The S&P 500 Index is off to a strong start in the New Year and it remains near an all-time high. Investors remain optimistic that President-elect Donald Trump’s fiscal policies will rejuvenate earnings growth and support the market’s relatively high valuation compared to history. While faster earnings growth is hopefully ahead, a number of dividend stocks recently announced....More>>>
I’m in my early 60s and have about $400,000 in savings. I tend to stick to bank money-market accounts and CDs, as I was scammed in the past. What’s the safest way for me to invest this money?–Maria
Your urge to play it safe is perfectly understandable. You already know from bitter experience that there are people out there who prey on inexperienced (or even experienced)....More>>>
Ambarella (NASDAQ:AMBA) has been assigned an average recommendation of “Hold” from the sixteen ratings firms that are currently covering the firm, MarketBeat.com reports. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell recommendation, five have assigned a hold recommendation and eight have issued a buy recommendation on the company. The average 12 month price target among....More>>>
Along with its second-quarter results, Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) announced an increase to its quarterly dividend, which extends Apple’s growing dividend history and fortifies the stock’s attractiveness as a dividend investment. Further, Apple’s business looks poised to easily support ongoing increases for years to come.
Here’s a look at Apple’s most recent move —....More>>>
Chairman, CEO & President of American Assets Trust Inc (NYSE:AAT) Ernest S Rady bought 104,715 shares of AAT on 03/07/2018 at an average price of $32.21 a share. The total cost of this purchase was $3.4 million.
American Assets Trust Inc is a self-administered real estate investment trust based in the United States. The company mainly invests in, operates, and develops retail, office,....More>>>
The fourth quarter of 2016 was the first quarter since the second quarter of 2014 that Macau’s gaming market grew at all. And the signs of life have given new hope to gaming investors with exposure to the world’s biggest gaming market.
But Las Vegas Sands Corp. (NYSE:LVS) may not have had as strong a quarter as competitors like Melco Crown Entertainment Ltd (NASDAQ:MPEL) and Wynn....More>>>
Written by Bob Ciura on April 15th, 2017, for Sure Dividend.
Retail is a difficult industry. When trends shift, companies that were on top of the heap one day, can soon find themselves on the way out.
There are only two retail stocks – Wal-Mart Stores (NYSE:WMT) and Target (NYSE:TGT) – that are on the list of Dividend Aristocrats, a group of stocks with dividend increases....More>>>
GW&K Investment Management LLC decreased its holdings in shares of Paychex (NASDAQ:PAYX) by 15.0% in the 1st quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 509,839 shares of the business services provider’s stock after selling 89,891 shares during the quarter. GW&K Investment Management....More>>>
Billionaire investor Warren Buffett sees the value of Apple differently than most Wall Street analysts, CNBC’s Jim Cramer said Friday.
“Analysts after analysts said if you look at the mosaic of [iPhone] orders, it’s got to be a bad quarter,” said Cramer, whose charitable trust owns shares of Apple. “[Buffett] obviously does not think about the quarter. He thinks....More>>>
We are at the tail end of the first-quarter earnings season. The current reporting cycle is on track to record the strongest growth in the past seven years. Total earnings are expected to be up 23.6% on revenue growth of 8.8%, per the latest Earnings Outlook report. This is much higher than 13.4% earnings growth and 8.1% revenue growth recorded in Q4.