Wal-Mart: Fairly Valued Retail Powerhouse


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This Bentonville, AR based mega-retailer perennially ranks amongst the top of the Fortune 500 list and likely needs no introduction. In lieu of a business summary, we thought it might be interesting to highlight some prominent statistics. For instance, every week more than 245 million customers visit Wal-Mart’s (WMT) 11,000 stores under 69 banners in […]

How I Explain Amazon’s Stock Performance


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Introduction Amazon (AMZN) is a stock that seems to defy conventional wisdom about how a stock is, or should be, valued.  Fundamental investors, like yours truly, recognize and respect the importance of the earnings and price relationship.  Moreover, I will be so bold as to emphatically state that in the long run profitability (earnings) will […]

Aflac’s (AFL) Fair Value PE Ratio Should Be Double, and So Should Its Price


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This is the third in a series of articles that have been designed to provide investors greater insights into the proper understanding and utilization of the PE ratio as a valuation measurement tool. With this iteration we’re going to look at Aflac (AFL) as our example for using the PE ratio to identify significant undervaluation.  […]

Amazon is a Great Growth Stock But Extremely Overvalued When its PE Ratio is Interpreted Properly


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The PE Ratio – Its Importance as an Investment Tool We believe that one of the most important and useful tools for the serious investor, is the price earnings ratio or PE.  It is, however, one of the most misunderstood and misused tools. We believe that learning how to use it properly and understanding its […]

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