Kinder Morgan Stock: Low-Risk Capacity Expansion Projects Driving Value Growth (NYSE:KMI)

Suphanat Khumsap/iStock via Getty Images Kinder Morgan (NYSE:KMI) is a defensible midstream infrastructure operator, generating the majority of their earnings from long-term fixed-price contracts with customers. KMI is currently trading at a 5.8% dividend yield and has been paying a rising dividend since 2016. The growing natural gas production in the US is also opening…

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Manitowoc: AI Data Centers, Chip Factories And Infrastructure Driving Crane Demand (MTW)

MR1805 The Manitowoc Company, Inc. (NYSE:MTW) is a leading provider of cranes and boom trucks which are used for construction, maintenance, deconstruction, salvage, and other applications. This company sells cranes under a variety of brands including Manitowoc, Potain, National Crane, Grove, and Shuttlelift. These cranes are used by many different industries and this company is…

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Mercedes-Benz: Rewarding Shareholders While Driving Through Uncertainty (OTCMKTS:MBGYY)

hanohiki/iStock Editorial via Getty Images Mercedes-Benz Reports Earnings Although Mercedes-Benz (OTCPK:MBGYY, OTCPK:MBGAF) reported its Q1 earnings and added yet another piece to the puzzle of the situation automakers are facing. Mercedes shares have performed well this year, with a YTD return of 12.5%. Moreover, the company seems to have been little shaken by its earnings,…

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Franklin Templeton: Ordinals Driving 'Renaissance' in Bitcoin Innovation

Major financial services company Franklin Templeton, managing approximately $1.5 trillion in assets, believes Bitcoin is experiencing a “renaissance” in innovation driven by ordinals and other new developments on Bitcoin. JUST IN: $1.5 trillion asset manager Franklin Templeton says Ordinals drive ‘positive momentum’ in #Bitcoin innovation. Institutions are coming 🙌 pic.twitter.com/3lSDwNwE5Q — Bitcoin Magazine (@BitcoinMagazine) April 4, 2024…

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Driving Growth And Innovation Are Drivers Of PaySign’s Success In The Prepaid Card Industry (NASDAQ:PAYS)

matdesign24/iStock via Getty Images PaySign, Inc. (NASDAQ:PAYS) continues to deliver double digit net sales growth driven by successful investments in prepaid card-based payment solutions targeting the plasma donation industry. With 465 plasma centers and 6.4 million cardholders as well as sponsorship with large banks and card companies, I believe that operating margin and FCF could…

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Cars.com: Driving In Cruise Control (NYSE:CARS)

skynesher/E+ via Getty Images Investment Thesis Cars.com (NYSE:CARS) had a strong run post-COVID as improving car inventory levels and vehicle sales lead to an improvement in dealer spends. In addition, the company has done well in growing its value added services upselling/ cross selling to the dealers which drove about 50% growth within the average…

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El Salvador Vice President: Bitcoin Is Driving the 'Rebirth of Our Country'

El Salvador’s Vice President, Félix Ulloa, has expressed his belief that Bitcoin’s adoption is playing a pivotal role in the country’s economic and political resurgence. In a new interview with Forbes, Vice President Ulloa described it as a driving force behind a transformation that is fueling tourism, investment, and economic growth. Ulloa stated, “Without a doubt, tourism and…

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Asbury Automotive Stock: Driving Superior Returns Through M&A (NYSE:ABG)

Hero Images/iStock via Getty Images Investment thesis Our current investment thesis is: We consider Asbury an attractive investment opportunity due to the development of its business model toward lucrative segments. The company is expanding into growing markets, investing heavily in expanding its services revenue (e.g. Financing and Parts), and developing its brands in line with…

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Self Driving Comes To San Francisco

Huber & Starke California regulators voted on Thursday to allow Cruise (NYSE: GM) and Waymo (GOOG)(GOOGL) to start running a 24/7 paid taxi service in San Francisco. Anyone who’s been to the city of San Francisco recently, especially in the evening, has seen the cars driving around, eerily with no one in the driver seat….

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Lower Fees Driving Higher Dividends: Golub Capital (NASDAQ:GBDC)

photobank kiev/iStock via Getty Images Quick Introduction to Business Development Companies Business development companies (“BDCs”) invest shareholder capital in privately-owned, small- and medium-sized U.S. companies generating income from secured loans and capital gains from equity positions, much like venture capital or private equity funds. Anyone can invest in BDCs as they’re public companies traded on…

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Less Is More For Driving Bitcoin Adoption: Come For The Curiosity, Stay For The Revolution

This is an opinion editorial by Dave Birnbaum, the product director at bitcoin investing platform Coinbits. Bitcoin is becoming increasingly relevant to everyday people as financial crises prompt discussion about how to improve our systems of finance, banking and government spending. Although the prevailing wisdom is that it’s better to get people to just use…

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Occidental Petroleum Stock: Navigating Challenges And Driving Growth (NYSE:OXY)

Dimitrios Kambouris Investment Thesis Despite a Q2 2023 earnings slump attributed to market headwinds, Occidental Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:OXY) has positioned itself for a long-term solid performance by leveraging its diverse portfolio of assets and operational efficiency. The article explores the company’s strategic fundamentals (trifecta strategy), encompassing diverse assets, steady production climb, operational excellence, and commitment…

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