Is Krispy Kreme Publicly Traded?

Quick Summary: Krispy Kreme is publicly traded again as of July 1, 2021. It trades on the NASDAQ using the stock ticker: DNUT. This is the second time the company has had an IPO, the first time was in 2000. Krispy Kreme is an iconic consumer brand with many fans of its distinctive, glazed doughnuts.…

Is Trader Joe’s Publicly Traded?

Quick summary: Trader Joe’s is not publicly traded. That means there is no Trader Joe’s stock. It is privately owned by a German family named the Albrechts. People love to invest in companies that they also like to patronize. It’s not unreasonable to think a popular national grocery brand like Trader Joe’s would also be…

Does Ford Pay a Dividend?

Quick summary: Ford (ticker: F) does not currently pay a dividend. Like many companies, it suspended its dividend in March 2020, as economic uncertainty peaked during the start of the pandemic. Many analysts and media reports expect Ford’s dividend to be reinstated at some point in the second half of 2021. We will update this…

Is UFC Publicly Traded? The Answer is Complicated

Quick summary: UFC is not publicly traded, but its parent company, Endeavor Group Holdings Inc., trades under the ticker EDR. Endeavor is a diversified sports and entertainment group, which owns a number of additional sports properties and business lines beyond its 100% ownership of UFC. Investors may be wise to wait for EDR’s first earnings…

Robinhood Free Stock and Referral Code FAQ

The Robinhood investing app has many interesting features that makes it stand out from other brokers. This article is part of an occasional series at Lean Investments where we answer frequently asked questions about a popular topic related to Robinhood Financial, its app and the people behind it. Note: Lean Investments is not associated with…

HVAC Stocks: Three of the Largest Players

Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning (HVAC) stocks were an interesting industry even before the 2020 crisis year, with Barron’s highlighting the sector’s potential in 2019. Now, with the ongoing pandemic and reports that schools, offices, retail establishments and restaurants all seeking to improve and upgrade their ventilation systems, it appears to be an ideal time…