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About Jason Novak

Jason has been a consistent contributor to VectorVest and has a blended interest in technology and finance, which he has written about for over a decade. When he's not demystifying complex financial topics or sharing a quick analysis of hot stocks on a given day, you may find him on the golf course or exploring all that Northern California has to offer.
21 06, 2024

Sarepta Shoots up 36% on New Drug Breakthrough for DMD: 2 Reasons to Consider Buying SRPT

By |2024-06-21T17:20:17+00:00June 21st, 2024|Categories: Feature: Stock Market Investing, Featured: News, Stock Market News|Tags: , , , , , , |

Sarepta Therapeutics (SRPT) announced late Thursday it had gained FDA approval for its treatment designed to target a rare genetic disease known as Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD). This condition causes progressive weakness, predominantly in boys, and is caused by a lack of key protein dystrophin. It has no known cure at this time. The [...]

20 06, 2024

Accenture Jumps 7% on Upbeat Forecast Despite Earnings Miss: Does AI Growth Make ACN a BUY?

By |2024-06-20T18:04:51+00:00June 20th, 2024|Categories: Feature: Stock Market Investing, Featured: News, Stock Market News|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Accenture (ACN) delivered fiscal Q3 results Thursday morning right before the market opened, and despite a miss on the top and bottom lines, the company’s forecast for the road ahead was enough to send shares nearly 7% higher. Revenue for the third quarter was disappointing at just $16.47 billion, narrowly below the $16.53 billion [...]

19 06, 2024

Dell Was Down After Disappointing Earnings, But the Road to Recovery is Underway: Time to Buy?

By |2024-06-19T17:32:29+00:00June 19th, 2024|Categories: Feature: Stock Market Investing, Featured: News, Stock Market News|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Just last month Dell Technologies (DELL) reported first-quarter earnings that fell short of Wall Street’s expectations, taking the stock down from its all-time high of $179/share. It fell more than 30% in just a few days, eroding market cap and scaring investors out of their positions.  The issue was that despite AI growth fueling [...]

19 06, 2024

How Many Dividend Stocks Should I Own? Tips on Building a Dividend Portfolio

By |2024-06-11T01:40:33+00:00June 19th, 2024|Categories: Stock Market|Tags: , , , |

Dividend stocks are a great way to achieve long-term capital growth or short-term income depending on your goals, which is why learning how to build a dividend portfolio is one of the best stock investment strategies. But how many dividend stocks should I own? Why is diversification so important? What are some diversified dividend portfolio [...]

18 06, 2024

La-Z-Boy Climbs 17% After Beating Q4 Earnings, Raising Q1 Outlook: Why it May Be Time to Buy LZB

By |2024-06-18T16:55:02+00:00June 18th, 2024|Categories: Feature: Stock Market Investing, Featured: News, Stock Market News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Shares of La-Z-Boy (LZB) are up nearly 18% so far Tuesday morning on the heels of its fiscal fourth-quarter results and preliminary first-quarter guidance. The furniture company’s results for the quarter ending April 27th surpassed analyst expectations on both the top and bottom lines.  Adjusted earnings came in at $0.95 per share ahead of [...]

17 06, 2024

Autodesk Investors Can Rest Easy as Financial Investigation is Over: ADSK is Up 5% on the News

By |2024-06-17T16:21:08+00:00June 17th, 2024|Categories: Feature: Stock Market Investing, Featured: News, Stock Market News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Autodesk (ADSK) investors have been anxiously awaiting an update since April 1 of this year after the company became aware of potential discrepancies in its free cash flow and non-GAAP operating margin practices.  This led to the delay of its 10-K for fiscal year 2023 pending a full investigation into the issue, resulting in [...]

16 06, 2024

When to Sell Dividend Stocks

By |2024-06-11T01:40:28+00:00June 16th, 2024|Categories: Stock Market|Tags: , |

So much emphasis is placed on finding the best time to buy stocks, and rightfully so. After all, getting in at the right price is what gives you room for profit potential while ensuring you receive your dividend payout. However, learning when to sell dividend stocks is just as important. Wait - should you EVER [...]

14 06, 2024

Adobe Gains 15% as AI Drives Revenue and Profits Higher: Why it May Not Be Time to Buy ADBE Yet

By |2024-06-14T15:49:27+00:00June 14th, 2024|Categories: Feature: Stock Market Investing, Featured: News, Stock Market News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Shares of Adobe (ADBE) got a 15% boost yesterday after the company reported Q2 earnings that surpassed expectations on both the top and bottom lines, fueled by AI growth. The stock is up another 15% in pre-market trading Friday morning. Revenue of $5.31 billion was narrowly above the Wall Street estimate of $5.29 billion. [...]

13 06, 2024

Broadcom Stock Jumps 13% on 10-for-1 Stock Split: 3 Other Reasons to BUY AVGO Today

By |2024-06-13T17:26:04+00:00June 13th, 2024|Categories: Feature: Stock Market Investing, Featured: News, Stock Market News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

While all eyes are on stocks like NVDA, META, GOOG, and other companies staking their claims in the AI race, not enough emphasis has been placed on Broadcom (AVGO). The semiconductor and infrastructure manufacturer is well positioned to profit from this emerging technology. In fact, the company delivered second-quarter results yesterday and reported $3.1 [...]

13 06, 2024

Top 10 Highest Paying Monthly Dividend Stocks

By |2024-06-18T13:28:43+00:00June 13th, 2024|Categories: Highlight, Stock Market|Tags: , |

Looking for the top 10 highest paying monthly dividend stocks? Your search ends here - these are our personal picks in 2024 for steady payouts and a solid yield: Ellington Financial Inc. (EFC) Apple Hospitality REIT (APLE) AGNC Investment  (AGNC) EPR Properties (EPR) Prospect Capital (PSEC) Orchid Island Capital (ORC) Stellus Capital (SCM) Modiv Industrial [...]

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