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>>>
The legal war over the future of CBS Corporation is beginning to take shape.
Five CBS board members fired the first shot last week. Now the board members have updated their complaint against National Amusements, Shari Redstone’s holding company, and asked the judge to bless last week’s jailbreak attempt.
This back and forth is likely to continue for weeks and possibly....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>>>
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>>>
Actionable Conclusions (1-10): Analysts Predict Top Ten “Safer” Dividend Consumer Cyclical Dogs To Net 7.48% to 55.24% Gains By October 2018
Three of the ten top “safer” Consumer Cyclical dogs (tinted gray in the chart above) were verified as also being among the top ten yielders for the coming year based dog metrics. Thus the dog strategy for this group, as....More>>>
Chairman and CEO of Chevron Corp (NYSE:CVX) Michael K Wirth sold 130,000 shares of CVX on 05/07/2018 at an average price of $128 a share. The total sale was $16.6 million.
Chevron Corp engages in the exploration, production, and refining operations worldwide. Its oil refineries are spread across the United States, South Africa, and Asia with an approximate capacity of 2 million barrels of....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>>>
My research on Kinder Morgan (NYSE:KMI) and Enbridge (NYSE:ENB) has lead me to write this article about the similarities and differences I have found of both companies. It appears to me that Enbridge’s business model is somewhere in between Kinder Morgan’s present and Kinder Morgan’s pre-dividend cut business model. But as I will discuss later, Enbridge has taken a more prudent....More>>>
REIT investors may soon have a new billboard company to bet on.
Adams Outdoor Advertising and Fairway Outdoor Advertising are in the preliminary stages of exploring conversion to the real estate investment trust structure, Kevin Gleason, chief executive officer of both closely held companies, said in an interview. Fairway has been majority-owned by Chicago-based private equity firm GTCR LLC....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>>>
Telecom stocks have historically given investors a great combination of relative business stability and ample dividend income. CenturyLink (NYSE:CTL) and AT&T (NYSE:T) are two very different companies in terms of the scope and breadth of their respective businesses, but they share the common goal of trying to serve their customers with the combination of voice, data, and video services that....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.
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.