President & CEO of Csx Corp (NASDAQ:CSX) James M Foote bought 5,000 shares of CSX on 05/02/2018 at an average price of $59.91 a share. The total cost of this purchase was $299,550.
CSX Corp is a railroad operating company with operations spread across the Eastern United States. The company hauls shipments of coal products, chemicals, intermodal containers, and a diverse mix of other merchandise.....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>>>
This week, I officially jumped back into the marketplace. It feels like it has been a while and finding great stocks at a value has been difficult (which is part of the reason why Lanny’s portfolio has sky-rocketed over the last few months). If you have been following the blog over the last few weeks, or if you read the title to the article before clicking, the stock I purchased this week....More>>>
Chairman and CEO of The Scotts Miracle Gro Co (NYSE:SMG) James Hagedorn sold 140,477 shares of SMG on 06/19/2018 at an average price of $84.54 a share. The total sale was $11.9 million.
The Scotts Miracle Gro Co is operative in the agricultural industry. It manufactures and sells dry, granular slow-release lawn fertilizers, combination lawn fertilizer and control products. The Scotts Miracle....More>>>
Energy master limited partnerships (MLPs) have taken a beating over the past year or so — and for good reason. Soft energy prices have driven many MLPs to make significant cuts in their dividends. Even those that haven’t cut their dividends have had a tough time raising them. And that’s bad for business.
The Alerian MLP Index (NYSE: AMZ) tracks the performance of 50 energy....More>>>
Nexa Resources (NYSE: NEXA) and First Quantum Minerals (OTCMKTS:FQVLF) are both basic materials companies, but which is the better investment? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their institutional ownership, valuation, risk, dividends, analyst recommendations, earnings and profitability.
AT&T Inc. (NYSE:T) stock is having a tough day. Actually … T stock has had a tough quarter.
In its most recent quarter, AT&T announced that it lost 90,000 subscribers and that its hopes for a boon of new subscribers from its pending Time Warner Inc (NYSE:TWX) deal may be more optimistic than previously anticipated.
But T stock has dropped almost 2% in the past five....More>>>
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>>>
United Parcel Service (NYSE:UPS) has had a rough quarter with its share price tumbling nearly 25%. The price decline associated with UPS was a result of an Amazon (NASDAQ:AMZN) announcement to launch their own package delivery service. While Amazon clearly caters to a massive customer base, I still believe UPS has a handful of qualitative aspects, as well as a relatively attractive....More>>>
President and CEO of Broadcom Ltd (NASDAQ:AVGO) Hock E Tan sold 20,000 shares of AVGO on 01/16/2018 at an average price of $265.21 a share. The total sale was $5.3 million.
Broadcom Ltd is engaged in designing, developing and supplying analog and digital semiconductor connectivity solutions. Its product portfolio serves wired infrastructure, wireless communications, enterprise storage and....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.
International trading houses have stopped buying aluminum from United Co. Rusal as U.S. sanctions on the Russian company sent shock waves through the market for the metal used in everything from airplanes to beer cans.
Trading houses have been advised by their banks and lawyers that they can’t continue trading with the Russian company, according to executives at five companies that....More>>>
In January, 2000, we initiated The Lucky 13 portfolio to assist subscribers in establishing a foundation for their investment portfolios, observes dividend expert Kelley Wright, editor of Investment Quality Trends.
For the fifteenth time in its seventeen-year history, The Lucky 13 portfolio realized a positive total return with a gain of 16.30%.
FedEx (NYSE:FDX) (+12%; +1.00%), one of the world’s largest package delivery networks, contributed in the quarter. The company continued its excellent earnings momentum, driven currently by revenue strength and margin gains in the Express segment. The Ground segment revenues stayed incredibly strong, although margins were down as the company invested heavily in growth. We believe that the....More>>>
7 Reasons Teslas Stock Should Continue To Appreciate
Tesla (TSLA) reported a wider than expected loss Wednesday after the bell, the biggest in the companys history. Teslas net loss for the quarter amounted to roughly $718 million, a considerable $4.22 cents a share.
Penske Automotive Group (NYSE: PAG) is one of 20 publicly-traded companies in the “Automotive dealers & gasoline service stations” industry, but how does it compare to its peers? We will compare Penske Automotive Group to similar companies based on the strength of its earnings, v
Wall Street brokerages expect Illinois Tool Works (NYSE:ITW) to report $1.96 earnings per share for the current quarter, Zacks reports. Five analysts have issued estimates for Illinois Tool Works’ earnings, with estimates ranging from $1.95 to $1.99. Illinois Tool Works reported earnings pe
Red Rock Resorts Inc (NASDAQ:RRR) was the target of some unusual options trading activity on Thursday. Investors acquired 1,886 put options on the stock. This is an increase of approximately 1,036% compared to the average volume of 166 put options.