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Excel Trust Shares Cross Below 200 DMA

By DividendChannel.com

In trading on Wednesday, shares of Excel Trust Inc. (NYSE: EXL) crossed below their 200 day moving average of $13.14, changing hands as low as $13.01 per share. Excel Trust Inc. shares are currently trading down about 2.3% on the day. The chart below shows the one year performance of EXL shares, versus its 200 day moving average: …read more

Source: FULL ARTICLE at Forbes Markets

Notable Two Hundred Day Moving Average Cross – FPO

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In trading on Wednesday, shares of First Potomac Realty Trust (NYSE: FPO) crossed below their 200 day moving average of $13.58, changing hands as low as $13.49 per share. First Potomac Realty Trust shares are currently trading down about 2.6% on the day. The chart below shows the one year performance of FPO shares, versus its 200 day moving average: …read more

Source: FULL ARTICLE at Forbes Markets

Natural Resources Partners Shares Cross Below 200 DMA

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In trading on Wednesday, shares of Natural Resources Partners L.P. (NYSE: NRP) crossed below their 200 day moving average of $21.48, changing hands as low as $21.46 per share. Natural Resources Partners L.P. shares are currently trading off about 1.3% on the day. The chart below shows the one year performance of NRP shares, versus its 200 day moving average: …read more

Source: FULL ARTICLE at Forbes Markets

Monsanto Breaks Below 200-Day Moving Average – Notable for MON

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In trading on Wednesday, shares of Monsanto Co. (NYSE: MON) crossed below their 200 day moving average of $99.15, changing hands as low as $98.82 per share. Monsanto Co. shares are currently trading off about 1.6% on the day. The chart below shows the one year performance of MON shares, versus its 200 day moving average: …read more

Source: FULL ARTICLE at Forbes Markets

Bullish Two Hundred Day Moving Average Cross – WAC

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In trading on Wednesday, shares of Walter Investment Management Corp (NYSE: WAC) crossed above their 200 day moving average of $40.07, changing hands as high as $40.21 per share. Walter Investment Management Corp shares are currently trading up about 1.5% on the day. The chart below shows the one year performance of WAC shares, versus its 200 day moving average: …read more

Source: FULL ARTICLE at Forbes Markets

Notable Two Hundred Day Moving Average Cross – PLD

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In trading on Wednesday, shares of Prologis Inc (NYSE: PLD) crossed below their 200 day moving average of $38.39, changing hands as low as $37.96 per share. Prologis Inc shares are currently trading down about 0.7% on the day. The chart below shows the one year performance of PLD shares, versus its 200 day moving average: …read more

Source: FULL ARTICLE at Forbes Markets

Sturm, Ruger & Co. Breaks Above 200-Day Moving Average – Bullish for RGR

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In trading on Wednesday, shares of Sturm, Ruger & Co., Inc. (NYSE: RGR) crossed above their 200 day moving average of $50.03, changing hands as high as $50.63 per share. Sturm, Ruger & Co., Inc. shares are currently trading up about 2.2% on the day. The chart below shows the one year performance of RGR shares, versus its 200 day moving average: …read more

Source: FULL ARTICLE at Forbes Markets

Top Buys by Directors: Manias's $110.6K Bet on USAC

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The directors of a company tend to have a unique inside view into the business, so when directors make major buys, investors are wise to take notice. Presumably the only reason a director of a company would choose to take their hard-earned cash and use it to buy stock in the open market, is that they expect to make money ? maybe they find the stock very undervalued, or maybe they see exciting progress within the company, or maybe both. So in this series we look at the largest insider buys by company directors over the trailing six month period, one of which was a total of $110.6K by William G. Manias, Director at USA Compression Partners, LP (NYSE: USAC). …read more

Source: FULL ARTICLE at Forbes Markets

Longview Oil Dividend Yield Pushes Past 12%

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In trading on Wednesday, shares of Longview Oil Corp. (Toronto: LNV) were yielding above the 12% mark based on its monthly dividend (annualized to $0.60), with the stock changing hands as low as $4.95 on the day. Dividends are particularly important for investors to consider, because historically speaking dividends have provided a considerable share of the stock market’s total return. …read more

Source: FULL ARTICLE at Forbes Markets

Exelon Shares Cross 4% Yield Mark

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Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, in trading on Wednesday, shares of Exelon Corp. (NYSE: EXC) were yielding above the 4% mark based on its quarterly dividend (annualized to $1.24), with the stock changing hands as low as $30.33 on the day. Dividends are particularly important for investors to consider, because historically speaking dividends have provided a considerable share of the stock market’s total return. To illustrate, suppose for example you purchased shares of the S&P 500 ETF (SPY) back on 12/31/1999 ? you would have paid $146.88 per share. Fast forward to 12/31/2012 and each share was worth $142.41 on that date, a decrease of $4.67/share over all those years. But now consider that you collected a whopping $25.98 per share in dividends over the same period, for a positive total return of 23.36%. Even with dividends reinvested, that only amounts to an average annual total return of about 1.6%; so by comparison collecting a yield above 4% would appear considerably attractive if that yield is sustainable. Exelon Corp. (NYSE: EXC) is an S&P 500 company, giving it special status as one of the large-cap companies making up the S&P 500 Index. …read more

Source: FULL ARTICLE at Forbes Markets

Rocky Mountain Dealerships Dividend Yield Pushes Past 3%

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In trading on Wednesday, shares of Rocky Mountain Dealerships Inc (Toronto: RME) were yielding above the 3% mark based on its quarterly dividend (annualized to $0.40), with the stock changing hands as low as $13.10 on the day. Dividends are particularly important for investors to consider, because historically speaking dividends have provided a considerable share of the stock market’s total return. …read more

Source: FULL ARTICLE at Forbes Markets

Bombardier Shares Cross 2% Yield Mark

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In trading on Wednesday, shares of Bombardier Inc. (Toronto: BBD-B) were yielding above the 2% mark based on its quarterly dividend (annualized to $0.1016), with the stock changing hands as low as $5.01 on the day. Dividends are particularly important for investors to consider, because historically speaking dividends have provided a considerable share of the stock market’s total return. …read more

Source: FULL ARTICLE at Forbes Markets

Analyst Favorites With Strong Buyback Activity: Macy's Ranks As a Top Pick

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A study of analyst recommendations at the major brokerages shows that Macy’s, Inc. (NYSE: M) is the #51 broker analyst pick among those stocks screened by The Online Investor for strong stock buyback activity. To make that list, a stock must have repurchased at least 5% of its outstanding shares over the trailing twelve month period. In forming the rank, the analyst opinions from the major brokerage houses were tallied, and averaged; then, the list of stocks with strong buyback activity was ranked according to those averages. …read more

Source: FULL ARTICLE at Forbes Markets

PKY: Insiders vs. Shorts

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The most recent short interest data was recently released by the NASDAQ for the 07/15/2013 settlement date, and Parkway Properties Inc. (NYSE: PKY) is one of the most shorted stocks of the Russell 3000, based on 6.26 “days to cover” versus the median component at 5.53. There are a number of ways to look at short data, but one metric that we find particularly useful is the “days to cover” because it considers both the total shares short and the average daily volume of shares typically traded. The number of shares short is then divided by the average daily volume, to express the total number of trading days it would take to close out all of the open short positions if every share traded represented a short position being closed. …read more

Source: FULL ARTICLE at Forbes Markets

EPR: Insiders vs. Shorts

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The most recent short interest data was recently released by the NASDAQ for the 07/15/2013 settlement date, and EPR Properties (NYSE: EPR) is one of the most shorted stocks of the Russell 3000, based on 11.85 “days to cover” versus the median component at 5.53. There are a number of ways to look at short data, but one metric that we find particularly useful is the “days to cover” because it considers both the total shares short and the average daily volume of shares typically traded. The number of shares short is then divided by the average daily volume, to express the total number of trading days it would take to close out all of the open short positions if every share traded represented a short position being closed. …read more

Source: FULL ARTICLE at Forbes Markets

P.M. Kitco Metals Roundup: Gold Ends Lower On Stronger U.S. Data; FOMC Statement Reveals No Fresh Clues

By Kitco News, Contributor (Kitco News) – Comex gold futures ended the U.S. day session with solid losses Wednesday. Modest selling pressure early on was accelerated shortly after a batch of U.S. economic data Wednesday morning came in a bit stronger than expected. Wednesday afternoon’s FOMC statement produced no strong, fresh clues on the future timing of U.S. monetary policy changes. The market place is girding for more major economic data due out on Thursday and Friday. Trading in many markets, including the precious metals, will likely be more active the rest of this week. December gold was last down $15.50 at $1,309.50 an ounce. Spot gold was last quoted down $16.70 at $1,310.50. September Comex silver last traded down $0.10 at $19.58 an ounce. …read more

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Top Buys by Top Brass: CEO Siering's $103.1K Bet on TWO

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A company’s own top management tend to have the best inside view into the business, so when company officers make major buys, investors are wise to take notice. Presumably the only reason an insider would take their hard-earned cash and use it to buy stock of their company in the open market, is that they expect to make money ? maybe they find the stock very undervalued, or maybe they see exciting progress within the company, or maybe both. So in this series we look at the largest insider buys by the ”top brass” over the trailing six month period, one of which was a total of $103.1K by Thomas Siering, CEO at Two Harbors Investment Corp (NYSE: TWO). …read more

Source: FULL ARTICLE at Forbes Markets

FOMC Reveals Bernanke Keeps QE Juice Flowing, Taper Should Come Later This Year

By Agustino Fontevecchia

The Fed chose to hold steady in July, the FOMC statement revealed, as no indications of tapering made their way to the statement. Bernanke’s previous messages, which suggested tapering should occur before the end of the year, are the market’s most clear signal right now. …read more

Source: FULL ARTICLE at Forbes Markets

Analyst Favorites With Strong Buyback Activity: Dice Holdings Ranks As a Top Pick

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A study of analyst recommendations at the major brokerages shows that Dice Holdings Inc (NYSE: DHX) is the #115 broker analyst pick among those stocks screened by The Online Investor for strong stock buyback activity. To make that list, a stock must have repurchased at least 5% of its outstanding shares over the trailing twelve month period. In forming the rank, the analyst opinions from the major brokerage houses were tallied, and averaged; then, the list of stocks with strong buyback activity was ranked according to those averages. …read more

Source: FULL ARTICLE at Forbes Markets

EPS Estimates for Southwestern Energy (SWN) Improved In Last Month

By Narrative Science Leading up to Southwestern Energy’s announcement of its second quarter earnings on Thursday, August 1, 2013, analysts have become more bullish as expectations have improved over the past month from 46 cents per share to the current projection of earnings of 51 cents per share. …read more

Source: FULL ARTICLE at Forbes Markets