Flotek Industries: Wall Street’s Target and Relative Valuation

Flotek Industries’ (FTK) stock price has fallen 60% in the past year as of August 10, 2017. XLE has produced -6% returns since August 10, 2016.

These Deals Are Shaping AT&T’s Future

AT&T (T) announced recently that it was partnering with SONIFI Solutions to expand entertainment options for travelers in hotels.

Analyzing ONEOK’s Growth Prospects in 2017 and Beyond

In 2Q17, ONEOK’s Natural Gas Liquids segment’s adjusted EBITDA fell 1.2% compared to 2Q16 due to a decrease in optimization and marketing earnings.

Pre-Market Report: Strong Global Markets, Improved Risk Appetite

After gaining for seven consecutive trading weeks, China’s Shanghai Composite Index fell last week. The index started this week on a stronger note.


What to Expect from Applied Materials’ Fiscal 3Q17 Earnings

In this series, we’ll see how the strong demand environment in the SME market could impact Applied Materials’ (AMAT) fiscal 3Q17 earnings. AMAT plans to release its earnings on August 17, 2017.

What Investors Can Expect from NetApp in Fiscal 1Q18

NetApp (NTAP) plans to announce its fiscal 1Q18 results on August 16. Analysts expect NTAP to post revenues of ~$1.3 billion for the quarter ended July 31, 2017.

Gearing Up for Advance Auto Parts' 2Q17 Earnings

In this series, we’ll look at Wall Street analysts’ estimates for Advance Auto Parts’ 2Q17 earnings, revenue, and profit margins.

Why Analysts Are Lining Up for Align Technology

Of the 13 analysts covering Align Technology in August 2017, eight rated the company a “strong buy,” and five rated it a “buy.”

The New Varian: A Leaner, Meaner Medical Machine Company

With the spin-off of its Imaging Components business, Varian Medical Systems (VAR) is now more aligned with its core capabilities. In this series, we’ll discuss the company’s dynamics after the Varex spin-off.

Your Crude Industry Highlights for Week 31

In the week ended August 4, 2017, the BDTI Index fell from 640 to 619. Since the beginning of the year, the index has fallen ~43.5%.

Can Global Trade Boost Malaysia’s Economic Growth?

Malaysia’s trade surplus jumped to 9.9 billion Malaysian ringgit (MYR) (about $2.3 billion as of August 11, 2017) in June 2017—an 80% rise YoY.

Tech and Media Earnings Season Update: Disney, Fox, Blue Apron

Walt Disney (DIS) announced its fiscal 3Q17 earnings on August 8. Although Disney’s earnings beat Wall Street estimates, its revenues missed analysts’ expectations.

What Investors Should Know about Duke Energy’s Dividend Profile

The largest rate-regulated utility in the country, Duke Energy (DUK), declared a quarterly dividend of $0.89 per share on July 10, 2017.

How Foreign Automakers’ US Sales Trended in July 2017

While US auto companies (IYK) have been focusing on improving their retail sales in 2017, the competition from foreign automakers is getting tougher.

Key Highlights from Cheniere Energy’s 2Q17 Earnings Release

Cheniere Energy (LNG) and its subsidiaries reported their 2Q17 earnings on August 8, 2017. Cheniere Energy’s revenue rose to $1.2 billion from $176.8 million in 2Q16.

Can IAMGOLD's Keep Up Its Stock Performance after Q2 Earnings?

IAMGOLD Corporation (IAG) reported its 2Q17 results after the market closed on August 9. The conference call to discuss the results with analysts took place the next day.

2Q17 Results Analysis: Why Flotek Industries Stock Is Falling

On August 9, 2017, Flotek Industries (FTK) was trading at $6.11, down ~35% since the beginning of 2017.

PAA’s Potential Distribution Cut: Are MLPs Recovering?

Plains All American Pipeline’s announcement of its need for a distribution reset—based solely on fee-based cash flows—sent jitters across the MLP sector.

What's Driving Pfizer’s Valuation after 2Q17 Earnings

Pfizer (PFE) is one of the largest pharmaceutical companies by revenue. It reported a 2% decline in revenues, to $12.89 billion in 2Q17 from $13.15 billion in 2Q16.

Commercial REITs in 2Q17: A Close Look at the Top 3

Amid the loud cries that US malls are dying, the 2Q17 performances of US commercial REITs show the fallacy of the idea.

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Key Takeaways from Denbury Resources’ 2Q17 Earnings

Denbury Resources (DNR) announced its 2Q17 earnings on August 8. DNR’s reported profit of ~$1 million shot past analyst expectations of an ~$5 million loss.

International Flavors and Fragrances Beat 2Q17 Estimates

International Flavors and Fragrances (IFF) announced its 2Q17 earnings on August 8 after markets closed. The next day, IFF management held a press conference to discuss the results.

Is BP Ready for Lower Oil Prices?

BP aims to make its cash flows resilient to the volatile oil price environment.

Pre-Market Research: North Korea Tensions Weaken Global Markets

With an additional weakness in the markets due to tensions in North Korea, Japan’s Nikkei Index fell on Thursday to the lowest level in more than two months.


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