Click the chart for more stock market data. Finally. Stocks wrapped up a stellar first quarter Thursday with the S&P 500 finishing at a new high, after flirting with the milestone for weeks. The benchmark index gained 6 points, or 0.4%, to end …
USA TODAY markets reporter Matt Krantz answers a different reader question every weekday. To submit a question, e-mail Matt at mkrantz@usatoday.com. Q: If a stock has a low P-E, does that mean it's going to go up in the future …
Stock prices (in large part) appreciate based on expected future earnings; the price-to-earnings ratio (p/e) tells investors what they are paying for those earnings. Think of the p/e as the price-per-square-foot calculated when buying a home …
The co-branded index family, which includes the flagship S&P/BMV IPC Index, the region's iconic financial benchmark, …
(NYSE:P) stock had quite a disappointing 2016. However, with the latest news about the company, it appears that there might be better days ahead in this new year, and some buoyancy may return to Pandora stock in 2017." width="300" …
June 23 (Reuters) - The S&P 500 and the Nasdaq Composite were higher in late morning trading on Friday as technology shares rose and oil prices rebounded from multi-month lows. The Dow Jones Industrial Average was little changed, …
To get the full details, click here. The good news is that we have discovered 3 stocks that yield 8% or higher that are members of the respected S&P 500. Being in the S&P 500 is a signal that the company is solid and established. As a …
While there are many ways to value a stock, a few basic tools are universal. Today, we'll touch on the most universal valuation tool of all, the P/E ratio, as well as how useful it is for retail stock investing. Unfortunately, a "value" stock is …
This metric evaluates the market price of a stock relative to the amount of cash flow that the company is generating on a per-share basis – the lower the number, the better. One of the important factors that makes P/CF a highly dependable …
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This is the first of a series of posts describing how S&P Dow Jones Indices and its US Index Committee maintain the S&P 500. Future posts will cover how stocks react when added to the index, the mix of sectors and industries in the index, …