Christopher Laudani is the founder and president of, a short-only equity research firm.

Management seem to focus on engineering earnings rather than growing sales.
Long-term investors could make some money at this low valuation, but it may take a while.
The name remains one of the best-managed semiconductor equipment companies in the world.
I know investors are hungry for security names, but I would hold off for now.
Avoid shares of the intermodal carrier until it can restart its earnings growth.
Here's the problem with CMI stock.
The third-largest U.S. telecom has a lot on the line for investors.
Until this new management team can deliver higher than single-digit top-line growth, I'll hold off on recommending the stock.
Here's why shares of the cosmetics retailer are likely not done going down.
The fruits of its five-year plan are going straight to the bottom line.

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