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>>>
Illinois Tool Works (NYSE:ITW) has a strong management team and a history of growth that makes it a smart buy. It offers a dividend similar to the 10 year treasury and a buyback program making it a possible retirement stock.
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Illinois Tool operates a diverse industrial business with seven segments. These range from automotive and welding products to construction....More>>>
We’re still in the wake of calendar 2017’s first earnings season. So it wasn’t surprising to see a raft of dividend raises last week, especially considering that this year has already been stuffed with lifts from every conceivable type of company.
Here are three notables out of last week’s crop.
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Chairman, President & CEO of Mckesson Corp (NYSE:MCK) John H Hammergren sold 225,000 shares of MCK on 09/22/2017 at an average price of $151.67 a share. The total sale was $34.1 million.
McKesson Corp provides medicines, pharmaceutical supplies, information and care management products and services across the healthcare industry. It operates with two segments namely McKesson Distribution....More>>>
Industrial stocks, materials stocks and stocks of companies that work on major infrastructure projects have also been on a tear since the U.S. election, observes Chloe Lutts Jensen, editor of Cabot Dividend Investor.
Donald Trump has cleared the way for two major oil pipelines, promised to build a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border and reiterated his pledge to reduce environmental regulation....More>>>
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Chevron Corporation (NYSE: CVX) has “the most differentiated....More>>>
I was having dinner with friends recently, and someone asked the question, “Stocks are expensive. How should I protect myself in case the market crashes? Should I short something, or maybe use options?”
For most investors, an exotic strategy like one of these isn’t necessary. Instead, you can protect yourself from a stock market correction or crash by keeping some defensive....More>>>
The U.S. dollar weakened against the pound and yen Monday, retreating from the sharp advance seen at the end of last week as investors looked ahead to closely watched meetings of the U.S. Federal Reserve and the Bank of Japan, which could influence currency prices.
Among major pairs, the dollar ....More>>>
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Last month, the Dow Jones Industrial Average made history, hitting 20,000 for the first time. Investors have now reached an interesting crossroads, wondering if the market rally will continue, or if they need to retool their portfolio to take a more defensive stance. Below are strategies investors can consider for what may turn out to be an unpredictable market.
(Published Feb. 23 by Bob Ciura)
Shares of consumer products company Nu Skin Enterprises (NYSE:NUS) crashed 11% after the company missed analyst expectations on both sales and earnings per share for the fourth quarter.
Nu Skin has struggled mightily over the past three years. In January 2014, the company was hit with an investigation by Chinese regulatory authorities into the firm’s....More>>>