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David Sharek is stock portfolio manager and CEO of DavidSharek.com. David believes a company's profits ultimately drive the price of its stock. His book The School of Hard Stocks can be found on Amazon.com.

Stryker Continues to Grow at an Above Average Rate

Stryker's (SYK) profits -- and its stock -- has grown 10% a year the past decade, but profits are growing faster than that now.

Retail is Sharek’s Top Sector

Move over software stocks, retail is the new hot sector. Here are six of our favorite retailers including TJX (TJX) and Ross Stores (ROST).

J&J’s Profits Grow 15% as Sales Increase an Impressive 11%

Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) had profit growth of 15% last qtr on 11% sales growth. Both figures are impressive. With the stock still down on the year, it's a good time to buy.

All Aboard the Etsy Hype Train

Shares of homemade goods e-commerce store Etsy (ETSY) are all-hyped up as the plan to charge more fees to help its online sellers looks to be a hit. But we don't know for sure.

McDonald’s is Still Delivering Solid Double-Digit Profit Growth

McDonald's (MCD) profit growth was 15% in 2016, 17% and 2017, with 15% growth last qtr the burger chain is still delivering solid growth. Let's take a closer look at Mickey-D's.

YY Tanks on High Volume as Estimates Erode

YY (YY) stock tanked on high volume after the company reported earnings and lower guidance. Is this time to buy low? Or sell?

Veeva Systems is Cloud Computing for Healthcare

Veeva Systems (VEEV) is a cloud-based provider of software for the Healthcare industry. Let's take a closer look into this hot stock.

Illinois Tool Works Lowers Estimates Due to F/X

Foreign currency exchange has chopped Illinois Tool Works' (ITW) profit estimates, but ITW is down a lot and is not a good buy.

J&J Snack Foods Needs to Come Down a Little More

J&J Snack Foods (JJSF) isn't a big name stock, but the quality of the company is supurb. JJSF just needs to come down a little before we buy.

PayPal is Delivering Strong Results, But Growth Slows

PayPal (PYPL) continues to deliver strong results. Regardless, profit growth just slowed a bit from 31% to 26%. I think it will slow more.

New Oriental Education Still Growing Strong

Chinese stocks are having a tough year while estimates are getting lowered. But New Oriental Education (EDU) is still delivering growth.

Domino’s Pizza Delivers – Again and Again…

Domino's Pizza (DPZ) is one of the top stocks in the last decade, making investors more than 20x their money -- and still delivering.