Yext: Still Attractive – Yext, Inc. (NYSE:YEXT)


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 →

Real Yields Are Rising, But Not Enough To Be Attractive


The U.S. Treasury on Thursday will auction $12 billion in a reopening of CUSIP 9128287D6, creating a 9-year, 8-month Treasury Inflation-Protected Security. This TIPS was created in an originating auction on July 18, with a real yield to maturity (at that time) of 0.282% and a resulting coupon rate ofRead More →

Utilities Are Overvalued But Still Attractive


“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 →

FactSet: Attractive Business Model But Unattractive Price – FactSet Research Systems Inc. (NYSE:FDS)


By Steven Chen, MBA Source: 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 →

3 Dividend Aristocrats Offering Attractive Yields


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 →

Bluerock Residential: Attractive Valuation But Its Balance Sheet Is Leveraged – Bluerock Residential Growth REIT, Inc. (NYSEMKT:BRG)


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 →