Retirees Beware Of The Many Dangers of Holding Overvalued Stocks

We often write about valuation because we believe it is one of the most misunderstood aspects of investing in common stocks.  This causes many people to hold what we consider to be unjustified biases that are based primarily on price action.  For example, the concept of the lost decade, which many almost gleefully point to[…]

National Oilwell Varco: Fundamental Stock Research Analysis

This article is going to examine National Oilwell Varco Inc (NOV), a worldwide leader in the design, manufacture and sale of equipment and components used in oil and gas drilling and production operations. National Oilwell Varco is a company that appears undervalued based on historical earnings.  Since analysts are forecasting this company to grow at[…]

Brinker International Inc: Fundamental Stock Research Analysis

This article is going to examine Brinker International, Inc (EAT) through the lens of FAST Graphs™ – fundamentals analyzer software tool.  Brinker International, Inc owns, develops, operates and franchises the Chili’s Grill & Bar and Maggiano’s Little Italy restaurant brands.  Based on the fundamental data, the company appears to be at fair market value, pays[…]

Parker-Hannifin Corp: Fundamental Stock Research Analysis

With this article, we are going to look at Parker-Hannifin Corp (PH), the world’s leading diversified manufacturer of motion and control technologies and systems, through the lens of FAST Graphs™ – fundamentals analyzer software tool.  Parker-Hannifin is a semi-cyclical company that is trading at a significant discount to its historically normal valuation.  Parker-Hannifin has increased[…]

Cyclical and Turnaround Stocks: There Is A Lot Of Value In This Market: Part 5

This article represents the final installment in our “There Is A Lot of Value In This Market” series. Links to parts one through four can be found here. In some ways, this article represents prima fascia evidence supporting some of our main hypotheses.  First of all, this article will clearly support the notion that not[…]

Quest Diagnostics, Inc: Fundamental Stock Research Analysis

In this article we are going to examine Quest Diagnostics Inc (DGX) through the lens of FAST Graphs™ – fundamentals analyzer software tool.  Quest Diagnostics, Inc. is the world’s leading provider of diagnostic testing, information and services.  FAST Graphs™ shows us a picture of a company that is current undervalued.   Analysts are forecasting this company’s[…]

Honeywell International Inc: Fundamental Stock Research Analysis

This article is going to examine Honeywell International Inc (HON) through the lens of FAST Graphs – fundamentals analyzer software tool.  What we see is a picture of a company that is currently in-value.  With a 2.5% dividend yield, the prudent dividend growth investor might want to take a closer look at this fine company[…]