Neuburgh Advisers LLC grew its stake in VMware (NYSE:VMW) by 86.7% in the first quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The institutional investor owned 3,584 shares of the virtualization software provider’s stoc
Gulf Island Fabrication (NASDAQ: GIFI) and HC2 (NYSE:HCHC) are both small-cap oils/energy companies, but which is the superior investment? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, profitability, risk, institutional ownership, dividends, valuation and earnings.
Earnings & Valuation
This table compares Gulf Island Fabrication and....More>>>
There are almost as many dividend-stock-picking strategies as there are dividend stocks. You could go for the dividend achievers, which have boosted dividends for at least 10 consecutive years, or the aristocrats, which have raised dividends for at least 25 years. You could focus on stocks with the fastest dividend-growth rates, or simply those with todays highest yields.
Note: The following report reflects my personal opinion only. I’ve spent months developing this thesis, but the included valuation targets are purely driven by my opinion of this firm. All investors should always conduct their own full due diligence before making any allocation decisions. Nothing in this report reflects an investment recommendation on behalf of J Mintzmyer nor Mintzmyer Investments....More>>>
Chairman of the Board & CEO of Insperity Inc (NYSE:NSP) Paul J Sarvadi sold 90,000 shares of NSP on 05/02/2018 at an average price of $81.65 a share. The total sale was $7.3 million.
Insperity Inc is engaged in providing human resources and business solutions designed to improve business performance. Its product offerings are provided through its Workforce Optimization and Workforce Synchronization....More>>>
We have been fans of DNB (OTCPK:DNHBY) (OTCPK:DNBHF) for quite a long time now. It is the largest financial services group in Norway, and, more importantly, one of the safest banks in the world. A little less than a year ago, we said that DNB was offering a ‘once-in-a-lifetime’ buying opportunity. Our high-conviction contrarian call was based on the fact that DNB was trading at a very....More>>>
Chairman, CEO & President of American Assets Trust Inc (NYSE:AAT) Ernest S Rady bought 132,240 shares of AAT on 03/02/2018 at an average price of $31.71 a share. The total cost of this purchase was $4.2 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 prospect of higher-than-expected rates hike and rising bond yields have diminished the appeal of dividend stocks and ETFs. This is especially true given the robust January job data, which showed the fastest pace of wage growth in more than eight years, as well as the latest Fed minutes.
Both reflect stronger economy and signs of an uptick in inflation, thereby....More>>>
The S&P 500 has been in one of the strongest bull markets in history since 2009. Yet surprisingly, in the past decade, the SPDR Gold Trust (GLD) has actually outperformed the SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust (SPY) by more than 15 percentage points (even including the SPYs dividends). The GLD is up nearly 120% since 2006.
That didnt come in a straight line, of course. That covers a major run-up....More>>>
Chairman and CEO of B. Riley Financial Inc (NASDAQ:RILY) Bryant R Riley bought 28,000 shares of RILY on 06/15/2017 at an average price of $15.55 a share. The total cost of this purchase was $435,400.
B. Riley Financial Inc is a diversified financial services company. The company through its subsidiaries offers investment banking and financial services. B. Riley Financial Inc has a market....More>>>
Best Buy Co. Inc. (NYSE: BBY) is scheduled to release its fiscal first-quarter financial results before the markets open on Thursday. The consensus estimates from Thomson Reuters are $0.74 in EPS on $8.73 billion in revenue. In the same period of last year, the specialty retailer said it had EPS
Last week, PayPal Holdings Inc (NASDAQ:PYPL) announced it would be acquiring the European-based payment-processing company iZettle for $2.2 billion in an all-cash deal. The money represents about one-third of PayPal's $7.8 billion war chest.