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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.

Lower Profit Estimates is Hurting Shares of 3M

3M's (MMM) 2019 profit estimates have declined from $11.49 to $11.42, $11.24 and $10.79 the last 4 qtrs, and that's hurting the stock.

Amazon Should Lead the Stock Market in 2019

Amazon (AMZN) continues to be the best stock in my coverage, and I expect AMZN to be THE stock market leader in 2019.

Allibaba Looks to Have Bottomed

Shaers of Alibaba (BABA) have gone from $200 to $150, but now there are signs the stock could be putting in a bottom.

FAANG After the Fall

FANG stocks are in a rut right now, and the question I have is will they rally back?

NVIDIA Is Why You Can’t Trust Chip Stocks

Years ago I came the conclusions that semiconductor stocks -- aka chip stocks -- weren't worth owning. NVIDIA (NVDA) is an example.

Sherwin-Williams is Holding Up Well as Construction Weakens

Sherwin-Williams (SHW) is holding up well as the housing and remodeling market weakens. Analysts expect SHW to deliver 15% profit growth in 2019, which is strong.

Slowing Growth Has Illinois Tool Works In a Downtrend

Illinois Tool Works (ITW) makes car parts, construction materials, electronics and food equipment. ITW is down due to slowing growth, but the stock is at a bargain price.

Apple’s Run Could Be Done if iPhone Revenue Flattens

iPhones make up 59% of Apple (AAPL) sales, and with the company having 0% unit growth last qtr, this stock's run could be done.

PayPal Looks to be On Track for a Solid 2019

Analysts expect PayPal (PYPL) to grow profits 20% in 2019. But since the company has been beating the street, I think 25% is likely.

Grainger Tanks After Posting Good Results

Grainger (GWW), stock tanked after posting pretty good results. And now that the P/E is now 16, this Blue Chip is a bargain.

Regional Bank M&T Bank is a Good Value

Regional bank M&T Bank (MTB) is a good value right now, with a P/E of just 12. MTB's median P/E was 17 the past three years.

Johnson & Johnson Continues to Deliver the Goods

John & Johnson (JNJ) is one of the safest stocks in the world, while growing 6% and paying a 3% yield. Now JNJ's growing faster.