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The Ultimate Software Group (ULTI) Given Media Impact Score of 0.15
- August 29, 2017

Vanguard Group Inc. boosted its stake in shares of The Ultimate Software Group by 5.2% in the first quarter. Fred Alger Mgmt Inc has 0% invested in The Ultimate Software Group, Inc. RBC Capital Markets maintained it with "Outperform" rating and $40 target in Monday, January 18 report. The company has market cap of $5.80 billion. Punch Assocs Investment Mngmt reported 117,851 shares. (more...)
Harvey not affecting Pittsburgh gasoline prices - for now Harvey not affecting Pittsburgh gasoline prices - for now
- August 29, 2017

Harvey forced the shutdown of plants able to process some 2.26 million barrels of oil a day. Along the Treasure and Space coasts, a gallon of regular unleaded gasoline Monday was selling for anywhere from $2.29 to $2.34. Gasoline futures surged to their highest in two years, increasing more than 5 percent on Monday, according to financial news site, The Street. Prices were impacted by competing factors: less demand for crude due to the refinery shutdowns, but also less supply because ... (more...)
Here's How Uber's Board Landed on Its Shadow Candidate for CEO Here's How Uber's Board Landed on Its Shadow Candidate for CEO
- August 29, 2017

However, Expedia board chairman Barry Diller appeared to confirm the choice in a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Ultimately, the board decided on the third candidate, Khosrowshahi. But Uber's future became murkier this year when the company was pummeled by one scandal after another, including sexual harassment accusations in the workplace, a department of justice criminal investigation into some of its methods, and an intellectual property dispute with a self-driving auto ... (more...)
Apple Watch to soon support virtually every workout Apple Watch to soon support virtually every workout
- August 29, 2017

Now the question is whether all Apple Watch owners will have access to these new modes or whether they be reserved for new hardware, say, an Apple Watch Series 3 . It could also relate to one of the biggest changes in watchOS 4 with native core Bluetooth support on the way making it easier to pair a huge range of Bluetooth-enabled devices. (more...)
Euro Hits Two-Year High, Close to $1.20
- August 29, 2017

The dollar reached an early high of $1.1917 against the Euro Monday, but has tumbled to $1.1980 this afternoon, its lowest level since January of 2015. Shares in Hannover Re were down 1.3 percent and Munich Re fell 0.8 percent. The pound was steady at $1.2892 after briefly touching a 13-day peak of $1.2946. (more...)
Crude oil prices fall after hurricane Harvey hits Texas Crude oil prices fall after hurricane Harvey hits Texas
- August 29, 2017

In turn, US crude futures fell as the refinery shutdowns could reduce demand for American crude. Crude oil futures tumbled Monday as Hurricane Harvey threatened to disrupt refinery operations along the Texas coast for the near future. (more...)
'Unacceptable' Arsenal put Wenger in firing line 'Unacceptable' Arsenal put Wenger in firing line
- August 29, 2017

Wenger added: "It's been very hard, because I didn't even consider him for friendly games , as I had to play some defenders ". But Wenger believes Sanchez's commitment to the cause at the Emirates means he would never consider going on strike. (more...)
IL Acquires 3308 Shares of Valero Energy Corporation (VLO)
- August 29, 2017

Its down 0.47% from 6.77M shares previously. About 3.22 million shares traded. It is down 0.00% since August 28, 2016 and is. It has underperformed by 12.64% the S&P500. Schwab Charles holds 0.01% or 122,505 shares in its portfolio. Wade G W invested in 0.05% or 4,442 shares. Commonwealth Equity Services has 0% invested in Cree, Inc. (more...)
Top adviser condemns president's Charlottesville remarks Top adviser condemns president's Charlottesville remarks
- August 29, 2017

Other members of the administration tried to argue that Trump had offered a more forceful denunciation of white supremacists and neo-Nazis when he had, in fact, not. "I have come under enormous pressure both to resign and to remain in my current position", Cohn told the Financial Times . Amid fears that Cohn would resign, the US stock market dropped until the White House denied the rumor. (more...)
Evacuations continue from offshore platforms in south USA as Hurricane Harvey approaches Evacuations continue from offshore platforms in south USA as Hurricane Harvey approaches
- August 29, 2017

Personnel have been evacuated from four rigs, equivalent to 40 percent of the 10 rigs of this type now operating in the Gulf. BSEE also estimated that approximately 18.12 percent of the natural gas production of 3,220 million cubic feet per day, or 583.39 million cubic feet per day in the Gulf of Mexico has been shut-in. (more...)
GJM confirms it will attend CM peace talks GJM confirms it will attend CM peace talks
- August 29, 2017

The GMCC leadership said they have decided not to attend the meeting as no formal invitation was sent by the state government. That's why we are not participating in tomorrow's meeting at Nabanna. People should come out on the roads to oppose them", he said in the clip. So far the GNLF, Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM), Jan Andolan party (JAP) and the Gorkha Rastriya Nirman Manch (GRNM) have received invitation from the State government. (more...)
Wall St opens higher; Harvey puts oil in focus Wall St opens higher; Harvey puts oil in focus
- August 29, 2017

Goldman Sachs estimated 16.5 percent of refinery capacity was off line due to the hurricanes as of Sunday, putting an 11 percent dent in United States oil production capacity. The Nasdaq Composite added 20.40 points, or 0.33 percent, to 6,286.05. Kite Pharmaceuticals soared 28.40 percent after Gilead Sciences agreed to buy the immunotherapy developer in a deal valued at $11.9 billion. (more...)
Brookfield Business Partners LP (BBU) Shares Tick Up 0.78% Brookfield Business Partners LP (BBU) Shares Tick Up 0.78%
- August 29, 2017

Ig Inv Mgmt Limited owns 0.13% invested in Brookfield Property Partners LP (NYSE:BPY) for 1.09 million shares. Following multiple time frames using moving averages can help investors figure out where the stock has been and help determine where it may be possibly going. (more...)
(NYSE:FCX) and American Airlines Group Inc. (NASDAQ:AAL)
- August 29, 2017

In related news, EVP Elise R. Eberwein sold 50,000 shares of American Airlines Group stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, August 2nd. It has outperformed by 23.95% the S&P500. Tower Research Ltd Liability Co (Trc) reported 0.01% stake. Consensus earnings estimates are far from ideal, but they are watched by many investors and play an important role in measuring the appropriate valuation for a stock. (more...)
What's in Conagra Brands Inc (CAG) After Achieving 1 Year Low? What's in Conagra Brands Inc (CAG) After Achieving 1 Year Low?
- August 29, 2017

The total number of shares traded in the last 90-day period is 299,189. Conagra Brands, Inc. (CAG ) held 416.78 million outstanding shares now. It has underperformed by 8.31% the S&P500. The company reported $0.37 earnings per share for the quarter, meeting the consensus estimate of $0.37. CAG's profit will be $166.20 million for 20.71 P/E if the $0.40 EPS becomes a reality. (more...)
Gilead Sciences Inks $11.9B Deal For Kite Pharma Gilead Sciences Inks $11.9B Deal For Kite Pharma
- August 29, 2017

Gilead Sciences Inc .is acquiring Santa Monica- based biotech firm Kite Pharma Inc., which specializes in the emerging field of cell therapy in which a patient's own immune cells are used to fight cancer, the companies announced Monday. (more...)
Orlando gas prices jump as Hurricane Harvey shuts refineries Orlando gas prices jump as Hurricane Harvey shuts refineries
- August 29, 2017

One out of every five barrels of gasoline produced in the US has been threatened by Hurricane Harvey , AAA said, and more than a quarter of the country's refining capacity in the Gulf of Mexico went offline because of the storm. But it's uncertain how long the Texas refineries will be affected by Harvey as the storm continues to linger. "It's still too early to know how much prices will rise, but a minimum of 10-30 cents would not be a surprise". (more...)
Antero Resources Corporation (AR) Raised to "Hold" at BidaskClub
- August 29, 2017

The stock decreased 0.40% or $0.08 on August 25, reaching $19.68. Since May 17, 2017, it had 2 buys, and 1 sale for $15.27 million activity. It has underperformed by 31.85% the S&P500. Rhumbline Advisers holds 0.01% or 166,484 shares in its portfolio. Highbridge Cap Mngmt Limited Com holds 438,118 shares or 0.18% of its portfolio. Roanoke Asset Management Corp decreased Alkermes Plc (ALKS) stake by 14.38% reported in 2016Q4 SEC filing. (more...)
Bomb scare after unattended bag found in Air India Delhi-Mumbai flight Bomb scare after unattended bag found in Air India Delhi-Mumbai flight
- August 29, 2017

The rat was spotted when the airplane was taxiing. Adding to the woes, the permitted duty hours of crew expired during the fumigation time and the airline had to bring in a new set of crew. Air India will expand its network as well as fleet announced the national carrier's new chairman and managing director Rajiv Bansal on Monday during a formal communication with employees. (more...)
100% Funding by Foreign Venture Capital is allowed in startups now 100% Funding by Foreign Venture Capital is allowed in startups now
- August 29, 2017

Start-ups can also issue convertible notes to persons resident outside India, albeit with certain conditions, the consolidated policy says. Besides, it said a person resident outside India (other than citizens or entities of Pakistan and Bangladesh) will be permitted to purchase convertible notes issued by an Indian start-up company for an amount of ₹25 lakh or more in a single tranche. (more...)
Morgan Stanley Sells 26676 Shares of Standex International Corporation (SXI)
- August 29, 2017

Therefore 43% are positive. SXI has been the topic of several research analyst reports. The stock has "Neutral" rating by DA Davidson on Friday, December 11. 38,421 shares were sold by Schiller Mark L . Van Berkom & Assoc owns 1.12M shares. About 6.92 million shares traded. $1.53M worth of Apple Inc. 1,755 shares were bought by Skoufalos Ioannis, worth $99,861 on Monday, February 27. (more...)
American Eagle Outfitters, Inc. (AEO) Earns Neutral Rating from Buckingham Research
- August 29, 2017

A high ROIC number typically reflects positively on company management while a low number typically reflects the opposite. Several other equities research analysts have also recently commented on AEO. As of the end of the quarter BNP Paribas Arbitrage, SA had disposed of 7,276 shares trimming its holdings by 1.3%. If you are viewing this story on another site, it was stolen and reposted in violation of United States and worldwide copyright & trademark law. (more...)
Hibbett Sports, Inc. (HIBB) Stock Rating Lowered by ValuEngine
- August 29, 2017

If the share price is now hovering near the 52 week low and the value is achieved in the current past then it can suggest that the price of the shares is likely to go up. On Wednesday, March 22 the insider BRISKIN JARED S sold $86,549. ATR value of company was 1.06. The stock has "Sector Perform" rating by RBC Capital Markets on Friday, October 23. (more...)
Blue Fin Capital Inc. Sells 660 Shares of Pfizer, Inc. (PFE)
- August 29, 2017

The legal version of this report can be accessed at https://stocknewstimes.com/2017/08/28/heartland-advisors-inc-has-7-77-million-stake-in-pfizer-inc-pfe.html. (NYSE:PFE) for 1.25 million shares. "(PFE)" was posted by Week Herald and is owned by of Week Herald. King Luther Cap holds 3.00 million shares or 0.93% of its portfolio. (more...)
Sprouts Farmers Market, Inc. (NASDAQ:SFM) Experiences Heavy Trading Volume
- August 29, 2017

Current levels places Sprouts Farmers Market, Inc . $43.75's average target is 51.96% above currents $28.79 stock price. About 339,767 shares traded. Therefore 57% are positive. Gordon Haskett started coverage on Sprouts Farmers Market in a research report on Tuesday, May 9th. The firm earned "Buy" rating on Thursday, June 29 by RBC Capital Markets. (more...)
Autodesk, Inc. (ADSK) Price Target Raised to $128.00
- August 29, 2017

Pinnacle Foods Inc Del now has $7.04 billion valuation. As per Friday, August 25, the company rating was maintained by Wedbush. About 38,933 shares traded. New York-based Engineers Gate Manager Lp has invested 0.06% in Pinnacle Foods Inc (NYSE:PF). Mycio Wealth Partners Llc holds 0.03% or 3,163 shares in its portfolio. (more...)
New York City to hike price of cigarettes New York City to hike price of cigarettes
- August 29, 2017

Mayor Bill de Blasio says New York City is dispatching 120 emergency workers to Texas to help in the response to Hurricane Harvey. The minimum price for a pack of cigarettes will jump from $10.50 to $13, the highest base price for cigarettes in the nation, de Blasio said. (more...)
Harvey to hit insurers hard Harvey to hit insurers hard
- August 29, 2017

Flooding is the most common natural disaster in IL, with more than 90 percent of declared disasters. Those determined to stay may be forced to fight with their insurance companies over whether their home damage was caused by wind or water-which determines whether the homeowner insurance company or the flood insurance company is on the hook for the damages. (more...)
Equinix, Inc. (EQIX) Trades at 52-Week High
- August 29, 2017

The stock decreased 0.70% or $3.28 during the last trading session, reaching $462.91. Shares of Equinix, Inc. It has outperformed by 7.70% the S&P500. (NASDAQ: EQIX ) on Thursday, May 11 with "Buy" rating. The firm has "Buy" rating by Vetr given on Wednesday, August 19. The rating was initiated by BMO Capital Markets with "Market Perform" on Friday, February 12. (more...)
Las Vegas Sands Corp (NYSE:LVS) Sentiment Change Report
- August 29, 2017

Wfg Advisors, Lp owns 12,298 shares valued at $786,000. In recent action, Las Vegas Sands Corp. The stock decreased 0.23% or $0.14 on August 25, reaching $60.12. Investors sentiment increased to 1.53 in 2016 Q4. The analyst recommendations from a month ago are 9 Buy, 0 Overweight, 0 Sell, 1 Hold and 0 Underweight. (more...)