Depending on how much you like cheese, this product could be an appropriate size. Costco is now selling a 27 lb. bucket of mac and cheese with a shelf life of 20 years. Yahoo Finance's Jen Rogers, Myles Udland and Zack Guzman discuss.
U.S. West Texas Intermediate and international-benchmark Brent crude oil futures are trading better on Friday after gapping yesterday's close. At 08:09 GMT, October WTI crude oil is trading $55.15, up $0.73 or +1.38% and December Brent crude oil is at $57.90, up $0.56 or +0.98%. On Thursday, the U.S. reported that retail sales rose 0.7% in July as consumers bought a range of goods even as they cut back on motor vehicle purchases, according to data that came a day after the 2-year/20-year U.S. Treasury yield inverted for the first time since June 2007 prompting a sell-off in stocks and crude oil.
Chevrolet is taking preorders for the much-anticipated midengine Corvette and has dedicated a "concierge" team to answer customer inquiries about the sports car. General Motors said Thursday its 2020 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray will start at $59,995. “Most people thought when we moved the Corvette to midengine it would no longer be attainable, but we knew we couldn't mess with a winning formula, and the 2020 Stingray proves it,” said Brian Sweeney, Chevrolet U.S. vice president.
As Mark Cuban, the “Shark Tank” star, billionaire entrepreneur, and NBA franchise owner explains, just pay off your debts. The personal finance site NerdWallet put our revolving credit card balance at $420.22 billion in late 2018. The revolving number is just the credit card debt we carry from month to month.
MacAndrews and Forbes, the holding company through which billionaire Ronald Perelman owns about 87% stake in Revlon, disclosed in an SEC filing that an external financial adviser has been retained to help in the efforts. Bloomberg reported on Thursday that Revlon had tapped Goldman Sachs Group Inc, citing sources. Perelman in 2016 too had urged the struggling cosmetics company to explore strategic alternatives as it battled with changing consumer preferences and intense competition from bigger rivals Estee Lauder and L'Oreal SA.
The three items the Fed has continuously underscored are global growth (and related softness in US manufacturing and capex), trade uncertainties and muted inflation pressures are all weak hence the reason why the bond market is ignoring the backwards-looking data. Sure, core CPI surprised but the story is the opposite on the FED PCE favoured inflation indicator where weakness in the PPI points to a PCE deceleration this month. Oil continues to trade-off general risk sentiment and less so off any immediate oil specific supply considerations and precisely the gnawing concerns about the waning global economy, which is singularly driving the global risk-off attitude.
Today we will run through one way of estimating the intrinsic value of SalMar ASA (OB:SALM) by taking the expected future cash flows and discounting them to their present value. This is done using the Discounted Cash Flow (DCF) model. Companies can be valued in a lot of ways, so we would point out that a DCF is not perfect for every situation.
Which biotech am I referring to: GW Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ: GWPH) or Amarin (NASDAQ: AMRN)? Amarin has delivered much higher gains over the last 12 months. If you're GW Pharmaceuticals, the answer is E-P-I-D-I-O-L-E-X. The cannabidiol (CBD) drug Epidiolex is off to a fantastic start after launching in the U.S. late last year as a treatment for Dravet syndrome and Lennox-Gastaut syndrome (LGS), two rare forms of epilepsy.
Canopy Growth (NYSE: CGC) lost 1.28 billion in Canadian dollars (around $960 million) in its fiscal 2020 first quarter. Canopy recorded an adjustment of CA$1.18 billion related to warrants held by Constellation Brands as part of its deal to acquire U.S.-based cannabis operator Acreage Holdings. Analysts expected the company to report a 17% quarter-over-quarter net revenue increase.
Shares of General Electric are bouncing back just one day after whistleblower Harry Markopolous published a report accusing the company of massive accounting fraud. Wall Street analysts are coming to General Electric's defense. Yahoo Finance's The Ticker discusses.
Funds from Operations (FFO) is a higher quality measure of SELF's earnings compared to net income. This term is very common in the REIT investing world as it provides a cleaner look at its cash flow from daily operations by excluding impact of one-off activities or non-cash items such as depreciation. For SELF, its FFO of US$2.3m makes up 47% of its gross profit, which means over a third of its earnings are high-quality and recurring.
When Visa (NYSE: V) reported its third-quarter results last month, investors were looking to see if problems from the company's first two fiscal quarters of the year -- specifically, low cross-border payment growth -- would persist. The double-digit revenue and earnings growth was driven by a 12% increase in processed transactions and a 5% rise in payment volume. Visa is expanding its capabilities and broadening its network by acquiring and partnering with smaller fintech companies.
Micron Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ:MU) saw a significant share price rise of over 20% in the past couple of months on the NASDAQGS. Today I will analyse the most recent data on Micron Technology's outlook and valuation to see if the opportunity still exists. What is Micron Technology worth?
There's a balance in the dividend space between high yields and dividend sustainability. In the end, it's generally more important to find stocks that can keep paying -- and hopefully increasing -- their dividends than to stretch for high yields that are ephemeral because they are backed by dividends that are likely to get cut. If you want to add a few good dividend names to your portfolio, these three Motley Fool contributors think you'll want to look at biotech Gilead Sciences (NASDAQ: GILD), telecom giant Verizon (NYSE: VZ), and consumer products specialist Procter & Gamble (NYSE: PG).
Regular readers will know that we love our dividends at Simply Wall St, which is why it's exciting to see ACCO Brands Corporation (NYSE:ACCO) is about to trade ex-dividend in the next 4 days. ACCO Brands's upcoming dividend is US$0.06 a share, following on from the last 12 months, when the company distributed a total of US$0.24 per share to shareholders. Looking at the last 12 months of distributions, ACCO Brands has a trailing yield of approximately 2.5% on its current stock price of $9.55.
Powering the rise of solar energy Maxx Chatsko (Enphase Energy): Sure, shares of Enphase Energy have soared 580% since the beginning of the year, but first-half 2019 operating results suggest there's plenty of room to run. The solar hardware provider reported 60% year-over-year revenue growth and a nearly $28 million increase in operating income in that span. The most recent quarterly results actually exceeded management's long-term targets for gross profits, operating expenses, and operating income, but CEO Badri Kothandaraman said he's going to wait a few more quarters before setting new operating targets.
Most people think they're above average in intelligence, relationship status and professional achievement. Social scientists call this “illusory superiority.” My business partner Scott Puritz, has found the one area where even above-average people, objectively smart, rich, successful professionals, seem to wave the white flag and admit to not understanding — money and investing. “One of the most shocking things is the low-level financial literacy throughout our culture,” Puritz told the Washington Post.
Shares of the clinical-stage biotech Novavax (NASDAQ: NVAX) are up by 10.65% as of 10:34 a.m. EDT today. Novavax's shares have been bolting higher of late in response to a newly released clinical update for the company's experimental respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) vaccine known as ResVax. Based on how Novavax's stock has reacted to this clinical update, investors seem to be under the impression that the company may now be able to find a viable regulatory pathway for ResVax in either the U.S. or another high-value market abroad.
Nvidia posted better-than-expected fiscal-second quarter earnings. Yahoo Finance's Dan Howley joins Akiko Fujita on 'The Ticker' to discuss.
Caterpillar looks like a good value Let's start with what will attract a lot of value investors into the stock. As you can see in the chart below, Caterpillar's valuation is at levels comparable to those seen before previous slumps in its revenue -- the periods of 2009, 2013, and late 2015. Enterprise value (EV) is market cap plus net debt, and EBITDA is earnings before interest, tax, depreciation, and amortization.
So what Why the big change from Monday to today? On Monday, investors panicked after seeing results from the Argentine Presidential primary showing a very real likelihood that the economic reforms instituted by President Mauricio Macri will be rolled back in October if Peronist challenger Alberto Fernandez (and his running mate Cristina Kirchner, the former Argentine president) win the general election. Worries over a deepened recession, a weaker Argentine peso -- and the effects these will have on Argentine companies' profits when translated into dollar terms -- sparked panic among investors, who sold off Argentine stocks en masse.
Some say volatility, rather than debt, is the best way to think about risk as an investor, but Warren Buffett famously said that 'Volatility is far from synonymous with risk.' So it might be obvious that you need to consider debt, when you think about how risky any given stock is, because too much debt can sink a company. Debt assists a business until the business has trouble paying it off, either with new capital or with free cash flow.
In contrast to all that, I prefer to spend time on companies like Sirius XM Holdings (NASDAQ:SIRI), which has not only revenues, but also profits. How Fast Is Sirius XM Holdings Growing? As one of my mentors once told me, share price follows earnings per share (EPS).
In 2007 Jim Getz was appointed CEO of TriState Capital Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:TSC). This analysis aims first to contrast CEO compensation with other companies that have similar market capitalization. At the time of writing our data says that TriState Capital Holdings, Inc. has a market cap of US$568m, and is paying total annual CEO compensation of US$3.9m.
General Motors (GM) and Ford (F) stocks have been impacted by the companies' dull second-quarter earnings. Of the 20 and 19 analysts covering GM and Ford, 70% and 42% recommend “buy” or “strong buy.” Of the analysts covering Ferrari (RACE) and Fiat Chrysler (FCAU), 67% recommend “buy” or “strong buy.” Meanwhile, Tesla (TSLA) has been rated as “buy” or “strong buy” by 31% of analysts covering the stock. Price targets for auto stocks Analysts' price target for GM implies higher gains than does their Ford price target.
Shares of energy goliath ExxonMobil (NYSE: XOM) are down around 15% from their highs earlier this year. Income investors may be wondering if there's something going on that they need to know about. The answer is yes and no. Here's what changed, and why Exxon and its dividend are still safe.