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John Bromels

John Bromels


John has found investing to be more interesting and profitable than collectible trading card games. He seeks growth and value stocks in the U.S., in Germany, and beyond!

Recent articles

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A New CEO Tackles Old Problems as HollyFrontier Beats on Q4 Earnings

HollyFrontier's earnings reveal big challenges ahead for the underperforming oil refiner.

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Tesla Gets China's OK for Long-Range Model 3 and Begins Hiring Staff in China for Solar, Battery Storage Efforts

The electric vehicle company hit two big milestones in its Chinese expansion plans.

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Why the Market's High Hopes for Transocean's Q4 Earnings Were Shattered

The offshore-rig industry player couldn't break its underperformance streak.

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What to Take Away From PBF Energy's Mixed Q4 Earnings

The stock market didn't know how to respond to this top player in the oil refining industry.

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Republic Services Posts Q4 Earnings Beat; Shares Climb

The second-largest solid waste company in the U.S. also outperformed its top rival -- and Wall Street took note.

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3 Dividend Stocks Perfect for Retirees

These top picks offer reliable yields and long-term stability for your portfolio.

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Is Waste Management's Growth Streak Over After a Q4 Earnings Miss?

This big company has also been a top outperformer, but disappointing revenue calls that into question.

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This Oil-Field Services Stock Got Slammed Twice by Q4 2019 Earnings

The one-two punch began in January, before the company had even reported!

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Why Shares of These Top Oil Majors Fell 10% or More in January

The big oil and gas players saw their stocks tumble due to poor industry conditions.

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Why Shares of These Homebuilders Jumped More Than 10% in January

Residential homebuilders Meritage, PulteGroup, and D.R. Horton rode industry trends to outperformance.

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Shares of Equinor, Norway's Oil Giant, Tumble on Lackluster Q4 Results

Across the globe, top oil and gas companies have underperformed in the fourth quarter, and Equinor was no exception.

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Why This Oil Major's Huge Q4 Earnings Beat Didn't Matter to Wall Street

Shares of French oil major Total were down despite impressive earnings. Here's why.

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Why Suncor's Biggest Quarterly Loss Ever Isn't as Bad as It Seems

Massive after-tax charges and production issues combined to create huge underperformance.

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Why M/I Homes Shares Plunged 12% After Q4 Earnings, Then Rallied

The homebuilder missed the stock market's lofty expectations, but some investors apparently viewed its post-earnings drop as a buying opportunity.

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How Driller Helmerich & Payne Scored a Q1 2020 Earnings Beat

The top onshore oil rig company outperformed where it mattered most: beating expectations.

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Why Shares of the 3 Top Oil Field Services Companies Fell in January

For the three biggest companies in the sector, lackluster earnings and tumbling prices ruled the day.

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BP Shares Soar on Better-Than-Expected Q4 2019 Earnings

The British oil major's stock managed to shrug off the industrywide underperformance.

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With Big Changes in the Works, Marathon Petroleum Reports a Lackluster Q4 2019

The top question on investors' minds is what the company will look like in a year.

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Valero's Q4 2019 Earnings Hold Up Well in Weak Industry Conditions

The top oil and gas refiner underperformed... just like everyone else.

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Why M.D.C. Holdings Stock Tumbled Despite Stellar Q4 2019 Earnings

The stock market may be focusing on one often-overlooked metric.