Schroder Investment Management Group cut its stake in Valmont Industries (NYSE:VMI) by 1.3% in the first quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The firm owned 689,795 shares of the industrial products company’s stock a
It hardly seems possible, but life just got a lot more complicated in Washington, D.C. The U.S. Department of Justice still insists marijuana has zero medical benefits, yet the Food and Drug Administration just approved the first drug derived from a marijuana plant.
While what really matters for valuation in the long run is profits, in the short run some companies are awarded a premium valuation based on having a vastly superior growth rate. Tesla (TSLA) is famously posting massively negative earnings, losing $23,697 per car in the most recently reported quarter (3Q 2017) alone, so it is clearly not valued on a multiple to current profits.
Twenty-First Century Fox Inc (NASDAQ:FOXA) is getting a lot of attention these days from two entertainment powerhouses. First, Walt Disney Co (NYSE:DIS) offered an all-stock deal for most of Fox’s film, television, cable channels and National Geographic and FX properties, as well as its regional sports networks. Then, after the Fox board approved the terms of the deal, cable giant Comcast....More>>>
Donostia is an analyst at an event-driven hedge fund who focuses on long/short ideas across the capital structure. We emailed with Donostia about how regulators have changed their definition of competition as part of antitrust review, how merger arb returns should be measured, and whether the type of buyer impacts the likelihood of deal closing.
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As we know, the broad stock market indices have been resilient all year. And that strength, in large part, can be credited to a small group of stocks.
Among that group, the blue chip Internet stocks have led the way: Facebook, Amazon, Apple, Google and Netflix. Halfway through the year, those five stocks were up more than 40% on average. And those five stocks carry a lot of weight in the....More>>>
AT&T Inc. (NYSE: T) argued against selling assets to close its deal to buy Time Warner Inc. (NYSE: TWX) According to Reuters:
AT&T told a federal judge late Thursday it should reject any request by the U.S. Justice Department to force it to divest its DirecTV unit or Turner networks as art of approving its proposed $85.4 billion acquisition of Time Warner Inc
AT&T Inc. (NYSE:T) has been on fire, rallying over 15% since November 1. However, T stock price is still down more than 9% so far for 2017. So is it time to get in on this recent momentum or take a pass on the telecom giant?
Let’s look at the chart first.
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AT&T certainly has positives, but its chart is anything but pretty. T stock price made....More>>>
Chairman, CEO & President of American Assets Trust Inc (NYSE:AAT) Ernest S Rady bought 52,778 shares of AAT on 08/09/2017 at an average price of $40.17 a share. The total cost of this purchase was $2.1 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>>>
Online travel stock Tripadvisor Inc (NASDAQ: TRIP) reportedQ1 2017 earnings after the market closed on Tuesday with shares up in afterhours /premarket trading. Q1 revenue rose 6% (or 7% on a constant currency basis) to $372 million as hotel revenue grew 4% to $314 million and non-hotel revenue rose 18% to $58 million.Net income was $13 million versus $29 million. Key business metrics cited in the....More>>>
I’ve been a shareholder of Chesapeake Energy (NYSE:CHK) for a quite a few quarters now and the performance is nothing short of inadequate. Granted, the energy sector is challenged right now and there’s only a few bright spots worth investing in, but this name is clearly underperforming, down nearly 28% YTD. With continued losses and a pick up in volatility for crude oil on the back of....More>>>
Cisco Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: CSCO) reported fiscal third-quarter financial results after markets closed Wednesday. The networking giant said that it had $0.60 in earnings per share (EPS) and $11.9 billion in revenue, which compares with consensus estimates from Thomson Reuters that called for $0.58 in EPS and $11.9 billion in revenue. The same period from last year had $0.57 in EPS and $12.0 billion....More>>>
Illegal imports and dumping have hurt the domestic steel industry really hard over the years, leaving Nucor (NYSE:NUE) and peers with no option but to cut costs to maintain margins in the face of intense competition. Not surprisingly, President Donald Trump's tariffs on steel have been welcomed
Steve Madden (NASDAQ: SHOO) and Skechers U.S.A. (NYSE:SKX) are both mid-cap consumer discretionary companies, but which is the superior stock? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their institutional ownership, valuation, earnings, analyst recommendations, profitability, ri
With the global oil supply/demand balance expected to show a significant deficit in the second half of 2017, oil prices should move up to a new level and the upstream offshore market should start to recover. Offshore drillers are late-cycle stocks. Past cycles indicate that the activity bottom is
Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc. lifted its holdings in shares of Matthews International Corp (NASDAQ:MATW) by 8.7% in the first quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The institutional investor owned 214,209 shares of the company’s stock after buying an additional 17,161 shares dur