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For this article I've researched dividend paying companies in the Business Services 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 250,000 for low volatility.
- Price greater than $10.
- Cash per share and current ratio greater than one, meaning good liquidity more »
In the world of hedge funds there are thousands of money managers. Many members of the financial press speciously shrug off this group, but a select group of hedgies is actually worth retail investors’ time. At Insider Monkey, we’ve found that by focusing on the best stock picks of the best hedge fund managers, it is possible to beat the market by a significant margin.
Our small-cap strategy outpaced more »
As with any investment, it is necessary to determine the long term return potential versus the risk that you are accepting by making the investment. One of the simplest ways to get an overview of this risk/reward concept is through a SWOT analysis, which highlights the Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities, and Threats of a given company. Trading almost 50% below its high for the year, reverse logistics provider, Liquidity Services more »
Today I have decided to take a look at one of my favorite stocks through a different shade of sunglasses. Having thought back to The Motley Fool's Rule Breakers, Rule Makers, I have chosen to take a slightly unorthodox look at a business that isn't really all that large, or even maturing, but rather a pure dominator of its market space. While this may be a strange concept more »
“It is an unfortunate human failing that a full pocketbook often groans more loudly than an empty stomach.” - Franklin Delano Roosevelt
Progress Report: Philip Morris International (NYSE: PM), mentioned January 16, 2012 trading around $76 per share, currently flirting with 52-week highs around $92 a share (“Healthy Yield, Bad Habit”).
There are an awful lot of analysts out there. Too many, it seems. Add to that the countless knuckleheads such more »
Here is an overview of Richard T. Cunniff’s best yielding portfolio holdings as of Q3/2011 (September 30, 2011). His portfolio has 35 stocks with a total worth of $3 billion. The Fund's investment objective is long-term growth of capital. In pursuing this objective, the fund focuses principally on common stocks that it believes are undervalued at the time of purchase and have potential for growth. His portfolio more »