CSX’s 3Q17 Earnings Shine: Higher Freight Rates, Stock Up 2.6%

The eastern US rail freight carrier CSX (CSX) announced its 3Q17 earnings on October 17. The quarter marks the end of two full quarters under the leadership of Hunter Harrison.

What Weighed down J.B. Hunt's 3Q17 Results?

For 3Q17, J.B. Hunt (JBHT) reported EPS (earnings per share) of $0.91, which was 5.4% lower than the analysts’ estimate of $0.96.

Pre-Market Report: Global Markets Are Strong on October 18

On October 18, the Shanghai Composite Index closed at 3,381.79 after rising 0.29%. The SPDR S&P China ETF (GXC) fell 0.9% on October 17, 2017.

Hershey: Why 3Q17 Could Be a Challenging Quarter

Hershey (HSY) is set to report its 3Q17 results next week. Analysts expect the company’s upcoming quarter to remain muted on the sales and earnings front.


An Investor's Guide To Panera Bread

Panera Bread (PNRA) is a limited-service restaurant. It operates fast-casual restaurants. PNRA has more than 1,800 restaurants. Most of PNRA’s restaurants are in the US.

MPLX structure
An Investor’s must-know guide to MPLX LP

Marathon Petroleum Corporation, or MPC, owns 100% of the MPLX general partnership, or GP, interests, as well as the incentive distribution rights.

Continental Resources: An important overview

In the past one year, Continental Resource’s share price has gone down by 29%. Share prices of most of the oil-heavy upstream companies have declined since June this year.

An investor’s guide to China Southern Airlines Company Ltd.

China Southern Airlines’ network connects 1,024 destinations in 187 countries, including all major cities in Asia, Europe, the United States, Australia, and Africa.

Must-know: An investor’s guide to PepsiCo

According to Information Resources, Inc. (or IRI), PepsiCo owns nine of the 40 largest packaged goods trademarks in the United States.

A must-read overview of Pinnacle Entertainment

Pinnacle Entertainment owns and operates a poker tour as well as various gaming entertainment properties. The company also manages a racetrack.

HCA Holdings: A must-read company overview

HCA Holdings went private in 1988 through a leveraged buyout, but it again became a public company in 1992.

GOL Linhas Aereas Inteligentes SA - An overview of operations and financials

GOL was the first airline to introduce low-cost carrier industry practices and technologies in Latin America.

Must-know: An overview of NVIDIA and its key growth areas

NVIDIA’s business focuses on visual computing. It ensures and enforces connectivity through computer graphics. Its graphics chips cater to all of the major computing platforms.

Must-know: A business overview of Texas Instruments

Texas Instruments (TXN) was founded in 1941. It’s headquartered in Dallas. TXN is known for designing and manufacturing semiconductors. It has operations in ~35 countries.


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