$340.36 2.03 (0.59%)
11:52 EST MA Stock Quote Delayed 30 Minutes
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Market Cap 350.64B
PE Ratio 83.83
Volume (Avg. Vol.) 899,834
Day's Range 339.34 - 343.71
52-Week Range 199.99 - 367.25
Dividend & Yield 1.00 (0.29%)
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The financial sector awoke this week and bank stocks are booming. Here are three top picks to game the newfound strength.
Bank of America (NYSE:BAC) is also dealing with some bearish news that may keep it in a consolidation range, and we want to take advantage by selling a covered call.
Mastercard is at a peak and is too expensive to buy now. MA stock is expensive at 54 times 2020 earnings, even discounting its historical 19.6% annual EPS growth rate.
Mastercard has a gorgeous uptrend but it's run ragged. Let it breathe before buying, or profit from the pullback with MA stock options.
Entering this year, e-commerce accounted for 11.8% of all U.S. retail sales, indicating that there's plenty of room for growth and a favorable runway for payments equities. In May alone, domestic online retail sales shattered figures from the 2019 holiday shopping season.
By Thomas Niel
Even as the pandemic has slowed down corporate deal making, here are seven M&A stocks with near- and long-term potential to consider. Analog Devices (NASDAQ:ADI)/Maxim Integrated Products (NASDAQ:MXIM) Anheuser-Busch (NYSE:BUD)/Craft Brew Alliance (NASDAQ:BREW) Fitbit (NYSE:FIT)/Alphabet (NASDAQ:GOOG, NASDAQ:GOOGL) Kansas City Southern LVMH (OTCMKTS:LVMUY)/Tiffany & Co. (NYSE:TIF) Mastercard (NYSE:MA)/Fincity Sorrento Therapeutics (NASDAQ:SRNE)/SmartPharm
By Joel Baglole
Mergers and acquisitions can create opportunities for investors, and these four deals provide plenty of upside potential.
The S&P 500, MasterCard, Nvidia, Stamps.com and Twilio were our top stock trades.That said, here's what the charts are telling us now.
When investing for the long-term, investors should prize stocks with strong management, wide moats and plenty of growth levers.
If the two companies were to merge, JD.com would definitely be the buyer with annual operating profits in 2019 of $1.3 billion compared to an operating loss of $153.2 million for MercadoLibre.
Powerful options trades await in these three breakout stocks. Their charts are cleared for upside and these call spreads have large payouts.
Electronic payments stocks have benefited from the global lockdown and as it eases, growth in transactions volumes will accelerate.
With an earnings beat in hand, Mastercard seems poised to break out of the coronavirus-fueled muck. However, the ugly is only just beginning for MA stock.
The remdesivir news took precedent over headlines about first-quarter GDP, which contracted 4.8%, or the worst shrinkage experienced by the world's largest economy since the dark days of the global financial crisis.
Wednesday's big stock charts feature names that are preparing to meet with their significant support lines.
All of the job gains since the end of the Great Recession are now gone. Somehow, stocks didn't crater on that news.
By Thomas Niel
Fintech "disruption" may be a rude awakening for some established institutions. But via M&A, many of these financial services and fintech stocks see further upside. Among large-cap names in this space, these 5 stand out as clear beneficiaries.
From a list of the 20 best-performing S&P 500 stocks of the past decade, I’ve selected seven that I feel can deliver a repeat performance.
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Looking at options trading activity among components of the Russell 3000 index, there is noteworthy activity today in Maxeon Solar Technologies Ltd (MAXN), where a total volume of 2,832 contracts has been traded thus far today, a contract volume which is representative of approximately 283,200 underlying shares (given that every 1 contract represents 100 underlying shares). That number works out to 48.9% of MAXN's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 579,550 shares..
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