American Express (NYSE:AXP) helped pioneer the charge card industry, and even now, the company’s brand carries an aura of affluence that rivals have struggled hard to try to duplicate. Yet American Express has fallen back from all-time highs over the past couple of years, and the loss of its branded-card partnership with retail giant Costco Wholesale (NASDAQ:COST) was a high-profile setback....More>>>
Note: Industrial Insights subscribers were alerted to this idea on December 4th, giving them the opportunity to build a stake at much lower prices (~10% lower basis).
China Yuchai International (NYSE:CYD) is a Bermuda-based holding company, operating as a subsidiary of Singapore-based Hong Leong Asia. China Yuchai’s principal operating subsidiary (76.4% outstanding ownership) is Guangxi....More>>>
Investment company Smith Shellnut Wilson Llc buys Vanguard S&P 500, TechnipFMC PLC, PPG Industries, Reynolds American, sells Harman International Industries, FMC Technologies, Guggenheim S&P 500 Equal Weight, United Parcel Service, Northrop Grumman during the 3-months ended 2017-03-31, according to the most recent filings of the investment company, Smith Shellnut Wilson Llc . As of 2017-03-31,....More>>>
Chairman, President & CEO of Mckesson Corp (NYSE:MCK) John H Hammergren sold 225,000 shares of MCK on 09/22/2017 at an average price of $151.67 a share. The total sale was $34.1 million.
McKesson Corp provides medicines, pharmaceutical supplies, information and care management products and services across the healthcare industry. It operates with two segments namely McKesson Distribution....More>>>
Exploiting the famous January effect on Wall Street isnt as easy as it looks.
Im referring to the well-known tendency for stocks of the smallest companiesso-called small capsto significantly outperform large-cap stocks during January. Since 1926, according to data compiled by University of Chicago professor Eugene Fama and Dartmouth professor Kenneth French, small caps in January have beaten....More>>>
As a wealth manager, I sometimes encounter clients who operate under the assumption that portfolio principal should never be touched for the purposes of supplementing their lifestyle. That is, they are hard-wired to believe that only portfolio income, such as dividends and interest—and never their principal — is available. I strongly disagree with this....More>>>
The hunt for yield continues in a persistently low-interest-rate environment.
High-yield dividend stocks sometimes exists because of a deterioration in the fundamentals of a company that puts downward pressure on the stock price, but sometimes such instances of overly negative pressure offer up an opportunity where the underlying business can be purchased at....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>>>
Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE: WMT) reported third-quarter fiscal 2018 results before markets opened Thursday. The retailing giant posted adjusted diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $1.00 on total revenues of $123.18 billion, excluding membership fees in Sam’s Club. In the same period a year
Ever walk past a construction site? It's hard not to be enthralled by all the heavy construction machinery moving things around. With the world's developing economies still building at a relatively fast pace and developing economies, like the United States, in desperate need of upgrading the
Making mining equipment has been a horrible business over the last few years. The industry has been hard-hit by the spending cutbacks at mine sites around the world. For example, BHP Billiton Limited trimmed its capital exploration expenditures by roughly 70% between fiscal 2013 and 2016. No
In a retail environment that's causing trouble for many of its smaller competitors, Wal-Mart (NYSE:WMT) is shining. The company extended its long streak of comparable sales growth in the U.S. during the first quarter, and it managed to grow earnings per share despite making significant inves