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McDonald's to cut global antibiotic use in chickens McDonald's to cut global antibiotic use in chickens
- August 24, 2017

McDonald's is requiring suppliers of chicken meat to begin phasing out the use of antibiotics defined by the World Health Organisation as "highest priority critically important antimicrobials" (HPCIA) to human medicine. By 2027, 98 percent of the chicken sold by McDonald's internationally will be sourced from suppliers that abide by this policy. According to Reuters, more than 70% of medically important antibiotics sold in America are used on livestock, potentially helping to fan the ... (more...)
Cargill among investors in lab-grown meat company Cargill among investors in lab-grown meat company
- August 24, 2017

Memphis Meats aims to reinvent modern animal agriculture, which the United Nations estimates consumes on-third of the world's grains and about a quarter of all land is used for grazing, reported The Wall Street Journal . "I am so excited for the future that Memphis Meats will create". Pinnacle Foods, which owns Armour Meats and Birds Eye, acquired plant-based meat company Gardein in 2014. (more...)
Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. (APD), Weingarten Realty Investors (WRI)
- August 24, 2017

The stock declined 0.62% or $0.91 reaching $145.04 per share. About 14 shares traded. Vanguard Group Inc. raised its position in Air Products and Chemicals by 5.5% in the first quarter. Punch & Associates Investment Management Inc. owns 441,299 shares or 1.74% of their U.S. portfolio. Samlyn Limited Com holds 562,000 shares or 1.83% of its portfolio. (more...)
Harvey Capital Management Keeps Stake in Johnson Johnson
- August 24, 2017

Sivik Global Healthcare Llc sold 25,000 shares as Johnson & Johnson Com (JNJ)'s stock rose 6.85%. The Alpine Investment Management Llc holds 908,517 shares with $104.67M value, down from 1.00 million last quarter. The firm earned "Buy" rating on Wednesday, April 20 by Argus Research. On Monday, March 14 the stock rating was upgraded by Goldman Sachs to "Neutral". (more...)
KapStone Paper and Packaging Corporation Cut to KapStone Paper and Packaging Corporation Cut to "Hold" at BidaskClub
- August 24, 2017

Several other equities research analysts have also commented on the stock. KapStone Paper and Packaging Corporation (KS ) shares are down -4.29% for the week and that has got investors and traders sitting up and taking note. The company had revenue of $822.70 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $831.52 million. KapStone Paper and Packaging Corporation is a producer of containerboard and the kraft paper in North America. (more...)
The Technical Case for and Against Fidelity National Information Services, Inc. (FIS)
- August 24, 2017

The Allianz Asset Management Ag holds 1.49M shares with $112.86M value, down from 50.00 million last quarter. Monsanto Co New now has $51.34 billion valuation. A beta above 1 implies above average market volatility. Adirondack invested in 100 shares. A number of research analysts have recently issued reports on FIS shares. (more...)
Horizon Pharma plc (NASDAQ:HZNP) closed with a change of 1.29%
- August 24, 2017

Leidos Holdings Inc now has $8.36B valuation. About 420 shares traded. Actuant Corporation (NYSE:ATU) has risen 0.16% since August 22, 2016 and is uptrending. Franklin owns 1.31M shares or 0.01% of their United States portfolio. Horizon Pharma PLC (NASDAQ: HZNP ) last announced its earnings results on Monday, August 7th. (more...)
Abercrombie & Fitch Company (NYSE:ANF) Traded Under Its 50 Day Moving Average Abercrombie & Fitch Company (NYSE:ANF) Traded Under Its 50 Day Moving Average
- August 24, 2017

In the transaction dated March 10, 2016, the great number of shares disposed came courtesy the EVP of Sourcing; Chang Diane disposed a total of 400 shares at an average price of $32.5, amounting to approximately $13,000. Abercrombie & Fitch Co. on 4/29/2017 reported its EPS as $-0.25 with the analysts projecting the EPS of the stock as $-0.2. While considering growth estimates of the company, it has next quarter growth estimates of 650% whereas during current quarter it has -32% estimations ... (more...)
Radian Group Inc. (RDN) closed the last trading session at $17.25
- August 24, 2017

Current price places the company's stock -9.15% away from its 200-day simple moving average, -1.45%, away from the 50-day average and also -0.35% away from 20-day average. More interesting news about Radian Group Inc (NYSE:RDN) was released by: Zacks.com and their article: "Radian Group (RDN) Q2 Earnings Top Estimates, Revenues Rise" with publication date: August 02, 2017. (more...)
PPL Corporation (PPL), Delphi Automotive PLC (DLPH)
- August 24, 2017

Investors of record on Wednesday, August 9th will be given a dividend of $0.29 per share. It has outperformed by 96.33% the S&P500. Heritage Invsts Management has 61,666 shares. Toronto Dominion Savings Bank owns 46,721 shares for 0.01% of their portfolio. Since May 17, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 2 selling transactions for $1.51 million activity. (more...)
Insider Trading Activity - Estee Lauder Companies, Inc. (T (NYSE:EL)
- August 24, 2017

Director Barry S Sternlicht sold 10,000 shares of EL stock on 08/21/2017 at the average price of $106.3. The stock was sold at an average price of $95.89, for a total transaction of $892,927.68. The company reported $0.51 earnings per share (EPS ) for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $0.43 by $0.08. The business had revenue of $2.89 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $2.86 billion. (more...)
Russell Investments Group Ltd. Purchases 55544 Shares of Exact Sciences Corporation (EXAS)
- August 24, 2017

It has outperformed by 441.54% the S&P500. The stock tapped a 52-week high of US$29.41 while the mean 12-month price target for the shares is US$35.14. The stock has "Outperform" rating by Credit Suisse on Monday, July 24. The rating was maintained by Empire on Friday, February 26 with "Sell". Jefferies has "Buy" rating and $3500 target. (more...)
A Glimpse Into Insider Trading And Ownership At Tiffany & Co. (TIF) A Glimpse Into Insider Trading And Ownership At Tiffany & Co. (TIF)
- August 24, 2017

Investors will be eagerly watching to see if the firm beats or misses on the earnings front. Tiffany & Co. had 59 analyst reports since July 29, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The company was downgraded on Wednesday, January 20 by Goldman Sachs. If you are reading this piece of content on another site, it was illegally stolen and republished in violation of U.S. (more...)
Verizon Communications Inc. (VZ) Position Held by Howard Capital Management
- August 24, 2017

Huff W R Asset Management Company Llc acquired 12,918 shares as Verizon (VZ)'s stock declined 7.66%. The Wespac Advisors Llc holds 4,039 shares with $216,000 value, down from 28,987 last quarter. The firm has "Neutral" rating given on Tuesday, August 11 by MoffettNathanson. Verizon Communications had a net margin of 12.88% and a return on equity of 63.06%. (more...)
'Being open to students from around the world vital to United Kingdom success' 'Being open to students from around the world vital to United Kingdom success'
- August 24, 2017

The migration advisory committee will be asked to examine the effect that both European Union and non-EU students have on the labour market and economy while in the United Kingdom, the department said on Friday - though it will not report back until next September. (more...)
Right time to invest? - Regal Entertainment Group (RGC), KLX Inc. (KLXI)
- August 24, 2017

Clearbridge Invests Ltd Liability Company, New York-based fund reported 2.17M shares. Washington Commercial Bank owns 0% invested in Regal Entertainment Group (NYSE:RGC) for 740 shares. Therefore 33% are positive. Krasney Financial Ltd reported 0.25% of its portfolio in Regal Entertainment Group (NYSE:RGC). The stock of Regal Entertainment Group (NYSE:RGC) earned "Underweight" rating by Morgan Stanley on Thursday, October 15. (more...)
Ford pursues EV joint venture with Chinese automaker Ford pursues EV joint venture with Chinese automaker
- August 24, 2017

The American company has just signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Anhui Zotye Automobile Co., Ltd., an important producer of zero-emission vehicles based out of China. Jin ZheYong, chairman of Anhui Zotye , added that the deal opened the door for them to explore their cooperation in the production of clean energy vehicles. (more...)
Should You Buy Dollar Tree, Inc. (NASDAQ:DLTR) On Current Analyst Views? Should You Buy Dollar Tree, Inc. (NASDAQ:DLTR) On Current Analyst Views?
- August 24, 2017

Hanger Inc (OTCMKTS:HNGR) has 0.00% since August 21, 2016 and is. It has underperformed by 23.37% the S&P500. The original version of this piece can be viewed at https://www.themarketsdaily.com/2017/08/19/turner-investments-llc-has-1-61-million-stake-in-dollar-tree-inc-dltr.html. (more...)
CommScope Holding Company Inc (COMM) Quick Review of the Numbers
- August 24, 2017

Fincl Architects accumulated 2,037 shares. Apple Inc now has $826.80 billion valuation. It is 0.00% or $0 reaching $0.199 per share. About 761,757 shares traded. The insider now holds 17,146 shares of CommScope Holding Company, Inc. (COMM) has the market capitalization of $6.32 Billion. CommScope Holding Company, Inc. (more...)
Signet Jewelers Limited (NYSE:SIG) Experiences Heavy Trading Volume Signet Jewelers Limited (NYSE:SIG) Experiences Heavy Trading Volume
- August 24, 2017

Signet Jewelers Limited is a retailer of diamond jewelry. It has underperformed by 11.72% the S&P500. The analyst recommendations from a month ago are 1 Buy, 3 Strong Buy, 0 Sell, 0 Hold and 7. BidaskClub cut Signet Jewelers Limited from a "hold" rating to a "sell" rating in a report on Monday, July 24th. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, fourteen have assigned a hold rating and seven have assigned a buy rating to the company's stock. (more...)
Hot Stock Analysis: Microsoft Corporation (MSFT)
- August 24, 2017

About 123 shares traded. More notable recent Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ: MSFT ) news were published by: Investorplace.com which released: "Microsoft Corporation (MSFT) Opens Preorders for Xbox One X Project Scorpio ..." on August 21, 2017, also Seekingalpha.com with their article: "Microsoft Earnings Model Implies A 27% Upside" published on August 22, 2017, Seekingalpha.com published: "Microsoft: Long-Term Income Play?" on August 23, 2017. (more...)
Microsoft unveils real-time Project Brainwave AI platform Microsoft unveils real-time Project Brainwave AI platform
- August 24, 2017

Microsoft has announced today at the HOT CHIPS Symposium its new deep learning acceleration platform, codenamed Project Brainwave . "Running on Stratix 10 , Project Brainwave thus achieves unprecedented levels of demonstrated real-time AI performance on extremely challenging models". (more...)
Revenue Estimates Analysis IAMGOLD Corp. (IAG)
- August 24, 2017

According to Financial Times, The 19 analysts offering 12 month price targets for GrubHub Inc have a median target of 53.00, with a high estimate of 59.00 and a low estimate of 35.00. Creative Planning now owns 98,440 shares of the mining company's stock valued at $394,000 after buying an additional 10,168 shares during the last quarter. (more...)
China's CNOOC H1 profit better-than-expected on cost-cutting, oil prices China's CNOOC H1 profit better-than-expected on cost-cutting, oil prices
- August 24, 2017

Natural gas output in the same period rose 8% to 74.1 billion cubic meters amid a push by President Xi Jinping's government to burn cleaner fuels. PTR says it will pay out the entire H1 profit as shareholder dividends , issuing a special dividend in addition to an interim dividend. (more...)
Sears Holdings Corp. to close another 28 Kmart stores Sears Holdings Corp. to close another 28 Kmart stores
- August 24, 2017

Sales at stores open at least a year declined 11.5% in the fiscal second quarter as the company scaled back the number of pharmacies and electronic products in its stores. In the face of persistently very bad results-Sears Holdings has yet to report a same-store sales increase since Kmart and Sears were merged in 2005-Lampert claimed the company is "making progress" on its long-vaunted-but so far disappointing-turnaround. (more...)
United Kingdom economy remains on track thanks to service sector growth United Kingdom economy remains on track thanks to service sector growth
- August 24, 2017

However, the slowdown also appeared to be affected by a fall in auto sales in the second quarter after motorists had earlier in the year rushed to beat an April increase in tax on high-polluting vehicles. Wage growth has failed to keep pace with the price increases, leaving workers worse off in real terms. United Kingdom economic growth has slowed sharply this year, with faster inflation squeezing households, undermining spending power. (more...)
Conagra Foods Inc (NYSE:CAG): Stock Sentiment
- August 24, 2017

Philadelphia Trust Company who had been investing in Conagra Brands Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $14.34B market cap company. Moreover, Sumitomo Mitsui Asset Limited has 0.02% invested in Conagra Brands Inc (NYSE:CAG). 22,070 are held by Sg Americas Secs Lc. Dekabank Deutsche Girozentrale owns 105,051 shares for 0.04% of their portfolio. (more...)
How Are Schlumberger Limited (SLB) Earnings Expectations Changing For Q3 2017?
- August 24, 2017

Tetrem Capital Management Ltd acquired 41,936 shares as Schlumberger Ltd (SLB)'s stock declined 11.04%. The Loeb Partners Corporation holds 79,896 shares with $6.71M value, up from 24,896 last quarter. J.P. Morgan maintained the shares of NKTR in report on Tuesday, July 18 with "Buy" rating. Since March 1, 2017, it had 1 insider buy, and 3 sales for $3.27 million activity. (more...)
CRH to sell USA distribution unit in $2.6B deal CRH to sell USA distribution unit in $2.6B deal
- August 24, 2017

For the first half, CRH's profit before tax grew 27 percent to 517 million euros from 407 million euros in the prior year. The Dublin-based FTSE 100-listed company announced the $2.6bn (£2.1bn) sale of its U.S. Fels reported EBITDA of €70m on sales of €260m in 2016. "With nine production locations in Germany and one each in the Czech Republic and in the Moscow region of Russia, Fels has leading market positions in the lime markets in each of these areas and over 1 billion tonnes of high ... (more...)
Wayne Hummer Investments LLC Cuts Position in Packaging Corporation of America (PKG)
- August 24, 2017

Green Square Capital Llc sold 4,241 shares as Packaging Corp Of America ( PKG)'s stock rose 4.29%. Principal Fincl Grp Inc stated it has 0.1% of its portfolio in Packaging Corp Of America (NYSE:PKG). Martin Marietta Matls Inc (NYSE:MLM) was reduced too. Investors sentiment increased to 1.1 in Q4 2016. Its up 0.05, from 1.05 in 2016Q3. 95 funds opened positions while 142 raised stakes. (more...)