Company name Potash Corp./Saskatchewan (USA)
Stock ticker POT
Live stock price [stckqut]POT[/stckqut]
P/E compared to competitors Good

MANAGEMENT EXECUTION

Employee productivity Good
Sales growth Poor
EPS growth Poor
P/E growth Good
EBIT growth Fair

ANALYSIS

Confident Investor Rating Fair
Target stock price (TWCA growth scenario) $17.19
Target stock price (averages with growth) $15.22
Target stock price (averages with no growth) $10.13
Target stock price (manual assumptions) $23.64

The following company description is from Google Finance: http://www.google.com/finance?q=pot

Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan Inc. (PCS) is a fertilizer company. The Company operates in three business segments: potash, nitrogen and phosphate. The Company owns and operates five potash operations in Saskatchewan and one in New Brunswick. Its nitrogen operations involve the production of nitrogen fertilizers and nitrogen feed and industrial products, including ammonia, urea, nitrogen solutions, ammonium nitrate and nitric acid. It has nitrogen facilities in Georgia, Louisiana, Ohio and Trinidad. The Company’s phosphate operations include the manufacture and sale of solid and liquid phosphate fertilizers, phosphate feed and industrial acid, which is used in food products and industrial processes. It has phosphate mines and mineral processing plant complexes in Florida and North Carolina. The Company also has four phosphate feed plants in the United States and produce phosphoric acid at its Geismar, Louisiana facility.

 

Confident Investor comments: At this time, I think that a Confident Investor can cautiously invest in Potash Corp./Saskatchewan (USA) as long as the price is correct. Most of the fundamentals of this company are good but there are some concerns. I have been disappointed in the growth of Potash, I am removing it from my Watch List.

If you would like to understand how to evaluate companies like I do on this site, please read my book, The Confident Investor. You can review the best companies that I have found (and I probably invest my own money in most of these companies) in my Watch List.

How was this analysis of Potash Corp./Saskatchewan (USA) calculated?

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I hope that this makes you a Confident Investor.

The market was generally good last week and should be good this week as well. More concern is on geo-political events that could cause a pullback. There is a very good chance that the week will be flat so individual stock choices will be important.

As always, my thoughts should only be used for educational purposes and any decision by the reader to use this information is subject to my disclaimer. In addition to the disclaimer, the stocks mentioned may have changed value from the time I wrote this to the time that you are reading it; therefore, the conclusions below may no longer be valid. The analysis on any investment indicator is always a short-term thought and just by being in this list the stock already is a long-term Good Company  or Fair Company and made my Watch List. If you are looking for long-term analysis of the stock, you should look for the stock in the company list that appears to the far right.

My analysis in this article is based on the investment indicator tools that I describe in my book, "The Confident Investor." If you are not subscribed to this site as a book owner, then you will not be able to see some of the analysis. You can purchase my book wherever books are sold such as AmazonBarnes and Noble, and Books A Million. It is available in e-book formats for NookKindle, and iPad. After you purchase my book, it is free to subscribe to the extra content on this site. 

I will only be commenting on stocks that are ranked as an "Investigate to buy" and Possible buy" on my daily investment indicator article. The most recent daily investment indicator article is from November 15. Those stocks are:

  • Agilent Technologies Inc,
  • Apple Inc.,
  • ABIOMED Inc.,
  • Autobytel Inc.,
  • Alliance Data Systems Corporation,
  • Allergan Inc.,
  • Akamai Technologies Inc.,
  • AMETEK Inc.,
  • American Tower Corp,
  • ANSYS Inc.,
  • Aspen Technology Inc.,
  • BlackRock Inc.,
  • Broadcom Corporation,
  • Buffalo Wild Wings,
  • Chicago Bridge & Iron Company N.V.,
  • Cerner Corporation,
  • Cummins Inc.,
  • Capital One Financial Corp.,
  • Carter's Inc.,
  • Catamaran Corp (USA),
  • Darling Ingredients Inc,
  • Deckers Outdoor Corp,
  • EOG Resources Inc,
  • Equinix Inc,
  • First Financial Bancorp,
  • Fossil Group Inc,
  • Gulfport Energy Corporation,
  • Genesee & Wyoming Inc,
  • Harley-Davidson Inc,
  • Jarden Corp,
  • KLA-Tencor Corporation,
  • Lululemon Athletica inc.,
  • Las Vegas Sands Corp.,
  • Monster Beverage Corp,
  • Merck & Co. Inc.,
  • Nordson Corporation,
  • Annaly Capital Management Inc.,
  • Priceline Group Inc,
  • Panera Bread Co,
  • Potash Corp./Saskatchewan (USA),
  • Regeneron Pharmaceuticals Inc,
  • Royal Gold Inc USA),
  • Boston Beer Co Inc,
  • Constellation Brands Inc.,
  • Skyworks Solutions Inc,
  • Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc.,
  • Tractor Supply Company,
  • Take-Two Interactive Software Inc.,
  • Under Armour Inc,
  • Ulta Salon Cosmetics & Fragrance Inc.,
  • Yahoo! Inc.,
  • Whole Foods Market Inc.,

Investment Indicator Thoughts

S&P 500
The general S&P 500 (ticker is ^GSPC and the first line of my investment indicator articles). This index has begun to slow down a little this week but overall is positive. As always, smart selection of individual stocks is important.

NASDAQ Composite
The NASDAQ Composite (the ticker is ^IXIC and the second line of my investment indicator articles). This index is starting to show signs of slowing down. It will continue to be important to choose great individual stocks.

Agilent Technologies Inc
Agilent Technologies Inc [stckqut]A[/stckqut] had a decent week last week but showed ...
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Apple Inc.
Apple Inc. [stckqut]AAPL[/stckqut] had a very good week last week. The stock is curre...
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ABIOMED, Inc.
ABIOMED, Inc. [stckqut]ABMD[/stckqut] has been a bit flat since it gapped up a few we...
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Autobytel Inc.
Autobytel Inc. [stckqut]ABTL[/stckqut] hasn't been overly smooth in its growth but st...
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Alliance Data Systems Corporation
Alliance Data Systems Corporation [stckqut]ADS[/stckqut] has slowed a bit last week. ...
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Allergan, Inc.
Allergan, Inc. [stckqut]AGN[/stckqut] has been growing steadily for the past many wee...
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Akamai Technologies, Inc.
Akamai Technologies, Inc. [stckqut]AKAM[/stckqut] ended the week quite strongly. Look...
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AMETEK, Inc.
AMETEK, Inc. [stckqut]AME[/stckqut] had a complicated week last week with a major dro...
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American Tower Corp
American Tower Corp [stckqut]AMT[/stckqut] had a decent run last week although droppe...
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ANSYS, Inc.
ANSYS, Inc. [stckqut]ANSS[/stckqut] has had a decent run for the last several weeks a...
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Aspen Technology, Inc.
Aspen Technology, Inc. [stckqut]AZPN[/stckqut] has probably stopped its downward slid...
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BlackRock, Inc.
BlackRock, Inc. [stckqut]BLK[/stckqut] had a bad week last week with steadily declini...
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Broadcom Corporation
Broadcom Corporation [stckqut]BRCM[/stckqut] finished the week strong. Has had nice g...
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Buffalo Wild Wings
Buffalo Wild Wings [stckqut]BWLD[/stckqut] slowed down a bit last week after growing ...
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Chicago Bridge & Iron Company N.V.
Chicago Bridge & Iron Company N.V. [stckqut]CBI[/stckqut] is basically moving sideway...
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Cerner Corporation
Cerner Corporation [stckqut]CERN[/stckqut] had a decent run last week but not as stro...
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Cummins Inc.
Cummins Inc. [stckqut]CMI[/stckqut] has been flat for a couple weeks now. I think the...
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Capital One Financial Corp.
Capital One Financial Corp. [stckqut]COF[/stckqut] is not showing a strong buy signal...
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Carter's, Inc.
Carter's, Inc. [stckqut]CRI[/stckqut] has essentially been in a sideways channel for ...
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Catamaran Corp (USA)
Catamaran Corp (USA) [stckqut]CTRX[/stckqut] has seen a slight growth since a major g...
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Darling Ingredients Inc
Darling Ingredients Inc [stckqut]DAR[/stckqut] was basically flat for the entire week...
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Deckers Outdoor Corp
Deckers Outdoor Corp [stckqut]DECK[/stckqut] had a nice week last week but not a huge...
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EOG Resources Inc
EOG Resources Inc [stckqut]EOG[/stckqut] essentially was down for the week. Not a str...
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Equinix Inc
Equinix Inc [stckqut]EQIX[/stckqut] had a strong early week and then went flat. Still...
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First Financial Bancorp
First Financial Bancorp [stckqut]FFBC[/stckqut] dropped last week and its buy signal ...
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Fossil Group Inc
Fossil Group Inc [stckqut]FOSL[/stckqut] started the week strong and then dropped bac...
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Gulfport Energy Corporation
Gulfport Energy Corporation [stckqut]GPOR[/stckqut] dropped for most of last week. Th...
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Genesee & Wyoming Inc
Genesee & Wyoming Inc [stckqut]GWR[/stckqut] had a great run for the past several wee...
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Harley-Davidson Inc
Harley-Davidson Inc [stckqut]HOG[/stckqut] has had nice growth since it earnings anno...
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Jarden Corp
Jarden Corp [stckqut]JAH[/stckqut] has shown nice growth for the past month although ...
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KLA-Tencor Corporation
KLA-Tencor Corporation [stckqut]KLAC[/stckqut] was essentially flat last week. Not sh...
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Lululemon Athletica inc.
Lululemon Athletica inc. [stckqut]LULU[/stckqut] has been growing over the last few w...
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Las Vegas Sands Corp.
Las Vegas Sands Corp. [stckqut]LVS[/stckqut] is playing around with its 52-week low. ...
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Monster Beverage Corp
Monster Beverage Corp [stckqut]MNST[/stckqut] has been growing steadily for 3 months....
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Merck & Co., Inc.
Merck & Co., Inc. [stckqut]MRK[/stckqut] was essentially flat last week and is not sh...
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Nordson Corporation
Nordson Corporation [stckqut]NDSN[/stckqut] has been growing steadily for the past mo...
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Annaly Capital Management, Inc.
Annaly Capital Management, Inc. [stckqut]NLY[/stckqut] has been flat for several week...
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Priceline Group Inc
Priceline Group Inc [stckqut]PCLN[/stckqut] has been going sideways for the past coup...
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Panera Bread Co
Panera Bread Co [stckqut]PNRA[/stckqut] has been growing nicely since August. May be ...
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Potash Corp./Saskatchewan (USA)
Potash Corp./Saskatchewan (USA) [stckqut]POT[/stckqut] has been gradually moving down...
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Regeneron Pharmaceuticals Inc
Regeneron Pharmaceuticals Inc [stckqut]REGN[/stckqut] is very close to its 52-week hi...
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Royal Gold, Inc USA)
Royal Gold, Inc USA) [stckqut]RGLD[/stckqut] has shown growth for a couple weeks but ...
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Boston Beer Co Inc
Boston Beer Co Inc [stckqut]SAM[/stckqut] the stock has been growing nicely for sever...
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Constellation Brands, Inc.
Constellation Brands, Inc. [stckqut]STZ[/stckqut] has been growing strongly for a yea...
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Skyworks Solutions Inc
...
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Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc.
Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. [stckqut]TMO[/stckqut] has been moving sideways for a c...
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Tractor Supply Company
Tractor Supply Company [stckqut]TSCO[/stckqut] has been growing slowly since its very...
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Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc.
Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc. [stckqut]TTWO[/stckqut] has been flat since havin...
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Under Armour Inc
Under Armour Inc [stckqut]UA[/stckqut] grew nicely last week and is trying to get bac...
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Ulta Salon, Cosmetics & Fragrance, Inc.
Ulta Salon, Cosmetics & Fragrance, Inc. [stckqut]ULTA[/stckqut] has been growing stea...
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Yahoo! Inc.
Yahoo! Inc. [stckqut]YHOO[/stckqut] has been growing aggressively for the past month....
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Whole Foods Market, Inc.
Whole Foods Market, Inc. [stckqut]WFM[/stckqut] dropped slowly all week after a massi...
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The investment indicator trends are not very positive right now. It is very important to be cautious on any slight moves as they are likely to pull back. Solid companies will continue to be okay and this may be a time to buy at a discount. Keep your money dry so that you can jump at the right time.

As always, my thoughts should only be used for educational purposes and any decision by the reader to use this information is subject to my disclaimer. In addition to the disclaimer, the stocks mentioned may have changed value from the time I wrote this to the time that you are reading it; therefore, the conclusions below may no longer be valid. The analysis on any investment indicator is always a short-term thought and just by being in this list the stock already is a long-term Good Company  or Fair Company and made my Watch List. If you are looking for long-term analysis of the stock, you should look for the stock in the company list that appears to the far right.

My analysis in this article is based on the investment indicator tools that I describe in my book, "The Confident Investor." If you are not subscribed to this site as a book owner, then you will not be able to see some of the analysis. You can purchase my book wherever books are sold such as AmazonBarnes and Noble, and Books A Million. It is available in e-book formats for NookKindle, and iPad. After you purchase my book, it is free to subscribe to the extra content on this site. 

I will only be commenting on stocks that are ranked as an "Investigate to buy" and Possible buy" on my daily investment indicator article. The most recent daily investment indicator article is from September 27. Those stocks are:

  • Autobytel Inc.,
  • Allergan Inc.,
  • Balchem Corporation,
  • BlackRock Inc.,
  • Broadcom Corporation,
  • Deckers Outdoor Corp,
  • KLA-Tencor Corporation,
  • Lululemon Athletica inc.,
  • Monster Beverage Corp,
  • Potash Corp./Saskatchewan (USA),
  • Regeneron Pharmaceuticals Inc,
  • Skyworks Solutions Inc,
  • Ulta Salon Cosmetics & Fragrance Inc.,

Investment Indicator Thoughts

S&P 500
The general S&P 500 (ticker is ^GSPC and the first line of my investment indicator articles). This index is not very optimistic. Caution is advised.

NASDAQ Composite
The NASDAQ Composite (the ticker is ^IXIC and the second line of my investment indicator articles). This index is not very optimistic. Caution is advised.

Autobytel Inc.
Autobytel Inc. [stckqut]ABTL[/stckqut] has been going sidways for weeks after a major...
The remainder of this investment indicator analysis is for registered owners of my "The Confident Investor" book

Allergan, Inc.
Allergan, Inc. [stckqut]AGN[/stckqut] had a nice move last week and is currently at 5...
The remainder of this investment indicator analysis is for registered owners of my "The Confident Investor" book

Balchem Corporation
Balchem Corporation [stckqut]BCPC[/stckqut] has been running nicely for a couple of w...
The remainder of this investment indicator analysis is for registered owners of my "The Confident Investor" book

BlackRock, Inc.
BlackRock, Inc. [stckqut]BLK[/stckqut] has been going sideways for quite some time. M...
The remainder of this investment indicator analysis is for registered owners of my "The Confident Investor" book

Broadcom Corporation
Broadcom Corporation [stckqut]BRCM[/stckqut] recently set a new 52-week high. Stock h...
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Deckers Outdoor Corp
Deckers Outdoor Corp [stckqut]DECK[/stckqut] is at its 52-week high right now and con...
The remainder of this investment indicator analysis is for registered owners of my "The Confident Investor" book

KLA-Tencor Corporation
KLA-Tencor Corporation [stckqut]KLAC[/stckqut] set a new 52-week high. Look for this ...
The remainder of this investment indicator analysis is for registered owners of my "The Confident Investor" book

Lululemon Athletica inc.
Lululemon Athletica inc. [stckqut]LULU[/stckqut] pulled back all week from its high a...
The remainder of this investment indicator analysis is for registered owners of my "The Confident Investor" book

Monster Beverage Corp
Monster Beverage Corp [stckqut]MNST[/stckqut] is basically moving sideways with small...
The remainder of this investment indicator analysis is for registered owners of my "The Confident Investor" book

Potash Corp./Saskatchewan (USA)
Potash Corp./Saskatchewan (USA) [stckqut]POT[/stckqut] this is too small of a signal ...
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Regeneron Pharmaceuticals Inc
Regeneron Pharmaceuticals Inc [stckqut]REGN[/stckqut] is flirting with a 52-week high...
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Skyworks Solutions Inc
Skyworks Solutions Inc [stckqut]SWKS[/stckqut] continues to run. I have said before t...
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Ulta Salon, Cosmetics & Fragrance, Inc.
...
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The market had a decent run for much of the week and then pulled back on Friday. We seem to be stuck in a bit of a holding pattern for now. I continue to stress that it is very important as to the stocks that you choose to have in your portfolio.

As always, my thoughts should only be used for educational purposes and any decision by the reader to use this information is subject to my disclaimer. In addition to the disclaimer, the stocks mentioned may have changed value from the time I wrote this to the time that you are reading it; therefore, the conclusions below may no longer be valid. The analysis on any investment indicator is always a short-term thought and just by being in this list the stock already is a long-term Good Company  or Fair Company and made my Watch List. If you are looking for long-term analysis of the stock, you should look for the stock in the company list that appears to the far right.

My analysis in this article is based on the investment indicator tools that I describe in my book, "The Confident Investor." If you are not subscribed to this site as a book owner, then you will not be able to see some of the analysis. You can purchase my book wherever books are sold such as AmazonBarnes and Noble, and Books A Million. It is available in e-book formats for NookKindle, and iPad. After you purchase my book, it is free to subscribe to the extra content on this site. 

I will only be commenting on stocks that are ranked as an "Investigate to buy" and Possible buy" on my daily investment indicator article. The most recent daily investment indicator article is from September 20. Those stocks are:

  • Agilent Technologies Inc.,
  • Autobytel Inc.,
  • Akamai Technologies Inc.,
  • Balchem Corporation,
  • BlackRock Inc.,
  • Broadcom Corporation,
  • Capital One Financial Corp.,
  • Deckers Outdoor Corp,
  • Google Inc,
  • Jarden Corp,
  • JPMorgan Chase & Co.,
  • KLA-Tencor Corporation,
  • Lululemon Athletica inc.,
  • Merck & Co. Inc.,
  • Panera Bread Co,
  • Potash Corp./Saskatchewan (USA),
  • Regeneron Pharmaceuticals Inc,
  • Constellation Brands Inc.,
  • Skyworks Solutions Inc,
  • Trinity Industries Inc,
  • Take-Two Interactive Software Inc.,
  • Ulta Salon Cosmetics & Fragrance Inc.,
  • Whole Foods Market Inc.,

Investment Indicator Thoughts

S&P 500
The general S&P 500 (ticker is ^GSPC and the first line of my investment indicator articles). The market improved slightly and is back into BUY territory but is still generally flat for the last several weeks. Caution is advised.

NASDAQ Composite
The NASDAQ Composite (the ticker is ^IXIC and the second line of my investment indicator articles). The index improved slightly but is still not back into BUY territory. Index has been generally flat for the last several weeks. Caution is advised.

Agilent Technologies Inc.
Agilent Technologies Inc. [stckqut]A[/stckqut] seems to be feeling some resistance at...
The remainder of this investment indicator analysis is for registered owners of my "The Confident Investor" book

Autobytel Inc.
Autobytel Inc. [stckqut]ABTL[/stckqut] has been going sidways for weeks after a major...
The remainder of this investment indicator analysis is for registered owners of my "The Confident Investor" book

Akamai Technologies, Inc.
Akamai Technologies, Inc. [stckqut]AKAM[/stckqut] had a good week but then gave a lot...
The remainder of this investment indicator analysis is for registered owners of my "The Confident Investor" book

Balchem Corporation
Balchem Corporation [stckqut]BCPC[/stckqut] has had a bit of run for the last few wee...
The remainder of this investment indicator analysis is for registered owners of my "The Confident Investor" book

BlackRock, Inc.
BlackRock, Inc. [stckqut]BLK[/stckqut] has been going sideways for quite some time. M...
The remainder of this investment indicator analysis is for registered owners of my "The Confident Investor" book

Broadcom Corporation
Broadcom Corporation [stckqut]BRCM[/stckqut] set a new 52-week high. Stock has grown ...
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Capital One Financial Corp.
Capital One Financial Corp. [stckqut]COF[/stckqut] had a nice run all week. Now we ne...
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Deckers Outdoor Corp
Deckers Outdoor Corp [stckqut]DECK[/stckqut] is at its 52-week high right now and con...
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Google Inc
Google Inc [stckqut]GOOG[/stckqut] looks to be stuck in a fairly wide sideways channe...
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Jarden Corp
Jarden Corp [stckqut]JAH[/stckqut] has been growing nicely for several weeks. I sugge...
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JPMorgan Chase & Co.
JPMorgan Chase & Co. [stckqut]JPM[/stckqut] is showing nice growth and is challenging...
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KLA-Tencor Corporation
KLA-Tencor Corporation [stckqut]KLAC[/stckqut] set a new 52-week high. Look for this ...
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Lululemon Athletica inc.
Lululemon Athletica inc. [stckqut]LULU[/stckqut] pulled back all week from its high a...
The remainder of this investment indicator analysis is for registered owners of my "The Confident Investor" book

Merck & Co., Inc.
Merck & Co., Inc. [stckqut]MRK[/stckqut] has been generally growing all year. May wan...
The remainder of this investment indicator analysis is for registered owners of my "The Confident Investor" book

Panera Bread Co
Panera Bread Co [stckqut]PNRA[/stckqut] had a good week but like most stocks pulled b...
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Potash Corp./Saskatchewan (USA)
Potash Corp./Saskatchewan (USA) [stckqut]POT[/stckqut] is trying to reverse its multi...
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Regeneron Pharmaceuticals Inc
Regeneron Pharmaceuticals Inc [stckqut]REGN[/stckqut] is flirting with a 52-week high...
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Constellation Brands, Inc.
Constellation Brands, Inc. [stckqut]STZ[/stckqut] very flat channel. Hard to get exci...
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Skyworks Solutions Inc
Skyworks Solutions Inc [stckqut]SWKS[/stckqut] continues to run. I have said before t...
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Trinity Industries Inc
Trinity Industries Inc [stckqut]TRN[/stckqut] continues a mult-month run. I have said...
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Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc.
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Ulta Salon, Cosmetics & Fragrance, Inc.
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Whole Foods Market, Inc.
Whole Foods Market, Inc. [stckqut]WFM[/stckqut] is trading around its 52-week low and...
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The market was generally good last week and should be good this week as well. More concern for geo-political events that could cause a pullback. There is a very good chance that the week will be flat so individual stock choices will be important. Look for a spike or drop on individual stocks this week and the next couple as quarterly earnings are released.

As always, my thoughts should only be used for educational purposes and any decision by the reader to use this information is subject to my disclaimer. In addition to the disclaimer, the stocks mentioned may have changed value from the time I wrote this to the time that you are reading it; therefore, the conclusions below may no longer be valid. The analysis on any investment indicator is always a short-term thought and just by being in this list the stock already is a long-term Good Company  or Fair Company and made my Watch List. If you are looking for long-term analysis of the stock, you should look for the stock in the company list that appears to the far right.

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I will only be commenting on stocks that are ranked as an "Investigate to buy" and Possible buy" on my daily investment indicator article. The most recent daily investment indicator article is from July 5. Those stocks are:

  • Agilent Technologies Inc.,
  • Apple Inc.,
  • ABIOMED Inc.,
  • Alliance Data Systems Corporation,
  • Akamai Technologies Inc.,
  • American Tower Corp,
  • ANSYS Inc.,
  • Apache Corporation,
  • BlackRock Inc.,
  • Broadcom Corporation,
  • Baytex Energy Corp (USA),
  • Compania de Minas Buenaventura SAA (ADR),
  • Buffalo Wild Wings,
  • Capital One Financial Corp.,
  • Darling Ingredients Inc,
  • 3D Systems Corporation,
  • Deckers Outdoor Corp,
  • Equinix Inc,
  • First Financial Bancorp,
  • Fossil Group Inc,
  • Google Inc,
  • Helmerich & Payne Inc.,
  • Jarden Corp,
  • KLA-Tencor Corporation,
  • Merck & Co. Inc.,
  • Netflix Inc.,
  • Priceline Group Inc,
  • Potash Corp./Saskatchewan (USA),
  • QUALCOMM Inc.,
  • Questcor Pharmaceuticals Inc,
  • Royal Gold Inc USA),
  • Boston Beer Co Inc,
  • Constellation Brands Inc.,
  • Skyworks Solutions Inc,
  • Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc.,
  • Trinity Industries Inc,
  • Under Armour Inc,
  • Ulta Salon Cosmetics & Fragrance Inc.,
  • Yahoo! Inc.,

Investment Indicator Thoughts

S&P 500
The general S&P 500 (ticker is ^GSPC and the first line of my investment indicator articles). Last week was a good growth week even though it was interrupted by Independence Day holiday. This week is the beginning of Q2 earnings announcements. It is possible that any stock could see significant movement in pricing due to unexpectedly good or bad news. Vigilence is warranted during this time.

NASDAQ Composite
The NASDAQ Composite (the ticker is ^IXIC and the second line of my investment indicator articles). Last week was a good growth week even though it was interrupted by Independence Day holiday. This week is the beginning of Q2 earnings announcements. It is possible that any stock could see significant movement in pricing due to unexpectedly good or bad news. Vigilence is warranted during this time.

Agilent Technologies Inc.
Agilent Technologies Inc. [stckqut]A[/stckqut] may be showing breakout condition afte...
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Apple Inc.
Apple Inc. [stckqut]AAPL[/stckqut] recovered from a small pullback. Look for this sto...
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ABIOMED, Inc.
ABIOMED, Inc. [stckqut]ABMD[/stckqut] has grown nicely over the last couple weeks. Lo...
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Alliance Data Systems Corporation
Alliance Data Systems Corporation [stckqut]ADS[/stckqut] has avoided the general slid...
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Akamai Technologies, Inc.
Akamai Technologies, Inc. [stckqut]AKAM[/stckqut] seems to be tentative about setting...
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American Tower Corp
American Tower Corp [stckqut]AMT[/stckqut] has been moving sideways for a long time. ...
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ANSYS, Inc.
ANSYS, Inc. [stckqut]ANSS[/stckqut] showed nice movement last week. This may be a sig...
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Apache Corporation
Apache Corporation [stckqut]APA[/stckqut] has been growing nicely for several months....
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BlackRock, Inc.
BlackRock, Inc. [stckqut]BLK[/stckqut] had nice movement last week. A strong earnings...
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Broadcom Corporation
Broadcom Corporation [stckqut]BRCM[/stckqut] had a nice spike a few weeks ago. Has be...
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Baytex Energy Corp (USA)
Baytex Energy Corp (USA) [stckqut]BTE[/stckqut] is probably benefiting from the gener...
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Compania de Minas Buenaventura SAA (ADR)
Compania de Minas Buenaventura SAA (ADR) [stckqut]BVN[/stckqut] reversed a multi-mont...
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Buffalo Wild Wings
Buffalo Wild Wings [stckqut]BWLD[/stckqut] recently set a 42-week high and then pulle...
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Capital One Financial Corp.
Capital One Financial Corp. [stckqut]COF[/stckqut] finished the week strong. Could ha...
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Darling Ingredients Inc
Darling Ingredients Inc [stckqut]DAR[/stckqut] hit resistance then pulled back slight...
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3D Systems Corporation
3D Systems Corporation [stckqut]DDD[/stckqut] looks like it has stopped the significa...
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Deckers Outdoor Corp
Deckers Outdoor Corp [stckqut]DECK[/stckqut] has been stuck in a sideways channel for...
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Equinix Inc
Equinix Inc [stckqut]EQIX[/stckqut] has been growing nicely for several months. No ri...
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First Financial Bancorp
First Financial Bancorp [stckqut]FFBC[/stckqut] seems to have recovered from short te...
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Fossil Group Inc
Fossil Group Inc [stckqut]FOSL[/stckqut] I do not think this signal is a sign of stro...
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Google Inc
Google Inc [stckqut]GOOG[/stckqut] continues a nice multi-week growth. Look for conti...
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Helmerich & Payne, Inc.
Helmerich & Payne, Inc. [stckqut]HP[/stckqut] has had a great run for over a year. I ...
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Jarden Corp
Jarden Corp [stckqut]JAH[/stckqut] has been on a slow growth mode for a couple weeks....
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KLA-Tencor Corporation
KLA-Tencor Corporation [stckqut]KLAC[/stckqut] recently blew through 52-week resistan...
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Merck & Co., Inc.
Merck & Co., Inc. [stckqut]MRK[/stckqut] playing with 52-week high....
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Netflix, Inc.
Netflix, Inc. [stckqut]NFLX[/stckqut] set a 52-week high. I see no reason for a signi...
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Priceline Group Inc
Priceline Group Inc [stckqut]PCLN[/stckqut] seems to be in a multi-week sideways chan...
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Potash Corp./Saskatchewan (USA)
Potash Corp./Saskatchewan (USA) [stckqut]POT[/stckqut] had a nice bump a couple weeks...
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QUALCOMM, Inc.
QUALCOMM, Inc. [stckqut]QCOM[/stckqut] had a nice run last week. Good news by handset...
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Questcor Pharmaceuticals Inc
Questcor Pharmaceuticals Inc [stckqut]QCOR[/stckqut] recently set a 52-week high....
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Royal Gold, Inc USA)
Royal Gold, Inc USA) [stckqut]RGLD[/stckqut] this stock is undoubtedly being assisted...
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Boston Beer Co Inc
Boston Beer Co Inc [stckqut]SAM[/stckqut] has had a couple good weeks in a row. This ...
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Constellation Brands, Inc.
Constellation Brands, Inc. [stckqut]STZ[/stckqut] easily set a 52 week high. Look for...
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Skyworks Solutions Inc
Skyworks Solutions Inc [stckqut]SWKS[/stckqut] has grown nicely for a year. This may ...
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Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc.
Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. [stckqut]TMO[/stckqut] is in a multi-week sideways chan...
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Trinity Industries Inc
Trinity Industries Inc [stckqut]TRN[/stckqut] has grown nicely for a year. This may b...
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Under Armour Inc
Under Armour Inc [stckqut]UA[/stckqut] has had a nice run for a couple of weeks. I se...
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Ulta Salon, Cosmetics & Fragrance, Inc.
Ulta Salon, Cosmetics & Fragrance, Inc. [stckqut]ULTA[/stckqut] spiked a few weeks ag...
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Yahoo! Inc.
Yahoo! Inc. [stckqut]YHOO[/stckqut] has had very uneven pricing in a $4 spread for a ...
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