Adding to NSP and MIXT
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Today I added shares to Insperity. We had a very small holding of just 7 shares and with the share price down roughly 15% from our original buy it was time to add with today's sell-off. Any company that provides tools and services that improve productivity grabs my attention.
Insperity, Inc. provides human resources (HR) and business solutions to enhance business performance for small and medium-sized businesses. The company offers its HR services through its Workforce Optimization and Workforce Synchronization solutions, which include a range of human resources functions, such as payroll and employment administration, employee benefits, workers' compensation, government compliance, performance management, and training and development services. It also provides Insperity Premier, a cloud-based human capital management platform that offers professional employer organization HR outsourcing solutions to its clients and work-site employees. In addition, the company offers Workforce Acceleration, an human capital management and payroll services solution; time and attendance; performance management; organizational planning; recruiting; employment screening; retirement; and insurance products and services. It provides its other business performance solutions through desktop applications and cloud-based delivery models. The company operates through 76 offices in the United States.
Bought: 25 shares @ $77.10 - Total shares = 32 shares. Our new lower cost basis is $79.64
Mix Telematics (MIXT)
Today I added shares to Mix Telematics. The stock has sold off recently and today's broad market sell-off is offering us a 52-week low on the stock. I simply can't resist a 52-week low in a good company. Trucking is important to every economy and making trucking more efficient is one area where the money will be made over the next decade. The US trucking market alone is worth $700 billion. Globally, trucking is a $1.2 trillion dollar industry.
MiX Telematics Limited provides fleet and mobile asset management solutions through software-as-a-service delivery model. The company offers fleet solutions, including MiX Fleet Manager Premium that provides access to secure information about drivers and vehicles; MiX Fleet Manager Essential for monitoring drivers and vehicles; and MiX Asset Manager, a solution for fleet owners and managers to track and monitor vehicles. It also provides consumer solutions, including Matrix that provides vehicle tracking, telematics, and personal safety services; and Beame, a wireless device, which offers vehicle tracking and recovery services. In addition, the company provides value added services comprising driver communication, collision prevention and reduction, satellite communication, track and react bureau, road driver management, driving monitoring, field services management, driver engagement, and driver identification solutions, as well as voice kits and keypads, and in-vehicle camera. MiX Telematics Limited has operations in Africa, the Americas, the Middle East, Australasia, Europe, and Brazil.
Bought: 100 shares @ $12.00 - Total shares = 350 shares. Our new lower cost basis is $13.57
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S&P 500 declines to 2,350 or more (1-3-2019)
Healthcare and Biotech sectors outperform (1-3-2019)
S&P reaches 3,000 by year end (1-11-2019)
CSCO reaches $60/share (1-18-2019)
VEEV reaches $145/share (2-14-2019) (achieved $145.23 on 5-10-2019)
CVS reaches $91.50 (2-27-2019)
Bull market takes another leg up (4-7-2019)
The Fed will lower rates 1-2 times (5-13-2019)
Rule #1: Don't lose money
Rule #2: See Rule #1
Rule #3: Portfolios go to zero, markets don't, Stay Invested
Rule #4: When a good stock you own drops 10% below your cost basis, add shares
Rule #5: Bull markets aren't sustained without the Transports
Rule #6: When Forward P/E is lower than TTM P/E, expect earnings to increase
Rule #7: When an investment bank sells below book value, buy it
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Disclosure: I am personally invested long in some or all of these stocks or funds that appear in the Stay Invested portfolio and may purchase or sell shares within the next 72 hours. I am also invested in other stocks and funds that do not appear in the Stay Invested portfolio but may be mentioned or related to this article. It is not my intention to advise or encourage the purchase or sale of any security. I am invested long in these securities mentioned in this post:
HD, AMRN, BSTC, CVS, CSCO, VEEV, STZ, AMZN, NVDA, BCRX, GS, BDSI, VEEV, VTI, GLD, HD, AWR, XLNX, MRVL, NBRV
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