Big Lots (BIG) is down more than 10% on 09 March 2018 as the company came out with results that beat estimates on the profit side, but with sales that were a little weaker than expected. Guidance for the coming year was reasonable, but a little lower than consensus, as the com
Marathon Peotroleum Corporation (NYSE:MPC) is a refining and midstream company. Recently, the company reported a very decent quarterly report, with approximately $801 million in net income. This result comes in a time where the crack spread, which refiners depend on, faces strong headwinds. Regardless, the strong net income dwarfs its dividend payment of $150 million....More>>>
Telecom stocks have historically given investors a great combination of relative business stability and ample dividend income. CenturyLink (NYSE:CTL) and AT&T (NYSE:T) are two very different companies in terms of the scope and breadth of their respective businesses, but they share the common goal of trying to serve their customers with the combination of voice, data, and video services that....More>>>
Lululemon Athletica (NASDAQ:LULU) has caught my attention this afternoon as it looks like the stock is going to take off following earnings that seemed to be very strong with even better guidance. It is once again raising some eyebrows. This positive momentum could be an opportunity in a stock that has been in growth mode for years. But the question is, can the athletic wear company continue its....More>>>
Chairman, CEO & President of American Assets Trust Inc (NYSE:AAT) Ernest S Rady bought 8,672 shares of AAT on 11/24/2017 at an average price of $39.43 a share. The total cost of this purchase was $341,937.
American Assets Trust Inc is a self-administered real estate investment trust based in the United States. The company mainly invests in, operates, and develops retail, office, residential,....More>>>
Travelport (NYSE: TVPT) and GATX (NYSE:GATX) are both mid-cap retail/wholesale companies, but which is the better investment? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their earnings, dividends, risk, valuation, profitability, analyst recommendations and institutional ownership.
Nordstrom (JWN) is making strategic investments to remain relevant in the brick-and-mortar retail space while growing its e-commerce business. With talks of taking the stock private, the stock price is fairly valued and does not have a buyout premium factored in which should at least be 10%. An investor willing to take on risk in a buyout investment can enjoy the dividend while the stock price should....More>>>
These 10 states impose the lowest taxes on retirees, according to Kiplingers 2017 analysis of state taxes. All of them exempt Social Security benefits from state taxes. Most exempt at least a portion of other retirement income, such as pensions and withdrawals from tax-deferred retirement plans. Most also have low property taxes. Thats important, because tax proposals by Republican lawmakers to....More>>>
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Sicker people’s tendency to choose some health insurers’ individual plans over others is so strong, and so hard to predict, that some big health insurers are facing huge Affordable Care Act risk-adjustment....More>>>
AmerisourceBergen Corp (NYSE:ABC) files its latest 10-K with SEC for the fiscal year ended on September 30, 2017. AmerisourceBergen Corp is a pharmaceutical services company. It provides drug distribution and related healthcare services and solutions to pharmacy, physician, and manufacturer customers based in the United States and Canada. AmerisourceBergen Corp has a market cap of $17.41 billion;....More>>>
BALTIMORE ( Stockpickr) — This Thanksgiving, have your turkey and mashed potatoes with a side of stock gains. It may sound surprising, but statistically speaking, Thanksgiving week has a distinct bullish bias for the stock market.
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(That’s in spite of a closed market on Thursday, and a shortened session on Friday.)
Every month, I cover the orders and deliveries for Boeing (NYSE: BA) and Airbus (OTCPK:EADSY) ( OTCPK:EADSF). Now there is a lot more than just orders and deliveries. Some subjects are worthy of more detailed analysis and some are not. The subjects that are not are not necessarily unimportant. Th
Rogers (NYSE: ROG) and Kraton (NYSE:KRA) are both computer and technology companies, but which is the superior business? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their risk, profitability, dividends, institutional ownership, valuation, analyst recommendations and earnings.
Trinseo (NYSE: TSE) and Rogers (NYSE:ROG) are both mid-cap basic materials companies, but which is the better investment? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, risk, profitability, earnings, valuation and dividends.