Fears Deutsche Bank may not be the only bank in trouble are weighing on investor minds and global stock markets.
In this series, we look through the most recent Dividend Channel ''DividendRank'' report, and then we cherry pick only those companies that have experienced insider buying within the past six months. The officers and directors of a company tend to have a unique insider's view of the business, and presumably the only reason an insider would choose to take their hard-earned cash and use it to buy stock in the open market, is that they expect to make money — maybe they find the stock very undervalued, or maybe they see exciting progress within the company, or maybe both.
The next president of the United States could wield enormous influence over the Federal Reserve's future, and therefore the future of the U.S. economy.
Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 10/3/16, Dynex Capital, Inc. will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.21, payable on 10/31/16.
Jefferies raised Pier 1's (PIR) price target to $4.50 this morning after the company late yesterday reported an in-line loss for the fiscal 2017 second quarter.
Cousins Properties' (CUZ) stock rating was slashed to 'sell' at Stifel on Thursday morning.
ZAIS Financial Corp has been named as a Top 10 Real Estate Investment Trust (REIT), according to Dividend Channel, which published its most recent ''DividendRank'' report. The report noted that among REITs, ZFC shares displayed both attractive valuation metrics and strong profitability metrics.
August residential real estate data was all over the map, but at least U.S. home prices are moving in the right direction - this year.
Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, in trading on Wednesday, shares of Anworth Mortgage Asset Corp. were yielding above the 12% mark based on its quarterly dividend (annualized to $0.60), with the stock changing hands as low as $4.92 on the day.
Insiders at these companies have been scooping up shares of their own stocks lately.
The most recent short interest data was recently released for the 09/15/2016 settlement date, and LendingTree Inc is one of the most shorted stocks of the Russell 3000, based on 6.40 "days to cover" versus the median component at 5.85. There are a number of ways to look at short data, but one metric that we find particularly useful is the "days to cover" because it considers both the total shares short and the average daily volume of shares typically traded.
In trading on Wednesday, shares of Anworth Mortgage Asset Corp.'s 8.625% Series A Cumulative Preferred Stock were yielding above the 8.5% mark based on its quarterly dividend (annualized to $2.1562), with shares changing hands as low as $25.32 on the day. This compares to an average yield of 6.77% in the "Real Estate" preferred stock category, according to Preferred Stock Channel.
In trading on Wednesday, shares of Ashford Hospitality Trust Inc's 8.55% Series A Cumulative Preferred Stock were yielding above the 8.5% mark based on its quarterly dividend (annualized to $2.1376), with shares changing hands as low as $25.02 on the day. This compares to an average yield of 6.77% in the "Real Estate" preferred stock category, according to Preferred Stock Channel.
Fitch Ratings believes a Sears bankruptcy could be looming, which would likely trigger major problems for landlord Seritage.
These dividend stocks did well in the last recession, but how will they fare in the next one? Here's what their technical charts tell us.
The DividendRank formula at Dividend Channel ranks a coverage universe of thousands of dividend stocks, according to a proprietary formula designed to identify those stocks that combine two important characteristics — strong fundamentals and a valuation that looks inexpensive. Capstead Mortgage Corp.
In trading on Wednesday, shares of Capstead Mortgage Corp. crossed below their 200 day moving average of $9.63, changing hands as low as $9.43 per share.
Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 9/30/16, Western Asset Mortgage Capital Corp will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.31, payable on 10/25/16. As a percentage of WMC's recent stock price of $10.72, this dividend works out to approximately 2.89%, so look for shares of Western Asset Mortgage Capital Corp to trade 2.89% lower — all else being equal — when WMC shares open for trading on 9/30/16.
Here is a look at two big pharma stalwarts to determine the better stock to buy for growth and income.
Annaly Capital Management, American Capital Agency and Two Harbors Investment have fantastic yields at great prices.