ICYMI: New Long Idea, Alpha-Generating Forensic Accounting, A Bad Acquisition, & Model Portfolio Updates

Sep. 15, 2017 5:51 PM ET
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Long Idea: Diamond in the Rough Retail Sector

This business has proven more resilient than peers.

United Technologies Overpaid for Rockwell Collins

The math shows it is almost impossible for this deal to create value for shareholders.

Exec Comp Aligned with ROIC: Model Portfolio Update

4 new stocks make this month’s portfolio of stocks that tie exec comp to ROIC.

New Stocks in September's Most Attractive/Most Dangerous Model Portfolios

Get a free look at two of the new stocks in this month's model portfolios.

See Forensic Accounting Adjustments Generate Alpha

Our research empowers investors to identify alpha-generating investment ideas more efficiently than traditional approaches.

New Feature: More Details for ETF Ratings

Clients can now view the “Investment Recommendation Summary” and the “Rating History” for all ETFs under coverage.

New Feature: Details for Stocks in Model Portfolios

Unlimited & Institutional clients can now view the ratings and adjustments details for all tickers in Model Portfolios directly on the Model Portfolio pages.

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Coverage Updates

  • 245:10-Qs parsed since Sept 1.
  • 86:10-Ks parsed since Sept 1.
  • 151: stocks & mutual funds added to coverage universe over the last 3 months.

Danger Zone Podcast: This Content Producer Fails to Create Value

CEO David Trainer sat down with Chuck Jaffe of Money Life to talk about a content producer in this week's Danger Zone segment.

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