It’s another up-and-down day as investors try to weigh what seems to be a strong U.S. economy and weakening global economy. This of course, makes it tough to bid up stocks to new highs, but at the same time, it’s hard to sell U.S. equities when it’s the best house in the neighb
Kratos Defense & Security Solutions (NASDAQ:KTOS) and Leidos Holdings (NYSE:LDOS) are two specialists serving separate parts of the U.S. defense market. Though they are chasing different business, both see opportunities for market-beating growth in the quarters to come.
Kratos, a one-time wireless infrastructure vendor who in recent years has pivoted to microwave electronics, satellite....More>>>
As I referenced in an article yesterday, over the next few weeks I intend to focus on researching REITs that are projected to deliver the most robust FFO, dividend and NAV growth.
The reason for this tactical research is that I believe that REITs with the best FFO growth can potentially offset any diminution in net asset values, which would be pressured by rising interest rates and capitalization....More>>>
Even with interest rates edging up lately, it still isn’t easy to pocket much income from traditional stocks and bonds. But you may be overlooking preferred stocks, hybrid investments that offer a bit of both worlds.
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For income seekers, preferreds offer great deals. Yields average 6.1%, well above the 2.3% payout of the Barclays....More>>>
Investors bought shares of iShares IBoxx $ Invest Grade Corp Bd Fd (NYSEARCA:LQD) on weakness during trading hours on Tuesday. $100.51 million flowed into the stock on the tick-up and $54.45 million flowed out of the stock on the tick-down, for a money net flow of $46.06 million into the stock. Of all companies tracked, iShares IBoxx $ Invest Grade Corp Bd Fd had the 15th highest net in-flow for....More>>>
Carriage Services (NYSE: CSV) and Regis (NYSE:RGS) are both small-cap consumer staples companies, but which is the superior stock? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, risk, profitability, dividends, earnings, valuation and institutional ownership.
Ctr COAST MLP &/COM (NYSE:CEN) announced a monthly dividend on Monday, October 8th, Wall Street Journal reports. Shareholders of record on Wednesday, October 17th will be paid a dividend of 0.1042 per share by the investment management company on Thursday, October 25th. This represents a $1.25 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 13.11%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend....More>>>
United Technologies (NYSE: UTX) and TAT Technologies (NASDAQ:TATT) are both multi-sector conglomerates companies, but which is the superior investment? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their valuation, earnings, analyst recommendations, dividends, risk, profitability and institutional ownership.
Riding on improving consumer sentiment, Ford (NYSE:F) brushed aside investors concerns by posting a much better than expected November sales number. The better than expected sales growth saw Ford stock gaining more than 4%. The stock is however down 11% YTDas investors are worried that US auto market has peaked for now. Also, the rising interest rates may adversely impact the stock. However, Ford’s....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>>>
There are currently 13,373 publicly-traded securities on U.S. exchanges. Of those, there are 2,100 stocks currently paying a dividend.
Now, any knucklehead with a computer can generate a list of the market’s highest-yielding stocks in five minutes, but that’s no way to find a good investment. Investing is not as simple as buying anything with a double-digit yield.
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>>>
Hedge fund returns increased 0.78 percent in April, reversing two consecutive monthly declines. The swing of 134 basis points was driven by gains in all seven tracked fund types as managers capitalized on plunging volatility and activist and special situation strategies.
Nordson Corporation(NASDAQ:NDSN)announced solid fiscal second-quarter 2018 results on Monday after the market closed, including an expected decline in organic volume that was more than offset by acquisitive growth.
Thanks to its disappointing forward outlook, shares of the adhesive-dispen