Three niche leaders for aggressive investors

Concerns over high interest rates and their impact on loan demand and writeoffs have hindered the shares of the big banks. That’s partly why we recommend investors diversify their holdings with non-bank companies that serve niche segments of the finance industry. The three stocks below… Read More

Earn high yields with these legacy tech firms

IBM and Cisco continue to reward investors with annual dividend hikes. Despite the current stock market weakness, we feel both firms will benefit from the ongoing shift to cloud computing platforms.
INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS MACHINES CORP. $123 is a buy. The company (New York symbol IBM, Conservative-Growth Payer Portfolio,… Read More

We prefer the parents, not the spinoffs

These two overseas firms are spinning off some of their smaller businesses, which helps unlock value. For your new buying, we still like their shares, but we suggest holding off for now on buying additional shares in their spinoffs.
ABB LTD. ADRs $27 is a buy. This… Read More

Get a 4.3% yield from T. Rowe Price Group

Get a 4.3% yield from T. Rowe Price Group

The stock price has suffered from the recent market downturn but key acquisitions and product releases should help diversify operations and add to its appeal.

Meanwhile, shares trade at 12.0 times the company’s 2022 earnings forecast.

T. ROWE PRICE GROUP INC. (Nasdaq symbol TROW; sells mutual… Read More

Get a 3.5% yield from J.P. Morgan Chase & Co.

Get a 3.5% yield from J.P. Morgan Chase & Co.

Provisions for potential loan losses delivered a 27.0% earnings reduction in the previous quarter, but higher interest rates and a volatile stock market should improve revenue going forward.

Meanwhile the stock trades at just 10.2 times the company’s 2022 earnings forecast.

J.P. MORGAN CHASE & CO. (New… Read More

T. Rowe diversifies revenue stream

T. ROWE PRICE GROUP INC. $120 is a buy. The seller of mutual funds (Nasdaq symbol TROW; High-Growth Dividend Payer Portfolio, Finance sector; Shares outstanding: 227.3 million; Market cap: $27.3 billion; Dividend yield: 4.0%; Dividend Sustainability Rating: Above Average; last raised its quarterly dividend by 11.1% with the… Read More