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  • Date: 7/23/16 11:32 AM
  • Number: 16187
  • Recommendations: 5
Too many folks see it as nothing more than a price number getting bigger, and extrapolate from that.

Well...

It's been working so far, hasn't it.


Well, yes. This is the thinking of those people.
But
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  • Date: 7/23/16 10:52 AM
  • Number: 263195
  • Recommendations: 2
Could this be the answer?

No.
I presume that Yahoo (or rather, Yahoo's data provider) does the same thing with all dividend paying stocks, absent any bugs.
The dividend is assumed to have been reinvested at the closing
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  • Date: 7/22/16 5:33 PM
  • Number: 224908
  • Recommendations: 4
I don't think there is anything that makes a major change to my opinion of the firm's worth.
Not based on information available so far, anyway. Law suits come and go.

But I have to say, $2.4bn is a pretty big disagreement about
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  • Date: 7/21/16 4:34 PM
  • Number: 263174
  • Recommendations: 15
From the article

"Let's dispel one myth. Hedge funds don't represent a true asset class but are simply trading strategies..."

I'd rephrase that as "Hedge funds don't represent a true asset
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  • Date: 7/20/16 4:15 PM
  • Number: 224891
  • Recommendations: 8
What's your favorite dividend paying stock for the long run?

For a long hold and a large position, the consideration that dwarfs all
others is the long run reliability and predictability of the fortunes of the
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  • Date: 7/20/16 3:53 PM
  • Number: 224890
  • Recommendations: 34
I think it goes without saying that the board as a whole is interested in your slightly smarter rule.

Well, the first thing to remember is that there is only one solution
which gives exactly constant income every period, and
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  • Date: 7/20/16 2:40 PM
  • Number: 16165
  • Recommendations: 14
My 1997 AMZN shares up 36,000%...

I'm neither long nor short Amazon.
(Well, a bit short because of my broad index short I guess, but nothing on purpose)
I wouldn't consider them as a long till they prove they have a
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  • Date: 7/20/16 2:12 PM
  • Number: 224887
  • Recommendations: 9
Better to buy it for the future earnings stream.
But if it's the dividend that you like, you'll do fine too.

Think of it as making an excellent decision for a not-very-good reason,
but it will still satisfy that desire.
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  • Date: 7/19/16 3:23 PM
  • Number: 224882
  • Recommendations: 7
I do agree with the author's suggestion that some improvement is possible in separating
more clearly the views of the chairman and the "views" (policy) of the firm itself.
...
I also think it is unlikely to happen.

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  • Date: 7/19/16 6:31 AM
  • Number: 263165
  • Recommendations: 4
Nice.

It's interesting that six of the seven are showing extreme greed...I doubt they agree that much very often.

The seventh is deemed "neutral". But that's based on VIX.
The current very low reading
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