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ENSCO PLC (NYSE:ESV) Lifted to Hold at ValuEngine
- August 14, 2017

Dimensional Fund Advisors LP boosted its stake in shares of ENSCO PLC by 657.6% in the first quarter. Louisiana State Employees Retirement System now owns 76,500 shares of the offshore drilling services provider's stock worth $685,000 after buying an additional 1,600 shares during the period. (more...)
Quarterly EPS analysis of Coca-Cola Company (The) (NYSE:KO)
- August 14, 2017

Alliancebernstein L.P. maintained its stake in shares of Coca-Cola Bottling Co. Ameriprise Financial Inc. now owns 47,381 shares of the company's stock valued at $9,761,000 after buying an additional 24,099 shares in the last quarter. On average, analysts anticipate that Coca-Cola European Partners PLC will post $2.51 earnings per share for the current fiscal year. Stockholders of record on Thursday, June 29th were issued a dividend of €0.44 ($0.52) per share. (more...)
Holly Energy Partners, LP (HEP) Stock Rating Lowered by BidaskClub
- August 14, 2017

Wells Fargo downgraded the stock to "Hold" rating in Monday, July 17 report. Macquarie initiated coverage on shares of Nustar GP Holdings in a research report on Friday, April 21st. Nustar GP Holdings's dividend payout ratio is now 102.83%. In other Nustar Energy L.P. news, Director William E. Greehey purchased 50,000 shares of the firm's stock in a transaction on Tuesday, August 8th. (more...)
Amazon to close Lovefilm in the UK Amazon to close Lovefilm in the UK
- August 14, 2017

Amazon has revealed that its LOVEFiLM DVD-by-mail rental service will cease to operate in the United Kingdom on October 31st. But today Amazon has announced that its Lovefilm by Post DVD and Blu-ray rental service is to close. Amazon have also revealed that they will be offering their LoveFilm customers the chance to buy an Amazon Fire TV stick for £24.99, these normally cost £39.99, you can find out more details at the link below. (more...)
Hecla Mining (HL) Given Media Sentiment Rating of 0.07
- August 14, 2017

Eqis Capital Management Inc. purchased a new position in shares of Hecla Mining during the first quarter valued at $144,000. Old Mutual Global Investors (uk) Ltd. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm posted $0.06 earnings per share . Looking ahead to earnings forecasts, for the running fiscal period, Wall Street analysts have anticipated that the company will report 0.02 earnings per share . (more...)
Ryanair calls for airport crackdown on alcohol sales Ryanair calls for airport crackdown on alcohol sales
- August 14, 2017

In a survey of 4,000 workers by Unite, one in five said that they had been assaulted by members of the public, while more than 50% reported that they had witnessed verbal, sexual or physical harassment. "They would touch your breasts, or they'd touch your bum or your legs, or I mean I've had hands going up my skirt before. This is an issue which the airports must now address and we are calling for significant changes to prohibit the sale of alcohol at airports, particularly with early ... (more...)
VF Corp. To Acquire Williamson-Dickie Mfg. Co.; Raises Outlook VF Corp. To Acquire Williamson-Dickie Mfg. Co.; Raises Outlook
- August 14, 2017

Co., a family-owned workwear company. The transaction is expected to close in the fourth quarter. Revenue is now expected to reach $11.85 billion, and includes about a $200 million contribution from Williamson-Dickie. Earnings per share is now expected to grow at a five-year CAGR between 11 percent and 13 percent to more than $5.00, versus the previous expectation of a five-year CAGR between 10 percent and 12 percent. (more...)
Bitcoin has broken $4000 Bitcoin has broken $4000
- August 14, 2017

It also gives Bitcoin a theoretical "market capitalisation" of around $68.7 billion, based on the 16.5 million coins that have been verified by blockchain miners, a figure that would be larger than the value of Switzerland's UBS AG (UBS) or the combined values of Credit Suisse Group (CS) and the Royal Bank of Scotland Plc ( RBS ). (more...)
Standard Life & Aberdeen Asset Mgmt merger confirmed Standard Life & Aberdeen Asset Mgmt merger confirmed
- August 14, 2017

The company, which will trade as Standard Life Aberdeen , will hold £670bn under management. The two companies initially announced their intention to merge on 6 March, and received regulatory approval on 25 July . The business has established a market-leading position through a long-term commitment to support the needs of employers and their employees. He said: " Standard Life Aberdeen begins life at a time when clients expect new products and solutions to meet their changing needs, ... (more...)
Merck CEO steps down from presidential council Merck CEO steps down from presidential council
- August 14, 2017

Trump had said "many sides" were involved, drawing fire from across the political spectrum for not specifically denouncing the far right. President Donald Trump had a lot to say on Twitter Monday morning ― but none of his posts addressed the violence in Charlottesville, Virginia, on Saturday, where a vehicle rammed into a group of pedestrians protesting a white supremacist rally, killing one woman . (more...)
20% of Americans find their workplace to be hostile & threatening, study finds 20% of Americans find their workplace to be hostile & threatening, study finds
- August 14, 2017

Despite much public debate focusing on telecommuting , 78 percent of USA workers reported they must be physically present at their workplace during regular business hours. The study was conducted in 2015 and aims to eventually draw comparisons between American and European workers, the Associated Press reports. Researchers plan to conduct another next year and eventually draw comparisons between United States and European working conditions. (more...)
Shares in Telit Communications surge as chief executive Oozi Cats departs Shares in Telit Communications surge as chief executive Oozi Cats departs
- August 14, 2017

A statement from the company, which has offices in the City of London, on Monday said Cats had resigned from the board and his position with immediate effect. Aim - or the Alternative Investment Market, as it be used to called - is created to give small companies which can not afford the full costs of a market listing access to public funds. (more...)
Uber launches New Driver Features in the UK, Including Tipping Uber launches New Driver Features in the UK, Including Tipping
- August 14, 2017

Uber is launching its in-app tipping feature for drivers in the U.K. Starting tomorrow, Uber passengers will be able to tip their driver using the app for rides and/or food via UberEATS. "This is good news for riders too as the request gets passed on to another driver sooner meaning shorter waiting times", said Bertram. Taxi app Uber will improve conditions for its British drivers with changes including in-app tipping, after criticism from lawmakers and unions for not giving them more rights. (more...)
Sean Maguire makes Ireland squad for upcoming qualifiers Sean Maguire makes Ireland squad for upcoming qualifiers
- August 14, 2017

Martin O'Neill has suggested that Sean Maguire might have made his provisional squad for Ireland's games against Georgia and Serbia even if the hadn't left Cork City for Preston over the summer, although the manager acknowledged he sees the Championship as a step towards global football for the 23 year-old striker . (more...)
The Garden Bridge project has been ditched after losing Sadiq Khan's backing The Garden Bridge project has been ditched after losing Sadiq Khan's backing
- August 14, 2017

Backers of the controversial Garden Bridge proposed by actress Joanna Lumley have conceded defeat and closed down the project. "It is all the more disappointing because the trust was set up at the request of TfL ( Transport for London ), the organisation headed up by the mayor, to deliver the project". (more...)
Dow loses more than 100 points amid North Korea tensions
- August 14, 2017

The Nasdaq Composite Index added 36 points, or 0.5 percent, to 6,252. "The market has been looking for an excuse to sell off and North Korea and the president gave the market that excuse", said David Schiegoleit, managing director at the U.S. (more...)
FTSE 100 takes cover from war of words over South Korea FTSE 100 takes cover from war of words over South Korea
- August 14, 2017

But for now it seems that "traders still believe the prospect of military action is very small but precautions are still being taken nonetheless, as this still has the potential to escalate very quickly and unexpectedly", he said. Tillerson's tone was in sharp contrast to that of U.S. president Donald Trump, who warned on Tuesday any North Korean threat to the USA would be met with "fire and fury". (more...)
Honda Motor Company, Ltd. (NYSE:HMC) Releases FY18 Earnings Guidance
- August 14, 2017

The value of the position overall is up by 59.5%. Cambiar Investors LLC's holdings in Tata Motors were worth $178,004,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC. TRADEMARK VIOLATION NOTICE: This news story was originally reported by Week Herald and is owned by of Week Herald. If you are reading this piece of content on another publication, it was stolen and reposted in violation of USA and global trademark and copyright legislation. (more...)
Lattice Semiconductor Corporation (NASDAQ:LSCC)
- August 14, 2017

The company was upgraded on Thursday, September 22 by Morgan Stanley. The rating was maintained by Roth Capital with "Buy" on Wednesday, June 14. Among 3 analysts covering Semiconductor Manufacturing Int'l (NYSE:SMI), 3 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 0 Hold. (more...)
United States stocks fall again on North Korea tensions United States stocks fall again on North Korea tensions
- August 14, 2017

US gold futures for December delivery rose 0.2 percent to $1,281.90 per ounce on Thursday. FIRE AND FURY: Keeping up his tough talk, U.S. President Donald Trump told reporters that North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's government should "get their act together" or face the consequences, and suggested that his earlier threat to unleash "fire and fury" on North Korea was too mild. (more...)
Brooks Automation (NASDAQ:BRKS) Given Daily News Sentiment Rating of 0.17
- August 14, 2017

When there are more buyers than sellers, the stock price will rise because of the increased demand. Neuburgh Advisers LLC increased its stake in Brooks Automation by 29.3% in the first quarter. During the same period in the prior year, the business earned $0.16 EPS. The business's quarterly revenue was up 23.2% compared to the same quarter past year. (more...)
East West Bancorp, Inc. (EWBC) Downgraded by BidaskClub to Sell
- August 14, 2017

The Firm provides school bus and management services to public and private schools in North America and offers services, such as contracted services, special needs transportation, charter services, direct to parent and used bus sales. If you are accessing this piece of content on another website, it was illegally copied and reposted in violation of USA & worldwide trademark and copyright legislation. (more...)
Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (BRK-B) Lowered to Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (BRK-B) Lowered to "Sell" at BidaskClub
- August 14, 2017

The company's stock had a trading volume of 1,061,073 shares. Other research analysts have also issued reports about the stock. A number of analysts have recently weighed in on BRK.B shares. The average 12 month target price among analysts that have covered the stock in the past year is $201.73. The stock has a market cap of $432.37 billion and a P/E ratio of 19.83. (more...)
Louis Oosthuizen mimes 'Rise Up' after completing career Grand Slam of seconds! Louis Oosthuizen mimes 'Rise Up' after completing career Grand Slam of seconds!
- August 14, 2017

The 34-year-old finished level with Francesco Molinari and Patrick Reed behind victor Justin Thomas at Quail Hollow, to add to his so-near-yet-so-far achievements at the 2012 Masters, the 2015 Open and the 2015 US Open. He lost a play-off to Bubba Watson in the 2012 Masters, finished second in the 2015 US Open after recovering from an opening 77 to shoot 66, 66, 67 and lost another play-off in the 2015 Open at St Andrews. (more...)
Amalgamated Bank Significantly Increases Its Ownership in Merck & Company, Inc. (new) (MRK)
- August 14, 2017

Merck & Co. Inc now has $170.92B valuation. In terms of the mechanics underlying that movement, traders will want to note that the stock is trading on a float of 0.56% with $2.73 Billion sitting short, betting on future declines. The firm has "Buy" rating given on Tuesday, November 24 by Berenberg. BMO Capital Markets downgraded Merck & Co., Inc. "Overweight" signal reported by 1 and "Underweight" rating was suggested by 0. (more...)
Walgreens Boots Alliance (WBA) Given Daily News Sentiment Score of 0.47 Walgreens Boots Alliance (WBA) Given Daily News Sentiment Score of 0.47
- August 14, 2017

Walgreens Boots Alliance , Inc.is a holding company. Finally, Quadrant Capital Group LLC increased its position in shares of Walgreens Boots Alliance by 2.8% in the first quarter. ILLEGAL ACTIVITY WARNING: "Smith Moore & CO". Walgreens Boots Alliance , Inc. (NASDAQ: WBA ) Worth Buying? If you are accessing this piece of content on another publication, it was stolen and reposted in violation of U.S. (more...)
TTM Technologies, Inc. (TTMI) Ownership Increased by Dimensional Fund Advisors Lp
- August 14, 2017

Finally, Sei Investments Co. raised its position in shares of TTM Technologies by 197.1% in the second quarter. As of the end of the quarter Citadel Advisors LLC had acquired a total of 242,154 shares growing its stake by 2,143.0%. 04/04/2017 - TTM Technologies, Inc . was upgraded to "overweight" by analysts at JP Morgan. (NASDAQ:TTMI) for 142,670 shares. If you are reading this piece of content on another site, it was stolen and reposted in violation of United States and global copyright ... (more...)
BT Group plc (BT.A) Insider Sean Williams Sells 18945 Shares BT Group plc (BT.A) Insider Sean Williams Sells 18945 Shares
- August 14, 2017

Finally, Deutsche Bank AG restated a "buy" rating and issued a GBX 275 ($3.58) price target on shares of Cairn Energy PLC in a research report on Tuesday, April 18th. If you are reading this piece on another site, it was illegally copied and reposted in violation of global copyright & trademark legislation. The correct version of this story can be viewed at https://rinconhillneighbors.org/2017/08/14/cairn-energy-plc-loncne-scheduled-to-post-quarterly-earnings-on-monday.html. (more...)
Ikea Now Sells Solar Panels and Battery Storage Systems in the UK Ikea Now Sells Solar Panels and Battery Storage Systems in the UK
- August 14, 2017

Ikea says the batteries cost £3,000 and up, although included as part of a solar panel system brings that up to £6,295, meaning it will take 12 years to recoup the investment. The cost of solar installations has dropped considerably in recent years and is in fact 100 times cheaper than it was 35 years ago. Ikea has become a one-stop solution for customers in the United Kingdom that are looking to go solar. (more...)
Shoppers shun high street and shopping centres Shoppers shun high street and shopping centres
- August 14, 2017

Footfall - visitors to Britain's brick-and-mortar retail stores - declined 1.1% in July, the biggest fall since January, said the British Retail Consortium. "Almost one in 10 retail shops now lie vacant and those in some vulnerable communities remain persistently empty, limiting the chances of these places to thrive", she said. (more...)