Yahoo Finance's Julia La Roche sits down with executive chairman and former CEO of Starbucks Howard Schultz
|Bid||139.22 x 200|
|Ask||139.89 x 200|
|Day's Range||139.27 - 139.62|
|52 Week Range||115.81 - 139.89|
|PE Ratio (TTM)||N/A|
|Expense Ratio (net)||0.15%|
Small company stocks have lagged large so far this year. The iShares Russelll 2000 ETF (IWB) has returned more than 13% year-to-date compared to the iShares Russell 2000's (IWM) 7%, according to Bloomberg. The earnings growth difference of 10.4% between small and large companies -- the largest gap since the Great Financial Crisis -- "keeps us cautious," wrote Jefferies analyst Steven DeSanctis in a report published Monday.
In this article, we’ll look Wall Street’s call and target price for Weatherford International (WFT) on September 12.
Dividend strategies have drawn increasing interest from investors around the world as central banks have pursued both quantitative and qualitative easy monetary policies, keeping interest rates at what have been exceptionally low levels since 2008. But this preference isn’t entirely new; it has long been known many investors have a preference for cash dividends. From the perspective of classical financial theory, this behavior is an anomaly.