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Trading Analysis for Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC)

When stocks move aggressively trading opportunities exist and Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC) may be a case in point.  It is important to recognize that Intel has broken longer term trading channels, but the observations made here are based on our midterm channels and therefore considered swing trading opportunities primarily.  The decline in Intel on Thursday has caused the stock to test its midterm support level.

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Valuation analysis for Target Corporation (NYSE:TGT)

When companies experience earnings contractions and then management successfully rights the ship and earnings growth is realized again stocks usually recover nicely initially, but after the party has ended rational minds prevail.  That could mean different things depending on the outlook that exists for the stock in the years ahead.

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Valuation analysis for Walt Disney Co (NYSE:DIS)

When stocks are on a roll it is sometimes hard to hold back, some investors love the momentum, but value oriented investors should avoid the temptation that often accompanies stocks that are in the news, relatively hot, and experiencing momentum driven moves because those stocks often push the boundaries of valuation beyond what value oriented investors would consider ideal.

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Valuation analysis for Exelon Corporation (NYSE:EXC)

Stock that have fallen in price are not necessarily good buys, in fact some stocks fall even further after declining modestly.  It is important to indentify fair value as a result.  This article identifies the fair value Exelon Corporation (NYSE:EXC) using an earnings driven approach.  Our focus is on earnings and earnings growth in particular and we use that in association with the PE multiple to gauge fair value on a peg ratio basis.  Our analysis excludes onetime events to identify truer growth rates, it encompasses complete earnings cycles to remove seasonal anomalies, and it looks ahead two years but not beyond two years because our assessments of analysts' expectations suggest that expectations change dramatically over multiyear time frames, they changed dramatically over quarters sometimes as well, so looking out beyond two years is often unreliable in our opinion.

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Valuation analysis for Akamai Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:AKAM)

We should appreciate fast growing companies, we may even want to invest in them, but that in no way suggests that we should be willing buyers of those companies at any price.  This article defines the fair value of Akamai Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:AKAM) as that relates specifically to earnings growth as that is expected in the years ahead.  Our earnings growth model considers the PE multiple and peg ratio to determine whether or not Akamai Technologies is an attractive value for investors at this time.

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