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
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
For a company sailing the headwinds of technological era since 1911, there will be certain legacy issues. The company’s bets on cognition and analytics are paying off finally, which is much evident in the revenue growth bifurcation (although overall the revenue doesn’t impress much).
The artificial intelligence system helps customers in a wide range of business analyze massive....More>>>
Ross Stores (ROST) is an interesting story in retail space. At the time when most of the US retailers are under pressure from increasing online competition, Ross is posting strong sales and earnings growth. The companys stock price has gained 172% over the last five years easily outperforming S&P Retail ETF (XRT) and S&P 500 (SPY). Despite strong fundamentals and impressive out-performance,....More>>>
Portland, OR, based Investment company Portfolio 21 Investments buys Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies Corp, Danaher Corp, FedEx Corp, S&P Global Inc, sells General Mills Inc, United Parcel Service Inc, Verizon Communications Inc, General Electric Co during the 3-months ended 2017-06-30, according to the most recent filings of the investment company, Portfolio 21 Investments. As of 2017-06-30,....More>>>
Oil prices have continued their volatility after news broke that the EIA (Energy Information Administration) released generally mixed oil-related data for the prior week and after an interesting rig count update. In what follows, I will go over the data released by both the EIA and Baker Hughes (NYSE:BHI) and give my own thoughts on what it means for investors in companies like Memorial Production....More>>>
Applied Optoelectronics (NASDAQ: AAOI) reported during the last earnings call an inventory increase, however the increase was lower than expected. The company invests heavily in customer diversification, which will help to stabilize revenues and reduces the dependency on a single client. The guidance for the next quarter is considered weak, but we believe that from the first quarter of 2018 the....More>>>
With Social Security funding issues around the corner, uncertain market conditions, long-term low interest rates and skyrocketing medical costs, American retirees are facing a laundry list of retirement challenges. The only certainty is that retirement is going to be dramatically different than the retirement previous generations encountered. In order to retire with financial security and dignity,....More>>>
The tech world is dominated by some of the most powerful brands in the world. Companies like Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL), Amazon (NASDAQ:AMZN), Google (NASDAQ:GOOG) (NASDAQ:GOOGL), Facebook (NASDAQ:FB), Netflix (NASDAQ:NFLX), Intel (NASDAQ:INTC), Samsung (OTC:SSNLF) and others are featured in the mainstream and business media as much, if not more, than the industrial giants of old. In fact, they’ve....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>>>
New York, NY, based Investment company BlueMountain Capital Management, LLC buys Team Health Holdings, Humana, CBS, International Seaways, Sealed Air, MedEquities Realty Trust, Double Eagle Acquisition, Nexstar Media Group, Eldorado Gold, Kohl’s, sells Lam Research, Allergan PLC, Symantec, Shire PLC, B/E Aerospace during the 3-months ended 2016-12-31, according to the most recent filings of....More>>>
Plantronics (NYSE: PLT) and Ciena (NYSE:CIEN) are both mid-cap computer and technology companies, but which is the superior business? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their risk, analyst recommendations, valuation, profitability, earnings, institutional ownership and di
Franklin Resources Inc. increased its holdings in shares of Irhythm Technologies Inc (NASDAQ:IRTC) by 1.4% during the first quarter, HoldingsChannel reports. The institutional investor owned 1,065,716 shares of the company’s stock after acquiring an additional 15,200 shares during the pe