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Stock Buzz: GlaxoSmithKline plc (LSE:GSK), McKesson Corporation (NYSE:MCK) Quant Signals & Returns Under the Microscope

In trying to determine how profitable a company is per asset dollar, we can take a look at  the firm’s Return on Assets.  Return on assets is calculated by dividing a company’s net income (usually annual income) by its total assets, and is displayed as a percentage. At the time of writing, GlaxoSmithKline plc (LSE:GSK) has 0.031676 ROA.  The measure is commonly used to compare the performance […]

Indicator Watch: F Score Five or Higher for Vale S.A. (VALE)

Tracking the numbers for Vale S.A. (VALE), we can now see that the Piotroski F Score reading is at five or higher. Tracking this signal, traders may be looking for signs of possible financial strength. Often times, investors may become worried when the stock market is highly volatile. Being prepared for volatile situations can help ease the fears that come […]

Stock Review: Zooming in on Shares of Tencent Holding Ltd. (OTCMKTS:TCEHY)

Watching some recent stock price activity for Tencent Holding Ltd. (OTCMKTS:TCEHY), we have seen shares trading near the $37.47 level. Investors have a wide range of tools at their disposal when undertaking stock research. Investors will often monitor the current stock price in relation to its 52-week high and low levels. The 52-week high is currently $60.96, and the 52-week […]

Pultegroup (PHM) Climbs 2.17% For the Week

Shares of Pultegroup (PHM) have been trending up over the past five bars, revealing solid bullish momentum for the shares, as they ran 2.17% for the week.  Looking further out we note that the shares have moved 11.27% over the past 4-weeks, -16.49% over the past half year and -21.72% over the past full year. Some investors may be lamenting […]

Palo Alto Networks Inc (PANW) Shares Tumble -7.36% for Week

Palo Alto Networks Inc (PANW) shares are showing positive momentum over the past week as the stock has clocked in with gains of -7.36%.  In taking a look at recent performance, we can see that shares have moved -16.27% over the past 4-weeks, -17.94% over the past half year and 22.29% over the past full year. Investing in the stock […]

Institutional Portfolio Favorite in Spotlight: Cooper-Standard Holdings Inc. (NYSE:CPS)

Cooper-Standard Holdings Inc. (NYSE:CPS)’s shares are under review with key ownership changing hands of late. One of the most famous sayings in the stock market is “buy low, sell high”. This may seem like an oversimplified statement, but there are many novice investors who often do the complete opposite. Many investors may be looking too closely at stocks that have […]

Institutional Investors Remain the Majority Holders of Company Stock: Amphenol Corporation (NYSE:APH)

Amphenol Corporation (NYSE:APH)’s shares are under review with key ownership changing hands of late. Stock market investors often rely on fundamental analysis for stock research. The EPS or earnings per share ratio shows the amount of company earnings that can be attributed to every share that is held. EPS lets investors directly compare one company to another when examining potential […]