In late 2016 and early 2017, profitability deteriorated rapidly at Mexican budget airline Volaris (NYSE:VLRS)due to market disruptions caused by the U.S. presidential election. Fears about a crackdown on trade or immigration under President Trump led to a sharp drop in the Mexican peso and a down
Global interest rates jumped Friday to their highest level since the U.K.s vote to leave the European Union, in a sharp global government-bond selloff sparked by hawkish comments from Federal Reserve officials and policy inaction by the European Central Bank.
If you’re looking for good Warren Buffett stocks to buy, there’s no better option than Buffett’s former money guy. I’m talking, of course, about Lou Simpson, the long-time Geico portfolio manager, who retired at the end of 2010 after 31 years at the company, more than a third of them spent under Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE:BRK.A, NYSE:BRK.B) ownership.
I believe Valero Energy (NYSE:VLO) shares are currently an undervalued long-term buy at current levels, based on its high free cash flow yield of over 10% and significant discount to its fair/intrinsic value. Additionally, I believe the company will continue to enjoy high returns on capital invested because of its sustainable competitive advantages. In this article I will explain the company’s....More>>>
Although you wouldnt necessarily know it from the relative performance of other banks in its weight class, Farmers Capital (NASDAQ:FFKT) has taken some meaningful self-improvement steps over the last couple of years. These moves have put the company on a path toward better interest spreads, better efficiency ratios, and better growth prospects, all of which should support higher earnings and returns....More>>>
In this segment from the Motley Fool Money podcast, host Chris Hill is joined by Jason Moser of Million Dollar Portfolio, David Kretzmann of Hidden Gems Canada, and Aaron Bush of Motley Fool Rule Breakers to discuss the recent accounting woes at WageWorks (NYSE:WAGE). The provider of employee benefit plans has launched an investigation after reporting it inflated some of its profit and revenue figures.....More>>>
Hospitals may soon have to post their standard prices for patients online, under a proposed rule unveiled Tuesday by the Trump administration.
Also, the administration is seeking comments on how to stop so-called surprise billing — when patients are charged after unknowingly being seen by out-of-network providers — and how to give patients better information about the out-of-pocket....More>>>
Is volatilityfinally back! You bet your assets it is. The Dow fell well over 600 points into the closing bell, and the major equity indexes followed suit. As a reminder, investors have been stating openly that they wanted a big pullback so they could buy more of their favorite stocks. The only problem is that most retail investors usually freeze during sell-offs because they are scary while they....More>>>
Investors sold shares of Celgene (NASDAQ:CELG) on strength during trading hours on Friday. $125.14 million flowed into the stock on the tick-up and $200.18 million flowed out of the stock on the tick-down, for a money net flow of $75.04 million out of the stock. Of all stocks tracked, Celgene had the 12th highest net out-flow for the day. Celgene traded up $2.16 for the day and closed at $84.54
Sometimes, earnings grow faster than stock prices. And other times,growth stocks go on sale even though revenue is still climbing. In both cases, P/E ratios can fall to levels that make growth stocks look more like value stocks. When that happens, buying shares can lead to market-beating returns, so we asked these three Motley Fool investors if there are any growth stocks on their radar that are....More>>>
bluebird bio (NASDAQ:BLUE) reportedfirst-quarter earnings last week, but like the biotech typically does, management didn’t hold a conference call, which makes the earnings release more of a rehash of the quarter than an actual update.
Bluebird results: The only number that really matters
Target Corporation (TGT) offers a perfect buying opportunity to long-term investors, as the company continues to generate optimistic results, while strong operational and timely business strategies will allow it to outperform the market headwinds. Retailers have experienced significant losses in the first half this year due to rising inflation, increasing costs, mounting competition and tightening....More>>>
Biotech hasn’t been a great place to invest your money in 2018.The iShares Nasdaq Biotechnology Index, after all, is down by over 4% at present, and summer has historically been a down time for this high-risk space. So, there’s little reason to believe a widespread rally is coming anytime soon.
Even against this dour backdrop, however, several former top biotech stocks have turned....More>>>
Some of the stocks that may grab investor focus today are:
Wall Street expects Celgene Corporation (NASDAQ: CELG) to report quarterly earnings at $1.96 per share on revenue of $3.46 billion before the opening bell. Celgene shares rose 1.87 percent to $87.00 in after-hours trading.
Weight Watchers International, Inc. (NYSE: WTW) reported stronger-than-expected results for its first....More>>>
Geron (GERN) is a tiny biotech, <$1 billion market cap, with an oversized history and an undersized pipeline. Its CEO has managed to steer the company through the wilderness within clear sight of the promised land. He expects that by Q3 2018, Johnson & Johnson’s (JNJ) subsidiary Janssen will make a long-awaited continuation decision as to whether it will proceed with development of....More>>>
Shares in Pitney Bowes Inc. (NYSE:PBI) fell 12.9% in May, according to data from S&P Global Market Intelligence. The decline was led by an earnings presentation that may have disappointed investors because of its forward dividend yield of nearly 8.2%.
Big Lots (BIG) is down more than 10% on 09 March 2018 as the company came out with results that beat estimates on the profit side, but with sales that were a little weaker than expected. Guidance for the coming year was reasonable, but a little lower than consensus, as the com
LGI Homes (NASDAQ: LGIH) and Century Communities (NYSE:CCS) are both small-cap finance companies, but which is the better investment? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their risk, analyst recommendations, profitability, valuation, institutional ownership, earnings and d
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