Cabot's Cintolo on Yahoo Finance: Correction Proof Stock Picks

Cabot Market Letter' Editor Michael Cintolo gives Yahoo Finance's Breakout his picks for stocks that will weather the current correction. Until the bull returns, Cintolo suggests that investors hold onto their big winners while trimming their losers, and create watch lists of stocks that are holding up well. He discusses six stocks in detail.

Reprinted from Yahoo Finance Breakout

Correction-Proof Stock Picks: Cabot’s Cintolo


With the S&P 500 down about 3.5% in May and slumping to a one-month low, active investors would be wise to adhere to that label and make some in-fight adjustments.

Herewith, some strategic nuggets from Cabot Market Letter Editor Michael Cintolo to help you through the turbulence.

Refresh Your Watch List:

By pruning weak stocks and raising cash, Cintolo says investors can be ready to snap up some names that may have passed them by. Be on the lookout for stocks that are "acting differently" or "showing only normal weakness" in a down market. Green Market Coffee Roasters (GMCR) is one Cintolo likes; the stock is showing signs of support "that institutional investors are in and willing to park money" for the new few years of growth.

Hold Big Winners Until They Really Break:

Cintolo uses Baidu (BIDU) as an example here. Cabot is sitting on huge gains in the Chinese Internet company, and even though there appear to be some cracks in the China growth story, Cintolo says they will hang on to BIDU through this correction as they have several times before.

MercadoLibre (MELI)
is a lesser-known but similar company to BIDU that Cintolo says is holding up great and benefiting from "institutional nibbling."

Practice Patience OR Cut Losses Quickly:

Here Cintolo highlights Priceline (PCLN) but offers different advice for different circumstances.

"If you're sitting on big gains [in PCLN], practice patience" because it is showing only "normal weakness." If you're not up or if you bought it recently, then Cintolo would be quick to cut losses "because we want to be wrong small and right big."

Depending on your particular situation and cash stash, Cintolo's own watch list names are interesting. On Abercrombie (ANF) he says "it looks great but the market doesn't," so it's best to wait a bit. Same for the ProShares Ultra Russell 2000 (UWM), which is down 10% in May. It looks good long term, but a short term entry point is challenging.

Link to video on Yahoo Finance: http://finance.yahoo.com/blogs/breakout/correction-proof-stock-picks-cabot-cintolo-183414223.html

Headline News

Stock Picks

Shopify

Shopify (SHOP), which came public in May of last year, is a new leader.

Facebook

Roy Ward uses the PEG ratio to determine if the stock is undervalued or overvalued.

Amazon.com

For AMZN to be undervalued, the stock would need to fall to 393. 50.

Cabot Wealth Advisory

The Emerging Market Stock You Ought to Own

By Paul Goodwin on September 27, 2016

The company I’m talking about (the one that you probably don’t own) is the largest Chinese instant messaging company. It is a giant in its own right, with a market cap of $262 billion and annual sales of over $19 billion. The company grew revenue by 28% in 2015 and routinely boasts after-tax profit margins over 30%.Read More >

Tesla Model 3 vs. Chevy Bolt: Which Affordable Electric Car Is Better?

By Timothy Lutts on September 26, 2016

The Tesla Model 3 and Chevy Bolt are the first two affordable electric cars with a driving range of more than 200 miles. Let’s see how they stack up - and what they could mean to Tesla Motors (TSLA) and General Motors (GM) stock. Read More >

Does Alibaba (BABA) Stock Measure Up to Amazon (AMZN)?

By Paul Goodwin on September 23, 2016

Alibaba (BABA) is the Amazon (AMZN) of China. But does BABA stock measure up to AMZN stock? Let’s break it down!Read More >