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New Hurricane Index Predicted Harvey Would Be A Monster, Say Scientists New Hurricane Index Predicted Harvey Would Be A Monster, Say Scientists
- September 02, 2017

Even before Harvey hit, many scientists and engineers in Houston had been warning how ill-prepared the city was for a big rainfall event, and the ways in which planning decisions - like the significant loss of green space - can exacerbate floods. (more...)
Walmart Commits $20 Million To Relief Efforts
- September 02, 2017

According to Walmart, their generous donation includes $10 million focused on support of American Red Cross shelters and $2 million in support of the Hurricane Harvey Relief Fund at the Greater Houston Community Foundation. "So many people across the country and even the world are watching the response, and we've seen [Houston pastor] Joel Osteen sort of get thrown under the bus for his lack of response", Terjesen said. (more...)
Technicals on Watch For Sunopta Inc
- September 02, 2017

The simple moving average is a mathematical calculation that takes the average price (mean) for a given amount of time. Normal oscillations tend to stay in the range of -100 to +100. Moving averages have the ability to be used as a powerful indicator for technical stock analysis. The 14 day Williams %R for Australian Dairy Farms Group (AHF.AX) is noted at -100.00. (more...)
Active Volume Stock: Applied Optoelectronics, Inc. (AAOI) Active Volume Stock: Applied Optoelectronics, Inc. (AAOI)
- September 02, 2017

The stock declined 0.66% or $0.39 reaching $58.73 per share. Volume has increased in Thursday's trading session by 1.84 million shares, but on a weak note. On Thursday, August 11 the stock rating was downgraded by HSBC to "Reduce". More interesting news about Applied Optoelectronics Inc (NASDAQ:AAOI) were released by: Seekingalpha.com and their article: " Applied Optoelectronics: Full Speed Ahead" published on August 15, 2017 as well as Benzinga.com's news article titled: "The Bull And Bear ... (more...)
A Technical Look At 2 Stocks: Starbucks Corporation (SBUX), Allergan plc (AGN)
- September 02, 2017

It has underperformed by 40.64% the S&P500. Victory Capital Management Inc. cut its stake in shares of Starbucks Co. Goelzer Investment Management Inc sold 8,035 shares as Starbucks Corp (SBUX)'s stock rose 6.99%. Its up 0.34, from 0.87 in 2016Q3. Several other institutional investors have also recently added to or reduced their stakes in SBUX. Cape Cod Five Cents Savings Bank raised its stake in Starbucks Corporation by 16.9% in the second quarter. (more...)
The Pepsico, Inc. (PEP) Stake Increased by NewFocus Financial Group LLC
- September 02, 2017

Analysts expect PepsiCo, Inc. About 1.42M shares traded. Pepsico, Inc. (NYSE: PEP ) has a beta of 0.70, compared to a beta of 1 for the market, which implies that the stock's price movements are less extreme than the market as a whole. JP Morgan initiated the shares of PEP in report on Tuesday, March 21 with "Overweight" rating. The company now has a consensus rating of "Buy" and a consensus target price of $123.40. (more...)
Caterpillar, Inc. (CAT) Position Maintained by Factory Mutual Insurance Co
- September 02, 2017

The stock rose 0.16% or $0.19 reaching $118.47. 1,521,922 shares of the company's stock traded hands. Caterpillar (NYSE:CAT) last released its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, July 25th. Therefore 50% are positive. Many analysts published research study on CAT. As per Wednesday, October 7, the company rating was upgraded by Wells Fargo. (more...)
Facebook Launches Watch Video Service Facebook Launches Watch Video Service
- September 02, 2017

Watch should help Facebook solidify its position alongside YouTube, the leader in the digital video space, for advertisers, said Paul Verna, a senior analyst with eMarketer. Further details have emerged of Facebook's original programming plans, with three new shows based on Discovery Communications' brands being produced for the social media outfit's Watch service. (more...)
Insider Activity of Cinemark Holdings, Inc. (CNK)
- September 02, 2017

We have $31.73 PT which if reached, will make NYSE:CF worth $611.10 million more. Mcclain Value Management Llc sold 151,373 shares as Allegheny Technologies Inc (ATI)'s stock declined 21.75%. (NYSE:CNK) news were published by: Nasdaq.com which released: "Cinemark Holdings Enters Oversold Territory" on August 18, 2017, also Seekingalpha.com with their article: "Cinemark Holdings (CNK) Q2 2017 Results - Earnings Call Transcript" published on August 04, 2017, Zacks.com published: "Cinemark ... (more...)
United States flies bombers, fighters in show of force against N. Korea
- September 02, 2017

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has made it clear that he is ready to negotiate with North Korea , provided they are ready for nuclear disarmament. Thousands of U.S. soldiers are stationed in South Korea and Japan . "There were times when even a short-range ballistic missile launch drew a heated response and sanctions from the global community, but the world didn't do anything about North Korea's short-range ballistic missile launches on Saturday" ahead of Tuesday's longer launch, ... (more...)
Analysts Expect Molson Coors Brewing Company (TAP) to Announce $1.36 EPS
- September 02, 2017

Creative Planning now owns 4,093 shares of the company's stock worth $392,000 after buying an additional 156 shares in the last quarter. Yandex now has $9.66B valuation. At current levels, Molson Coors Brewing Company (NYSE:TAP) shares have been seen trading -0.09% away from the 20-day moving average. Therefore 69% are positive. (more...)
Up-to-date Analyst's Assessments: Verizon Communications Inc. (VZ), Sirius XM Holdings Inc. (SIRI)
- September 02, 2017

Ubs Asset Americas Incorporated reported 4.51M shares or 0.02% of all its holdings. (NASDAQ: SIRI ) for 62,290 shares. Aviva PLC lowered its position in Sirius XM Holdings Inc . Its up 1.85, from 1.44 in 2016Q3. 45 funds opened positions while 93 raised stakes. Prudential Fincl has invested 0% in OM Asset Management PLC (NYSE:OMAM). (more...)
Analysts Are Gushing Over Navios Maritime Partners LP (NMM), Genesco Inc. (GCO)
- September 02, 2017

Navios Maritime Partners L.P. (Navios Partners), launched on August 7, 2007, is an worldwide owner and operator of dry cargo and container vessels. The share price has moved forward from its 20 days moving average, trading at a distance of 8.18% and stays 20% away from its 50 days moving average. (more...)
Shares Trading up at $77.63 (EXR) Extra Space Storage Inc. Provides…
- September 02, 2017

Cantor Fitzgerald reaffirmed a "hold" rating and set a $77.00 price target on shares of Extra Space Storage in a research note on Sunday, August 20th. The company was downgraded on Wednesday, August 26 by Zacks. Jefferies maintained the shares of EXR in report on Wednesday, August 5 with "Buy" rating. (more...)
New leadership for New Look New leadership for New Look
- September 02, 2017

Brait, in which South African retail mogul Christo Wiese is the top investor, did not immediately respond to a request for comment, while a New Look spokesman declined to comment. However the company recently admitted that its product could have been better lately and had recruited new chief creative officer Paula Dumont Lopez, former head of product at Zara Basic , who joins this month. (more...)
Risk Factors in Focus - The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE:DOW)
- September 02, 2017

Hartford Investment Management Co.'s holdings in Dow Chemical Company (The) were worth $16,062,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period. First Command Bank increased its position in shares of Dow Chemical Company (The) by 36.9% in the second quarter. (more...)
Judge's ruling means 4.2 million Americans won't be eligible for overtime Judge's ruling means 4.2 million Americans won't be eligible for overtime
- September 02, 2017

The change would have expanded that number by as much as 4.2 million, the Obama administration said when introducing the plan. "The Overtime Rule limits workplace flexibility without a corresponding increase in pay and forces employers to cut their workers' hours", Rylander said. (more...)
KeyCorp Reiterates KeyCorp Reiterates "Buy" Rating for American Electric Power Company, Inc. (AEP)
- September 02, 2017

The 1-year high was reported on Sep, 1 by Barchart.com . Traders are paying renewed attention to shares of Ultrapar Participacoes SA (UGP). The Company distributes electricity to retail customers principally in El Paso, Texas and Las Cruces, New Mexico. (more...)
What Hurricane Harvey Means for Oil Stocks
- September 02, 2017

A snapshot of the market impact from Harvey by commodity pricing group S&P Global Platts said the disruption to the regional energy sector was " massive " as Harvey strengthened as it moved toward Louisiana and regional refining hubs there. (more...)
Gilead Sciences, Inc. (GILD) Upgraded to Buy at Argus
- September 02, 2017

Catalyst Pharmaceuticals, Inc., formerly Catalyst Pharmaceutical Partners, Inc., is a development-stage biopharmaceutical company. The stock declined 0.60% or $0.5 reaching $83.21 per share. Its up 0.02, from 0.91 in 2016Q3. It improved, as 106 investors sold GILD shares while 656 reduced holdings. 26 funds opened positions while 25 raised stakes. (more...)
Labor Day weekend travel starts today Labor Day weekend travel starts today
- September 02, 2017

Law enforcement is stepping up patrols throughout the Labor Day weekend, which started at 12:01 a.m. today and runs through midnight Monday, according to Hal Taylor, Alabama's secretary of law enforcement. It urges holiday revelers to designate a driver who will skip alcohol, marijuana and other drugs. In Georgia, you can call 511 if you need assistance and in SC you can call *47 for help. (more...)
Intrust Bank NA Has $242000 Position in O'Reilly Automotive, Inc. (ORLY)
- September 02, 2017

Amc Networks Inc now has $3.85 billion valuation. About 134,854 shares traded. O'Reilly Automotive Inc (NASDAQ: ORLY ) has declined 1.60% since September 1, 2016 and is downtrending. Moreover, Mercer Advisers has 1.88% invested in PepsiCo, Inc. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, thirteen have given a hold rating, eight have assigned a buy rating and one has assigned a strong buy rating to the company. (more...)
Dollar Tree, Inc. (DLTR) Upgraded to Dollar Tree, Inc. (DLTR) Upgraded to "Market Perform" by Sanford C. Bernstein
- September 02, 2017

Dollar Tree, Inc. has 231.12 million shares outstanding, and in the last trade has seen ATR around 1.73. The hedge fund held 1.21M shares of the consumer services company at the end of 2016Q4, valued at $93.36 million, down from 1.37 million at the end of the previous reported quarter. (more...)
Crude Oil Falls To Monthly Low, Gas Surges On Harvey Crude Oil Falls To Monthly Low, Gas Surges On Harvey
- September 02, 2017

Motiva is owned by Saudi Aramco, the state-owned oil company of Saudi Arabia. At this time, we don't anticipate a sizeable slowing in hiring that would impact that Bureau of Labor Statistics estimate in September. It would've been a much bigger issue a decade ago, when the Gulf accounted for almost 30% of the nation's oil production. Shrinking crude stocks and expectations for rising growth in global demand meant analysts in a monthly Reuters poll raised their oil price forecasts for ... (more...)
Marathon Patent Group, Inc. (MARA)
- September 02, 2017

So we must wait until the RSI crosses back under 70 or crosses back above 30. The good news is there's still room for Marathon Patent Group, Inc. The stock's price is 0.48 and their relative strength index (RSI) stands at 73.65. A sell-side firm might have issued a buy report on the company. The stock's short float is around of 14.33% and short ratio is 0.76. From the session open, shares have moved -5.68%. (more...)
Adobe Systems Incorporated (NASDAQ:ADBE) Trading Up - Short Interest Down by -7.60%
- September 02, 2017

EVP Ann Lewnes let go of 1,953 shares at an average price of $146.68 on Wednesday the 9th. (NYSE:MRK) has risen 16.86% since September 1, 2016 and is uptrending. Gilder Gagnon Howe And Communications Limited Com reported 0.95% of its portfolio in Adobe Systems Incorporated (NASDAQ:ADBE). Aristotle Cap Mngmt Limited Liability invested in 3.08M shares. (more...)
The Crow Reboot Is Now Owned By Sony, Nothing Else New The Crow Reboot Is Now Owned By Sony, Nothing Else New
- September 02, 2017

Relativity emerged from Chapter 11 in April 2016. The team most recently attached to the project were Jason Momoa as the star and Corin Hardy as the director, though neither of them have been confirmed to sign on with the Sony version of the project. (more...)
Campbell Soup Company (CPB) Stock Sinks on Q4 Miss, Sales Warning Campbell Soup Company (CPB) Stock Sinks on Q4 Miss, Sales Warning
- September 02, 2017

These factors led to a tweaked sales view for the fiscal. Many brokerage brokerage firms commented on the share. Credit Suisse Group reissued a sell rating on shares of Campbell Soup in a research report on Wednesday, May 24th. If you are viewing this report on another publication, it was illegally stolen and republished in violation of global copyright & trademark law. Several hedge funds have recently made changes to their positions in the stock. (more...)
Ambarella, Inc. (AMBA) Reaches New 12-Month Low Following Analyst Downgrade Ambarella, Inc. (AMBA) Reaches New 12-Month Low Following Analyst Downgrade
- September 02, 2017

Over 57% of the brokerages covering TECD rate the shares a "buy" or better, which could leave Tech Data stock at risk of additional negative notes. Share prices are capable of moving sharply higher or lower in a very short amount of time. (more...)
Where Technical Charts Stands for Emerson Electric Co. (EMR)
- September 02, 2017

Stock dripped -3.48% over the trailing 6 months. (NYSE: EMR ) for 693,776 shares. It is down 18.47% since August 30, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 40.76% the S&P500. The firm had revenue of $4.04 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $3.99 billion. Therefore 78% are positive. Cowen and Company reissued a "hold" rating and set a $62.00 price objective on shares of Emerson Electric in a research report on Tuesday, May 2nd. (more...)