Vail Resorts aims to offset weather risk in growing ski resort empire

Vail Resorts aims to offset weather risk in growing ski resort empire

Pat McKeough recently had this answer for a Member of his Inner Circle who asked about one of the world’s most prominent recreational companies.

Colorado-based Vail Resorts has developed a growing portfolio of mountain resort properties including Canada’s largest ski area, Whistler Blackcomb. Success in… Read More

Recent Stock Spinoffs Attract Value Investors—For a Reason

Recent Stock Spinoffs Attract Value Investors—For a Reason

Investors looking for undervalued investments will often keep a sharp look out for the most recent stock spinoffs. That’s because these are typically a great way to pick up good stocks at low prices.
Value investors—and investors following our Successful Investor approach—look for recent stock spinoffs… Read More

Q: Hi Pat: Can I get your opinion on two Vanguard consumer ETFs—Vanguard Consumer Discretionary ETF and Vanguard Consumer Staples ETF. Thanks.

A: Vanguard Consumer Discretionary ETF, $161.83, symbol VCR on New York, aims to track the MSCI US Investable Market Consumer Discretionary 25/50 Index. That index follows U.S. consumer discretionary companies. Those firms, in the manufacturing and service industries, are highly sensitive to economic cycles. The… Read More