UnThreaded | Threaded | Whole Thread (1) | Ignore Thread Prev | Next
Author: scottsicle One star, 50 posts Old School Fool Add to my Favorite Fools Ignore this person (you won't see their posts anymore) Number: of 23  
Subject: Dell & Target Date: 5/3/2006 12:20 PM
Post New | Post Reply | Reply Later | Create Poll Report this Post | Recommend it!
Recommendations: 0
I've just finished Peter Lynch's classic, "One Up on Wall Street" (one of the books on Tom Gardner's basic reading list). Lynch suggests beginning stock research with companies you already know and like.

I recently bought three Dell computers for my business. The computers and peripherals are excellent, and the service from Dell is outstanding. One of the computers had a problem, and someone was out to fix it right away.

I also shopped at Target recently. It's amazing to me that a low-end store like Target has teamed with top designers to bring real "style" to inexpensive clothing and home furnishings. I'm really impressed.

Now to start researching these companies. Has anyone analyzed Dell or Target?

I imagine that Dell, at least, is trading at somewhat of a discount after a mediocre earnings report.

Disclosure: I don't own stock in Dell or Target. Most of my stocks are Stock Adviser or Hidden Gems picks, supplemented with a healthy investment in a German market stock index (EWG).
Post New | Post Reply | Reply Later | Create Poll Report this Post | Recommend it!
Print the post  
UnThreaded | Threaded | Whole Thread (1) | Ignore Thread Prev | Next


Post of the Day:
Berkshire Hathaway

Questioning Amazon's Financials
What was Your Dumbest Investment?
Share it with us -- and learn from others' stories of flubs.
When Life Gives You Lemons
We all have had hardships and made poor decisions. The important thing is how we respond and grow. Read the story of a Fool who started from nothing, and looks to gain everything.
Community Home
Speak Your Mind, Start Your Blog, Rate Your Stocks

Community Team Fools - who are those TMF's?
Contact Us
Contact Customer Service and other Fool departments here.
Work for Fools?
Winner of the Washingtonian great places to work, and Glassdoor #1 Company to Work For 2015! Have access to all of TMF's online and email products for FREE, and be paid for your contributions to TMF! Click the link and start your Fool career.