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Next Weeks Broker Price Targets For Western Digital Corporation (NASDAQ:WDC)
- October 17, 2017

The firm has a market cap of $25.89 billion, a P/E ratio of 65.52 and a beta of 1.24. Short interest increased 2,186,675 over that period. The total value of its holdings decreased 5.4%. They set a buy rating and a $140.00 target price on the stock. Susquehanna Bancshares Inc restated a "positive" rating on shares of Western Digital Corporation in a report on Friday, June 30th. (more...)
Sprouts Farmers Market, Inc
- October 17, 2017

For the next financial year, analysts forecast that the firm will report earnings of $1.02 per share, with EPS estimates ranging from $1.00 to $1.07. Sprouts Farmers Market (NASDAQ: SFM ) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, August 3rd. (more...)
Anadarko Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:APC) Given News Sentiment Score of 0.10
- October 17, 2017

A number of other brokerages also recently issued reports on APC . Janus Henderson Group PLC boosted its position in Anadarko Petroleum Corporation by 5,465.5% during the second quarter. The dividend yield was $0.42. The ex-dividend date was Tuesday, September 12th. Anadarko Petroleum Corporation's dividend payout ratio is presently -5.14%. (more...)
Contrasting Bojangles' (BOJA) & Restaurant Brands International (QSR)
- October 17, 2017

Restaurant Brands International ( NYSE QSR ) opened at 66.27 on Monday. A number of other research firms have also issued reports on QSR. FMR LLC now owns 15,492,590 shares of the restaurant operator's stock valued at $969,362,000 after purchasing an additional 1,528,447 shares during the last quarter. (more...)
Anthem's (NYSE:ANTM) "Hold" Rating Reaffirmed at Piper Jaffray Companies
- October 17, 2017

Guardian Life Insurance Co. of America now owns 1,016 shares of the company's stock valued at $168,000 after purchasing an additional 7 shares in the last quarter. The original version of this story can be accessed at https://www.equitiesfocus.com/2017/10/14/anthem-inc-antm-given-hold-rating-at-piper-jaffray-companies.html. (more...)
Harley-Davidson's (HOG) "Buy" Rating Reiterated at BMO Capital Markets
- October 17, 2017

The SI to Pershing Gold Corporation's float is 3.37%. The stock's 50-day moving average price is $47.64 and its 200-day moving average price is $51.92. The company has market cap of $39.51 million. The Firm operates through two divisions: Voyetra Turtle Beach and HyperSound. It has a 13.59 P/E ratio. (more...)
Consumers Need to be Wary of Student Loan Debt Relief Scams Consumers Need to be Wary of Student Loan Debt Relief Scams
- October 17, 2017

The sheer size of the American student-loan borrowing population - more than 40 million - make it an attractive target for unscrupulous companies. To stop this disturbing trend, the FTC is partnering with 11 states and the District of Columbia for Operation: Game of Loans . (more...)
Stifel Nicolaus Downgrades Rating On MACOM Technology Solutions Hold (MTSI) To "Hold"
- October 17, 2017

Signature Bk New York N Y now has $6.74B valuation. As regular trading ended, Omeros Corporation (OMER) stock brought in a -$0.71 drop to $19.66. About 1,500 shares traded. Equities analysts predict that MACOM Technology Solutions Holdings will post $2.33 EPS for the current fiscal year. Mlp Phillips 66 Partners Lp Lp (NYSE:PSXP) was raised too. (more...)
Newmont Mining Corp (NEM) Shares Sold by American International Group Inc
- October 17, 2017

BidaskClub upgraded shares of Newmont Mining Corporation from a sell rating to a hold rating in a report on Thursday, August 3rd. Credit Suisse Group set a $45.00 price target on shares of Newmont Mining Corporation and gave the stock a "buy" rating in a research report on Tuesday, July 18th. (more...)
Myriad Genetics, Inc. (MYGN) Given Underweight Rating at Morgan Stanley
- October 17, 2017

About 493,033 shares traded. (NASDAQ: MYGN ). Parametric Assoc Limited Liability owns 0.01% invested in Myriad Genetics, Inc. It has underperformed by 54.17% the S&P500. Leerink Swann has a "Market Perform" rating and a $31.00 price objective on the stock. (NASDAQ:MYGN) has "Neutral" rating given on Tuesday, December 8 by Goldman Sachs. (more...)
James Investment Research Inc. Sells 362048 Shares of Pfizer, Inc. (PFE)
- October 17, 2017

The stock increased 0.21% or $0.3 during the last trading session, reaching $143.15. Pfizer Inc. (NYSE: PFE ) has declined 2.76% since October 16, 2016 and is downtrending. On average, equities analysts predict that Pfizer, Inc. will post $2.56 EPS for the current fiscal year. As per Thursday, September 14, the company rating was maintained by Piper Jaffray. (more...)
ANZ raises $975m with super, planning sale
- October 17, 2017

A month earlier, larger Commonwealth Bank of Australia sold its life insurance unit to Hong Kong's AIA Group 1299.HK for $3.1 billion while saying it may spin off its wealth management unit in an initial public offering. "The sale of our P&I (pensions and investments) and ADG (associated dealer group) businesses provides ANZ with greater flexibility to consider options for the life insurance business including strategic and capital markets solutions". (more...)
Analyst Earnings Forecast Screen: Healthcare Realty Trust Incorporated (HR)
- October 17, 2017

Education Realty Trust had 41 analyst reports since July 23, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. DOC's profit will be $48.38M for 16.74 P/E if the $0.27 EPS becomes a reality. 03/23/2016 - Healthcare Realty Trust Incorporated was upgraded to "market perform" by analysts at Cowen. (NYSE:FR). Sumitomo Mitsui Hldgs Incorporated accumulated 110,457 shares. (more...)
Citigroup Inc. Boosts Thor Industries, Inc. (THO) Price Target to $146.00
- October 17, 2017

The Firm sells accessories, such as handbags and loungewear, through domestic and worldwide retailers, global distributors and directly to end user clients both domestically and internationally, through its Websites, call centers and retail stores. (more...)
Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:SBGI) Valuation According To Analysts
- October 17, 2017

About 3.39 million shares traded or 100.59% up from the average. It has outperformed by 16.06% the S&P500. Pitcairn holds 0.03% of its portfolio in Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc (NASDAQ: SBGI ) for 8,589 shares. First Manhattan holds 0% or 2,455 shares in its portfolio. Gamco Invsts Et Al invested in 230,400 shares or 0.05% of the stock. Pinebridge Invests Lp invested in 20,339 shares. (more...)
Avery Dennison Corporation (AVY) Saw a 52-Week High
- October 17, 2017

Avery Dennison Corp has a 52 week low of $68.55 and a 52 week high of $85.90. The stock increased 1.13% or $1.14 on October 13, reaching $101.94. About shares traded. Parallax Volatility Advisers Lp decreased Conocophillips (NYSE:COP) stake by 17,604 shares to 51,696 valued at $2.27M in 2017Q2. It also upped Powershares (BAB) stake by 56,052 shares and now owns 103,902 shares. (more...)
Rio Tinto stronger quarter and boosted returns Rio Tinto stronger quarter and boosted returns
- October 17, 2017

Rio Tinto ( ASX:RIO ) has reported strong September quarterly production and announced $2.5 billion of additional returns to shareholders from the sale of its Coal and Allied business. It blamed the delayed ramp-up at at the Escondida copper mine in Chile and mine sequencing changes at the Kennecott mine in Utah for the changes. The company also announced in early October a serious incident at the Kennecott smelter resulted in a fatality and that investigations are now underway. (more...)
Kentucky motel extends pet policy to horse Kentucky motel extends pet policy to horse
- October 17, 2017

Partridge, who owns the training program Harmony Horsemanship in Ontario, Canada, had brought three horses to Kentucky to compete in the Retired Racehorse Project's Thoroughbred Makeover competition from October 5-8 in Lexington. She later took Blizz to Kentucky Horse Park where he spent his weekend in more traditional accommodations. The riding coach was there to compete in Retired Racehorse Project's Thoroughbred Makeover, in which hundreds of retired racehorses compete in ... (more...)
Costco Wholesale Corporation's (COST) Buy Rating Reaffirmed at UBS AG
- October 17, 2017

Insider data is useful because it can reveal what a company's executives and largest shareholders feel about a stock. Recently, shares of Chubb Limited (NYSE:CB) have been seen trading 6.19% away from the 200-day moving average and 3.07% off the 50-day moving average. (more...)
Airbus enters C-Series partnership with Bombardier
- October 17, 2017

The U.S. recently announced it would impose an 80 percent duty comes on top of duties of almost 220 percent. Last month, the Commerce Department upheld Boeing's complaint and proposed duties of up to 300 percent on each C Series plane Bombardier sells in the U.S. (more...)
Mobile, Sprint plan merger without selling assets Mobile, Sprint plan merger without selling assets
- October 17, 2017

The combining the two wireless carriers would form a business with over 130 million USA subscribers, not far behind the two largest carriers Verizon Communications Inc and AT&T Inc. A cap may still be attached to the deal by late October or early November when Sprint and T-Mobile are presently planning on announcing it, sources close to the two telecom giants said. (more...)
Newark is Christie's top pick for Amazon bid Newark is Christie's top pick for Amazon bid
- October 17, 2017

Newark now joins more than 50 municipalities nationwide that are formally bidding on the project. The company will invest $5 billion in construction and says the campus will bring 50,000 new jobs . The state has been focused on sites that meet all the main criteria set forth by Amazon, including metropolitan areas with more than one million people; urban or suburban locations with a significant labor pool with expertise in computer software development and engineering, executive management ... (more...)
Watching the Tape Move for Goldman Sachs Group (GS)
- October 17, 2017

Carret Asset Management LLC grew its position in shares of Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The) worth $242,089,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Morgan Stanley upgraded the shares of GS in report on Monday, October 26 to "Overweight" rating. The company P/S (price to Sales) ratio is 2.36, P/B (price to Book) ratio is 1.28, while its P/C (price to Cash) ratio stands at 0.87. (more...)
New Zealand inflation tops expectations New Zealand inflation tops expectations
- October 17, 2017

New Zealand consumer prices were higher than expected in the third quarter as housing-related costs continued to increase. That's faster than the 0.2 percent quarterly and 1.6 percent annual rate projected by the Reserve Bank in August although traders say it isn't likely to be enough to prompt the bank to reconsider keeping interest rates on hold for the foreseeable future. (more...)
SPDR S&P 500 ETF (SPY) Rises 0.04% for Oct 16 SPDR S&P 500 ETF (SPY) Rises 0.04% for Oct 16
- October 17, 2017

Creating a specific plan for investing may help turn the ship around. More interesting news about SPDR S&P 500 Value ETF (NYSEARCA:SPYV) were released by: Seekingalpha.com and their article: "Why The Dividend Dogs Are The Right Strategy For This Market" published on October 02, 2017 as well as Nasdaq.com's news article titled: "How to Use ETFs to Buy Value Stocks" with publication date: September 21, 2017. (more...)
The Charles Schwab Corporation (SCHW) Insider Sells 19074 Shares of Stock
- October 17, 2017

On 10/4/2017 Marie A Chandoha, Insider, sold 3,923 with an average share price of $44.51 per share and the total transaction amounting to $174,612.73. Edge Wealth Mngmt Lc reported 235 shares. Lowe Brockenbrough Com Incorporated invested in 6,770 shares. Jacobs And Ca reported 112,730 shares. Vanguard Group Inc has 81.93M shares for 0.17% of their portfolio. (more...)
Exelixis, Inc. (NASDAQ:EXEL) Jumps 16.68% Pre-market
- October 17, 2017

It has outperformed by 249.78% the S&P500. That brings the Pres Prod Dev & Med Aff & CMO's holdings to $4,353,689 as recorded in a recent Form 4 SEC filing. The Company is focused on discovery, development and commercialization of new medicines to manage care and outcomes for people with cancer. It has a 131.29 P/E ratio. (more...)
Colony Group LLC Takes $505000 Position in Applied Materials, Inc. (AMAT)
- October 17, 2017

It has a 148 P/E ratio. ( AMAT ) stake by 62.5% reported in 2017Q2 SEC filing. (NASDAQ: AMAT ) in a report published on Thursday. Over the last five trading sessions, the stock has moved 2.94%. Therefore 5% are positive. The stock of Applied Materials, Inc . The company was maintained on Friday, August 14 by Jefferies. The company was maintained on Friday, August 18 by Craig Hallum. (more...)
Jefferies Group LLC Reaffirms "Buy" Rating for Energy Transfer Equity, LP (ETE)
- October 17, 2017

There are brokerage firms with lower targets than the average, including one setting a price target of $17. ETE has been the subject of a number of research analyst reports. (NYSE:ETE) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, August 8th. The pipeline company reported $0.18 EPS for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of $0.25 by ($0.07). (more...)
Stock In Spotlight: Target Corp. (NYSE:TGT)
- October 17, 2017

Analysts forecast EPS of $0.85, down exactly $0.19 or 18.27 % from 2014's $1.04 EPS. Fiera Capital Corp now owns 4,888 shares of the retailer's stock valued at $256,000 after buying an additional 19 shares in the last quarter. Ares Management Llc bought 37,596 shares as the company's stock rose 1.99% with the market. Several equities analysts have recently weighed in on the stock. (more...)