Good day, ladies and gentlemen. My name is Melissa, and I'll be your conference operator today. At this time, I would like to welcome everyone to DIRECTV's First Quarter 2014 Earnings Conference Call. All lines have been placed on mute to prevent any background noise. After the speakers' remarks, ...
Mergers and acquisitions are ramping up (as are rumors), but with the sector slightly overvalued, we stick to fundamentals and seek firms with established economic moats.
AT&T may have a dividend yield of more than 5%, but Verizon's dividend-growth rate and smart capital-allocation decisions point to better total-return prospects, says Morningstar's Josh Peters.
Given the tech sector's higher recent volatility and overvaluation, we're seeking wider margins of safety and established economic moats.
Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway had a shift in strategy in the fourth quarter as it unloaded most of its energy holdings to buy more of Deere and IBM.
With these sectors trading above our fair value estimate, investors should seek firms with established economic moats to help them withstand near-term revenue and operating margin volatility. Plus, get our take on Apple Pay's impact and the ongoing wireless spectrum auction.
Bank of America makes a boo-boo, Twitter shares are still flying too high, Morningstar heads to Omaha, and more.
Fed stays intent on tapering, Tiffany shares look rich, a big deal in pay TV, and Target feels a chill from Canada.
A group of top managers continue to keep looking for good investment opportunities, while taking full advantage of a rising (and potentially overvalued) market to book some gains.
As credit spreads have tightened on a nearly continuous trend over the past year, they are becoming richly valued relative to their historical average.