As I said in a recent piece on PRA Health Sciences (NASDAQ:PRAH), there’s a lot to like about the contract research organization (or CRO) sector as trial complexity increases, R&D budgets continue to grow, and drug companies look to shift toward their specialties and more variable-expense models. Within this competitive space, INC Research (NASDAQ:INCR) has looked to stand out with an....More>>>
KBW’s Meyer Shields and team took a look at Warren Buffett’s portfolio at Berkshire Hathaway (BRK.B) and contend that Buffett’s underperforming the S&P 500:
We estimate Berkshire’s QTD equity portfolio performance at +2.4%, about 190 bps below the S&P 500s +4.3% performance. We reiterate our Market Perform rating, since we think Berkshire’s....More>>>
The stock market’s relentless march upward has pushed the prices of many companies higher. As investors bid up good and bad businesses alike, it can be hard to discern which companies are the best for long-term investors.
That’s especially true in the world of dividend stocks, where income-starved investors face greater temptation by the day to reach for high dividend stocks that....More>>>
Investors sold shares of American Express (NYSE:AXP) on strength during trading hours on Thursday. $32.46 million flowed into the stock on the tick-up and $96.16 million flowed out of the stock on the tick-down, for a money net flow of $63.70 million out of the stock. Of all companies tracked, American Express had the 5th highest net out-flow for the day. American Express traded up $0.63 for the....More>>>
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Short sellers are smelling blood in the water. Start swimming, Zuckerberg.
Over the last five years, Facebook, Amazon,....More>>>
News coverage about American Express (NYSE:AXP) has trended somewhat positive this week, Accern Sentiment reports. The research group rates the sentiment of news coverage by monitoring more than twenty million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. American Express earned....More>>>
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Primecap Management Company is an under-the-radar adviser that doesn’t talk to the media. But it did something no other tracked fund did: it bought Tesla for less than $30 a share in 2011 and hung on to it through the stock’s explosion this year. That’s an estimated gain of 469%.
Primecap advises the Odyssey Funds, which consist of a stock fund, growth fund and aggressive....More>>>
Amazon.com’s (NSDQ:AMZN)double digit growth story continues to stay in trend despite the companys top line increasing in the tens of billions each year. Amazons annual revenue has grown around the 20% level in the last three years, and during the first nine months of fiscal 2016, Amazons total revenue has shot up from $71.259 billion last year to $92.246 billion this year, a growth of 29.45%.....More>>>
Wheat futures rallied Monday as concerns surrounding low U.S. crop plantings and dry weather sent prices up a fifth session in a row to their highest settlement in nearly two years
U.S. wheat futures continued very strong with the Chicago wheat futures trading limit up during the session, Steve Kahler, chief operating officer at Teucrium Trading LLC, told MarketWatch.