Best Stocks To Buy For 2013: ETF

[ March 14, 2014 | Author: admin | Views: 23953 | Weather: | Mood: normal]

Our latest recommendation is a financial MLP with a rich payout and a promising future, says Igor Greenwald, editor of MLP Profits. Oaktree Capital Group (OAK) raises most of the funds it invests in companies, credit, and real estate from institutional investorsincluding public pension fundsand charges them hedge-like fees for the privilege. The company has a professed devotion to a value-oriented investing discipline, and a willingness to share the rewards with outsiders. The rewards have been bountiful lately, partly because Oaktree has been reaping the crop of lucrative returns sown in scarier times. As it’s cashed-out funds raised before the financial crash, and deployed in its aftermath, their strong performance has translated into handsome incentive compensation, most of it paid out quarterly to investors. Over the last 12 months, Oaktree has paid out $4.52 per unit in distributions, for a trailing yield of 8.8%. Top 10 Financial Stocks To Watch … Continue reading

[ November 24, 2011 | Author: admin | Views: 97176 | Weather: | Mood: normal]

For a number of reasons, my top stock pick for 2012 is Affymetrix (AFFX). This small company based in Santa Clara, CA, develops, manufactures, sells, and services equipment and consumables used in the life sciences industry to do what is know as “high throughput genetic screening.” Customers range from academic and research facilities to clinical laboratories to other biotech and pharmaceutical companies doing work that requires them to analyze and manage large amounts of genomic and genetic information. Though A”ymetrix was one of the first companies to get into this business back in 1991, the industry has attracted a number of competitors along the way. And, while A”ymetrix was once a leader in the industry, it has unfortunately found itself playing catch up to others in the sector for the past several years now. In response to the increased competition, A”ymetrix has seen its stock tumble from $60 back in … Continue reading