The week started off with a bang for U.S. equities after fears of geopolitical tensions caused by the Syria missile strike calmed down. The S&P 500 Index gained 0.8%, the Dow Jones Industrial Average surged 0.9% and the Nasdaq Composite was up 0.7% at day’s end.
These stocks following all made headlines after the bell Monday on earnings reports and one of these companies inking a major deal.
Here’s what you should know.
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Finding dividend stocks that provide the right amount of growth, long-term stability, and consistent yields can be difficult. But they aren’t impossible to find, if you know where to look.
To help you track down a few of these companies for your portfolio, we reached out to some Motley Fool contributors for dividend stock ideas. They came back with these stocks. Here’s why.
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Investing in small-cap stocks isn’t for the faint of heart. Many are attracted to smaller companies because of the potential for enormous gains: If a $1 billion company becomes a $2 billion company, your investment has doubled. In theory, that seems like a much easier hurdle to jump than a $100 billion company becoming a $200 billion company.
But in practice small-cap investing can be fraught with risks, too. Smaller companies don’t have the resources that bigger ones do, and can be crushed if they go head-to-head. Smaller-cap companies that are considered....More>>>
Despite recent volatility, you still hear a lot about the dominance of tech stocks. But what many don’t tell you is how uneven the run for stocks has been lately.
For instance, did you know that a handful of popular large-cap tech stocks like Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) account for more than 10% of the S&P 500’s entire value? And did you know that, thanks to the recent underperformance of one-time darling Apple, most investors have suffered a drag on their portfolio even if they only own broad-based index funds?
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Many conservative investors gravitate toward blue-chip dividend stocks with healthy yields well above what the overall market pays. Right now, the market average of about 2% isn’t all that much for income-hungry investors, especially as bond rates start to rise more sharply.
Fortunately, you can find a number of solid investment choices within the Dow Jones Industrials (DJINDICES:^DJI) that yield 3% or more. Among them are these stocks. Each of them faces challenges that could present difficulties in the short run, but they’ve demonstrated an ability to overcome....More>>>