Newpark Resources, Inc.
Last Friday we saw some great post-earning moves higher, leaving many investors wondering how to play these big-time gainers. Therefore, I am taking a look at the quarters from three of these movers, looking at the valuations, and determining if now is the time to buy.
A reason for excitement found in this company’s conference call
Oil field services companies have been taking it on the chin for the past several years as demand for oil and gas has dropped and their margins have been getting squeezed. While the drilling methods have recently evolved to allow for more cost-effective extraction using horizontal drilling and fracking, the economics have not been favorable. Until now. I believe that several oil field services companies are poised to take advantage more »
Welcome to the Super Monkey Portfolio. The Super Monkey Portfolio was created with three simple goals: beat the market, make money, and have fun. Stocks selected for the Super Monkey Portfolio are originated through a random ticker generator. From there, my resident Super Monkey makes his selections based off of a list of qualifying factors and criteria.
After taking a vacation the last few days, I now return to continue more »
When I was in college, the investment club that I belonged to would measure our success not only on our return vs. the market, but we would also compare ourselves to a “monkey portfolio.” It was a simple concept that if you gave a monkey a dart and a wall covered with stock tickers, the monkey would select his stock based on the tickers that he hit. Simply put, it more »