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January 24, 2020
HGV – Market expectations are for Uniform ROA to decline to new lows, but management is excited about their data systems and confident about their interest rates and contract sales
Hilton Grand Vacations Inc. (HGV:USA) currently trades below corporate averages relative to UAFRS-based (Uniform) Earnings, with a 16.6x Uniform P/E. At these levels, the market has bearish expectations for the firm
January 23, 2020
VRSK – Market expectations are for stable Uniform ROA, but management may be concerned about cloud computing, Geomni, and their pipeline
Verisk Analytics, Inc. (VRSK:USA) currently trades above recent averages relative to UAFRS-based (Uniform) Earnings, with a 33.8x Uniform P/E. At these levels, the market has expectations for Uniform ROA to remain stable
January 23, 2020
Valens Research – UAFRS vs As Reported Weekly Highlights – January 23, 2020
Each week, Valens focuses on several companies that were analyzed in the prior week, where material distortions caused by as-reported GAAP accounting need to be corrected to understand a company’s economic fundamentals. Company Specific Highlights & Insights
January 22, 2020
MTCH – Market expectations are for slight Uniform ROA declines, but management is confident about their new products, Tinder, and Ablo
Match Group, Inc. (MTCH:USA) currently trades at historical highs relative to UAFRS-based (Uniform) Earnings, with a 33.6x Uniform P/E. Even at these levels, markets have somewhat bearish expectations for the firm
January 21, 2020
TJX – Market expectations are for Uniform ROA expansion, but management may be concerned about pricing, customer traffic, and inventory levels
The TJX Companies, Inc. (TJX:USA) currently trades at historical highs relative to UAFRS-based (Uniform) Earnings, with a 25.3x Uniform P/E. At these levels, the market has bullish expectations for the firm
January 21, 2020
Valens Equity Weekly Insights and Inflections for January 21, 2020
Each week, the Valens Research team highlights our most interesting insights from across our tools and our analysis, including individual company, industry, and macro insights. Top Highlight: RBC – Regal Beloit Corporation Other Highlights: SERV, TJX, VNO
January 21, 2020
Valens Research Weekly Equity Idea Highlight for January 21, 2020 – EXLS – ExlService Holdings, Inc.
This week the Valens Research team highlights our most interesting equity insight from across our tools and our analysis. The company’s strategy to expand into higher returns, strong execution and alignment, and growing management
January 17, 2020
RBC – Market expectations are for Uniform ROA compression, but management is confident about their growth potential, leverage levels, and restructuring efforts
Regal Beloit Corporation (RBC:USA) trades below corporate averages relative to UAFRS-based (Uniform) Earnings, with a 14.5x Uniform P/E. At these levels, the market has bearish expectations for the firm
January 16, 2020
SERV – Market expectations are for Uniform ROA improvement, but management appears concerned about damage claims, termite renewals, and their performance
ServiceMaster Global Holdings, Inc. (SERV:USA) currently trades near recent averages relative to UAFRS-based (Uniform) Earnings, with a 19.4x Uniform P/E. At these levels, markets have bullish expectations for the firm
January 16, 2020
Valens Research – UAFRS vs As Reported Weekly Highlights – January 16, 2020
Each week, Valens focuses on several companies that were analyzed in the prior week, where material distortions caused by as-reported GAAP accounting need to be corrected to understand a company’s economic fundamentals. Company Specific Highlights & Insights
January 15, 2020
AIV – Market expectations are for Uniform ROA to expand to all-time highs, but management appears concerned about retention, customer satisfaction, and growth
Apartment Investment and Management Company (AIV:USA) currently trades at historical highs relative to Uniform Assets, with a 1.8x Uniform P/B. At these levels, markets are pricing in bullish expectations for the firm
January 14, 2020
VNO – Market expectations are for Uniform ROA recovery, but management appears concerned about the New York market, their PENN2 development, and demand
Vornado Realty Trust (VNO:USA) currently trades near historical lows relative to Uniform Assets, with a 1.6x Uniform P/B. However, even at these levels, markets are pricing in bullish expectations for the firm
January 14, 2020
Valens Equity Weekly Insights and Inflections for January 14, 2020
Each week, the Valens Research team highlights our most interesting insights from across our tools and our analysis, including individual company, industry, and macro insights. Top Highlight: YUM – Yum! Brands, Inc. Other Highlights: EW, MCO, SBAC
January 13, 2020
MCO – Market expectations are for Uniform ROA expansion, but management may be concerned about growth, credit markets, and their long-term strategy
Moody's Corporation (MCO:USA) currently trades at recent highs relative to UAFRS-based (Uniform) Earnings, with a 26.6x Uniform P/E, implying bullish expectations for the firm
January 13, 2020
Valens Research Weekly Equity Idea Highlight for January 13, 2020 – DHI – D.R. Horton, Inc.
This week the Valens Research team highlights our most interesting equity insight from across our tools and our analysis. Management’s smart strategic decisions, low market expectations, and sustained confidence about the business
January 10, 2020
SBAC – Market expectations are for Uniform ROA to expand to record highs, but management may have concerns about demand, Brazil, and growth opportunities
SBA Communications Corporation (SBAC:USA) currently trades above recent averages relative to UAFRS-based (Uniform) Earnings, with a 37.3x Uniform P/E, implying bullish expectations for the firm
January 9, 2020
YUM – Market expectations are for record-high profitability, but management has concerns about Taco Bell International, franchisees, and KFC growth
YUM! Brands, Inc. (YUM:USA) currently trades near recent averages relative to UAFRS-based (Uniform) Earnings, with a 25.1x Uniform P/E
January 9, 2020
Valens Research – UAFRS vs As Reported Weekly Highlights – January 9, 2020
Each week, Valens focuses on several companies that were analyzed in the prior week, where material distortions caused by as-reported GAAP accounting need to be corrected to understand a company’s economic fundamentals. Company Specific Highlights & Insights
January 8, 2020
EW – Market expectations are for significant Uniform ROA expansion, but management appears concerned about growth, enrollment, and pricing
Edwards Lifesciences Corporation (EW:USA) trades above recent averages relative to UAFRS-based (Uniform) Earnings, with a 39.3x Uniform P/E. At these levels, the market has bullish expectations for the firm, but management appears concerned about growth, CLASP study enrollment, and pricing pressures
January 7, 2020
Valens Equity Weekly Insights and Inflections for January 7, 2020
Each week, the Valens Research team highlights our most interesting insights from across our tools and our analysis, including individual company, industry, and macro insights. Top Highlight: GOOGL – Alphabet, Inc. Other Highlights: NOC, PII, SWK