3 Reasons Altria Group Inc. Stock Could Fall

3 Reasons Altria Group Inc. Stock Could Fall
For nearly half a century, Altria (NYSE: MO) has delivered a steadily rising stream of income to its shareholders. In fact, the tobacco titan has increased its dividend 50 times in the past 47 years, earning long-term investors a fortune along the way. Yet even the best-performing businesses have risks, and it’s important to study the threats that could derail your... Read More

At 5-Year Lows, Is Foot Locker Stock a Buy?

At 5-Year Lows, Is Foot Locker Stock a Buy?
Foot Locker (NYSE: FL) shares recently approached 5-year lows after the footwear and apparel retailer’s weak second quarter earnings report missed analyst estimates. Its revenue fell 4.4% annually to $1.7 billion, while comparable-store sales declined 6% and non-GAAP earnings dropped 34% to $0.62 per share — $0.28 below expectations. According to Wall Street, Foot Locker revenue will rise 1% this... Read More

IBM Tackles Food Safety With Blockchain

IBM Tackles Food Safety With Blockchain
With the price of bitcoin, the first and most prominent cryptocurrency, soaring this year, the underlying blockchain technology has gotten a lot of attention. A blockchain is a digital ledger of transactions, secured using cryptography and distributed across a network. All bitcoin transactions are stored on a blockchain, but the technology could have much broader applications. International Business Machines (NYSE:... Read More

You Wouldn't Believe the Size of Kinder Morgan, Inc.'s Natural Gas Pipeline

You Wouldn't Believe the Size of Kinder Morgan, Inc.'s Natural Gas Pipeline
Kinder Morgan (NYSE: KMI) is one of the biggest energy infrastructure companies in North America. In fact, it’s the largest independent transporter of petroleum products and carbon dioxide, the top independent terminal operator, and it operates the largest natural gas pipeline network on the continent. That gas system is vital to both the company — since it’s where it makes... Read More

Kohl's to Expand Stores & e-Commerce, Plans Rightsizing

Kohl's to Expand Stores & e-Commerce, Plans Rightsizing
Kohl’s Corporation KSS has recently announced plans to expand the capabilities of its e-Commerce network and also invest in store base by opening four new small format stores. The company is also focused on optimizing and rightsizing store space across a number of Kohl’s outlets. Store and Facility Development Plans Kohl’s plans to commence shipping operations of it’s recently opened... Read More