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Latest Valuentum Commentary
Jan 31, 2019
Altria’s Sprawling Business to Underperform Long-Term Bottom-Line Target in 2019
Image Source: Melanie Tata. Altria’s business has grown increasingly complex recently as it has levered up to add exposure to new growth opportunities. We don’t find the convoluted company attractive, even after considering its lofty yield, and its core cigarette business continues to face material industry-wide volume declines.
Jan 23, 2019
Consider Selling Discipline = Systematic, Forward-looking, Repeatable
Image shown: An illustration of Valuentum's call on Kinder Morgan during 2015. You can read about this in more detail in the Preface of Value Trap: Theory of Universal Valuation. For a consider-selling discipline to be successful, it must be systematic, forward-looking and repeatable. The Valuentum process worked equally well with General Electric during 2017 (image later in note). No changes to simulated newsletter portfolios.
Jan 20, 2019
Conference Call Coming Soon, Catch Up This Weekend
Image shown: The markets continue to rally significantly since the near-term bottom in December. Here's the email we sent to members December 26. No changes to simulated Best Ideas Newsletter portfolio and simulated Dividend Growth Newsletter portfolio (contact us if you missed the latest notification regarding the simulated High Yield Dividend Newsletter portfolio).
Jan 20, 2019
Markets Continue to Recover
Image shown: The markets continue to rally significantly since the near-term bottom in December. The decision to move the cash "weightings" to zero in the simulated portfolios of the Best Ideas Newsletter and Dividend Growth Newsletter during the trading session December 27 has been quite rewarding for members that have been following our research and newsletters. The S&P 500 SPDR. No Changes to Simulated Newsletter portfolios
Jan 16, 2019
Markets Still Bouncing Nicely
Image shown: This holiday season was mighty hectic, and not many were anticipating the volatility we experienced. Here's where the simulated Best Ideas Newsletter and simulated Dividend Growth Newsletter portfolios went to "fully invested," reducing a 30% and 20% cash "weighting" at the high end of their respective ranges for each portfolio, respectively. No Changes to Simulated Newsletter portfolios
Jan 14, 2019
Value Trap, More Volatility; We're Waiting and Watching
Image shown: The decision to remove GE from the simulated newsletter portfolios when we did may have been our best call yet. In this note, let's talk about the importance of reading Value Trap, learn why we've gone "fully invested," talk a little bit about put options, learn some of the intricacies of the Valuentum process, find out where to find VBI rankings to download and sort, and talk about some of our recently-highlighted ideas in the simulated newsletter portfolios. No Changes to Simulated Newsletter portfolios.
Jan 10, 2019
New 10s! -- Stock Report Updates -- Triage During Market Volatility
We have updated our 16-page equity and dividend reports for a number of high-profile companies in our coverage universe through the course of this market swoon and have provided a table summarizing the new fair value estimates, Dividend Cushion ratios, and other key metrics following the updates for your convenience.
Jan 9, 2019
The Intricacies of the Valuentum Process
Let’s take a quick overview of the Valuentum processes for capital appreciation and dividend growth with a discussion of how we use the Valuentum Buying Index and the Dividend Cushion ratio.
Jan 9, 2019
Catching the Bottom?
Image shown: The depths of how far the S&P 500 (SPY) has fallen more recently, and the timing of the decision to move to being "fully invested" in simulated Best Ideas Newsletter portfolio and simulated Dividend Growth Newsletter portfolio. No Changes to Simulated Newsletter portfolios. This article was sent to members via email January 9.
Jan 4, 2019
Markets Up Big; Upside Volatility
Image shown: The S&P 500 ETF (SPY) since August 2017. The index has broken through support and is now bouncing back to resistance.
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