New Constructs’ research was recently featured in USA Today Money’s best stock picks for 2015. Watch below as CEO David Trainer provides a little more detail on the factors driving the ratings of each of these stocks.
Research Report Bundle for each of the 9 Stocks in the Video
Delta Air Lines (DAL)
Delta Air Lines, Inc. is a major American airline, with its headquarters and largest hub at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport in Atlanta, Georgia.
Current Free Cash Flow Yield of 16.8%
Freeport McMoRan (FCX)
Freeport-McMoRan Inc., often called simply Freeport, is one of the world’s largest producers of copper and gold. Its headquarters are located in the Freeport-McMoRan Center in downtown Phoenix, Arizona. Current ROIC is 5.3%
FMC Technologies (FTI)
FMC Technologies, Inc. is an American global provider of equipment and services for the energy industry. The company has approximately 19,700 employees and operates 30 production facilities in 16 countries. Boasting a healthy ROIC of 11.6%
Gilead Sciences, Inc. (GILD)
Gilead Sciences is an American biotechnology company that discovers, develops and commercializes therapeutics.
Economic Earnings per share (EEPS) for GILD are $1.26 for the last fiscal year and earns a Very Attractive rating.
Tyson Foods, Inc (TSN)
Tyson Foods, Inc. is an American multinational corporation based in Springdale, Arkansas, that operates in the food industry. For TSN, we made 47 income statement and balance sheet adjustments to convert accounting earnings to economic earnings in FY14 for a total value of $15,654 million.
Google Inc. (GOOGL)
Google is a United States-headquartered, multinational corporation specializing in Internet-related services and products. These include online advertising technologies, search, cloud computing, and software.
For GOOGL, we made 26 income statement and balance sheet adjustments to convert accounting earnings to economic earnings in FY13 for a total value of $76,535 million.
Quanta Services, Inc (PWR)
Quanta Services is a U.S. corporation that provides outsourced construction, maintenance, and technology services for electric power, telecommunications, broadband cable, and gas pipeline industries. We made 4 adjustments equal to $512 million in our DCF valuation of the stock.
Michael Kors Holdings Ltd. (KORS)
Michael Kors is a New York City-based fashion designer widely known for designing classic American sportswear for women. He is Honorary Chairman and Chief Creative Officer for his company, Michael Kors Holdings Limited.
For KORS, we made 15 income statement and balance sheet adjustments to convert accounting earnings to economic earnings in FY14 for a total value of $2,173 million.
LyondellBasell Industries N.V (LYB)
LyondellBasell Industries is an American public multinational chemical company based in Houston, Texas. It was formed in December 2007 by the acquisition of Lyondell Chemical Company by Basell Polyolefins for $12.7 billion.
For LYB, we made 42 income statement and balance sheet adjustments to convert accounting earnings to economic earnings in FY13 for a total value of $7,908 million.
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