Willis Lease Finance Co. (NASDAQ:WLFC) CEO Charles F. Iv Willis sold 4,718 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Tuesday, June 26th. The shares were sold at an average price of $31.19, for a total transaction of $147,154.42. Following the sale, the chief executive officer now owns
Obsidian Energy (NYSE: OBE) is one of 162 publicly-traded companies in the “Crude petroleum & natural gas” industry, but how does it compare to its competitors? We will compare Obsidian Energy to related companies based on the strength of its profitability, earnings, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, valuation, risk and dividends.
It’s no secret that dividend yields aren’t what they used to be.
The average payout among S&P 500 stocks has sunk to around 2%. Even on a decent-sized $500,000 portfolio, that still amounts to just $10,000 in annual payments — or $833 per month. That doesn’t exactly add up to a lavish retirement lifestyle.
How much money do you need to retire on dividends alone?
This is a better question to ask than the typical magic number formula that most first-level thinking firms tout. Lets review why their approach is fatally flawed, so that we can derive a more reliable method of our own based in actual reality (and funded by actual dividend payments.)
Perceptron (NASDAQ: PRCP) and II-VI (NASDAQ:IIVI) are both computer and technology companies, but which is the superior business? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their valuation, profitability, earnings, dividends, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations and risk.
Before explaining and updating my version of the Celgene (NASDAQ:CELG) story, first, I’ll briefly explain and link to the 2 1/2-year story of my bullish-bearish-bullish evolution of views on this stock. This will help lay the groundwork to why I am again accentuating the positives, understanding there are negatives; the article goes into both sides of the CELG argument.
Penny stocks those stocks that trade for low prices, often with share prices of less than a dollar per share are dangerous. Period. Indeed, with a few exceptions, investors should steer clear of these uber-cheap stocks, which typically trade over-the-counter and not on a major exchange.
Call them penny stocks, microcaps or OTC stocks; by any name, theyre bad news. Promises of quick....More>>>
While equity investors left and right are scrambling to find ways of benefiting from rising U.S. government bond yields, HSBC strategists are looking to do the opposite.
The bank is recommending that European investors consider buying equities poised to benefit from falling bond yields, based on its view that the 10-year U.S. Treasury yield will peak around the end of the first quarter and....More>>>
The Hershey (NYSE: HSY) and Cosan (NYSE:CZZ) are both consumer staples companies, but which is the better business? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their risk, institutional ownership, valuation, dividends, analyst recommendations, earnings and profitability.
After a flurry of deals over the past two months, the pre-Thanksgiving rush has come to a close. No IPOs are pricing in the week ahead. However, this is the last week for most companies to submit initial filings with enough time to price IPOs before year-end. Quiet periods will expire for six rec
This momentous occasion has been a long time coming, but Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) officially crossed the threshold ($207.04 per share) that puts its total market cap into 13-digit territory, becoming the first U.S. company valued at $1 trillion. Technically, China's PetroChina was the first company
A grand total of two marijuana stocks trade on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE). Canadian marijuana grower Canopy Growth Corporation (NYSE:CGC) is one. The stock was listed on the NYSE in May. The other is Scotts Miracle-Gro (NYSE:SMG), which has traded on the NYSE since 1992.
PowerSteering (NASDAQ:UPLD) was upgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “hold” rating to a “strong-buy” rating in a research report issued on Wednesday. The brokerage presently has a $37.00 price target on the software maker’s stock. Zacks Investment Research