Outstanding Microcap – CompX International Inc. (CIX)

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One of the great little companies in our Small & Micro Cap Screener, which you can register for here, is CompX International Inc. (NYSEMKT:CIX). CompX is a leading manufacturer of engineered components utilized in a variety of applications and industries. Through its Security Products segment the company manufactures mechanical and electronic cabinet locks … Read More

Still A Powerhouse – Cisco Systems, Inc. (CSCO)

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With a market cap of $153 Billion, Cisco Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSCO) is the largest company in our Large Cap 1000 Screener, which you can access for free here. Cisco designs, manufactures, and sells Internet Protocol (IP) based networking and other products related to the communications and information technology industry worldwide. While there’s been … Read More

Standout Apparel and Accessories Retailer – Cato Corp (CATO)

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One of my favorite stocks in our All Investable Screener is Cato Corp. (NYSE:CATO). The company was founded in 1946 and operates approximately 1,300 apparel and accessories specialty stores in 32 states under the names “Cato”, “Versona”, “It’s Fashion” and “It’s Fashion Metro”. Stores primarily range in size from 3,000 to 8,000 … Read More

Cashflow Beast – Southwest Airlines Co (LUV)

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Starting this week I’ll be providing a series of articles on Cashflow Analysis and Capital Allocation on the Top 30 companies in our Large Cap 1000 Screener, which incidentally you can access for free here. Today, I’m going to take a look at Southwest Airlines Co (NYSE:LUV). One of the things I like most … Read More

Beware The Profit Makers – Cash is King!

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If there’s one thing I’ve learnt about analyzing financial statements over the years, it’s that you must analyse all three financial statements, Balance Sheet, Income Statement and Statement of Cashflows before you consider making an investment. Here’s a real-life example to show you what I mean. In 2015 AT&T Inc. (NYSE:T) reported a … Read More

Warren Buffett on Benjamin Graham

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Much has been written about Warren Buffett’s relationship with Benjamin Graham. But one of my favorites is from an article he wrote for the Financial Analysts Journal back in 1976. I think it sums up their relationship perfectly. My favorite Buffett quote is, “And if encouragement or counsel was needed, … Read More