Chevron (NYSE:CVX) is a company I have had my eye on for quite some time.
I have already elaborated on the mistake I made as a naive young investor, having panicked and sold my shares in Chevron at a price of $70, having been overly convinced by the media doom sayers that the oil industry will never be the same again.
However, from a long-term financial standpoint, Chevron still remains....More>>>
Back in February, in my inaugural article here on Seeking Alpha, I suggested a buy/write of Fly Leasing (FLY) as a possible strategy for the Irish company. A few days back, I listened to the earnings conference call released last week, and my analysis remains the same.
More Good – Though Under Some Pressure – Performance
On the value front, the balance sheet and income....More>>>
Forgive the cheesy title but it is a legitimate question. Ellington Residential Mortgage REIT (NYSE:EARN) is a name that I have argued that you need to know about. Although I was caught somewhat by surprised by some dividend cuts, the cash flows and core earnings seemed to be covering the payouts. That said, I see the dividends as secure. Now, it has been over 6 months since I have checked in on....More>>>
(Published Feb. 28 by Bob Ciura)
Warren Buffett (Trades, Portfolio)’s investment conglomerate, Berkshire Hathaway (NYSE:BRK.A) (NYSE:BRK.B), has a $148 billion stock portfolio. Buffett has filled his portfolio with high-quality dividend growth stocks.
One such dividend stock is General Motors (NYSE:GM). GM makes up approximately 1.2% of Berkshire’s portfolio.
If you’re looking for a graduation gift that will make a lasting statement, consider giving a portfolio of high-quality, dividend-paying stocks. This gift can result in a value of hundreds of thousands (or possibly millions) of dollars, over the long term. But yes, you can afford it!
See Also: 9 Best Income Investments Other Than Dividend Stocks
You just need to build the portfolio....More>>>
Industrial stocks, materials stocks and stocks of companies that work on major infrastructure projects have also been on a tear since the U.S. election, observes Chloe Lutts Jensen, editor of Cabot Dividend Investor.
Donald Trump has cleared the way for two major oil pipelines, promised to build a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border and reiterated his pledge to reduce environmental regulation....More>>>
I wrote my last article on Fogo de Chao (NASDAQ:FOGO) back in July 2016. I explained that it was one of my favorite picks in the restaurant industry due to its unique concept, great economics and superior long term growth prospects. Today, 6 months later, the share price is pretty much flat and the opportunity still exists. While the business may be going through some temporary and short term issues....More>>>
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Last month, the Dow Jones Industrial Average made history, hitting 20,000 for the first time. Investors have now reached an interesting crossroads, wondering if the market rally will continue, or if they need to retool their portfolio to take a more defensive stance. Below are strategies investors can consider for what may turn out to be an unpredictable market.
(Published Feb. 23 by Bob Ciura)
Shares of consumer products company Nu Skin Enterprises (NYSE:NUS) crashed 11% after the company missed analyst expectations on both sales and earnings per share for the fourth quarter.
Nu Skin has struggled mightily over the past three years. In January 2014, the company was hit with an investigation by Chinese regulatory authorities into the firm’s....More>>>
U.S. corporate debt is a "major risk going forward"… That's what Andrew Lapthorne, the global head of quantitative strategy for French bank Société Générale, told his clients earlier this month. In a note that sounded remarkably similar to Porter's warnings over the past year, Lapthorne cautioned that the outlook for U.S. businesses....More>>>