September 23, 2016

Amazon Prime Now as your new Grocer?

Amazon’s Prime Now has Introduced Fresh Produce

That headline is a bit odd. The biggest online retailer recently introduced their “Prime Now” service where you can have your items delivered in as short as an hour. However, they only recently  added fresh produce and dairy products to their list of available items.…

June 30, 2016

Value Across Time YRLY – New Featured Screen

Value across Time Yearly

The Value Across Time Yearly uses our brand new Value Across Time Score in which companies are ranked between 0-10 to assess how much continuous value is associated with each company.

If you’re interested in learning about the new score, you can find an article dedicated to it below.…

June 28, 2016

Explanation of our new Value Across Time Score

Value Investing By Time

In this short article we are going to go over what exactly is calculated in the new Value Across Time Score. The first thing that you need to know is that each part of the score is based on the rank of a variable within the last year.…

June 28, 2016

Supposedly Boring Dividend Screener – New Featured Screen

Supposedly Boring Dividend Screener

The goal of this screener is to find low volatility companies that are paying exceptionally high dividends, and are able to afford paying these dividends to their shareholders.
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  • The company must give dividends
  • The company must have been able to afford every dividend they’ve given.
  • The dollar amount of the dividend must have increased by at least 5% over the past year
  • The dividend yield must be ranked in the top 80% of yields within each SIC sector
  • The market cap of the company must be over $2 billion
  • The company must have had fewer 10% changes within the last three months than 50% of the market with a market cap over $2 billion.
May 24, 2016

Was There Any Hope for Your Portfolio this Month?

May was a difficult month for almost every sector. The markets were beaten up again and again. However, is there a shining light somewhere?

Above you see heat map of every invest-able stock in the US market that has a close > 0, total yearly revenue > 0, and a trading volume value over $500,000 sorted by sector.…

April 26, 2016

Are the Increase in Company Share Buy Back Programs a Win?

I was meandering around my favorite news sources and I found an article on MarketWatch that discussed Share Buy Back Programs, and how these programs are giving you more “bang for the buck.”  Share Buy Back Programs by MarketWatch

Being an investor that is always looking for investments based in value articles like this always peak my interest.…

April 21, 2016

Tesla’s 400,000 Order Number isn’t as Magical as it Seems

While surfing my usual news outlets I couldn’t help but notice multiple articles talking about how Tesla just hit 400,000 orders for its newest car – the model 3. However,  what a lot of these sources aren’t saying is that this isn’t really that big of a deal. Why?

The primary thing is that these orders aren’t set in stone.…

April 19, 2016

Amazon’s Stand Alone Prime Video

Today Amazon announced that it will be offering a new standalone version of Prime Video – a value-add product to their $99/year Amazon Prime Membership. More competition for Netflix, right? Not really. Amazon, though a massive company that may be able actually able to compete with Netflix’s streaming service on some level if they really put their mind to it won’t be much a problem for the American Sweetheart streaming service, and I’m going to show you why in just a moment.…

March 14, 2016

An Analysis of Tesla (TSLA)

Description of the company(From Yahoo Finance) – “Tesla Motors, Inc.  designs, develops, manufactures, and sells electric vehicles and stationary energy storage products in the United States, China, Norway, and internationally. It primarily offers sedans and sport utility vehicles. The company also offers electric vehicle powertrain components and systems to other manufacturers.…

January 12, 2016

Low Oil Prices, Good or Bad for Airlines?

Airlines are some of the biggest consumers of oil around, and as I write this article I just imagine the Executives of companies like Delta or Southwest giddy that Bloomberg Investigators are now calling for $20/barrel oil. But has the lowered oil prices really had any affect on the net income of companies within the airline industry?…