Author: Mark Salvia

Earnings Yield of 0.067641 in Focus For MSA Safety Incorporated (NYSE:MSA)

In terms of EBITDA Yield, MSA Safety Incorporated (NYSE:MSA) currently has a value of 0.067641. This value is derived by dividing EBITDA by Enterprise Value. Investors are typically trying to find solid stocks to add to the portfolio. When it comes to stock picking, there is no magic formula. There are various techniques that may provide better outcomes than others, […]

Scientific Games Corporation (NasdaqGS:SGMS), ICF International, Inc. (NasdaqGS:ICFI) Quant Scorecard In Focus

Scientific Games Corporation (NasdaqGS:SGMS) has a Piotroski F-Score of 6 at the time of writing. The F-Score may help discover companies with strengthening balance sheets. The score may also be used to spot the weak performers. Joseph Piotroski developed the F-Score which employs nine different variables based on the company financial statement. A single point is assigned to each test […]

Ripe for A Big Move? Update on CBS Corporation (NYSE:CBS)

CBS Corporation (NYSE:CBS) are being monitored closely by investors today as the name is currently priced at $44.22, a -0.29% difference from where it most recently opened.  So where is the stock headed from here?  We will take a quick look here at how the stock has performed recently. Active investors are constantly faced with tough decisions when managing their own stock […]

Trading Watch: Percentage Price Oscillator Histogram Below Zero for Now Corp (NWPN)

After a recent look at shares of Now Corp (NWPN), we have seen that the Percentage Price Oscillator Histogram level is under zero. Traders following the indicator may be using the reading to identify a possible sell. When trading the stock market, investors constantly have to deal with volatility. There are many different reasons why markets may see increased volatility. […]

Taking a Deep Dive into Technical Levels for Micro Focus International Plc (MCRO.L)

Micro Focus International Plc (MCRO.L) shares are on chartist’s watch as the stock is edging below the MACD Histogram zero line.  Current levels place the share price around 1597.60, while the MACD indicates a bearish trend. The MACD-Histogram is an indicator of an indicator. In fact, MACD is also an indicator of an indicator. This means that the MACD-Histogram is four steps […]

The Wendy’s Company (WEN) Gross Profitability Stands at 0.119034

Traders watching the movements of The Wendy’s Company (WEN) might be interested in how the quality ratios are stacking up for the shares.  Robert Novy-Marx, a professor at the university of Rochester, discovered that gross profitability has as much power predicting stock returns as traditional value metrics. He found that while other quality measures had some predictive power, especially on small […]

Pulling the Curtain Back on PHLX Semiconductor Ishares ETF (SOXX)

PHLX Semiconductor Ishares ETF (SOXX)’s MACD Histogram reading is currently below the zero line, indicating a neutral or negative chart trend for the shares.  Shares recently touched 205.29 on a recent bid, moving 4.15 in the most recent session. Created by Thomas Aspray in 1986, the MACD Histogram is a visual indicator of the difference between the MACD line and the Signal line, which is […]

Delving into Shares of iShares Trust – iShares Global 100 ETF (ARCA:IOO), United States Steel Corporation (NYSE:X): Quant Update

At the time of writing, iShares Trust – iShares Global 100 ETF (ARCA:IOO) has a Piotroski F-Score of 4. The F-Score may help discover companies with strengthening balance sheets. The score may also be used to spot the weak performers. Joseph Piotroski developed the F-Score which employs nine different variables based on the company financial statement. A single point is […]

United Utilities Group PLC (LSE:UU.)’s Volatility Moves the Target Weight to 0.05470 With 0.04764 Sales Growth

United Utilities Group PLC (LSE:UU.) of the Gas, Water & Multiutilities sector might have recently popped up on investor’s radars as the 6473647 market cap company based out of Great Britain recently closed at 7.816000.  The stock has seen year over year sales growth of 0.04764 giving it a traded value of $24463. An important idea when dealing with technical analysis is that historical stock […]