Did you know that Alphabet Inc (NASDAQ:GOOG, NASDAQ:GOOGL) went skidding into the end of 2017? Some investors may not have noticed the underperformance in Google stock, as it stumbled up to and through the holiday trading periods. On Dec. 18, Alphabet stock leaped to new all-time highs, before d
Toro Co (NYSE:TTC) files its latest 10-K with SEC for the fiscal year ended on October 31, 2017. Toro Co manufactures tools and equipment for outdoor maintenance. The company develops products such as reel and rotary riding products, trim cutting and walking mowers, greens rollers, turf sprayer equipment, and underground irrigation systems. Toro Co has a market cap of $7.08 billion; its shares were....More>>>
New York, NY, based Investment company Saba Capital Management, L.P. buys Allergan PLC, Alpine Total Dynamic Dividend Fund, , First Trust Highome Long/Short Fund, Clough Global Equity Fund, Clough Global Dividend andome Fund, Clough Global Opportunities Fund, Community Health Systems, Delaware Enhanced Global Dividend of Beneficial In, Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, sells Blackrock Debt....More>>>
The S&P 500 Index dipped down at the end of the week as investors digested increasing political tensions and a terrorist attack in Barcelona. However, a handful of dividend stocks continued powering through and issued a vote of confidence in their businesses in the form of dividend raises.
Seven notable dividend stocks increased their payouts over the last week, including two financial....More>>>
DELAFIELD, Wis. (Stockpickr) — Corporate insiders sell their own companies’ stock for a number of reasons.
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They might need the cash for a big personal purchase such as a new house or yacht, or they might need the cash to fund a charity. Sometimes they sell as part of a planned selling program that they have put....More>>>
(Editor’s Note: Pivot Technology Solutions Inc. trades with much greater liquidity on the TSX Venture exchange under ticker PTG.V.)
Pivot Technology Solutions Inc. (OTC:PVVTF) is a holding company of several different providers of IT solutions and hardware. It has focused its sales efforts largely on the SME market, rather than large enterprises, by marketing the fact it is not beholden....More>>>
Inflation is now rising faster than expected for the first time in five years… Investment bank Citigroup's so-called "Global Inflation Surprise Index" has been surging higher in recent months, along with consumer prices. In simple terms, the index compares actual consumer price data – what most developed countries use to measure "inflation"....More>>>
Maura Shaughnessy has seen plenty of ups and downs during her quarter-century tenure at the helm of MFS Utilities (MMUFX). Now, after a few years of so-so results, her fund is again among the leaders in its group.
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Shaughnessy invests mostly in bargain-priced electricity, natural gas and water utilities, holding....More>>>
Patience in investing is a virtue. If you’re willing to hold on until the end of 2017 with Symphony International Holdings (OTC:SYNNF), then you could be rewarded with a 9% dividend and a 40% return on capital.
Symphony, a London-listed, closed-end investment fund, currently trades with a 40% discount to its net asset value. Its assets aim to capture the growing economic power of the....More>>>
NEW YORK Get ready for investments to be merely good again.
They’ve already been great for years, as both stocks and bonds have delivered fat returns since the worst of the financial crisis passed in 2009. But after such a strong and long gallop upward, markets have many reasons to slow down, analysts and fund managers say.
So instead of getting 10 percent or more from stocks,....More>>>
Retirement investors want sure things. There isnt enough time to make up for stocks that just fall into the ground, never to return. So considering how awful energy has been for the past couple of years, its probably surprising to see energy stocks and retirement mentioned in the same vicinity.
Sustained low oil and natural gas prices have negatively impacted energy stocks. OK, thats putting....More>>>
Boeing (NYSE:BA) has been in the news lately, as much for its positioning regarding potential sales to Iran and its twitter-to-twitter battle with Trump over Air Force One, China and the Ex-Im Bank. No doubt, some headwinds are lurking, not the least of which is explored through this deep-dive look at its historical trading behavior in relation to its order book, delivery schedule and the S&P....More>>>
Will the $47B NXP buyout hurt Qualcomm’s future dividend payouts?
Qualcomm Inc.(NSDQ:QCOM)has been a long-time favorite amongst dividend growth investors thanks to its steady stock appreciation and ever-increasing annual dividend payouts over the past decade. But after the chipmaker announced its acquisition of NXP Semiconductors for $38 billion, its only natural to question whether....More>>>
Shares of consumer electronics retailer Best Buy (NYSE:BBY) jumped 11.4% in March, according to data provided byS&P Global Market Intelligence. Best Buy reported its fourth-quarter results on March 1, and while the numbers were mixed relative to analyst expectations, strong earnings growth, online sales momentum, a big dividend increase, and an expanded share buyback program....More>>>
A pile of rusty pipes and materials are all that remain of Lanzhou New Area’s tram project. Only a year ago it was a flagship public-private partnership for the planned city in Central China, before it fell victim to President Xi Jinping’s debt clampdown.
The three-year period from mid-2014 to mid-2017 wasn't especially kind to specialty alloy companies like Carpenter Technology (CRS), Allegheny Technologies (ATI), Haynes International (HAYN), and Universal Stainless & Alloy (USAP), as a sharp market decline in energy and several heavy indust