Podcast: Why the BlackRock High Equity Income Fund is in the Danger Zone

CEO David Trainer sat down with Chuck Jaffe of Money Life and to talk about our Danger Zone pick this past week: The BlackRock High Equity Income Fund (BMECX).

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Closing Danger Zone Pick: Acadia Healthcare (ACHC)

We still don’t recommend the stock to investors, but it no longer has the unbalanced risk/reward profile it once did.

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A Potential Landmine in Large Cap Value Funds

This Fund stands out as a one to avoid within the Large Cap Value style, especially for investors lured by the “equity income” label. It ranks near the bottom of 966 Large Cap Value style ETFs and Mutual Funds under coverage.

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Podcast: Why The Ultimate Software Group is in the Danger Zone

CEO David Trainer sat down with Chuck Jaffe of Money Life and to talk about our Danger Zone pick this past week: The Ultimate Software Group (ULTI).

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Market Share Matters Little When Profits Are Disappearing

The risk/reward proposition for investors looks unfavorable due to a combination of industry lagging profitability, alarming expense growth, poorly-aligned executive compensation incentives, and high market-implied expectations for future profits.

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Podcast: Why This Real Estate Fund is in the Danger Zone

CEO David Trainer sat down with Chuck Jaffe of Money Life and to talk about our Danger Zone pick this past week: Neuberger Berman Real Estate Fund (NREAX).

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A Fund to Avoid in the Newly Rated Real Estate Sector

The Real Estate sector is filled with potential pitfalls and a deeper level of diligence reveals that some of these funds are worse than others.

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Netflix’s Price Increase Signals Original Content Isn’t Enough

We believe the price increase signifies that Netflix’s competitive advantage has been wiped away. In order to justify its massive original content budget, it must raise prices if it is to ever meet the expectations implied by its stock price.

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Podcast: Why Dentsply Sirona is in the Danger Zone

CEO David Trainer sat down with Chuck Jaffe of Money Life and to talk about our Danger Zone pick this past week: Dentsply Sirona (XRAY).

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An Example of Misaligned Incentives Leading to a Bad Outcome

This firm’s move to bolster growth via a large acquisition recently resulted in the ouster of top executives. Despite pending new leadership, investors remain at risk given the firm’s falling profits, lagging margins and overvalued stock price.

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Podcast: Why CommVault Systems is in the Danger Zone

CEO David Trainer sat down with Chuck Jaffe of Money Life and to talk about our Danger Zone pick this past week: CommVault Systems (CVLT).

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Failure to Adapt Dooms This Stock

This firm’s late transition to the cloud based software market has left it with falling profits, lagging margins, and a significantly overvalued stock.

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Podcast: Why Investors Using GAAP Earnings Are in the Danger Zone

CEO David Trainer sat down with Chuck Jaffe of Money Life and to talk about our Danger Zone pick this past week: Investors taking GAAP earnings at face value.

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Taking GAAP Earnings at Face Value Puts Investors at Risk

The more investors understand about how GAAP net income omits valuable information, the better equipped they are to find truly hidden gems, or those companies with growing economic earnings and undervalued stock prices.

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Alpha-generating Forensic Accounting Examples

New Constructs’ proprietary forensic accounting research empowers investors to identify alpha-generating investment ideas more efficiently than traditional manual approaches. This report highlights investment ideas based on insights our research technology automatically provides on a firm’s true return on invested capital (ROIC) and economic earnings.

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Podcast: Why Lion’s Gate Entertainment Is in the Danger Zone

CEO David Trainer sat down with Chuck Jaffe of Money Life and to talk about our Danger Zone pick this past week: Lion’s Gate Entertainment (LGF.A)

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Podcast: Why Carbonite Is In The Danger Zone

CEO David Trainer sat down with Chuck Jaffe of Money Life and to talk about our Danger Zone pick this past week: Carbonite (CARB).

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Firm Founders Have Moved On; Investors Should Also

Once at the forefront of a new industry, this firm’s product is now commoditized. Attempts to buy its way into a very competitive new market look desperate. The disconnect between high expectations embedded in the stock price and the firm’s weak competitive position pose a significant risk to investors.

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Podcast: Why TrueCar Is In The Danger Zone

Investment Analyst Kyle Guske II sat down with Chuck Jaffe of Money Life and to talk about our Danger Zone pick this past week: TrueCar (TRUE).

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TrueCar Can’t Serve Two Masters

TrueCar shares the same fatal flaw that sunk Angie’s List. As a middleman, it has to appeal to consumers while remaining valuable to its actual customers, car dealers. In trying to balance the needs of these two opposing sides, TrueCar is conflicted and struggles to provide value to either.

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