Markel Co. (NYSE:MKL) Vice Chairman Steven A. Markel sold 200 shares of the stock in a transaction on Thursday, May 24th. The stock was sold at an average price of $1,136.06, for a total value of $227,212.00. Following the sale, the insider now directly owns 104,850 shares in the company, valued at $119,115,891. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is accessible through....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>>>
During these busy times, it pays to stay on top of the latest profit opportunities, and today’s blog post is a great place to start.
After taking a close look at the latest data on institutional buying pressure and each company’s fundamental health, I decided to revise my Portfolio Grader recommendations for 113 big blue chips.
Chances are that you have at least one of....More>>>
Welcome the newest class of billionaires who have pledged to give the majority of their wealth to philanthropic causes.
Fourteen more billionaires have signed on to the Giving Pledge the initiative created by Bill and Melinda Gates and Warren Buffett in 2010 to help address societys most pressing problems by shifting the social norms of philanthropy toward giving more, giving sooner and....More>>>
Equities research analysts predict that MDC Partners (NASDAQ:MDCA) will post ($0.07) earnings per share for the current fiscal quarter, Zacks Investment Research reports. Two analysts have issued estimates for MDC Partners’ earnings, with the highest EPS estimate coming in at ($0.02) and the lowest estimate coming in at ($0.11). MDC Partners reported earnings per share of ($0.21) in the same....More>>>
Legend has it that Canada Bill Jones was the greatest card sharp ever to work the Wild West casinos.
He could beat any man at any game. And while he was generous to those in need, he was ruthless when it came to making money from suckers at the poker table.
Its immoral to let a sucker keep his money, Jones was reported to have said
The statement is particularly timely today.....More>>>
Advisor Partners LLC cut its position in shares of Kinder Morgan (NYSE:KMI) by 15.4% in the 1st quarter, HoldingsChannel.com reports. The institutional investor owned 26,091 shares of the pipeline company’s stock after selling 4,755 shares during the quarter. Advisor Partners LLC’s holdings in Kinder Morgan were worth $393,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.
Investment company Westbourne Investment Advisors, Inc. buys Eaton Vance Durationome Fund, Pioneer Floating Rate Trust Shares of Beneficial I, Red Hat, Facebook, Western Asset Managed Municipals Fund, Dollar Tree, Whirlpool, Vanguard Short-Termorate Bond ETF, Western Asset Bond Fund Share of Beneficial Intere, Regions Financial, sells PulteGroup, Tiffany, Humana, Macy’s, Norfolk Southern during....More>>>
Dr Pepper Snapple Group (NYSE:DPS) is well known around the world for its non-alcoholic beverages such as Dr Pepper, 7UP, and Schweppes carbonated soft drinks (CDSs). However, the company offers much more than that, including other CDSs and non-carbonated beverages (NCDs) like Snapple, Hawaiian Punch, Mott’s and FIJI mineral water. It is currently in the list of hot stocks among such beverage....More>>>
The U.S. stock market extended its rally Tuesday, with the Dow jumping by triple-digits and the Nasdaq closing above 6,000 for the first time ever, as investors welcomed upbeat earnings and the possibility of corporate tax cuts.
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