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Jan 15, 2020
Visa Enhances Its Long-Term Outlook
On January 13, top weighted Best Ideas Newsletter portfolio holding Visa announced it was buying financial tech company Plaid for $5.3 billion. Plaid primarily offers a network that allows consumers to connect financial accounts to apps securely and safely, meaning that when a consumer downloads a mobile financial-oriented app to their phone (for example), Plaid is the company that ensures a smooth connection between app and the relevant financial institution when it comes to transferring information and ultimately money. What’s important about this acquisition is that Visa, once again, is showcasing its ability to spot and capitalize on high quality opportunities within the financial services space.
Jan 8, 2020
Resetting Your Mental Model
Image Source: affen ajlfe. Having the right mental model and using the right information can be the reason why you win or lose in investing.
Jan 4, 2020
Valuentum Exclusive Success Rates Trump Even the Best Quant Hedge Funds
Image: President of Investment Research Brian Nelson, CFA. A new book, “The Man Who Solved the Market,” hit bookshelves last year, and thus far it has been a hit. The text goes into the story of quant hedge fund Renaissance Technologies and its hedge fund, the Medallion Fund, which has put up mammoth returns since inception.
Nov 19, 2019
Improving Our Coverage
Valuentum continues to scour the stock market for new ideas. We’ll be following the set of companies in this list via commentary on our website and a data sheet updated periodically.
Oct 27, 2019
Our Reports on Stocks in the Financial Tech Services Industry
Image Source: frankieleon. Our reports on stocks in the Financial Tech Services industry can be found in this article. Reports include MA, MELI, PYPL, V, VRSK.
Oct 25, 2019
Portfolio Holdings Intel and Visa Hit It Out of the Park
Image Shown: Shares of Intel Corporation leapt higher on Friday October 25 as the market digested its solid earnings report and guidance for this quarter. We continue to really like Intel in our Dividend Growth Newsletter portfolio and Best Ideas Newsletter portfolio, and Visa in our Best Ideas Newsletter portfolio. The share price action seen in shares of INTC and V on Friday October 25 seem to indicate the market really appreciated each company’s latest earnings report, with shares of both companies marching higher as of this writing.
Oct 24, 2019
Shares Up +9%; Best Ideas Newsletter Portfolio Holding PayPal Posts a Blowout Quarter
Image Source: PayPal Holdings Inc – Third quarter 2019 earnings press release.  We think PayPal should continue to perform very well going forward as secular growth tailwinds combined with strong operational performance (with an eye towards its rising ‘Merchant Services’ and Venmo total payment volumes) support the company’s free cash flow growth trajectory. The company does not pay out a common dividend at this time but could given its pristine balance sheet and quality free cash flow profile. Our fair value estimate for PYPL stands at $125 per share at the time of this writing.
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 25, 2019
Best Ideas Newsletter Portfolio Holding PayPal Can Thrive in a Post-eBay World
Image Source: PayPal Holdings Inc -- IR Presentation. We continue to like Best Ideas Newsletter portfolio holding PayPal Holdings as a way to gain exposure to the very attractive payment processing and financial technology industry, complementing our top-weighted Visa holding. PayPal can do more than just survive in a post-eBay world, it can thrive.
Sep 11, 2019
Why We Like BIN Holding Visa So Much
Recent volatility in Visa’s share price aside, the long-term trajectory of this company is sound and shares of Visa trade modestly below our fair value estimate at this time. We like the strong upward momentum in Visa’s share price year-to-date and expect that shares of V could test the upper bounds of our fair value range (as it stands today) over time.

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