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

3 Extra Ways BP Will Profit From the Surge in Oil Prices

3 Extra Ways BP Will Profit From the Surge in Oil Prices

The timing for higher oil prices couldn't be more convenient for BP. The company is divesting assets and is bringing online production from major projects.

Palo Alto's Ambitious Long-Term Plan: 3 Reasons for Caution

Palo Alto's Ambitious Long-Term Plan: 3 Reasons for Caution

Management announced impressive targets over the next few years. But there are some overlooked aspects of this plan and its impact on Palo Alto as an investment.

BP: Short-Term Concerns Are Creating an Attractive Investment Opportunity

BP: Short-Term Concerns Are Creating an Attractive Investment Opportunity

The drop in BP's stock price is due to geopolitical events and short-term developments. But the energy giant's medium-term plan remains intact.

Salesforce's Earnings and Guidance Aren't Quite as Impressive as They Look

Salesforce's Earnings and Guidance Aren't Quite as Impressive as They Look

Salesforce's Q2 performance was strong but its acquisitions muddy the year-over-year comparisons. Plus, its valuation gives its shares little margin for safety.

Cisco Earnings Preview: Look Beyond Short-Term Results

Cisco Earnings Preview: Look Beyond Short-Term Results

Cisco's fiscal fourth quarter will be an opportunity to gauge its competitiveness in growth areas like cloud data centers, 400G and security.

Viacom's Turnaround and Merger Rumors Are Creating Investment Opportunities

Viacom's Turnaround and Merger Rumors Are Creating Investment Opportunities

Viacom's encouraging fiscal Q3 earnings and rumors about a potential merger with CBS are setting up some attractive investment plays.

Disney's Long-Term Story Remains Solid, Even if Its Earnings Are Volatile

Disney's Long-Term Story Remains Solid, Even if Its Earnings Are Volatile

Despite the disappointing fiscal Q3 earnings, the stock price remains close to its all-time highs. With the ramp-up of the Direct-to-Consumer business, I expect volatile results over the next several quarters to create buying opportunities.

Microsoft Continues to Report Impressive Results, but Its Stock Is Fully Valued

Microsoft Continues to Report Impressive Results, but Its Stock Is Fully Valued

The tech giant reported earnings above expectations and strong guidance. But the market already prices in strong performance over the long term.

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.