And the beat goes onis a refrain that kept rolling through my head after attending the symposium Tuesday hosted by the Womens Institute for a Secure Retirement (WISER) in Washington, D.C. The topic: retirement solutions for women.
Medical devices can change lives, and NuVasive (NASDAQ:NUVA) prides itself on making spinal surgery as painless and simple as possible. The company specializes in devices to provide procedurally integrated surgical solutions that are minimally disruptive, and NuVasive products have gained popularity over time.
Coming into Tuesday’s first-quarter financial report, NuVasive investors....More>>>
Whirlpool CEO Jeff Fettig blamed the confidence-sapping U.S. election and the plunge in the value of the British pound for the companys disappointing third quarter earnings, and predicted that the appliance-makers woes would be short-lived.
Whirlpool shares fell as much as 13% on Tuesday after the company posted earnings per share of $3.66, versus expectations for $3.86,....More>>>
From a New York Times article early this year Donald Trump said he would be in favor of a 45% tariff on Chinese exports to the United States. This is one of the reasons that Apple’s shares dropped over $12 from the day after he won the Presidential election to two days ago but have since rebounded by $4 to $110. There have been a number of articles written about why tariffs would have bad....More>>>
A strategic mistake made six years ago by celebrity CEO Ron Johnson continues to haunt popular retailer JC Penney, as evidenced by the ongoing sluggish sales growth and store closings that have made the company smaller—a fraction of what it once was.
Meanwhile, investors have been bailing out from the company’s stock,....More>>>
Geopolitical tensions are ramping up in 2017 at a scary pace. Gold — a safe-haven asset — hit a five-month high on Monday, and Time notes that we’ve “enter[ed] a period of deep geopolitical recession.”
On Saturday, the United States anxiously watched as North Korea celebrated the 105th birthday of founding leader Kim Il Sung. As is custom in North Korea,....More>>>
I published an article a few days ago outlining my thoughts on American Outdoor Brands’ (NASDAQ:AOBC) business, management and growth strategy, as well as my analysis for the intrinsic growth and value of the business. In summary, AOBC has been growing intrinsic value and book annually at ~24% and 22%, respectively.
AOBC announced Q3 results yesterday (you can listen to the earnings....More>>>
"When was the last time a sector or an industry went down six years in a row?" I asked my good friend Meb Faber at lunch in New York last November. Meb is the guy to ask… He is one of the smartest, most respected minds on Wall Street. And he has crunched the numbers going back decades. "Six down years? It NEVER happens," he said. "But coal stocks ended....More>>>
The market hasn’t been kind to Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE:XOM) lately, as XOM stock is bouncing around a 52-week low near $75 per share. I find it immensely odd that the market rewards companies that experience nothing but annual losses with 11-digit valuations while punishing one of the
Florida based P&C insurance company trading at a 30% discount to book value of $13
Heritage Holdings (HRTG) is selling off on the Hurricane Irma headlines. The shares are now trading at $9, a 30% discount to book value of $13. The market has dumped the entire group, including peers: HC
We believe Dr Pepper's (NYSE:DPS) investment in the Bai initiatives will generate long-term value that is not yet included in the share price. The company has doubled down on this focus with the continued soda tax pressure. In the short term, shareholders will benefit from the compa
Four score and seven years ago, the difference between the haves and have-nots was measured by dollars and cents. The haves lived a life of indulgence and leisure, while the have-nots toiled day and night just to make ends meet.
But all that has changed as the focus of retirement has move
At LikeFolio, we use data gathered from social media to measure consumer sentiment trends and shifts in consumer behavior. Our most powerful metric, “Purchase Intent Mentions,” looks at the number of people tweeting about spending money on a company’s products or services.