Wolfe Research’s Scott Group and team aren’t worried too much about FedEx’s (FDX) earnings, which are scheduled to be released next Wednesday. They are worried about 2017, however. In a note released yesterday, they explain why:
FedExwill report F3Q EPS on Wed. (3/16) and were lowering our EPS modestly to $2.27 vs. current Cons. of $2.35. We think expectations....more>>>
Many companies in the apparel industry faced depressed operating margins in the last couple of years due to rapidly changing technology, general economic conditions, and consumer spending preferences. Companies started to focus on business expansions through acquisitions, closing down less performing business segments and higher promotional activities in order to remain....more>>>
The ability to withstand economic ups and downs coupled with locked-in growth make utility stocks ideal for dividend reinvestment (DRIP) and direct stock purchase (DSPP) plans, asserts Tim Begany, income expert and editor of Investing Daily’s Utility Forecaster.
DRIPs allow investors to reinvest their cash dividends by purchasing additional shares or fractional shares on the....more>>>
Columbia Sportswear Company (NYSE: COLM) designs, sources, markets, and distributes active lifestyle apparel and footwear. The Columbia family of brands includes the flagship Columbia brand, SOREL, prAna, Mountain Hardwear, Montrail, and a handful of others. Under these brands, the Company operates on 6 continents and in approximately 100 different countries.
A reader recently sent me a question asking why you would own a bond fund when interest rates are on the move higher, notes David Fabian, money manager and editor of The Flexible Growth & Income Report.
The short answer is that every diversified portfolio should have bond exposure to balance out the risk of other asset classes — i.e. stocks and commodities.