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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Rising Interest Rate Shock: 2019 Edition

Back in February I published the table below to show investors where the S&P 500 index would likely trade if interest rates normalized (10-year bond between 3% and 5% is how I defined it): Published 2/27/18 The point of that post was to show what t...

Many Gaming Related Companies Are On Sale

I have written enough about Wynn Resorts (WYNN) in recent years that much more in the way of commentary is likely unnecessary. Investors are once again getting a unique buying opportunity with the shares down a stunning 30 percent on very little new...

Would Moving To Six Month Financial Reporting Solve Anything?

News that President Trump has asked the SEC to study the potential benefits of moving from quarterly to biannual financial reporting for public companies has stoked a debate as to the merits of such a proposal. While it is certainly true that short-...

Canada Goose: Brings Back Memories Of Other Fashion Stock Heydays

In the spirit of fashion, let me begin this article off with a runway of sorts, even if it is a lineup of stock charts rather than models. Here is a chart of Michael Kors (KORS)  stock since its late 2011 IPO. Notice the move from $20 to $100 by ea...

With Aetna Buyout Set to Close Soon, CVS Health’s Flat-lined Stock Still Looks Cheap

Last October I wrote about the just-leaked CVS Health (CVS) bid for health insurance giant Aetna (AET) and tried to convey the notion that the move was about far more than just diversifying away from retail pharmacies for fear Amazon might compress ...