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Ericsson Q3 Loss Widens, Adj. Gross Margin Rise; Stock Up
- October 20, 2017

As a result of the ongoing cost reductions, restructuring charges of 2.8 billion kronor were taken in the quarter, compared to 1.3 billion kronor previous year. Gross margin declined to 25.4 percent from 28.3 percent last year, while adjusted gross margin improved to 30 percent from 29.4 percent last year, driven by increased adjusted gross margin in Networks. (more...)
Pepsico, Inc. (PEP) Rating Increased to Buy at Zacks Investment Research
- October 20, 2017

The Forte Capital Llc holds 13,560 shares with $1.57M value, down from 17,102 last quarter. Constellation Brands Inc now has $41.54 billion valuation. Fieldpoint Private Advisors, a New York-based fund reported 125 shares. Rockefeller Fincl Svcs Inc owns 111,238 shares or 0.26% of their U.S. portfolio. (more...)
Google Tells Uber It's Over, Invests $1 Billion On Rival Company Lyft
- October 20, 2017

After years of a turbulent relationship, culminating in a lawsuit, it was just announced that Alphabet would be investing $1 billion on Lyft . "The fact remains that less than 0.5 per cent of miles travelled in the U.S. Lyft stated in a blog post , "2017 has been an important year for the Lyft community". Lyft has been pushing expansion this year, saying it is available across 41 USA states and completes more than a million rides a day. (more...)
Senator Announces Bipartisan Deal on Obamacare Fixes Senator Announces Bipartisan Deal on Obamacare Fixes
- October 20, 2017

In his nine months as president, Donald Trump's position on Obamacare has gone from repeal and replace; to repeal now and replace later; back to repeal and replace; to let Obamacare fail on its own; and he now is doing everything he can by executive fiat to make it fail himself. (more...)
Western Digital Corporation (WDC) Expected to Post Earnings of $3.29 Per Share
- October 20, 2017

Western Digital Corp (NASDAQ: WDC ) has risen 125.85% since October 19, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 42.79% the S&P500. Piedmont Investment Advisors LLC's holdings in Western Digital Corporation were worth $577,000 as of its most recent SEC filing. (more...)
Hot Stock Overview: Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria, SA (BBVA)
- October 20, 2017

They now have a Dollars 14 price target on the stock. The most optimistic analyst sees the stock reaching $7.27 while the most conventional predicts the target price at $7.27. Banco Bilbao Viscaya Argentaria S.A. was upgraded to "overweight" by analysts at Barclays. This represents a $0.42 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 4.98%. (more...)
Depth Technical Analysis: Graphic Packaging Holding Company (GPK), Inphi Corporation (IPHI)
- October 20, 2017

Jefferies Grp Ltd reported 119,219 shares stake. The shares price has directed 4.39% toward a higher level throughout a year ago and swapped 7.13% toward a strong spot during past one month. It has underperformed by 13.85% the S&P500. The Americas Paperboard Packaging segment includes paperboard folding cartons sold primarily to consumer packaged goods (CPG) companies serving the food, beverage and consumer product markets in the Americas. (more...)
Energy Transfer Partners LP (ETP) Just Reaches 52-Week Low?
- October 20, 2017

It has a 17.11 P/E ratio. The Company's Investment in ETP segment includes the ETP's operations, which include intrastate transportation and storage operations; interstate transportation and storage operations; midstream operations; liquids transportation and services operations; ETP's Investment in Sunoco Logistics; Retail Marketing operations, and ETP's other activities and Investments. (more...)
Vantiv, Inc. (VNTV) Given "Hold" Rating at SunTrust Banks, Inc
- October 20, 2017

Goldman Sachs Group Inc Inc reported 0.01% stake. About shares traded. Vantiv Inc (NYSE:VNTV) has risen 14.83% since October 18, 2016 and is uptrending. After $0.79 actual EPS reported by Vantiv Inc for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 6.33 % EPS growth. Southeast Asset reported 15,850 shares. (more...)
How major USA stock indexes fared on Thursday How major USA stock indexes fared on Thursday
- October 20, 2017

Shares of eBay ( EBAY.O ) were down 2.5 percent a day after it reported results. However, the company reported mixed guidance for the fourth quarter, sending the stock down 1.79 percent to close at 37.29 USA dollars per share. S&P 500 measures the performance of 500 widely held common stocks of large-cap US companies. The Dow Jones Industrial Average added 5.44 points, or 0.02 percent, to 23,163.04. (more...)
Eighth child killed by recalled Ikea dressers Eighth child killed by recalled Ikea dressers
- October 20, 2017

Consumer Product Safety Commission, and an initial investigation indicates the dresser wasn't properly attached to the wall. Jozef Dudek, two, was killed when a Malm dresser - available in the United Kingdom - toppled onto him in his bedroom in California after his parents put him to bed. (more...)
FY2018 EPS Estimates for Crown Castle International Corporation (CCI) Decreased by Analyst
- October 20, 2017

Crown Castle International Corp. has had 3 insider trades in the last 3 months, including 2 open market buys and 1 sells. (REIT) (NYSE: CCI ) has risen 11.07% since October 19, 2016 and is uptrending. Its last month's stock price volatility remained 4.42% which for the week approaches 4.84%. Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of Crown Castle International Corporation from a strong-buy rating to a hold rating in a research report on Monday, September 25th. (more...)
MPs voice worry over Bank of England's lack of diversity
- October 20, 2017

There are no women among the 11 members on the Bank's financial policy committee, which is responsible for monitoring financial stability; only one woman is on the the Bank's 12-strong prudential regulation committee. The committee can not prevent an appointment by the Treasury to the Bank of England, but the government would be forced to act should it issue a negative verdict. (more...)
Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC) Trading Up - Short Interest Up 21.51% Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC) Trading Up - Short Interest Up 21.51%
- October 20, 2017

It has a 22.21 P/E ratio. It offers a range of products that are used in end-products, such as enterprise and data center networking, home connectivity, set-top boxes (STBs), broadband access, telecommunication equipment, smartphones, data center servers and storage systems, factory automation, power generation and alternative energy systems, and electronic displays. (more...)
Investors Buy The Priceline Group Inc. (PCLN) on Weakness on Insider Selling
- October 20, 2017

After having $-0.15 EPS previously, Stage Stores Inc's analysts see 360.00% EPS growth. AAC Holdings Inc (NYSE:AAC) has declined 65.77% since October 18, 2016 and is downtrending. Susquehanna initiated the stock with "Positive" rating in Thursday, October 20 report. The Priceline Group Inc is a provider of travel and restaurant online reservation and related services. (more...)
Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS) Short Interest Up 15.83% - Shares Trading Down
- October 20, 2017

Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 72.41% of the company's stock. About 7.14M shares traded. Another recent and important Unilever NV (ADR) ( NYSE :UN) news was published by Benzinga.com which published an article titled: "22 Stocks Moving In Thursday's Pre-Market Session" on October 19, 2017. (more...)
Stock Performance to Track: Axalta Coating Systems Ltd. (AXTA)
- October 20, 2017

A number of other research analysts have also weighed in on the company. Axalta Coating Systems Ltd . (NYSE: AXTA ) now has a Q.i. Axalta Coating Systems had 49 analyst reports since September 2, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The original version of this piece can be accessed at https://weekherald.com/2017/10/19/axalta-coating-systems-ltd-axta-to-release-quarterly-earnings-on-thursday.html. (more...)
United Parcel Service, Inc. (UPS) Analysts See $1.45 EPS
- October 20, 2017

It improved, as 61 investors sold United Parcel Service, Inc. shares while 410 reduced holdings. The Spears Abacus Advisors Llc holds 263,083 shares with $29.09 million value, down from 274,385 last quarter. Since June 5, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 1 insider sale for $214,980 activity. North Star Investment Mgmt, a Illinois-based fund reported 2,905 shares. (more...)
Consumer price index rose 4.3pct in Sept Consumer price index rose 4.3pct in Sept
- October 20, 2017

It said based on a seasonally-adjusted term, the overall CPI for September 2017 increased 0.3 percent compared to the previous month, while core inflation rose 2.4 percent yoy. ANZ Research said in a report Friday that it expects the inflation growth rate to remain around 4 percent in October due to low base effects and higher Brent crude oil prices - around 55 to 60 USA dollars per barrel. (more...)
Next Weeks Broker Price Targets For Skechers USA, Inc. (NYSE:SKX) Next Weeks Broker Price Targets For Skechers USA, Inc. (NYSE:SKX)
- October 20, 2017

This method of adaptation features a fast and a slow moving average so that the composite moving average swiftly responds to price changes and holds the average value until the next bar's close. The firm's 50 day moving average price is $25.32 and its 200 day moving average price is $26.40. It increased, as 38 investors sold Skechers USA Inc shares while 59 reduced holdings. (more...)
Analysts recommend to Buy Technology Stock: Activision Blizzard, Inc. (ATVI)
- October 20, 2017

As per Tuesday, November 15, the company rating was downgraded by Sidoti. The company was initiated on Tuesday, September 8 by Argus Research. As per Thursday, September 7, the company rating was maintained by BMO Capital Markets. LMOS's profit would be $1.20M giving it 89.90 P/E if the $0.05 EPS is correct. After $0.51 actual earnings per share reported by Activision Blizzard, Inc . (more...)
A Glimpse Into Insider Trading And Ownership At BioMarin Pharmaceutical Inc. (BMRN)
- October 20, 2017

Other equities research analysts have also recently issued research reports about the stock. Leerink Swann reissued a "buy" rating on shares of BioMarin Pharmaceutical in a report on Tuesday, July 18th. Analysts often look at short interest, or the number of shares now being shorted by investors, to aid in their outlook for a particular stock. Cwm, LLC owns 51 shares valued at $5,000. (more...)
Limelight Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ:LLNW) Sees Unusual Trading Volume in Its Shares
- October 20, 2017

Vanguard Grp Incorporated owns 2.98M shares or 0% of their U.S. portfolio. Alexandria Capital Lc reported 0% in Limelight Networks, Inc. Nadler Financial Group Incorporated holds 0.09% of its portfolio in Amgen, Inc. Shares of Limelight Networks (NASDAQ:LLNW) opened at 4.36 on Monday. Therefore 60% are positive. Limelight Networks had a negative net margin of 8.65% and a negative return on equity of 5.03%. (more...)
The Pfizer Inc. (PFE) PT Set at $34.00 by Jefferies Group
- October 20, 2017

Amid volatile financial markets and the presidential election, various investment brokerages have made amendments to their price targets and ratings on shares of Pfizer, Inc. (NYSE:PFE) earned "Hold" rating by Jefferies on Wednesday, August 16. The company was upgraded on Tuesday, June 14 by Wedbush. Starbucks Corp (NASDAQ:SBUX) was reduced too. (more...)
SunCoke Energy, Inc. (NYSE:SXC) Closed 9.0% Above Its 50 Day Average
- October 20, 2017

Parametric Port Assocs Ltd, Washington-based fund reported 25,962 shares. The 50 day moving average was up $0.82 or +9.01% and the 200 day average went up by +7.11%. Smith Asset Grp Inc Lp holds 10,700 shares. SunCoke Energy Partners, L.P.is engaged in the production of coke used in the blast furnace production of steel. (more...)
Senators Reach Bipartisan Deal on Health Care Senators Reach Bipartisan Deal on Health Care
- October 20, 2017

According to a June report by the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities, headquartered in D.C., the uninsured rate for nonelderly Blacks dropped more than one-third between 2013 and 2016, from 18.9 percent to 11.7 percent. Republicans in Congress actually fired the first shot in the destabilization wars in 2014 when they found a loophole in the law that allowed them to withhold billions in insurer payments for so-called premium "risk corridors" without actually repealing the law. (more...)
Ford Announces Recall of Some F-Series Trucks Ford Announces Recall of Some F-Series Trucks
- October 20, 2017

Service technicians will be adding water shields to side door latches. There have been recalling on six different occasions since 2014 when Ford had to recall 4 million vehicles owing to faulty door latches. Dealers will install water shields over the door latches and inspect and fix door latch cables if needed. The recall involves approximately 1.1 million vehicles in the United States and territories, 222,000 in Canada and 21,000 in Mexico. (more...)
South Korea opinion survey backs restarting construction of two nuclear reactors South Korea opinion survey backs restarting construction of two nuclear reactors
- October 20, 2017

Although President Moon Jae-in pledged to abandon the project during the election campaign, local contractors and residents have strongly opposed the move and threatened to take legal action to obtain financial compensation. Stability of power supply was cited as a prime reason for the choice in survey responses, the committee said. South Korea is one of the few exporters of nuclear technology in the world. (more...)
Growth Analysis of Rigel Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:RIGL)
- October 20, 2017

Short interest decreased 435 over that timeframe. In terms of the mechanics underlying that movement, traders will want to note that the stock is trading on a float of 2.87% with $141.86 Million sitting short, betting on future declines. (NASDAQ: RIGL ) Earnings Growing Rapidly? After $-0.16 actual EPS reported by Rigel Pharmaceuticals, Inc . for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -6.25% EPS growth. (more...)
Stocks within Assessment: MGM Resorts International (MGM), HP Inc. (HPQ) Stocks within Assessment: MGM Resorts International (MGM), HP Inc. (HPQ)
- October 20, 2017

However, the stock is trading at -12.15% versus recent highs ($34.65). The company moved in the past week with shift of -1.49%. The firm has a market capitalization of $17.51 billion, a P/E ratio of 18.02 and a beta of 1.46. Mgm Resorts International (Put) now has $17.47 billion valuation. The firm has "Buy" rating by UBS given on Monday, November 2. Therefore 69% are positive. (more...)