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
This article is about Domino’s Pizza (DPZ) and why it's a great buy for the total return investor that also wants some dividend income. Domino’s Pizza is one of the largest fast food companies in the United States and foreign countries.
The last few years have been absolutely brutal for Ensco (NYSE:ESV) and every other offshore oil rig company. As oil prices started to crash back in 2014, companies stopped renting rigs for exploration and development in order to conserve cash. To make matters worse, rig companies had spent billions on expanding their fleets in the years before this.
It left all of them with too many rigs,....More>>>
Telecom giant AT&T (NYSE:T) hasn’t exactly been a stellar performer this year, with shares down 17% year to date. I’ve owned AT&T in my portfolio for years now, but after the most recent dip, triggered by the Justice Department’s challenge to the legality of its merger with Time Warner, it became too cheap to ignore.
Shares have rebounded a bit since the stock’s....More>>>
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.
For-profit hospital operators are expected to report modest profits this earnings season, even though most Americans have recovered from last quarter’s historically severe flu season that boosted first-quarter results, analysts say.
U.S. hospitals, which have struggled with reduced insurance payments in recent years, have also suffered from a slump in admissions as more Americans seek....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>>>
As if Americans didn’t have enough chicken on the menu already, production of the nation’s most-popular meat is headed for the biggest growth spurt in more than a decade.
Companies including Tyson Foods Inc. and Sanderson Farms Inc. are leading an industry expansion with new processing plants from Tennessee to Texas, fueled by years of profit gains from cheap feed grain and....More>>>
Investment-grade corporate bonds and related exchange traded funds are options to consider for fixed income investors looking for higher yields and potentially better total returns than what's offered by Treasuries and traditional diversified bond funds.
The Vanguard Intermediate-Term Corporate Bond ETF (NASDAQ: VCIT) is a cost-effective avenue for accessing investment-grade corporate....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>>>
Value investing may not be dead after all. After a lousy 2015, in which mutual funds that focus on cheap U.S. stocks of all sizes shed an average of 4.7%, bargain hunters have rebounded impressively. Over the past year, the average value fund earned 10.9%.
See Also: 6 Value Stock Picks in a Pricey Market
Few funds have benefited more from the shift in investor sentiment than....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>>>
Finding cheap stocks is all but impossible. Of course, that’s not uncommon when markets continue notching all-time highs. Unfortunately, overpriced markets pose significant risks for investors looking to deploy additional capital.
But that doesn’t mean there aren’t any stocks trading at relatively attractive valuations. And that’s an important concept to keep in mind....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>>>
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