Will LyondellBasell's New Debt Issue Be Beneficial?
Since 2011, LyondellBasell’s debt has grown substantially. In contrast, LYB’s shareholder equity has dropped significantly.
LyondellBasell’s interest expense has remained steady over the past five years with the exception of 2012.
LyondellBasell’s debt has risen from $4.0 billion in 2011 to $9.0 billion at the end of 2016.
How Paypal Plans to Shape Its Future
PayPal (PYPL) recently participated in a funding round that raised $48.0 million for Viva Republic, the parent of Toss, the South Korean payment app.
In seeking to penetrate India’s digital market, Microsoft (MSFT) appears to be borrowing a page from Facebook (FB) on how to persuade Indian consumers.
Salesforce (CRM) continues to behave in ways that may be worrying for its rivals such as Microsoft (MSFT), Adobe (ADBE), Oracle (ORCL), and SAP SE (SAP).
Failure to Repeal the Healthcare Act Impacts Agribusiness Stocks
The US is among the few countries with a corporate tax rate higher than 35%. President Trump promised to lower overall tax rates for corporates to 15%.
For the week ending March 24, agribusiness stocks were in negative territory. The VanEck Vectors Agribusiness ETF (MOO) fell by 98 basis points.
On March 24, 2017, the US State Department issued a presidential permit authorizing TransCanada (TRP) to construct the Keystone XL Pipeline.
Sprint at Deutsche Bank Media, Internet and Telecom Conference
A potential hiccup Sprint could face if it tries to merge with T-Mobile is that it could end up in a bidding war with a giant media company.
Toshiba has a 50-50 joint venture with Western Digital (WDC) under which the companies share the R&D, capital expenditure, and operating expenses of four fabs.
In the fiscal year ended March 2016, Toshiba’s NAND business generated revenues of $7.4 billion and operating profit of $960 million.
Why the Cloud Is Dominating Oracle’s Fiscal 3Q17 Earnings
Conventional servers are facing a decline in demand as enterprises rapidly adopt virtualization and cloud computing technology.
Tarek Robbiati, Sprint’s chief financial officer, said Sprint is well positioned for unlimited data, given its deep spectrum position.
Micron Technology (MU) is also allocating ~$1.1 billion on new technology and enablement of 3D XPoint, which it developed in collaboration with Intel (INTC).
Marvell’s Fiscal 4Q17: Are Investors Holding Their Breath?
Marvell’s (MRVL) restructuring program will involve selling off non-strategic businesses.
Noble Energy (NBL) announced the initial public offering of Noble Midstream Partners (NBLX) in early September 2016.
The expected synergy from Alcoa’s acquisition of Firth Rixson could be a key driver of Arconic’s (ARNC) medium-term performance.