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
On Dec. 30, Motley Fool writer Leo Sun put out an article with a bold claim against one of the highest performing stocks of 2017, claiming the “Worst is Yet to Come for Micron Technology Inc.” I feel that his assessment of the company is missing context, and relies too heavily on the way the memory technology has historically operated rather than looking forward towards how it will compete.
Last week Renewable Energy & Power, Inc. (OTC PINK : RBNW ), a diversified corporation with markets in energy-saving technologies of LED lighting, solar and wind energy, announced a large San Francisco Bay Area electronic assembly corporation has approved the installation of 1,275 LED lights for their entire main campus.
This is the third such announcement in as many....More>>>
ExxonMobil (NYSE:XOM) is offering investors a 4.3% yield, roughly twice what you’d get from an S&P 500 index fund, backed by 36 consecutive years of annual dividend increases. If that’s not enough to entice you to the name, then consider this: The integrated oil giant’s price to tangible book value of roughly 1.6 times hasn’t been this low since the late 1980s. In other....More>>>
It’s one of the toughest questions to answer this year: amid all the fears and uncertainties in the broader markets, why haven’t gold stocks jumped in valuation? The traditional safe haven asset hasn’t looked good since collapsing in 2013. And despite some promising developments, every move up is seemingly fiercely contested.
Although it’s a tired sentiment, investors....More>>>
October got off to a rough start for Baidu (NASDAQ:BIDU) investors. Shares of China’s leading search engine took a 10% hit last week, hitting new 52-week lows on Friday. The stock has now plummeted 28% since hitting all-time highs in May.
The past few months have been brutal for investors in Chinese growth stocks, and Baidu shareholders are feeling the pain. The stock is now a few....More>>>
Batteries to run cars. Batteries to store solar power. Batteries … to prevent blackouts.
Everywhere you look in the field of battery technology, Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) seems to be there already. The company’s even building a battery gigafactory in the Nevada desert to keep its battery empire well-supplied, and one of the reasons for this is that Tesla is rapidly outgrowing its....More>>>
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Some stocks are expensive but work out well anyway due to exciting earnings growth. Other times the best way to make money is to simply buy shares which are temporarily undervalued due to unimpressive current results.
Income investors naturally gravitate toward stocks with big yields and low valuations. However, this type of investing can be fraught with risk, so investors need to be extremely picky about which stocks they choose to buy.
With that in mind, we asked a team of Motley Fool contributors to share a high-yield stock that they think is worth checking out today. Here’s why they highlighted Newell....More>>>
I highlighted Hanesbrands (NYSE:HBI) and Skechers (NYSE:SKX) as two beaten-down stocks to buy back in December. The timing was lucky — both stocks and the broader market bottomed out just a few days later.
The stock market has done well since then, with the S&P 500 gaining nearly 20% from the bottom. But Hanesbrands and Skechers have each gained more than 50%. Those are impressive....More>>>
While the stock market has cooled a bit this year after nearly a decade of big gains, value hunters must still look harder to find the best deals. And although there are some super-cheap stocks to be found, investors willing to expand their horizons outside the bargain bin and consider higher-quality companies trading for a nice discount might do even better than those who focus exclusively on cheap.....More>>>
Ashford Hospitality Trust (AHT) represents a tremendous discount to the value of its assets. There is a disparity between private and public hotel valuations exacerbated by a general distrust of external management. A third layer of discounting comes from the disparate performance of hotel REITs and hotel REOCs. All in, AHT is trading at just a fraction of its $14 NAV. After....More>>>
Volatile markets have made investors see their portfolio in red. Many first time investors, who have only seen 20-30 percent returns in CY2017, are baffled and are finding it difficult to tread the market. Anxiety and lack of confidence has made many see their losses on trading positions amplify. In such a situation here are a few mistakes one must avoid.
You’ve probably heard of margin loans, but do you know about investment lines of credit (ICLs)? Like margin loans, ICLs are backed by the assets in your portfolio but are used for non-securities investments—meaning you can’t use them to buy stocks and bonds. In my experience, ICLs also tend to be cheaper and offer higher loans relative to account value.
Every day, Wall Street analysts upgrade some stocks, downgrade others, and “initiate coverage” on a few more. But do these analysts even know what they’re talking about? Today, we’re taking one high-profile Wall Street pick and putting it under the microscope…
Today we’re going to take a look at a stock that doesn’t get much attention on Wall Street....More>>>
New models and long-time favorites share the list of the 26 quickest-selling vehicles in the United States last year. The level of demand is based on the number of days it takes for a dealer to sell a car, also known as days to turn, with top movers taking from 19.9 days to 46.6 days to find buyers
The quarter ended December 2018 was difficult for luggage companies due to a depreciating currency and imposition of import duties. However, Safari Industries (CMP: Rs 711, M Cap: Rs 1,588 crore) negotiated these challenges well and reported modest earnings performance, although the reporte
Shares of Cimpress (NASDAQ:CMPR) declined 19.6% in January, according to data from S&P Global Market Intelligence, after the mass-customization company announced disappointing fiscal second-quarter results.
Even as the S&P 500 rose 8% last month, Cimpress stock pl
Few people look forward to winter more than investors in seasonal businesses that do a lot of business during the cold-weather months, and Compass Minerals International (NYSE:CMP) falls squarely into that category. With so much of its business coming from state and municipal governments treatin
Edelweiss's research report on Gujarat Pipavav Port
Gujarat Pipavav Ports (GPPV) Q4FY18 EBITDA was 10% below our and consensus estimates impacted by pricing pressures and high dredging cost. Key highlights: 1) GPPV reported 19% QoQ growth in container volumes following two line addition