Why Didn't Domino’s 3Q17 Earnings Impress Investors?

On October 12, Domino’s posted 3Q17 adjusted EPS of $1.27 on revenues of $643.6 million—a 32.3% year-over-year rise in EPS and a 13.6% rise in revenues.

What Impacted Chesapeake Energy Stock Last Week?

In the week ending October 13, 2017, Chesapeake Energy stock fell 7.6%—the second consecutive weekly decline.

Pre-Market Report: Global Markets Are Stable on October 17

After rising last week, China’s Shanghai Composite Index fell on Monday and started this week on a weaker note. The index opened lower on October 17.

Wall Street Started the Week on a Stronger Note

Following a rally for five consecutive trading weeks, the S&P 500 maintained its strength and opened higher this week.


Crude Tanker Stocks and ETFs: The Current Outlook

The crude tanker industry has been weak since the start of the second quarter of 2017. Weakness lingered through the start of the third quarter and then aggravated going into August and September.

Inside US Rail Freight's Mixed Bag in Week 38

US rail freight volumes were rising on a year-over-year basis until the third week of August 2017, but Hurricanes Harvey and Irma disrupted the pace.

Crude Tanker Companies' Stock Performance
Crude Tanker Updates and Analyst Recommendations for September

The third quarter of 2017 was one of the worst third quarters in the last few years for the crude tanker industry. Crude tanker rates have dropped significantly, especially at the end of August and September.

How the US Steel Industry’s Supply and Demand Looks before 4Q17

Steel stocks have recouped some of their losses in the last two trading sessions. However, U.S. Steel Corporation (X) and AK Steel (AKS) have lost 5.3% and 4.1%, respectively, month-to-date based on their September 27 closing prices.

Can US Class I Railroads Bounce Back on Buybacks?

The sharp upward trend in railroad stocks began after the 1Q17 results. But after the 2Q17 earnings announcements, momentum has cooled down.

How the Top 10 Less-than-Truckload Carriers Stack Up

In this series, we’ll compare the 2Q17 financial performances of less-than-truckload carriers in the US.

Week 38: Crude Tanker Industry Update

In week 38, most of the crude tanker stocks traded in the green. Only Nordic American Tankers and Gener8 Maritime Midstream Partners traded in the red.

Week 37: US Rail Freight Traffic Still Carrying Hurricane Effects

On September 20, 2017, the AAR released the North American freight data for the 37th week of the year. US rail freight posted a 1.4% fall for the week.

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.

What Wall Street Analysts Recommend for LNG Carriers in September

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

How Cyberattacks Crippled FedEx’s Fiscal 1Q18 Earnings

On September 19, 2017, FedEx (FDX) announced its fiscal 1Q18 results, reporting EPS (earnings per share) of $2.2, compared with the expected $3.0.

What to Expect from the US Steel Industry's Health in 4Q17

The US steel industry is having a weak year despite a presumably supportive Trump Administration. There are doubts about the US steel industry’s health.

Why JetBlue Airways' August Performance Worried Investors

JetBlue Airways’ capacity rose 5.4% year-over-year (or YoY) in August 2017.

A Look at Some Dividend Yielding ESG Stocks

In this series, we’ll be looking at the dividend yield of some of the ESG-compliant stocks that have been chosen based on their holdings in the iShares MSCI USA ESG Select ETF (SUSA).

Week 37: Crude Tanker Industry Update

In week 37, most of the crude tanker stocks traded in green. Only, Tsakos Energy Navigation and Euronav traded in red.

How Hurricane-Proof Are US Class I Railroad Stocks?

There have been varied estimates of the damages caused by Harvey, from $65.0 billion to as high as $190.0 billion. In this series, we’ll look at how Hurricanes Harvey and Irma affected Class I railroads.

Steel Companies: What Their 3Q17 Guidance and Estimates Tell Us

As for the US steel industry, 2017 has been a tepid year for steel stocks (XME). After the meteoric rise last year, most US steel companies are trading with year-to-date losses this year.

Week 36: Hurricanes Impacted North American Rail Freight Traffic

The Association of American Railroads published the freight data for the week ended September 9.
Total shipments rose to ~486,500 railcars from 483,000 railcars in the same week in 2016.

Your Guide to the Top 10 in the Global Steel Industry

In this series, we’ll look at the top ten companies in the global steel industry based on steel production, steel consumption, and steel imports.

A Look at 11 High-Yield Financial S&P 500 Companies

In this series, we’ll look at 11 S&P 500 companies offering high dividend yields.


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