Kinder Morgan (KMI) is one of the largest transporters of natural gas in North America. Natural gas is one of, if not the, cleanest fossil fuels. Future demand growth, coupled with Kinder Morgan's massive network of midstream pipelines, make it a fantastic bet for investors looking for both gro
U.S. equity indexes sank Thursday afternoon, pitching sharply lower amid an announcement that President Donald Trump would impose tariffs on steel and aluminum imports, raising concerns of protectionists trade policies that could hit U.S. corporations and consumers.
In my previous article I stated that ION Geophysical (NYSE:IO) could generate some profits and a positive cash flow during 3Q 2016, and the firm did not disappoint me.
Profit and revenue improvements were mainly driven by the OBS unit that has just concluded a survey in Nigeria, but they are also an important result of the various cost cutting policies that the management has decided to execute....More>>>
Investors can add all sorts of investments to an IRA, but many financial advisors will suggest sticking with conservative dividend stocks. The reason is simple — blue chip income generators generally bounce back from big market crashes, and the compounding effect of reinvested dividends can deliver massive returns over several decades.
At first glance, tobacco giant Altria (NYSE:MO)....More>>>
John Buckingham, editor of The Prudent Speculator, focuses on a widely-diversified portfolio of value-oriented stocks; here, he reviews two leading pharmaceutical firms with promising drug development operations.
Biogen discovers, develops and delivers innovative therapies for the treatment of neurodegenerative diseases and autoimmune disorders.
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Data collected by National Transportation Safety Board, USA shows that the accident rate in the world compared as a ratio of fatalities per 100 million miles travelled is the highest for cars followed by bicycles, pedestrian, motorcycles covering almost all form of transportation. The lowest in the category, which is near zero based strictly on the....More>>>
In my previous article on GoPro, before the earnings, I had said that GoPro is a very risky stock and one must wait until the earnings before buying the stock. Well, the earnings weren’t good, the outlook was bad and the news that followed was worse. GoPro stock is down almost 15% since it reporteddisappointing Q3 earningsand the company has no one but itself to blame for this disaster. The....More>>>
Shares of Caterpillar (CAT) are soaring today after the equipment manufacturer reported earnings that, at first glance, didn’t seem to inspire investor confidence. National Bank Financial’sMaxim Sytchev offers his take:
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CAT-US just finished its conference call (please see our first take on Q2/16 results Here). In general we would qualify....More>>>
August 30, 2016: Here are four stocks trading with relatively heavy volume among 19 equities making new 52-week lows in Tuesday’s session. NYSE decliners led advancers by just 3 percentage points and Nasdaq advancers led decliners by just 4 points.
G-III Apparel Group Ltd. (NASDAQ: GIII) dropped nearly 23% on Tuesday to post a new 52-week low of $32.22 after closing at $41.77 on Monday.....More>>>
Alphabet (NASDAQ:GOOG) trades at a forward PE of around 19, 6 times sales, 4 times book value, and a price/cash flow ratio of around 26x. In the past couple years shareholders have been well rewarded, as the company’s core advertising business continues to grow.
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In the most recent quarter revenue grew 21% year over year to $21.5....More>>>
In contrast with the swings of the large crude-oil inventory run-up and then the big end-of-the-season drawdowns, this is turning out to be a an average summer for oil after all (USO, OIL, SCO, BNO, DBO, DIA, DNO, DTO, DWTI, OLEM, OLO, SPY, SZO, UCO, USL, UWTI).
I’ve been tracking the weekly inventory changes over the extended summer driving season, from May through September, which....More>>>
September 12, 2016: Here are four stocks trading with relatively heavy volume among 56 equities making new 52-week lows in Monday’s session. NYSE advancers led decliners by more than 2 to 1 and Nasdaq advancers led decliners by the same margin.
The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) dropped about 2.6% on Monday to post a new 52-week low of $30.70 against a 52-week high of $42.75. Volume of around....More>>>
On May 31 of last year I published an article about Carter's Inc. (CRI), a manufacturer and retailer of children's clothing and accessories. Please take the time to read it here, as it explains my initial long thesis and will provide context for this article. Had you invested in Carter's on that
For me, Weyerhaeuser (NYSE:WY) is an example of why valuation always matters. Generally well-valued (if not richly-valued) for its high-quality timberlands and wood products operations, Weyerhaeuser has lagged the S&P 500 for total returns for quite some time. Even when you account for the t
In May of 2017, I wrote my first piece about AV Homes (NASDAQ:AVHI). The article outlines key aspects of the company's business as well as my original thesis for buying the stock. The piece was titled, "AV Homes - Homeownership Rates Are Climbing And So Is AVHI". My main thesis was - and still i
President Donald Trump ran on a ticket of making America great again. While the consensus on that point is very much split, what’s not deniable is the markets’ response. Trump’s pro-business agenda was credited for sparking an impressive rally. With enthusiasm overshooting rat
Zscaler's (NASDAQ: ZS) upcoming IPO, slated for Friday, March 16 according to the NASDAQ IPO Calendar, will be the first software unicorn to go public in 2018 after a particularly volatile first quarter. This IPO will be an interesting one to watch - coming off a strong first and second quarter