Over the past few months, stocks in the gold mining sector have fallen dramatically. Even though there is much debate on the direction of gold and gold stocks over the long-term, if you are bullish on gold and gold stocks, this decline in prices has presented an opportunity to investigate gold companies for investment purposes. One company worth analyzing for future investment purposes is New Gold Incorporated (NGD).
Over the past three years New Gold Incorporated has produced some excellent
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A few days ago, I was reading an article by Matt Doiron regarding insider buying. An attraction to finding stocks with insider buying is that over the long-term they tend to outperform the market. In another article by Meena Krishnamsetty she states “In raw returns, insider purchases beat the market returns by 11.2% per year”. Even though I don’t believe this is the only reason to buy a stock, it does provide a level of confidence in that management believes
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Over the past five years Diamond Offshore Inc, (DO) has shown a declining trend in profitability. One of the reasons for the decline in profitability is its aging fleet. According to Outfoxthestreet.com, Diamond Offshore has the oldest fleet amongst its competitors. As of 2011, Diamond Offshore’s average fleet age was 31 years.
Amid Diamond Offshore’s efforts to manage its costs, the company is now using this time to invest in its fleet as part of a long-term strategy. Recently, Diamond
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In my article “Diamond Offshore Drilling: Brazil, Pre-Salt And Growth” I took a look at a broader scope of Diamond Offshore Drilling (DO). In the article, we established positive potential for Diamond Offshore in the pre-salt region off the coast of Brazil. On a negative point, the article also indicated that there was a declining trend in the company’s profitability.
As we have established that the company is focusing on Brazil and has declining profitability over the past couple of
Continue reading Diamond Offshore: Increasing Value Without Adding Debt $DO