Micron (MU) Posts Earnings Beat, 'Secular Trends' Driving Growth

Micron Technology, Inc. (MU) just released its latest quarterly financial results, posting non-GAAP earnings of $2.82 per share and revenues of $7.35 billion. Currently, MU is a Zacks Rank #1 (Strong Buy), but that could change based on today’s results. Micron shares have gained nearly 130% over the past year, including

Why Ford's Revamped 2019 Fusion Says a Lot About Its CEO

From a presentation given by Ford CEO Jim Hackett on Oct. 3, 2017. Image source: Ford Motor Company. Hackett argued that reducing the number of orderable combinations will serve customers. But there's much more to it: As Hackett sees it, simplifying the options list will make manufacturing more efficient, reduce material

Has General Electric (GE) Reached Value Stock Territory?

Shares of General Electric GE slumped more than 1.5% in morning trading Thursday, adding to the conglomerate’s recent losses amid a tariff scare that has seen investors ditch major U.S. industrials and importers. GE is now down more than 50% over the past year, and as mounting debt issues continue to

This photo shows that even Mark Zuckerberg is paranoid about his privacy (FB)

Facebook This is a picture of Mark Zuckerberg, billionaire founder and CEO of Facebook. He posted the photo in 2016 Tuesday to celebrate Instagram growing to 500 million users. But the photo has taken new meaning after Zuckerberg apologized on Wednesday for a scandal in which British data company Cambridge Analytica, which has

Trump's China tariffs aren't crazy

President Trump left heads shaking earlier this month when he announced new tariffs on steel and aluminum imports. Most trade experts see little economic justification for those tariffs, and a bevy of loopholes Trump included could end up exempting many imports, anyway. Trump is on firmer ground with his plan to

Here's Why You Should Dump Aqua America From Your Portfolio

Shares of Aqua America Inc. WTR have underperformed the Zacks Utility Water Supply industry in the last 12 months. The stock has returned 6.2% compared with the industry’s rally of 10.1 %. The company witnessed deterioration in 2018 estimates, which fell 2.08% in the last 30 days. Aqua America carries

What Philip Morris' Plant Conversion Could Mean for the Stock

Philip Morris International Inc. PM seems to stand firm on its ambitions of developing a smoke free future, evident from its recent move to completely transform one of its cigarette production facilities in Greece for the manufacture of HEETS — a unit used with iQOS. At a time when Philip

Transocean (RIG) Up 6.6% Since Earnings Report: Can It Continue?

A month has gone by since the last earnings report for Transocean Ltd. RIG. Shares have added about 6.6% in that time frame. Will the recent positive trend continue leading up to its next earnings release, or is RIG due for a pullback? Before we dive into how investors and analysts

While This 9.4% Yield Looks Tempting, It Might Be a Bit Too Dangerous for Income-Seekers

On one hand, DCP Midstream(NYSE: DCP) offers a compelling investment case for income investors. For starters, the MLP currently pays an enticing 9.4%-yielding distribution that it more than covered with cash flow last year. Furthermore, the company's two parents, refining giant Phillips 66(NYSE: PSX) and Canadian oil pipeline behemoth Enbridge(NYSE: