BROADRIDGE FINANCIAL $63.18

BROADRIDGE FINANCIAL $63.18 (New York symbol BR; TSINetwork Rating: Average) (201-714-3000; www.broadridge.com; Shares outstanding: 118.8 million; Market cap: $7.3 billion; Dividend yield: 1.9%) serves the investment industry in two main areas: investor communications, and securities processing and transaction clearing. It handles 90% of all proxy… Read More

Stock Pickers Digest Hotline – Thursday, May 6, 2016

WEIGHT WATCHERS INTERNATIONAL, $12.35, symbol WTW on New York, offers weight-loss services in 23 countries. The company promotes a program of lifestyle changes through 36,000 weekly meetings and its website.

Oprah Winfrey bought 10% of the company in October 2015. She also joined its board of… Read More

Financial companies rely on these three

All three of the companies we analyze below provide vital services to banks, credit card issuers and other financial services firms.

They’re also benefiting as the improving economy spurs loan demand, prompting their clients to buy more of their products. What’s more, they all dominate… Read More

BROADRIDGE FINANCIAL SERVICES INC. $54 – New York symbol BR

BROADRIDGE FINANCIAL SERVICES INC. $54 (New York symbol BR; Aggressive Growth Portfolio, Finance sector; Shares outstanding: 120.9 million; Market cap: $6.5 billion; Price-to-sales ratio: 2.5; Dividend yield: 2.0%; TSINetwork Rating: Average; www.broadridge.com) serves the investment industry in three main areas: investor communications, securities processing and… Read More

Niche finance leaders: 3 buys and 1 hold

These four firms provide vital services to banks, credit card companies and other financial clients. They’re also market leaders with well-established brands, which makes it hard for competitors to lure away their customers. Even so, not all of them are buys right now.

STATE STREET… Read More

BROADRIDGE FINANCIAL SERVICES INC. $42 – New York symbol BR

BROADRIDGE FINANCIAL SERVICES INC. $42 (New York symbol BR; Aggressive Growth Portfolio, Finance sector; Shares outstanding: 119.5 million; Market cap: $5.0 billion; Price-to-sales ratio: 2.0; Dividend yield: 2.6%; TSINetwork Rating: Average; www.broadridge.com) serves the investment industry in three main areas: investor communications, securities processing… Read More

Seven examples of spinoff success

From time to time, companies set up their subsidiaries as stand-alone companies and hand out shares in these new businesses as a special dividend. Studies have shown that these new firms, called spinoffs, and their former parents tend to outperform groups of comparable stocks for… Read More

BROADRIDGE FINANCIAL SERVICES INC.$41 – New York symbol BR

BROADRIDGE FINANCIAL SERVICES INC. $41 (New York symbol BR; Aggressive Growth Portfolio, Finance sector; Shares outstanding: 120.7 million; Market cap: $4.9 billion; Price-to-sales ratio: 2.0; Dividend yield: 2.0%; TSINetwork Rating: Average; www.broadridge.com) began trading on April 2, 2007, after former parent Automatic Data Processing… Read More