John Dorfman

Stocks for less than $10 a share

Theoretically, the absolute price of a stock tells you nothing. Psychologically, however the stock price can send a message. Stocks under $10 are considered risky, ...

Stock picks boast profitability, low debt

Let's imagine that you run a computerized dating service with 1,000 subscribers. You might know that 18 percent are blonde, 37 percent are tall, and ...

Here's my favorite 25 stocks

"Get long and then get loud." That old Wall Street saying refers to talking up one's own holdings. The practice is common, if a little ...

Likely reduced prices for oil could help keep airline stocks aloft

Oscar Munoz, CEO of United Continental Holdings Inc. (UAL), had a heart attack in October. He came back to work in March and in April ...

Dorfman: These 3 stocks are way up and still attractive

Almost nothing in life should be automatic. Some investors automatically sell half of any stock that's doubled. But the decision should be made on a ...

Dorfman: A few thorny stocks to weed from your portfolio

Last year, the U.S. stock market would have been down but for the gains in four hot stocks that go by the moniker of FANG ...

Dorfman: My Do Nothing Club stocks may just surprise you

What happens when a stock is trendless, drifting, flat as a pancake? Chartists will loathe it. Traders will disdain it. Even long-term investors will neglect ...

Dorfman: My low-debt list has shown a profit 12 years out of 13

I love to return to stock-picking concepts that have stood the test of time. One of them is to pick stocks of companies with ...

Dorman: My 'Old Faithful' stocks have averaged a 23% return

I call it "Old Faithful." It's one of the stock screens I use regularly to find investment candidates. To pass the Old Faithful screen, a ...

Dorfman: Looking at the cheapest stock in each sector

Investment professionals often divide the world of stocks into 10 sectors, using a classification system from Standard & Poor's. What if you simply bought ...

American Railcar and HCI Group could be undiscovered gems

Attention, lovers of small stocks. Here are five small-capitalization stocks that I think qualify as undiscovered gems. American Railcar Industries Inc. (ARII), a railcar ...