Buy This Undervalued Brand Finally Trending Higher Now

Many individual stocks are still recovering from the 2022 bear market. Not every company has benefitted from the recent rally, which was initially fueled on the AI boom. But now with the market broadening beyond tech stocks, some companies left behind have room to run. That includes food and snack companies. These firms were out of favor with markets last year as interest rates peaked, and as new weight loss drugs came onto the market. There’s one last trend weighing on some ...
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This Mag 7 Stock May Prove a Surprise Winner This Quarter

Stocks, sectors, and entire markets often revert to the mean. That simply means that if an asset gets heavily overbought, it will pull back. Or if an asset is oversold, it will outperform and get back to its average over time. This trend can be used to find short-term opportunities. And for the second quarter of the year, one of the “Magnificent 7” stocks could be a winner here. The winning Mag 7 stock for the second quarter could be Tesla Motors ...
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A Great Customer Experience Can Make for a Great Company

At its core, every business exists to eliminate a pain point for a consumer. That could mean anything from offering an entirely new product, to offering something faster, cheaper, or otherwise better than competitors. For retail, companies largely compete on price. That’s allowed big-box stores to thrive, particularly as consumers are looking for one-stop shopping. But one retailer has fared even better than competitors thanks to a more unique business model offering great customer service. That company is Costco (COST), which charges ...
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Invest With Companies Keeping It Simple

While the world is getting increasingly complex, companies that follow and stick to a simple business model can fare well. Especially if they’ve built up a strong brand over the years. Management who works to ensure that a company’s operations can stay simple will often see great results. And investors who keep their investing simple can also reap the benefits from the compounding power of a simple company not overspending to complicate its operations. One company working on keeping things simple now ...
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Stick With Inflation-Beating Companies Now Trending Higher

Quality, long-term stock holdings can deliver great returns for years on end. One sign that a company is a good investment is that it can raise prices year after year. As long as customers continue to buy, and earnings continue to grow, shares can rise. Some consumer goods companies have been impacted by the recent bout of inflation. The past few years have separated some of these companies into great holdings, while others haven’t performed as well. Seasoning and spice producer McCormick ...
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Board Battle or Not, this Brand Is Undervalued

The past few years have been painful for media companies. Shares soared as firms rolled out streaming services. But the high costs of content development and changing consumer tastes have led investors to put these stocks in the bargain bin. That’s an opportunity for investors today. Especially as media companies own considerable intellectual properties and brands that can likely lead to far higher valuations in the future. One potential winner in the short and long term is The Walt Disney Company (DIS) ...
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This Stock Could Soar as the Economy Nails the Soft Landing

Investors are gravitating towards the idea that the Federal Reserve is pulling off a soft landing. Aggressively raising interest rates is pushing inflation back down. But it’s doing so at a rate that isn’t leading to a recession. Ideally, that creates a scenario where the economy can continue to grow from a low-inflation base. That’s played out before, when the Fed’s moves in the early 1990s led to a soft landing that allowed the economy to take off in the late ...
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The AI Chip Boom Has More Room to Run

For the past 15 months, AI stocks have boomed. And companies related to that trade have soared. While many of these chipmakers are hitting new highs, there’s still room to run. That’s being seen by continued strong earnings. That indicates customers continue to demand the hardware needed to run today’s data-intensive AI programs. And as long as earnings continue to remain strong, the rally can continue indefinitely. One sign of continued strength is from memory chipmaker Micron (MU). Shares soared following a ...
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