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Featured Stocks In December’s Most Attractive/Most Dangerous Model Portfolios
The best performing Most Dangerous large cap stock fell by 13% and the best performing Most Dangerous small cap stock fell by 25%.
Featured Stock In November’s Dividend Growth Model Portfolio
PepsiCo is the featured stock from November’s Dividend Growth Stocks Model Portfolio.
Featured Stock In November’s Safest Dividend Yields Model Portfolio
The best performing large cap stock was up 17%, and the best performing small cap stock was up 8%.
Featured Stocks In November’s Most Attractive/Most Dangerous Model Portfolios
The best performing Most Dangerous large-cap stock fell by 40% and the best performing Most Dangerous small cap stock fell by 31%.
Featured Stock In October’s Safest Dividend Yields Model Portfolio
The best performing small cap stock was up 2%. Overall, 12 out of the 20 Safest Dividend Yield stocks outperformed the S&P in September.
Danger Zone: Investors Who Ignore Accounting Rule Changes
Next year, S&P 500 companies will add roughly $600 billion (2% of total assets) to their balance sheets. One company will more than double its reported assets (and more than quadruple its reported liabilities).
Featured Stock In October’s Exec Comp & ROIC Model Portfolio
The best performing stock in the portfolio was up 6%. Overall, four out of the 15 Exec Comp Aligned with ROIC Stocks outperformed the S&P in September.
Danger Zone: Most Expensive Mutual Funds
We’re putting five of the most expensive mutual funds under coverage in the Danger Zone. Even if they had high-quality holdings (which they don’t), one can’t expect these funds to outperform due to their excessive fees.
Pre-IPO Coverage: Upwork (UPWK)
Online freelance platform Upwork (UPWK) will IPO today. At a price of $15 per share, the company plans to raise up to $90 million with an expected market cap of ~$1.3 billion.
Featured Stock In September’s Safest Dividend Yields Model Portfolio
Principal Financial Group is the featured stock in September’s Safest Dividend Yields Model Portfolio.
Investors Say No Thanks To Overpriced Acquisitions
Comcast, Michael Kors, and Sirius XM all announced multi-billion-dollar acquisitions on Monday. The market responded by sending shares of all three companies deep into the red.
Pre-IPO Coverage: SurveyMonkey (SVMK)
Online survey provider SurveyMonkey (SVMK​) will IPO on Wednesday, September 26.
Featured Stock In September’s Exec Comp & ROIC Model Portfolio
The best performing stock in the portfolio was up 9%. Overall, six out of the 15 Exec Comp Aligned with ROIC Stocks outperformed the S&P in August, and nine had positive returns.
Snapchat Shows The Problems With “Visionary” Founders And Dual Class Share Structures
Snap is far from the only recent IPO to prevent public shareholders from having any say in the company.
Featured Stocks In September’s Most Attractive/Most Dangerous Model Portfolios
The best performing Most Attractive large cap stock gained 8% and the best performing Most Attractive small cap stock was up 20%.
Pre-IPO Coverage: Tilray, Inc
Tilray Inc., Canadian marijuana producer and processor, will IPO on Thursday, June 19. At a price range of $14 to $16 per share, the company plans to raise up to $144 million and has an expected market cap of ~$1.4 billion.
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