Harris (NYSE: HRS) has been making the transition from a diversified electronics company to one that is focused on communications. The company is now an international communications and IT entity serving both government and commercial markets.
Historical evidence suggests that over a long period of time, value stocks beat growth stocks, and on the whole, dividend-growth stocks beat the overall market. Thus, it may be assumed that stocks that combine the characteristics of both value and high-dividend growth stand a good chance to outperform Mr. Market in the long run. This assumption about value stocks’ outperformance versus growth and core stocks is supported by empirical research more »
Hedge funds have been buying shares of Motorola Solutions (NYSE: MSI), despite it trading at high multiples of traditional value measures. The stock currently trades at 20x earnings, 21x free cash flow, 9.5x EV/EBITDA, and 10x tangible book.
However, traditional value measures are only a starting point for finding real value in the market. In fact, most good investment opportunities are not obvious upon first glance. Therefore, it more »
For this article I've researched dividend paying companies in the Communication Equipment Industry. Also, to make sure I find the best companies, all three stocks mentioned in this article comply with the following criteria:
- Market cap of more than $500 million and an average volume of at least 300,000 for low volatility.
- Cash per share and current ratio greater than one, meaning good liquidity and dividend sustainability.
- Price more »
Research In Motion (NASDAQ: BBRY) was up big last week – as much as 15% - on news that the U.S. Government is pulling plans to purchase Apple’s iPhones, instead opting to support Research In Motion’s BlackBerry devices. One headwind, despite the phone maker’s plans to woo government agencies and corporations with the robust security features provided by its BlackBerry 10, is that many private users may opt more »
Election season is here and red blooded American political wonks are glued to cable news. While most viewers wait to witness the spectacle that is sure to emerge during the homestretch of our democratic system's most dramatic event, I see an even more important political story emerging. As the elections enter their final stage, only a debate gaffe or October surprise can upset the apple cart. Investors are wise more »
Hello again, my name is Glen Bradford and I am going through the S&P500 and pricing the stock market, one company at a time.
346. Harris Corp. (NYSE: HRS) is doing buybacks on the borrowed dollar. I would normally dislike this but I think that they are fine for now. I actually think that they are remarkably cheap. I'm a fan of the buybacks. They've been a more »