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Booker boss Wilson to run Tesco's British business

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The supermarket's chief executive Dave Lewis said: "I am delighted Charles will be joining the Tesco board and executive committee". That would mean Tesco has grown its operating profit for two years in row, helping to further distance itself from 2014's scandal when it overstated profit. Read More »

Budget philosophy in overall national interest: Jaitley

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The government also cut additional excise duty on the fuels by Rs 6. Several state governments have also implemented supplemented health protection schemes providing varying coverage, he had said in the Lok Sabha. "26 per cent is the tax rate for bigger companies after exemption, because all exemptions can not go overnight". "The budget demonstrates a very significant push on infrastructure, including rural infrastructure, as well as for immediate job creation as well as supporting ... Read More »

Govt sees potential of Rs 38000 crore annual earnings post LTCG tax

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The Sensex was trading below the 35,965.02-mark for almost 35 minutes after the budget speech before recovering to 36,250 levels, only to fall again below the previous day's close. "However, I do not expect a prolonged impact on equities". In stock market terms. The stock market reacted to the new tax regime with a sharp fall post budget. Read More »

SFE Investment Counsel Buys New Position in Amazon.com, Inc

Ingalls & Snyder Llc who had been investing in Merck & Co Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $159.54B market cap company. The stock decreased 3.92% or $3.5 during the last trading session, reaching $85.72. Vanguard Group Inc. now owns 26,863,386 shares of the e-commerce giant's stock valued at $26,003,758,000 after purchasing an additional 764,115 shares during the last quarter. Read More »

Chevron (CVX) Releases Quarterly Earnings Results, Misses Expectations By $0.54 EPS

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Lincoln National Corp who had been investing in Chevron Corp New for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $225.23B market cap company. United Advisers Lc has invested 0.68% in Chevron Corporation (NYSE:CVX). Natl Bank reported 1.01% in Chevron Corporation (NYSE:CVX). Comm Bankshares reported 1.43% of its portfolio in Chevron Corporation (NYSE:CVX). Read More »

Private Advisor Group LLC Acquires 16133 Shares of Oracle Co. (ORCL)

Clarivest Asset Management Llc who had been investing in Walker & Dunlop Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $1.46B market cap company. Therefore 100% are positive. Oracle Corporation on 11/29/2017 reported its EPS as $0.69 with the analysts projecting the EPS of the stock as $0.62. Read More »

Telemus Capital LLC Purchases New Holdings in Fastenal

It has underperformed by 18.79% the S&P500. ( FAST ) by 10.01% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Old Mutual Global Investors UK Ltd. State Of Tennessee Treasury Department has 0.02% invested in Fastenal Company (NASDAQ:FAST). ROI deals with the invested cash in the company and the return the investor realize on that money based on the net profit of the business. Read More »

Yellen disappointed not to get a second term as Fed chair

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The Washington think tank announced that Yellen will be joining the institution's Hutchins Center on Fiscal and Monetary Policy as a distinguished fellow in residence. economy adding jobs at a solid pace, and while business and consumer confidence remains high just as a massive corporate tax reform is starting to take effect. Read More »

Share Repurchase Plan Announced by Mondelez International (MDLZ) Board

The company has market cap of $1.44 billion. The stock decreased 5.68% or $0.47 during the last trading session, reaching $7.8. LSB Industries, Inc. (NASDAQ:MDLZ) or 327,665 shares. The company was downgraded on Tuesday, January 23 by Mizuho. As per Wednesday, April 5, the company rating was maintained by KeyCorp. Read More »

Analysts See $0.36 EPS for Martin Midstream Partners LP (MMLP)

Among 6 analysts covering Assured Guaranty ( NYSE:AGO ), 5 have Buy rating , 0 Sell and 1 Hold. Therefore 58% are positive. Rice Midstream Partners LP (NYSE:RMP) has a Price to Book ratio of 1.775872. The company was downgraded on Wednesday, June 8 by Jefferies. Goldman Sachs Group Inc. now owns 462,442 shares of the pipeline company's stock worth $8,116,000 after acquiring an additional 77,177 shares during the last quarter. Read More »

(APC) Position Trimmed by Granite Investment Partners LLC

The stock has a market cap of $32,342.51, a price-to-earnings ratio of -16.65, a PEG ratio of 919.48 and a beta of 1.42. About 8.90 million shares traded or 59.69% up from the average. Schroder invested in 0.05% or 2.08M shares. The stock of Anadarko Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:APC) earned "Neutral" rating by Alembic on Wednesday, May 4. Read More »

Can we expect Home Bancorp, Inc

Thomas J. Herzfeld Advisors Inc. holds 0.11% of its portfolio in Alliance California Municipal Income Fund, Inc. for 17,781 shares. Digital Rlty Tr Inc now has $23.02B valuation. The average 12-month price objective among analysts that have issued ratings on the stock in the past year is $57.91. The firm has " rating by Macquarie Research given on Thursday, September 3. Read More »

Cheniere Energy, Inc. (NYSEAMERICAN:LNG) Shares Sold by Viking Fund Management LLC

The stock decreased 1.54% or $0.3 during the last trading session, reaching $19.2. About 29.82 million shares traded or 171.55% up from the average. Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ) has risen 12.54% since February 3, 2017 and is uptrending. Howard Weil upgraded it to "Sector Outperform" rating and $52 target in Tuesday, June 14 report. The firm has "Outperform" rating by Wells Fargo given on Wednesday, February 8. Read More »

TCW Group Inc. Purchases 13649 Shares of Cisco Systems, Inc. (CSCO)

The institutional investor held 337,670 shares of the technology company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $9.40 million, up from 318,395 at the end of the previous reported quarter. The firm receives analyst recommendation of 2.00 on scale of 1-5 with week's performance of -0.48%. (NASDAQ:CSCO) shares. Robbins Charles sold 121,390 shares worth $3.89 million. Read More »

Seagate Technology PLC (STX) Director Sells $218289.72 in Stock

Moreover, Dupont Management Corp has 0% invested in Seagate Technology plc (NASDAQ: STX ). Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 91.51% of the company's stock. Therefore 24% are positive. Seagate Technology (NASDAQ:STX) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Monday, January 29th. Argus Research maintained the stock with "Buy" rating in Thursday, February 4 report. Read More »

Bristol-Myers Squibb Company (BMY)- Making Way Towards North with Performance Booster

Cadence Capital Management LLC lifted its holdings in shares of Bristol-Myers Squibb Co (NYSE: BMY ) by 8.1% during the 3rd quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. Advantus Cap invested in 0.05% or 2,977 shares. Louisiana State Employees Retirement Systems accumulated 102,400 shares or 0.31% of the stock. Riggs Asset Managment Co Inc invested in 0.03% or 945 shares. Read More »

Gratus Capital LLC Has $4.91 Million Holdings in QUALCOMM, Inc. (QCOM)

Amg Funds Llc who had been investing in Qualcomm Inc for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $98.89 billion market cap company. The stock decreased 5.73% or $1.41 during the last trading session, reaching $23.19. As per Thursday, November 5, the company rating was maintained by Jefferies. The company presently has an average rating of "Hold" and an average price target of $68.25. Read More »

Active Spotlight: Rite Aid Corporation (RAD)

Oberweis Asset reported 0.18% stake. Mizuho dropped their target price on Rite Aid from $2.95 to $2.25 and set a neutral rating on the stock in a research report on Friday, October 6th. 121 funds opened positions while 404 raised stakes. Creative Planning reported 5,278 shares stake. Bowling Port Limited Com holds 0.46% in United Therapeutics Corporation (NASDAQ:UTHR) or 26,117 shares. Read More »

Janet Yellen has a new job

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Going back to last year's projections and expectations, the market and investors can expect three more interest rate hike this year as long as there aren't any other market conundrums and significant market movements this year. "They're not going to raise rates this time around". Yellen joined the Fed as a member of the Board of Governors in 1994, and served as chair of the White House Council of Economic Advisors from 1997-99. Read More »

Dow loses more than 650 points as USA stocks swoon

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A big selloff in the USA government bond market Friday sent the yield on the 10-year Treasury up above 2.85%, its highest level since January 2014. The Dow dropped over 600 points Friday, marking the worst percentage decline, 2.5 percent, in almost two years. Read More »

Patten Group Inc. Purchases 35871 Shares of Philip Morris International Inc. (PM)

The firm earned "Hold" rating on Wednesday, October 5 by Jefferies. Societe Generale upgraded the stock to "Hold" rating in Thursday, April 21 report. Pennsylvania Trust holds 13,469 shares or 0.05% of its portfolio. However, its trading capacity stayed around 4.58 million shares in normal days. Since August 30, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 2 insider sales for $13.44 million activity. Read More »

Latest Analysts Reports: Texas Instruments Incorporated (TXN), Altice USA, Inc. (ATUS)

The company has market cap of $17.58 billion. It closed at $1.3201 lastly. About 358,029 shares traded. The indicator showed that 14-Day RSI of the New Concept Energy, Inc was now settled 60.09. Texas Instruments comprises about 0.7% of Clearbridge Investments LLC's investment portfolio, making the stock its 29th largest position. Bradley Foster & Sargent Ct holds 0.07% or 19,151 shares in its portfolio. Read More »

Comprehensive Stock Analysis Of United States Steel Corp. (X)

They use historic price data to observe stock price patterns to predict the direction of that price going forward. AK Steel Holding Corp. shares are now trading off about 5% on the day. This is the price at which the trader or investor wants to exit his existing position so he can realize the most reward. Deutsche Bank maintained the stock with "Hold" rating in Friday, October 28 report. Read More »

Pizza companies ready to rake in the dough on Super Bowl Sunday

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What was once viewed by consumers as the most forgettable piece of a bird is now the most valuable, said Bonnie Riggs, restaurant industry analyst at the research firm NPD Group. That's good news for Wingstop and competitor Buffalo Wild Wings Inc., which are expected to sell nearly 30 million wings on Sunday. That lets the restaurant chain, with more than 1,000 US locations, stock up on its key product for the busy football season, which culminates on Sunday with the Super Bowl. Read More »

Home Depot (NYSE:HD) Price Target Raised to $222.00

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The stock had a trading volume of 6,177,634 shares, compared to its average volume of 4,380,000. Currently, 0.11% of The Home Depot, Inc. (NYSE:HD) has risen 18.65% since February 2, 2017 and is uptrending. The firm earned "Buy" rating on Thursday, November 30 by Robert W. Baird. Piper Jaffray maintained the stock with "Hold" rating in Friday, September 29 report. Read More »

(NYSE:OXY) Stake Lowered by First Citizens Bank & Trust Co

The stock decreased 2.72% or $2.07 during the last trading session, reaching $74.03. About 2.50M shares traded. Occidental Petroleum Corporation ( OXY ) recently closed with rise of 0.41% to its 20-Day Simple Moving Average. The hedge fund run by Thomas Bailard held 25,026 shares of the oil & gas production company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $1.61 million, down from 30,113 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Read More »

AstraZeneca (NYSE:AZN) Receiving Somewhat Positive Media Coverage, Report Finds

AstraZeneca (NYSE: AZN ) last announced its earnings results on Friday, February 2nd. The relative volume (ratio between current volume and 3-month average) is presently sitting at 1.26. WFG Advisors LP raised its position in shares of AstraZeneca by 36.0% in the second quarter. Janus Henderson Group PLC now owns 726,599 shares of the company's stock worth $24,617,000 after buying an additional 714,187 shares during the period. Read More »

Duke Energy Corp (DUK) Receives Average Rating of "Hold" from Brokerages

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Duke Energy Corporation ( DUK ) saw 345 million in free cash flow last quarter, representing a quarterly net change in cash of -16 million. It has underperformed by 11.99% the S&P500. Guggenheim Lc has invested 0.12% in U.S. Bancorp (NYSE:USB). Obermeyer Wood Investment Counsel Lllp invested in 0.02% or 4,182 shares. Kings Point Cap owns 3,621 shares or 0.07% of their USA portfolio. Read More »