Jefferies Group upgraded shares of LyondellBasell (NYSE:LYB) from a hold rating to a buy rating in a report published on Wednesday, Marketbeat Ratings reports. The firm currently has $121.95 price target on the specialty chemicals company’s stock, up from their previous price target of $7
Oil driller ConocoPhillips (NYSE:COP) is benefiting from rising oil prices and rewarding investors with dividend hikes. However, the company's drilling-focused business hasn't been able to sustain a high dividend in the past, cutting the payment in 2016 amid low oil prices. This suggests that d
It’s far better to buy a wonderful company at a fair price than a fair company at a wonderful price. Whether we’re talking about socks or stocks, I like buying quality merchandise when it is marked down. – Warren Buffett
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HubSpot (NYSE:HUBS) had its price objective upped by investment analysts at Stifel Nicolaus from $110.00 to $115.00 in a research note issued to investors on Monday. The firm presently has a “buy” rating on the software maker’s stock. Stifel Nicolaus’ price target would indicate a potential upside of 4.50% from the company’s current price.
As we enter the Q4 reporting cycle, looking for stocks having unswerving earnings growth is the highest priority for astute investors. And why not? If the company doesn’t make money, it won’t last over the long haul. Consider a company’s revenues over a given period of time, subtract the cost of production and you have earnings.
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This trading week has been shorter than most with Thanksgiving taking place on Thursday. As a result not too many companies have released news, updates or earnings this week, despite the markets hitting new highs across the board. However, a few companies did hold back the Trump rally.
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On Saturday, August 12, I was honored to be a Keynote Speaker for a program called, V-WISE or Veteran Women Igniting the Spirit of Entrepreneurship. V-WISE is a premier training program in entrepreneurship and small business management for women veterans, operated by the Institute for Veterans and Military Families at Syracuse University. My speech was directed....More>>>
If you’re engaging in a little financial spring cleaning this year, consider scanning your records and storing them electronically. Specific rules may vary depending on the asset, transaction or expense but generally, you want to make sure that your electronic records are as accurate (and legible) as your paper records and easily accessible.
I think growth stocks, which really haven’t done too much since mid-2014, could get a spark in 2017 as economic growth accelerates, suggests Mike Cintolo, Cabot Top Ten Trader.
My Top Pick for growth investors in 2017 is Arista Networks (ANET), which in many ways looks like the next Cisco (CSCO) — the company was built from the ground up to deal with the realities of the new....More>>>
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Paypex (CURRENCY:PAYX) traded 1% lower against the dollar during the one day period ending at 16:00 PM Eastern on May 20th. In the last week, Paypex has traded 45.6% higher against the dollar. Paypex has a total market capitalization of $142.70 million and $8,938.00 worth of Paypex was traded
Yext (NYSE:YEXT) CFO Steven Cakebread sold 20,000 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, May 17th. The stock was sold at an average price of $15.10, for a total transaction of $302,000.00. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is availabl
For many retired Americans, Social Security isn't just a check they receive each month. It's a financial lifeline that keeps them above the federal poverty line and allows them to make ends meet. An analysis from the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities in 2016 found that the mere existence of
Bruker (NASDAQ:BRKR) was upgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report released on Friday. The brokerage presently has a $34.00 price target on the medical research company’s stock. Zacks Investment Research‘s target