Target Adds Newer Markets to Its Restock Program

Target (TGT) announced that it’s expanding its popular Restock pilot program to eight new markets that will cover about one-fifth of the total US population.

Tsakos Energy Navigation: Digging into Its 2Q17 Results

Tsakos Energy Navigation (TNP) missed its 2Q17 revenue estimate of $109 million. It reported revenues of $104 million.

Pre-Market Report: Mixed Global Markets, Lower Risk Appetite

On September 22, 2017, the Shanghai Composite Index fell 0.16% and ended at 3,352.53. The SPDR S&P China ETF (GXC) fell 0.1% and closed at 104.50.

Wall Street Pulled Back from Record Highs on September 21

On September 21, nine out of the S&P 500’s 11 major sectors fell. Weakness in the telecom services and consumer staples sectors pushed the market lower.


Key Takeaways from Constellium’s 4Q Financial Results

Constellium released its 4Q14 financial results on March 12. It delivered an EPS of 0.48 euros in 2014. Its shipments in 4Q14 increased by 6% on a YoY basis.

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The Pharmacyclics–AbbVie Merger: The Risks and the Rewards

The Pharmacyclics–AbbVie merger is a tender. No shareholder votes are required. If you play your cards right, you’ll get at least $261.25 and possibly more.

Highlights of Farallon Capital Management's 4Q14 Holdings

The total value of Farallon Capital Management’s US long portfolio increased to $7.32 billion in 4Q14 from $6.23 billion in 3Q14.

Strengthening US Dollar Moderates Growth as Russian Woes Deepen

A decrease in jobless claims bodes well for the labor market and, in effect, the economy’s general well-being.

Investors Should Know about Vale's Performance and Outlook

Key earnings takeaways from Vale’s results show cost of goods sold amounted to $25.1 billion in 2014, an increase of $819 million from 2013.

Aetna's Earnings: Strong Peformance in 4Q14

On February 3, 2015, Aetna reported its 4Q14 financial results. The company reported revenue of $14.7 billion in 4Q14—an increase of 12.1% YoY.

Cash - A Safety Net or a Drag on Returns?

According to a survey last year by State Street’s Center for Applied Research, globally retail investors are holding 40% of their assets in cash.

Despite Weak 2014 Results, L-3 Communications Is Poised for Growth

L-3 Communications (LLL) saw a weak 4Q14 performance with its net sales declining by 1% from last year.

Davidson Kempner's Important 4Q14 Position Changes

Davidson Kempner Capital Management’s reportable fourth quarter portfolio totaled $3.1 billion, up from $2.1 billion in 3Q14.

To Hedge or Not to Hedge the US Dollar?

The strength in the US dollar is because of divergence in central bank policies. The US dollar is strengthening against most of the major currencies.

Have US oil and gas companies leveraged themselves out?

In 2010, US upstream energy companies aggregated $128 billion of total debt. As of 4Q14, this increased to $199 billion of combined debt, a jump of 55%.

Highlights of Point72 Asset Management’s Holdings in 4Q14

Steven Cohen’s Point72 Asset Management disclosed new positions in its 13F filing last month. The fund’s portfolio increased by 7.25% to $14.25 billion in 4Q14.

Key Takeaways from Fairholme Capital's 4Q14 13F

Fairholme Capital’s collective funds hold in excess of ~$7.0 billion in net assets, of which roughly 94% is concentrated in FAIRX.

EA Reported 3Q15 Earnings: Working towards Digital Transformation

Electronic Arts generates its revenues primarily from packaged goods and content in the digital space. North America accounted for 42% of overall revenues.

ACI and ANR are reduced to penny stocks, NRG hits 52-week low

Looking at coal and power together makes sense so we can see the impact of a variable such as natural gas prices on coal companies as well as utilities.

The Most Important Number No One Is Talking About

Investors and analysts are closely watching certain economic indicators these days, including the jobs numbers.

Housing Starts Fall the Most in 4 Years as Europe Steals the Show

US housing starts fell sharply in February. The US saw about 897,000 new housing starts against median expectations of 1,040,000.

Why Marcato Capital Pushed Sotheby's to Buy Back Stock

This article discusses Marcato Capital Management’s activist pressure on Sotheby’s (BID).

Macro update: Utilities support US industrial growth, bond yields plummet in Europe

The Federal Reserve released industrial production data for February. Industrial production edged up by 0.1% in February against the expected 0.3%.

Macy’s Posts Lackluster 2014 Results

Macy’s (M) is a leading department store chain that operates about 823 stores in 45 states, the District of Columbia, Guam, and Puerto Rico.


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