W.P. Carey Inc.
(WPC) is a global real estate investment trust
(REIT), which invests in commercial properties
, as well as operates publicly owned, non-traded real estate investment trusts.
of The Home Depot slipped
after the world's largest home-improvement retailer announced October-period results
. Financials were solid, and the issue's decline likely reflected uncertainty regarding costs related to the company's recent data breach
21st Century Fox
(FOXA) shares have traded firmly in the low- to mid-$30s for most of the year, despite the company’s tendency to grab headlines. In July, Chairman, CEO, and majority shareholder Rupert Murdoch caused a stir with a bold, but ultimately unsuccessful, play to purchase Time Warner (TWX) for nearly $90 billion.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average
has had a solid 2014. The largest gainer thus far this year is Microsoft Corp.
(MSFT). The world’s largest independent software maker
does not get the number of headlines that it did in the past, but its stock performance
has done most of the talking through mid-November. The company boasts a number of favorable traits
and those familiar with Value Line’s layout should see these characteristics jumping out at them.
(RES) is a services
and equipment provider
to the oil & gas industry
. The company operates primarily in the U.S. and has minimal exposure to other various global energy markets. RPC serves
the major and independent exploration & production
operators as well as national oil companies
Alabama-based Regions Financial
is one of the largest regional banks in the United States, with about $119 billion in assets and over 23,000 employees as of June 30, 2014. It provides consumer and business banking, wealth management, mortgage, and insurance products and services via nearly 1,700 offices in 16 Southeastern states.
fiscal third-quarter results were in line with expectations. The stock rose on the news, reaching a 52-week high in the process.
Networking equipment maker and Dow-30 component Cisco Systems
(CSCO) has reported October-period results that were roughly in line with our expectations, and the stock rose slightly, in response.
Value Line has initiated coverage of Navient Corporation
(NAVI) in its flagship product, The Value Line Investment Survey.
Navient is a loan management, servicing, and asset recovery company. It holds the largest portfolio of education loans insured or guaranteed under the FFELP (Federal Family Education Loan Program), as well as the leading portfolio of Private Education Loans.
is a consumer financial services company
in the United States. The company provides private-label credit cards
, dual cards, and small and medium sized business credit products.