Sherwin-Williams' $9.3 billion Valspar purchase puts the company on better footing with its paint industry competition and also makes it a dividend machine.
By Marshall Hargrave | Mar 21, 2016
DuPont stock has fallen 15% since its merger with Dow Chemical was announced. But BASF's potential counterbid has made things interesting.
By Lawrence Meyers | Dec 2, 2015
Do the current Dow 30 stocks really represent the economy as broadly as possible?
By Marshall Hargrave | Jul 15, 2015
The spinoff market is hot right now, but that doesn’t mean all spinoffs are created equal.
By Marshall Hargrave | May 12, 2015
Even in the current low interest rate environment, there are still companies out there paying investors more with consistent dividend increases.
By Marshall Hargrave | Feb 4, 2015
The earnings season is confirming our suspicions that the strong dollar is putting the hurt on certain multinationals. The best-looking stocks, given the currency headwinds, could be small-cap domestic stocks.