ADR Programs: Corporate Actions Update Year-to-date

The following is a list of notable corporate actions on some of the ADR programs as of Feb 20, 2015: Shandong Luoxin Pharmacy Stock Co. Ltd (SLUXY) changed its name to Shandong Luoxin Pharmaceutical Group Stock Co., Ltd. Ricoh Company Ltd (RICOY) changed its ratio to 1 Depository Share : 1 Ordinary share from 1 Depository …

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Ten Under-the-Radar Foreign Stocks Worth Investing In

When it comes to investing in foreign stocks there are hundreds of companies that trade on the US markets.Some of them are popular and widely followed. For example, companies such as oil giant Total (TOT), banking group Barclays(BCS), Vodafone (VOD), Siemens(SIEGY), Nestle(NSRGY),  etc. are widely followed with thousands of shares changing hands everyday. However there …

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10 Large-Cap Foreign Stocks Paying More Than 5% Dividends

The following is a list of ten foreign stocks with current dividend yields of more than 5%: 1.Company: Westpac Banking Corp (WBK) Current Dividend Yield: 5.56% Sector:Banking Country: Australia 2.Company: GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) Current Dividend Yield: 5.64% Sector: Pharma Country: UK 3.Company: NTT Docomo Inc (DCM) Current Dividend Yield: 5.08% Sector: Wireless Telecom Country: Japan 4.Company: Banco Latinoamericano de …

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European Bank Stocks: Five to Consider and Five to Avoid

The European banking sector offers many attractive opportunities now as the economic recovery gains momentum. Investors looking to buy and hold these stocks for a minimum of three to five years may be able to reap solid returns. Unlike in the past,  it is highly unlikely that another European sovereign debt or other type of crisis will …

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Why Invest in European Aerospace & Defense Stocks

The Aerospace & Defense industry is one of the important and growing industries in both the U.S. and European. Despite budget cutbacks in the U.S. stocks in the industry have done extremely well in the past few years.Similarly European defense companies have also performed well in recent years. Though countries in Europe spend far less than the …

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The List of Terminated ADRs 2014

Foreign companies listed on the US markets may terminate their American Depository Receipts(DRs) for a variety of reasons including lack of liquidity, interest, costs, etc. This is different from a company moving their listing from an organized exchange such as the NYSE to OTC market. In such cases the ADR will continue to trade but …

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