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>>>
Prudential (NYSE: PUK) and Reinsurance Group of America (NYSE:RGA) are both finance companies, but which is the superior stock? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, earnings, valuation, dividends, risk, profitability and institutional ownership.
REIT investors may soon have a new billboard company to bet on.
Adams Outdoor Advertising and Fairway Outdoor Advertising are in the preliminary stages of exploring conversion to the real estate investment trust structure, Kevin Gleason, chief executive officer of both closely held companies, said in an interview. Fairway has been majority-owned by Chicago-based private equity firm GTCR LLC....More>>>
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ONE Gas Inc (NYSE:OGS) files its latest 10-K with SEC for the fiscal year ended on December 31, 2017. ONE Gas Inc is engaged in the business of natural gas distribution. The Company serves residential, commercial, industrial, transportation and wholesale and public authority customers in Oklahoma, Kansas, and Texas. ONE Gas Inc has a market cap of $3.43 billion; its shares were traded at around....More>>>
Expedia (NASDAQ: EXPE) and Daseke (NASDAQ:DSKE) are both retail/wholesale companies, but which is the better investment? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their earnings, risk, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, dividends, valuation and profitability.
The cost of providing health insurance to a companys employees grew nearly 7% last year, extending not only a long-standing streak of rising costs, but accelerating that trend. Indeed, between 2002 and 2016, the average amount of money a family of four spent on health care each year grew a whopping 180%.
Putting it bluntly: Regardless of whos paying the bill (and how), health care....More>>>
It became official on March 14. Toys “R” US officially initiated the bankruptcy process. For stocks within the toy industry, this was considered a major blow. Mattel (MAT), Hasbro (HAS), JAKKS Pacific (JAKK), among others, had seen their stock price decline for several days prior to the announcement. The question really worth asking is whether this....More>>>
CNO Financial Group Inc (NYSE:CNO) files its latest 10-K with SEC for the fiscal year ended on December 31, 2017. CNO Financial Group Inc is a holding company for a group of insurance companies. It develops, markets and administers health insurance, annuity, individual life insurance and other insurance products. CNO Financial Group Inc has a market cap of $3.87 billion; its shares were traded at....More>>>
When investors think about mining and mining states, Wyoming may not necessarily be the first state one thinks of. However, just consider the following statistics or facts about the Wyoming mining sector from the Wyoming Mining Association:
Bentonite. Wyoming is the nations leader in bentonite production with nearly 5million tons of bentonite produced each year in three major economic geologic....More>>>
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The short-vol trade is dead. Long live the short-vol trade.
Investors are discovering fresh ways to bet volatility across asset classes will tumble anew even as hawkish monetary policy, emerging-market turmoil and February’s vol-mageddon underscore headwinds to the complex trade.