Washington Mutual Inc

WAHQE-Q2

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Analysis and Opinions about WAHQE-Q2

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DON'T BUY
DON'T BUY
September 10, 2004
Reducing their weight on US financials and moving into techs. Earnings have dropped. Have a model price of $44.
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Reducing their weight on US financials and moving into techs. Earnings have dropped. Have a model price of $44.
HOLD
HOLD
August 6, 2004
Has made a few mistakes in its hedging policies. If 10-year treasury moves up to 5% by year-end, their results will be poor.
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Has made a few mistakes in its hedging policies. If 10-year treasury moves up to 5% by year-end, their results will be poor.
BUY
BUY
April 16, 2004
Has had a big correction so a good time to buy.
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Has had a big correction so a good time to buy.
PAST TOP PICK
PAST TOP PICK
February 20, 2004
(A top pick Dec 12/03. Up 12%.) Likes the long-term. One of the fastest-growing retail banks. These 4% dividend yield.
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(A top pick Dec 12/03. Up 12%.) Likes the long-term. One of the fastest-growing retail banks. These 4% dividend yield.
TOP PICK
TOP PICK
December 17, 2003
Has been hit hard in the last week or so because of reduced earnings estimates. Making a lot of money off of mortgage refinancing.
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Has been hit hard in the last week or so because of reduced earnings estimates. Making a lot of money off of mortgage refinancing.
TOP PICK
TOP PICK
December 12, 2003
(A past top pick Sept 26/03. Up 1.3%.) Has gone from the massive refinancing boom in the US into servicing revenues on mortgages. Long-term, a powerful cash flow generator.
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(A past top pick Sept 26/03. Up 1.3%.) Has gone from the massive refinancing boom in the US into servicing revenues on mortgages. Long-term, a powerful cash flow generator.
DON'T BUY
DON'T BUY
December 10, 2003
Just announced they are going to miss their earning numbers this year. Going to reduce staff. Stock has dropped. Mortgages are not what they were and rates will go up sometime.
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Just announced they are going to miss their earning numbers this year. Going to reduce staff. Stock has dropped. Mortgages are not what they were and rates will go up sometime.
DON'T BUY
DON'T BUY
December 5, 2003
Generates significant earnings. Higher interest rates and higher mortgage rates could slow down their business.
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Generates significant earnings. Higher interest rates and higher mortgage rates could slow down their business.
DON'T BUY
DON'T BUY
November 13, 2003
Pay their top brass too much. Usually, for him, that is a signal not to buy.
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Pay their top brass too much. Usually, for him, that is a signal not to buy.
STRONG BUY
STRONG BUY
November 11, 2003
Has a price to earnings of 10. Great return on equity. Dividend of 3½%. Have been doing some very good things in marketing recently. Still has a fair valuation.
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Has a price to earnings of 10. Great return on equity. Dividend of 3½%. Have been doing some very good things in marketing recently. Still has a fair valuation.
BUY
BUY
October 7, 2003
Well respected. Excellent customer service.
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Well respected. Excellent customer service.
TOP PICK
TOP PICK
September 26, 2003
One of the best retail banking franchises in the US. Over 4% dividend yield. Trading at nine times earnings. Growing organically.
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One of the best retail banking franchises in the US. Over 4% dividend yield. Trading at nine times earnings. Growing organically.
DON'T BUY
DON'T BUY
September 25, 2003
Still likes this company, but with the falling US dollar, sell and move into the Canadian sector.
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Still likes this company, but with the falling US dollar, sell and move into the Canadian sector.
WAIT
WAIT
July 17, 2003
A great bank, but prefers Wells Fargo. Nice dividend. Mortgages may slow down.
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A great bank, but prefers Wells Fargo. Nice dividend. Mortgages may slow down.
DON'T BUY
DON'T BUY
May 23, 2003
A decent company. Growth is by acquisition. Thinks the mortgage market is tapped out, so difficult to earn a spread.
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A decent company. Growth is by acquisition. Thinks the mortgage market is tapped out, so difficult to earn a spread.
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