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.
Health care stocks are performing better this year than investors might think, given the rancorousdebate over the Republicanplan to repeal and replace Obamacare.
Overall, the 61 stocks in the Standard & Poor’s 500 health care sector — which include hospitals, insurers, drug makers, biotechsand medical device makers –have gained8.9% in 2017 versus a 6%rise for the broadstock-market....More>>>
Cincinnati, OH, based Investment company Foster & Motley Inc buys Wal-Mart Stores, Bunge, Gladstone Land, VanEck Vectors Gold Miners, Wyndham Worldwide, Union Pacific, Exelon, Foot Locker, Toyota Motor, CVS Health, sells Target, Johnson Controls International PLC, Conagra Brands, Newmont Mining, Marathon Petroleum during the 3-months ended 2017-03-31, according to the most recent filings of....More>>>
Today, our Under the Radar Moversnewsletter suggested small cap diversified restaurant stock Ignite Restaurant Group (NASDAQ: IRG) as a short-term bullish/long trade:
We’re normally not fans of getting into a stock on a day it’s up on the order of 14% the way IRG is today, but the chart/context makes Ignite Restaurant a compelling exception to that norm. The surge from last week....More>>>
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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>>>
Valeant Pharmaceuticals(NYSE:VRX) stock jumps after the company sold Dendreon for hefty gains. Flickr
Shares of Valeant (NYSE:VRX) jumped more than 14% in pre-market trading yesterday, after the Canadian drug maker announced its long-awaited asset sale plans. The stock later gave away some of its gains after Moody’s released a report stating that the asset sales will not impact its....More>>>
December 8, 2017: Markets opened higher Friday following a very solid report on non-farm payroll gains. Next week’s FOMC meeting is expected to raise the federal funds rate again. Telecom and healthcare were sector leaders today while materials and defensive stocks lagged. WTI crude oil fo
On paper, Chesapeake Energy (CHK) may look like an attractive investment, considering that its earnings will likely grow meaningfully in 2018 and the stock is one of the cheapest in the industry. But I believe this may be a value trap and investors should avoid this stock.
U.S. equities are pushing to new records on Friday thanks to a utopian combination. Earnings growth has been solid. Economic growth is stable if somewhat tepid. Job growth continues. And uneven inflation is keeping the Federal Reserve’s policy tightening relatively tender in its intens