SuperValu Cruises past Analyst Expectations, Still Sinks

SuperValu (SVU) reported adjusted EPS of $0.46, beating the consensus by $0.10. Total sales from continuing operations stood at $3.8 billion—35% higher YoY.

Kinder Morgan’s 3Q17 Results Met Analysts' Expectations

Kinder Morgan reported its 3Q17 results on October 18, 2017. It reported an adjusted EPS of $0.15, which was in-line with analysts’ consensus estimates.

Pre-Market Report: Global Markets Are Stable on October 20

On October 20, the Shanghai Composite Index closed at 3,378.65 after rising 0.25%. The SPDR S&P China ETF (GXC) fell 1.7% on October 19, 2017.

Highs and Lows: Wall Street's Performance on October 19

After rising for five consecutive trading weeks, the S&P 500 started this week on a stronger note. It rose in the first three trading days of the week.


Can AK Steel Recoup Its 2017 Losses?

AK Steel stock has been weak for the most part of 2017. The stock made a closing high of $11.11 on January 4 and slid to its 2017 closing low of $5.11 on August 11.

North American Rail Freight Traffic on a Strong Path in Week 34

In the 34th week of 2017, US railcar traffic rose marginally by 1% to 272,000 plus units compared with ~269,500 railcars in the corresponding week last year.

Week 34: Crude Tanker Industry Overview

For the crude tanker industry, week 34 ended on August 25, 2017. The BDTI rose from 621 to 643. The index remained constant in week 33.

U.S. Steel Corporation: Is It Time to Shed Pessimism?

US steel stocks are having a tepid year despite a presumably supportive administration in Washington, DC, and a rebound in the Chinese steel industry.

Why Airlines Are on the Decline: Insights for 3Q17

After falling in July, most airline stocks have continued their decline in August 2017. Alaska Air (ALK) has seen the biggest fall, at 12.8%, followed by American Airlines (AAL).

Week 33: US Rail Freight Volumes Kept the Uptrend, Mexico Lagged

For the week ended August 19, 2017, the total US rail freight volumes including intermodal expanded 4.5% to ~554,000 units from ~530,500 units in the week ended August 20, 2016.

Crude Tanker Companies' Stock Performance
What to Know before Frontline's 2Q17 Results

In 1Q17, Frontline (FRO) achieved net income of $27 million or $0.16 per share. The company had declared a cash dividend of $0.15 per share in 1Q17.

LNG Carrier Companies' Stock Performance
Highlights of Hoegh LNG Partners' 2Q17 Results

On August 24, 2017, Hoegh LNG Partners (HMLP) released its 2Q17 earnings. It earned revenue of $35.0 million in 2Q17 compared to $22.8 million in 2Q16.

The US Truckload Carrier Sector after 2Q17: How It All Shook Out

As the dominant force in the US transportation sector, trucks moved ~66% of all US–NAFTA trade in 2016. The performance of the trucking industry is a barometer to assess the US economy.

Key Indicators US Steel Investors Should Track in 3Q17

Steel stocks have been consolidating for the last few trading sessions. But so far, they’re having a tepid year.

A Look at the Crude Tanker Industry's Performance in Week 33

In this series, we’ll see how crude tankers—very large crude carriers, Suezmax, and Aframax—fared in Week 33.

The 10 Low Price-to-Earnings Dividend Aristocrat Stocks

In this series, we’ll be looking at ten dividend aristocrats with low PE ratios. Dividend aristocrats are S&P 500 stocks that have raised their dividend payouts for at least 25 successive years.

North American Rail Freight Traffic on Elevated Tracks in Week 32

In week 32 of 2017, railcars in the US rose a marginal 0.3% to 268,000 compared to 267,000 railcars in the corresponding week last year.

A Comparative Analysis of Steel Companies’ Leverage

Steel companies have high sensitivity to steel prices and their earnings tend to be volatile. Spot steel prices have been volatile in the last few years.

Deere's Fiscal 3Q17 Earnings: All You Need to Know

Deere (DE) announced its fiscal 3Q17 earnings on August 18, 2017, before the market opened. It reported EPS of $1.97, beating analysts’ estimate of $1.91.

Crude Tankers Last Week: A Key Update

The BDTI Index gives us an idea of the direction that crude oil tanker rates are heading. The index has fallen ~33% so far this year.

Berkshire Hathaway Sold Its Entire Stake in GE—Here’s Why

On August 14, Berkshire Hathaway divulged the details of its 13F filed for 2Q17. Warren Buffett’s behemoth firm liquidated its holdings in General Electric (GE) during the quarter.

Crude Tanker Companies' Stock Performance
Euronav's 2Q17 Results: What You Need to Know

Euronav’s revenues and EBITDA both fell in 2Q17. But the second quarter was challenging for the entire crude tanker industry.

Does US Steel Have Room to Run Even Higher?

With a supportive administration in the White House and a sharp fall in Chinese steel exports, we would expect steel stocks to be posting strong returns. But that’s not exactly the case.

The Top 10 Dividend Aristocrats

The S&P 500 Dividend Aristocrat Index is made up of 51 S&P 500 (SPY) (SPX-INDEX) companies that have increased their dividends for 25 successive years.


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