Shares of San Jose, California-based Nutanix Inc (NSDQ:NTNX)surged by a staggering 15% yesterday, taking the stock to about $32.5 a share. The stock, which was trading well below the consensus price target of $32.25, has now gone past that number. Yet, the strong rally might encourage some investors to consider buying the stock. More so, because NTNX has received a lot of positive coverage lately,....More>>>
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ACA Healthy Enrollee Bills Pound Aetna and Kaiser: Mark Farrah
Sicker people’s tendency to choose some health insurers’ individual plans over others is so strong, and so hard to predict, that some big health insurers are facing huge Affordable Care Act risk-adjustment....More>>>
Donald Trump’s win has done something extraordinary to the financial sector. Just look at this one-month chart for the Financial Select Sector SPDR ETF (XLF):
Banks Love Trump
This is unexpected on two levels.
First, of course, Trump’s very election came as a shock to many. Second, there was no shortage of people saying stocks would tank if the real estate mogul....More>>>
The recent U.S. stock rally, which began off the bottom in late June and saw the market break to new all-time highs in early July, has been anemic by almost any measure. While not that much seems to be happening on the surface, underneath it the internals have been undergoing change. The groups leading the rally are not the same groups leading the market prior to the rally. It is not uncommon for....More>>>
Friday was a mixed day for the stock market; the Dow Jones Industrials fell slightly even as the S&P 500 (SNPINDEX:^GSPC) and Nasdaq Composite finished higher. The S&P 500’s gains of about a fifth of a percent were propelled in part by favorable economic data showing that retail sales climbed by 0.6% in December, driven by strong performance in the automotive sector. Solid bank earnings....More>>>
U.S. stock futures were lower early Friday, but were paring deeper losses that came after U.S. gunships struck targets in Syria with dozens of Tomahawk cruise missiles.
The military action late Thursday U.S. time put investors on edge on a day already loaded with market sensitive events, with the summit between President Donald Trump and his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping set to continue....More>>>
LM Ericsson Telephone (ERIC)
Welcome. In this article I will give the dollar and cents reasons for how come ERIC looks like a relative bargain in today’s marketplace.
In the trailing ten years ERIC has earned their market cap in free cash flow. This is a signal the company may be undervalued. If ERIC can repeat the performance and earn over $19B in the coming....More>>>
On Wednesday, our Under the Radar Moversnewsletter suggested going long on small cap international merchandising and marketing services stockSPAR Group Inc (NASDAQ: SGRP):
Spar Group has been on our watchlist for a long time, and doesn’t look like it’s doing anything particularly spectacular today. That’s the point. The undertow was established about a month ago. We’ve....More>>>
Our Top Pick for conservative investors for the coming year is a company that went through a management overhaul in 2015, leaving investors uncertain about the company’s future, observes Crista Huff, editor of Cabot Undervalued Stocks Advisor.
Mattel (MAT) markets toys globally under the brand names Mattel, Fisher-Price, RoseArt, Barbie, AmericanGirl and many more, including strategic....More>>>
In this low interest rate environment, dividends are still looking great. After all, the S&P 500 currently yields about 2%, and that is a heck of a lot better than you can get through most savings accounts.
On top of this, dividends do two important things:
First, a generous dividend payment often lowers a stock’s volatility. I’d much rather own a stock that’s....More>>>