PowerShares S&P 500 High Dividend ETF
What Do Analysts Recommend for Archer Daniels Midland?
Now, ~8% gave Archer Daniels Midland a “buy” rating. No analysts rated it a “sell.” The average target price for the company fell to $36.60 as of April 26.
Extra Space Storage—Highest Stock Price Return among REITs
Extra Space’s (EXR) stock price has risen from $12.77 in 2008 to $83.80 in January 2018. EXR has returned 705.4% in the past ten years.
No Sign of Improvement in Philip Morris’s 1Q16 Operational Margin
Gross margin and free cash flow Philip Morris’s (PM) gross margin decreased 0.7 points to 65.5% in 1Q16, compared to 66.3% in 1Q15. Despite the adverse currency impact, Philip Morris is focused on generating strong free cash flow in line with last year’s level. The company’s free cash flow (or FCF) increased by more than […]
Analyzing AES Corporation’s Forward Dividend Yield
AES Corporation (AES) is currently trading at a forward dividend yield of 3.6%.
How Have Equities Performed since the Brexit Vote?
Investors lost confidence due to the uncertainty surrounding the vote, which led to the expectation of the other member nations’ following in the United Kingdom’s footsteps.
Richard Bernstein: Falling Yields Are Testimony to Risk Aversion
Bernstein asked a rhetorical question: “Could there be anything that suggests extreme risk aversion more than the increasing proportion of global sovereign bonds that have negative yields?”
What’s the Technology Sector’s Dividend Yield?
The technology sector has an average dividend yield of 0.9%.
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.
How Wall Street Analysts View Extra Space
Analysts gave EXR a mean price target of $87.93, implying an ~1.5% rise from its current level of $86.72. It has a market capitalization of ~$10.9 billion.
Extra Space—Valuations on Par with the Industry
EXR’s FFO per share for 2017 is expected to be $4.32–$4.65.
What’s the Outlook for Extra Space Storage?
Extra Space Storage’s (EXR) revenue grew 27% and 13% in 2016 and 9M17, respectively.
A Look at Kellogg’s Dividend Yield Curve
Kellogg has noted a 3.0% fall in sales for the first half of 2017. The fall is due to a decline in every segment, offset by U.S. Specialty, Latin America, and Asia Pacific.
Can Seagate Sustain Its Dividend Yield?
What’s behind Seagate’s dividend yield Seagate Technology (STX) is a data storage technology and solutions provider. The company’s revenue, which has fallen over the years, seems to have recovered in 2017. Its revenue has fallen 3% in 2017, compared with a fall of 19% in 2016 due to intense competition in the data storage market. The company’s […]
Dividend Yield of Nucor
Nucor’s (NUE) PE ratio of 21.8x is pitted against a sector average of 19.4x. The dividend yield of 1.5% is pitted against a sector average of 1.4%.
ExxonMobil’s Journey as a Dividend Aristocrat
ExxonMobil’s (XOM) story is similar to Chevron’s. The company’s sales and other operating revenue for 2016 fell 16.0%.
Arbor Realty Trust’s Dividend Growth Prospects
Arbor Realty Trust (ABR) paid 74.1% of its earnings as dividends in 2016 compared to 56.7% in 1Q17.
The Top Dividend-Growing Utilities Stocks
Utilities Select Index sales, earnings, and dividends have grown at a CAGR[1. Compound annual growth rate] of 1.9%, 1.7%, and 3.6%, respectively, between 2012 and 2017.
Dividend Growth for Qualcomm and Crown Castle International
Qualcomm (QCOM) recorded a year-over-year decline in revenues for 2Q17 after growth in the preceding quarter.
Comparing Growth and Value Stock Sectors
The SPDR S&P 500 Growth ETF (SPYG) has generated a YTD return of 13.3% versus 4.3% from the SPDR S&P 500 Value ETF (SPYV).
Understanding Coach’s Stock Jump after Its Latest Earnings Beat
Coach’s (COH) stock price rose 11.4% to $43.15 after it reported its results on May 2. The company is currently sitting on a YTD profit of 23%.
What Drove Coach’s Fiscal 3Q17 Earnings?
Coach (COH) reported a 5% YoY rise in its EPS for fiscal 3Q17, registering $0.46 per share.
Inside Coach International’s and Stuart Weitzman’s Fiscal 3Q17 Performances
Coach’s (COH) International business, which accounted for 43% of its top line in 3Q17, recorded a 4% YoY (year-over-year) fall in sales to $448 million.
How Merck Performed in 2016
Merck (MRK) reported growth of 1% to $39.8 billion in its 2016 revenues as compared to $39.5 billion in 2015.
A Pass on a November Hike: It’s Up to December Now
The expected occurred on November 2, 2016, when the FOMC (Federal Open Market Committee) left the federal funds rate unchanged at 0.25%–0.5%.
Richard Bernstein: Don’t Fear the Bear Market
A legitimate bull market In this series, we’ve taken a look at Richard Bernstein’s views on investors’ fear of an impending bear market. In Richard Bernstein Advisors’ October Insights newsletter, he rejects the notion that the current rise in US stocks (SPLV) (OEF) has been brought about only by the Fed’s easy monetary policy. In the […]
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.
ETF Flows in 30 Seconds: 5 Things That Matter
Last week‘s ETF fund flows showed the beginning of a remarkable shift in investor behavior and asset allocation.
How Does Ingredion Compare to Peers on Key Moving Averages?
On July 15, 2016, Ingredion (INGR) closed at $132.84. It traded 15.6% above its 100-day moving average, 8.3% above its 50-day moving average, and 3.9% above its 20-day moving average.
What Are Analysts Saying about Ingredion before 2Q16 Results?
As of July 15, 2016, Ingredion (INGR) was trading at $130.90. Analyst recommendations remained the same with an update in the target price.
How Does ADM Compare to Its Peers on Key Moving Averages?
Archer Daniels Midland stock closed at $38.20 on May 6. It’s trading 7% above its 100-day, 2.5% above its 50-day, and 0.8% below its 20-day moving averages.
Why Investors Should Focus on High Quality Growth Companies
A portfolio with a focus on quality companies is likely to have lower volatility and could offer stable returns compared to a broader index.