The following video is from Monday's Investor Beat, in which host Chris Hill and analysts Bryan Hinmon and Jason Moser dissect the hardest-hitting investing stories of the day.
Shares of Halliburton (NYSE: HAL ) rise in the wake of better-than-expected first quarter earnings and a 39% increase in its dividend. General Electric (NYSE: GE ) slips after an analyst downgrade. Power-One (UNKNOWN: PWER.DL.DL ) surges after Swiss-based ABB agrees to buy the energy company for $1 billion in cash. And Hasbro (NASDAQ: HAS ) hits a new 52-week high as revenues increase in three of its four divisions. In this installment of Investor Beat, our analysts discuss four stocks making moves.
For GE, the recent financial crisis struck a blow, but management took advantage of the market's dip to make strategic bets in energy. If you're a GE investor, you need to understand how these bets could drive this company to become the world's infrastructure leader. At the same time, you need to be aware of the threats to GE's portfolio. To help, we're offering comprehensive coverage for investors in a premium report on General Electric, in which our industrials analyst breaks down GE's multiple businesses. You'll find reasons to buy or sell GE today. To get started, click here now.
The relevant video segment can be found between 2:51 and 5:28.