Barclays reaffirmed their overweight rating on shares of Microsoft (NASDAQ:MSFT) in a research report sent to investors on Friday morning. Barclays currently has a $117.00 target price on the software giant’s stock, up from their previous target price of $108.00.
Buying stocks that are cheap and out of favor to capture extra return when they eventually recovera cornerstone of value investinghas worked for decades, but may no longer be a sound strategy due to shifts in how markets operate, according to Jeremy Grantham, founder of asset manager GMO.
Students of Benjamin Graham, author of The Intelligent Investor, widely considered the bible of value....More>>>
Cisco Systems Inc. (NASDAQ: CSCO) held on to its ranking as the best-performing Dow Jones industrial stock of the year to date with a 1.3% share price gain last week. For the year to date, Cisco’s stock is up 18.28%
The second-best performer among the Dow 30 so far this year is Intel Corp. (NASDAQ: INTC), which is up about 14.3%. That is followed by Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA), up 13.4%,....More>>>
Shares of eBay (EBAY ) have climbed 23% over the last year, and Morgan Stanley (MS ) analysts just recently “double upgraded” the stock. With that said, investors must still consider how eBay is expected to perform in the first quarter, as Q1 will likely have a greater impact on eBay’s near-term price movement than Morgan Stanley’s positive long-term outlook.
Comfort Systems USA, Inc (“FIX”, or the “company”) provides mechanical contracting services, primarily HVAC, plumbing, as well as off-site construction, electrical, monitoring and fire protection. The company has performed well over the last several years, with good revenue growth and margin expansion. FIX and its peers have spoken about increased demand for their products....More>>>
Susquehanna’s Pablo Zuanic and team note that Keurig’s business in K-cups has been slowing ever since it was bought by JAB, a problem that could be solved in a very convoluted way by a Mondelez International (MDLZ)-Kraft Heinz (KHC) merger. They explain:
Keurigs plight (actually, JABs) is worsening, with the K-cup market slowing to almost no growth now,....More>>>
If you’re itching to start investing in the stock market, who could blame you? It’s where Warren Buffett and countless others have made much of their money, and it’s just about the best way to build wealth over the long term. But hold your horses: First use these six questions as a checklist to make sure you can afford to invest.
If it’s tax season, it’s Roth season. High-income earners can’t open Roth IRAs directly; but there’s a backdoor way in. Since 2010 Congress has allowed Roth conversions for all taxpayers, regardless of income, so high-income earners can get Roths by first opening a traditional IRA that’s nondeductible, and then later converting it to a Roth IRA.
Shares ofThe Kraft Heinz Company(NASDAQ:KHC) rose 20% in 2016, according to data provided byS&P Global Market Intelligence. Iconic snack and food product brands Kraft and Heinz merged in 2015, and shares grew in 2016 as the newly merged company reported solid earnings growth throughout the year.
On Thursday, our Under the Radar Moversnewsletter suggested small cap manufacturing and 3D printing service provider ARC Group WorldWide (NASDAQ: ARCW) as a short trade:
The shape of today’s bar has a lot to do with our bearish thesis, though circumstances mean a lot too. The shape is a tall bar with an open and a close (so far) near the low for the day. This says the buyers tried to....More>>>
Weve all been hearing about AMD’s (NSDQ: AMD)Zen CPU line-up for more than a year now. While some believed that it would turn out to be yet another flop, others were optimistic that it would at least match equivalent Intel offerings in terms of performance and efficiency. But it seems neither of the cases came to fruition. Preliminary benchmarks suggest that AMDs Ryzen CPUs are far better....More>>>
Ingevity (NYSE:NGVT) had its price target increased by Loop Capital to $89.00 in a research note published on Wednesday. The brokerage currently has a $90.05 rating on the stock. The analysts noted that the move was a valuation call.
A number of other analysts have also weighed in on the
BP, (BP) gets a lot of interest from investors, and has a lot of articles written about it. Many of these articles feature the generous dividend the company pays, upon which many retirees rely for income. Other articles feature the depressed stock price relative to its cohort group,
The S&P 500 Consumer Staples Index has tanked 6% over the past month amid mixed first-quarter earnings from the group's biggest names. For some on Wall Street, Coca-Cola's (KO) report card disappointed in the area of pricing power both in the U.S. and Eur