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Adamas Pharmaceuticals Inc $ 4.36 0.06 (1.4%)

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Avg Vol (1m):
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Market Cap $:
123.49 Mil
Enterprise Value $:
167.75 Mil
P/E (TTM):
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P/B:
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The height of folly

The height of folly.

That’s what I call it when people pay 100 times a company’s pre-share revenue to buy a stock. You see this behavior mostly with young biotechnology stocks and fledgling technology stocks.

Investors mentally build what economics professor Burton Malkiel called “castles in the sky” when they drool over the potential in these stocks.

Of course, it’s possible to luck out if you catch the “next NVidia” but the odds are strongly against you.

Over the years, beginning in 2000, I’ve written 14 columns warning against investing in these sky-high stocks. The stocks I warned against have

764 Views    John Dorfman    2019-02-19 20:42
Hope stocks. Fads. Castles in the sky

Hope stocks. Fads. Castles in the sky.

Those are the words I think of when I see a stock that sells for 100 times revenue or more. In my view, you almost have to be crazy to invest in them.

Over the years, a typical stock has usually sold for about 1.4 times revenue. In today’s rich market the prevailing ratio is 2.25. So, we’re talking about stocks that sell for 44 times prevailing valuations, which are themselves rich.

The vast majority of these stocks are biotech stocks, and proponents argue that they are worth the inflated multiples. These companies

1076 Views    John Dorfman    2018-02-26 17:52
The guru added to these positions in the past 2 quarters

Point72 Asset Management was founded by Steven Cohen (Trades, Portfolio) in 2014 as the successor to SAC Capital. In both the second and third quarters, the guru invested in the following stocks:

JELD-WEN Holding Inc. (JELD)

In the second quarter, Cohen increased his stake by 67.67% and added another 74.16% in the third quarter. The guru holds 0.08% of the company's outstanding shares. The building materials manufacturer has a market cap of $4.14 billion and an enterprise value of $5.18 billion.

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Richard Pzena (Trades, Portfolio) is the company's largest

304 Views    Tiziano Frateschi    2017-11-22 20:57
Guru increases position in health care space

Point72 Asset Management founder Steven Cohen (Trades, Portfolio) established a holding in Karyopharm Therapeutics Inc. (KPTI) on Nov. 3, further expanding his large positioning in the health care space.

Managing a portfolio of 809 stocks, Cohen uses a bottom-up approach to identify discretionary long-short equities. The health care and consumer cyclical sectors compose the largest percentage of his portfolio.

Having previously exited a position in Karyopharm in the fourth quarter of 2014, Cohen purchased a 3.5 million-share stake for an average price of $11.23 per share. The trade had an impact of 0.22% on the portfolio.

The

398 Views    Sydnee Gatewood    2017-11-07 16:48
The guru increased his position in the last 2 quarters

Ron Baron (Trades, Portfolio) founded Baron Capital Management, an investment management firm. In both the first and second quarters, the guru invested in the following stocks:

Adamas Pharmaceuticals Inc. (ADMS)

In the first quarter, Baron increased his position by 81.87% and by 45.50% in the second quarter.

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The pharmaceutical company has a market cap of $479.33 million. Its revenue fell 90% over the last 12 months, but the stock price has risen 34% over the last several weeks.

Steven Cohen (Trades, Portfolio) is the company's largest shareholder among the

242 Views    Tiziano Frateschi    2017-09-07 20:56
Most important trades of the last 7 days

The GuruFocus All-In-One Screener can be used to find insider trades from the past week. Under the Insiders tab, change the settings for All Insider Buying to “$200,000+,” the duration to “June 2017” and All Insider Sales to “$5,000,000+.”

According to the above filters, the following are trades from company insiders this week.

International Flavors & Fragrances Inc. (IFF) 10% owner Winder Investment Pte. Ltd. bought 40,000 shares for $136.63 per share on June 21. Since then, the stock price has declined to $135.13.

It is engaged in manufacturing and supplying of flavors and fragrances for the food,

212 Views    Tiziano Frateschi    2017-06-23 18:33

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