Herman Miller Inc (NASDAQ:MLHR) files its latest 10-K with SEC for the fiscal year ended on May 31, 2017. Herman Miller Inc is engaged in research, designing, manufacturing, and distribution of interior furnishings. It operates through several focused businesses, brands, and distribution channels. Herman Miller Inc has a market cap of $2 billion; its shares were traded at around $33.45 with a P/E....More>>>
The U.S. stock market is up ever so slightly this month. And if the benchmark S&P 500 is able to eke out a gain for December, it will make history. This would be the first time ever that the blue-chip index had a gain for all 12 months of a calendar year.
Ryan Detrick, senior market strategist with LPL Research, noted in a report this week that the market has had 12-month winning streaks....More>>>
So you love dividends. I can’t blame you. The idea of being paid, quarter-in and quarter-out, just for owning a stock, even if the share price doesn’t outperform, sounds like a pretty good deal. And if the yield is high and the payout secure, it starts sounding even better.
Well, these three stocks combine a high yield with a reliable payout. If you haven’t already, you....More>>>
Kinder Morgan Inc. (NYSE: KMI) reported first-quarter 2017 results after markets closed Wednesday. The midstream giant posted adjusted earnings per share (EPS) of $0.17 per share on revenues of $3.42 billion. In the same period a year ago KMI posted EPS of $0.18 on revenues of $3.2 billion. Consensus estimates called for EPS of $0.18 and revenues of $3.35 billion for the first quarter.
When you consider what health and fitness tracking company Fitbit Inc (NYSE:FIT) has been through over the past few years, the company has had a pretty great week so far. With news breaking about a new strategic partnership and a Q1 earnings beat, you would think that FIT stock would be on the rise.
However, just the opposite is true for FIT.
On Monday, Fitbit....More>>>
A recent Barclays note suggested that Prospect Capital (NASDAQ:PSEC) may have trouble repeating its Q2 success. Analyst Mark DeVries noted that PSEC’s sale of Harbortouch last quarter generated $0.04 per share in one-time items. Without this boost, NII would have been just $0.22 per share, versus $0.26 per share reported. In addition, without this extra income, PSEC would not have covered....More>>>
Spectra Energy Partners, LP (NYSE:SEP) is in for challenging times. In its quarterly report on earnings, the company revealed that it took both a revenue and an earnings hit relating to the recent tax reform act. Although the company will move on from that one-time charge, it faces an environment of falling profits. Now, the downstream natural gas and oil company must find a way to increase profits....More>>>
The Dividend Dogs Rule
The “dog” moniker was earned by stocks exhibiting three traits: (1) paying reliable, repeating dividends, (2) their prices fell to where (3) yield (dividend/price) grew higher than their peers. Thus, the highest yielding stocks in any collection became known as “dogs.”
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What Industries In The Utilities Sector Flash....More>>>
Interest rates at FDIC-insured banks remain at an all-time low. I’ve tracked rates for more than a decade on sites such as Magnify Money and Consumerism Commentary. Back in the day rates of 5.00% or more were common. It may take us years to get back to those levels.
Automated teller machines (ATM) are seen inside a Citigroup Inc. bank branch in Chicago, Illinois, U.S., on Saturday,....More>>>
QAD Inc (NASDAQ:QADA) files its latest 10-K with SEC for the fiscal year ended on January 31, 2017. QAD Inc provides enterprise software solutions for manufacturing companies across the automotive, life sciences, consumer products, food and beverage, high technology and industrial products industries. QAD Inc has a market cap of $534.920 million; its shares were traded at around $28.15 with and....More>>>