Of the two ways companies can return cash to shareholders – dividends and share buybacks – which is better for investors? How about a combination of both! Many companies that buy back shares also pay dividends – and the author of today’s article points out that “by including buybacks in their definition of ‘yield’, yield-seeking investors can greatly widen their opportunity set.” For 10 undervalued companies that are standouts when it comes to total shareholder yield, CLICK HERE.
“A solid growth play is a name that appears poised to not only grow at an above-average rate but also reward investors handsomely over the long run,” notes the author of today’s article, who proceeds to highlight three “Buy-rated stocks flagged by the analysts for their strong long-term growth narratives. On top of this, each boasts substantial upside potential from the current share price.” For these three stocks – including a biopharmaceutical company focused on underserved patient communities – For more, CLICK HERE.
Stocks trading under $10 tend to be lesser-known names, but today’s article highlights five stocks currently priced under $10 that are all very well-known names – and which have big upside potential to analysts’ price targets. For these five well-known stocks which may appeal to more aggressive traders looking “at lower-priced stocks as a way to not only make some good money but to get a higher share count,” CLICK HERE.
A railroad operator, a Canadian bank, a global healthcare company with a focus on diabetes care, a tobacco company, and a biotech focused on treatments for unmet medical needs make up the five companies highlighted in today’s article as being undervalued and having grown their earnings per share over a five-year period, with the author noting that “Companies that are growing their earnings are often good investments because they can return a solid profit to investors.” For these five stocks that are attracting the interest of investing gurus, CLICK HERE.
It is often stated that society today has become too litigious – but there’s a profit-making opportunity in all that litigiousness. As the author of today’s article notes, “high-visibility trials don’t kill companies—although they do hurt their share price in the short-run. From McDonald’s to the tobacco space, buying during times of literal trial are often the most profitable” – and he highlights one area of litigation currently forming that could prove to be on par with that once faced by the tobacco industry. For more, CLICK HERE.
A health care company whose shares are up 57% in the past year and which, unlike many other health care companies, is not threatened by the possibility of a “Medicare for All” type system (in fact, it could actually benefit from a national health insurance model) leads a selection of stocks that have risen sharply (50% or more) in the past 12 months and appear to have the potential for further gains. For these stocks that may be worthy of consideration, CLICK HERE.
With the chance to bring positive change to underserved areas, the potential for outsized returns and the prospect of substantial tax breaks, opportunity zones are a hot investment idea in real estate. The one big catch? As today’s article notes, “Unlike buying shares of Apple or Google, which you can sell whenever you’d like or hold on to forever, investing in an opportunity zone has a set of time hurdles set by the special tax treatment.” So are opportunity zones the right opportunity for you? The author examines what investors need to consider – including the key decision they need to make about their investment strategy. For more, CLICK HERE.
Today’s article describes them as “offer[ing] investors a hassle-free way to purchase shares of international companies without having to deal with foreign markets or contend with hefty overseas banking fees.” We’re talking about American Depositary Receipts (ADRs), which can serve as an easy way to diversify a portfolio. How do ADRs work, and what do prospective investors need to understand about the different types of ADRs? CLICK HERE.
Low-priced stocks offer investors – especially more aggressive traders – the opportunity to not only make a decent profit in the event of even relatively small price moves, but also to buy more shares than they would be able to of large-cap stocks. Today’s article highlights five stocks trading under $10 that the authors believe “While more suited for aggressive accounts… could prove exciting additions to portfolios looking for solid alpha potential.” For these five stocks – including a company that “could be poised for big gains as liquefied natural gas (LNG) exporting continues to ramp higher”, CLICK HERE.
For mature companies without significant growth opportunities to fund, and with shareholders to please, there are two standard ways to use excess cash: distribute said cash directly to shareholders in the form of dividends, or use it to buy back shares. But which of these approaches is better for investors? Today’s article examines this question – including looking at the tax implications of each approach for investors. For more, CLICK HERE.