Daniel Martins

Daniel Martins is a U.S.-based analyst and founder of independent research firm DM Martins Research. His work is centered around building more efficient, easily replicable portfolios that are properly risk-balanced for growth with lower downside risk. Daniel is a former equity research professional at FBR Capital Markets in New York City and finance analyst at hedge fund Bridgewater Associates. He holds an MBA in Financial Instruments and Markets from New York University.

Recent Articles By The Author

Morgan Stanley Looks Like a Buy Following Impressive Q3 Execution

Morgan Stanley Looks Like a Buy Following Impressive Q3 Execution

In the third quarter, Morgan Stanley provided evidence that it can deliver strong results, even when the macroeconomic landscape seems far from ideal.

Goldman Sachs: Should You Bet on Its Business Transformation?

Goldman Sachs: Should You Bet on Its Business Transformation?

Goldman Sachs is a higher-risk, higher-reward play that bargain hunters looking for a potentially successful business model transition story might want to consider.

PepsiCo: The Unlikely Growth Story Continues to Roll

PepsiCo: The Unlikely Growth Story Continues to Roll

Given the combination of solid execution, strong fundamentals and the diversification benefits of the stock, PepsiCo looks like a compelling buy following the company's strong third quarter earnings report.

Citigroup: Tread Carefully Around Bank Stocks Ahead of Earnings Season

Citigroup: Tread Carefully Around Bank Stocks Ahead of Earnings Season

Citigroup will probably have the robustness of global consumer activity to help it support financial results in the third quarter. But the current interest rate environment and a soft institutional services business pose significant challenges for the New York City-based mega bank.

Nike: When Playing Offense Makes Sense, Despite Softening Economy

Nike: When Playing Offense Makes Sense, Despite Softening Economy

Nike has been taking the right steps to ensure that it continues to thrive, regardless of the global economic landscape. Following the company's strong earnings report, an investment in the stock still makes sense.

Adobe: Take Advantage of Bearishness to Buy a High-Quality Stock Cheaper

Adobe: Take Advantage of Bearishness to Buy a High-Quality Stock Cheaper

Valued at a reasonable P/E of about 35, Adobe looks like a compelling growth stock to own at current levels -- especially if post-earnings bearishness takes hold during the Wednesday trading session.

Schlumberger's Bull Case Gets Stronger With Saudi Oil Attacks

Schlumberger's Bull Case Gets Stronger With Saudi Oil Attacks

The oil supply disruption caused by the recent attacks in Saudi Arabia adds to a recovering international energy production environment and low valuations that make Schlumberger worth considering.

Palo Alto Networks Faces a Pivotal Moment on Wednesday

Palo Alto Networks Faces a Pivotal Moment on Wednesday

Palo Alto Networks' crucial earnings day events on Wednesday could determine share price direction in the immediate term. Ahead of the print, the stock still looks like a solid GARP play to be held over longer periods of time.

Burlington Stores Reports a Spotless Quarter and Has Even Better Prospects

Burlington Stores Reports a Spotless Quarter and Has Even Better Prospects

From comps and new store sales to merchandise margins and overhead cost management, Burlington's second quarter results impressed. The stock continues to look like a compelling buy and hold for periods of economic expansion and market distress.

Burlington Stores Is a Likely Winner in the Fragile Retail Space

Burlington Stores Is a Likely Winner in the Fragile Retail Space

The off-price apparel retailer is appealing due to a favorable growth profile, resilience during periods of macroeconomic distress and valuations that do not look overstretched.