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Markets in the red, shares of Herman Miller jumps on earnings results

US Markets

U.S. stocks were in the red on Thursday after the Fed's decision to maintain near-zero interest rates to 2023. In the week of Sept. 6 to Sept. 11, 860,000 workers filed unemployment claims in the latest period. The Dow declined 0.36% to 27,922, the S&P 500 index fell 0.81% to 3,357 and the Nasdaq Composite Index was down 1.42%, to 10,892.


• Eastman Kodak (KODK) +6.1%

• Kohl's Corporation (KSS) +0.9%

• BorgWarner Inc. (BWA) +0.5%

• Wynn Resorts, Limited (WYNN) +0.2%


• Host Hotels & Resorts, Inc. (HST) -3.4%

• Tesla, Inc (TSLA) -2.5%

149 Views    Omar Venerio    2020-09-17 15:05
Markets green, shares of Lennar fall despite beating Wall Street

US Markets

U.S. stocks were in the green on Tuesday morning, as were global equities, on news that China's retail sales rose in August by 0.5% year-over-year, higher than expected. The Dow gained 0.47% to 28,124, the S&P 500 index rose 0.89% to 3,413 and the Nasdaq Composite Index was up 1.47%, to 11,219.


• Tesla, Inc (TSLA) +12%

• Darden Restaurants, Inc. (DRI) +1.5%

• Tapestry, Inc. (TPR) +1%

• Host Hotels & Resorts, Inc. (HST) +0.34%


• Nikola Corporation (NKLA) -8.6%

• Kohl's Corporation (KSS) -1.9%

• Darden Restaurants, Inc. (DRI) -0.08%

Global Markets

76 Views    Omar Venerio    2020-09-15 14:23
Simon Property Group makes the list

As of Wednesday, April 22, the GuruFocus All-in-One Screener, a Premium feature, found that the following utility stocks have low price-earnings ratios and have been bought by gurus. While some of them are great value investments, others may need to be researched more carefully, according to the discounted cash flow calculator.

Simon Property Group

With a market cap of $16.37 billion, Simon Property Group Inc. (SPG) has a price-earnings ratio of 7.86. According to the DCF calculator, the stock has a fair value of $161.10 while trading at $53.56.

The stock has lost 69.67% over the last 12

194 Views    Tiziano Frateschi    2020-04-22 16:38
Lockheed Martin tops the list

Investors looking for value opportunities may be interested in the following securities, which may not seem to be expensive as their earnings are trading for less than 20 times their price. Second, they have a consistent history of earnings and sales generation. The second characteristic means that these companies have posted no losses in the last five years and accomplished average growth rates in both the top and bottom lines.

Further, analysts on Wall Street have issued positive recommendation ratings ranging between hold and overweight, which increase expectations for stocks that beat the U.S. market.

Lockheed Martin

The first stock

225 Views    Alberto Abaterusso    2020-01-12 20:47
Why spinoffs may be good investments, and the Marriott example

“The facts are overwhelming. Stocks of spinoff companies, and even shares of the parent companies that do the spinning off, significantly and consistently outperform the market averages.”Â -Joel Greenblatt (Trades, Portfolio)

Chapter three of “You Can Be a Stock Market Genius: Uncover the Secret Hiding Places of Stock Market Profits” is lengthy one, dealing with the subject of corporate spinoffs. Author Joel Greenblatt (Trades, Portfolio) defined a spinoff as an event in which a company divests a subsidiary, division or some part of its business and

629 Views    Robert Abbott    2019-04-05 20:18
There are a number of great companies in the market today

There are a number of great companies in the market today. I've selected 10 undervalued companies for the Enterprising dividend stock investor. These companies have the highest dividend yields among the undervalued companies that are suitable for Enterprising Investor according to the ModernGraham approach.

Defensive Investors are defined as investors who are not able or willing to do substantial research into individual investments, and therefore need to select only the companies that present the least amount of risk. Enterprising Investors, on the other hand, are able select companies that present a moderate (though still low) amount of risk. Each

135 Views    Benjamin Clark    2019-03-14 15:11
Ascena stock rose on earnings beat

U.S. stocks advanced on Tuesday morning ahead of the Federal Reserve´s meeting. The Dow Jones Industrial Average traded up 0.13% at 26,597, the S&P 500 index rose 0.11% at 2,922, while the Nasdaq Composite Index increased by 0.19% at 8,008.

Shares of Ascena Retail Group Inc. (ASNA) jumped more than 14% on Tuesday morning after the company posted fourth quarter earnings per share of 7 cents on $1.76 billion in revenue, reflecting 6% year-over-year growth.

The gross margin increased to $1.015 billion, or 57.5% of sales, higher than the $951 million, or 57.4% of sales reported in the year-ago period.

11 Views    Omar Venerio    2018-09-25 16:37
Welltower tops the list

According to the GuruFocus All-In-One Screener, the following real estate stocks are popular among gurus.

Welltower Inc. (WELL) is held by six gurus

The real estate investment trust, which invests in senior housing and assisted living communities, has a market cap of $24.72 billion. Its revenue of $4.33 billion has grown 11% over the last 10 years.

The stock is trading with a price-earnings ratio of 45.20. The current price of $66.44 is 10.98% below its 52-week high and 34.01% above its 52-week low. Over the last 10 years, it has returned a gain of 35%.

Pioneer Investments Jim Simons

141 Views    Tiziano Frateschi    2018-09-21 19:55
RF Industries skyrockets on first quarter sales and earnings

U.S. markets are in positive territory in Wednesday pre-market trading after data on inflation and consumer activity, which showed a stronger economy.

Shares of RF Industries Ltd. (RFIL) skyrocketed on the heels of the company reporting its financial results for the first quarter. The company posted adjusted earnings per share of 6 cents. The company’s revenue reached $10.3 million, an increase of 56.1% from the same quarter a year ago.

Further, the gross profit increased 65% to $3.1 million from $1.9 million and reached 30% of sales from 28% in the same quarter last year due to the increased revenues

39 Views    Omar Venerio    2018-03-14 15:36
The REIT does not support its cash flow by diluting its shareholders

Goldman Sachs (GS) recently came out with a list of companies with low labor costs that may possibly benefit as wage growth comes into play and one was Host Hotels & Resorts (HST).

The $13.8 billion Maryland-based lodging real estate investment trust (REIT) company reported its second-quarter results in July. Host Hotels & Resorts reported a (-)0.3% revenue decline year over year to $2.79 billion in the first half and an uglier (-)30.4% drop in profits to $368 million (13.2% margin vs. 18.9% in the prior year).

Overall costs and expenses actually declined in the same period by (-)1.4%.

51 Views    Mark Yu    2017-08-07 14:07
The investment prospects of Apple Hospitality

(Published by Nicholas McCullum on May 21)

REITs are a phenomenal asset class for investors to generate passive income from property ownership without any of the headaches of being a conventional landlord.

There are so many REITs out there that it can be difficult to find the best for investment. What makes a good REIT?

The best REITs tend to have built-in competitive advantages by operating with expertise in a subsector of the real estate industry.

Apple Hospitality REIT (APLE) is a prime example of this – it is a hotel REIT that specializes in leasing to the upscale Marriott

441 Views    Ben Reynolds    2017-05-22 14:20
Company is growing through its efficient capital allocation strategy

Host Hotels & Resorts Inc. (HST), a premiere lodging real estate investment, reported decent third-quarter results.

It reported double-digit diluted EPS. Comparable hotel EBITDA improved during the quarter. It also paid a special dividend during the quarter. There was strong comparable hotel EBITDA margin improvement of 110 basis points for the quarter.

With a geographically diverse portfolio of high-quality assets, it had a rocking 2015 as it returned $1.3 billion of capital in the form of $650 million of dividends and $675 million of stock repurchases.

The company’s portfolio is located in the major markets known to have outperformed when

45 Views    Mrinalini Chaudhuri    2016-12-23 16:38
Some REITs are publicly traded and are perfect for investing in Real Estate

The stock market is highly unpredictable and no one really can pinpoint with certainty what will happen in a few months or years’ time. This is why analysts always recommend diversification of investments so that when one stock or asset type declines, the others can cover up for the losses incurred.

Therefore, you would find that most investors spread their investments across several asset types and stocks while others choose to concentrate on just a few. Of course, it is true that most assets are affected by similar economic forces, which explains why gurus like Warren Buffett (

1015 Views    Nicholas Kitonyi    2016-09-08 21:03
An examination of the portfolio's holdings

I can't say if we are in a bear rally or, if after seven years, that was all the correction we got before heading off to the races again. But since I don't know, I'm very happy with our Un-Beta Portfolio. In my last article here introducing this portfolio, I noted that for a generation now, a little more than 70% of the total market return has come from dividend income. Some might say, “Yeah, but didn’t people who invested that way miss the big moves?” First of all, what is a “yabbit” and second, yes, the massive rise

1128 Views    Joseph L Shaefer    2016-03-21 04:51
Host Hotels & Resorts recently reported strong 4th quarter with a strong bottom line

Host Hotels & Resorts Inc. (HST) is a premiere lodging real estate company. It is a Standard & Poor's 500 and Fortune 500 company and is the largest lodging real estate investment trust and one of the largest owners of luxury and upper-upscale hotels. The company currently owns properties in the U.S. and properties internationally totaling approximately 59,000 rooms. The company also holds noncontrolling interests in five joint ventures, including one in Europe that owns hotels with approximately 6,500 rooms and one in Asia that has interests in hotels in Australia and India.

The company recently announced strong fourth quarter

915 Views    Mrinalini Chaudhuri    2016-02-19 21:03
The investor sees downturn ahead for market

Bridgewater Associates, the $154 billion hedge fund led by Ray Dalio (Trades, Portfolio), had somewhat unusual purchasing activity in the third quarter, going on a diversification tear, the update released today showed.

Dalio’s team purchased a vast 210 new stocks, a large proportion of which were in tiny quantities of less than 0.01% of the portfolio. The quarter ended with a total of 431 positions in Bridgewater’s $7.5 billion long portfolio, with 14% quarter-over-quarter turnover.

Dalio also significantly reduced exposure to his largest positions, in some ETFs, cutting his Vanguard MSCI Emerging Markets ETF holding by more

3153 Views    Holly LaFon    2015-11-12 19:24

According to GuruFocus' list of 52-week lows, these Guru stocks have reached their 52-week lows.

United Parcel Service Inc reached the 52-week low of $96.14

The prices of United Parcel Service Inc (UPS) shares have declined to close to the 52-week low of $96.14, which is 17.8% off the 52-week high of $114.40. United Parcel Service Inc is owned by 18 Gurus we are tracking. Among them, 9 have added to their positions during the past quarter, and 9 reduced their positions.

United Parcel Service Inc was incorporated in Delaware on July 15, 1999. United Parcel Service Inc has

1488 Views    hyperman299    2015-04-17 18:06

According to GuruFocus Insider Data, these are the largest CEO sales during the past week: Achillion Pharmaceutical Inc, Protective Life Corp, Host Hotels & Resorts Inc, and Allison Transmission Holdings Inc.

Achillion Pharmaceuticals Inc (ACHN): President and CEO Milind Deshpande sold 216,624 Shares

President and CEO of Achillion Pharmaceuticals Inc (ACHN) Milind Deshpande sold 216,624 shares on Aug. 18 at an average price of $10. Achillion Pharmaceuticals was incorporated in Delaware. Achillion Pharmaceuticals Inc has a market cap of $954.411 million; its shares were traded at around $9.76 .

Achillion Pharmaceuticals Inc. announced its 2014 second quarter financial results.

1345 Views    alicet236    2014-08-25 05:25

Using the GuruFocus Aggregated Portfolio Screener you can filter results to see what companies maintain the highest amount of guru ownership. By using this screener, we filtered down to see real estate-focused companies which are held by the most gurus. The following five real estate companies are held by the largest number of gurus during the past quarter.

Jones Lang LaSalle (JLL)

There are the most gurus that hold on to a position in Jones Lang LaSalle. As of the first quarter there were 11 guru owners of Jones Lang LaSalle and they held a combined weighting of

1514 Views    Monica Wolfe    2014-06-26 21:53

According to GuruFocus Insider Data, these are the largest CEO sales during the past week: Host Hotels and Resorts Inc., Alliance Fiber Optic Products Inc., Eplus Inc. and Inteliquent Inc.

Host Hotels & Resorts Inc. (HST): President and CEO W. Edward Walter Sold 200,000 Shares

President and CEO of Host Hotels & Resorts Inc. (HST) W. Edward Walter sold 200,000 shares on 05/06/2014 at an average price of $21.31. Host Hotels & Resorts Inc. is a Maryland corporation that operates as a self-managed and self-administered real estate investment trust, or REIT. Host Hotels & Resorts Inc. has a market

405 Views    alicet236    2014-05-12 14:51

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2020-06-20 $ 11.67 (-4.34%)
2020-06-19 $ 12.2 (-0.89%)
2020-06-02 $ 12.28 (0.24%)
2020-05-16 $ 10.06 (0.2%)
2020-04-23 $ 10.81 (1.79%)
2020-04-15 $ 11.44 (0.26%)
2020-03-02 $ 14.97 (3.38%)
2020-02-26 $ 14.89 (-3.25%)
2020-02-25 $ 15.39 (-6.33%)
2020-02-11 $ 16.69 (-0.06%)
2020-01-23 $ 17.52 (-0.4%)
2020-01-15 $ 17.68 (0.06%)
2019-12-14 $ 17.95 (0.5%)
2019-12-12 $ 17.86 (-0.28%)
2019-11-21 $ 16.85 (-1.98%)
2019-11-15 $ 17.06 (1.25%)
2019-10-17 $ 16.35 (-0.37%)
2019-10-15 $ 16.31 (-2.1%)
2019-10-02 $ 16.98 (-1.79%)
2019-09-13 $ 17.32 (1.41%)
2019-09-06 $ 16.72 (2.33%)
2019-08-30 $ 15.98 (1.27%)
2019-07-09 $ 18.34 (-0.38%)
2019-06-14 $ 18.31 (-1.24%)
2019-04-05 $ 19.33 (0.42%)
2019-04-02 $ 19.28 (2.01%)
2019-03-26 $ 18.7 (-0.53%)
2019-02-20 $ 18.52 (-0.64%)
2019-01-11 $ 17.68 (1.26%)
2019-01-09 $ 17.4 (2.47%)
2019-01-04 $ 16.35 (-0.24%)
2018-12-21 $ 16.54 (0.12%)
2018-12-14 $ 17.78 (%)
2018-04-26 $ 19.6 (-0.1%)
2018-03-30 $ 18.64 (0.38%)
2016-02-19 $ 15.06 (-1.7%)
2014-05-12 $ 21.71 (1.31%)
2011-06-15 $ 15.8 (-1.99%)
2011-03-01 $ 17.55 (-4.62%)
2010-10-15 $ 16.11 (0.75%)
2010-07-27 $ 14.53 (-0.82%)
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