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10 Stocks to Buy Instead of Bitcoin

5h investorplace
There certainly has been a lot of talk about cryptocurrencies, especially bitcoin, in the past few weeks. It’s not surprising. Every investor loves the zero-to-hero story, although most never realize that dream. (65-1)

Westlake Chemical Up 89% in a Year: What's Behind the Rally?

2018-01-15 zacks
Shares of Westlake Chemical Corporation (WLK - Free Report) have popped around 89% over a year. The company has also outperformed its industry’s gain of roughly 53% to over the same time frame.   Westlake Chemical, a Zacks Rank #3 (Hold) stock, has a market cap of roughly $14.7 billion. Average volume of shares traded in the last three months is around 813.1K. The company has an expected long-term earnings per share growth of 10. (15-0)

John's Portfolio - How To Wisely Use Preferred Stock To Boost Yield

2018-01-10 seekingalpha
Preferred stock can be a great tool for boosting yield and understanding how preferred shares work is the key to purchasing the right shares. (225-0)

Westlake Chemical (WLKP) Presents At UBS Midstream & MLP One-on-One Conference - Slideshow

2018-01-09 seekingalpha
The following slide deck was published by Westlake Chemical Partners LP in conjunction with this event.

Jane's Portfolio - Converting A Mutual Fund Portfolio Into A Dividend-Paying Machine

2018-01-08 seekingalpha
Now that Jane has received her distributions from her mutual funds, we can finally begin selling shares and establishing a more consistent retirement portfolio. (144-0)

John And Jane - December Dividend Income Tracker

2018-01-04 seekingalpha
This is the second month I have tracked dividend income and there were a lot of changes in addition to $561.50/dividend and distribution income. (237-0)

Westlake Chemical Hits New 52-Week High: What's Driving It?

2018-01-02 zacks
Shares of Westlake Chemical Corporation (WLK - Free Report) scaled a fresh 52-week high of $107.51 on Dec 29, before eventually closing the day at $106.53. Westlake Chemical has a market cap of roughly $13.8 billion. Average volume of shares traded in the last three months is around 800.2K. The company has an expected long-term EPS growth of 10.6%. Notably, Westlake Chemical has an impressive earnings surprise history as the company has topped the Zacks Consensus Estimate in the trailing four quarters, with an average positive surprise of 23. (10-0)

Air Products to Gain From Project Investments, Cost Cuts

2017-12-29 zacks
Some other top-ranked stocks in the basic materials space are Kronos Worldwide Inc. (KRO - Free Report) , Koppers Holding Inc. (KOP - Free Report) and Westlake Chemical Corporation (WLK - Free Report) , all sporting a Zacks Rank #1 (Strong Buy). You can see the complete list of today’s Zacks #1 Rank stocks here. (16-0)

Kronos Worldwide (KRO) Up 45% in 6 Months: What's Driving It?

2017-12-29 zacks
Shares of chemical maker, Kronos Worldwide, Inc. (KRO - Free Report) have rallied around 45% over the last six months. The company has also outperformed its industry’s gain of roughly 16% over the same time frame.   Kronos Worldwide has a market cap of roughly $3.1 billion and average volume of shares traded in the last three months is around 484.2K. The company has expected long-term earnings per share growth of around 5%. (18-0)

CF Industries (CF) Hits New 52-Week High: What's Driving It?

2017-12-28 zacks
Shares of CF Industries Holdings, Inc. (CF - Free Report) scaled a fresh 52-week high of $43.10 on Dec 27, before eventually closing the day at $43.07. CF Industries has a market cap of roughly $10 billion. Average volume of shares traded in the last three months is around 3,603.7K. The company has an expected long-term EPS growth of 8%. Shares of CF Industries have rallied 22.5% in the past three months, outperforming the industry’s 8. (68-0)

Eastman Chemical Coal Gasification Plant to Resume Operation

2017-12-28 zacks
Some better-ranked stocks in the basic materials space are Kronos Worldwide Inc. (KRO - Free Report) , Koppers Holding Inc. (KOP - Free Report) and Westlake Chemical Corporation (WLK - Free Report) , all sporting a Zacks Rank #1 (Strong Buy). You can see the complete list of today’s Zacks #1 Rank stocks here. (71-0)

7 Hot Momentum Stocks to Watch in 2018

2017-12-27 zacks
The year 2017 has been spectacular for the U.S. stock markets, which are now hitting all-time highs almost on a daily basis. On Dec 18, major stock indexes ended at record highs on the anticipation that the Republicans will be successful in passing their proposed tax-cut legislation. While the Dow closed at an all-time high of 24,792.20, the S&P 500 index closed at 2,690.16, which are now up roughly 5% and 3% in the past one-month time-frame, respectively. (37-0)

Westlake Chemical (WLK) Up 62% in 6 Months: Here's Why

2017-12-27 zacks
Shares of Westlake Chemical Corporation (WLK - Free Report) have shot up around 62% over the past six months. The company has also significantly outperformed its industry’s gain of roughly 37% to over the same time frame.   Westlake Chemical has a market cap of roughly $13.6 billion. Average volume of shares traded in the last three months is around 821.4K. The company has an expected long-term earnings per share growth of 10. (14-0)

FMC Corp (FMC) Hits New 52-Week High: What's Driving It?

2017-12-27 zacks
Shares of FMC Corporation (FMC - Free Report) scaled a fresh 52-week high of $96.02 on Dec 26, before eventually closing the day at $95.54. FMC Corp. has a market cap of roughly $12.8 billion. Average volume of shares traded in the last three months is around 1,071.1K. The company has an expected long-term EPS growth of 11.3%. Shares of FMC Corp. have moved up 8.6% in the last three months, outperforming the industry’s 5. (16-0)

Top Ranked Momentum Stocks to Buy for December 26th

2017-12-26 zacks
Here are four stocks with buy rank and strong momentum characteristics for investors to consider today, December 26th: (3-0)

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