Submitted by Dividends4Life on Wed, 2015-04-01 07:29
Company Description: Kimberly Clark Corp. is a global consumer products company producing tissue, personal care and health care brands include Huggies, Pull-Ups, Kotex, Depend, Kleenex, and Scott. Linked here is a detailed analysis and commentary...
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- Adam Rodman is the Founder, CIO and Portfolio Manager of Segra Capital Management which runs a global opportunistic hedge fund focused on thematic investments in the emerging and underfollowed markets.
- Before launching Segra in June 2013, Adam was a partner and senior investment committee member at Corriente Advisors.
- Mark L. Hart III, Founder and CIO of Corriente Advisors, provided Segra's initial seed capital.
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Submitted by jacobwolinsky on Tue, 2015-03-31 15:45
- As I detailed throughout the year, the market environment presented a significant headwind to the Fund's consistent strategy of investing in high growth, innovative businesses, and, with the clarity of 20/20 hindsight, we made some missteps of our own.
- Shares moved higher in the fourth quarter over investor excitement around several large deals, share gains and accelerated growth rates.
- The company reported revenue growth of 35% year over year in the third quarter, well ahead of expectations, and increased revenue and earnings guidance for the year.
Submitted by jacobwolinsky on Tue, 2015-03-31 15:16
- During the reporting period, the Fund eliminated its holdings in twelve companies and strategically reduced its holdings in another three companies.
- As reported in our last letter to shareholders, URS Corporation and International Game Technolog entered into merger agreements with strategic acquirers during the reporting period, resulting in the sale of both companies from the Fund's portfolio as the price of each company's stock reached our valuation.
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Submitted by Ken Faulkenberry on Tue, 2015-03-31 14:31
Dividend King Parker-Hannifin (PH) Stock Analysis w/ 29 Point Quantitative and Qualitative Screens Plus SWOT Analysis. $PH
Submitted by jacobwolinsky on Tue, 2015-03-31 13:36
- The real objective of investment is fundamentally to store excess current purchasing power for future use.
- Attempting to offset inflation, the rising cost of living or the depreciation of the dollar, however it is labeled, has become the number one investment consideration.
- All the above boils down to the necessity of measuring the return from investments in purchasing power rather than dollars.
Submitted by jacobwolinsky on Tue, 2015-03-31 12:23
- Here's a two hour audio clip of the Q&A with Charlie Munger.
- It includes everything except the very first question.
Submitted by jacobwolinsky on Tue, 2015-03-31 09:39
- As a consequence, even mature cyclical and commodity companies have volatile earnings and cash flows.
- The first group includes cyclical companies, i.e., companies whose fortunes rest in large part on how the economy is doing.
- The second group of companies are commodity companies that derive their earnings from producing commodities that may become inputs to other companies in the economy or be desired as investments in their own right.
Submitted by George on Tue, 2015-03-31 09:23
- As the filing helpfully points out in footnote 5 to the summary compensation table, Ullman spent $896,010 on personal use of the corporate jet in 2014.
- The last time that Ullman was at the helm at JC Penney, his personal jet usage was $362,682, which means the 2014 figure is 1.5 times higher.
- We won't do it here, but just imagine if you will a simple graphic that plots Ullman's personal jet usage and the company's sagging stock price over the past five years.
Submitted by jacobwolinsky on Tue, 2015-03-31 08:02
- Innovation in Financial Markets Recognized as one of the most far-seeing political economists of our time, Robert Shiller is known the world over for his brilliant forecasts of financial bubbles and his penetrating insight into market dynamics and how human psychology drives the economy.
- For his empirical analysis of asset prices, Robert was awarded the 2013 Nobel Prize in Economics.