Sean O'Shaughnessey on September 27th, 2013
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This is not an Apple fanatics site but the importance of the iPhone to the technology world and the market in general is rare. There are few products, that if turned into standalone companies, would be as significant as the iPhone. As an example, if the iPhone was a standalone company it would have revenue […]

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Sean O'Shaughnessey on July 20th, 2013
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I recently came across this list on Forbes on the largest 25 tax payers. Forbes does a bit of analysis on each of them. It is probably worth your time to jump over, but I thought I would give the highlights here:   Rank of tax expense Company Symbol Effective Tax Rate 1 ExxonMobil XOM […]

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Sean O'Shaughnessey on March 8th, 2013
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CNET recently put out an article discussing the most profitable US corporations. The article shows that even with Apple’s disappointing quarter that caused a major drop in stock price, Apple is still had more income than anyone else. The issue is that the analysts thought that the results were going to be even better, so […]

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Sean O'Shaughnessey on March 6th, 2013
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Company name The Procter & Gamble Company Stock ticker PG Live stock price P/E compared to competitors Good MANAGEMENT EXECUTION Employee productivity Good Sales growth Poor EPS growth Poor P/E growth Fair EBIT growth Poor ANALYSIS Confident Investor Rating Poor Target stock price (TWCA growth scenario) $57.89 Target stock price (averages with growth) $68.68 Target […]

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Sean O'Shaughnessey on June 20th, 2012
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I recently read an article on CNN Money advising investors to invest in consumer product goods (CPG) companies. The logic was that CPG companies, as a group, have several features that should be appealing to investors: Predictability – these companies can predict how much of a product can be sold in the short-term so they […]

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