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NuVasive Updates 2017 Guidance; Announces $100 Mln Share Repurchase Program NuVasive Updates 2017 Guidance; Announces $100 Mln Share Repurchase Program
- October 27, 2017

According to their observations and findings, the stock could provide a high EPS of $0.71/share and a low EPS of $0.55/share. (NASDAQ: NUVA ) to report earnings on Oct, 24 for the fiscal quarter ending Sep 2017. This repurchase authorization allows the medical device company to buy shares of its stock through open market purchases. Measuring its EPS growth this year at -45.7%. (more...)
How Many Baidu Inc (ADR) (NASDAQ:BIDU)'s Analysts Are Bearish?
- October 27, 2017

Titan Machinery Inc. owns and operates a network of service agricultural and construction equipment stores in the United States and Europe. The company was downgraded on Tuesday, November 1 by RBC Capital Markets. (NASDAQ: BIDU ) from a hold rating to a buy rating in a research report released on Monday morning, The Fly reports. Therefore 38% are positive. Deutsche Bank AG reissued a "hold" rating and set a $201.00 price target (up from $186.00) on shares of Baidu in a research report on ... (more...)
QUALCOMM Incorporated (QCOM) Position Lifted by Capco Asset Management LLC
- October 27, 2017

It has underperformed by 24.26% the S&P500. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, sixteen have assigned a hold rating, twenty-one have issued a buy rating and one has issued a strong buy rating to the stock. QUALCOMM (QCOM) traded up 0.0851% during mid-day trading on Tuesday, reaching $53.8858. On October 19, 2017, Brian Modoff executed a indirect buy involving 7695 shares. (more...)
Earnings On Deck For Phillips 66
- October 27, 2017

Phillips 66 (NYSE:PSX) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, August 1st. PSX's profit will be $895.06M for 13.09 P/E if the $1.75 EPS becomes a reality. Motco boosted its stake in Phillips 66 by 4.0% in the second quarter. The stock has "Neutral" rating by Credit Suisse on Monday, November 2. RBC Capital Markets maintained Phillips 66 (NYSE:PSX) on Monday, June 5 with "Hold" rating. (more...)
US Air Force Denies Existence Of Santa Claus US Air Force Denies Existence Of Santa Claus
- October 27, 2017

So papa Air Force stepped in to cool things down between the bickering siblings. It ran a story with this headline: " Air Force confirms Santa Claus isn't real while chiding quarreling bases on Twitter ". " Santa is real ", it tweeted to the author of the article. The Air Force took a bit of friendly fire before it walked back its declaration. The Department of Transportation has said that they approve Kris Kringle's flight plans each year and the State Department has said that Santa ... (more...)
Bound passengers to face tighter security screening from today Bound passengers to face tighter security screening from today
- October 27, 2017

Hong Kong-based Cathay Pacific Airlines advised travelers to arrive at airports three hours before their scheduled departure times . But it isn't that simple. are coming into effect, which United States authorities say are aimed at reducing the threat of hidden explosives. Cathay Pacific, meanwhile, has suspended the in-town and curbside check-in at its Hong Kong hub, meaning all passengers traveling to the US must check-in with airline personnel for a security interview. (more...)
Most Active Volume Stock: Rite Aid Corporation (RAD)
- October 27, 2017

Alliancebernstein L.P. increased its holdings in Rite Aid Corporation by 95.9% during the first quarter. Focusing on shares of Marriot Vacations Worldwide Cor (VAC), we have noted that the Percentage Price Oscillator Histogram line is now below zero. (more...)
Earnings on the Doorstep For Yamana Gold Inc
- October 27, 2017

Moving averages are used as a strong indicator for technical stock analysis and it helps investors in figuring out where the stock has been and also facilitate in determining where it may be possibly heading. Whether a stock is in or out of their favor can have a big effect on its price. It was created to allow traders to more accurately measure the daily volatility of an asset by using simple calculations. (more...)
The Shutterfly Inc. (SFLY) Receives Consensus Rating of "Buy" from Analysts
- October 27, 2017

Shutterfly's focus on improving operational efficiency through major restructuring bodes well for the long term. Amalgamated Bank now owns 4,591 shares of the technology company's stock valued at $222,000 after acquiring an additional 346 shares during the period. (more...)
Oracle Corporation (ORCL) Shares Bought by UMB Bank NA MO
- October 27, 2017

Closing price generally refers to the last price at which a stock trades during a regular trading session. For the most recent quarter, quick ratio was 3.6, current ratio was 3.6, LT Debt/Equity ratio was 0.85 and Total Debt/Equity ratio stands at 0.94, while Payout ratio is 0.255. (more...)
Pier 88 Investment Partners LLC Raises Holdings in Salesforce.com Inc (CRM) Pier 88 Investment Partners LLC Raises Holdings in Salesforce.com Inc (CRM)
- October 27, 2017

The P/E ratio is one of the most common ratios used for figuring out whether a company is overvalued or undervalued. The Company's divisions include Plasma Collection Centers, which includes its activities in Georgia; Research and Development, which includes its plasma development activities in New Jersey, and Corporate. (more...)
Analysts See $3.66 EPS for Shire PLC (ADR) (SHPG) Analysts See $3.66 EPS for Shire PLC (ADR) (SHPG)
- October 27, 2017

OLD Point Trust & Financial Services N A purchased a new position in Shire PLC (NASDAQ: SHPG ) during the third quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The stock presently has a consensus rating of "Hold" and a consensus target price of $219.25. As per Friday, September 22, the company rating was maintained by Cowen & Co. (more...)
Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies Corporation (WAB), Capstone Turbine Corporation (CPST)
- October 27, 2017

They issued a hold rating and a $81.00 price target on the stock. Deutsche Bank AG set a $85.00 price objective on shares of Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies Corporation and gave the stock a hold rating in a research report on Monday, August 14th. (more...)
Glenn Stevens joins Macquarie board
- October 27, 2017

It was underpinned by a 3 per cent increase in net operating income to $5.4 billion and a 1 per cent cut in cost. Macquarie said it now expects full-year earnings to exceed last year's record profit of $2.2 billion. Mr Stevens led the RBA through the GFC and framed the policy that drove official interests rates down to the current record level of 1.5 per cent. Mr Warne described Mr Stevens as an "internationally respected central banker who has contributed significantly to Australia's ... (more...)
United Kingdom court to rule next year on legality of abortion law United Kingdom court to rule next year on legality of abortion law
- October 27, 2017

Lady Hale did not set a date for the court to deliver its ruling but it is not expected before next year. Amnesty is an intervenor in the case which is considering whether Northern Ireland law breaches women's rights by not allowing abortions in cases of sexual crime and fatal foetal abnormalities. (more...)
Research Report For Perion Network Ltd. (PERI)
- October 27, 2017

The firm earned $74.46 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $77.41 million. Also, there are 0 buy, 0 sell and 0 strong sell ratings , collectively assigning a 3 average brokerage recommendation. While looking at the Stock's Performance, Perion Network Ltd . now shows a Weekly Performance of -6.67%, where Monthly Performance is 0.9%, Quarterly performance is -34.88%, 6 Months performance is -38.46% and yearly performance percentage is -3.45%. (more...)
United Continental Holdings Inc (UAL) Upgraded to United Continental Holdings Inc (UAL) Upgraded to "Outperform" by Evercore ISI
- October 27, 2017

Scotia Capital Inc. now owns 9,156 shares of the company's stock worth $548,000 after buying an additional 27,499 shares in the last quarter. Boston Partners now owns 4,840,050 shares of the transportation company's stock valued at $364,214,000 after purchasing an additional 1,324,894 shares during the last quarter. (more...)
Intel earnings: $1.01 a share vs 80 cents EPS expected Intel earnings: $1.01 a share vs 80 cents EPS expected
- October 27, 2017

Reaction to Intel's report was mild among investors, as the company's shares rose 1.4 percent, to $41.35, in after-hours trading. Revenue rose 2.4 percent to $16.15 billion, beating estimates of $15.73 billion. The company posted a net income of $4.5 billion for the quarter, up 61 percent compared to the second quarter and up 32 percent compared to the third quarter of 2016. (more...)
El Paso Electric Company (EE) Consensus Earnings Estimates El Paso Electric Company (EE) Consensus Earnings Estimates
- October 27, 2017

Morgan Stanley cut General Electric from an equal weight rating to an underweight rating and set a $22.00 price objective on the stock.in a research report on Monday. General Electric ( NYSE:GE ) traded down 0.84% during midday trading on Wednesday, hitting $21.32. The company was maintained on Tuesday, August 25 by Deutsche Bank. (more...)
Pound drops after retail sales fall at fastest rate since financial crisis Pound drops after retail sales fall at fastest rate since financial crisis
- October 27, 2017

Exactly half of retailers said volumes were down in October compared to a year ago. Some of the UK's biggest retailers have been announcing substantial job cuts this year as cost rises start to bite. "It's clear retailers are beginning to really feel the pinch from higher inflation", said Rain Newton-Smith, the CBI's chief economist. "While retail sales can be volatile from month to month, the steep drop in sales in October echoes other recent data pointing to a marked softening in ... (more...)
Workers see falls in real wages
- October 27, 2017

It's leaving millions of working people facing hardship and getting deeper into debt. Private sector wage growth outstripped the public sector, but workers in the public sector continue to earn more. "The lowest paid 10% of workers and those in some regions like the East Midlands still saw real increases, while other areas saw decreases". Andrew Sentance, a senior economic adviser at PwC, said: "This latest rise in inflation will add to the squeeze on the spending power of consumers and ... (more...)
Oakbrook Investments LLC Raises Holdings in Fidelity National Information Services, Inc. (FIS)
- October 27, 2017

Shares last traded at $95.71 just above the 50 day moving average which is $93.56 and slightly over the 200 day moving average of $88.32. The company's stock had a trading volume of 108,863 shares. Therefore 95% are positive. Fidelity National Information Services has a 12 month low of $55.11 and a 12 month high of $81.67. On Friday, August 14 the stock rating was maintained by JP Morgan with "Neutral". (more...)
Saputo pips Fonterra for Oz dairy processor
- October 27, 2017

Murray Goulburn said Saputo would acquire all of the operating assets and operating liabilities of the company, which in August reported a $371 million loss for 2016/7. "This transaction will crystallise real value for MG's equity, whilst rewarding our loyal suppliers through the milk supply commitments", said MG's Chairman John Spark in a statement. (more...)
Pounding Higher, Is There More to Come From: Paychex, Inc. (NASDAQ:PAYX)
- October 27, 2017

The stock rose 0.19% or $0.36 reaching $192.19 per share. About 1.37 million shares traded. (NASDAQ: PAYX ) on Friday, May 5. It has underperformed by 10.23% the S&P500. The legal version of this piece can be viewed at https://stocknewstimes.com/2017/10/25/tributary-capital-management-llc-cuts-stake-in-paychex-inc-payx.html. (more...)
Agency cancels public hearings in St. Cloud on oil pipeline Agency cancels public hearings in St. Cloud on oil pipeline
- October 27, 2017

But the data was redacted from the EIS when it was made public. Enbridge says the data could be used by "bad actors" intent on damaging the pipeline, thus threatening nearby natural resources, too. The Minnesota Department of Commerce nailed it when they concluded, "Minnesota would be better off if Enbridge proposed to cease operations of the existing Line 3, without any new pipeline being built". (more...)
Cardinals name Maddux pitching coach
- October 27, 2017

Less than a week after the Cardinals' search for a pitching coach got complicated by an onrush of established candidates available and new teams in need of a hire, the club has filled its vacancy. Eversgerd has been a pitching coach in the organization for 15 seasons including the past five with the Redbirds. He also was the pitching coach for the Rangers when their pitching staff propelled them to the American League pennant and a 2011 meeting with the Cardinals in the World Series. (more...)
Northrop Grumman Corporation (NOC) Issues FY17 Earnings Guidance
- October 27, 2017

About 802,106 shares traded or 8.62% up from the average. Northrop Grumman Corporation ( NYSE : NOC ) has risen 18.39% since October 26, 2016 and is uptrending. The Telemus Capital Llc holds 2,518 shares with $646,000 value, down from 5,068 last quarter. Comerica Commercial Bank reported 0.15% stake. COPYRIGHT VIOLATION NOTICE: " Northrop Grumman Corporation ( NOC ) Given a $320.00 Price Target at Goldman Sachs Group, Inc". (more...)
Visa's (V) "Buy" Rating Reaffirmed at Jefferies Group LLC
- October 27, 2017

About 12 shares traded. More notable recent Visa Inc (NYSE:V) news were published by: Fool.com which released: "Is Visa Inc. a Buy?" on October 04, 2017, also Seekingalpha.com with their article: "Visa Is Unstoppable: Another Beat, Another Stock Price Bump" published on October 26, 2017, Seekingalpha.com published: "Visa: Better Than An Ultra-Growth Stock?" on October 23, 2017. (more...)
Eagle Materials Inc (NASDAQ:EXP) To Release Earnings
- October 27, 2017

Other hedge funds have also recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Tower Research Capital LLC TRC now owns 1,149 shares of the construction company's stock valued at $106,000 after buying an additional 949 shares during the last quarter. (more...)
GMR Hyderabad Airport expanding, to double capacity GMR Hyderabad Airport expanding, to double capacity
- October 27, 2017

Rajiv Gandhi International Airport expansion works starting from next year will be completed by 2020 with additional terminals and runways. "Last year, the airport handled 16 MPPA and expected to hit 18 MPPA by end of this fiscal", SGK Kishore, CEO, GHIAL, said. (more...)