Strategic Education Inc (NASDAQ:STRA) has earned a consensus recommendation of “Hold” from the eight analysts that are presently covering the firm, Marketbeat Ratings reports. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell recommendation, two have issued a hold reco
The past several months have been a thrill ride for investors in Roku (NASDAQ:ROKU). After its stock reached all-time highs in early October, the streaming provider was battered by the recent market correction and weaker-than-expected guidance for the fourth quarter, which caused shares to lose
It was a mixed day for stocks as blue chips managed to squeak out a gain and small-caps got crushed ahead of tomorrow’s Fed announcement.
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The S&P 500 fell 0.2% to 2,015.93 today, while the Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 22.40 points, or 0.1%, to 17,251.53. The Nasdaq Composite fell 0.5% to 4,728.67. The Russell 2000 tumbled 1.6%....More>>>
Hologic (NASDAQ: HOLX) and Check Cap (NASDAQ:CHEK) are both medical companies, but which is the superior stock? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their earnings, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, dividends, risk, valuation and profitability.
General Motors (GM) just jumped after a short upbeat earnings call, and deservedly so, as it has lagged the market considerably since 2011. I’m going to take this opportunity to give CEO Barra some credit. A lot of exciting stuff is happening at General Motors, like 1) its operations are throwing off cash; 2) they are cutting loose underperforming parts; 3) there’s future optionality....More>>>
How to play the turnaround in the Brazilian economy
Investing in emerging markets always has a heightened amount of risk associated with it. However, large and mid-cap stocks can help mitigate the heightened amount of risk. This is why I believe that the iShares MSCI Brazil Index (EWZ) is the safest way to play the turnaround in the Brazilian economy. The MSCI Brazil 25/50 Index is designed....More>>>
EMM & QNX will be the growth drivers going forward. But the risks in BlackBerry stock continue to remain elevated.
BlackBerry(NSDQ:BBRY)stock is a very volatile stock. When the company announced its latest set of earnings on the 20th of December, the share price rose to around $8 a share, but since then has plummeted back down to the $7 level. Blackberry is unique in that it is a low....More>>>
While looking through my portfolio, I realized I hold 300 shares of General Electric (NYSE: GE) from way, way back. I used to own 1000, but sold most off long before the financial crises. I’ve pretty much committed myself to just hold these shares, come whatever, and see what happens. I’ve invested the proceeds from the 700 sold shares well over the years, so GE is very small part of....More>>>
Wall Street, the alleged culprit of the financial meltdown that started eight years ago, has become the whipping boy for the 2016 presidential race. Does the intense animosity of Bernie Sanders, Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump explain the dive in the share prices of investment banks, private-equity firms and managers of hedge funds?
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Essex Investment Management Co. LLC grew its position in Vericel Corp (NASDAQ:VCEL) by 2.0% during the fourth quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the SEC. The institutional investor owned 157,372 shares of the biotechnology company’s stock after buying an additional 3,0
Dividend Assets Capital LLC trimmed its position in shares of Cummins Inc. (NYSE:CMI) by 12.7% in the fourth quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The fund owned 6,794 shares of the company’s stock after selling 989
Equities analysts forecast that Retail Properties of America Inc (NYSE:RPAI) will announce earnings per share of $0.25 for the current fiscal quarter, Zacks reports. Three analysts have provided estimates for Retail Properties of America’s earnings. The highest EPS estimate is $0.26 and th
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