Shares of Ross Stores (ROST) spiked last week following a solid earnings report, which marked its 6th consecutive quarterly revenue and earnings beat. Shares declined a little over 1% on Friday, and I think shares look like a bargain. Like its peer TJX Companies (TJX), I believe the company is o
A majority of the attention of investors concerning U.S. oil resource and reserves has rightly been in the shale play in the lower 48, but Alaska has been enjoying a lot of new oil discoveries, and there will be plenty more to come in the years ahead.
Just over the last year a minimum of “5 billion barrels of recoverable oil” has been discovered....More>>>
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A little over a year ago, the Federal Reserve raised short-term interest rates for the first time in almost a decade, indicating it would raise them four more times in 2016. But it didn’t raise rates again until last week, up 0.25%.....More>>>
After Donald Trump was elected as the 45th president of the United States, and Republicans held onto a majority of their seats in both houses of Congress, it became a forgone conclusion that the Affordable Care Act (ACA), better known as Obamacare, would soon be no more.
Favorability of Obamacare has begun to shift
Obamacare, which was signed into law by former President Barack....More>>>
Ford (NYSE:F) is known for its attractive valuation, it currently trades at around 7 times its 2017 projected earnings and has an attractive dividend yield of 5.36 percent. It also has a very low price-to-earnings ratio (P/E) compared to most other companies on the S&P 500. The stock trades at around $11 during the time I am writing this. However, after digging a little deeper, I have found....More>>>
Large cap Netflix, Inc (NASDAQ: NFLX) reported Q2 2017 earnings after the Monday market close with Wall Street, as usual, rewarding (or punishing) the stock based on quarterly subscriber movement rather than its actual earnings. This time around, analysts’ estimated there would be 3.2 million new subscribers; but Netflix easily beat those estimates with the shareholder letter noting:
Chipotle Mexican Grill, Inc. (NYSE:CMG) reported first-quarter earnings of $1.60 per share, notably higher than analysts’ expectations for $1.27. Revenues beat expectations, too, growing 28.1% year-over-year to $1.07 billion. Comp-store sales were up 17.8%. These results helped fuel the 2017 rally, but Chipotle shares only saw an ephemeral push above $500 in the after-hours session.
Federal prosecutors are pursuing a potential settlement of their record-settingforeign corruption lawsuit that seeks$1 billion in assets, including future proceeds from the 2013 Hollywood hit movieThe Wolf of Wall Street.
Characterized by federal officials as the largest attempted seizure under anti-kleptocracy laws in U.S.history, the case targets officials who allegedly misappropriated....More>>>
In a week that saw that saw the largest sell-off of the year and had some people thinking a true correction was ready to start, top hedge funds and executives reached into their wallets and made some major purchases. Like the week before, we also saw a huge amount of insider activity concentrated on the buy side, as selling was once again very light in comparison.
For many years, the BlackBerry (NASDAQ:BBRY) was the go-to smartphone for governments, the military, and Fortune 500 corporations. This was because of its reputation for security. Some of the BlackBerry’s most notable users were United States President Barack Obama and German Chancellor Angela Merkel. Now, these weren’t off-the-shell BlackBerrys, but they certainly did pick a BlackBerry....More>>>
Willamette Valley Vineyards (NASDAQ: WVVI) is a nano-cap winery located in Turner, Oregon. The company produces various mid end, premium, and ultra-premium wines including the Pinot Noir, Chardonnay, Pinot Gris, Ros茅 and Riesling varieties. We usually cover tech stocks but we are big fans of wine and even bigger fans of undervalued stocks; WVVI certainly fits the bill for both. WVVI has enjoyed....More>>>
The market is clearly taking its lead from the buzz surrounding the tax reform vote as futures spent the overnight session on a dizzying roller coaster ride. This morning’s trade is less exciting with the major indices trading mixed; however, there are still a number of popular stocks that