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Google is buying HTC's smartphone team for $1.1 billion Google is buying HTC's smartphone team for $1.1 billion
- September 21, 2017

The deal is expected to be approved and closed by early 2018. " HTC has been a longtime partner of Google and has created some of the most lovely, premium devices on the market", said Google's senior vice president of hardware, Rick Osterloh. (more...)
Should You Buy Kinder Morgan, Inc. (NYSE:KMI) On Current Analyst Views?
- September 21, 2017

Parallel Advisors LLC now owns 6,673 shares of the pipeline company's stock valued at $136,000 after buying an additional 819 shares during the last quarter. In looking at volatility levels, the shares saw weekly volatility of 1.21% and 1.42% over the past month. Investors sentiment decreased to 0.94 in 2016 Q4. (more...)
Prudence, Politics Force Fed to Begin Shedding US Bonds
- September 21, 2017

The Fed will update its economic forecasts, which are compiled from the projections of its board members and the 12 regional Fed bank presidents. The Fed's unwind "could be a little more disruptive than people think", the CEO said at a conference in Paris. (more...)
TEGNA Inc (NYSE:TGNA) Experiences Heavy Trading Volume
- September 21, 2017

The value of the company's investment in TEGNA Inc decreased from $12,898,000 to $6,150,000 a change of 52.3% for the reporting period. Ltd. now owns 28,193 shares of the company's stock valued at $722,000 after buying an additional 153 shares during the period. (more...)
Ryanair offers pilots major cash to keep flying Ryanair offers pilots major cash to keep flying
- September 21, 2017

Ryanair this week offered pilots a bonus to work 10 additional days to alleviate a pilot shortage that has caused the cancellation of over 2,000 flights in September and October, hitting the airline's share price and reputation. Mr O'Leary has admitted pilots may have been paid a "little on the low side" and has offered some a €10,000 pay rise on top of the bonus but said he would not give in to any form of industrial action, if it materialised and threatened the provision of services. (more...)
Is The Stock Risky? Rite Aid Corporation (RAD)
- September 21, 2017

The stock after showing 0.00% change, from opening, closed at $2.73 by scoring 3.80%. About 1.70 million shares traded. Southwest Airlines Co (NYSE:LUV) has risen 37.63% since September 21, 2016 and is uptrending. 539.25 million shares or 5.01% less from 567.71 million shares in 2017Q1 were reported. Northwestern Mutual Wealth stated it has 0% of its portfolio in Rite Aid Corporation (NYSE: RAD ). (more...)
BYU to sell caffeinated soft drinks on campus, starting today BYU to sell caffeinated soft drinks on campus, starting today
- September 21, 2017

In 2012, amid the presidential campaign featuring prominent church member and Republican candidate Mitt Romney, the church leaders issued a statement clarifying that caffeine itself was not prohibited. There are not current plans to offer Dr. Pepper brand drinks. "Caffeinated soft drinks have never been banned from our campus", Jenkins said. The change on campus is so historic it necessitated a Q&A briefing with the director of dining services. (more...)
Scholastic Corporation Setting The Table For Earnings
- September 21, 2017

Scholastic Corporation updated its FY18 guidance to $1.20-1.30 EPS. In terms of earnings per share, 1 analyst has a -0.25 EPS mean target for the quarter ending Feb-17, for the quarter ending May-17, 1 analyst has a 1.09 EPS mean target and for the quarter ending May-17 there are 1 estimate of 1.68 EPS. (more...)
(NYSE:BBY) Drops in Trading Today - Down $4.94 (NYSE:BBY) Drops in Trading Today - Down $4.94
- September 21, 2017

Telsey Advisory Group now has a $62.00 target price per share on shares of Best Buy (NYSE: BBY ). The RSI was created by J. Welles Wilder who was striving to measure whether or not a stock was overbought or oversold. Meag Munich Ergo Kapitalanlagegesellschaft Mbh accumulated 1.01% or 500,191 shares. Lastly, Wedbush reiterated an "underperform" recommendation and fixed a $29.00 price objective on the stock of Best Buy in a study report on early Mon, May 22nd. (more...)
Blazing Stock Climbs To New Heights: Calgon Carbon Corporation (NYSE:CCC) Blazing Stock Climbs To New Heights: Calgon Carbon Corporation (NYSE:CCC)
- September 21, 2017

A recent bid put the stock price near $21.33. BidaskClub downgraded shares of Calgon Carbon Corporation from a sell rating to a strong sell rating in a research note on Friday, August 18th. The business had revenue of $153.00 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $151.18 million. During the same quarter previous year, the firm earned $0.15 earnings per share. (more...)
Analyst's Viewpoint About Calpine Corporation (CPN), FireEye, Inc. (FEYE)
- September 21, 2017

This recommendation lands on a scale between 1 and 5. Valueworks Ltd Liability holds 4.21% or 415,819 shares. Shares of FireEye, Inc. Hbk Investments Limited Partnership stated it has 73,200 shares. 11/03/2015 - Calpine Corporation had its "buy" rating reiterated by analysts at Evercore ISI. They now have a United States dollars 13 price target on the stock. (more...)
Stock Brushing a Recent High: General Motors Company (NYSE:GM)
- September 21, 2017

After $1.89 actual EPS reported by General Motors Company for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -42.86% negative EPS growth. About 2,934 shares traded. 847,957 are owned by Columbia Wanger Asset Management Limited Liability Company. Clearbridge Investments LLC now owns 3,970,423 shares of the auto manufacturer's stock valued at $140,394,000 after purchasing an additional 3,955,426 shares during the period. (more...)
PNC Financial Services Group Inc (NYSE:PNC) Quarterly Sentiment Report
- September 21, 2017

Performance Evaluation of The PNC Financial Services Group, Inc . (The) were worth $906,000 at the end of the most recent quarter. It turned negative, as 26 investors sold Rent-A-Center Inc shares while 62 reduced holdings. In other news, insider Michael J. Hannon sold 24,111 shares of the firm's stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, July 19th. Thanks to an increase of nearly 3.28% in the past one month, the stock price is now outperforming with 12.24% so far on the year - still in strong ... (more...)
Mercedes to invest $1B in Alabama for electric SUVs Mercedes to invest $1B in Alabama for electric SUVs
- September 21, 2017

Daimler's move to produce electric Mercedes Benz automobiles in the United States comes as the automaker stopped US sales of Mercedes Benz diesels under examination by USA environmental regulators. Daimler AG has announced plans for a $ 1 billion expansion at its assembly plant outside Tuscaloosa, Ala. This will be Daimler's fifth battery plant globally. (more...)
Starbucks Corporation (NASDAQ:SBUX) reported Sales of 22.4 Billion
- September 21, 2017

Given that liquidity is king in short-term, SBUX is a stock with 1.44 billion shares outstanding that normally trades 1.74% of its float. Most recently the business also disclosed a divided for the quarter, to be paid on early Fri, Aug 25th. (more...)
First Hawaiian Bank Claims $340000 Position in International Business Machines Corporation
- September 21, 2017

FRME's profit would be $27.02M giving it 18.60 P/E if the $0.55 EPS is correct. About 76,436 shares traded. It has outperformed by 30.79% the S&P500.The move comes after 9 months positive chart setup for the $852.43M company. Its down 0.25, from 0.97 in 2017Q1. It fall, as 100 investors sold IBM shares while 695 reduced holdings. 91 funds opened positions while 484 raised stakes. (more...)
Right-to-Work Law Upheld by Appeals Court in Wisconsin Right-to-Work Law Upheld by Appeals Court in Wisconsin
- September 21, 2017

The Wisconsin state AFL-CIO, United Steelworkers District 2, and International Association of Machinists (IAM) District 10, as well as IAM Lodge 1061, argued the law would force them to continue representing workers who stopped paying dues. (more...)
PulteGroup, Inc. (NYSE:PHM) Eye-Catching Stock
- September 21, 2017

EPS breaks down the profitability of the company on a single share basis. Franklin Resource holds 0% or 487 shares. About 4.49 million shares traded or 11.97% up from the average. (NYSE: PHM ) news were published by: Nasdaq.com which released: " PulteGroup, Inc ". Traders who own the stock with a record date on Tue, Sep 19th will get a dividend of $0.09 for a share. (more...)
Gov. Walker issues 99 budget vetoes, including Tainter Lake pilot program Gov. Walker issues 99 budget vetoes, including Tainter Lake pilot program
- September 21, 2017

Governor Walker has issued 99 partial vetoes to the new two-year state budget. - ENERGY EFFICIENCY: He vetoed a provision that would have allowed K-12 schools to exceed property tax revenue limits to pay for energy efficiency projects. Walker could announce even more vetoes as soon as Wednesday. The Sept. 21 signature by Walker will make it the latest budget since 2007 when the Legislature was under split control. (more...)
Almost 500K Dodge Ram Trucks Over Fire Risk Almost 500K Dodge Ram Trucks Over Fire Risk
- September 21, 2017

Fiat Chrysler says a water pump bearing can overheat under certain conditions, potentially leading to an engine fire. FCA says that only trucks with 6.7-liter Cummins diesel engines will be the subject of this recall. It affects an estimated 443,712 trucks in the US, about 46,220 vehicles in Canada and another 4,485 outside North America, the company said. The American automaker is aware of a small number of incidents involving fires and damage, but none extended beyond the immediate area of ... (more...)
Pfizer alleges J&J thwarted competition to its arthritis therapy Pfizer alleges J&J thwarted competition to its arthritis therapy
- September 21, 2017

The suit alleges that J&J's exclusionary contracts and other anticompetitive practices have denied US patients access to therapeutic options and undermined the benefits of robust price competition in the innovative and growing biologics marketplace for patients. (more...)
HTG Molecular Diagnostics, Inc. (HTGM) Under Analyst Spotlight
- September 21, 2017

When we divide the last trade volume by the 3-month average volume, we found out a relative volume of 52.24. That puts total institutional holdings at 2,479,616 shares, according to SEC filings. ( HTGM ) changed at hands on usually higher volume on Sep 30 2017, as the stock is growing 5.98% to end at $1.95. HTG Molecular Diagnostics, Inc . (more...)
Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Inc. (VRX) Earns Hold Rating from HC Wainwright
- September 21, 2017

Moving averages have the ability to be used as a powerful indicator for technical stock analysis. The company has mean EPS estimate of 0.95 reported by 15 number of analyst for the quarter ending Current Qtr.(Sep2010). Par Cap Mgmt reported 4.67M shares. Washington Tru State Bank holds 0.01% or 627 shares in its portfolio. Stanley Capital Lc holds 188,500 shares. Renaissance Technology Lc invested in 968,800 shares. (more...)
The Kraft Heinz Company (KHC) stock RSI 28.94 Signals investors to buy The Kraft Heinz Company (KHC) stock RSI 28.94 Signals investors to buy
- September 21, 2017

V Wealth Management LLC bought a new position in shares of The Kraft Heinz during the second quarter worth about $125,000. National Pension Service now owns 475,637 shares of the company's stock worth $40,791,000 after buying an additional 46,104 shares in the last quarter. (more...)
Move Over, Pumpkin Spice Lattes: Starbucks Has a New Fall Drink Move Over, Pumpkin Spice Lattes: Starbucks Has a New Fall Drink
- September 21, 2017

On Thursday, Starbucks announced that it would debut the new Maple Pecan Latte on Friday to celebrate the first day of fall. "Our espresso shot is the core of our handcrafted beverages", Debbie Antonio from Starbucks' beverage research department said in a release. (more...)
U.S. stocks close higher ahead as Fed meeting starts
- September 21, 2017

Technology and financial companies fell. It was widely expected that the USA central bank won't raise interest rates following the meeting, but investors believe the Fed will announce the unwinding of its 4.5-trillion-U.S. Best Buy fell 8 percent after the No. 1 US electronics retailer forecast fiscal 2021 adjusted earnings well below Wall Street estimates. Sales were hurt by a worsening shortage of homes for sale, a trend exacerbated by the damage caused by Hurricane Harvey's strike on ... (more...)
Watching Historical Performance for Freeport-McMoran, Inc. (NYSE:FCX)
- September 21, 2017

The institutional investors in our partner's database now have: 962.50 million shares, down from 989.56 million shares in 2017Q1. Putnam Invests Limited invested 0.04% in Freeport-McMoRan Inc (NYSE: FCX ). Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, thirteen have given a hold rating, six have assigned a buy rating and one has given a strong buy rating to the company. (more...)
KB Home Cuts CEO Bonus After Kathy Griffin Rant KB Home Cuts CEO Bonus After Kathy Griffin Rant
- September 21, 2017

Mezger earned almost $9 million in total compensation, making him the fifth-highest paid chief executive among publicly traded homebuilding companies in the United States, according to Builder magazine. KB Home stated Thursday in a regulatory filing that Mezger will be reprimanded. It also warned that if there was any "similar incident" in the future, Mezger will be dismissed. (more...)
China raises bullet train speed six years after crash China raises bullet train speed six years after crash
- September 21, 2017

The acceleration cuts the 1,318-kilometre (819-mile) Beijing-Shanghai journey to 4 hours and 28 minutes, saving passengers almost an hour. The China Railway Corp which runs the train said last month that it will be the world's fastest commercially-used bullet train. (more...)
World´s richest woman Liliane Bettencourt dies aged 94 World´s richest woman Liliane Bettencourt dies aged 94
- September 21, 2017

Her father, Eugène Schueller, founded a company in 1909, which turned into the L'Oreal group. Bettencourt ranked as the 14th richest person in the world, according to Forbes magazine, which estimated her net worth in March at $39.5 billion (33 billion euros). (more...)