Electric utility firm Southern Company (NYSE:SO) recently delivered pleasant news to investors. The company announced a 8-cent hike in annual dividend to $2.32 per share. Notably, this marks the 16th straight year that the company has increased its annual payout. The quarterly dividend of the company will increase by 2 cents from 56 cents to 58 cents, representing a 3.6% hike. This marks....More>>>
Chesapeake Energy’s (NYSE:CHK) shares have fallen off of 52-week highs lately on the back of profit taking. However, recovering crude oil prices and Chesapeake Energy’s more aggressive capital program for 2017 suggest that the oil and natural gas company is much more optimistic about its future than it was just a short while ago. Further, after selling more than $2 billion in assets....More>>>
Chairman, CEO & President of American Assets Trust Inc (NYSE:AAT) Ernest S Rady bought 15,034 shares of AAT on 12/08/2017 at an average price of $38.47 a share. The total cost of this purchase was $578,358.
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>>>
(Published by Nicholas McCullum on March 19)
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Institutional investment managers with more $100 million in assets under management have to disclose their portfolios in 13F filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.
Seth Klarman (Trades, Portfolio) is an example of this. As the....More>>>
American Express (NYSE:AXP) helped pioneer the charge card industry, and even now, the company’s brand carries an aura of affluence that rivals have struggled hard to try to duplicate. Yet American Express has fallen back from all-time highs over the past couple of years, and the loss of its branded-card partnership with retail giant Costco Wholesale (NASDAQ:COST) was a high-profile setback....More>>>
The remarkable rally continues for one Stansberry Venture Technology holding… Shares of semiconductor firm Nvidia (NVDA) surged to a fresh record high recently after the company's latest earnings report. The stock is up about 100% so far this year. Nvidia reported third-quarter earnings of $1.33 per share, up 41% year over year, and well above the $0.94 per share Wall....More>>>
October 12, 2017: Markets opened lower Thursday, bounced higher at midday, and then sank again. Unimpressive earnings from two of the country’s largest banks didn’t help and a move higher on the producer price index was attributed to higher energy prices due to hurricanes in the Gulf. Utilities and real estate were the big sector winners today, while telecom and financials lagged. WTI....More>>>
Investors have plenty to be concerned about these days. Global stocks around the world have surged in 2017, sending frothy valuations even higher. The Federal Reserve is raising interest rates, and several central banks around the world have signaled expectations for tightening monetary policy going forward.
Source: Steve Buissinne via Stock Snap
With yields remaining near record....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>>>
As a wealth manager, I sometimes encounter clients who operate under the assumption that portfolio principal should never be touched for the purposes of supplementing their lifestyle. That is, they are hard-wired to believe that only portfolio income, such as dividends and interest—and never their principal — is available. I strongly disagree with this....More>>>