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.
In this segment of the Motley Fool Money podcast, host Chris Hill is joined by Million Dollar Portfolio’s Jason Moser, Hidden Gems Canada’s David Kretzmann, and Total Income’s Ron Gross to reflect on last week’s business and economic news.
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A strategic mistake made six years ago by celebrity CEO Ron Johnson continues to haunt popular retailer JC Penney, as evidenced by the ongoing sluggish sales growth and store closings that have made the company smaller—a fraction of what it once was.
Meanwhile, investors have been bailing out from the company’s stock,....More>>>
Barclays (BCS) has an interesting risk-reward profile, given that its valuation seems to be too cheap for its business prospects. The bank has completed its business overhaul and is well-capitalized, but this is not reflected in its discounted valuation, making Barclays an interesting value play.
Barclays is one of the worlds largest banks, operating in retail and....More>>>
Go back a year, and offshore drillers like Noble (NE), Rowan (RDC), Transocean (RIG) and Atwood Oceanics (ATW) had been all but written off–until they weren’t anymore. Since then, investors have been rewarded for picking winners in the group from the losers, as Atwood Oceanics has more than doubled, Transocean has gained 34%, and Rowan has risen 42%, while Noble and Diamond Offshore....More>>>
Federal investigators have halted an alleged student loan debt relief scam that bilked more than $11 million from consumers nationwide.
Strategic Student Solutions and several related companies falsely promised to reduce or eliminate student loan debt and also offered the borrowers non-existent credit repair services, in exchange for upfront fees and monthly payments, the Federal Trade Commission....More>>>
Maura Shaughnessy has seen plenty of ups and downs during her quarter-century tenure at the helm of MFS Utilities (MMUFX). Now, after a few years of so-so results, her fund is again among the leaders in its group.
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Shaughnessy invests mostly in bargain-priced electricity, natural gas and water utilities, holding a....More>>>
April 1969 saw the release of what would soon become Credence Clearwater Revival’s second gold single. Bad Moon Rising’s popularity quickly secured it a permanent spot in rock history. But it was also headed somewhere else, if not everywhere else, to places the young rockers never saw coming. In hindsight, it can only be said that while their music was great, their lawyer was lousy.
Gold’s price slide of the last month is no coincidence. Rather it is the direct result of the sharp appreciation of the U.S. dollar. As the greenback has swiftly appreciated in its relative value, the price of gold has decreased in dollar terms.
In my view, the most important factor in determining the price of gold is the value of the U.S. dollar, at least for Americans if not for the....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