Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F) said that its sales in Europe rose 12.6% in April, thanks to booming SUV sales and very strong demand for its all-new Fiesta.
Given a strong market and ample supplies of the new Fiesta, Ford is well on its way to overcoming a weak start to the year in Europe. The Fiesta is Ford’s best-seller in the region, and supplies of the new model were still tight when the year began. Year to date, Ford’s sales in Europe are down about 0.5% through April.
Ford has an all-new Fiesta in Europe, and sales jumped 33% in April. The new high-performance Fiesta....More>>>
Retirement investors want sure things. There isn’t enough time to make up for stocks that just fall into the ground, never to return. So considering how awful energy has been for the past couple of years, it’s probably surprising to see “energy stocks” and “retirement” mentioned in the same vicinity.
Sustained low oil and natural gas prices have negatively impacted energy stocks. OK, that’s putting it mildly. Low prices have outright strangled some companies right out of business, and has made life miserable for the vast majority of the sector.
Athletic gear maker Nike Inc. (NYSE: NKE) last week took over the top spot as the best performing Dow Jones industrial average stock for the year to date. The stock gained about 8.5% during the week, with more than all of that coming on Friday when the shares added nearly 11%. For the year to date, Nike stock is up 27.4%.
The second-best performer among the Dow index equities so far this year is Visa Inc. (NYSE: V), which is up 16.16%. That is followed by Microsoft Corp. (NASDAQ: MSFT), up 15.28%, Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA), up 13.8%, and Cisco Systems Inc. (NASDAQ: CSCO), up 12.35%. Of the....More>>>
Brokerages predict that Plexus Corp. (NASDAQ:PLXS) will report sales of $720.44 million for the current fiscal quarter, Zacks reports. Three analysts have issued estimates for Plexus’ earnings. The lowest sales estimate is $720.00 million and the highest is $720.91 million. Plexus reported sales of $618.83 million in the same quarter last year, which indicates a positive year-over-year growth rate of 16.4%. The business is scheduled to announce its next earnings report on Wednesday, July 18th.
According to Zacks, analysts expect that Plexus will report full-year sales of $2.83....More>>>
Call it global warming. Call it climate change. Maybe it’s a nuance, or maybe your political stance determines how you feel about this debate. 24/7 Wall St. has tracked investment in clean energy and renewable energy for years.
It turns out that 2016 broke the growth cycle for investing in clean energy — and then some.
With a new Trump administration about to take office, it looks like there is a night and day views on climate change versus the Obama administration. That makes this report something which likely cannot be ignored. After all, it was only known for less....More>>>
Uber (NYSE:UBER) and DoorDash (NYSE:DASH) are fierce rivals in the online food delivery market. Uber Eats, which was launched in 2014 to complement Uber's core ride-hailing business, now operates in more than 6,000 cities across 45 countries. It also acquired Postmates last December to boost it
It's always interesting to see what billionaire investors are doing with their money. Sure, you can't match their gains simply by copying every single one of their stock picks, but it can still be helpful (and fru
Terreno Realty (TRNO Quick QuoteTRNO ) recently announced the execution of a lease with a global logistics and supply-chain provider for a property in Gardena, CA. The lease for the 114,000 square feet of space will begin upon expiration of the current lease on Jan 31, 2022. Precisely,
Sanderson Farms, Inc. (NASDAQ:SAFM) has been given an average rating of "Hold" by the nine brokerages that are currently covering the stock, Marketbeat Ratings reports. Seven research analysts have rated the stock with a hold recommendation and one has issued a strong buy recommendation on
Real estate investment trusts (REITs) have been stellar performers so far in 2021. The real estate sector's roughly 30% total return (price plus dividends) through the end of August easily beats the 21%-plus return for the S&P 500 Index.