VT : Analysis & Opinions

  1. OmniVision Technologies, Inc. (OVTI): New Analyst Report from ...

    December 19, 2014
    OmniVision is an OEM of CMOS image sensors and support circuitry used within handsets, notebooks and other mass markets. ...
  2. Ventas Moves Closer to American Realty Healthcare Merger - Analyst ...

    December 16, 2014
    Ventas (VTR) moved a step closer to its merger with American Realty Capital Healthcare Trust (HCT), with the Securities and ...
  3. 3 Healthcare Stocks To Hedge Against Rising Medical Costs

    October 29, 2014
    Retirement is supposed to be a relaxing reward for decades of hard work and responsible saving. Unfortunately the reality ...
  4. 3 Healthcare Stocks To Profit From An Aging America

    October 29, 2014
    Retirement is supposed to be a relaxing reward for decades of hard work and responsible saving. Unfortunately the reality ...
  5. Right Time to Build Positions in REIT Stocks? - Industry Outlook

    October 15, 2014
    Right Time to Build Positions in REIT Stocks? - Industry Outlook
  6. Bull of the Day: Covenant Transportation (CVTI) - Bull of the ...

    October 8, 2014
    Bull of the Day: Covenant Transportation (CVTI) - Bull of the Day
  7. Machinery Industry: Global Perspective, Bright Outlook - Industry ...

    September 9, 2014
    Machinery Industry: Global Perspective, Bright Outlook - Industry Outlook
  8. Bear of the Day: Havertys (HVT) - Bear of the Day

    August 11, 2014
    Bear of the Day: Havertys (HVT) - Bear of the Day
  9. Wednesday IPO Review & Sneak-Peek For Thursday, April 17

    April 17, 2014
    Three IPOs hit exchange floors Wednesday, Moelis & Co (NYSE: TRIV). Trading opened with mixed results, seeing Moelis ...
  10. At the end of the day, our population is aging quite rapidly and will require plenty of medical care. That could mean some serious big bucks for the owners and operators of hospitals, doctor’s offices and assisted-living facilitates.

    The REIT Play In Healthcare

    March 17, 2014
    At the end of the day, our population is aging quite rapidly and will require plenty of medical care. That could mean some ...
  11. The World's Largest Hedge Fund Is Loading Up On These 3 Dividend ...

    February 20, 2014
    Although Feb. 14 is better known as Valentine's Day, it's also a date of particular significance for investment managers.#-ad_banner-#For ...
  12. Hunt For High Yields Like The World's Largest Hedge Fund

    February 20, 2014
    Although Feb. 14 is better known as Valentine's Day, it's also a date of particular significance for investment managers.#-ad_banner-#For ...
  13. Bear of the Day: Uni-Pixel (UNXL) - Bear of the Day

    October 14, 2013
    Bear of the Day: Uni-Pixel (UNXL) - Bear of the Day
  14. A low interest rate environment for a very very long time.

    Low Interest Rates May Remain In Place For Decades

    October 8, 2013
    According to Bond King Bill Gross, investors may be in for a low interest rate environment for a very very long time. Point ...
  15. OmniVision Technologies – The Beat(ing) Goes On

    August 30, 2013
    Weaker handset demand and disappointing margins send the shares down sharply again.
  16. Transocean Still Has Plenty To Prove, But The Valuation Isn't ...

    August 8, 2013
    Today's Transocean isn't the Transocean of years past, but it still looks undervalued on its own merits.
  17. Want A Simple, 3-ETF Portfolio? Here Are 25 Of Them

    July 24, 2013
    Exchange-traded products have found their way into countless portfolios as investors of all walks have embraced these financial ...
  18. Amazon Launches Jet City Comics - Analyst Blog

    July 12, 2013
    Amazon.com Inc.'s publishing division has launched Jet City Comics
  19. iShares Expands Bond Listings; State Street Launches Russell ...

    July 12, 2013
    Stocks rallied this week after Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke quelled fears of the Fed scaling back its massive bond-buying ...
  20. SPDR Launches Cheapest Russell 2000 ETF - ETF News And Commentary

    July 9, 2013
    For investors looking for a cheaper small cap ETF option, TWOK from State Street could be a new way to go.
  21. Bull of the Day: Belo Corp (BLC) - Bull of the Day

    July 7, 2013
    Bull of the Day: Belo Corp (BLC) - Bull of the Day
  22. Anadigics Amplifiers to Power Samsung - Analyst Blog

    July 2, 2013
    Anadigics recently announced that it has secured a deal from Samsung to supply dual-band ProEficient-Plus power amplifiers ...
  23. Restoration Hardware: Has It Come Too Far Too Fast?

    June 18, 2013
    Restoration Hardware is the fifth best performing IPO over the last 12 months, up 185% since November 2, 2012. On June 14 ...
  24. Delisting Threat to TranSwitch - Analyst Blog

    June 13, 2013
    TranSwitch recently announced that it has received a delisting notice from The Nasdaq Stock Market LLC that threaten to suspend ...
  25. OmniVision Showing Much-Needed Signs Of Improvement

    May 31, 2013
    Always-volatile OmniVision is moving in a positive direction again.
  26. TIPs Still Make Sense For Portfolios

    May 29, 2013
    Despite their recent rout and the persisting negative yields, there’s still plenty to like about TIPS bonds for investors’ ...
  27. Look Towards Small-Caps For Big Dividends

    May 22, 2013
    Small-caps can be a fruitful place to gain high yields.
  28. EQR's FFO Meets, Revenues Lag - Analyst Blog

    February 6, 2013
    Equity Residential's (EQR) core funds from operations (FFO) per share in the fourth quarter of 2012 reached 75 cents, in ...
  29. Corning Sees Glass Price Moderation - Analyst Blog

    January 30, 2013
    Corning's (GLW) fourth quarter 2012 earnings beat the Zacks Consensus Estimate by 2 cents, or 5.1%. Revenue Corning reported ...
  30. Noble 4Q Misses on Higher Downtime - Analyst Blog

    January 24, 2013
    Leading contract drilling company, Noble Corporation (NE) reported fourth quarter 2012 earnings of 50 cents per share. The ...
  31. Ventas Expects Higher NOI - Analyst Blog

    January 23, 2013
    Ventas, Inc. (VTR) has hiked its net operating income (NOI) expectations for 2012. The company now anticipates its NOI after ...
  32. Look To Commercial Real Estate In 2013

    January 14, 2013
    The commercial real estate sector continues to outperform the broad stock market. 2013 should bring more of the same.
  33. Avnet's Acquisition of USI - Analyst Blog

    December 14, 2012
    Avnet, Inc. (AVT), a world-leading supplier of electronic components and computer products, recently came up with an acquisition ...
  34. For OmniVision, Weird Is Just Its Version Of Normal

    November 30, 2012
    OmniVision continues to defy anything close to common sense or orderly evaluation.
  35. A Senior Play In Senior Housing

    November 30, 2012
    With millions of Baby boomers retiring, that leaves opportunities for investors to profit. One way is through senior living ...
  36. Dollar Cost Averaging with ETFs: Does It Work? - ETF News And ...

    November 6, 2012
    Sometimes, the behavior and scope of capital markets goes beyond conventional research and financial logic. This is one of ...
  37. Vanguard Launches Short Term TIPS ETF

    October 17, 2012
    Vanguard made an addition to its fixed income ETF lineup this week, rolling out a new fund that targets inflation-protected ...
  38. FEI and Other Semiconductors Stocks Making Big Moves on October ...

    October 2, 2012
    So far today, the Nasdaq has remained steady, the S&P 500 has declined 0.1% and the Dow has slipped 0.5%. On a quiet ...
  39. Avnet Enhances Cloud Platform - Analyst Blog

    September 27, 2012
    Avnet, Inc.'s (AVT) operating unit, Avnet Technology Solutions, has recently declared that its partners in the U.S. and Canada ...
  40. Ultimate Guide To VTI

    September 19, 2012
    Cheap and easy diversification are two staples of the exchange-traded product structure, which have helped make this the ...
  41. Verint Watches You, Should You Watch It?

    September 10, 2012
    Verint is an under-followed play on emerging data analysis capabilities.
  42. OmniVision Looks Fueled Up For Another Run

    September 5, 2012
    While the volatility of this stock definitely makes this a risky play, I think aggressive investors ought to be considering ...
  43. Ventas Among Real Estate Operations' Biggest Movers on August ...

    August 17, 2012
    So far today, the Nasdaq is up 0.3%, the S&P 500 has risen 0.1% and the Dow has declined 0.1%. The biggest movers in ...
  44. Arrow Expands Product Line - Analyst Blog

    July 6, 2012
    New York-based Arrow Electronics Inc.'s (ARW) operating unit, Arrow Enterprise Computing Solutions, has recently announced ...
  45. Be Successful With Index

    June 29, 2012
    The strategy of investing in indexes is one of the most successful investment strategies for the vast majority of investors ...
  46. QVC Plans to Offer Senior Notes - Analyst Blog

    June 28, 2012
    QVC Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Liberty Interactive Corporation (LINTA), has announced to offer senior secured debts ...
  47. Is It Time For A Permanent Strategy?

    May 11, 2012
    Harry Browne's Permanent Portfolio could help you create a steady core portfolio regardless of the market environment.
  48. Invest in Index Funds

    April 30, 2012
    The strategy of investing in indexes is one of the most successful investment strategies for the vast majority of investors ...
  49. Finding Value In The Market

    April 27, 2012
    The overall large-cap value segment has been lagging the overall stock market. That being said, there are still plenty of ...
  50. Index Your Way to Success

    April 13, 2012
    The strategy of investing in indexes is one of the most successful investment strategies for the vast majority of investors ...
  51. Can Surveillance Save Vimicro?

    April 11, 2012
    Vimicro is a tiny chip company looking for big growth from Chinese surveillance. Trading below 70% of tangible book value, ...
  52. 6 Overbought Stocks To Watch

    March 30, 2012
    Let's take a look at a few stocks that have recently entered overbought territory because these could be candidates for a ...
  53. Re-Thinking Small-Caps: Will These 12 Stocks Make A Comeback?

    March 28, 2012
    Common knowledge dictates that small-cap stocks are inherently risky, and should be avoided under the pretense of a European ...
  54. A Strong Prognosis For Healthcare REITs

    March 12, 2012
    The aging population will require more medical focused real estate. This can provide high stable cash flows as well as growth ...
  55. 10 New Hyper-Specific ETFs

    February 28, 2012
    It was only a matter of time before exchange traded funds turned more and more into very specific tools to accomplish diversification ...
  56. The Wild Ride Continues For OmniVision Technologies

    February 27, 2012
    OmniVision may be on the way back to recovery
  57. A Fresh Way to Play Green Revolution 2.0

    February 22, 2012
    Regardless of the financial systems and their relative security, people have to eat and the more people, the more they eat, ...
  58. Invest in Index Funds

    February 14, 2012
    The strategy of investing in indexes is one of the most successful investment strategies for the vast majority of investors ...
  59. U.S. Stocks: Why America Is Recovering From The Debt Bust Faster ...

    January 24, 2012
    Private debt levels are helping America see a faster recovery from debt than Eurpoe is experiencing.
  60. 4 ETFs To Play 4 "Left For Dead" Sectors

    January 19, 2012
    For patient portfolios and investors, going against the herd can mean long term profits.
  61. A Tale Of Two Spinoffs

    January 18, 2012
    Alexander & Baldwin and Comverse Technology both recently announced restructurings, with different reactions.
  62. SYNNEX – A Rising Player In A Brutal Business

    January 12, 2012
    Synnex is doing well in a tough industry and its value-added services should allow the company to keep growing.
  63. Invest in Index Funds

    December 28, 2011
    The strategy of investing in indexes is one of the most successful investment strategies for the vast majority of investors ...
  64. LeapFrog's Revival Continues

    December 16, 2011
    LeapFrog's LeapPad is a Christmas hit with parents. Find out why now is the time to buy its stock.
  65. Buy Into Long-Term Care

    December 9, 2011
    Americans are living longer, and there are a few long-term care companines that are worth looking at. We tell you which ones ...
  66. Ingram Micro: Owned By The Best

    November 25, 2011
    The Artisan mid-cap value fund, one of the best mid-cap funds ever owns Ingram Micro. In fact, it's the fourth largest holding. ...
  67. Is It Time To Think Small?

    October 25, 2011
    The small-cap sector seems ripe for the picking. Learn which opportunities could have big returns.
  68. Is The Market's Slam Of La-Z-Boy Warranted? (LZB, LEG, HVT, SCS, ...

    August 25, 2011
    Furniture maker and retailer La-Z-Boy reported a quarterly profit mostly due to a tax benefit. Despite increased revenue, ...
  69. Index Your Way to Success

    July 26, 2011
    The strategy of investing in indexes is one of the most successful investment strategies for the vast majority of investors ...
  70. Should Retirees Avoid ETFs?

    July 20, 2011
    For many investors, exchange traded funds are a new investment tool…and it’s uncertain whether they make any sense for conservative, ...
  71. Low P/E Growth Stocks

    July 15, 2011
    With the S&P 500 trading at over 15-times earnings and stocks favored by investors trading at significantly higher multiples, ...
  72. A Look At Ensco International

    July 14, 2011
    Ensco International owns the second largest offshore drilling fleet and is adding to this fleet with an aggressive newbuild ...
  73. The Boom In Alternatives

    July 8, 2011
    After the financial crisis, many investors are now pointing to alternatives as the way to go.
  74. Pier 1 Continues To Regain Its Mojo

    June 20, 2011
    Pier 1 continues an improbable comeback from the edge of disaster
  75. Consolidation And Healthcare REITs

    March 30, 2011
    2010 saw plenty of M&A activity in healthcare REITs. This year looks to be more of the same. Is this trend good for investors? ...
  76. Time To Switch Shopping Channels?

    March 28, 2011
    Shopping networks have lured consumers and investors in droves. Is it time to turn the dial?
  77. January's Bullish News For Small-Caps

    January 11, 2011
    With 2011 shaping up to be another great year for stocks, investors may want to take advantage of the seasonal phenomena ...
  78. The Stock-Split Portfolio

    December 6, 2010
    Many investors debate the merits of a stock split, but the bottom line doesn't lie. Find out how companies who split their ...
  79. How To Play The Small-Cap Comeback

    October 29, 2010
    If the economy returns to some level of normalcy, small-cap share prices should continue their upwards trend.
  80. The Long Term Play In Healthcare Facilities

    October 6, 2010
    Healthcare related real estate will see its star rise as the population ages.
  81. Pier 1 Getting Customers Back

    September 21, 2010
    Pier 1 is doing a better job managing its inventory and selling products that customers want.
  82. Off The Beaten Path, But Blazing A Trail

    September 15, 2010
    If you're looking for winning stocks, don't be afraid to look in obscure places. Internet connectivity and communications ...
  83. The Upside Of Trucking

    August 11, 2010
    Despite some disappointing trucking trends, there is still a lot of opportunity in the industry.
  84. The Lazy Man's ETF Portfolio

    April 30, 2010
    How will a lazy man's portfolio of four ETFs fare against four selected holdings?
  85. Bill Miller's Favorite Picks In 2010 And Beyond

    February 12, 2010
    Miller seems to think that the best values today are in the strongest franchises that continue to churn out cash.
  86. Four Interesting Minority Investments

    November 16, 2009
    Minority interests can be great investments, but you have to do a little digging to find ones worth looking at.
  87. ETFs For A Low-Cost, Long-Term Portfolio

    October 28, 2009
    While ETFs are a great tool for exploring sectors, they can form the basis of a great long term portfolio.
  88. Vantage Drilling A Ground Floor Opportunity

    September 21, 2009
    Vantage Drilling Company is a drilling company that might represent an investment opportuity for those with a higher risk ...
  89. Boss Holdings - A Stock Benjamin Graham Would Love

    October 6, 2008
    Boss Holdings is selling for less than net current asset value - something Benjamin Graham would appreciate.
  90. Sizing Up Vanguard's ETFs Post Split

    September 12, 2008
    Vanguard's low cost funds offer investors an even better opportunity to invest after their split and the pullback of the ...
  91. New Leaders For The Next Bullish Leg

    July 22, 2008
    Are new groups poised to lead any impending rally? Some peculiar styles and company sizes have gotten a strong start out ...
  92. Garmin Stumbles, TomTom Grabs Lead (GRMN)

    December 21, 2007
    GPS maker Garmin gave up its bid for Tele Atlas. It's losing market share, and the stock has plenty of downside left.
  93. Is Micron Finally Bottoming Out? (MU)

    June 7, 2007
    Micron has been testing recent lows for most of 2007. Is it finally time to look at this leading tech indicator?
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