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Valens Equity Weekly Insights and Inflections for December 5, 2018

Market Insights
Most Compelling Long Ideas
FB, COF, WGO, CTXS, GRMN

Most Compelling ECF™ Inflections
MEG:CAN, NXPI, CVI, KBH, NESN:CHE

Company Specific Highlights & Insights:

BHC, PINC, THRM
ABBV, BMY, CAT, CHTR, DHI, DIS, GM, GNTX, KBH, MA, MO, MYL, PLNT, V, VALE3:BRA

Management confidence levels appear to be gaining positive momentum, particularly in the last several months; breaking off their stationary trend for two years. The ratio has consistently remained above 2016-2017 levels, pointing to management teams growing more confident about investing. In particular, this has been signified by a sustained rise in highly confident markers, as opposed to a decline in management concern, pointing to renewed optimism.