Business


Och-Ziff Capital Management Group LLC
- August 12, 2017

As per Thursday, July 20, the company rating was maintained by Jefferies. It seeks to deliver consistent positive risk-adjusted returns throughout market cycles, with a strong focus on risk management and capital preservation. The company was upgraded on Tuesday, October 20 by Compass Point. The stock spiked 11.36% last month and is down -29.16 this year. The share price of Och-Ziff Capital Management Group LLC (NYSE:OZM) was down -3.02% during the last trading session, with a day high of ... (more...)
Copart, Inc. (NASDAQ:CPRT) Given Consensus Recommendation of "Hold" by Brokerages
- August 12, 2017

Copart had 15 analyst reports since January 15, 2016 according to SRatingsIntel. (NASDAQ: CPRT ) has "Hold" rating given on Friday, January 15 by Jefferies. CPRT's profit will be $71.39M for 25.15 P/E if the $0.31 EPS becomes a reality. The business services provider reported $0.37 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $0.36 by $0.01. (more...)
The FirstEnergy Corporation (NYSE:FE) Position Held by Livforsakringsbolaget Skandia Omsesidigt
- August 12, 2017

Morgan Stanley now has $83.73B valuation. It has outperformed by 47.11% the S&P500. Firstenergy Corporation (NYSE:FE) had an increase of 8.24% in short interest. The firm earned "Hold" rating on Monday, April 3 by Jefferies. On Tuesday, October 13 the stock rating was upgraded by UBS to "Neutral". The rating was downgraded by TheStreet on Wednesday, September 2 to "Buy". (more...)
Investors move to safe havens as United States and North Korea trade threats
- August 12, 2017

December Comex Gold futures settled the session at $1290.10, up $10.80 or +0.84%. The euro was down 0.4 per cent at just over $1.17 and nearing a two-week low, while the New Zealand dollar tumbled a full one per cent as its central bank head bluntly said he wanted it lower. (more...)
Pictet Asset Management Ltd. Reduces Position in Maxim Integrated Products, Inc. (MXIM)
- August 12, 2017

It has outperformed by 7.46% the S&P500. I-G Investment Management Ltd increased Maxim Integrated Prods Inc (MXIM) stake by 113.9% reported in 2016Q4 SEC filing. The analyst recommendations from a month ago are 0 Buy, 6 Strong Buy, 0 Sell, 1 Hold and 9. In other news, VP Vivek Jain sold 616 shares of Maxim Integrated Products stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, May 22nd. (more...)
S. Korean shares extend losses amid tensions over N S. Korean shares extend losses amid tensions over N
- August 12, 2017

It hit a 15-month low of 92.548 on August 2. North Korea said on Wednesday it is "carefully examining" plans for a missile strike on the U.S. Pacific territory of Guam, just hours after U.S. Baird & Co in Sarasota, Florida. Asian markets closed mixed: Tokyo's Nikkei fell 0.3 per cent, Hong Kong's Hang Seng added 0.6 per cent, and China's Shanghai Composite firmed 0.1 per cent up. (more...)
700000 'contaminated' eggs sold to United Kingdom from Dutch farms 700000 'contaminated' eggs sold to United Kingdom from Dutch farms
- August 12, 2017

Products will be withdrawn due to the chemical's unauthorized status, rather than a specific safety concern. "Similarly, in early July, a small quantity of liquid pasteurised egg, with a "use-by" date of 20th July, was supplied to a number of food businesses for use in bakery products". (more...)
Wall Street ends up slightly, snapping three days of losses
- August 12, 2017

USA stocks closed in the green on Friday, but the major indexes posted sharp losses for the week. After hurrying to sell off richly-valued stocks this week, investors appeared to be reassessing the geopolitical risks, according to Robert Phipps, a director at Per Stirling Capital Management in Austin, Texas. (more...)
DineEquity Inc (NYSE:DIN) Issues Earnings Results DineEquity Inc (NYSE:DIN) Issues Earnings Results
- August 12, 2017

DineEquity, Inc ( DIN ) opened at 39.72 on Friday. The company also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, October 6th. Americafirst Capital Management LLC bought a new stake in shares of DineEquity during the first quarter valued at approximately $147,000. During the same quarter a year ago, the company earned $1.59 EPS. (more...)
Were Analysts Bearish Seadrill Ltd (NYSE:SDRL) This Week?
- August 12, 2017

The stock's market capitalization is 179.94M. Equities analysts forecast that Seadrill will post ($0.13) earnings per share for the current year. The Firm operates through two divisions: Data Center and Network Services, and Cloud and Hosting Services. (more...)
The English Premier League opening week
- August 12, 2017

The Seagulls then lost out in the play-offs three years out of four, before gaining promotion as Championship runners-up last season. In that category there was no other Chelsea player in the top 15 spots for points earned by their goals, with Eden Hazard's 16, by comparison, responsible for only seven points. (more...)
SoundCloud Loses CEO But Stays Afloat With New $215 Million Investment SoundCloud Loses CEO But Stays Afloat With New $215 Million Investment
- August 12, 2017

SoundCloud's current subscription services mainly provide analytics insight at US$7 for the Pro Service and US$15 for Unlimited, and it's likely Trainor will be looking into these tiers to provide more robust tool kits for musicians. Kerry Trainer is joining as CEO, while Mike Weissman will become chief operating officer. "We see a strong, independent future for the company". "As a huge fan of the SoundCloud platform since its founding, I deeply admire what Alex and Eric have built", said ... (more...)
Pilgrim's Pride Corporation (PPC) Hits New 52-Week High
- August 12, 2017

Horrell Capital Management Inc. now owns 27,260 shares of the company's stock valued at $613,000 after buying an additional 100 shares during the period. The company's a year ago sales total was 2.03 Million. TRADEMARK VIOLATION WARNING: This piece of content was first posted by Markets Daily and is owned by of Markets Daily. (more...)
17 nations get tainted eggs, products in growing scandal 17 nations get tainted eggs, products in growing scandal
- August 12, 2017

She said the EU's "priority remains to manage the situation, to continue to coordinate and to reassure our citizens". Hong Kong is increasing inspections of eggs imported from Europe, officials said Saturday after some were found to be contaminated with an insecticide in a scandal which has now spread beyond the EU. (more...)
Cal-Maine Foods, Inc. (NASDAQ:CALM) Announces Quarterly Earnings Results Cal-Maine Foods, Inc. (NASDAQ:CALM) Announces Quarterly Earnings Results
- August 12, 2017

Cal-Maine Foods, Inc. has a 52-week low of $33.40 and a 52-week high of $46.47. They now have a Dollars 30 price target on the stock. About 45,209 shares traded. BidaskClub downgraded Cal-Maine Foods from a "buy" rating to a "hold" rating in a research note on Friday, July 7th. Therefore 0 are positive. Cal-Maine Foods's revenue for the quarter was down 9.4% compared to the same quarter a year ago. (more...)
Koch Industries Inc. Acquires New Position in Texas Instruments Incorporated (TXN)
- August 12, 2017

The stock rose 0.90% or $0.72 reaching $81.08 per share. The company holds 995.47 million outstanding shares and 986.41 million shares are floating in market. Signaturefd Ltd reported 4,289 shares. Rosenblatt Securities reiterated a "buy" rating and set a $90.00 price target on shares of Texas Instruments in a report on Wednesday, April 19th. (more...)
FTSE Slips on North Korea Fears
- August 12, 2017

But others believe North Korea has no intention of backing down. The UK blue-chip index closed 113 points, or 1.5%, lower at 7,385, steadily losing ground as the trading session wore on. The stock market jitters came as North Korea outlined plans to launch missiles aimed at the waters off the coast of the US Pacific territory of Guam. (more...)
Cloud Peak Energy Inc. (NYSE:CLD) Stock Rating Lowered by ValuEngine Cloud Peak Energy Inc. (NYSE:CLD) Stock Rating Lowered by ValuEngine
- August 12, 2017

About 137,586 shares traded. USA Financial Portformulas Corp acquired a new position in shares of Cloud Peak Energy during the fourth quarter valued at approximately $231,000. (NYSE:TE) earned "Neutral" rating by UBS on Monday, October 12. Since February 14, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 54 selling transactions for $1.65 billion activity. (more...)
Electro Scientific Industries, Inc. (NASDAQ:ESIO) Stock Rating Upgraded by BidaskClub
- August 12, 2017

The stock rose 0.38% or $0.44 reaching $116.82 per share. The firm has a 50 day moving average of $8.78 and a 200 day moving average of $7.56. Electro Scientific Industries (NASDAQ: ESIO ) last issued its earnings results on Wednesday, August 2nd. (more...)
Baxter International Inc. (BAX) Rating Lowered to Buy at BidaskClub
- August 12, 2017

The stock declined 0.33% or $0.2 reaching $59.8 on the news. Moreover, Dorsey And Whitney Tru Ltd Company has 0.69% invested in Baxter International Inc (NYSE:BAX) for 68,693 shares. Tocqueville Asset Mgmt Lp holds 8,548 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Sei Investments reported 0.01% in Masonite International Corp (NYSE:DOOR). West Coast Fincl Ltd has 5,350 shares for 0.08% of their portfolio. (more...)
Aaron Carter says ex didn't 'understand' his bisexuality Aaron Carter says ex didn't 'understand' his bisexuality
- August 12, 2017

He concluded the passage with a quote he attributed to singer-songwriter Boy George: "I've never felt as though I didn't belong, I just acted as though I did". He further declared, "Whether I should be with a woman or a man is my decision, no one else's". Since Aaron Carter promised a big revelation that is about to happen, his fans were starting to be curious about this. (more...)
Cormark Research Analysts Lower Earnings Estimates for Eldorado Gold Corp (ELD) Cormark Research Analysts Lower Earnings Estimates for Eldorado Gold Corp (ELD)
- August 12, 2017

Several studies suggest that positive earnings surprises not only lead to an immediate hike in a stock's price, but also to a gradual increase over time. A number of institutional investors have recently bought and sold shares of the stock. Shares of Eldorado Gold Corp (NYSE:EGO) now have an Average Brokerage Recommendation of 2.25, number of Recs in ABR is 8 while industry rank of the company by ABR is 175 out of 265. (more...)
Egg sandwiches pulled from United Kingdom shelves due to contamination scare Egg sandwiches pulled from United Kingdom shelves due to contamination scare
- August 12, 2017

The World Health Organisation considers the insecticide to be "moderately hazardous" and says it can have risky effects on the the liver, kidneys and thyroid glands. The BBC adds that "a criminal investigation is under way in Belgium and the Netherlands, centering on two firms - Poultry Vision, a pest control firm from Belgium, which is alleged to have sold the treatment to a Dutch poultry farm cleaning company, Chickfriend". (more...)
Real Madrid beat Manchester United to win Super Cup Real Madrid beat Manchester United to win Super Cup
- August 12, 2017

The eight-year-old's favourite United players are Ander Herrera, Henrikh Mkhitaryan and Paul Pogba, and he is a promising footballer himself and even has a trial at Southampton next week. "The Europa League is very difficult to win because it's hard". They're a powerful side with big aspirations. "Playing against the European champions it's like we're back at the theatre, back at that level". (more...)
Shares now unchanged at $112.85 (DLR) Digital Realty Announces Management…
- August 12, 2017

Dana Inc (NYSE:DAN) has risen 70.12% since August 11, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 10.64% the S&P500. (DLR) by 1.1%. Its stake stood at $35,110,000 an increase of $2,409,000 according to the filing. As per Monday, July 31, the company rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets. Citigroup Inc. reissued a "buy" rating and issued a $156.00 price objective (down previously from $160.00) on shares of Federal Realty Investment Trust in a research report on Sunday, June 11th. (more...)
Bank of New York Mellon Corp Cuts Stake in Internap Corporation (INAP)
- August 12, 2017

Separately, Renaissance Technologies LLC boosted its position in Internap Corporation by 46.2% in the fourth quarter. Shares saw a steep increase in trading volume of 644.97% over the normal average daily volume. Taking a broader look brokerage firms' analysts on the street with an expectant view have Internap Corp Cmn (NASDAQ:INAP) high price target of $7 and with a conservative view have low price target of $3.75. (more...)
Gold offers refuge from US-North Korea tensions
- August 12, 2017

Stocks have retreated while assets perceived as havens, such as gold, the Japanese yen and USA government bonds, have strengthened. "Geopolitics splashed cold water on the markets", said JJ Kinahan, chief strategist at TD Ameritrade. The dollar index, which gauges the greenback against the currencies of six major U.S. trading partners, was last 0.2% down on the day during afternoon European trading hours - it stood at 93.20. (more...)
Palo Alto Networks, Inc. (NYSE:PANW) Lifted to Hold at ValuEngine Palo Alto Networks, Inc. (NYSE:PANW) Lifted to Hold at ValuEngine
- August 12, 2017

Ltd. now owns 496,610 shares of the network technology company's stock worth $55,958,000 after buying an additional 487,200 shares in the last quarter. Global X Management Co. The Missouri-based Stifel Financial has invested 0.07% in Palo Alto Networks Inc (NYSE:PANW). "(PANW)" was first reported by Stock Observer and is the sole property of of Stock Observer. (more...)
Lumber Liquidators Holdings Inc's (NYSE:LL) Sentiment is 1.13
- August 12, 2017

Finally, BidaskClub lowered Lumber Liquidators Holdings from a "hold" rating to a "sell" rating in a report on Wednesday, July 12th. "On May 24, 2016 Topeka Capital started covering LL with a rating of ". (NYSE:LL) has been on a run - rising 69.08 percent in just three months. If Fitbit, Inc. (NYSE:FIT) shares can stay above the price resistance around $5.84 a share, that could help propel Fitbit, Inc. (more...)
Fiduciary Management Inc /wi/ Lowers Its Holdings in Schlumberger NV (SLB) Stock
- August 12, 2017

Rocky Mountain Advisers has an ownership of 1,345 stocks of the oil and gas firms shares valued at $113,000 after scooping up an extra 1,331 shares through out the previous quarter, MCF Advisors increased its position in Schlumberger N.V.by 130.3% in the Q1. (more...)