Herve Blandin

Before contributing to platforms such as TheStreet and Seeking Alpha, Herve Blandin was an IT engineer and a part-time investor. In 2016, Herve quit his IT career to become a full-time value investor. Herve focuses on the U.S., Canadian, and European equity markets with a long-term horizon. Due to his background, Herve specializes in tech companies. Follow him on Twitter @RV_Blandin

Recent Articles By The Author

PayPal Continues to Expand Footprint, but Its Stock Has No Margin for Safety

PayPal Continues to Expand Footprint, but Its Stock Has No Margin for Safety

The digital payments giant is building for long-term growth with its partnership strategy and new initiatives. But with the recent stock price increase, the valuation provides little room for error.

Five Below Is a Stellar Discount Retailer but One With a Steep Price Tag

Five Below Is a Stellar Discount Retailer but One With a Steep Price Tag

Given its financial and operational success, Five Below deserves to be valued more richly than its competitors. But the market is pricing the company for perfect execution over the next several years.

Palo Alto's Earnings Show How Important Acquisitions Are Becoming

Palo Alto's Earnings Show How Important Acquisitions Are Becoming

Besides the strong results and short-term guidance, Palo Alto is building its cloud portfolio via M&A.

Cisco: 7 Reasons to Make It a Long-Term Investment

Cisco: 7 Reasons to Make It a Long-Term Investment

Besides strong fiscal Q3 earnings and solid guidance, Cisco is positioned for long-term profitable growth.

Schlumberger: The Long-Term Investment Case for Buying the Stock

Schlumberger: The Long-Term Investment Case for Buying the Stock

The drop in oil exploration and production investments since 2014 has hurt Schlumberger. But the company has positioned itself to take advantage of a new industry upturn.

BP's Dividend Is Safe and Could Even Increase Over the Next Few Years

BP's Dividend Is Safe and Could Even Increase Over the Next Few Years

As BP lowers its breakeven oil price, there's potential for the dividend to increase in the medium term. But the company must focus first on reducing its net debt.

Viacom: 3 Reasons the Stock Could Keep Rising

Viacom: 3 Reasons the Stock Could Keep Rising

While up significantly this week, Viacom's strong content library and low valuation mean it still has room to run.

Comcast's Transition to Streaming Will Provide Some Needed Growth Opportunities

Comcast's Transition to Streaming Will Provide Some Needed Growth Opportunities

To offset the decline of its legacy video business, Comcast is developing a streaming offering. This transition will provide the company with extra synergies and growth potential.

Disney's Short-Term Concerns Will Provide Buying Opportunities

Disney's Short-Term Concerns Will Provide Buying Opportunities

The immediate distractions related to the development of its streaming video service will provide opportunities to buy the shares at a good price, since Disney's long-term potential is still supported by unique assets.

Salesforce.com's Short-Term Moves Don't Change Its Long-Term Promise

Salesforce.com's Short-Term Moves Don't Change Its Long-Term Promise

Salesforce's short-term guidance disappointed the market. But there are many reasons to think the long-term growth potential remains intact.