The word “growth” is the central word in the phrase Dividend Growth Investing, yet DGI often gets a bad rap as a stodgy method of saving for retirement. I think this misperception arises from the fact that some proponents of the strategy (who may be more focused on income than returns) require a certain minimum yield threshold for their investments. This, in turn, screens many of the....More>>>
Conduent (NYSE: CNDT) is one of 120 public companies in the “Business services, not elsewhere classified” industry, but how does it weigh in compared to its competitors? We will compare Conduent to related businesses based on the strength of its valuation, institutional ownership, earnings, dividends, analyst recommendations, profitability and risk.
Risk and Volatility
There are almost as many dividend-stock-picking strategies as there are dividend stocks. You could go for the dividend achievers, which have boosted dividends for at least 10 consecutive years, or the aristocrats, which have raised dividends for at least 25 years. You could focus on stocks with the fastest dividend-growth rates, or simply those with todays highest yields.
The remarkable rally continues for one Stansberry Venture Technology holding… Shares of semiconductor firm Nvidia (NVDA) surged to a fresh record high recently after the company's latest earnings report. The stock is up about 100% so far this year. Nvidia reported third-quarter earnings of $1.33 per share, up 41% year over year, and well above the $0.94 per share Wall....More>>>
It was a mixed day for stocks as blue chips managed to squeak out a gain and small-caps got crushed ahead of tomorrow’s Fed announcement.
Keith Bedford for The Wall Street Journal
The S&P 500 fell 0.2% to 2,015.93 today, while the Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 22.40 points, or 0.1%, to 17,251.53. The Nasdaq Composite fell 0.5% to 4,728.67. The Russell 2000 tumbled 1.6%....More>>>
Currently, I hold Uniti Group Inc. (UNIT) a buy for risk-tolerance investors. After a solid earnings call and improving fundamentals, I feel it is prudent to lower my risk rating on Uniti and rate it simply a buy. What is the difference? Previously, I believed that only those investors who were self-deemed risk tolerant should purchase shares, this was due to the greater....More>>>
Valeritas (NASDAQ: VLRX) is one of 106 publicly-traded companies in the “Surgical & medical instruments” industry, but how does it weigh in compared to its competitors? We will compare Valeritas to similar businesses based on the strength of its analyst recommendations, profitability, institutional ownership, earnings, valuation, dividends and risk.
Robeco Institutional Asset Management B.V. increased its holdings in shares of Amphenol (NYSE:APH) by 4.5% during the 1st quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The firm owned 1,105,805 shares of the electronics maker’s stock after buying an additional 47,719 shares during the period. Robeco Institutional Asset Management....More>>>
The prospect of higher-than-expected rates hike and rising bond yields have diminished the appeal of dividend stocks and ETFs. This is especially true given the robust January job data, which showed the fastest pace of wage growth in more than eight years, as well as the latest Fed minutes.
Both reflect stronger economy and signs of an uptick in inflation, thereby....More>>>
Tech stocks have been unpredictable over the past few weeks, but there is no question that the technology sector has been at the forefront of the market’s strong multiyear run. However, this might mean that income investors—those focused on finding companies with solid dividends—might be feeling left out, as tech stocks aren’t really known for their payouts.