Leadership is a funny word – you can be the best at something, but if that “something” isn’t all that valuable, then it’s hard to make real money from that leadership. That’s my initial impression of Luxfer (NYSE:LXFR) as I do believe this company has a strong position in specialty metal and metal products (including magnesium alloys/powders, zirconium, and aluminum/aluminum....More>>>
The analysis provided in this article has found sufficient growth catalysts for BP’s (NYSE:BP) shares in the foreseeable future. The company’s business is shifting towards refining and petroleum products. In light of the global energy transition, we consider this as a factor of competitive advantage in the future. We also find that the company’ s shares can be considered attractive....More>>>
Oil futures ended a four-day string of gains Thursday, with the U.S. benchmark failing to sustain a bounce after data showed a rise in domestic crude-oil inventories.
On the New York Mercantile Exchange, light, sweet crude futures for delivery in February ....More>>>
We continue to believe that financial stocks are quite undervalued as well. During the quarter we made a new investment in Ally Financial (NYSE:ALLY). Ally was founded nearly a century ago as General Motors Acceptance Corporation. Its purpose then was to provide financing to GM dealers and retail customers. Today, Ally is no longer owned by GM. It serves a wide variety of dealers (including Ford,....More>>>
Hilton Worldwide (HLT) is higher Monday, on the heels of an endorsement from Goldman Sachs.
Analyst Stephen Grambling and his team added Hilton to the firms Conviction Buy list, swapping it out for Marriott (MAR), which it downgraded to Buy, as part of his larger look at lodging real estate investment trusts.
More details from the note:
We remove MAR from the Americas Conviction....More>>>
U.S. small-caps have rebounded nicely off their February lows, but the benchmark Russell 2000 Index is still saddled with a modest year-to-date loss. Exchange-traded funds investors have the benefit of choosing from myriad small-cap funds, some of which have been solid performers this year.
One of the residents of the solid small-cap ETF group is the unheralded WisdomTree Global SmallCap....More>>>
Shares of troubled telecom Frontier Communications Corp (NASDAQ:FTR) are continuing to crash today, with FTR stock off another 5% in the wake of a Wednesday downgrade.
For those of you keeping track, that’s a nearly 60% loss over the past year or so of trading, putting FTR stock around the $2 per share range. On the upside, that has driven Frontier’s....More>>>
A newly released study shows that Social CEOs can enhance the reputation of their firms, attract talent and increase sales . To learn more, I spoke with Amy McIlwain, Global Industry Principal, Hootsuite. Amy is an author, speaker, social media veteran and enthusiastic world traveler. This is an edited version of our conversation over the phone and email.
Joanna: Tell us about your recent....More>>>
With the semiconductors space heating up going into 2017, should you pick shares of Qualcomm over Intel’s?
Semiconductor companies have done very well in the last year. In fact, in the last 52 weeks, the average price change for the sixteen semiconductor stocks which are included in the S&P 500 index was 35.62%. In this period the price change of the S&P 500 was 11.94%, and....More>>>