This Day On The Street
Continue to site
ADVERTISEMENT
This account is pending registration confirmation. Please click on the link within the confirmation email previously sent you to complete registration.
Need a new registration confirmation email? Click here

You Ask, Peltier Answers: Apollo, Energy, Berkshire

Throughout the trading week on Stockpickr Answers, investing professionals answer questions posed by members of the Stockpickr community.

Recently, David Peltier ( TheStreet.com Dividend Stock Advisor) responded to a round of timely questions.

Here are a few of those questions and Peltier's answers.

  • Picked up Apollo Investment (AINV - Get Report) on Wednesday March 11 . March 17 is the ex-dividend date. Juicy yield, but it appears that the company won't be able to pay it. I'm thinking of taking the profits right now and running. Any other thoughts?
  • Peltier: Congrats on the trade. And no, the current dividend still doesn't look too safe. To read more, visit Stockpickr.com.

  • Anybody else's energy plays been getting clobbered in this market rally? I bought XTO Energy (XTO) and ConocoPhillips (COP - Get Report). COP is up...for me and XTO is down... Why are they energy stocks getting beat up?
  • Peltier: Can't speak for the whole group, though COP didn't impress at its analyst meeting on March 11 . And it's hard for natural gas to rally. To read more, visit Stockpickr.com.

  • Now they Fitch Ratings want to downgrade Berkshire Hathaway (BRK.A - Get Report), stating Warren Buffet Berkshire Chairman and CEO as the reason. Is this a joke or what?
  • Peltier: I'm not a big fan of the ratings agencies. In fact, I'm surprised that Congress hasn't tried to put them out of business. To read more, visit Stockpickr.com.

    Do you have a question for Peltier? He will be back on Stockpickr Answers this Friday, March 20.

    To interact, join the Stockpickr community today -- for free.

    Plus, don't miss the latest editions of Stockpickr's " Rocket Stocks for the Week" and " Cramer's Take on Top-Searched Stocks."

    Stockpickr is a wholly owned subsidiary of TheStreet.com.

    Check Out Our Best Services for Investors

    Action Alerts PLUS

    Portfolio Manager Jim Cramer and Director of Research Jack Mohr reveal their investment tactics while giving advanced notice before every trade.

    Product Features:
    • $2.5+ million portfolio
    • Large-cap and dividend focus
    • Intraday trade alerts from Cramer
    Quant Ratings

    Access the tool that DOMINATES the Russell 2000 and the S&P 500.

    Product Features:
    • Buy, hold, or sell recommendations for over 4,300 stocks
    • Unlimited research reports on your favorite stocks
    • A custom stock screener
    Stocks Under $10

    David Peltier uncovers low dollar stocks with serious upside potential that are flying under Wall Street's radar.

    Product Features:
    • Model portfolio
    • Stocks trading below $10
    • Intraday trade alerts
    14-Days Free
    Only $9.95
    14-Days Free

    Check Out Our Best Services for Investors

    Dividend Stock Advisor

    David Peltier identifies the best of breed dividend stocks that will pay a reliable AND significant income stream.

    Product Features:
    • Diversified model portfolio of dividend stocks
    • Updates with exact steps to take - BUY, HOLD, SELL
    Trifecta Stocks

    Every recommendation goes through 3 layers of intense scrutiny—quantitative, fundamental and technical analysis—to maximize profit potential and minimize risk.

    Product Features:
    • Model Portfolio
    • Intra Day Trade alerts
    • Access to Quant Ratings
    Options Profits

    Our options trading pros provide over 100 monthly option trading ideas and strategies to help you become a well-seasoned trader.

    Product Features:
    • Actionable options commentary and news
    • Real-time trading community
    To begin commenting right away, you can log in below using your Disqus, Facebook, Twitter, OpenID or Yahoo login credentials. Alternatively, you can post a comment as a "guest" just by entering an email address. Your use of the commenting tool is subject to multiple terms of service/use and privacy policies - see here for more details.
    Submit an article to us!
    SYM TRADE IT LAST %CHG
    AINV $7.89 0.00%
    BRK.A $214,490.00 0.00%
    COP $67.51 0.00%
    AAPL $130.28 0.00%
    FB $81.53 0.00%

    Markets

    DOW 18,080.14 +21.45 0.12%
    S&P 500 2,117.69 +4.76 0.23%
    NASDAQ 5,092.0850 +36.0220 0.71%

    Partners Compare Online Brokers

    Free Reports

    Top Rated Stocks Top Rated Funds Top Rated ETFs