Monthly Archives: November 2011

A Bull And Bear Case For The Market


What if we could see where the overall market was heading? Predictions abound and let’s face it, there’s a 50% chance of being correct. Back in April the Wall Street Journal ran a story titled “Is the Market Overvalued?” We … Continue reading

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Is Intel’s Recent Pullback An Opportunity?


In a previous article we talked about how panic and fear can create buying opportunities. As fear spreads many investors will abandon their plans showing a complete disregard for any long-term investing plan based on fundamentals. It looks like we … Continue reading

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St. Jude Medical: Attractive At 35?


St. Jude Medical (STJ) was founded in 1976 and is headquartered in St. Paul, Minnesota, USA. Trailing twelve month 2010 net sales is 5.56 billion with 16,000 employees and a geographical scope extending to more than 100 countries. The Companies … Continue reading

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Level 3 Communications: Is It Time For A Change In Leadership?


When Level 3 Communications (LVLT) entered into a definitive agreement under which Level 3 Communications would acquire Global Crossing in a tax-free, stock-for-stock transaction on April 11, 2011, expectations were high.  The stock jumped 18% to a split adjusted $25.5 … Continue reading

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Telular: Growth, High Yield And Value Wrapped In One Package


Telular (WRLS) released its fourth quarter and fiscal year results on Thursday, November 10. Management not only exceeded our expectations but raised forward guidance and increased the dividend ten percent. The yield exceeds 6% at the time of this writing. … Continue reading

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Has Level 3’s Executive Compensation Served Shareholder Interests?


Does executive compensation put executive interests over shareholder interest? This topic has received a lot of attention over the years due to spectacular failures and the economic environment. Recently I was perusing the web and came across an advertisement for … Continue reading

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Frontier Communications: Is The Dividend In Jeopardy As A New Threat Emerges?


This is a continuation in a series of articles examining the safety of Frontier Communications’ dividend in light of recent results. Our last article, on August 8, 2011, noted results were lower than we expected but the dividend was safe. … Continue reading

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