We invest personal account funds in technology and space-sector stocks. We only invest following extensive research, be it financial fundamentals, stock chart analysis, senior management team calls, industry checks, or any number of other methods. We publish our research stock-by-stock for our subscribers. We cover around 50 stocks and climbing - the top names in cloud and space.
We don't contribute to Wall St. consensus or any other earnings estimates. You won't hear us on earnings calls. Our financial models and forecasts are completely independent of company guidance. Very often we don't have a specific price target. In short? We don't do sellside research.
We've invested in the cloud since before it was called the cloud. It's still early days in cloud software and services, and we believe plentiful investment returns are yet to be made. Our focus is on enterprise technologies. As the enterprise continues to replace decades' worth of legacy software stacks, we expect cloud software revenue growth rates to outpace GDP growth for some time. Better yet, we see the best of the New Cloud Generation now producing profits and positive cashflow even whilst in hypergrowth mode.
We publish research on the most exciting stocks in the sector, including Avalara (AVLR), Cloudflare (NET), CrowdStrike (CRWD), DataDog (DDOG), DocuSign (DOCU), Fastly (FSLY), FireEye (FEYE), MongoDB (MDB), SailPoint Technologies (SAIL), Veeva Systems (VEEV), Zscaler (ZS) and many others.
Space stocks have outperformed the market for quite some time now and we see no reason that cannot continue. As strategic competition in space re-emerges between the US, China, Russia, India and the EU, we expect space spending to maintain its direct ascent, to the benefit of vendors in the sector. There are more stocks in the sector than you might think - including tradable VC plays (Rocket Lab, Spire Global, Virgin Galactic), old-line military-industrial players (Lockheed Martin, Northrop Grumman), and a promising ETF (ARKX).
We publish research on the most important public space stocks, including Ark Space Exploration ETF (ARKX), BlackSky (SFTW) Iridium Communications (IRDM), L3Harris (LHX), Lockheed Martin (LMT), Maxar Technologies (MAXR), Northrop Grumman (NOC), Raytheon (RTX), Redwire (RDW) Rocket Lab (RKLB), Spire Global (SPIR), and Virgin Galactic (SPCE). As the sector expands we add new names to our coverage.
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'Cestrian Space Select' gets you professional quality investment research in the space sector. Regular members-only research notes, weekly sector update note, alerts ahead of any trades we make in covered stocks in staff personal accounts, and a real-time members-only chatroom. Space Select runs on the Seeking Alpha platform.
'Growth Investor Pro' starts with a wealth of actionable investing and trading ideas in the technology and space sectors. But more than that, our subscribers will tell you that this service can help you become a better investor and/or trader. You get real-time access to senior Cestrian staff, extensive discussion of our ideas, and you join a lively, diverse, positive member community of professional and individual investors, industry experts and money managers. Growth Investor Pro runs on the Seeking Alpha platform.
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'Tech Select' gives you a short-format, pro grade tech research service. Alerts direct to your inbox and mobile device. Simple & actionable ideas.
Tech Select runs on the StockTwits platform.
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