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Before successful weight loss treatments such as Wegovy and Ozempic, the pharmaceutical path to treating obesity was strewn with failures dating back decades.
You should make every investment count. Warren Buffett says to think of it as if you have just 20 stocks to buy over your lifetime and every time you buy one, your card gets punched.
LPX is transitioning from a commodity business to specialized products, such as engineered wood siding and performance OSB, which offers higher revenues and more stable profit margins. The OSB market, including LPX's OSB Structural Solutions, has experienced a decline in prices and profits due to reduced construction activity, but the market is still strong. LPX is delivering structural growth across the cycle, but it still is affected by OSB price volatility to a large degree.
Kroger reported its Q3 earnings and experienced a price dip due to the disappointment on same-store sales. I took advantage adding to my position as the price dipped below $43. Despite the disappointment in same-store sales, the company managed to raise the lower-end of its full-year guidance.
Medical Properties Trust is drowning in debt. Shareholders might see their income stream get cut again, and soon.
Shopify's latest quarterly results impressed investors. Thanks to the infrastructure services that it offers, Shopify benefits from switching costs.
IAG's revenue has grown well during the last decade despite fierce competition, with a CAGR of +4%. EBITDA-M has materially exceeded this, at a CAGR of +10%. IAG operates a strong business model, owing to a highly competitive portfolio of brands, as well as key airport relationships that allow for lucrative routes. IAG has seen its competitive position decline, principally due to the rise of low-cost airlines such as Ryanair. The loss of market share has softened but pressures remain.
AMD stock has nearly doubled this year. Its Ryzen CPUs could be at the beginning of an upgrade cycle as AI features come to PCs.
Stocks are having their best November in 43 years, and stocks are now 13% historically overvalued. But thankfully, smart investors can always find incredible Warren Buffett-style bargains, both of the deep value and "wonderful company at a fair price" variety. These 10 high-yield aristocrats average a 5.3% dividend, A-credit rating, and offer 12.6% long-term return potential, the same as the Nasdaq, but with 6X the much safer and more dependable yield.
Realty Income believes it can grow adjusted funds from operations between 4% and 5% in 2024. The REIT's pending acquisition of peer Spirit Realty will play a big part in achieving that goal.