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The High-Yield Dividend payers will continue to distribute dividends and can provide steady capital appreciation at the same time in the current low yield environment.
Between December 7 and 14, EQT Corp (EQT) gained the most on our list of upstream energy stocks. However, the SPDR S&P Oil & Gas Exploration & Production ETF (XOP) fell 7.8%—the largest fall among the major energy ETFs we discussed in the previous part of this series. EQT shareholders Toby Rice and Derek Rice, who hold 2.75% of the company, expressed disagreement with the current management team last week.
Qatar Petroleum, the state owned energy major is looking to splurge some $20 billion in LNG projects in the US over the next couple of years
Two of the top five best-selling televisions on Amazon as of Dec. 17 are models sold on Best Buy’s new storefront on Amazon, which the companies unveiled over the summer. The TVs come equipped with Amazon’s Fire smart-TV platform, which can link with the company’s Echo devices for voice-activated channel surfing and streaming. The two Fire TVs, one made by Toshiba and the other from Best Buy house brand Insignia, are also available in Best Buy stores and on its website.
Bank of America Merrill Lynch analyst Curtis Nagle downgraded the consumer-electronics retailer to Underperform and slashed the price target to $50 from $70.
Suncor's (SU) full-year 2019 production is expected to grow 10%, despite output curtailment from the government of Alberta.
Investors find it safer investing in utilities stocks during times of market turmoil as they are relatively stable and reliable because of the necessity of the products they offer.
Investing.com - U.S. futures pointed to a flat to lower open on Monday amid trade concerns and worries over a global economic slowdown .The S&P 500 futures dipped 3 points or 0.12% to 2,602.38 as of 6:40 AM ET (11:40 GMT) while Dow futures ticked down 33 points, or 0.14%, to 24,095. Meanwhile tech heavy Nasdaq 100 futures decreased 6 points, or 0.09%, to 6,616.25.All three indexes closed on Friday in correction territory for the first time since March 2016.Trade tensions between the U.S. and China weighed on markets after U.S. ...
The firm cited "deceleration in industry growth trends and continued caution on key product categories such as TVs, Apple products and gaming."
TVs make up 25 percent of Best Buy's total sales and Apple products account for 10 percent, estimates the firm. Best Buy shares dropped Monday after Bank of America Merrill Lynch downgraded the stock to underperform (the firm's equivalent of a sell rating), citing slowing sales of electronics, including the iPhone.
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Tumbling oil prices may have knocked energy pipeline and infrastructure companies into bargain territory. Some closed-end funds that own the stocks may be even better deals.
Qatar Petroleum (QP) is looking to invest at least $20 billion in the United States over the coming few years, its chief executive told Reuters, after the Gulf Arab state unexpectedly quit OPEC this month. Saad al-Kaabi, who holds the energy portfolio of the world's top liquefied natural gas (LNG) supplier, also said on Sunday the company aimed to announce foreign partners for new LNG trains needed for an ambitious domestic scale-up by the middle of next year, but was keeping open the possibility of going it alone. Qatar, a tiny but wealthy country is one of the most influential players in the LNG market due to its annual production of 77 million tonnes.
S&P 500 companies are poised to deliver a 22% gain in earnings this year, leaving the benchmark index trading at 15 times forward earnings. For investors looking to next year, an important issue is whether to go with defensive stocks (utilities, real estate investment trusts, health-care companies, and consumer staples), economically sensitive issues (banks, retailers, and industrials), or growth stocks (mostly in technology). Value managers see some of the best opportunities in years, and most of our stock picks trade for 10 times forward earnings or less.