Chipotle Mexican Grill (CMG) has had a swarm of negativity around the business and the brand in the last few years. In 2016, Chipotle's profit plummeted 95% as a result of the health scare, if you had bought CMG five years ago and were to check on the stock...
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Since Twitter (TWTR) went public in November 2013 (when its shares surged nearly 73% on the first trading day), excitement has fizzled as the lofty expectations from analysts have not been met. In 2015, CEO Dick Costolo stepped down and now that Dorsey has taken reign as CEO (he...
In your personal life too if you fancy it, but today I'm talking about avoiding losing stocks. MATH states that losers should be sold immediately and winners should be held. However, why do we continue to fall in love with losing stocks hoping for a recovery when it ends up costing...
The Federal Reserve made a slight raise for the federal funds rate by 25 basis points based on the latest and greatest economic data available (household spending, employment information, business spending, etc...). While the current interest rate environment has been a struggle for banks to boost profitability - the...
Momentum stocks are plentiful in 2017. There are numerous stocks that have been on a complete tear this year. While momentum plays are nice and exciting, diversifying into asset classes that will provide less risk and more stability is essential. One name from our portfolio that might be a...
To come up with this list I first sought international opportunities with a strong history of sales growth and a forward sales growth trajectory. Then, I wanted to focus on profitable growth examining various operating performance metrics. This moved me towards a growth region that should be of no...
How long is Starbucks (SBUX) going to consolidate sideways before it finally breaks free? It has been nearly two years since we've seen Starbucks stock trade outside of the range of $52 to $62 per share. Finally in late May to early June, we saw Starbucks stock breakout above $62...
Let's take a look at how one of our largest holdings, Visa (V), is doing. Back in April we had written an analysis article breaking down Visa's Q2 2017 earnings report in the article: "Visa: Growth Reaffirmed." Prior to that article, we had written another one analyzing Visa and its...
Speculation is one of the more fun components of stock picking and investing. Finding companies that have an intriguing thesis, but might fail the specific criteria that we would typically require with other stocks in our portfolio. Speculation is exciting, speculating gives us the opportunity to find a stock...