For aggressive investors looking for a shorting opportunity, Nabors Industries Ltd. (NBR) is a great pick for capital appreciation. A fundamental analysis reveals that the company is unfortunately struggling which is indicated by YoY top and bottom-line losses, a hemorrhaging balance sheet, and EPS figures that are not meeting analysts’ expectations.
A little over a year ago, Iberdrola (Madrid: IBE) combined its US generation assets with UIL Holdings to form Avangrid (AGR), notes utility sector expert Roger Conrad, editor of Conrad’s Utility Investor.
But Avangrid adopted conservative financial policies that may have turned off some equity investors. Despite guidance for 8 to 10 percent compound annual growth in net income....More>>>
President and CEO of Lindsay Corp (NYSE:LNN) Rick Parod sold 77,387 shares of LNN on 07/27/2017 at an average price of $91.47 a share. The total sale was $7.1 million.
Lindsay Corp designs, manufactures, and sells irrigation systems used in the agricultural industry to increase or stabilize crop production while conserving water, energy, and labor. It also manufactures infrastructure products....More>>>
Chesapeake Energy Corp. (NYSE:CHK) is one of the few highly leveraged energy companies that did not file for bankruptcy during the 2015-2016 energy price crisis, but it still faces significant headwinds and need to deleverage by selling assets. Some investors have asserted that the company should sell its Powder River Basin assets in Wyoming to pay down debt without making a thorough case for a....More>>>
TOKYO–Japan’s consumer prices rose for the first time in more than a year in January as rising global oil prices gave Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and the Bank of Japan a helping hand in their campaign to overcome deflation.
The fractional increase in prices still leaves the central bank far from its 2% price goal, but it may fuel speculation over when the bank might consider raising....More>>>
Master limited partnerships (MLPs) may be getting a big shot in the arm in the upcoming year. And it’s all because of President Donald Trump. We know that Trump is already a fan of pipelines — his actions on the Keystone XL and infrastructure plans confirm this. The big win for MLPs may come from his plans to reform taxes.
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Adult isnt just a noun anymore. It has been verbed, as in, Mom says I need to get a job and move out. I guess its time to start adulting. And now theres a school to teach just that. If you have millennial kids, you might want to tell them.
Portland, Maine entrepreneurs Rachel Weinstein and Katie Brunelle just opened The Adulting....More>>>
A closer look at the uranium mining industry over the last 20 years reveals a classic debt-fueled commodity cycle which peaked in 1Q2011 and, I believe, bottomed in 4Q2016. As demand increased globally and uranium spot prices rose to over $70/lb by early 2011, gargantuan long-term CAPEX projects were commissioned to increase production. However, after total nuclear energy consumption peaked at ~626....More>>>
Since the moment it was announced, we’ve been highly bullish on the complicated-but-intriguing deal that would combine the oilfield services unit of General Electric Co. (NYSE: GE) and all of sector rival Baker Hughes Inc. (NYSE: BHI).
But investors seem confused by the deal – about whether it was a shrewd move or a panic play by GE.
Micron (NSDQ:MU) stock gained more than 7% yesterday after Citi initiated its coverage on Micron with a price target of $30, almost 50% upside from yesterday’s close. Micron stock is on atear, gaining around 40% in last one year, handsomely beating the broader market and the semiconductor index. The stock closed yesterday’s trade....More>>>
Russia has a history of creating both huge profits and huge losses for private investors and the market today offers more opportunities than ever to invest in the country. Two recent catalysts, the election of Donald Trump and rebounding oil prices, have pushed Russian stocks higher and could cause many investors to give the country a new look.
Larkspur, CA, based Investment company Park West Asset Management LLC buys eBay, Dell Technologies, Ellie Mae, Alliance Data Systems, Shutterfly, Nexstar Media Group, Marvell Technology Group, FirstCash, DaVita, Brunswick, sells Pandora Media, Service International, LendingClub, Tailored Brands, Stamps.com during the 3-months ended 2016-12-31, according to the most recent filings of the investment....More>>>
There's no need to worry yet. But investors should start keeping an eye out for bears. Let me explain… Bear markets start with three common conditions… 1. A sudden, sharp rise in interest rates. 2. A peak in margin debt (the amount of money that investors borrow to buy stocks). 3. ....More>>>
Small cap China based online retailstockLightinthebox Holding Co (NYSE: LITB) reportedQ1 2017 earnings as net revenues increased 8.0% to $72.7 million (above the high end of the Company's guidance of $72.0 million). Net revenues from product sales were $64.8 million versus$61.9 million and n
So far, I’ve been a small brick in the “wall of worry” being climbed by Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) stock. I argued in March, for instance, that Microsoft was worth about $100 billion too much. MSFT stock has gained another 12%-plus since then — and Microsoft
Master limited partnerships (MLPs) may be getting a big shot in the arm in the upcoming year. And it’s all because of President Donald Trump. We know that Trump is already a fan of pipelines — his actions on the Keystone XL and infrastructure plans confirm this. The big win for M