It's the basic question when investing in a stock: is it on the way up or will it go down? Wall Street has developed numerous ways of attempting to predict what will happen.
CNBC's quarterly list of S&P 500 stocks with the potential to underperform did just that — they rose by only 5.6 percent since Jan. 10, compared with the 8.8 percent gain for the index.
Stocks in the S&P 1,500 displaying unusual volume in Friday's trading session.
The week's top business news and investing advice, including gold stocks and bank bets, with CNBC's Brian Shactman.
Each quarter near the end of the earnings season, CNBC.com publishes a list of 20 stocks in the S&P 500 trading at the greatest premiums or discounts to their analysts’ consensus target prices.
It's been a stormy year for U.S. property insurers, and hurricane season hasn't even started yet. But shares of these companies could be jumping if a bad year in weather prompts premium increases.
Jim Cramer, Host of Mad Money, said investors willing to venture into the stock market should seek yields when asked about Tuesday's global sell-off. Here is a look at some stocks in the S&P 500 yielding more equal or greater than 3.5 percent.
With data from ThomsonReuters, we took a look at which stocks have mean consensus estimates farthest below their stock prices (as of market close on 11/30/10).
As of this morning, about 56% of the S&P 500 companies have reported earnings. Here's a look at which companies have had the biggest surprises so far...
Especially in volatile times, dividends can be a way for investors to more effectively safeguard returns. So, what are the biggest dividend yields on the S&P 500? Click ahead to find out!
The Lightning Round is extended in this CNBC.com exclusive feature.
Earlier this week, we wrote about the highest yielding stocks on the Dow. The S&P 500 also has some nice yielding stocks. If you are worried about the financials being able to continue to pay thier big dividends (with Freddie Mac's big slide, its yield is now over 20%!), there are nearly 40 stocks on the S&P that are currently yielding 5% or more. Here's a breakdown.
As of Friday, 441 (just under 90%) of the S&P 500 companies have reported earnings. Here's a look at which companies have had the biggest surprises so far...
To date 364 (just under 75%) of the S&P 500 companies have reported earnings. Here's a look at which companies have had the biggest surprises so far...