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Russia’s GDP Is Back to Positive Territory
The recovery of oil prices in the second half of 2016 has helped the Russian economy recover from negative growth in 4Q16.
Introducing Danaher: A Diversified Healthcare Company
Danaher is a diversified conglomerate with a market cap of ~$56 billion. Its customers are mostly professionals and organizations rather than retail consumers.
China Investments: A New US Target in the Trade War?
Bloomberg reported today that Trump administration officials were discussing putting controls on China investments by US companies and funds.
Dividend Yield of the S&P Global
The S&P Global’s PE ratio of 18.9x compares to a sector average of 25.1x. The dividend yield of 1.1% compares to a sector average of 3.2%.
A Brief Look at Dividend Aristocrats
The S&P 500 Dividend Aristocrat Index is made up of 51 S&P 500 (SPY) (SPX-INDEX) companies that have increased their dividends for 25 successive years.
How Lockheed Martin Might Use Cash Proceedings from the Leidos Deal
On August 16, Lockheed Martin completed the separation of its Information Systems & Global Solutions, which was merged with a subsidiary of Leidos Holdings.
Tough Times for FAIDX So Far in 2016
As of August’s end, 2016 has been a horrible year for FAIDX. The fund stands dead last among the 12 funds chosen for this review.
Emerson Electric: The Giant with a 125-Year History
Emerson Electric earned revenues of $22.3 billion in fiscal 2015. About 48% of the company’s fiscal 2015 revenues came from the United States and Canada.
Which Investments Have Hurt the Harbor Capital Appreciation Fund the Most in 2016?
The Harbor Capital Appreciation Fund Investor Class has tanked by 3.5% YTD in 2016, making it the second-worst performer YTD among our 12 funds.