Industry Rankings: Agri-Stocks Climbing The List

Every day, Validea.com uses John Reese’s Guru Strategy investing models to rank dozens of industries using a myriad of financial and fundamental data. The rankings include a value index, a growth index, and an overall index that takes both growth and value factors into account. Here’s a look at some of the current top-rated industries using the value index. 

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Tech Sector’s Second Acts Offering Lots Of Value

The tech sector evolves quickly, and that can turn one-time stars into afterthoughts in the blink of an eye. But Validea CEO John Reese says it’s not yet time to throw in the towel on brand-company’s older tech stars.

“America loves a second act. Whether it’s Mike Tyson reemerging after scandal, prison and bankruptcy to become a tragi-comic star of the screen, or Martha Stewart returning from prison a little softer, a little less uptight, we love to see once-powerful figures falter and then rise again in different form,” Reese writes in his Forbes.com column. “The stock market is no stranger to second acts. Often the market’s second acts come in the form of a once-high-powered, popular growth stock that hits a wall, and is presumed by just about everyone to be a total has-been. Then, some time later, after its shares have gotten cheap and the company has made some adjustments, the stock becomes an attractive value play.”

Reese says a lot of that seems to be happening in the tech sector right now, where his Guru Strategies are finding value in some tech firms that many consider passée. Among them: internet-pioneer-turned-“brand-company” AOL, which gets high marks from his Joel Greenblatt-based strategy.

Industry Rankings: Big Value In Jewelry Stocks

Every day, Validea.com uses John Reese’s Guru Strategy investing models to rank dozens of industries using a myriad of financial and fundamental data. The rankings include a value index, a growth index, and an overall index that takes both growth and value factors into account. Here’s a look at some of the current top-rated industries using the value index. 

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Industry Rankings: Conglomerates, Retailers Still Looking Good

Every day, Validea.com uses John Reese’s Guru Strategy investing models to rank dozens of industries using a myriad of financial and fundamental data. The rankings include a value index, a growth index, and an overall index that takes both growth and value factors into account. Here’s a look at some of the current top-rated industries. 

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How John Neff Beat The Market For 30 Years

Every other issue of the Validea Hot List newsletter examines in detail one of John Reese’s computerized Guru Strategies. This latest issue looks at the John Neff-inspired strategy, up 19.0% year-to-date vs. 8.9% for the S&P 500. Below is an excerpt from the newsletter, along with several top-scoring stock ideas from the Neff-based investment strategy.

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Industry Rankings: Recreational Products Stocks Looking Strong

Every day, Validea.com uses John Reese’s Guru Strategy investing models to rank dozens of industries using a myriad of financial and fundamental data. The rankings include a value index, a growth index, and an overall index that takes both growth and value factors into account. Here’s a look at some of the current top-rated industries using the value index. 

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The Best Investment Strategist You’ve Never Heard Of

Not all investment gurus are famous Wall Street fund managers or outspoken activist investors. That’s what Validea CEO John Reese says in his latest article for Seeking Alpha, in which he looks at the strategy of Joseph Piotroski, a college accounting professor whose work has had a big impact on the investing world.

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