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6 Stocks to Buy and to Hold for 3 Years

Tue, 04/21/2015 - 03:37
Sometimes a company can use cash best by reinvesting. Our picks: Paccar, Lam Research, Kroger and more.

A Great Hedge Against Volatile Oil Prices

Mon, 04/20/2015 - 20:53
Investors got nervous when a World Fuel rival went bankrupt. But the more prices gyrate, the better World does.

United Rentals: Growth Stock at a Value Price

Sat, 04/18/2015 - 11:57
United Rentals has been punished by concerns about low oil prices, but energy is a tiny slice of its business. Why the shares could get a 50% lift.

Time to Sell GE

Sat, 04/18/2015 - 08:45
General Electric’s exit from real estate and consumer and commercial lending is welcomed. But its shares look fully priced after a 14% jump.

Smucker Chases the Power of Pets

Fri, 04/17/2015 - 04:08
Smucker, renowned for fruit spreads, is barking up the right tree with Big Heart, a growing seller of pet foods.

Agco's Top Holder Lifts Stake With $13M Buy

Tue, 04/14/2015 - 02:07
Mallika Srinivasan, an Agco director and CEO of an Indian farm-equipment firm, raised her stake to 12.98% from 12.67%.

Newmont Mining Aims to Bring Back the Glitter

Mon, 04/13/2015 - 22:04
Newmont Mining is taking aggressive steps to boost profitability in the face of a weak gold price.

5 Spinoffs That Could Spin Higher

Mon, 04/13/2015 - 22:04
Over the past five years, shares of spinoffs have grown at nearly double the rate of the broad market.

Nomura: VMware Shares Have 18% Upside

Thu, 04/09/2015 - 17:26
A migration to office cloud-based computing is both a risk and opportunity for the stock.

10 Stocks With Reliable Yields Up to 5.7%

Mon, 04/06/2015 - 20:55
Caterpillar, Philip Morris, Duke Energy and others offer high yields and potential for growth.

Health-Care Reform's Next Big Beneficiary

Sat, 04/04/2015 - 11:19
Towers Watson is the leader in running private health exchanges for companies. Its stock could rise 20%.

Eastman Chemical is Ready to Rebound

Sat, 04/04/2015 - 09:50
Eastman Chemical’s attractions include 35% upside, a 2.4% dividend, and an 8.6% free cash flow yield.

Auction-Rate Securities: Still Frozen in Time

Sat, 03/28/2015 - 10:11
Seven years after the credit crisis locked up auction-rate securities, some $50 billion are still in limbo.

HD Supply Has Upside of 30% or More

Sat, 03/28/2015 - 10:02
HD Supply is rolling up competitors and paying down debt. The wind could soon be at its back.

Citizens Financial Stands Tall by Breaking Free

Sat, 03/21/2015 - 12:24
The bank, a New England leader, gains strength after its IPO by its former parent, Royal Bank of Scotland. The stock could return 30%.

Profiles of the World's Best CEOs

Sat, 03/21/2015 - 11:40
Profiles of our 30 superstars -- at Apple, Google, Disney, Starbucks, Lenovo, Macy’s and more.

4 Great Stocks at Discount

Sat, 03/21/2015 - 11:26
Western Digital, Paccar, PVH and Precision Castparts have been punished for exposure to the euro. But now they could outperform.

Fortune Brands Has 30% Upside as Housing Revives

Sat, 03/21/2015 - 11:17
The maker of locks, cabinets and faucets could rise sharply as housing starts grow to 1.1 million this year.

A Pioneering Data Miner Struggles to Dig Out

Sat, 03/14/2015 - 10:31
New rivals, including Amazon, Cisco, and HortonWorks, have piled into Teradata’s data storage and analytics business, stifling once-rapid growth. The already-flagging stock could fall another 20%.

Eaton Has 20% Upside and a 3.3% Yield

Sat, 03/14/2015 - 10:20
Even as the firm has reduced risk by diversifying, its shares’ discount to the S&P 500 has grown.