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A study of analyst recommendations at the major brokerages shows that Verizon Communications Inc is the #5 broker pick, on average, out of the 30 stocks making up the Dow Jones Industrial Average, according to ETF Channel. Verizon Communications Inc also comes in above the median of analyst picks among the broader S&P 500 index components, claiming the #90 spot out of 500.
There are too many unanswered questions before Amazon can emerge as a respected phone player.
Consistently, one of the more popular stocks people enter into their stock options watchlist at Stock Options Channel is Verizon Communications . So this week we highlight one interesting put contract, and one interesting call contract, from the May expiration for VZ.
For the most part, Apple plays at the high end of the smart phone arena, with the iPhone 5s, which starts at $199 on a two-year contract, the company's best selling phone. Now, it looks as if Apple is about to go even further upscale, according to one analyst.
TheStreet Ratings team reiterated 3 stocks with a buy rating on Monday
The Dow component leading the way higher looks to be Visa
), which is sporting a $3 gain (+1.5%) bringing the stock to $199.63. Holding back the Dow today is Verizon Communications
), which is lagging the broader Dow index with a 22-cent decline (-0.5%) bringing the stock to $46.85.
Investors see big telecom as a relatively safe bet if stocks continue to correct. Here's why the crowd on StockTwits.com is bullish on two names in particular.
Verizon Communications (VZ) shares are climbing, up .04% to $47.09 in after hour trading on Friday, after announcing the Samsung (SSNLF) Galaxy S5 was available for retail in stores and online today.
Customers who trade in their working smartphone at Best Buy could potentially get a free Samsung Galaxy S5 depending on the value of the device they trade in.
T-Mobile CEO John Legere announces a cheaper 'Simple Starter' plan and warns the company won't stop there.
The most recent short interest data has been released by the NASDAQ for the 03/31/2014 settlement date, and we here at Dividend Channel like to sift through this fresh data and order the underlying components of the Dow Jones Industrial Average by "days to cover." There are a number of ways to look at short data, for example the total number of shares short; but one metric that we find particularly useful is the "days to cover" metric because it considers both the total shares short and the average daily volume of shares typically traded. The number of shares short is then compared to the average daily volume, in order to calculate the total number of trading days it would take to close out all of the open short positions if every share traded represented a short position being closed.
AT&T (T) shares were down 1.1% to $34.87 in trading Wednesday
TheStreet highlights 3 stocks pushing the technology sector lower today.
TheStreet Ratings team reiterated 3 stocks with a buy rating on Wednesday
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