Profund Advisors LLC lifted its stake in shares of NetApp Inc. (NASDAQ:NTAP) by 14.1% in the 1st quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The fund owned 9,660 shares of the data storage provider’s stock after purchasing
Millions of seniors rely on Medicare to provide health coverage in retirement. But more than half of Gen Xers today aren't confident that Medicare will do the trick once they become eligible, according to new data from Ameriprise Financial. Consequently, many workers who are midway through their
Retirees should generally invest in companies with wide moats and solid dividends. In a previous article, I noted that AT&T and Unilever were easy-to-understand companies that were ideal for most retirement portfolios. Today, I’ll add two more companies to that list — alcoholic beverage giants Diageo (NYSE:DEO) and Anheuser-Busch InBev (NYSE:BUD).
Chairman, CEO & President of American Assets Trust Inc (NYSE:AAT) Ernest S Rady bought 47,562 shares of AAT on 05/09/2018 at an average price of $34.9 a share. The total cost of this purchase was $1.7 million.
American Assets Trust Inc is a self-administered real estate investment trust based in the United States. The company mainly invests in, operates, and develops retail, office, residential,....More>>>
The stock markets gains may have you dancing a jig. But they may also have you breaking into a sweat. To ease your anxiety, you might consider adding a small dose of alternative investmentsthings that zig when the stock market zagsto your portfolio, even if it means giving up some potential returns. As exciting as the stock market is today, says Dayna Kleinman, of financial services firm Robert....More>>>
The prospect of higher-than-expected rates hike and rising bond yields have diminished the appeal of dividend stocks and ETFs. This is especially true given the robust January job data, which showed the fastest pace of wage growth in more than eight years, as well as the latest Fed minutes.
Both reflect stronger economy and signs of an uptick in inflation, thereby....More>>>
PriceSmart (NASDAQ: PSMT) is one of 12 publicly-traded companies in the “Variety stores” industry, but how does it compare to its rivals? We will compare PriceSmart to similar companies based on the strength of its dividends, institutional ownership, risk, earnings, analyst recommendations, profitability and valuation.
Hywind wind farm concept. Five turbines will be placed off the east coast of Scotland, near Peterhead. They will each be anchored with three suction anchors and linked together to send electricity to shore to power 22,000 households. Source: Statoil.
Seeking Alpha contributor Michael Fitzsimmons has summarized Statoil’s (NYSE:STO) Q2 results, which he suggests show that the company....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>>>
Many great American companies have risen to become behemoths over the decades. Many of those great names also have fallen from grace. Sometimes after a company falls from grace, it almost doesn’t even matter to investors what a company says or does.
Investors love good stories. They love earnings. They love growth. They love dividends. And if those qualities aren’t quite there,investors....More>>>
Hankook (OTC:HAOOF), the Korean tire manufacturer, is very profitable and stealing market share from competitors. The stock is cheap and the company wants to grow 15% in 2017.
The stock trades at 57,300 won, there are 123.85 million shares, and the market cap is 7.1 trillion won ($6.1 billion). It takes 1151 won to buy one dollar. The stock pays a 400 won dividend and yields 0.7%. Earnings....More>>>
Royal Dutch Shell plc (NYSE:RDS-B) has a fat yield of around 6.7%. But its long-term debt load has increased by more than 50% in the past year and by nearly 120% since the end of 2014. The oil and natural gas giant is now selling assets to get its stressed balance sheet under control. Although I’m fairly confident it will be able to save its dividend, investors should always question their....More>>>
News headlines about Accenture (NYSE:ACN) have been trending somewhat positive on Sunday, Accern Sentiment reports. The research group rates the sentiment of media coverage by analyzing more than twenty million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a sc
I.D. Systems (NASDAQ: IDSY) and Lumentum (NASDAQ:LITE) are both computer and technology companies, but which is the better business? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their earnings, profitability, risk, valuation, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership and d
Akamai Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:AKAM)’s share price reached a new 52-week high and low during mid-day trading on Thursday . The stock traded as low as $81.46 and last traded at $81.47, with a volume of 38096 shares traded. The stock had previously closed at $81.23.
The short-vol trade is dead. Long live the short-vol trade.
Investors are discovering fresh ways to bet volatility across asset classes will tumble anew even as hawkish monetary policy, emerging-market turmoil and February’s vol-mageddon underscore headwinds to the complex trade.