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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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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Stocks On My Screen For Week Starting September 7th, 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 was, Net: 1.4% Longs: -2.8% Shorts:  4.2% Assuming 5% is dedicated to each position, resulting in 0% net exposure and no change in position…

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Agora Can Challenge Twilio

Agora Inc. (Nasdaq: API) is leading the market for video chat APIs (application programming interface), one of fastest-growing markets for APIs, similar to what Twilio Inc. (NYSE: TWLO) was able to do for the broader digital communication API ecosystem, a few years ago. The market is moving towards embedded video functionality and the company’s tech is future-ready with adoption rates gaining pace. Most forward indicators are pointing towards the company getting accepted as a leader in the video chat API space. In the meantime, the business is profitability proven with…

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Stocks On My Screen For Week Starting August 31ST, 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 was, Net: -1.1% Longs: 3.2% Shorts:  -4.3% Assuming 5% is dedicated to each position, resulting in 0% net exposure and no change in position…

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GoDaddy Is Going Higher

GoDaddy Inc. (Nasdaq: GDDY) has long been penalized by the market, concerned over apps ecosystem eating away the website ecosystem, especially for e-commerce and other major categories. On the contrary, the company has successfully hopped on to a growth trajectory, with help from the explosive growth in e-commerce and strong execution on the part of the management. The stock was part of our weekly list of favorite Long and Short candidates. Mostly because as we updated our numbers from the recent quarterly results of the company as well as other…

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Google Is The Post-Lockdown Amazon

Alphabet Inc. (Nasdaq: GOOG) is as well placed for a post lockdown world as Amazon.com Inc. (Nasdaq: AMZN) was for the lockdown economy. Almost every major business segment of Amazon benefited during the lockdown, be it retail, AWS, Prime video, etc., and to an extent, the same can be said for Google after the global economy opens up. No wonder, Google is on top of our weekly list of favorite Longs and Shorts. There is no denying that Google failed to deliver this year like Amazon, Shopify, Zoom, and other…

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Stocks On My Screen For Week Starting August 17TH, 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 was, Net: -0.8% Longs: 0.8% Shorts: -1.6% Assuming 5% is dedicated to each position, resulting in 0% net exposure and no change in position…

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Look At Synaptics, If You Missed On Nvidia And AMD

We recently bought shares of Synaptics Inc. (Nasdaq: SYNA) and included the name in our weekly list, a fabless semiconductor solutions provider, which we believe is standing at a beginning of a new multi-year cycle with a restructured portfolio of products for the consumer markets and a strong balance sheet that should allow the company to move aggressively in seizing opportunities to build its portfolio for higher growth and better margins. The stock performance of Nvidia Corporation (Nasdaq: NVDA) and Advanced Micro Devices Inc. (Nasdaq: AMD) over the last few…

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