Here are today’s upgrades and downgrades: JD.com, Zillow, Gazprom, 8×8, Buckeye Partners, Applied Materials and more.
These bargain funds give you a great setup, no matter what happens with this trade-obsessed market: if stocks do pull a 2008 repeat, their huge discounts should limit their downside. And if stocks rip higher, investors should pile into these absurdly cheap deals, lighting a fire under their share prices.
This is a high-quality company that has positioned itself very well to take advantage of a number of major trends in healthcare. Excellent fundamentals, a 3%+ yield, a moderate payout ratio, almost a decade of dividend raises, double-digit long-term dividend growth, and the potential that shares are 26% undervalued are all reasons why dividend growth investors should take a strong look at this stock.