Macy’s has seen some tough times over the last seven fiscal years, with sales declining. In this series, we’ll discuss the company’s efforts to improve its sales, online channel, and earnings.
Right now, Exelon (EXC), the largest hybrid utility in the US, seems to be relatively better placed among peers.
Markets reacted positively after the Fed declared a rate hike of 25 basis points on March 15, 2017.
PVH Corp beat estimates in both earnings and revenues for 4Q16, marking the 11th-straight earnings beat, though its EPS fell 19% YoY to $1.23.
On a capital-structure-neutral basis, Merck currently trades at ~9.6x, which is much lower than the industry average of ~11.2x.
Novartis’s valuation has followed the industry’s overall trend over the last five years. Whether the healthcare sector’s valuation rises or falls, Novartis will definitely be affected.
On March 7, 2017, International Flavors & Fragrances (IFF) announced a dividend of $0.64 per share on the company’s outstanding common stock.
Utility giants SO and DUK have healthy dividend profiles and premium yields. But to know which one is superior, we have to compare dividend profiles.
The bubbles created in China’s stock market in 2007 and 2015–2016 show that stocks fell ~65.0% and ~41.0%, respectively.
Oracle (ORCL) announced its fiscal 3Q17 results on March 15, 2017. The tech giant reported revenues of ~$1.2 billion for its Cloud segment, an 85% increase on a year-over-year basis.
Clorox stock has risen 14.3% on a YTD basis as of March 22, and the stock has risen about 9.6% since it announced its strong fiscal 2Q17 results.
Intrepid Potash (IPI) stock has remained weak in terms of performance so far this year. On March 22, 2017, Intrepid Potash was trading at a fall of 22% year-to-date.
With revenue and adjusted EBITDA rising and losses narrowing, Sprint (S) is starting to gain traction in its turnaround efforts.
Freeport-McMoRan closed at $12.83 on March 23—0.23% lower than its closing the previous day. So far, 2017 has been a somber year for Freeport investors.
Storage and data management giant NetApp (NTAP) has aligned its strategic solutions to meet the IT demands of its enterprise users.
After the news of the sale of Transocean’s (RIG) jack-up fleet broke on March 20, RIG stock closed at $12.22—2% lower than the previous day’s closing price.
After posting its fiscal 2Q17 results, Darden reaffirmed its SSSG guidance for fiscal 2017 to be in the range of 1%–2%, with EPS to be $3.87–$3.97.
Silver has performed slightly better than gold and platinum on a year-to-date basis.
In this series, we’ll take a look at recent global services PMI (purchasing managers’ index) releases. Like manufacturing PMIs, services PMIs are important economic indicators.
Wall Street analysts expect Fairmount Santrol Holdings (FMSA), a relatively small OFS provider, to see the highest 1Q17 revenue growth in our group.