NextEra Energy (NYSE:NEE), a holding company that owns and runs Florida Power and Light, wants to acquire a regulated utility. NextEra Energy stock, the largest publicly traded utility, is bound to do well — if only it get another utility to agree to a merger or acquisition. Source: IgorGolovniov/Shutterstock.com The Wall Street Journal recently reported
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Check out the companies making headlines midday Monday: Halliburton — Shares of the oil field producer popped 2% after the company reported better-than-expected earnings for the previous quarter. Halliburton earned 11 cents per share, topping a Refinitiv estimate 8 cents per share. Revenue, however, missed analyst expectations. American Airlines — American Airlines shares rose more
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The semiconductor market is hot, but Taiwan Semiconductor (NYSE:TSM) is hotter. In 2020, TSM stock is up 51%, topping the widely followed PHLX Semiconductor ETF (NASDAQ:SOXX) by about 30 percentage points. Source: Sundry Photography / Shutterstock.com For many investors in the U.S., Taiwan Semiconductor isn’t a household name like Nvidia (NASDAQ:NVDA). But Taiwan Semiconductor’s business
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CNBC’s Jim Cramer said on Monday that “we’re in some wacko market” because normally chasing stay-at-home stocks trading at off-the-charts multiples to sales would not make sense, but now the market is rewarding investors who do so. Cramer cited Zoom Video Communications at about 50 times sales and cloud company Snowflake at about 100 times
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First Solar (NASDAQ:FSLR) manufactures top-notch modules that are selling fairly well, and it is one of the highest quality companies in the solar sector. Still, First Solar stock shouldn’t be your first choice. Source: IgorGolovniov / Shutterstock.com Given the company’s dependency on the U.S. market, there are much better solar space opportunities for risk-tolerant, growth
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American Funds has been offering mutual funds since 1934. Based in Los Angeles, it is a subsidiary of global asset manager Capital Group. Capital Group is America’s seventh-largest asset management firm with assets under management (AUM) of $1.7 trillion, as of June 2020. It provides wealth management and financial advisory services to high net-worth individuals,
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Throughout 2020, Bed Bath & Beyond (NASDAQ:BBBY) stock has been one of the market’s best turnaround stories, with its shares surging more than 600% off their coronavirus-induced March lows. Source: Shutterstock That’s partly because consumer spending has risen since then and partly because Bed Bath & Beyond’s management is doing everything right to turn this
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Evan Spiegel, CEO and co-founder of Snap Inc. Adam Galica | CNBC With earnings season gathering pace, now is the time to re-evaluate your portfolio. However, in such an unpredictable environment, investors need to be particularly savvy when making critical investing decisions. “Markets are now hoping for (and trading on) a smooth election, a big
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Sunrun (NASDAQ:RUN) has been a jaw-dropping trade lately. Even after a recent sell-off, RUN stock is up 350% year-to-date. Sounds great, right? Source: IgorGolovniov / Shutterstock.com Normally, you’d expect some huge fundamental developments to justify a stock price quadrupling. But there aren’t any here. Sunrun’s sales are actually declining. For Q2, its operating loss was
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Check out the companies making headlines before the bell: Walgreens – The pharmacy chain operator reported adjusted quarterly profit of $1.02 per share, 6 cents above estimates, with revenue also above forecasts. Walgreens also announced a 2.2% dividend increase. The shares added 2% in premarket trading as of 7:40 a.m. ET. Morgan Stanley – Morgan
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Check out the companies making headlines before the bell: Pfizer, BioNTech – Pfizer Chairman and CEO Albert Bourla said the vaccine candidate under development by the two drug makers could be ready for an Emergency Use Authorization application by late November. Separately, Pfizer and BioNTech are scaling up manufacturing capability for their experimental coronavirus vaccine,
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Most investors typically value precious metals as safe havens in times of an economic downturn. Due to the novel coronavirus-led market slowdown, several investors have turned to precious metals in protecting their investments. For example, gold prices have risen over 27% in the past year compared to 19% growth in the S&P 500 index. However,
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