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
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>>>
Chairman and CEO of B. Riley Financial Inc (NASDAQ:RILY) Bryant R Riley bought 28,000 shares of RILY on 06/15/2017 at an average price of $15.55 a share. The total cost of this purchase was $435,400.
B. Riley Financial Inc is a diversified financial services company. The company through its subsidiaries offers investment banking and financial services. B. Riley Financial Inc has a market....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>>>
Auburn National Bancorp Inc (NASDAQ:AUBN) files its latest 10-K with SEC for the fiscal year ended on December 31, 2017. Auburn National Bancorp Inc is the holding company for AuburnBank. It offers checking, savings, transaction deposit accounts and certificates of deposit, and is an active residential mortgage lender in its service area. Auburn National Bancorp Inc has a market cap of $134.920....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>>>
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>>>
More often than not, when a company’s dividend starts approaching 10%, it’susually a sign that the market expects the payout to head lower in the very near future. However, for Summit Midstream Partners (NYSE:SMLP), that doesn’t appear to be the case. That’s because the pipeline and processing company can cover its payout with plenty of room to spare. In fact, it could actually....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.