State of New Jersey Common Pension Fund D lessened its stake in shares of Capital Senior Living (NYSE:CSU) by 5.3% in the first quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The institutional investor owned 180,000 shares of the company’s stock after selling 10,000 shares during the quarter. State
A big-name rapper, messages from corporate bigwigs and a chance for Starbucks employees to relate their own stories will all be part of the racial-bias trainingthat the coffee giant plans for workersTuesday.
Besides the video messages from executives and fromhip-hop artist Common, employees w
2017 was said to be the year of the buyout, and so far, it appears that the M&A prediction is coming true. Last year’s market saw several industries struggling and left some solid companies beaten down. That put them in a vulnerable position as some of their more stable competitors looked for ways to profit from the challenging environment.
Biotricity (OTCBB: BTCY) is a comer in the rapidly growing medical device market and is a small cap to take notice of. Driving this lucrative market are; IoT-driven device connectivity, governmental pressure to cut healthcare costs, escalating hospital costs, a need to reduce hospital readmission rates, an aging population, and a high rate of people with chronic disease. The largest factor driving....More>>>
I assess markets using my 3G investing framework, which evaluates the three most critical forces, or gravities, that impact asset prices: fundamental, quantitative, and behavioral, explains Landon Whaley, editor of The Whaley Report.
As we begin 2017, all three gravities are decidedly bearish for gold; this indicates that gold is one of the best short opportunities of the next year.....More>>>
The improvement in the oil market is starting to have a noticeable impact on RigNet’s (NASDAQ:RNET) financial results. While the company lost money again in the first quarter, revenue rose sharply versus the year-ago period due to the impact of improving market conditions and recent acquisitions. Those two catalysts should continue acting as tailwinds in 2018, which looks like it will be a....More>>>
Our Long Idea reports aim to identify those firms that the market has overlooked and that, when analyzed beyond standard metrics, are significantly undervalued. These hidden gems provide excellent upside potential to any portfolio, with little downside risk.
In addition to individual Long Ideas, we provide Model Portfolios that provide well-screened lists of companies based on specific criteria....More>>>
Amaya’s stock has been on a wild roller coaster ride this year, with catalysts ranging from the CEO (David Baazov) being accused of insider trading, to takeover rumors, to failed mergers and now a formal bid by the aforementioned CEO. There have certainly been a lot of hopes and headaches, but I believe there is a strong underlining long case to be made on Amaya. I wrote a blog post about....More>>>
Q: The stock market seems to be reaching new record highs every day. Are there any stocks that still look cheap?
Corporate earnings have exhibited pretty impressive growth as a whole over the past few years, so the market’s performance is somewhat justified. However, many stocks do look to be rather expensive right now — particularly in the tech sector. Yet some bargains remain.
The last twenty years or so have been a mixed period for financial stocks, and for big banks like Wells Fargo & Co (NYSE:WFC). WFC stock had, like most other stocks, vastly overshot its intrinsic value during the dot-com bubble. Wells Fargo stock fell by about a third in late 1999.
But then came the good times — from then until the mortgage....More>>>
What a feeling it must be to be Apple (AAPL), a company with over $250bn in cash ready and able to break into any industry it wants to.
Now, TV is next. Shows like Planet of the Apps and Carpool Karaoke are familiar now that they have been a part of the mix for the summer. Given Apples large size, huge cash pile, and plateauing device sales, we believe a strategy of giving away....More>>>
A quick brief on the OLED market and current overstocked inventory issues...
Santa Clara, California-based Coherent Inc. (COHR) manufactures many types of lasers including lasers used for OLED backplane crystallization (Excimer Laser Annealing) and for FRIT welding (also referred to as gl
Shares of Universal Display (NASDAQ:OLED) have been in free-fall since January with more than half of its all-time high valuation getting wiped out in just a few months. The blame can be laid with the outlook for OLED displays, which has cooled significantly for the year ahead. The forecast look
Micron (MU) has an attractive PE ratio which a lot of investors are interested in. At 6.55, its quite low compared to others in the industry. However, in my article I would like to focus on something I think is really important for a manufacturing company with a high CAPEX like Micron and that i
Looking for high growth and a dirt-cheap valuation? Plenty of companies fit the former or the latter, many don’t fit either and a rare few can claim both descriptions. Micron Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ:MU) is one of the latter. Despite this, however, MU stock hasn’t been as much o
Investor confusion about Apple (NYSE: AAPL) choosing Finisar (NYSE: FNSR) to provide VCSEL sensors in Apple iPhones has caused FNSR to fall recently and this is providing an excellent entry point into the stock.
Based on DCF analysis, we anticipate a Finisar share price of $29 in the seco