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Influential Analyst Rating Changes: KT Corporation (KT), Southwest Airlines Co. (LUV)
- October 14, 2017

About 586 shares traded. About shares traded. Southwest Airlines Co (NYSE: LUV ) has risen 37.63% since October 13, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 20.93% the S&P500. Its up 0.45, from 1.08 in 2017Q1. It turned negative, as 48 investors sold Southwest Airlines Co shares while 291 reduced holdings. 94 funds opened positions while 186 raised stakes. (more...)
Tenet Healthcare Corp (NYSE:THC) Institutional Investor Sentiment Is 1.25
- October 14, 2017

Stephens initiated National Health Investors Inc (NYSE:NHI) on Wednesday, September 14 with "Overweight" rating. Edge Wealth Mngmt Ltd Liability owns 14,459 shares. Leerink Swann upgraded the shares of THC in report on Wednesday, June 7 to "Outperform" rating. The firm has "Neutral" rating given on Thursday, October 22 by Mizuho. (more...)
Technical Scrutiny: Ultra Petroleum Corp. (UPL), Spirit AeroSystems Holdings, Inc. (SPR)
- October 14, 2017

Since the beginning of the calendar year, the stock is -43.06%. A number of equities analysts have commented on UPL shares. Guggenheim raised shares of Oasis Petroleum from a "neutral" rating to a "buy" rating and set a $21.00 price objective on the stock in a research report on Thursday, March 16th. (more...)
How major United States stock indexes fared on Friday How major United States stock indexes fared on Friday
- October 14, 2017

Higher gas prices contributed to the jump in retail sales , as sales by gasoline stations soared by 5.8 percent during the month. The Nasdaq composite climbed 16.30 points, or 0.2 percent, to 6,603.55. With the modest drops on the day, the major averages pulled back off Wednesday's record closing highs. Corporate earnings for the S&P 500 have grown 6.1 percent, 15.5 percent and 10.8 percent in the fourth quarter of a year ago and the first and second quarters of 2017, respectively. (more...)
PG&E, Teva Pharmaceuticals Dive into Friday's 52-Week Low Club
- October 14, 2017

Other institutional investors and hedge funds have also recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. The company is expected to report earnings of $1.07 a share for the next quarter. The company now has an average rating of "Hold" and an average target price of $27.63. Tiker4's total market worth is $765.25M along with 58.64M outstanding shares. (more...)
Discovery Communications (DISCB) Earns Daily Coverage Optimism Score of 0.37
- October 14, 2017

The stock closing price is now trading downward to its 50 day moving average with change of -12.75%, tumbled to its 20 day moving average with figure of -9.63% and behind its 200 day moving average with value -27.71%. The Return on Equity (ROE) value stands at 13.9%. Analysts' ultimate objective when projecting revenue is to determine the appropriate value for a stock. (more...)
EPS for NextEra Energy Inc (NEE) Expected At $1.76
- October 14, 2017

The company has market cap of $3.60 billion. The institutional investor held 2.64 million shares of the public utilities company at the end of 2017Q2, valued at $373.14 million, down from 2.80 million at the end of the previous reported quarter. (more...)
Rite Aid Corporation (NYSE:RAD) Experiences Heavier than Usual Trading Volume Rite Aid Corporation (NYSE:RAD) Experiences Heavier than Usual Trading Volume
- October 14, 2017

With this said, Rite Aid will continue to own approximately 2,600 stores once the deal is finished. Investment Centers of America Inc. now owns 120,691 shares of the company's stock valued at $356,000 after acquiring an additional 13,000 shares in the last quarter. (more...)
Should You Sell Encana Corporation Based On Current Broker Views?
- October 14, 2017

Encana Corp (USA) (NYSE:ECA) has risen 50.13% since October 12, 2016 and is uptrending. Cambridge Investment Research Advisors Inc. grew its holdings in Encana Corporation by 0.6% in the first quarter. Lodge Hill Capital Llc increased Colfax Corp (CFX) stake by 37.88% reported in 2017Q2 SEC filing. About 3.34 million shares traded. The company has market cap of $9.17 billion. (more...)
Hewlett-Packard Company (HPQ) RMI Climbing Towards Key Levels Hewlett-Packard Company (HPQ) RMI Climbing Towards Key Levels
- October 14, 2017

BMO Capital Markets restated a "market perform" rating and issued a $15.00 target price (down previously from $18.00) on shares of Hewlett Packard Enterprise in a report on Wednesday, September 6th. The shares were sold at an average price of $17.67, for a total value of $270,934.11. Currently, the stock carries a price to earnings ratio of 80, a price to book ratio of 0.84, and a price to sales ratio of 0.67. (more...)
Caterpillar, Inc. (NYSE:CAT) Stock - Is it Overbought?
- October 14, 2017

About 4,559 shares traded. (NYSE:CAT) to report $1.19 EPS on October, 24 before the open.They anticipate $0.34 EPS change or 40.00% from last quarter's $0.85 EPS. Axiom Capital maintained the stock with "Sell" rating in Friday, June 16 report. The rating was downgraded by Goldman Sachs on Monday, January 25 to "Sell". (more...)
Under pressure from Congress, IRS suspends Equifax contract Under pressure from Congress, IRS suspends Equifax contract
- October 13, 2017

Atlanta-based Equifax said its systems were not compromised by the incident on Thursday, which involved bogus pop-up windows on the web page that could trick visitors into installing software that automatically displays advertising material. (more...)
First Horizon National Corp (NYSE:FHN) Q2 2017 Institutional Investor Sentiment Steady
- October 14, 2017

Finally, Zacks Investment Research lowered First Horizon National Corp from a "buy" rating to a "hold" rating in a research note on Friday, March 24th. FHN's profit would be $72.64M giving it 15.42 P/E if the $0.31 EPS is correct. Other large investors have also recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. (more...)
US Consumer Prices Rise Slightly Less Than Expected In September
- October 14, 2017

The increase in gasoline prices was the largest since June 2009 and followed a 6.3 percent rise in August. Core prices had been expected to rise by another 0.2 percent. He added, "Once those factors fade in early 2018, and against the backdrop of exceptionally tight labor market, we suspect that core inflation will rebound in 2018". (more...)
Analysts Showing Optimistic Trends For Netflix, Inc. (NFLX) Analysts Showing Optimistic Trends For Netflix, Inc. (NFLX)
- October 13, 2017

Several brokerages recently weighed in on NFLX . Sanctuary Wealth Advsrs Llc, a California-based fund reported 21,645 shares. Netflix announced last week it is raising prices for some of its subscription plans. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is accessible through the SEC website . The company had Year Ago Sales of 2.29 Billion. (more...)
(CY) Stake Boosted by Pacer Advisors Inc
- October 13, 2017

Rhumbline Advisers holds 0.02% or 591,082 shares in its portfolio. The company's quarterly EPS surprised Wall Street by as much as 13% to the upside in its last earnings announcement, so investors should note this tendency when assessing consensus estimates. (more...)
Verizon Communications Inc. 5.9 (NYSE:VZA) Experiences Light Trading Volume
- October 13, 2017

The SI to Verizon Communications Incorporated's float is 0.91%. About 246,216 shares traded. Cascade Investment Advisors Inc. now owns 33,945 shares of the cell phone carrier's stock worth $1,655,000 after buying an additional 125 shares in the last quarter. (more...)
A Look at Price Fluctuation of Hostess Brands Inc (TWNK) A Look at Price Fluctuation of Hostess Brands Inc (TWNK)
- October 13, 2017

Victory Capital Management Inc. lifted its stake in Hostess Brands by 61.8% in the 2nd quarter. Following the completion of the acquisition, the chief executive officer now owns 560,000 shares in the company, valued at approximately $7,761,600. (more...)
Dollar treads water as investors await USA inflation data Dollar treads water as investors await USA inflation data
- October 13, 2017

The Singapore dollar slipped 0.2 pct to 1.3550 versus the US dollar from 1.3514 after the Monetary Authority of Singapore kept all its monetary policy settings unchanged on Friday, noting 2018 economic growth was likely to be slower than seen this year. (more...)
Citigroup Inc. Reaffirms Neutral Rating for Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The) (GS)
- October 13, 2017

GS has been the topic of several research reports. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Goldman Sachs Group, Inc . The stock of Goldman Sachs Group Inc (NYSE:GS) earned "Hold" rating by HSBC on Friday, August 11. Also, Director David A. Viniar sold 4,590 shares of the company's stock in a transaction on Tuesday, August 1st. (The) (NYSE:GS) recently. John F.w. Rogers, EVP-Chief of Staff & Secretary sold $4,156,329 worth of shares at an average price of $235.02 on Tue the 8th. (more...)