Renault (OTC:RNSDF) is a leading European car manufacturer headquartered in Paris with a market value of $27B. It has a P/E of 6.5, a P/B of 0.77 and a P/S of 0.47 and a dividend yield of 3.9%. Which is cheap in absolute terms but not uncommon for car companies. The partial ownership of Nissan (OTCPK:NSANY) however distorts the picture and in reality Renault is even cheaper. This means Renault is....More>>>
Oppenheimer analyst Chris Kotowski and team argue that banks like Bank of America (BAC), Citigroup (C) and Goldman Sachs (GS) will suffer a number of direct and indirect hits from Brexit–and lower their prices targets accordingly. They explain:
…while 2Q16 estimates should be little impacted by Brexit, it seems likely to us that the uncertainty caused....More>>>
Amazon is slashing the price of its Prime Membership for lower-income Americans.
The online retail giant announced Wednesday morning that Medicaid recipients are eligible for Prime for $5.99 a month, a 54% discount from the normal rate of $12.99 a month. The lowered monthly rate is $27 cheaper than the $99 annual Prime membership fee.
To qualify for the discounted rate, customers....More>>>
The days of dominance for the largest rooftop solar companies appear to be coming to an end. With the TPO (third-party ownership) model starting to lose momentum, companies like SolarCity (NASDAQ:SCTY), Vivint Solar (NYSE:VSLR) and Sunrun (NASDAQ:RUN) will likely have an increasingly hard time moving forward. While these companies are starting to adapt to this new solar environment, they have little....More>>>
Capstar Financial (NASDAQ: CSTR) and Mercantile Bank (NASDAQ:MBWM) are both small-cap finance companies, but which is the superior stock? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their valuation, institutional ownership, profitability, analyst recommendations, earnings, dividends and risk.
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Looking to green up your home but not sure where to start? Try this simple plan for a weekend home detox. Covering Friday to Sunday, it is packed with easy tips to help the planet, save cash and have more fun.
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President & CEO of The Eastern Co (NASDAQ:EML) August M. Vlak bought 5,000 shares of EML on 05/19/2017 at an average price of $25.9 a share. The total cost of this purchase was $129,500.
The Eastern Co is a manufacturer and seller of industrial hardware, security products and metal castings. It operates in three business segments: Industrial Hardware, Security Products and Metal Products.....More>>>
For nearly a decade, Americans have benefited from a magical trio of cheap loans, low prices and soaring stocks.
It’s been a heady mix of mortgage rates below 4%, cheap gas and double-digit investment returns.
But nine years into the economic expansion, the pixie dust may be wearing off.
The Federal Reserve is raising benchmark interest rates, which means more expensive....More>>>
As we close out 2017, it’s good to remind ourselves of what worked, and what didn’t. This past year, though, makes this introspective exercise rather tricky. Although Wall Street early on forecasted a rough 2017, the end result was quite the opposite. Benchmark indices hit all-time records, while most sectors witnessed tremendous optimism. Who needs dividend stocks at a time like this?