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>>>
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>>>
CBS (NYSE: CBS) and E. W. Scripps (NYSE:SSP) are both consumer discretionary companies, but which is the better business? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, risk, profitability, valuation, dividends and earnings.
The education of new investors often follows a similar path… New investors get interested in the stock market. They think it's just a matter of time before they find some small, unheard-of company that will grow 100 times over, making them rich. Before long, the investor realizes that investing in small companies is harder than it looks. Yes, occasionally a tiny stock....More>>>
One of the best pieces of investing wisdom anyone ever offered was Warren Buffett, when he said: “It’s far better to buy a wonderful company at a fair price than a fair company at a wonderful price.” Even better than that, though, is finding that wonderful company … at a wonderful price!
Of course, as it’s been a full nine years since the stock market took off....More>>>
The ECA Marcellus Trust I (NYSE:ECT) is a 100% natural gas pure play which has a royalty interest in 66 horizontal natural gas wells drilled in the Marcellus Shale formation. All of the wells were developed in the 2010 to 2013 time frame and are currently producing.
The shares of ECT have recently shown signs of a market top in trading, with a high reached in early October being met with....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>>>
Shiloh Industries (NASDAQ: SHLO) and Park-Ohio (NASDAQ:PKOH) are both small-cap basic materials companies, but which is the better business? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their risk, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, valuation, profitability, earnings and dividends.
Videocon d2h (NASDAQ: VDTH) and MSG Networks (NYSE:MSGN) are both small-cap consumer discretionary companies, but which is the better business? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, profitability, dividends, valuation, risk, earnings and institutional ownership.
My investment thesis in Verizon Communications (VZ) started questioning the safety trade in the wireless giant. The 5% dividend attracts investors to the stock though competition is only gaining momentum questioning if the dividend is really that safe.
The news of last week was that T-Mobile (TMUS) is offering Netflix (NFLX) service for free to unlimited data plan....More>>>
After markets closed on Monday, Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) announced that it will raise its dividend by 30% and renew its share repurchase program with a $14 billion authorization. The company also said it will cut production of its current model 777 from sevenper month to five beginning in August 2017.
While the dividend hike and share buyback are good news for investors, the production cut to....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>>>
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>>>
In March, Gamestop (NYSE:GME)reported its fourth-quarter and full-year 2017 earnings. Fourth quarter revenue came in at $3.5 billion, beating analyst expectations by $230 million, and adjusted earnings per share came in at $2.02, topping the consensus by $0.05.
However, guidance for continued sales declines of 5% to flat in 2018, along with adjusted net income between $3.00 and $3.35 per....More>>>
CROWN CASTLE IN/SH SH (NYSE:CCI) will be releasing its earnings data after the market closes on Wednesday, April 17th. Analysts expect CROWN CASTLE IN/SH SH to post earnings of $1.37 per share for the quarter. CROWN CASTLE IN/SH SH has set its FY 2019 guidance at $5.79-5.89 EPS and its FY19 gu
The coffee market is back in the news, but the latest development may not have a big impact 0n Starbucks (NASDAQ:SBUX), stock. Burger King recently announced a $5 per month coffee subscription model, giving members one free cup of coffee per day.