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KPMG global chairman apologises for South Africa scandals KPMG global chairman apologises for South Africa scandals
- September 22, 2017

KPMG received criticism regarding the "Sars Report ", which it was commissioned by the Sars to investigate allegations of a rogue unit allegedly set up by Pravin Gordhan , who was Sars Commissioner at the time. Five other senior partners of KPMG SA also made a decision to leave the firm. "I want to apologise to the public, our people and clients for the failings that have been identified by the investigation", she said. (more...)
Stephens Investment Management Group LLC Takes Position in MGM Resorts International (MGM) Stephens Investment Management Group LLC Takes Position in MGM Resorts International (MGM)
- September 22, 2017

Leucadia Natl has invested 0.08% in MGM Resorts International (NYSE: MGM ). They expect $0.34 EPS, down 41.38% or $0.24 from last year's $0.58 per share. Toronto Dominion Bank raised its stake in shares of MGM Resorts International by 28.0% during the 1st quarter. Following the transaction, the insider now directly owns 198,058 shares in the company, valued at $6,660,690.54. (more...)
BioCryst Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:BCRX) Jumps in Trading Today - Up by 4.66%
- September 22, 2017

BioCryst Pharmaceuticals posted earnings per share of ($0.16) in the same quarter last year, which suggests a negative year-over-year growth rate of 6.3%. The firm's market cap is $427.83 million. Over the last five days, shares have managed 10.73% gains and now is up 2.78% since hitting its 200-day moving average of $9.11. (more...)
Alder BioPharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:ALDR) Experiences Lighter than Average Trading Volume
- September 22, 2017

The company has a market cap of $693.63 Million. The stock witnessed 14.21% gains, -46.13% declines and -49.52% declines for the 1-month, 3-month and 6-month period, respectively. On Friday, September 16 the stock rating was initiated by JMP Securities with "Mkt Perform". The rating was maintained by Credit Suisse with "Hold" on Thursday, August 24. (more...)
Stocks rise as Fed unwinds portfolio, sets up December rate hike Stocks rise as Fed unwinds portfolio, sets up December rate hike
- September 22, 2017

The Standard & Poor's 500 index of stocks has risen just 0.08 percent ahead of the Fed announcement at 2 p.m. Although the Fed has been troubled by the drop in US inflation , Yellen and other officials have attributed it to short-term factors, such as changes in cellphone plan pricing, that should diminish in the coming months. (more...)
Investment Research Analysts Opinion: Zogenix, Inc. (ZGNX), Pier 1 Imports, Inc. (PIR)
- September 22, 2017

Primerica, Inc. (NYSE:PRI) has risen 46.20% since September 21, 2016 and is uptrending. The value of the company's investment in Pier 1 Imports, Inc. went from $252,000 to $273,000 increasing 8.3% since the last quarter. Deutsche Bank maintained the shares of PIR in report on Friday, September 25 with "Hold" rating. The share of Pier 1 Imports, Inc. Six research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, eleven have given a hold rating and four have given a buy rating to the stock. (more...)
Is The Stock Risky? Rite Aid Corporation (RAD) Is The Stock Risky? Rite Aid Corporation (RAD)
- September 22, 2017

After a recent check, Rite Aid Corp's 14-day RSI is now at 47.62, the 7-day stands at 43.44, and the 3-day is sitting at 32.76. It has underperformed by 71.88% the S&P500. Its down 0.46, from 1.24 in 2017Q1. Cap Int Ltd Ca invested 0.77% of its portfolio in Hexcel Corporation (NYSE:HXL). 39 funds opened positions while 128 raised stakes. (more...)
Traders Watch List: Becton, Dickinson and Company (BDX)
- September 22, 2017

It has underperformed by 4.38% the S&P500. Following the sale, the insider now directly owns 26,638 shares of the company's stock, valued at $5,279,917.98. Morgan on Thursday, August 24. As per Saturday, August 29, the company rating was maintained by Citigroup. The firm set an "outperform" rating on the medical instruments supplier's stock. (more...)
Fed to cut bond holdings Fed to cut bond holdings
- September 22, 2017

On oil markets , both main contracts dipped following an nearly two percent rally Wednesday on data showing USA gasoline stockpiles had fallen to a 22-month low, while speculation circulates that Nigeria and Libya will join the OPEC-Russia production cuts. (more...)
Rupee hits 4 month low against dollar, drops 31 paise Rupee hits 4 month low against dollar, drops 31 paise
- September 22, 2017

Mumbai: The BSE Sensex dropped by 253.30 points in late morning deals due to across the board sell-off led by realty, bank, financials and capital goods stocks after renewed threat of North Korea conducting another hydrogen bomb test. Many market analysts believe the market is inflated as Indian equities have been rallying since that start of the calendar year even as economic growth in the June quarter slumped to a three-year low and lower-than-expected corporate earnings were reported in ... (more...)
Atlantic Trust Group LLC Buys New Holdings in PulteGroup, Inc. (NYSE:PHM)
- September 22, 2017

Pulte Group Inc now has $7.94 billion valuation. The stock declined 0.23% or $0.06 reaching $25.6 on the news. Shares are now down -9.76% over the past year, underperforming the broad market by -156.98% and underperformed a peer group of similar companies by -179%. (more...)
Baxter International Inc (NYSE:BAX) 2017 Q2 Institutional Investor Sentiment Steady
- September 22, 2017

It has outperformed by 15.85% the S&P500. Integre Asset Management Llc decreased Microsoft Corp (MSFT) stake by 7.4% reported in 2016Q4 SEC filing. GATES WILLIAM H III had sold 2.50 million shares worth $172.24M on Wednesday, May 3. The company has market cap of $35.02 billion. The Firm operates through two divisions: Hospital Products and Renal. Baxter International's dividend payout ratio is presently 38.79%. (more...)
Irish defender Conor Shaughnessy signs new contract with Leeds United Irish defender Conor Shaughnessy signs new contract with Leeds United
- September 22, 2017

Leeds, who have had a mass influx of players from across the continent under new Danish head coach Thomas Christiansen, suffered their first league defeat of the season last weekend - a 1-0 loss at Milwall. Leeds academy boss Adam Underwood said: "I'm delighted for Conor, he is a hardworking, talented and versatile footballer who has an excellent attitude and work ethic". (more...)
Stocks retreat from records ahead of Fed policy update Stocks retreat from records ahead of Fed policy update
- September 22, 2017

The statement may offer details on how the central bank plans to start shrinking its USD4.5 trillion balance sheet. Fed Chair Janet Yellen said that she expects that Hurricanes Harvey and Irma will impact the American economy, but that those effects are unlikely to damage economic growth long-term. (more...)
Chesapeake Energy Corporation (CHK) hit its 1-Year High price on 12/12/16
- September 22, 2017

Chesapeake Energy Corporation (NYSE: CHK ) has risen 49.74% since September 20, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 33.04% the S&P500. Inca Investments Llc decreased its stake in Copa Holdings (CPA) by 15.48% based on its latest 2016Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. (more...)
Fairmount Santrol Holdings Inc. (FMSA) Raised to Hold at BidaskClub
- September 22, 2017

ROA ratio indicates how profitable a company is relative to its total assets. Several other hedge funds have also recently added to or reduced their stakes in the business. Shares of Fairmount Santrol Holdings ( FMSA ) opened at 3.46 on Wednesday. FMSA price is down almost -279.19% from its 52-week high price of $13.12 a share but is up about 28.9% from its 52-week low price of $2.46 a share. (more...)
Schlumberger NV (NYSE:SLB) Position Raised by Comerica Securities Inc
- September 22, 2017

The company has market cap of $316.50 million. ( NYSE SLB ) traded up 0.93% on Thursday, reaching $68.25. About 5.47M shares traded. The share of Schlumberger Limited (SLB ) now has a value of $67.62 while the company's 52 week low is at $62.56, the shares dropped to the 52 week low on 08/24/17. (more...)
California Cities Sue Oil Firms Over Climate Change California Cities Sue Oil Firms Over Climate Change
- September 22, 2017

Michael Burger , executive director of the Sabin Center for Climate Change Law at Columbia University, said the lawsuit's public nuisance argument seeks only to shift the costs of climate adaptation from taxpayers to the companies responsible for global warming. (more...)
Amazon.com, Inc. (AMZN) Given "Buy" Rating at Macquarie
- September 22, 2017

The stock decreased 0.12% or $0.09 during the last trading session, reaching $72.91. About shares traded. Fabrinet (NYSE:FN) has risen 8.67% since September 22, 2016 and is uptrending. The rating was maintained by Suntrust Robinson on Wednesday, July 6 with "Neutral". Northland Capital has "Outperform" rating and $25 target. Four investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and forty-six have issued a buy rating to the company. (more...)
India beat Australia with sensational hat-trick by Kuldeep Yadav India beat Australia with sensational hat-trick by Kuldeep Yadav
- September 22, 2017

India defeated Australia by 50 runs to go 2-0 up in the five-match series. From Sachin Tendulkar to Harbhajan Singh , Kuldeep was showered with high praise. The young left-arm chinaman bowler plays for Kolkata Knight Riders and is well acquainted with conditions here. Credit to him for the way he bowled (in Kolkata ). (more...)