David Sharek

David Sharek is stock portfolio manager at Shareks Stock Portfolios and the founder of The School of Hard Stocks. His Growth Portfolio has averaged investors 12% per year since 2003, 4% better than the S&P 500's 8% during that time. David's posted four years of +40% returns in his 16 year career. His book The School of Hard Stocks can be found on Amazon.com.

Illumina Has Lost its Positive Momentum

Illumina (ILMN), the maker of gene sequencing systems, had a banner 2018 after it introduced its Novaseq system. Now in 2019, comparisons will be tougher.

McCormick’s Profit Growth Simmers Down

McCormick (MKC) bought Frank’s Red Hot in 2017, which kicked sales and profits up a notch. But that was more than a year ago. Now growth has simmered down.