Target Adds Newer Markets to Its Restock Program

Target (TGT) announced that it’s expanding its popular Restock pilot program to eight new markets that will cover about one-fifth of the total US population.

Tsakos Energy Navigation: Digging into Its 2Q17 Results

Tsakos Energy Navigation (TNP) missed its 2Q17 revenue estimate of $109 million. It reported revenues of $104 million.

Pre-Market Report: Mixed Global Markets, Lower Risk Appetite

On September 22, 2017, the Shanghai Composite Index fell 0.16% and ended at 3,352.53. The SPDR S&P China ETF (GXC) fell 0.1% and closed at 104.50.

Wall Street Pulled Back from Record Highs on September 21

On September 21, nine out of the S&P 500’s 11 major sectors fell. Weakness in the telecom services and consumer staples sectors pushed the market lower.


Why Bed Bath & Beyond Missed Analysts’ Estimates in 2Q17

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%.

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The Top and Bottom of Oilfield Service Stocks in 3Q17

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.

What Allergan's Latest Developments Tell Us

On September 19, 2017, Allergan’s Allure received three 2017 Best of the Beauty Breakthrough awards.

Visa's Operating Revenues, Expenses, and Much More

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%.

Dentsply Sirona: Its Partnerships and Collaborations

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.”

What's Frontier’s Outlook for the Rest of 2017?

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.

What's in Store for Nike This Quarter? A 1Q18 Earnings Preview

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.

What if US Crude Actually Does Stay above $50?

The US refinery utilization rate jumped to 83.2% in the week ended September 15, 2017, compared with 77.7% one week previously.

The Future of Investing - ESG Portfolios: Changing Beliefs, Perceptions, and Goals

“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…

Why the Bank of Japan Is Continuing with Negative Interest Rates

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.

Julian Robertson: The Market 'Is Quite High on a Historical Basis’

The founder of Tiger Management, Julian Robertson, shared his view on the market, valuations, and his favorite sector at the 2017 Delivering Alpha Conference.

Which Gold Miners Could See a Valuation Upside in 2017?

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.

Evaluating Xcel Energy's Chart Indicators, Dividends, and More

Investors took shelter in relatively safer utility stocks during the market turmoil this year. Xcel Energy is one of the relatively safer utility stocks.

How Did the Fed Just Play on Precious Metals?

On September 20, gold futures for October expiry closed 0.44% higher than the previous day, ending at $1,312.5 per ounce.

Spirit Airlines' Problems: No End in Sight?

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.

Taking Stock of W.R. Grace's Leverage Situation after 2Q17

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.

When Will Exelon Power on Investor Returns?

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.

Analyzing Recent Changes in ONEOK’s Key Indicators

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).

What to Expect from Conagra’s Fiscal 1Q18 Results

Conagra stock is down about 15.5% on a YTD (year-to-date) basis as of September 21, 2017.

What Wall Street Analysts Recommend for LNG Carriers in September

All nine analysts that cover Hoegh LNG Partners (HMLP) are bullish on the stock.


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