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Altrius Capital Blog

23 Jul 2019

Rush for Fool’s Gold in the Hot IPO Market

Posted by Brady T. Gingrich

If you’ve been tuned in to financial news over the first half of the year, you’ve undoubtedly heard and read about the stream of initial public offerings (IPOs) hitting the markets over the past few months. From ridesharing behemoths to producers of plant-based meat alternatives, the majority of these share offerings have belonged to emerging tech companies which have shown tremendous growth and now seek public investment following multiple rounds of private funding. These companies often see stratospheric returns in their initial days of public trading before cooling and returning to Earth. This post will address the recent IPO craze from our perspective and highlight why we steer clear with our investors’ capital.

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Topics: investor, prices, investors, investment, price, companies, earnings, ipo, valuations, profitability

10 Jun 2019

Why ESG and SRI are BS!

Posted by James Russo

Some weeks ago, I saw my seven-year-old daughter watching "The Lorax," a movie based on Dr. Seuss' favorite children's book. Although the fable is ostensibly used to express Dr. Seuss' anger at corporate greed, I believe the story displays that greed and care of the environment can coincide with one another.

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Topics: stocks, investor, investors, investment, funds, management, companies, governance, csr, sri

04 Jan 2019

Keep Calm and Carry On... Let's Turn off our TV's and Read

Posted by James Russo

With a bear market upon us and volatility continuing this New Year, fears are arising that a recession may be at hand. During such times, I believe it important to gain a perspective from past bear markets and recessions as we develop an investment plan going forward. Reacting to 500 point Dow rallies or tumbles certainly isn't prudent, thus I recommend turning off your televisions and reading books which may give us an historical viewpoint and strategies for surviving such tumultuous periods. Though I unabashedly recommend my recently published book, I also include a list of some books I would highly recommend and which have had the most influence on me.

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Topics: Dividends, investor, value, market, investors, investment, securities, wall street, strategies, price