Stocks

Dow halts 4-session skid, but Nasdaq slumps as technology stocks stumble

The Dow industrials on Monday ended a string of daily losses at four, but the Nasdaq Composite faltered, putting pressure on the broader market. The Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA, +0.07%  rose 14.79 points, or less than 0.1%, at 21,409.55. The Nasdaq Composite Index COMP, -0.29%  shed 18.10 points, or 0.2%, to 6,251 as Apple Inc. AAPL, -0.31%  dropped 0.3%, ... Read More »

Top 14 stocks which some MFs added for the first in the month of May

Indian market rallied as much as 17 percent so far in the year 2017 led by consistent infusion of funds by mutual funds (MFs) even as foreign portfolio investors (FPIs) slowed down their buying. The domestic mutual funds pumped in over Rs 20,000 crore in the stock market during April-May, said a PTI report. The flows were largely concentrated around ... Read More »

Buy, Sell, Hold: 3 stocks and 1 sector on analysts’ radar today

While retaining buy rating with increased target price at Rs 780 (from Rs 750 earlier) on Aurobindo Pharma, Jefferies said the company has launched 3 products in Q1FY18, driving a 5 percent FY18 EPS upgrade. The research firm has adjusted its EPS for the recent launches & raised FY18-19 EPS by 5-2 percent, saying the launches also underscore company’s R&D ... Read More »

3 Value Stocks Senior Citizens Should Consider Buying Today

Most investors in their golden years are searching for low-risk stocks that offer up an income stream and are trading at an attractive valuation. Knowing that, we asked a team of Fools to share a stock they believe fits these criteria perfectly. Here’s why they picked Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F), AT&T (NYSE:T), Kroger (NYSE:KR). IMAGE SOURCE: FORD. A household name, a fat ... Read More »

5 Cheap Tech Stocks To Buy For 50%+ Dividend Growth

It’s usually the last place dividend fans look for big yields and surging payout growth—but it should be one of the first. I’m talking about the technology sector. And before you dismiss me as crazy, check out this chart. The Home of Payout Growth What you’re seeing here is the dividend-growth rate of the Technology Select Sector SPDR ETF (XLK) ... Read More »

7 Stocks to Buy on the Verge of Double-Digit Breakouts

The stock market has spent much of the early summer months “melting higher” as investors have been hesitant to push their cash into a market that refuses to budge from all-time highs. Of course, we know there are always quality stocks to buy out there, regardless of what the market is doing. Source: Shutterstock Breakout stocks, comeback stocks, you name ... Read More »

BlueHost, HostGator Owner Prepares Sale of 13 Million Shares

Endurance International Group Holdings, Inc., the owner of BlueHost, HostGator and a variety of other brands marketing hosting and other cloud services, is preparing a public offering. The company says it is planning to sell 13 million shares of public stock at $14.50 per share. A release issued by the company says 3 million shares of this stock are being ... Read More »

Double Trouble For Twitter With Revenue and Stocks Down

Has the Twitter success story run its course? That’s the question being posed on Wall Street after Twitter reported disappointing revenue growth in the first quarter of 2016 recently. In the first quarter, Twitter reported $595 million in revenue, well below the $607.8 million that analysts were expecting. The company added 5 million users, but fell short of the growth that ... Read More »

Wix Acquires DeviantArt Revealing New Stock Photo Niche

Israel-based Wix.com (NASDAQ:WIX) recently acquired DeviantArt, an online community for artists, art enthusiasts and designers, for $36 million. Wix, which helps small business to build and operate websites, will have access to DeviantArt’s over 325 million pieces of original art as well as its more than 40 million registered members. The Impact as Wix Acquires DeviantArt DeviantArt will continue with ... Read More »

BSE small-cap gives 72% return, Sensex 34% in 3 years

Blue-chip index Sensex and S&P BSE LargeCap companies have shelled out a return of 34.24% and 38.56%, respectively. Photo: Hemant Mishra/ Mint Mumbai: With 72% return to investors, S&P BSE SmallCap index has outperformed the Sensex and large-cap indices in the three-year period ended 31 May. While the small-cap index of the BSE has given a return of 72.11%, S&P ... Read More »