The Intelligent Investor http://wealthmanagement.com/blog/19571/feed en Rating Breakdown: Best & Worst ETFs & Mutual Funds by Sector http://wealthmanagement.com/blog/rating-breakdown-best-worst-etfs-mutual-funds-sector-3 <div class="node-body blog-body">This report focuses on my top picks and pans for all sector funds. I will follow this summary with a detailed report on each sector.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/intelligent-investor">The Intelligent Investor</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://wealthmanagement.com/blog/rating-breakdown-best-worst-etfs-mutual-funds-sector-3" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/blog/rating-breakdown-best-worst-etfs-mutual-funds-sector-3#comments ETFs Mutual Funds The Intelligent Investor Tue, 21 Jan 2014 14:45:00 +0000 476881 at http://wealthmanagement.com Danger Zone: Navistar (NAV) http://wealthmanagement.com/blog/danger-zone-navistar-nav <div class="node-body blog-body">NAV bulls believe the company will regain much of its lost market share and return to profitability as its warranty liabilities from EGR engines goes away. Despite the market’s optimism, NAV is much further from success than its stock performance suggests.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/intelligent-investor">The Intelligent Investor</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://wealthmanagement.com/blog/danger-zone-navistar-nav" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/blog/danger-zone-navistar-nav#comments Equities The Intelligent Investor Wed, 15 Jan 2014 14:47:00 +0000 473001 at http://wealthmanagement.com Sector Rankings For ETFs & Mutual Funds http://wealthmanagement.com/blog/sector-rankings-etfs-mutual-funds-3 <div class="node-body blog-body">For the first quarter of 2014, only three sectors manage to even earn a Neutral rating. My sector ratings are based on the aggregation of my fund ratings for every ETF and mutual fund in each sector.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/intelligent-investor">The Intelligent Investor</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://wealthmanagement.com/blog/sector-rankings-etfs-mutual-funds-3" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/blog/sector-rankings-etfs-mutual-funds-3#comments ETFs Mutual Funds The Intelligent Investor Tue, 14 Jan 2014 16:26:00 +0000 472061 at http://wealthmanagement.com Danger Zone: NetSuite (N) http://wealthmanagement.com/blog/danger-zone-netsuite-n <div class="node-body blog-body">Instead of leading in one segment, N has found itself a minor player in several. N significantly lags behind its peers in several profitability metrics</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/intelligent-investor">The Intelligent Investor</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://wealthmanagement.com/blog/danger-zone-netsuite-n" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/blog/danger-zone-netsuite-n#comments Equities The Intelligent Investor Fri, 10 Jan 2014 17:17:00 +0000 469811 at http://wealthmanagement.com The Naughty and Nice List for Retail ETFs http://wealthmanagement.com/blog/naughty-and-nice-list-retail-etfs <div class="node-body blog-body">Let’s see which retail-focused ETFs have been naughty or nice.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/intelligent-investor">The Intelligent Investor</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://wealthmanagement.com/blog/naughty-and-nice-list-retail-etfs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/blog/naughty-and-nice-list-retail-etfs#comments ETFs The Intelligent Investor Thu, 19 Dec 2013 20:34:00 +0000 458171 at http://wealthmanagement.com How To Avoid the Worst Sector ETFs http://wealthmanagement.com/blog/how-avoid-worst-sector-etfs-3 <div class="node-body blog-body">Picking from the multitude of sector ETFs is a daunting task. In any given sector there may be as many as 44 different ETFs, and there are at least 183 ETFs across all sectors.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/intelligent-investor">The Intelligent Investor</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://wealthmanagement.com/blog/how-avoid-worst-sector-etfs-3" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/blog/how-avoid-worst-sector-etfs-3#comments The Intelligent Investor Tue, 17 Dec 2013 15:50:00 +0000 456011 at http://wealthmanagement.com Danger Zone: salesforce.com (CRM) http://wealthmanagement.com/blog/danger-zone-salesforcecom-crm <div class="node-body blog-body">Simply put, a $30 billion market cap for a company with negative profits does not make sense. There are too many competitors out there for CRM to grow revenue and expand margins simultaneously to the extent that the market valuation already implies. Too much downside risk is in this stock.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/intelligent-investor">The Intelligent Investor</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://wealthmanagement.com/blog/danger-zone-salesforcecom-crm" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/blog/danger-zone-salesforcecom-crm#comments The Intelligent Investor Tue, 17 Dec 2013 15:46:00 +0000 456001 at http://wealthmanagement.com How To Find the Best Sector ETFs http://wealthmanagement.com/blog/how-find-best-sector-etfs-3 <div class="node-body blog-body">There are at least 44 different Financials ETFs and at least 174 ETFs across all sectors. Do investors need that many choices? How different can the ETFs be?</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/intelligent-investor">The Intelligent Investor</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://wealthmanagement.com/blog/how-find-best-sector-etfs-3" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/blog/how-find-best-sector-etfs-3#comments ETFs The Intelligent Investor Mon, 16 Dec 2013 16:46:00 +0000 454941 at http://wealthmanagement.com New Stocks Make Most Attractive/Dangerous Lists For December http://wealthmanagement.com/blog/new-stocks-make-most-attractivedangerous-lists-december <div class="node-body blog-body">Both LF and ECL have seen significant bottom line growth in the past two years. However, the differences in the way the two companies achieved their growth and in their respective valuations make LF one our Most Attractive Stocks and ECL one of our Most Dangerous.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/intelligent-investor">The Intelligent Investor</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://wealthmanagement.com/blog/new-stocks-make-most-attractivedangerous-lists-december" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/blog/new-stocks-make-most-attractivedangerous-lists-december#comments Equities The Intelligent Investor Mon, 16 Dec 2013 16:39:00 +0000 454931 at http://wealthmanagement.com Danger Zone: Electronic Arts (EA) http://wealthmanagement.com/blog/danger-zone-electronic-arts-ea <div class="node-body blog-body">The bullish case for EA rests on the growth of mobile gaming, but the company’s valuation already factors in that potential growth. The upside is priced out of the stock, while downside pressures in the form of flawed game releases, declining console sales, and licensing disputes remain.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/intelligent-investor">The Intelligent Investor</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://wealthmanagement.com/blog/danger-zone-electronic-arts-ea" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/blog/danger-zone-electronic-arts-ea#comments Equities The Intelligent Investor Fri, 13 Dec 2013 15:34:00 +0000 453621 at http://wealthmanagement.com Danger Zone: Move, Inc (MOVE) http://wealthmanagement.com/blog/danger-zone-move-inc-move <div class="node-body blog-body">I don’t see any real upside for MOVE. The company is growing revenue, but extraordinary revenue growth is already baked into its price. Competitors like Zillow are already attracting more traffic, and the threat of entry by a larger company looms over the industry. MOVE is overpriced and falling behind in a competitive industry.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/intelligent-investor">The Intelligent Investor</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://wealthmanagement.com/blog/danger-zone-move-inc-move" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/blog/danger-zone-move-inc-move#comments Equities The Intelligent Investor Thu, 12 Dec 2013 15:54:00 +0000 452661 at http://wealthmanagement.com Danger Zone: Momentum Investors and the Financial Sector http://wealthmanagement.com/blog/danger-zone-momentum-investors-and-financial-sector <div class="node-body blog-body">Regulators are cracking down on the financial sector. As they dole out punishments that fit the crimes, regulators are finally closing many of the illegal trading loopholes that have driven so much of Wall Street profits over the past decade. A side-effect of these changes is that investors are beginning to abandon the crowded momentum trading strategies to which they’ve grown so accustomed and return to good old-fashioned value investing.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/intelligent-investor">The Intelligent Investor</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://wealthmanagement.com/blog/danger-zone-momentum-investors-and-financial-sector" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/blog/danger-zone-momentum-investors-and-financial-sector#comments The Intelligent Investor Thu, 12 Dec 2013 15:52:00 +0000 452651 at http://wealthmanagement.com Danger Zone: Netflix (NFLX) http://wealthmanagement.com/blog/danger-zone-netflix-nflx <div class="node-body blog-body">Netflix (NFLX) is in the Danger Zone this week. The DVD subscription and streaming video service has changed the way people watch movies and TV shows. However, its current valuation is out of touch with reasonable expectations for future cash flows and profitability.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/intelligent-investor">The Intelligent Investor</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://wealthmanagement.com/blog/danger-zone-netflix-nflx" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/blog/danger-zone-netflix-nflx#comments Equities The Intelligent Investor Fri, 22 Nov 2013 17:50:00 +0000 438501 at http://wealthmanagement.com 4Q Best & Worst ETFs and Mutual Funds — By Style — Recap http://wealthmanagement.com/blog/4q-best-worst-etfs-and-mutual-funds-style-recap <div class="node-body blog-body">Each quarter, we provide the most comprehensive review of equity ETFs and mutual funds available. We review the Best & Worst ETFs and Mutual Funds by sector and style. This article provides quick access to all our 4Q reports on Style funds.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/intelligent-investor">The Intelligent Investor</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://wealthmanagement.com/blog/4q-best-worst-etfs-and-mutual-funds-style-recap" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/blog/4q-best-worst-etfs-and-mutual-funds-style-recap#comments The Intelligent Investor Thu, 21 Nov 2013 19:50:00 +0000 437431 at http://wealthmanagement.com Buy Intel and Profit From Market Fear http://wealthmanagement.com/blog/buy-intel-and-profit-market-fear <div class="node-body blog-body">Remember Warren Buffet’s famous advice: “Be fearful when others are greedy and greedy when others are fearful.” In this exuberant bull market where zero-profit companies boast market caps in the billions, the sentiment around INTC is as close to fearful as you’re going to see. That’s why now is the perfect time to get greedy.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/intelligent-investor">The Intelligent Investor</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://wealthmanagement.com/blog/buy-intel-and-profit-market-fear" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/blog/buy-intel-and-profit-market-fear#comments Equities The Intelligent Investor Thu, 21 Nov 2013 17:45:00 +0000 437331 at http://wealthmanagement.com