Ryan C. Fuhrmann

  1. Roll The Dice With Las Vegas Sands
    Stock Analysis

    Roll The Dice With Las Vegas Sands

    Investors willing to roll the dice on continued Asian growth may see Las Vegas Sands as a good deal.
  2. Zimmer Looking To Escape Its Value Trap
    Stock Analysis

    Zimmer Looking To Escape Its Value Trap

    Zimmer continues to trade at a very reasonable forward P/E.
  3. Tupperware’s Direct Growth Potential
    Stock Analysis

    Tupperware’s Direct Growth Potential

    Tupperware's third quarter results offered the most recent illustration that growth potential is wide open across the world.
  4. Affordable Income Offered By Kimberly-Clark
    Stock Analysis

    Affordable Income Offered By Kimberly-Clark

    Kimberly-Clark offers an unmatched degree of stability. Their stock may appeal to conservative, income-minded investors.
  5. Autoliv Will Ride High Again
    Stock Analysis

    Autoliv Will Ride High Again

    Fears of a slowing global economy have Autoliv's share prices down. Concerns may be unwarranted, however.
  6. Investors Blindly Selling Out Of Citigroup
    Stock Analysis

    Investors Blindly Selling Out Of Citigroup

    Citigroup's stock appears to be discounting investors' worse fears over its future.
  7. Protect On The Downside With J&J
    Stock Analysis

    Protect On The Downside With J&J

    J&J trades at a reasonable forward P/E and offers investors downside protection.
  8. Zep's Future Looking Much Cleaner
    Stock Analysis

    Zep's Future Looking Much Cleaner

    Zep's sales trends are proving difficult, but future trends are looking more appealing, as is the valuation due to a recent share price swoon.
  9. Another Strong Quarter From Macy's
    Stock Analysis

    Another Strong Quarter From Macy's

    The market is currently ignoring Macy's reasonable valuation and strong trends at its existing store base.
  10. JPMorgan Chase Posting A Very Reasonable Return
    Stock Analysis

    JPMorgan Chase Posting A Very Reasonable Return

    JPMorgan Chase posted solid third quarter results but the market chose to remain fearful over its future.
  11. An Even Outlook On Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory
    Stock Analysis

    An Even Outlook On Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory

    Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory's sales grew in the double digits. The company is standing out from the competition for an high dividend yield, and unique focus on confectionary sales.
  12. Global Payments Has Great Appeal
    Stock Analysis

    Global Payments Has Great Appeal

    Global Payment's business is lucrative and requires very little capex to grow or maintain operations. From an investment standpoint, it has great appeal.
  13. Investment Alternatives To Costco
    Stock Analysis

    Investment Alternatives To Costco

    Costco is an impressively run company with a fiercely loyal customer base, but its stock is too expensive. Investors will want to consider its rivals, as an alternative.
  14. Top 5 Stocks Back From The Dead
    Personal Finance

    Top 5 Stocks Back From The Dead

    These five firms were nearly ruined by challenges, but they made impressive comebacks.
  15. Thor Shifting Into Gear
    Stock Analysis

    Thor Shifting Into Gear

    Thor is one of the most appealing pure play investments in the RV space.
  16. Paychex Is Stagnant But Impressively Profitable
    Stock Analysis

    Paychex Is Stagnant But Impressively Profitable

    Slow economic growth didn't stop Paychex from reporting solid first quarter results.
  17. The 3 Highest Yielding Pharma Stocks
    Stock Analysis

    The 3 Highest Yielding Pharma Stocks

    Learn more about three large pharmaceutical companies with the highest current yields.
  18. The 3 Highest Yielding Defense Stocks
    Stock Analysis

    The 3 Highest Yielding Defense Stocks

    Despite challenges, the largest defense firms will remain an integral part of the defense industry and possess yields that should appeal to investors.
  19. Darden Restaurants Cooks Up Consistency
    Stock Analysis

    Darden Restaurants Cooks Up Consistency

    Despite tough first quarter profit trends, Darden Restaurants' consistent long-term track record remains fully intact.
  20. Pepsico's Near-term Indigestion
    Stock Analysis

    Pepsico's Near-term Indigestion

    Despite nearer-term worries, Pepsi should be able to grow both sales and profits in the low double digits over time
  21. Top 5 Low-Risk Investments To Close Out 2011
    Investing

    Top 5 Low-Risk Investments To Close Out 2011

    Negative sentiment on global economic growth prospects has actually pushed many asset classes into appealing territory.
  22. Oracle's Impressive Organic Growth
    Stock Analysis

    Oracle's Impressive Organic Growth

    Strong growth, impressive cash flow generation and a reasonable valuation make Oracle stand out from rivals.
  23. 2 Key Reasons Carnival Remains Submerged
    Stock Analysis

    2 Key Reasons Carnival Remains Submerged

    There are two primary drivers to Carnival’s business, and investors may want to wait for clearer indications that they are improving.
  24. The Top 5 Holdings Of Buffett’s New Protégé
    Stock Analysis

    The Top 5 Holdings Of Buffett’s New Protégé

    Learn more about Ted Weschler's five largest investment holdings.
  25. Blackberry Continues its Downward Motion
    Stock Analysis

    Blackberry Continues its Downward Motion

    If Research in Motion's latest lineup of Blackberry smartphones starts stemming a recent sales decline, its stock could double.
  26. AeroVironment Growing But Richly Priced
    Stock Analysis

    AeroVironment Growing But Richly Priced

    Despite rapid sales growth, AeroVironment earnings growth has been uneven and the stock trades at rather rich profit multiples.
  27. Conn's Coming Back To Life
    Stock Analysis

    Conn's Coming Back To Life

    Conn’s appears to have weathered the worst of the storm that has hit its core consumer base.
  28. The Nation's Mortgage Horror Stories
    Home & Auto

    The Nation's Mortgage Horror Stories

    A certain number of errors is understandable given the volume of foreclosures and repossessions handled by lenders, but many were simply administrative errors.
  29. Casey's Offers Growth At A Reasonable Price
    Stock Analysis

    Casey's Offers Growth At A Reasonable Price

    Despite higher debt levels than its peers, Casey’s is more consistently profitable and has very healthy growth prospects.
  30. The Transatlantic Holdings Merger Timeline
    Stock Analysis

    The Transatlantic Holdings Merger Timeline

    A timeline of three proposed buyouts of Transatlantic Holdings.
  31. The 5 Worst Financial Moves You Can Make Right Now
    Personal Finance

    The 5 Worst Financial Moves You Can Make Right Now

    In these uncertain times, it's easy to make rash decisions in an effort to secure your finances, but these decisions can cost you in the long run.
  32. Why You Shouldn't Trust Ratings From Rating Agencies
    Personal Finance

    Why You Shouldn't Trust Ratings From Rating Agencies

    When the U.S. debt was downgraded, what does that really mean?
  33. Why Dollar General Caught Buffett's Eye
    Stock Analysis

    Why Dollar General Caught Buffett's Eye

    Dollar General shareholders should be able to count on annual returns around 10% over the long haul.
  34. 3 Groups of Companies that are almost a Monopoly
    Personal Finance

    3 Groups of Companies that are almost a Monopoly

    A look at companies that have a monopolistic place in the marketplace, and whether or not it's a good idea to invest in them.
  35. Wait On Wendy's To Deliver
    Stock Analysis

    Wait On Wendy's To Deliver

    Wendy's has work to do to build investor confidence in its prospects.
  36. Barnes & Noble Likely To Avoid The Recycle Bin
    Stock Analysis

    Barnes & Noble Likely To Avoid The Recycle Bin

    Barnes & Noble investors may want to wait on the sidelines until cash flow trends are clearer.
  37. Citigroup Still Regrouping
    Stock Analysis

    Citigroup Still Regrouping

    Citigroup investors able to take an investment time line of at least five years could see their money double in the stock.
  38. Bio-Reference Labs Posting Impressive Internal Growth
    Stock Analysis

    Bio-Reference Labs Posting Impressive Internal Growth

    Bio Reference Labs' earnings multiple is rather reasonable given the growth it has been posting.
  39. Medtronic's Healthy Growth Outlook
    Stock Analysis

    Medtronic's Healthy Growth Outlook

    Medtronic's stock deserves a close look.
  40. Jack Henry Impressively Stable And Profitable
    Stock Analysis

    Jack Henry Impressively Stable And Profitable

    Jack Henry’s business is performing admirably in the face of volatile financial industry trends.
  41. A Wish List For The Best Budgeting App
    Budgeting

    A Wish List For The Best Budgeting App

    These five tools would make a perfect and complete budgeting app.
  42. Sysco Hungry For Growth
    Stock Analysis

    Sysco Hungry For Growth

    Despite near-term headwinds, Sysco is still profitably growing market share.
  43. Nordstrom Remains In Fashion
    Stock Analysis

    Nordstrom Remains In Fashion

    Nordstrom shares trade at a decent valuation level for prospective investors.
  44. Macquarie's Upside Potential
    Stock Analysis

    Macquarie's Upside Potential

    Macquarie Infrastructure's stock has considerable potential upside going forward.
  45. MGM Resorts Slowly Improving Its Fortunes
    Stock Analysis

    MGM Resorts Slowly Improving Its Fortunes

    MGM Resorts' forward prospects may remain limited given the firm's heavy debt load.
  46. CVS Still Needs to Prove Itself
    Stock Analysis

    CVS Still Needs to Prove Itself

    A potential merger of two archrivals could increase the competitive environment for CVS significantly.
  47. Who Will Be The Next Warren Buffett?
    Entrepreneurship

    Who Will Be The Next Warren Buffett?

    These five financial heavy-hitters might have the track records and mindsets to become the next Warren Buffett.
  48. 5 Elite Companies Worth The Same As Social Media Firms
    Investing

    5 Elite Companies Worth The Same As Social Media Firms

    The valuations on Facebook and others have put them above many elite and highly profitable companies.
  49. ITT Readying For A Split
    Stock Analysis

    ITT Readying For A Split

    ITT Corp plans to split into three different firms to better realize the value of its businesses.
  50. 3 Dangers Of Checking Your Stock Portfolio Everyday
    Options & Futures

    3 Dangers Of Checking Your Stock Portfolio Everyday

    Find out how being overly attentive to your stocks can lead to lower gains and higher fees.