It’s another up-and-down day as investors try to weigh what seems to be a strong U.S. economy and weakening global economy. This of course, makes it tough to bid up stocks to new highs, but at the same time, it’s hard to sell U.S. equities when it’s the best house in the neighb
Today, I’m going to warn you about five stocks with yields of 7% or more that should be avoided at all costs. They are my next “dividend disaster” candidates that are likely to either reduce their payouts, or lose 20% or more in price, or both.
Big current yields have nothing to do with safety. Consider these year-to-date performances from high-yielding companies....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>>>
CBS (NYSE: CBS) and E. W. Scripps (NYSE:SSP) are both consumer discretionary companies, but which is the better business? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, risk, profitability, valuation, dividends and earnings.
Apollo Endosurgery (NASDAQ: APEN) and Arch Therapeutics (OTCMKTS:ARTH) are both small-cap medical companies, but which is the superior business? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their earnings, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, dividends, profitability, valuation and risk.
Today I’m going to show you 4 funds that, when put together, give you a juicy 7.2% dividend yield.
And that’s just the start. In addition to giving you $595 per month in income for every $100,000 invested, this “instant” 4-fund portfolio gives you diversification that limits your risk of losing cash in a market downturn.
ExxonMobil Corporation (NYSE:XOM) and Royal Dutch Shell plc (NYSE:RDS-B) are two of the largest integrated energy companies on the planet, with both stocks offering investors large dividend yields. Royal Dutch Shell’s 5.1% yield easily beats Exxon’s 4%, but does that make Shell the better dividend stock? The answer isn’t that easy. Here’s a closer look to help you figure....More>>>
The ECA Marcellus Trust I (NYSE:ECT) is a 100% natural gas pure play which has a royalty interest in 66 horizontal natural gas wells drilled in the Marcellus Shale formation. All of the wells were developed in the 2010 to 2013 time frame and are currently producing.
The shares of ECT have recently shown signs of a market top in trading, with a high reached in early October being met with....More>>>
Using conventional economic thinking, an investor should move some of their money from stocks to bonds as interest rates rise because they are less risky, and the rate of return is better. So as U.S. Treasury rates hit 3%, I’m sure there are some conventional thinkers out there that will start to sell their stocks and move into bonds.
Just because it’s conventional thinking....More>>>
Carriage Services (NYSE: CSV) and Regis (NYSE:RGS) are both small-cap consumer staples companies, but which is the superior stock? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, risk, profitability, dividends, earnings, valuation and institutional ownership.
Ctr COAST MLP &/COM (NYSE:CEN) announced a monthly dividend on Monday, October 8th, Wall Street Journal reports. Shareholders of record on Wednesday, October 17th will be paid a dividend of 0.1042 per share by the investment management company on Thursday, October 25th. This represents a $1.25 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 13.11%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend....More>>>
My investment thesis in Verizon Communications (VZ) started questioning the safety trade in the wireless giant. The 5% dividend attracts investors to the stock though competition is only gaining momentum questioning if the dividend is really that safe.
The news of last week was that T-Mobile (TMUS) is offering Netflix (NFLX) service for free to unlimited data plan....More>>>
Our newest recommendation offers consumer-oriented health benefit plans and services for a wide range of customers, explains Nicholas Vardy, editor of Vardy’s Alpha Algorithm.
UnitedHealth Group (UNH) also provides Medicaid plans, health care programs and health services through a network of one million physicians and healthcare professionals at some 6,000 hospitals and other facilities.
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>>>
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>>>
CROWN CASTLE IN/SH SH (NYSE:CCI) will be releasing its earnings data after the market closes on Wednesday, April 17th. Analysts expect CROWN CASTLE IN/SH SH to post earnings of $1.37 per share for the quarter. CROWN CASTLE IN/SH SH has set its FY 2019 guidance at $5.79-5.89 EPS and its FY19 gu
The coffee market is back in the news, but the latest development may not have a big impact 0n Starbucks (NASDAQ:SBUX), stock. Burger King recently announced a $5 per month coffee subscription model, giving members one free cup of coffee per day.