Martin Kurlandski, MS

Martin Kurlandski has over 14 years of experience in the investment industry. He has broad-based experience in the hedge fund industry across several investment styles, including long-short equity, distressed debt, deep value, private equity, shirt biased, and macro. Martin has a Master's of Finance from the International Business School at Brandeis University.

Disclosure: I am in full compliance with all ethics and other policies for Market Realist research analysts. I am not invested in securities that I cover on Market Realist.

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  • Tech & Comm Services

    Must-know: Will Charter (CHTR) bid for Time Warner Cable (TWC)?

    While Charter has openly and aggressively pursued Time Warner, any deal would likely be difficult to execute and fraught with risks.

    By Martin Kurlandski, MS
  • Tech & Comm Services

    Why Marissa Mayer’s Yahoo (YHOO) turnaround shows signs of life

    Yahoo has recently exhibited a more intense drive to develop original content that’s more appealing to web surfers.

    By Martin Kurlandski, MS
  • Tech & Comm Services

    Why cable companies are losing subcribers to the Netflix boom

    Netflix has had great success attracting new customers. It grew to over 31 million domestic subscribers in the most recent quarter.

    By Martin Kurlandski, MS
  • Tech & Comm Services

    BlackBerry stock declines as the company’s innovation disappoints

    BlackBerry, the Canadian-based smartphone company, was considered a pioneer in the industry for many years. But its fortunes have turned.

    By Martin Kurlandski, MS
  • Tech & Comm Services

    Why rising content costs can lead to a cable TV consolidation boom

    Time Warner Cable has been facing significant cost pressure, as the cost of programming content has rapidly increased.

    By Martin Kurlandski, MS
  • Tech & Comm Services

    Why is the media industry prize ESPN worth so much to Disney?

    The network reportedly receives $5 per month for each subscriber that receives the channel—more than any other non-premium network.

    By Martin Kurlandski, MS
  • Tech & Comm Services

    Why Disney’s theme parks complicate its valuation for investors

    The best way to establish a value for Disney’s theme park business is to understand how the market values other theme park operators.

    By Martin Kurlandski, MS
  • Tech & Comm Services

    Analysis: Stacking up Disney’s theme parks against its peers’

    The best way to evaluate Disney’s theme parks division is to compare performance and results with direct peers.

    By Martin Kurlandski, MS
  • Tech & Comm Services

    Pandora faces competition from the 800-pound gorilla in the room

    Although the threat of Apple and Google can’t be discounted, noticeable losses for Pandora may still fail to materialize.

    By Martin Kurlandski, MS
  • Tech & Comm Services

    Is a high cost structure making Pandora investors short the stock?

    To generate profitability, Pandora would need to either increase the revenue per song played by inserting more ads or reduce the per-song royalty fees.

    By Martin Kurlandski, MS
  • Consumer

    Why Black Friday’s sales results mean a huge shift for retail

    As online retailers continue to succeed in attracting customers, many of their gains have come at the expense of traditional brick-and-mortar stores.

    By Martin Kurlandski, MS
  • Consumer

    Why was analyst guidance about Yelp’s strong outlook so wrong?

    Yelp (YELP)—along with peers like Groupon (GRPN), OpenTable (OPEN), and Foursquare—have revolutionized the way local businesses make themselves known to potential customers.

    By Martin Kurlandski, MS
  • Tech & Comm Services

    Why falling subscribers spark buyout talks for Time Warner Cable

    Time Warner Cable has received the greatest interest from potential suitors, as the company lags the overall industry in terms of growth and subscriber trends.

    By Martin Kurlandski, MS
  • Tech & Comm Services

    Did Time Warner Cable stock overreact on Comcast buyout rumors?

    On Friday, November 22, 2013, news emerged that Comcast (CMCSA) was interested in a potential purchase of rival cable provider Time Warner Cable (TWC).

    By Martin Kurlandski, MS
  • Tech & Comm Services

    Why Yahoo sees an upside as Marissa Mayer attempts a turnaround

    Yahoo appointed Marissa Mayer, a former Google executive, as CEO in July 2012 to turn the company’s prospects around.

    By Martin Kurlandski, MS
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