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  • I Could Be Wrong But I Do Not Believe Sell In May Is The Right Strategy This Year Or Next 2 comments
    May 9, 2014 3:28 PM | about stocks: MU

    I could be wrong but I do not believe sell in May is the right strategy this year or next (if you are in MU anyway). I believe the right stategy is to hold tight and ride out the bumps and potholes along the road as the market always has had crazy gyrations and volatility which is usually best to ignore. Based on the macro and micro fundamentals and technicals and business cycle and the decade cycle and the election cycle and seasonal cycles it looks like 2014 will be an okay year and 2015 will be a good year if you are in MU.

    Micron Technology Inc.
    Technology | Semiconductor- Memory Chips | USA
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    Index S&P 500 P/E 11.17 EPS (ttm) 2.41 Insider Own 0.70% Shs Outstand 1.07B Perf Week 2.59%
    Market Cap 28.83B Forward P/E 8.86 EPS next Y 3.04 Insider Trans -4.74% Shs Float 1.06B Perf Month 21.25%
    Income 2.84B PEG 1.09 EPS next Q 0.68 Inst Own 95.90% Short Float 10.85% Perf Quarter 11.70%
    Sales 13.31B P/S 2.17 EPS this Y 208.70% Inst Trans 0.61% Short Ratio 3.73 Perf Half Y 52.41%
    Book/sh 8.76 P/B 3.07 EPS next Y 0.60% ROA 15.40% Target Price 29.25 Perf Year 162.99%
    Cash/sh 4.21 P/C 6.40 EPS next 5Y 10.25% ROE 32.50% 52W Range 10.21 - 27.40 Perf YTD 23.82%
    Dividend - P/FCF 10.58 EPS past 5Y 20.40% ROI 1.60% 52W High -2.50% Beta 1.80
    Dividend % - Quick Ratio 1.40 Sales past 5Y 9.20% Gross Margin 29.70% 52W Low 161.66% ATR 1.02
    Employees 30900 Current Ratio 1.90 Sales Q/Q 97.60% Oper. Margin 16.00% RSI (14) 61.35 Volatility 3.15% 3.68%
    Optionable Yes Debt/Eq 0.71 EPS Q/Q 317.90% Profit Margin 21.30% Rel Volume 0.78 Prev Close 26.93
    Shortable Yes LT Debt/Eq 0.47 Earnings Apr 03 AMC Payout 0.00% Avg Volume 31.00M Price 26.72
    Recom 2.40 SMA20 7.38% SMA50 10.25% SMA200 31.48% Volume 13,427,022 Change -0.80%

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    Disclosure: I am long MU.

    Stocks: MU
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    Author’s reply » I'm not a big fan of the month of September though.
    9 May 2014, 03:30 PM Reply Like
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    Author’s reply » Check out this link too, very good big picture analysis of average monthly returns, confirms my prior analysis that probably okay to stay in market all year except September best to be out of the market or maybe even short. For reasons which are not completely obvious, September is by far the worst month of the year for the markets.

     

    http://bit.ly/QnzEqK
    9 May 2014, 03:40 PM Reply Like
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