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For the 2020 tax year, single filers will pay 15% tax on qualified dividends if taxable income falls between $40,000 and $441,450 ($80,000 to $496,600 for joint filers). If taxable income is below that amount, dividends are free and clear -- but above those income limits, Uncle Sam gets a 20% cut. This can be incredibly handy info when planning out an investment strategy and deciding what type of account to invest in, like a taxable account versus a Traditional IRA.
With market volatility picking up lately, it might seem like a good idea to hedge your portfolio against another downturn. But hedging strategies come at a price.
The chain isn't on track to repeat winning omnichannel pivots from the likes of Target and Home Depot.
On CNBC's "Fast Money," Ari Wald of Oppenheimer spoke about opportunities in the housing space.He sees enough positives for iShares Dow Jones US Home Const. (BATS: ITB) to buy it as a trade, with a protective stop at $41 support. He said that it is trading above its 200-day moving average, but the break out is not yet conclusive.D. R. Horton Inc (NYSE: DHI) is a 14% weighting in the ETF and it's attempting to break above its 15-year resistance, explained Wald. He expects it to resume higher and pull the group with it.He also likes Home Depot Inc (NYSE: HD), which he sees as a derivative play on the housing sector. Wald said the stock is consolidating and it has formed a bullish pennant pattern. He explained this is typically a continuation pattern that resumes in the direction of a trend. For him, Home Depot's trend is higher and he expects the stock to continue to move in that direction.See more from Benzinga * Mike Khouw Sees Unusual Options Activity In Alphabet * 'Fast Money' Traders Give Their Opinion On Skyworks, Delta And More * 'Fast Money' Traders Weigh In On Constellation Brands, Cisco And PayPal(C) 2020 Benzinga.com. Benzinga does not provide investment advice. All rights reserved.
Home Depot (HD) closed the most recent trading day at $247.96, moving -0.49% from the previous trading session.
In this episode of Industry Focus: Consumer Goods, Emily Flippen and Motley Fool contributor Dan Kline take a deep dive into a high-performing yet underrated retail brand. To catch full episodes of all The Motley Fool's free podcasts, check out our podcast center. This week, I'm joined by Motley Fool contributor Dan Kline as we take a deep dive into one of the most, in my opinion, underrated retail winners of the past decade: Tractor Supply Company (NASDAQ: TSCO).
Atlassian and Chipotle rose in buy ranges Thursday, while Walgreens dragged on the Dow Jones, after above-forecast jobless claims data.
The booming rooftop solar panel industry nosedived overnight when the coronavirus forced homeowners to rein in spending and keep their distance from would-be installers. At stake is the future of a key driver of the global transition from fossil fuels to renewable energy: solar power was the second-fastest growing renewable source after wind in 2019, according to the International Energy Agency. Energy research firm Wood Mackenzie has slashed its rooftop solar installation forecasts for Europe and the United States by a whopping 30% this year, while lifting its forecast by 3% in Asia, where China provides strong government support.
Home Depot (NYSE: HD) proved to be resilient during the pandemic. Importantly, in the post-pandemic long run, Home Depot can stave off Amazon from encroaching on its business. The initiative aims to make it easier for customers to order online and pick up in-store, for example, which is a more profitable transaction for Home Depot compared to shipping.
If corporations return to higher tax levels, the most logical area to cut would be staff, says RBC Capital Markets analyst Scott Ciccarelli. Home Depot, Lowe’s, Walmart, and Best Buy might streamline.
These 15 dividend stock picks, satisfying income investing needs of every kind, have so far kept their payouts intact while many big firms have cut back.
Lowe's (NYSE: LOW) is beating a down market this year. Lowe's had been down over 40% by mid-March, but shares have rallied to roughly match the gain of peer Home Depot. Like its larger rival, Lowe's kept its stores open through the early phases of the COVID-19 pandemic, and that allowed it to tap into surging demand as consumers prioritized home improvement projections during shelter-in-place orders.
Shareholders of Home Depot (NYSE: HD) are beating the market this year. Home Depot started 2020 on a positive note by announcing accelerating growth in its fiscal fourth quarter and avoiding the slowdown that retailers like Walmart and Target had seen. Sales gains roughly doubled from quarter to quarter even though Home Depot curtailed its hours and canceled its traditional spring selling promotions.
Big advertisers are pulling ads from Facebook as part of the first organized boycott against the social media giant -- but will that change the company's outlook?
Was consumers' increased appetite for home supplies enough for the retailer to survive a brutal quarter?
After having plunged during the first three months of the year, the Dow Jones Industrials (DJINDICES: ^DJI) have bounced back sharply from their worst levels of the year. Amid a couple dozen losing stocks in the Dow, Microsoft (NASDAQ: MSFT) is doing a lot to limit the average's losses. What's particularly impressive about the software giant's 31% rise so far this year is that it comes on the heels of an even sharper 55% climb for Microsoft in 2019.
Last week, stocks moved higher in a shortened trading week, as the Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJINDICES: ^DJI) and S&P 500 (SNPINDEX: ^GSPC) gained about 3% and 4%, respectively. Let's look at the developments that might send shares of Bed Bath & Beyond (NASDAQ: BBBY), Levi Strauss (NYSE: LEVI), and PriceSmart (NASDAQ: PSMT) moving this week. Investors are bracing for rough operating numbers from Levi Strauss in its quarterly results on Tuesday afternoon.
If you work at a non-essential business, your house or apartment has had to step up its game. It's become your office, school, gym, and much more for your entire family. Some households may have even added friends or relatives under their roofs as unemployment skyrockets.
We at Insider Monkey have gone over 821 13F filings that hedge funds and prominent investors are required to file by the SEC The 13F filings show the funds' and investors' portfolio positions as of March 31st, near the height of the coronavirus market crash. We are almost done with the second quarter. Investors decided […]
American companies are coming under increasing pressure from investors to publicly disclose information about diversity among employees in the wake of nationwide protests against racial discrimination. Many executives have pledged to champion equality in response to the Black Lives Matter demonstrations across the United States and beyond. The goal of global investors increasingly focused on social and governance issues is to gain a common metric on racial diversity to compare companies and hold them to account on their pledges, building on a drive to improve gender equality.
Both Home Depot (NYSE: HD) and Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN) are experiencing a surge in sales as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. Each has benefited in unique ways: Amazon because people spent more online to reduce trips to the store, and Home Depot because it was deemed an essential business and allowed to keep its doors open during stay-at-home orders. Meanwhile, Amazon has been taking sales away from the entire brick-and-mortar industry.
Economic growth might be weak, with a soft economy made worse by additional outbreaks of COVID-19. The recent earnings report by industry leader Nike (NYSE: NKE) helped illustrate just how strong lululemon athletica's (NASDAQ: LULU) business is today. The apparel specialist only endured a 17% sales decline through early May, while Nike's revenue dove by 38% in its comparable fiscal fourth quarter.