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  • The Frontlines of the Streaming Wars

    Published: November 25, 2019

    With Disney and Apple entering the arena, we reviewed some of the ideas posited by SumZero contributors to examine how these two giants are shaping the competition for subscription-based video and how companies like Apple and Netflix – the 6th and 7th most-searched for companies on SumZero – are ...

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  • These Are the Top Stocks for 2018

    Published: January 24, 2018

    The SumZero Top Stocks for 2018 PDF has arrived. This PDF contains 15 actionable research ideas from the SumZero community of over 15,000 buyside fund professionals. Selections were determined by a panel of over 40 senior fund professionals and asset allocators.

    The Top Stocks report is design...

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  • The Implications of Investing in NFL Superstars

    Fantex essentially offers investors tracking stocks in the income earned by athletes and entertainers. The company plans to add to their asset roster in the near future (Bills quarterback EJ Manuel and Texans running back Arian Foster are scheduled to be next). Considering the true scale of incom...

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  • Deja Vu: AOL Nears New Growth Inflection Point

    Published: March 19, 2014

    AOL is a deceptively cheap asset which is at an inflection point in all three businesses. The street believes EBITDA growth will be half of last year and misses key value catalysts. I believe the company will emerge in the next six months as a growth asset with a stable legacy business with signi...

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  • CBS Opportunity on Spin-Off/REIT Conversion

    Published: July 18, 2013

    If CBS continues to take $1billion of its estimated 2billion in fcf generated each year to continue its accelerated share repurchase. To be conservative if I assume CBS uses half of the proceeds from the sale of the Outdoor business to repurchase shares. Assuming that shares are repurchased at $5...

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  • Boring, But Beautiful: Disney Has 20%+ Upside

    Published: February 15, 2013

    The shares have done well, but lagged some other major media and entertainment stocks over the past six months as the company endured a period of slow earnings growth. I believe the current quarter will flip the earnings trajectory and the stock will move higher with earnings and modest multiple ...

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  • Consumer Resurrection Bodes Well for Carnival Cruises

    Published: October 11, 2012

    CCL is setting up to outperform. After the tragic Costa incident and as fuel cost pressures abate, CCL will deliver both growth in EPS and FCF into 2013. The company took FCF guidance from flat to $450mm in 2012 and we expect to see almost $2B in 2013. CCL has left significant room to do $2.00 in...

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