• Load Up on InvenSense Now

    By Mark Holder - August 12, 2013 | Tickers: AAPL, INVN, STM

    Even after soaring following a great quarterly report and solid signals of signing up a major customer, InvenSense (NYSE: INVN) doesn’t appear to be gaining much traction on the stock market. The stock soared the first day of trading following the report, but it has sold over the days since the report.

    Even after surging to new 52-week highs, the motion tracking stock trades with a valuation of only more »

  • Forbes Tech 25: The Unusual Suspects

    By Preetam Kaushik - June 28, 2013 | Tickers: DDD, CREE, INVN, IPGP

    The recently announced Forbes list of Fastest Growing Tech Companies of 2013 has familiar names at the top: LinkedIn, Facebook, and Apple.

    However, there are some unusual suspects standing out in the rankings, building exciting products for rapidly growing markets. So which are these companies, how are their market and financial prospects, and can they emulate some of their more famous counterparts topping the list?

    Fast growth in the future more »

  • 3 Tech Stocks to Buy on the Taper Tantrum

    By Mark Holder - June 24, 2013 | Tickers: FIO, INVN, MM

    As the Federal Reserve hints at tapering the bond buying program over the next year, cyclical stocks including technology should become interesting buys. Tech stocks have underperformed the market rally over the last year as investors have piled into high yielding stocks as bond yields hit extremely low levels. Now that money should flood out of those stocks and bonds into growth stocks.

    The main reason the Fed would stop more »

  • 3 Stocks to Indulge Your Bull Market Euphoria

    By Nikhil Shamapant - June 20, 2013 | Tickers: INFN, INVN, NUAN

    The market has been doing fairly well lately. With the S&P 500 up 23% in the last year, it’s easy for investors to start feeling pretty good about themselves. Of course, now is the time to pay the most attention to the risks in the market. Europe’s economy is still throwing a tantrum, Syria is threatening to create a surge in oil prices which could have mixed more »

  • The Market Hits Stall Speed as the market Digests the State of the Union

    By Joshua Hayes - February 13, 2013 | Tickers: AAPL, BWLD, CSCO, CMCSA, INVN, KORS, PCYC, PRLB, RAX

    Stocks enjoyed buying through the early morning session as Europe rebounded from its recent pullback. By 10:30 the market changed behavior as it simply could not maintain its high of the day. Thirty minutes prior to the European close the market took a nose dive and hit the lows of the session. Volume was running higher throughout the session and indicating the market had begun hitting stall speed. A more »

  • NASDAQ Stalls as Volume Finishes Higher

    By Joshua Hayes - February 13, 2013 | Tickers: AAPL, BWLD, INVN, KORS, NTGR, PCYC, RAX

    NASDAQ Composite continues to lag behind the Dow Jones Industrial Average and the S&P 500. Volume rose across the board, but remained below average. The NASDAQ notched a stall day and although it failed to register a day of distribution. Stalling days are nothing new and all it will take is for the NASDAQ to eclipse today’s high. Two star industries on the day were XLF and XHB more »

  • 2 Stocks to Buy on the Waning Dominance of Apple

    By Mark Holder - January 31, 2013 | Tickers: AAPL, INVN, NUAN

    The recent revelation that Apple (NASDAQ: AAPL) might no longer be the dominant mobile device developer might create an opportunity for other tech stocks. Between sucking up investment dollars and squeezing margins, the dominance by Apple in the mobile device sector hasn’t always been good for suppliers.

    The developer of the iPhone and iPad still has a market cap of $430 billion even after a decline from nearly $700 more »

  • Up 11% and Invensense Still Has Some Gas in the Tank

    By Anthony Jaramillo - January 24, 2013 | Tickers: AMZN, AAPL, GOOG, INVN, STM

    Invensense (NYSE: INVN) shot up over 11% recently on almost 4 times its average volume on the news that 4Q12 earnings came in at $.19 per share, beating analyst estimates of $.17 by 11.8%. This is great news for current shareholders, but it could easily be even better in the very near future.

    Invensense is a promising company that makes gyroscopes for motion tracking in devices and consumer goods more »

  • Invensense... The Next Big Thing in Techland.

    By Vasili Poulos - January 2, 2013 | Tickers: INVN

    Invensense (NYSE: INVN) is the pure play leader when it comes to motion sensor technology.  Their chips are found in roughly 90% of all mobile devices that run on Android, most notably Samsung Galaxy smart phones, tablets and the new stunning Note 2 "phablet."  This little growth machine of a company has been making waves in the mobil space, with recent design wins for Amazons' new Kindle Fire HD, Googles more »

  • 3 Contrarian Buys Worth a Look

    By Nick Pugleasa - December 27, 2012 | Tickers: CGX, DECK, INVN

    Want to buy low and sell high?  One way to accomplish this is to buy out-of-favor companies while selling those that everyone is in love with -- in other words being a contrarian.  Although there is no formal criterion for determining if a stock is a contrarian play, there are some indicators that can be a starting point for investors.  In my search, I usually use a criterion of a stock more »

  • Growth Stocks Aren't Dead

    By Chris Hodge - December 4, 2012 | Tickers: PVD, AVGO, BP, INVN, MELI

    I don't normally do this, but I've been harping on dividends so much that I'm afraid my comments are going to start boiling down to, "Dude, just buy bonds." I like income, but sometimes I like watching my stocks go up. And not just if they pull a BP (NYSE: BP) and have a big oil spill that causes people to, uh, jump ship as it were more »

  • Why InvenSense is a MultiBagger in the Making

    By Simon Erickson - November 27, 2012 | Tickers: BBRY, INVN, MSFT, SWK

    If you're investing in small companies, you've got to think BIG.

    You want to find companies that 1) offer great products, 2) to markets with huge potential, and 3) at the right time.  Think Wal-Mart into mass retailing in 1972.  Or then Amazon into internet retailing in 1996.

    There's a company today that is largely flying under-the-radar that I believe has a similar BIG opportunity.   Thus, I more »

  • This High Flyer Just Dropped a Bomb

    By Matthew DiLallo - October 25, 2012 | Tickers: AAPL, ARMH, INVN, STM

    You can draw a pretty nice correlation between watching birds and watching stocks.  From a distance watching birds can be quite entertaining (just ask my cat), sometimes they soar majestically and then there are those that mistake the window for who knows what.  Stocks can act in much the same way, flying high after one earnings report and seemingly hitting the window the next.  Like their feathered friends, quite the more »

  • iPhone and Wii Fans Should Check Out this Tech Company

    By Eric Novinson - July 11, 2012 | Tickers: AAPL, INVN, NTDOY.PK, STM

    One of the most interesting design features on the Apple (NASDAQ: AAPL) iPhone shows up when you put the phone down. Hold the screen sideways and it adjusts to fit the new perspective. Like other iPhone features, the perspective shift feels natural, a major difference from adjusting the perspective on a traditional laptop. Gyroscopes and other motion-sensing systems inside the iPhone make this automatic adjustment possible, but Apple isn't more »

  • The Three Mobile Plays I’m Watching

    By Matthew DiLallo - June 18, 2012 | Tickers: AMT 131116P00072500, AAPL, GOOG, INVN, NXPI, STM

    I am continuing to add exciting growth stocks to the watch list of my paper trading portfolio that I call the “No Drip, No Mess” Portfolio. Today I am adding three companies that are each involved in different aspects of the mobile industry. I recently added one company from my watch list to the portfolio in a trade that was accomplished using none of the original capital, as the investment more »

  • Introducing the 'No Drip, No Mess' Portfolio

    By Matthew DiLallo - May 29, 2012 | Tickers: INTC, INVN, NXPI | Editor's Choice

    For years now I have been pursuing a balanced strategy of investing in income producing stocks while also taking a flyer on the next big thing. I thought it would be an educational and hopefully profitable exercise to formalize my strategy for all to see and to track its progress.

    If you read my mini investing bio you’ll see that, “I am a big believer in writing options to more »

  • Why Facebook Needs to do an 'About-Face'

    By dpricevan - January 19, 2012 | Tickers: GRPN, IMPV, INVN, LNKD, P, SREV, Z, ZNGA

    The year of the mega-tech initial public offering is over.               

    In the mad-cap, high profile race to win IPO glory, the stakes have gotten more risky, but at what cost?

    High-stake tech IPOs seemingly have taken off from out of nowhere.  Pre-2010, the talks in the investment world were of retails and restaurants, now it seems every investment banker is chomping at the bit to take their rightful piece of more »