Headlines & Special Reports

Beware of General Electric Company (NYSE:GE)

Up a close look at long-term earnings growth trends for GE suggest that the company has been growing by a slower and slower rate for many years and it is currently early growing earnings at all.  On a fundamental basis, that is concerning, but our analysis identifies additional concerns.

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UnitedHealth Group Inc. (NYSE:UNH) Looks Expensive

Healthcare Companies and Obamacare seem to go hand in hand in most discussions, and the general notion is that companies will benefit from the mandates as they earn more money and solidify revenue streams, but are they doing that at the mercy of growth rates?  Thus far, one company is.

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The multiple and EPS growth rates do not match for Las Vegas Sands Corp. (NYSE:LVS)

LVS has been growing at a very rapid rate, and as we discuss in this article the PE multiple for the stock does not even match that growth rate, but the most important thing to us as investors is price.  For whatever reason, buyers are not as active as sellers of the stock recently, suggesting that either concerns exist, or maybe that opportunities exist, and we will discuss both of those.

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EPS Growth rates may be changing at SanDisk Corporation (NASDAQ:SNDK)

Pay very close attention to the transition in EPS growth trends for SanDisk.  In the first quarter of 2013 growth recovered from a trough and began to accelerate, but most recently the growth trend may have actually peaked.  The company is still growing, but the rate of growth is changing, and when the rate of growth has changed in the past the stock followed.

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Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC) Has Valuation Risk

Everyone has been concerned about Intel.  The PC industry as a whole has changed, and it will continue to change, and companies will need to adapt.  Thus far Intel seems slow to do that, and unless this changes investors will remain concerned.  In fact, unless that changes very fast, valuations are going to start to be questioned too.

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