Conglomerate

Did GE’s Dividend and Conglomerate Structure Just Become More At Risk?

General Electric Co. (NYSE: GE) is in even worse trouble than some turnaround investors may have feared. Some investors may have expected the news, but the longer-term structure of the ...
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Why Barclays Sees Warren Buffett & Berkshire Hathaway as Huge Tax Reform Winners

Warren Buffett often is considered as one of the best investors of the modern era. After all, he did become the world's wealthiest man in prior years. And his Berkshire ...
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General Electric 2018 Outlook: Analysts Still May Be Too Bullish

It is no secret that this is the best bull market most investors have ever seen for buying stocks and equity indexes. What has been hard for many investors to ...
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2018 Bull/Bear Outlook: How M&A May Make United Tech Look Even Better

Now that 2017 is gone, investors have to figure out how they want to be positioned for 2018 and beyond. The Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) and S&P 500 have ...
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2018 Bull/Bear 3M Forecast: Is 3M Really Overvalued After a Stellar 2017?

Now that 2018 has arrived, investors need to keep in mind that this raging bull market in stocks is now nearing nine years old. This is also the strongest bull market that ...
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Bad News Keeps Mounting: Another Credit Rating Downgrade for General Electric

The economy is still improving in 2017 and the bull market is now closer to nine years old than eight. One major company that has not recovered its lost ground ...
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Big Changes Seen in Warren Buffett and Berkshire Hathaway Stock Holdings: Apple, BofA, IBM, Wells Fargo, Synchrony, Monsanto and More

Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE: BRK-A) has released its public equity holdings as of September 30, 2017. Warren Buffett is one of the richest men alive, and he is also considered ...
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DowDuPont Tops Estimates, Promises More Layoffs

DowDuPont Inc. (NYSE: DWDP) reported third-quarter 2017 results Thursday morning before markets opened. The conglomerate posted quarterly pro forma adjusted operating earnings per share (EPS) of $0.55 on pro forma ...
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General Electric’s Q3 Earnings Solidify Its Position as DJIA’s Biggest Loser in 2017

General Electric Co. (NYSE: GE) added about 3.7% to its share price last week, but only after posting a new 52-week low after reporting third-quarter results Friday morning. The share ...
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Berkshire Hathaway Scores Rare Analyst Upgrade

It is not all that common that shares of Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE: BRK-A) see big analyst calls. After all, the post-financial conglomerate has so many moving parts and has ...
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General Electric Can’t Shed Ranking as DJIA’s Biggest Loser in 2017

General Electric Co. (NYSE: GE) added about 0.9% to its share price last week, not enough to shake off its ranking as the worst-performing equity on the Dow Jones Industrial ...
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When 2 Big General Electric Analyst Calls Fall on Deaf Ears

General Electric Co. (NYSE: GE) has been the worst performing stock of all 30 Dow Jones Industrial Average index members. The conglomerate has seen its stock drop by about 22% ...
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GE Sinks to New 52-Week Low, Still DJIA’s Worst Stock of 2017

General Electric Co. (NYSE: GE) stock struggled last week. Shares dipped 2.2% week over week and the company widened its lead as the worst performing equity of the 30 stocks ...
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Why General Electric Earnings Won’t Move the Needle Much (Updated)

General Electric Co. (NYSE: GE) reported second quarter 2017 results before markets opened Friday morning. The conglomerate reported an expectedly difficult report to analyze. Its diluted earnings per share (EPS) was ...
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Why GE’s Earnings Report Could be a Sideshow to Longer-Term Expectations and Internal Issues

General Electric Company (NYSE: GE) finds itself at a serious crossroad in July. While many eyes are going  to be on GE's earnings and guidance, there are many moving parts ...
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