Earnings

Earnings are also known as profits. At the most basic level, a company’s earnings consist of what’s left over after all costs are taken out from the revenue generated. Earnings are also the basis for corporate taxes. Many corporations report EBITDA, or earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization. The most important thing to watch for when researching a company is where earnings are forecasted to move. Investors want to see that the future expectations are for the earnings to grow over time.

These Top Restaurant Stocks Seeing New Earnings Momentum This Year

By Friday, March 27, 2015

Restarant stocksGetting back to restaurant stocks, with a pickup in consumer spending and lower gasoline prices, a number of these positions have been top earners over the last couple of quarters.
The trend should continue this year. Restaurant stocks remain a top choice for equity speculators, with some key stocks reporting double-digit earning… Read More

Fiesta Restaurant Stock Reports Double-Digit Growth and More Momentum

By Monday, February 23, 2015

Fiesta Restaurant StockDouble-digit growth is a tough thing for equity investors to find these days, but there’s still a good amount of it with restaurant stocks.
As a sector, restaurants remain a top area for speculative investors. The right chain at the right time can really make money for shareholders, especially when tastes change, as evidenced by th… Read More

2015: First Year Since 2008 Companies Don’t Post Earnings Growth?

By Wednesday, February 11, 2015

Earnings GrowthSince the beginning of the year, key stock indices have been experiencing wild swings. One day they are up significantly, and the next day, all the gains made are lost. The opposite is true, too; one day down big-time, and the next day back up.
In the past, we have seen this sort of pattern develop when stocks or commodities are forming a to… Read More

Current Stock Market Not a Good Play for New Money?

By Friday, February 6, 2015

Current Stock Market Not a Good Play For MoneyWhich DOW stock just hit a home run with its earnings? It was The Walt Disney Company (DIS)… Read More, reporting another strong quarter in terms of its parks and resorts, consumer products, and media networks. It was a solid quarter for the company and the stock soared on the news, helping out the Dow Jones Industrial Average tremendously on a dow

Why Positive Large-Cap Earnings Don’t Suggest a Strong Stock Market in 2015

By Wednesday, January 14, 2015

Large-Cap Earnings NumbersAfter a slow start to the reporting season, large-cap companies are peppering the Street with good numbers. The stock market may be in consolidation, but a number of companies have announced solid earnings reports so far. But even these positive results don’t suggest a strong market for all of 2015.
Large-Caps Reporting Good Earn… Read More

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