Shares of O'Reilly Automotive Inc. (NASDAQ:ORLY), one of the largest retailers of aftermarket automotive parts, tools, and accessories, are popping 10% Thursday as of 12:17 p.m. EDT after announcing a strong first quarter and raising guidance.
Source: ThinkstockMay 17, 2018: The S&P 500 closed flat at 2,720.10. The DJIA closed down 0.2% at 24,714.05. Separately, the Nasdaq was down 0.2% at 7,382.47.
Thursday was a down day for the broad U.S. markets. Crude oil continued its progress although the dip was only marginal. The S&P 500 sectors were mostly split down the middle. The most positive sectors were energy and industrials,....More>>>
General Electric (NYSE:GE) is one of the most outstanding dividend plays out there. Not only has the company paid out a dividend for more than 100 uninterrupted years, it has also grown that dividend in most years. GE’s current yield of 3% is considerably higher than the Dow Jones Industrial Average (INDX:INDU) average yield of 2.76%.
Anything that would threaten that dividend is, therefore,....More>>>
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Traders, investors and Star Wars fans alike must be thrilled with Walt Disney Co (DIS, $110.57) these days. As well they should.
In successive days, Disney announced a deal to acquire a large part of 21st Century Fox (FOXA) and debuted the latest installment of the Star Wars saga in a wide release. Whether Star Wars: The Last Jedi can eclipse the $2 billion mark like 2015s Star Wars:....More>>>
February 20, 2018: Here are four stocks trading with heavy volume among 45 equities making new 52-week lows in Tuesday’s session. On the NYSE decliners led advancers by about 2 to 1 and on the Nasdaq, decliners led advancers by roughly the same ratio.
Eldorado Gold Corp. (NYSE: EGO) fell about 3.6% Tuesday to post a new 52-week low of $1.08 after closing at $1.12 on Friday. The 52-week....More>>>
The U.S. dollar rallied against most of its main rivals Wednesday following the Federal Reserves policy statement. The central bank kept its interest rate on hold, but detailed that it would unwind its bloated post-financial-crisis balance sheet starting October.
Every month, $10 billion will be shed from the $4.5 trillion balance sheet, the Fed announced. Furthermore, the Feds interest-rate....More>>>
La-Z-Boy (NYSE:LZB) is currently operating in an industry that has lagged behind the growing economy. The company seemingly benefits from both ends of the business cycle: peak and contraction. The company benefits from new home sales through outfitting new homes with decor. Home sales are typically strong during the peak of the business cycle, which this company benefits from. LA-Z-Boy can also....More>>>
Ed Yardeni: What the New Tax Law Will, and Wont, Do for the Economy
The IRS has issued an advisory that is causing massive confusion among taxpayers in high-tax states who were planning to prepay some or all of their 2018 property taxes during the final days of 2017 because....More>>>
Investment company Independence Advisors, LLC buys CoStar Group Inc, Dollar General Corp, Raytheon Co, Broadridge Financial Solutions Inc, Procter & Gamble Co, American States Water Co, Proto Labs Inc, Bank of New York Mellon Corp, Facebook Inc, Snap-on Inc, sells Vanguard Value ETF – DNQ, Vanguard Growth ETF – DNQ, iShares Russell 1000 Growth, iShares MSCI EAFE, Vanguard Intermediate-Term....More>>>
CohBar, Inc. is a leader in the research and development of mitochondria based therapeutics (MBTs), an emerging class of drugs with the potential to treat a wide range of diseases associated with aging and metabolic dysfunction including non-alcoholic st
Shares ofGoPro (NASDAQ:GPRO) sank to fresh all-time lows on Monday, following an analyst downgrade (via Tech Trader Daily). Goldman Sachs analyst Simona Jankowski dropped her rating on GoPro from neutral to sell, while simultaneously slashing her price target down to a mere $6, or about 30% lower
Penn West Petroleum Ltd. (NYSE:PWE) has been to the financial cliff and back again. The achievements of the last two years are probably top 1% in many areas. There was a little trepidation as the latest announcement saw more changes in senior management. For many shareholders, those senior manage