Do It Yourself Stock Investor

2016 Stock Reviews

2016 summaries of buy-side stock analysis, sell/short, and general review. The equities covered trade in the NYSE, NASDAQ and OTC. Most analysis is hosted at Seeking Alpha, DIYSI's primary editor. Some reviews are native to this site.

Female Condom Sales Could Spike With New Porn Laws And Zika Epidemic

October 04, 2016

California could vote-in a second law mandating condom usage for its porn stars. Proposition 60, the "Condoms in Pornographic Films Initiative," will be on the ballot November 8, 2016. At the time of their first regulation, porn producers such as Larry Flint threatened to move to the Aloha State. In other condom news, the Zika virus continues to challenge the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention or CDC initiative... Go to Seeking Alpha for full stock analysis.

Fiscal Year 2017 Brings New Krill Oil Development

August 08, 2016

Neptune Technologies & Bioressources, Inc. (NASDAQ: NEPT) underwent a recent name change to Neptune Wellness Solutions (hereinafter Neptune). This came with the addition of new omega-3 products via acquisition of Biodroga Inc. Popular Neptune Krill Oil products include: Oceano3, GNC Krill Oil and MegaRed (a white label partner)... Further reading at Seeking Alpha.

Assange Bashes Google, But OneWeb And Netflix Pose The Biggest Global Reach

July 20, 2016

Julian Assange is back in the spotlight again with the accusation of mixing politics (Hillary Clinton) and internet search engines. Google/Alphabet, Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG, GOOGL) was shown to have search interference on presidential candidates... Read the full article at DIY Stock Investor.

The Next Snowbike Could Be A Harley-Davidson Takeover Target

July 02, 2016

Harley-Davidson, Inc.n (NYSE: HOG) reported last quarter to have nearly $700m in cash and equivalents. That's an account that could easily takeover Arctic Cat, Inc. (NASDAQ: ACAT) based on the market capitalization or a premium on asset valuation. Arctic Cat, Inc. has a snowmobile business that could complement the Harley off-season. The new SVX 450 (snowbike) is a unique product that could thematically bridge the two together... Continue at Seeking Alpha.

A Virtual Reality Taylor Swift Would Be A GLUU Dream Come True

April 19, 2016

Glu Mobile (NASDAQ:GLUU) is a story of growth and speculation that only virtual reality/VR and Taylor Swift could surmise. In February, the company announced the partnership to make a Taylor Swift game. The speculation is that the company could one day be a preferred social media experience, combining the photo flip book, chat, gaming, etc. with one's favorite VR celebrity... Continue at Seeking Alpha.

Tesla Model 3 Pre-order Financing Creates A Bubble

April 4, 2016

On April 3rd, Elon Musk tweeted the pre-orders had hit 276 thousand for Tesla's Model 3. This was an improvement to the March 31st launch, but contrary to faulty headlines, sales were still under one billion dollars. Why then was there mention of over $7 billion in sales?

Three aspects under review in this article:

The $1k fee exchanged was for a contract agreement that Tesla calls a "Reservation." It contains ambiguous terminology, bilateral cancellation (optional refund) and no set price of sale.... Continue at HubPages.

Neff Corp.'s Residential Construction & Earthmovers Pair Well With Fannie Mae, Houston Housing

January 13, 2016

The general consumer may have more brand recognition for Budget (NASDAQ: CAR) than a construction equipment rental company. The customer loyalty and experience with Budget includes renting and then buying a lightly used car at a discounted price. This can also be accomplished with earthmovers. It is Neff Corp's, aka, Neff Equipment (NYSE: NEFF) business plan for earthmovers that differentiates them from the group. Their revenue margins and lower valuation place them as a buy-side interest in the stock market. Follow the link to read the full buy-side stock analysis on Neff Corp.

Page Links
The Next Snowbike Could Be A Harley-Davidson Takeover Target, Assange Bashes Google But OneWeb And Netflix Pose The Biggest Global Reach, Tesla Model 3 Pre-order Financing Creates A Bubble, Fiscal Year 2017 Brings New Krill Oil Development, A Virtual Reality Taylor Swift Would Be A GLUU Dream Come True