Clorox reported what many are describing as disastrous earnings for the 4th fiscal quarter 2021.
This week’s subscriber request video will look at the 6 leading Canadian banks.
Although the recent crash or meltdown of prominent China stocks was for the most part political in nature, valuation also played a role.
This is part 3 of my three-part series dissecting the Dow Jones Industrial Average.
In part 1 I looked at the most reasonably valued 10 stocks out of the 30 Dow Jones Industrial Average Constituents.
Only 10 of 30 stocks are attractively valued blue-chip stocks making up the Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) today.
Even though we are in a long-running and very inflated bull market, there are value stocks to be found.
In this video I cover 7 REITs for income and growth that subscribers to the channel asked me to cover.
Alibaba – The Chinese Amazon is one of the stocks I get asked about all the time.
Have energy stocks run out of gas?
Dividends are paid out of cash flow and/or earnings, not stock price volatility.
I have an interesting video for you today on stock research and due diligence on finding great stocks to invest in.
Even in today’s richly valued stock market, drug retail stocks are incredibly cheap.
Every Tuesday I do a subscriber request video. With this video I will be looking at the publicly traded homebuilders in the USA based homebuilding industry.
Although the overall market looks extremely overvalued, there is a lot of value in mid-cap stocks.
In this video I will go over 13 Top Brands – How Much Are They Worth?
For this week’s Subscriber Request Tuesday, I will be comparing Home Depot to Lowe’s.
Investing in growth stocks are very different than investing in ordinary stocks.
This week’s subscriber request series Tuesday covers 10 popular equity REITs.
Although interest rates have risen since the pandemic started, they continue at levels that would be considered historically low.
One of the most asked questions I receive is; how do I evaluate ETFs?
Investing in fast-growing companies has long been one of the best ways to build incredible wealth.
Is AT&T a value trap or dividend income turbo charger?
I love talking about valuation and teaching its importance to investors, especially young investors.
A market crash is pending and could possibly be imminent. I am quite certain about this for reasons I will provide shortly.
The NASDAQ is falling as tech stocks begin to show cracks in their armor. Of course, according to Mr. Valuation the reason is simple – most tech stocks are overvalued.
Regarding automobile stocks, virtually every automotive manufacturer is entering the electric vehicle and autonomous driving market in some form or another.
With this video I put together 10 attractively valued dividend growth stocks offering the potential for both growing dividend income and strong capital appreciation.
Everybody is looking for IPOs and emerging growth stocks and the opportunity to invest in the next Facebook, Amazon or Netflix. Consequently, young new emerging companies have a strong market available to launch their businesses publicly.
The sell decision appears to be the most difficult decision that common stock investors must make.
After working with investors for more than 50 years, I have learned many things about human nature.
With this video I will cover the 14 regional banks that are part of the S&P 500.
For the last year or two big tech has been hot, so has new tech. For prudence sake, it might be time to take a little money off the table. No one can time the market, and the bubble has risen far further and for a lot longer than any rational person could have predicted.
One of the most common complaints I hear from investors is that their advisors or brokers like to tell them when to buy, but never tell them when to sell. Whether those criticisms are fair or not, the sell decision is certainly the most vexing decision that investors face.
It goes without saying that COVID-19 and the pandemic has been and is a terrible thing. People have gotten terribly sick and many have even succumbed to this horrible virus. Clearly, there is nothing good or positive that can be said about this scourge from a purely human or humanity perspective.
AT&T reported earnings today and although they beat expectations, the stock is trading down over 2% so far. The company was light on revenues compared to 2019 but did report free cash flow for the year of $27.5 billion, slightly below the $29 billion reported in 2019.
Although the company faces stiff competition from well-capitalized behemoths such as Microsoft and Google, the company has carved out a niche for itself.
Please accept this special edition offering on Walt Disney Company (DIS) as a lesson on valuation. Over the many years I have been a value investor, I have learned that even the best companies can become dangerously overvalued by the market.
Tesla (TSLA) makes great automobiles, and although that is not all that they do, the Tesla automobile generates most of their revenues. That may not always be the case, but it is today.
The better informed the investor is, the better the investment decisions they can make. But being an informed investor can be a very arduous task, and some would even say that conducting research on common stocks is a real snoozer.
As Mr. Valuation, I find myself constantly reminding investors that value investing requires patience. However, value investing also requires the willingness to get your money in front of attractive valuation when it is discovered. Trying to time your purchases perfectly can just as easily cause you to miss out on significant gains as it is to participate in them.
I recently did a search of the life and health insurance subsector and came up with 25 names that I considered the highest quality in the overall subsector. All of them carried investment grade credit ratings of BBB+ or better – except for one.
Many investors are attempting to justify higher stock “valuations” because interest rates are at historical lows. I would agree that lower interest rates could affect “market valuations” based on the simple law of supply and demand. The concept is simple, when fixed income offers lower returns it logically stimulates more demand for equities where higher returns can be found.
There are technical distinctions between investing versus speculating. Nevertheless, both concepts are often thought about or utilized interchangeably. Moreover, there are nuanced distinctions between a rational or well-thought-out speculation versus outright gambling.
Value often comes when good companies go out of favor, this is especially true in bull markets like we have been in the last several years. Almost by definition, when stocks are out of favor it further implies that their near-term performance may not be all that attractive.
This week I did a complete re-read of Joel Greenblatt’s classic “The Little Book That Beats The Market.” For any of you that are not familiar with the book, Joel Greenblatt presents his magic formula for picking stocks that his research indicated will beat the market most of the time.
I find it very interesting that Alexion Pharmaceuticals Inc. (ALXN) after going public in 2001, did not generate their first profit until December 2008. As we all know, this was in the throes of what is now known as the Great Recession of 2008.
After reporting better than 4th quarter results on Tuesday, the stock price of FedEx Corp. (FDX) has been on a tear. With this article, I plan to demonstrate that the fundamentals support the current price rise.
I consider Oracle an attractively valued dividend growth stock with an emphasis on growth. Oracle has a long history of generating above-average growth of earnings and cash flows, and since paying its first dividend in 2009, its dividend growth has been nothing short of extraordinary.
In this part 2, I want to share an additional perspective that my research on the growing levels of corporate debt uncovered.