Warren Buffett famously made billions of dollars investing in Coca-Cola (NYSE:KO) because he recognized the intangible value of its brand. Coke’s brand not only drew customers and enticed them to pay premium prices over generic brands for what is mostly flavored sugar-water but the brand also acts as a “moat” around the company, as it would be extremely difficult for a new entrant....More>>>
Blue-chip companies rightfully make up the bulk of most people’s investment portfolios. These large-cap firms possess considerable industry leverage, as well as a vast sum of financial resources. Their status and importance to the underlying economy means that they are the least likely to crumble, regardless of external pressures. Ultimately, blue chips provide the confidence and stability....More>>>
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Advisors’ Opinion:[By Lisa Levin]
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Kohls (KSS) is rising on Thursday, following its better-than-expected fourth quarter.
The retailer said it earned $1.44 a share on revenue that fell 2.8% year over year to $6.21 billion. Analysts were expecting earnings of $1.33 a share on revenue of $6.21 billion. Same-store sales slipped 2.2% in the quarter.
For the full year, Kohls said that it expects....More>>>
On Wednesday, stocks recovered following the worst day overall since October. The gains were led by the technology sector, which in many cases reversed following their worst day of the year on Tuesday.
However, despite the tech rebound, the blue chips lagged pulling the Dow Jones Industrial Average down less than 0.1%. Nike Inc (NYSE:NKE), a Dow component, fell 7.1%, pulled lower by a lackluster....More>>>
The FOMC meeting announcement was just released following the two-day December Fed meeting. Here’s what we know so far…
As widely expected, the Fed raised its benchmark lending rate 0.25% to a new range of 0.50% to 0.75%. That makes a new midpoint of 0.625%. Market odds heading into today’s FOMC meeting announcement were 95%, according to CME Group’s FedWatch....More>>>
General Motors picked up the crown jewel in the trifecta of trophies Monday for its new long-range electric car, the Chevrolet Bolt.
The Bolt was named North American Car of the Year, beating two conventionally powered luxury sedans, the Genesis G90 and the Volvo S90, in an announcement delivered atthe North American International Auto Show.
Several dozen auto journalists who regularly....More>>>
An easy to understand enterprise that comes at an attractive valuation, Crown Crafts Inc (NASDAQ:CRWS) is cheap on free cashflows and the strength of its balance sheet. Having generated stable free cashflows in the last five years, I am highly convinced of company’s future free cash flow generation capabilities. If bought at the current market valuation of $ 76m,....More>>>