Tap higher crude prices but with less risk

Oil prices continue to strengthen as COVID-19 travel and other restrictions ease. Despite new government regulations to limit carbon emissions, crude prices will remain elevated as producers like Chevron focus on improving their efficiency instead of increasing production. That should keep pushing up the share… Read More

Parts shortages offset spinoff benefits

GENERAL ELECTRIC CO. $93 remains a hold. The conglomerate (New York symbol GE; Conservative Growth Portfolio, Manufacturing & Industry sector; Shares outstanding: 1.1 billion; Market cap: $102.3 billion; Price-to-sales ratio: 1.4; Dividend yield: 0.3%; TSINetwork Rating: Average; www.ge.com) plans to break itself up into three separate companies: Healthcare… Read More

Use these updates to enhance your returns

GANNETT CO. INC. $5.31 remains a hold. The company (New York symbol GCI; Conservative-Growth Portfolio, Consumer sector: Shares outstanding: 142.3 million; Market cap: $755.6 million; Price-to-sales ratio: 0.2; Dividend suspended in 2020; TSINetwork Rating: Speculative; www.gannett.com) merged with GateHouse Media, and its parent company New Media Investment Group… Read More

New law will aid Motorola gains

MOTOROLA SOLUTIONS INC. $208 is a buy. The company (New York symbol MSI; Conservative Growth Portfolio, Manufacturing & Industry sector; Shares outstanding: 168.2 million; Market cap: $35.0 billion; Price-to-sales ratio: 4.6; Dividend yield: 1.5%; TSINetwork Rating: Average; www.motorolasolutions.com) makes communications equipment such as two-way radios for police and… Read More