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SHU Portfolio: JD.Com – Fast Growth, Increasing Margins

November 21st, 2017 · Comments Off on SHU Portfolio: JD.Com – Fast Growth, Increasing Margins

The shares of JD.com are plagued by bouts of worries about increasing competition. We believe that competition has always been a feature of the Chinese market, and JD.com has been thriving nevertheless. So we suggest investors concentrate more on growing revenues and margins, and the fairly modest value of the shares. Source: SHU Portfolio: JD.Com […]

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SHU Portfolio: Value Versus Growth Stocks

November 9th, 2017 · Comments Off on SHU Portfolio: Value Versus Growth Stocks

We’ve mostly avoided growth stocks on a valuation basis in an already expensive and extended market. Given their high valuation, many growth stocks are liable to sudden big downdrafts on unfavorable news. But value and cyclical stocks are not immune to this either, and the latter bring the additional complication of timing. Source: SHU Portfolio: […]

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Skechers: Acquire On Weakness

October 30th, 2017 · Comments Off on Skechers: Acquire On Weakness

While Skechers shares jumped 40% on a single day after very good third quarter results, they might have to digest that jump a little. However, the shares are still very reasonably valued and there are multiple potential drivers taking it higher. We would recommend aggressive buying on softness. Source: Skechers: Acquire On Weakness – Skechers […]

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SHU Portfolio: What To Buy Next

October 30th, 2017 · Comments Off on SHU Portfolio: What To Buy Next

Here are two stocks with catalysts. First Solar is likely to benefit from possible protectionism in its home market as a result of the Suniva/Solarworld case. Finisar is benefiting from 3D sensors and is well positioned for a Chinese demand recovery. Source: SHU Portfolio: What To Buy Next – Finisar Corporation (NASDAQ:FNSR) | Seeking Alpha

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SHU Portfolio, We Want To Buy More JD.Com

October 27th, 2017 · Comments Off on SHU Portfolio, We Want To Buy More JD.Com

The shares aren’t expensive and off 20% from their August highs. The main worry is the intense competition in the Chinese market. But JD.com is addressing that problem, and there are important tailwinds. Source: SHU Portfolio, We Want To Buy More JD.Com – JD.com (NASDAQ:JD) | Seeking Alpha

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Portfolio Hedging With TAIL ETF

October 26th, 2017 · Comments Off on Portfolio Hedging With TAIL ETF

We’ve sprinted out of the gate in the three weeks since we started the SHU portfolio (up 10%). However, we’re aware of the long stretch without any correction and fairly stretched valuations. So, we’re looking at ways to hedge, and we found an interesting ETF that does just that. Source: Portfolio Hedging With TAIL ETF […]

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SHU Portfolio Risk Corner: 2 Small Commodity Plays

October 26th, 2017 · Comments Off on SHU Portfolio Risk Corner: 2 Small Commodity Plays

For the speculative corner of the SHU portfolio, we’re considering two small resource plays, AVZ Minierals and Madalena Energy. Small resource plays are inherently risky as this is a very capital intensive business, much better suited to well capitalized, bigger companies. So these companies are basically moonshots. Nevertheless, both have interesting licenses. Source: SHU Portfolio […]

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SHU Portfolio: And Now For Something Completely Speculative

October 24th, 2017 · Comments Off on SHU Portfolio: And Now For Something Completely Speculative

Every portfolio should have a small-cap corner, stocks with a high-risk, high-reward profile. Ideally, this part should have a dozen or so, as you need only one or two successes. Here we are considering some companies and have already taken small positions in three such companies. Source: SHU Portfolio: And Now For Something Completely Speculative […]

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SHU Portfolio Hedging With Cash And The VIX

October 17th, 2017 · Comments Off on SHU Portfolio Hedging With Cash And The VIX

Starting a portfolio at record highs in the markets and after an already lengthy bull market producing extended valuations requires considerable care to manage the downward risk. A main way of managing that risk is to have plenty of cash in the portfolio. Here we also look at some use of VIX products, like futures […]

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SHU Portfolio: Considering iRobot’s Runway Ahead Of It

October 17th, 2017 · Comments Off on SHU Portfolio: Considering iRobot’s Runway Ahead Of It

Market penetration of robotic vacuum cleaners is still low. The company is the clear market leader, even if competition is heating up. Its patent portfolio and capabilities also seem transferable to other markets. Source: SHU Portfolio: Considering iRobot’s Runway Ahead Of It – iRobot Corporation (NASDAQ:IRBT) | Seeking Alpha

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Tags: IRBT · SHU Portfolio