Occidental Petroleum (NYSE:OXY) has received an average recommendation of “Hold” from the twenty-two analysts that are covering the stock, MarketBeat reports. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a sell recommendation, eleven have issued a hold recommendation and eight h
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Things are moving fast in renewable energy. Really fast. Consider that in 2008 wind farms supplied just 1.5% of all electricity in the United States. But by 2019 wind power is expected to contribute 6.9% of American electricity and overtake hydropower as the top renewable energy source.
The rise of wind power wouldn’t have been possible without two companies in particular, which combine....More>>>
Henry Kravis, co-founder of private equity firm KKR & Co., is upbeat about the U.S. economy this year and next, and says the Federal Reserve is doing the right thing getting back to normal.
“Interest rates are starting up but they are still very low, relatively speaking; there is plenty of capital available, banks are in much better condition today than they were back in 2007,”....More>>>
I am optimistic about Kohl’s (KSS) because their stock price appears undervalued. They continue to beat their competitors in areas that are important such as revenue, ROIC, store productivity, and e-commerce.
Kohl’s reported a comparable sales increase of 6.3% and reported diluted earnings per share of $5.12 in their fourth-quarter....More>>>
There are obvious similarities between McDonald’s (MCD) and Starbucks (SBUX). The global fast serve giants are ubiquitous from U.S. to China and nearly everywhere in between.
I’ve seen some articles comparing the two companies in terms of valuation metrics, dividends and potential growth. Which is the better buy? You can find out here and here if interested. However, I want to....More>>>
With the current bull market entering its eighth year and the S&P 500 trading wellabove its historic average, it’s becoming increasingly difficult to find and buy cheap stocks today — challenging, but not impossible.
In fact, some of businesses’ biggest names trade at significant discounts to the market, including companies like Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway....More>>>
Let me share a couple of news items that offer up two very different views of the burgeoning drones business.
In the first item, France’s Parrot SA (EPA: PARRO), the second-largest maker of civilian unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), said it’s slashing a third of its staff because profit margins on the cheap consumer drone category it pioneered were....More>>>
I last wrote about magicJack (NASDAQ:CALL) on January 27th, 2016, describing how the business was a) highly free cash flow generative, b) supremely capitalized, c) pursuing several low-risk growth opportunities, and d) valued at insanely low multiples. Today, one year later, all four of the above remain true. And yet much has happened in the intervening 12 months.
Chesapeake Energy’s (NYSE:CHK) decision to reduce its preferred shares is another attempt at making the capital structure simpler and more efficient. The company is converting a total of 328,977 preferred shares of different issues into around 18.8 million common shares. The news does not come alone. It is paired with the decision from the board to reinstate preferred dividend which was discontinued....More>>>
Align Technology (NASDAQ: ALGN) and Intuitive Surgical (NASDAQ:ISRG) are both large-cap medical companies, but which is the better business? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their dividends, valuation, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, profitability, ri
Shares of United Parcel Service (NYSE:UPS) gapped up before the market opened on Tuesday . The stock had previously closed at $113.61, but opened at $115.78. United Parcel Service shares last traded at $115.91, with a volume of 129650 shares changing hands.
Cypress Energy Partners (NYSE: CELP) and Compressco Partners (NASDAQ:CCLP) are both small-cap oils/energy companies, but which is the better stock? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their risk, institutional ownership, profitability, earnings, valuation, analyst recommen
ATRION (NASDAQ: ATRI) and Obalon Therapeutics (NASDAQ:OBLN) are both small-cap medical companies, but which is the better business? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, profitability, valuation, earnings, risk and div