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Graham-Cassidy Bill: New push to repeal and replace Obamacare Graham-Cassidy Bill: New push to repeal and replace Obamacare
- September 20, 2017

Sen. Claire McCaskill said that the problems with the Republicans' last attempt at a replacement plan for Obamacare still remain in this bill. Dean Heller of Nevada and Ron Johnson of Wisconsin are co-sponsoring the bill . The Senate has also scheduled two hearings on the bill for Monday and Tuesday. The public repudiation seems to make him a safe "no" for now. Sen. (more...)
Shares in Caesars Entertainment Corporation (NASDAQ:CZR) Purchased by Artemis Investment Management
- September 20, 2017

ERFB's SI was 15,800 shares in September as released by FINRA. About 15.52 million shares traded or 199.04% up from the average. Dycom Industries, Inc. Zurcher Kantonalbank (Zurich Cantonalbank), a Switzerland-based fund reported 1,264 shares. Credit Agricole S A holds 65,854 shares or 0.02% of its portfolio. (more...)
ThyssenKrupp, Tata steel merger nearly in the bag ThyssenKrupp, Tata steel merger nearly in the bag
- September 20, 2017

Both partners will jointly share the impacts from the job cuts. The German company had said then that talks were constructive and had entered the final stretch. The joint venture, which would be headquartered in the Amsterdam region (Netherlands), would have a pro forma turnover of about 15 billion euro per annum (Rs 1.15 lakh crore) and now employs about 48,000 people spread across various locations. (more...)
Fifth Third Bancorp (FITB) Shares Sold by Meiji Yasuda Life Insurance Co
- September 20, 2017

The stock traded on unusually build up volume of 5.89 Million comparing to the average volume of 5535.55 shares, completing picture of exact trends with uncompleted dots in volume over the norm. The firm has "Mkt Perform" rating given on Wednesday, November 16 by Bernstein. Since May 1, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 7 insider sales for $17.28 million activity. (more...)
What Analysts are Predicting For BB&T Corporation (BBT), Windstream Holdings, Inc. (WIN)?
- September 20, 2017

Bank of America Corp DE now owns 12,766,336 shares of the insurance provider's stock valued at $570,655,000 after acquiring an additional 43,867 shares during the period. Therefore 100% are positive. BB&T Corporation has a 52-week low of $36.80 and a 52-week high of $49.88. The rating was downgraded by Morgan Stanley to "Underweight" on Monday, November 14. (more...)
Genworth Financial Inc (GNW) Where Moving Ahead?
- September 20, 2017

The value of the total investment in Genworth Financial Inc went from $354,000 to $324,000 decreasing 8.5% quarter over quarter. Solus Alternative Asset Management Lp sold 4.54M shares as the company's stock declined 8.54% while stock markets rallied. (more...)
Growth Analysis of QUALCOMM Incorporated (NASDAQ:QCOM) Growth Analysis of QUALCOMM Incorporated (NASDAQ:QCOM)
- September 20, 2017

Patriot Wealth Management Inc who had been investing in Capital One Financial Corp for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $39.19B market cap company. QCOM has been the subject of a number of other reports. (NASDAQ: QCOM ) on Monday, January 23 to "Neutral" rating. Since May 11, 2017, it had 1 insider buy, and 4 selling transactions for $1.73 million activity. (more...)
Toshiba swings again, chooses Bain group to buy chip unit Toshiba swings again, chooses Bain group to buy chip unit
- September 20, 2017

After three-month-long negotiations, Japanese conglomerate Toshiba selected a global consortium led by USA private equity group Bain Capital to sell its memory business, according to news reports on Wednesday. The company needs the cash to plug a giant hole in its finances from its bankrupt US nuclear unit Westinghouse Electric Corp. According to Reuters, WD had failed to agree on limits to the USA firm's future stake in the chip business that had been demanded by Toshiba. (more...)
Cherry Hill Mortgage Investment Corporation (CHMI) Announces Quarterly Dividend of $0.49 Cherry Hill Mortgage Investment Corporation (CHMI) Announces Quarterly Dividend of $0.49
- September 20, 2017

Cimarex Energy had 86 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has "Buy" rating given on Thursday, July 27 by Canaccord Genuity. Indexiq Ltd Liability owns 26,338 shares for 0.02% of their portfolio. The company has market cap of $544.88 million. The Firm operates in exploration and production segment. (more...)
Andy F. Bessette Sells 14100 Shares of Travelers Companies, Inc. (TRV) Stock
- September 20, 2017

The institutional investor held 33,033 shares of the finance company at the end of 2016Q4, valued at $4.04M, down from 36,154 at the end of the previous reported quarter. The Travelers Companies had a net margin of 10.15% and a return on equity of 11.68%. The company had revenue of $7.19 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $6.99 billion. (more...)
Analyst Activity - KeyCorp Reiterates Hold on Cliffs Natural Resources (NYSE:CLF)
- September 20, 2017

Analysts are forecasting earnings of $0.35 on a per share basis this quarter. Stephens Inc initiated coverage for the stock on 11/08/2017 and Morgan Stanley issued a downgraded the stock on 19/06/2017. The stock now has a consensus rating of "Hold" and an average target price of $8.31. They see Cleveland-Cliffs Inc. (CLF) is $7.00 and this sets up an interesting set of potential movement for the stock. (more...)
SPDR S&P Emerging Markets Dividend ETF (EDIV) Sees Sluggish Weekly Performance
- September 20, 2017

Simply put, the ATR determines the volatility of a security over a given period of time, or the tendency of the security to move one direction or another. A CCI closer to +100 may provide an overbought signal, and a CCI near -100 may offer an oversold signal. A reading from -80 to -100 would indicate an oversold situation. (more...)
Fidelity National Information Services (FIS) Earns Daily News Impact Rating of 0.15
- September 20, 2017

Lastly, Robert W. Baird reiterated a "buy" recommendation and given a $102.00 price objective on the stock of Fidelity National Information Services in a study report published on Fri, Sep 8th. traders with a divided record date on Fri, Sep 15th will be issued a $0.29 dividend. this indicates a $1.16 annual dividend and a payout of of 1.25%. (more...)
SPDR Dow Jones REIT ETF (RWR) Declines 0.68% for Sep 18
- September 20, 2017

Entering the stock market without a plan can lead to future distress when the markets turn downward for an extended period of time. More notable recent SPDR Dow Jones Interntnl Real Estate ETF (NYSEARCA:RWX) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: " Dow Jones International Real Estate ETF For Seasonality Trends - Damon Verial ..." on September 12, 2017, also Nasdaq .com with their article: "SPDR Dow Jones International Real Estate Breaks Below 200-Day Moving Average ... (more...)
Electro Scientific Industries Inc (ESIO) Technical Levels in Review — Trading Focus Electro Scientific Industries Inc (ESIO) Technical Levels in Review — Trading Focus
- September 20, 2017

TravelCenters of America LLC (NASDAQ:TA) has declined 41.04% since September 18, 2016 and is downtrending. It has outperformed by 3.24% the S&P500. Adirondack Research & Management Inc. Analysts predict that Electro Scientific Industries will post $0.72 EPS for the current year. (NASDAQ:ESIO)'s stock has changed 132.94%. 19,810 are owned by Capstone Asset. (more...)
Supernus Pharmaceuticals Due Off Halt at 430 PM ET Supernus Pharmaceuticals Due Off Halt at 430 PM ET
- September 20, 2017

Supernus Pharmaceuticals Inc (NDAQ: SUPN ) has risen 91.80% since September 19, 2016 and is uptrending. Supernus Pharmaceuticals has $44 highest and $35 lowest target. As per Thursday, August 4, the company rating was maintained by Jefferies. 7/18/2016-Northland Securities was Downgraded by analysts at Northland Securities from a "Outperform " rating to a " Market Perform" rating. (more...)
Bank Stocks Getting a Lift on Higher Rates Bank Stocks Getting a Lift on Higher Rates
- September 20, 2017

Trump has more recently suggested he'd consider rehiring Yellen for another term, saying she's "done a good job". "The economic data will be soft on a temporary basis, but the fundamentals are solid", said Mark Zandi, chief economist at Moody's Analytics, who foresees a third rate hike in December and three more next year. (more...)
Catalent Inc (CTLT) Stake Lifted by Chicago Equity Partners LLC Catalent Inc (CTLT) Stake Lifted by Chicago Equity Partners LLC
- September 20, 2017

Teachers Advisors LLC now owns 164,748 shares of the company's stock worth $4,442,000 after purchasing an additional 4,823 shares in the last quarter. Catalent (NASDAQ:CTLT) traded down 2.96% during mid-day trading on Tuesday, hitting $38.72. The stock has a market capitalization of $5.09 billion and a PE ratio of 46.74. (more...)
Endo International PLC (ENDP) Endo International PLC (ENDP)
- September 20, 2017

Endo International plc - Ordinary Shares (NASDAQ: ENDP ) has declined 19.57% since September 17, 2016 and is downtrending. A number of hedge funds have recently bought and sold shares of the business. The company has market cap of $2.01 billion. The stock closing price is now trading downward to its 50 day moving average with change of -12.52%, tumbled to its 20 day moving average with figure of -1.44% and behind its 200 day moving average with value -27.99%. (more...)
Vanguard Total International Stock ETF (VXUS) Rises 0.33% for Sep 19
- September 20, 2017

The fund owned 225,580 shares of the exchange traded fund's stock after buying an additional 13,970 shares during the period. Personal Capital Advisors Corp raised its position in shares of Vanguard Emerging Markets Stock Index Fd by 10.2% in the second quarter. (more...)
Targa Resources, Inc. (NYSE:TRGP) Under Analyst Spotlight
- September 20, 2017

BlackRock Inc. now owns 10,090,553 shares of the pipeline company's stock valued at $604,426,000 after purchasing an additional 9,757,325 shares in the last quarter. Aviva PLC boosted its holdings in shares of Targa Resources by 8.9% in the second quarter. Additionally the company recently announced a dividend which was paid on Tuesday August 15th, 2017. (more...)
Interactive Brokers Group, Inc. (IBKR) Insider Sells $698972.04 in Stock
- September 20, 2017

SunTrust Banks, Inc. reaffirmed a "hold" rating and issued a $38.00 price objective on shares of Interactive Brokers Group in a research report on Thursday, July 6th. The firm earned "Overweight" rating on Wednesday, November 2 by Morgan Stanley. Wall Street Access Asset Management Llc increased Verizon Communicat (VZ) stake by 281.05% reported in 2016Q4 SEC filing. (more...)
Davis Selected Advisers Reduces Position in The Priceline Group Inc. (NASDAQ:PCLN)
- September 20, 2017

About 47.94M shares traded or 131.48% up from the average. Monsanto Company (NYSE:MON) has risen 15.46% since September 17, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 14.86% the S&P500. Eagle Advsr Limited Company holds 4,950 shares. Rafferty Asset Management Lc has invested 0.07% in Priceline Group Inc (NASDAQ:PCLN). Delta Lloyd Nv holds 38,225 shares. (more...)
Itau Unibanco Banco Holding SA (NYSE:ITUB) Stock to Watch For
- September 20, 2017

The stock rose 0.07% or $0.01 reaching $13.98. There has been an observed change of 0.00% in the ownership of the shares in the past six months. Itau Unibanco Holding S.A. They expect $0.28 earnings per share, up 7.69% or $0.02 from last year's $0.26 per share. ITUB has diverse figures for different time frames; starting from week's performance it has positive performance of 0.66% in last five regular trading sessions. (more...)
Should You Buy Astrazeneca PLC (NYSE:AZN) On Current Analyst Views? Should You Buy Astrazeneca PLC (NYSE:AZN) On Current Analyst Views?
- September 20, 2017

Stifel Financial Corp increased its position in Astrazeneca PLC by 53.2% in the first quarter. In CVMD, it is expanding its portfolio into the cardiovascular-renal area with late-stage assets, such as ZS-9 and roxadustat, as well as investing to explore the benefits of its SGLT2 and GLP-1 franchises in chronic kidney disease (CKD) and heart failure (HF). (more...)
Scotts Miracle-Gro Company (The (NYSE:SMG) Sees Significantly Higher Trading Volume
- September 20, 2017

The correct version of this story can be viewed at https://weekherald.com/2017/09/19/hosking-partners-llp-acquires-2546-shares-of-scotts-miracle-gro-company-the-smg.html. A total of five analysts had a "hold" recommendation on the stock for the next 12 months. JP Morgan upgraded Scotts Miracle-Gro Co (NYSE:SMG) on Thursday, August 4 to "Overweight" rating. (more...)
Cenovus Energy Inc (NYSE:CVE) Closed 13.7% Above Its 50 Day Average
- September 20, 2017

Capital Fund Management S.A. raised its holdings in shares of Cenovus Energy by 80.2% in the 2nd quarter. FMR LLC now owns 54,026,588 shares of the oil and gas company's stock worth $398,284,000 after purchasing an additional 10,341,993 shares during the last quarter. (more...)
Eagle Asset Management Inc. Has $1.37 Million Holdings in Energen Corporation (EGN) Eagle Asset Management Inc. Has $1.37 Million Holdings in Energen Corporation (EGN)
- September 20, 2017

The firm has "Outperform" rating by Leerink Swann given on Monday, April 4. As per Thursday, August 17, the company rating was maintained by Morgan Stanley. The Business's operations are conducted through subsidiary, Energen Resources Corporation (Energen Resources) and occur within the Midland Basin, the Delaware Basin and the Central Basin Platform areas of the Permian Basin in west Texas and New Mexico. (more...)
Marriot Vacations Worldwide Corporation (NYSE:VAC) Upgraded at ValuEngine Marriot Vacations Worldwide Corporation (NYSE:VAC) Upgraded at ValuEngine
- September 20, 2017

The stock increased 1.30% or $1.49 during the last trading session, reaching $115.69. Stock market analysts and brokers have recently amended their target prices on shares of Marriot Vacations Worldwide Corporation (NYSE: VAC ). Marriot Vacations Worldwide Corporation (NYSE:VAC) was upgraded by ValuEngine from a "hold" rating to a "buy" rating in a report released on Friday, September 1st. (more...)
Brooks Automation (BRKS) Receiving Somewhat Positive Press Coverage, Report Shows Brooks Automation (BRKS) Receiving Somewhat Positive Press Coverage, Report Shows
- September 20, 2017

Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group Inc (ADR) (NYSE:MTU) has risen 31.09% since September 14, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 14.39% the S&P500.The move comes after 5 months negative chart setup for the $85.08B company. On Monday, August 7 the stock rating was upgraded by Stifel Nicolaus to "Buy". The firm has "Mkt Perform" rating by Bernstein given on Monday, February 6. (more...)