Brian Pacampara, CFA
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Walt Disney Co (NYSE:DIS) stock is a tricky proposition at the moment. While subscriber number decreases at Disney’s key ESPN property have been a big concern over the past few years, recent enthusiasm over a digital-based turnaround is fueling DIS.
Twenty-First Century Fox Inc (NASDAQ:FOX) stockholders have been on one bumpy ride. After quickly gaining about 16% over the first five months of 2016, FOX stock went on to shed nearly 20% over the following five months, only to bounce.
I usually start paying attention to turnaround stories when things are actually turning around. BP plc (ADR) (NYSE:BP), for example, has never fully recovered from its infamous 2010 Gulf of Mexico spill, so I haven’t been too keen on owning.
Not all business sectors are created equal. One of my biggest jobs here at Income Investors is to steer readers toward strong businesses paying out healthy dividends, but it’s simply easier to find them within certain industries than in others..
Patience is a virtue, particularly in the stock market. Hasbro, Inc. (NASDAQ:HAS) stock, for example, had traded in a flattish range over the past six months, but is now soaring more than 15% to record-highs in midday Monday trading. Driving.
Pouncing on pullbacks is one of the most effective ways to build up a position in a great business. Credit card giant Mastercard Inc (NYSE:MA), for example, dipped about three percent last week after posting disappointing fourth-quarter (Q4) results, just.
It doesn’t get much more volatile than United States Steel Corporation (NYSE:X). With a beta of 3.75, few investments can deliver the stress-inducing highs and lows quite like X stock. Just this past week, for example, X stock investors experienced.
Merck & Co., Inc. (NYSE:MRK) stock is frustrating. Longtime readers of my work know how much I love to accumulate big pharma stocks when they go on sale, but MRK stock just keeps on running. The shares have already gained.
Altria Group Inc‘s (NYSE:MO) stock history is the stuff of dividend investing legend. Through an ultra-potent combination of ever-growing dividends and awesome price appreciation, it has returned an annual average of more than 20% since 1968. No other stock’s long-term.
After a turbulent 2016 for Delta Air Lines, Inc. (NYSE:DAL) stock, performance in January was relatively subdued. The stock finished the month down about five percent, with much of that loss coming earlier this week on airport protests tied to.