Schneider National (NYSE: SNDR) and USA Truck (NASDAQ:USAK) are both transportation companies, but which is the superior stock? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their earnings, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, dividends, risk, valuation and profitability.
This week, I officially jumped back into the marketplace. It feels like it has been a while and finding great stocks at a value has been difficult (which is part of the reason why Lanny’s portfolio has sky-rocketed over the last few months). If you have been following the blog over the last few weeks, or if you read the title to the article before clicking, the stock I purchased this week....More>>>
Investors received more cash from their investments in the third quarter. S&P 500 companies increased their net dividend payouts by $15.0 billion, or 152% from the third quarter of 2016, when the gain totaled $6 billion net.
The more generous sums sprung result from both greater increases and lower cuts during the third quarter, according to S&P 500 Dow Jones Indices. Aggregate increases....More>>>
With upward pressure on the pound abating, investors may find more to like in U.K. stocks.
For much of this year, currency appreciation — a drag on the overseas earnings of global stocks that dominate the FTSE 100 Index — has overshadowed the gauge. That burden eased on Friday as the government reported first-quarter growth figures that missed estimates, weakening the case for....More>>>
Retirees should generally invest in companies with wide moats and solid dividends. In a previous article, I noted that AT&T and Unilever were easy-to-understand companies that were ideal for most retirement portfolios. Today, I’ll add two more companies to that list — alcoholic beverage giants Diageo (NYSE:DEO) and Anheuser-Busch InBev (NYSE:BUD).
The question of how companies should spend their tax-cut windfall has been a hot topic, not least because many executives and shareholders already think they know the answer dividends and buybacks.
But improving a companys return on equity can also be achieved by focusing on a single metric: ESG, or environmental, social and corporate governance criteria, according to Savita Subramanian....More>>>
Actionable Conclusions (1-10): Analysts Predict Top Ten “Safer” Dividend Consumer Cyclical Dogs To Net 7.48% to 55.24% Gains By October 2018
Three of the ten top “safer” Consumer Cyclical dogs (tinted gray in the chart above) were verified as also being among the top ten yielders for the coming year based dog metrics. Thus the dog strategy for this group, as....More>>>
Ford (NYSE:F) is known for its attractive valuation, it currently trades at around 7 times its 2017 projected earnings and has an attractive dividend yield of 5.36 percent. It also has a very low price-to-earnings ratio (P/E) compared to most other companies on the S&P 500. The stock trades at around $11 during the time I am writing this. However, after digging a little deeper, I have found....More>>>
Columbia Banking System Inc (NASDAQ:COLB) files its latest 10-K with SEC for the fiscal year ended on December 31, 2017. Columbia Banking System Inc is active in the financial services domain. It is the holding company for Columbia State Bank, which specializes in providing products for the real estate sector. It also provides services to professionals and individuals. Columbia Banking System Inc....More>>>
Dividend investors are always on the search for underappreciated, overlooked stocks that are yielding far more than they should be. In the Internet Age, these stocks have become harder and harder to find. But today, I want to introduce you to one that I consider to be an exceptional deal: Chesapeake Lodging Trust (NYSE:CHSP), a REIT that is currently yielding a very healthy and sustainable 6.2%....More>>>
I have written about Intel Corporation (INTC) a couple of times now, the last time being on July 3rd. Previously I have found that Intel is a company I want to own. Back at the beginning of July, Intel had not yet reported its Q2 earnings as that release was scheduled towards the end of the month. I like that Intel had by that point a full year of rising....More>>>
Investors who’ve waited patiently for shares of Microsoft Corporation (MSFT) to get cheap have gotten their chance. Despite stronger-than-expected growth in the company’s commercial cloud business during its fiscal third quarter, Microsoft shares are down more than 4% in after-hour session Thursday.
Microsoft’s cloud-first strategy, implemented by under CEO Satya Nadella,....More>>>
October 11, 2017: Here are four stocks trading with heavy volume among 40 equities making new 52-week lows in Wednesday’s session. On the NYSE, advancers led decliners by around 3 to 2 and on the Nasdaq advancers and decliners were evenly split.
General Electric Co. (NYSE: GE) dropped about 2% Wednesday to post a new 52-week low of $22.90 after closing at $23.36 on Tuesday. The 52-week....More>>>
7 Reasons Teslas Stock Should Continue To Appreciate
Tesla (TSLA) reported a wider than expected loss Wednesday after the bell, the biggest in the companys history. Teslas net loss for the quarter amounted to roughly $718 million, a considerable $4.22 cents a share.
Penske Automotive Group (NYSE: PAG) is one of 20 publicly-traded companies in the “Automotive dealers & gasoline service stations” industry, but how does it compare to its peers? We will compare Penske Automotive Group to similar companies based on the strength of its earnings, v
Wall Street brokerages expect Illinois Tool Works (NYSE:ITW) to report $1.96 earnings per share for the current quarter, Zacks reports. Five analysts have issued estimates for Illinois Tool Works’ earnings, with estimates ranging from $1.95 to $1.99. Illinois Tool Works reported earnings pe
Red Rock Resorts Inc (NASDAQ:RRR) was the target of some unusual options trading activity on Thursday. Investors acquired 1,886 put options on the stock. This is an increase of approximately 1,036% compared to the average volume of 166 put options.