After reporting another expectations-beating quarter of revenue and earnings growth along with raised guidance (causing its share price to surge over 20% in just two months since my initial buy call on the company), Applied Materials (AMAT) still offers investors considerable value.
Shares of Rogers Corp. (NYSE:ROG) gained 19.9% in April 2017, according to data from S&P Global Market Intelligence.
The company reported first-quarter results on April 26, sending share prices nearly 12% higher the next day. Rogers saw 27% year-over-year sales growth and 79% higher earnings, leaving analyst estimates far behind in both cases.
When I last wrote about Weyerhaeuser (NYSE:WY), its agreement to acquire Plum Creek Timber was ten days old, and several uncertainties surrounded the company as well as its intended transaction. Both its and Plum Creek’s shares were trading oddly, suggesting that investors expected (implausibly) that the price to which it had already agreed might be raised. In fact, the price distortion that....More>>>
In the endless flow of millennial-focused surveys, one finally stuck out to me.
It came via email from Canadian firm RBC Wealth Management, which found that when it comes to money, millennials are more confident and prepared than previous generations. We feel responsible for understanding our financial affairs and do research to improve our financial knowledge, the survey reported.
President and CEO of Kmg Chemicals Inc (NYSE:KMG) Christopher T. Fraser bought 4,000 shares of KMG on 06/22/2017 at an average price of $46.99 a share. The total cost of this purchase was $187,960.
KMG Chemicals Inc, through its subsidiaries, is engaged in the manufacture, formulation and distribution of specialty chemicals. It sells high purity wet process chemicals to the semiconductor....More>>>
I believe that 2017 will turn out to be a break-out year for Exxon Mobil (NYSE:XOM) as a combination of higher oil pricing and an increase in low-cost production will help the company deliver strong revenue growth. More importantly, as Exxon ramps up its production from its low-cost assets, it will witness a rise in its bottom line performance over the long run. As a result, investors can expect....More>>>
The performance of Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE:XOM) stock over the past decade appears rather unimpressive. Over the past ten years, including dividends, XOM stock has returned 49% — total. That’s an average return of just 4% per year, well below the S&P 500. Over the past five years, the news is even worse. Exxon Mobil stock has declined over that period. Including dividends,....More>>>
Oritani Financial Corp (NASDAQ:ORIT) files its latest 10-K with SEC for the fiscal year ended on June 30, 2017. Oritani Financial Corp is the stock holding company for Oritani Bank. It operates as a retail and commercial bank and provides banking and financial services to individual and business customers in New Jersey. Oritani Financial Corp has a market cap of $731.280 million; its shares were....More>>>
There's an interesting game of chess being played out in India right now. Not the board game, but one of corporate strategy. I am certain there will at least be a few case studies and books by the time one of them says "Checkmate!".
Amazon India (AMZN) recently increased investments in it
Shares of Array BioPharma (ARRY) have risen by over 25% since my initial write-up in late August in which we noted that data presented at ESMO would be an important catalyst. Shares are trading slightly green since my update piece published shortly after the presentation and appear to be basing
ROTY (Runners of the Year) is a strategy which involves two parts, the official 10 stock model account and our Contenders List of ideas. Basically, we are looking for stocks that could outperform (ideally double or more) within the near to medium term (next quarter to 12 months out). While the m