McDonald's Corp. (MCD) shares have fallen by over 8% since peaking on January 26
There are several ways to beat the market, and investing in small cap stocks has historically been one of them. We like to improve the odds of beating the market further by examining what famous hedge fund operators such as Carl Icahn and George Soros
Investors in Canopy Growth Corporation CGC 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.
(Bloomberg Opinion) -- Japanese investors salivating at the juicy 5.4 percent dividend yield available from the initial public offering of SoftBank Group Corp.’s telecom unit should rein in their excitement. It won’t last.The $23.5 billion IPO of Softbank
More than a hundred thousand antigovernment protesters took to the streets of France for a fourth consecutive weekend, heaping pressure on President Macron. WSJ's Stacy Meichtry assesses his options to break the impasse. (Photo: Getty Images)
Shares of Hi-Crush Partners (NYSE: HCLP) fell over 22% last month, according to data from S&P Global Market Intelligence. Investors went on a pretty wild ride to get there, though. Well, Hi-Crush announced third-quarter 2018 earnings at the end of October, rose on upbeat earnings from peer Covia Holdings, and then continued to trek lower as investors worried over falling crude oil prices.
Iridium Communications Inc NASDAQ/NGS:IRDM Score: Negative (18) 39 days at current score. Downgraded from Neutral on November 2nd 2018 View full report here! Summary This company ranked negatively compared to the Telecommunications Services
Just one short month ago, some folks in my neighborhood were still pulling out their propane grills to cook up some dinner. Propane industry companies make the vast majority of their money during the winter months. The first thing an investor should know about both of these businesses is that they make most of their money from propane deliveries and service fees as opposed to propane sales.
Hedge fund Elliott Management Corp's ASG Technologies Group Inc raised its offer to buy Mitek Systems Inc to $11.50 per share from $10, in its latest attempt to buy the provider of financial technology to banks. ASG said it made the offer public because Mitek refused to engage with the hedge fund on "reasonable terms". Mitek's shares were up 17 percent at $10.50 in premarket trading.
Top Indian gas importer Petronet LNG is looking to sign a deal in a year's time to buy at least 1 million tonnes of U.S. natural gas annually for a period of up to 10 years, as it pushes to diversify its supply sources beyond the Middle East. As part of any deal, the firm could potentially take a stake in a U.S. liquefied natural gas (LNG) project, said Petronet's managing director, Prabhat Singh. "The U.S. market is open compared to other markets where the state is (often) the controller of minerals," Singh told Reuters late last week.
Investing in hedge funds can bring large profits, but it’s not for everybody since hedge funds are available only for high-net-worth individuals. A particularly interesting group of stocks that hedge funds like is the small-caps. The huge amount of capital does not allow hedge funds to invest a lot in small-caps, but our research showed that their most popular small-cap ideas are less efficiently priced and generate stronger returns than their large- and mega-cap picks and the broader market.
At seemingly every turn this year, the marijuana industry has made history. In Canada, nine decades of recreational marijuana prohibition was tossed aside in favor of legalization via the Cannabis Act. In the United States, two more states approved medical cannabis (Utah and Missouri), bringing the total number of states with legalized medical weed to 32.
OPEC has finally put an end to the ongoing speculations regarding oil supply glut and prices with a move to curb output by a total of 1.2 million barrels per day (BPD) from the highs reached in October, essentially for the first half of 2019. While OPEC member countries will reduce output by a total of 800,000 BPD, non-OPEC producers will lower production by 400,000 BPD. The figure is pretty close to the OPEC advisory committee’s suggestion of 1.3 million BPD output-curb from the production levels of October.
Baxter International Inc. BAX recently collaborated with the European Foundation for the Care of Newborn Infants (EFCNI) with a view to improve care for preterm born in Europe. This move is likely to boost Baxter’s Clinical Nutrition business.Notably,
The first few months lived up to the bullish expectations but the number of mergers and acquisitions dwindled thereafter, probably because potential acquisition targets demanded a premium. Key acquisitions this year included Bayer’s $63 billion buyout of Monsanto, Sanofi’s SNY multi-billion dollar buyouts of Ablynx and Bioverativ, Celgene’s CELG purchase of Juno Therapeutics, Novartis’ (NVS) acquisition of AveXis and Roche's (RHHBY) purchase of Foundation Medicine. Glaxo, earlier this month, announced a definitive agreement to acquire small cancer biotech, TESARO, Inc. (TSRO) for $5.1 billion.
The latest 13F reporting period has come and gone, and Insider Monkey is again at the forefront when it comes to making use of this gold mine of data. Should you consider Playa Hotels & Resorts N.V. (NASDAQ:PLYA) for your portfolio? Playa Hotels & Resorts N.V. (NASDAQ:PLYA) was in 15 hedge funds' portfolios at the end of the third quarter of 2018.
As a result, analysts reduced their fourth-quarter EPS and revenue estimates for AMD by 17% and 8%, respectively. Analysts also slashed AMD’s fiscal 2019 revenue and EPS estimates by 3% and 4%, respectively.
We know that hedge funds generate strong, risk-adjusted returns over the long run, therefore imitating the picks that they are collectively bullish on can be a profitable strategy for retail investors. With billions of dollars in assets, smart money investors
Global grains trader Bunge Ltd's Chief Executive Officer Soren Schroder has stepped down after months of pressure from shareholders to shake up the company amid a prolonged decline in crop prices. Bunge bowed down to the demands of investors D.E. Shaw and Continental Grain in October, adding three board members and saying it would consider options including selling itself. The company has been grappling with low crop prices and the ongoing trade war that has slashed U.S. crop exports to China.
World-class money managers like Ken Griffin and Barry Rosenstein only invest their wealthy clients' money after undertaking a rigorous examination of any potential stock. They are particularly successful in this regard when it comes to small-cap stocks
Shares of Nordstrom (NYSE: JWN) tumbled last month, after the department-store chain posted underwhelming results in its third-quarter earnings report. Its third-quarter profit was much lower than expected because of a one-time error related to its credit card business. The stock started slipping when Macy's shares fell on its earnings report two days before Nordstrom's came out, and then plunged on Nordstrom's results on Nov. 16.
Is CVS Health Corporation (NYSE:CVS) a good investment right now? We check hedge fund and billionaire investor sentiment before delving into hours of research. Hedge funds spend millions of dollars on Ivy League graduates, expert networks, and get tips
Billionaire hedge fund managers such as Steve Cohen and Stan Druckenmiller can generate millions or even billions of dollars every year by pinning down high-potential small-cap stocks and pouring cash into these candidates. Small-cap stocks are overlooked by most investors, brokerage houses, and financial services hubs, while the unlimited research abilities of the big players within the hedge fund industry can easily identify the undervalued and high-potential stocks that reside the ignored corners of equity markets. There are numerous small-cap stocks that have turned out to be great winners, which is one of the main reasons the Insider Monkey team pays close attention to the hedge fund activity in relation to these stocks.
The latest 13F reporting period has come and gone, and Insider Monkey is again at the forefront when it comes to making use of this gold mine of data. Whiting Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:WLL) was in 39 hedge funds' portfolios at the end of the third quarter of 2018. WLL has seen an increase in hedge fund interest recently.
There are several ways to beat the market, and investing in small cap stocks has historically been one of them. Because of Carl Icahn and other elite funds' exemplary historical records, we pay attention to their small cap picks. In this article, we use hedge fund filing data to analyze Synovus Financial Corp. (NYSE:SNV).