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Bank Stocks 2019: The Good, The Bad, And The Opportunities

Goal for this Post and this SeriesThe goal for this post and future posts is to identify banks with the best prospects for superior shareholder performance over the next 3-5 years.Analytical ApproachAs background, the data used in this analysis and ones to follow in this series are derived from three sources: FDIC, Ycharts, and Bankregdata. […]

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Don’t Overthink It: A Rare Sale On The Best Healthcare REIT, Ventas

Quick SummaryVentas Inc. (VTR) paid an annual dividend of $0.41 in 2001 and now pays $3.15 annually. That 8% compound annual growth rate has translated into substantial investor returns over time.The cost and effectiveness of a REIT’s leverage is one of the most important aspects to its success. Ventas is no exception.Ventas has a net […]

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Market Reversals Typically Take Time To Develop

Human Nature And PlungesSince investor psychology tends to be similar after a sharp plunge in the stock market (VTI), subsequent bottoms and/or countertrend rallies often share similar characteristics. The first three cases below all show investor behavior following a sharp 20% plunge in a non-recessionary environment.The 1987 case featured a sharp oversold rally of 18.82% […]

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The 3 Best Dividend Kings For 2019

It was a grisly end to the year for stocks. On December 24th, due to numerous fears (including that a recession was looming in 2019), the S&P 500 closed down 19.8% from its all-time high. And with about 66% of its component companies in full on bear markets (20+% declines), market panic was widespread that […]

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Micron: Asymmetric Opportunity And Top 2019 Pick

To say Micron (MU) had a tough 2018 would be an understatement. After hitting an all-time high in May, the mood went from euphoria to utter despair as the stock crashed over 50 percent from its high. The fall was an overreaction, and Micron is now an asymmetric opportunity. Micron now trades for a hair […]

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Tesla: These Numbers Aren’t Good

Shares of Tesla (TSLA) were up nearly four percent in early Monday trading after CEO Elon Musk visited China for the official groundbreaking of the company’s next Gigafactory. While bulls see this as an important step in the right direction for the company’s future, it likely is just another diversion to shift the narrative away […]

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Eight Dividend Aristocrats Down 20% In 2018 – Buying Opportunity

The Dividend Aristocrats (BATS: NOBL) are a favorite amongst the SeekingAlpha dividend investing community due to the fund’s long track record of dividend growth, strong total shareholder returns, reasonably good yields, and overall safety. They are excellent stocks and investments, and considering the recent market selloff, I thought readers and investors would be interested in […]

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What Investors Need To Know About Apple’s 40% Meltdown

Apple (AAPL) has long been a darling of Wall Street, owing to its status as a FAANG stock, and in 2018, it became the first publicly traded US company to ever achieve a $1 trillion market cap.But when it joined the 13 digits club, some investors warned of the “market cap curse” meaning that in […]

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3 Great Buys To Start Off 2019

This research report was produced by The REIT Forum with assistance from Big Dog Investments.We have 3 buy ratings to bring you today.We witnessed a massive decline heading into Christmas followed by a decent rally over the next few days. The decline and subsequent rally hit most sectors, though it clearly hasn’t hit all stocks […]

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AT&T: Get Rich Or (Financially) Die Trying

We all know that AT&T’s (T) stock has been in a downward spiral for quite some time and eventually dropped below $27, trading at an almost 7.5% yield back then. Since that low on Christmas Eve, the stock has recovered nicely and started off the new year in much better fashion helped by several bullish […]

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