Though the market has only risen slightly this year, with the S&P 500up about 1% year TO date, stocks are still up significantly over longer time horizons. Over the trailing one- and three-year periods, for instance, the S&P 500 is up 12% and 28%, respectively. With stocks trading much higher than they were a few years ago, some investors may be looking to put their money in more quality,....More>>>
Prosperity Bancshares Inc (NYSE:PB) files its latest 10-K with SEC for the fiscal year ended on December 31, 2017. Prosperity Bancshares, Inc. operates as the financial holding company for Prosperity Bank. It provides range of financial products and services to small and medium-sized businesses and consumers. Prosperity Bancshares Inc has a market cap of $5.29 billion; its shares were traded at....More>>>
Retirees should generally invest in companies with wide moats and solid dividends. In a previous article, I noted that AT&T and Unilever were easy-to-understand companies that were ideal for most retirement portfolios. Today, I’ll add two more companies to that list — alcoholic beverage giants Diageo (NYSE:DEO) and Anheuser-Busch InBev (NYSE:BUD).
XL Group Ltd (NYSE:XL) files its latest 10-K with SEC for the fiscal year ended on December 31, 2017. XL Group Ltd provides insurance and reinsurance service. It provides property, casualty and specialty products to industrial, commercial and professional firms, insurance companies and other enterprises. XL Group Ltd has a market cap of $11.12 billion; its shares were traded at around $43.45 with....More>>>
How to play the turnaround in the Brazilian economy
Investing in emerging markets always has a heightened amount of risk associated with it. However, large and mid-cap stocks can help mitigate the heightened amount of risk. This is why I believe that the iShares MSCI Brazil Index (EWZ) is the safest way to play the turnaround in the Brazilian economy. The MSCI Brazil 25/50 Index is designed....More>>>
Chairman, CEO & President of American Assets Trust Inc (NYSE:AAT) Ernest S Rady bought 104,715 shares of AAT on 03/07/2018 at an average price of $32.21 a share. The total cost of this purchase was $3.4 million.
American Assets Trust Inc is a self-administered real estate investment trust based in the United States. The company mainly invests in, operates, and develops retail, office,....More>>>
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>>>
The Dow Jones Industrial Average gained each day last week, propelled by gains in energy and technology stocks. A handful of businesses added to the positive sentiment with news of dividend increases.
Five notable dividend stocks rewarded shareholders with dividend increases over the last week. This included two real estate investment trusts, the owner of the most valuable global brand, and....More>>>
New Age Beverages (NASDAQ: NBEV) and Craft Brew Alliance (NASDAQ:BREW) are both small-cap consumer staples companies, but which is the superior investment? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their institutional ownership, risk, dividends, analyst recommendations, profitability, earnings and valuation.
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