Month: July 2015

$CLR Stock Update

Continental Resources has fallen fairly significantly for us, having dropped 17% in the last month and 19% in the past 2. It has constantly gotten beaten down by oil scares and other news. Analysts are currently holding mostly neutral ratings with some analysts recommending sell and under perform. With an institutional ownership of 23.3% and …

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$TSLA Stock Update

SUMMARY Current indicators look good No major negative news I recommend we HOLD CURRENT FINANCIALS Analyst recommendation 2.4 PEG n/a EPS next 5Y n/a Performance     month: 8%, quarter 32%, 6 month 28%, year 20% RECENT NEWS 7/7/15 CEO Elon Musk said the new Model X suv, slated for intro this quarter, will double the company’s …

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$IPGP Stock Update

SUMMARY Down 14% over last month Current indicators look good No major negative news I recommend we HOLD CURRENT FINANCIALS Analyst recommendation 1.8 PEG 0.59 EPS next 5Y 35% Performance     month: -14%, quarter -10%, 6 month 15%, year 25% RECENT NEWS 7/1/15 Zachs solid company in a strong industry (Laser-System/Components) solid earnings estimate revision activity …

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$LUV Stock Update

SUMMARY LUV down 19% over last quarter Rest of airline industry also down Despite a lot of recent company and industry turmoil, fundamentals look strong I recommend we HOLD CURRENT FINANCIALS Analyst recommendation 2.1 PEG 0.61 EPS next 5Y 26% Performance     month: -10%, quarter -19%, 6 month -19%, year 24%   RECENT NEWS 7/7/15 Goldman …

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$MEI Stock Update

June 25th MEI reported fiscal-fourth-quarter earnings, coming up short of analyst estimates for revenue and guiding for a revenue decline in fiscal 2016. Methode reported fourth-quarter revenue of $227.3 million, up 1.1% year-over-year and slightly short of analyst expectations. For the full year, Methode reported revenue of $881.1 million, up 14% compared to the previous …

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$NOC Stock Update

NOC has been awarded an addition of $111 million to the previously awarded contract with the U.S. Air Force to provide hardware and support for the Large Aircraft Infrared Countermeasure (LAIRCM) system. They were also awarded a U.S. air force contract valued at $401 million. This contract is an indefinite-delivery requirements contract for spares, repairs …

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$WFM Stock Update

Recently Whole Foods for found to be overcharging for prepackaged fruits, vegetables and deli meats. They claim that the overpricing was unintentional and that they would give items away for free if customers discover they were overcharged. Not good press for a company cleverly coined with the name ‘Whole Paycheck” WFM released the name for …

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$SPWR Stock Update

June 19 Sunpower and First Solar had the IPO for their partnership company, 8point3 Energy Partners (CAFD). Starting share price was $21. CAFD anticipates paying out an initial quarterly distribution of $0.2097 per Class A share, which translates into an annualized yield of about 4.2% SunPower filled a federal lawsuit against SunEdison. They allege that …

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