Time to Buy the Dip On this Leading Global Brand

Investors are willing to pay a premium for a brand. The name brand of anything, from shoes to soda will carry a premium compared to a lesser-known or even a store brand. Companies with strong brands tend to have premiums attached to their share price too, which can make it hard to buy shares at a reasonable price. That’s why traders should use any market volatility to focus on buying strong branded companies, as they end up being the proverbial baby ...
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The Market Will Reward This Fast-Growing Company

A record number of companies have gone public so far this year, with a few more months left on the calendar. And the total amount of capital raised has been a record too. Yet many freshly-public companies haven’t been strong performers. In time, that will change, as fast-growing companies start to show their mettle and move higher on the back of strong growth. Recently-public companies that can’t grow will likely see their shares slide in time. One fast-grower is SoFi Technologies (SOFI) ...
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Repeat Sales of the Same Product Make This Company a Clear Winner

While the recurring revenue model is one that can often lead to steady profits and returns for investors, a truly great company can essentially sell the same product repeatedly, marking up profits on top of profits. That’s the case with Take-Two Interactive (TTWO). The video game development company has seen shares surge on new that it’s remastered three of its classic Grand Theft Auto games. Players new and old alike are potential buyers, thanks to upgraded graphics and a repackaging for current-generation ...
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Improving Guidance May Send This Sector Back Toward a High

Most companies are having a solid year, even when comparing their sales and earnings to post-pandemic quarters. However, a few sectors haven’t fared too well in recent months and have missed out on most of 2021’s gains. One such area is with pot stocks. These companies were popular at the start of the year, but have since been lagging the overall market. But that may be about to change. For instance, one industry leader, Tilray (TLRY) moved higher even after reporting a ...
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Value and Inflation-Fighting Pricing Power Make this Company a Buy

While many companies have reported trouble in finding workers right now, news of a strike is a different, pre-pandemic sort of labor problem. Yet that’s the case at Kellogg Company (K), where nearly 5 percent of the company workforce has gone on strike. While a prolonged strike could mean favorite cereal brands getting sold out at grocery stores, shares of the company were slightly up the day the story broke. Yet it does point to the relative value the company is ...
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This High Profit-Margin Business Promises Big Growth

Software companies remain one of the best places for tech investors. It doesn’t require physical facilities to manufacture hardware, and a piece of software can be copied endlessly with little extra cost. That creates high profit margins. Today, software companies that offer data and analytic services can best use a recurring revenue model to create steady and growing cash flows as well. That’s a particularly attractive space for investors in tech today. One clear winner in the space is Palantir Technologies (PLTR) ...
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Combining Two Top Tech Trends Can Lead to Bigger Profits

Investors are already aware of the top trends likely to produce trillions of dollars in wealth over the next decade. With markets having a classic autumn selloff from overpriced levels, some companies are looking ahead to that future. The best way to grow for many firms right now is to acquire smaller and faster-growing companies, particularly when those firms provide access to a new market for existing products. That may be the case with Qualcomm (QCOM). The wireless chipmaker has partnered up ...
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This Sudden Commodity Shortage Bodes Well for Best-of-Breed Firms

With inflation continuing to come in hot, investors are turning to commodities. It’s been less than 18 months since oil prices briefly traded at negative prices thanks to some desperate traders. Now, the pain is coming at the gas pump as oil prices are likely to buck a seasonal trend higher, just as winter sets in and natural gas prices are also on the rise. Nearly every company in the space will benefit. Some are already preparing shareholders with specific predictions. ExxonMobil ...
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