Brian Pacampara, CFA
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An investment like Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) stock typically scares me. A company sporting a market cap of about $500.0 billion, with MSFT stock is sitting at a 52-week high and trading at a forward price-to-earnings (P/E) ratio above 20? No.
Despite a bumpy ride, AT&T Inc. (NYSE:T) stock performed solidly in 2016, with a return of 23% vs. the Dow’s 13% gain. Some of the enthusiasm appears to have faded over the past month, however, as investor nervousness seems to.
Despite slumping sales, rising costs, and strong sector headwinds, Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE:CAT) stock has managed to skyrocket more than 60% over the past year. Makes sense, right? Well, if you buy into the optimism over a rebound in energy and.
Dow Chemical Co (NYSE:DOW) stock has been on a tear over the past year, returning some 45% and more than doubling that of the S&P 500. Surprisingly, that steady run has occurred amid ongoing uncertainty over the company’s proposed “mega-merger”.
Las Vegas Sands Corp. (NYSE:LVS) stock performed solidly in 2016 on good vibes coming out of the gambling mecca of Macau/Macao, but the momentum has certainly fizzled as of late. LVS stock has fallen about 15% over just the past.
Few investments give conservative investors the warm-and-fuzzies quite like Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ) stock. After all, when you’ve managed to increase your dividend for more than 50 consecutive years, it’s pretty easy to endear yourself to the risk-averse crowd. Recently,.
Novartis AG (ADR) (NYSE:NVS) stock had a pretty rough year in 2016, slumping about 15% and drastically underperforming the Dow’s annual return of 13%. However, seasoned investors know that inexpensive pharmaceutical stocks can often provide some of the juiciest risk/reward.
Boeing Co (NYSE:BA) stock has been on a white-hot run in recent months, despite dealing with plenty of operating headaches, as well as an overall slowdown in commercial jets. That type of disconnect between a business’ operating performance and price.
Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ) stock sank five percent on Tuesday after the company posted highly disappointing fourth-quarter (Q4) results. Not only did the telecom behemoth miss on financial figures, but it also upset Wall Street with far-fewer-than-expected subscriber additions. The.
Lockheed Martin Corporation (NYSE:LMT) stock fell about three percent in midday Tuesday trading after the company posted a less-than-stellar full-year outlook. While the company’s fourth-quarter (Q4) numbers managed to top estimates, analysts are growing increasingly nervous about growth going forward,.