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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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Lockheed Martin Stock Looks Cheap Here, Whether Iran Attacks Israel or Not

Defense stocks could jump if Iran decides to attack Israel. But even if it doesn't, or the result is not significant, Lockheed Martin still looks cheap. One profitable way to buy LMT stock is to sell short...

LMT : 450.40 (-0.42%)
Microsoft Stock Is Undervalued Here, and Selling Short OTM Puts For Income is Attractive

Microsoft stock still looks cheap here based on its strong free cash flow. Its put premiums are now high enough to be attractive to short sellers. This is a way to gain extra income waiting for MSFT to...

MSFT : 421.90 (-1.41%)
Apple Is Showing Unusual Out-of-the-Money Put Options Activity - Highlighting AAPL Stock's Value

Today there is put options activity in Apple stock - for puts that are deep out-of-the-money in a nearby expiry period. This could very well be from a short-seller of the puts, highlighting AAPL's value...

AAPL : 176.55 (+0.86%)
Tesla Stock Is Off Its Lows and Still Looks Undervalued - Good for Short Put Income Plays

Tesla stock is up about 10% from its recent lows last month, and TSLA still looks undervalued here based on its FCF. Its put option premiums are still high, which is good for short-put plays for income....

TSLA : 171.05 (-2.03%)
Meta Platforms Put Options are Too High -Good for Short Put Investors - As META Stock is Cheap Here

Meta Platforms put options are at elevated levels. That is good for investors who short them as an income play. Moreover, META stock is too cheap, given how strong its free cash flow is long-term.

META : 511.90 (-2.15%)
Oracle Corp Stock Is Attractive to Value Investors Including Shorting Puts for Income

Oracle Corp stock is up over 11% in the last month since releasing quarterly results showing strong FCF growth. It still has good upside based on that FCF. Short-put plays are attractive as yield plays....

ORCL : 121.11 (-1.73%)
Unusual Call Option Trades in Intel Stock Shows Keen Investor Interest in Its Upside

Unusual call options volume in three different tranches of Intel stock traded today. INTC stock has fallen recently after a recent financial reporting update. This shows Investor interest in the stock's...

INTC : 35.69 (-5.16%)
Marvell Technology Put Options Have High Premiums - Worth Shorting by Bullish Investors in MRVL Stock

Marvell Technology stock is off over 15% since earnings came out on March 7, although it's up 9% from the bottom. Put option premiums are now high and bullish investors can short them as an income play....

MRVL : 70.16 (-1.92%)
An Unusual, Deep In-the-Money Call Options Trade in Microsoft Highlights Its Long Term Value

Trading in Microsoft call options that expire in 2.7 years at a deep in-the-money (ITM) strike price highlights the underlying value of MSFT stock. Using call options like this can be a cheaper way to...

MSFT : 421.90 (-1.41%)
Unusual Call Option Activity in Dell Technologies Stock Highlights Its Value

Today there is unusually large activity in near-term expiry call options for Dell Technologies. This highlights the value of DELL stock, given its 20% dividend hike and possible increase in buybacks.

DELL : 117.76 (-5.06%)

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