Virtus Investment Partners, Inc. (VRTS Quick QuoteVRTS ) has increased its regular quarterly cash dividend. The company announced a dividend of $1.50 per share, representing an 83% hike from the prior payout. The dividend will be paid out on Nov 12 to shareholders on record as of Oct 29, 20
To paraphrase Blue Öyster Cult, “Don’t fear the taper.”
Tapering, the term used to describe the winding down of the Federal Reserve’s bond purchases, was the big topic of conversation this past week—even though we all knew that quantitative easing is living on borrowed tim
If you’re able to buy shares of a small growth stock — say, a company with a market capitalization of 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.
But what is a growth stock? There’s no hard-and-fast definition. Perhaps....More>>>
The shares of UnitedHealth (UNH) are currently undervalued when using optimistic estimates. However, even with slightly conservative estimates, the current share price could still provide a 9% annual return potential from this moment onwards.
A majority of investors are more likely interested in how the valuation and possible long-term return for a specific stock look like. Let us start with valuation first. I will not be delving into the current business situation of UnitedHealth as there are already plenty of excellent articles covering this topic. Personally, I prefer to keep my estimates....More>>>
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The staffing industry – and the IT staffing industry in particular – is poised for tremendous growth in the foreseeable future, and that rising tide bodes very well for Staffing 360 Solutions Inc. (NASDAQ:STAF).
For those who’ve followed the sociopolitical rhetoric it would be easy to conclude what job growth we’ve seen in the past few years has been measly, made even less impressive by the fact most of the new jobs have been less-than-great-career types of jobs. And to be fair, there’s a kernel of truth in what the critics are saying. A closer inspection....More>>>
Digital Turbine (NASDAQ:APPS), which makes money from mobile ad spending, has had a rough summer. APPS stock fell from a peak close of $94.74 on Mar. 1 to a low close of $47.90 on Aug. 19. That’s a drop of almost 50% over six months.
Schubert & Co boosted its holdings in Merck & Co., Inc. (NYSE:MRK – Get Rating) by 3.8% during the 2nd quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The firm owned 5,127 shares of the company's stock after buying an addit
Outside of inflation at 40-year highs, the economy is slowing. More people are losing their jobs. And for those who work, paychecks aren’t keeping up with higher prices. More and more people are putting everyday purchases on credit cards. Ma
Aerie Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (AERI Quick QuoteAERI ) announced data from the phase IIb study (“COMET-1”), which evaluated its investigational therapy, AR-15512, in patients with dry eye disease. While the study achieved statistical significance over multiple pre-specified sy
WAX (CURRENCY:WAXP) traded up 65% against the dollar during the 1-day period ending at 22:00 PM E.T. on August 22nd. Over the last week, WAX has traded up 58.8% against the dollar. One WAX coin can currently be bought for about $0.30 or 0.00000609 BTC on exchanges. WAX has a total market c