This trendy retailer is struggling in the performance, yet is still paying out crazy compensation. Why is the board of directors letting this happen?
The world's need for fresh water and related infrastructure grows every year. Xylem is a pure play set to take advantage.
Which snack food company is the better long-term holding for your portfolio?
Here we have two companies that are constantly in the news about new products, acquisitions, or rumors. One other topic investors should be looking at is governance policies related to the board of directors.
Post Holdings is a struggling business with operational issues. Does this make Post a buyout candidate?
Two companies are vying to be the world's go-to soda. Both pay dividends, but which one is safer?
Nike and Under Armour have similar businesses, but they are opposites when it comes to size. Let's see which one could make a worthy long-term investment.
Johnson & Johnson is not a flashy company--it does business in industries that are not going away any time soon. But boring is not necessarily bad when it comes to stock selection.
Whole Foods is the market leader in the natural and organic foods while Wal-Mart sells groceries along with everything else under the sun. Wal-Mart is not ignorant to Whole Foods' niche in the natural and organic food category. One company is more poised to take advantage of this craze and has the financial strength to do so.
Here we have two grocers on different ends of the business life-cycle. One is in the hot natural foods segment stirring up the industry and paving way for a more health-conscious future, the other a behemoth offering seemingly unbeatable prices with a global footing.
With all this talk lately about Lululemon's founder and largest shareholder's ill-will toward the board of directors, maybe it is time to examine the company's corporate governance.
Liberty Media Corporation is known as a media and telecom conglomerate, little attention is being paid to the complete lack of effective corporate governance that is supposed to protect shareholders.
Anheuser-Busch and Molson Coors are two top players in the global alcoholic beverage industry that pay an appealing dividend. When investing for the long-term, dividends will make up a large portion of returns and should not be overlooked. However, not all dividends are treated equally and Foolish investors should pay closer attention before knocking back one too many.
Lets face it, the beer and alcoholic beverage industry is not going away anytime soon, and we at the Motley Fool hope it never does. The industry is known to be full of steady growers that are shareholder friendly in their dividend and buyback programs.