“Trades” vs. “Core Positions”
My favorite stock to recommend is a growth-at-a-value-price name like Performant Financial (PFMT), my recommendation last week.
These companies are great because they can grow revenue and earnings significantly, and also benefit from a valuation multiple re-rating.
This is what can generate or...
Growth at a Value Price
If you’ve been a subscriber for a while, you’ve heard me say it before.
I love micro-caps because you can buy growth stocks at value prices.
In large-cap land, you can buy growth stocks for growth (expensive) prices and value stocks value...
I recently stumbled upon the below chart showing that savings rates in 2020 were 50% to 500% higher than the previous 20 years.
What is the takeaway? There is plenty of pent-up demand around the world. In other words, people have money burning hole...
Value is Pulling Away From Growth
Value investors have waited a long time for this.
After suffering through one of the worst periods of relative underperformance ever, value is outperforming.
Not only is value outperforming, but it feels like some of the froth is being sucked of...
The Market is Expensive But Don’t Fight the Tape
Depending on who you follow to get your financial news, you may be aware that the U.S. stock market is quite expensive and there are several warning signs that prospective returns could be weak.
For example, S&P...
How I Pick Micro-Caps
It’s been a while since I’ve explained my process for picking micro-cap stocks so I figured it would be worthwhile to review.
It can be extremely profitable to invest in growth companies, as any Tesla or Amazon shareholder will tell you.
Focus on the Fundamentals
Sentiment indicators continue to suggest the market may be due for a pullback.
The Citi Panic/Euphoria model suggests sentiment is high right now.
Historically speaking, when this model sees “euphoria” in the market, 12-month forward returns look poor.
Another interesting sentiment data point S&P...
Full Steam Ahead
Well, it took an additional four days after election day for a winner to be declared, but on Saturday, Joe Biden was officially projected to be the 46th U.S. President.
The race was a lot closer than many anticipated, and President Trump challenging...
Ideally, I like to look for companies that are operating in industries with secular tailwinds and long runways for growth (think Liberated Syndication or P10 Holdings).
I usually don’t like to invest in overly cyclical industries because a lot is out of the control.
There are a lot of reasons you should invest in aggressive growth stocks instead of just stashing and saving. Here are the three big ones.