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Archive Monthly Archives: July 2019

Netflix Stock: How I Knew to Sell BEFORE It Got Crushed

Thursday was an awful day for Netflix (NASDAQ:NFLX) stock — probably its worst in eight years.That was the last time the company reported a quarterly loss in U.S. subscribers. And this morning, Netflix did just that: Over the last quarter, Netflix reported a net loss of 126,000 U.S. subscribers. Analysts with FactSet were expecting a 352,000 […]

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7 Best Dividend Stocks To Buy And Hold: Consumer Discretionary And Staples

Dividend stocks are one of the key components of a value investor’s portfolio. The regular income provides increasing liquidity and compensation as you wait for the valuation thesis to play out. Typically, dividends tend to be a bonus as most value investing screens are run for valuation first. However, I also like to look at […]

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IBM, EBay Move Into Buy Range As Quarterly Results Beat Expectations

IBM stock and eBay stock both ventured, at least temporarily, moved into buy range Thursday, following quarterly results that beat expectations.IBM (IBM) jumped 4.6%, closing at 149.63, on the stock market today, following its late-Wednesday earnings report. The stock broke past a 145.49 buy point in heavy trade.A 4% decline in revenue to $19.16 billion […]

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The 10 Biggest Consumer Staples Stocks

The consumer staples sector is popular with investors who seek stability through a wide range of selling conditions. It is home to some of the world’s biggest, most valuable brands and involves products like tissue paper, shampoo, and soda, which tend to stay in high demand even during recessions.There are 33 companies that make up […]

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Five Reasons Why Selling Big Winners Can Be A Big Mistake For Investors

In our last column we discussed why it is so hard to hang onto a big stock winner you may have, and the forces that conspire to try to get you to sell your winners. This week, we will give you five solid reasons why you should not sell your big winners, and should perhaps […]

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Netflix Crash: Beware Of Hot Stocks

Everybody loves the hottest stock on Wall Street. Until they don’t.Investor favorite Netflix crashed by 10% in moments Wednesday evening, after the online streaming company stunned the market with a loss of subscribers in the second quarter.Short sellers had been ramping up their bets against the stock in recent months as it had boomed. The […]

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6 Low Price-to-Book Value Stocks to Buy for Solid Returns

The price-to-book (P/B) ratio is widely favored by value investors for identifying low-priced stocks with exceptional returns. The ratio is used to compare a stock’s market value/price to its book value.The P/B ratio is calculated as below:P/B ratio = market price per share/book value of equity per shareP/B ratio reflects how many times book value […]

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Goldman: 2 Retail Stocks to Sell Now

Goldman Sachs weighed in on retail stocks Ralph Lauren Corp (NYSE:RL) and Levi Strauss & Co. (NYSE:LEVI), downgrading the equities to “sell” from “neutral.” The brokerage firm cited inventory overhangs, due to “persistently tough first-half retail trends and an optimistic spring ordering season,” and is particularly concerned for apparel brands “with high exposure to department […]

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7 Stocks Top Investors Are Buying Now

Stocks are hitting record highs right now. All three major indexes surged last week thanks to strong rate cut signals from Fed Chair Jerome Powell. For example, the S&P 500 closed on Friday above $3,000 for the first time. Meanwhile the Dow Jones Industrial Average also enjoyed its first close above $27,000 on Thursday, and […]

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Heading Into Earnings, Coca Cola Stock Is a Buy on the Next 5% Dip

It doesn’t get much more American than Coca-Cola (NYSE:KO) company. And if you’ve owned the Coca Cola stock since the 1990’s then you’re up 1200%. But perception is that KO stock is a boring stock to own — but clearly the scoreboard proves otherwise.KO is at all-time highs going into its earnings report next week. […]

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