LSV Asset Management raised its stake in shares of Nationstar Mortgage (NYSE:NSM) by 28.7% during the first quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The fund owned 282,100 shares of the financial services provider’s stock after acquir
Tredje AP fonden lifted its stake in Michaels Companies (NASDAQ:MIK) by 68.1% in the first quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The firm owned 34,680 shares of the specialty retailer’s stock after acquiring an additio
Volkswagen AG’s world-leading development budget is shifting into overdrive, bolstered by spending at its Chinese joint ventures as the German carmaker seeks an edge in producing electric, self-driving autos.
The partnerships’ technology investments in the next five years will total 15 billion euros ($18 billion), Jochem Heizmann, head of Volkswagen’s business in China,....More>>>
Preferred stocks are, in all likelihood, the income investor’s dream come true after the financial crisis. There are many factors that have helped preferred stocks during this period and in this report I want to take a look at where we stand currently. There are 478 issues in my database that trade on primary exchanges, excluding the mandatory convertible preferred stocks, which I cannot include....More>>>
China desperately needs the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC). It’s part of that nation’s vision to write the rules of the next stage of globalization and help its export and investment engines grow for years to come—a good prospect for investors in Chinese equities, which have been lagging behind of those of neighboring India.
The U.S. and China have announced the initial steps in their 100-day action plan of the Comprehensive Economic Dialogue, inviting Chinese companies to negotiate long-term contracts for liquefied natural gas shipments from U.S. suppliers. This is a really big deal. — “U.S. Liquefied Natural Gas To China Is A Game-Changer,” Jude Clemente, Forbes, May 2017
Change is scary, but it is good. For First Solar (NASDAQ:FSLR), the company knows it must change and adapt its business to the increasing competition coming from China. If it does not develop new products, low panel prices and excess supply will leave First Solar unable to compete. The fourth-quarter results give investors reasons for optimism: R&D spend, operating expenditures, project successes,....More>>>
Did you miss “Mad Money” on CNBC? If so, here are some of Jim Cramer’s top takeaways.
Last week, the markets fretted over the prospects of a trade war with China. Earlier this week, those fears abated after positive comments from Chinese President Xi Jinping. But then, fears returned as investors simply don’t know what’s coming next.
Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Idacorp (NYSE:IDA) from a hold rating to a buy rating in a report released on Thursday. The firm currently has $99.00 price target on the coal producer’s stock.
According to Zacks, “In a year's time shares of IDACORP ha
Sustainable Growth Advisers LP reduced its position in Lowe’s (NYSE:LOW) by 50.9% in the 1st quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The institutional investor owned 1,774,429 shares of the home improvement retai
Allianz (FRA:ALV) has been assigned a €217.00 ($258.33) price objective by JPMorgan Chase in a research note issued on Monday. The firm currently has a “neutral” rating on the stock. JPMorgan Chase’s price objective indicates a potential upside of 13.32% from the stock
Doliver Capital Advisors LP increased its holdings in shares of Ishares S&P 500 (NYSEARCA:IVV) by 2.7% during the first quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The firm owned 32,234 shares of the company’s stock after acquiring an a