HLF : Analysis & Opinions

  1. Assessing Herbalife After 13.5% One-Month Decline (HLF)

    December 5, 2016
    Despite the gloomy outlook, analysts are not ready to give up on the company.
  2. Carl Icahn Nearly Exits Allergan Position in Q3 (AGN, HLF)

    November 29, 2016
    Icahn makes a big reversal on the embattled pharmaceuticals company, according to his Q3 13F.
  3. Inside the Vanguard Small Cap Index Fund: Herbalife (HLF)

    November 28, 2016
    The Vanguard Small Cap Index fund would be one of the best ways to own Herbalife stock, while limiting downside risk.
  4. Bill Ackman 'Dead Wrong' on Herbalife: Carl Icahn (HLF)

    November 10, 2016
    Icahn proclaimed on Wednesday that hedge fund manager Bill Ackman was "dead wrong" in his quest to prove that Herbalife was ...
  5. John Oliver Takes Aim at Multi-Level Marketing (NUS, HLF)

    November 7, 2016
    Companies like Herbalife have been fighting accusations that they run a pyramid scheme. Oliver has joined the chorus of critics ...
  6. Why Herbalife Stock Plunged 8% Last Week (HLF)

    November 7, 2016
    Uncertainty surrounding the sustainability of the business model rocked shares of Herbalife, which declined 8.73% last week.
  7. Herbalife Stock Rises as Carl Icahn Boosts Stake (HLF)

    November 4, 2016
    It's encouraging that Carl Icahn continues to show relentless faith in the company, but it doesn't guarantee anything for ...
  8. Herbalife Plunges on Q3 Rev Miss; CEO Resigns (HLF)

    November 3, 2016
    Investors focused on the fact that the revenue total translates to a growth deceleration from the 3% achieved in the second ...
  9. Wealth Preservation: "All I Know Is That I Know Nothing"

    September 25, 2016
    Investors can derive great value from humility. By keeping the adage "all I know is that I know nothing" in mind, they can ...
  10. How Herbalife is Fighting Bill Ackman's Accusations

    September 19, 2016
    The billionaire leader of Pershing Square Capital has accused Herbalife of being a pyramid scheme. Here's how the company ...
  11. Does Carl Icahn Want to Buy Out Herbalife?

    September 14, 2016
    Icahn has been in a contentious battle with investor Bill Ackman about Herbalife and has continued to up his stake--and suggesting ...
  12. Ackman and Icahn Battle Over Herbalife

    September 6, 2016
    Tense words arise as Icahn ups his stake in the troubled multi-level marketing company.
  13. Pershing Square Cuts Positions to Fight Losses (VRX, ZTS)

    August 21, 2016
    Bill Ackman's fund, attempting to deal with significant losses, cuts positions in major stakes.
  14. Fidelity Investments Sells Its Herbalife Shares (HLF)

    August 15, 2016
    Herbalife has seen Fidelity sell some of it's stake in the company, which is music to activist investor Bill Ackman's ears. ...
  15. Herbalife Beats Q2 Earnings Estimates and Boosts Guidance

    August 3, 2016
    The embattled nutritional supplements company not only beat Wall Street's second-quarter earnings estimates, it also raised ...
  16. Herbalife Q2 Earnings Coming Up: What to Expect? (HLF)

    August 2, 2016
    The embattled nutritional supplements company has gotten a new lease on life, thanks to its recent settlement with the Federal ...
  17. Ackman's Bad Bets Costs $600 Million in Redemptions

    July 24, 2016
    If Ackman's losing streak continues, his investors may begin to factor in their own poor decisions to stick with him.
  18. 5 Stocks with Momentum (BURL,COH,SWHC,HLF,LUV)

    July 21, 2016
    These five stocks have momentum. How strong are their fundamentals?
  19. Bill Ackman's Assault on Herbalife Fizzles

    July 19, 2016
    The FTC's settlement and the subsequent rise in Herbalife stock is a major blow to Ackman, whose hedge fund is on a losing ...
  20. Bill Ackman on Concentrated Portfolios, Lessons From Valeant ...

    June 27, 2016
    Explore the lessons of concentrated portfolios, including how Bill Ackman's strategy change at Pershing Square mirrors one ...
  21. Herbalife Soars on Earnings, Possible FTC Deal (HLF)

    May 6, 2016
    Herbalife's news overshadowed what was an otherwise solid earnings report.
  22. Bill Ackman's Greatest Hits and Misses

    March 22, 2016
    With the recent Valeant fiasco, we take a look back at the best and worst of the gray haired hedge fund manager.
  23. Bill Ackman's Success Story: Net Worth, Education & Top Quotes ...

    March 7, 2016
    Read about William Ackman, Pershing Square Capital Management's confident and brash portfolio manager and famous activist ...
  24. What Is A Pyramid Scheme?

    November 16, 2015
    The FTC announced it had opened an official investigation of Herbalife, which has been accused of running a pyramid scheme. ...
  25. Wall Street: Herbalife Not A Pyramid Scheme, Trends Turning Around

    August 4, 2015
    Herbalife Ltd. (NYSE: HLF) is scheduled to report its second quarter results after market close on Wednesday. The Estimize ...
  26. Corporate Inversion: How It Works

    June 26, 2015
    Large corporations are making all kinds of moves to decrease expenses and increase profits in an increasingly competitive ...
  27. How To Profit From My Early Call To Short This Overvalued Stock

    March 27, 2014
    It's difficult to admit that I was too early with a market call. It's even harder to accept when I realize I was ...
  28. 13 Buyback Kings: Should You Buy Them?

    February 12, 2014
    Over the past few years, I've been conducting quarterly reviews of companies that are aggressive repurchasers of their ...
  29. 13 Stock Buyback Kings: Should You Buy Them?

    February 12, 2014
    Over the past few years, I've been conducting quarterly reviews of companies that are aggressive repurchasers of their ...
  30. Weight Watchers Goes On A Diet--Time To Buy?

    August 7, 2013
    Weight Watchers stock hit a 52-week low August 2 on dismal second-quarter results. The weight-loss company faces increased ...
  31. The Most Volatile Stocks With Volume For Short-Term Traders

    February 6, 2013
    Looking for big daily moves with volume that makes it easy to get in and out. Here are four of the most consistently volatile ...
  32. Herbalife Is Merely A Pawn In This Hedge Fund Battle Royal

    January 18, 2013
    Managers of some of the largest hedge funds are taking sides in the battle over Herbalife, arguing whether or not it's a ...
  33. Bill Ackman's New Target? Herbalife

    January 3, 2013
    Herbalife vows to answer to Bill Ackman's charges, but if we are to pick a winner of round one of this fight, it's Ackman.
  34. Healthy Nutritional Stocks

    June 30, 2010
    Americans are always looking for new ways to improve their health, and investors can use this to improve their portfolios. ...
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