|Bid||13.18 x 800|
|Ask||0.00 x 3000|
|Day's Range||13.67 - 13.86|
|52 Week Range||13.05 - 28.09|
|PE Ratio (TTM)||N/A|
|Beta (3Y Monthly)||1.51|
|Expense Ratio (net)||0.59%|
The S&P 500 is lower by nearly 8 percent on a year-to-date basis, indicating it's going to take a lot of work in a short amount of time for the index to close 2018 on an upbeat note. There are over 2,200 ...
On December 4, Tronox (TROX) announced that it filed a motion with the Honorable D. Michael Chappell, the chief administrative law judge, seeking permission to present the proposed divestitures to the FTC (Federal Trade Commission). Tronox’s acquisition of Cristal is pending due to approval from the FTC. If Tronox gets approval from the administrative law judge, it would be able to engage in direct discussions with FTC commissioners.
VanEck announced today preliminary yearend distribution estimates for its VanEck Vectors® equity exchange-traded funds.
Editor’s note: This column is part of our Best Stocks for 2018 contest. John Jagerson’s and Wade Hansen’s pick for the contest is the Market Vectors Rare Earth Strat Met ETF (NYSEARCA:REMX).
Tariff headlines have kept the markets uncertain for the last couple of months, but that headwind has not been able to put much of a damper on the front runners. If you believe that energy stocks have further to run, EPD may be worth a look.
(Continued from Prior Part)Tronox’s quarterly dividend On August 15, Tronox (TROX) announced its latest quarterly dividend of $0.045 per share. The dividend will be paid on the company’s outstanding class A and class B ordinary shares. Tronox set the record date as August 27. Investors holding shares as of the record date are eligible for the dividend. The dividends are expected to be paid on September 7. At the end of the second quarter, including class A and class B shares, the total number of outstanding shares stood at ~122.9 million. ...
It’s not like REMX’s products are not in demand, and the business hasn’t suddenly started spending wildly or anything. The markets just aren’t willing to put their money in the companies that make up REMX right now. Read more about REMX from Jagerson and Hansen here.
The performance of the Vaneck Vectors Rare Earth Strategic Metals ETF (NYSEARCA:REMX) during 2018 is an incredible example of how the sentiment of the broader market can overwhelm the fundamentals of an individual stock or industry. Demand for rare earth metals continues to increase, which is a fundamental positive for most of the stocks held by REMX. Traders don’t feel like they can accurately forecast growth rates in this uncertain global economic environment, so many are simply taking profits off the table and reducing their exposure to the market.
This article is a part of InvestorPlace’s Best ETFs for 2018 contest. Charles Sizemore’s pick for the contest is the iShares Emerging Markets Dividend ETF (NYSEARCA:DVYE). As we approach the halfway mark of 2018, my pick in InvestorPlace’s Best ETFs for 2018 isn’t off to the best of starts.
What Options Should Investors Consider amid Rising Rates? Targeting corporate floating rate notes and longer average maturity notes may offer greater yield potential. Investors may use such an allocation to either enhance their cash positions or to meaningfully de-risk their portfolios from equity or below-investment grade credit exposures when market volatility becomes less favorable.