NCI, Inc. (NCIT) and LifeLock (LOCK)

Shares of NCIT were recently upgraded to ‘Buy’ at Noble Financial and Sun Trust Rbsn Humphrey, and the company beat earnings estimates by six cents last quarter. LOCK beat by a penny. Our last recommendation is an update on a small-cap food and business. NCI,...
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Senomyx (SNMX)

Senomyx (SNMX) From Unconventional Wealth Updated from Investment Digest 772, August 19, 2015 Senomyx (SNMX) investors have been getting impatient, waiting for Senomyx to start turning some of its taste technology and big-time contracts (with Pepsi and Nestlé, to name a couple major players) big-time...
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How to Evaluate Analyst Upgrades

Every week, I review the stocks that analysts upgrade and downgrade, to 1) see if any have been recently recommended in my Wall Street’s Best Investments or Wall Street’s Best Dividend Stocks newsletters, and 2) find out if any of them are in personal...
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Nielsen Holdings (NLSN)

This media measurement company beat estimates by two cents in its latest quarter, and institutions have recently added some 1.3 million shares to their coffers. The shares have a dividend yield of 2.35%, paid quarterly. Nielsen Holdings (NLSN) from Unconventional Wealth When TV columns talk ratings,...
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Unconventional Wealth

Unconventional Wealth is a premium investment market service focused on helping readers create–and safely preserve–long-term investment earnings using unconventional ways to generate and maintain steady income. Editorial Director Andrew Snyder has a simple vision for his one-of-a-kind service: to give readers an to...
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Analysis: VeriSign (VRSN)

VeriSign (VRSN) from Unconventional Wealth Internet addresses—also known as domains—are examples of virtual real estate, each of which can be bought. The early Internet moguls realized this and gobbled up high-quality names. For example, Download.net was originally bought in 1996. Adam Dick acquired it for $3,000 2001...
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Whole Foods (WFM)

Innovation is the key to this stock. Trading at a discount, it’s now a value proposition. Whole Foods (WFM) from Unconventional Wealth When you think of expensive, healthy food, you think of one grocery store: Whole Foods (WFM). Within a sector that notoriously comes with a price...
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NQ Mobile (NQ)

Too much uncertainty has pushed this stock down, and investors have lost faith. It’s time to sell. NQ Mobile (NQ) from Unconventional Wealth Updated from ID 756, April 16, 2014 The problem with NQ Mobile (NQ) today is that faith has been eroded. Of course, that of...
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NQ Mobile Inc. (NQ)

This mobile security company will report earnings today, and analysts are increasingly positive. NQ Mobile Inc. (NQ) from Unconventional Wealth Security software on phones and tablets is still a relatively new idea. Chances are, today you don’t know anyone using it. Mobile is the biggest area growth...
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KBR Inc. (KBR)

Today’s recommendation is a global engineering, construction, and services company in the rapidly-growing LNG and CNG markets. KBR Inc. (KBR) from Unconventional Wealth Over the past 30 years, KBR (KBR) has constructed more than half of the world’s natural gas production capacity, in more than 70 KBR...
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Guggenheim Global Water ETF (CGW)

You’ll receive your new, re-redesigned monthly Investment Digest issue this afternoon. I’d love to know what you think of the new issue – you can email me your comments at chloe@dickdavis.com. Today’s Daily Alert recommendation is a long-term ETF play from Unconventional Wealth. Guggenheim Global ETF...
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Is it Time to Buy Bitcoins?

Last Tuesday, the Department of Homeland Security seized bank accounts belonging to Mt. Gox, the world’s largest Bitcoin exchange. Apparently Japan-based Mt. Gox and its U.S. subsidiary failed to register with the Federal government as a currency exchanger or money transmitter, as required U.S....
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Two Reliable Cash Stream Companies

The most reliable dividend-paying companies are those with a steady income stream to pass on to customers. There are even special types of businesses created for this purpose: REITs are designed to efficiently pass along rent payments and MLPs are special purpose entities channel...
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