The first-quarter earnings season has just kicked off. Per the latest Earnings Preview, the bottom line of S&P 500 companies is expected to increase at a highly impressive rate of 16.6% on a year-over-year basis. This prospective upside marks the maximum quarterly earnings growth pace in seven years.
The report further predicts that 11 of the 16 Zacks sectors are projected to exhibit double-digit earnings growth in the to-be-reported quarter. Total revenues for the same set of companies are projected to grow 7.5%.
However, focusing our attention on the Large Cap....More>>>
On Monday, the Supreme Court overturned a 1992 federal law that essentially banned sports betting in most states. With roughly $150 billion in illegal wagers now being freed up in the market, gaming stocks could see huge returns and put up impressive numbers for investors. Here is everything you need to know to get ahead of this trend.
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The entire sports gambling industry has room to profit from this new law, and most likely almost every gaming company will see an uptake in bets and profits. That being said, investors are looking to maximize their returns....More>>>
Warren Buffett has said that his "favorite holding period is forever," and I generally invest with that same philosophy in mind. I don’t think I’ll keep each and every stock I own forever — after all, there are plenty of valid reasons to sell stocks, and there’s no way of knowing how a company or its industry will change in the future.
Having said that, here are three stocks in my portfolio that I couldn’t see myself selling anytime soon.
Top 10 Financial Stocks To Watch Right Now: Baidu Inc.(BIDU)
Investing with a long-term perspective doesn’t mean you have to buy slow-growing companies. In fact, investors who are in the market for the long haul can more easily stomach the volatility that often comes with owning growth stocks.
To help you track down a few such companies, we asked three Motley Fool writers for their top growth stock recommendations to buy now, and they came back with the following stocks. Here’s why.
Top 10 Financial Stocks To Watch For 2018: Chevron Corporation(CVX)
Shares in California-based oil giant Chevron Corporation (NYSE:CVX)....More>>>
Stocks opened slightly higher on Wednesday as investors begin to reap some rewards from the start of first quarter earnings season. Despite this recent market momentum, uncertainty is still present, which means investors need to continue to utilize Q1 earnings season in order to look for stocks set to top earnings estimates.
First quarter earnings season has already helped some stocks kick back into high gear, including streaming giant Netflix (NFLX) . But just because the overall market has performed relatively well over the last week, doesn’t mean that earnings season will be....More>>>