ACI : Analysis & Opinions

  1. Time's Ripe for Publishing Stocks: Here's Why - Industry Outlook

    December 9, 2014
    Time's Ripe for Publishing Stocks: Here's Why - Industry Outlook
  2. This Hated Commodity Could Prove To Be A Valuable Contrarian ...

    November 28, 2014
    The first rule of contrarian investing: "Buy when there's blood in the streets." And the coal sector sure has been hemorrhaging. ...
  3. Can Coal Endure Competition, Anti-Carbon Lobby? - Industry Outlook

    November 16, 2014
    Can Coal Endure Competition, Anti-Carbon Lobby? - Industry Outlook
  4. Publishers Switch-Up Ad Policies - Industry Outlook

    August 6, 2014
    Publishers Switch-Up Ad Policies - Industry Outlook
  5. Coal Industry Languishes, but All Is Not Lost - Industry Outlook

    July 22, 2014
    Coal Industry Languishes, but All Is Not Lost - Industry Outlook
  6. Publishing Industry Stock Update - April 2014 - Industry Outlook

    April 4, 2014
    Publishing Industry Stock Update - April 2014 - Industry Outlook
  7. Coal Industry Stock Outlook - March 2014 - Industry Outlook

    March 24, 2014
    Coal Industry Stock Outlook - March 2014 - Industry Outlook
  8. While the commodity super-cycle maybe slowing- or even dead- that doesn’t mean that natural resources shouldn’t be banished from your portfolio.

    Where To Look For Commodities Gains In The Year Ahead

    February 12, 2014
    While the commodity super-cycle maybe slowing- or even dead- that doesn’t mean that natural resources shouldn’t be banished ...
  9. Publishing Industry Stock Update - Jan 2014 - Industry Outlook

    December 30, 2013
    Publishing Industry Stock Update - Jan 2014 - Industry Outlook
  10. Uncertainties over pricing and the turnover in its management is putting pressure on the shares of Angie’s List

    Why Angie’s List Doesn’t Rate Well With Shareholders

    October 7, 2013
    In this article we'll examine several factors that are putting pressure on the stock price of Angie's List.
  11. Rates Are A Risk, But PVR Partners Still An Interesting Distribution ...

    July 3, 2013
    PVR is a little stretched at the moment, but looks like a quality long-term income play
  12. Peabody Energy Carries Higher Expectations, But Solid Value

    June 14, 2013
    Peabody gets more benefit of the doubt than most, but still looks attractively priced for a global coal recovery
  13. Cloud Peak Energy May Have A Steeper Road To Recovery

    June 14, 2013
    Cloud Peak has high-quality thermal coal assets, but the recovery hasn't materialized yet.
  14. Joy Global's Quality Not The Issue, But The Mining Capex Recovery ...

    May 30, 2013
    Joy Global is holding up well in this cyclical rough patch.
  15. Will Improving Thermal Coal Markets Boost Arch Coal?

    May 29, 2013
    Arch Coal has been through the wringer, but are better days on the horizon?
  16. Yahoo! Adds Tumblr, But Is This Another Underpants Gnome Deal?

    May 21, 2013
    Tumblr is a high-potential asset, but Yahoo! absolutely must execute.
  17. Cloud Peak Beats EPS, Sales Trail - Analyst Blog

    February 14, 2013
    Cloud Peak Energy Inc. (CLD) reported earnings of 54 cents per share in the fourth quarter 2012 compared with 70 cents per ...
  18. ANR Incurs Loss as Coal Price Falls - Analyst Blog

    February 14, 2013
    Coal producer Alpha Natural Resources (ANR) reported a loss of 19 cents per share for the fourth quarter of 2012, much narrower ...
  19. One Bad Apple Could Spoil A Whole ETF Bushel

    February 5, 2013
    While you may not directly own Apple stock, odds are that your ETF has some Apple exposure in it.
  20. Are LBO's making a comeback? - Investment Ideas

    January 28, 2013
    Are LBO's coming back when the broader market is about to hit new all-time highs? Leveraged buyouts (LBO's) occur when management ...
  21. CACI Secures One More Contract - Analyst Blog

    November 29, 2012
    Recently, CACI International Inc. (CACI) announced securing a prime position at the Solutions for Intelligence Analysis (SIA) ...
  22. The Double-Digit Dividend Increases And Decreases Of The Past ...

    October 18, 2012
    Dividend growth can be one of the best ways for investors to grow wealth over the long term. However, finding those firms ...
  23. CACI Secures U.S. Army Contract - Analyst Blog

    October 2, 2012
    Recently, CACI International Inc. (CACI) declared that it has won a $247 million contract from U.S. Army's Communications-Electronics ...
  24. Can Alpha Natural Resources Find The Bottom?

    August 9, 2012
    Alpha Natural seems exceptionally cheap, but the coal industry is in a crisis.
  25. NYSE's Biggest Movers for June 7, 2012

    June 7, 2012
    On a good day for the market, the Nasdaq is trading up 0.2%, the S&P 500 has increased 0.4% and the Dow has climbed ...
  26. A Trader's Guide to Ancestry.com (ACOM)

    June 7, 2012
    Online family history and genealogy resource Ancestry.com (NASDAQ: ACOM) popped on Wednesday as news came through of the ...
  27. Invest In Coal

    May 31, 2012
    Demand for coal is predicted to rise as energy demands increase and new infrastructure is created.
  28. Investors Want Nothing To Do With Cloud Peak Energy

    May 4, 2012
    Investors have no interest in coal stocks today.
  29. Stoke Your Portfolio With Coal

    April 30, 2012
    Demand for coal is predicted to rise as energy demands increase and new infrastructure is created.
  30. 5 Coal Stocks To Watch

    February 27, 2012
    Coal has gone from red-hot to ice-cold. Nevertheless, here is a list of companies to keep your eye on.
  31. Stocks Ready To Buy Today

    February 23, 2012
    Monsanto and Flotek are just two of the stocks that are sitting on buy levels this week.
  32. 5 Bargain Stocks Trading Near Lows

    January 30, 2012
    Joel Anderson of Equities.com highlights five undervalued stocks poised to move higher after recent declines near their respective ...
  33. Coal's Weak, So Buy Peabody

    January 26, 2012
    It takes a weak coal market to get Peabody shares cheap.
  34. Global Payments Maintaining Its Rapid Growth

    January 24, 2012
    As long as credit card usage and electronic payments keep rising, so too should Global Payments' stock.
  35. Home Shopping Network Still A Good Deal

    December 21, 2011
    Despite hitting an all-time high recently, The Home Shopping Network is still a good buy.
  36. Computer Sciences – Uncertain Value With Certain Problems

    November 14, 2011
    Computer Sciences has plenty of problems to keep a lid on value.
  37. Coal Gets Red Hot Again

    November 9, 2011
    Despite the estimations of a softening economy, coal demand shows otherwise.
  38. What's Ailing Coal Stocks?

    October 11, 2011
    Coal has gone from red-hot to ice-cold. Nevertheless, here is a list of companies to keep your eye on.
  39. Yahoo! - Everybody's Favorite Target?

    October 7, 2011
    The obligatory Yahoo! merger speculation heats up again.
  40. Metals And Mining Meltdown

    October 5, 2011
    Metals and mining stocks have been hit hard, with most beaten down near their 52-week lows on fears of a global slowdown ...
  41. Penn Virginia Still A Solid Resource Income Play

    August 5, 2011
    Penn Virginia is a good resource income play, but not a terribly cheap one.
  42. Google Maintaining Its Near-Term Edge

    July 19, 2011
    Google's growth since it went public in 2004 has been phenomenal, but the main question is what the growth trends will be ...
  43. 3 Reasons To Own Liberty Interactive

    July 11, 2011
    Liberty Media's assets are a very interesting conglomeration. Investors in the interactive group will likely do well in the ...
  44. Booz Allen Hamilton Seeking More Agility

    June 9, 2011
    Booz Allen remains a solid watch-list candidate to see if growth trends improve now that it is a public company.
  45. Peabody’s Pull Back An Opportunity

    June 2, 2011
    The share price pull back for Peabody Energy in May has given investors an opportunity to buy the stock at a good price. ...
  46. Coal-Fired Portfolio Still A Good Bet

    May 4, 2011
    Demand for coal is predicted to rise as energy demands increase and new infrastructure is created.
  47. SRA Today, CACI Tomorrow?

    April 4, 2011
    SRA was widely expected to get a bid, but it remains to be seen whether investors will warm to the government IT services ...
  48. Time To Switch Shopping Channels?

    March 28, 2011
    Shopping networks have lured consumers and investors in droves. Is it time to turn the dial?
  49. 4 Reasons To Love Expedia

    March 16, 2011
    Expedia's fourth quarter earnings missed by two pennies and the stock dropped by 13%. We'll look at why is a good time to ...
  50. Still An Appetite For OpenTable

    March 10, 2011
    Despite competitive and valuation headwinds, investors should have no reservations about OpenTable's prospects.
  51. American Greetings Tries To Stay Cheerful

    October 5, 2010
    American Greetings' greeting cards continue to lose share to digital e-greetings and other forms of online communication. ...
  52. The Secret Way To Play Gold

    April 6, 2010
    Gold can be a valuable hedge against uncertainty, and there is more than one way to play it. Royalty override firms may be ...
  53. Google Earnings Grow

    January 26, 2010
    Google delivered strong earnings, but Wall Street didn't initially care for the report.
  54. Coal's 2009 Problems To Linger In 2010

    December 31, 2009
    Investors should expect a continued supply/demand problem from coal through 2010.
  55. Stocks Showing The Importance Of Free Cash Flow

    December 2, 2009
    We look at why five-star mutual fund manager Bruce Berkowitz loves using free cash flow yields as a great barometer for buying ...
  56. A Backdoor Move On Real Estate

    November 6, 2009
    Move Inc. offers a broad service to the overall real estate industry that is not necessarily dependent on home prices increasing. ...
  57. IAC Interactive Spinoff's One-Year Review

    September 8, 2009
    The IAC Interactive spinoff is just over a year old, and investors are still waiting for the promised increase in shareholder ...
  58. Time To Buy Coal Stocks?

    July 1, 2009
    Coal stocks have been beaten down this year and in the last month; does this present an investment opportunity?
  59. Dyncorp A Profitable Military Play

    June 30, 2009
    We take a look at Dyncorp's commitment to the military and how this translates into profit.
  60. Reassessing the IAC/Interactive Spinoff

    April 15, 2009
    We reassess IAC/Interactive's 2008 spinoff and look at stocks that look like value plays and which companies to avoid.
  61. Cypress Semiconductor Spinoff Confuses Investors

    October 2, 2008
    Cypress Semiconductor spun off SunPower confusing many in the market who thought the shares dropped 70%.
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