Ten Latin American Stocks To Consider

Emerging markets are back in vogue this year, As commodity prices are increasing, investors are turning their attention to countries dependent on commodity exports.Among the many emerging market regions Latin America offers plenty of opportunities for investors looking for growth. Following are ten stocks from Latin American countries that investors can consider for further research: …

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British American Tobacco ADR: Upcoming Stock Split

UK-based tobacco giant British American Tobacco PLC(BTI) has announced a stock split in the ratio of 2:1 with a ADR Record Date of 02/06/17.  The ADR closed at $115.21 on Friday. Last year, competitor Imperial Brands PLC(IMBBY) had a 2 for 1 stock split. 5-year return chart: Click to enlarge Source: Google Finance As a sin …

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Keep Calm And Consider Buying These Ten Stocks

The U.S. equity market fell sharply today with the Dow down 1.47% and the S&P 500 off by 1.67%. Unlike the dramatic reversal in the markets yesterday, investors simply wanted to dump risky assets such as stocks. Market participants are spooked by a multitude of fears including Greece, China, potential interest rate increase, global economic slowdown, commodity …

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Do Reverse Stock Splits Work?

Reverse stock splits rarely work. When a company is in serious trouble a silly reverse stock split will not change its fortune. Fundamental changes including new management, growth and other things have to occur in order for a reverse stock split to be successful. In most cases this does not happen. Rather the same incompetent managers …

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A Note on Roche Holding Limited ADR Stock Split

Swiss drug maker Roche (OTCQX: RHHBY) announced a stock split earlier this month. The ADR will split in the ratio of 2:1 effective Feb 27, 2014. Here are the details from the depository bank J.P.Morgan: The ADR ratio will be changed from four (4) ADRs to one (1) underlying equity security to a new ratio of …

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A Note on Continental AG Stock Split

Germany-based Continental AG (CTTAY) is one of the world’s largest tire and auto-parts makers. Due to the strong growth of the global auto industry the ADR is up over 80% year-to-date and closed at $210.93 today. Continental announced a stock split in the ratio 5:1 recently. The ADR Record Date is Dec 20, 2013 and …

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