United Technologies Co. (NYSE:UTX) has been given a consensus recommendation of “Buy” by the twenty research firms that are covering the stock, Marketbeat.com reports. Seven analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and thirteen have assigned a buy rating to the company. Th
Calgary-based energy infrastructure company Enbridge Inc. (NYSE: ENB) on Thursday made a nonbinding offer to acquire the approximately 17% of Spectra Energy Partners L.P. (NYSE: SEP) it does not already own in a deal that would pay unitholders of Spectra 1.0123 shares of Enbridge common stock for every common unit of Spectra they currently hold.
At last night’s closing price, that represents....More>>>
Chances are, you may have been swindled at some point in your life, or you know someone who has. Nearly half of consumers surveyed recently by Stanford University’s Center on Longevity and the Finra Investor Education Foundation reported being a victim of financial fraud in the previous yeara far higher tally than earlier surveys indicated. No socioeconomic or demographic group is immune.....More>>>
Oil may return to $100 a barrel, but it would have much less of an impact on the global economy than when prices hit that level in 2011, according to Bloomberg Economics’ simulations. The amount of oil needed to produce a unit of output has been on a steady downward trend for decades and improvements in energy efficiency....More>>>
The U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) reported Thursday morning that U.S. natural gas stocks increased by 106 billion cubic feet for the week ending May 11.
Analysts were expecting a storage injection of between 97 billion and 109 billion cubic feet. The five-year average for the week is an injection of 87 billion cubic feet, and last year’s storage increase for the week....More>>>
Sandstorm Gold (NYSEMKT:SAND) is not a typical streaming/royalty company. Apart from running a portfolio of streams and royalties, the company also holds a few equity stakes in mining companies. As a result, it is a little bit hard to value the company’s shares. In this article, using a simple valuation model, I would like to show that Sandstorm’s shares are undervalued now.
Investors should be prepared for a summer of blah thanks to the looming mid-term elections.
Says the data crunchers over at Bank of America Merrill Lynch:
“The 3-month seasonal pattern during the mid-term year does not suggest a summer rally. May-July is the weakest 3-month period of the mid-term year and is up 46% of the time with an average return of -1.49%. Mid-term....More>>>
U.S. natural gas producers discovered Mexico two years when the country lifted decades-old restrictions on private investment in the country’s energy business. U.S. companies working in every aspect of the energy business began making plans to enter the Mexican energy business.
That includes pipeline companies like Kinder Morgan Inc. (NYSE: KMI), which already operates a pipeline transporting....More>>>
Idera Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ: IDRA) is focused on cancer and rare diseases, and it could be a what traders refer to as a three-bagger or four-bagger, if two analysts who made key calls in recent days end up being correct here. As it has a market cap of just about $370 million, investors need to consider that they likely are taking far greater risk in Idera than with established biotech and....More>>>
Leidos Holdings (NYSE:LDOS) is a technology company which delivers solutions and services in the following five segments: Advanced Solutions, Civil, Defense, Health, and Intelligence and Homeland Security. For fiscal year 2015, the company produced $10 billion in revenue. Revenue breakdown by segment in descending order was Defense 30%, Civil 27%, Intelligence and Homeland Security 27%, and Health....More>>>
PetIQ Inc (NASDAQ:PETQ) CEO Mccord Christensen sold 13,652 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction on Friday, June 15th. The stock was sold at an average price of $23.00, for a total transaction of $313,996.00. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange C
TD Ameritrade (NASDAQ: AMTD) and Goldman Sachs Group (NYSE:GS) are both large-cap finance companies, but which is the superior investment? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their profitability, dividends, institutional ownership, valuation, risk, analyst recommendations
Mesa Laboratories, Inc. (NASDAQ:MLAB) Director H Stuart Campbell sold 989 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Monday, June 11th. The stock was sold at an average price of $191.17, for a total transaction of $189,067.13. Following the transaction, the director now directly ow
Financial Advisory Service Inc. trimmed its position in shares of Facebook, Inc. Common Stock (NASDAQ:FB) by 16.5% during the 1st quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The firm owned 2,563 shares of the social networking company
There are 165 publicly traded real estate investment trusts listed on the NYSE and NASDAQ exchanges that have market capitalizations of $250 million or more as of this writing. However, it can often be a smart idea to look at the biggest and strongest companies in any particular sector, as thes