Brian Pacampara, CFA
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CSCO stock is heating up. After relatively mediocre performance in 2016, shares of networking gorilla Cisco Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSCO) are already up about 12% in 2017, compared to the Dow’s return of just four percent. Now, judging from that kind.
Warren Buffett is one of the greatest investors of all time. His disciplined approach of buying high-quality companies at depressed prices, then holding on for the long haul, has made thousands of Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE: BRK.A, NYSE: BRK.B) shareholders.
Double-digit declines among large-cap stocks are a pretty rare occurrence these days. But that’s what almost happened on Wednesday when American International Group Inc (NYSE:AIG) stock plummeted nine percent after reporting disappointing quarterly results. As regular readers know, I’m constantly.
Takeover Talk Surrounds Bristol-Myers Squibb My ears always perk up when takeover rumors swirl, especially when they involve large-cap dividend stocks. The latest big buyout buzz came on Tuesday, when Bristol-Myers Squibb Co (NYSE:BMY) stock popped three percent on whispers.
I typically advise our readers to shy away from red-hot momentum stocks, especially large ones. The Texas Instruments dividend stock, for instance, is up a whopping 48% over the past year, easily outpacing the Dow’s return (at the time of.
Sometimes, the market makes things easy for us. After a somewhat sluggish 2016, Procter & Gamble Co (NYSE:PG) stock is on a nice little run of late, up more than four percent year-to-date and about 11% above from its 52-week.
It’s never a good idea to stereotype, even when it comes to stocks. Income investors, for example, might have completely ignored Starbucks Corporation (NASDAQ:SBUX) over the years due to the largely held belief that it remains a trendy, high-multiple-growth play.
No business is immune to disruption—not even one that has sold syrupy soft drinks since 1892. Often the bedrock of conservative dividend portfolios, The Coca-Cola Co (NYSE:KO) stock is down about 15% from its 52-week highs amid slumping revenue and.
Never lose interest in a stock simply because of a low dividend yield. For instance, it would’ve been pretty easy for income investors to pass on Visa Inc (NYSE:V) stock and its regularly paltry sub-one-percent dividend yield in recent years..
Companies can often be the victims of their own success. Gilead Sciences, Inc. (NASDAQ:GILD) stock, for example, skyrocketed roughly 400% from 2012 to 2016 thanks to a quadrupling of revenues over the same time period. However, a recent string of.