Swiss National Bank lessened its stake in shares of Perrigo (NYSE:PRGO) by 14.5% in the first quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 406,662 shares of the company’s stock after selling 68,800 shares during the quarter. Swiss National Bank owned approximately 0.29% of Perrigo worth $33,891,000....More>>>
The question of how companies should spend their tax-cut windfall has been a hot topic, not least because many executives and shareholders already think they know the answer dividends and buybacks.
But improving a companys return on equity can also be achieved by focusing on a single metric: ESG, or environmental, social and corporate governance criteria, according to Savita Subramanian....More>>>
In this segment from the Motley Fool Money podcast, host Chris Hill is joined by Jason Moser of Million Dollar Portfolio, David Kretzmann of Hidden Gems Canada, and Aaron Bush of Motley Fool Rule Breakers to discuss the recent accounting woes at WageWorks (NYSE:WAGE). The provider of employee benefit plans has launched an investigation after reporting it inflated some of its profit and revenue figures.....More>>>
My Top Pick for 2017 is a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company involved in the treatment of neurodegenerative diseases, explains small cap expert Tom Bishop, editor BI Research.
The lead drug from Anavex Life Sciences (AVXL) — called Anavex 2-73 — has just reported very promising phase 2a results in Alzheimer’s patients at the annual CTAD conference.
CBS, led by Leslie Moonves, issued a corporate declaration of war against its controlling shareholder Shari Redstone on Monday morning.
Redstone has been pushing CBS Corporation and its sister media company, Viacom, to merge.
But Moonves and the CBS board of directors have reservations about the proposal.
On Monday CBS took drastic action — by suing Redstone and....More>>>
Small SUVs are the hottest segment in the new car market right now. So maybe it shouldn’t be surprising that a big chunk of the new vehicle unveilings at the Los Angeles Auto Show were little crossover SUVs.
It seemed like there was an SUV popping out every time you turned around. For starters, Ford unveiled its new EcoSport just before the show with DJ Khaled doing the honors.
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.
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The S&P 500 Index is off to a strong start in the New Year and it remains near an all-time high. Investors remain optimistic that President-elect Donald Trump’s fiscal policies will rejuvenate earnings growth and support the market’s relatively high valuation compared to history. While faster earnings growth is hopefully ahead, a number of dividend stocks recently announced....More>>>
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I recently provided a brief overview on the challenges facing the trucking industry. For railroads, the big news for the year has been Hunter Harrison’s new management role at CSX Corp. (NYSE:CSX). Trade-related volatility, driven by political rhetoric, has impacted Canadian rails as well as Kansas City Southern (NYSE:KSU).
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Cliff Asness’s AQR Capital Management and hedge fund CapeView Capital reaped a windfall on Wednesday from their wagers on a decline in shares of Capita Plc.
The outsourcing firm plunged as much as 42 percent, the most in 24 years, after its new chief executive announced plans for a rights issue and suspended dividend payouts. The shares were trading at their lowest since 2003 at 09:29....More>>>
Investors in Asia sent equities higher following indications the Federal Reserve means to maintain a measured pace.
As the Fed said Wednesday it would raise the benchmark federal-funds rate to a range between 0.75% and 1%, officials continued to pencil in a total of three quarter-point increases for 2017.
Some investors had braced for the possibility that policy makers would signal....More>>>
The Dow Jones Industrial Average crossed 25,000 points to start the new year as investors appear optimistic about improving economic growth and the tax bill that passed in late 2017. A handful of dividend stocks fueled further optimism for their shareholders with news of dividend increases.
Four notable dividend stocks increased their payouts over the last week, including a large oil and....More>>>
Cambridge Bancorp (NASDAQ:CATC) files its latest 10-K with SEC for the fiscal year ended on December 31, 2017. Cambridge Bancorp is a state chartered, federally registered bank. The bankoffers a full range of commercial and consumer banking services through its network of full-service banking offices in Massachusetts. Cambridge Bancorp has a market cap of $356.170 million; its shares were traded....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>>>