RECENT Industry and Company RESEARCH
In this series, we’ll explore how Cloud Peak Energy (CLD) has expanded its business and evaluate its key operational metrics and financial position.
Self-storage REITs are experiencing solid growth in income and revenues in 2017. In this series, we’ll analyze the 2Q17 results for Public Storage (PSA), Extra Space Storage (EXR), and CubeSmart (CUBE).
Industrial REITs (real estate investment trusts) are currently experiencing a boom, and many investors and analysts anticipate future growth.
In 2Q17, Berkshire Hathaway (BRK.A) acquired a stake of 17.5 million shares in Synchrony Financial, the financing arm of General Electric. Berkshire Hathaway also increased its holdings in Bank of New York Mellon to 50.2 million shares.
Healthcare REITs that own senior care facilities, hospitals, and nursing homes are seeing growth. With the aging population rising, the need for critical healthcare facilities is also rising.
In this series, we’ll analyze the 2Q17 results of American Tower (AMT), SBAC Communications (SBAC), and Crown Castle International (CCI).
Residential REITs showed strong momentum in the first half of 2017 with solid improvements in both top-line and bottom-line results.
The top five US investment banks, including J.P. Morgan (JPM) and Goldman Sachs (GS), garnered total advisory and underwriting fees of $8 billion in 2Q17. This trend represented a 12% year-over-year increase.
Amid the loud cries that US malls are dying, the 2Q17 performances of US commercial REITs show the fallacy of the idea.
The OCC (Office of the Comptroller of the Currency) will start the process of amending the Volcker Rule this week.
Banking stocks posted moderate gains this week as the Fed left interest rates unchanged. The S&P Financial Sector Index rose 0.5%.
Weakness in banking stocks continued last week with more banks posting mixed results. The S&P Financial Sector Index fell 0.3%.
NextEra Energy is one of the fastest-growing utilities in the country. In this series, we’ll discuss its operational and financial metrics and see whether it’s attractive from a long-term investment perspective.
Although banks’ earnings were better than expected, banking stocks fell due to weak trading revenue and disappointing forecasts.
TransCanada (TRP) was founded more than 65 years ago, and its operations spread across seven Canadian provinces, 38 US states, and Mexico.
Last week, financials got a boost after major banks cleared the latest round of the Fed’s stress tests. Financial stocks rose 1.5% last week.
Xcel Energy (XEL) has a market capitalization of $23 billion and appears to be one of the potentially attractive utility stocks in 2017.
Schneider National (SNDR) topped the list with a stock price gain of 6.5%. It was the top gainer in the logistics and air travel sector.
Major banking stocks rose after the Fed approved huge payout plans. Wells Fargo (WFC) rose 2.7% and Citigroup (C) rose 2.8%.
Kinder Morgan (KMI) is one of the largest energy infrastructure companies in the US. KMI owns an interest in or operates ~84,000 miles of pipelines and 155 terminals.