David J Hoare MSA

I spent 12 years as a Certified Public Accountant. I have over 25 years of practice in accounting and consulting. I've held positions as a controller in closely held operations, board member for non-profits and as the primary contact in governmental audits (IRS and state level). My education includes both a bachelors and masters degree in accounting. I've prepared over 1,000 business tax returns and hundreds of individual returns. I care about success for the people I work with in business.

Union Pacific – Buy/Sell Model

Union Pacific’s stock carries the highest price to book ratio among the six Class I Railways. It is about a 1.43 times factor over the next best price to book ratio of CSX at 4.73. Strong price to book ratio investments infrequently have deep or extended price depressions. Therefore, an investor must be patient and wait for opportunities to buy.

Canadian Pacific Railroad – Sold Stock at $241.47

Today is November 15, 2019 and Canadian Pacific Railroad recovered in accordance with my railroad fund investment model to $241.47 per share. The value investing model automatically sold at $241.47 and the price per share continued to climb to $241.86 when the market closed at 4 PM.  This sale generated a 9.31% return on the investment over 27 days. Annualized return is > 100%.

Railroad Stock – Discovering Opportunities

Railroad stocks are solid and steady investments. There is limited downside risk and adequate historical data to illustrate buy and sell points for an investor. If properly applied, an investor should earn yields of 18 to 30% year on year. Learn how to develop the investment model for this particular industry.

Railroad Stock Investments – The Standard of Measurement to Buy and Sell Railway Stock

The transportation sector of the United States economy is comprised of nine industrial groups.  One particular group moves more volume of tonnage based on ton miles than any other form of transportation – Railroads.  In accordance with the Federal Department of Transportation, railroads move 39.5% of all freight in the US (based on ton miles which is the length freight travels).  It’s a $60 Billion industry with over 140,000 miles of track.  It is dominated by seven major carriers (referred to as Class I Railways).

Job Costing

Job costing is one of the forms of cost accounting.  It is used in conjunction with financial accounting to alert management about profitability with production. A common thread that binds job costing is a signed contract. 

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