A few days ago, an article about Nike (NYSE:NKE) argued that “Nike’s shares aren’t priced to buy.” The reasoning was that “Nike is, at best, fairly valued. And it certainly isn’t trading hands at fire-sale prices.” The question is: should you expect (and wait for) fire-sales prices? Most value investors know the maxim that it is better to buy a great business....More>>>
In 2011, Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) filed a lawsuit against Samsung Electronics, charging the Korean smartphone maker of infringing on Apple design patents. The patents do not include any copyright or trademark held by Apple, nor is there a utility patent at issue.
Apple won the case in 2012, and last year Samsung was ordered to pay Apple $1 billion, of which $548.2 million represented Samsung’s....More>>>
Shares of Bank of America (BAC), Citigroup (C) and JPMorgan Chase (JPM) are rising today, but not Wells Fargo (WFC) despite beating earnings forecasts this morning. Why? Evercore ISI’s John Pancari and team single out Wells Fargo’s exposure to energy:
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Wells Fargo reported 1Q16 EPS of $0.99. Ex gain on sale of Wells Fargo’s crop....More>>>
On Monday, our Under the Radar Moversnewsletter suggested shorting small cap secure technologies stock Document Security Systems (NYSEMKT: DSS):
This one’s been on our watchlist for a while, but finally gave us the clues we’ve been waiting on. One of them is the upside-down hammer-shaped bar from Wednesday, and the follow-through — to the downside — since then. Today’s....More>>>
Noble Energy (NBL) soared to the top of the S&P 500 today after purchasing Clayton Williams Energy (CWEI) for $2.7 billion.
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Noble Energygained 7.1% to $40.05, while the S&P 500 fell 0.3% to2,267.89.
Wunderlich’s Irene Haas explains why she’s a fan of the deal:
Noble Energy (NBL) has agreed to acquire Clayton....More>>>
The Q4 2016 earnings report for small cap fuel cell stock Plug Power Inc (NASDAQ: PLUG) is scheduled for before the market opens onThursday (March 9th). In late February, Plug Power announced preliminary 2016 financial results and introduced its full-year 2017 outlook:
Preliminary Full Year 2016 Highlights (Unaudited)
GAAP revenue of $85.9 million $66.2 million in PPA systems deployed....More>>>
The humanization of pets and the increased and impulsive spending that goes along with that has been a trend for many years now.
A number of stocks have seen huge benefits including pharmaceutical related plays, veterinary supplies, food manufacturers, and more.
IDEXX Laboratories (NASDAQ:IDXX) produces diagnostic solutions for animal care and IT solutions for vets.
Shares of small cap natural compound and Cannabinoid extract stock Radient Technologies (CVE: RTI) have been taking off lately as the Company makes further progress commercializing its technology. The Company extracts natural compounds from a range of biological materials using microwave assisted processing (MAP), a patented technology platform which provides superior customer outcomes in terms....More>>>
U.S. equities fell again on Tuesday, pushing the stocks down in what was first back-to-back decline since January. Small-cap stocks were hit even harder, down for four straight sessions and in eight of the last ten sessions. The tape was heavy as political risk continues to grow amid partisan rancor in Washington.
In the end, the Dow Jones Industrial Average gave back 0.1%, the S&P 500....More>>>
Warren Buffett-led Berkshire Hathaway (NYSE:BRK-A) (NYSE:BRK-B), in addition to its dozens of businesses, also owns a portfolio of 47 different common stocks, many of which were hand-selected by Buffett himself. And, many of these stocks pay dividends. In fact, from all of the stocks in Berkshire’s portfolio, the company is generating more than $6,700 in dividend income every minute.