Category Archives: Stocks

Best Value Stocks To Own For 2018

When it debuted back in 1989, Fidelity Low-Priced Stock (FLPSX) invested mostly in small-company stocks trading at $15 per share or less. Had you invested then, you’d scarcely recognize today’s portfolio, which has 40% of assets in midsize companies and another 34% in large firms. You’d have also enjoyed an average annualized return of 13.8%four percentage points better than....More>>>

Reviewing Aramark (ARMK) & Main Street Capital (MAIN)

Aramark (NYSE: ARMK) and Main Street Capital (NYSE:MAIN) are both mid-cap consumer staples companies, but which is the better investment? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their earnings, institutional ownership, valuation, risk, dividends, profitability and analyst recommendations.


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Cannabis Investors Embrace Green Thumb Industries After Avoiding MedMen

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Monday’s Biggest Winners and Losers in the S&P 500

June 18, 2018: The S&P 500 closed down 0.2% at 2,773.87. The DJIA closed down 0.4% at 24,988.37. Separately, the Nasdaq was flat at 7,747.02.

Monday was a down day for the broad U.S. markets. The Nasdaq took another day off from hitting more all-time highs. Crude oil recovered slightly in Fridays session and is back just above $65. The S&P 500 sectors were mostly negative. The most....More>>>

NetApp Inc. (NTAP) Shares Bought by Profund Advisors LLC

Profund Advisors LLC lifted its stake in shares of NetApp Inc. (NASDAQ:NTAP) by 14.1% in the 1st quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The fund owned 9,660 shares of the data storage provider’s stock after purchasing an additional 1,193 shares during the period. Profund Advisors LLC’s holdings in NetApp were worth....More>>>

60% of Gen Xers Worry Medicare Won't Cut It in Retirement. Are They Right?

Millions of seniors rely on Medicare to provide health coverage in retirement. But more than half of Gen Xers today aren’t confident that Medicare will do the trick once they become eligible, according to new data from Ameriprise Financial. Consequently, many workers who are midway through their careers at present are worried about managing the cost of healthcare once retirement becomes their....More>>>

I.D. Systems (IDSY) versus Lumentum (LITE) Financial Analysis

I.D. Systems (NASDAQ: IDSY) and Lumentum (NASDAQ:LITE) are both computer and technology companies, but which is the better business? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their earnings, profitability, risk, valuation, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership and dividends.

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Turning Trash Into Profits: How To Finance Deals That Don’t Work For Venture Capital

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A few months ago, the investment team at my private equity firm sat down with a talented management team from an exciting....More>>>

General Electric (GE) Sees Large Growth in Short Interest

General Electric (NYSE:GE) was the target of a large growth in short interest in the month of May. As of May 31st, there was short interest totalling 146,492,546 shares, a growth of 5.5% from the May 15th total of 138,843,622 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 69,957,486 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 2.1 days. Approximately 1.7% of the company’s stock are sold short.....More>>>