Do you want to change careers? Are you absolutely sure?
From my own career change to the stories I hear from my clients and workshop students, often we think we want to change careers when the problem is our work environment instead. If you find yourself stuck, unsure what to do next, or t
It’s far better to buy a wonderful company at a fair price than a fair company at a wonderful price. Whether we’re talking about socks or stocks, I like buying quality merchandise when it is marked down. – Warren Buffett
What is a wonderful company, and what is ‘quality’ from an investing standpoint? The most constructive definition to address these questions....More>>>
Traders, investors and Star Wars fans alike must be thrilled with Walt Disney Co (DIS, $110.57) these days. As well they should.
In successive days, Disney announced a deal to acquire a large part of 21st Century Fox (FOXA) and debuted the latest installment of the Star Wars saga in a wide release. Whether Star Wars: The Last Jedi can eclipse the $2 billion mark like 2015s Star Wars:....More>>>
Tax reform has led to massive cash savings for corporate entities of all sizes. Those massive cash savings have fueled a red-hot M&A market, and an even hotter rumored M&A market. It seems every analyst keeps throwing their biggest and best M&A idea out there. Then, another acquisition happens, and more M&A rumors pop up.
Most recently, Media Tech Capital Partners’ Porter....More>>>
I believe that Tuesday Morning (NASDAQ: TUES) is a potential turnaround situation with high upside and limited downside.
According to their 10k,
We are a true closeout retailer, selling high-quality products at prices below those found in boutique, specialty and department stores. Our customers come to us for an ever-changing, exceptional assortment....More>>>
Novanta (NOVT) operates in high-tech markets. The company designs, develops, manufactures, markets, and sells precision photonic and motion control components and subsystems to original equipment manufacturers in the medical equipment and advanced industrial technology markets worldwide.
The company operates in three segments: Photonics, Vision, and Precision Motion. It houses numerous businesses,....More>>>
Fitbit (NYSE:FIT) recently announced an executive shakeup and business realignment to “reignite growth” at the struggling wearables maker, which lostmore than 60% of its market value over the past 12 months. Chief Business Officer Woody Scal andExecutive VP Tim Roberts, who oversaw the company’s social networking efforts, announced that they would step down at the end of March.....More>>>
A railroad has yielded one of the biggest U-turns in the history of hedge fund activism.
A year ago, Canadian Pacific CEO Hunter Harrison, 72, was working alongside hedge fund billionaire Bill Ackman of Pershing Square on a contentious effort to buy competitor Norfolk Southern for $28.4 billion, a deal Harrison said would re-shape the North American rail industry by alleviating bottlenecks....More>>>
PNC Financial Services Group Inc. lifted its position in shares of Marriott International Inc (NASDAQ:MAR) by 207.7% during the first quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the SEC. The institutional investor owned 1,000,670 shares of the company’s stock after bu
There have been some macroeconomic signs that America's housing boom is starting to show signs of fatigue, but those figures haven't really shown up in the earnings reports of most homebuilders. The one exception is Beazer Homes USA (NYSE:BZH). While most companies are still showing strong home
Sturm Ruger & Company Inc (NYSE:RGR) announced a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, August 1st, RTT News reports. Stockholders of record on Friday, August 17th will be paid a dividend of 0.34 per share on Friday, August 31st. This represents a $1.36 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividen