Monday, December 30, 2013

Wednesday, December 18, 2013

Kodiak Oil & Gas KOG

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ITZ has Kodiak Oil & Gas (KOG) on the radar. A top play in the Bakken Shale, ITZ believes Kodiak's stock price can double within a year.
KOG's PEG is at a 85% discount to its Oil & Gas Exploration & Production Industry; Forward PE Ratio 54% discount.
Buy under $11

Tuesday, December 17, 2013

NEW BUY: LULU

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ITZ suggests entering Lululemon Athletica Inc. (LULU) around $58 level, taking a 1/2 position, looking to add to position should it pullback further. ITZ mentioned several times on Twitter, that $LULU could test $55.

LULU crashed by more than 11% last Thursday as the company's earnings report included a worrisome reduction in sales and earnings guidance. The numbers for the third quarter where actually better than expected, LULU reported a year-over-year increase of 20% in revenue to $379.9 million. They reported better than expected earnings per share of $0.45 versus $0.39 in year-ago quarter. Wall Street analysts were on average expecting earnings of $0.40 per share.

Guidance was a big disappointment, though: Management reduced its sales expectations for the fourth quarter of fiscal 2013 to between $535 million and $540 million versus a previous guidance of between $565 million and $570 million.

Earnings:  FY ending Jan 2014 $1.95 & 2015 est $2.36; trailing p/e 31.8 & forward p/e 24.9 with a 1.61 PEG.
ITZ's believes  management playing it safe by with a low guidance outlook, so it can easily over deliver in the coming quarters. ITZ entry point $58.50




Thursday, December 12, 2013

New Energy Position

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The Energy Sector SPDR has pulled back, ITZ suggests taking a long position via Direxion Bull Energy ETF (ERX) under $79. Take full position set stop @ $77  PT $90


Thursday, December 5, 2013

NEW BUY: NUAN

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Nuance Communications, Inc. is a provider of voice and language solutions for businesses and consumers globally. LINK
 
Icahn Boosts Stake In Nuance Communications To Nearly 19% READ

For the nine months ended 30 June 2013, Nuance Communications Inc. revenues increased 17% to $1.38B. Net loss applicable to common stockholders totaled $82.9M vs. income of $88.5M. Revenues reflect Healthcare segment increase from $184.5M to $684.9M, Mobile and Consumer segment increase from $132.4M to $358.9M, Enterprise segment increase from $74.5M to $237M, United States segment increase from $294.4M to $1B.

Nuance could find more growth is in electronic health records. With the ability to transform spoken instructions into digital records. This technology sector has been a source of growth for Nuance, with revenue from health care rising 29% in its most recent quarter, compared to a 16% drop in its consumer and mobile segment.

ITZ is taking a new position, in Nuance Communications (NUAN) around $14 -- set PT $18- STOP $13


Tuesday, December 3, 2013

WTI Crude Rallies

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WTI crude oil is finally starting to rally: ITZ has entered thus far three 1/4 positions $29.25; $29.60 & $30.30. EIA reports tomorrow, ITZ is looking to add the last 1/4 position. Follow updates on Twitter

API data show crude supply down 12 million barrels Read

U.S. supplies of crude oil probably fell for the first time in 11 weeks as refineries boosted operating rates and fuel production Link

U.S. oil futures jump as TransCanada prepares to start up pipeline Read

Nov 5th | Time To Start Getting Long Crude link
Nov 9th | ITZ Weekend Update: Crude Oil  link
Nov 27th | Crude Oil Buy, Sell or Hold? link
Nov 30th | Crude Oil Update: Iran Agreement link

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