The market has been offering a number of stocks trading higher on strong volume. Even on days when the market has closed lower, the number of individual stocks enjoying surges remained strong. Two stocks which have enjoyed recent strong accumulation are DigitalGlobe (NYSE: DGI) and Harvest Natural Resources (NYSE: HNR), but not all may be what it seems. While heavier volume buying is typically bullish, the reasons for it are more »
Marcato Capital Management is a two-year old firm managing $750 million that focuses on value investments across various sectors. The firm’s sweet spot is $1 billion – $5 billion market cap companies. Last Monday Mick McGuire, founder of Marcato and former analyst for Bill Ackman and Pershing Square Capital, gave a presentation at the Value Investing Congress that focused on three hidden real estate value plays.
Investors and analysts are keeping a close eye on the acquisition battle being played out between satellite imaging companies GeoEye Inc. (NASDAQ: GEOY) and DigitalGlobe Inc. (NYSE: DGI). Most of the “experts” seem to believe that smaller GeoEye is out of its league for countering a DigitalGlobe takeover bid with one of its own. According to Yemi Oshodi, managing director of mergers and acquisitions and special situations at WallachBeth Capital more »
Identifying a stock that has been subject to a meaningful level of insider buying should not always an instant cue to invest, but it does raise a flag that the company might deserve a closer investigation.
Several academic studies have been conducted on the relationship between insider buying and future investment returns. One particularly popular publication, Investment Intelligence from Insider Trading (Seyhun, 2000), presents evidence that, on average, stocks that more »