Why Price/Earnings Ratios Don’t Tell Us Very Much

Price/Earnings Ratio

Price to earnings is relied upon by a lot of people in deciding a stock’s outlook. The idea is to hope that we’ll get a reversion to the mean. This isn’t how stocks work though. We have a natural tendency to want to oversimplify things, and this certainly extends to how we view the movement […]

Professional Money Managers Starting to Waiver

Money managers

The stock market hasn’t shown any real signs of slowing down, but in a survey of money managers, their confidence in the current market is getting a little rattled lately. We might think that this year’s rally, which wiped out the losses that the market suffered in the latter part of 2018, might have money […]

Stock Market Bets on Chevron to Win Takeover Bid

Chevron

While there is much speculation on whether Chevron or Occidental will win the bid to take over Anadarko Petroleum, you can’t just necessarily go by the size of the bids. Takeover bids with companies aren’t always decided by the size of a company’s offer, and it just may not be in the case of Chevron […]

3M Shares Get Punished After Slashing 2019 Earnings

3M

After a terrible 2018 which saw 3M stock lose 20%, 2019 was shaping up much better, until Thursday that is. The stock lost most of their 15% year to date gain on a single day. It’s usually not nice to disappoint the street with your earnings estimates. Current estimates become digested by the market so […]

P&G Seen as Undervalued in Spite of Recent Highs

Procter & Gamble

Procter and Gamble’s stock has done very well over the last year, up 43% from where it sat last April. Barclay’s believes that it should go even higher, based upon its solid earnings. Procter and Gamble may not quite be a household name, but many of their products sure are. The company has been making […]

How Diversified Should Our Stocks Be These Days?

Stocks

We’re often told to diversify a lot with our stock positions. While some diversification can make sense, if we’re picking our stocks ourselves, how much of this do we need? Phil Fisher is considered by some to be among the greatest investors of all time. Warren Buffet, who is widely regarded to be in this […]

April, 2019 | MarketReview

Why Price/Earnings Ratios Don’t Tell Us Very Much

Price/Earnings Ratio

Price to earnings is relied upon by a lot of people in deciding a stock’s outlook. The idea is to hope that we’ll get a reversion to the mean. This isn’t how stocks work though. We have a natural tendency to want to oversimplify things, and this certainly extends to how we view the movement […]

Professional Money Managers Starting to Waiver

Money managers

The stock market hasn’t shown any real signs of slowing down, but in a survey of money managers, their confidence in the current market is getting a little rattled lately. We might think that this year’s rally, which wiped out the losses that the market suffered in the latter part of 2018, might have money […]

Stock Market Bets on Chevron to Win Takeover Bid

Chevron

While there is much speculation on whether Chevron or Occidental will win the bid to take over Anadarko Petroleum, you can’t just necessarily go by the size of the bids. Takeover bids with companies aren’t always decided by the size of a company’s offer, and it just may not be in the case of Chevron […]

3M Shares Get Punished After Slashing 2019 Earnings

3M

After a terrible 2018 which saw 3M stock lose 20%, 2019 was shaping up much better, until Thursday that is. The stock lost most of their 15% year to date gain on a single day. It’s usually not nice to disappoint the street with your earnings estimates. Current estimates become digested by the market so […]

P&G Seen as Undervalued in Spite of Recent Highs

Procter & Gamble

Procter and Gamble’s stock has done very well over the last year, up 43% from where it sat last April. Barclay’s believes that it should go even higher, based upon its solid earnings. Procter and Gamble may not quite be a household name, but many of their products sure are. The company has been making […]

How Diversified Should Our Stocks Be These Days?

Stocks

We’re often told to diversify a lot with our stock positions. While some diversification can make sense, if we’re picking our stocks ourselves, how much of this do we need? Phil Fisher is considered by some to be among the greatest investors of all time. Warren Buffet, who is widely regarded to be in this […]