McGraw Hill Financial Inc
McGraw Hill Financial (MHFI) traded at $100, which was above its moving average values.
The PBV ratios of Scholastic (SCHL), Pearson (PSO), R.R. Donnelley & Sons Company (RRD), and John Wiley & Sons (JW.A) are 1.0x, 1.1x, 4.8x, and 2.4x, respectively.
After Scholastic Corporation’s (SCHL) fiscal 2Q16 earnings report, SCHL fell by 10.8% to close at $36.76 per share in yesterday’s trade.
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Of 1,890 analysts covering XLF’s 87 stocks, 927 have assigned “buy” ratings, 96 have assigned “sell” ratings, and 867 have assigned “hold” ratings to XLF.
Scholastic (SCHL) has a market cap of $1.43 billion. After the earnings report in 1Q16, Scholastic rose by 0.19% to close at $42.79 per share.
Investment-grade bond funds witnessed outflows for the week ended September 2—marking their sixth successive week of outflows.
US corporates were the highest issuers of high-grade bonds in August 2015, making up 35.4% of all issues. Yankee bond issuers came in second.
McGraw-Hill Financial’s profits grew 22% to $264 million, and adjusted diluted earnings per share from continuing operations increased 23% to $0.95.
In September 2014, MSCI approved a quarterly dividend and raised its share repurchase authorization to $850 million from $300 million.
Therefore, a possible acquisition by SPLS will likely be an all-stock deal. This was the case in the ODP-OfficeMax (OMX) merger of equals.
While all coal stocks have lost ground since the beginning of 2014, Walter Energy is by far the worst performer, with a 91% drop in stock price to $1.52 now.
While borrowers dread rising interest rates, they’re good news for savers—particularly pensioners who need income for old age. A number of key economies currently face aging demographics.
Sovereign bonds may be issued by governments of developed market (EFA), emerging market (EEM), and frontier market economies. Countries are classified as developed, emerging, or frontier markets depending on their stage of economic and financial sector development.
Spain’s potential rating upgrade rests largely on its debt ratio being brought to a declining trend within the forecast period, which ends in 2015. According to an export performance Organization of Economic Co-operation and Development (or OECD) indicator, Spain has gained market share for the past 20 years.
The strength in Irish growth performance was confirmed in 1Q14 when the gross domestic product (or GDP) increased by 2.7% quarter-over-quarter. Although the growth was primarily driven by increasing net exports, domestic demand also made a positive contribution. Both private consumption and gross fixed capital formation increased in year-over-year (or YoY) terms.
In the U.S., Blackrock (BLK), State Street GA (STT), and Vanguard are the top three ETF providers. They have a 40.1%, 22.3%, and 20.7% market share, respectively.