Best Stocks To Buy For 2013: Cheap

[ April 20, 2014 | Author: admin | Views: 18294 | Weather: | Mood: normal]

With shares of Oracle (NASDAQ:ORCL) trading around $37, is ORCL an OUTPERFORM, WAIT AND SEE, or STAY AWAY? Lets analyze the stock with the relevant sections of our CHEAT SHEET investing framework: T = Trends for a Stock’s Movement Oracle is a provider of enterprise software and computer hardware products and services. The companys software, hardware systems, and services businesses develop, manufacture, markets, host, and support database and middleware software, applications software, and hardware systems, with the latter consisting primarily of computer server and storage products. It is organized into three businesses: software, hardware systems, and services. Information technology products and services are seeing increasing demand due to the surge of companies in developing economies. It looks like Oracles planned purchase of marketing software company Responsys Inc. (NASDAQ:MKTG) may be hitting a speed bump, as other companies, including SAP AG (NYSE:SAP), could be exploring the possibility of making a competing … Continue reading

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It may be a matter of months before production in the Eagle Ford shale play catches up to its Bakken cousin. According to the latest Baker Hughes rig count, there are more rigs drilling in the South Texas play than in the entire state of North Dakota. Today we’re looking at the latest production numbers out of the Eagle Ford, and how it’s affecting our investments. Numbers up The Texas Railroad Commission said oil production in the Eagle Ford averaged 530,689 barrels per day in April. But this is just a preliminary number. The commission also released its revised numbers for February, lifting that number from 529,874 up to 561,544. That’s a 6% pop that results basically from handing paperwork in late. I imagine that two months from now we’ll learn that April’s production was closer to 570,000 bpd than 530,000 bpd, but only time will tell. Production results have … Continue reading

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Popular Posts: 3 mREIT Dividend Kings to Watch2 Rock-Solid Stocks Rising to the TopThese 48 Blue Chips Are On the Move Recent Posts: BBY – Best Buy An Excellent Holiday Stock(-ing Stuffer) WMT – Why Wal-Mart Needs A Price Check RL – Take Ralph Lauren Off Your Investment Portfolio Shelf View All Posts Last week I listed the pitfalls that Wal-Mart (WMT) has ahead of it and warned against buying the stock. But the fact remains that we’re approaching what is typically the strongest time of year for stocks, so now’s not the time to be cashing out entirely. Top 10 Blue Chip Companies To Invest In Right Now: Visa Inc.(V) Visa Inc., a payments technology company, engages in the operation of retail electronic payments network worldwide. It facilitates commerce through the transfer of value and information among financial institutions, merchants, consumers, businesses, and government entities. The company owns and … Continue reading

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The goal in value investing is to buy a stock when it trades at a significant discount to fair value in order to hold it until the price finally catches up to the intrinsic worth of the underlying business. Here are two investment ideas that have surfaced in the tech sector that could make great value investments. Apple (NASDAQ: AAPL  ) It’s no secret that Apple is a cheap stock. But a discounted cash flow valuation helps add a bit of perspective on exactly how cheap Apple really is. In a discounted cash flow valuation, you simply discount future cash flows by the required rate of return that would convince you to invest in stocks to find the present value of these cash flows. I’ve used a discount rate of 10%, which is typical. Next, I estimated that Apple’s annual free cash flow will stay at today’s levels. To be conservative, … Continue reading

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Asian stock markets traded mostly lower Friday, with tech companies struggling in Seoul as investors digested a slew of corporate earnings, while Sydney shares continued to outperform amid recent upbeat economic data from China. South Koreas Kospi (KR:SEU) fell 0.8%, with the indexs largest single constituent, Samsung Electronics (KR:005930) (SSNLF) , down 0.6% after it reported third-quarter net profit had risen 25.6% to another record high. Before the results, the stock enjoyed a strong run-up, and remains 5.3% higher so far in October. Hot Asian Companies To Buy For 2014: Inergy L.P. (NRGY) Inergy, L.P. engages in the storage and transportation of natural gas and natural gas liquids (NGL) in the United States and Canada. The company is also involved in the fractionation and distribution of NGL; and processing of natural gas and distribution of propane, marketing, and price risk management services to users, retailers, and resellers. In addition, it … Continue reading