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Is Nike a Good Buy Now?

Nike  recently reported solid third-quarter earnings results. However, the market did not seem too excited, pressuring the stock by as...

Panera Turns Down the Volume

At its investor meeting this week, Panera Bread reconfirmed its first-quarter and full-year earnings guidance. It followed that up with a...

Corning Incorporated Gets Upgraded... but Should You Should Care?

At The Motley Fool, we poke plenty of fun at Wall Street analysts and their endless cycle of upgrades, downgrades, and "initiating coverage...

General Mills Misses Earnings Expectations, Shares Remain Relatively Flat

G eneral Mills  , the global provider of packaged goods, this week released its third-quarter earnings report for fiscal...

AK Steel in Good Shape Despite Soft Guidance

The fourth quarter of last year looked like a breakthrough for AK Steel , as the company finally returned to profitability. However, AK...

Nike's Got Plenty of Room Left to Run

Last week, Nike announced strong third-quarter earnings, but the company took a hit from the investing world when it forecast a weaker...

3 Reasons This 7% Yield Is Safe

It's not every day that you come across a stock with a 7% yield. With CD and bond yields near record lows, income hungry investors would love...

Cigarette Sales Are Declining, So How Sustainable Is Philip Morris' Dividend?

Tobacco companies are often considered some of the most defensive stocks you can find in the market thanks to their great dividend yields....

President Obama's New Plan to Change Overtime Pay for Workers

Speaking at the White House this week, President Barack Obama directed Secretary of Labor Tom Perez to overhaul the nation's...

Is Altria a Great Buy Now?

Much change has come to the cigarette industry over the past few years, with the advent of e-cigarettes, Europe moving to ban menthol...

What Makes It Nearly Time to Sell Walgreen's Stock?

The real-money Inflation-Protected Income Growth portfolio owns shares of Walgreen . Walgreen, like every company in that portfolio, earned...

3 Big, Fat Yellow Flags That Should Keep You Away From This Fertilizer Stock

If CVR Partners delivered an outstanding fourth quarter and rewarded its shareholders with record dividends in 2013, Rentech Nitrogen sent...

Ebix Inc. Beats Q4 Earnings Estimates, Shares Soar

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Insurance software specialist Ebix just reported results for the fourth quarter of 2013.

Sales decreased 6%...

Why GSV Capital Corp. Shares Slumped

Although we don't believe in timing the market or panicking over market movements, we do like to keep an eye on big changes -- just in...

Is Realty Income's Dividend Boost Here to Stay?


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One of the sturdier real estate investment trusts on the market these days, Realty Income...

Does ExxonMobil Corporation's Dividend Have Room to Grow?

ExxonMobil 's dividend policy hits all the right notes. The petroleum products giant offers a 2.7% yield, right in line with the...

Why Oncothyreon, Inc. Shares Sank

Although we don't believe in timing the market or panicking over market movements, we do like to keep an eye on big changes -- just in...

The Only Reason Bank of America Wouldn't Raise Its Dividend on March 26

The majority of evidence suggests Bank of America will increase its dividend this year. By how much, we don't know. But if...

Why Methode Electronics Inc. Shares Dropped Today

Although we don't believe in timing the market or panicking over market movements, we do like to keep an eye on big changes -- just in...

How General Electric Company Stacks Up Against the Competition

The financial crisis rattled General Electric in 2009, leading critics to say the company had lost its way. A common refrain emerged that GE...

Better Dividend: GlaxoSmithKline vs. AbbVie

Big pharma's one of the best industries for investors hungry for high-yielding dividends. Some of the biggest stocks in this sector offer...

Why EMC Corporation Might Keep Rallying

While Fools should generally take the opinion of Wall Street with a grain of salt, it's not a bad idea to take a closer look at...

Why Tim Hortons Inc. Smells Tasty

While Fools should generally take the opinion of Wall Street with a grain of salt, it's not a bad idea to take a closer look at...

Downgrade Hurts American Eagle While Doughnuts and Skiing Dominate the After-Hours

It was rather quiet on Wall Street today. with only one major economic report coming out. The Dow Jones Industrial Average ...

3 Reasons Cisco's 3.5% Yield Might Not Be Enough

If you hear a financial analyst say a company's valuation doesn't matter, just look at a stock chart for Cisco Systems . Adjusted for splits,...