This quartet of blue-chippers has trailed far behind the index this year, and only 1 is positioned to reverse its slide anytime soon.
Shares have sunk to about the average price that Warren Buffett paid for the stock from 2011 through the first quarter of this year.
These trends are likely to be major drivers of the US market for the next couple of weeks.
Look past the disappointments to find the value this season.
Shares of the computing giant were down over 5% Thursday after the company missed sales estimates. Does this mean investors should get out now?
Poor execution and slow growth lead to a poor quarter for Big Blue.
These non-hyped companies deliver on growth and value.
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