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Oct 12, 2019
ICYMI: Interview with Valuentum's President Brian M. Nelson, CFA
Catch up with Valuentum's President Brian M. Nelson, CFA in a recent interview with dividend growth investor Arne Magnus Lorentzen Ulland of the blog stockles.
Sep 15, 2019
Semiconductors Broadcom and Cree Push Forward in an Uncertain Environment
Image Source: Broadcom Inc -- IR Presentation. While the free cash flow outlooks for AVGO and CREE are relatively strong, weakening business confidence and investment around the world and mounting geopolitical tensions between the US and China (short-term tariff reprieves aside) create monstrous headwinds that the semiconductor industry can only do so much to mitigate. We don’t include many semiconductors in our portfolios given how notoriously difficult the space is to play. As things stand today, Intel is included in both our Dividend Growth Newsletter and Best Ideas Newsletter portfolios, and we continue to like INTC as our way to gain exposure to secular growth trends within the semiconductor space.
Aug 20, 2019
Nvidia Beats Low Expectations and Shares are Rewarded Accordingly
Image Source: Nvidia Corporation - IR Presentation. Nvidia beat low expectations and its share price was rewarded accordingly, keeping in mind NVDA trades well off its 2018 highs. Our fair value estimate for NVDA stands at $184 per share, meaningfully above where shares are trading at, as of this writing. We are staying away from the name given risks associated with its purchase of Mellanox, weakness in data center demand in the face of trade war concerns and the synchronized slowdown in global economic activity, and in light of Nvidia’s low VBI rating. We think there are better investment opportunities out there, but we can respect that Nvidia is showing promising signs of improvement.
Aug 18, 2019
Our Reports on Stocks in the Broad Line Semiconductor Industry
Image Source: Laineema. Our reports on stocks in the Broad Line Semiconductor industry can be found in this article. Reports include AMD, AVGO, FSLR, INTC, TXN.
Aug 12, 2019
Intel Seeks 5G Network and IoT Growth to Offset Data Center Weakness
Image Source: Picture taken by the author. We still like Intel but are closely monitoring the news for any material changes to the ongoing US-China trade war, particularly as it relates to how that could impact Intel’s future financial performance. Our fair value estimate for Intel stands at $53/share.
Jul 28, 2019
Update: Frequently Asked Questions About Valuentum Securities, Inc.
We address a number of questions from both subscribers and visitors to our site.
Jul 23, 2019
ICYMI -- The Valuentum Economic Roundtable
We sat down with the Valuentum team to get their thoughts on the global economy and key issues that may threaten this near 10-year bull market.
Jul 13, 2019
Broadcom Might Buy Symantec: Why Enterprise Valuation Matters
Our fair value estimate for shares of SYMC stands at $25, and that estimate hasn’t changed much over the past few years. Generally speaking, fair value estimates shouldn’t fluctuate much as the value of the discounted free-cash-flows-to-the-firm during the mid-cycle period and into perpetuity generally have the greatest influence on the fair value of the equity. Profit warnings are important, but more so as it relates to the trajectory of the company’s free cash flow generation. Transformative acquisitions, major structural shifts in the industry the company in question operates in, or other fundamental changes are all potential sources of meaningful changes in fair value.
Jun 14, 2019
Broadcom Plummets After Cutting Guidance
Image Source: Florian Knodt. Broadcom resets investor expectations, sending shares of the company and peers lower. Broadcom sports a juicy yield.
May 14, 2019
Markets Swooning, Expect Extreme Volatility, Finger on Put-Option Trigger
Image shown: We notified members December 26 that we had moved  the Best Ideas Newsletter portfolio and Dividend Growth Newsletter portfolio to a "fully invested" position, from a 30% and 20% cash "weighting" at the high end of the range, respectively.


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