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Past articles by Stephen:

PacWest Stock: Bending, But Shouldn't Break (NASDAQ:PACW)

PacWest Bancorp has come under severe pressure, as the market fears a run on deposits similar to SVB. See why I believe PACW survives this liquidity squeeze. → Read More

First Republic Bank (FRC): Battered And Bruised, But Still Liquid

First Republic Bank's shares have been hammered on fears that the bank will see a run on deposits push it into failure. See why I'm bullish on FRC stock. → Read More

Renesas Electronics Finally Getting A Fairer Shake, But Not Yet Overvalued (OTCMKTS:RNECF)

Renesas exceeded sell-side expectations for Q4'22 earnings and Q1'23 guidance, sparking a major run in the share price. Read more here. → Read More

Hurco Stock: Navigating Elevated Uncertainty And A Short-Cycle Slowdown (NASDAQ:HURC)

Hurco's Q1 results met my expectations, but showed weakness in North American and European sales. See why we recommend HURC stock a buy. → Read More

Roche: Ongoing Pipeline Issues Sap Growth, Increase M&A Likelihood (OTCMKTS:RHHBY)

Roche hasn't scored the sort of big wins that change investment theses or drive lasting changes in sentiment. Find out our recommendation on RHHBY stock. → Read More

Caterpillar Offers An Intriguing Mix Of Cyclical Drivers (NYSE:CAT)

Caterpillar's cyclical leverage may have longer legs than the bears believe. Click here to see why CAT stock is a Buy. → Read More

Illinois Tool Works Looks Priced Beyond Perfection (NYSE:ITW)

Illinois Tool Works continued to execute well on margins, but growth looks more limited. Read more to see my thoughts on ITW stock and my recommendation. → Read More

Infineon Looks Like A Classic 'Short Term Vs. Long Term' Story

Infineon is looking at elevated near-term risks as key end-markets correct. Read why long-term outlook for advanced power, MCUs, and sensors is very attractive. → Read More

Loma Negra Is Executing Very Well, But The Macro Backdrop Is Awful (NYSE:LOMA)

Loma Negra stock could be significantly undervalued if Argentina's economy improves, but that's a risky bet. Read why Loma Negra will be challenged by weak macro conditions. → Read More

ABB Could Be Caught Between Long-Term Trends And Near-Term Macro Headwinds

ABB's Q4 results were mixed, with good revenue growth but some ongoing challenges in margins and free cash flow. See why I'm neutral on ABB stock. → Read More

Grupo Bimbo Executing Where It Matters, But Consumer Habits Are Shifting (OTCMKTS:GRBMF)

Grupo Bimbo has been executing well across its operations, including improved product development, manufacturing, and distribution efficiency. Find out why the stock is a Hold. → Read More

Ameris Bancorp Delivering On Self-Improvement (NASDAQ:ABCB)

Ameris looks undervalued relative to its earnings potential. Read why we think there are opportunities to further leverage an attractive low-cost deposit base. → Read More

AxoGen Making Progress, But Not Enough To Drive A Meaningful Rerating Yet (NASDAQ:AXGN)

AxoGen has recently seen some momentum with surgeons increasing their usage of the company's grafts. See why I'm bullish on AXGN stock. → Read More

HollySys: Better Results, Investability Remains An Issue (NASDAQ:HOLI)

HollySys posted good Q2 results, with the company continuing to grow its automation business and rail projects getting back on track. See why HOLI stock is a Hold. → Read More

Altra Industrial Motion Stock Closing Out On A Mixed Note (NASDAQ:AIMC)

Altra management's calculation of organic revenue may have understated underlying growth. Click here to see why AIMC stock is a Hold. → Read More

U.S. Bancorp Heading Into 2023 With Uncommonly Good Growth Potential (NYSE:USB)

U.S. Bancorp looks poised to deliver potentially category-leading pre-provision growth on the back of exceptional operating leverage. Find out why USB stock is a Buy. → Read More

Knight-Swift Transportation Navigating Around Potholes In The Trucking Cycle (NYSE:KNX)

Knight-Swift had a worse Q4 than expected on ongoing trucking cycle deterioration. Read more to see my thoughts on KNX stock and my recommendation. → Read More

Heartland Express: The Worst Is In Sight, And M&A Provides Opportunities

Heartland Express operates as a short-to-medium haul truckload carrier in the United States and Canada. Click here to read my analysis of HTLD stock. → Read More

ICU Medical Not In Critical Condition, But There’s Still Rehab Work To Do (NASDAQ:ICUI)

ICU Medical's results should continue to improve through 2023 as the 2022 fixes play out. Read more to see why ICUI stock is a Hold. → Read More

FirstCash Executing Well And Still Undervalued (NASDAQ:FCFS)

FirstCash Holdings operates retail pawn stores in the United States, Mexico, and rest of Latin America. Click here to read my analysis of FCFS stock. → Read More