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
For one reason or another, life has given you lemons, and youre in serious debt. Now, its time to make lemonade. The best thing to do with facing collections is to do a little proactive, focused legwork.
Collections can be scary, but dont panic. Follow these 10 tips to prevent serious credit
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>>>
Kinder Morgan Inc. (NYSE: KMI) reported first-quarter 2017 results after markets closed Wednesday. The midstream giant posted adjusted earnings per share (EPS) of $0.17 per share on revenues of $3.42 billion. In the same period a year ago KMI posted EPS of $0.18 on revenues of $3.2 billion. Consensus estimates called for EPS of $0.18 and revenues of $3.35 billion for the first quarter.
Many see blockchain as the technology of the future and that has created an amazing buzz around the sector. Similar to what happened in the 1990s, it is sufficient for a company to add blockchain to its name to see its stock spike up and interest rise. However, before investing, you should really look what is actually behind a stock and its exuberant name or behind the usage of a trendy word like....More>>>
PriceSmart (NASDAQ: PSMT) is one of 12 publicly-traded companies in the “Variety stores” industry, but how does it compare to its rivals? We will compare PriceSmart to similar companies based on the strength of its dividends, institutional ownership, risk, earnings, analyst recommendations, profitability and valuation.
The “dog” moniker was earned by stocks exhibiting three traits: (1) paying reliable, repeating dividends, (2) their prices fell to where (3) yield (dividend/price) grew higher than their peers. Thus, the highest yielding stocks in any collection became known as “dogs.”
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A week ago, we published a story about a problem surfacing with the Apple Inc. (AAPL) iPhone 6 lineup, especially the iPhone 6 Plus. So-called Touch Disease was rendering Apples first generation of larger smartphone useless and the company had no fix. Now reports say Touch Disease occurrences are surging to the point where it is the single biggest iPhone issue that Apple Stores have to deal with.
Many great American companies have risen to become behemoths over the decades. Many of those great names also have fallen from grace. Sometimes after a company falls from grace, it almost doesn’t even matter to investors what a company says or does.
Investors love good stories. They love earnings. They love growth. They love dividends. And if those qualities aren’t quite there,investors....More>>>
Hankook (OTC:HAOOF), the Korean tire manufacturer, is very profitable and stealing market share from competitors. The stock is cheap and the company wants to grow 15% in 2017.
The stock trades at 57,300 won, there are 123.85 million shares, and the market cap is 7.1 trillion won ($6.1 billion). It takes 1151 won to buy one dollar. The stock pays a 400 won dividend and yields 0.7%. Earnings....More>>>
Back in February, in my inaugural article here on Seeking Alpha, I suggested a buy/write of Fly Leasing (FLY) as a possible strategy for the Irish company. A few days back, I listened to the earnings conference call released last week, and my analysis remains the same.
More Good – Though Under Some Pressure – Performance
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In the company's first quarter, PayPal Holdings Inc(NASDAQ:PYPL) continued its winning ways with more solid results: Revenue grew to $3.69 billion, a 24% increase year over year, while non-GAAP earnings per share jumped to $0.57, a 29% increase year over year. This growth was fueled by a 15% in
For many retired Americans, Social Security isn't just a check they receive each month. It's a financial lifeline that keeps them above the federal poverty line and allows them to make ends meet. An analysis from the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities in 2016 found that the mere existence of