Ask a Fool: Should I Sell Disney and Buy InvenSense?

In this edition of The Motley Fool's "Ask a Fool" series, Motley Fool One analyst Jason Moser takes a question from a reader who asks: "I have a large investment in Disney (NYSE: DIS  ) and InvenSense (NYSE: INVN  ) . Should I sell Disney at $82 and reinvest proceeds into InvenSense? If I do this I will have 2,900 shares of InvenSense hoping for a upward movement."

As a guideline, Jason believes that you don't want to overweight your portfolio in any investment. No matter how much you may like the company and its prospects, investors need to expect the unexpected, and diversity helps prepare you for just that. Because small caps are inherently riskier because of their size, investors should plan on owning a number of small caps to spread that risk out.

Looking for a little protection against volatility? Dividend stocks are the answer.
One of the dirty secrets that few finance professionals will openly admit is that dividend stocks as a group handily outperform their non-dividend-paying brethren. However, knowing this is only half the battle. The other half is identifying which dividend stocks in particular are the best. With this in mind, our top analysts put together a free list of nine high-yielding stocks that should be in every income investor's portfolio. To learn the identity of these stocks instantly and for free, all you have to do is click here now.


Read/Post Comments (0) | Recommend This Article (4)

Comments from our Foolish Readers

Help us keep this a respectfully Foolish area! This is a place for our readers to discuss, debate, and learn more about the Foolish investing topic you read about above. Help us keep it clean and safe. If you believe a comment is abusive or otherwise violates our Fool's Rules, please report it via the Report this Comment Report this Comment icon found on every comment.

Be the first one to comment on this article.

Sponsored Links

Leaked: Apple's Next Smart Device
(Warning, it may shock you)
The secret is out... experts are predicting 458 million of these types of devices will be sold per year. 1 hyper-growth company stands to rake in maximum profit - and it's NOT Apple. Show me Apple's new smart gizmo!

DocumentId: 2856412, ~/Articles/ArticleHandler.aspx, 10/23/2014 4:16:38 PM

Report This Comment

Use this area to report a comment that you believe is in violation of the community guidelines. Our team will review the entry and take any appropriate action.

Sending report...


Advertisement