Famously, it’s been said that the restaurant business is a horrible one. You have to pay the rent, the staff, the food costs, and keep the lights on, and when you’re done with all that you have to hope your menu is right, the chefs show up each day, and the customers like the food.
It’s no easy feat trying to track down a company that has been so consistent in growing its top line that each and every single quarterly report is accompanied by a declaration of year-over-year growth but that’s precisely the case with Humana over the past half decade.
If you were attempting to identify a perfect stock,
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It’s really hard to explain away why Paypal has been so beaten down this year.
Some REITs focus on warehousing, some on industrial properties, some on retail, and still others on fitness centers, and then there is WP Carey that diversifies its revenues across a wide variety of property types to ensure that it is not unduly exposed to any particular sector.
That formula of limiting risk isn’t limited to property types but expands to geographies too.
In a market punctuated by rising inflation and soaring interest rates, the rise of project management software firm Monday.com (NASDAQ: MNDY) stands out.
Monday.com recently showcased a stellar 38% year-over-year revenue increase, hitting just shy of $190 million for the quarter. Strikingly, the company, primarily known for its innovative CRM solutions,
If you want to beat the market, some will tell you it’s not possible. And then there’s Warren Buffett, proving every day it can be done. But what if you can’t pour over earnings reports and 10-Qs daily like the Oracle of Omaha? Is there another way that few have cottoned onto but which is fairly simple and doesn’t require a ton of work?
Who would be in the airline business? Not even Warren Buffett, who thought he had engineered a near foolproof strategy for investing in airlines, is exposed to the turbulence these days.
Back in 2020 he held a position that seemed ingenious. As a student of history he had learned that the risks posed to any given airline were massive.
There are good reasons to be skeptical about buying retailers these days. Theft is so rampant in certain cities that flagship stores are closing down. Inflation is a hidden tax on consumers hurting their pocketbooks. High interest rates are translating to even higher credit card interest rates, further hurting consumers’ wallets. Amid all the concerns,
It’s no secret that Warren Buffett, CEO of Berkshire Hathaway, has a soft spot for dividend paying stocks. Perhaps more surprisingly is that Buffett keeps a $157 billion cash hoard on the Berkshire balance sheet and refuses to pay a dividend to his own shareholders.
The reasoning is simple, Buffett thinks he and Berkshire can earn a better return on that cash than shareholders can.
IPG Photonics has carved out a niche in the laser technology industry and today stands head and shoulders above its peers, not least because of its extensive patent portfolio, featuring over 1,700 patents. Combined, these create an intellectual property fortress that not only protects the firm’s innovations but also presents a barrier to entry for competitors.