Ian’s Million Fund “IMF” is a real-money portfolio that I’ve written about monthly since January 2016 here at Seeking Alpha. The portfolio is a largely buy-and-hold group of ~100 stocks. Each month, I buy 10-25 of the most compelling stocks available at then-current prices, deploying $1,000 of my capital plus accumulated dividends. If things go according to plan, this portfolio,....More>>>
If company has been not only paying, but raising, dividends for 25 years straight, then it earns the coveted title of one of the “dividend aristocrats.” The reason for this title may not be apparent at first, but when you realize just how difficult it is for company to not only pay a dividend, and to maintain that dividend, but to generate so much free cash flow every year that it is....More>>>
With Social Security funding issues around the corner, uncertain market conditions, long-term low interest rates and skyrocketing medical costs, American retirees are facing a laundry list of retirement challenges. The only certainty is that retirement is going to be dramatically different than the retirement previous generations encountered. In order to retire with financial security and dignity,....More>>>
U.S. stocks closed higher Friday on a stronger-than-expected February jobs report, but major benchmarks snapped multiweek winning streaks as oil prices weighed on markets over the past five sessions.
The S&P 500 index
Wynn Resorts (WYNN) sunk to the bottom of the S&P 500 today after China said it would limit ATM withdrawals in Macau.
Shares of Wynn Resorts dropped 11% to$90.72 today, while the S&P 500 gained 0.2% to 2,246.19.
My colleague Dimitra DeFotis, who runs Barron’s Emerging Markets Daily, explains what happened:
The move is another in a series to....More>>>
PriceSmart (NASDAQ: PSMT) is one of 12 publicly-traded companies in the “Variety stores” industry, but how does it compare to its rivals? We will compare PriceSmart to similar companies based on the strength of its dividends, institutional ownership, risk, earnings, analyst recommendations, profitability and valuation.
Institutional and Insider Ownership
When it comes to dividend stocks, there are many ways to evaluate them, because there are many types of investors looking for many different things.
One investor might only care about yield. Another investor might just care about stability in the payout, even if it doesn’t throw off much income. When it comes to dividend stocks, I care about several things....More>>>
ICICI Direct’s research report on Tata Consultancy Services
US$ revenues grew strongly at 3.9% QoQ to $4,972 million, above our 2.4% QoQ growth and $4,901.9 million estimate. Constant currency revenues grew 2% QoQ Rupee revenues grew 3.8% QoQ to Rs 32,075 crore, above our 2.1% growth expectations of Rs 31,543.6 crore estimate At 25.4%, EBIT margins expanded 20 bps QoQ, marginally....More>>>
April 11, 2018: Markets opened lower Wednesday and the blue chippers spent the entire day trading in the red. The tech-heavy Nasdaq popped in to the green for much of the day but was losing ground in the last hour and the S&P 500 was also trading down. Trump’s comments related to missiles raining down on Syria made for a subdued start to the day while the CPI report was not strong enough....More>>>
Chairman, CEO & President of American Assets Trust Inc (NYSE:AAT) Ernest S Rady bought 104,715 shares of AAT on 03/07/2018 at an average price of $32.21 a share. The total cost of this purchase was $3.4 million.
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,....More>>>