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Arvind Subramanian to continue as Chief Economic Advisor for another year Arvind Subramanian to continue as Chief Economic Advisor for another year
- September 23, 2017

We have to drive growth, investment and exports. As the finance minister had said, in days ahead, you will know what the government is planning to do, Subramanian told ANI. A Senior Fellow at the Peterson Institute for International Economics, Subramanian graduated from St Stephen's College, Delhi, and got an MBA from the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad. (more...)
Tokyo's Nikkei soars 2% to close at two-year high Tokyo's Nikkei soars 2% to close at two-year high
- September 23, 2017

The focus for this week is the Fed's September 19-20 policy meeting. There was little follow-through from U.S. President Donald Trump's bellicose rhetoric over North Korea on Tuesday. "If we move closer to a USA rate hike, that should come along with a bit more dollar strength and euro weakness which would harden the ECB's exit case and be a headwind for government bonds", said Commerzbank strategist Rainer Guntermann. (more...)
BTG plc (BTG) Given Buy Rating at Deutsche Bank AG BTG plc (BTG) Given Buy Rating at Deutsche Bank AG
- September 23, 2017

However, persistent challenges like stiff competition, genericization and pricing pressure impact the company's performance. Numis Securities maintained it with "Buy" rating and GBX 900 target in Monday, May 22 report. The company is up by 0.45% percent from yesterday's close. The business had revenue of $9.23 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $9.09 billion. (more...)
PITTI LAMINATIONS LTD.-$ (PITTILAM.BO) AO Trending Down This Week
- September 23, 2017

It can be used instead of traditional moving averages for smoothing price data or other indicators. A number of other institutional investors have also made changes to their positions in VGK . China Travel International Investment Hong Kong Ltd (0308.HK)'s Williams Percent Range or 14 day Williams %R now sits at -31.11. The normal reading of a stock will fall in the range of 30 to 70. (more...)
Whiting Petroleum Corp (NYSE:WLL) Institutional Investor Positioning Change
- September 23, 2017

Based on an average daily volume of 15,100,982 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 5.7 days. A number of institutional investors and hedge funds have recently modified their holdings of the business. AK Steel Holding Corp (NYSE:AKS) has a market capitalization of $1.76 Billion and most recently 317.64 Million outstanding shares have been calculated. (more...)
Britain downgraded by Moody's on Brexit concerns Britain downgraded by Moody's on Brexit concerns
- September 23, 2017

Downing Street was critical of Moody's for not taking the Prime Minister's speech in Florence into account when they cut the UK's credit rating. The rating agency said the country's public finances outlook has weakened significantly, "with the government's fiscal consolidation plans increasingly in question and the debt burden expected to continue to rise". (more...)
Spirit Realty Capital, Inc. (SRC)
- September 23, 2017

The rating scale runs from 1 to 5 with 5 indicating a Strong Sell, 1 indicating a Strong Buy and 3 indicating a Hold. Spirit Realty Capital presently has an average rating of "Hold" and an average price target of $9.92. After a recent check, the 14-day RSIfor Spirit Realty Capital Inc (SRC) is now at 44.32, the 7-day stands at 28.52, and the 3-day is sitting at 7.40. (more...)
Lowes Companies Inc (NYSE:LOW) Institutional Investor Sentiment
- September 23, 2017

We have $24.14 PT which if reached, will make NYSE:MATX worth $111.60 million less. Lowe's Companies, Inc . (NYSE:LOW) has risen 5.92% since September 22, 2016 and is uptrending. Therefore 50% are positive. After having $1.57 EPS previously, Lowe's Companies, Inc .'s analysts see -35.03 % EPS growth. TRADEMARK VIOLATION WARNING: " Lowe's Companies, Inc ". (more...)
The dollar is hovering in suspense ahead of the Fed The dollar is hovering in suspense ahead of the Fed
- September 23, 2017

The U.S. dollar changed hands in the mid-111 yen range in early deals in Tokyo on Tuesday, after rising to an eight-week high in NY overnight. The euro's appreciation reflects a stronger euro zone economy, supporting calls for the European Central Bank to move away from its unprecedented stimulus policy, ECB rate-setter Klaas Knot said on Wednesday. (more...)
BT Investment Management Ltd Takes $542000 Position in Equifax, Inc. (EFX) BT Investment Management Ltd Takes $542000 Position in Equifax, Inc. (EFX)
- September 23, 2017

The House Financial Services Committee is seeking information about certain Equifax Inc EFX .N options trades made weeks before the credit reporting company disclosed a data breach, according to CNBC report on Wednesday. Federated Incorporated Pa owns 43,058 shares. Commerzbank Aktiengesellschaft Fi reported 2,952 shares. 336,090 are owned by Fiera Capital. Tocqueville Asset Mgmt LP holds 0.01% or 4,000 shares. (more...)
USD: FOMC Will Likely Hike Again In December - Barclays USD: FOMC Will Likely Hike Again In December - Barclays
- September 23, 2017

The Committee will begin implementing a balance sheet normalization program beginning October in a manner described in the June report. The balance sheet is swollen with $4.5 trillion in securities purchased as part of quantitative easing programs between 2008 and 2014. (more...)
Zacks Investment Research Lowers Schnitzer Steel Industries, Inc. (SCHN) to Hold
- September 23, 2017

The stock increased 0.07% or $0.03 on September 15, reaching $41.39. When completing stock analysis, investors and traders may opt to review other technical levels. As per Monday, November 2, the company rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets. The firm has "Buy" rating given on Friday, September 15 by UBS. Leading up to this report, we have seen a 8.06% rise in the stock price over the last 30 days and a 36.14% increase over the past 3 months. (more...)
Twenty-First Century Fox, Inc. (NASDAQ:FOXA)
- September 23, 2017

Tredje AP fonden raised its position in shares of Twenty-First Century Fox by 64.7% during the first quarter. The company maintains price to book ratio of 0.00 vs.an industry average at 0.61. The stock has an average rating of "Hold" and a consensus price target of $33.00. Following the completion of the sale, the chief executive officer now owns 234,236 shares in the company, valued at approximately $6,544,553.84. (more...)
Vanguard Group Inc. Acquires 295861 Shares of Pioneer Natural Resources Company (PXD)
- September 23, 2017

Macguire Cheswick & Tuttle Investment Counsel Llc who had been investing in Pioneer Natural Resources Co for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $24.49B market cap company. The legal version of this news story can be viewed at https://www.equitiesfocus.com/2017/09/22/bluestein-r-h-co-sells-7971-shares-of-pioneer-natural-resources-company-pxd.html. (more...)
Shareholder Capital International Sarl Boosted Ensco Plc Cl A (ESV) Holding
- September 23, 2017

Manufacturers Life Insurance Co The holds 663,553 shares. Engy Opportunities Capital Mgmt Lc holds 237,185 shares or 0.67% of its portfolio. Numeric Ltd Llc invested in 0.03% or 749,200 shares. Therefore 100% are positive. On average, equities research analysts forecast that Ensco Plc will post ($0.38) EPS for the current year. As per Wednesday, March 9, the company rating was downgraded by Fearnley. (more...)
Analytical and Technical Charts for Western Gas Partners, LP (WES)
- September 23, 2017

Western Gas Equity Partners, (NYSE: WGP ) last released its earnings results on Tuesday, July 25th. It has underperformed by 13.39% the S&P500. About 137,146 shares traded. As per Friday, July 31, the company rating was maintained by MLV. Tracking ROA value which gives an idea as to how efficient management is at using its assets to generate earnings. (more...)
Mayoral candidate Scurlock responds to 'lewd' allegation Mayoral candidate Scurlock responds to 'lewd' allegation
- September 23, 2017

When she did, she allegedly found Scurlock with his trousers around his ankles, his shirt pulled up and his erect penis in his hand, White said referencing the driver's statement. "It has been many months since this alleged incident occurred". Scurlock told the Advocate that the charges are "without merit". He was charged with assault and crossing a police cordon after protesting the removal of a statue of Confederate figure Jefferson Davis. (more...)
Do Analysts Think You Should Buy - Arista Networks, Inc. (NYSE:ANET)
- September 23, 2017

BidaskClub downgraded shares of Arista Networks from a strong-buy rating to a buy rating in a research note on Tuesday, July 4th. Investors and Traders continue to monitor technical levels of shares of Arista Networks, Inc . The shares were sold at an average price of $148.52, for a total transaction of $297,040.00. William Blair Investment Management, LLC owns 1,115,205 shares valued at $167,047,000. (more...)
Great Southern Bancorp, Inc
- September 23, 2017

Analysts expect Great Southern Bancorp, Inc . The shares were purchased at an average price of $49.93. (GSBC) has $729.20M valuation. This represents a $0.80 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 2.11%. The New York-based Alliancebernstein Lp has invested 0% in Great Southern Bancorp, Inc . The Firm is the holding firm of the Great Western Bank. 11/20/2014 - Great Western Bancorp, Inc. (more...)
Analyst Earnings Estimates Review: Verizon Communications Inc. (VZ)
- September 23, 2017

It has underperformed by 6.38% the S&P500. First Citizens Bank & Trust Co increased Fiserv Inc (FISV) stake by 320.03% reported in 2017Q2 SEC filing. Cypress Group holds 0.11% or 4,000 shares in its portfolio. $30,293 worth of Verizon Communications Inc . In other news, EVP Craig L. Silliman sold 610 shares of the firm's stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, July 28th. (more...)