After years of declining iPad sales, Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) has had success recently with a less expensive model. This has led to a string of quarterly gains. Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) is preparing to to take another crack at the iPad’s core consumer market by releasing a new$400 Surface tablet later this year. Whether it boosts Microsoft stock remains to be seen.
Micron (MU) managed to squeeze out some of the doubters last week by announcing a massive $10 billion share repurchase program, alongside some promising corporate updates. Already great profit momentum is only getting hotter, pushing up earnings yield towards 20%. Hence these earnings have attracted even more investors, following comments about the upbeat demand dynamics of the industry as well....More>>>
With oil prices having more than doubled from their early 2016 low, to over $65 per barrel, traders are waking up this morning to the possibility that the long-dormant oil sector may be coming back with a vengeance.
Today’s prices allow drillers to hedge for $60 per barrel oil for over one year, meaning they now have a platform for new investment. Production recently passed its 2014....More>>>
Sometimes I discuss stocks which sit out of my comfort zone, simply because they have a few characteristics which could be of interest to any kind of investor but don’t necessarily fit my portfolio. For example a blue chip stock which has features of positive capital gains combined with interesting dividend. In this case I am talking about Accenture (NYSE:ACN). A little bit more than a year....More>>>
Income investors can get burned just as badly — if not worse — than growth stock fans. Yield chasers can be lulled into complacency by chunky quarterly payouts, only to realize that the basement floor can crack when the distributions aren’t sustainable.
There are still plenty of stocks shelling out modest dividends that seem to be priced too compellingly to ignore at this....More>>>
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>>>
(Editor’s note: There is much greater liquidity on the Istanbul Exchange under the ticker GARAN)
Turkiye Garanti Bankasi (OTCQX:TKGBY) is Turkey’s second largest private bank and one of the country’s most profitable banks. The bank’s stock has performed relatively well and is up by more than 15% YTD on the Borsa Istanbul. Despite the strong performance, the stock remains....More>>>
Salesforce.com (NYSE:CRM) had a relatively good quarter. EPS came in at $0.24 beating by $0.03, and revenue for the quarter came in at $2.14 billion (+25% Y/Y), beating by about $20 million. Not only that, but the company is guiding an increase in revenue of about 20% for FY18. Folks, does it get any better than this?
Yet while the stock initially rallied, the rally faded fast. Also, CRM’s....More>>>
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