Helps Calibrate Valuations Of Internet Stocks

(This is an excerpt from an article I originally published on Seeking Alpha on June 14, 2014. Click here to read the entire piece.) So now we know that at 8 or 9x times 12-months trailing revenue, an internet-related stock can be undervalued. On June 13, 2014 Priceline (PCLN) offered to buy OpenTable (OPEN) for … Read more

T2108 Update (January 7, 2014) – Overbought Timelag?

(T2108 measures the percentage of stocks trading above their respective 40-day moving averages [DMAs]. It helps to identify extremes in market sentiment that are likely to reverse. To learn more about it, see my T2108 Resource Page. You can follow real-time T2108 commentary on twitter using the #T2108 hashtag. T2108-related trades and other trades are … Read more

Valuations On High-Flying Internet-Related Stocks Continue to Race Upward

(This is an excerpt from an article I originally published on Seeking Alpha on October 20, 2013. Click here to read the entire piece.) This post rides piggyback on a recent Seeking Alpha Market Current quoting concerns from Art Cashin (formerly featured on CNBC) regarding “a bubble in cloud/mobile tech names” and is a follow-up … Read more

Chart Review: AAPL Not Over Hump, AMZN Launches Again, BBY 3-Year Highs, SKUL Breakout, And More

This chart review covers the following stocks Apple (AAPL), (AMZN), Best Buy (BBY), Skull Candy (SKUL), (PCLN), Hewlett-Packard (HPQ), and Caterpillar (CAT). Apple (AAPL) In retrospect, last Monday’s plunge now looks like some kind of “manipulation.” The stock plunged 3.2% on no immediate news so the selling looked like follow-through to the previous … Read more

Valuation Update: Internet High-Fliers Experience Large Mark-Ups

Many internet-related stocks have been on fire lately. In many ways, the run-up has been about mobile, so it may not even be technically accurate to call this feature a valuation update on internet-related stocks. Regardless, the most notable change since the last update in mid-June is that the internet high-fliers have experienced significant run-ups … Read more

Valuation Update: Facebook Falls, LinkedIn Remains Atop Internet Stocks

This post is a quick update on data that I maintain on price/sales (P/S) ratios on select internet stocks. I periodically refresh the data from Yahoo!Finance (semi-automated with links into a Microsoft Excel spreadsheet) and add the latest data to a chart. The chart is starting to get crowded so I may soon need to … Read more

Chart Review: Apple Resistance; and Siemens Breakout

Apple (AAPL) In one month, Apple (AAPL) has gone absolutely nowhere while remaining under critical resistance at the 200-day moving average (DMA). In between, AAPL printed an impressive hammer which created a bottom in the stock right above the $500 level. The hammer pattern printed what now looks like a classic washout day of selling … Read more

Chart Review: Breakdowns for Cisco, Starbucks, Monster,, Netflix, and Bed, Bath, and Beyond

Earnings season is creating its usual spectacle of fascinating charts. Here is a sample of the ones catching my eye right now: Breakdowns Cisco Systems (CSCO) On August 16th, CSCO jumped 9.6% in response to a positive earnings report. CSCO has yet to make any progress since then. On Wednesday, the stock confirmed its breakdown … Read more

Chart Reviews: Apple, Google,, Siemens, and Facebook

While the general market churns, individual stocks continue to tell unique stories with good trading opportunities. In this chart review, I look at recent developments in Apple (AAPL), Google (GOOG), (PCLN), Siemens (SI), and Facebook (FB). Apple (AAPL) AAPL’s technicals continue worsening. On Thursday, October 11, AAPL printed a bearish engulfing pattern that essentially … Read more Breaks Out As Post-Earnings Recovery Continues

(This is an excerpt from an article I originally published on Seeking Alpha on September 23, 2012. Click here to read the entire piece.) Over a month ago I wrote that (PCLN) was not likely to recover its post-earnings losses in the near-term. Based on the bearish commentary on its European business and reminders … Read more