And right now, some of the biggest and best-known companies on the stock market are also some of the lowest P/E stocks on the planet. But are they good values? To find out, I've screened the NYSE in search of large-cap, blue chip …
Shares of Pandora Media (P - Free Report) rose 3.5% in pre-market trading following an analyst upgrade and reports that its co-founder and CEO Tim Westergren will step down as CEO. The company is up 1% in morning trading. Westergren …
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: Do stocks soar when they're added to the S&P 500? A: Being added to the …
Needless to say, one group that has underperformed as the stock market racks up new highs is the energy sector. For investors looking to stay long the stock market, one of the best places to look may be this sector. A new report from …
Instead, I prefer another kind of “aristocrat” when investing money for my clients and recommending stocks to my newsletter subscribers. The “aristocrats” I like to rub elbows with are the kind you’ll find in the S&P 500 Index, …
Price-earning (P/E) ratio is commonly used while taking investment decisions by many investors. P/E ratio is the ratio between the market price and earnings per share. The ratio indicates the market price of a share vis-a-vis its earnings. …
Standard & Poor’s, who manage the S&P 500 among other things, will officially have 501 stocks in their index as of June 20th. The change in standard comes from a change in heart: the S&P initially planned to dump one of Google’s stocks
NEW YORK (Reuters) - The S&P 500 closed lower and the Dow ended a seven-day rally on Wednesday as financial stocks fell but gains in technology stocks helped Nasdaq end the day higher. U.S. stocks had been on a tear since the …
Investors use the price/earnings ratio (P/E ratio) to determine the relative value of a stock. It's calculated by taking the current price of a stock and dividing it by the company's annualized earnings per share (EPS). It can also be calculated …
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 …