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>>>
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>>>
CNO Financial Group Inc (NYSE:CNO) files its latest 10-K with SEC for the fiscal year ended on December 31, 2017. CNO Financial Group Inc is a holding company for a group of insurance companies. It develops, markets and administers health insurance, annuity, individual life insurance and other insurance products. CNO Financial Group Inc has a market cap of $3.87 billion; its shares were traded at....More>>>
“My money is clean. I’m willing to accept everything being in full public view.”
After Guo Wengui escaped China, he discreetly paid $67 million in cash to buy a full floor apartment in Manhattan’s Sherry-Netherland Hotel, one of the highest prices ever paid for a New York co-op. He then got into a fight with his neighbors, battling the building’s co-op board,....More>>>
Johnson & Johnson (NYSE: JNJ) just delivered yet another dividend hike. What matters here is that J&J is easily in the club of companies raising dividends for 50 years or more. And the company previously had committed to increasing its dividends over and over. This is also one of those companies that offers investors a defensive position in the equity market during periods of uncertainty.
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.
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>>>
Even after some bouts of turbulence this year, the stock market sits near record highs and is moving toward what would be a 10-year bull run. Those conditions suggest that now might be adifficult time to find growth stocks valued at levels that leave room for huge upside, but there are still unde
November 7, 2017: Markets opened slightly higher Tuesday but the uptick didn’t last more than an hour or so. There was no economic news of note today and tomorrow’s calendar only lists the petroleum inventory report. Financial and consumer discretionary stocks are taking the worst of
Increases in global spending on cyber defense are a boon for cyber security providers. Raytheon (NYSE:RTN) is strategically positioned to capitalize on government and large-cap business cybersecurity expenditures. RTNs Forcepoint and IIS divisions are preparing for long-term growth in the global