Ariel International marks the firm’s first foray into foreign-stock investing. It has been a performance success so far.
Stocks eked out gains amid Fed-watching, continued mergers and acquisitions, and the ongoing Greek debt crisis.
The energy sector looks to be the last pocket of value in a fairly priced market.
This ETF offers a cheap and broadly diversified way to invest in the volatile energy sector.
High offer price for BG Group drags Shell's fair value estimate lower.
The recent wave of M&A continued this week, but some mergers look better than others for shareholders.
Near-term execution issues have left BG Group shares in the bargain bin, but Shell is still paying a hefty price for the firm, writes Morningstar analyst Stephen Simko.
Given our lowered oil-price forecast, fair value estimates for major energy producers such as Chevron and Shell have dropped, but Chevron still has a compelling long-term dividend story, says Morningstar's Josh Peters.
Reinvested dividends from GE, P&G, and Spectra Energy could boost an IRA over the long term, and the stocks also trade at attractive valuations today, says Morningstar's Josh Peters.
Repeating a stellar 2014 will be tough for REITs and utilities, while some higher-yielding multinational firms are much more attractive today, says the Morningstar DividendInvestor editor.