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Taxes on Wealthy Could Surpass 35% Taxes on Wealthy Could Surpass 35%
- September 27, 2017

The survey showed that almost half of voters considered lowering middle-class taxes to be the most important aspect of reform , and more than half - including a plurality of Democrats - supported lowering the corporate tax rate . As Conservative economist Douglas Holtz-Eakin said in Bloomberg: "Until I see it, I have nothing but worries ..." As long as former President Barack Obama pushed an issue on which all Republicans and a few Democrats didn't agree, any related legislation became a ... (more...)
Akamai Technologies, Inc. (AKAM): What's the Story?
- September 27, 2017

New England Research & Management Inc sold 6,205 shares as Akamai Technologies (AKAM)'s stock declined 24.00%. Several other analysts have also recently weighed in on AKAM. Three months ago, analysts assigned AKAM a 3.47 rating, which implies that analysts have become more optimistic about the outlook for the stock over the next year. (more...)
Regal Entertainment Group (NYSE:RGC)
- September 27, 2017

Regal Entertainment Group's quarterly revenue was down 2.8% on a year-over-year basis. About 155 shares traded. (NASDAQ:NFBK) has risen 9.36% since September 25, 2016 and is uptrending. Piper Jaffray maintained the shares of RGC in report on Thursday, July 27 with "Hold" rating. As per Friday, June 30, the company rating was maintained by Jefferies. (more...)
DirecTV allowing National Football League package refunds over protest controversy DirecTV allowing National Football League package refunds over protest controversy
- September 27, 2017

They are allowing anyone to cancel their NFL Sunday Ticket subscription during the season. DirecTV generally doesn't give refunds after the season starts, but it's making an exception amid heavy public coverage of the protests, now fueled by tweets and speeches from President Trump. (more...)
Institutional Investors Are Buying Osi Systems Inc (NASDAQ:OSIS)
- September 27, 2017

The stock's average target of $93.83 is 9.30% above today's ($85.85) share price. About 1.18M shares traded. It has outperformed by 39.95% the S&P500.The move comes after 8 months positive chart setup for the $1.65 billion company. Tower Cap Limited (Trc) holds 0% or 186 shares. 01/30/2014 - OSI Systems , Inc. was upgraded to "buy" by analysts at TheStreet. As of the last earnings report the EPS was $1.07 and is estimated to be $3.46 for the current year with 18,776,000 shares presently ... (more...)
Radius Health, Inc. (RDUS) Major Shareholder Growth NV Biotech Acquires 150000 Shares
- September 27, 2017

The rating was maintained by H.C. Wainwright on Friday, March 24 with "Buy". As per Thursday, July 13, the company rating was maintained by Cantor Fitzgerald. (NYSE:AYI). Commonwealth Of Pennsylvania Public School Empls Retrmt System reported 3,326 shares or 0.01% of all its holdings. Perceptive Advisors Limited Liability Corporation holds 1.47% or 645,873 shares in its portfolio. (more...)
Spirit Realty Capital Inc (SRC) Valuation Review Spirit Realty Capital Inc (SRC) Valuation Review
- September 27, 2017

In recent trade; Spirit Realty Capital, Inc . Several other institutional investors and hedge funds have also recently bought and sold shares of SRC . Spirit Realty Capital's dividend payout ratio is presently 514.29%. Traders tracking this signal may be watching to see if the stock may possibly be heading into oversold territory. (more...)
Independent Bank Corp (INDB) Lifted to Neutral at Compass Point
- September 27, 2017

Independent Bank Corp (NASDAQ:INDB) has risen 30.83% since September 26, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 14.63% the S&P500. Investors sentiment increased to 1.63 in Q2 2017. The P/E ratio is now 18.399 and the market value is 440.06M. The principal activity of the Company is managing its investments in subsidiaries, providing loans to those subsidiaries, raising funds for the Group and the receipt and payment of dividends. (more...)
LeBron James addresses host of topics at media day LeBron James addresses host of topics at media day
- September 27, 2017

While LeBron James has been a steady social media presence since the Cleveland Cavaliers' season ended, the NBA's premiere talent had not spoken on a host of key issues that transpired this offseason . "If you know me, I've always handled it in the most businesslike way". LeBron [VIDEO ] went on to say in a joking manner that he now has no advice to give Kyrie and that he has no time for giving advice to other people since he is concentrating on winning a championship with ... (more...)
GST Revenue Figures - As on 25th September, 2017 GST Revenue Figures - As on 25th September, 2017
- September 27, 2017

Many assessees have been filing the returns for July 2017 belatedly and till 31st August, 2017 and the total GST paid for July is Rs. 94,063 crore. The compliance rate has fallen in August with 37.63 lakh taxpayers filing GSTR-3B returns, out of the eligible 68.20 lakh. (more...)
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 On AT&T is getting a new update Samsung Galaxy Note 8 On AT&T is getting a new update
- September 27, 2017

If you are planning on picking up the iPhone 8, 8 Plus, or even the iPhone X, then it seems that you'll definitely want to protect your investment with a case lest you find yourself with a smashed device. The warranty service provider recently published its iPhone 8 breakability video. SquareTrade gave the iPhone 8 a breakability score of 67 and the iPhone 8 Plus a score of 74, on a scale of 1 to 100 where 100 is the most breakable. (more...)
Feds Plan to Collect Social Media Info of Immigrants Feds Plan to Collect Social Media Info of Immigrants
- September 27, 2017

The new policy will not only allow DHS to collect information about an immigrant's Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook accounts, but it also mentions all "search results". (It's no wonder global tourism to the United States has declined in early 2017). The type of data that will be collected under "information sharing agreements" is not specified by the policy, but it could cover agreements the DHS has with Google and internet service providers. (more...)
Vipshop Holdings Limited (NYSE:VIPS) Position Cut by Russell Investments Group Ltd.
- September 27, 2017

Confluence Investment Management Llc who had been investing in Commerce Bancshares Inc. for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $5.74 billion market cap company. Barrons.com's news article titled: "Alibaba, JD Set for Constructive Earnings" with publication date: August 11, 2017 was also an interesting one. The company have shares float of 1.38 billion. (more...)
Barrick Gold Corp (USA) (ABX) EPS Estimated At $0.18
- September 27, 2017

Value of 6. The Q.i. This cash is what a company uses to meet its financial obligations, such as making payments on debt or to pay out dividends. Analysts try to project what numbers the company will post, but they may not be accurate for a variety of reasons. (more...)
Germany's AfD leader quits, leaving party in disarray
- September 27, 2017

They were unsurprising because, as predicted, the Christian Democratic Union (CDU), the party of Chancellor Angela Merkel-along with its affiliated party, the Christian Social Union (CSU)-won 32.9 percent of the votes cast. Although they could have formed a coalition with Merkel's CDU Party, which would have been a smooth way for Merkel to form a government, they have ruled themselves out of power and said that they will remain in opposition for Merkel's fourth term as Chancellor. (more...)
Gabelli Funds LLC Sells 7000 Shares of Texas Instruments Incorporated (TXN) Gabelli Funds LLC Sells 7000 Shares of Texas Instruments Incorporated (TXN)
- September 27, 2017

The firm has shaped a compelling indication for investors in the most recent trading. Salient Cap Advsr owns 0% invested in Texas Instruments Incorporated (NASDAQ: TXN ) for 3,031 shares. According to their observations and findings, the stock could provide a high EPS of $1.18/share and a low EPS of $1.09/share. The company had revenue of $3.69 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $3.57 billion. (more...)
How Often Does Cenovus Energy Inc. (CVE) Beat Earnings Estimates?
- September 27, 2017

Shares of Cenovus Energy ( CVE ) opened at 10.28 on Friday. Canaccord Genuity reiterated a "buy" rating and set a $14.00 target price on shares of Cenovus Energy in a report on Tuesday, September 5th. The company also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, September 29th. The dividend was $0.040 per share for the quarter or $0.16 on an annualized basis. (more...)
Analyst Opinion Summary: PTC Therapeutics, Inc. (PTCT), Hornbeck Offshore Services, Inc. (HOS)
- September 27, 2017

The latest exchange of 0.49 Million shares is below its average trading activity of 764.96 Million shares. Floating stock is calculated by subtracting closely-held shares and restricted stock from a firm's total outstanding shares. ValuEngine raised shares of Hornbeck Offshore Services from a "strong sell" rating to a " sell" rating in a research note on Friday, September 1st. (more...)
Lennox International, Inc. (NYSE:LII) Holdings Boosted by Schroder Investment Management Group Lennox International, Inc. (NYSE:LII) Holdings Boosted by Schroder Investment Management Group
- September 27, 2017

Short shares grew from 1,691,558 to 1,830,876 over that period. Stifel Nicolaus maintained Lennox International Inc . Shares of Lennox International ( LII ) traded up 0.75% during trading on Friday, hitting $172.97. Moreover, Raymond James And Associates has 0% invested in Lennox International Inc . First Tru Advsr Ltd Partnership holds 151,619 shares or 0.01% of its portfolio. (more...)
First Coast High student arrested for bringing loaded gun to school First Coast High student arrested for bringing loaded gun to school
- September 27, 2017

Pryor said McCoy tried to run when officers approached him, but he was quickly detained. This is the second time within a week a student a student has been found with a gun on school campuses in the Charleston County School District. The gun was confiscated and the student was taken into custody, then arrested and is expected to face criminal charges, as well as the possibility of expulsion. (more...)
Influential Analyst Rating Changes: Chesapeake Energy Corporation (CHK), Conn's, Inc. (CONN) Influential Analyst Rating Changes: Chesapeake Energy Corporation (CHK), Conn's, Inc. (CONN)
- September 27, 2017

This number is based on a 1 to 5 scale where 1 indicates a Strong Buy recommendation while 5 represents a Strong Sell. Scotiabank set a $5.00 price target on shares of Chesapeake Energy Corporation and gave the stock a "hold" rating in a research report on Thursday, August 3rd. (more...)
Rupee crashes to 1-month low on equity sell-off Rupee crashes to 1-month low on equity sell-off
- September 26, 2017

Extending its fall for the fourth consecutive session, the rupee closed at a six-month low of 65.45 against the United States dollar as compared to its previous sessions close of 65.10 per dollar. Hardening speculation of widening fiscal deficit after the government indicated a stimulus package meant to jump-start the nation's ailing economy put trading mood into further disarray. (more...)
Caesars Entertainment Corporation (CZR) Holdings Lifted by Quantitative Investment Management LLC
- September 26, 2017

D E Shaw And owns 184,122 shares or 0% of their U.S. portfolio. Airain Ltd owns 13,384 shares for 0.01% of their portfolio. Currently, 3.20% shares of Signature Bank (NASDAQ: SBNY ) are owned by insiders with 0.00% six-month change in the insider ownership. (more...)
DT Investment Partners LLC Increases Stake in Gilead Sciences, Inc. (NASDAQ:GILD)
- September 26, 2017

Bank of New York Mellon Corp now owns 30,570,798 shares of the biopharmaceutical company's stock valued at $2,076,368,000 after acquiring an additional 2,727,063 shares during the period. The stock was sold at an average price of $85.00, for a total transaction of $4,404,700.00. It helps investors in determining whether buying, selling or holding on to a stock would be beneficial for them. (more...)
Is Earnings Growth Happening For Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. (NasdaqGS:WBA)? Is Earnings Growth Happening For Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. (NasdaqGS:WBA)?
- September 26, 2017

After a recent scan, we can see that Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc . Finally, Guggenheim restated a "buy" rating on shares of Walgreens Boots Alliance in a research note on Monday, July 3rd. Its revenue totaled $29.76 billion up 1.06% from the previous quarter. The Free Cash Flow or FCF margin is 17.04. -1.91% over the last one month, 1.84% for the last quarter and year to date performance stands at -4.59%. (more...)
Credit Suisse Upgrades Rating On Boston Beer Company, Inc. (The) (SAM)
- September 26, 2017

Can raised its position in Boston Beer Company, Inc. The company has market cap of $352.44 million. It has a 21.77 P/E ratio. The Company's properties are located on contiguous acreage blocks in the Midland Basin, and the Delaware Basin, both sub-basins of the Permian Basin. (more...)
Analyzing the Insider Data for Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation (COG) Analyzing the Insider Data for Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation (COG)
- September 26, 2017

Amc Entmt Hldgs Inc. now has $1.98 billion valuation. Days to cover increased 1.0 to 4.0 and the percentage of shorted shares was 0.04% on August 31. Trading volume was down 27.43% under the stocks average daily volume. In recent trading day Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation ( COG ) stock showed the move of 0.83% with the closing price of $26.80. Westfield Cap Management Com Limited Partnership holds 0.66% or 2.03M shares. (more...)
Analysts Watch HD Supply Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:HDS) And Issue New Targets
- September 26, 2017

They now have a United States dollars 36 price target on the stock. The institutional investor held 24,988 shares of the consumer services company at the end of 2017Q2, valued at $765,000, up from 13,157 at the end of the previous reported quarter. (more...)
McDonald's Corporation (NYSE:MCD) Shares Sold by Tredje AP fonden
- September 26, 2017

Mcdonalds Corp now has $128.81B valuation. Finally, Robert W. Baird reiterated a "buy" rating and set a $170.00 price target on shares of McDonald's Corporation in a research report on Friday, September 1st. now owns 16,316 shares of the fast-food giant's stock worth $2,499,000 after acquiring an additional 6,194 shares during the last quarter. Since January 1, 0001, it had 0 buys, and 5 insider sales for $478,701 activity. (more...)
Canaccord Genuity Reaffirms Buy Rating for Blue Apron Holdings Inc (NASDAQ:APRN) Canaccord Genuity Reaffirms Buy Rating for Blue Apron Holdings Inc (NASDAQ:APRN)
- September 26, 2017

Similar statistics are true for the second largest owner, Capital World Investors, which owns 3,905,400 shares of the stock are valued at $20.27 million. Finally, William Blair started coverage on Blue Apron Holdings in a research report on Monday, July 24th. Canaccord Genuity restated a "buy" rating and issued a $11.00 price target on shares of Blue Apron Holdings in a research report on Thursday, September 14th. (more...)