In the month of November the S&P 500 was virtually flat. However, for five stocks it was a month of incredible returns which led the market with unprecedented gains. But with such large monthly gains, is it time to unload these stocks and take profits, or are there still gains ahead?
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'With few exceptions, every aircraft in the sky flies with parts made by Precision Castparts'
The statement above by Precision Castparts (NYSE: PCP) clearly shows its supremacy in the industry. PCP is a leading manufacturer of high quality components serving the aerospace, power, and industrial markets. The company enjoys a monopoly in producing large metal castings, meeting cost and quality standards for its customers.
The recent 13F disclosures by the more »
Tell me if this sounds familiar. You spent hours and maybe even days researching a company. You like their long term growth prospects, the valuation is compelling and so it makes sense (and hopefully more than cents) to add the company to your portfolio. However, being of the value sort (ok, let's admit it, you're a cheapskate) you’ve decided to wait for an even better price. Maybe more »
Few industries are growing as quickly as the global aerospace industry. As our economies have become more interlocked the demand for new planes to carry those going to and fro has increased as well. One highly sought after component that is making this all possible is Titanium.
What is Titanium?
Titanium Metals (UNKNOWN: TIE.DL) is a leading manufacturer of milled and melted titanium products used in aerospace, various industrial markets, and the defense industry. The company has an immediate competitive advantage as the only titanium production facilities in both the United States and Europe, the two largest markets for titanium consumption.
The titanium industry has been heavily reliant on the aerospace industry, which is very cyclical depending on airplane delivery more »
A neer-do-well without any money is just a common criminal. But if you clicked on the headline link for this story, that's not you. No, you aspire to something greater: Supervillainy. What separates the Supervillain from the petty thief is a base of wealth to carry out your wide-ranging schemes for world domination. Secret lairs, doomsday devices, legions of minions; those things don't come cheap.
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I respectfully suggest that recent news regarding positive growth in manufacturing may bode well for the 5 companies I will analyze today. Four of these stocks have crossed over their 200 day moving average, which many investors regard as indicative of the market turning in favor of the stock. The lone exception is Alcoa Inc. (NYSE: AA) which is trading at 90.81% of its 200 day moving average at more »