Shares of United (UAL) surged nearly 5% on Wednesday, one day after the airline giant posted strong first quarter earnings results. Meanwhile, fellow U.S. airline companies also saw their stock prices climb, which might signal that investors are confident about the whole industry as first quarte
While Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) is a dominant technology player, it also tends to have peaks and valleys in its various business lines, which can expose vendors to inconsistent orders and earnings. Plus, the company announced recently it is planning to use its own chips in Macintosh computers st
The risks associated with trial failures, competitive threats, and patent expirations make biotech stocks some of the riskiest stocks investors can buy, but that doesn't mean that you should ignore every biotech stock. For example, these three investors think that now could be a good time to add
Oasis Petroleum (NYSE: OAS) is an independent exploration and production company. The focus is on the acquisition and development of land unconventional oil and gas resources in the North Dakota and Montana states and the Permian Basin in the Williston Basin.
For the fiscal year ended December 20
While it’s open to debate whether President Donald Trump made America great, the 2016 election did produce one undeniable result: it laid the foundation for cannabis-related businesses, thereby dramatically improving profitability potential for marijuana penny stocks.
During the general election, a record number of states voted for marijuana legalization to varying degrees. Of those voting states, The Washington Post declared that California represents the bellwether. With roughly 12% of Americans calling California home, a major win here would signal greater social....More>>>
For each of these samplers I have a theme. I have a title. And I surprised you. I had a little fun with it last year. I, in fact, listened to the podcast again as I drove into work this morning just to make sure that I was doing my homework, and as it turns out my five stocks last year didn’t have a theme that united them all together.
However, there was a little secret at play [that I let you know at the end of last year’s podcast] and that is that the these company names, which seemed appropriate.
My talented producer, Rick Engdahl, tends to name every single....More>>>
If you’re able to buy shares of a small growth stock — say, a company with a market capitalizationof less than $20 billion — before the rest of the market catches on to the story, it can be a life-changing investment.
Consider, for instance, the 1997 investment that Motley Fool co-founder David Gardner made in — at the time — a tiny company called Amazon. With a split-adjusted purchase price of just $3.19, a simple $10,000 investment back then is now worth $4.5 million.
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Shares of United (UAL) surged nearly 5% on Wednesday, one day after the airline giant posted strong first quarter earnings results. Meanwhile, fellow U.S. airline companies also saw their stock prices climb, which might signal that investors are confident about the whole industry as first quarter earnings season really starts to take off.
United posted adjusted first quarter earnings of $0.50 per share, topping our Zacks Consensus Estimates of $0.49 per share. This bottom line beat helped lift United stock, which had sunk more than 13% over the last 12 weeks.
While Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) is a dominant technology player, it also tends to have peaks and valleys in its various business lines, which can expose vendors to inconsistent orders and earnings. Plus, the company announced recently it is planning to use its own chips in Macintosh computers starting in 2020. So for technology investors looking to stay on what has been a very hot semiconductor ride, it may make sense to focus on companies with little or no exposure to Apple.
We screened the Merrill Lynch research database for semiconductor stocks rated Buy that have far less exposure....More>>>
At the intersection of fashion and watches, you'll find Fossil Group (NASDAQ:FOSL). The watchmaker has established itself as a key brand in the retail niche, but the shift toward more functional wearable devices threatened to take away its key dominance in its core market. It's taken time for Fos
Tower Semiconductor (NASDAQ:TSEM) – Zacks Investment Research lowered their Q2 2018 EPS estimates for Tower Semiconductor in a report issued on Tuesday, May 8th. Zacks Investment Research analyst L. Thompson now expects that the semiconductor company will post earnings per share
Analysis of the model implies Lam Research (LRCX) is currently undervalued; resolute free cash flows will increase the intrinsic value of the business in the years ahead. Volatility in the industry will create opportunities for investors to acquire shares of Lam Research.
Fabrinet (FN) has capped off a bad month of August with another disappointment: fourth quarter earnings. The company reported earnings after the close Monday and was down 9% after-hours due to a significant miss on guidance for Q1 2018. While some near-term issues remain, I'm holding my shares an