eBay Inc. could soon offer something special

eBay Inc. could soon offer something special

Improved active user numbers weren’t enough to stem a 1.9% revenue dip during the most-recent quarter.

However, the company is looking to sell non-core assets, which could create a lucrative spinoff situation for shareholders.

The stock trades at 9.6 times the company’s 2020 earnings forecast.

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Q: Pat, may I have your view of the ALPS Sector Dividend Dogs ETF? If one were considering a “Dogs of the Dow” approach, would this be an alternative? Thanks.

A: The ALPS Sector Dividend Dogs ETF, $31.17, symbol SDOG on New York (Units outstanding: 34.5 million; Market cap: $1.1 billion; www.alpssectordividenddogs.com), is an ETF that applies the “Dogs of the Dow” theory on a sector-by-sector basis using the stocks in the S&P 500. The… Read More

Earnings jump 12.9% at Intel Corp.

Earnings jump 12.9% at Intel Corp.

Improved sales of datacentre chips to corporate customers and governments led to an 8.3% jump in revenue for this company during the most-recent quarter.

An acquisition spree has reduced the firm’s reliance on personal computers and enhance its expertise in faster-growing markets.

The stock trades at just… Read More