This Investment Is Off Target

Skepticism is justified given the recent run-up in shares of Target (TGT). Shares are up more than 30% over the past year, beating both the market and direct competitors such as Wal-Mart (WMT) by a fat margin. However, a deeper dive into Target’s business shows reason to question the rise. While Target has a fine … Read more

Kinder Morgan: Is It Finally Time To Buy?

Kinder Morgan (KMI) is a very attractive stock on at least one basis. The company currently pays $1.96/share per year in dividends, working out to a 6% dividend yield. In a world of zero interest rates, that’s a rather generous payment. What’s better, the company has promised to grow the dividend at a 10% annual … Read more

Who Or What Is Google Alphabet Inc.?

August 10th saw Google make the big announcement that they are changing their parent company name to Alphabet Inc. Considering that Google has become much more than a search engine over the last few years, it seems appropriate that the parent company should change it’s name to encompass all of their ventures. At the same … Read more

3 Cybersecurity Stock Plays Going Into 2016

Cybersecurity is on its way to a $150 billion plus industry by the year 2019 according to Forbes and many experts in the industry don’t disagree. The Economist just published a piece in regards to cybercriminals hacking everything under the sun from crucial medical devices to cars to barbie dolls (“Their own devices” Jul 18th 2015). This is a unique opportunity … Read more