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The Girl Scouts Are Bringing Back Campfire Favorite The Girl Scouts Are Bringing Back Campfire Favorite
- August 11, 2017

In celebration of National S'mores Day, the North Carolina Coastal Pines Council announced Thursday that the cookie that took the nation by storm in 2017 will return in 2018. This summer, you can find awesome s'more desserts at a number of D.C. area bakeries and restaurants. In addition to the chefs' competition, an array of the city's most high-profile women will be honored for their contributions to the Girl Scouts, as well as the community. (more...)
Palo Alto Networks Inc (PANW) Stake Held by Consolidated Investment Group LLC Palo Alto Networks Inc (PANW) Stake Held by Consolidated Investment Group LLC
- August 11, 2017

It has underperformed by 33.01% the S&P500. Shares of Palo Alto Networks (NYSE PANW) traded down 0.60% during trading on Thursday, reaching $129.11. TRADEMARK VIOLATION WARNING: "Palo Alto Networks Inc (NYSE:PANW) Stake Maintained by Consolidated Investment Group LLC" was first reported by StockNewsTimes and is the sole property of of StockNewsTimes. (more...)
USA stocks close slightly lower after Disney earnings disappoint USA stocks close slightly lower after Disney earnings disappoint
- August 11, 2017

The developments follow a new Defense Intelligence Agency report that revealed Pyongyang had miniaturized a nuclear warhead to put on top of a ballistic missile. (NWSA) Nordstrom (JWN), Nvidia (NVDA), and Snap (SNAP) are among the companies releasing their quarterly results the close of today's trading. Priceline Group dropped 8 percent after issuing a profit forecast that was weaker than analysts were expecting. (more...)
EnLink Midstream Partners LP EnLink Midstream Partners LP
- August 11, 2017

TD Securities maintained Suncor Energy Inc. The stock has "Buy" rating by Societe Generale on Wednesday, November 30. The firm has "Neutral" rating by JP Morgan given on Tuesday, May 31. It is positive, as 11 investors sold BANR shares while 37 reduced holdings. Wcm Inv Ca holds 63,935 shares. Wesbanco Bank reported 21,594 shares stake. (more...)
Valero Energy Corporation (VLO) Shares Bought by Snow Capital Management LP
- August 11, 2017

About 1.04M shares traded. Investment Centers Of America invested 0.08% in Valero Energy Corporation (NYSE: VLO ). Tompkins Financial Corp boosted its position in Valero Energy Corporation by 190.3% in the first quarter. Amer Grp Inc owns 386,470 shares. (NYSE:MMC). Montag A & Assoc reported 0.04% in Marsh & McLennan Companies, Inc. Among 13 analysts covering Valero Energy Partners LP (NYSE: VLP ), 10 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 3 Hold. (more...)
Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST) Stake Boosted by Weik Investment Services Inc Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST) Stake Boosted by Weik Investment Services Inc
- August 11, 2017

Norges Bank acquired a new position in Costco Wholesale Corporation during the fourth quarter valued at $553,367,000. It is down 32.45% since August 10, 2016 and is uptrending. The stock has "Buy" rating by Panmure Gordon on Wednesday, October 7. (NASDAQ:EA) on Friday, July 28 with "Buy" rating. On Tuesday, November 22 the stock rating was downgraded by Macquarie Research to "Neutral". (more...)
Stock Jumping Abnormally High: Plains GP Holdings, LP (PAGP) Stock Jumping Abnormally High: Plains GP Holdings, LP (PAGP)
- August 11, 2017

Moreover, Commonwealth Of Pennsylvania School Empls Retrmt has 2.44% invested in Plains All American Pipeline, L.P. (NYSE:PAA) for 4.07M shares. Morgan Stanley now owns 14,058,014 shares of the pipeline company's stock valued at $444,373,000 after buying an additional 3,808,889 shares during the last quarter. (more...)
Constellation Brands, Inc. (STZ) Position Up in Latest Report from Alliancebernstein LP
- August 11, 2017

Constellation Brands Inc Cl A now has $37.96B valuation. (NYSE:STZ). Cetera Advisor Lc accumulated 6,136 shares or 0.05% of the stock. About 422,985 shares traded. The stock of Constellation Brands, Inc. (NYSE:STZ) rating on Friday, April 7. Pivotal Research has "Buy" rating and $25000 target. The firm has "Hold" rating by Canaccord Genuity given on Wednesday, September 28. (more...)
JetBlue Airways Corporation (NASDAQ:JBLU) Cut to Hold at BidaskClub
- August 11, 2017

It has outperformed by 2.05% the S&P500. Bridgewater Associates Lp increased Intercontinental Exchange In (ICE) stake by 541.51% reported in 2016Q4 SEC filing. Allianz Asset Mngmt Ag reported 1.59 million shares or 0.03% of all its holdings. Advisors Asset Management Inc accumulated 22,590 shares. Illinois-based Blair William Il has invested 0% in JetBlue Airways Corporation (NASDAQ:JBLU). (more...)
Ambac Financial Group, Inc. (AMBC) Given Buy Rating at BTIG Research
- August 11, 2017

Shares of Ambac Financial Group ( NASDAQ AMBC ) traded down 0.10% during trading on Friday, hitting $19.73. On a per-share basis, the New York-based company said it had net income of 16 cents. The original version of this piece of content can be viewed at https://www.thestockobserver.com/2017/08/09/btig-research-reiterates-buy-rating-for-ambac-financial-group-inc-ambc-updated-updated.html. (more...)
Patterson-UTI Energy Inc
- August 11, 2017

Patterson Uti Energy Inc now has $3.69B valuation. (GILD)'s stock declined 8.05%. The stock had a trading volume of 2,139,908 shares. (NASDAQ: PTEN ). downsized its ownership by selling 8,770 shares a decrease of 0.8%. 157.71 million shares or 2.62% less from 161.95 million shares in 2016Q3 were reported. (more...)
Stocks down, gold up after North Korea threat Stocks down, gold up after North Korea threat
- August 11, 2017

HIGH ON TECH: Gains among chipmakers and digital storage companies helped lift technology-sector stocks . Tillerson's tone was in sharp contrast to that of United States president Donald Trump , who warned on Tuesday any North Korean threat to the U.S. (more...)
Vanguard MSCI EAFE ETF (VEA) Shares Bought by Aveo Capital Partners LLC
- August 11, 2017

This may have investors scrambling to study if developing markets are indeed growing with developed markets. They may look to the 50-day or 20-day to get a better grasp of what is going on with the stock in the near-term. Presently, the 14-day ADX for Zinc of Ireland NL (ZMI.AX) is 12.90. ADX is charted as a line with values ranging from 0 to 100. A reading under 20 would indicate no trend, and a reading from 20-25 would suggest that there is no clear trend signal. (more...)
Staples, Inc. (SPLS) Shares Sold by Aperio Group LLC
- August 11, 2017

Price T Rowe Assocs Inc Md accumulated 0.01% or 2.93M shares. Archford Capital Strategies Limited Liability invested in 34 shares or 0% of the stock. The specialty retailer reported $0.17 earnings per share for the quarter, meeting the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.17. (more...)
Express Scripts Holding Company
- August 11, 2017

In related news, VP Phyllis S. Anderson sold 1,100 shares of the business's stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, May 19th. The Green Valley Investors Llc holds 5.06M shares with $348.36 million value, down from 5.12 million last quarter. (more...)
Boston Family Office LLC Raises Position in Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ:CMCSA)
- August 11, 2017

Sowell Financial Services LLC purchased a new position in shares of Comcast Corporation during the fourth quarter worth $278,000. This represents a $0.63 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.55%. A P/B ratio of less than 1.0 can indicate that a stock is undervalued, while a ratio of greater than 1.0 may indicate that a stock is overvalued. Investors sentiment is 0.91 in 2016 Q4. (more...)
Medicines Co (NASDAQ:MDCO) Institutional Investors Sentiment Index Increased in 2016 Q4
- August 11, 2017

The Medicines Co had 23 analyst reports since August 28, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was maintained by Jefferies on Wednesday, August 2 with "Buy". The number of shares now owned by investors are 71.57 mln. Pacad holds 0.03% or 7,300 shares in its portfolio. It is down 34.37% since August 10, 2016 and is uptrending. (more...)
Synergy Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:SGYP) Valuation According To Analysts Synergy Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:SGYP) Valuation According To Analysts
- August 11, 2017

Tiaa Cref Invest Lc accumulated 724,455 shares. The New York-based Family Mngmt has invested 0.07% in Synergy Pharmaceuticals Inc (NASDAQ: SGYP ). Kcm Inv Advsr Limited Liability Corp owns 56,204 shares for 0.3% of their portfolio. BTIG Research has "Buy" rating and $1100 target. 06/27/2017 - Synergy Pharmaceuticals , Inc. had its "sell" rating reiterated by analysts at Citigroup. (more...)
$-0.26 EPS Expected for Celldex Therapeutics, Inc. (CLDX)
- August 11, 2017

On the other hand Celldex Therapeutics (NASDAQ: CLDX ) has Relative Strength Index (RSI 14) of 57.49 along with Average True Range (ATR 14) of 0.12. Celldex Therapeutics had a negative return on equity of 53.10% and a negative net margin of 1,825.82%. In an overview of the current analyst recommendations, Buy count is 2 and Overweight is 0 while the number of analysts recommending Sell and Underweight are 1 and 0, respectively. (more...)
Mondelez International, Inc. (NASDAQ:MDLZ) EVP Maurizio Brusadelli Sells 6248 Shares
- August 11, 2017

Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) has risen 37.41% since August 10, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 11.01% the S&P500. Kemnay Advisory Services Inc decreased Workday Inc (WDAY) stake by 47.87% reported in 2016Q4 SEC filing. EPS breaks down the profitability of the company on a single share basis. Aristotle Capital Management LLC boosted its position in shares of Mondelez International by 2.9% in the fourth quarter. (more...)
US markets close weak amid US-North Korea tensions US markets close weak amid US-North Korea tensions
- August 11, 2017

Yields on core government debt fell. The comments follow reports that the North has mastered a technology needed to strike the United States with a nuclear missile. LOOKING GOOD: Michael Kors climbed 21.9% to $45.40 after the luxury handbag and apparel designer and retailer posted quarterly results that beat analysts' forecasts as sales improved. (more...)
Agrium (NYSE:AGU) Gives Forward Looking Guidance For Fiscal Year 17
- August 11, 2017

Other large investors have also recently modified their holdings of the company. Janney Montgomery Scott LLC raised its stake in shares of Agrium by 13.6% in the second quarter. Agrium had a negative net margin of 0.37% and a negative return on equity of 0.72%. The agricultural products and services company posted revenue of $6.32 billion in the period. (more...)
The Permian Basin Royalty Trust (NYSE:PBT) Downgraded to Sell at BidaskClub
- August 11, 2017

Catawba Va accumulated 18,151 shares or 0.03% of the stock. As per Wednesday, June 8, the company rating was reinitiated by Simmons & Co. Renaissance Technologies holds 119,549 shares. Paloma Partners Management owns 83,903 shares for 0.03% of their portfolio. Permian Basin Royalty Trust earned a news impact score of 0.03 on Accern's scale. (more...)
Morgan Stanley Has $12.22 Million Position in Avon Products, Inc. (NYSE:AVP)
- August 11, 2017

Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Avon Products from a "strong sell" rating to a "hold" rating in a report on Wednesday, July 5th. Avon Products Inc . About 2.40 million shares traded. It has underperformed by 27.55% the S&P500. Morgan Stanley downsized its investment by shedding 4,456 shares a decrease of 9.8% from 12/31/2016 to 03/31/2017. (more...)
Amazon's USA ticket sales talks stall over customer data Amazon's USA ticket sales talks stall over customer data
- August 11, 2017

Would-be challengers have struggled to compete in the face of Ticketmaster's strong relationships with the operators of major USA sports stadiums, arenas, concert halls and other venues. Amazon.com, Inc. shares were trading at $957.13 per share on Thursday afternoon, down $24.88 (-2.53%). Ticketmaster generated $1.6 billion in revenue from initial sales of tickets to events in 2016, according to estimates by research firm BTIG. (more...)
New Starbucks Pumpkin Spice Latte products New Starbucks Pumpkin Spice Latte products
- August 11, 2017

An iced version of the iconic fall drink has been made into a "ready to drink" bottle, coming later this month, per a press release , and right now, you can pick up a bag of Pumpkin Spice-ified coffee grounds to brew your own cup at home. For those who like their PSL hot, Starbucks has also launched Pumpkin Spice Flavored Ground Coffee, with notes of pumpkin, cinnamon and nutmeg. This item is already available in groceries nationwide and it features Starbucks lightest roast coffee with notes ... (more...)
BTIM Corp. Acquires 4239 Shares of Nordstrom, Inc. (JWN) BTIM Corp. Acquires 4239 Shares of Nordstrom, Inc. (JWN)
- August 11, 2017

Parallel Advisors LLC now owns 2,099 shares of the specialty retailer's stock valued at $104,000 after buying an additional 236 shares during the period. The original version of this news story can be accessed at https://baseballnewssource.com/markets/13480-shares-in-nordstrom-inc-jwn-acquired-by-parkwood-llc-updated/1329891.html. (more...)
Analyst's Buy rated Stock: Gulfport Energy Corporation (GPOR)
- August 11, 2017

The average numbers of shares are traded in a security per day, during the recent 3-month period. Royal Bank Of Canada reiterated a "buy" rating and set a $29.00 target price on shares of Gulfport Energy Corporation in a report on Friday, April 21st. (more...)
Tetra Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:TTI) Expected To Report Earnings On Wednesday
- August 10, 2017

About 1.44 million shares traded. About shares traded. TSR Inc (TSRI) has risen 65.74% since August 10, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 29.93% the S&P500. Mason Street Advisors LLC now owns 27,039 shares of the oil and gas company's stock worth $110,000 after buying an additional 1,961 shares during the last quarter. (more...)
Amec Foster Wheeler PLC Amec Foster Wheeler PLC
- August 10, 2017

Although the CCI indicator was developed for commodities, it has become a popular tool for equity evaluation as well. The Williams Percent Range or Williams %R is another technical indicator worth checking out. The 14-day ADX for Amec Foster Wheeler PLC (AMFW.L) is standing at 20.99. A CCI reading of +100 may represent overbought conditions, while readings near -100 may indicate oversold territory. (more...)