Exchange-traded funds that focus on health care stocks tend to tilt toward the titanscompanies such as Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), Merck (MRK) and Pfizer (PFE). Those stocks have their merits. But the companies arent growing rapidly. For that, youll need to invest in smaller firms with more dynamic growth potential.
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FMC Corporation (NYSE:FMC) is one of the largest producers of lithium in the world. The stock trades in lockstep with its lithium-producing peers and the segment’s performance continues to put up double-digit growth quarter after quarter. Given that, it’s easy to forget that lithium accounts for just 8% of total revenue.
That’s because FMC Corporation wields the fifth-largest....More>>>
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Dividend growth is the key to retirement because it fends off the effects of inflation. Even amid low inflation of 2% to 3% a year, a stagnant dividend will....More>>>
The markets have taken support near the lower range at 10,550 levels and have seen a strong pullback post the credit policy as the MPC committee maintained a neutral stance. Midcaps and small caps have seen also seen good recovery in the latter half of last week. Pharma sector was the highest gainer for the week as Sun Pharma led the up move with some....More>>>
Micro-blogging siteTwitter(NYSE:TWTR) outpaced the market last month by gaining 14.5%, compared to a 2% increase in the S&P 500, according to data provided by S&P Global Market Intelligence.
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The rally has contributed to strong recent returns for the stock, which has gained over 70% so far in 2018.
The U.S. dollar fell against its major rivals on Thursday, a day after Donald Trump failed to reassure investors that the bucks recent advance was justified, though it ended well off its lows of the session.
Trumps news meeting, his first as president-elect, provided few details about his administrations ideas for economic stimulus, trade policy, or taxation. Investors expectations that these....More>>>
Leon Cooperman, founder, chairman and chief executive officer of Omega Advisors Inc., speaks during the 20th Annual Sohn Investment Conference in New York. (Photo Credit: Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg)
Leon Cooperman is back with his favorite stock picks.
The legendary hedge fund investor who runs Omega Advisors shared his favorite 19 stocks in an interview with CNBC.
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The Bank of Canada kept borrowing costs on hold Wednesday and indicated it’s no rush to pursue aggressive interest rate hikes amid growing global trade tensions and softer housing data.
The statement, which left the benchmark rate at 1.25 percent, repeated dovish language about moving cautiously in an economy that will require continued stimulus. The broader trade comment was new,....More>>>
The Enbridge family (Enbridge (ENB), Enbridge Energy Partners (EEP), Enbridge Energy Management (EEQ), Enbridge Income Fund Holdings (OTC:EBGUF)) have universally had a rough time over the past three years. The C-Corporation parent has held up better than the rest, but master limited partnership (“MLP”) Enbridge Energy Partners and the tracking company Enbridge Energy Management (more....More>>>
Valeant (NYSE:VRX) is disproportionately punished in the news, resulting in a stock discounted below the value of its assets less its liabilities
VRX saw a 1%+ drop the day of the pricing announcement on Siliq VRX was punished due to a critical Bloomberg article related to Syprine VRX was punished when iNova bids supposedly came in at $900MM vs a $1B whisper price
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Honeywell International (HON) is doing what its bigger industrial competitor General Electric (GE) can’t–beating earnings forecasts and seeing its shares gains.
Honeywell reported a profit of $1.66 a share, beating estimates for $1.62 a share, on sales of $9.49 billion, beating forecasts for $9.33 billion. Honeywell also lifted the bottom end of its full-year....More>>>
This week, 17 Metals & Mining stocks are improving their overall rating on Portfolio Grader. Each of these rates an “A” (“strong buy”) or “B” overall (“buy”).
Franco-Nevada Corporation (FNV) shows solid improvement this week. The company’s rating rises from a B to a A. Franco-Nevada Corporation is a resource royalty and investment....More>>>
Brokerages expect OneMain Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:OMF) to report $1.14 earnings per share (EPS) for the current quarter, according to Zacks Investment Research. Six analysts have provided estimates for OneMain’s earnings, with the highest EPS estimate coming in at $1.24 and the lowest estimate coming in at $1.03. OneMain posted earnings per share of $0.81 during the same quarter last year, which....More>>>
3M Co. (NYSE: MMM) reported its first-quarter earnings results before the markets opened on Tuesday. The company posted $2.50 in earnings per share (EPS) on $8.28 billion in revenue, which compares with consensus estimates of $2.52 in EPS on revenue of $8.26 billion. In the same period of last year, 3M said it had EPS of $2.16 and $7.68 billion in revenue.
During the quarter, organic local-currency....More>>>
QIWI (QIWI) is the leader in the online payments market in Russia. The markets in which the company is present show growth, and this growth could affect QIWI’s profits and dividends and, as a result, return the attractiveness among investors. This article is about why QIWI is an excellent investment right now.
About the company
QIWI – online payment service, the....More>>>