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
When it comes to dividend stocks, there are many ways to evaluate them, because there are many types of investors looking for many different things.
One investor might only care about yield. Another investor might just care about stability in the payout, even if it doesn’t throw off much income. When it comes to dividend stocks, I care about several things....More>>>
CAS Medical Systems Inc (NASDAQ:CASM) files its latest 10-K with SEC for the fiscal year ended on December 31, 2017. CAS Medical Systems Inc is a medical technology company. The Company develops, manufactures and markets non-invasive patient monitoring products that are vital to patient care. Its products include FORE-SIGHT and FORE-SIGHT ELITE brand. CAS Medical Systems Inc has a market cap of....More>>>
Toro Co (NYSE:TTC) files its latest 10-K with SEC for the fiscal year ended on October 31, 2017. Toro Co manufactures tools and equipment for outdoor maintenance. The company develops products such as reel and rotary riding products, trim cutting and walking mowers, greens rollers, turf sprayer equipment, and underground irrigation systems. Toro Co has a market cap of $7.08 billion; its shares were....More>>>
Spectra Energy Partners, LP (NYSE:SEP) is in for challenging times. In its quarterly report on earnings, the company revealed that it took both a revenue and an earnings hit relating to the recent tax reform act. Although the company will move on from that one-time charge, it faces an environment of falling profits. Now, the downstream natural gas and oil company must find a way to increase profits....More>>>
Liberty Tax Inc (NASDAQ:TAX) files its latest 10-K with SEC for the fiscal year ended on April 30, 2017. Liberty Tax Inc is engaged in providing retail federal and state income tax preparation services and related tax settlement products in the United States and Canada. Liberty Tax Inc has a market cap of $167.420 million; its shares were traded at around $13.20 with a P/E ratio of 15.90 and P/S....More>>>
Big banks have gotten a boost today from JPMorgan Chase’s (JPM) dividend increase, and the hawkish Fed minutes, because higher rates are still expected to help banks out despite what happened last time. In a note previewing Wells Fargo’s (WFC) investor day on May 24, Jefferies analyst Ken Usdin and team write that “higher rates help, but other items weigh on longer-term net-interest-margin....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.