Morningstar's Bob Johnson sees the addition of jobs in the higher-paying sectors and a stable hours-worked metric as good signs for the labor market.
This week we raised our fair value for Twitter, maintained our fair value for Yum Brands in the wake of bad news, and sized up T-Mobile's newest suitor.
Paychex is one of a few firms with both an abundant capacity to pay a big dividend and a strong willingness to do so, says Morningstar's Josh Peters.
The recent decline in same-store sales growth at TJX is being driven by temporary weather trends and not an erosion of the firm's moat.
With economic growth stuck at 2%, jobs growth in July will likely slow from June's upbeat number to something closer to the 12-month average, says Morningstar's Bob Johnson.
With lower user time spent on its platform and user data collected, Twitter's ad revenue has constraints versus Facebook, and investors should moderate their expectations.
Recent decelerating revenue growth has disappointed investors but is a temporary phenomenon, says Morningstar StockInvestor editor Matt Coffina.
Despite muted expectations for the high-yield space, Morningstar analyst Sumit Desai identifies two solid funds for investors seeking exposure.
With over a million products stocked, these firms enjoy long-lasting competitive positions through cost advantages and the network effect.
Index funds aren't the only vehicles suitable for taxable accounts, and Morningstar's Russ Kinnel offers three names that can help minimize the tax hit.