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ENR’s discount is impressive – what about its fundamentals?

If you’ve followed my posts in this blog for very long, you know that my preference when considering a stock as a new investing opportunity is to look at it from a combination of fundamental strength as well as value. It isn’t enough to simply find a company with a strong book of business and […]

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MMM just set a new multiyear low – is it a big value, or a value trap?

As it relates to trade, most analysts agree that the sectors that are the most sensitive to pressures from tariffs, currency devaluations, and geopolitical tensions include Industrial stocks. As trade concerns have mounted in the last month, the Industrial sector has dropped by almost -5, and is mostly flat over the last twelve months; however, […]

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Does CAT’s global footprint mean that it is riskier than most industrial stocks?

There are a lot of ways to look at a company and evaluate them for fundamental strength. Traditional metrics, including many of the ones that I rely on for the stocks that I analyze, measure everything from sales and earnings growth to how much productivity the company realizes per employee. You can break down the […]

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Do small cap stocks like MATX make sense right now?

If the market’s recovery since the beginning of the year is legitimate, it becomes more and more tempting to start thinking about expanding our view of the stocks we pay attention to, so we can consider more useful investing opportunities. The temptation for a value-oriented investor is just as real, because when the market experiences […]

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Why is CAT underperforming its sector?

One of my favorite methods for paying attention to the broad market, and to track the ebb and flow of institutional interest is to pay attention to sector rotation. As economic data indicates one sector may be more favorably positioned than another, institutions like mutual funds and investment banks will often shift their assets into […]

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