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Buying Qualcomm: Good, Bad or Ugly for Broadcom? Buying Qualcomm: Good, Bad or Ugly for Broadcom?
- November 07, 2017

The proposal by Singapore-based Broadcom, which has announced plans to return its domicile to the United States, would consolidate two major players in the semiconductor sector. Qualcomm has been facing a series of investigations around the world linked to its dominance in the smartphone chip segment. It is facing similar challenges in several countries, including the United States. (more...)
Analysts Set Knight-Swift Transportation Holdings Inc (SWFT) PT at $28.65
- November 07, 2017

Out of 17 Wall Street analysts rating Swift Transportation , 10 give it "Buy", 1 "Sell" rating, while 6 recommend "Hold". Therefore 45% are positive. Its up 0.57, from 1.13 in 2017Q1. A number of institutional investors have recently bought and sold shares of the company. 56 funds opened positions while 112 raised stakes. (more...)
Ousted Catalan leader blasts Spain
- November 07, 2017

They gave him a rapturous, standing ovation before he began speaking, chanting "president, president". The five fled to Belgium a week ago after Spain dismissed the Catalan executive and imposed direct rule on the semi-autonomous region following the declaration of independence by the parliament there last month. (more...)
Starbucks Opens Princi bakery and cafe at its Reserve Roastery Starbucks Opens Princi bakery and cafe at its Reserve Roastery
- November 07, 2017

Starbucks announced it is opening its first high-end Italian bakery at its Starbucks Reserve Roastery location in its hometown of Seattle on Tuesday. Items will be priced between $3 and $11. Last July, Starbucks invested in Princi and entered into an exclusive licensing agreement. Next up after the Seattle Roastery is a location are new Roastery locations Shanghai (opening in December), followed by locations in New York City ( in the Meatpacking District ), Tokyo, and Milan in 2018, and ... (more...)
Valeant Pharmaceuticals International (VRX) Given News Sentiment Rating of 0.10 Valeant Pharmaceuticals International (VRX) Given News Sentiment Rating of 0.10
- November 07, 2017

A number of equities research analysts recently weighed in on the stock. RBC Capital Markets maintained the stock with "Buy" rating in Monday, August 28 report. Papa said the company has had positive outcomes or dismissals in 21 litigations and investigations since last quarter's post-earnings conference call. (more...)
This keg holds a 'year supply' of ranch dressing This keg holds a 'year supply' of ranch dressing
- November 07, 2017

Buy them some Hidden Valley slippers ($25) or socks that declare "If you can read this, bring me ranch" ($12). For the bargain price of $65, you can purchase an entire metal keg full of everyone's favorite dipping sauce. By comparison, Walmart's website is advertising 20-ounce bottles of Hidden Valley ranch dressing for $3.99, which works out to about $33 for 5 liters. (more...)
Nut for us: Fans' fury as Nutella changes colour - and gets sweeter Nut for us: Fans' fury as Nutella changes colour - and gets sweeter
- November 07, 2017

In response to the report, Nutella fans took to Twitter with the hashtag #NutellaGate to express their disappointment in the change. I have a lot of love for the chocolate-y heaven that is Nutella, some might describe it as an unhealthy obsession but you know whatever, I'm okay with that. (more...)
End of the road: The last United 747 passenger flight End of the road: The last United 747 passenger flight
- November 07, 2017

United flew it's first 747 jumbo jet from San Francisco to Hawaii in June of 1970, almost 50 years ago. "This has been my whole life for the last 17 years, and it really feels like I'm nearly losing a family member", Capt. "Because of its size, because of its - the economy, because of its range, it made flying affordable", Boeing historian Michael Lombardi said. The 747's four engines carried the space shuttle across the country and five USA presidents around the world. (more...)
Noteworthy Stocks: Union Pacific Corporation (UNP), Rio Tinto plc (RIO)
- November 07, 2017

Ltd purchased a new position in Union Pacific Corporation ( NYSE : UNP ) in the second quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The company has market cap of $22.14 billion. The Company operates through its principal operating company, Union Pacific Railroad Company (UPRR). It has a 12.34 P/E ratio. (more...)
Stock Picks With Performance Analysis: American Tower Corporation (REIT) (NYSE:AMT)
- November 07, 2017

Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of American Tower Corp. from a "hold" rating to a "buy" rating and set a $118.00 target price on the stock in a research note on Monday, November 14th. Mufg Americas Holdings invested in 114,475 shares. Nationwide Fund Advsr reported 405,650 shares. Credit Agricole S A holds 497,219 shares or 0.22% of its portfolio. (more...)
Growth Analysis of Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ) Growth Analysis of Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ)
- November 07, 2017

It has outperformed by 68.88% the S&P500. Verizon Communications Inc. (VZ ) now has P/E (Price to Earnings) ratio of 12.17 while the company's industry has 18.67 P/E and the sector P/E is 26.66. It dropped, as 90 investors sold VZ shares while 700 reduced holdings. Institutional ownership refers to the ownership stake in a company that is held by large financial organizations, pension funds or endowments. (more...)
Weight Watchers Raises Earnings Guidance Weight Watchers Raises Earnings Guidance
- November 07, 2017

Zacks Investment Research raised Weight Watchers International from a "hold" rating to a "strong-buy" rating and set a $54.00 price objective on the stock in a research note on Friday, August 18th. (NYSE: WTW ). According to First Call, the current consensus target price on shares is sitting at $45.00. (NYSE:WTW) has reached the top gainers list today as the stock has jumped 1.37% from the open, touching $51.66 on a recent bid. (more...)
Demonetisation was a watershed moment: Jaitley Demonetisation was a watershed moment: Jaitley
- November 07, 2017

The ten opposition parties who attended the day's media briefing, also released a 12 paged booklet called "Protest rally against Modi-made disasters-Demonetisation & GST" which contains write up on the protest rally in English, Manipuri written in Bengali script and original Meitei script. (more...)
Rail Company Aims to Run 70% of Trains During This Week's Strike Rail Company Aims to Run 70% of Trains During This Week's Strike
- November 07, 2017

He claimed that Irish Rail staff were left with no other choice but to strike and that this is what they have to do to get people to listen. "You will appreciate that guards are also vital for accessibility both to assist passengers who require assistance on and off the train, especially at unstaffed stations, but also during their train journey". (more...)
Firms & Funds Favorite: Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation (NYSE:COG)
- November 07, 2017

SunTrust downgraded Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation (NYSE: COG ) on Thursday, October 20 to "Hold" rating. The company has a quick ratio of 1.61, a current ratio of 1.64 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.49. During the same period in the prior year, the company earned ($0.01) earnings per share. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, ten have assigned a hold rating and thirteen have assigned a buy rating to the stock. (more...)
Waymo Rolls Out Autonomous Vans Without Human Drivers Waymo Rolls Out Autonomous Vans Without Human Drivers
- November 07, 2017

The company also wouldn't say how many minivans are taking part in the initial testing. The move signals the increasing competition between Waymo and Uber, both in developing driverless cars and in the ride-hailing business that Uber pioneered. (more...)
Big Six energy firms npower and SSE in advanced merger talks Big Six energy firms npower and SSE in advanced merger talks
- November 07, 2017

A possible deal between SSE and Innogy comes as the so-called big six energy suppliers in the United Kingdom lose customers at a growing pace to smaller suppliers. SSE, formerly known as Scottish and Southern Energy, is Britain's second biggest energy supplier serving 7.77 million households, while Npower caters to 4.8 million. (more...)
Nexstar Media Group INC (NXST) Holding Held by Yost Capital Management Llc
- November 07, 2017

The SI to Healthstream Incorporated's float is 2.84%. In related news, insider Julie Pruett sold 3,000 shares of the company's stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, September 20th. The stock of Nexstar Media Group Inc (NASDAQ:NXST) has "Buy" rating given on Monday, September 18 by RBC Capital Markets. The rating was maintained by Wedbush with "Outperform" on Wednesday, November 9. (more...)
Cypress Semiconductor Corporation (NASDAQ:CY) Cypress Semiconductor Corporation (NASDAQ:CY)
- November 07, 2017

Other research analysts also recently issued reports about the company. Teacher Retirement System of Texas now owns 33,379 shares of the semiconductor company's stock worth $469,000 after purchasing an additional 127 shares in the last quarter. (more...)
Key Passage in Carter Page Testimony before House Intelligence Committee Key Passage in Carter Page Testimony before House Intelligence Committee
- November 07, 2017

He said the Russians will be " more clever" in how they hide their efforts to influence future elections. MR. SCHIFF: You've also testified that, apart from him, you met no one from the Presidential administration, and yet on July 8, of past year, you wrote in an email to the campaign that you had incredible insights and outreach that you received from Russian legislators and senior members, plural, of the Presidential administration. (more...)
Jefferies slashes its CVS Health price forecast on Amazon competition risk
- November 07, 2017

The firm has "Buy" rating given on Tuesday, September 19 by KeyBanc Capital Markets. The firm has "Hold" rating given on Wednesday, August 12 by Zacks. Moon Ltd holds 0% in CVS Health Corp (NYSE:CVS) or 53,679 shares. "Since it is hard to refute either overhang, we believe investors will continue to put a discount on CVS shares until some clarity emerges on these issues". (more...)
Burnley duo miss Ireland training session Burnley duo miss Ireland training session
- November 07, 2017

Football is a physical game but you don't want lads picking up daft yellow cards for kicking the ball away, like we've received in the campaign. If you mistime it then you suffer the consequences. "They've bounced back from disappointing results against Scotland and Serbia in the last two campaigns". There have been big question marks put to the players and they've come up with the answers. (more...)
Texas Instruments Inc. (TXN) jumped 1.23 percent in the last trading session
- November 07, 2017

During the same period in the prior year, the company earned $0.94 earnings per share. About 445,790 shares traded. (NYSE:TSS) has risen 9.69% since November 6, 2016 and is uptrending. 106 funds opened positions while 324 raised stakes. The top 5 institutional holders, in ascending order, are as follows: VANGUARD GROUP INC with 81.33 million shares, BLACKROCK INC. (more...)
Buhari arrives National Assembly, commences presentation of 2018 budget proposal Buhari arrives National Assembly, commences presentation of 2018 budget proposal
- November 07, 2017

They refused to talk to the press but a lawmaker among them quickly pointed out that "our Acting Leader Oyeama Chukwuma did not storm out rather we sent him to join the leadership team". The move then got thickened in the House of Representatives, with 61 more lawmakers reportedly joining the campaign and brought the number to 161. It would be recalled that ahead of the presentation of the 2018 Appropriation Bill, President Buhari had last month forwarded the 2018-2020 Medium Term ... (more...)
Marvell Technology Group Ltd. (MRVL) - Passive Investments Requiring Ownership Figures Marvell Technology Group Ltd. (MRVL) - Passive Investments Requiring Ownership Figures
- November 07, 2017

Major shareholders that own 10% or more of a company's stock are required to disclose their transactions with the SEC. The correct version of this article can be viewed at https://stocknewstimes.com/2017/11/05/611-13-million-in-sales-expected-for-marvell-technology-group-ltd-mrvl-this-quarter.html. (more...)
The Amarillo National Bank Reached $265000 position of Coca-Cola Co. (KO)
- November 07, 2017

The company now has an insider ownership of 0.1 Percent and Institutional ownership of 66.3 Percent. They set an "outperform" rating and a $46.00 price target on the stock. The original version of this story can be read at https://www.dispatchtribunal.com/2017/11/07/coca-cola-company-the-ko-to-post-fy2017-earnings-of-1-89-per-share-suntrust-banks-forecasts.html. (more...)
WOW Air Announce A New Dublin To New York Route WOW Air Announce A New Dublin To New York Route
- November 07, 2017

WOW Air has dropped its prices once again this week - offering fares on its new route from London Stansted to the Big Apple for £99. WOW air is offer transatlantic fares from London to NY for less than the cost of the taxes - essentially paying for passengers to fly - to celebrate a new service to the Big Apple's JFK International. (more...)
Zynga Inc. (ZNGA)Most Active Stock Price trades 15.83% off from 200- SMA
- November 07, 2017

Five analysts have issued estimates for Zynga's earnings, with the lowest EPS estimate coming in at $0.02 and the highest estimate coming in at $0.03. Benchmark Co. reaffirmed a "buy" rating and set a $4.35 target price (up previously from $3.65) on shares of Zynga in a research report on Wednesday, August 9th. (more...)
Consumers 'opt for experiences over purchases'
- November 07, 2017

Barclaycard's spending figures for October found spending growth slowed to 2.4 per cent, which, with inflation at three per cent, equated to a contraction in real terms. Non-food retailers have recorded their worst sales performance since records began, as consumers opt for outdoor experiences over visits to the shops, the British Retail Consortium has said. (more...)
Paddington stars in the Marks & Spencer Christmas advert Paddington stars in the Marks & Spencer Christmas advert
- November 07, 2017

In the 90-second short, Paddington mistakes a burglar for Santa and then sets about helping him somewhat unwittingly deliver presents. He stumbles upon a burglar, who makes clear that he is "not Santa", but Paddington doesn't seems to realise and instead shows him the error of his ways. (more...)

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