The biotech sector recently fell by 8% in three weeks. I believe the bust is overdone. And now is a great moment to swoop in and buy… Biotech was by far the best-performing sector in the last great "Melt Up," when stocks soared at the end of the 1990s bull market. And I expect it will perform well again as today's Melt Up starts to pick up steam… ....More>>>
Cituigroup’s Kate McShane and Corinna Van der Ghinst explain why they’re still bullish on Under Armour (UA) despite fears that its deal with Kohl’s (KSS) could result in slower growth:
Under Armours entry toKohl’s wholesale distribution has been a top investor question since the report, as mgmt built the brand on a premium authentic positioning.....More>>>
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International equities, including emerging markets, actively managed stock funds and growth stocks were key drivers of the relatively strong performance of investment portfolios in the first half of 2017, according to the latest Natixis Portfolio Trends Report.
March 20, 2017: Markets opened slightly lower Monday and traded close to the break-even line all day. Leading indicators and consumer sentiment readings were both strong. Only the materials sector traded high late in the afternoon while energy and utilities were the laggards. The blue chips were performing best. WTI crude oil for April delivery settled at $48.22 a barrel, down 1.2% on the day. April....More>>>
Macy’s (NYSE:M) is a value investor’s dream. The company is a highly profitable, best of breed department store with significant assets and cash flow, a solid management team, a large and safe dividend, and a clear path to the monetization of under utilized real estate. Even with the beginning stages of real estate monetization happening today, and even with the company having received....More>>>
The big news over the weekend has been Facebook Inc.’s (NSDQ:FB) announcement to buy backstock worth $6B, starting in Q1 2017. This was a first in the history of the company. While it can come across as a surprise for a growing company to announce a share repurchase offering, the recent drop in FB stock price could have forced the management into action. The FB stock price is down by over....More>>>
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A company with high profitability manages to meet all its operating and non-operating expenses and still provide high returns to its investors. In this respect, profitability analysis is used to measure the pricing strategies of a company and helps in select the top performing companies.
One of the best ways to measure a company’s profitability is ratio analysis.
Tesla (TSLA) announced after the close that it would issue more stock and sell convertibles. And Tesla, being Tesla, its stock is rising.
In filings with the the SEC today, Tesla said it would sell $750 million dollars in convertible bonds, and another $750 $250 million in common stock. Now normally, stocks fall when they dilute their shareholders. Not Tesla,....More>>>
Add Cadillac to the list of companies rolling out feel-good ads in a rocky political atmosphere.
“We are a nation divided. That’s what they tell us, right?” the ad says, as it pans across a crowd of protesters. “But what they don’t tell you, what doesn’t make the news, is this: We carry each other forward.”
The spot features shots of an....More>>>
The Q1 2017 earnings report for small cap for-profit education stock Apollo Education Group Inc (NASDAQ: APOL) is scheduled for after the market closes on Monday (January 9th). Last February, Apollo Education Groupannounced a definitive agreement to be acquired by a consortium of investors including The Vistria Group, LLC, funds affiliated with Apollo Global Management, LLC (NYSE: APO),....More>>>
FOREST CITY, Iowa Michael Happe is the first to understand the fine line he walks as CEO of Winnebago Industries.
He knows the importance of protecting the RV maker’s brand name, synonymous with massive motor homes that tower over passing cars on the freeway, usually driven by someone with silver hair.
But he also knows that market won’t be enough for the Iowa-grown company....More>>>
Organovo Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ: ONVO) shares saw a handy gain on Tuesday after the bio-printer announced that it received a strong consumer response from its second tissue service. Specifically, the ExVive Human Kidney Tissue launched in September, which uses Organovos 3D bio-printed kidney tissue to study the effects of drug exposure through toxicology panels and transporter studies.
After examining Walt Disney’s (DIS) earnings, which were released after yesterday’s market close, Stifel’s Benjamin Mogil and Kevin Lee Hon Siong argued that they “continue to view Disney as a Tale of Two Stories.” They explain why:
Disney reported 4Q16 results which were in-line with our estimates but below those of consensus expectations.....More>>>
Forget what I said earlier about the Dow Jones Industrial Average heading for its first loss after six days of gains. All the major indexes finished higher today, although there was a flip in relative performance.
The S&P 500 rose 0.8% to 2,180.39 today, snapping a two day losing streak. The Dow Jones Industrial Average advanced 54.37 points, or 0.5%, to 18,923.06,....More>>>