The U.S. economy is recovering from the pandemic, and investors are hunting for dividend stocks in industries with higher-than-average growth. Consistent revenue gains — and a boost from pandemic-fueled adoptions — have made pet stocks the perfect opportunity for strong dividend returns. Consumers are spending more money than ever on their pets. Pet spending reached
Since the beginning of the year, shares of Cyprus-based shipping company Castor Maritime (NASDAQ:CTRM) stock are up by more than 80%. Source: Pavel Kapysh / As stated in its filings with the SEC back in April, its recent stock increases were “significantly inconsistent” with its performance. It continues to expand its fleet aggressively, putting
Lordstown Motors (NASDAQ:RIDE) stock, the electric car start-up, took a hard fall but then rose again on a management re-shuffle. Source: Postmodern Studio / The company admitted misstatements in demand for its Endurance pick-up. Then it accepted the resignations of CEO Steve Burns and CFO Julio Rodriguez. Becky Roof, an accountant who has been
While Senseonics (NYSE:SENS) stock has a great deal of potential, the shares currently have a fairly high valuation. Source: Minerva Studio / Moreover, in the short-term and medium-term, SENS stock looks poised to fall significantly. Senseonics has developed Eversense, a 90-day continuous glucose monitoring (CGM) system. According to the company, the device provides continuous
Economic capital (EC) refers to the amount of risk capital that a bank estimates it will need in order to remain solvent at a given confidence level and time horizon. Regulatory capital (RC), on the other hand, reflects the amount of capital that a bank needs, given regulatory guidance and rules. This article, in addition
Calculating the equity risk premium for a security using Microsoft Excel is rather straightforward. Before entering anything into the spreadsheet, find the expected rate of return for the security and a relevant risk-free rate in the market. Once those numbers are known, enter a formula that subtracts the risk-free value from the expected value. By
In the oil and gas sector, proven reserves have a reasonable certainty of being recovered, while unproven reserves have a decreased level of certainty in being recovered. Recoverable oil reserves are the amount of oil that can reasonably be recovered given current technical and economic conditions. Reserves have specific classifications related to the degree of
Principal-protected notes (PPNs) are fixed-income securities that guarantee to return, at a minimum, all invested principal. This guarantee of the return of the initial investment is their distinguishing feature. The names used to describe PPNs, or “notes,” vary. In the U.S. market, they are called structured securities, structured products, or non-conventional investments. In Canada, they