Peridot Capital Management

Peridot Capital Management LLC is a Seattle-based independent registered investment advisor (RIA), specializing in highly customized investment management services for individuals and families. Their strategy is based on historical stock market data dating back to the 1800’s which shows a strong inverse correlation between stock valuations and future share price performance.

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Chad Brand

Chad Brand is the Founder and President of Peridot Capital Management LLC. Chad received his bachelor’s degree in finance from Washington University in St. Louis and has passed both the NASD Series 7 General Securities Representative exam and the Series 65 Uniform Investment Advisor exam. Prior to founding Peridot Capital Management LLC, he worked in the corporate finance department at Express Scripts, Inc, a Fortune 25 healthcare services and management company. Chad has been featured in various business publications. Chad has also spoken at the University of Missouri (Columbia) Business School, as a guest lecturer to both undergraduate and MBA level students. In addition, Chad served as a weekly columnist for in the late 1990’s before launching his own investment blog, the Peridot Capitalist, in 2004. The site has been named one of the best investment blogs in the U.S. by several media sources, resulting in Chad’s commentary on various companies being feature


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My Recent Target Experience and How The Chase for E-Commerce Market Share is Killing Retailer Margins

There is a Target (TGT) store very close to my house that my family visits frequently. We even keep a shopping list on the fridge labeled “TGT” to simplify our trips. Given the vast selection of products Target carries, sometimes it is harder ...

U.S. Stock Market Seems Like An Obvious Buy For First Time In A Long Time

With the S&P 500 index now down roughly 18% from its peak reached about three month ago, for the first time in years it appears the U.S. stock market is severely oversold and pricing in worse than likely economic conditions. In the two weeks since m...

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With The Elevated Valuation Issue Solved, 2019 Earnings Growth Takes Center Stage

With S&P 500 profits set to come in around $157 for 2018, the trailing P/E ratio for the broad market index has fallen from 21.5x on January 1st of this year to 16.5x today. Surging earnings due to lower corporate tax rates have allowed for such a s...

Facebook Sell-Off Hard To Ignore From A Contrarian Perspective

Shares of Facebook (FB) are dropping below $130 today as the high-flying tech sector continues a sharp correction in the market. After such a punishing drop, it is hard for me to look away because there is a bullish fundamental story buried here, a...