Michael Kramer

Michael Kramer

Michael Kramer is the Founder of Mott Capital Management. His unique investment philosophy centers on seeking investment opportunities that are influenced by everyday life activities, and by observing new trends and products that are popular or are trending towards popularity. Additionally, he devotes a significant part of his research to global macroeconomics and central bank policies impacting financial markets.

Kramer runs the Mott Capital Management actively managed long-only Thematic Growth Portfolio, which holds these stocks: AAPL, ACAD, ALKS, CELG, DEO, DIS, GOOGL, MA, MO, NFLX, NXPI, RTN, SWKS TSLA, UL, V, VOD and VZ.

Kramer began his career in high-risk trading environments, trading both US and international equities. His trading skills coupled with his comprehensive, financial analysis of public companies, have given him a unique perspective on investing, which stands out from analysts who simply look at top-line numbers. In addition to fundamental analysis, Kramer also incorporates technical and options market analysis into his research.

Kramer is a fundamental writer for Investopedia.com, analyzing stocks and market news that is helpful for everyday investors to make short and long-term investment decisions.

  1. Stocks

    Recall? What Recall? Tesla Shorts May Have Lost Control

    Tesla issues a recall for more than 50,000 cars, but shares stay strong. There's just no love for the shorts.
  2. Stocks

    Unilever's Earnings Guide the Way for Kraft Heinz

    A close reading of Unilever's quarterly earnings out this morning suggests many things about Kraft Heinz.
  3. Stocks

    Did The S&P 500 Just Break Out? (SPY)

    The S&P 500 appears to be breaking out after a dismal few weeks.
  4. Stocks

    Qualcomm's Low-Quality Quarter

    There was good and bad in Qualcomm's quarterly report. We discuss both sides of the coin.
  5. Stocks

    Sorry Apple! Samsung Galaxy S8 Could Boost Semiconductors Stocks

    The new Samsung Galaxy S8 should help semiconductor manufacturers diversify their revenue away from dependence on Cupertino.
  6. Stocks

    Morgan Stanley Hits a Home Run in Q1

    Morgan Stanley's strong earnings report stands in stark contrast to Goldman Sachs's flabby performance.
  7. Stocks

    IBM's Turnaround Story Hits a Dead End

    IBM racked up its 20th quarter of sequential revenue declines. How much longer will investors tolerate the company's mistakes?
  8. Markets & Economy

    The Contrarian: The S&P500 Is Not Overvalued!

    Bank of America/Merrill Lynch argues in a recent note that the S&P500 is overvalued. We beg to differ.
  9. Stocks

    JNJ's Valuation? Questionable, Despite Solid Earnings

    While Johnson & Johnson disclosed solid results in Q1, they hardly justify the stock's sky-high P/E ratio.
  10. Stocks

    Goldman Sachs Plunges on Weak Quarterly Results

    Shares of Goldman Sachs fell 5 percent on Tuesday after the firm's quarterly results disappointed consensus expectations.
  11. Stocks

    Good Omen for Financials: BoA's Net Interest Income Surges

    For years, the banking industry has been complaining about low Fed rates hurting net interest income. That appears to be ...
  12. Stocks

    The Contrarian: Forget Disney! Apple Should Look to Buy Netflix Instead

    Last week, RBC said that Apple should buy Disney. We have an alternative proposal: Apple should buy Netflix instead.
  13. Stocks

    Netflix Bears May Want to Throw in the Towel (NFLX, AMZN)

    Netflix has become, in its way, a new source of content. If a viewer wants Netflix content, there is only one place to get ...
  14. Stocks

    IMAX Driving Higher On 'Fate of The Furious' (IMAX, RGC)

    IMAX stock was buoyed by blockbuster weekend sales of the hit film, 'Fate of the Furious.'
  15. Stocks

    Gartner Raises 2017 Semiconductor Market Outlook

    Gartner even more bullish on semiconductor industry performance in 2017 just ahead of a raft of sector earnings reports.