High yielding stocks offer potential for double-barreled returns – big dividend payments and price appreciation. However, many stocks with large dividend yields are "accidental high yielders." These are stocks where some fundamental problem -- an earnings shortfall, for instance -- has put pressure on the stock price. But the...
MGM Resorts International (MGM) stock has collapsed 72% over the last three months -- losing about $13 billion of market value -- as the Coronavirus pandemic forces a shutdown of the U.S casino industry. MGM's 30 properties around the U.S.,including its trademark MGM Grand casino and...
To say that March of 2020 in the REIT sector has been ugly does a disservice to the word. The average month-to-date loss for the top ten stocks in the retail REIT sector was 46.82% through the 19th. The Coronavirus pandemic is forcing most Americans to hunker...
Both insider trades and analyst recommendations contain information which may be useful for investors researching stocks. However, of the two information sources, one is much more trustworthy than the other. Everyday the financial media devotes major coverage to Wall Street analyst commentary on stocks....
The S&P 500 traded above its 200 day moving average last week for the first time since March 5. Back on March 23, at the bottom of the crash, the index was 28% below its 200 Day MA. The market has seen an amazing "bounce" since then....
Six Simply Good Foods insiders bought $1.1M of SMPL stock on April 9-13 at prices ranging from $16.32 to $16.86. The directors' buying comes after the consumer goods company has fallen 42% YTD. Simply Good Foods makes branded nutrition bars and ready-to-drink shakes for people following...
Michael Volkema has been Chairman of the Board at Herman Miller (MLHR) since 2000. As a Herman Miller Inc. insider, he has filed many reports to the SEC over the years. He's been granted shares, he's exercised options, sold options and sold stock. What he's never done...
The insider trading anomaly was first formally identified by James Lorie and Victor Niederhoffer in a 1968 article Predictive and Statistical Properties of Insider Trading. Much has changed in the investment markets over the ensuing years. But the predictive properties of insider trading remain as relevant today...
I'm “done with fossil fuels." That's what Jim Cramer just said on CNBC's Squawk Box. Cramer compared fossil fuel companies to the stigmatized tobacco companies, saying oil stocks are in the “death knell phase.” But if that's true, I wonder why billionaire oil tycoon and hotelier Bob...
Billionaire John Malone's insider buying may be rare, but when he does make a purchase, it pays to join him. On May 15, Malone along with two other Qurate Retail Inc. (QRTEA) insiders, bought over $14 million of the retailing and media stock at an average price...