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This select group of stocks have upped their dividends for at least 25 straight years.
Markets are pricing in some fiscal policy, but it's not what a lot of pundits think.
An environment in which valuations matter more and dip-buyers can't always be trusted to save the day is one in which it could help to pick one's spots carefully.
It is now clear, in a world without all that much clarity, that professional money is in the early stages of distribution mode.
Here's why I am concerned about the weeks ahead -- other than any potential self-fulfilling prophecies about September.
Break in. Sherwin-Williams just lowered guidance: "We continue to see strong demand across the pro architectural and industrial end markets we serve. However, persistent and industry-wide raw material availability issues have not improved as antic...
Let's look at PPG Industries, Lowe's Companies, and Parker Hannifin.
* Tops are processes (bottoms are events) * Investors are remarkably complacent - with no one, save Perma Bears, looking for a meaningful market decline * The market silliness is now deafening as the (motley) fools rush in at the end of a speculat...
My investment conclusion and strategy is to sell in June for the anticipated market swoon.
* The market silliness is now deafening as the (motley) fools rush in at the end of a speculative cycle * I see a pivot in monetary policy and disappointing (relative to consensus) 2022 S&P EPS * There is a possibility for a broad valuation reset lo...
As we can see in the table below, despite the month-over-month drop in both overall and single-family housing starts in April, both were up huge year over year and stronger than the spring-summer 2020 housing construction season. We could see some "...
Let's hammer out the details of Toll Brothers' dividend boost.
Investors should look to buy at lower levels and know the stock is vulnerable to a pullback.
Some new accumulation (buying) around the $85 area should set the stage for further gains.
Yesterday's Building Permits rose 4.5% MoM to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.709 million, well above the expected 1.6 million, and the highest level since August of 2006 when the nation was in the midst of a housing boom. Housing Starts also...
Do not fear the housing sales boom -- this is good news and I'll tell you why.
The charts of U.S. Steel, Freeport-McMoRan and DuPont suggest that the surge in their shares may have just begun.
Here's when you make your move and start buying.
Here we'll look at dividend news for RPM International, McDonald's, Basset Furniture, and GEO group.
It may just be a matter of time before the green chokes on the pestilence and the stock market stars don't even matter.
Like Tutor Perini, Sterling Construction and Great Lakes Dredge & Dock offer promising prospects as construction projects continue amid the pandemic.
These companies are trading at reasonable multiples and two are offering nice dividend yields, too.
In a 'normal' recession, these would be real losers -- but right now? They look like numero 'UNO'.
Let's look at how J.M. Smucker stacks up against Skyworks and Hershey.
Negotiations on the next round of stimulus, more so than tension between Washington and Beijing, and more so than earnings season, will control short-term financial market performance.
There was a mild increase in trading volume at the New York Stock Exchange, but it was a rotational shift.