JPMorgan’s JPM board of directors has announced a 42.9% hike in its quarterly dividend. The hike comes as part of the company’s 2018 capital plan which was approved by the Federal Reserve this June. Additionally, JPMorgan’s capital plan includes authorization to repurchase $20.7 billion worth of shares, through the second quarter of 2019.
Tilray Inc. (tlry) shares were halted five times in a span of less than an hour as Wednesday's trading session neared a close, with shares zooming between brief small losses and incredibly large gains. Tilray stock was flying high Wednesday, hitting an intraday record high of $300 a share -- a daily gain of 94% that added to a an increase of more than 400% in the past month.
It may end badly, but for nimble traders in Tilray the good times are likely to continue flowing as the hype on the company's prospects reach fever pitch levels. Clearly, investors have bought into Tilray's pitch hook, line and sinker. "This industry [cannabis] is disrupting the pharmaceutical industry, cannabis is a threat to prescription based painkillers primarily opiods," explained Kennedy in an interview with TheStreet on the day of its July IPO.
Advanced Micro Devices AMD shares are shaping up to be one of the top gainers this year with a year-to-date return of over 210%. Most of this success story is based on its rivalry with Intel INTC, a company it seems to be beating with its new product
Kim Kardashian West might have a future on Wall Street. The reality TV star was gifted shares in five major companies for Christmas last year by her husband Kanye West. The stocks have since soared 40% on average, according to data from Markets Insider.
Jack Ma, founder of Chinese retail giant Alibaba, has recanted his promise to Donald Trump to create 1 million U.S. jobs. Experts have said that Ma's vow to create 1 million jobs linked to merchants selling their goods on the company's platform within five years was lofty to begin with. Jack Ma, founder and chairman of Chinese retail giant Alibaba BABA , says the company no longer plans to create 1 million jobs in the United States in the wake of the ongoing trade conflict between the U.S. and China.
Editor’s note: This column is part of our Best Stocks for 2018 contest. Charles Sizemore’s pick for the contest is Enterprise Products Partners (NYSE:EPD). As I write, my submission in InvestorPlace’s Best Stocks for 2018 contest — blue-chip natural gas and natural gas liquids pipeline operator Enterprise Products Partners (NYSE:EPD) — is up 13%, including dividends, as of today.
Investment portfolios for this mid-career crowd are also at critical junctures. With that as the backdrop, here’s a look at ten blue-chip stocks to buy if you’re around the age of 40. Perhaps best of all, they’re names that don’t require constant baby-sitting, letting mid-career investors focus on other things like work, kids and aging parents.
Here are 5 stocks added to the Zacks Rank #1 (Strong Buy) List today:ARC Document Solutions, Inc. (ARC): This reprographics company has seen the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 16.7% over the last 60 days.ARC Document
Jim Cramer points out the difference in market performance in China and the United States and ties it to the trade war fears that are rattling investors.
Realty Income Corporation O recently announced its 98th dividend hike since the company’s NYSE listing in 1994. Realty Income will pay the dividend on Oct 15 to shareholders on record as of Oct 1, 2018. The latest dividend rate marks an annualized amount of $2.646 per share versus the prior rate of $2.64 per share.
Despite the many perks of early retirement — waking up whenever you want, for example — it wasn’t the easiest decision. Earnings tend to peak around 48 for men and about 39 for women, according to an analysis by PayScale.
Robinhood has suspended new buying of Aurora Cannabis through its platform, the brokerage said Wednesday. "This is happening because there's limited support at execution venues for the large volume of ACBFF orders we've received," Robinhood told users who own shares of Aurora. As of Wednesday morning, more than 81,000 investors held Aurora Cannabis shares through Robinhood, the brokerage's website shows, making it the 16th most-popular stock on the platform.
When you claim Social Security benefits prior to your Social Security defined full retirement age (FRA) and continue to work, your benefits will be subject to the earnings test. The earnings limit is effective January 1st each year and indexed annually. Who Is Subject to the Earnings Test? Everyone receiving Social Security benefits prior to their FRA is subject to the earnings test.
Sep.18 -- Qualcomm CEO Steve Mollenkopf speaks to Bloomberg's Emily Chang on the set of Bloomberg's Studio 1.0 about Qualcomm's IP dispute and partnership with Apple.
In 2014, WTI crude oil prices were north of $100 per barrel. Not surprisingly, energy stocks, and in particular oil stocks, were doing pretty well back then. The oil market was left with this massive oversupply glut, and that sent oil prices tumbling.
The question on everyone's mind now is: "Where is Tilray's top?" I have no idea, but my fellow columnist Jim "Rev Shark" DePorre recently had a terrific write-up comparing TLRY's rise to the way Ponzi Schemes play out. By contrast, Tilray still offers investors what I call "The Dream" -- a chance to participate in the perfect deal with the perfect company.
Recently, U.S. Bancorp’s USB board of directors announced a 23% hike in the company’s quarterly common stock dividend. The revised quarterly dividend comes at 37 cents per share compared with the previous figure of 30 cents. This dividend will be paid on Oct15 to shareholders of record as of Sep 28, 2018.
Production and Pipelines industry. When looking at the last two reports, this oil and natural gas pipeline and storage company has recorded a strong streak of surpassing earnings estimates. For the last reported quarter, Kinder Morgan came out with earnings of $0.21 per share versus the Zacks Consensus Estimate of $0.19 per share, representing a surprise of 10.53%.
Cannabis mania is in full swing, and the stock that is creating the most hype is Tilray (NASDAQ:TLRY). Seven weeks ago, Canadian cannabis supplier Tilray went public at $17 per share. The alcoholic beverage market has produced multiple $50 billion-plus companies, including one $170 billion company.
Investors in Phillips 66 PSX need to pay close attention to the stock based on moves in the options market lately. What is Implied Volatility? Options with high levels of implied volatility suggest that investors in the underlying stocks are expecting a big move in one direction or the other.
For the last few months in stocks, the world’s loss has often seemed like America’s gain. This is the latest warning from JPMorgan Chase & Co. strategists led by Marko Kolanovic, who say to cut holdings in U.S. equities and add money in emerging markets. As the benefits from President Donald Trump’s tax cuts dissipate, the world’s largest economy is set to lose its edge in growth, they said.
The company (ticker: AABA), the former Yahoo, has in the past six weeks completed its sale of a $6.5 billion stake in (4689) and used part of a hefty position in Alibaba to execute a $13.8 billion offer that let Altaba holders swap their stock for shares in the e-commerce giant. Altaba has also moved to resolve litigation stemming from the widely publicized Yahoo data breaches several years ago. Altaba shares closed 92 cents lower Tuesday at $64.98, reflecting an ongoing slide in Alibaba, whose shares fell $2.24 to $156.65.
Micron Technology Inc. will give investors a much better lay of the land of the memory chip market this week following a quarter of dueling narratives on whether chip prices would hold premium prices. Micron (MU) is scheduled to report fiscal fourth-quarter earnings after the bell on Thursday. Many optimists argued that the traditional memory chip cycle was no longer applicable and that the market had entered uncharted territory because of new demand from internet-connected devices outside of phones and an insatiable demand from growing data centers.
Over the last few weeks, shares of Tilray (TLRY), a Canadian cannabis company, have become a fascination among investors as the stock has gained more than 700% since being priced at $17 during its July IPO. In early trading on Wednesday, Tilray shares were up over 40% after the company’s CEO Brendan Kennedy said on CNBC’s Mad Money that cannabis is a “hedge” for pharmaceutical companies and investors because it can replace prescription opioids and other painkillers. Tilray shares have exploded in price over the last month, giving the company a market value over $18 billion.