Verizon Communications Enjoys Continued Wireless Momentum in Q3

Verizon Communications Enjoys Continued Wireless Momentum in Q3
Telecommunications giant Verizon Communications (NYSE: VZ)  reported fiscal third-quarter earnings on Thursday. Big Red did a good job playing defense against aggressive competition, and continued to add wireless subscribers, although it lost Fios video subscribers on a sequential basis as the cord-cutting trend among consumers continues unabated. Verizon results: The raw numbers Metric Q3 2017 Q3 2016 Year-Over-Year Change Total operating... Read More

10 Metrics Highlight IBM's Thriving Business

10 Metrics Highlight IBM's Thriving Business
Is International Business Machines (NYSE: IBM) about to finally return to growth? IBM’s long streak of declining revenue on a year-over-year basis nearly ground to a halt in the third quarter as the company crushed analysts’ consensus revenue estimates. Furthermore, a close look at the quarter’s results highlights a thriving business, suggesting a return to growth is all but certain.... Read More

Abbott Laboratories Q3 2017 Earnings Conference Call Transcript (ABT)

Abbott Laboratories Q3 2017 Earnings Conference Call Transcript (ABT)
Abbott Laboratories (NYSE: ABT) Image source: The Motley Fool. Q3 2017 Earnings Conference CallOct. 18, 2017, 9:00 a.m. ET Contents: Prepared Remarks Questions and Answers Call Participants Prepared Remarks: Operator Good morning, and thank you for standing by. Welcome to Abbott’s third quarter 2017 earnings conference call. All participants will be able to listen only until the question and answer... Read More

4 Big Winners Yielding Over 10 Percent

4 Big Winners Yielding Over 10 Percent
Last month, I told you about a new feature I recently introduced to my premium newsletter, High-Yield Investing . To put it simply, the goal of the newsletter is simple. It’s right there in the name. But since every investor’s situation is different, everyone has a different opinion of what exactly a “high” yielder is — especially in today’s low-yield... Read More