Tag: Company Analysis

Alphabet Research Report

Alphabet is the parent company of Google and they make money primarily through three ways: (1) Advertising revenue accounts for the lion share of their revenue. This comes from the Google Search, Youtube and Google Network partners’ properties (“Google Network properties”). (2) Non-advertising revenue such as Google Play, hardware, and YouTube non-advertising. (3) Google Cloud. Let’s dive into the mechanics of each segment. Advertising Revenue ...

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Why I Own Disney Shares

The happiest place on earth. It is near impossible to replicate Disney’s share of mind even if you have all the money in the world. The Disney name is well-known to billions of people. It has a meaning, an emotion perhaps, attached to it globally. It is hard to find another brand that is unanimously known as the happiest place on earth. With Disney+, it ...

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Why Did Bill Ackman Buy into Hilton?

Hilton first got my attention earlier this year when Ackman doubled down. This was after his incredible timing (both with buying and selling) with his hedge, profiting over $2b (on a $27m premium) during the sharp drawdown in March. Because of its cyclical nature, a traditional hotel company's earnings are extremely lumpy. This begs the question—Why would Ackman be interested in Hilton?

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Why I Initiated a Position in Fastly

Initiated a stake in Fastly this week to make myself follow through on deep diving into this company. They reported a strong set of Q2 results, with revenue rising 61.7% y-o-y. It was also the first time their EPS became positive, at $0.02 per share. Yet its share price took a hit and declined 33%. Largely due to Donald Trump threatening to ban Tik Tok, ...

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