Stocks On My Screen For Week Starting September 28th, 2020

Every week, our model comes up with 40 stocks, 20 positive and 20 negatives, to watch for next week’s trading. The model is based on a mix of fundamental and quantitative factors, built on our proprietary database of detailed earnings model on more than 1250 U.S. listed companies. The historical data for these earnings models is sourced from SEC filings. Performance of last week’s model portfolio for the week was, Net: -1.6% Longs: -3.7% Shorts:  2.1% Assuming 5% is dedicated to each position, resulting in 0% net exposure and no…

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Lasa Supergenerics Is An API Manufacturer Worth Noticing

Lasa Supergenerics Limited (NSE: LASA), an India-based microcap API manufacturer focusing on the veterinary market seems ready to benefit from the global move to reduce reliance on China for the supply of APIs, which are used in the production of medicines. These favorable macro tailwinds will help put the spotlight on a company that is fast positioning itself as a supplier of choice for animal medicine manufacturers. Over the last 12-18 months, the company has overcome some of the legacy management and market issues dogging revenue growth and profitability, refined…

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GameStop Stock Is Just Starting

GameStop Corp. (NYSE: GME) stock is up over 100% over the last eight weeks, impressive performance compared to both the broader market as well as the retail sector, and now with the markets taking a breather, investors are bound to question whether its time to book profits. The market, fearful of the rise in online games, continues to see the business as a relic of the past when consumers were going to physical stores to buy, sell, and trade-in video game titles, ignoring the power of its strong franchise in…

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Stocks On My Screen For Week Starting September 21st, 2020

Every week, our model comes up with 40 stocks, 20 positive and 20 negatives, to watch for next week’s trading. The model is based on a mix of fundamental and quantitative factors, built on our proprietary database of detailed earnings model on more than 1225 U.S. listed companies. The historical data for these earnings models is sourced from SEC filings. Performance of last week’s model portfolio for the week was, Net: 2.0% Longs: 3.2% Shorts:  -1.2% Assuming 5% is dedicated to each position, resulting in 0% net exposure and no…

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R1 RCM Is A Rare Health Tech Winner

R1 RCM Inc. (NASDAQ: RCM), a provider of ‘revenue cycle management’ services, i.e. services ranging from patient registration to bill collection, to healthcare providers, is one of the beneficiaries of healthcare providers outsourcing front-end services. Usually, the healthcare industry, in general, is one of the slowest adopters of technology and outsourcing services, which is one of reasons space doesn’t either grow or command the trading multiple like high-growth tech niches, e.g. Cloud, but RCM seems to be making the right moves in terms of both revenue growth and profitability, shrugging…

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Lighter Bristow Can Fly Higher And Faster

Value investors are known to look beyond the near-term issues of a business that offers long-term promise, which is why they should look at Bristow Group Inc. (NYSE: VTOL), a leading helicopter operator with significant exposure to the oil & gas industry. Given the market’s love for anything but growth, the stock has limited Street coverage, even though the new post-merger combined Era-Bristow entity is not just one of the top helicopter operators but also one of the major service providers for out of favor oil & gas industry. Yes,…

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Stocks On My Screen For Week Starting September 14th, 2020

Every week, our model comes up with 40 stocks, 20 positive and 20 negatives, to watch for next week’s trading. The model is based on a mix of fundamental and quantitative factors, built on our proprietary database of detailed earnings model on more than 1225 U.S. listed companies. The historical data for these earnings models is sourced from SEC filings. Performance of last week’s model portfolio for the week was, Net: 4.3% Positive Longs: -1.4% Negative Shorts:  5.7% Assuming 5% is dedicated to each position, resulting in 0% net exposure…

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PVH Because Tommy And Calvin Finally Moving Online

PVH Corp. (NYSE: PVH), manager of Tommy Hilfiger and Calvin Klein brands among others, is finally addressing issues that have dogged the stock long before Covid-19 hit, i.e. too much reliance on brick and mortar stores, underperforming businesses like Heritage, inflating cost structure, high inventory, and translating success in the international markets to North America. Even though topline revenue is suffering from store closures, reduced operating hours at stores, and occupancy restrictions, the company’s brands continue to be popular, demand for casual ‘athleisure’ goods is strong, and the environment for…

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Signet Is A Jewel Worth Looking Closely

Signet Jewelers Limited. (NYSE: SIG) was one another retailer that was thrown away by the market scared and uncertain about the extent of the damage that Covid-19 and lockdown would have on the retail sector. As a jewelry retailer, the business was set to suffer from not just the lockdown but also a low appetite for luxury goods in a weak economy as well. But the company has proven most of those concerns wrong. Indeed, the comeback helped by strong online sales seems to suggest that the business is proving…

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Vera Bradley Is Fashionable Again

Vera Bradley Inc. (NYSE: VRA), with help from its recent acquisition – Pura Vida, is turning around fast and worth a closer look, since the stock that has long been forgotten by investors and now showing signs of a comeback is still being shrugged off as a ‘dead cat bounce’ due to investors busy bottom fishing in an expensive market. We believe the company is uniquely positioned in a market where casual and leisure brands are making a comeback. The Vera Bradley brand is showing a comeback, on the back…

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