Bed Bath & Beyond (BBBY) announced its 2Q17 earnings on September 19. BBBY posted adjusted earnings per share (or EPS) of $0.77 on revenues of ~$2.9 billion. Compared to 2Q16, its EPS fell 30.6%, while its revenues fell 1.7%.
In this series, we’ll examine and rank the top and bottom US OFS (oilfield service) and equipment companies in 3Q17, based on analysts’ expectations.
On September 19, 2017, Allergan’s Allure received three 2017 Best of the Beauty Breakthrough awards.
Visa (V) has reported net operating revenues amounting to $10.8 billion from fiscal 1Q16 to fiscal 3Q16 and $13.5 billion from fiscal 1Q17 to fiscal 3Q17, reflecting an increase of 25%.
According to the recommendations of 15 brokerage firms, 60.0% (or nine) of them have rated Dentsply Sirona (XRAY) a “buy,” and 33.0% (or five) have rated it a “hold.”
During the Goldman Sachs Communacopia Conference on September 12, 2017, Perley McBride, Frontier’s chief financial officer, discussed the company’s full-year 2017 guidance.
Oregon-based Nike (NKE) is expected to release its results for 1Q18 after the market closes on September 26, 2017. Its EPS (earnings per share) is expected to fall 34.0% YoY.
The US refinery utilization rate jumped to 83.2% in the week ended September 15, 2017, compared with 77.7% one week previously.
“We are in the middle of a transition. Ten years from now people won’t be having conversations about ESG as a separate discipline. ESG will be part of how one…
The Bank of Japan left its policy unchanged at its September meeting. By an 8–1 majority vote, the policy board decided to leave its policy and its QQE with a yield curve control unchanged.
The founder of Tiger Management, Julian Robertson, shared his view on the market, valuations, and his favorite sector at the 2017 Delivering Alpha Conference.
Gold prices have been on a roller coaster ride, given the on and off situation with North Korea. A missile test and gold’s safe-haven appeal have propelled prices higher, and then they’ve fallen back again.
Investors took shelter in relatively safer utility stocks during the market turmoil this year. Xcel Energy is one of the relatively safer utility stocks.
On September 20, gold futures for October expiry closed 0.44% higher than the previous day, ending at $1,312.5 per ounce.
After reducing capacity growth from mid-2016 to mid-2017, Spirit Airlines (SAVE) has again increased its capacity growth in the third quarter of 2017.
At the end of 2Q17, W.R. Grace’s (GRA) books reflected short-term debt of $86.5 million and long-term debt of $1.5 billion. Put together, its total debt is $1.6 billion.
Exelon (EXC), the largest competitive utility in the country, has outperformed broader utilities in the past year and is trading at a yield similar to peers.
ONEOK is trading at dividend yield of ~5.3%—higher compared to ~2.6% for Kinder Morgan (KMI) and ~4.9% for Magellan Midstream Partners (MMP).
Conagra stock is down about 15.5% on a YTD (year-to-date) basis as of September 21, 2017.
All nine analysts that cover Hoegh LNG Partners (HMLP) are bullish on the stock.