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Why Apple's Stock Value Is Underpriced

Apple has been on fire, posting its best quarter ever with unabated iPhone growth and the iPad holding off all tablet challengers. Apple's stock, however, is cool, trailing the broader market and trading at historically cheap levels. But is that a danger sign, or an opportunity?

Shutterfly Snaps Up Deals With an Eye on the Big Picture

Shutterfly completed its $333 million acquisition of Tiny Prints in April, just the latest in a series of purchases and partnership deals designed to position it for growth in a crowded business. Trefis's view of the company is that Shutterfly is on track to profit more than the market expects.

Is Apple Stock Cheap? Relatively Speaking, Yes

Apple, the hottest stock on the planet -- LinkedIn's IPO notwithstanding -- is an overhyped tech stock, right? Actually, by relative valuation measures, data suggest it%u2019s cheap. How undervalued is the stock? Read on ...

Cheap Stocks for Your Portfolio in a Pricey Market

The stock market has been on a tear over the past two years. With the major indexes hitting multiyear highs recently, the value pickings are slim. But Motley Fool analyst Dan Caplinger highlights five stocks that still have attractive prices in this rising market.

Two Years After the Bottom: What's Ahead for Stocks?

Two years after the markets hit bottom on March 9, 2009, stock prices have rebounded significantly. But will the bull market keep rolling, or is a bear around the corner? Truth is, there's just as much uncertainty now as there was then.

10 Rules of the Most Successful Amateur Investors

It's well known that 80% of professional fund managers underperform the market -- so how can an amateur investor like you hope to succeed? Matthew Schifrin, the investing editor of Forbes magazine, hunted down 10 of the best-performing amateur investors over the past decade and asked them for their investing secrets.

Four Stocks to Buy After CEOs Meet With Obama

The CEOs of 20 companies are visiting the White House Wednesday, and those executives will try to get something in return for the political cover they're giving President Obama. That could mean higher earnings for their shareholders down the road -- so which ones should you have in your 2011 portfolio?

Four Cash-Rich Pharma Picks From Goldman

While a new report from Goldman says health care is in a state of flux that most of the sector's companies haven't adjusted to yet, it also pinpoints four that have plenty of cash that could be put to good use for investors.

ExxonMobil: The Oil Giant Looks Like Big Buy

ExxonMobil's stock is trading at $60 a share -- just about where it was in March 2009 when the market plunged to its low. Even as oil has rebounded to $74 from $40 at that time, ExxonMobil still languishes. That could soon change.

Fear Is Rising, but Stocks Are Looking Cheap

Plenty of good news may be getting overlooked in a market gripped by one form anxiety after another. That pervasive fear has investors crowding into government bonds. It could also create a good window to get into undervalued stocks.

Nelson Peltz's Trian Group Buys 6.6% of Family Dollar

Billionaire investor Nelson Peltz's Trian Group has taken an approximately 6.6% stake in Family Dollar, saying the stock is currently undervalued in the market, according to a Wednesday SEC filing. Shares of the discount retailer jumped 6.9% in early trading.

IAC/InterActive: Overlooked, Undervalued Internet Stock

Barry Diller's sprawling Internet company operates more than 50 diversified businesses in 30 countries, including such high-traffic sites as Ask.com, Match.com, CitySearch and Dictionary.com. It has gobs of cash and little debt. Yet its stock is stuck.

Three High-Quality Stocks That Could Double

Formula Capital's James Altucher says that there has never been a better time to pick up high-quality stocks at bargain prices -- as long as you choose the right ones. Altucher recommends three "beaten over the head with a bat" stocks he expects will double in the next one to two years.

Some Big-Name Tech Stocks Look Temptingly Cheap

In this uncertain market, investors are shying away from the usually risky techs, but that has left several promising companies with low valuations. Here's a look at some of the top names in tech that could offer a rare opportunity.

An Overlooked Bargain: 99 Cents Only Stores

The deep-discount chain is one of the most ignored stocks in retailing. Investors who pay no attention, however, are missing a company in the midst of a strong turnaround -- and with solid prospects for coming years.

Hilary Kramer: Three Undervalued Stocks

With the Dow Jones Industrial Average hovering around 11,000, Hilary Kramer, the editor of GameChangerStocks.com, gives her market outlook and recommends three undervalued stocks that she says will thrive in the year ahead.

MWI Veterinary Supply: A Quiet Standout

The entire veterinary supply industry generates sales of about $8 billion. Tiny, yes, but certainly growing. And one company has gained at least a little notice. That's MWI Veterinary Supply, the leading distributor in the U.S. of animal health products.

Giant Wal-Mart
Is Hugely Undervalued

File under "missed opportunity": Wal-Mart is particularly notable now for so far missing out on this year's massive bull rally. But don't make the mistake of thinking that this heavyweight is a has-been.