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  • 4 Stocks Snapped Up by Insiders Ahead of Earnings This Week [View article]
    Yes, at first glance the insider buying doesn't seem significant. But when you consider the parameters of the screen, these companies deserve closer attention.

    We started a screen on 200 companies with market caps above $300M reporting this week. We then crunched numbers on insider buying, and these are the ONLY companies that had net purchases over the last 6 months.

    In other words, out of all the companies reporting this week (market caps > $300M), these are the only ones that didn't have net insider selling.

    We thought that was important enough for an article. As always, we're not "pumping stocks" - we're trying to come up with interesting screens that you can use as a starting point for your own analysis.

    Hope that clarifies the purpose of this article.
    Apr 11, 2011. 07:49 PM | 2 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • 14 Cramer Buy Recommendations - A Review [View article]
    We've also had our eye on FNFG - institutional and mutual funds have been net buyers for two consecutive quarters. Everyone's expecting the company to keep boosting dividends...what do you think?
    Mar 24, 2011. 12:56 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • 11 Highly Shorted Stocks With Accounts Receivable Flags [View article]
    Hi CheckYourMath,

    Thanks for your message. I think the confusion comes from the time intervals we're comparing. We're comparing quarterly data, and making a y/y comparison for similar quarters...

    CoStar Group, Inc.: Total Revenue for 3 mo. ending 12/31/2009 at $54.63M. Total Revenue for 3 mo. ending 12/31/10 at $58.19M. Change for Total Revenue quarterly data y/y at 6.52%.

    Total Receivables, Net as of 12/31/2009 at $12.86M. Total Receivables, Net as of 12/31/10 at $18.03M. Change for Receivables quarterly data y/y at 40.2%.

    Quarterly Total Current Assets as of 12/31/2009 at $247.41M, thus $12.86M Total Receivables, Net for that time period represents 5.2% of Total Current Assets. Quarterly Total Current Assets as of 12/31/2009 at $239.17M, thus $18.03M Total Receivables for that time period represents 7.54% of Total Current Assets.

    Hope that helps.
    Mar 23, 2011. 08:36 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • 3 Oversold Biotech Stocks Being Snapped up By Insiders [View article]
    Hi Hermanbrut,

    Thanks for your message. As we mentioned above, the data is based on average insider activity over the last two years. We choose to take a longer-term perspective, since short-term insider selling is sometimes linked to compensation packages, and not always indicative of a company in trouble. Here's the source for THRX:

    eresearch.fidelity.com...

    Hope that helps!
    Mar 13, 2011. 12:33 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Rebound Ideas: 16 Stocks Near Lows With Earnings Upgrades [View article]
    Here's the source for Cisco revisions (halfway down page): finance.yahoo.com/q/ae...

    Will try to find out and email you if we find it...

    Thanks!
    Mar 10, 2011. 02:30 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • 20 Undervalued Companies Boosting Earnings Guidance [View article]
    Some of our employees may have worked at Apple before, but there's no relationship anymore.
    Mar 8, 2011. 10:05 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • 20 Undervalued Companies Boosting Earnings Guidance [View article]
    Hi all,

    Yes, we do not allow our analysts to hold any of the stocks we write about. Also, we never write about companies we have a relationship with. We're very serious about unbiased, independent research.

    Thanks!
    Mar 7, 2011. 10:16 AM | 3 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • 7 High Yield, Low Beta Stocks With Significant Free Cash Flows [View article]
    Hi IndioBravo,

    Thanks for your comment. The dividend yields are sourced from Finviz. They might deviate slightly from Yahoo Finance, since they're sourcing forward dividend estimates from a different group of analysts.

    finviz.com/quote.ashx?...
    finviz.com/quote.ashx?...

    And the ratios we mention above are not payout ratios. We are referring to levered free cash flow as a percentage of market cap.

    Hope that helps!
    Mar 3, 2011. 03:56 PM | 2 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • 20 Oversold Stocks That Are Undervalued Relative to the Graham Number [View article]
    Thanks for your comment. The spreadsheet got a bit wonky. It's been fixed. Apologies for the confusion.
    Feb 24, 2011. 04:18 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Squeeze Ideas: 15 Heavily Shorted Stocks With Conservative Accounting Practices [View article]
    The analyst ratings in the embedded tool are sourced from Zacks. Hope that helps.
    Feb 18, 2011. 07:19 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Seven High Yield Stocks With Insider Buying [View article]
    Yes they are.
    Feb 5, 2011. 05:55 PM | 2 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Top 30 Management Teams in the Industrial Goods Sector [View article]
    Hi burnintoo,

    Thanks for your message. We spend a lot of time building these screens, and hopefully they offer useful starting points to investors to do their own research. As far as we know, there aren't many screening tools that can combine technical, fundamental and sentiment data--we're always trying to combine new, interesting data points...

    We also track the performance of each screen, and often recreate the most successful strategies for our users.

    What kind of content do you prefer to read? Looking forward to your thoughts--always trying to help our followers find good ideas...

    Thanks,
    The Kapitall Team
    Jan 31, 2011. 01:29 PM | 2 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • 18 Tech Stocks Being Targeted by Short Sellers [View article]
    Hi Streck,
    Thanks for the feedback. We'll start including the % changes from now on.
    Thanks!
    Jan 23, 2011. 03:01 PM | 2 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • 19 High Growth Stocks Being Snapped Up by Institutional Investors [View article]
    Hi everyone,

    Just for the sake of completeness:

    The original screen from December 3:

    seekingalpha.com/artic...

    The performance evaluation of the screen since December 3:

    www.kapitall.com/?SSS_...
    Jan 11, 2011. 04:42 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • 6 Stocks Near Lows Being Snapped Up by the Smart Money [View article]
    Hi everyone,

    Just for the sake of completeness:

    The original screen from Nov 23:

    seekingalpha.com/artic...

    The performance evaluation of the screen since Nov 23:

    www.kapitall.com/?SSS_...
    Jan 11, 2011. 03:54 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
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