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New Authors Weekly - 12/7/2018

Dec. 07, 2018 10:30 AM ET
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New Authors Weekly


  • Every week, new authors join our community.
  • Below is a selection of work from recently established authors.
  • Please check out the articles below and share your thoughts on their analysis.

New Authors Weekly

Every week, the Seeking Alpha community welcomes new authors into our forum. After an author has taken the first steps to establish themselves on the site, we share some of their recent work in our weekly digest. Enjoy the work of our new authors below and follow your favorites. Please feel free to share your thoughts in the comments.

If you are interested in our onboarding process, please see the brief discussion at the end of this digest.

Dan Victor, CFA

  • Company Research / Value / Growth

STAAR Surgical Deserves Its Eye-Watering Valuation Premium

  • Manufacturer of "implantable contact lenses" is posting revenue growth of +40% with firming profitability.
  • Still early stage of expansion with multiple opportunities for growth including pipeline of new products.
  • Recent share price pullback of 30% from highs set in September represent a buying opportunity.


Independent trader/ investor. Over a decade of experience working at a number of global financial institutions within capital markets and investment management.

Dimitri Rearden, CFA

  • Company Research / Value

PGTI Is Growth Opportunity With 30% Upside

  • Its business benefits from increased frequency of weather calamities.
  • It has ability to meet challenges created by raising interest rate/tariffs.
  • It has attractive valuation.


Portfolio manager pursuing total return strategy aimed to produce market exceeding performance.

GrayBeard Retirement

  • Company Research / Dividends / Retirement

Buy Verizon For The Retirement Portfolio

  • Verizon is the leading wireless telecommunications company in both market share and network utility.
  • The 5G roll out will reinforce Verizon's network dominance.
  • Cost and debt reduction actions are in full gear.
  • Is Verizon appropriate for the retirement portfolio?


GrayBeard Retirement uses 20 years of investing experience helps retirees and near retirees with portfolio allocation and find income from appropriate investment vehicles.

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New Authors Weekly is a weekly newsletter for Seeking Alpha PRO and PRO+ subscribers. Currently written by SA PRO Editor Marc Pentacoff, the weekly newsletter highlights some of the new authors that have joined Seeking Alpha with commentary on their initial work. The newsletter helps orient subscribers to new authors they may want to follow. Subscribers can follow this account to receive the newsletter in their inbox.

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