Corporate Performance

Apple Remains the DJIA’s Best Performing Stock of 2017

Shares of Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) added $1.42 last week (about 0.9%), closing at $142.27 on Friday. The company remains the best-performing stock by a wide margin among the 30 ...
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Verizon Returns as DJIA’s Worst Performing Stock for 2017

Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE: VZ) last week reclaimed its status as the worst-performing stock among the 30 equities included in the Dow Jones Industrial Average. The telecom giant had ceded ...
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IBM Shares Won’t Stop Falling

International Business Machines Corp. (NYSE: IBM) did not get a bounce in share price that day after its stock plunged due to poor earnings. The stock fell again the second ...
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How Many Stores Does Sears Have Left?

Sears Holdings Corp. (NASDAQ: SHLD), which owns Sears and Kmart, made two announcements recently. It has a new chief financial officer and it will close yet more locations. So what ...
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Mattel, Valeant Stagger into Friday’s 52-Week Low Club

April 21, 2017: Here are four stocks trading with relatively heavy volume among 58 equities making new 52-week lows in Friday's session. On the NYSE, decliners led advancers by about ...
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Should Boeing Worry Now That Airbus Has Delivered First A321neo to Virgin America?

European aircraft maker Airbus on Thursday delivered the first A321neo off the company's assembly line to long-time customer Virgin America, which is now part of Alaska Air Group Inc. (NYSE: ...
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Faulty Parking Brakes Lead Tesla to Recall 53,000 Vehicles

Tesla Inc. (NASDAQ: TSLA) announced Wednesday afternoon that it is recalling 53,000 Model S sedans and Model X sport utility vehicles to resolve a problem with the vehicles' electric parking ...
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Bebe to Close All of Its Stores

Contemporary fashion retailer Bebe Stores Inc. (NASDAQ: BEBE) will close all of its stores, which number 173, according to the company's recent filings. It has set a deal to sell ...
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10 Retailers That Control America’s Gasoline Sales

There are approximately 105,500 gas stations in America. Yet just 10 companies have a hammerlock on the industry. They own over half the stations in country. Seven are branded by large ...
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Rite Aid, Valeant Tumble into Thursday’s 52-Week Low Club

April 20, 2017: Here are four stocks trading with relatively heavy volume among 54 equities making new 52-week lows in Thursday's session. On the NYSE, advancers led decliners by about ...
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Best Buy Up 50% in Last Year to All-Time High

Consumer electronics retailer Best Buy Co. Inc. (NYSE: BBY) traded at an all-time high Wednesday morning, and the company's stock has gained slightly more than 50% over the past 12 ...
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Rite Aid, Frontier Communications Slip into Wednesday’s 52-Week Low Club

April 19, 2017: Here are four stocks trading with relatively heavy volume among 71 equities making new 52-week lows in Wednesday's session. On the NYSE, decliners led advancers by about ...
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Porsche Plans to Expand Electric Vehicle Line

Volkswagen AG's Porsche cars generate the highest margins of any brand in the VW stable. Now the company says it plans to invest some of that margin in financing development ...
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Google, Apple Race for Lead in Artificial Intelligence

Some of the biggest companies in the tech sector are making major bets on artificial intelligence (AI), also often called deep learning. Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ: GOOGL) and Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: ...
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IBM Lurches Toward December Lows

Stung by poor earnings and analyst downgrades and price cuts, International Business Machines Corp. (NYSE: IBM) shares dropped to $162, almost 5%, Wednesday morning. This puts them near a recent ...
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