise was foreseeable given that the Company was burning through cash, had an existing shelf offering, and only about half of the shelf was tapped in the last capital raise.
Reports suggest that Gilead Sciences (GILD) and Celgene (CELG) have joined the bidding process forMedivation (MDVN), one that already includes (maybe) Amgen (AMGN), and of course Sanofi (SNY), which is trying to throw out Medivation’s board. Of the three biotech giants, Citigroup’s Robyn Karnauskas and team argue that Amgen is best positioned to win the battle. They explain why:
Investors have not been very kind to Oracle (ORCL) as of late. Despite meeting earnings in Q4 and growing net income from 2016, Oracle's shares fell nearly 6% over the five trading days after Oracle released its Q4 earnings on December 14th. Along with this, Oracle's stock has been in a period o
In July, Boeing (BA) provided its current market outlook for the Indian aircraft market during a briefing in India. The Indian aircraft market is a high growth market and thus important for jet makers. One thing that should be observed, however, is that this new current market outlook for the Ind
Auto part retailers have long been the darlings of the retail industry with consistent earnings growth, the highest margins in the sector, and protection from online players. And as a result, the stocks have been rewarded with a high valuation and market outperformance. However, there's a lo
Viper Energy (NASDAQ:VNOM) is an MLP that owns mineral and royalty interests and is 75% owned by Diamondback Energy (NASDAQ:FANG). It is one of the cleanest and easiest to understand MLPs in the energy space. The business model is simple: the company collects royalty checks on