Starting this week, some consumers may have a higher credit score.
Because of improved standards for utilizing new and existing public records, the three major credit reporting companies are now excluding all tax liens from credit reports. That means some scores will head higher, for some by
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>>>
Sometimes an acquisition just looks dead on arrival. In this case the company has one area with a very low breakeven and another area with a higher breakeven. Contrary to common sense, an acquisition was made in the area of the higher breakeven. Obviously profitability is not the focus. One would think that management has a financial suicide wish. For Baytex Energy (NYSE:BTE), the bright spot was....More>>>
Verizon has a had a relatively difficult year thus far, with its stock price declining by close to 13% year-to-date, making it one of the worst performing names in the Dow Jones Industrial Average. Below, we take a look at some of the reasons for Verizon’s recent under performance.
We have a price estimate of $53 for Verizon’s stock, which is over 10% ahead of the current market....More>>>
RPM International (NYSE:RPM) isn’t a household name among investors, but the maker of Rust-Oleum and DAP makes a variety of coatings and sealants to serve consumer and industrial customers alike, including cleaning products, specialty restoration equipment, and building materials. Coming into Thursday’s fiscal third-quarter financial report, its shareholders had wanted to see significant....More>>>
WiLAN (NASDAQ:WILN) manages the intellectual property of third party inventors to ensure they receive fair compensation for their investment in research and development. By enabling patent owners to sell or license patented intellectual property, WiLAN helps provide a financial incentive for inventors to invest in the development of new technologies.
WiLAN has gone through several difficult....More>>>
The dollar strengthened against major rivals on Thursday, sending the ICE U.S. dollar index to a two-month high, as yet another Federal Reserve official appeared to back a buck-boosting interest-rate hike sooner rather than later.
The last quarter was a good one for the aerospace and defense industry. Most companies beat earnings estimates and have lifted their guidance for the rest of the year.
Beyond this year, it seems that aerospace and defense is poised to continue growing as threats to countries from the Middle East to Europe continue to rise. Don’t look for that to change under a Trump presidency. Even....More>>>
Marcus Co. (NYSE:MCS) – Stock analysts at Barrington Research reduced their Q4 2018 earnings per share estimates for shares of Marcus in a research note issued on Tuesday, April 17th. Barrington Research analyst J. Goss now forecasts that the company will post earnings of $0.28
Analysts forecast that Hertz Global Holdings, Inc (NYSE:HTZ) will post sales of $1.97 billion for the current quarter, Zacks reports. Two analysts have issued estimates for Hertz Global’s earnings. The highest sales estimate is $1.98 billion and the lowest is $1.97 billion. Hertz Global po
Wall Street analysts expect Cornerstone OnDemand (NASDAQ:CSOD) to post earnings per share of $0.06 for the current fiscal quarter, Zacks Investment Research reports. Five analysts have provided estimates for Cornerstone OnDemand’s earnings, with the lowest EPS estimate coming in at $0.03 a