You may be hearing that rising interest rates will hurt the value of real estate investment trusts. While the news bites make it sound simple, the real story has a lot more detail, explains Tim Plaehn, editor of The Dividend Hunter.
Berkshire Hills Bancorp (NYSE: BHLB) and Southern Missouri Bancorp (NASDAQ:SMBC) are both small-cap finance companies, but which is the superior business? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their earnings, profitability, analyst recommendations, dividends, risk, valuatio
It’s common place for savvy investors to go what I refer to as “theme shopping” for stocks. Meaning, they get an idea in their head, or read about a potentially hot up and coming growth sector, and they go out and search high and low for stocks that fit into that basket.
In this day and age, it’s robotics, social media, and the Internet of Things, just to name a few.....More>>>
Q: The stock market seems to be reaching new record highs every day. Are there any stocks that still look cheap?
Corporate earnings have exhibited pretty impressive growth as a whole over the past few years, so the market’s performance is somewhat justified. However, many stocks do look to be rather expensive right now — particularly in the tech sector. Yet some bargains remain.
Zoe’s Kitchen (NYSE:ZOES) is a stock that I have been steadfastly bearish on since it came public. This company has terrific fundamentals including rapid growth, nice comp sales and prodigious margins but investors have bid it up to levels that are simply unbelievable. That was the case after Q1 earnings when Zoe’s was going for 246 times this year’s earnings estimates and....More>>>
Philip Morris International (NYSE:PM) stock has taken investors on a roller-coaster ride over the past few years. After the company seemingly overcame some fundamental challenges, its share price rose by 50% between mid-2015 and the summer of 2017. But in the year since, the tobacco giant has giv
Have you ever messed something up and wish you could hit the redo or erase button? Or wished you could travel back in time to change something? We have all had these situations in our life and it can even happen with retirement.
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Wyndham Hotels & Resorts (NYSE:WH) declared a dividend on Monday, May 21st, Fidelity reports. Stockholders of record on Friday, June 15th will be given a dividend of 0.25 per share on Friday, June 29th. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, June 14th.
Xunlei Ltd (NASDAQ:XNET)’s share price rose 10.4% on Tuesday . The company traded as high as $15.92 and last traded at $14.15. Approximately 186,931 shares traded hands during mid-day trading, a decline of 70% from the average daily volume of 614,254 shares. The stock had previously closed