Amazon Proving The Power Of Bricks And Clicks
Today the market sent shock-waves across the retail sector after Amazon (AMZN) and Whole Foods Market, Inc. (WFM) announced they had entered into a definitive merger agreement under which Amazon will acquire Whole Foods for $42 per share in an all-cash deal valued at $13.7 billion.
This 'High Alpha' REIT Is Poised To Profit
When I select REITs for the High Alpha REIT portfolio, I am essentially looking for companies that have the widest margin of safety, and that I believe have the best possibility for outsized share price appreciation. Sir John Templeton sums up the margin of safety as follows:
Is Global Net Lease A Value Trap?
A "value trap" is when a stock is cheap and it trades at a low multiple for an extended time. The stock "traps" attract investors who are looking for a bargain because the shares look inexpensive. The "trap" springs when investors buy into the company at low prices and the stock price never rebounds
If You Like Boring, You'll Love This REIT
Most of you know that my REIT picks aren’t meant to generate extraordinary returns. I am most focused on principal preservation and modest price appreciation. Over time, I have found that owning shares in reliable dividend growers produces the most favorable returns without taking excessive risk.