If you have seen what has happened to Netflix (NFLX) and Amazon (AMZN) today then you have a good idea why I am not a growth investor. Both of these high flying growth stocks have come crashing back to earth. A drop in stock price is normal for just about any company but these companies actually performed reasonably well and have seen their stocks drop. Amazon is expecting to grow earnings at 30%% or more for the next year. This fell under the 50% target that Wall Street had set for the stock so shared tumbled nearly 17% today. Amazon is back trading below $200 a share. [Read more...]
Let’s take a look at a company in the energy space that may represent a solid investment opportunity.
MCW Energy Group (Frankfurt: MW4) is an established energy company whose shares are now trading on the Frankfurt Exchange. The company participates in the highly lucrative energy sector and is positioning itself for long term growth. This is part of a paid, but independent Research Series on MCW Energy Group. I support the views and opinions expressed in this Series. I do not own any MCW Energy Group Securities. Please review the Disclosure Policy .
I wrote about the importance of economic moats in my 10 things to look for in a stock ebook. There are very few companies that have a greater economic moat than Nike (NKE). I have searched far and wide for a company that could pose a serious threat to Nike over the next few years. I have not found one yet.
I am a little late on this one but I figured that I would post it anyway. I figure better late than never. I wanted to give my opinion on the sectors that I think will do the best for the rest of 2011. These are my picks for the 3 best sectors to invest in for this year.
Shares of Coinstar (CSTR) have taken a nosedive over the past two months. The stock has been in a free fall after releasing some disappointing earnings news a few weeks ago. Investors abandoned ship and sold the stock for a variety of reasons. Today, I would like to take a look at shares of Coinstar to see if the company is a value stock or a value trap.
This week I am going to take a look at a few stocks that aim to mimic Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway. These companies do not invest in the exact same assets as Buffett but have formed holding companies that invest in a bunch of different assets. The first company that seeks to imitate Warren Buffett is Biglari Holdings (BH).