Mastercard Is Unreasonably Valued

I last reviewed Mastercard (MA) in my June 8, 2023 guest post at Dividend Power. At the time, the most recently available financial results were for Q1 2023. Now, based on my analysis of Q4 and FY2023 results and FY2024 outlook that were released on January 31, I conclude that Mastercard is unreasonably valued. In [...]

Paycom Software Remains Undervalued

I last reviewed Paycom Software (PAYC) in my November 2, 2023 post following the release of Q3 and YTD2023 results. Despite reasonably good results, they fell short of the company's guidance range as a result of lower-than-expected service revenues and unscheduled payroll runs. Investors did not respond well and punished PAYC's share price. Following the [...]

Demand Softness Should Pressure Thermo Fisher’s Valuation

In my November 14, 2023 Buy Thermo Fisher (TMO) While It Faces Short Term Headwinds post, I state the time to invest in great companies is when they face temporary headwinds and fall out of favor with many investors. In my December 8 guest post at Dividend Power, I conclude that TMO was still fairly [...]

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Nasdaq’s Valuation Is Fair But I Am Not Adding To My Exposure

I initiated a Nasdaq (NDAQ) position with the purchase of 500 shares in a 'Core' account within the FFJ Portfolio on June 12, 2023 at ~$51/share and disclosed my rationale for doing so in this June 13, 2023 post. I subsequently acquired another 100 shares at ~$50.75 on July 19 and disclosed this purchase in [...]

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Fortive’s Valuation Is Fair But I Am Not Adding To My Exposure

On January 31, Fortive (FTV), a Danaher (DHR) spin-off, released its Q4 and FY2023 results and FY2024 outlook. I last reviewed FTV in this October 31, 2023 post at which time the Q3 and YTD2023 had recently been released. In addition to analyzing FTV's current results, I looked at material FTV presented at its 2023 [...]

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