Dice Holdings, Inc.
Investors like a good deal. The problem is, most of us wouldn't know a bargain if it hit us in the face.
At least that's what hedge fund manager and value investing icon Joel Greenblatt says. In a series of books and lectures Greenblatt has touted his "magic formula" for stock picking. Greenblatt argues that by following the simple formula we can take the guess work out of more »
Finding small cap stocks that have strong earnings and that have grown significantly over the past five years can potentially uncover winners for the long-term. These stocks provide exciting opportunities that could uncover some hidden gems.
How to Find These Stocks
- Small cap stock
- Listed on the NYSE or NASDAQ or AMEX
- EBITDA margin TTM of greater than or equal to 30%
- EPS growth over the last five years of more »
I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again: LinkedIn (NYSE: LNKD) is a smoke and mirrors illusion. Buyer beware.
LinkedIn's stock took a hit last week after the online professional networking service forecast called for a slowdown in future quarters while the company beefs up its infrastructure (hires more workers, invests in data centers and makes changes to online ads).
The ding came in spite of more »
Dice Holdings (NYSE: DHX), a niche online job-board operator, is an arch rival of Monster Worldwide (NYSE: MWW). Although lesser known and far smaller, with just 534 employees as compared to Monster's 5,000, Dice is beginning to distance itself from its larger rival based on financial and operating disciplines. Here are three reasons Dice's undervalued business is outperforming and why its share price should hit new 52-week more »
With the State of the Union officially in our "rear view," many political jabs will be firing from both sides of the aisle.
I have no political diatribe forthcoming--I just want you to make money.
But taking an objective look at political policy that is "sensitive" and complex like "Obamacare," can sometimes point the average investor to opportunities the market is just too emotional to capitalize on. It’s like more »
"In investing, what is comfortable is rarely profitable." - Robert Arnott
Peter Lynch called the edge to find stocks that the market misunderstands the “power of common knowledge;” it’s essential for small investors to beat the market. Today, I’m going to let you in on a group of stocks so misunderstood they’re certain to “make” your 2013.
The staffing industry is too often associated with employment numbers. That more »
The extended break in trading brought about by Hurricane Sandy was seen as a giant buying opportunity for investors. Some stocks had already experienced strong buying prior to the hurricane, and these should be watched as potential leaders should this mini-rally expand. The three for this week are Dice Holdings (NYSE: DHX), Pinnacle Entertainment (NYSE: PNK), and Silicon Laboratories (NASDAQ: SLAB). All three saw volume spikes attributed to strong earnings more »
Warning--this article contains biases, subjective opinions and statements that may offend your investing sensibilities. Whew, now with that out of the way, let me tell you why. The reason why is because I want to help you, I really do. I have always believed that for individual investors to have a shot at beating the market they need to invest in the areas of the market with long term favorable more »
For myself and a lot of nerds out there, Geeknet's (NASDAQ: GKNT) popular ThinkGeek online store is a dream come true. What self-respecting Star Wars fan didn't see the Tauntaun sleeping bag originally announced as an April Fool's joke and wish it was real? (It is now.)
Facebook (NASDAQ: FB) is in a very particular position, the company has a tremendous potential coming from its more than 900 million users who engage very actively in the platform. But the company founded by Zuckerberg has still not found a convincing business model, at least not one convincing enough to justify its lofty valuation. Its next move into the jobs business may be precisely what the company needs to more »
With a market cap of slightly under $10 billion, LinkedIn Corporation (NYSE: LNKD) has a larger market capitalization than Monster Worldwide (NYSE: MWW), Dice Holdings (NYSE: DHX), and Manpower (NYSE: MAN) combined. LinkedIn just went past its first year anniversary as a publicly traded stock, yet still has a sky-high price-to-earnings ratio of over 500 (depending on your source, some places calculated it as over 600). Even though LinkedIn’s more »
LinkedIn (NYSE: LNKD) is the stock that some analysts, like a Greek Chorus, love to warn investors is overvalued. The short version of that is: Beware, beware, another bubble.
The dark cloud has hung over LinkedIn since the month after its IPO when the stock went down to $60. Big smiles among the bears. Remember that during the IPO's first day of trading last May, the stock shot up more »