The stock market performed well on Tuesday, responding to steady improvement among many companies as earnings season kicked into high gear. Although political issues are likely to remain in the spotlight for some investors for the foreseeable future, many market participants are looking to economic and business issues in driving their investing decisions. Major market benchmarks finished the day....More>>>
Kronos Worldwide Inc. (KRO)
Kronos is a Dallas-based $3.4B market cap ($3.5B enterprise value) commodity chemicals company that pays a quarterly common dividend of $0.15 per share for an annualized dividend yield of 2.1%.
The company sells its products under the Kronos brand through distributors and agents to paint, plastics, decorative laminate, paper manufacturers, and other parties.
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Since the beginning of 2016, Berkshire Hathaway (NYSE:BRK-A) (NYSE:BRK-B) has seen the value of the seven bank stocks in its investment portfolio increase by $5.6 billion, or 10.8%.
That’s a lot of money, butwhen you compare it to how blue-chip bank stocks performed more generally, something interesting sticks out. While Berkshire’s....More>>>
In a market where retail stocks of all stripes have been hammered, Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST) stock has been a notable outlier. Heading into the company’s fiscal third-quarter earnings report, Costco stock had gained 26% over the past year.
And though cautious/bearish analysts have pointed to slowing growth — including misses in....More>>>
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“In the history of our country, no president, during....More>>>
Intellectually, almost everyone understands the value of life insurance. Simply put, a life insurance policy is a way to look out for loved ones in the event of your death.
But when is the right time and the right way to buy life insurance?
Three out of five Americans currently own some form of life insurance, according to a recent study by the insurance education group Life Happens.....More>>>
We think AAPL stock is one of the most attractive technology stocks now. Here’s why Apple stock finds a place among our list of top stock picks.
Cupertino, California-based technologygiant, Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL), has been among our top stock picksfrom the technology sector for over 25 quarters now. AAPL stock closed the last trading session at a per share price of$135.02,....More>>>
A band of rebels from a galaxy far, far away has helped Disney finally join the ranks of winning stocks this year.
Shares of Disney (DIS) rose 2% Monday following the strong global box office for “Rogue One” — the first of several planned spin-off movies in the “Star Wars” franchise.
The stock was also added to Bank of America/Merrill Lynch’s....More>>>
Three technology executives say there are several key ways advisors can use technology to achieve scale and efficiency in their firms, which they shared Thursday during a webinar hosted by ThinkAdvisor and sponsored by Pershing.
Dan Skiles, president of Shareholders Service Group and a columnist for Investment Advisor; David O’Brien, founder of Evolution Advisors; and Kim Gaxiola, registered....More>>>
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