Sprouts Farmers Market (SFM)

This low-cost organic grocer beat analysts’ estimates by two cents in its most recent quarter. According to Insider Monkey, there were 22 hedge funds in the stock at the end of the third quarter, up from 14 in the prior quarter. Sprouts Farmers (SFM)...
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A “Healthy” Stock

Sometimes I have a hard time buying stocks that, philosophically, go against my grain—especially stocks like tobacco, alcohol or gambling companies. And today—with all the emphasis on good nutrition and exercise—fast food stocks can be lumped into that category. But more than 20 years when...
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Fiserv (FISV)

This financial tech company beat estimates by six cents in its latest quarter, and eight analysts have increased their earnings forecasts in the past month. Fiserv (FISV) from Game Changers The financial services industry has changed considerably over a relatively short period of time. While earliest...
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Marriott Vacations Worldwide (VAC)

This resort company beat earnings estimates by four cents in the last quarter, and analysts expect double-digit growth rates into the near future. The stock has been pressured in the recent market sell-off, and now presents an opportunity to buy at a discount. Marriott Worldwide...
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Managing for Profits

Our Spotlight stock, Textura Corporation (TXTR)—a company that is using cloud-based technology to make project management more cost-effective and efficient—reminded me of my experiences in building a couple of homes over the years. While I ended up with some very nice homes, despite best...
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Investment Digest Top Stock Updates for 2013 E-G

Today’s updates cover companies beginning with the letters E-G, several of which gave investors very nice returns. I’ve included the advisor’s current advice on the pick, whenever available, and given you the return from the date of recommendation through the end of 2013. E Enerplus (ERF)...
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Dividend Digest Top Stock Updates for 2013 E-G

Today’s updates cover companies beginning with the letters E-G, several of which gave investors very nice returns. I’ve included the advisor’s current advice on the pick, whenever available, and given you the return from the date of recommendation through the end of 2013. E El Pipeline...
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Franco-Nevada (FNV)

Today Top Stock Insights publisher Ian Wyatt suggests a dividend-paying way to bet on an eventual recovery in the price of gold. His recommendation only yields 1.6% right now, but it pays monthly dividends—which have already been increased twice since the beginning of 2012. Here’s his may...
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WPX Energy, Inc. (WPX)

In today’s Daily Alert, $100k Portfolio Editor Ian Wyatt makes a compelling case for an undervalued energy stock. “Formerly the exploration and production wing of Canadian energy giant Williams Companies (WMB), WPX Energy, Inc. (WPX, NYSE) was spun off in late 2011. At its heart, WPX is a gas...
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Goldcorp, Inc. (GG)

“Taking a contrarian stance can pay off in a big way for investors who are willing to take a little risk,” Ian Wyatt writes below. If betting against the prevailing wisdom sounds like your cup of tea, today’s recommendation, from Wyatt’s $100k Portfolio, will be right your...
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StoneMor Partners L.P. (STON)

In today’s Daily Alert, High Yield Wealth Editor Ian Wyatt recommends a unique non-energy MLP that currently yields over 9% and may also have capital appreciation potential. “Death and taxes -- two certainties Benjamin Franklin so poignantly pointed out. StoneMor Partners L.P. (STON $26 is...
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Is Apple Cheap Enough to Buy Here?

Apple (AAPL) has lost about 33% of its value over the past six months, very publicly. As the stock’s slide has continued month after month, more and more holdouts, including some of our Digest contributors, have been selling. Earlier this month, the stock a..
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