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    Financials

    A Look at the Financials Sector’s Dividend Yield: Part One

    Financials and basic materials have dividend yields of 2.5% and 2.4%, respectively.

    By Amanda Lawrence
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Can Chevron Stand up to Exxon Mobil?

    But XOM managed to generate positive segment revenue and earnings in 2016, which places XOM in a better position than CVX for dividend chasers.

    By Amanda Lawrence
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    Real Estate

    AvalonBay: What’s Driving the Dividend and Valuations?

    AvalonBay’s revenue grew 7% in the first quarter, driven by rental and other income.

    By Amanda Lawrence
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    Miscellaneous

    Convergys: Revenue, EPS, Valuations

    Convergys’s (CVG) revenue and EPS have grown at a five-year CAGR of 6.8% and 45.2%, respectively.

    By Amanda Lawrence
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    Consumer

    Will Brand Building and Innovation Add Leverage to Fossil’s Valuation?

    On August 2, Fossil was trading at a PE multiple of 12.9x. Fossil’s valuation multiple has fallen by 9% since the announcement of its 1Q16 results.

    By Amanda Lawrence
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    Consumer

    Can Lowe’s Expand Its Fiscal 2Q16 Operating Margin?

    Lowe’s Companies’ (LOW) gross margin dipped by 43 basis points to 35% in fiscal 1Q16.

    By Amanda Lawrence
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    Consumer

    Will Foot Locker’s 2Q16 Earnings Live Up to Analysts’ Expectations?

    Foot Locker’s 1Q16 adjusted EPS was in line with the consensus analyst estimate of $1.39.

    By Amanda Lawrence
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    How Tariffs Affect Semiconductor Stocks and China

    In this series, we’ll discuss the potential impact of the United States’ tariffs on the country’s semiconductor companies.

    By Amanda Lawrence
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Equinix’s Latest Performance and Future Projections

    Equinix’s (EQIX) revenue rose at a four-year CAGR (compound annual growth rate) of 19% to $4.4 billion in 2017.

    By Amanda Lawrence
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    A Closer Look at Adobe’s Latest

    Adobe’s (ADBE) revenue rose at a four-year CAGR (compound annual growth rate) of 16% to $7.3 billion in fiscal 2017.

    By Amanda Lawrence
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Why Lenovo and Apple Fell on Friday

    Lenovo stock lost 15.1% on October 4.

    By Amanda Lawrence
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    A Look at YouTube’s Range of Original Content

    Alphabet (GOOG) launched YouTube TV in early 2017. The service included the live streaming of 50 leading cable TV channels.

    By Amanda Lawrence
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    How Much Has YouTube Contributed to Alphabet’s Revenue and Costs?

    Alphabet’s (GOOG) revenue rose at a three-year CAGR (compound annual growth rate) of 19% to $110.9 billion in 2017.

    By Amanda Lawrence
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Comparing the Valuations of the FAANG Stocks

    Amazon has gained 68.5.0% YTD in stock value. Amazon last traded at a discount of 4.0% to its 52-week high price.

    By Amanda Lawrence
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    The Gap between Alphabet’s Gross and Other Profit Margins

    Alphabet’s EPS grew at a three-year CAGR of 8.0% to $32.30 in 2017.

    By Amanda Lawrence
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    What Caused the Gap in Netflix’s Gross and Other Profit Margins?

    Netflix’s income from operations totaled $0.9 billion in the first half of 2018.

    By Amanda Lawrence
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    The Major Factors Driving Netflix’s Cost of Revenues

    Netflix’s (NFLX) revenues grew at a three-year CAGR of 29.0% to $11.7 billion in 2017.

    By Amanda Lawrence
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    How Has Apple Performed Year-to-Date?

    Apple’s operating expenses rose 15.0% to $23.0 billion in the nine months ended June 30, 2018.

    By Amanda Lawrence
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    How Have Apple’s Profit Margins Improved since 2015?

    Apple’s operating expenses increased at a three-year CAGR of 14.0% to $26.8 billion in 2017.

    By Amanda Lawrence
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    A Look at Facebook’s Profit Margin Growth since 2015

    Apple’s (AAPL) operating expenses totaled $26.8 billion in 2017, and Amazon’s (AMZN) operating expenses totaled $61.8 billion in 2017.

    By Amanda Lawrence
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    What’s Driving Facebook’s Revenue Growth?

    In this series, we’ll compare the stock performance and margins of the FAANG stocks—Facebook, Apple, Amazon, Netflix, and Google.

    By Amanda Lawrence
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Net Margins for Alibaba and Amazon: A Comparison

    Alibaba’s net income remained at 20.1 billion yuan in the quarter ended June 30, 2018, just like the quarter ended in June 2017.

    By Amanda Lawrence
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    How Alibaba’s and Amazon’s Operating Costs Have Grown

    Alibaba’s operating expenses increased 92% to 29.2 billion yuan ($4.4 billion) in the quarter ended June 30, 2018.

    By Amanda Lawrence
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Who Has Higher Gross Margins: Alibaba or Amazon?

    Alibaba’s gross profit improved 14% to 37.2 billion yuan ($5.6 billion) in the quarter ended June 30, 2018.

    By Amanda Lawrence
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    This Is What’s Driving Alphabet’s Valuations

    Alphabet’s (GOOG) revenue rose 26% to $63.8 billion in the first half of 2018.

    By Amanda Lawrence
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Here’s What Drove Cost of Revenue for Alphabet and Baidu

    Alphabet’s (GOOG) cost of revenue rose at a three-year CAGR (compound annual growth rate) of 21% to $45.6 billion in 2017.

    By Amanda Lawrence
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    How Tencent Plans to Take on Alibaba in the Coffee Market

    On September 6, Tencent Holdings (TCEHY) announced a strategic partnership with Luckin, a billion-dollar Chinese coffee start-up.

    By Amanda Lawrence
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    How the Valuations of China’s Major Tech Stocks Look

    Optimistic revenue and earnings estimates continue to drive the valuations of Chinese tech stocks despite the loss in stock value.

    By Amanda Lawrence
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    What Led to 7% Decline in Tencent Holdings?

    Tencent Holdings lost 7% on August 30 in response to China’s new restrictions on online gaming as a result of recurring instances of myopia.

    By Amanda Lawrence
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    What Drove Alibaba’s Revenue in Fiscal Q1 2019?

    The quarter that ended on June 30 marked the first quarter of Alibaba Group Holding’s (BABA) fiscal 2019.

    By Amanda Lawrence
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    How Alibaba’s Revenue and EPS Stack Up against Its Peers

    Alibaba (BABA) has released its results for the quarter ended June 30. Its revenue grew 61% to 80.9 billion yuan ($12.2 billion).

    By Amanda Lawrence
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Who Are the Major e-Commerce Players in China?

    China’s (FXI) online retail market is expected to become the first trillion-dollar e-commerce market by 2022.

    By Amanda Lawrence
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    How JD.com’s Segments Have Performed

    JD.com’s (JD) essential reportable segments are the JD Mall and New Businesses segments.

    By Amanda Lawrence
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Analyzing AMD’s Revenue Dependency on Geographies

    AMD and China’s leading retailer, JD.com (JD), partnered in January to expand the availability of AMD Ryzen processors and desktops in China.

    By Amanda Lawrence
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Understanding How Intel and China Depend on Each Other

    Intel announced $72.0 million in investments in 12 tech startups to drive its AI, cloud, IoT, and silicon technologies.

    By Amanda Lawrence
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    Real Estate

    Extra Space Storage: What’s Driving the Dividend and Valuations?

    In the first quarter, Extra Space Storage’s (EXR) revenue grew 9%, driven by property rental, tenant reinsurance, and management fees.

    By Amanda Lawrence
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    Technology & Communications

    Pegasystems: Its Valuations Compared to the Sector

    Pegasystems’ (PEGA) revenue and EPS have grown at a five-year CAGR of 12.7% and 18%, respectively.

    By Amanda Lawrence
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    Healthcare

    Globus Medical: What Contributed to Its Valuations?

    Globus Medical’s (GMED) revenue and EPS have grown at a five-year CAGR of 10.5% and 8.6%, respectively.

    By Amanda Lawrence
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    Technology & Communications

    What’s the Technology Sector’s Dividend Yield?

    The technology sector has an average dividend yield of 0.9%.

    By Amanda Lawrence
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    Consumer

    Analyzing the Consumer Cyclical Sector’s Dividend Yield: Part One

    The consumer cyclical sector has an average dividend yield of 1.4%.

    By Amanda Lawrence
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    Consumer

    What’s the Dividend Yield of the Consumer Non-Cyclical Sector?

    The consumer non-cyclical segment recorded a dividend yield of 3%.

    By Amanda Lawrence
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    Materials

    What’s the Energy Sector’s Dividend Yield?

    Of all the energy segments, the oil and gas transportation services segment noted the highest dividend yield.

    By Amanda Lawrence
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    Industrials

    What’s the Industrials Sector’s Dividend Yield?

    The industrials sector has an average dividend yield of 1.7%.

    By Amanda Lawrence
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    Healthcare

    How the Healthcare Sector’s Dividend Yield Stacks Up

    The healthcare industry has an average dividend yield of 1.9%.

    By Amanda Lawrence
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    Materials

    A Look at the Basic Materials Sector’s Dividend Yield

    Of the various industries in the basic materials sector, integrated mining noted the highest dividend yield.

    By Amanda Lawrence
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    Energy & Utilities

    Analyzing the Utility Sector’s Dividend Yield

    The utilities and energy sectors recorded dividend yields of 3.8%, partly enhanced by the price losses in the sectors.

    By Amanda Lawrence
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    Consumer

    Analysing NVR, DPZ, ENTA And QLYS Stocks

    Growth stock analysis   NVR NVR’s (NVR) net income has grown at a 3-year and 5-year average of 24% and 24.3% respectively. The company’s pre-tax margin grew from 9.9% in 2013 to 13.4% in 2017. The stock prices have beaten the residential construction industry between 2013 and 2017. The stock was beaten in 2013 and […]

    By Amanda Lawrence
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    Healthcare

    Analyzing BEAT, SUPN, ADBE And RHT Stocks

    Growth stock analysis   BioTelemetry BioTelemetry’s (BEAT) net income has declined at a 3-year and 5-year average of 17% and 5.9% respectively. The company’s negative pre-tax margin changed from 5.5% in 2013 to 3.6% in 2017. The stock prices have beaten the diagnostics & research industry and S&P 500 between 2013 and 2017. The market […]

    By Amanda Lawrence
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    Healthcare

    Analyzing ABMD, BR, and TFX Stocks

    Abiomed’s (ABMD) net income has grown at a three-year and five-year average of 95.1% and 120.4%, respectively.

    By Amanda Lawrence
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    Consumer

    Total Returns and Sector Exposure for Growth Indexes—Continued

    The S&P 900 Growth and S&P 900 Pure Growth indexes have three-year annualized returns of 13% and 9.7%, respectively.

    By Amanda Lawrence
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    Consumer

    Total Returns and Sector Exposure for Growth Indexes

    If we dig into the S&P 500 and the S&P Growth indexes, we can see that they have the highest exposure to information technology (or IT).

    By Amanda Lawrence
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    Energy & Utilities

    What Could Drive SO’s Dividend Growth

    What led to the EPS decline? SO’s cost of revenue rose 11% and 23% in 2016 and 2017, respectively. Cost of natural gas and other sales drove the increase in both the periods, which led to 15% and 13% growth in gross profit for 2016 and 2017, respectively. Operating expenses rose 19% and 41% in […]

    By Amanda Lawrence
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    Energy & Utilities

    Analyzing ETR’s Potential Dividend Growth Drivers

    What led to the EPS decline? ETR’s cost of revenue fell 21% in 2016 before rising 15% in 9M17. In addition, gross profit expanded 3% in 2016 before falling 2% in 9M17. Operating expenses rose 8% and 14% in 2016 and 9M17, respectively, due to higher asset impairment and decommissioning charges in both the periods. […]

    By Amanda Lawrence
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    Energy & Utilities

    What Could Affect CNP’s Dividend Growth?

    CenterPoint Energy’s (CNP) present dividend yield of 4.1% has been driven by dividend growth and price loss.

    By Amanda Lawrence
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    Energy & Utilities

    What Will Drive DUK’s Dividend Growth?

    Duke Energy’s (DUK) present dividend yield of 4.7% has been driven by dividend growth and price loss.

    By Amanda Lawrence
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    Miscellaneous

    Key Factors that Could Drive SCG’s Dividend Growth

    SCANA Corporation’s (SCG) cost of revenue fell 15.0% in 2016 and rose 7.0% in 9M17.

    By Amanda Lawrence
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    Energy & Utilities

    A Look at the Earnings and Revenue Drivers for AES

    What drove the EPS growth for AES? AES Corporation’s (AES) cost of sales dropped 1.0% in 2016 before rising 4.0% in 9M17. As a result, its gross profit fell 15.0% in 2016 before expanding 11.0% in 9M17. AES Corporation’s general and administrative expenses decreased 1.0% in 2016 and rose 15.0% in 9M17. This led to […]

    By Amanda Lawrence
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    Miscellaneous

    Factors that Could Drive the Dividend Growth of SCG

    SCANA Corporation’s (SCG) present dividend yield of 6.5% is driven by flat dividend growth and its price loss.

    By Amanda Lawrence
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    Energy & Utilities

    Factors that Could Drive Dominion Energy’s Dividend Growth

    Dominion Energy’s (D) present dividend yield of 4.4% is due to its dividend growth and price loss.

    By Amanda Lawrence
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    Energy & Utilities

    Key Factors that Could Drive the Dividend Growth of AES

    AES Corporation’s (AES) revenues shed 4.0% in 2016 before growing 5.0% in 9M17.

    By Amanda Lawrence
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    Energy & Utilities

    Key Factors that Could Drive OKE’s Dividend Growth

    ONEOK’s (OKE) dividend yield of 5.4% has been driven by dividend growth. Its dividend grew 11.0% in 2017 and 1.0% in 2016.

    By Amanda Lawrence
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    Energy & Utilities

    Factors that Could Drive the Dividend Growth of EIX

    Edison International’s (EIX) dividend payout was 48.0% in 2016. It has projected dividend payouts of 50.0% in 2017 and 57.0% in 2018.

    By Amanda Lawrence
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    Miscellaneous

    The Top S&P 500 Utility Dividend Growers

    In this series, we’ll explore the utility sector’s performance, including dividend growth, revenue and earnings drivers, and outlook.

    By Amanda Lawrence
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    Technology & Communications

    What Could Drive Apple’s Dividends?

    Apple’s PE of 16.9x and dividend yield of 1.6% compares to a sector average PE and a dividend yield of 36.2x and 2.8%, respectively.

    By Amanda Lawrence
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    Technology & Communications

    A Look at Amphenol’s Key Growth Drivers

    Amphenol (APH) has five-year dividend growth of 28%. The company has maintained a good free cash flow position.

    By Amanda Lawrence
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    Consumer

    What Will Drive RCL’s Dividends?

    Royal Caribbean Cruises (RCL) has five-year dividend growth of 39%.

    By Amanda Lawrence
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    Healthcare

    These Are the Top 5-Year Dividend Growth S&P 500 Stocks

    The average dividend yield of the top five dividend growth stocks has fallen short of the broad indexes’ dividend growth.

    By Amanda Lawrence
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    Miscellaneous

    PBA’s Dividends: Key Drivers

    Pembina Pipeline Corporation (PBA) offers transportation and midstream services in North America. Its revenue fell 8% in 2016 before gaining 22% in 9M17.

    By Amanda Lawrence
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    Energy & Utilities

    KMI’s Dividends: Key Drivers

    Kinder Morgan (KMI) is an energy infrastructure company in North America. Its revenue fell 9% in 2016 before growing 5% in 2017.

    By Amanda Lawrence
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    Energy & Utilities

    OKE’s Dividends: Key Drivers

    ONEOK (OKE) is involved in the gathering, processing, storage, and transportation of natural gas in the United States. Its revenue grew 15% and 34% in 2016 and 9M17, respectively.

    By Amanda Lawrence
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    Miscellaneous

    TRP’s Dividends: Key Drivers

    TransCanada Corporation (TRP) is an energy infrastructure company in North America. Its revenue grew 11% in both 2016 and 9M17.

    By Amanda Lawrence
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    Energy & Utilities

    NOV’s Dividends: Key Drivers

    National Oilwell Varco (NOV) provides components used in oil and gas drilling and is a global provider of oilfield services. Its revenue fell 51% in 2016 and 4% in 9M17.

    By Amanda Lawrence
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    Miscellaneous

    What Could Continue to Drive ENB’s Dividends

    Enbridge (ENB) is involved in energy transportation in the United States and Canada. Revenue grew 2% in 2016, compared to 25% in 9M17.

    By Amanda Lawrence
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    Financials

    What Are USB’s Key Growth Drivers?

    U.S. Bancorp’s (USB) revenue net of interest expense grew 5% and 4% in 2016 and 2017, respectively.

    By Amanda Lawrence
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    Industrials

    What’s Driving JetBlue Airways?

    JetBlue Airways’ (JBLU) operating revenue grew 3% and 5% in 2016 and 9M17, respectively.

    By Amanda Lawrence
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    Industrials

    What American Airlines Has to Offer

    American Airlines Group’s (AAL) operating revenue fell 2% in 2016 before gaining 4% in 9M17.

    By Amanda Lawrence
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    Financials

    How Fifth Third Bancorp Has Performed Recently

    Fifth Third Bancorp has an impressive free cash flow position.

    By Amanda Lawrence
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    Financials

    What’s Driving PNC Financial Services?

    The PNC Financial Services Group’s (PNC) revenue net of interest expense remained flat in 2016 and grew 8% in 2017.

    By Amanda Lawrence
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    Financials

    A Look at Bank of America’s Key Growth Drivers

    Bank of America’s dividend yield of 1.5% and PE of 20.6x compares to a sector average dividend yield of 2% and PE of 20.7x.

    By Amanda Lawrence
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    Industrials

    How Is Southwest Airlines Doing?

    Southwest Airlines’ (LUV) operating revenue grew 3% and 4% in 2016 and 9M17, respectively. The holiday season was included in 2016.

    By Amanda Lawrence
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    Technology & Communications

    How Sinclair Broadcast Intends to Move Forward

    Sinclair Broadcast Group’s (SBGI) revenue grew 23% in 2016 and 3% in 9M17. In 2016, it acquired several television stations and the Tennis Channel.

    By Amanda Lawrence
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    Technology & Communications

    How AT&T Is Preparing for the Price War

    AT&T’s cost of revenue rose 15% in 2016 before decreasing 1% in 9M17. That led to a 9% growth in gross profit for 2016 before falling 4% in 9M17.

    By Amanda Lawrence
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    Technology & Communications

    A Look at Comcast’s Strategy

    Comcast’s (CMCSA) revenue grew 8% and 5% in 2016 and 9M17, respectively. The broadcast of the Rio Olympics in 3Q16 drove the 2016 numbers.

    By Amanda Lawrence
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    Consumer

    How Walmart Looks Going Forward

    Walmart’s (WMT) revenue grew 3% in the first nine months of fiscal 2018. Walmart U.S. and Sam’s Club drove sales, offset by Walmart International.

    By Amanda Lawrence
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    Consumer

    Which Stocks Have Announced $1,000 Bonuses?

    In this series, we’ll be taking a look at the companies that have announced $1,000 dollar bonuses, pay raises, increased dividends, and buybacks in the last two months.

    By Amanda Lawrence
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    Real Estate

    What’s the Outlook for Extra Space Storage?

    Extra Space Storage’s (EXR) revenue grew 27% and 13% in 2016 and 9M17, respectively.

    By Amanda Lawrence
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    Industrials

    Here’s What Influenced the Outlook for Southwest Airlines

    Southwest Airlines’ (LUV) operating revenue grew 3% and 4% in 2016 and 9M17, respectively.

    By Amanda Lawrence
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    Financials

    What’s behind the Outlook for Nasdaq?

    Nasdaq (NDAQ) revenue rose 9% and 8% in 2016 and 9M17, respectively.

    By Amanda Lawrence
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    Healthcare

    These Factors Are Contributing to Gilead Sciences’ Weak Outlook

    Gilead Sciences’ (GILD) revenue fell 7% and 13% in 2016 and 9M17, respectively. The fall was due to lower product sales. Both antiviral products and other products recorded declines in both the periods.

    By Amanda Lawrence
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    Technology & Communications

    What’s Contributing to Promising Outlook for Lam Research?

    Lam Research’s (LRCX) revenue rose 12% and 36% in 2016 and 2017, respectively. It rose 52% in 1Q18.

    By Amanda Lawrence
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    Industrials

    What’s the Outlook for Alaska Air Group?

    Alaska Air Group’s (ALK) operating revenue rose 6% and 35% in 2016 and 9M17, respectively.

    By Amanda Lawrence
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    Energy & Utilities

    What Has Influenced the Outlook for Valero Energy?

    Valero Energy’s operating revenue fell 14% in 2016 before rising 23% in 9M17. Refining revenues drove the decline in 2016, offset by ethanol revenues.

    By Amanda Lawrence
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    Financials

    Why Assurant Has a Positive Outlook despite a Weak 2017

    Assurant’s (AIZ) revenue fell 27% and 18% in 2016 and 9M17, respectively.

    By Amanda Lawrence
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    Consumer

    What’s the Outlook for Tyson?

    Tyson Foods’ (TSN) sales dropped 11% in 2016 before gaining 4% in 2017.

    By Amanda Lawrence
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    Technology & Communications

    What Are Corning’s Key Growth Drivers?

    Corning’s gross margin grew 3% and 9% in 2016 and 9M17, respectively.

    By Amanda Lawrence
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    Industrials

    What to Expect from Delta Air Lines

    Delta Air Lines’ (DAL) operating revenue fell 3% in 2016 before gaining 3% in 9M17 (or the first nine months of 2017).

    By Amanda Lawrence
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    Financials

    What’s the Outlook for American International Group?

    American International Group’s dividend per share rose 58% in 2016 and was flat in 2017.

    By Amanda Lawrence
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    Industrials

    How FedEx’s Performance Influenced Its Outlook

    FedEx’s (FDX) revenue grew 6% and 20% in 2016 and 2017, respectively. The FedEx Ground, FedEx Freight, and FedEx Services segments drove the 2016 growth, offset by the FedEx Express segment.

    By Amanda Lawrence
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    Materials

    The Outlook for the Vulcan Materials Company

    The Vulcan Materials Company’s (VMC) revenue grew 5% and 7% in 2016 and 9M17, respectively. Aggregates, concrete, and calcium drove the growth in 2016, offset by asphalt mix.

    By Amanda Lawrence
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    Consumer

    Hilton Worldwide Holdings Looks Promising despite a Tough 2017

    Hilton Worldwide Holdings’ (HLT) revenue grew 3% in 2016. Management and franchise fees, timeshare, and other revenues from managed and franchised properties drove the growth in 2016, offset by owned and leased hotels.

    By Amanda Lawrence
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