Value Investing

Technology Still Dominates the Current Top 10 Holdings in Hedge Funds

We have always maintained here at 24/7 Wall St. that keeping portfolio holdings a secret among managers at hedge fund and mutual funds is probably not their best quality, as ...
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SVB, Parent of Silicon Valley Bank, May Be the Top Bank of 2018

SVB Financial Group (NASDAQ: SIVB) may have turned out to be the most prized bank in America after earnings season for the first quarter of 2018. After looking over its ...
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The Independent Research Case for GE Shares to Go Back to $20 or Even Higher

It is no secret that shares of General Electric C.. (NYSE: GE) have been in trouble and that there may be no easy fix for the conglomerate. Most investors have ...
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US Bancorp May Have a Serious Valuation Issue

U.S. Bancorp (NYSE: USB) should be positioned to do well compared with the rest of the major banks in 2018 and beyond. The problem is that you would never know ...
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Despite Oil Back Above $68 per Barrel, 10 Major Oil and Gas Stocks Still Negative So Far in 2018

With West Texas Intermediate crude oil putting in another strong day, a gain of more than $2 per barrel has put the price of benchmark crude back above $68.50 per ...
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7 Companies That Have Raised Their Dividends for at Least 50 Straight Years

Investors love dividends. They particularly love it when they buy a company with a dividend that keeps rising and rising each year. The Dividend Aristocrats are those dividend payers that ...
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3 Contrarian Stocks to Buy for Surprising Upside

Investors should cheer that the current bull market is now over nine years old. At the same time, it is obvious that the trend of the past five years of ...
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Did RBC Just Call a Stock Market Top (and for Technology) for 2018?

It was just in January when the stock market had tax reform, repatriation, earnings growth and a trend for rekindled animal spirits all driving equities higher and higher. In fact, ...
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Credit Suisse Has 8 Top Stock Picks With at Least 50% Implied Upside

Investors have had to start getting more used to volatility in the stock market. After a nine-year bull market, now sellers have been able to dash the "buy the dip" ...
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Why Elliott Management Wants Its Say (and Profit) in Commvault

Companies have seen mixed rewards and mixed responses when activist investors get involved in the day-to-day operations or in the oversight of the people running daily operations. One firm that ...
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Why Goldman Sachs Is So Incredibly Bullish on Cisco Systems

Cisco Systems Inc. (NASDAQ: CSCO) has come back into focus for investors in 2018, and the networking and security giant was actually the top performing stock on the Dow Jones ...
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6 S&P 500 Stocks With 5% Yields, Dividend Growth and Higher Share Prices Ahead

Investors love companies that pay strong dividends. And companies that have high dividend yields and can keep growing their dividends are even better. The problem is that these higher dividends ...
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Will a $1 Billion Capital Raise Lead to More Smaller Gold Company Mergers?

It's not every day that a $2 billion gold company sets the stage to raise up to $1 billion via new securities sales. IAMGOLD Corporation (NYSE: IAG) has filed a ...
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Ford’s Rare Two-Notch Upgrade Signals Huge Long-Term Potential Upside

Ford Motor Co. (NYSE: F) has become a company that almost seems incapable of doing anything correct. With sales disappointments having persisted, its stock chart had signaled lower lows followed ...
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8 Speculative Stocks That Could Rise 100% to 300%

The bull market officially turned nine years old in the week of March 10, and the major stock indexes closed up for the week after weeks of volatile trading. The ...
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