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Banks can cope with sudden interest-rate hike Banks can cope with sudden interest-rate hike
- October 10, 2017

Banks which are the most exposed could be forced to increase their capital requirements by up to 25 basis points to protect against rising interest rates, the ECB said today. However, the bank said that it needed thorough discussions with 51 of them after finding they may be making themselves vulnerable on massive bets on derivative instruments and overly aggressive models for calculating risk. (more...)
Indicator Focus on Shares of Enable Midstream Partners LP (ENBL)
- October 10, 2017

The stock had a fall in short interest of -6.69% as of September 15, 2017 from the last reporting period. About 890 shares traded. It has outperformed by 0.99% the S&P500. The gathering and compression segment provides natural gas gathering and compression services for Rice Energy Inc. and third parties in the Appalachian Basin. (more...)
Time Warner Inc. New (NYSE:TWX) Experiences Lighter than Usual Trading Volume
- October 10, 2017

Aviva Plc bought 4,850 shares as the company's stock rose 1.19% with the market. Tudor Investment Corp Et Al who had been investing in Time Warner Inc (Put) for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $80.08 billion market cap company. (more...)
Oil prices plummet as oversupply concerns return Oil prices plummet as oversupply concerns return
- October 10, 2017

United States crude oil stockpiles fell sharply last week, amid lower imports and rising gasoline inventories. West Texas Intermediate, the US benchmark for the price of oil, was down 2.1 percent to $49.72 per barrel, losing the psychological level of $50 per barrel it held since mid-September. (more...)
Texas Instruments Inc (NASDAQ:TXN) Quarterly Sentiment Report
- October 10, 2017

Michael Kors Holdings Ltd (NYSE:KORS) has declined 10.54% since October 9, 2016 and is downtrending. Martingale Asset Management L P lifted its stake in Texas Instruments Incorporated (NASDAQ: TXN ) by 2.1% during the second quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). (more...)
The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE: KO) The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE: KO)
- October 10, 2017

The Coca-Cola Co (NYSE:KO) has declined 0.95% since October 9, 2016 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 17.65% the S&P500. It now has negative earnings. The rating was downgraded by Macquarie Research to "Sell" on Tuesday, August 15. The stock has "Underperform" rating by Credit Agricole on Thursday, January 14. (more...)
Abbott Laboratories (NYSE:ABT) Stock Traded Above Its 50 Day Average
- October 10, 2017

WPC's profit will be $128.12 million for 14.17 P/E if the $1.20 EPS becomes a reality. On average, equities research analysts anticipate that Abbott Laboratories will post $2.49 EPS for the current year. Zacks Earnings ESP (Expected Surprise Prediction) looks to find companies that have recently seen positive earnings estimate revision activity. Its up 0.28, from 1.22 in 2017Q1. (more...)
Analysts See $-0.07 EPS for Fidelity National Financial Inc (FNFV)
- October 10, 2017

Several other institutional investors and hedge funds have also modified their holdings of the company. (NYSE: FNF ). Employees Retirement Association Of Colorado invested 0.02% of its portfolio in FNF Group of Fidelity National Financial, Inc . (more...)
Las Vegas Shooter Reported to Have Eyed Locations in Boston, Chicago Las Vegas Shooter Reported to Have Eyed Locations in Boston, Chicago
- October 10, 2017

He had about two dozen guns. TMZ reports that Paddock booked one room at the Blackstone Hotel on Michigan Ave. for August 1, 2017, two days before the festival began on August 3rd. Boston Police said they're aware of the reports and are working with federal authorities to determine the extent of the research that was done and what Paddock's plans may have been. (more...)
Opec should adopt responsible pricing: Petroleum minister Dharmendra Pradhan Opec should adopt responsible pricing: Petroleum minister Dharmendra Pradhan
- October 10, 2017

Media reported OPEC Secretary-General Mohammad Barkindo said on Sunday that consultations were under way for an extension of the agreement beyond March 2018 and that more oil-producing nations may join the pact, possibly at next month's meeting. (more...)
Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. (SBGI) Raised to "Buy" at ValuEngine
- October 10, 2017

The firm has "Buy" rating by Benchmark given on Tuesday, August 1. Therefore 0 are positive. Chesapeake Utilities had 11 analyst reports since August 10, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Short shares increased 1,082,104 over that period. 76 funds opened positions while 168 raised stakes. Gru One Trading Limited Partnership holds 0.02% or 46,720 shares in its portfolio. (more...)
Navios Maritime Midstream Partners LP (NYSE:NAP) Valuation According To Analysts
- October 10, 2017

Typically, the lower the value, the more undervalued the company tends to be. This number is calculated by dividing a company's earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization by the company's enterprise value. The NYSE listed company saw a recent bid of 2.02 and 233638 shares have traded hands in the session. Taking a deeper look into the technical levels of Navios Maritime Partners LP (NMM), we can see that the Williams Percent Range or 14 day Williams %R now sits at -90.00. (more...)
Trading Spotter: Tracking Shares of S&P Dividend Intl SPDR (DWX) Trading Spotter: Tracking Shares of S&P Dividend Intl SPDR (DWX)
- October 10, 2017

As we head into the second half of the year, it remains to be seen which way the market will lean. The next couple of weeks may be the ideal time for investors to put the pedal down and try to develop a strategy that will beat the market over the next quarter. (more...)
$0.63 EPS Expected for Dunkin Brands Group Inc (DNKN)
- October 10, 2017

Dunkin' Brands Group, Inc . The stock decreased 0.29% or $0.5 during the last trading session, reaching $170.7. The share price of the company (NASDAQ:DNKN) was up +2.25%, with a high of 55.62 during the day and the volume of Dunkin Brands Group, Inc. (more...)
Baxter International Inc (NYSE:BAX) Institutional Investors Quarterly Sentiment
- October 10, 2017

In related news, Director Carole J. Shapazian sold 3,760 shares of the firm's stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, May 9th. 06/29/2017 - Cantor Fitzgerald began new coverage on Baxter International Inc . The ex-dividend date was Wed, Aug 30th. Tudor Pickering downgraded the shares of KMI in report on Friday, August 14 to "Buy" rating. Forward View Consulting upgraded Johnson Outdoors Inc. (more...)
Malala Yousafzai attends first Oxford University lecture Malala Yousafzai attends first Oxford University lecture
- October 10, 2017

Thousands of well-wishers responded with messages of congratulations and the post has received more than 300,000 likes within hours. In what was kind of a humorous and sweet exchange, her younger brother Khushal replied to the tweet, apologizing for being a headache for the last five years. (more...)
Crazy Volume Spikes for: Applied Materials, Inc. (AMAT)
- October 10, 2017

Applied Materials, Inc . (NASDAQ: AMAT ) has risen 121.40% since October 9, 2016 and is uptrending. About 5,280 shares traded. It has outperformed by 104.70% the S&P500. The ex-dividend date has been established as Tuesday the 22nd of August 2017. AMAT was included in 94 notes of analysts from August 4, 2015. 09/14/2017 - Applied Materials, Inc . (more...)
Laboratory Corp. of America Holdings (LH) Analysts See $2.43 EPS
- October 10, 2017

The stock has a market cap of $15.30 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 21.05 and a beta of 0.92. The stock declined 0.03% or $0.05 reaching $151.63 on the news. It also reduced Adr Spons. stake by 14,985 shares and now owns 2,350 shares. More notable recent Laboratory Corp. of America Holdings (NYSE:LH) news were published by: Bizjournals.com which released: "Planet LabCorp: How the Burlington company is becoming a life sciences superpower" on October 05, 2017, also Seekingalpha.com with ... (more...)
Anheuser-Busch Inbev SA (BUD) Stake Lowered by Caxton Associates LP
- October 10, 2017

The stock increased 3.07% or GBX 9.63 on October 5, reaching GBX 323.13. The institutional investor held 80,412 shares of the building materials company at the end of 2017Q2, valued at $3.50 million, up from 15,040 at the end of the previous reported quarter. (more...)
Targa Resources Corp (TRGP) Price Target Cut to $56.00 Targa Resources Corp (TRGP) Price Target Cut to $56.00
- October 09, 2017

The portion of a company's profit allocated to each outstanding share of common stock was -$1.86 a share in the trailing twelve months. The Price to Cash Flow for Targa Resources Corp. Therefore 46% are positive. 08/14/2017 - Targa Resources, Inc. was upgraded to "buy" by analysts at Guggenheim. Fidelity Natl holds 0.7% in Targa Resources Corp (NYSE: TRGP ) or 67,959 shares. (more...)
Corning Incorporated (NYSE:GLW) Analyst Coverage
- October 10, 2017

Other equities research analysts also recently issued research reports about the company. 08/15/2017 - Corning Incorporated was downgraded to "sell" by analysts at Goldman Sachs. Short shares decreased 3,092,327 over that timeframe. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through this hyperlink . (more...)
Russian Federation calls to avoid steps that may worsen situation around North Korea Russian Federation calls to avoid steps that may worsen situation around North Korea
- October 09, 2017

Again, since all his other talking points on North Korea have been about how ready the United States is for war with them, it's a concerning direction he's pointing in. Although Kim made the comments Saturday they were reported hours after Trump's "only one thing will work" tweet. Some are seeing his approach as a roundabout way of pressuring Beijing into taking more definite action. (more...)
Waddell & Reed Financial, Inc. (WDR) To Go Ex-Dividend on October 10th Waddell & Reed Financial, Inc. (WDR) To Go Ex-Dividend on October 10th
- October 09, 2017

Sep 20, 2017 is the announcement. Tower Limited Com (Trc) accumulated 46 shares or 0% of the stock. Company shares last traded at $20.37 just a bit higher than $18.64, the 50 day moving average and which is quite a bit higher than the 200 day moving average of $18.30. (more...)
Trading Patterns In Focus: Yext, Inc. (YEXT), Hewlett Packard Enterprise Company (HPE) Trading Patterns In Focus: Yext, Inc. (YEXT), Hewlett Packard Enterprise Company (HPE)
- October 09, 2017

The company has market cap of $34.51 billion. The firm owned 160,161 shares of the technology company's stock after buying an additional 148,561 shares during the quarter. The ex-dividend date was Tuesday, September 12th. This represents a $0.26 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.38%. Hewlett Packard Enterprise's dividend payout ratio (DPR) is presently 371.48%. (more...)
Stock With Upside & Dividend Yield: Sabra Health Care REIT, Inc. (NASDAQ:SBRA)
- October 09, 2017

The SI to Ecolab Incorporated's float is 1.78%. Zurcher Kantonalbank Zurich Cantonalbank now owns 4,151 shares of the real estate investment trust's stock valued at $100,000 after purchasing an additional 352 shares during the period. The chart of Sabra Health Care REIT Inc (SBRA) shows a double bottom with $20.57 target or 5.00 % below today's $21.65 share price. 34,300 were reported by Cue Group Inc Inc. (more...)
Which Way Traders Signposts Stryker Corporation (SYK), Sysco Corporation (SYY) Stocks?
- October 09, 2017

Cbre Group Inc now has $13.02B valuation. About 280,641 shares traded. Stryker Corporation ( SYK ) surprised the stock market in its last reported earnings when it earned $1.53 a piece versus the consensus-estimated $1.51. The rating was maintained by Cowen & Co with "Buy" on Monday, July 17. The stock of Stryker Corporation (NYSE:SYK) has "Outperform" rating given on Friday, July 24 by RBC Capital Markets. (more...)
Can analysts adopt a bullish outlook for AstraZeneca plc (ADR) (NYSE:AZN)? Can analysts adopt a bullish outlook for AstraZeneca plc (ADR) (NYSE:AZN)?
- October 09, 2017

The rating scale runs from 1 to 5 with 5 indicating a Strong Sell, 1 indicating a Strong Buy and 3 indicating a Hold. Therefore 37% are positive. Average Revenue Estimate for the current quarter is $5.63 Billion, according to consensus forecast of 4 analysts. (more...)
Crazy Volume Spikes for: Ford Motor Co
- October 09, 2017

In the last earnings report the EPS was $5.75 and is expected to be $6.13 for the current year with 1,457,208,000 shares now outstanding. The Davidson & Garrard Inc holds 96,035 shares with $1.08 million value, down from 128,071 last quarter. (more...)
Wells Fargo Upgrades Rating On Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) Wells Fargo Upgrades Rating On Johnson & Johnson (JNJ)
- October 09, 2017

On Wednesday, April 20 the stock rating was maintained by Argus Research with "Buy". The rating was maintained by H.C. Wainwright on Friday, June 9 with "Buy". Therefore 83% are positive. Piper Jaffray has "Hold" rating and $120.0 target. The stock of Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ) earned "Market Perform" rating by Wells Fargo on Thursday, January 26. (more...)
Three executives leaving GE, company names new CFO in shakeup Three executives leaving GE, company names new CFO in shakeup
- October 09, 2017

Bornstein , who was also a GE vice chair, will leave the company on December 31, after 28 years of service. Flannery took over from long-time CEO Jeff Immelt in August. In response to pressure from investors to cut costs, John Flannery has already announced plans to decrease staff numbers and eliminate corporate jets. (more...)