Brookdale Senior Living: are its thematic tailwinds enough to earn a buy rating?

Brookdale Senior Living: are its thematic tailwinds enough to earn a buy rating?

Brookdale Senior Living is a company that is positioned to benefit from our Aging of the Population investment theme. But we must determine whether those thematic tailwinds are enough for its stock to earn a buy rating at this point in time.

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WEEKLY ISSUE: Several stocks capitalizing on strong thematic tailwinds

WEEKLY ISSUE: Several stocks capitalizing on strong thematic tailwinds

We see several confirmations of our thematic tailwinds in several of our holdings, including Disney (DIS), Amplify Snacks (BETR), USA Technologies (USAT), AMN Healthcare (AMN), Amazon (AMZN) and Alphabet (GOOGL).

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WEEKLY ISSUE: While earnings so far have been mixed bag, it’s been mostly good news for the Tematica Select List

WEEKLY ISSUE: While earnings so far have been mixed bag, it’s been mostly good news for the Tematica Select List

In this week’s issue we set the table for what is expected from several companies on the Tematica Select List, and also update our price targets for Amazon and Alphabet.

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Market finally catches up to reality — something we’ve warned about since the Trump Trade took off

Market finally catches up to reality — something we’ve warned about since the Trump Trade took off

Spring has brought a different kind of fresh air to the stock market as expectations for both GDP and earnings are starting to be revised lower, and odds are there is more to come. We’ll continue to be patient and focus on thematics, with the intent of using any market weakness to add new positions to the Tematica Select List and scale into existing ones where it makes sense.

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Hope and enthusiasm can only carry the market so high for so long

Hope and enthusiasm can only carry the market so high for so long

Keeping in mind the Fed has a knack for boosting interest rates at the wrong time, and it increasingly looks like Trump’s fiscal policies will take longer than expected to take hold and boost the economy, we continue to tread prudently and cautiously in the near-term.

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Revisiting Position Ratings as the Stock Market Grinds Higher

Revisiting Position Ratings as the Stock Market Grinds Higher

Since our last issue, the stock market continued to move higher on the news that President Trump will soon be sharing his tax overhaul plan and Fed Chairwoman’s Yellen’s congressional testimony yesterday.

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As the market scales new heights, we review our current holdings

As the market scales new heights, we review our current holdings

As quarterly earnings season moves into full swing we begin to digest all the backward-looking results and put the puzzle pieces of the forward corporate commentary together to assess its impact on our Tematica Select List positions.

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