I am having a very spiritual week. I have attended several events that have a ‘Love thy neighbor’ tone this week. I admire those around me who can truly live this mantra and hope to strive for world peace on an ongoing basis. In an effort to apply these lessons to my everyday life right away, here are some stocks I see as feeding the soul more than others.
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EnerNOC (NASDAQ: ENOC) popped 25% on January 15, 2013, on news that EPA has relaxed its rules on stationary generators -- including generators utilized during emergency demand response, the core of EnerNOC's provided service. From the EPA rule change published that day:
The EPA is also finalizing limits on the hours that stationary emergency engines may be used for emergency demand response and establishing fuel and reporting requirements for certain more »
When a company's not making a profit, all the earnings multiples you could otherwise use to measure its performance become invalid. Tesla Motors (NASDAQ: TSLA) is one such case. But if it were making a profit, at what multiple would Tesla trade?
Understanding Tesla’s nature
Energy Management Software (EMS) is not an easy business to be in. The exception would be if the EMS vendor represents an established brand, has a large sales force, can tailor services to different sectors, and will have the stability to hang around afterward for years to support the buyer. Then seriously consider investing in that company.
Why is the situation so complex? There are many reasons, all of which more »
We like to keep track of buying and selling by company insiders, particularly when insiders purchase a stock. Because insiders’ income often depends on the company’s prospects, and in other cases they have some of their wealth tied to the company already, the rational thing is to invest elsewhere and diversify- unless the insider is so confident that the expected rise in the stock trumps the benefits of diversification more »