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Apr 24, 2019
Facebook Surges! Microsoft, Visa, PayPal Quarterly Reports Solid
Facebook did not disappoint after the close April 24. Shares are surging after hours. We continue to value the company at nearly $230 per share. Microsoft, Visa and PayPal quarterly reports were solid, too.
Mar 14, 2019
Boeing Had Been Overpriced, Breakup Facebook, Amazon, and Alphabet?
Let’s cover some of the recent developments related to Boeing and ongoing political posturing as it relates to large tech companies. Don’t forget about the 40/40 goal, and be sure to check out the tremendous success rates of the Exclusive publication!
Feb 22, 2019
Update: Frequently Asked Questions About Valuentum Securities, Inc.
We address a number of questions from both subscribers and visitors to our site.
Feb 14, 2019
Changes to the Newsletter Portfolios (Best Ideas & Dividend Growth)
Image shown: In our December 26 note to members, we moved the simulated Best Ideas Newsletter and simulated Dividend Growth Newsletter portfolio to "fully invested" from a cash "allocation" of 30% and 20%, respectively at the high end of the range. It has worked out wonderfully as we keep our finger on the put option trigger in case price-agnostic trading and heightened volatility rears its ugly ahead again, as it did in December 2018.
Feb 11, 2019
Video Game Industry Adapting to Consumers and Technology
Image Source: steamXO. Adapting to consumer consumption trends is a necessity for video game makers, and rapidly improving technology standards are impacting the industry as producers work to deliver high-quality entertainment effectively. Long-term demand trends are generally bright, but continual innovation and adaptation will be necessary.
Jan 31, 2019
Microsoft’s Free Cash Flow Strong Despite Robust Strategic Growth Investments
Image Source: Mike Mozart. Microsoft continues to take advantage of strong demand for its hybrid cloud portfolio, and it is winning business from leading enterprise customers. Free cash flow generation remains strong despite significantly higher levels of strategic growth investments.
Jan 26, 2019
Our Reports on Stocks in the Software Industry
Our reports on stocks in the Software industry can be found in this article. Reports include ADBE, ADSK, ANSS, AZPN, CRM, DDD, INTU, EBIX, FFIV, MANH, MSFT, ORCL, OTEX, RHT, SAP, SNCR, SPLK.
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 22, 2019
Johnson & Johnson Overcoming Pharma Pricing Pressure
Image Source: Johnson & Johnson fourth quarter presentation. Johnson & Johnson’s ‘Pharmaceutical’ segment continues to deliver top-line growth despite ongoing headwinds related to net price decreases in the US pharma space. The company remains one of our favorite dividend growth ideas as its higher-growth ‘Pharmaceutical’ segment is augmented by a solid ‘Consumer’ business and improving ‘Medical Devices’ business.
Jan 3, 2019
Fully-Invested? Why? Thoughts on Microsoft and Eli Lilly, and Celgene
Our methodology is really easy to understand once you get to know the things we’re looking at. There’s also some subjectivity in how we implement our thoughts in the simulated newsletter portfolios, and please stop calling what we do advice. We’re a financial publisher. While we’re at it, let’s talk a bit about Microsoft, Eli Lilly, and Celgene through the lens of our methodology.
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