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Why Structural Hurdles Could Thwart US Economic Progress
The American economy is facing major structural issues that have the potential to thwart economic progress. The most important hurdle facing the US economy is an aging population.
How Can Century Aluminum Manage the Current Downtrend?
Fortunately for Century Aluminum, its leverage ratios are currently much lower than other companies in this space. CENX has $123 million in cash that should help it manage its operations over the next few quarters
A Look at Flotek Industries’ Debt Position in 2Q17
In 2Q17, Flotek Industries’ (FTK) total debt fell ~34% compared to 2Q16.
Is the Steel Industry Gaining Strength?
This year, steel companies have had a mixed performance on Wall Street. However, there are signs of a revival in the steel industry.
Behind MiMedx Group’s Recent Financial Performance
In 3Q17, MiMedx Group’s (MDXG) net sales rose to $84.6 million, compared with $64.4 million in 3Q16—a 31% YoY (year-over-year) rise.
Analysts’ Ratings for Nektar Therapeutics in January 2018
San Francisco–based biopharmaceutical company Nektar Therapeutics (NKTR) develops drug candidates that make use of its advanced polymer conjugate technology platforms.
Analysts’ Recommendations for PetMed Express and Peers in 2017
Of the five analysts covering PetMed Express (PETS) in October 2017, two gave it “strong buy” ratings, two gave it “hold” ratings, and one gave it a “sell” rating. Its target price was $43.75.
Wall Street’s Forecast for Flotek Industries before Its 3Q17 Earnings
On October 16, 2017, all analysts tracking Flotek Industries rated it as a “buy” or some equivalent.
Ligand Pharmaceuticals Projects Higher Average Royalty Rate for Promacta
Ligand Pharmaceuticals (LGND) receives royalties from Novartis on Promacta’s sales according to a tiered annual payment structure.
Analysts’ Recommendations for Ligand Pharmaceuticals and Peers in 2017
In 2Q17, Ligand Pharmaceuticals (LGND) reported revenues of ~$28.0 million, representing year-over-year growth of ~43.4%. LGND received ~$14.2 million in royalties, a year-over-year rise of 45.7%.
Flotek Industries’ Stock Price Forecast on August 10
Flotek stock will likely close between $6.42 and $5.50 in the next seven days. Flotek’s stock price was $5.96 on August 10, 2017.
What Could Drive Flotek Industries’ Growth?
Flotek Industries’ (FTK) management expressed optimism about improving pricing for FTK’s complex nano-Fluid (or CnF) products despite higher raw material costs.
What’s Flotek Industries’ Stock Price Forecast on July 3?
On July 3, 2017, Flotek’s (FTK) implied volatility was ~58%. Since its 1Q17 earnings were announced on May 3, 2017, FTK’s implied volatility has remained unchanged.
Why Did H.B. Fuller’s Construction Products Revenue Fall?
H.B. Fuller’s (FUL) Construction Products segment reported revenue of $64.4 million in 3Q16, which is 12.6% of the company’s total revenue.
What Is Ligand Pharmaceuticals’s Expected Revenue Growth in 2016?
Ligand Pharmaceuticals (LGND) is a high-growth company with a comparatively low-risk business model. It earns most of its revenue from royalty and license fees.
Why Warren Buffett Strongly Believes in the American Dream
Buffett said that it has been a terrible mistake to bet against America, not only for the past 240 years but even now. He believes that America’s emphasis on innovation and strength in commerce will continue to provide strong gains for its people.
Investing in Education Realty Trust: A Must-Know Company Overview
Education Realty Trust is a self-managed and self-administered equity REIT. The main objective of the company is to develop, acquire, own, and manage student housing properties.
Why Century Aluminum’s Shipments Could Fall More
Century Aluminum’s (CENX) consolidated shipments in 3Q15 were down 1% as compared to 2Q15. In 4Q14, CENX had acquired Alcoa’s stake in the Mt. Holly smelter.
AK Steel’s 2Q15 Earnings and Outlook
AK Steel (AKS) reported its 2Q15 earnings on July 28. The company’s share price rose significantly after it released its second quarter results.
World Steel Production Declined in April
According to data released on May 25 by the WSA, world crude steel production totaled 135 million tons in April. This is a decline of 1.7% YoY.