SodaStream (SODA) Stock: Soaring On Acquisition News

SodaStream International Ltd (NASDAQ: SODA) is flying early on in the trading session this morning, and for good reason. Minutes ago, news broke that the company has agreed to be acquired at a strong premium. Of course, the news excited investors, sending the stock screaming for the top. Today, we’ll talk about: The acquisition; what … Read more

Who Knew Dr. Pepper Snapple Group’s Returns Were This High?

Coca-Cola (KO) has a market cap of $172 billion.  PepsiCo’s (PEP) market cap is $136 billion. By comparison, Dr. Pepper Snapple Group (DPS) is tiny.  The company has a market cap of ‘just’ $14.7 billion – less than one-tenth the size of Coca-Cola. Unlike its larger rivals, Dr. Pepper Snapple Group does not have a … Read more

10 Dividend Growth Stocks for Your Retirement Portfolios Aggregate Yield 4.3%: Part 2

Introduction After an exhaustive search of the dividend growth stock universe I identified 20 dividend growth stocks that I felt were currently worthy of consideration for retirement portfolios based on valuation. In part 1 of this 2-part series found here I discussed the current level of the S&P 500, and offered some important principles about … Read more

Looking Ahead of Wall Street: Alcoa Inc., PepsiCo Inc., and Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc.

By Carly Forster The new earnings season officially kicks off this week with three big players scheduled to announce quarterly reports. Find out what to look for in Alcoa Inc. (NYSE:AA), PepsiCo Inc. (NYSE:PEP), and Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc. (NASDAQ:WBA). Alcoa Inc: Alcoa will announce its second quarter 2015 earnings results on Wednesday, July 9 … Read more