Do It Yourself (DIY) Stock Investor is a financial website for the retail investor. The site primarily displays technique and reasoning for long-term value investments using fundamental analysis. Articles cover a wide range of stocks that trade on the NYSE, NASDAQ and OTC.
Value investing can be a slow process and lack sudden fantastico swings like day trading. Value investing is more like a hunt or bargain shopping in a lessor known location. It requires some wherewithal to hold the investment for a long term. The market isn't a rational being. To beat it requires one part method and one part madness. Other utilized methods include short-term holds, short-sell and event driven trades.
In 2015, DIYSI was founded by Seeking Alpha Contributor Travis Brown. In step with the DIY mentality, retail investors look to manage their own stock portfolios and often Google resources to fashion ideas. DIY Stock Investor is similar to popular stock investor blogs: TheStreet, ValueWalk and TipRanks. Clearly DIYSI being the smaller boutique of the group.
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Articles are written by Travis Brown, a Seeking Alpha contributor. Social feeds such as Twitter and StockTwits are utilized to interact with like minded investors and also sharpen the blade versus counter theses. Travis has held a 4.5 star TipRank rating: Dec. '15, Nov. '16, and most of 2017. Starting in September of 2017, Travis achieved a 5 star ranking with the outperformance of Veru, Inc. Multiple stock picks have resulted in +100% returns. Amazon, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN), Smith & Wesson Holding Company (NASDAQ: SWHC or AOBC), Neff Corp. (NYSE: NEFF) and Hunstman Corp. (NYSE: HUN) were all outperformers. The coverage of Amazon Prime Air and small Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (sUAV) delivery received international syndication. Additionally, Seeking Alpha had given a #18 IPO Analysis Opinion Leader rank for coverage on Virgin America (NASDAQ: VA).
The DIYSI site is for informational purposes and is not a solicitation to buy or sell securities. The reader is encouraged to follow-up with their own due diligence.