What’s one of the biggest misconceptions about dividend investing, what’s a better approach to take with dividend investing, and how can investors find reliable companies that will pay reliable and growing dividends? Today’s article puts these questions to three dividend investing pros who provide their answers and additional insights on dividend investing today. For more, CLICK HERE.
Despite the fact that this online apparel company has posted a profit every quarter since going public two years ago (with a 35% increase in revenue in the last quarter), its stock recently sank to a 52-week low, a drop that the author of today’s article believes presented “one of the best risk/reward opportunities in small-to-mid-cap internet.” And while the stock has since experienced a recovery, he argues that “the stock is still a bargain and bears…are dead wrong and will be running for cover and licking their wounds in the coming months.” For more, CLICK HERE.
The $4 stock highlighted in today’s article – the stock of a company that was once a blue-chip staple in postage and shipping services but which has since been plagued by problems – “has been in a long and brutal decline since the 1999 peak”, notes the author. But the company in question may be in the very early stages of a turnaround thanks to a new opening – which is why the author just bought calls in the stock. For more, CLICK HERE.
“With active managers outperforming passive managers for the first time in years, many investors are looking for solid stock ideas for the rest of this year and into 2020”, notes the author of today’s article, who identifies the software space as one place for growth investors to look. More specifically, the author recommends looking at the space’s large-cap leaders, citing one analyst who “favors the large cap names which combine strong fundamentals and multiple support and a preference for applications where there is less chance of being disrupted by Amazon.” For four such software stocks to consider. For more, CLICK HERE.
The U.S. and China have reached a limited trade deal that will see the Trump Administration suspend a tariff hike on $250 billion worth of Chinese imports and China buy $40 billion to $50 billion in U.S. farm products. With this de-escalation in the protracted trade war, as well as other recent developments such as aggressive pro-stimulus measures announced by various central banks, is it safe for investors to add risk back into their portfolios? For more, CLICK HERE.
The hottest stock-market sector may also be the best investment opportunity right now, both in terms of long-term returns and short-term gains. We’re talking about utilities! Why are utility stocks good investments today? What are the top utility dividend stocks? What do investors need to be aware of with the utility industry going through a period of mergers and acquisitions? And what should investors look at when considering utilities to buy? For more, CLICK HERE.
How have the various sectors in the S&P 500 performed this year and over the last ten years – and what insights can be gained from analyzing their respective annual returns? Today’s article presents each sector’s annual returns over the last ten years in the form of a “sector quilt”, and the author outlines some key observations on the contents of that quilt – including the sector that is the “surprising best performer” going back to 2009. For more, CLICK HERE.
“We view this as the backdrop for incredible investment opportunities…The current market environment is poised to generate some of the best returns in a quarter century.” This is the assertion of quantitative equity and multi-asset manager QMA in light of the current market situation in which expensive stocks with weak prospects have been outperforming attractively-priced, higher-quality stocks – a situation that the firm expects to reverse sharply, generating significant returns for investors holding value stocks. For more, CLICK HERE.
“Aside from the famous name, why buy and hold Disney? The answer lies in one word, content!”, declares the author of today’s article, who makes the case as to why the “old venerable” entertainment company is also a “forward-looking” company – and a stock worthy of buying and holding for 20 years or more in almost any portfolio. For more on how “the acquisitions and changes that [Disney has] made over the years ensure a continuing flow of valuable content that will generate profits well into the future”, CLICK HERE.
Calling it “the most disruptive force that [the telecommunications industry] has ever experienced”, the author of today’s article highlights ten stocks that may be among the best for investing in the 5G revolution, including a company that “could turn out to be a dark horse in the global 5G race”. For these ten stocks – which span chip manufacturers, cell tower builders and more – CLICK HERE.