Strategic Education Inc (NASDAQ:STRA) has earned a consensus recommendation of “Hold” from the eight analysts that are presently covering the firm, Marketbeat Ratings reports. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell recommendation, two have issued a hold reco
The past several months have been a thrill ride for investors in Roku (NASDAQ:ROKU). After its stock reached all-time highs in early October, the streaming provider was battered by the recent market correction and weaker-than-expected guidance for the fourth quarter, which caused shares to lose
Companies hate to cut dividends. Knowing the backlash they’ll get from stockholders, many executives and board members consider it a desperate act of last resort. They will halt non-discretionary expenditures, reduce payroll and overhead, and even take on debt in order to maintain distributions.
And that’s exactly why dividend hikes send such a strong bullish signal. A company....More>>>
Over the past year, the performance of T. Rowe Price Blue Chip Growth (TRBCX has underscored why it pays to sit tight when a fund with a superior long-term record hits a speed bump. In 2016, as investors turned away from shares of the fast-growing, large-capitalization stocks that Blue Chip targets in favor of more-undervalued fare, the fund lagged the stock market dramatically. Stocks that had....More>>>
Source: ThinkstockMarch 14, 2018: The S&P 500 closed down 0.6% at 2,749.61. The DJIA closed down 1.0% at 24,759.12. Separately, the Nasdaq was down 0.2% at 7,496.81.
Wednesday was a down day for the broad U.S. markets. At first all three major indices started out positive, but each quickly slipped to negative. Again, most of this selloff came at the end of the day. The S&P 500 sectors....More>>>
Investing in your 20s is not only smart, it’s exciting. The best part about creating a long-term portfolio — whether while going back to school or taking time off — is having the time to invest in undervalued companies. When looking at stocks to buy, it’s all about opportunity cost, which is spent in spades throughout your late-teens and as an aimless 20-something.
Cisco Systems Inc. (NASDAQ: CSCO) last week took over the top spot for year-to-date performance among the 30 equities that make up the Dow Jones industrial average. Cisco shares added 2.53% to push its share price gain this year to 15.1%.
The second-best performer among the Dow 30 so far this year is Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) which is up 14.8%. That is followed by Intel Corp. (NASDAQ: INTC),....More>>>
There are a number of great companies in the market today. The ModernGraham valuation model selected some of the most undervalued Canadian companies. Each company has been determined to be suitable for the Defensive Investor or the Enterprising Investor according to the ModernGraham approach.
Defensive Investors are defined as investors who are not able or willing to do substantial research....More>>>
Stocks spent most of Friday’s session in the red before breaking higher at the end of the trading day. By the close, theDow Jones Industrial Average(DJINDICES:^DJI) and the S&P 500 (SNPINDEX:^GSPC) indexes had each gained less than 0.25%.
In April 2012, JPMorgan (NYSE:JPM) reported a scandal involving a rogue trader who became known as the London whale. JPM lost at least $2 billion off the trades, however, the real damage was to its share price which collapsed from $42 to $33 over the subsequent two weeks. The share price drop wiped off more than $30 billion of JPM’s....More>>>
Essex Investment Management Co. LLC grew its position in Vericel Corp (NASDAQ:VCEL) by 2.0% during the fourth quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the SEC. The institutional investor owned 157,372 shares of the biotechnology company’s stock after buying an additional 3,0
Dividend Assets Capital LLC trimmed its position in shares of Cummins Inc. (NYSE:CMI) by 12.7% in the fourth quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The fund owned 6,794 shares of the company’s stock after selling 989
Equities analysts forecast that Retail Properties of America Inc (NYSE:RPAI) will announce earnings per share of $0.25 for the current fiscal quarter, Zacks reports. Three analysts have provided estimates for Retail Properties of America’s earnings. The highest EPS estimate is $0.26 and th
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