TMFSymington

Steve Symington

After graduating from the University of Montana, where he studied Computer Science (Software Systems) and Mathematics, Steve worked for seven years in the defense & aerospace industry as a sales engineer, software developer, and network administrator. But his love for responsible long-term investing and delving into 10-Ks ultimately led him to The Motley Fool, where he has served as a Technology and Consumer Goods Specialist since early 2013. If you enjoy his musings, connect with him on Twitter and Facebook so you don't miss a thing.

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Fri Oct 17

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Domino's Isn't Lying About its Improved Pizza Quality

Domino's may have reinvented its pizza almost five years ago. But that move is still paying today

Thu Oct 16

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5 Things Nike, Inc.'s Management Wants You to Know

On the heels of Nike's stellar quarter, management offers color on what to expect next.

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Wed Oct 15

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eBay, Inc. Earnings Tell a Story of 2 Companies

One quarter closer to separation, eBay Marketplaces continues to struggle as PayPal outperforms.

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After a Sharp Selloff, 3 Top Stocks to Buy in October

From graphics chips to e-commerce and business networking, these three beaten-down stocks present a compelling value for opportunistic investors.

Tue Oct 14

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TMFSymington published an article 7:21 PM

Why Darden Restaurants Just Replaced Its Entire Board of Directors

Activist investors -- one; Darden Restaurants -- 0.

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TMFSymington published an update. 4:36 PM

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Costco Just Made a Huge Move to Grow Its Business

Costco is finally entering China -- but not in the way you might think.

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Why These Surprising McDonald's Food Quality Ads Won't Matter

Mickey D's is striving to prove its food isn't as bad as you think. Here's why it doesn't matter.

Mon Oct 13

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eBay, Inc. Looks to Trump the Market Once Again

eBay reports earnings on Oct. 15, 2014, after the bell. Here's what investors should look for.

Sat Oct 11

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TMFSymington published an article 4:49 PM

3 Reasons Samsung's Galaxy Note 4 Won't Save the Company

Samsung hopes the Galaxy Note 4 will bolster its struggling mobile business in Q4. Here's why it might not happen.

Fri Oct 10

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TMFSymington published an article 6:06 PM

Chipotle Is Likely Coming to a Location Near You

Have you ever wished there was a Chipotle Mexican Grill closer to you? You're gonna love this.

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Yum! Brands, Inc. Steals a Page From the Chipotle Playbook -- Again

Hint: It doesn't involve Mexican food.

Thu Oct 9

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TMFSymington published an article 12:36 PM

Here's What Universal Display Investors Are Getting Wrong

Universal Display stock plunged after Samsung cited weakness in its mobile segment. Here's why the market is wrong.

Wed Oct 8

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Exclusive: Yum! Brands Plan from SVP Jonathan Blum

Yum! Brands might be struggling in China right now, but one senior executive highlights the bigger picture.

Tue Oct 7

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Is It Time to Buy Under Armour, Inc. Stock?

Up more than 50% so far in 2014, is now the time to buy Under Armour?

Mon Oct 6

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TMFSymington published an article 6:17 PM

5 Things Citrix Systems, Inc. Management Wants You to Know

With Citrix's next quarterly conference call coming up soon, now's the time to explore what management has told investors to expect.

Fri Oct 3

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TMFSymington published an article 3:02 PM

Disney Investors Rejoice: "Guardians of the Galaxy" is Set to Get a Huge Push at the Box Office

Guardians of the Galaxy is already a smashing success... and it's only just getting started.

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TMFSymington published an article 12:56 PM

The Next Blue-Chip Stocks: lululemon athletica Inc.

Blue-chip stocks are the stable bellwethers of their industries. Does lululemon athletica have what it takes?

Thu Oct 2

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TMFSymington published an article 12:19 PM

Top Franchises: Investing in Yum! Brands Inc.

The parent company of Pizza Hut, KFC, and Taco Bell has performed well for investors so far. But is it a good buy today?

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CAPS Player Rating 98.23
Player Rank 1328 out of 75064
Score 2022.29
Score Change Today -10.78
Accuracy 63.39%
Active Picks 74
Total Picks 198
Best Pick UA (+711.60)
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Average Score per Pick 10.21
Charms Earned 12
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Board Posts 12
Recs Received 12
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Threads Started 4
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Most Frequent Board Neutral Tandem, Inc.
Very First Post A SA Community Page post. (4/23/2010)
Percentage of Posts Rec'd 25.00 %
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