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

    Earnings Preview: Where Do Shares of Tesla Go After the Report?

    A look at the options market gives you an idea of where shares of Tesla could be trading in the aftermath of today's quarterly ...
  2. Stocks

    AKAM Guidance Drives Shares Lower (AKAM)

    On May 2, Akamai reported first quarter 2017 revenue of $609.2 million, up from $567.7 million.
  3. Stocks

    GILD Just Became Big Pharma (GILD)

    If GILD leaves the status quo, it risks becoming Big Pharma with their shrinking growth rates.
  4. Stocks

    Apple Posts Solid Numbers (AAPL)

    After the close of trading on May 2, Apple reported revenue of $52.9B, up from $50.6B a year.
  5. Stocks

    Visa Crushes Consensus Estimates in Q2

    Visa had an excellent showing in its fiscal second quarter report.
  6. Stocks

    Is the NXP Semi/Qualcomm Tender Offer in Trouble?

    The options market suggests investors are cagey about Qualcomm's acquisition of NXP Semiconductor. We investigate.
  7. Stocks

    MasterCard Sees Double-Digit Gains in Q1 Earnings

    Much like Visa's excellent quarterly results last week, shares of MA are surging higher after a very strong quarterly report.
  8. Stocks

    Pfizer Sill Desperately Seeking Revenue Growth

    With revenue slipping and the pipeline looking a bit thin, Pfizer needs new sources of growth, STAT.
  9. Stocks

    AMD Falls Flat of Expectations (AMD, SWKS)

    On May 1 AMD reported revenue of $984 million and an adjusted net loss per shares of $0.04 per share.
  10. Stocks

    Earnings Season Half-Time Report: Markets Could Go Much Higher

    Markets are about halfway through the calendar first-quarter earnings season, and so far the story is one of decent earnings ...
  11. Stocks

    Cannabis Science Risks Dilution But May Be Potential Pot-Stock Play

    Cannabis Science (CBIS) is an over-the-counter traded marijuana penny stock. It has potential for success in niche medical ...
  12. Stocks

    Apple Twists Qualcomm's Arm

    Qualcomm cut its guidance on Friday after Apple changed up its royalty payment schedule.
  13. Stocks

    GW Pharmaceuticals' Stock Could See Gains With Successful Drug Trials (GWPH)

    GW Pharmaceuticals is one of a small group of publicly traded medical marijuana names that offer high risks and the potential ...
  14. Stocks

    Skyworks Solutions' Best Days Are Yet to Come

    Everything in Skyworks Solutions fiscal third quarter earnings report points to sustained revenue growth over the long term.
  15. Stocks

    Fundamentally Speaking, Starbucks Looks Good

    Starbucks disappointed inflated expectations and the shares of falling today. But a closer look suggests the business is ...