Key Takeaways from Deere's Dividend Yield Analysis

As of December 14, 2017, Deere’s (DE) current dividend yield was at 1.60%—the lowest in the past five years. Deere might consider increasing the dividends.

Costco Tops Fiscal 1Q18 Estimates

Costco Wholesale (COST) reported stronger-than-expected fiscal 1Q18 results, surpassing analysts’ expectations for both sales and EPS (earnings per share).

Pre-Market Report: Global Markets Are Weak on December 15

After a pullback on Thursday, the Shanghai Composite Index opened lower on December 15 and fell to five-week low price levels.

US Markets Had a Mixed Performance on December 14

The S&P 500 started this week on a stronger note. Despite a strong start, the market lost momentum as the week progressed and fell on Thursday.


Your Key Takeaways from GE's Latest Investor Update

After GE’s investor update on November 13, 2017, the company’s stock plummeted to a new five-year low.

A Comparative Analysis of Steel Companies’ 3Q17 Performance

U.S. Steel and ArcelorMittal posted better-than-expected revenues and profits in 3Q17, but AK Steel missed consensus estimates for its top and bottom lines.

Week 44: Mixed Trends for North American Rail Freight Traffic

In the 44th week of 2017, total rail freight traffic in the United States recorded a ~0.9% fall. Overall volumes, including intermodal, decreased to ~539,000 units.

The Top 10 S&P 500 Companies with the Lowest Dividend Growth

In this series, we’ll discuss the top ten S&P 500 (SPY) companies with the lowest dividend growth. The energy sector comprises 70% of the list.

What to Expect in Deere's Fiscal 4Q17 Earnings

Deere (DE) will announce its fiscal 4Q17 earnings on November 22, 2017, before the market opens. The announcement will be followed by a conference call.

How Did Burlington Northern Santa Fe Perform in 3Q17?

BNSF operates in four segments: Consumer Products, Industrial Products, Agricultural Products, and Coal. In this 3Q17 post-earnings series, we’ll examine the operating results for all these segments.

Week 45: Crude Tanker Industry Update

In week 45, which ended on November 10, 2017, the BDTI fell to 803 from 843. In week 44, it fell by 71 points.

Steel Stocks Recoup Losses after MT’s Earnings Lift Sentiments

Last week started on a positive note for most steel stocks, with most seeing upward price action on Monday. But sentiments were mostly negative after that.

Analysts Take a Fresh Look at US Steel Stocks after 3Q17

Steel Dynamics released its 3Q17 earnings on October 18 and posted revenues of $2.44 billion during the quarter—compared to $2.1 billion in 3Q16.

Week 44: Crude Tanker Industry Update

In week 44, many of the crude tanker stocks traded in the red. Only Frontline and Navios Maritime Midstream Partners traded in the green.

GE Investor Update: How Will New CEO Right the Ship?

Industrial behemoth General Electric (GE) will announce plans to revitalize the company at an investor update event on November 13, 2017.

Key Takeaways from XPO Logistics’ 3Q17 Results

XPO Logistics (XPO) announced its 3Q17 earnings on November 1. On November 7, XPO stock traded at an all-time high of $74.80 per share and closed at $73.60.

Top 10 S&P 500 Dividend Growers to Be Thankful For

In this series, we’ll take a look at the ten US S&P 500 (SPX-INDEX) (SPY) companies with the highest dividend growth rate in the last year.

US Rail Freight Traffic in Week 43: Another Mixed Bag

Overall freight volumes for US railroads rose 0.3% in the 43rd week, compared with the week ended October 29, 2016.

US Steel Stocks Look ahead to November after a Volatile October

Although steel stocks saw upward price action in the beginning of October, we saw selling pressure in the last week of the month. AK Steel (AKS) lost 17.9% in October and added to its 2017 losses.

Genesee & Wyoming's 3Q17 Results: What's in Store

Genesee & Wyoming (GWR) fell 2.4% short of the analysts’ estimate of $0.83 for adjusted EPS (earnings per share) and reported $0.81 per share.

Euronav's Performance in One of Weakest Quarters for the Industry

Euronav’s (EURN) revenues and EBITDA both fell in 3Q17. The third quarter was very challenging for the freight market—the toughest since 3Q13.

A Deeper Dive into U.S. Steel’s 3Q17 Financial Performance

U.S. Steel (X) released its 3Q17 earnings on October 31. The company’s revenues and profits topped analysts’ estimates, and its stock rose 7.8% on November 1.

U.S. Steel's 3Q17 Earnings: What Excited Markets

U.S. Steel Corporation (X), the second largest US-based steel producer, released its 3Q17 earnings on October 31.

Why AK Steel’s 3Q17 Earnings Triggered a Selling Spree

AK Steel reported a net loss of $5.8 million, which translates to a per-share loss of $0.02. AK Steel posted an EPS (earnings per share) of $0.21 in 3Q16.


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