Stock Analysis

  1. Five Largest Investors of Medtronic (MDT)

    August 5, 2016
    Learn about Medtronic plc's five largest mutual fund investors. Medtronic is one of the world's leading medical device and ...
  2. 3 Risky Gold Heavy Mutual Fund to Invest this Year

    August 5, 2016
    Learn about three gold-heavy mutual funds that you should avoid in 2016 due to their poor investment fundamentals and risky ...
  3. RBS Loss Widens; Revenue Falls 17%

    August 5, 2016
    The bank recorded a massive loss of more than £2 billion ($2.26 billion) in the first half of the year.
  4. How To Be The Perfect Copycat Investor

    August 5, 2016
    Legendary investor Warren Buffett has attracted copycats over the years, and that could be because copying Buffett’s strategy ...
  5. U.S. Steel Headed Higher Into 2017 (X)

    August 5, 2016
    U.S Steel has entered a major uptrend with strong institutional backing; predicting even higher prices in coming months.
  6. Which Long term Bond Mutual Fund to Avoid in 2016?

    August 5, 2016
    Explore long-term bond mutual funds to avoid in 2016, and learn how rising rates may affect some of the best performing bond ...
  7. Samsung In Talks With Fiat Chrysler (FCAU, APPL)

    August 5, 2016
    The electronics giant is said to be in talks to buy part or all of Fiat Chrysler’s parts-making subsidiary, Magneti Morelli ...
  8. Kellogg Stock Rises on Q2 Earnings Beat (K)

    August 4, 2016
    Kellogg shares rose almost 2% Thursday after the company reported a beat in second-quarter 2016 earnings, thanks to the company's ...
  9. Symantec Q2 Beat Driven by Cost Cuts (SYMC)

    August 4, 2016
    The security software company began its fiscal first quarter 2017 under new CEO Greg Clark with a beat on both the top and ...
  10. Kraft Heinz Stock Pops 4% on Earnings Beat (KHC)

    August 4, 2016
    Kraft Heinz reported better-than-expected second quarter results that beat Wall Street's estimates on both the top and bottom ...
  11. Jeff Bezos Sells 1 Million Amazon Shares (AMZN)

    August 4, 2016
    The Amazon founder and CEO has just sold shares worth $756 million.
  12. LinkedIn 2Q Beat Led by Member Growth (LNKD, MSFT)

    August 4, 2016
    Microsoft's $26.2 billion all-cash acquisition LInkedIn now looks even better.
  13. Zillow Reports Wider Second Quarter Loss

    August 4, 2016
    Zillow's revenue beat estimates, but investor concerns about the strength of the underlying business remain.
  14. Priceline Q2 Beat Driven by Higher Bookings

    August 4, 2016
    Priceline's better-than-expected second-quarter financial results have sent it shares up more than 4% higher.
  15. Power Utility Stocks to Benefit as Fed Holds Rates (CMS, PCG)

    August 4, 2016
    Here’s how the low interest rate environment will continue to benefit power utility companies.
  16. Zynga Stock Falls 9% After Weak Guidance

    August 4, 2016
    Zynga's average daily active users fell 15%, while average mobile DAUs declined 11%.
  17. Unions call for ouster of Southwest CEO, COO; Shares Slip

    August 4, 2016
    Four of Southwest's largest unions are calling for a change of leadership at the low-cost carrier.
  18. Dorsey Gets a Break with Square’s Q2 (TWTR, SQ)

    August 4, 2016
    In light of Square and Twitter’s year-long weak stock performance, Square's better than expected Q2 reports buy Dorsey room ...
  19. Apple AppStore Sets Record on Pokémon Go (AAPL)

    August 4, 2016
    Apple's iTunes App Store set a record in July, fueled largely by the Pokémon Go craze as the company posted record downloads ...
  20. Mosaic Bets On Buying Fertilizer Assets (MOS)

    August 4, 2016
    Mosaic plans to scoop up fertilizer assets at a discount to rapidly expand globally
  21. 3D Systems Shares Soar on Earnings Beat

    August 4, 2016
    When does a 7% year-over-year drop in revenue warrant an 18% spike in share price? 3D Systems (NYSE: DDD) shareholders know ...
  22. Intel Recalls All Basis Peak Fitness Bands

    August 4, 2016
    The opportunities the wearables market represents, according to most industry experts, are virtually without limits, which ...
  23. The Difference Between Social and Impact Investing

    August 4, 2016
    ESG? SRI? How to make sense of socially-responsible and impact investing.
  24. Shorting an ETF vs. Buying an Inverse ETF

    August 4, 2016
    Investors who want to bet against specific sectors or indexes can either short an ETF or buy an inverse ETF. Which is better ...
  25. Liking the Upside in these Commodity ETFs (SOYB, CORN)

    August 4, 2016
    These agricultural commodities likely have commenced long-term uptrends, or are trading near major support. Either way, the ...
  26. Ackman Unloads Stake In Canadian Pacific (CP)

    August 4, 2016
    Billionaire Ackman sells his estimated $1.5 billion stake in a revived Canadian Pacific Railway to fund other purchases
  27. Capital One Stock Trades Ex-Dividend Thursday (COF)

    August 4, 2016
    Capital One will send its dividend payment on August 18 to shareholders of record as of August 8.
  28. Viacom Q2 Earnings Fall 27% on Higher Costs

    August 4, 2016
    Earnings fell but still beat estimates, which may help embattled Chief Executive Philippe Dauman.
  29. First Solar Price Levels to Watch after Earnings

    August 4, 2016
    First Solar is getting sold aggressively after disclosing a major price war in the solar sector.
  30. Nokia Posts Decline In 2Q Profit, Revenue

    August 4, 2016
    Nokia reports a significant drop in second-quarter profit and revenue, driven by the sluggish demand and restructuring
  31. Behind Oracle's 172% Rise in 10 Years

    August 4, 2016
    Earnings and acquisitions have driven the historical share price for Oracle Corporation.
  32. Transports Waving Red Flags After Earnings

    August 4, 2016
    D.J. Transportation Average has been stung by a series of weaker-than-expected earnings reports in the airline, railroad ...
  33. Pershing Square Sells Its Canadian Pacific Stake

    August 4, 2016
    Pershing Square Holdings, led by noted activist investor Bill Ackman, has actively exited its big north-of-the-border position: ...
  34. 21st Century Fox Boosts Dividend 20% on Strong Q4

    August 4, 2016
    Sprawling media conglomerate 21st Century Fox (NASDAQ: FOXA) is boosting its shareholder payout. The company has declared ...
  35. Global X Issues ETF with Responsible and Sustainable Securities

    August 4, 2016
    New ETF lets investors put their money where their consciences area.
  36. Digital Globalization: Short-Term Pain, Long-Term Gain?

    August 4, 2016
    Which countries and companies stand to benefit the most from digital globalization, according to McKinsey Global Institute.
  37. Papa John's Surges with Help From a Baseball Promo

    August 4, 2016
    Papa John's (NASDAQ: PZZA) has been able to force its mediocre (at best) pizza down America's throats at least in part by ...
  38. Papa John's Stock Trades Ex-Dividend Thursday (PZZA)

    August 3, 2016
    Papa John's will send its dividend payment on August 19 to shareholders of record as of August 8.
  39. Apple Stock Trades Ex-Dividend Thursday (AAPL)

    August 3, 2016
    Apple will send its dividend payment on August 11 to shareholders of record as of August 8.
  40. Baker Hughes Stock Trades Ex-Dividend Thursday (BHI)

    August 3, 2016
    Baker Hughes will send its dividend payment on August 19 to shareholders of record as of August 8.
  41. Apple Settles Patent Dispute With OpenTV (AAPL)

    August 3, 2016
    Apple gets a major legal relief following its license agreement with OpenTV, which posed a significant threat to its global ...
  42. What to Expect in Zillow's Q2 Earnings? (Z)

    August 3, 2016
    Rising home prices should bode well for Zillow, which operates a real estate and home-related information marketplace.
  43. Priceline Earnings Coming Up: What to Expect? (PCLN)

    August 3, 2016
    The reason for investors' confidence has to do with the fact that, in its last four reporting periods, Priceline has beaten ...
  44. LinkedIn Preview: Earnings Jump (LNKD, MSFT)

    August 3, 2016
    The focus on the conference call will probably be how management will integrate LinkedIn's social and cloud operation with ...
  45. Google Gets Green Light to Test Delivery Drones (GOOGL, AMZN)

    August 3, 2016
    Google's parent Alphabet Inc. got permission from the FAA to test unmanned drones in six test sites designated by the FAA. ...
  46. Zynga Earnings Coming Up: What to Expect? (ZNGA)

    August 3, 2016
    Since the arrival of new CEO Frank Gibeau in March, the focus has been on transitioning the company to a mobile-centric game ...
  47. Take-Two Wins Dismissal of Damages (TTWO)

    August 3, 2016
    Take-Two Interactive won a court ruling over damages that could cost the company billions.
  48. Infrastructure Stocks to Watch (GE, STLD)

    August 3, 2016
    Major global economies have reached the limit of what monetary policy can achieve and governments are now opting for a new ...
  49. Corporate Insider Transactions That Took Place Last Week (PEP, ...

    August 3, 2016
    Corporate insiders at PepsiCo, Microsoft and Starbucks sold shares last week.
  50. Herbalife Beats Q2 Earnings Estimates and Boosts Guidance

    August 3, 2016
    The embattled nutritional supplements company not only beat Wall Street's second-quarter earnings estimates, it also raised ...
  51. Teva Expands Both Branded, Generics (TEVA, AGN)

    August 3, 2016
    Teva has purchased Allergan's generics business but will continue to focus on its specialized branded drugs.
  52. Alcoa Stock Trades Ex-Dividend Wednesday (AA)

    August 3, 2016
    Alcoa will send its dividend payment on August 25 to shareholders of record as of August 5.
  53. Tesla Posts Wider Q2 Loss But Beats Production Target

    August 3, 2016
    The electric car maker reported a wider-than-expected second quarter loss - its thirteen straight losing quarter .
  54. T. Boone Pickens BP Capital Making the Right Picks

    August 3, 2016
    Not every fund manager is suffering from poor stock picking.
  55. Mercedes-Benz Bucks Poor Auto Sales Trend in July

    August 3, 2016
    Luxury sedans drive record monthly sales for the auto maker, contrary to industry trend toward pickups and SUVs
  56. US Listed Options Get Surprise Post-Brexit Boost

    August 3, 2016
    The volumes of the listed options in the US increased to its highest level in 10 months, on the heels of Brexit.
  57. Mosaic Agrees Potash Market Has Hit Bottom

    August 3, 2016
    Mosaic (NYSE: MOS) on Tuesday became the second major potash producer to say the market has reached a bottom, and to predict ...
  58. Know Where You're Investing!

    August 3, 2016
    Take a look at the top performing mutual funds offered by AllianceBernstein that have the longest established track records, ...
  59. Apple Bets on Apps, Services To Fuel Growth (AAPL)

    August 3, 2016
    Amid falling iPhone sales and the delay of other initiatives like electric cars, Apple is focusing on big on apps and services ...
  60. Ruger Shoots Out the Lights With Big Earnings Beat

    August 3, 2016
    Remember a few months ago, when Wall Street was wringing its hands over supposedly falling demand for guns and what that ...
  61. Etsy Stock Soars on Strong Q2 Earnings

    August 3, 2016
    Etsy (NASDAQ: ETSY) investors were already sensing good things were on the horizon before it reported second-quarter earnings ...
  62. Newly Launched ETF Offers Exposure to European Financials

    August 3, 2016
    Investors looking for leveraged exposure to European financial stocks may be interested in the newly issued EUFL ETF
  63. Time Warner Pays $583 Million for 10% Hulu Stake

    August 3, 2016
    If you can't beat them, you may as well join them. Time Warner (NYSE: TWX) has opted to do just that, announcing it recently ...
  64. LinkedIn Adds Video Post Microsoft (MSFT, LNKD)

    August 3, 2016
    LinkedIn joins the wave of social media platforms by promoting video content as one of its main initiatives for its next ...
  65. Salesforce Boosts Cloud Capabilities with Acquisition of Quip

    August 3, 2016
    Salesforce hopes adding Quip’s cloud-based technology will help expand offerings in the increasingly competitive enterprise ...
  66. Apple iPhone 7 Release Date a Guessing Game (AAPL)

    August 3, 2016
    On what day Apple will release its iPhone 7 model has become a topic of guessing, speculation and tea-leave reading on Wall ...
  67. Top 5 Small-Cap ETFs (IWM,IJR,VB,VBR,IWO)

    August 3, 2016
    These five small-cap ETFs have all appreciated since their inception, have low expense ratios and pay a dividend.
  68. Disney Getting Sold By Smart Money Crowd (DIS)

    August 3, 2016
    Disney has been sold aggressively by institutions for more than a year and could enter a major downtrend.
  69. Time Warner Q2 Beat, Buys 10% Stake in Hulu (TWX, NFLX)

    August 3, 2016
    The company reported solid second quarter fiscal 2016 earnings results that beat estimates and announced a 10% equity stake ...
  70. Twitter's Communications Head Quits After 6 Months (TWTR)

    August 3, 2016
    This continues the what has been an ongoing exodus of high-level executives at the embattled social media giant.
  71. Affordable Care Act Losses Continue to Mount for Insurers (AET, ...

    August 3, 2016
    Aetna becomes the latest insurer to announce losses for Affordable Care Act insurance plans.
  72. Rio Tinto Earnings Hit 12-year Low (RIO)

    August 3, 2016
    Mining giant Rio Tinto's underlying earnings plunge to 12-year low on weak demand and commodity prices.
  73. Department Stores Set to Resume Downtrends

    August 3, 2016
    Beaten down mall anchors have reversed at intermediate resistance levels and are setting up low-risk short sale entries.
  74. 3 American Century Funds You Need to Know! 

    August 3, 2016
    Discover three top equity mutual funds from American Century Investments, a privately held asset manager with a very unique ...
  75. Molina to Buy Medicare Accounts From Aetna, Humana

    August 3, 2016
    One somewhat unexpected beneficiary of the planned merger between insurers Aetna (NYSE: AET) and Humana (NYSE: HUM) is managed ...
  76. Falling Stocks Still Giving Short Trade Signals

    August 3, 2016
    These stocks are in downtrends, and still flashing short trade signals.
  77. Invest in Consumer Discretionary With This ETF (XLY, AMZN)

    August 3, 2016
    In the article below, we’ll take a look at several charts and see where strategic traders are currently placing their bets. ...
  78. Fitbit Ekes Out a Q2 Revenue and Earnings Beat

    August 3, 2016
    In terms of fundamental performance, exercise technology specialist Fitbit (NYSE: FIT) won the game, if not spectacularly. The ...
  79. Clorox Reports Mixed Fourth Quarter Earnings (CLX)

    August 3, 2016
    Clorox reported mixed fourth quarter fiscal 2016 earnings results that missed on the bottom line, but the top line beat Wall ...
  80. Bank Earnings Face Pressure With Oil Under $40

    August 3, 2016
    U.S. banks face difficult times ahead amid falling oil prices even with help from the Federal Reserve
  81. 3D Systems Q2 Earnings on Tap: What to Expect? (DDD,HP)

    August 2, 2016
    It's been a tale of two halves for the embattled tech company.
  82. What to Look for in Square's Q2 Earnings (SQ)

    August 2, 2016
    The company is looking for its third-straight earnings beat since going public last November.
  83. Wells Fargo Trades Ex-Dividend (WFC)

    August 2, 2016
    When combined with its high loan levels and mortgage originations, Wells Fargo is positioning itself to capitalize on higher ...
  84. BP Stock Trades Ex-Dividend Wednesday (BP)

    August 2, 2016
    BP's cost controls and resulting rise in cash flow allows it to remain well capitalized and maintain one of the highest dividend ...
  85. Johnson Controls Trades Ex-Dividend (JCI, TYC)

    August 2, 2016
    By merging with Tyco, Johnson Controls will benefit $150 million annually in tax synergies, given that Tyco's legal domicile ...
  86. Pfizer Stock Trades Ex-Dividend (PFE)

    August 2, 2016
    Shares declined Tuesday, falling more than 2% despite the company reporting Q2 results that beat Wall Street estimates on ...
  87. Intel Stock Trades Ex-Dividend Wednesday (INTC)

    August 2, 2016
    The improved second-quarter volume in Intel's CCG segment, which contains its PC and mobile processor business, is an important ...
  88. Herbalife Q2 Earnings Coming Up: What to Expect? (HLF)

    August 2, 2016
    The embattled nutritional supplements company has gotten a new lease on life, thanks to its recent settlement with the Federal ...
  89. Why Etsy’s Stock is Flying This Week (ETSY)

    August 2, 2016
    Etsy's shares soar on optimism over earnings, company's growth outlook.
  90. American Airlines Trades Ex-Dividend Wednesday (AAL)

    August 2, 2016
    The company is adjusting to an environment where there are more seats available across the industry than demand, which forces ...
  91. HSBC Stock Climbs After $2.5 bn Share Buyback Plan Announced ...

    August 2, 2016
    The share buyback plan comes after weak results for the first half of 2016.
  92. Transocean Earnings Coming Up: What to Expect? (RIG)

    August 2, 2016
    Investors will want to know the extent to which the company's cost-cutting measures have worked.
  93. Tesla Q2 Earnings Coming Up: What to Expect? (TSLA, SCTY)

    August 2, 2016
    Balancing production and profitability has proven to be a greater challenge than Musk realized, as evidenced by the company's ...
  94. Pfizer's Q2 Earnings, Revenue Beat Not Good Enough (PFE)

    August 2, 2016
    Pfizer shares are falling more than 2% despite the company reporting Q2 earnings results that beat Wall Street estimates ...
  95. CVS Stock Rises on Second Quarter Earnings Beat (CVS)

    August 2, 2016
    The nation's second-largest pharmacy retailer reported earnings results that beat analysts estimates, thanks to recent M&A ...
  96. Why SodaStream's Q2 Profits Grew So Sharply

    August 2, 2016
    There was plenty of fizz in SodaStream's (NASDAQ: SODA) stock price in the wake of the company's just-announced second-quarter ...
  97. Welltower Buys 19 VSL Properties for $1.15 Billion

    August 2, 2016
    Specialty real estate investment trust Welltower (NYSE: HCN) has acquired an expansive set of assets. The REIT, which focuses ...
  98. How to Make Money with YouTube

    August 2, 2016
    YouTube is the third most visited site in the world, and numerous people are making money thanks to the site's popularity. ...
  99. DoorDash to Deliver Dunkin’ Donuts in New York (DNKN)

    August 2, 2016
    Dunkin' Donuts and DoorDash have partnered up to deliver coffee and sweet treats to New Yorkers.
  100. Smith & Wesson Reaches All-Time High On Gun Demand (SWHC)

    August 2, 2016
    Shares of Smith & Wesson shoot up on rising demand for guns in the U.S.
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