Thesis Yext (YEXT) took a tumble after its Q2 report. The company reported solid revenue growth, but the stock sold off as much as 20% because investors were disappointed in Q3 revenue guidance that slightly undercut consensus guidance. Additionally, the company expects to lose at least $0.18/share non-GAAP vs. consensusRead More →

“Successful investing is anticipating the anticipations of others.” – John Maynard Keynes Stocks, in general, have been losing momentum for the last several weeks, and the only segments gaining any traction are defensive areas, such as utilities, consumer staples, and low beta stocks. Among all of them, the utilities sectorRead More →

By Steven Chen, MBA Source: glassdoor.com. Overview Connecticut-based FactSet (FDS) is a global provider of financial data and analytic applications for investment management and banking professionals. As of the latest quarter, the company served, in total, 122k+ users (i.e., individuals accessing FactSet services across all client sites) and 5.4k+ clientsRead More →

These are tough times for income-oriented and dividend growth investors. As I wrote in a recent article, defensive blue-chip stocks have been bid up in price this year to levels at which their yields offer little current income. What’s worse, prospects for future income through dividend growth are likewise paltry.Read More →

Investment Thesis Bluerock Residential Growth REIT (BRG) owns a portfolio of residential properties located in Nevada, Texas, Colorado, and Southeastern region of the United States. The REIT should continue to benefit from favorable demographic trends, and strong market fundamentals in its major markets. The company also has a value-creation strategyRead More →

I love dividend hikes. I like it even better when a company promises to hike its dividend for several years into the future. Case in point: Brookfield Infrastructure Partners L.P. (NYSE:BIP). Earlier this month, the infrastructure company not only boosted its distribution seven percent – its tenth consecutive annual increaseRead More →