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Railway cuts sleep hours in trains Railway cuts sleep hours in trains
- September 18, 2017

These passengers can sleep beyond the permissible timings if they want to. From on-board entertainment, refurbished coach interiors, comfortable seats, improved sanitation infrastructure and maintenance of cleanliness on superfast trains such as Rajdhani and Shatabdi to hygienic ways of handling food, special trolleys, clean linen and an option to give instant feedback on the food served on a tablet, the Railways is finally on the right track. (more...)
Teva Pharma to sell more women's health assets for $1.38 billion Teva Pharma to sell more women's health assets for $1.38 billion
- September 18, 2017

Ameriprise Financial Inc. owned approximately 0.25% of Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Limited worth $85,853,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. First City Capital Management Inc who had been investing in Teva Pharmaceutical Inds for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $19.05 billion market cap company. (more...)
Influential Analyst Rating Changes: Ascena Retail Group, Inc. (ASNA), SemiLEDs Corporation (LEDS)
- September 18, 2017

Sterling Capital Mgmt Limited Liability Corporation reported 0.31% of its portfolio in Ascena Retail Group Inc (NASDAQ:ASNA). It has underperformed by 87.64% the S&P500. (ASNA) recently closed with rise of 6.94% to its 20-Day Simple Moving Average. Instinet maintained it with "Buy" rating and $137 target in Wednesday, January 4 report. (more...)
Gladstone Land Corp (NASDAQ:LAND) Institutional Investor Sentiment Analysis
- September 18, 2017

The objectives of the Company are to achieve and grow current income by investing in debt securities of established businesses that it believes will provide stable earnings and cash flow to pay expenses, make principal and interest payments on its outstanding indebtedness and make distributions to stockholders that grow over time, and to provide its stockholders with long-term capital appreciation in the value of its assets by investing in equity securities of established businesses that it ... (more...)
Comcast Corp New (CMCSA) Position Maintained by Blackrock Institutional Trust Company Comcast Corp New (CMCSA) Position Maintained by Blackrock Institutional Trust Company
- September 18, 2017

Macquarie Research upgraded Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ: CMCSA ) on Monday, October 24 to "Outperform" rating. The stock has "Hold" rating by Piper Jaffray on Thursday, August 24. Commonwealth Equity holds 149,986 shares. Cyberark Software Ltd (NASDAQ:CYBR) has risen 9.69% since September 17, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 3.75% the S&P500. (more...)
Avery Dennison Corporation (AVY) Insider Sells $3992000.00 in Stock Avery Dennison Corporation (AVY) Insider Sells $3992000.00 in Stock
- September 18, 2017

More notable recent Avery Dennison Corp (NYSE:AVY) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: "Avery Dennison Corp's (AVY) CEO Mitchell Butier on Q1 2017 Results - Earnings ..." on April 27, 2017, also Seekingalpha.com with their article: "Avery Dennison Corp's (AVY) CEO Mitchell Butier on Q4 2016 Results - Earnings ..." published on February 01, 2017, Benzinga.com published: "Cramer: Avery Dennison Is Boring, But An "Unsung Hero" In The Market" on July 07, 2017. (more...)
Teekay LNG Partners LP (TGP) Earns Daily Coverage Optimism Score of 0.01
- September 18, 2017

Analysts expect that Teekay Offshore Partners L.P. will post $0.25 earnings per share for the current fiscal year. The stock of Teekay LNG Partners L.P. acquired a new position in shares of Teekay Offshore Partners L.P. during the third quarter worth about $9,465,000. Investors of record on Friday, February 3rd were given a dividend of $0.11 per share. (more...)
Increases Stake in Lithia Motors, Inc. (LAD)
- September 18, 2017

Jefferies maintained Lithia Motors Inc (NYSE: LAD ) rating on Wednesday, June 28. The stock of Canadian Solar Inc. Pinebridge Invs Lp holds 3,037 shares. LAD's profit would be $59.81 million giving it 11.91 P/E if the $2.39 EPS is correct. Lombardia Capital Partners LLC trimmed its stake by selling 70,293 shares a decrease of 81.0% from 12/31/2016 to 03/31/2017. (more...)
Blockbuster debut for Dixon Tech, shares soar almost 64% Blockbuster debut for Dixon Tech, shares soar almost 64%
- September 18, 2017

Road operator Bharat Road Network Ltd, which also listed on Monday after a 6 billion rupee IPO , rose as much as 6.8 percent to 218.9 rupees, compared with the IPO issue price of 205 rupees. The proceeds from the fresh issue will be utilized for repayment/pre-payment, in full or in part, of certain borrowings availed by the Company, setting up a unit for manufacturing of LED TVs at the Tirupati facility, enhancement of backward integration capabilities in the lighting products vertical at ... (more...)
Trump retweets doctored video of golf ball hitting Clinton Trump retweets doctored video of golf ball hitting Clinton
- September 18, 2017

White House spokeswoman Sarah Sanders said later that day that Clinton was pushing "false narratives" in the book. The first part of the GIF showed the president taking a golf swing, while the second part makes it appear that Trump's golf ball hit the former secretary of state in the back. (more...)
Research Ratings: Peabody Energy Corporation (BTU), Denbury Resources Inc. (DNR)
- September 18, 2017

Finally, JPMorgan Chase & Co. lifted its holdings in shares of Denbury Resources by 24.5% in the second quarter. Prudential Financial Inc. boosted its holdings in shares of Denbury Resources by 178.8% in the first quarter. At present, 0 analysts call it Sell, while 1 think it is Hold. Virginia Retirement Et Al owns 56,900 shares for 0% of their portfolio. The volume of the particular stock is the shares bought and sold in a single trading day. (more...)
Calamos Advisors LLC Reduces Position in Bristol-Myers Squibb Company (BMY)
- September 18, 2017

Callahan Advisors Llc decreased its stake in Scana Corporation New (SCG) by 12.96% based on its latest 2016Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. It sustained ROA (TTM) at 13.70%. It also upped Kimberly (NYSE:KMB) stake by 7,800 shares and now owns 10,500 shares. Carnegie Asset Mgmt Limited Liability has invested 0.33% in Bristol-Myers Squibb Co (NYSE: BMY ). (more...)
McDonalds is giving away 100000 today on the Gold Coast! McDonalds is giving away 100000 today on the Gold Coast!
- September 18, 2017

Maybe you can get a McFlurry or some fries along with your free cheeseburger! They're flipping up the tastiest meal between two buns at Traverse City's Slabtown Burgers . (more...)
Sterling soars after Bank of England drops hint of a rate hike
- September 18, 2017

Yields on the United Kingdom government's two-year debt climbed to levels last seen before the nation voted to leave the European Union. Friday's moves extend the pound's biggest rally since 2016 amid warnings from the BoE that business and investors are too complacent about low interest rates, which now sit at 0.25%, the lowest in the Bank's near 300-year history, given the rapid increase in United Kingdom inflation. (more...)
Dairy Crest Sees Higher Profit In H1; FY View Unchanged Dairy Crest Sees Higher Profit In H1; FY View Unchanged
- September 18, 2017

Dairy Crest Group plc is a United Kingdom-based dairy company. Previously on Wednesday September 13, 2017, Whitman Howard reported on Dairy Crest Group PLC (LON:DCG) held steady the target price at 630.00GBX. The correct version of this news story can be viewed at https://stocknewstimes.com/2017/09/18/dairy-crest-group-plcs-dcg-add-rating-reaffirmed-at-numis-securities-ltd.html. (more...)
AG Mortgage Investment Trust, Inc. (MITT) Rating Lowered to Hold at BidaskClub
- September 18, 2017

Back-tests of such patterns show that the break even failure rate is 4%, the average rise: 37%, the throwback rate: 64% and the percentage of stocks meeting their price targets: 64%. Ameriprise accumulated 14,373 shares or 0% of the stock. New York Mortgage Trust has a 52 week low of $5.65 and a 52 week high of $7.04. Alliancebernstein Limited Partnership has invested 0% in New York Mortgage Trust Inc (NASDAQ:NYMT). (more...)
Slack Valued at $5.1B After SoftBank-led Round Slack Valued at $5.1B After SoftBank-led Round
- September 18, 2017

An earlier round of funding from Thrive Capital valued it at Dollars 3.8 billion. The company plans to use its new funding for "operational flexibility", and said it still has most of the funding it's previously raised, Bloomberg reported. (more...)
Swiss National Bank Purchases 14800 Shares of Xilinx, Inc. (NASDAQ:XLNX)
- September 18, 2017

Xilinx Inc (Call) now has $15.78 billion valuation. Following the completion of the transaction, the senior vice president now directly owns 41,869 shares of the company's stock, valued at $2,602,995.73. (NASDAQ:XLNX). Yorktown Rech reported 0.07% of its portfolio in Xilinx , Inc. (NASDAQ:XLNX) increased the target price from $0.00 to $69.47. Shell Asset Mngmt Communications holds 16,906 shares or 0.03% of its portfolio. (more...)
Viacom, Inc. (NASDAQ:VIAB)
- September 18, 2017

Stratos Wealth Partners LTD. now owns 11,781 shares of the company's stock worth $549,000 after acquiring an additional 76 shares during the last quarter. The company's revenue for the quarter was up 8.3% on a year-over-year basis. On average, analysts predict that Viacom Inc . will post $3.87 earnings per share for the current fiscal year. (more...)
Northrop Grumman Corporation (NOC) Buying Orbital ATK In Defense Mega Northrop Grumman Corporation (NOC) Buying Orbital ATK In Defense Mega
- September 18, 2017

Last month Northrop won a $328m contract to develop a replacement of the Minuteman III intercontinental ballistic missile system for the US Air Force. Orbital, based in Dulles, Virginia, competes to hoist payloads to space with SpaceX Exploration Technologies Corp.'s Falcon 9 and United Launch Alliance's Atlas family of rockets. (more...)
PwC UK partners take home less profits despite record year PwC UK partners take home less profits despite record year
- September 18, 2017

The average profit per partner was 652,000 pounds, down from 706,000 a year earlier, it said in its 2017 annual report. PwC, which employs more than 22,600 people and 953 partners across 62 offices in the United Kingdom, said it has increased its presence outside of London to cities such as Reading and Leeds. (more...)
Amber Tamblyn Is Putting Hollywood's History of Harassment on Blast Amber Tamblyn Is Putting Hollywood's History of Harassment on Blast
- September 18, 2017

She then wrote an open letter to Woods via Teen VogueTeen Vogue, calling out " Woods Culture ". She said the crew member "had kept showing up to my apartment after work unannounced, going into my trailer while I wasn't in it, and staring daggers at me from across the set". (more...)
Troy Demands Clarity From Ryanair On Flight Cancellations Troy Demands Clarity From Ryanair On Flight Cancellations
- September 18, 2017

Previously, staff holiday leave ran from 1 April each year, but the airline is shifting that so it runs from 1 December instead. As a result of this change, Ryanair marketing officer Kenny Jacobs says the airline had to allocate a load of annual leave to pilots in September and October. (more...)
London house prices down 2.9% on the month London house prices down 2.9% on the month
- September 18, 2017

The data from mid-August to mid-September showed this was the first fall at this time of year since 2013 and took the average national asking price to £310,000. But this year all four southern regions have seen new... Shipside added that estate agents were likely advising sellers to lower price expectations in the hope that this would generate greater buyer interest. (more...)
GM Faces Strike Deadline in Canada GM Faces Strike Deadline in Canada
- September 18, 2017

Automotive News reports GM has a 53-day supply of the quick-selling Equinox, which is light inventory for a popular model. Securing jobs was the key to a collective agreement to replace the one expiring in September between GM and its 2,800 CAMI workers, said Unifor president Jerry Dias in February. (more...)
Nifty hits record high Nifty hits record high
- September 18, 2017

Biggest gainers in the 30-share index were Oil & Natural Gas Corporation (4.71%), Bajaj Auto (3.19%), Coal India (1.94%), Infosys (1.83%), Wipro (0.65%), and Tata Consultancy Services (0.54%). Continued buying by domestic institutional investors (DIIs) and fresh fund inflows by foreign investors, which had been on selling spree, bolstered the trading sentiment, traders said. (more...)
Layne Christensen Company (LAYN) Given $11.00 Consensus Target Price by Analysts
- September 18, 2017

Accern also assigned news articles about the construction company an impact score of 48.0518931203909 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the immediate future. Walleye Trading Limited Co holds 200 shares. Layne Christensen had a negative return on equity of 35.55% and a negative net margin of 12.66%. 28,441 were accumulated by Guggenheim Lc. (more...)
Murdoch loses Channel 10 bid making way for CBS Murdoch loses Channel 10 bid making way for CBS
- September 18, 2017

Judge Black was not satisfied that there were any deficiencies in the administrator's report, and he was not satisfied that CBS should be prevented from voting at the creditors meeting. That compares with CBS's proposal that is valued at about A$205 million, one of the people said. This increases the offer pool for unsecured creditors to $55 million - well above the $35 million offered in their original bid. (more...)
Alcoa Corp. (AA) Upgraded at Deutsche Bank AG Alcoa Corp. (AA) Upgraded at Deutsche Bank AG
- September 18, 2017

As of the end of the quarter Jane Street Group, LLC had sold 18,213 shares trimming its stake by 35.4%. The value of the total investment in Alcoa Corporation went from $26,685,000 to $288,000 a change of 98.9% since the last quarter. Five equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, fourteen have assigned a buy rating and two have given a strong buy rating to the company. (more...)
Starwood Property Trust, Inc. (NYSE:STWD) Shares Bought by Pacer Advisors Inc
- September 18, 2017

The rating was maintained by Liberum Capital on Wednesday, May 4 with "Buy". As per Tuesday, December 1, the company rating was initiated by JMP Securities. Moreover, Catalyst Ltd Liability Company has 0.01% invested in Starwood Property Trust , Inc. Bronfman E.L. Rothschild L.P. boosted its holdings in shares of Starwood Property Trust by 1.0% in the 1st quarter. (more...)