Broadridge’s growth plans add appeal

BROADRIDGE FINANCIAL SOLUTIONS $131.27 (New York symbol BR; TSINetwork Rating: Average) (201-714-3000; www.broadridge.com; Shares o/s: 116.1 million; Market cap: $15.0 billion; Dividend yield: 1.7%) serves the investment industry in three main areas: investor communications, securities processing and transaction clearing.

In the quarter ended June 30, 2019,… Read More

High research spending cuts their risk

Computer equipment and software companies operate in a highly volatile field. A start-up firm with a better product can quickly gain market share and force well-established firms out of business.
The best technology stocks are those that can afford to keep adding profitable new products and… Read More

One of these tech leaders is a buy

SYMANTEC CORP. $20.29 (Nasdaq symbol SYMC; TSINetwork Rating: Average) (650-527-8000; www.symantec.com; Shares outstanding: 639.2 million; Market cap: $13.0 billion; Dividend yield: 1.5%) sells computer-security technology, including antivirus and email-filtering software, to businesses and consumers.
The stock is down 19.9% from its recent peak of $24.77 on April 17, 2019… Read More

Here’s 4 top picks for fintech growth

A financial technology, or “fintech,” stock typically offers one, or several, financial services that rely on technology to gain efficiencies. While there are many startup firms in this field, we prefer well-established companies, such as the four we analyze below, with the resources to develop… Read More

Symantec has more upside right now

SYMANTEC CORP. $23.02 (Nasdaq symbol SYMC; TSINetwork Rating: Average) (650-527-8000; www.symantec.com; Shares outstanding: 638.9 million; Market cap: $14.7 billion; Dividend yield: 1.3%) sells computer-security technology, including antivirus and email-filtering software, to businesses and consumers.
Symantec’s revenue in the fiscal 2019 third quarter, ended December 31, 2018, rose only slightly,… Read More

Non-bank stocks diversify your portfolio

Most investors limit their U.S. Finance-sector holdings to big banks like J.P. Morgan. That’s mainly due to the high dividends of those industry leaders.
However, the American market offers a variety of non-banking stocks in the Finance sector such as the three we analyze below. While… Read More