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Tech & Comm Services
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.
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.
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.
Energy & Utilities
Analyzing Anadarko Petroleum, the Lowest Dividend Grower
Anadarko Petroleum’s (APC) revenues fell 53.0% in 2015 and 10.0% in 2016.
What Newmont Mining’s Dividend Yield Graph Looks Like
Newmont Mining (NEM) had a 200% growth in EPS for the first half of 2017, driven by revenue growth and offset by higher costs and expenses.
Why American Express’s Dividend Yield Curve Is Sloping Downwards
American Express (AXP) posted revenue growth of -2% in 2016 compared to 4% in 2015.
Agilent Technologies’ Downward Sloping Dividend Yield Curve
Agilent Technologies’ net revenue rose 6.0% in the first nine months of 2017, driven by every segment. Income from operations rose 41.0% as total costs didn’t increase much.
Company & Industry Overviews
How Deeply Leveraged Are Oilfield Services Companies?
From 2009 to 2015, Halliburton’s (HAL) net debt swelled 340%. By September 30, 2016, HAL’s net debt rose 71% compared to December 31, 2015.
Category Flows: Looking for Yield? Be Picky!
The rise of the actively selective investor becomes more nuanced within the context of our entire ETF universe.
Wall Street’s Forecasts for Halliburton after 2Q16 Earnings
Approximately 82% of analysts tracking Halliburton rate it a “buy” or some equivalent. About 16% rate it a “hold” or equivalent, and 2% recommend a “sell.”
What Is Baker Hughes’s Growth Strategy for 2Q16?
Baker Hughes’s (BHI) revenues were on a downtrend from 1Q15 to 1Q16, as all of the company’s segments saw lower revenues.
What Are Wall Street’s Forecasts for HAL ahead of 2Q16 Earnings?
Approximately 85% of analysts tracking Halliburton rate it a “buy” or some equivalent. ~13% rate the company a “hold” or an equivalent, and the rest have rated it as “sell.”
Has HAL’s Correlation with Crude Oil Risen since 1Q16?
The correlation coefficient between Halliburton’s stock price and crude oil prices from July 2015 to the present is 0.64.