Articles written by: Michael Massai

The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) and Bank of America Corporation (NYSE:BAC) Stock Valuation in Focus

The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) currently has a Value Composite score of 52.  Similarly, the Value Composite Two (VC2) is calculated with the same ratios, but adds the Shareholder Yield.  The Value Composite Two of The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) is 62. Investors are always trying to get an advantage in the equity market. Everyone wants to find that next great […]

Technical Watch: CCI Indicator Reading in Focus for Wintrust Finl Corp (WTFC) as it moves to Hold

Taking a quick look at the charts on shares of Wintrust Finl Corp (WTFC), we see that the 60-day commodity channel index reading is Hold. The CCI indicator is generally used to identify overbought and oversold levels. The CCI signal direction is currently pointing to a Falling. Moving to the mid-range indicator, we see that the reading from the 40-day […]

St Barbara Limited (ASX:SBM) Portfolio Weight in Focus as Shares Hit 0.02230

When investors are recalibrating their portfolios they should take a look at current volatility levels and the target weight calculation of a given stock.  St Barbara Limited (ASX:SBM) has a current target weight (% as a decimal) of 0.02230.  This means that any balanced portfolio should not be holding more than this percentage of stock within their holdings group.  This number is […]

Snap Inc. (NYSE:SNAP) vs. The Bank of New York Mellon Corporation (NYSE:BK): Quant Technicals In The Spotlight

Checking in on some valuation rankings, Snap Inc. (NYSE:SNAP) has a Value Composite score of 88. Developed by James O’Shaughnessy, the VC score uses five valuation ratios. These ratios are price to earnings, price to cash flow, EBITDA to EV, price to book value, and price to sales. The VC is displayed as a number between 1 and 100. In […]

Donchian Channels Under the Gun For LeMaitre Vascular, Inc. ($NASDAQ:LMAT):: 20 Day Upper Donchian is 28.95

Top notch investors are usually adept at filtering through the constant financial headlines. Now more than ever, there is an unprecedented amount of news and data regarding publically traded companies. Most of the focus is typically on the short-term and it tends to focus around near-term forecasts. Although more information is probably a good thing when looking at the bigger […]

Zooming in on the Numbers for Sasol Ltd. (NYSE:SSL)

Tracking recent action on shares of Sasol Ltd. (NYSE:SSL) we have noted that the stock price has been spotted trading around $29.66. Investors may be closely following price activity on the stock over the next few trading periods. Investors will be trying to gauge which way market momentum will trend as we move into the close of the calendar year.  […]

Momentum in Focus: Shares Below Chikou Johnson & Johnson (JNJ)

At current levels, Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) is trading below the Chikou. If the stock continues to stay under the line, traders could be projecting a possible downward momentum swing. When it comes to trading stocks, even veteran investors are prone to making mistakes. Investors will often get bombarded with stock tips touting the next breakout star. Following these tips […]