Stories tagged: investment
SUNDAY, DEC. 25, 2016
The Motley Fool: CVS Health has a healthy future
It’s been a tough road recently for shareholders of drugstore giant CVS Health (NYSE: CVS). The company has shown moderate results in its front-of-the-store business (think shampoo, diapers, soap, chips …
SUNDAY, DEC. 18, 2016
The Motley Fool: Apparel giant overcomes forgettable name to deliver unforgettable performance
Some of the best stocks fly under the radar of most investors. V.F. Corp. (NYSE: VFC), with an eminently forgettable name, is one such company.
SUNDAY, DEC. 11, 2016
The Motley Fool: Calling Verizon
Over the trailing 12 months, Verizon has generated more than $28 billion in cash from operations, allowing it to reinvest in its business while leaving plenty left over for its …
SUNDAY, DEC. 4, 2016
The Motley Fool: Skyworks Solutions takes to the skies
Skyworks Solutions is a play on the future of the Internet of Things (IoT).
SUNDAY, NOV. 20, 2016
The Motley Fool: Take a drive with affordable GM
Looking for a stock trading at a discount with a high dividend yield and future catalysts that could boost earnings? General Motors (NYSE: GM) fits the bill.
SUNDAY, NOV. 13, 2016
The Motley Fool: A diversified GlaxoSmithKline is delivering
If you’re looking for a high-yield, low-volatility stock, consider big pharma stalwart GlaxoSmithKline.
SUNDAY, OCT. 30, 2016
The Motley Fool: Dividends and growth with Bristol-Myers
The Motley Fool Take Shares of Bristol-Myers Squibb (NYSE: BMY) were recently down about 30 percent from their all-time high in July. That leaves the stock more attractively priced and …
SUNDAY, OCT. 23, 2016
The Motley Fool: Reading Facebook
The Motley Fool Take Facebook (Nasdaq: FB) has been outperforming Wall Street analyst expectations for revenue and earnings during the past few years, and analysts expect the company to grow …
SUNDAY, OCT. 16, 2016
The Motley Fool: Grocery giant Kroger remains a super market for investors
The Motley Fool Take Shares of grocery giant Kroger (NYSE: KR) recently hit a 52-week low, making it even more attractive as an investment. Kroger has been facing challenges such …
SUNDAY, OCT. 9, 2016
The Motley Fool: A towering opportunity for wireless investing
It’s not just wireless technology that enables big growth in smartphone data usage. Infrastructure, such as the companies that build and install cellular towers, play a key role, too.
SUNDAY, OCT. 2, 2016
The Motley Fool: Want a Bite of This Apple?
The Motley Fool Take Apple (Nasdaq: AAPL) has released its new iPhone 7 phones, and early reports are that it’s selling well. If these new phones can alleviate the concern …
SUNDAY, SEPT. 25, 2016
The Motley Fool: Microsoft’s Plans Are Paying Off
The Motley Fool Take Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT) is undergoing big changes that include becoming a major player in cloud computing. In its recently reported fourth quarter, Microsoft’s intelligent cloud segment …
SUNDAY, SEPT. 11, 2016
The Motley Fool: A Biotech Bargain
The Motley Fool Take Gilead Sciences is a market leader among biotech companies, with a market value recently topping $100 billion. It has an enormously valuable portfolio of drugs focused …
SUNDAY, SEPT. 4, 2016
The Motley Fool: A Money Mouse
The Motley Fool Take Walt Disney (NYSE: DIS) is the undisputed global entertainment king, with enormously valuable brands such as Disney itself, ESPN, ABC, Pixar and Marvel. In addition, it …
SUNDAY, AUG. 28, 2016
The Motley Fool: eBay operates in a growing industry
The Motley Fool Take E-commerce is one of the most promising industries around. Accounting for a modest 7.5 percent of all retail transactions in the United States, it has a …
SUNDAY, AUG. 21, 2016
The Motley Fool: Chipping away for the long term with NXP Semiconductors
NXP Semiconductors (NASDAQ: NXPI) is the world’s largest automotive chipmaker, and it also supplies the smartphone industry and others with chips. The company is a long-term play on the interconnectedness …
SUNDAY, AUG. 7, 2016
The Motley Fool: Carnival cruises to profits
The Motley Fool Take Carnival Corp’s (NYSE: CCL) stock has been getting less expensive recently, making it worth consideration for long-term investors.
SUNDAY, JULY 24, 2016
The Motley Fool: A Biopharma Grower
The Motley Fool Take Biotech blue chip Celgene (Nasdaq: CELG) is a major player in the rapidly growing oncology market, with three primary methods of growth.
SUNDAY, JULY 17, 2016
The Motley Fool: The power of the swoosh
The Motley Fool Take Nike (NYSE: NKE), a giant in the athletic footwear and apparel market, is getting stronger, diversifying into sports such as soccer to add to its dominance …
SUNDAY, JULY 10, 2016
The Motley Fool: Cleaning up with iRobot
The Motley Fool Take Seeking a growth stock that isn’t very overvalued? Check out home-robot maker iRobot (Nasdaq: IRBT). Its first-quarter earnings report released in April was good enough to …
SUNDAY, JULY 3, 2016
The Motley Fool: A branch-less bank
The Motley Fool Take If you’re looking for a relatively small company with a good chance of strong stock-price appreciation, consider BofI Holding (Nasdaq: BOFI), an online-only bank. It’s profitable …
SUNDAY, JUNE 26, 2016
The Motley Fool: Boston Beer ready to brew profits
The Motley Fool Take After a rough 2015 and further weakness so far this year, Boston Beer’s (NYSE: SAM) shares have fallen far from their all-time highs of January 2015. …
SUNDAY, JUNE 19, 2016
The Motley Fool: Cisco can ride the tech waves and still deliver dividends
The Motley Fool Take Networking giant Cisco Systems (NASDAQ: CSCO) is a stable and mature tech company, but it has been suffering from weak demand for its switches and routers …
WEDNESDAY, JUNE 8, 2016, 2:48 P.M.
Cher sues financial firm, claiming $800,000 in losses
Cher has sued a financial management partnership she claims defrauded her out of more than $800,000 in investments that went belly-up.
SUNDAY, JUNE 5, 2016
The Motley Fool: GM firing on many cylinders
The Motley Fool Take It’s not crazy to be wary of investing in General Motors (NYSE: GM), due to its significant debt load and that fact that it was forced …
SUNDAY, MAY 29, 2016, 4 A.M.
The Motley Fool: LinkedIn’s recent problems could be good for long-term investors
The Motley Fool Take LinkedIn (NYSE: LNKD) is the world’s largest professional social network, with more than 430 million members in 200 countries and territories. Shares have fallen about 50 …
SUNDAY, MAY 22, 2016
The Motley Fool: Wells Fargo in position to gain with rising rates
The Motley Fool Take The prospect of rising interest rates has some investors nervous, but the financial industry tends to benefit from a rising-rate environment. That puts Wells Fargo (NYSE: …
SUNDAY, MAY 15, 2016
The Motley Fool: Investing in credit card leader Visa is a profitable move
The Motley Fool Take An effective investing strategy is to invest for the long term in companies with solid business models. A good example is electronic payment processing giant Visa …
SUNDAY, MAY 8, 2016
The Motley Fool: Teva delivers generic profits
The Motley Fool Take If you’re looking for a growing stock that offers dividend income, take a closer look at Teva Pharmaceutical Industries (NYSE: TEVA). Teva is a hybrid drug …
SUNDAY, MAY 1, 2016
The Motley Fool: Pfizer’s promising pipeline delivers drugs and profits
If you’re looking to invest for the long term in a solid, income-generating company, take a gander at pharmaceutical titan Pfizer (NYSE: PFE). Its drug pipeline is one of the …