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Mark Hake

Mon, Dec 4th, 2023

Mark R. Hake, CFA

Mark R. Hake, CFA

Mark R. Hake, CFA, is a financial analyst and entrepreneur. He has been a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) for 32 years and has owned his own investment management and investment research firms focused on value stocks, both in the U.S. and overseas

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Palantir Still Has Room to Rise, and Could Be Worth Up to 20% More

Palantir stock is still undervalued given its powerful free cash flow. With a 27% FCF margin and an FCF yield of 1.5% PLTR stock is worth 20% more. Shorting OTM puts is a good income play.

Apple Is Caught In a Trading Range - Good For Covered Call and Short Put Plays

Apple stock is stuck in a trading range. This is good for near-term expiring covered call option plays and out-of-the-money short put plays. Investors can make extra income with these trades.

Tesla Still Looks Attractive to Sellers of OTM Puts as an Income Play

Tesla stock still looks attractive to short sellers of out-of-the-money (OTM) put options in near-term expiration periods. This is a good strategy to make extra income for existing shareholders.

Large Unusual Options Activity in GM Stock After Its Huge Buyback News

GM said today it was starting a $10 billion accelerated share buyback program. As a result, a huge number of calls have been traded as seen in the Barchart Unusual Stock Options Activity Report.

GM : 33.07 (+2.19%)
Amazon Could Be Worth $181 Per Share, 23% on Its Powerful Free Cash Flow

Amazon is gushing free cash flow again. Based on 2024 revenue estimates and a 4% FCF margin AMZN could rise 23% to $181 using FCF yield. One way to play this is to sell short OTM puts.

Meta Stock Could Be 30% Undervalued - Shorting OTM Puts Is a Good Income Strategy

Meta is producing massive amounts of free cash flow and META stock could be 30% undervalued. A good income strategy to take advantage of this is to short near-term OTM put options.

Nvidia's Blowout Quarterly Results Imply NVDA Stock Could Be Worth Over $700 Per Share

Nvidia produced blowout revenue, free cash flow, and FCF margins for its Q3 period ending Oct. 29. They imply that NVDA stock could be worth over $700 per share in the next year, up almost 50%.

Apple's Free Cash Flow Margins Have Dropped - Has AAPL Stock Peaked?

Apple's free cash flow margins peaked last FY at 28% and dropped to 26% in its latest fiscal year. The latest quarter showed FCF margins at 21%. Has AAPL stock peaked? How to play this?

GOOGL Stock Shows Unusual Stock Options Activity with Large Puts and Calls Trades

GOOGL stock (Alphabet) showed large unusual options activity, mostly near-term in- and at-the-money (ATM) put trades, on Wednesday, Nov. 22. This could be an intricate income play.

GOOGL : 129.27 (-1.96%)
Mastercard Is Still Worth 35% More Based on Its Massive Free Cash Flow

Mastercard has made over $7 billion in free cash flow so far this year, representing 38% of revenue. Using analysts' 2024 sales forecasts MA stock could be worth 35% more based on its FCF.

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