Microsoft (Market Cap: USD 1 trillion)

Microsoft-Chart (USD 1 trillion, June2019)


(Update vom April 2018)

Im Posting #1040 habe ich PayPal bereits charttechnisch beobachtet. Damals, am 28. April 2018, deutete sich bereits ein mögliches Zuspitzen auf ca. USD 100 per Q1-2019 an, sofern die Aktie ihr Kurslevel ÜBER USD 70 bis zum...

PayPal (April 2019, update vom April 2018), rG

...Jahresende 2018 halten könnte.

Knapp aber doch wurden bis in den Dezember hinein dann Kursregionen von USD 70 bis USD 75 erfolgreich gehalten. Circa ein Jahr später notiert der Aktienkurs somit nicht mehr bei USD 74, sondern bereits bei USD 107. Ein schöner Anstieg!

Disclaimer/Disclosure: Ralph Gollner hereby discloses that he ...

The new FANGS are in town?

Well, I don't know. But maybe those guys are not new in town...
At least NetApp is an old Player, which was a very hot company in the years 1999 and 2000!

New FANGs? (Sep. 2018)

I will watch these guys very closely within the upcoming 18 months.

cheers Ralph

Biotech (9th July 2018)

When investors think of biotech stocks, visions of Amgen (AMGN) and Gilead (GILD) tend to dance in their heads. These companies aren't just among the biggest in the business - they're also a couple of the most successful in terms of revenue and...

Biotech (selected companies as per July 2018)

...profits. However, as the old adage goes, the best things often come in small packages. Smaller biotechnology companies can and often do offer better growth prospects. In the table above I added some other Biotech-companies to the two Goliaths (AMGN, GILD) including some interesting metrics.

But always be aware: ...

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Contribution of a fixed amount of USD 100 per month (Backtest only)

In the chart above -also the tough period in the years 2008 until 2011- has been covered. Via "Cost-Average" one can "easily" bridge such tough years; Keyword: Long-Term Investment Horizon!


One of the "real" competitors of Warren Buffet's Investment vehicle "Berkshire Hathaway" delivers astonishing performance-results (Buffet-competitor 2). In the year 1986 you were able to buy 120 stocks (of the Buffet-competitor 2) for a total of 1,000...

Buffety Soleti (hard working, BUT: good times over?), Status: April 2018

...US-Dollar. If you were able to follow a Buy&Hold-Strategy, these 120 stocks would be pretty valuable by now: ca. 123,000 US-Dollar. That sums up to a total-plus of > 12,000% and outperforms the broad US-Stock Market (S&P-500) by far - and even Berkshire Hathaway (Buffety Soleti).

Data: Thomson Reuters Datastream


These 3 (NOT FANG)

Maybe these 3 stocks just "need a short rest." I (Ralph Gollner) am still invested in these three names, but there is some hot wind blowing out there. And I guess it's not just a hot summer-breeze (being still cold in NYC and here in Austria)...

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The three names mentioned (see performance-curves of each company-stock in chart above):

FB = Facebook
GOOGL = Alphabet (formerly known as Google)
MSFT = Microsoft



Eine mit Winglets ausgerüstete Boeing 737NG kann zwischen 360.000 und 490.000 Liter Kraftstoff pro Jahr je nach geflogenen Strecken, gegenüber einem Standardmodell einsparen. Der oberösterreichische Luftfahrtzulieferer FACC hat aktuell volle Auftragsbücher (nicht nur...

FACC (Chart 2017 bis 12. März 2018), rG

...Winglets-Bestellungen). Bis zum Jahr 2024 hat das Unternehmen Order in Höhe von EURO 5,2 Mrd. in der Pipeline (Status Q1-2018). "Wir müssen daher massiv den Betrieb erweitern", zitiert das österreichische Wochenmagazin "News" Vorstandschef Robert Machtlinger.

In naher Zukunft brauche FACC 500 bis 700 neue ...

What's Behind Alibaba's USD 25 Billion in Sales on Singles' Day?

Since the early 2010s, China's e-commerce giant Alibaba Group has single-handedly turned Singles' Day into the biggest shopping event by launching large-scale shopping promotions centered around 11th November. Gradually,...

Alibaba (Singles' Day Sales; 2012 - 2017)... other e-commerce companies also joined the event and Singles' Day no longer belonged to single people only, but to all e-consumers across the nation, just like Black Friday in the United States.

On 12th November 2017, Alibaba announced that it generated a record 168.2 billion yuan (USD 25.3 ...

Alphabet hat sich im 1. Halbjahr (wieder) stark entwickelt

Der Technologiekonzern scheint kaum noch zu stoppen und nimmt vor allem im Suchmaschinengeschäft eine Monopolstellung ein. Das Werbegeschäft brummt. Der strukturelle Wandel ist in vollem Gange. Während die klassische...

Alphabet (Google)-Chart, 2014 - Sep 2017

...TV- und Plakatwerbung immer unwichtiger wird, führen innovative Geschäftsmodelle im Internet den Markt an. Alphabet ist hier klarer Innovationsführer und macht so ordentlich Kasse. Mit intelligenten Werbeanzeigen, Suchplatzierungen und Rubrikenanzeigen lässt Alphabet seine Konkurrenz hinter sich.

Trotz der ...

China & its platforms
(transformation into the year 2017)

Chinese companies transformed from the year 2000 (the year, when I bought stocks for the first time) up to the year 2017 their "normal" business-models into a wide platform strategy, covering different ecosystems. How it all started:

China and its platforms (Status: 2017)

So, companies like Amazon and China's Tencent are tough to categorize as the former engages in e-commerce, cloud-computing, logistics, and consumer electronics, while the latter provides services ranging from social media to gaming to finance and beyond.

Consider how customer expectations are ...

Fresenius SE & Co. KGaA

Die Fresenius SE & Co. KGaA ist ein international tätiges Medizintechnik- und Gesundheitsunternehmen. Der Hauptsitz liegt in Bad Homburg vor der Höhe. Gegründet wurde das Unternehmen 1912. Die Veränderung der Bevölkerungsstruktur sorgt bei Fresenius nach wie vor...

Fresenius (Chart 2008 bis Juli/August 2017)

... für Rückenwind. Reminder: Auch im 1. Quartal 2017 konnte der Konzern Umsatz und Gewinn steigern. In den ersten drei Monaten des Jahres stieg der Umsatz um 19 Prozent auf 8,4 Mrd. Euro (Analystenprognose 8,11 Mrd. Euro), während der Gewinn um 28 Prozent auf 457 Mio. Euro angesprungen ist. Dabei ...

Facebook (earnings review)
quick n dirty

Let's check the latest metrics in the wake of Facebook’s robust Q2-2017 results on 26th July 2017.  Its revenue increased to over USD 9 billion, up 45% versus a year ago - that is enormous growth for such a large company. But one concern is...

Facebook (Umsatz-Chart), Chartquelle:

...that Facebook is basically already selling all the advertising space on your News Feed that it can, and so that growth may be difficult to sustain. However, it is far from fully monetizing Instagram, WhatsApp or Messenger - so there may still be plenty of low hanging fruit left.

Further metrics from ...

Get used to higher Risk/Return-products...
Original Article as per 19th June 2017

Investors are expecting aggressive, unrealistic returns and higher income than may be available from the retail products they are currently invested in. That is a key conclusion from the annual Global Investment Survey (GIS) conducted by Legg Mason.

According to the survey, income investors seek an overall average rate of return of 8.64 percent. Respondents that are employed seek an even greater 9.27 percent - compared to only 6.22% among the "fully-retired". Yet their portfolios are not delivering at these ...

Mastercard (Ticker: MA)

Driven by global economic growth and a secular shift to electronic payments, one can believe Mastercard (ticker: MA) can grow net revenue by low double digits over the next several years. This, coupled with modest margin expansion and aggressive share buyback...

MA (Mastercard), possible market shares 2019-est.

...may result in earnings-per-share growth in the mid-to-high-teens. Still, this favorable outlook is reflected in Mastercard's valuation and therefore shares could only perform as per market averages.

The recent development in the last years obviously underlines the tailwind-forces, which are driving ...

OMV und Preis-Buchwert-Verhältnis

OMV: Mit dem Energiekonzern kam 1987 der erste Staatsbetrieb an die Börse. Für den Konzern war das der Auftakt für die internationale Expansion. Für das Unternehmen selbst wirkte der Gang an den Kapitalmarkt wie ein Entwicklungsturbo.

OMV / PBV 1 (2013 - 2017)

Unter dem steigenden Druck der internationalen Anleger wurden viele angeschlossene Betriebe, die nichts mit dem Kerngeschäft zu tun hatten (etwa Busunternehmen), veräußert. In zwei weiteren Schritten 1989 und 1996 kamen neuerlich 25 Prozent des Unternehmens an die Börse. In der Zwischenzeit - nämlich 1994  fand die OMV ...

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...all understand.

As a rule, Warren Buffett invests only in castle and moat businesses. These businesses, as Buffett himself has described, are wonderful businesses with durable competitive advantages. The extension of this metaphor might be that castle and moat businesses are strong businesses built ...

Big Players, Aktionäre und Dividenden

No-Brainer? Keine Ahnung, ABER: Der Aktionär ist Miteigentümer am Unternehmen und hat Anspruch auf einen Anteil des Gewinns, der in Form einer Dividende ausgeschüttet wird. Die Dividende ist von der Ertragslage des Unternehmens abhängig...

Dividenden Texas Instruments, Apple, Microsoft (Status: März 2017)

...und deshalb veränderlich. Außerdem kann sich der Aktionär auch einmal jährlich in der ordentlichen Hauptversammlung durch sein Stimmrecht an wichtigen Entscheidungen der Aktiengesellschaft beteiligen, wie z.B. Gewinnverwendung, Entlastung des Vorstands und des Aufsichtsrats. Er kann das Stimmrecht aber auch ...

Victoria's Secret & Co. (L Brands)

At the right price, L Brands offers investors the opportunity to own a leading company in remarkably uncrowded categories, and one with a strong record of delivering shareholder returns...

Victoria's Secret & Co. (L Brands), quick Snapshot (1st Jan. 2017)

L Brands Inc formerly known as Limited Brands, Inc., operates as a specialty retailer of women's intimate and other apparel, beauty & personal care products and accessories under various trade names.

L Brands, through Victoria's Secret, PINK, Bath & Body Works, La Senza and Henri Bendel, is an international company that recorded sales of USD 12.2 billion in 2015 ...

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Largest Companies by Market Cap

...J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. JPM, reigns supreme in New York. There are a few notable changes though. In the meantime Ford Motor Co. relinquished its title to Dow Chemical Co. in Michigan, and Kraft Heinz Co. booted McDonald’s Corp. from its perch in Illinois. There were also changes of the guard in Alabama, ...

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"There's pressure on the fast-food industry to try and match the strides made by the fast-casual better burger providers," said Steven Buckley, chief operating officer of BurgerFi International, a burger chain launched in 2011 in an interview with 'marketwatch'.

Density of fast food restaurants in the U.S.A. (year 2016)

BurgerFi has used technology not only to drive sales, but for labor efficiency purposes, helping to speed up the guest experience and allow workers to spend more time with customers.

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Beginning of the end for cash? As consumers have increasingly used credit and debit cards and made purchases online and on apps, they've used less and less cash; in 2016, consumers will spend a greater amount on cards than they do with cash...

Rise of credit card payments (2002 - 2016)

...for the first time, according to the market-research firm Euromonitor International, which has been tracking consumer payments over the last several decades.

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Amazon (2006 - 2016)
Text: Tobias Krieg; Grafiken: Mag. Ralph Gollner

Amazon wurde 1994 von Jeff Bezos gegründet, er entwickelte die Idee des elektronischen Buchhandels gemeinsam mit David E. Shaw, als Bezos in dessen Hedgefonds D.E. Shaw Group arbeitete.

Amazon (AMZN), Snapshot (Text & Grafiken); April 2016

Jeff Bezos verließ das Investment-Unternehmen um seine Pläne in die Wirklichkeit umzusetzen. Bereits in den ersten Monaten explodierten die Umsätze, die Verkaufszahlen übertrafen alle Erwartungen. Es folgte eine bis heute andauernde Erfolgsgeschichte die seines Gleichen sucht, auch im vergangenen Jahr konnte der Umsatz um 20 % auf ...

APPLE (Snapshot January 2016)

Apple vs. Big-Techs (Jan. 2016), Apple-Net Sales 2009-2015source:

Apple-Stock-Valuation @ price per stock of 93.42 USD (27th Jan. 2016)

Market Cap: USD 517.97B*
Apple - Enterprise Value/EBITDA (ttm): 6.56*
Comparison/Group Computer Hardware - Enterprise Value/EBITDA (EV/EBITDA): 6.62*
S&P 500 - Median over 35 years! (historical calculation) EV/EBITDA: 8.2**

Apple - Price/Sales (ttm): 2.39*
S&P 500 - Price/Sales: 1.8*

Apple - Forward Annual Dividend Yield: 2.09% (Data provided by Morningstar, Inc.)
Apple - Dividend-Payout Ratio (payout/earnings): 21.48% (Data provided by Morningstar, ...

selected Oil stocks (US), 22nd Jan. 2016 (Chartshow - automat. updated / daily)

Phillips 66 (PSX), Occidental Petr. (OXY), National Oilwell Varco (NOV), Pioneer Natural Resources (PXD), Hess Corp. (HES), Helmerich & Payne (HP), Baker Hughes (BHI), Marathon Oil Corp. (MRO) 

It will be important, that most of these Oil-stocks will be holding their support level, which they established at a Oil-Price-level of ca. 28 USD in January 2016 or their own respective January 2016-LOW-Levels within the next months. Otherwise further down-pressure could be expected!

FANG, NOSH or SLAM ("the" 2015 stocks)

Ever heard of the famous "herd-stocks": FANG >> FB, AMZN, NFLX, Alphabet(Google), or 
NOSH >> NIKE, O'Reilly, Starbucks, Home Depot? All delivered a great outperformance versus S&P 500 in the year 2015:

FANG, NOSH (2015)
Following comparison betweeen the FANG & the NOSH Group outlays the 2,5%-performance, which these 8 stocks cumulatively added to the S&P 500-index in the period Jan. 2015 - Nov. 2015:

FANG, NOSH versus S&P 500 (Jan. 2015-Nov. 2015)

Thinking about NOSH I came up with my other selection of stocks, which were nice to be held in the wobbly 2015:
>> my own word/group-creation "SLAM": Skechers, ...

Online-Retail (2015ff)

US versus other countries (please see graph below the graph below ;-) 

US Retail Sales (up to 2014/2015)

“With e-commerce penetration at a mere 7% of U.S. retail sales (as per Q3-2015), the channel has significant room to expand,” said Edward Yruma, Jessica Schmidt, Noah Zatzkin and other Pacific Crest analysts in a report (Status as per Q3-2015). “[They] believe that e-commerce can be at least 30% of total retail sales in the next five years.”

The GLOBAL B2C-Internet revolution is not over, the revolution may be starting just right NOW ? !!

Infographic: China On Path to World Domination in Ecommerce | Statista


Auswahl an Aktien mit dem Siegel "Nachhaltigkeit" / "Gutes Gewissen"

Überblick über die 50 Global-Challenges-Index-Mitglieder:

Im September 2007 wurde der Global-Challenges-Index (GCX) der Börse Hannover lanciert, der 50 internationale Aktien von besonders nachhaltig agierenden Unternehmen enthält. Folgend die Entwicklung des GCX-Index 2011 bis 2015.

Folgende subjektive Auswahl einiger Aktien, ...

Uwe Lang / "Börsenpfarrer" - Indikatoren (Timinghilfe), 27. Okt. 2015

Anleger müssen nur auf die Signale achten. „Börsenpfarrer“ Uwe Lang beschäftigt sich seit 45 Jahren mit den Märkten. Er hat ein System entwickelt, das Kauf- und Verkaufsignale gibt. Es geht darum, Wendepunkte an den Märkten zu ermitteln.

Was sind nun die einzelnen Signale? => Beginnend mit den einfachsten Indikatoren:

1) Aktienindizes als Frühindikatoren:
Hierfür werden drei Indizes herangezogen, die sich als Frühindikatoren bewährt haben:
Nasdaq Composite, Dow Jones Utility und DAX.

1 a) Der DAX gibt ein Kaufsignal, ...

Berkshire Hathaway (Price-Book-Value)

Let us take a quick look at Warren Buffet's empire, more specific at Berkshire Hathaway’s share price and its book value, especially in these current weeks/months since the PB-relation seems interesting relative to its history.

As per 7th Sep. 2015 Berkshire's current price/book value of 1.31 is 17% below its 30-year average of 1.58.
Price A-Share: 196,501 USD (as per 4th Sep. 2015)
Price B-Share: ca. 132.5 USD (as per 4th Sep. 2015)

As written in the good "Seeking-Alpha-article": In Warren Buffett's 2014 Letter to Shareholders released on 27th Feb. ...

"how to ride a trend" - Skechers (SKX) im Jahr 2015

Vorab: Hinweis nach §34 WPHG zur Begründung möglicher Interessenkonflikte: Die Aktie, die in diesem Blogeintrag/Artikel behandelt/genannt wird, befindet sich aktuell (seit mehreren Monaten) im "Echt-Depot" von Mag. Ralph Gollner. (SKX / Skechers)

Die Linie "wöchentlicher Durchschnitt 28 Wochen" kann als mögliche STOP-LOSS-Linie dienen. Per Status Aug. 2015 befindet sich dieser Level (SMA28-weekly) bei ca. 100 USD. Es lassen sich aber aus dem Chart heraus auch mögliche Supportlinien bereits bei 120 USD und bei 105 USD ...

Fund Managers Holding Highest Cash Percentage Since Lehman
Posted July 14, 2015 by Joshua M Brown (a New York City-based financial advisor at Ritholtz Wealth Management)

as written by Joshua: Michael Hartnett is out with his latest Fund Manager Survey for Bank of America Merrill Lynch and it’s, well, something else. According to the survey, conducted among 149 participants with $399 billion in AUM from July 2nd through July 9th, cash levels in fund manager survey (FMS) portfolios have hit 5.5%.

Here’s Hartnett & Co:

FMS cash levels jump to highest level since Lehman = trading buy ...

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Für einen raschen Überblick und Status des DAX sehe ich mir manchmal nur 4 (!) Aktien aus dem DAX-Universum (Aktienkorb, 30 Aktien) an. BASF (Chemie & Co.), Henkel (Putzmittel, Klebstoff & Co.), Merck (Gesundheit) und SAP (Technologie): 


Dow Jones - Dividend Yield

With the current low yield 10year-Treasuries @ 2.365%, it is not easy to justify putting one's hard earned money (only) into the U.S. Treasury. For investors looking for yield and inflation protection, the current "Dow"-dividend yield...

Dow Jones Dividend Payout 1925-2016

(see Dow table ...

DAX-Dividendensaison 2017
& Historie

Die Redaktion von erwartet folgende Dividendenbewegungen in 2017. Bei acht DAX-Unternehmen wird es 2017 wahrscheinlich (!) keine Dividendenerhöhung geben, doch glücklicherweise auch keine Kürzungen...

DAX Dividendensummer in Mrd. Euro (2000-2016)DAX-Schwergewichte wie BASF und Bayer ...

DAX-Dividendenrendite (1998-2016)

In der Regel erhalten Aktien-Investoren einmal im Jahr eine Dividende. Allerdings schwanken die Kurse von Aktien, sodass die tatsächliche Rendite nur schwer prognostizierbar ist. Per Sep. 2016 rentiert das deutsche Leitbarometer mit ca. 2,95 Prozent.

DAX-Dividendenrendite (12 Monate), 1998 - 2016


Dividend-Paying Small-Caps (Russell 2000-components) outperformed...

Non-Dividend-Paying Small Caps WITH LOWER VOLATILITY! Standard deviation is a statistical measure within which total returns have varied over time. The greater the standard deviation, the greater a stock's volatility.

Russel 2000 Dividend-Payers versus Non-Dividend-Payers (Return, Standard Deviation))

If ...

Dividend Growers outperform "the rest"

There is the existence of a return penalty for seeking out too high of a dividend-yield. Why would this be the case? Yield can be a proxy for risk. Stocks with the highest yields are those most likely to be perceived as risky by investors...

Dividend Growers = Outperformers (1994 - 2016)Source: ...

Nice Reminder Janet Y.

I found this quote from the current Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen; So why not check out the dividend-ratios of well-run companies/stocks and re-check, if these may really "deserve" such a high dividend-ratio...implying(?)...

Janet Yellen quote on Dividends (!)


History 1923 - 2013
(Ned Davis Research)

This research-outcome helped me in surviving the stormy markets in the year 2015 and in the first 5 months of 2016. Dividends have been the lifeblood of long-term investors - helping them achieving high returns! year-over-year:

Dividend Growers (less Risk, 1972 - 2013)
The performance shown ...


The Power of Compounded Growth and Reinvested Dividends! Buying a 2.9%-Dividend-Yield stock, which is raising its dividend payments 10% year-over-year leads to following YOI or YOC (yield on cost) after 20 years (check the blue line):

YOI or YOC (Yield on original Investment / yield on cost)

YOI stands for "yield on original investment ...

Yield on Cost (20 years/holding period)

You want to know how your yield on cost and income will grow if you bought 10 shares of a $100 stock for a total investment cost of USD 1,000?! Example: Your stock started with a 3% yield (ca.) and has an annual dividend growth rate of 12%...


Wer nichts weiß, muss alles glauben
(Dividenden - "steady income stream")

Dividende ist der Betrag je Aktie, den eine AG an ihre Aktionäre jährlich ausschüttet. Folgend werden vorab die jährlichen Aktienrenditen von 3 Unternehmen angeführt (2000 bis 2015, ABER OHNE Dividenden!):

JNJ, Jahresrenditen (Zeitraum: 2000 bis 2015)

Die meisten ...

Search for Dividends! (March 2016)

Dividend payers, particularly those that have grown or initiated a dividend, have outperformed after the Fed increased rates; Historical recap:

Stick to Dividend Growers (if you want to...)

Dividendenzahler - Methusalems

Es gibt tatsächlich einige Unternehmen, die bereits im 19. Jahrhundert mit der Zahlung einer Dividende begonnen und diese tatsächlich bis heute niemals unterbrochen haben!

Dividendenhistorie/Dividendendinosaurier (Status März 2015), originale Quelle:

Achtung an sogenannte "leichtgläubige Blindflieger": Natürlich ist dies keine Garantie, ...

Hidden Champions
Was ist ein Hidden Champion?

♦ Top 3 in der Welt oder Nr. 1 auf seinem Kontinent
♦ Mittelständisches Unternehmen
♦ Geringer Bekanntheitsgrad im Publikum*
*Red Bull ist (somit) kein Hidden Champion

Hidden Champions (Simon + Kucher & Partners)


Aktuelle (per Aug. 2017 nachgereicht) Quelle zum Selber-Nachlesen:


Dividend stocks for bear markets/if you really wanna stay invested(?)

Dividend-paying stocks often come out ahead during a market sell-off. The majority of following stocks remained stable during the last sell-off periods (names given in text below, SPX stands for US-Benchmark S&P 500): / Dividend stocks for bear markets (just ideas from the past)

In ...

Walt Disney (Dec. 2015), Lucasfilm payoff !

Over the past two decades, total U.S. box office gross sales have ticked steadily higher, growing from USD 4.8 billion in 1991 to USD 10.92 billion in 2013: (Top Grossing Movie Distributors 1995-2015; Walt Disney)

The second top grossing movie distributor of the past two decades, The Walt Disney Company ...

Definition of 'Yield On Cost - YOC' (example: Coca Cola/ticker: KO)

"YOC" ist the annual dividend rate of a security divided by the average cost basis of the investments. It shows the dividend yield of the original investment. Here a chart of the div. payments (cash-out) to (GREAT SITE) ...

Dividend Investing  for Newbies (5 min. - Video)

Dogs of the Dow (Foolish four?)

Dividend investors employ a variety of popular approaches to pick stocks including dividend growth, relative dividend yield and the Dogs of the Dow.


This article (source: is focusing on the Dogs of the Dow which is wildly popular in ...


bezogen auf die absolute Dividendenhöhe (per Stand Juni 2015, Datenquelle:

*RWE (Atomthema) und Volkswagen-Spezialfall "Dieselgate": Dividendenentwicklung ungewiss, ebenso E.on

Mehrere DAX-Unternehmen haben in den letzten Jahren regelmäßig ...

DIVCON 5 (the place to be ;-)

Reality Shares’ so-called DIVCON Indexes predict companies’ ability to raise dividends!
(see also this marketwatch-article from 5th Oct. 2015:

San Diego-based investment manager Reality Shares has a new way of selecting winners by ...

BMW-Aktie (im Zeitraum 2011 bis inkl. 8. Sep. 2015)


zur weiteren Info: der DAX (Performance-Index) notiert per 8. Sep. 2015 bei ca. 10.320 Punkten (CET-13:35). Wichtig zu wissen ist weiters, dass BMW sich mit den deutschen Automobilherstellern Daimler und Volkswagen im DAX "duelliert". China ...

crazy moves on high volume (weekly candles as per 28th Aug. 2015), updated weekly

...there is an easy way to set a stop-loss after last weeks' move (hint: just around the low of the week ending 28th Aug. 2015 ;-)

There are many other crazy charts to be looked at, a tiny selection of those you ...

AT&S ("Wie reite ich einen Trend" / Erklärung KISS - keep it short & simple! )

Vorab: Hinweis nach §34 WPHG zur Begründung möglicher Interessenkonflikte: Die Aktie, die in diesem Blogeintrag/Artikel behandelt/genannt wird, befindet sich aktuell (seit mehreren Monaten) im "Echt-Depot" von Mag. ...

Baidu (BIDU), die chinesische Google (Juli 2015)

Revenue 2010 - 2014 (FYE):
2010: 7,9 CNY mn
2011: 14,5 CNY mn
2012: 22,3 CNY mn
2013: 31,9 CNY mn
2014: 49,1 CNY mn

Growth-Year over Year:
EPS past 5Y: 48.30%
Sales past 5Y: 61.60%

Baidu Chart 2011 - 2015 Juli (Monatskerzen)

BEIJING (IT-Times), Meldung per 2. Juli 2015 - E-Commerce-Sektor ...

Procter & Gamble @ ca. 81 USD (20th July 2015)

Rechecking the strong diverse seasonality in PG HY-1 versus the 2nd Half-year following pattern can be found:

Deutsche Boerse (Chart per 13. Juli 2015, Kurs per 17. Juli 2015: 87,27 EUR)

Im Oktober 2014 testete die Aktie der Deutschen Börse nochmals den langjährigen Aufwärtstrend, der sich ab dem Tiefpunkt des Jahres 2003 bildete. Ab dann ging es steil bergauf, innerhalb eines halben Jahres gewann die ...

Procter & Gamble ( Snapshot @ 81.91 USD, 14th July 2015 intraday)

The Procter & Gamble Co. (PG) operates in 180 countries and territories, and it’s expanding its presence in the e-commerce market. One might think as a private person one has nothing to do with Procter & Gamble, but chances are ...

Lanxess / DAX-Turnaroundwert (Chemie) @ ca. 54 EUR (1. Juli 2015)

Der deutsche Spezialchemiekonzern Lanxess setzt seine Neuausrichtung mit dem Umbau der weltweiten Kautschukproduktion fort. In dem für den Konzern besonders wichtigen Kautschukgeschäft könnte sich die Nachfrage 2015 leicht ...

Wells Fargo ( Snapshot @ 56.1 USD, 4th June 2015 intraday)

Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE:WFC) has recovered well from the financial crisis, and maintained positive earnings throughout the period. This fact alone may intrigue many potential investors, as many believe in investing in great ...

Artikel von Armin Brack
Chefredakteur Geldanlage-Report


Bei Neuengagements könnte man nun Qualitäts-Wachstumsaktien kaufen, die aus Konsolidierungen auf neue Hochs ausbrechen. Armin Brank (Chefredakteur Geldanlage-Report) orientiete sich dabei gerne an der erfolgserprobten CANSLIM-Strategie ...

Es gibt Unternehmen, welche seit mehr als 100 Jahren (Stichtag ist im Mai 2015) ihre Dividende ohne Unterbrechung zahlen. In manchen Perioden musste diese gekürzt werden, dennoch wurde immer eine Zahlung durchgeführt.

Einige Unternehmen, welche durchgehend über diesen langen Zeitraum ihre ...

Selection of CANSLIM stocks (as per 29th May 2015), fin. metrics as per

TickerCompanySectorIndustryMarket Cap (USD)PEGP/SP/BFwd P/EEPS past 5YPrice (USD)
AVGO Avago Technologies Limited Technology Semiconductor - Broad Line 37.99B 3,1 7,3 10,4 16,24 50.80% ...

It could be that some of the listed semiconductor names are approaching levels for a possible outbreak to the upside (May ME 2015). A selection of some companies, filtered via the screening tool of, you can find in the list(s) below:

 selected semiconductor names

Ticker ...

selected consumer goods - stocks (USA), prices & valuation metrics as per 22nd May 2015 (market close)

Ticker Company Industry Market Cap P/E Price in USD Fwd P/E PEG P/S P/B EPS past 5Y EPS next 5Y Sales past 5Y
Tyson Foods, Inc. Meat Products ...

Info upfront: Carl Icahn (famous investor) is invested in EBAY (as per March 2015).
PE-ratio shall be below 20 and the stock is starting to rise in the short-term-past (current price ca. 60.5 USD)

Medium-term Chart 9th March 2015


Ratios 10yr-history (9th March 2015)


EBAY 16year-chart (1998-2015)