Posts From Joe Kunkle

Joe Kunkle
Joe is the founder of OptionsHawk.com and runs a subscription service providing premium market analysis and institutional quality research. He previously managed Institutional accounts, but currently is trading his own accounts and focusing on the OptionsHawk business. Joe graduated from Bentley University in 2005 and completed his Master's in Investment Management at Boston University. He previously worked as an Equity Analyst for Thomson-Reuters. Joe's work has been featured across several media outlets.
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Stock Spotlight: Albany International (AIN) Offers Growth & Value

Albany International (NYSE:AIN) is a $1.7B advanced textiles and material processing company trading 22X Earnings, 2.1X Sales and 3.33X Book with a 1.25% dividend yield. AIN grew revenues 9.9% in 2016, its best growth year in more than 10 years and targets 5-8% annual revenue growth through 2019 with EPS…

A Closer Look At Kimberly Clark’s (KMB) Bullish Options Action

Kimberly Clark Corp (NYSE:KMB) Bullish Options Action Focuses on Margin Expansion, M&A Below is an example of the format for OptionsHawk 2017 2H Open Interest Report. For more detailed analysis of 60 stocks with 2H catalysts, check out: OptionsHawk 2H17 OI Report.   Kimberly Clark Corp. (KMB) $130.80 – Consumer…

Q1 2017 13F Filings: 5 Interesting Stocks Smart Funds Were Buying

The Q1 2017 13F filings have been released showing hedge fund positions. Using Whale Wisdom’s excellent suite of tools I am able to customize a list of my 50 favorite hedge funds and then look for common buy/sell activity throughout the quarter. These are funds with fairly high concentration, lower…

Earnings Spotlight: 15 Small Cap Stocks To Watch This Week

Small caps continue to provide the most alpha for smaller investors. And if properly researched, we can uncover growth stories far before the masses catch on, and get in with earlier entries into holdings that may become longer term positions. The market has rallied sharply over the last few years and a lot…

AxoGen (AXGN): An Exciting Med-Tech Growth Stock

AxoGen, Inc. (AXGN) is a $345M maker of surgical solutions for peripheral nerve injuries. Below is a deeper summary of the company and its financial metrics. AXGN’s stock is trading at 5.8X EV/Sales for FY17 and 4.3X FY18. AXGN hit $41M in revenues in 2016, up from $10.9M in 2013….

Options Traders Position For Energy Recovery With Risk Reversals

Energy has been one of the worst performing sectors in Q1 of 2017. The Oil & Gas Exploration ETF (NYSEARCA:XOP) is down 10% and Energy Sector ETF (NYSEARCA:XLE) down more than 6%. A new theme in options trading activity has presented itself this week and aligns with three strong price-action…

Everbridge Software (EVBG) Research Report: A Small Cap Growth Stock

An Attractively Valued Small Cap Software Growth Stocks that Benefits from Bad News Everbridge Software (NASDAQ:EVBG) will report earnings after the close on February 27 and on its initial earnings report in November shares fell as much as 10.4% before closing down just 2.84%. Shares of Everbridge Software (EVBG) have consolidated…

5 Stocks That Smart Funds Were Buying In Q4 (13F Filings)

The Q4 2016 13F filings have been released showing hedge fund positions. Using Whale Wisdom’s excellent suite of tools I am able to customize a list of my 50 favorite hedge funds and then look for common buy/sell activity throughout the quarter. These are funds with fairly high concentration, lower…