Focus Articles

Focus Article: Sohu.com (SOHU)

Sohu.com, Inc. (SOHU) $53.88 The Company: Founded in 1996, by Dr. Charles Zhang, Sohu.com is a Chinese online media, search, gaming, community and mobile service group. After completing his Ph.D at MIT, Dr. Zhang joined Internet Securities (ISI) before relocating ...

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Focus Article: Corning, Inc. (GLW)

Corning, Inc. (GLW) $13.29 Picking a company for this week’s focus article was challenging because there were two interesting companies with insider purchases that looked attractive. Both companies are trading just below book value, both  have strong balance sheets and ...

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Focus Article: Cablevision Systems (CVC)

Cablevision Systems (CVC) $14.76 The Company: Founded in 1973 by Charles “Chuck” Dolan, Cablevision Systems Corporation is a telecommunications and media company with a wide range of operations including advanced digital television, voice and high-speed Internet services, local media and ...

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Focus Article: Gilead Sciences (GILD)

Gilead Sciences (GILD) $45.19 The Company: Founded in 1987 in Foster City, California, Gilead Sciences is a research-based biotech company that focuses on HIV/AIDS, liver disease and cardiovascular/metabolic and respiratory conditions. While the company has products to treat cardiovascular and ...

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Focus Article: Genworth Financial (GNW)

Genworth Financial (GNW) $9.22 The Company: Established in 1871, Genworth Financial is a Fortune 500 insurance holding company that was spun off from General Electric (GE) in 2004. The company is diversified geographically across 25 countries like Australia, Canada, Ireland, ...

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Focus Article: ShoreTel (SHOR)

ShoreTel (SHOR) $5.74 The Company: Businesses often use phone systems called Private Branch Exchange (PBX) systems to facilitate call handling and use a certain number of phone lines across a large number of extensions in an office. For example a ...

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Focus Article: Hess Corporation

  Hess Corporation (HES) $60.38 The Company: Hess Corporation, an energy exploration, production and refining company, was established in 1933 by Leon Hess and is currently run by his son John Hess, who serves as the Chairman and CEO of ...

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Focus Article: United Therapeutics Corporation (UTHR)

Focus Article: United Therapeutics Corporation (UTHR)

United Therapeutics (UTHR) $43.24 Over the course of the last decade, I have sifted through hundreds of companies looking at their business models, poring over their financial statements, reading their annual reports and evaluating their potential as an investment. In ...

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