Netflix Buys “Seinfeld” as the Streaming Wars Heat Up.

Streaming internet video services have changed the way billions of people consume entertainment content. It wasn’t too long ago that televised shows were broadcast at a specific time each week during which viewers would tune in to watch. Next came red Netflix (NFLX) envelopes which would arrive in the mail containing movies on DVD. Then, right before our eyes, Netflix transformed from that simple mail-order business to one of the biggest studios, creating its own original content as well as purchasing the rights to iconic movies and television shows for eye-popping sums. It’s been more than 21 years since the[…]

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3 Model Zacks Buys

If you have a goal in life, it’s never a bad idea to find a model of success to emulate. Someone who already achieved the results you want. But what if your goal is a more profitable portfolio? We’ve got an idea for you. Check out the Model Zacks Strong Buys & Buy screen. You’ll find Zacks Rank #1s (Strong Buys) and Zacks Rank #2s (Buys) that are in the Top 50% of the Zacks Industry Rank and have strong Zacks Style Scores. That would be a great place to start on your path toward greater profitability. Target (TGT) Who[…]

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Is WeWork Planning to Slash its IPO Valuation?

The We Company, parent company of WeWork, is reportedly considering lowering its total valuation significantly in a planned initial public offering that could come as early as later in September. The move would be a strong indication that investors are raising the level of scrutiny they are applying to shares of high-flying tech companies as they make the transition to being traded in public equity markets. In the latest round of private equity financing, WeWork was valued at $47 billion, but speaking on the condition of confidentiality, bankers with knowledge of the proposed deal now say that a public valuation[…]

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Walmart is Unlikely to Suffer Financially After Changing Gun Policies

In response to several mass shooting incidents in the US – including two inside its own stores that claimed the lives of 24 people – Walmart Want the latest recommendations from Zacks Investment Research? Today, you can download 7 Best Stocks for the Next 30 Days. Click to get this free report Walmart Inc. (WMT): Free Stock Analysis Report DICK’S Sporting Goods, Inc. (DKS): Free Stock Analysis Report To read this article on Zacks.com click here. Zacks Investment Research

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5 Strong Buy Stocks Surging to New Highs

The stock market just can’t seem to break out of its recent range-bound trend. The strength of the 50-day moving average closing up the roof has been too much. We will need to get either trade war resolution or more doves flying from the Fed before the ship rights itself and we can really break out. But, if you’re too impatient to wait, check out some of these stocks breaking to new highs. Check out Dave’s Daily Dive video above where I break down the market action today!!! Each day I, Dave Bartosiak of Zacks.com (Twitter @bartosiastics) dive into the[…]

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3 Zacks Rank Upgrades

You probably already know about the Zacks Rank. And if not, then we’ll be glad to tell you all about it because we’re very proud of this tool that harnesses the power of earnings estimates. In fact, the average yearly gain for Zacks Rank #1s (Strong Buys) is more than 24% per year since 1988. It’s a great first step in improving your odds of success.   As with most things in the market, the early investor gets the return. So if you can get into a Zacks Rank #1 or Zacks Rank #2 (Buy) relatively soon after the stock[…]

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3 Highly-Ranked Undervalued Stocks

All of this recession fear has really upped the volatility in this market. With no one knowing which way stocks will turn from day to day, many great companies got caught in the undertow and are now undervalued compared to their growth potential. If you think the market is just biding its time before the next move higher, then there are plenty of stocks out there with tons of potential at bargain prices. The Zacks Rank and Zacks Style Scores can help you find those undervalued names that are set to move higher. The following three names were found using[…]

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5 Runaway Breakout Stocks to Buy

Volatility peaked Thursday afternoon and since then, the market has been on the rebound. Optimism continued on through the weekend and into Monday’s trading session. Overnight, the People’s Bank of China announced a new interest rate reform plan. The goal of the plan was to support small business funding. Also, the Trump Administration granted Huawei an additional 90-day extension on a license that allows the company to conduct some business with American customers. Anything that steps back the trade war rhetoric is bullish for the market. Check out Dave’s Daily Dive video above where I break down the market action[…]

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2019 IPO Scorecard

After several years in which investors saw many up-and-coming firms avoid offering shares in public markets, 2019 is shaping up to be one of the biggest years ever for initial public offerings. With billions available in the private equity markets, many companies chose to avoid the regulatory burden and public scrutiny of listing on major exchanges and reman private until their public valuations exceeded $1B each. The results have been a mixed bag, with some new offerings soaring after the IPO and some languishing below the offering price. Let’s take a look at the biggest IPOs so far this year[…]

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