Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc. said on Thursday it would buy Procter & Gamble Co.'s Duracell battery unit in a stock swap, taking over a business the billionaire has supported for nearly two decades. The transaction calls for P&G …
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Before the internet and even before computers, critical financial information was printed daily in newspapers. Though many newspapers still print this information, most people find it easier (and faster) to get information on their stocks from …
More than 1,300 mutual funds and 17 ETFs use the S&P 500 as their primary benchmark index, which means they would have to add Facebook shares to their holdings once it is included in the index. "Usually when a stock is added to the …
A declining market is what value and dividend growth investors long for. There have been times in the past where I struggled to find stocks worthy of purchasing. In a down market, the challenge is to pick the best available stocks that will …
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The overall market has been essentially flat in 2015, with the S&P 500 earning just ... Subsidiaries without a separate stock ticker from public parent companies and private companies are excluded. Source: Glassdoor Economic
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The Price/Earnings Ratio is touted as a means of predicting stock price movement. The Price/Earnings Ratio Has No Value in Predicting Future Stock Movement. A stock price crash may be coming but the currently inflated S&P 500 …
As we've said many times before, however, it's in bear markets that the role of dividends in cushioning stock market price declines is most important. In 2008, for example, the S&P 500 lost 37%, but the High Yield Dividend Aristocrats Index …
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So Wall Street aggressively argued that investors should buy stocks because they were cheap. Yet in absolute trailing-twelve-month terms, the broad-market SPX P/E ratio was way up near 21x. In simple-average terms, it was near 23x. …
We frequently run across assertions that the US stock market is allegedly “cheap”, because the trailing P/E of the S&P 500 Index has not yet reached the dizzy heights of 1929 or 2000 (of course, quite often the “forward P/E” is cited rather …
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The Wall Street Journal just offered two articles in one day touting Robert Shiller’s cyclically adjusted price/earnings ratio (CAPE). One of then, “Smart Moves in a Pricey Stock Market” by Jonathan Clements, concludes that, “U.S. shares …
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