Author: John Wilkes

Returns, Ratios and Quant Signal Review For First Quantum Minerals Ltd. (TSX:FM), Hilton Grand Vacations Inc. (NYSE:HGV)

Placing First Quantum Minerals Ltd. (TSX:FM) shares under the microscope we note that the firm has a current Return on Equity of 0.046387.  Simply put, this ratio determines how well the firm uses investment funds to generate profit.  This ratio is often considered “the mother of all ratios” as it often reveals how well a company is operating. When doing stock research, […]

Does Liberty Broadband Corporation (LBRD.K)’s Share Yield of -0.00021 Earn Investors Interest?

Shareholder yield has gained increased attention in recent months as a key valuation metric. The measure compares the cash flow a firm is “returning to shareholders” to a stock’s market value. Shareholder yield is similar to the price-to-free cash flow ratio or enterprise value-to-EBITDA. Like those more traditional measures, shareholder yield attempts to show the relationship between cash generated by […]

Cadence Design Sys (CDNS): Short-Term Channel Update as ADX Crosses into ‘Buy’

Checking in on the short-term signals on Cadence Design Sys (CDNS), we note that the current 7-day average directional indicator is Buy. This signal may be used to determine the market trend. The 7-day directional strength is Average . This trend strength indicator measures the signal based on historical performance where minimum would represent the weakest, and maximum would indicate the […]

Talking Numbers: An Inside Look at Innovative Industrial Properties, Inc. (NYSE:IIPR), Dana Incorporated (NYSE:DAN)

Today we are spotlighting shares of Innovative Industrial Properties, Inc. (NYSE:IIPR) and looking at how the firm stacks up in terms of valuation by the numbers.  One of the most important ratios to look at when weighing an investment decision is the Return on Equity of the company.  At the time of writing Innovative Industrial Properties, Inc. has an ROE of 0.021795. With […]

Tracking Analyst Views on Shares of Coca Cola Femsa S.A.B. de C.V. (NYSE:KOF)

Keeping an eye on shares of Coca Cola Femsa S.A.B. de C.V. (NYSE:KOF), we see that the current average price target is $67. Wall Street analysts have the ability to produce price target estimates for where they think the stock is heading. Because price target projections vary from one analyst to another, they may span a wide range of values. […]

Comtech Telecommunications Corp. (NasdaqGS:CMTL) Sees Its Target Weight Touch 0.02210

When investors are recalibrating their portfolios they should take a look at current volatility levels and the target weight calculation of a given stock.  Comtech Telecommunications Corp. (NasdaqGS:CMTL) has a current target weight (% as a decimal) of 0.02210.  This means that any balanced portfolio should not be holding more than this percentage of stock within their holdings group.  This number is […]

Home Bancshares Inc (HOMB) Ichimoku Reading Holds Below the Cloud

Home Bancshares Inc (HOMB) shares opened the last session at 16.60, touching a high of 16.78 and a low of 16.39 , yielding a change of 0.00.  The latest reading places the stock below the Ichimoku cloud which indicates negative momentum and a potential sell signal. Trying to extract profits from the stock market is not the easiest of tasks. In fact, […]

Las Vegas Sands Corp. (NYSE:LVS) Stock Valuation in Perspective

Las Vegas Sands Corp. (NYSE:LVS) is the focus stock of the day and here we can take a look at several ratios to determine if it is fairly valued. One of the quickest ways to determine the projected value of a stock is the price to earnings growth, or PEG ratio. This formula was popularized by Peter Lynch and according […]

Cno Financial Group (CNO) Ichimoku Reading Holds Below the Cloud

Shares of Cno Financial Group (CNO) opened the last session at 15.72, touching a high of 16.07 and a low of 15.64 , yielding a change of 0.18.  The latest reading places the stock below the Ichimoku cloud which indicates negative momentum and a potential sell signal for the equity.   Many individuals strive to become successful stock market traders. In reality, […]