Many semiconductor stocks rallied this year amid optimism about a potential trade deal. Dutch chipmaker NXP Semiconductors (NASDAQ:NXPI) was one of those stocks, jumping 35% this year and outperforming the Philadelphia Semiconductor Index’s 31% gain. Intel (NASDAQ:INTC), however, was left out in the cold, as its stock rose just 7%. NXP and Intel aren’t direct competitors. NXP is the world’s […]Continue Reading ...
It’s been a year of ups and downs across the industry, and these three biotech stocks could be in the early stages of a much longer climb. Despite eye-popping returns, all three are developing new drugs with blockbuster sales potential that their stock prices haven’t yet caught up with. Chasing stocks on the rise usually […]Continue Reading ...
There’s only one stateside exchange-listed megacap — a stock commanding a market cap north of $300 billion — that has risen by better than 50% this year. Facebook (NASDAQ:FB) has soared 53.5% so far in 2019. To be fair, there are just 14 stocks including Facebook that are currently at megacap status. It’s a thin pool. However, Facebook […]Continue Reading ...
The biotechnology sector has been red-hot over the long term but out of favor with Wall Street over the past year. That mismatch is presenting investors a great opportunity to get in. So which stocks should investors buy today? We asked a team of Motley Fool contributors to weigh in and they picked Cambrex (NYSE:CBM), BioMarin Pharmaceutical (NASDAQ:BMRN), and […]Continue Reading ...
More than 50 of the 80 companies that have gone public so far this year are winning. They’re trading above their IPO prices, and in some cases have even more than tripled in 2019. Everybody loves talking about the winners, but let’s not ignore the more than two dozen stocks that are currently trading below their […]Continue Reading ...
It’s hard to believe, but 2019 is halfway over. Even though the first half of the year has been turbulent at times, the trade war persists, there’s lots of uncertainty surrounding what the Federal Reserve will do next, and tensions with Iran are heating up, the stock market is knocking on the door of new […]Continue Reading ...
Back in 2016, Bank of America/Merrill Lynch released a report that examined the performance of value stocks and growth stocks over a 90-year period between 1926 and 2016. Interestingly, value stocks have outperformed over the long run, with an average annual return of 17%, compared to 12.6% for growth stocks. But what really stood out from the B […]Continue Reading ...
Alphabet‘s (NASDAQ:GOOG) (NASDAQ:GOOGL) Google gets lots of attention for its artificial intelligence (AI) pursuits, mainly because the company is so good at applying AI to a variety of businesses. Consider that Google’s core advertising business uses AI to determine which ads to serve online users, and the company’s AI assistant, Google Assistant, is one of the best voice-search […]Continue Reading ...
Facebook (NASDAQ:FB) and Twitter (NYSE:TWTR) have defined the social media sector since its early days. The two companies together pioneered many of the social media concepts that have become part of the mainstream lexicon, including trending topics, the news feed, and even “liking” something. Both companies are also among the biggest and most important intermediaries […]Continue Reading ...
A stock price alone doesn’t tell you anything about how cheap or expensive a stock truly is. A $20 stock can be far more expensive than a $100 stock based on earnings, cash flow, and growth prospects, even though the price tag is lower. Still, focusing on low-priced stocks can make sense if you have […]Continue Reading ...
- Which Chipmaker is a Better Buy – NXP Semiconductors (NXPI) or Intel Corp. (INTC)?
- 3 Soaring Biotech Stocks With More Fuel in the Tank
- 3 Brand-Name Growth Stocks That Keep Getting Better With Age
- The Top Megacap Stock of 2019 Will Surprise You
- Forget Google: Here Are 3 Artificial Intelligence Stocks to Watch
- July 2019
- June 2019
- May 2019
- April 2019
- March 2019
- February 2019
- January 2019
- December 2018
- November 2018
- October 2018
- September 2018
- August 2018
- July 2018
- June 2018
- May 2018
- April 2018
- March 2018
- February 2018
- January 2018
- December 2017
- November 2017
- October 2017
- September 2017
- August 2017
- July 2017
- June 2017